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
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New Orleans

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

At the corner of Johnston and Ambassador Caffery in the Ambassador Row Shopping Center
(337) 981-2808
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
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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
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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
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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
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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
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MAY 21-26

Anita Goodesign Trunk Show & Buy One Get One Sale- All Locations!

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JUNE 2

PR Possibilities, and Start Your Own Business Seminar with Paulette Bell - San Antonio West Location

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JUNE 5-9

Jerry Granata's Brother Dream Quilting Fabric Tour - All Louisiana Locations!

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SEPTEMBER 21 - OCTOBER 19

PEDesign 10 Embroidery & Digitizing Software Class with Cindy Hogan! - Multiple Locations

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ALL STORES, AUGUST 4 - NOVEMBER 3!

Unleash Your Creativity! Scan-n-Cut Class with Darlene Powell

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SEPTEMBER 9 - HOUSTON
NOVEMBER 18 - SAN ANTONIO WEST AVE

Embroidery Garden Party with Reen Wilcoxon

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Upcoming Classes & Events

May 2018

May
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
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ScanNCut Beginner BasicsScan n Cut 101 basicsScanNCut #2 - Intermediate
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Enchanted Quilter's
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EEM Everything Embroidery Market TradeshowBernina Academy
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Bernina AcademyEEM Everything Embroidery Market Tradeshow
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Brother New Owner BasicBrother New Owner Basic
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Log Cabin Quilt Block - For BeginnersBrother New Owner EmbroideryProject Class - Create a Beach BagBrother New Owner Embroidery
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Basic Computer Skills for Machine EmbroideryPR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business SeminarBrother New Owner Guide Class #1 & #2 Sewing machinesEmbrilliance Essentials - A to ZBrother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for Single Needle MachinesScan n Cut 101 Basics CANCELLED
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PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business SeminarEnchanted Quilter's
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PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business Seminar
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Serger Guide Class PR101 Guide Class
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Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)New Owner Dream Motion Pro
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Scan N Cut Guide ClassBrother New Owner Class #1 & #2 (Sewing)Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for Large Machines
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PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business SeminarEnchanted Quilter'sFree Motion QuiltingFree Motion Quilting
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PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business SeminarNew Owner PR Design CenterNew Owner PR Design Center
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PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business SeminarQuilting Sew-cial with Lorraine -Quilt ClubBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 (PRs)
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Intermediate Sewing 8 yrs & up - Girls' SundressBrother New Owner PRAnita Goodesign Trunk Show - All Locations!Brother New Owner PR
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Anita Goodesign Trunk Show - All Locations!Embroidery 101 - Intro to Machine EmbroideryBernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)Embroidery Applique for Beginners
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Anita Goodesign Trunk Show - All Locations!Project Class - Create a Hooded TowelHi-Top Purse - In-the-hoop project class
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Anita Goodesign Trunk Show - All Locations!Enchanted Quilter'sPR101 Guide ClassBallerina Purse - In the Hoop Project Class
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Anita Goodesign Trunk Show - All Locations!
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Embrilliance Essentials
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Beginner Sewing - Ages 10 & UpBernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
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Embrilliance Software - Alpha Tricks
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Enchanted Quilter's
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June 2018

