Baton Rouge

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

New Orleans

Across from Paretti Mazda in the two story pink building
(504) 888-4952
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday

Slidell

Come see our spacious new location! Head East on Gause Blvd. We're just past I-10, behind Starbucks and Ruby Tuesday
(985) 643-4252
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday

Lafayette

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

Lake Charles

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

Houston

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

San Antonio West Ave.

Creative Sewing Center of San Antonio is now part of AllBrands.com!
(210) 344-0791
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday

San Antonio Loop 1604

Creative Sewing Center of San Antonio is now part of AllBrands.com!
(210) 344-0791
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday

 
 


Upcoming Classes & Events

September 2016

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Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
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Giving Thanks
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Lorraine's Embroidery LessonsBrother Launch PartySelf Binding receiving blanketSilhouette Project Block of the month
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BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - SewingBERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
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Sit & StitchPR101MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
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Ruffler FootScan N Cut- VinylBernina New Owner Class (Embroidery) #3
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Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Lafayette-Sept 8th, Lake Charles-Sept 9th, Houston-Sept 10thBERNINA Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryStart Your Own Embroidery Business SeminarPaper Pieced Block of the Month Star with Judie ZSewing Class 101
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Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Lafayette-Sept 8th, Lake Charles-Sept 9th, Houston-Sept 10thGet to Know your Serger with KathrynScan N Cut Technique Class-Vinyl
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Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Lafayette-Sept 8th, Lake Charles-Sept 9th, Houston-Sept 10thFloriani Software with Joan 9/10/16Second Saturday Quilting LessonsBeginning SmockingComputer Basics for Embroidery Machines with KathrynEmbroidery Machine Applique
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BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - SewingBERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
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BERNINA Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryFloriani Software with Joan 9/13/16Sit & StitchBernina Guide Class #1 - (Sewing)Machine Embroidery: Beyond the Basics
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Floriani Beginner/IntermediateBernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)Scan N Cut Guide Class
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Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Baton Rouge-Sept 15th, Metairie-Sept 16th, Slidell-Sept 17thBernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
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Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Baton Rouge-Sept 15th, Metairie-Sept 16th, Slidell-Sept 17thPE Design In the Hoop (Make Your Own)Scan N Cut Technique Class-Paper/Cardstock
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Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Baton Rouge-Sept 15th, Metairie-Sept 16th, Slidell-Sept 17thBench Pillow- Project Class
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GRAND RE-OPENINGNEISD Adult Learn to Sew 1 of 3Machine Embroidery with ConfidenceRE-GRAND OPENINGScan N Cut- Rhinestones
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Sit & StitchBeginning Sewing - PillowcaseMODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingEmbroidered Placemat Tote Bag with Judy J.T-Shirt Quilt #1 of 2Scan N Cut- Cuttin' LooseBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
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Learn how to float a shirtStart Your Own Embroidery BusinessGetting to Know your Touch Screen and Settings
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Beginner Serger: Machine Basics and TechniquesFloriani Beginner/IntermediateScan N Cut Technique Class- FabricScan N Cut- Beginner ClassPR101Start Your Own Embroidery BusinessConstructing a Jumper or jon JonBeginner Serger: Project
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BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - SewingNEISD Adult Learn to Sew 2 of 3Scan n Cut & PE Design - OH MY! (Software class)BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
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Sit & StitchMachine Embroidery: Beyond the Basics
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T-Shirt Quilt #2 of 2
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BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
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Bench Pillow Christmas Joy Wallhanging with Kathryn
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October 2016

