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

January 2017

January
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
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SIT AND SEW
3
Skill Builder-Beyond Basics-Zippers,Buttons,and Buttonholes
4
Scan n Cut 1/4/17SIT AND SEW
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PR101 Guide Class
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SIT AND SEW
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Intro to EmbroideryFloriani Software with Joan WeberScan n Cut Vinyl Tech Sit N SewCustomizing Existing DesignsBeyond Basics Skill Builder-Patterns
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Back Pack/ Purse ClassBrother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Large machines)
10
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
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Quilt Guild MeetingBeyond Basics Skill Builder-ShortsBernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)Scan n Cut Vinyl Tech
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Digitizing A DesignQuilter's Guild Acadienne BeeScan n Cut Fabric Tech
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Second Saturday Quilting LessonsBrother New Owner BasicRULER DEMOBrother New Owner Class #1Intro To EmbroiderySit N SewBeginners SmockingScan N Cut BasicQuilter's Guild Acadienne BeeSweet Tweet Valentine Wall Hanging/PlacematSplitting & AlignmentBrother New Owner EmbroideryBrother New Owner Class #2
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingBlock of the MonthBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – SewingBrother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)Scan N Cut Guide Class
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PR101SIT AND SEWMachine Embroidery with Confidence
18
Judies' Tie Bag CANCELLEDQuilt Guild MeetingSIT AND SEWBernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
19
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
20
Block of the Friday week Quilt Class-Friday mystery quilt blockQuilter's Guild Acadienne BeeSIT AND SEW
21
Lorraine's Embroidery LessonsPE Design ClubBeyond Basics Skill Builder-SkirtsScan N CutEmbroidery 101Quilter's Guild Acadienne BeeScan N Cut Guide ClassQUILT SIT & SEW CLUBBES Lettering SoftwareEmbroidery 101
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Beyond Basics Skill Builder-BlazerBrother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)Scan n Cut Fabric Tech
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Scan N Cut Guide Class
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingJudies' Hexagon Quilt CANCELLEDSerger Guide Class #1Quilt Guild MeetingBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – SewingBernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
26
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)Machine Embroidery with ConfidenceBrother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
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PE DESIGN NEXT SOFTWARESew Steady Ruler Class
28
The ABC's and 123's of embroidery and AppliqueKathryns' Korner 8500 and 8550 Beyond New OwnerBeginners Machine AppliqueEMBROIDERY CLUB MEETINGSelf Binding Receiving blanket
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BROTHER GUIDE CLASS
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BROTHER GUIDE CLASS PART 3 & 4Scan n Cut with JudyApron ClassApplique & Scan N Cut
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February 2017

February
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
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NISD Adults Begin to Sew 1 of 3Serger Guide Class #2Quilt Guild MeetingSLIDELL SIT & SEW
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Brother New Owner BasicLEARN HOW TO DO BOBBINWORK
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Brother New Owner EmbroideryB E S LETTERING 3 SOFTWARE
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Floriani Software with Joan WeberAdvanced Sewing - Artisan ApronTHE ABC'S & 123'S OF EMBROIDERY AND APPLIQUEMachine Embroidery with ConfidenceCustomizing Existing DesignsP E Design 10 with JudyFloriani Software with Joan Weber
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Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)Brother New Owners Class #1SIT AND SEWBrother New Owner Class #2
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NISD Adults Begin to Sew 2 of 3Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Large machines)Quilt Guild MeetingBernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)
9
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)Getting to Know Your Serger-Beginning TechniquesPR101How to Download an Embroidery Design
10
SLIDELL SIT & SEWBrother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)Scan n Cut & PE Design - OH MY!Quilter's Guild Acadienne Bee
11
Second Saturday Quilting LessonsKathryns' Korner Lost SheepPE DESIGN NEXT SOFTWAREQuilter's Guild Acadienne BeeDRESDEN FLOWER WALL HANGINGDigitizing A Design
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13
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - SewingBERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - SewingBrother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
14
New Brother Owners Class #3Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
15
NISD Adults Begin to Sew 3 of 3Quilt Guild MeetingBeginning Smocking #1Scan N Cut Guide ClassSIT AND SEWBeginning Smocking #1Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
16
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryBeyond the Basics - Intermediate Machine EmbroideryBERNINA CLUB
17
Fooling w/ Fonts in PE DesignQuilter's Guild Acadienne BeeSLIDELL SIT & SEW
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PE Design ClubAdvanced Embroidery - AppliqueBrother New Owner BasicLorraine's Embroidery LessonsQuilter's Guild Acadienne BeeQUILT SIT & SEW CLUBBES Lettering Software 4Brother New Owner Embroidery
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20
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
21
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)SLIDELL SIT & SEW
22
Beginning Smocking #2Beginning Smocking #2Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
23
PR101Machine Embroidery with Confidence
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Unleash Your Creativity Scan-N-cut ClassPiecing Fun-damentals
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27
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)
28
HAPPY MARDI GRAS
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SIT AND SEW
Mon, Jan 02, 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Skill Builder-Beyond Basics-Zippers,Buttons,and Buttonholes
Tue, Jan 03, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 This is the first in a series of five sewing skills classes. Zippers, buttons, and button holes are essential elements of garments. They are also easy to master. After an overview of zippers and common applications, you will complete two zipper applications: (1) a centered zipper and (2) a lapped, or overlap, zipper. Then you will learn how to use the specialty button and button hole feet of your machine to achieve quick and professional results. This is a 4–hour hands on class. Instructor: Judy Joiner. Student Provided Materials: Students must bring their sewing machine with its standard, zipper, button, and button hole feet. Install a new needle (universal, size 80/12). Don't forget the electrical cord and foot pedal. Also, bring basic tools (e.g., scissors/shears, small scissors/snips, seam ripper, sewing gauge, ball top pins). You will need general purpose sewing thread (mercerized cotton or polyester) for the needle and bobbin, Fray Check, and disappearing marking pens. Student Kits Required: • 2 zippers (9" long, minimum) • 2 flat buttons with 2 or 4 holes (½" to ⅝") • 1 fat quarter • Fusible interfacing (size of fat quarter)
Scan n Cut 1/4/17
Wed, Jan 04, 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. We will be cutting fabric for applique.
