Baton Rouge

20415 Highland Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70817-7348
At the corner of Highland and Old Jefferson Hwy. just north of Airline Hwy.
(225) 923-1260
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

New Orleans

4029 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie, LA 70002-5501
Across from Paretti Mazda in the two story pink building
(504) 888-4952
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

Slidell

1503 Gause Blvd
Suite #1, Slidell, LA, 70458
(985) 643-4252
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

Lafayette

3541 Ambassador Caffery Parkway
Lafayette, LA 70503-5130
At the corner of Johnston and Ambassador Caffery in the Ambassador Row Shopping Center right behind Bennigan's
(337) 981-2808
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

Lake Charles

2615 Dillard Loop
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Come see our spacious new location! I-210 at Highway 14 (Cameron Exit) where Blockbuster used to be.
(337) 477-0492
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

Houston

18203 Egret Bay Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Sew Contempo, which has been serving the Houston Clear Lake area for over 30 years is now part of AllBrands.com!
281-333-5322
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday
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Upcoming Classes & Events

November 2014

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Buck-A-BlockBES Beginner Basics
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Adult Beginner Sewing Silhouette Cameo Beginner Basics
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Lakeview Quilt Guild BeeBrother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #3Intermediate Sewing #3
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Buck-A-BlockSit & Stitch BeeHome Schooling Sewing ClassBrother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #3
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Open Sew WednesdaysSerger Guide Class #1Home Schooling Sewing ClassEsme Top #1
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Sit & Stitch BeeMachine Embroidery with Confidence
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Learn to sew a bibCrabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
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Intro to EmbroideryTechniques & EmbellishmentsPE Design Next Beginner Basics Software Beginning Smocking
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Bernina Software Guide Class #1Bishop Smocking #2Bernina Machine Guide Class #1
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Sit & Stitch BeeQuilts for Kids
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Open Sew WednesdaysSerger Guide Class #2Esme Top #2Bernina Software Guide Class #2
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Little Something Jacket #1
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Bayou Embroidery UniversityLittle Something Jacket #2Bernina Software Sampler Club
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Bayou Embroidery UniversityPE Design ClubConstructing a Jumper or Jon-JonWorking with Images in PE Design
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BES II (smocking)Christmas StockingAdding piping to Children's Corner Jon Jon or JumperPortable Ironing Board Cover/CaddyMachine Embroidery with Confidence
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Bernina Software Guide Class #3Bernina Machine Guide Class #2Scan N Cut Class #1
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Sit & Stitch BeeBES Lettering SoftwareScan N Cut Class #2
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Open Sew WednesdaysBe The Difference: Hanging in StyleBH s* FCHome Schooling Sewing ClassSerger Guide Class - Coverstitch Machines OnlyJordan Jacket #1
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Be The Difference: Hanging in StyleSit & Stitch BeeHome Schooling Sewing ClassJordan Jacket #2
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Be The Difference: Hanging in StyleSplitting & Alignment
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Sew Nuts BeeBe The Difference: Hanging in StylePR101Constructing a Jumper or Jon-JonBasic Quilting TechniquesPE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
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Jelly Roll Race QuiltQuilts For KidsLove Your Machine
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Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #4Bernina Machine Guide Class #3
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Sit & Stitch BeeApplique the Penny Way!Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #4
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Open Sew Wednesdays
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Start Your Own Business Machine EmbroideryHome Schooling Sewing ClassMachine Embroidery with ConfidenceSit & Stitch BeeBrother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #2
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Start Your Own Business Machine EmbroideryHome Schooling Sewing ClassChristmas PillowBrother 6200/5100/2200/2800 Guide Class #1Open Sew Wednesdays
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Start Your Own Business Machine EmbroideryStart Your Own Business Machine EmbroiderySit & Stitch Bee
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Start Your Own Business Machine EmbroideryBernina Software Sampler ClubBrother 3000/2400 Guide Class #1
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Christmas table runnerStart Your Own Business Machine EmbroideryBuck-a-Block 2014Splitting & Alignment
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Techniques & EmbellishmentsSit and Sew
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Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #3
