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 SESSION 2, Saturday,  December 1st, 9:30AM-12:30PM;   GROUP 3, Wednesday December 5th, 2PM-5PM    Class Fee:  $18.00     

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)  

Christmas Demo:  Come and join us for a Christmas gift demo of some cute, quick projects, along with some Christmas Cheer.  Date:  Friday December 7th, 10AM-11PM

Fee:  No charge , but please call to register. 



 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,   November 29; 6PM-8PM  Class Fee: $18.00/class


Stitcher's Garden,   Sewing Machine Applique BOM 
Group 2  :  Thursday, December 6th; 6PM-8PM

Sewing/Quilting Classes

Jelly roll Rug for a Day:  Create this rug using a jelly roll and batting strips to use in front of your fireplace, to match a quilt or anywhere else for a homey accent.  You may choose to create an oval rug or a rectangle (suggested for a beginner).  This will be a leisurely sewing class before the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season.  Class Date:  Thursday, December 6th, 10AM-4PM   Fee:  $74.00 (includes pattern , jelly roll of choice and precut batting, class is complementary)

Easy Bag for Beginners, Moms, Daughters, Teens and any Beginner Welcome:  This is a perfect bag for a beggining sewer. It is fully lined and is 14 inches high x 10 inches wide x 3.5 inches wide(sides and bottom).  You may decide to go home and make them for Christmas gifts.  As a special for our students we can add a monogram  or name to your bag . Clas Date: Saturday, December 8th, 9:30AM-1PM  Class Fee:  $25.00 (includes fabrics)

Hot Stuff Oven Mitt:  Create an oven mitt with a silicone overlay for the special chef in your family . Personalize with a monogram or just use a special fabric.  Class Date: Thursday, December 13th, 10AM-1PM  Class Fee:  $10.00 (pattern /silicone overlay required)

Tabletop Tannenbaum:  This is a cute, 13 inch tabl top tree that would make a great centerpiece or use it for a hostess gift.  It uses a moldable batting to give it its shape.  Our sample is created with a plaid flannel, for  homey look, but you may use any fabric.  Date:  Wednesday, December 19th, 10AM-2PM  Class Fee: $20.00 (includes pattern)

Machine Hoop Embroidery and Software

Cutwork Dinner Party:  Create a set of linen cutwork napkins or a table runner using Kimberbells design Package.  You may choose to sew them in class and bring in your machine or you may watch as we demonstrate the technique.. We thought we would give this a try for those who do not want to carry their machine in for class,  We will also be showing wing needle finishes for the edges of your napkins or tablerunner.  Class Date:  Thursday,November 29th, 10AM-1PM  Fee:  $  25.00 (includes design Cd and 1/2 yd linen)

Embroidery for the Day:  Bring in your embroidery machine lunch and a smile to stitch with us.  We will have a choice of 3 projects to embroider.  Pick 1 or stitch them all.  Date:  Wednesday, December 12th,   10AM-4PM  Fee:  Each project fee includes design cd and fabric:  Kimberbell Sweet Feet 1 or 2, add a container for cookies, pennies, candy or other surprise (choice of ballet slipper, skate, baby shoe, sneaker, ski boot, elf boot and more) $40.00;  Sweet Pea Designs Mylar Ornament , 3 designs(add a name to the bag of your ornament and use as a gift tag) $15.00;  Snowflake Candle Mat, 8 inch circle, by My Friends and Me Design  $15.00

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