SIT AND SEW
Wed, Jan 04, 10:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
PR101 Guide Class
Thu, Jan 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 -hour class.  $35.00  Taught by Kathy Mooney
SIT AND SEW
Fri, Jan 06, 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Intro to Embroidery
Sat, Jan 07, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Snowman on towel. In this class you will learn different stabilizers and when to use them, hooping techniques, and tips and tricks to machine embroidery. You will need: Your machine, 4x4 or 5x7 hoop, USB stick, small scissors, and thread: white, lt gray, purple, gold, brown, black, orange Teacher: Shirley Class Fee: $30 & Kit Fee: $10 Minimum Class: 2 Maximum Class: 7
Floriani Software with Joan Weber
Sat, Jan 07, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
class fee $20.
Scan n Cut Vinyl Tech
Sat, Jan 07, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
SNC Technique Class – Vinyl – 9:30 AM to 11:30 PM – $30, plus kit fee 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.
Sit N Sew
Sat, Jan 07, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
Join us every Saturday from 10am til 3pm for open sew Saturday.. Bring a friend, and a project....Coffee and snacks provided. NO charge for open sew dates.
Customizing Existing Designs
Sat, Jan 07, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This is a very basic hands-on class showing you how modify existing designs in your PE-Design software. This also shows you how to use your software. You will learn how to resize, move, modify, extract out part of a design, add undersewing, adding text, change colors, and much more. $40
Beyond Basics Skill Builder-Patterns
Sat, Jan 07, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 This is the second in a series of five sewing skills classes. You have a wide range of choices in patterns, styles, and fabrics. How well a pattern helps you achieve your sewing goals depends first of all on picking the proper pattern and second, understanding standard markings and terms. You will learn how to pick a pattern, what's in a pattern, and how to read patterns. Then, you will learn fabric preparation, layout, cutting, and marking. This is a 4–hour lecture/discussion class. It will prepare you to chose patterns and fabrics for the remaining classes. Instructor: Judy Joiner.
Back Pack/ Purse Class
Mon, Jan 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
A Back pack that any tablet can fit in or a small laptop. Instructor: Sandy Couch
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Large machines)
Mon, Jan 09, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D), Dream Machine (XM8500D) and NV2800D. This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their 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. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Tue, Jan 10, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. This is a lecture class covering topics such as 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 4 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney    $45.00
Quilt Guild Meeting
Wed, Jan 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Beyond Basics Skill Builder-Shorts
Wed, Jan 11, 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 The first learn–by–doing class in the series of five sewing skills classes is Sew Easy Pajama or Casual Shorts. These shorts are a great beginner project. You will follow a pattern; layout, cut, and mark your fabric. You will learn the traditional sewing sequence that makes pants have a better hang and a crotch seam the fits comfortably. You will also make an elasticized insert waistline and a topstitched hem. These skills are common sewing applications you will use again and again from project to project. This is a 4–hour hands on class. Instructor: Judy Joiner. Student Provided Materials: Students must bring their sewing machine with its standard foot. Install a new needle (universal, size 80/12). Don't forget the electrical cord and foot pedal. Also, bring basic tools (e.g., scissors/shears, small scissors/snips, seam ripper, sewing gauge, ball top pins). You will need general purpose sewing thread (mercerized cotton or polyester) for the needle and bobbin, Fray Check, and disappearing marking pens. Other materials: • 1 yard of high quality fabric that is not too heavy or stiff. Quilters Cotton will work well. • 1 spool of thread to match • ¾" wide elastic (available in 1–1½ yard packages or can be cut to length based on measuring wearer 2" below the waist and adding 1" to the measurement) • Note: The Kit Fee covers the cost of the pattern booklet, Sew Easy Pajama Pants, by Cindy Taylor Oates. You may purchase fabric and notions at AllBrands, or use materials you may have in your stash.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)
Wed, Jan 11, 05:00 PM - 08:00 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 Vinyl Tech
Wed, Jan 11, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
SNC Technique Class – Vinyl – 9:30 AM to 11:30 PM – $30, plus kit fee 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.
Digitizing A Design
Fri, Jan 13, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
A class on how to take images and turn them into embroidery design with the PE-Design Software; Using the Auto digitizing tools, using Design Center. Also how to create a plan to digitize the design using the drawing tools. $40
Quilter's Guild Acadienne Bee
Fri, Jan 13, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Lafayette
Scan n Cut Fabric Tech
Fri, Jan 13, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
SNC Technique Class – Fabric – $30, plus kit fee 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.
Second Saturday Quilting Lessons
Sat, Jan 14, 12:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
CANCELLED
Brother New Owner Basic
Sat, Jan 14, 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
RULER DEMO
Sat, Jan 14, 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
FREE IN STORE DEMO WILL HAVE 3 DEMONSTRATION THROUGH OUT THE DAY DON'T MISS OUT ON A FREE DEMO
Brother New Owner Class #1
Sat, Jan 14, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn your machine Instructor: Sandy Couch
Intro To Embroidery
Sat, Jan 14, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
New Orleans
Learn all the basics of Machine Embroidery! Threads, bobbins, needles, hooping techniques and stabilizers. Fee: $50 Call store to sign up! 504-888-4952
Sit N Sew
Sat, Jan 14, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
Join us every Saturday from 10am til 3pm for open sew Saturday.. Bring a friend, and a project....Coffee and snacks provided. NO charge for open sew dates.