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Louis Carney sit & sew with the Janome 15000Sit & Stitch BeeBuck-a-Block 2014Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #4
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Open Sew WednesdaysLouis Carney Sit N SewBrother 6200/5100/2200/2800 Guide Class #2Start After Breakfast, Finish Before Lunch Jacket #1
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Start After Breakfast, Finish Before Lunch Jacket #2Sit & Stitch Bee
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Janome 1500 Sit & Sew with Louis CarneyPE Design - Fooling with FontsBrother 3000/2400 Guide Class #2
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Constructing a Jumper or Jon-JonCrabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
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Beginning SmockingSit and Sew
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Sit & Stitch Bee
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Open Sew WednesdaysHome Schooling Sewing ClassQuilts For KidsBrother 6200/5100/2200/2800 Guide Class #3
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Home Schooling Sewing ClassSit & Stitch Bee
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Patchwork Pelican
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Adding piping to Children's Corner Jon Jon or Jumper
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Sit and Sew
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Christmas Eve Store Hours 10am-3pm
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Buck-A-Block
Sat, Nov 01, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
BES Beginner Basics
Sat, Nov 01, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
You will l;earn beginner basics, icon functions, and design and letter merging. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with the software, notebook and pen. Class fee $50. Taught by Mia.
Adult Beginner Sewing
Sun, Nov 02, 01:00 AM - 03:00 AM
Slidell
This is a sewing class for adults beginner to advance. Class fee is $30.00, material for project to be purchased from the store. Teacher: Susan Olgesbee Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
Silhouette Cameo Beginner Basics
Sun, Nov 02, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn beginner basics, icon functions, and design and letter merging. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with software, notebook and pen. Class fee $35 and Kit fee $12. Class taught by Mia
Lakeview Quilt Guild Bee
Mon, Nov 03, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #3
Mon, Nov 03, 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Four 4-hour classes.
Intermediate Sewing #3
Mon, Nov 03, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
A pillowcase and pajama pants are great projects for the beginning sewer and the seasoned veteran alike. There is a unique way to sew a pillowcase so all raw edges are hidden. The pajama pants have an elastic waist. Skills learned will include body measurements for correct pattern size, reading a pattern, layout of the pattern, proper pinning and cutting of the pattern. Prerequisites: Beginning Sewing. Taught by Ruth Droll. Three 3-hour classes. Class Fee $60. Kit Fee $15.
Buck-A-Block
Tue, Nov 04, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Nov 04, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Home Schooling Sewing Class
Tue, Nov 04, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
Sewing Class for Home School Children. Class fee $30.00, kit fee $10.00 Teacher: Susan Olgesbee Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #3
Tue, Nov 04, 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Four 4-hour classes.
Open Sew Wednesdays
Wed, Nov 05, 12:00 AM
Lake Charles
Bring your sewing machine and UFOs (Un-Finished Objects)
Serger Guide Class #1
Wed, Nov 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Machine guide class for customers who purchased a serger from Allbrands. Taught by Ruth Droll. Two 3-hour classes. Coverstitch machines will attend a third class.
Home Schooling Sewing Class
Wed, Nov 05, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
Sewing Class for Home School Children. Sewing class for home schooled children Class fee $30.00, kit fee $10.00 Teacher: Susan Olgesbee Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
Esme Top #1
Wed, Nov 05, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Make the lovely Esme Top! The Esme is a lovely pullover top/tunic with a becoming front yoke, gathered sleeves and a neat little elbow cuff. You can choose to put buttonholes and buttons, or just sew buttons as an embellishment! Once you make an Esme top, you'll want many more - and each of them can be distinctively different! Two 4-hour classes. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $45. Kit Fee $15.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Nov 06, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Thu, Nov 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. In this class we will cover needle types and sizes and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It is not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Learn to sew a bib
Sat, Nov 08, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
In this class you will be sewing an adorable bib. Class fee $30.00, kit fee $10.00 Teacher: Ethel Dupuy Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Nov 08, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
Intro to Embroidery
Sun, Nov 09, 01:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Slidell
Learn how to hoop projects, what stabilizer to use and many more helpful tips to make embroidery fun and easy. Class $30.00, Kit fee $10.00 Teacher: Latoya Bluford Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
Techniques & Embellishments
