Quilting

Quilting Series (Confident Beginner to Advanced)

Our 3-month long quilting series was such a hit, we've decided to continue through the summer! Instead of changing the project each month, we are going to do a continuous project that will last for the entire quarter.

"Sunflower Babies" - This little baby quilt is brand new but it look slike it could be 80 years old. The faces are sewn with embroidery and appliqued over the dresden plate blocks. They are stuffed with a little bit of fiber-fil to make them puffy. The finished quilt measures 42" x 46". The block size is 14"x16".

Thursdays from 1 - 4pm | $60 for the quarter or $20 per month

Dates: July 6, 13, 20, 27 | August 10, 17, 24, 31 |September 7, 14 21, 28

 

Sewing Classes & Workshops

Sew, What's Up?  (All sewing levels welcome)

Join us the first Saturday of each month for a fun social get together! Come in and see new notions, fabric, designs, patterns and more. Watch demonstrations, win door prizes, eat tasty snacks and get to know other local sewers, quilters and embroiderers! Bring something you are working on or have finished to share during show-and-tell.

Saturdays -  Oct. 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 2 (Annual Christmas Party & Quilt Show!) | 10am | FREE

Free Sew Day (All sewing levels welcome)

Join us every month to finish class projects or something you are working on at home. This is a free sewing and social time to work at your own pace on whatever you want. Come alone or bring a friend. There is no teaching included, although we are here if you have questions. Please bring your own sewing machine and sewing accessories. Light snacks provided. 

Mondays - September 25| 10 - 3pm | FREE

 

Free Machine Usage Classes

Machine Usage Classes
All of our machine usage classes are conducted by professional educational consultants.  We offer hands-on classes since sewing with your new machine is the best way to learn about it.  If you have purchased a new sewing machine or serger, please call the store and set up an appointment for your class.  Even if you have had your machine for a while, take advantage of our usage classes for free (if purchased through our store).  If you purchased a machine elsewhere, our usage classes are available for $25.00 (one-hour session).

Mechanical Machines
This one-hour class will acquaint you with all the basic functions of your non-computerized machine.  You will learn basic threading, bobbin winding, settings for all functions, stitch variations, use of the included feet, and how to make a buttonhole.  We will also show you the basic maintenance that will keep your machine in top operating condition.  Bring your machine, accessories, scissors and a spool of thread.

Computerized Machines
In this class you will learn the basic functions of your computerized machine.  You will learn basic threading, bobbin winding, settings for all functions, stitch variations, use of the included feet.  We will also show you the basic maintenance that will keep your machine in top operating condition.  Bring your machine, accessories, scissors and a spool of thread.

Embroidery Unit
In this class you’ll learn to use the embroidery unit with your machine.  From basic attachment and fabric hooping to embroidery placement and alignment.  You’ll change threads, use pattern rotation and learn all the options, and learn how to store embroidery designs in your machines memory.

Serger
In this class you’ll become acquainted with the basic workings of your serger.  We’ll identify the various parts, thread by tie-on and from scratch.  Sew the basic 3,4, and 5-8 thread (if applicable) stitches, and explain the basic tension balance.  We will also show you the basic maintenance that will keep your machine in top operating condition.  Bring your machine, accessories, scissors, and a spool of thread for each threading path.

Stablizers?  Tear Easy – Super Solvy – Cut Away – Totally Stable
Are you uncertain with choosing the right stabilizer for the right project?  In this class you will discover how to choose the right stabilzer for your project.

Fantastic Serger Feet
In this class you will be exposed to all the specialty feet available for your serger.  You will be simply amazed at all the wonderful things that can be done with feet like: the beading foot, blind hemming foot, elastic foot, lace applicator foot, piping and ruffling foot.

Fantastic Sewing Feet
In this class you will be exposed to all the specialty feet available for your sewing machine.  You will be simply amazed at all the wonderful things that can be done with feet like: the ¼” foot with guide, ¼’ quilting foot or patch foot, bias binder foot, braiding foot, cording foot, edge joining foot, felling foot, free motion transparent foot, fringe/looping, gathering, hemmer, open toe, pearl & piping, pintuck, roller, walking, and many others.