Beginners Smocking
Sat, Jan 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basics of smocking with Bobbi. $40.00
Scan N Cut Basic
Sat, Jan 14, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
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. $40.00 for class $10.00 for kit fee. Taught by Darlene Powell. Limit 10 students per class.
Quilter's Guild Acadienne Bee
Sat, Jan 14, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Sweet Tweet Valentine Wall Hanging/Placemat
Sat, Jan 14, 11:30 AM - 02:00 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. $20 class fee and $25 kit fee (Includes Pattern Book with other pillow, wall hangings and quilt ideas)
Splitting & Alignment
Sat, Jan 14, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
In this class Penny shows how to create embroidery designs that are too big for your hoop, so that they sew out perfectly! First you will see how the stitch out goes - that’s when you really get it! Next Penny shows how to create the whole thing, and then how to split it and add in the alignment lines to help it go back together. Penny uses PE-Design to show this, but this technique can be used in most embroidery/digitizing software. This is not a hands-on class but samples will be provided for you to try this at home. $40
Brother New Owner Embroidery
Sat, Jan 14, 12:00 PM - 03:00 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.
Brother New Owner Class #2
Sat, Jan 14, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn your machine Instructor: Sandy Couch
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Mon, Jan 16, 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
Block of the Month
Mon, Jan 16, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Come join our Block of the Month for the year. $5 We will be offering you to come in at 10-11 and see how the block is made and see new items in the store. If you would like to stay from 11-12 and sew the block out with help them it would be a class fee charge of $10. If you bring in your blocks each month finished then there will be a discount on the next months block.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Mon, Jan 16, 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 Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)
Mon, Jan 16, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D), Dream Machine (XM8500D) and NV2800D. This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their 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. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Scan N Cut Guide Class
Mon, Jan 16, 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.
PR101
Tue, Jan 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 -hour class.  $75.00  Taught by Kathy Mooney
SIT AND SEW
Tue, Jan 17, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Tue, Jan 17, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. This is a lecture class covering topics such as 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 4 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney    $45.00
Judies' Tie Bag CANCELLED
Wed, Jan 18, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 This is a fun bag with plenty of room for the things you need to carry. Student Supplies sewing machine in good working condition, power cord, foot control walking foot if you have one, 3/4 yard outside fabric 1 1/2 contrasting fabric (not suitable for 1 way fabrics) 1 yd interfacing 15" wide 1 magnetic snap Basic sewing supplies
Quilt Guild Meeting
Wed, Jan 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
SIT AND SEW
Wed, Jan 18, 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. pLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
Wed, Jan 18, 05:00 PM - 08:00 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.
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Thu, Jan 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their 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. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Jan 19, 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, Jan 19, 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
Block of the Friday week Quilt Class-Friday mystery quilt block
Fri, Jan 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn how to construct quilt blocks What to bring: Your own machine, scissors, seam ripper & thread. Also bring your own fabrics or you may perches fabric before class starts. Instructor: Yolanda Castillo Class Fee: $7 - No Kit Fee
Quilter's Guild Acadienne Bee
Fri, Jan 20, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Lafayette
SIT AND SEW
Fri, Jan 20, 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Lorraine's Embroidery Lessons
Sat, Jan 21, 12:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
CANCELLED
PE Design Club
Sat, Jan 21, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Bring Show and Tell, Questions and get them answered!
Beyond Basics Skill Builder-Skirts
Sat, Jan 21, 09:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
SEW A SKIRT Class fee $45.00 Kit fee $5.00 The second learn–by–doing class in the series of five sewing skills classes is Sew a Skirt. You will continue to hone your pattern reading skills. You will also create darts, make an interfaced waistband, insert a lapped/overlap zipper, make a hemline vent, and sew a basic hem. These skills are additional common sewing applications you will use again and again from project to project. This is a 4–hour hands on class. Student Provided Materials: Students must bring their sewing machine with its standard foot. Install a new needle (universal, size 80/12). Don't forget the electrical cord and foot pedal. Also, bring basic tools (e.g., scissors/shears, small scissors/snips, seam ripper, sewing gauge, ball top pins). You will need general purpose sewing thread (mercerized cotton or polyester) for the needle and bobbin, Fray Check, and disappearing marking pens Other materials: • High quality fabric that is not too heavy or stiff. These include Pique, Poplin, Twill, Sateen, Wool Crepe, Tweed, Crepe, Sueded Silks/Rayons, Brocade, Shantung, and medium–weight denim.  45" wide fabric, all sizes: 1¾ yards  60" wide fabric, sizes 6/8/10/12: 1 yard  60" wide fabric, size 14: 1⅛ yard • 1 spool of thread to match fabric • 1 9" all–purpose zipper • 1 ½" button to match fabric
Scan N Cut
Sat, Jan 21, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
Scan N Cut, Beginners($35) 10 am to noon and Advanced ($40) 1 pm to 3 pm Space is limited, please call store store to reserve your spot.
Embroidery 101
Sat, Jan 21, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Lafayette
An all informational class designed to help you get started in the fun and exciting world of Embroidery $30.00
Quilter's Guild Acadienne Bee
Sat, Jan 21, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Scan N Cut Guide Class
Sat, Jan 21, 10:30 AM - 01:30 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.