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PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business SeminarPR101 Guide ClassScanNCut Beginner BasicsBrother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)ScanNCut #2 - Intermediate
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New Owner BasicNew Owner Basic
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Project Class - Create a Hooded TowelBernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)Brother Dream Quilting Frame Tour Award Winning Quilter Jerry Granata's Lecture on Free Motion QuiltingScan n Cut with RosemaryHi-Top Purse - In-the-hoop project classScan n Cut with Rosemary
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Embroidery 101 - Intro to Machine EmbroideryBrother Dream Quilting Frame Tour Award Winning Quilter Jerry Granata's Lecture on Free Motion QuiltingEmbroidery Applique for Beginners
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Brother Dream Quilting Frame Tour Award Winning Quilter Jerry Granata's Lecture on Free Motion QuiltingBrother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
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Brother Dream Quilting Frame Tour Award Winning Quilter Jerry Granata's Lecture on Free Motion QuiltingBrother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
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Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)Basic Computer Skills for Machine EmbroideryBrother New Owner Guide Class #1 & #2 for mid-size machines (Sewing)SA Needle Work GuildBrother Dream Quilting Frame Tour Award Winning Quilter Jerry Granata's Lecture on Free Motion QuiltingBrother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for Single Needle (Mid-Size)Machines Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)Embrilliance Essentials - A to Z
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New Owner EmbroideryNew Owner Embroidery
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Beginner Sewing - Ages 10 & UpBernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
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Intermediate Sewing - Girl's Dress Intermediate Sewing - Pajama Pants or Shorts
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Brother New Owner Class #1 & #2 for Larger models (Sewing)Quilting Sew-cial with LorraineBrother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for Large Machines
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New Owner PRNew Owner PR
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Ballerina Purse - In the Hoop Project ClassKids Begin to Sew with DeeBrother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Large machines)Intermediate Sewing - Small Backpack
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Log Cabin Quilt Block - For BeginnersKids Begin to Sew with DeeBrother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)Project Class - Create a Beach Bag
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Kids Begin to Sew with DeeBrother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 (PRs)
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Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
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Embrilliance Software - Enthusiast ModuleEmbrilliance Software - Alpha Tricks
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ScanNCut Beginner Basics
Wed, May 02, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
New to the ScanNCut - this class is for you! Learn the ins and out of your ScanNCut machine. We will work primarily with paper and vinyl in this class, and practice with the features included on your machine. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class Fee: $40.00 Kit Fee: $6
Scan n Cut 101 basics
Wed, May 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee $45.00 Ok now I have it...what do I do with it ??? Basic class for those of you who have one and want to learn to use it.
ScanNCut #2 - Intermediate
Wed, May 02, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class, we will explore the ScanNCut Canvas and the features available to you in creating, editing, and using designs from the internet. We will practice using the ScanNCut to work with fabric (and rhinestones!). You will need your ScanNCut machine, and a laptop. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class Fee: $40 Kit Fee: $6
Enchanted Quilter's
Thu, May 03, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Quilt group is open to new members.
EEM Everything Embroidery Market Tradeshow
Fri, May 04, 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
BILOXI, MS | MAY 4TH-5TH, 2018 MISSISSIPPI COAST CONVENTION CENTER An exciting weekend of classes, product demonstrations, vendors, FUN, and more for anyone that does machine embroidery and or vinyl. For enthusiasts, crafters, and small businesses. Register at eemshows.com
Bernina Academy
Fri, May 04, 10:00 AM through through Sat, May 05, 05:00 PM
Join us for two glorious days of sewing, fun, learning, and socializing. Learn new techniques and get new ideas from a Bernina Top National Educator. Get inspired and learn to Sew like a Pro! Location: Allbrands Baton Rouge Retail Store 20415 Highland Rd Baton Rouge LA 70817 click here to sign up
EEM Everything Embroidery Market Tradeshow
Sat, May 05, 09:30 AM - 03:00 PM
BILOXI, MS | MAY 4TH-5TH, 2018 MISSISSIPPI COAST CONVENTION CENTER An exciting weekend of classes, product demonstrations, vendors, FUN, and more for anyone that does machine embroidery and or vinyl. For enthusiasts, crafters, and small businesses. Register at eemshows.com
Brother New Owner Basic
Mon, May 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee free if purchased at Allbrands-$99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Class Description Have you felt intimated by your new machine? Join Rosemary 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, and owner’s manual. 1 fat quarter light color plain NO prints please. Bright colored sewing thread, tear away stabilizer, needles size 12/80 Universal and Topstitch. Basic sewing kit includes scissors, ruler, marking pen/pencils, pins, seam ripper, 1 button. If you think you might need it for class; bring it. Tablet and writing pen for taking notes
Brother New Owner Basic
Mon, May 07, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee free if purchased at Allbrands-$99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Class Description Have you felt intimated by your new machine? Join Rosemary 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, and owner’s manual. 1 fat quarter light color plain NO prints please. Bright colored sewing thread, tear away stabilizer, needles size 12/80 Universal and Topstitch. Basic sewing kit includes scissors, ruler, marking pen/pencils, pins, seam ripper, 1 button. If you think you might need it for class; bring it. Tablet and writing pen for taking notes
Log Cabin Quilt Block - For Beginners
Tue, May 08, 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class, you will learn how to use strip quilting techniques to create 4 mini log cabin blocks, which will then be sewn together to make your choice - either a pillow or wall hanging! Once you register, you will receive a call from the instructor regarding choosing your fabrics, and your kit will be ready and waiting for you on the day of class. Geared to those who are familiar with sewing but new to quilting. Bring your sewing machine with a walking foot attachment plus basic sewing tools (scissors, pins, ruler). If you prefer to serge your pieces together, bring your serger as well. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $35 Kit fee: $12
Brother New Owner Embroidery
Tue, May 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee-free if machine purchased from Allbrands, $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Three hours about precautions, stabilizers, threads, menus, rotating, moving, sizing, and hooping the fabric. You will embroider a design on a fat quarter. Learn to embroider on a terry towel and combine a simple design with lettering or monogram. Supplies Embroidery machine, embroidery arm, machine accessories, power cord, and owner’s manual. Embroidery basic sewing kit, medium weight tear away stabilizer, wet and gone tacky stabilizer, and water soluble topper. Stabilizers need to fit the hoop with 2 inches excess around all sides. Small ruler, marking pen, bobbins, 3 different embroidery threads, bobbin thread, fat quarter of light solid color (NO print), good quality terry hand towel for embroidering on. 1 large hoop (5x7) with matching template, extra needles, pins, scissors
Project Class - Create a Beach Bag
Tue, May 08, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come to class to sew and embroider an adorable beach bag! Approximately 17" x 22" x 4". Drawstring top uses parachute cord and squared bottom includes a heavy duty grommet. These straps allow you to carry the bag on the shoulder or as a backpack. Don't wait - sign up today - in the store or call 923-1260! Pictures coming soon! Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $10 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Brother New Owner Embroidery