Sun, Nov 09, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Have fun creating your own passport to your sewing adventures as we work on new techniques and embellishments. The first class is about creating your own passport and starting to explore what your machine can do. The class will meet once a month; each class will focus on a new technique or embellishment as we add pages to our passport. Future classes will include zippers, buttonholes, edge finishing, free-motion, couching, bobbin work; but all classes will focus on fun! Meets monthly, 2-hours each month. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $35 each month.
PE Design Next Beginner Basics Software
Sun, Nov 09, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn beginner basics, icon functions, and design and letter merging. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with the software, notebook and pen. Class Fee $50. Class taught by Mia
Beginning Smocking
Sun, Nov 09, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn basic smocking stitches such as cable, wave, and trellis. Also learn how to start and stop a design in smocking. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Class fee is $40. Bring scissors. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Bernina Software Guide Class #1
Mon, Nov 10, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for customers who purchased Bernina Designer Plus or Editor Plus version 7 from Allbrands Sew Contempo. Taught by Ruth Droll. Three 3-hour classes.
Bishop Smocking #2
Mon, Nov 10, 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Taught by Cathy Tiemann
Bernina Machine Guide Class #1
Mon, Nov 10, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for all current Bernina models. Free for those customers who purchased their machine from Allbrands Sew Contempo. Taught by Ruth Droll. Three 3-hour classes.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Nov 11, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Quilts for Kids
Tue, Nov 11, 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Sew Day
Open Sew Wednesdays
Wed, Nov 12, 12:00 AM
Lake Charles
Bring your sewing machine and UFOs (Un-Finished Objects)
Serger Guide Class #2
Wed, Nov 12, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Machine guide class for customers who purchased a serger from Allbrands. Taught by Ruth Droll. Two 3-hour classes. Coverstitch machines will attend a third class.
Esme Top #2
Wed, Nov 12, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Make the lovely Esme Top! The Esme is a lovely pullover top/tunic with a becoming front yoke, gathered sleeves and a neat little elbow cuff. You can choose to put buttonholes and buttons, or just sew buttons as an embellishment! Once you make an Esme top, you'll want many more - and each of them can be distinctively different! Two 4-hour classes. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $45. Kit Fee $15.
Bernina Software Guide Class #2
Wed, Nov 12, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for customers who purchased Bernina Designer Plus or Editor Plus version 7 from Allbrands Sew Contempo. Taught by Ruth Droll. Three 3-hour classes.
Little Something Jacket #1
Thu, Nov 13, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
A Little Something Jacket is a casual addition to your wardrobe that will move easily from work to weekend. It has slightly flared 3/4 or full-length sleeves and comes in two lengths. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Two 3-hour classes. $40.
Bayou Embroidery University
Fri, Nov 14, 12:00 AM through through Sat, Nov 15, 12:00 AM
Little Something Jacket #2
Fri, Nov 14, 12:00 AM
Houston
A Little Something Jacket is a casual addition to your wardrobe that will move easily from work to weekend. It has slightly flared 3/4 or full-length sleeves and comes in two lengths. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Two 3-hour classes. $40.
Bernina Software Sampler Club
Fri, Nov 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
For those that own Bernina Embroidery Software V6 or V7. From beginner on up, this is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge of the software. This hands-on club meets once per month. Bring laptop with software loaded and power cord. Taught by Ruth Droll. $10/session or $55 per year.
PE Design Club
Sat, Nov 15, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Led by Penny Muncaster-Jewell
Constructing a Jumper or Jon-Jon
Sat, Nov 15, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a lined jumper or jon-jon. Student needs to have knowledge of their sewing machine. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Class fee is $30. Bring pattern, scissors, fabric, thread, pins, and sewing machine. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Working with Images in PE Design
Sat, Nov 15, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
A basic hands-on class on how to take images and turn them into an embroidery design with the PE Design software. In this class you will learn how to use the auto digitizing tools and design center. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 3-hour class. $40.
BES II (smocking)
Sun, Nov 16, 01:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Slidell
Learn basic smocking techniques. Class fee $30.00, kit fee $10.00 Teacher: Susan Olgesbee Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
Christmas Stocking
Sun, Nov 16, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Join Randi Collins in creating a Unique Lined Christmas Stocking. $30 Class Fee. Contact Allbrands.com Lake Charles for supplies needed 337-477-0492.
Adding piping to Children's Corner Jon Jon or Jumper
Sun, Nov 16, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn how to apply piping to a romper. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Class fee is $30. Bring the romper or jumper and lining cut out to sew, piping (no whipstitch piping), Fons and Porter glue stick, pins, scissors, thread, as well as your machine and a piping foot for your machine. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Portable Ironing Board Cover/Caddy