QUILT SIT & SEW CLUB
Sat, Jan 21, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
COME OUT AND ENJOY SITTING AND QUILTING ALONG WITH OTHER LADIES THAT LOVE TO DO WHAT YOU LIKE. YOU WILL BRING YOUR OWN MACHINE WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECT AND COME AND EXPERIENCE THE ATOMSPHERE OF THREADS, SEWING MACHINES, AND QUILTING FABRICS. PLEASE CONTACT THE STORE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
BES Lettering Software
Sat, Jan 21, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
The BES Lettering Software 4. $40
Embroidery 101
Sat, Jan 21, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
An all informational class designed to help you get started in the fun and exciting world of Embroidery $30.00
Beyond Basics Skill Builder-Blazer
Mon, Jan 23, 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 Class Description: The last learn–by–doing class in the series of five sewing skills classes is Sew a Blazer. This is perfect for the advanced beginner you have become. You will continue to hone your pattern reading skills. You will also set sleeves, create a shawl collar, sew facings, and topstitch. These skills are additional sewing applications you will use again and again from project to project. This is a 4–hour hands on class. Student Provided Materials: Students must bring their sewing machine with its standard foot. Install a new needle (universal, size 80/12). Don't forget the electrical cord and foot pedal. Also, bring basic tools (e.g., scissors/shears, small scissors/snips, seam ripper, sewing gauge, ball top pins). You will need general purpose sewing thread (mercerized cotton or polyester) for the needle and bobbin, Fray Check, and disappearing marking pens. Other materials: • Medium–weight woven fabrics or stable knits. These include stretch wool suitings and cottons, Ponte knit (tightly woven combination of rayon, polyester, and spandex), and French terry (a light–weight sweatshirt–type fabric).  45" wide fabric, sizes 0/2/4/6/8/10: 2 yards  45" wide fabric, sizes 12/14/16/18: 2 1/3 yards  54" wide fabric, sizes 0/2/4/6/8/10: 1⅝ yards  54" wide fabric, sizes 12/14/16/18: 1⅞ yards • 1½ yards of fusible interfacing
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)
Mon, Jan 23, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D), Dream Machine (XM8500D) and NV2800D. This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their 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. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Scan n Cut Fabric Tech
Mon, Jan 23, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Houston
SNC Technique Class – Fabric – $30, plus kit fee 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.
Scan N Cut Guide Class
Tue, Jan 24, 10:30 AM - 01:30 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.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Wed, Jan 25, 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
Judies' Hexagon Quilt CANCELLED
Wed, Jan 25, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Serger Guide Class #1
Wed, Jan 25, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Learn to use your serger, all brands welcome.
Quilt Guild Meeting
Wed, Jan 25, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Wed, Jan 25, 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
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
Wed, Jan 25, 05:00 PM - 08:00 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.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Jan 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
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
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)
Thu, Jan 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their 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. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Thu, Jan 26, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. This is a lecture class covering topics such as 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 4 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney    $45.00
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Jan 26, 02:00 PM - 05:00 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
PE DESIGN NEXT SOFTWARE
Fri, Jan 27, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO NAVIGATE THROUGH THIS SOFTWARE. PLEASE HAVE THE SOFTWARE LOADED ON THE COMPUTER BEFORE COMING TO CLASS.( THIS IS A MUST).THE CLASS IS 75.00 AND WILL BE TAUGHT BY AIMEE PINELL
Sew Steady Ruler Class
Fri, Jan 27, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Come and join the class and learn to use your Sew Steady Rulers. In the class we will go over the Sampler Template set 1 6" Spiral Template Clamshell Template Spinning Wheel Spin-e-fex #4 4" arc Template 2" circle Template Taught by Tammy Gonzales and the Class Fee is $35 with Kit Fee $5 You will need to bring your machine and rulers for the class. If you do not have the rulers yet we will have a couple of machines in the class for demo, reserve your spot today.
The ABC's and 123's of embroidery and Applique
Sat, Jan 28, 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
Aimee Pinell, Instructor. Please contact store to register in advanced. Space is very limited.
Kathryns' Korner 8500 and 8550 Beyond New Owner
Sat, Jan 28, 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $75.00 Student Limit 8 Class Description Private Class for 8500D and 8550D Brother Innov-is XV8500D and Innov-is 8550D Only 5 hours of guidance. Sewing, Embroidery, My Design Center, and New Features will be covered. This will be a very intense time of learning your machine, and the various features that your machine has to offer. Come prepared to be astonished! Join Kathryn for an all new and revised class. Must have a working knowledge of your machine. This class is not designed to teach basics. Class time will be limited. Brother Innov-is XV8500D must be updated and upgraded prior to class day. Arrive as early as 9:00am to get set up and ready to start at 10:00am. Supplies Manual, Brother Dream Machine Innov-is 8500D or 8550D embroidery/sewing machine. embroidery arm, power cord, foot, all hoops, scanning bed, embroidery threads, 4 colors, your choice, scissors, marking pen, pins, red clips, rotary cutter, small cutting mat, quilting rulers, bobbins, Brother bobbin thread, all accessories, needles, snowman stickers, Edge sewing sheet, sensor pen, flash drive, bring everything that came with your machine. Should there be something that you did not bring, then you will be able to observe. Fabric: 4- fat quarters of solid-ish light color. Two-12” squares fabric, light color, 1-12” square of batting. Bring extra fabric should you need more. Stabilizer: a roll of No Show Mesh, Stabilizer will need to fit your 8”x12” hoop. Bring a Lunch and personal snacks. Any drink must be in a closed container that will not leak. No paper or Styrofoam cups with lids will be allowed. There will be a 30-minute lunch break or continue to stitch. The choice is yours. Breaks will be as needed. Come, learn, have fun, great conversation, meet new friends, and best of all enjoy your Brother Dream Machine Innov-is 8500D or Innov-is 8550D.