Tue, May 08, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee-free if machine purchased from Allbrands, $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Three hours about precautions, stabilizers, threads, menus, rotating, moving, sizing, and hooping the fabric. You will embroider a design on a fat quarter. Learn to embroider on a terry towel and combine a simple design with lettering or monogram. Supplies Embroidery machine, embroidery arm, machine accessories, power cord, and owner’s manual. Embroidery basic sewing kit, medium weight tear away stabilizer, wet and gone tacky stabilizer, and water soluble topper. Stabilizers need to fit the hoop with 2 inches excess around all sides. Small ruler, marking pen, bobbins, 3 different embroidery threads, bobbin thread, fat quarter of light solid color (NO print), good quality terry hand towel for embroidering on. 1 large hoop (5x7) with matching template, extra needles, pins, scissors
Basic Computer Skills for Machine Embroidery
Wed, May 09, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
By popular demand, we are now offering a class focused totally on computer skills need for machine embroidery! Come to this class to learn what you need to know to manage your embroidery design collection, navigate the web to purchase, download, and unzip files, and transfer designs to a usb stick and/or external hard drive (if you use one). You will need to bring your laptop, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one). You can come to this class whether you have a Mac or a PC (Windows), and regardless of which embroidery software you decide to use. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class: $50 Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business Seminar
Wed, May 09, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Take your embroidery to the next level, and learn how to start your own business! Join Brother Educator Paulette Bell and learn how to take your embroidery to the next level with a multi-needle machine. Come in and learn all the embroidery possibilities! We will have all kinds of samples for you to see and show you all the fun things a multi-needle machine can be used for. We will also talk about how you can turn your embroidery passion into a business. No matter your level of expertise, there is something for every skill level to learn at this seminar. Click Here To Register!
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 & #2 Sewing machines
Wed, May 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
New Owner Class for Brother Sewing Only and Combo Machines
Embrilliance Essentials - A to Z
Wed, May 09, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class you will learn how to merge designs, work with fonts, and work with the Stitch Simulator and the Thread Palette. This is a comprehensive overview of the Essentials software. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with your software, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one). To take this class, you must have either taken our Computer Skills class or be familiar with all of the computer skills covered in that class. Teacher: Helen Class:$50 Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10  
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for Single Needle Machines
Wed, May 09, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
New Owner Class for Single Needle Brother Embroidery or Combo Machines
Scan n Cut 101 Basics CANCELLED
Wed, May 09, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 Ok now I have it...what do I do with it ??? Basic class for those of you who have one and want to learn to use it.
PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business Seminar
Thu, May 10, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Take your embroidery to the next level, and learn how to start your own business! Join Brother Educator Paulette Bell and learn how to take your embroidery to the next level with a multi-needle machine. Come in and learn all the embroidery possibilities! We will have all kinds of samples for you to see and show you all the fun things a multi-needle machine can be used for. We will also talk about how you can turn your embroidery passion into a business. No matter your level of expertise, there is something for every skill level to learn at this seminar. Click Here To Register!
Enchanted Quilter's
Thu, May 10, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Quilt group is open to new members.
PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business Seminar
Fri, May 11, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Take your embroidery to the next level, and learn how to start your own business! Join Brother Educator Paulette Bell and learn how to take your embroidery to the next level with a multi-needle machine. Come in and learn all the embroidery possibilities! We will have all kinds of samples for you to see and show you all the fun things a multi-needle machine can be used for. We will also talk about how you can turn your embroidery passion into a business. No matter your level of expertise, there is something for every skill level to learn at this seminar. Click Here To Register!
Serger Guide Class
Sat, May 12, 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
serger guide class free w/pur Fee 99.00
PR101 Guide Class
Sat, May 12, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)
Tue, May 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
New Owner Dream Motion Pro
Tue, May 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Learn the basics of your Dream Motion Pro
Scan N Cut Guide Class
Wed, May 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother New Owner Class #1 & #2 (Sewing)
Wed, May 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Class #1 & #2 for Larger models of Brother Sewing Only and Combo Machines. Bring machine & cords, manual, all attachments, scissors, seam ripper, highlighter, pen and paper.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for Large Machines
Wed, May 16, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class#3 for Larger Embroidery Only and Combo Machines
PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business Seminar
Thu, May 17, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Take your embroidery to the next level, and learn how to start your own business! Join Brother Educator Coleen Swettman and learn how to take your embroidery to the next level with a multi-needle machine. Come in and learn all the embroidery possibilities! We will have all kinds of samples for you to see and show you all the fun things a multi-needle machine can be used for. We will also talk about how you can turn your embroidery passion into a business. No matter your level of expertise, there is something for every skill level to learn at this seminar. Click Here To Register!
Enchanted Quilter's
Thu, May 17, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Quilt group is open to new members.
Free Motion Quilting
Thu, May 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee $40.00 Teacher - Rosemary Castillo-Sartin Take the fear out of free motion ! Sign up to learn free motion fundamentals. Supplies needed : Sewing machine with ability to drop feed dogs, free motion foot, 4-12" quilt sandwiches, marking pen, scissors, notebook, pen or pencil.
Free Motion Quilting
Thu, May 17, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $40.00 Teacher - Rosemary Castillo-Sartin Take the fear out of free motion ! Sign up to learn free motion fundamentals. Supplies needed : Sewing machine with ability to drop feed dogs, free motion foot, 4-12" quilt sandwiches, marking pen, scissors, notebook, pen or pencil.
PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business Seminar
Fri, May 18, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Take your embroidery to the next level, and learn how to start your own business! Join Brother Educator Coleen Swettman and learn how to take your embroidery to the next level with a multi-needle machine. Come in and learn all the embroidery possibilities! We will have all kinds of samples for you to see and show you all the fun things a multi-needle machine can be used for. We will also talk about how you can turn your embroidery passion into a business. No matter your level of expertise, there is something for every skill level to learn at this seminar. Click Here To Register!
New Owner PR Design Center
Fri, May 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
This class is free to owners who purchased the machine from Allbrands, cost is $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. This class teaches the basic skills to get started using your Multi-needle machine. You are not required to bring your machine as the class will be taught using our floor model.