Sun, Nov 16, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Construct a 8"X24" portable pressing board. Class instructor is Darlene Powell. Class fee is $30. Student provides pattern (Sew Impressed by Vanilla House), 1 yd. batting, 1 yd print fabric for cover, 5/8 yd fabric for pocket, 1/8 yd fabric for pocket trim, 8" twill tape or belting material. Bring your sewing machine as well or call store to reserve a machine. Call store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Sun, Nov 16, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. In this class we will cover needle types and sizes and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It is not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Bernina Software Guide Class #3
Mon, Nov 17, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for customers who purchased Bernina Designer Plus or Editor Plus version 7 from Allbrands Sew Contempo. Taught by Ruth Droll. Five 4-hour classes.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #2
Mon, Nov 17, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for all current Bernina models. Free for those customers who purchased their machine from Allbrands Sew Contempo. Taught by Ruth Droll. Three 3-hour classes.
Scan N Cut Class #1
Mon, Nov 17, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Come learn everything about your Scan N Cut machine! We will be reviewing the screens and the icons on machine. We will learn the importance of a test cut. We will practice cutting on fabric with fusible and fabric with no fusible. We will learn how to cut vinyl and how to tranfer it to your project. We will discuss the new Rhinestone kit and how it works. Taught by Sharon Smith. Two 2-hour classes. Class Fee $50.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Nov 18, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
BES Lettering Software
Tue, Nov 18, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
A basic hands-on class on how to use your BES lettering software. You will be amazed at what this software can do! This class covers Brother BES lettering, BES lettering 2 and Monogram software programs. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. $40.
Scan N Cut Class #2
Tue, Nov 18, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Come learn everything about your Scan N Cut machine! We will be reviewing the screens and the icons on machine. We will learn the importance of a test cut. We will practice cutting on fabric with fusible and fabric with no fusible. We will learn how to cut vinyl and how to tranfer it to your project. We will discuss the new Rhinestone kit and how it works. Taught by Sharon Smith. Two 2-hour classes. Class Fee $50.
Open Sew Wednesdays
Wed, Nov 19, 12:00 AM
Lake Charles
Bring your sewing machine and UFOs (Un-Finished Objects)
Be The Difference: Hanging in Style
Wed, Nov 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Come and join us as we make these cute Embroidered Hanger Covers. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 504-888-4952 to register. Please bring your scissors.
BH s* FC
Wed, Nov 19, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Bonnie Hunter Style Fan Club.
Home Schooling Sewing Class
Wed, Nov 19, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
Sewing Class for Home School Children. sewing class for home schooled children Class fee $30.00, kit fee $10.00 Teacher: Susan Olgesbee Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
Serger Guide Class - Coverstitch Machines Only
Wed, Nov 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Machine guide class for customers who purchased a Coverstitch machine from Allbrands. Taught by Ruth Droll. One 3-hour class.
Jordan Jacket #1
Wed, Nov 19, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
The Jordan Jacket is a tailored, unlined jeans jacket with topstitching and breast pockets with flaps. We will be making ours ina solid color, but once you've make yours, you can easily take the jacket to the next level with coordinated fabrics! Taught by Robbie Brewington. Two 3-hour classes. $50.
Be The Difference: Hanging in Style
Thu, Nov 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
Come and join us as we make these cute Embroidered Hanger Covers. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 985-643-4252 to register. Please bring your scissors.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Nov 20, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Home Schooling Sewing Class
Thu, Nov 20, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
Sewing Class for Home School Children. Class fee $30.00, kit fee $10.00 Teacher: Susan Olgesbee Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat.
Jordan Jacket #2
Thu, Nov 20, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
The Jordan Jacket is a tailored, unlined jeans jacket with topstitching and breast pockets with flaps. We will be making ours ina solid color, but once you've make yours, you can easily take the jacket to the next level with coordinated fabrics! Taught by Robbie Brewington. Two 3-hour classes. $50.
Be The Difference: Hanging in Style
Fri, Nov 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Come and join us as we make these cute Embroidered Hanger Covers. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register. Please bring your scissors.
Splitting & Alignment
Fri, Nov 21, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
In this class, Penny shows you how to create embroidery designs that are too big for your hoop so that they stitch out perfectly! First you will see how the stitch out works - that's when you really get it! Next, Penny shows how to create the whole thing, how to split the design and add in the alignment lines to help it go back together. Penny uses PE Design software to show this but this technique can be used in most embroidery/digitizing software programs. This is not a hands-on class but samples will be provided for you to try at home. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. $40.