Beginners Machine Applique
Sat, Jan 28, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
Step by step instructions on how to do Machine Applique! You will Leave with a complete Project! $25.00 Class Fee and $5.00 Kit Fee
EMBROIDERY CLUB MEETING
Sat, Jan 28, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
ALL CUSTOMERS THAT ARE INTERESTED IN JOINING MAY DO SO BY CALLING THE STORE. COME ON OUT AND FELLOWSHIP WITH LADIES THAT HAVE THE SAME INTEREST AS YOU DO. PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Self Binding Receiving blanket
Sat, Jan 28, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Need a quick Baby Shower Gift, Bring your Fabric and leave with a complete Blanket! $25.00
BROTHER GUIDE CLASS
Mon, Jan 30, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
THIS SESSION IS SET UP FOR CUSTOMERS THAT HAVE PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED MACHINE FROM ALLBRANDS WITHIN THE PAST 6 MONTHS. THIS IS A FREE CLASS SO PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
BROTHER GUIDE CLASS PART 3 & 4
Tue, Jan 31, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
THIS CLASS IS SETUP FOR CUSTOMERS WHO HAVE PURCHASED MACHINES IN THE LAST 6 MONTHS. PLEASE CONTACT STORE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Scan n Cut with Judy
Tue, Jan 31, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $30. This is a hands on class. So you got this great machine as a gift ! Come join our basic operation class to learn the screens and how to separate designs and all the other wonderful things it can do. Bring your Scan n Cut and everything that came in the box.
Apron Class
Tue, Jan 31, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Lear how to make an apron with Sandy Couch Class Fee $20 Kit Fee TBA
Applique & Scan N Cut
Tue, Jan 31, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This is a hands-on class showing you how to create an applique design using the PE Design software. Penny also shows you how to take an existing design and replace part of it (stitches) with an applique instead. Penny is also pleased to be able to show you how to combine the Scan N Cut with applique to allow you to create the applique piece on your Scan N Cut and the design created in your software using the same graphic. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
NISD Adults Begin to Sew 1 of 3
Wed, Feb 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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.
Serger Guide Class #2
Wed, Feb 01, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Learn to use your serger, all brands welcome.
Quilt Guild Meeting
Wed, Feb 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
SLIDELL SIT & SEW
Wed, Feb 01, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONTACT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Brother New Owner Basic
Thu, Feb 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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
LEARN HOW TO DO BOBBINWORK
Thu, Feb 02, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
CLASS DESCRIPTION COMING SOON. CLASS IS 35.00 KIT IS 10.00
Brother New Owner Embroidery
Fri, Feb 03, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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.
B E S LETTERING 3 SOFTWARE
Fri, Feb 03, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Slidell
LEARN HOW TO NAVIGATE THROUGH BES LETTERING. THIS CLASS IS 75.00 AND YOU WILL NEED TO BRING YOUR COMPUTER TO CLASS.PLEASE CALL STORE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
Floriani Software with Joan Weber
Sat, Feb 04, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
class fee $20.
Advanced Sewing - Artisan Apron
Sat, Feb 04, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come and make the MollyMade Artisan Apron (Full Apron). You will need to purchase 2 yards of a main material from your local AllBrands. You will need to bring your machine, seam ripper, small scissors, thread matching materials and materials purchased. Class Fee $50 Kit fee $20 includes: Pattern, Hardware (Square ring, Tri-glide, Trigger Snap), Zipper, 2 fat quarters to coordinate with main material Kit fee $10 includes: Hardware (Square ring, Tri-glide, Trigger Snap), Zipper, 2 fat quarters to coordinate with main material Teacher: Leigh Babin Maximum Class Size: 5
THE ABC'S & 123'S OF EMBROIDERY AND APPLIQUE
Sat, Feb 04, 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
THIS CLASS WILL TEACH YOU EVERYTHING THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT EMBROIDERY AND APPLIQUE. THE CLASS IS 65.00 AND IS TAUGHT BY AIMEE PINELL. Please call store for any information that is needed.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Sat, Feb 04, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. This is a lecture class covering topics such as 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 4 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney    $45.00
Customizing Existing Designs
Sat, Feb 04, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This is a very basic hands-on class showing you how modify existing designs in your PE-Design software. This also shows you how to use your software. You will learn how to resize, move, modify, extract out part of a design, add undersewing, adding text, change colors, and much more. $40
P E Design 10 with Judy
Sat, Feb 04, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $20.00 Class Description: The first in a series of four PE–Design 10 Basics Classes. Learn the basics about LE's tabs, icons, buttons, and windows. You will learn tips on setting up the software to meet your needs, how to access the built–in manual, tips on using the printed manual, and how to check for software updates. After this initial overview, you will explore LE's 10 panes and windows. You will learn how to set up and manage panes and windows, basic text entry/editing, shape entry/editing, and how to import designs. This is a 3–hour hands on class. Instructor: Judy Joiner. Class Cost: $20. Kit Fee: $0. Student Provided Materials: Students must bring their laptop computer with PE–Design 10 installed and any peripherals, electrical cords, and other items you routinely use with your computer. You should also bring your PE–Design 10 manual. Don't forget your Dongle.
Floriani Software with Joan Weber
Sat, Feb 04, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class Fee $20 Floriani Software with Joan Weber
Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)
Tue, Feb 07, 10:00 AM - 02:00 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.
Brother New Owners Class #1
Tue, Feb 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
SIT AND SEW
Tue, Feb 07, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Brother New Owner Class #2
Tue, Feb 07, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
NISD Adults Begin to Sew 2 of 3
Wed, Feb 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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 Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Large machines)
Wed, Feb 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D), Dream Machine (XM8500D) and NV2800D. This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their 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. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Quilt Guild Meeting
Wed, Feb 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)
Wed, Feb 08, 05:00 PM - 08:00 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.