New Owner PR Design Center
Fri, May 18, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
This class is free to owners who purchased the machine from Allbrands, cost is $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. This class teaches the basic skills to get started using your Multi-needle machine. You are not required to bring your machine as the class will be taught using our floor model.
PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business Seminar
Sat, May 19, 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Take your embroidery to the next level, and learn how to start your own business! Join Brother Educator Coleen Swettman and learn how to take your embroidery to the next level with a multi-needle machine. Come in and learn all the embroidery possibilities! We will have all kinds of samples for you to see and show you all the fun things a multi-needle machine can be used for. We will also talk about how you can turn your embroidery passion into a business. No matter your level of expertise, there is something for every skill level to learn at this seminar. Click Here To Register!
Quilting Sew-cial with Lorraine -Quilt Club
Sat, May 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Join our award winning super Quilter Lorraine every third Saturday 10-1. Bring a project or something you want help with. OR join a small group that will be doing a Block of the Month. Either way come for three hours of quilting pleasure! Photos will follow.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 (PRs)
Sat, May 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class for PR machines. Bring manual, highlighter, pen, paper.
Intermediate Sewing 8 yrs & up - Girls' Sundress
Mon, May 21, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Save the date - more info coming soon!
Brother New Owner PR
Mon, May 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
This class is free to owners who purchased the machine from Allbrands, cost is $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. This class teaches the basic skills to get started using your Multi-needle machine. You are not required to bring your machine as the class will be taught using our floor model.
Anita Goodesign Trunk Show - All Locations!
Mon, May 21, 10:00 AM through through Sat, May 26, 04:00 AM
Come by any Allbrands location to get inspired, and get amazing deals on Anita Goodesign Embroidery Designs.
Brother New Owner PR
Mon, May 21, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
This class is free to owners who purchased the machine from Allbrands, cost is $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. This class teaches the basic skills to get started using your Multi-needle machine. You are not required to bring your machine as the class will be taught using our floor model.
Embroidery 101 - Intro to Machine Embroidery
Tue, May 22, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
We will discuss the tools you need for successful embroidery. We will cover machine safety, hooping, and basic supplies needed such as stabilizer, thread and needles. Our class project will be a holiday themed towel. Class fee $35.00 Kit fee: $6 Minimum of 3 Maximum of 10.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
Tue, May 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Embroidery Applique for Beginners
Tue, May 22, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class, we will applique on a hand towel. Please note: This class is for those new to applique, but who are familiar with their own embroidery machine. You should be able to perform basic hooping before attending this class! For this class, we typically do a holiday themed design - bring your own threads if you desire. You will need to bring: Your embroidery machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, stabilizer, USB stick, small scissors, applique scissors (strongly recommended), thread. Teacher: Helen Class:$30 Kit:$10 Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Project Class - Create a Hooded Towel
Wed, May 23, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Save the date - more info coming soon!
Hi-Top Purse - In-the-hoop project class
Wed, May 23, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
You will need your embroidery machine, 5 x 7 hoop, applique scissors, and the following threads: white, black, silver (metallic if you like) and blue (can be any shade from light to royal, or variegated). Finished size of purse/wallet is 5 x 7". $30.00 class fee $10.00 kit fee Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Enchanted Quilter's
Thu, May 24, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Quilt group is open to new members.
PR101 Guide Class
Thu, May 24, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Ballerina Purse - In the Hoop Project Class
Thu, May 24, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
You will need your embroidery machine, 5 x 7 hoop, applique scissors, and the following threads: white, black, and pink or lavender. Finished size of purse/wallet is 5" x 7". $30.00 class fee $15.00 kit fee (includes design) Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class minimum: 3
Embrilliance Essentials
Sat, May 26, 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
Class One is an overview of all that you can do with Embrilliance Essentials. I'll guide you through all the tools you'll need for editing and creating embroidery designs. Some of the things you can do with this software include combining images with text, use of BX fonts, editing techniques, and using parts of an embroidery design for easy applique cutting plus so much more! Class is $40 Student Minimum: 3
Beginner Sewing - Ages 10 & Up
Tue, May 29, 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
This is a 1-day class from 9-4:30 with a one hour lunch break. Please arrive a half-hour early to set up your machine. Total class fee is $95. Kit fee $25. All fees are due when you register; call the store to register and reserve your spot! In this class you will learn to read a pattern, cut out simple projects, stitch a simple hem, sew on a button, thread your machine & fill a bobbin, as well as straight stitching and zig zag stitching. We will complete several small projects together throughout the week including, but not limited to, a small pillow and pin cushion/trash container. Supplies needed: Bring YOUR machine, fabric scissors, tape measure, pins, seam ripper, marking chalk or pen, 2 bobbins, 1 spool white or off white thread. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco. Optional: Purchase the Start-to-Sew Kit in the store for $14.99 (includes all of the accessories above plus tracing papers, wheel, pin cushion, needle threader, sewing gauge, 10 hand needles, and thimble)
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
Tue, May 29, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Embrilliance Software - Alpha Tricks
Wed, May 30, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Alpha Tricks is the component of the Embrilliance embroidery software that specializes in working with fonts. Have you quickly assembled so many fonts that it’s hard to find what you are looking for? Alpha Tricks will help you rename and reorganize fonts that you’ve already purchased and from that point forward, you will be set! Alpha Tricks also gives you additional options that make it easier to work with fonts in your designs, including Monograms. Sign up today to learn about these features and make your embroidery life simpler! Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $50 Kit fee: $0 (Alpha Tricks is available in our store and/or on our website if you have yet to purchase it)
Enchanted Quilter's
Thu, May 31, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Quilt group is open to new members.
PR Possibilities and Start Your Own Business Seminar
Sat, Jun 02, 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Take your embroidery to the next level, and learn how to start your own business! Join Brother Educator Paulette Bell and learn how to take your embroidery to the next level with a multi-needle machine. Come in and learn all the embroidery possibilities! We will have all kinds of samples for you to see and show you all the fun things a multi-needle machine can be used for. We will also talk about how you can turn your embroidery passion into a business. No matter your level of expertise, there is something for every skill level to learn at this seminar. Click Here To Register!
PR101 Guide Class
Sat, Jun 02, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
ScanNCut Beginner Basics
Sat, Jun 02, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
New to the ScanNCut - this class is for you! Learn the ins and out of your ScanNCut machine. We will work primarily with paper and vinyl in this class, and practice with the features included on your machine. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class Fee: $40.00 Kit Fee: $6
