Hoop Sisters Embroidablock of the Month,   Elegant Elements

Charmed Adventure  (center medallion of the quilt)

This is our on going BOM in the hoop program from Hoop Sisters.  If you are interested in joining, you may give us a call so we can get you started or call and sign up for a class demo. This quilt has multiple embroidery techniques that will help you learn more about you embroidery machine and give you options for creating more quilts, pillows or throws from the designs that you receive monthly.  We have been adjusting the format for this program and are now having an all day sewing/embroidery session available, with a DEMO  for the blocks and techniques at 10AM   .  Class Dates:  Thursday, January 25th 10AM-3PM  Class Fee:  $150.00  (cost of complete program and classes)  CHARMED ADVENTURE, is our new Hoop Sisters BOM.  We still have the Elegant Elements available for anyone who is interested in that quilt.  Please remember to call to let us know if you are planning on the daytime or evening demo

Monthly and Weekly Classes and Special Events

Westalee Quilting with Rulers Demo:  Come in and see a new way to free motion quilt.  Make beautiful shapes using circles   and more.  Class Date: Friday, January 12th, 10AM-11PM

Stitcher's Garden,   Sewing Machine Applique BOM 

This is a BOM designed to teach you to use the feet and decorative stitches in your machine to create these beautiful applique blocks.  What a great way to become more familiar with your sewing machine.  Classes will be held monthly and we will be offering 2 sessions.  Fee:  Class one:  $45.00 (includes 5 yds background fabric and month 1 pattern).  $10.00 monthly for 11 months thereafter. Because this is an ongoing class, you may  join at any month and begin from there.   Date:  Tuesday, January 16th, 10AM-12PM or Thursday, January 18th, 6PM-8PM

Sample created by Donna Coppola

SEW/EMBROIDER with Us:  Fridays are our open sew/embroider days.  Sit and sew/ embroider at the shop from 10AM-3PM.  Bring in your sewing/embroidery machine to work on those unfinished projects and chat with other sewers and quilters.    Date:  Fridays, 10AM-3PM  (11AM-3PM on First Friday Demo Dates)  

 First Friday Demo:  On the first Friday of the month  we will be presenting a short demo featuring a new ruler, pattern, technique or notion.  After the demo you are invited to stay for open sew. Class Dates:   February2, March 2, April 6th,10AM-11PM   Fee: No charge (please call or email  to register).  Previous Demo samples below.

NEW  Design a Block with Premier+2, Premier+ or 6D Software:  Learn some of the features of your embroidery software while creating a block that may be used as a pillow front or in a quilt top.  You will go home with a finished block design to stitch.  If you are interested in purchasing  software this would be a good class to see it's features.  Class Dates:  Thursday, January 25, February 22,  March 22, April 26th,  6PM-8PM  Class Fee: $18.00/class ; register for 3 classes $45.00

Sewing/Quilting Classes

Cozy Winter Mittens:  Create these warm , fuzzy mitten using quilted batik (that you quilt) and cozy Shannon faux fur lining.   Class date:  Thursday, January 18th, 10AM-3PM  Class Fee:  $20.00

Machine Hoop Embroidery and Software

Previous Class Samples

Since we are a creative classroom, we will be open to suggestions.  If you have 2 or more people in any of your sewing groups and have particular project in mind, give us a call and we would be happy to set up a date for you.  We will do classes for 2 or more children (or teenagers) and can work with your schedules.  Private lessons on machines, embroidery software, sewing or quilting are available.  Karen has been trained extensively on Pfaff and Viking sewing machines and software.  We hope to see all of you in a class.  Feel free to stop in and visit.  Our class list will be continually updated and we will be bringing in some more fabrics.  Check our site and feel free to email or call us