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Floriani Beginner/IntermediateAdvanced Embroidery - AppliqueScan and Cut "Open that box" Beginner BasicsScan n Cut (Believe Ornament)Christmas Joy Wallhanging with Kathryn
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingMachine Embroidery Christmas OrnamentsBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
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Fooling w/ Fonts in PE DesignMODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEESweet Feet, Santa's Elf Candy Holder
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Scan n Cut with GiseleSnowman Snowball Santa Sacks
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryPocket Long StockingBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
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Floriani Software with Joan 10/8/16PE Design Next Beginner BasicsSecond Saturday Quilting LessonsBeginning SmockingBench Pillow- Project ClassHand Embroidery ClubEmbroidery Mchine Applique
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
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Floriani Software with Joan 10/11/16Sweet Tweet Christmas Wall Hanging/Placemat
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Charm Party Tote (Christmas)NEISD Adult Beginng Sewing 1 of 3NISD Adults Begin to Sew 1 of 3Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
13
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryElectric Quilt with Carol SteelyBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
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Santa Hat Chair Cover
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Brother New Owner Basic with KathrynLorraine's Embroidery LessonsConstructing A Jumper or Jon JonBrother New Owner Embroidery with Kathryn
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
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MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
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BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - SewingNEISD Adult Beginng Sewing 2 of 3NISD Adults Begin to Sew 2 of 3BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
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BERNINA Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryPaper Pieced Block of the Month Star with Judie ZDear Santa Mug Rug
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AMERICAN LANDMARKS with Lorraine Z.
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingNISD Adults Begin to Sew 3 of 3Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
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Floriani Software with Joan 10/29/16Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Sep 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Sep 01, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Giving Thanks
Fri, Sep 02, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn or practice fusible applique techniques while creating this lovely wall hanging that can be used to decorate your home for the coming Autumn season. Lorraine will share with you her knowledge and help you select which decorative machine stitches will work nicely for the applique. One 5-hour class. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $35. Kit fee $12.
Lorraine's Embroidery Lessons
Sat, Sep 03, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
In this fun-filled six month learning experience you will learn to embroider many different techniques. The first class will be focused on embroidering on fine gauge knits. Bring your embroidery machine and designs you want to use on a sweater, shawl or other fine gauge knit fashion apparel item. The designs are your choice as well. Each class is 5 hours. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $25/class. Kit fee to be determined each month.
Brother Launch Party
Sat, Sep 03, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Come in and see the new products from Brother
Self Binding receiving blanket
Sat, Sep 03, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
$25.00
Silhouette Project
Sat, Sep 03, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lake Charles
Come and join us for a Silhouette Project Instructor Brittany Pete
Block of the month
Sat, Sep 03, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
$15.00 with a $5 kit fee
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 05, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. . You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Sep 06, 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
PR101
Tue, Sep 06, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Sep 06, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
Ruffler Foot
Wed, Sep 07, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lake Charles
Come in and see how to use the Ruffler Foot.
Scan N Cut- Vinyl
Wed, Sep 07, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Houston
This class will teach you how to work with pressure sensitive vinyl and heat transfer vinyl. The application process for each type of vinyl will be explained in detail. In hands-on practice exercises, you’ll learn how to handle vinyl application projects from start to finish. You’ll learn tips for composing multiple color designs and a way to make sure you get your pressure sensitive vinyl exactly where you want it using parchment paper as a mask. You’ll leave class with the ability to make a pressure sensitive design to decorate a Yeti cup, for example, and make a heat transfer vinyl design to decorate a garment, tote bag, or pillow cover. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Bernina New Owner Class (Embroidery) #3
Wed, Sep 07, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Bernina machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Taught by Guy Hoover.
Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Lafayette-Sept 8th, Lake Charles-Sept 9th, Houston-Sept 10th
Thu, Sep 08, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Sep 10, 04:00 PM
Start Your Own Business! Embroidery Machine Demos & Trunk Show with Paulette Bell 10AM to 4PM Lafayette Store -Thursday, September 8th Lake Charles Store - Friday, September 9th Houston Store - Saturday, September 10th Turn what you love into profit! Don't Miss This Workshop on How to Start Your Own Embroidery Business! Are you looking for a fun opportunity to own your own business without a huge monetary outlay? Want a creative business with great flexibility? Then an embroidery business may be just for you! Learn how you can start your own part-time or full-time business and earn money with embroidery. You'll be taught how to set pricing, how to find customers, where to purchase "blanks" and much more. Don't miss this fun and inspirational seminar. Take this chance to to sign up now before this opportunity passes you by. With limited seating, classes will fill quickly.
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Sep 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Start Your Own Embroidery Business Seminar
Thu, Sep 08, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lafayette
Start Your Own Embroidery Business Seminar, REGISTER ONLINE
Paper Pieced Block of the Month Star with Judie Z
Thu, Sep 08, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
This is a great way to learn paper piecing. class fee $40.00 kit fee $15.00 We are hoping to make this a block of the month class.
Sewing Class 101
Thu, Sep 08, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Please bring you machine, scissors, tape measure, and zipper foot. We will be going over Machine Basics. The differnet types of fabrics. Also some great sewing tools. Come out and Learn how to sew a pillow with a zipper. A great gift idea for for upcoming hoildays. Class $30.00 Kit Fee $7.00 Please call Lake Charles to sign up.
Get to Know your Serger with Kathryn
Fri, Sep 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Getting To Know Your Serger. Techniques: Threading, Beginning a Seam – Tie on, Ending a Seam-Tie Off, ¼-inch Seam, Three-Thread Overlock Wide, ¼-inch Seam Three-Thread Overlock Narrow, Inside Curves, Outside Curves, Outside Corners, Inside Corners, Wrapped and Turned Corners. Edge. Serger in working order, Manual, power cord, all accessories for your machine, General sewing supplies, needles size 80 or 90, Maxi Lock Thread Colors Red, Blue, Green, Gold or Yellow. Glass head pins, Red Clips, point turner, scissors, shears and trimming, rotary mat, cutter and ruler, wash away fabric marker, Seam sealant, such as Fray Check, 1 Fat Quarters of solidish light color so the threads will show. Bring any and all accessories that you would generally use while sewing. All drinks must be in a non-spill container. Class is $45.00 Kit fee $5.00 ANY BRAND SERGER