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Sat, Jun 02, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
ScanNCut #2 - Intermediate
Sat, Jun 02, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class, we will explore the ScanNCut Canvas and the features available to you in creating, editing, and using designs from the internet. We will practice using the ScanNCut to work with fabric (and rhinestones!) You will need your ScanNCut machine, and a laptop. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class Fee: $40 Kit Fee: $6
New Owner Basic
Mon, Jun 04, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee free if purchased at Allbrands-$99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Class Description Have you felt intimated by your new machine? Join Rosemary 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, and owner’s manual. 1 fat quarter light color plain NO prints please. Bright colored sewing thread, tear away stabilizer, needles size 12/80 Universal and Topstitch. Basic sewing kit includes scissors, ruler, marking pen/pencils, pins, seam ripper, 1 button. If you think you might need it for class; bring it. Tablet and writing pen for taking notes
New Owner Basic
Mon, Jun 04, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee free if purchased at Allbrands-$99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Class Description Have you felt intimated by your new machine? Join Rosemary 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, and owner’s manual. 1 fat quarter light color plain NO prints please. Bright colored sewing thread, tear away stabilizer, needles size 12/80 Universal and Topstitch. Basic sewing kit includes scissors, ruler, marking pen/pencils, pins, seam ripper, 1 button. If you think you might need it for class; bring it. Tablet and writing pen for taking notes
Project Class - Create a Hooded Towel
Tue, Jun 05, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn how to create a wonderful child or toddler sized hooded towel! Choose from several different appliques of animal faces. Bring your embroidery machine and sewing machine, or arrange to borrow from the store. Bring your basic sewing/embroidery supplies (scissors, pins, seam ripper, etc.). Towels and fabrics will be provided by kit fee. Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $12 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)
Tue, Jun 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother Dream Quilting Frame Tour
Tue, Jun 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Join us with Jerry Granata, premier Brother Educator and a 1st Prize Winner in his category for Fly Me To The Moon at the Houston Quilt Festival, in this lecture/demonstration, as we explore the creative features on the Brother DREAM FABRIC FRAME and DQLT15" Longarm Machine.. Click Here To Register!
Award Winning Quilter Jerry Granata's Lecture on Free Motion Quilting
Tue, Jun 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Tuesday June 5, 2018 10am at the Metairie Store in New Orleans Join us with Jerry Granata premier Brother Educator and a 1st Prize Winner in his category for Fly Me To The Moon at the Houston Quilt Festival. In his lecture/demonstration Jerry will demonstrate the ease of use of the DREAM FABRIC FRAME and he will share a bunch of Free Motion Quilting tips and tricks on his 40 years of quilting. Multiple Locations and Dates! Click Here for more information and to Register!"> Click Here to Register! Multiple Locations and Dates! Click Here for more information and to Register!
Scan n Cut with Rosemary
Tue, Jun 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class $45.00 Learn how to use your Scan n Cut to cut quilt blocks. You will learn multiple ways to prep your fabric for perfect cutting.
Hi-Top Purse - In-the-hoop project class
Tue, Jun 05, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
You will need your embroidery machine, 5 x 7 hoop, applique scissors. Fabric and thread will be provided. Finished size of purse/wallet is 5 x 7". $30.00 class fee $10.00 kit fee Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Scan n Cut with Rosemary
Tue, Jun 05, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class $45.00 Learn how to use your Scan n Cut to cut quilt blocks. You will learn multiple ways to prep your fabric for perfect cutting.
Embroidery 101 - Intro to Machine Embroidery
Wed, Jun 06, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
We will discuss the tools you need for successful embroidery. We will cover machine safety, hooping, and basic supplies needed such as stabilizer, thread and needles. Our class project will be a holiday themed towel. Class fee $35.00 Kit fee: $6 Minimum of 3 Maximum of 10.
Brother Dream Quilting Frame Tour
Wed, Jun 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
Join us with Jerry Granata premier Brother Educator and a 1st Prize Winner in his category for Fly Me To The Moon at the Houston Quilt Festival, in this lecture/demonstration, as we explore the creative features on the Brother DREAM FABRIC FRAME and DQLT15" Longarm Machine.. Click Here To Register!
Award Winning Quilter Jerry Granata's Lecture on Free Motion Quilting
Wed, Jun 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Wednesday June 6, 2018 10am in our Slidell Location Join us with Jerry Granata premier Brother Educator and a 1st Prize Winner in his category for Fly Me To The Moon at the Houston Quilt Festival. In his lecture/demonstration Jerry will demonstrate the ease of use of the DREAM FABRIC FRAME and he will share a bunch of Free Motion Quilting tips and tricks on his 40 years of quilting. Click Here to Register! Multiple Locations and Dates! Click Here for more information and to Register!
Embroidery Applique for Beginners
Wed, Jun 06, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class, we will applique on a hand towel. Please note: This class is for those new to applique, but who are familiar with their own embroidery machine. You should be able to perform basic hooping before attending this class! For this class, we typically do a holiday themed design - bring your own threads if you desire. You will need to bring: Your embroidery machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, stabilizer, USB stick, small scissors, applique scissors (strongly recommended). Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $10 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Brother Dream Quilting Frame Tour
Thu, Jun 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Join us with Jerry Granata premier Brother Educator and a 1st Prize Winner in his category for Fly Me To The Moon at the Houston Quilt Festival, in this lecture/demonstration, as we explore the creative features on the Brother DREAM FABRIC FRAME and DQLT15" Longarm Machine.. Click Here to Register!
Award Winning Quilter Jerry Granata's Lecture on Free Motion Quilting
Thu, Jun 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 10am in our Baton Rouge Location Join us with Jerry Granata premier Brother Educator and a 1st Prize Winner in his category for Fly Me To The Moon at the Houston Quilt Festival. In his lecture/demonstration Jerry will demonstrate the ease of use of the DREAM FABRIC FRAME and he will share a bunch of Free Motion Quilting tips and tricks on his 40 years of quilting. Click Here to Register! Multiple Locations and Dates! Click Here for more information and to Register!
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Thu, Jun 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother Dream Quilting Frame Tour
Fri, Jun 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Join us with Jerry Granata premier Brother Educator and a 1st Prize Winner in his category for Fly Me To The Moon at the Houston Quilt Festival, in this lecture/demonstration, as we explore the creative features on the Brother DREAM FABRIC FRAME and DQLT15" Longarm Machine.. Click Here To Register!
Award Winning Quilter Jerry Granata's Lecture on Free Motion Quilting
Fri, Jun 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Friday, June 8, 2018 at 10am in Lafayette Store Join us with Jerry Granata premier Brother Educator and a 1st Prize Winner in his category for Fly Me To The Moon at the Houston Quilt Festival. In his lecture/demonstration Jerry will demonstrate the ease of use of the DREAM FABRIC FRAME and he will share a bunch of Free Motion Quilting tips and tricks on his 40 years of quilting. Click Here to Register! Multiple Locations and Dates! Click Here for more information and to Register!
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Fri, Jun 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)
Sat, Jun 09, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Sat, Jun 09, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Basic Computer Skills for Machine Embroidery
Sat, Jun 09, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