Embroidery Basics 101
In this class you will learn basic hooping techniques, choosing the right stabilizer, choosing the right needles, choosing the correct thread as well as design choice and placement in the hoop.

 

 

 

Sergers

HAVE FUN AT THIS LIVE EVENT & SEW FOR A CAUSE! Stop in and learn all about the newest Babylock Serger, the Triumph, and all of its features via facebook live.  At the same time, give hope to little girls around the world by making and donating a dress.  Help us achieve our goal of making 1,000 dresses for the “Little Girls for Africa” organization. 

Saturday,  Sept. 30 |  10 – 2pm | FREE 

Serger Workshop

This versatile scarf you can keep long & loose, or wrap it around to make a cozy cowl.  It is easy to put together even for beginners.  Babylock serger required for this class.  If you have another brand, please call.

Tuesday,  Nov. 28 |  1 – 3pm| $15

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EMBROIDERY

NEW SERIES! Embroidery By Dotty

Lace Pumpkins - Nothing warms the heart in the cooling essence of fall like a memorable stroll through the pumpkin patch.
This freestanding pumpkin is sewn in the richest of autumn colors. This includes the unforgettable leaf pattern,covered with falling leaves that glow from the optional tea light inside. Min. 5 x 7 sewing field.

Monday & Tuesday, Oct. 9 & 10| 11 - 3pm | $25.00

Leaf Centerpiece - Colorful, embroidered, table centerpiece made completely in the hoop.  Use different fabric collections to make one for each season of the year.  Minimum 5 x 7 sewing field.          

 Thursday & Friday, Nov. 2 & 3 |   11 – 3 pm | $25

NEW SERIES! Embroidery Make It, Take IT

Join us for quick, fun projects that you will have finished by the end of class.  Please bring your embroidery machine and accessories. 

Tuesday, Oct. 24|  Free Standing Leaves | 1 – 3pm | $15

Tuesday, Nov. 7| Pumpkin Napkin Rings | 1 - 3pm| $15

Tuesday, Dec. 5 | Free Standing Ornaments | 1 - 3pm |  $15

Destiny Club

Join us for this free class for Destiny owners who purchased their machines from B & C. We will be learning all of the wonderful features this machine has, from the basics of sewing to the advanced features of embroidering. 

Fridays - Sept. 15 (sewing focus) & Sept. 29 (embroidery focus), Oct. 20 (sewing) & Oct. 27th (embroidery) | 10 - 12 | Free

Anita Goodesign Embroidery Workshop (Min. 3 Students - Knowledge of Embroidery required)

Our embroidery workshops offer a great educational experience! Attend a workshop and receive a full color tutorial booklet full of fun projects and a chance to purchase designs at special pricing. You'll have sew much fun learning, completing fun projects and sewing alongside your friends. Registration required to receive a fabric kit. Machines provided. 

September Workshop: Heirloom Christmas (SOLD OUT)

Monday, Sept. 18 | 10am OR 4pm | $25

October Workshop: Stuffed Halloween Decor

Monday, Oct. 16 | 10am OR 2pm | $25

November Workshop: Project TBD

Monday, Nov. 13 | 10am OR 2pm | $25

December Workshop: Project TBD

Monday, Dec. 11 | 10am OR 2pm | $25

 

SUPPLIES NOT INCLUDED IN CLASS FEE.  CALL FOR SUPPLY LIST OR FIND YOUR CLASS HERE

Class Policies: To reserve your space in class, full class fee is due at time of registration. If you must cancel, and do so at least 7 days prior to class, we will issue a store credit provided your cancellation does not reduce class size below minimum. B & C and our guest teachers reserve the right to cancel 48 hours prior to any class if level is below minimum. Minimum number of students is 2, max. varies by type of class. We will issue a full refund for any class we cancel.