Scan N Cut Technique Class-Vinyl
Fri, Sep 09, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
This class will teach you how to work with pressure sensitive vinyl and heat transfer vinyl. The application process for each type of vinyl will be explained in detail. In hands-on practice exercises, you’ll learn how to handle vinyl application projects from start to finish. You’ll learn tips for composing multiple color designs and a way to make sure you get your pressure sensitive vinyl exactly where you want it using parchment paper as a mask. You’ll leave class with the ability to make a pressure sensitive design to decorate a Yeti cup, for example, and make a heat transfer vinyl design to decorate a garment, tote bag, or pillow cover. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Floriani Software with Joan 9/10/16
Sat, Sep 10, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Learn more about your Floriani software class fee $20.00 This month we will continue our journey learning more about the use of running stitches and complex fills. We will discuss and practice pathing and how stitch placement affects design as well as practice the effects created using various stitch densities and direction. The resulting design can be used on kitchen towels, pot holders, placemats, etc. You will only be limited by your own imagination!
Second Saturday Quilting Lessons
Sat, Sep 10, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will receive two block patterns each month. Lorraine will teach how to cut and sew the blocks. In month #4 & #5, Lorraine will provide students with layout options and students are encouraged toplan their borders and purchase border fabrics. After each month's instruction, students can remain in classroom to cut blocks and receive any help needed. They may choose to sit and sew their blocks. This is a personal choice but is encouraged. Six 5-hour classes. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $30. Kit fee $15.
Beginning Smocking
Sat, Sep 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
$40
Computer Basics for Embroidery Machines with Kathryn
Sat, Sep 10, 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
$40.00 for 2 hours of instruction Basics for taking an embroidery CD, loading it on your computer. Make a folder, save the design to your computer. Send the design to a USB stick. Learn how to eject the USB and CD from your computer. Load the design on your embroidery machine. Open the design in you embroidery machine. Save the design to your embroidery machine. SUPPLIES: Laptop with built in CD drive or laptop with external CD drive, all computer connectors and power cord. Embroidery machine with embroidery arm, power cord. Anita Goodesign embroidery CD of your choice. 2 gig USB stick.
Embroidery Machine Applique
Sat, Sep 10, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
$25 with a $10 kit fee
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 12, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 12, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
New Orleans
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. . You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Tue, Sep 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Floriani Software with Joan 9/13/16
Tue, Sep 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Learn more about your Floriani software class fee $20.00 This month we will continue our journey learning more about the use of running stitches and complex fills. We will discuss and practice pathing and how stitch placement affects design as well as practice the effects created using various stitch densities and direction. The resulting design can be used on kitchen towels, pot holders, placemats, etc. You will only be limited by your own imagination!
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Sep 13, 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Bernina Guide Class #1 - (Sewing)
Tue, Sep 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Bernina machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Taught by Guy Hoover.
Machine Embroidery: Beyond the Basics
Tue, Sep 13, 02:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Houston
Come learn the following machine embroidery techniques: continuous border, making a custom patch as well as learn how to hoop some of the harder-to-hoop items such as boots, hats, onesies and denim. For this class you should already know the basics of machine embroidery. This is a lecture class with the instructor giving a demonstration on how to do the projects. One 4-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class Fee $45. Kit Fee $7.
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Wed, Sep 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
SEPTEMBER FLORIANI SOFTWARE CLASSES! This month we will continue our journey learning more about the use of running stitches and complex fills. We will discuss and practice pathing and how stitch placement affects design as well as practice the effects created using various stitch densities and direction. The resulting design can be used on kitchen towels, pot holders, placemats, etc. You will only be limited by your own imagination! This class will be held at each store at the following times. Classes are $20. There is no kit fee. Wednesday, Sept. 14th 10am-12pm Saturday, September 24th 9-11am
Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
Wed, Sep 14, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Bernina machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Taught by Guy Hoover.
Scan N Cut Guide Class
Wed, Sep 14, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
New to ScanNCut? If so, join us in this guide class to learn the basics to get you started with this great machine! Learn how to load your mats and how to keep them clean. Learn how to set your blade depth and pressure and how to do a test cut. Learn what the different icons are on the machine and what to do with them. This class will take away the fear and get you started. One 3-hour class. Free for those that purchased their ScanNCut from Allbrands. $25 per hour if purchased machine elsewhere. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Baton Rouge-Sept 15th, Metairie-Sept 16th, Slidell-Sept 17th
Thu, Sep 15, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Sep 17, 04:00 PM
Start Your Own Business! Embroidery Machine Demos & Trunk Show with Paulette Bell 10AM to 4PM Baton Rouge Store -Thursday, September 15 Metairie Store - Friday, September 16th Slidell Store - Saturday, September 17th Turn what you love into profit! Don't Miss This Workshop on How to Start Your Own Embroidery Business! Are you looking for a fun opportunity to own your own business without a huge monetary outlay? Want a creative business with great flexibility? Then an embroidery business may be just for you! Learn how you can start your own part-time or full-time business and earn money with embroidery. You'll be taught how to set pricing, how to find customers, where to purchase "blanks" and much more. Don't miss this fun and inspirational seminar. Take this chance to to sign up now before this opportunity passes you by. With limited seating, classes will fill quickly.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
Thu, Sep 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Bernina machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Taught by Guy Hoover.
PE Design In the Hoop (Make Your Own)
Fri, Sep 16, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Let penny explain the two basic approaches to making in the hoop gifts. How to put in zippers in ITH projects. Understand how to analyze the sewing order, and whether a project requires one or more hoopings. Plenty of step by step instructions and samples. Purses, critters, gift tags and way more. $40
Scan N Cut Technique Class-Paper/Cardstock
Fri, Sep 16, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
In this class, you will learn how to use your SNC to make greeting cards, boxes, party decorations, and other items cut from paper and cardstock. You’ll also learn how to use the drawing feature to decorate envelopes. In hands-on exercises, you’ll cut different weights of paper and cardstock as well as how learn how to score cardstock for nice, clean folds. We’ll talk about online sources for artwork to incorporate into your paper projects and other resources to get high quality paper stock to make impressive items. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Bench Pillow- Project Class