By popular demand, we are now offering a class focused totally on computer skills need for machine embroidery! Come to this class to learn what you need to know to manage your embroidery design collection, navigate the web to purchase, download, and unzip files, and transfer designs to a usb stick and/or external hard drive (if you use one). You will need to bring your laptop, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one). You can come to this class whether you have a Mac or a PC (Windows), and regardless of which embroidery software you decide to use. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class: $50 No kit fee! Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 & #2 for mid-size machines (Sewing)
Sat, Jun 09, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
New Owner Class for Brother Sewing Only and Combo Machines (mid-size machines) Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere
SA Needle Work Guild
Sat, Jun 09, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Brother Dream Quilting Frame Tour
Sat, Jun 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Join us with Jerry Granata premier Brother Educator and a 1st Prize Winner in his category for Fly Me To The Moon at the Houston Quilt Festival, in this lecture/demonstration, as we explore the creative features on the Brother DREAM FABRIC FRAME and DQLT15" Longarm Machine.. Click Here To Register!
Award Winning Quilter Jerry Granata's Lecture on Free Motion Quilting
Sat, Jun 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 9am in Lake Charles Store Join us with Jerry Granata premier Brother Educator and a 1st Prize Winner in his category for Fly Me To The Moon at the Houston Quilt Festival. In his lecture/demonstration Jerry will demonstrate the ease of use of the DREAM FABRIC FRAME and he will share a bunch of Free Motion Quilting tips and tricks on his 40 years of quilting. Click Here to Register! Multiple Locations and Dates! Click Here for more information and to Register!
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for Single Needle (Mid-Size)Machines
Sat, Jun 09, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class for (Mid-Size) Single Needle Machines. Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)
Sat, Jun 09, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Embrilliance Essentials - A to Z
Sat, Jun 09, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class you will learn how to merge designs, work with fonts, and work with the Stitch Simulator and the Thread Palette. This is a comprehensive overview of the Essentials software. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with your software, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one), AND A WORKING MOUSE FOR YOUR LAPTOP! Also, please bring about 10 spools of embroidery thread of any brand/s. To take this class, you must have either taken our Computer Skills class or be familiar with all of the computer skills covered in that class. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee:$50 No kit fee! Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
New Owner Embroidery
Mon, Jun 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee-free if machine purchased from Allbrands, $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Three hours about precautions, stabilizers, threads, menus, rotating, moving, sizing, and hooping the fabric. You will embroider a design on a fat quarter. Learn to embroider on a terry towel and combine a simple design with lettering or monogram. Supplies Embroidery machine, embroidery arm, machine accessories, power cord, and owner’s manual. Embroidery basic sewing kit, medium weight tear away stabilizer, wet and gone tacky stabilizer, and water soluble topper. Stabilizers need to fit the hoop with 2 inches excess around all sides. Small ruler, marking pen, bobbins, 3 different embroidery threads, bobbin thread, fat quarter of light solid color (NO print), good quality terry hand towel for embroidering on. 1 large hoop (5x7) with matching template, extra needles, pins, scissors
New Owner Embroidery
Mon, Jun 11, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee-free if machine purchased from Allbrands, $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Three hours about precautions, stabilizers, threads, menus, rotating, moving, sizing, and hooping the fabric. You will embroider a design on a fat quarter. Learn to embroider on a terry towel and combine a simple design with lettering or monogram. Supplies Embroidery machine, embroidery arm, machine accessories, power cord, and owner’s manual. Embroidery basic sewing kit, medium weight tear away stabilizer, wet and gone tacky stabilizer, and water soluble topper. Stabilizers need to fit the hoop with 2 inches excess around all sides. Small ruler, marking pen, bobbins, 3 different embroidery threads, bobbin thread, fat quarter of light solid color (NO print), good quality terry hand towel for embroidering on. 1 large hoop (5x7) with matching template, extra needles, pins, scissors
Beginner Sewing - Ages 10 & Up
Tue, Jun 12, 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
This is a full-day class (with a break for lunch midday). Please arrive early to set up your machine. Total class fee is $95. Kit fee $25. All fees are due when you register; call the store to register and reserve your spot! In this class you will learn to read a pattern, cut out simple projects, stitch a simple hem, sew on a button, thread your machine & fill a bobbin, as well as straight stitching and zig zag stitching. We will complete several small projects together throughout the week including, but not limited to, a small pillow and pin cushion/trash container. Supplies needed: Bring YOUR machine, fabric scissors, tape measure, pins, seam ripper, marking chalk or pen, 2 bobbins, 1 spool white or off white thread. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco. Optional: Purchase the Start-to-Sew Kit in the store for $14.99 (includes all of the accessories above plus tracing papers, wheel, pin cushion, needle threader, sewing gauge, 10 hand needles, and thimble)
Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
Tue, Jun 12, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Intermediate Sewing - Girl's Dress
Wed, Jun 13, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
For individuals who have completed our Beginner Sewing Class, or have mastered threading their machine, filling and installing bobbins, adjusting stitches, and have made at least a few sewing projects on their own. Students should bring their sewing machine & instruction manual, basic supplies such as fabric scissors, pins, pin cushion, tape measure or rulers. Fabrics must be purchased at the store by Monday 6/11/18; Children's Corner “Lucy” pattern will be used; must purchase pattern if not already owned (or shared with someone else). Class fee: $30 Kit fee: students will purchase fabric/s from store Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Intermediate Sewing - Pajama Pants or Shorts
Wed, Jun 13, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
For individuals who have completed our Beginner Sewing Class, or have mastered threading their machine, filling and installing bobbins, adjusting stitches, and have made at least a few sewing projects on their own. Students should bring their sewing machine & instruction manual, basic supplies such as fabric scissors, pins, pin cushion, tape measure or rulers. Fabrics must be purchased at the store by Monday 6/11/18; “Sew Easy” pattern will be used; must purchase pattern if not already owned (or shared with someone else). Class fee: $30.00 Kit fee: students will choose fabric from store Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Brother New Owner Class #1 & #2 for Larger models (Sewing)
Sat, Jun 16, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Class #1 & #2 for Larger models of Brother Sewing Only and Combo Machines. Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere Bring machine & cords, manual, all attachments, scissors, thread, highlighter, pen and paper.
Quilting Sew-cial with Lorraine
Sat, Jun 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Join our award winning super Quilter Lorraine every third Saturday 10-1. Bring a project or something you want help with. OR join a small group that will be doing a Block of the Month. Either way come for three hours of quilting pleasure! Photos will follow.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for Large Machines
Sat, Jun 16, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class#3 for Larger Embroidery Only and Combo Machines Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere Bring machine & cords, manual, all attachments, scissors,thread, highlighter, pen and paper.
New Owner PR
Mon, Jun 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
