Monthly and Weekly Classes and Special Events

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 Friday Demo Dates)  

Monthly Friday Demo:  Join us one Friday a month for a demo on a new pattern, ruler, notion or technique.  The demonstrated items will be available on that day at a special price.  Bring in your "show and tell" of a finished project to share with us.  Dates:  Friday, February 22, March 15, April 5, May 3rd, 10AM-11AM  NO CHARGE, but please call to register.

Hoop Club:  Come and join us for a lecture/demo of a hoop embroidery technique.  We will demonstrate a project that will help your to utilize your embroidery machine in new or you may simply be inspired, remember that your embroidery machine is not just for monogramming.  If you are thinking about an embroidery machine, come to this class and see it in action.  We will have a question and answer session for any embroidery issues.  Each attendee will receive a Design Cd and discount on the demonstrated project design. Remember that you can come in on Sew with Us Fridays to practice the demo project.  Class Dates:   Thursday, March 28, Wednesday, April 17, May 8th;  6PM-8PM   Class Fee:  $15.00/month

Software Technique:  Learn how to utilize your embroidery software with a monthly project.  Use the tool in your software to create applique, quilt blocks and more.  Let's learn to use your software to it's full potential.  Dates:  Wednesday, February 27, March 27, April 24, May 22, 6PM-8PM  Class fee:  $15.00/month

Sewing/Quilting Classes

Jelly Roll Rug:  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).   We will be doing this as a 2 session class to make it a fun and leisurely experience.  Class Date:  Thursday, March 7 and 21st, 10AM-2PM   Fee:  $25.00  

Romantic Pillow Case: Brighten up your bedroom or make a set for a bridal shower and become more familiar with your sewing machine and its specialty stitches at the same time.  You will use a rolled hem, piping , buttonholes and decorative stitches to create this beautiful pillow case.  Date:  Thursday ,April 11th, 10AM-3PM   Class Fee:  $35.00 (includes pillowcase kit)

Easy Bag for Beginners: Moms, Daughters, Teens and any Beginner Welcome:  This is a perfect bag for a beginning 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 gifts (perfect teachers gift.  As a special for our students we can add a monogram  or name to your bag . Class Date: Saturday, March 23rd, , 9:30AM-1PM  Class Fee:  $25.00 (includes fabrics, print lining and denim outer )

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