Sat, Sep 17, 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Join me every month to make a wonderful bench pillow that will celebrate the following month’s holiday/theme. If you prefer, it can be made into a table runner instead. New techniques will be taught for many of the pillows. (i.e. flying geese; ruching). Sample pillow is at store. One 4-hour class. Taught by Tonda Helm. $35. Kit fee $20.
GRAND RE-OPENING
Mon, Sep 19, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
GRAND RE-OPENING MONDAY SEPT. 19TH AT BOTH SAN ANTONIO LOCATIONS Creative Sewing Center is now part of Allbrands.com! Join us for refreshments, giveaways and specials. 10am - 12pm (San Antonio West Ave Location) 2pm - 4pm (Loop 1604 Location)
NEISD Adult Learn to Sew 1 of 3
Mon, Sep 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn to thread and operate a sewing machine, become familiar with tools for sewing and find out about color coordination. Projects to be completed in class include a pin cushion, a pillow case and a lined tote bag. If you have a sewing machine that is clean and in good working order, please bring it. If you do not own a machine, one will be provided for you. You will need basic supplies such as scissors, pins, seam ripper, measuring tape and fabric markers. A supply fee of $35 plus tax is payable to AllBrands-Creative Sewing. The first class, covers cost of fabrics, thread and patterns for the three projects. Students will learn how to make a pillow case. Teacher: Carol Steely
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Mon, Sep 19, 10:30 AM - 02:30 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. Kit Fee $7.
RE-GRAND OPENING
Mon, Sep 19, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Creative Sewing Center is now part of Allbrands.com! Join us for refreshments, giveaways and specials. 10am - 12pm (San Antonio West Ave Location) 2pm - 4pm (Loop 1604 Location)
Scan N Cut- Rhinestones
Mon, Sep 19, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Houston
In this class, you’ll learn about everything in your Rhinestone kit. We’ll do hands-on exercises to learn how to apply the rhinestones. You’ll leave class able to add bling to garments, tote bags, and more. You will need to have purchased a Rhinestone Kit to attend this class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class. $30, plus kit fee
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Sep 20, 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Beginning Sewing - Pillowcase
Tue, Sep 20, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Someone left you a Sewing Machine. Your mother, grandmother, spouse, ex-spouse, aunt, daughter, friend… left you a Sewing Machine. Somehow you ended up with one and now you want to learn to use it. This is our recommended first class for the absolute beginner. In it, you will learn how to set up, operate your machine, select and prepare material for a pillowcase project, and sew straight and zigzag stitches. We will learn measuring and cutting techniques with a mat, ruler and rotary cutter. Common sewing supplies are required for this class. $45 plus kit fee of 13.50.
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Sep 20, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Wed, Sep 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Embroidered Placemat Tote Bag with Judy J.
Wed, Sep 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
class fee $40. Learn to make a tote bag using placemats.
T-Shirt Quilt #1 of 2
Wed, Sep 21, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
In this class you will create a quilt top using twelve (12) of your favorite t-shirts. In class you will learn how to design your quilt, cut and stabilize your shirts, choose fabrics, cut and sew sashings and cornerstones. Instructions will be available for adding borders, preparing backing fabric, as well as options for quilting and binding your top. Two 4-hour classes. Taught by Theresa Perry. Class fee $85. Kit fee 12" blocks - $31.25, 15" blocks - $35.75
Scan N Cut- Cuttin' Loose
Wed, Sep 21, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
Here’s a chance to have two hours of open ScanNCutting with no structure. I’ll be there to help you with any issues you’re having or to help you try something new you’re a little shy about trying on your own. This is an open session where you’ll work on your own projects using your own machine and materials. It’ll be a chance to share your knowledge with others and to learn from others, as well. It’ll be a time to inspire and be inspired or just work in the company of like-minded ScanNCutters. Bring finished projects for a show-and-tell during the last few minutes of the session. This is something new we’re trying at Allbrands Sew Contempo. I hope you can take advantage of this time to craft with others. Hosted by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per session. $20
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Wed, Sep 21, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Sep 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Sep 22, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Learn how to float a shirt
Fri, Sep 23, 12:00 AM
Lake Charles
Join us to learn how to float a shirt
Start Your Own Embroidery Business
Fri, Sep 23, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Start Your Own Business! Embroidery Machine Demos & Trunk Show with Paulette Bell 10AM to 4PM Turn what you love into profit! Don't Miss This Workshop on How to Start Your Own Embroidery Business! Are you looking for a fun opportunity to own your own business without a huge monetary outlay? Want a creative business with great flexibility? Then an embroidery business may be just for you! Learn how you can start your own part-time or full-time business and earn money with embroidery. You'll be taught how to set pricing, how to find customers, where to purchase "blanks" and much more. Don't miss this fun and inspirational seminar. Take this chance to to sign up now before this opportunity passes you by. With limited seating, classes will fill quickly.
Getting to Know your Touch Screen and Settings
Fri, Sep 23, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 kit fee $5.00 Getting to know the touch screen of your Brother/Babylock sewing/embroidery machine with memory. WHAT TO BRING : Brother/Babylock sewing/embroidery machine in good working order. Must have memory setting. Manual, power cord, all accessories, hoops, supplies, and books that came with your machine. Basic sewing kit, Tear away stabilizer, embroidery and regular sewing thread, wxtra bobbins wound with brother bobbin thread, needles size 80 or 90 top stitch.
Beginner Serger: Machine Basics and Techniques
Sat, Sep 24, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn how to thread and maintain your machine, basic stitches and troubleshooting. You will need to bring your serger, power cord/foot pedal, serger manual, thread and all accessories. Teacher: Marygayle Browing Class Fee: $30 Kit Fee: $10 Minimum Class: 10
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Sat, Sep 24, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
SEPTEMBER FLORIANI SOFTWARE CLASSES! This month we will continue our journey learning more about the use of running stitches and complex fills. We will discuss and practice pathing and how stitch placement affects design as well as practice the effects created using various stitch densities and direction. The resulting design can be used on kitchen towels, pot holders, placemats, etc. You will only be limited by your own imagination! This class will be held at each store at the following times. Classes are $20. There is no kit fee. Wednesday, Sept. 14th 10am-12pm Saturday, September 24th 9-11am
Scan N Cut Technique Class- Fabric
Sat, Sep 24, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
You’ll learn how to apply the Fabric Support Sheet to a SNC mat and then cut fabric with your SNC machine. Different treatments for fabric will be explained. With hands-on exercises, you’ll get experience handling different types of fabric. We’ll learn how to draw stitching lines on quilt pieces and how to fussy-cut fabric designs. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class. $30, plus kit fee
Scan N Cut- Beginner Class
Sat, Sep 24, 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn the basics of your Brother Scan N Cut including how to cut an applique to use on your embroidery machine. $30.00 class fee $5.00 kit fee Call store to sign up! 504-888-4952
PR101
Sat, Sep 24, 09:30 AM - 02:30 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 4-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $50.