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)
Thu, Feb 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D), Dream Machine (XM8500D) and NV2800D. This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their 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. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Getting to Know Your Serger-Beginning Techniques
Thu, Feb 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 Class Description 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. What to Bring 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.
PR101
Thu, Feb 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 -hour class.  $75.00  Taught by Kathy Mooney
How to Download an Embroidery Design
Thu, Feb 09, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn how to download an embroidery design to your laptop to your usb on to the machine. What you need for class are your embroidery machine and your laptops Class Fee: $10 and Kit Fee : $15 Instructor: Amanda Uvalle
SLIDELL SIT & SEW
Fri, Feb 10, 12:00 AM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONTACT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)
Fri, Feb 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D), Dream Machine (XM8500D) and NV2800D. This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their 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. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Scan n Cut & PE Design - OH MY!
Fri, Feb 10, 10:00 AM - 02:00 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
Quilter's Guild Acadienne Bee
Fri, Feb 10, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Lafayette
Second Saturday Quilting Lessons
Sat, Feb 11, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
CANCELLED
Kathryns' Korner Lost Sheep
Sat, Feb 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 kit fee $5.00 This class is open to any brand embroidery machine. Must have at least a 5x7” hoop. Must know your machine. The design will be provided by the instructor. Lost Sheep can be used in a quilt or clothing. How about putting the design on a denim jacket, a jean pocket, or a pair of denim overalls? Join Kathryn for this fun filled class. Meet new friends who have the same passion as you. Learn a new technique. Such as a continuous border, or what to do if you are short on fabric. See how to use cuddle fabric in your design. Who does not like the fill of something soft? Discover a simple way to put your embroidered blocks together. Supplies Lap top to be able to transfer the design. Embroidery machine, any brand,(must know your machine and, be comfortable using it,) embroidery arm, power cord, machine needles, in case of breakage, machine accessories and feet, Embroidery foot, roller foot, dual feed foot, or accu feed flex foot. scissors, small cutting mat, rotary cutter, quilting ruler to mark ½”, and to use with the rotary cutter to trim your blocks. Red (or any color) small quilting clips, pins, something to mark with, water solvable topper if using cuddle fabric for sheep. Fabrics: roll of No Show Mesh stabilizer to fit your hoop, 4 to 5 different colored fat quarters to frame your sheep, 1 fat quarter of white fabric for your background fabric, thin batting, tape for securing. Thread: bobbin thread, and extra bobbins, several different colors of embroidery thread, 1 or 2 spools of variegated embroidery thread. need. Ziploc bags to put your project and scraps in. Bring anything that you think you might need.
PE DESIGN NEXT SOFTWARE
Sat, Feb 11, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
New Orleans
LEARN ALL THE BASICS'S OF PE DESIGN NEXT. THIS CLASS IS TAUGHT BY AIMEE PINELL . THE CLASS IS 75.00. PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR INFORMATION.
Quilter's Guild Acadienne Bee
Sat, Feb 11, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
DRESDEN FLOWER WALL HANGING
Sat, Feb 11, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Dresden plates are a very popular with quilters. Come learn the basic technique and complete a darling wall hanging. This class will teach you how to cut and assemble the Dresden plate. The entire thing will be completed on your sewing machine – no hand work involved. Class Fee $35 Kit Fee $25
Digitizing A Design
Sat, Feb 11, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
A class on how to take images and turn them into embroidery design with the PE-Design Software; Using the Auto digitizing tools, using Design Center. Also how to create a plan to digitize the design using the drawing tools. $40
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Mon, Feb 13, 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, Feb 13, 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
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Mon, Feb 13, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their 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. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
New Brother Owners Class #3
Tue, Feb 14, 12:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
Embroidery Class
Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
Tue, Feb 14, 10:00 AM - 02:00 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.
NISD Adults Begin to Sew 3 of 3
Wed, Feb 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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.
Quilt Guild Meeting
Wed, Feb 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Beginning Smocking #1
Wed, Feb 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Learn the basic smocking stitches on a pleated sample and apply what you learn to a cute sundress. Besides the basic stitches we will learn how to read smocking designs and how to incorporate them into your project. Two 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Cathy Tiemann. $75. Kit Fee $10
Scan N Cut Guide Class
Wed, Feb 15, 10:30 AM - 01:30 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.
SIT AND SEW
Wed, Feb 15, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. pLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Beginning Smocking #1
Wed, Feb 15, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Learn the basic smocking stitches on a pleated sample and apply what you learn to a cute sundress. Besides the basic stitches we will learn how to read smocking designs and how to incorporate them into your project. Two 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Cathy Tiemann. $75. Kit Fee $10
Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
Wed, Feb 15, 05:00 PM - 08:00 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.
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Feb 16, 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
Beyond the Basics - Intermediate Machine Embroidery
Thu, Feb 16, 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.
BERNINA CLUB
Thu, Feb 16, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
ALL NEW AND OLD MODEL BERNINA OWNERS ARE WELCOME TO COME AND JOIN OUR BERNINA CLUB. LEARN ALL SORT OF TECHNIQUES WITH THE FOOT OF THE MONTH. ALSO SHARE YOUR FAVORITE TIPS AND IDEAS WITH OTHER BERNINA LOVERS. PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.THIS CLASS IS FREE
Fooling w/ Fonts in PE Design
Fri, Feb 17, 10:00 AM - 12:00 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
Quilter's Guild Acadienne Bee
Fri, Feb 17, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Lafayette
SLIDELL SIT & SEW
Fri, Feb 17, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONTACT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
PE Design Club
Sat, Feb 18, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Bring Show and Tell, Questions and get them answered!