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Nov 22, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Be The Difference: Hanging in Style
Sat, Nov 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Come and join us as we make these cute Embroidered Hanger Covers. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 337-477-0492 to register. Please bring your scissors.
PR101
Sat, Nov 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. Topics covered include: setting up machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles setting thread tension, how to use fast frames and jumbo hoops, how to maintain and operate the hat frame, how to use the camera, what to do when you get an error message. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Constructing a Jumper or Jon-Jon
Sat, Nov 22, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a lined jumper or jon-jon. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Class fee is $30. Student needs to have knowledge of their sewing machine. Bring pattern, scissors, fabric, thread, pins, tape measure as well as your sewing machine. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Basic Quilting Techniques
Sat, Nov 22, 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Slidell
Learn basic techniques to make your own quilt. Class fee $30.00, kit fee $10.00 Teacher: Pam Rouleau Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
Sat, Nov 22, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This is a very basic hands-on class showing you how to modify existing designs in your PE Design software. This class also shows you how to use your software. You will learn how to resize, move, modify, extract out part of the design, add undersewing, adding text, change colors and much more. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 3-hour class. Class Fee $40.
Jelly Roll Race Quilt
Sun, Nov 23, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Students will learn jelly roll race quilt techniques. Supplies needed: basic sewing supplies, thread, seam ripper, scissors. Purchase Jelly Rolls from AllBrands. Class Fee $30. Teacher: Monica LeBlanc
Quilts For Kids
Sun, Nov 23, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Sew Day
Love Your Machine
Sun, Nov 23, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Show your sewing machine how much you love it! In this class, we'll make a cute cover for your machine, an organizer and a really neat pincushion that your sewing machine will wear! One 3-hour class. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class fee $35.
Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #4
Mon, Nov 24, 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Four 4-hour classes.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3
Mon, Nov 24, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for all current Bernina models. Free for those customers who purchased their machine from Allbrands Sew Contempo. Taught by Ruth Droll. Three 3-hour classes.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Nov 25, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Applique the Penny Way!
Tue, Nov 25, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
This is a hands-on class showing you how to create an applique design using the PE Design software. Penny also shows you how to take an existing design and replace part of it (stitches) with an applique instead. Penny is also pleased to be able to show you how to combine the Scan N Cut with applique to allow you to create the applique piece on your Scan N Cut and the design created in your software using the same graphic. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #4
Tue, Nov 25, 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Four 4-hour classes.
Open Sew Wednesdays
Wed, Nov 26, 12:00 AM
Lake Charles
Bring your sewing machine and UFOs (Un-Finished Objects)
CLOSED - Happy Thanksgiving!
Thu, Nov 27, 12:00 AM
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Nov 29, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Christmas Make It/Take It - Advent Calendar
Sat, Nov 29, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Using a premade panel, we will construct an advent calendar just in time for Christmas! You will learn how to add the lined pockets to the panel as well as plenty of ideas to embellish your wallhanging. Taught by Gwen Higginbotham. One 2-hour class. Class fee $35. Kit fee $10.
Lakeview Quilt Guild Bee
Mon, Dec 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #1
Mon, Dec 01, 01:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Four 4-hour classes.
Start Your Own Business Machine Embroidery
Tue, Dec 02, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
Register Online & Receive a $25 Gift Certificate when you attend the Class. Register free of charge in stores.
Home Schooling Sewing Class
Tue, Dec 02, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
Sewing Class for Home School Children. Class fee $30.00 Kit Fee $10.00 Teacher: Susan Olgesbee Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Tue, Dec 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. In this class we will cover needle types and sizes and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It is not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Dec 02, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #2
Tue, Dec 02, 01:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Four 4-hour classes.
Start Your Own Business Machine Embroidery
Wed, Dec 03, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
Register Online & Receive a $25 Gift Certificate when you attend the Class. Register free of charge in stores.
Home Schooling Sewing Class
Wed, Dec 03, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