Start Your Own Embroidery Business
Sat, Sep 24, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Start Your Own Business! Embroidery Machine Demos & Trunk Show with Paulette Bell 10AM to 2PM Turn what you love into profit! Don't Miss This Workshop on How to Start Your Own Embroidery Business! Are you looking for a fun opportunity to own your own business without a huge monetary outlay? Want a creative business with great flexibility? Then an embroidery business may be just for you! Learn how you can start your own part-time or full-time business and earn money with embroidery. You'll be taught how to set pricing, how to find customers, where to purchase "blanks" and much more. Don't miss this fun and inspirational seminar. Take this chance to to sign up now before this opportunity passes you by. With limited seating, classes will fill quickly.
Constructing a Jumper or jon Jon
Sat, Sep 24, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lafayette
$35
Beginner Serger: Project
Sat, Sep 24, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Make two beautiful and colorful placemats and napkins all on your serger. You will need to bring your serger, power cord/foot pedal, manual, accessories, thread and scissors. Class Fee: $35 Class Kit $15 Teacher: Marygayle Browning Minimum Class: 10
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
NEISD Adult Learn to Sew 2 of 3
Mon, Sep 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn to thread and operate a sewing machine, become familiar with tools for sewing and find out about color coordination. Projects to be completed in class include a pin cushion, a pillow case and a lined tote bag. If you have a sewing machine that is clean and in good working order, please bring it. If you do not own a machine, one will be provided for you. Student will learn how to make a small tote bag in the second class. Teacher: Carol Steely
Scan n Cut & PE Design - OH MY! (Software class)
Mon, Sep 26, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
This class shows 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 ScanNCut with Applique designs to allow you to create the applique piece on your ScanNCut and the Design created in your software using the same graphic. $40
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 26, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. . You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Sep 27, 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Machine Embroidery: Beyond the Basics
Tue, Sep 27, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Come learn the following machine embroidery techniques: continuous border, making a custom patch as well as learn how to hoop some of the harder-to-hoop items such as boots, hats, onesies and denim. For this class you should already know the basics of machine embroidery. This is a lecture class with the instructor giving a demonstration on how to do the projects. One 4-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class Fee $45. Kit Fee $7.
T-Shirt Quilt #2 of 2
Wed, Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
In this class you will create a quilt top using twelve (12) of your favorite t-shirts. In class you will learn how to design your quilt, cut and stabilize your shirts, choose fabrics, cut and sew sashings and cornerstones. Instructions will be available for adding borders, preparing backing fabric, as well as options for quilting and binding your top. Two 4-hour classes. Taught by Theresa Perry. Class fee $85. Kit fee 12" blocks - $31.25, 15" blocks - $35.75
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Sep 29, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lake Charles
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Bench Pillow
Fri, Sep 30, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lake Charles
Come and join us to learn how to make a bench Pillow with a name on it.
Christmas Joy Wallhanging with Kathryn
Fri, Sep 30, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 kit fee $10.00 Make this beautiful wall hanging with Kathryn to show you tips and shortcuts you will make several blocks during class and finish the rest at home. Bring your embroidery machine and arm and your basic embroidery kit and thread.
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Sat, Oct 01, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will engage in design creation/ editing/ practice based on the Floriani software. Skills include importing artwork, sizing and creating variable fill stitches. Discussion of density, stitch length and the effect on design. Using motifs setting of variable stitch length. Students will demonstrate proficiency and apply skills learned through the completion of optional assignments, which will be reviewed at the October session. Joan will provide written lesson directions and other information necessary to complete the assignment. Each class will be different and have homework. Concerns and questions will start each class. What students should bring: Students will bring their computer with the Floriani software installed and up to date. They should also bring a power cord and a mouse. Notebooks, paper, pencils.
Advanced Embroidery - Applique
Sat, Oct 01, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Owl on Towel! You will need to bring: Sewing machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, USB stick, small scissors, applique scissors(optional), thread: dark green, dark brown, green, orange, yellow, beige, and silver gray Teacher: Shirley Class:$30 Kit:$10 Minimum Class Size: 2 Maximum Class Size: 10
Scan and Cut "Open that box" Beginner Basics
Sat, Oct 01, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Learn beginner basics, such as knowing your machine functions/ buttons, scanning, saving, designing and more. We'll create 2 projects, 1 with card stock/paper and 1 with vinyl and cut fabric. Please bring your Scan N Cut machine, standard blade and holder, standard and low tack mats, flash drive, notebook and pen. Instructor: Marygayle Browning Class fee $60.00 Kit fee 10.00
Scan n Cut (Believe Ornament)
Sat, Oct 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Let's add to our Ornament collection with the new Believe Ornament using the Scan N Cut. Class Fee , Kit Fee
Christmas Joy Wallhanging with Kathryn
Sat, Oct 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 kit fee $10.00 Make this beautiful wall hanging with Kathryn to show you tips and shortcuts you will make several blocks during class and finish the rest at home. Bring your embroidery machine and arm and your basic embroidery kit and thread.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Mon, Oct 03, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Machine Embroidery Christmas Ornaments
Mon, Oct 03, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Come in and enjoy learning Free Standing Lace Ornaments made on your Embroidery Machine. You can bring your machine and do it that day or Just watch Show and Tell on techniques. Class Fee $10, Kit Fee $29.99 Embroidery Designs
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Mon, Oct 03, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Fooling w/ Fonts in PE Design
Tue, Oct 04, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Learn more that 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, creating your own fonts. This is a very basic hands-on class. $40
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Oct 04, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
Sweet Feet, Santa's Elf Candy Holder
Tue, Oct 04, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Machine Embroidery Sweet Feet/Santa's Elf Candy or Cookie Holder. Class Fee $10
Scan n Cut with Gisele
Wed, Oct 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
class fee $30.00 Come and learn the basics of your scan n cut and make a fall project. This first class we will be making a card and a fall wreath. This class will be once a month and each month we will cover something different. You should bring your scan n cut and all the tools that came with it. This class will be scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month. We will be cutting cardstock and you will also need your mid tack mat and standard cut blade.
Snowman Snowball
Wed, Oct 05, 10:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Let's have a Snowball Fight! Embroidery 6 Snowman Snowballs for a fun game to play with the family or give as a gift so everyone you know can participate. Class Fee $10, Kit fee 23.25 Also sign up for the afternoon class to make the santa sack to carry them in. (You will have all the materials in your to make the sack.