This class is free to owners who purchased the machine from Allbrands, cost is $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. This class teaches the basic skills to get started using your Multi-needle machine. You are not required to bring your machine as the class will be taught using our floor model.
New Owner PR
Mon, Jun 18, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
This class is free to owners who purchased the machine from Allbrands, cost is $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. This class teaches the basic skills to get started using your Multi-needle machine. You are not required to bring your machine as the class will be taught using our floor model.
Ballerina Purse - In the Hoop Project Class
Tue, Jun 19, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
You will need your embroidery machine, 5 x 7 OR 6 x 10 hoop, and applique scissors. Choose general color scheme; fabrics will be prepared for you in kit. Finished size of purse/wallet depends on hoop size. $30.00 class fee $15.00 kit fee (includes design) Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class minimum: 3
Kids Begin to Sew with Dee
Tue, Jun 19, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $49.99 per day. You may take one class or build on what you learn. The first class contains instruction on using a sewing machine, cutting fabric, and safety basics. The first project is making a pincushion. Supplies: We will provide sewing machines for each class member and a kit to make the project. Basic sewing kit is required : scissors,pins,marking pen. We will have sewing kits available for purchase.
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Large machines)
Tue, Jun 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Intermediate Sewing - Small Backpack
Tue, Jun 19, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
For individuals who have completed our Beginner Sewing Class, or have mastered threading their machine, filling and installing bobbins, adjusting stitches, and have made at least a few sewing projects on their own. Students should bring their sewing machine & instruction manual, basic supplies such as fabric scissors, pins, pin cushion, tape measure or rulers. Fabrics must be purchased at the store by Monday 6/11/18; pattern will be supplied for you. Class fee: $30 Kit fee: fabrics will be purchased from AllBrands Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Log Cabin Quilt Block - For Beginners
Wed, Jun 20, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class, you will learn how to use strip quilting techniques to create 4 mini log cabin blocks, which will then be sewn together to make your choice - either a pillow or wall hanging! Once you register, you will receive a call from the instructor regarding choosing your fabrics, and your kit will be ready and waiting for you on the day of class. Geared to those who are familiar with sewing but new to quilting. Bring your sewing machine with a walking foot attachment plus basic sewing tools (scissors, pins, ruler). If you prefer to serge your pieces together, bring your serger as well. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $35 Kit fee: $12
Kids Begin to Sew with Dee
Wed, Jun 20, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $49.99 per day. You may take one class or build on what you learn. The first class contains instruction on using a sewing machine, cutting fabric, and safety basics. The first project is making a pincushion. The second class you either have to have taken the first class or be experienced in using a sewing machine. The second project is a cuffed pillowcase. Supplies: We will provide sewing machines for each class member and a kit to make the project. Basic sewing kit is required : scissors,pins,marking pen. We will have sewing kits available for purchase.
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)
Wed, Jun 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Project Class - Create a Beach Bag
Wed, Jun 20, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come to class to sew and embroider an adorable beach bag! Approximately 17" x 22" x 4". Drawstring top uses parachute cord and squared bottom includes a heavy duty grommet. These straps allow you to carry the bag on the shoulder or as a backpack. Don't wait - sign up today - in the store or call 923-1260! Pictures coming soon! Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $10 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Kids Begin to Sew with Dee
Thu, Jun 21, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $49.99 per day. You may take one class or build on what you learn. The first class contains instruction on using a sewing machine, cutting fabric, and safety basics. The first project is making a pincushion. The second class you either have to have taken the first class or be experienced in using a sewing machine. The second project is a cuffed pillowcase. The third class project is a lined tote bag. You must either have taken class one or be experienced using a sewing machine. Supplies: We will provide sewing machines for each class member and a kit to make the project. Basic sewing kit is required : scissors,pins,marking pen. We will have sewing kits available for purchase.
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)
Thu, Jun 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 (PRs)
Sat, Jun 23, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class for PR machines. Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere Bring manual, highlighter, pen, paper.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
Tue, Jun 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Embrilliance Software - Enthusiast Module
Wed, Jun 27, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
“Enthusiast” is the component of the Embrilliance embroidery software that allows you to quickly and easily edit designs that others have created and/or that you have purchased elsewhere. Enthusiast also gives you the ability to use a knockdown stitch (when embroidering on towels or other fabrics with a thick pile), gives you the ability to split monograms or designs, to save your designs in a picture format, and much, much more! Sign up today to learn about these features and make your embroidery life simpler! Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $50 Kit fee: $0 (Enthusiast is available in our store and/or on our website if you have yet to purchase it)
Embrilliance Software - Alpha Tricks
Wed, Jun 27, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Alpha Tricks is the component of the Embrilliance embroidery software that specializes in working with fonts. Have you quickly assembled so many fonts that it’s hard to find what you are looking for? Alpha Tricks will help you rename and reorganize fonts that you’ve already purchased and from that point forward, you will be set! Alpha Tricks also gives you additional options that make it easier to work with fonts in your designs, including Monograms. Sign up today to learn about these features and make your embroidery life simpler! Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $50 Kit fee: $0 (Alpha Tricks is available in our store and/or on our website if you have yet to purchase it)
New Owner Basic
Mon, Jul 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee free if purchased at Allbrands-$99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Class Description Have you felt intimated by your new machine? Join Rosemary 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, and owner’s manual. 1 fat quarter light color plain NO prints please. Bright colored sewing thread, tear away stabilizer, needles size 12/80 Universal and Topstitch. Basic sewing kit includes scissors, ruler, marking pen/pencils, pins, seam ripper, 1 button. If you think you might need it for class; bring it. Tablet and writing pen for taking notes
New Owner Basic
Mon, Jul 02, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee free if purchased at Allbrands-$99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Class Description Have you felt intimated by your new machine? Join Rosemary 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, and owner’s manual. 1 fat quarter light color plain NO prints please. Bright colored sewing thread, tear away stabilizer, needles size 12/80 Universal and Topstitch. Basic sewing kit includes scissors, ruler, marking pen/pencils, pins, seam ripper, 1 button. If you think you might need it for class; bring it. Tablet and writing pen for taking notes
New Owner Embroidery
Mon, Jul 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee-free if machine purchased from Allbrands, $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Three hours about precautions, stabilizers, threads, menus, rotating, moving, sizing, and hooping the fabric. You will embroider a design on a fat quarter. Learn to embroider on a terry towel and combine a simple design with lettering or monogram. Supplies Embroidery machine, embroidery arm, machine accessories, power cord, and owner’s manual. Embroidery basic sewing kit, medium weight tear away stabilizer, wet and gone tacky stabilizer, and water soluble topper. Stabilizers need to fit the hoop with 2 inches excess around all sides. Small ruler, marking pen, bobbins, 3 different embroidery threads, bobbin thread, fat quarter of light solid color (NO print), good quality terry hand towel for embroidering on. 1 large hoop (5x7) with matching template, extra needles, pins, scissors