Advanced Embroidery - Applique
Sat, Feb 18, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Mardi Gras Fleur de lis on Towel! You will need to bring: Sewing machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, USB stick, small scissors, applique scissors(optional), thread: Mardi Gras green, yellow & purple Teacher: Shirley Class:$30 Kit:$10 Minimum Class Size: 2 Maximum Class Size: 10
Brother New Owner Basic
Sat, Feb 18, 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, Feb 18, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
CANCELLED
Quilter's Guild Acadienne Bee
Sat, Feb 18, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
QUILT SIT & SEW CLUB
Sat, Feb 18, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
COME OUT AND ENJOY SITTING AND QUILTING ALONG WITH OTHER LADIES THAT LOVE TO DO WHAT YOU LIKE. YOU WILL BRING YOUR OWN MACHINE WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECT AND COME AND EXPERIENCE THE ATOMSPHERE OF THREADS, SEWING MACHINES, AND QUILTING FABRICS. PLEASE CONTACT THE STORE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
BES Lettering Software 4
Sat, Feb 18, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
The BES Lettering Software 4 Class $40
Brother New Owner Embroidery
Sat, Feb 18, 12:00 PM - 03:00 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.
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Mon, Feb 20, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their 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. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
Tue, Feb 21, 10:00 AM - 02:00 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.
SLIDELL SIT & SEW
Tue, Feb 21, 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. pLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Beginning Smocking #2
Wed, Feb 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Learn the basic smocking stitches on a pleated sample and apply what you learn to a cute sundress. Besides the basic stitches we will learn how to read smocking designs and how to incorporate them into your project. Two 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Cathy Tiemann. $75. Kit Fee $10
Beginning Smocking #2
Wed, Feb 22, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Learn the basic smocking stitches on a pleated sample and apply what you learn to a cute sundress. Besides the basic stitches we will learn how to read smocking designs and how to incorporate them into your project. Two 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Cathy Tiemann. $75. Kit Fee $10
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
Wed, Feb 22, 05:00 PM - 08:00 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.
PR101
Thu, Feb 23, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 -hour class.  $75.00  Taught by Kathy Mooney
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Thu, Feb 23, 01:00 PM - 05:00 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.
Unleash Your Creativity Scan-N-cut Class
Sat, Feb 25, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Come join Darlene Powell with her Unleash Your Creativity Scan-N-cut Class. She will guide you in creating one of a kind crafts with the Brother Scan-N-Cut. She will be teaching a one day class at the Slidell Retail Store. Seating will be limited so sign up now.
Piecing Fun-damentals
Sat, Feb 25, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
This is a once a month class to teach basic piecing. This is a hands on class and will be held once a month on the last Saturday of the month. Class fee $30. Student Please Bring:  Sewing machines  Standard, piecing, or 1/4 inch foot  Cutting mat  Rotary cutter  Large ruler  Pins  Friction pen  Paper and pencil Materials Needed:  Thread  Batting  10 fat quarters  Fabric for sashing, borders, and backing.
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)
Mon, Feb 27, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their 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. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
HAPPY MARDI GRAS
Tue, Feb 28, 12:00 AM
Slidell
Scan n Cut with Judy
Wed, Mar 01, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $20.00 Learn all about the embossing feature of your Scan n Cut !
SIT AND SEW
Wed, Mar 01, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. pLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Brother New Owner Basic
Wed, Mar 01, 12:00 PM - 03:00 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
12 Fat Quarter Quilt
Thu, Mar 02, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Try something different in making a quilt. Take 12 Fat quarters and cut into pieces and make the quilt top. Taught by Virginia Sheridan. Class Fee $55, Kit fee $
Cindy Hogan's Design & Sew Class
Fri, Mar 03, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Mar 04, 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
SIT AND SEW
Fri, Mar 03, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONTACT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Floriani Software with Joan Weber
Sat, Mar 04, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
class fee $20.
LEARN THE BASICS OF SERGING
Sat, Mar 04, 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
LEARN TO LOVE YOUR SERGER.YOU WILL COVER THREADING AND SETTING TENSIONS FOR SEWING SEAMS. BRING YOUR SERGER AND ALL ACCESSORIES. PRIVATE CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE FOR ALL MAKES OF SERGER MACHINES. THIS CLASS IS TAUGHT BY PHYLLIS BOUDIN. THIS CLASS IS 40.00 WITH A 5.00 KIT FEE. PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED. CLASSES WILL START PROMPTLY
P E Design 10 with Judy
Sat, Mar 04, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $20.00 Class Description: The second in a series of four PE–Design 10 Basics Classes. This class explores how to create simple designs through hands–on exercises using LE's template and import tools. You will learn how to add text to built–in design templates; import and edit text patterns; import shape patterns, and use Appliqué Wizard to create designs. You will create your first design (an appliqué); preview its stitch–out; specify print settings, and preview the design's placement template. Last, you will save the design and transfer it to USB media. This is a 3–hour hands on class. Instructor: Judy Joiner. Class Cost: $20. Kit Fee: $0. Student Provided Materials: Students must bring their laptop computer with PE–Design 10 installed and any peripherals, electrical cords, and other items you routinely use with your computer. You will need to bring USB media (USB stick),You should also bring your PE–Design 10 manual. Don't forget your Dongle
LEARN THE SERGER FEETS
Sat, Mar 04, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
IN THIS CLASS YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO USE THE ELASTIC, BEADING, AND SEQUIN FEET. THIS CLASS IS 40.00 PLEASE CONTACT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Tue, Mar 07, 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.
SIT AND SEW
Tue, Mar 07, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Brother New Owner Embroidery
Wed, Mar 08, 12:00 PM - 03:00 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.