Santa Sacks
Wed, Oct 05, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Stay over to learn how to make the Santa Sack for the Snowman Snowballs or just make one to put your own goodies in it. Class fee $10, Kit fee 5.95 if you did not attend the Snowman Snowball class.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Oct 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Pocket Long Stocking
Thu, Oct 06, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Houston
Looking for a new Christmas stocking? This one is just the one. Besides being extra-long, it has several outside pockets to use for all those stocking stuffers. After making the one in class, you'll want to make one for each family member. Class Fee $25, Kit fee $26.25 (Includes Pattern)
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Oct 06, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Floriani Software with Joan 10/8/16
Sat, Oct 08, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Learn more about your Floriani software class fee $20.00 This month we will continue our journey learning more about the use of running stitches and complex fills. We will discuss and practice pathing and how stitch placement affects design as well as practice the effects created using various stitch densities and direction. The resulting design can be used on kitchen towels, pot holders, placemats, etc. You will only be limited by your own imagination!
PE Design Next Beginner Basics
Sat, Oct 08, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
PE DESIGN NEXT BEGINNER BASICS: BRING YOUR LAPTOP WITH SOFTWARE LOADED ON YOUR COMPUTER, SOFTWARE CARD READER. MOUSE, MANUAL, PEN & PAPER CLASS FEE $75.00 TEACHER: AIMEE PINELL
Second Saturday Quilting Lessons
Sat, Oct 08, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will receive two block patterns each month. Lorraine will teach how to cut and sew the blocks. In month #4 & #5, Lorraine will provide students with layout options and students are encouraged toplan their borders and purchase border fabrics. After each month's instruction, students can remain in classroom to cut blocks and receive any help needed. They may choose to sit and sew their blocks. This is a personal choice but is encouraged. Six 5-hour classes. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $30. Kit fee $15.
Beginning Smocking
Sat, Oct 08, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basics of smocking with Bobbi. $40.00
Bench Pillow- Project Class
Sat, Oct 08, 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Join me every month to make a wonderful bench pillow that will celebrate the following month’s holiday/theme. If you prefer, it can be made into a table runner instead. New techniques will be taught for many of the pillows. (i.e. flying geese; ruching). Sample pillow is at store. One 4-hour class. Taught by Tonda Helm. $35. Kit fee $20.
Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Oct 08, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
Embroidery Mchine Applique
Sat, Oct 08, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn how to create an applique using your embroidery machine. $25 with a $10 kit fee Class taught by Bobbi A.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Mon, Oct 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Mon, Oct 10, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Floriani Software with Joan 10/11/16
Tue, Oct 11, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Learn more about your Floriani software class fee $20.00 This month we will continue our journey learning more about the use of running stitches and complex fills. We will discuss and practice pathing and how stitch placement affects design as well as practice the effects created using various stitch densities and direction. The resulting design can be used on kitchen towels, pot holders, placemats, etc. You will only be limited by your own imagination!
Sweet Tweet Christmas Wall Hanging/Placemat
Tue, Oct 11, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
Learn to do some simple thread painting while you make this charming wall hanging/placemat. We'll spend awhile getting you comfortable writing/drawing with your sewing machine. By the end of the class, you should have the placemat all finished except the hand stitching of the binding. $15 class fee and $23 kit fee (Includes Pattern Book with other pillow, wall hangings and quilt ideas)
Charm Party Tote (Christmas)
Wed, Oct 12, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Charm Pack Tote made of Christmas Fabric. Class Fee $20, Kit Fee $31 (pattern included)
NEISD Adult Beginng Sewing 1 of 3
Wed, Oct 12, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn to thread and operate a sewing machine, become familiar with tools for sewing and find out about color coordination. Projects to be completed in class include a pin cushion, a pillow case and a lined tote bag. If you have a sewing machine that is clean and in good working order, please bring it. If you do not own a machine, one will be provided for you. You will need basic supplies such as scissors, pins, seam ripper, measuring tape and fabric markers. (You will have a 10% discount card to use during the classes if you want to purchase supplies.) A supply fee of $35 plus tax is payable to Allbrands.com-Creative Sewing Center at the first class, covers cost of fabrics, thread and patterns for the three projects. Instructor: Carol Steely
NISD Adults Begin to Sew 1 of 3
Wed, Oct 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
A $35.00 plus tax supply fee payable at the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, measuring gauge, and markers.
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Wed, Oct 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Oct 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Electric Quilt with Carol Steely
Thu, Oct 13, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class Fee $5.00 What EQ Can Do For You- an Electric Quilt 7 Presentation. Curious about Electric Quilt software? Own it and haven’t opened the box? Come see how this powerful quilt design program can put your computer to work for you. Speed up the design process and save more time for sewing. This Power Point presentation will explore many of the features this program has to offer. A virtual trunk show of actual quilts designed in EQ7 will be included.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Oct 13, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Santa Hat Chair Cover
Fri, Oct 14, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Houston
What's not to love about this darling chair cover? What a fun way to decorate for the holidays. Make one for the head of the house, child, grandchild or one for everyone around the table. Very easy to make. Class fee $25, Kit Fee $32.95 (Includes book with other seasonal patterns)
Brother New Owner Basic with Kathryn
Sat, Oct 15, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class Description Have you felt intimated by your new machine? Join Kathryn for a fun filled 3 hours of machine instruction. Cover threading, bobbins, needles, needle positions, locking stitches, reverse stitches, button holes, zigzag stitches, changing width and length, blind hem, decorative stitches, and more. Feel truly bonded with your machine at the end of this class. Supplies Sewing Machine, power cord, foot control, all accessory feet, 1 fat quarter light color plain. Bright colored thread, tear away stabilizer, needles size 80 Topstitch, Basic sewing kit, scissors, ruler, marking pen, pins, seam ripper, manual, 1 button. If you think you might need it for class; bring it Free for machines purchased at Allbrands Creative Sewing $45.00/3 hours for machines not purchased at Allbrands
Lorraine's Embroidery Lessons
Sat, Oct 15, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
In this fun-filled six month learning experience you will learn to embroider many different techniques. This month we will create a beautiful Christmas table topper that can also be a placemat. Each class is 5 hours. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $25/class. Kit fee to be determined each month.
Constructing A Jumper or Jon Jon
Sat, Oct 15, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lafayette
Lean how to trace, cut and sew a jumper or a jon jon with Bobbi. $35
Brother New Owner Embroidery with Kathryn
Sat, Oct 15, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Free Class for machines bought at Allbrands Creative Sewing
$45.00 for 3 hours for all other machine owners Teacher: Kathryn D.