New Owner Embroidery
Mon, Jul 09, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee-free if machine purchased from Allbrands, $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Three hours about precautions, stabilizers, threads, menus, rotating, moving, sizing, and hooping the fabric. You will embroider a design on a fat quarter. Learn to embroider on a terry towel and combine a simple design with lettering or monogram. Supplies Embroidery machine, embroidery arm, machine accessories, power cord, and owner’s manual. Embroidery basic sewing kit, medium weight tear away stabilizer, wet and gone tacky stabilizer, and water soluble topper. Stabilizers need to fit the hoop with 2 inches excess around all sides. Small ruler, marking pen, bobbins, 3 different embroidery threads, bobbin thread, fat quarter of light solid color (NO print), good quality terry hand towel for embroidering on. 1 large hoop (5x7) with matching template, extra needles, pins, scissors
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 & #2 for mid-size machines (Sewing)
Sat, Jul 14, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
New Owner Guide Class for Brother Sewing Only and Combo Machines Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere
SA Needle Work Guild
Sat, Jul 14, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Anita Goodesign Trunk Show - All Locations!
Mon, Jul 16, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Jul 21, 04:00 AM
Come by any Allbrands location to get inspired, and get amazing deals on Anita Goodesign Embroidery Designs.
New Owner PR
Mon, Jul 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
This class is free to owners who purchased the machine from Allbrands, cost is $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. This class teaches the basic skills to get started using your Multi-needle machine. You are not required to bring your machine as the class will be taught using our floor model.
New Owner PR
Mon, Jul 16, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
This class is free to owners who purchased the machine from Allbrands, cost is $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. This class teaches the basic skills to get started using your Multi-needle machine. You are not required to bring your machine as the class will be taught using our floor model.
Quilting Sew-cial with Lorraine
Sat, Jul 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Join our award winning super Quilter Lorraine every third Saturday 10-1. Bring a project or something you want help with. OR join a small group that will be doing a Block of the Month. Either way come for three hours of quilting pleasure! Photos will follow.
New Braunfels, TX Quiltfest 2018
Fri, Jul 27, 10:00 AM through through Sun, Jul 29, 05:00 AM
JULY 27, 2018 10:00 AM - JULY 29, 2018 5:00 PM $8+ NEW BRAUNFELS CIVIC/CONVENTION CENTER Come see us at the New Braunfels, TX Quilt show located at the New Braunfels Civic Center,375 South Castell Avenue, New Braunfels, TX 78130. We will have a full line of Brother sewing, embroidery & Quilt machines on-hand. Stop by and say hi and register to win a free machine. Look for the big blue Brother tower and the Big Red AllBrands.com Canopy. http://innewbraunfels.com/event/quiltfest-2018/ Visit their site for more information!
Unleash your creativity! Scan-N-Cut class with Darlene Powell
Sat, Aug 04, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Don't miss this exciting opportunity to spend a day with one of the nations best Scan-N-Cut educators. Gain valuable knowledge and experience. Leave inspired with new unique techniques, projects, memories, and most of all, make new friends. You'll learn the secrets and tips to creating one of a kind projects.
New Owner Basic
Mon, Aug 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee free if purchased at Allbrands-$99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Class Description Have you felt intimated by your new machine? Join Rosemary 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, and owner’s manual. 1 fat quarter light color plain NO prints please. Bright colored sewing thread, tear away stabilizer, needles size 12/80 Universal and Topstitch. Basic sewing kit includes scissors, ruler, marking pen/pencils, pins, seam ripper, 1 button. If you think you might need it for class; bring it. Tablet and writing pen for taking notes
New Owner Basic
Mon, Aug 06, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee free if purchased at Allbrands-$99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Class Description Have you felt intimated by your new machine? Join Rosemary 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, and owner’s manual. 1 fat quarter light color plain NO prints please. Bright colored sewing thread, tear away stabilizer, needles size 12/80 Universal and Topstitch. Basic sewing kit includes scissors, ruler, marking pen/pencils, pins, seam ripper, 1 button. If you think you might need it for class; bring it. Tablet and writing pen for taking notes
New Owner Embroidery
Mon, Aug 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee-free if machine purchased from Allbrands, $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Three hours about precautions, stabilizers, threads, menus, rotating, moving, sizing, and hooping the fabric. You will embroider a design on a fat quarter. Learn to embroider on a terry towel and combine a simple design with lettering or monogram. Supplies Embroidery machine, embroidery arm, machine accessories, power cord, and owner’s manual. Embroidery basic sewing kit, medium weight tear away stabilizer, wet and gone tacky stabilizer, and water soluble topper. Stabilizers need to fit the hoop with 2 inches excess around all sides. Small ruler, marking pen, bobbins, 3 different embroidery threads, bobbin thread, fat quarter of light solid color (NO print), good quality terry hand towel for embroidering on. 1 large hoop (5x7) with matching template, extra needles, pins, scissors
New Owner Embroidery
Mon, Aug 13, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee-free if machine purchased from Allbrands, $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. Three hours about precautions, stabilizers, threads, menus, rotating, moving, sizing, and hooping the fabric. You will embroider a design on a fat quarter. Learn to embroider on a terry towel and combine a simple design with lettering or monogram. Supplies Embroidery machine, embroidery arm, machine accessories, power cord, and owner’s manual. Embroidery basic sewing kit, medium weight tear away stabilizer, wet and gone tacky stabilizer, and water soluble topper. Stabilizers need to fit the hoop with 2 inches excess around all sides. Small ruler, marking pen, bobbins, 3 different embroidery threads, bobbin thread, fat quarter of light solid color (NO print), good quality terry hand towel for embroidering on. 1 large hoop (5x7) with matching template, extra needles, pins, scissors
Unleash your creativity! Scan-N-Cut class with Darlene Powell
Fri, Aug 17, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Don't miss this exciting opportunity to spend a day with one of the nations best Scan-N-Cut educators. Gain valuable knowledge and experience. Leave inspired with new unique techniques, projects, memories, and most of all, make new friends. You'll learn the secrets and tips to creating one of a kind projects.
Unleash your creativity! Scan-N-Cut class with Darlene Powell
Sat, Aug 18, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Don't miss this exciting opportunity to spend a day with one of the nations best Scan-N-Cut educators. Gain valuable knowledge and experience. Leave inspired with new unique techniques, projects, memories, and most of all, make new friends. You'll learn the secrets and tips to creating one of a kind projects.
New Owner PR
Mon, Aug 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
This class is free to owners who purchased the machine from Allbrands, cost is $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. This class teaches the basic skills to get started using your Multi-needle machine. You are not required to bring your machine as the class will be taught using our floor model.
New Owner PR
Mon, Aug 20, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
This class is free to owners who purchased the machine from Allbrands, cost is $99.00 if purchased elsewhere. This class teaches the basic skills to get started using your Multi-needle machine. You are not required to bring your machine as the class will be taught using our floor model.