Sewing Class for Home School Children. Class fee $30.00 Kit Fee $10.00 Teacher: Susan Olgesbee Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
Christmas Pillow
Wed, Dec 03, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lake Charles
Make a Christmas pillow with Bobbye Pousson featuring the Scan-n-Cut. You will learn how sew the pillow with a serger or sewing machine and how to create easy flat fold bias. Supplies needed: 1/2 yard of fabric for pillow, 1 yard of fabric for bias, 1 bag stuffing, thread and basic sewing notions. Optional: 1/2 yard batting
Brother 6200/5100/2200/2800 Guide Class #1
Wed, Dec 03, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 4-hour classes.
Open Sew Wednesdays
Wed, Dec 03, 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring your sewing machine and UFOs (Un-Finished Objects)
Start Your Own Business Machine Embroidery
Thu, Dec 04, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Register Online & Receive a $25 Gift Certificate when you attend the Class. Register free of charge in stores.
Start Your Own Business Machine Embroidery
Thu, Dec 04, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lafayette
Register Online & Receive a $25 Gift Certificate when you attend the Class. Register free of charge in stores.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Dec 04, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Start Your Own Business Machine Embroidery
Fri, Dec 05, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lake Charles
Register Online & Receive a $25 Gift Certificate when you attend the Class. Register free of charge in stores.
Bernina Software Sampler Club
Fri, Dec 05, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
For those that own Bernina Embroidery Software V6 or V7. From beginner on up, this is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge of the software. This hands-on club meets once per month. Bring laptop with software loaded and power cord. Taught by Ruth Droll. $10/session or $55 per year.
Brother 3000/2400 Guide Class #1
Fri, Dec 05, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Two 4-hour classes.
Christmas table runner
Sat, Dec 06, 09:29 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
Sew a beautiful table runner for Christmas. Class $30.00, kit fee $10.00 Teacher: Ethel Dupuy Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
Start Your Own Business Machine Embroidery
Sat, Dec 06, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Register Online & Receive a $25 Gift Certificate when you attend the Class. Register free of charge in stores.
Buck-a-Block 2014
Sat, Dec 06, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Splitting & Alignment
Sat, Dec 06, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
In this class, Penny shows you how to create embroidery designs that are too big for your hoop so that they stitch out perfectly! First you will see how the stitch out works - that's when you really get it! Next, Penny shows how to create the whole thing, how to split the design and add in the alignment lines to help it go back together. Penny uses PE Design software to show this but this technique can be used in most embroidery/digitizing software programs. This is not a hands-on class but samples will be provided for you to try at home. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. $40.
Techniques & Embellishments
Sun, Dec 07, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Have fun creating your own passport to your sewing adventures as we work on new techniques and embellishments. The first class is about creating your own passport and starting to explore what your machine can do. The class will meet once a month; each class will focus on a new technique or embellishment as we add pages to our passport. Future classes will include zippers, buttonholes, edge finishing, free-motion, couching, bobbin work; but all classes will focus on fun! Meets monthly, 2-hours each month. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $35 each month.
Sit and Sew
Sun, Dec 07, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Come work on your projects you have been meaning to finish or just wanted to start. You need to bring your own machine and supplies.
Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #3
Mon, Dec 08, 01:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Four 4-hour classes.
Louis Carney sit & sew with the Janome 15000
Tue, Dec 09, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
Louis Carney Sit&Sew iPad Case on Janome 15000. Louis Carney will lead us on a tour of the magnificent features of the new wireless machine while making an i-pad cover. No need to bring anything but your own imagination and passion for embroidery and sewing! All supplies will be provided free of charge. Light lunch, snacks, and beverages will be provided. Register online for only $29.99 to reserve your seat. Register early as sit and sew seating is limited in all stores!
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Dec 09, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Buck-a-Block 2014
Tue, Dec 09, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #4
Tue, Dec 09, 01:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Four 4-hour classes.
Open Sew Wednesdays
Wed, Dec 10, 12:00 AM
Lake Charles
Bring your sewing machine and UFOs (Un-Finished Objects)
Louis Carney Sit N Sew
Wed, Dec 10, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Baton Rouge
$30 class We will have beverages and snacks
Brother 6200/5100/2200/2800 Guide Class #2
Wed, Dec 10, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 4-hour classes.
Start After Breakfast, Finish Before Lunch Jacket #1
Wed, Dec 10, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Dress up any outfit with this versatile jacket! Make it of a solid color or mix and match complementary colors. The jacket has side seam pockets, raglan sleeves and an inverted back pleat. We'll also explore ways the pattern can be modified to your individual style. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Two 4-hour classes. Class Fee $45.