Skill Level: Beginner

Description: For those customers who purchased their machine from Creative Sewing. 3 Hours about the precautions, stabilizers, threads, machine menus, moving, rotating, sizing, and hooping the fabric and embroidering a design. You will need to bring a Embroidery Basics kit (includes stabilizers for classes) which can be used for all embroidery class.

What to Bring:
Embroidery Machine purchased at this store, power cord, foot control. All embroidery accessories that came with the machine.Please bring a small ruler, disappearing marker, bobbins, 3 different colors of Floriani, Isacord, or Brother embroidery thread (that you might use again), fat quarter of solidish color fabric (that the thread will show up on), hoops, templates, and markers. Topper for Embroidery, wet and gone tacky stabilizer, or the store has a kit priced at $10.00 for beginning embroidery class.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Mon, Oct 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Mon, Oct 17, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Oct 18, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Wed, Oct 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
NEISD Adult Beginng Sewing 2 of 3
Wed, Oct 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn to thread and operate a sewing machine, become familiar with tools for sewing and find out about color coordination. Projects to be completed in class include a pin cushion, a pillow case and a lined tote bag. If you have a sewing machine that is clean and in good working order, please bring it. If you do not own a machine, one will be provided for you. You will need basic supplies such as scissors, pins, seam ripper, measuring tape and fabric markers.
NISD Adults Begin to Sew 2 of 3
Wed, Oct 19, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
A $35.00 plus tax supply fee payable at the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, measuring gauge, and markers.
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Wed, Oct 19, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. . You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Oct 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Paper Pieced Block of the Month Star with Judie Z
Thu, Oct 20, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Super Star This is a great way to learn paper piecing. class fee $40.00 kit fee $15.00
Dear Santa Mug Rug
Thu, Oct 20, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Houston
Come and make this simple mug rug which is sure to please all the youngsters in your family. Embroidery is pre-made so you'll have this done in no time. it's so cute you'll want to make many. $10 Class Fee, $14.50 Kit Fee (Includes Pattern Book with all kinds of Mug Rugs to make)
AMERICAN LANDMARKS with Lorraine Z.
Sat, Oct 22, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
class fee 35.00
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Wed, Oct 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
NISD Adults Begin to Sew 3 of 3
Wed, Oct 26, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
A $35.00 plus tax supply fee payable at the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, measuring gauge, and markers.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Wed, Oct 26, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
New Orleans
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Oct 27, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Floriani Software with Joan 10/29/16
Sat, Oct 29, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Follow up after the Floriani tour. This will help you practice what you learned. Class fee $35.00
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Sat, Oct 29, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will engage in design creation/ editing/ practice based on the Floriani software. Skills include importing artwork, sizing and creating variable fill stitches. Discussion of density, stitch length and the effect on design. Using motifs setting of variable stitch length. Students will demonstrate proficiency and apply skills learned through the completion of optional assignments, which will be reviewed at the October session. Joan will provide written lesson directions and other information necessary to complete the assignment. Each class will be different and have homework. Concerns and questions will start each class. What students should bring: Students will bring their computer with the Floriani software installed and up to date. They should also bring a power cord and a mouse. Notebooks, paper, pencils.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Mon, Oct 31, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Mon, Oct 31, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Nov 01, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
Houston International Quilt Festival
Wed, Nov 02, 09:00 AM through through Sun, Nov 06, 05:00 PM
DETAILS AND INFO SUBJECT TO CHANGE BEFORE EVENT November 2-November 6, 2016 George R. Brown Convention Center Houston, Texas ALLBRANDS BOOTH will feature NEW BROTHER SEWING & EMBROIDERY MACHINES Admission $12 adults/$9 seniors & students Children 10 and under free. $42 Full Show pass (includes Preview Night) Learn more at http://www.quilts.com/home/shows/viewer.php?page=FallFestival
Scan n Cut with Gisele 11/2/16
Wed, Nov 02, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $20.00 We are hoping to make this a monthly class. We will be cutting and making different projects at each class. Bring your scan n cut, mats, and blades.
Skill Builder Project Quilted Christmas Stocking with Judy
Fri, Nov 04, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Get ready for the holidays and expand your creative skills. Use precuts to create a fast, easy, and generous–sized Quilted Christmas Stocking. Personalize your stocking, without dragging in your embroidery unit! We will have an embroidery machine set up and a pretty font you can use, if you wish to embroider a name on the cuff. Novices and experienced quilters, alike, will enjoy this project. This is a 6–hour hands–on class. Instructor: Judy Joiner. Students must bring their sewing machine. Don't forget the electrical cord and foot pedal. You will need a basic sewing foot and basic sewing tools (e.g., shears, small scissors/snips; straight pins and pin cushion, etc.). Bring tape, such as painters tape, to mark quilting pieces. Optional tools and materials: rotary cutter/ruler, red wonder clips, neutral–colored general purpose sewing thread, specialty thread (e.g., variegated cotton or polyester thread in Christmas colors to quilt the top). Student Kits Required: 1 Candy Pack (1 Charm Pack will make 4) ½ yard of Quilters Cotton in coordinated color 1 piece of batting about 17" x 12" (I used low loft bamboo/cotton blend batting) Matching general purpose sewing thread Thread of your choice to quilt the top (I used variegated cotton quilting thread) Tear–away Stabilizer to fit hoop (8" x 4" maximum embroidery area)
New Owner Basic with Kathryn 11/5/16
Sat, Nov 05, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class Description Have you felt intimated by your new machine? Join Kathryn for a fun filled 3 hours of machine instruction. Cover threading, bobbins, needles, needle positions, locking stitches, reverse stitches, button holes, zigzag stitches, changing width and length, blind hem, decorative stitches, and more. Feel truly bonded with your machine at the end of this class. Supplies Sewing Machine, power cord, foot control, all accessory feet, 1 fat quarter light color plain. Bright colored thread, tear away stabilizer, needles size 80 Topstitch, Basic sewing kit, scissors, ruler, marking pen, pins, seam ripper, manual, 1 button. If you think you might need it for class; bring it Free for machines purchased at Allbrands Creative Sewing $45.00/3 hours for machines not purchased at Allbrands
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Sat, Nov 05, 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will engage in desgin creation/ editing/ practice based on the Floriani software. Skills include importing artwork, sizing and creating variable fill stitches. Discussion of density, stitch length and the effect on design. Using motifs setting of variable stitch length. Students will demonstrate proficiency and apply skills learned through the completion of optional assignments, which will be reviewed at the November session. Joan will provide written lesson directions and other information necessary to complete the assignment. Each class will be different and have homework. Concerns and questions will start each class. What students should bring: Students will bring their computer with the Floriani software installed and up to date. They should also bring a power cord and a mouse. Notebooks, paper, pencils.
Brother New Owner Embroidery with Kathryn
Sat, Nov 05, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Free Class for machines bought at Allbrands Creative Sewing $45.00 for 3 hours for all other machine owners Teacher: Kathryn D. Skill Level: Beginner Description: For those customers who purchased their machine from Creative Sewing. 3 Hours about the precautions, stabilizers, threads, machine menus, moving, rotating, sizing, and hooping the fabric and embroidering a design. You will need to bring a Embroidery Basics kit (includes stabilizers for classes) which can be used for all embroidery class. What to Bring: Embroidery Machine purchased at this store, power cord, foot control. All embroidery accessories that came with the machine.Please bring a small ruler, disappearing marker, bobbins, 3 different colors of Floriani, Isacord, or Brother embroidery thread (that you might use again), fat quarter of solidish color fabric (that the thread will show up on), hoops, templates, and markers. Topper for Embroidery, wet and gone tacky stabilizer, or the store has a kit priced at $10.00 for beginning embroidery class.
Free Motion Quilting Ruler Foot with Templates Class
Tue, Nov 08, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Free Motion Quilting Ruler Foot with Templates Class REGISTER ONLINE
Free Motion Quilting Ruler Foot with Templates Class
Wed, Nov 09, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Free Motion Quilting Ruler Foot with Templates Class REGISTER ONLINE
Paper Pieced Block of the Month Star with Judie Z 11/10/16
Thu, Nov 10, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Christmas Star This is a great way to learn paper piecing. class fee $40.00 kit fee $15.00
Bayou Sewing & Embroidery Extravaganza at the Baton Rouge River Center
