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New Owner's Classes


Pleased bring the following supplies to your new owner's class for a computerized sewing machine.

Please bring the following supplies to your new owner's class for an embroidery machine.
Embroidery Techniques from Applique to Zippers presented by Designs in Machine Embroidery Inspiration Consultant, Ashley Jones.

Cost: $ 29.00
Join us for a fabulous, fun filled day and personally experience how the new HUSQVARNA VIKING DESIGNER EPIC can make all your creative sewing and embroidery dreams come true.

Cost: $ 20.00
Knits, especially for children, represent their own special challenges for embroidery. In this class we will learn how to properly prepare, hoop and stabilize knits.

Cost: $ 25.00
Do you have a serger that is still in the box? Does the thought of having to thread your serger from scratch terrify you? Then this is the class for you. Learn the basic functions of four thread sergers, threading for three and four thread overlock stitches, threading for rolled hems, and adjusting tensions.

Cost: $ 25.00
Inspire yourself or someone else with these adorable and easy to create embroidery cards. Attractive retro fonts, all occasion sentiments and appliqué make these cards a real treasure. Class is limited to 12 students. Includes 10 designs and a full color tutorial booklet.

Cost: $ 29.95
Take your embroidery skills to the limit with Bobbin Work Embroidery. The results can be spectacular even with something as simple as a running stitch. Bobbin Work embroidery designs gain their impact from heavy threads fed from a specialty bobbin case. Join us to experience the drama of bobbin work embroidery. Learn which designs and thread are good candidates of bobbin work, and how to proceed through the bobbin work process with success. A definite plus to this class is an emphasis on accurate multiple hooping as we create a pillow cover for a 12” pillow.

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn how to use a wonderful feature of your embroidery machine. You can take any embroidery design and make an appliqué or an appliqué patch out of it. This technique is easy, and already built into your machine if you own a Brother or Babylock top of the line or former top of the line. The project will be an appliqué design on a tote bag.

Cost: $ 25.00
You will learn to use your Scan ‘N Cut machine to cut out the heart shape for the embroidered appliqué. The quilted block that the appliqué is cut from will be made from the quilt block pattern built in to your machine. Lime green Spa Bag is included in price of class.

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn to use your Scan ‘N Cut machine to make a set of coasters for a gift or yourself. You will learn to use the built- in shapes, Universal Pen Holder and the standard mat for fabrics.

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn to use the chain stitch, the cover stitch, and the 3 thread over lock narrow hem stitch to make this caddy with your cover stitch capable serger or serger and cover stitch machine. Designer 7 or Sulky Blendable 12 wt. decorative thread adds a nice decorative touch.

Cost: $ 25.00
If it can be safely pierced with a sewing machine needle, it’s fair game for embroidery—metal included. Tooling foil is our canvas this time as we create an artistic as well as useful photo frame. No thread is needed in this needle punch creation. Kit fee to be announced.

Cost: $ 20.00
No more plastic sandwich bags! These cute, reusable sandwich bags will be the hit of the office! (or school cafeteria).

Cost: $ 20.00
The Stitch Effects Tool Bar may be A One Step Wonder, but have you ever wondered about how to use these amazing tools. Wonder no more! This class will unlock the secrets of how and when to use the Run Stitch and Satin Stitch effects. From the newest upgrade, we'll cover UDesignIt - a revolutionary design feature that allows YOU to be the ultimate creator of designs with ZERO digitizing. We'll continue by investigating the possibilities using the new Word Play feature. The Color Play function, added in a previous update, has been improved and appears to be a useful enhancement.

Cost: $ 25.00
The secret's in the foam interfacing—made from placemats Yes, you read that right. A clever use for a new product—pre-cut foam placemat forms. This lightweight bag looks so good, they'll never believe it's not store-bought. Just cut, fuse, and stitch—this roomy bag looks great in the fabrics of your choosing. Pattern purchase required.

Cost: $ 30.00
Get familiar with the main features of PE Design: Lettering, working with designs, and getting designs to your embroidery machine.

Cost: $ 25.00
Word Art is a fun technique and a great canvas for embroidery. Easily create pillows, wall hangings, quilt blocks, and embroidery suitable for framing.

Cost: $ 25.00
Embroidery and Quilts go great together. This class teaches you to use some of the extra features of PE Design—motif stitches, create floral pattern, create offset lines, and stippling-- to create interesting embroidered quilt blocks.

Cost: $ 25.00
Get familiar with the main features of PE Design: Lettering, working with designs, and getting designs to your embroidery machine.

Cost: $ 25.00
This roomy drawstring bag has a clear vinyl window for viewing. No more searching through bag after bag to find that special toy, or project. This quick and easy project will make a great gift. You’ll want to make several for you and your family and friends

Cost: $ 25.00
This basic principles class is an introduction to the world of rotary quilt making and machine quilting. You will learn to use the tools, become familiar with different quilting fabrics, and master the basics in quilt making while making your first small quilt. Class is ideal for beginning quilters or for those wanting to brush up on their quilting skills.

Cost: $ 80.00
Enjoy the romance of laced–front tops with the comfort of your softest tees. Learn to transform basic t-shirts with the help of fashionable in-the-hoop embroidery designs. Ideal for all skill levels. We will complete the neckline makeover in class. Sleeve and hem-vent makeovers can be finished at home if desired. Design Pack purchase required.

Cost: $ 25.00
Can't find time to sew? Come Sit and Sew in our classroom. Work on your sewing or embroidery projects and enjoy a time of fellowship, sharing and creating new friendships. Fee is $10. We provide a meal and beverage. Snacks and dessert are always welcome.

Cost: $ FREE
Machine appliqué can be challenging. But with the proper 'know how', appliqué can be very rewarding. This is a comprehensive class encompassing 1) appliqué fabric selection and preparation, 2) thread and machine needle selection, 3)stitch selection and adjustment 4) and practice of fused appliqué, turned appliqué, satin appliqué and reverse appliqué. Emphasis is added to negotiating curves and corners.

Cost: $ 25.00
Make this quilted super sized bag with the addition of sturdy straps and double pockets, plus a zippered top. Its perfect for those Weekend getaways or an extra bag for all the accessories you bring to class. Book purchase required.

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn how to edit the Bubble Text after creating your word mosaic and how to find new shapes to use in the software program.

Cost: $ 25.00
This class is an introduction to basic sewing with an emphasis on Home Décor sewing. Meets four consecutive Mondays.

Cost: $ 110.00