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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.
If you struggle with downloading, transferring, organizing, or even finding embroidery designs on your computer then this class is for you. With a few basic Windows skills, life will be so much easier!

Cost: $ 25.00
Save $50 Dollars when you sign up before January 30th. Regular Price: 129.00 2 Day Floriani Event at the Downtowner!!!

Cost: $ 99.00
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.

Dust off that serger—or take it out of the box—and put it to use. Don’t let a machine get the better of you! Learn the serger skills you need to make your sewing easier. Skills covered: Threading, four thread overlock, three thread overlock, and rolled hem, maintenance and trouble shooting.

Cost: $ 25.00
Can you quilt with your embroidery machine? Yes, you can. Come learn the edge to edge quilting techniques from the book Edge to Edge Quilting on your Embroidery Machine. You’ll learn to use templates to create edge to edge quilting with no gaps to create a project completely quilted on your embroidery machine. A minimum embroidery field of 6x10 (150x260mm) is required. Book purchase required.

Cost: $ 25.00
Free is you purchased your machine from us in the past 6 months. If not, fee is based on the machine.

Learn to add an edgy embellishment to a t-shirt by adding exposed metal zippers along the armscye seams.

Cost: $ 20.00
The original Convergence Quilt features two or more fabrics that are cut into squares, sewn together, cut into strips and merged together twice. Tims recommends that each Convergence Quilt be thought of as a Mystery Quilt - no rules, just guidelines. Whatever you call it, the Convergence Quilt is exciting and fun.

Cost: $ 30.00
These delightful quilted & appliquéd wall hangings are perfect for a child’s bedroom or teen’s living space. Or keep them for yourself! No previous machine appliqué experience is necessary. Cut appliqué letters traditionally or take advantage of your digital Brother Scan n Cut.

Cost: $ 30.00
Discover how easy it is to insert a zipper using your serger. You may have enough time in class to make two of these attractive pouches.

Cost: $ 25.00
One month at a time. Embroider towels using Word Art in Stitches Bubble Text designs and other designs with cute trims to celebrate the Holidays for each month. Designs included in class fee. No software purchase required. Teapot towel with scalloped fabric band. Cute rickrack trim gives an added touch.

Cost: $ 20.00
One month at a time. Embroider towels using Word Art in Stitches Bubble Text designs and other designs with cute trims to celebrate the Holidays for each month. Designs included in class fee. No software purchase required. Teacup appliqué towel. Ribbon and rickrack trim give an added flair.

Cost: $ 20.00
You can use your embroidery machine to make a quick and easy pieced quilt block one each month. You will learn how the blocks were created in My Block Piecer. No software necessary for class. At the end of twelve months you will have enough blocks to make a whole quilt. You may use batiks, patterned and solid color quilt fabrics to create a quilt with or without sashing. Use paper templates to cut out fabrixc pieces and embroidery machine to stitch down.

Cost: $ 20.00
You can use your embroidery machine to make a quick and easy pieced quilt block one each month. You will learn how the blocks were created in My Block Piecer. No software necessary for class. At the end of twelve months you will have enough blocks to make a whole quilt. You may use batiks, patterned and solid color quilt fabrics to create a quilt with or without sashing.

Cost: $ 20.00
You will learn to use your Scan ‘N Cut machine and the embossing kit to emboss on metal to make this lovely candle band.

Cost: $ 20.00
Baby Lock’s new bridging plates (which fit most BabyLlock and Brother machines) make the bridging stitch so easy! A bridging stitch is used to join two pieces of fabric with a decorative stitch. The bridging plate leaves a ‘space’ so that part of the stitch has no fabric under it. This technique is much easier than it looks! Come learn how. The project is a table runner.

Cost: $ 25.00
Embroider a “L O V E” word mosaic in four different languages. (English, Spanish, French, and Italian)

Cost: $ 35.00
Calling All Access Club members! Open up those design packs and get embroidering. Let’s stitch on paper! The Toile De Jouy Collection consists of 17 elegant scenes that are all stitched in one single step! You will find numerous scenes ranging from flowers, birds and guitars. All designs can be stitched on most any fabric. What appealed to me was they could be stitched on paper layered over card stock. Our project is framed artwork. Not an All Access Member? No problem, just purchase the design pack and join the fun.

Cost: $ 20.00
Don’t you just love Mug Rugs? So pretty, useful, and fun to make. They make great gifts—if you can bear to part with them. The mug rugs are stitched completely in the hoop. A quick turn and press and it is done! In class we will stitch out the mug rug with motif fills. As a bonus, a mug rug with spring designs will be included.

Cost: $ 20.00
The term mandala comes from Sanskrit meaning "circle." Even though it may be dominated by squares or triangles, a mandala has a concentric structure. The design is said to absorb the mind in such a way that chattering thoughts cease, and a spiritual essence envelopes the observer. Want to put this theory to a test? Join us for this experiment.

Cost: $ 20.00
Create our very popular trapunto style designs with this Learn To - Puffy Appliqué Workshop. Anita's Express provides you with 12 floral embroidery designs with built-in step-by- step instructions on how to finish the look! You'll love all of the possibilities you can create with our Anita Goodesign collections!

Cost: $ 29.95
This class begins by reviewing the difference between bitmaps and artwork. Then you will learn the various ways in FTCU to convert bitmap (jpg, etc) images into artwork using Load Backdrop Tool, the Magic Wand , the Auto Artwork Wizard and the Artwork Line tool.

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn how to place phrases around a built-in shape, change background color, and create designs using the Ink Spots.

Cost: $ 25.00