Fri, Nov 11, 09:00 AM through through Sat, Nov 12, 05:00 PM
AllBrands.com is excited to announce that we're launching a whole new event for Baton Rouge. Our new Bayou Sewing & Embroidery Extravaganza, will be held November 11th and 12th, 9AM to 5PM with doors opening at 8AM both days. Come join us at the Baton Rouge River Center for two days of hands on embroidery in our Interactive Workshops. We have assembled the Best educators in the business to instruct you. Come meet Embroidery Experts Joanne Banko, Deborah Jones, Louis Carney, Cindy Hogan and Host of the hit TV series "It's Sew Easy" Angela Wolf. Join us for some very unique tips and tricks to help you create your one of a kind master piece. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to spend two days of Sewing and Embroidery fun. You will create projects in 5 different classrooms and one classroom will be a lecture demo to give you insight on the latest software and embroidery supplies. Everyone will have your very own assigned machine. This means NO MORE TEAM SEWING! You will gain valuable knowledge, experience and leave inspired with new unique techniques, projects and memories. Most of all, you will make new friends. You'll learn the secrets and tips to stitching like a pro. Learn how to use sewing & embroidery to transform everyday items into money making projects with your hobby. You will be inspired with sewing & embroidery techniques and projects that are easy, exciting, fabulous, and fun. This truly is a one of a kind event! - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/64716-bayou-sewing-and-embroidery-extravaganza-fri-and-s#sthash.CneUXMYS.dpuf
Floriani Software with Joan 11/12/16
Sat, Nov 12, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Learn more about your Floriani software class fee $20.00 This month we will continue our journey learning more about the use of running stitches and complex fills. We will discuss and practice pathing and how stitch placement affects design as well as practice the effects created using various stitch densities and direction. The resulting design can be used on kitchen towels, pot holders, placemats, etc. You will only be limited by your own imagination!
Second Saturday Quilting Lessons
Sat, Nov 12, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will receive two block patterns each month. Lorraine will teach how to cut and sew the blocks. In month #4 & #5, Lorraine will provide students with layout options and students are encouraged toplan their borders and purchase border fabrics. After each month's instruction, students can remain in classroom to cut blocks and receive any help needed. They may choose to sit and sew their blocks. This is a personal choice but is encouraged. Six 5-hour classes. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $30. Kit fee $15.
Bench Pillow- Project Class
Sat, Nov 12, 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Join me every month to make a wonderful bench pillow that will celebrate the following month’s holiday/theme. If you prefer, it can be made into a table runner instead. New techniques will be taught for many of the pillows. (i.e. flying geese; ruching). Sample pillow is at store. One 4-hour class. Taught by Tonda Helm. $35. Kit fee $20.
Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Nov 12, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Nov 15, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
EQ 7 Beginner Boot Camp
Thu, Nov 17, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 EQ7 Beginner Boot Camp This hands-on class will turn you into a confident beginner. Learn to use the libraries, sketchbook, basic block drawing and coloring tools, create layouts, add borders, and more.
Lorraine's Embroidery Lessons
Sat, Nov 19, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
In this fun-filled six month learning experience you will learn to embroider many different techniques. Each class is 5 hours. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $25/class. Kit fee to be determined each month.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Mon, Nov 28, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Mon, Nov 28, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Dec 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Dec 01, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Penny Muncaster-Jewell, 2-Day PE Design Embroidery Software Class
Fri, Dec 02, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Dec 03, 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Penny Muncaster-Jewell, 2-Day PE Design Embroidery Software Class, Fri & Sat, August 19-20, 10AM-4PM at the Retail Store in Baton Rouge, La This class is for the PE Design 9 and 10 Embroidery Software. SEATING IS LIMITED! Our Price: $149.99
Floriani Software with Joan 12/3/16
Sat, Dec 03, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Learn more about your Floriani software class fee $20.00 This month we will continue our journey learning more about the use of running stitches and complex fills. We will discuss and practice pathing and how stitch placement affects design as well as practice the effects created using various stitch densities and direction. The resulting design can be used on kitchen towels, pot holders, placemats, etc. You will only be limited by your own imagination!
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Sat, Dec 03, 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will engage in design creation/ editing/ practice based on the Floriani software. Skills include importing artwork, sizing and creating variable fill stitches. Discussion of density, stitch length and the effect on design. Using motifs setting of variable stitch length. Students will demonstrate proficiency and apply skills learned through the completion of optional assignments, which will be reviewed at the December session. Joan will provide written lesson directions and other information necessary to complete the assignment. Each class will be different and have homework. Concerns and questions will start each class. What students should bring: Students will bring their computer with the Floriani software installed and up to date. They should also bring a power cord and a mouse. Notebooks, paper, pencils.
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Dec 06, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
Scan n Cut with Gisele 12/7/16
Wed, Dec 07, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
class fee $20.00 Come and learn the basics of your scan n cut and make a fall project. This class will be once a month and each month we will cover something different. You should bring your scan n cut and all the tools that came with it. This class will be scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month.
Designs in Machine Embroidery
Wed, Dec 07, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Designs in Machine Embroidery Logo Beyond the Hoop DIME Inspiration Class, Sean Sullivan,
New Owner Basic with Kathryn 12/10/16
Sat, Dec 10, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class Description Have you felt intimated by your new machine? Join Kathryn for a fun filled 3 hours of machine instruction. Cover threading, bobbins, needles, needle positions, locking stitches, reverse stitches, button holes, zigzag stitches, changing width and length, blind hem, decorative stitches, and more. Feel truly bonded with your machine at the end of this class. Supplies Sewing Machine, power cord, foot control, all accessory feet, 1 fat quarter light color plain. Bright colored thread, tear away stabilizer, needles size 80 Topstitch, Basic sewing kit, scissors, ruler, marking pen, pins, seam ripper, manual, 1 button. If you think you might need it for class; bring it Free for machines purchased at Allbrands Creative Sewing $45.00/3 hours for machines not purchased at Allbrands
Second Saturday Quilting Lessons
Sat, Dec 10, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will receive two block patterns each month. Lorraine will teach how to cut and sew the blocks. In month #4 & #5, Lorraine will provide students with layout options and students are encouraged toplan their borders and purchase border fabrics. After each month's instruction, students can remain in classroom to cut blocks and receive any help needed. They may choose to sit and sew their blocks. This is a personal choice but is encouraged. Six 5-hour classes. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $30. Kit fee $15.
Bench Pillow- Project Class
Sat, Dec 10, 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Join me every month to make a wonderful bench pillow that will celebrate the following month’s holiday/theme. If you prefer, it can be made into a table runner instead. New techniques will be taught for many of the pillows. (i.e. flying geese; ruching). Sample pillow is at store. One 4-hour class. Taught by Tonda Helm. $35. Kit fee $20.
New Owner Embroidery with Kathryn
Sat, Dec 10, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Free Class for machines bought at Allbrands Creative Sewing $45.00 for 3 hours for all other machine owners Teacher: Kathryn D. Skill Level: Beginner Description: For those customers who purchased their machine from Creative Sewing. 3 Hours about the precautions, stabilizers, threads, machine menus, moving, rotating, sizing, and hooping the fabric and embroidering a design. You will need to bring a Embroidery Basics kit (includes stabilizers for classes) which can be used for all embroidery class.
What to Bring: Embroidery Machine purchased at this store, power cord, foot control. All embroidery accessories that came with the machine.Please bring a small ruler, disappearing marker, bobbins, 3 different colors of Floriani, Isacord, or Brother embroidery thread (that you might use again), fat quarter of solidish color fabric (that the thread will show up on), hoops, templates, and markers. Topper for Embroidery, wet and gone tacky stabilizer, or the store has a kit priced at $10.00 for beginning embroidery class.
Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Dec 10, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
Lorraine's Embroidery Lessons
Sat, Dec 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
In this fun-filled six month learning experience you will learn to embroider many different techniques. Each class is 5 hours. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $25/class. Kit fee to be determined each month.
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Dec 20, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.