Start After Breakfast, Finish Before Lunch Jacket #2
Thu, Dec 11, 12:00 AM
Houston
Dress up any outfit with this versatile jacket! Make it of a solid color or mix and match complementary colors. The jacket has side seam pockets, raglan sleeves and an inverted back pleat. We'll also explore ways the pattern can be modified to your individual style. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Two 4-hour classes. Class Fee $45.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Dec 11, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Janome 1500 Sit & Sew with Louis Carney
Fri, Dec 12, 12:00 AM
Lake Charles
PE Design - Fooling with Fonts
Fri, Dec 12, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Learn more than you ever needed to know about working with fonts! How to work with alphabets that happen to be designs that are letters, how to create applique letters, adding text to designs, creating monograms, using True Type Fonts and creating your own fonts. This is a very basic hands-on class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. Class Fee $40.
Brother 3000/2400 Guide Class #2
Fri, Dec 12, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Two 4-hour classes.
Constructing a Jumper or Jon-Jon
Sat, Dec 13, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a lined jumper or jon-jon. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Class fee is $30. Need to have knowledge of sewing machine. Customer needs to have Children's Corner #274 William and Winnie pattern, scissors, fabric, thread and pins. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register or for more information.
Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Dec 13, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Beginning Smocking
Sun, Dec 14, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn basic smocking stitches such as cable, wave, and trellis. Also learn how to start and stop in a design. Bring a pair of scissors to cut threads. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Class fee is $40. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Sit and Sew
Sun, Dec 14, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Come work on your projects you have been meaning to finish or just wanted to start. You need to bring your own machine and supplies.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Dec 16, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Open Sew Wednesdays
Wed, Dec 17, 12:00 AM
Lake Charles
Bring your sewing machine and UFOs (Un-Finished Objects)
Home Schooling Sewing Class
Wed, Dec 17, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
Sewing Class for Home School Children. Class fee $30.00 Kit Fee $10.00 Teacher: Susan Olgesbee Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
Quilts For Kids
Wed, Dec 17, 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother 6200/5100/2200/2800 Guide Class #3
Wed, Dec 17, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 4-hour classes.
Home Schooling Sewing Class
Thu, Dec 18, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
Sewing Class for Home School Children. Class fee $30.00 Kit Fee $10.00 Teacher: Susan Olgesbee Payment is required at time of registration. Please call 985-643-4252 to reserve your seat. Class space is limited so call or come by and reserve your place today.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Dec 18, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Patchwork Pelican
Fri, Dec 19, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Guild meeting.
Adding piping to Children's Corner Jon Jon or Jumper
Sat, Dec 20, 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn how to apply piping to a romper. Bring Children's Corner Johnny (#260) or Lucy (#241) fabric and lining cut out to sew, sewing machine (or contact store to reserve a machine), piping foot, piping (no whipstitch), Fons and Porter glue stick, pins, scissors, and thread. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Class fee is $30. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Sit and Sew
Sun, Dec 21, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Come work on your projects you have been meaning to finish or just wanted to start. You need to bring your own machine and supplies.
Christmas Eve Store Hours 10am-3pm
Wed, Dec 24, 12:00 AM
CLOSED - Merry Christmas!
Thu, Dec 25, 12:00 AM
Sit and Sew
Sun, Dec 28, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Come work on your projects you have been meaning to finish or just wanted to start. You need to bring your own machine and supplies.
New Year's Eve Store Hours 10am-3pm
Wed, Dec 31, 12:00 AM
Intro to Embroidery
Sat, Jan 03, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
$30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Intro to Embroidery
Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
$30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Sit and Sew with Angela Wolfe
Mon, Jan 19, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Slidell
$99 Lunch and snacks will be provided. Come join us for a day of sewing fun with Angela Wolfe from the "It's Sew Easy" show. Each person will complete 3 projects. Guaranteed to have fun. Seating is limited so call early.
Angela Wolfe Sit N Sew
Wed, Jan 21, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
$99 Lunch and snacks will be provided. Come join us for a day of sewing fun with Angela from LPB's "It's Sew Easy" show. Guaranteed to have fun.
Embroidery Club
Sat, Jan 24, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
Intro to Embroidery
Wed, Feb 04, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
$30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Intro to Embroidery
Sat, Feb 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
$30 class fee, $10 kit fee