Monthly and Weekly Classes and Special Events

  Free Motion Quilting with Westalee Rulers,  Monthly Program

Come in learn how to free motion quilt using the Westalee rulers and specialty free motion foot.  We will quilt one block each month using a ruler from he basic template set.  You will be able to make perfect circles on your quilts and other shapes with the templates.  We will also be demonstrating new templates.  If you are unsure, sign up for one class and give it a try (limited space on shop machine).  Class Date:   GROUP SESSION1 , Wednesday, September 19, October 24, November 14;  10AM-1:30PM;  GROUP SESSION 2, Saturday,  September 8, October 20, November 10;  9:30AM-12:30PM;   New Group Beginning, Thursday, September 20, October 24, November 14; 2:00PM-5:00PM    Class Fee:  $18.00  (3  months/$45.00}

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 Demos, 10AM-11AM

 September 14;  Create a Silicone Hot Mitt

 October 12;  What's new with Pfaff

 November 2;  Christmas Surprise Project

December 7:  Quick Gift 

 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, September 27, October 25, November 29; 6PM-8PM  Class Fee: $18.00/class

 ( register for 3 classes $45.00)

Stitcher's Garden,   Sewing Machine Applique BOM 
 Month 12 through completion:  Date:  Thursday, September 13, October 18, November 15, 10AM-1PM
Group 2 (month 3):  Thursday, September 13, October 18, November 15; 6PM-8PM

Sewing/Quilting Classes

 Machine Technique: Creative Icon, Vision, Sensation, Sensation Pro, Sensation Pro 2, Creative 4.5, Performance 5.2: Work with some of the specialty techniques that are in the sewing mode of your machine to create a beautiful pillow.  We will be using ribbon stitches, stitch creator and more.We will be focusing on the Icon but the other models can be adapted,   Class date:  Thursday,October 25;  10AM-2PM  Class fee:  $15.00 (Includes materials)

Machine Hoop Embroidery and Software

Edge to Edge Quilting with Machine Embroidery:  Learn how to quilt with your embroidery machine.  Bring in a small (no larger than 55 x 55) quilt top and quilt it with your embroidery machine.  You wll learn how to place your designs on the quilt to complete the edge to edge quilting wiith results that will look like long arm quilting. Class Date:  Saturday, September 22;  9:30AM-1:30PM  Class fee:  $25.00

Cross Body Bag in the hoop with Scalloped Cork Flap:This is a cute little cross body bag that will finish at either 5 x 7 or 6 x 10.  The outer pocket is covered with a cork scalloped  flap and the bag has a zipper closure inserted in the embroidery hoop.  Date:  Thursday, October 11th, 10AM-2PM  Fee:  $30.00 (includes design CD and cork fabric)

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