PR101
Thu, Mar 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 -hour class.  $75.00  Taught by Kathy Mooney
Anita Goodesign Embroidery Party - Sulphur, LA
Fri, Mar 10, 09:00 AM through through Sat, Mar 11, 05:00 PM
Join us at the West Cal Event Center in Sulphur LA. • 2900 Ruth St, Sulphur, LA 70665 For Two-day team sewing event with complimentary lunches, refreshments and supplies All skill levels accommodated—from novice to seasoned embroiderer Lectures, embroidery projects, and team environments to provide fun for all Learn firsthand the proper embroidery tips, tricks, and techniques Popular Brother™ instructors available for guidance and technique Each member in a group takes home completed projects with instructions/designs on CD Over 100 Anita Goodesign finished embroidery/in the hoop quilting samples to be shown Party atmosphere includes plenty of specials, door prizes, give-aways
LEARN THE RHINESTONE KIT WITH SCAN N CUT
Sat, Mar 11, 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
HERE YOU WILL HAVE TO BRING YOUR SCAN N CUT TO LEARN HOW TO USE THE RHINESTONE KIT THAT IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS WONDERFUL MACHINE. THE CLASS IS 40.00 THE INSTRUCTOR IS DARLENE POWELL.PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED. YOU WILL HAVE TO PURCHASE YOUR KIT FROM THE STORE.
Kathryns' Korner Serger Flatlock Placemat
Sat, Mar 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class Description Do a quick-change on your table décor by creating colorful new reversible placemats that are made by using the "wrong sides together" flatlock technique on your serger. Supplies Serger, any brand, must know your machine and be comfortable using it. Power cord, scissors, marking pen, small cutting mat, rotary cutter, needles for your machine. Manual, all feet and accessories, bring anything you might need to complete this project. fabric a 1/8 yd (center) fabric b 1/8 yd (center) fabric c 3/8 yd (center of one) (center & binding of the other) fabric d 3/8 yd (center , borders) fabric e 1/2 yd (backing) 1/2 yd thin batting 1 spool decorative embroidery thread 3 spools of regular serger thread to match embroidery thread steam a seam 2 PRE CUTTING- for best use of time please have strips precut label all pieces fabric a,b,c 1 strip 3"x21" 1 strip 1 1/2" x 21" fabric d 1strip 3"x21" 4 strips 3"x21" 4 strips 3"x9" fabric e 2 pieces 13 1/2"x19" Batting 2 pieces 13 1/2"x19" and 2 pieces 13 1/2"x19"
LEARN HOW TO USE FOIL WITH THE SCAN N CUT
Sat, Mar 11, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
YOU WILL HAVE TO BRING YOUR SCAN N CUT WITH YOU IN ORDER TO TAKE THIS CLASS. THE KIT IS 10.00 ALONG WITH THE CLASS FEE WHICH IS 40.00. PLEASE CONTACT THE STORE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (1 OF 4)
Mon, Mar 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Register online at: https://northsideisd.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=59776&int_category_id=1&int_sub_category_id=74&int_catalog_id=0 Class fee: $ 55 Kit Fee: $ 35. + tax Teacher: Judy Joiner Skill Level: Beginner Description: A great opportunity for kids to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this four-session class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, travel pillowcase with pillow, and lined monogrammed tote bag. A $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children' s classes. What to Bring: $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children's classes. . Please note: *To allow the teacher time to give equal attention to all students, children younger than 9 years old may not enroll in the Begin to Sew class. *Only machines provided by Creative Sewing Center are to be used in children’s classes. *No one but a paid student is allowed in class. Due to space considerations and to minimize distractions, we cannot allow any parent, grandparent, sibling, or friend in the classroom at any time other than at pickup or drop off.
NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (1 OF 4)
Mon, Mar 13, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Register online at: https://northsideisd.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=59776&int_category_id=1&int_sub_category_id=74&int_catalog_id=0 Class fee: $ 55 Kit Fee: $ 35. + tax Teacher: Judy Joiner Skill Level: Beginner Description: A great opportunity for kids to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this four-session class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, travel pillowcase with pillow, and lined monogrammed tote bag. A $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children' s classes. What to Bring: $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children's classes. . Please note: *To allow the teacher time to give equal attention to all students, children younger than 9 years old may not enroll in the Begin to Sew class. *Only machines provided by Creative Sewing Center are to be used in children’s classes. *No one but a paid student is allowed in class. Due to space considerations and to minimize distractions, we cannot allow any parent, grandparent, sibling, or friend in the classroom at any time other than at pickup or drop off.
NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (2 OF 4)
Tue, Mar 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Register online at: https://northsideisd.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=59776&int_category_id=1&int_sub_category_id=74&int_catalog_id=0 Class fee: $ 55 Kit Fee: $ 35. + tax Teacher: Judy Joiner Skill Level: Beginner Description: A great opportunity for kids to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this four-session class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, travel pillowcase with pillow, and lined monogrammed tote bag. A $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children' s classes. What to Bring: $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children's classes. . Please note: *To allow the teacher time to give equal attention to all students, children younger than 9 years old may not enroll in the Begin to Sew class. *Only machines provided by Creative Sewing Center are to be used in children’s classes. *No one but a paid student is allowed in class. Due to space considerations and to minimize distractions, we cannot allow any parent, grandparent, sibling, or friend in the classroom at any time other than at pickup or drop off.
NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (2 OF 4)
Tue, Mar 14, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Register online at: https://northsideisd.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=59776&int_category_id=1&int_sub_category_id=74&int_catalog_id=0 Class fee: $ 55 Kit Fee: $ 35. + tax Teacher: Judy Joiner Skill Level: Beginner Description: A great opportunity for kids to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this four-session class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, travel pillowcase with pillow, and lined monogrammed tote bag. A $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children' s classes. What to Bring: $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children's classes. . Please note: *To allow the teacher time to give equal attention to all students, children younger than 9 years old may not enroll in the Begin to Sew class. *Only machines provided by Creative Sewing Center are to be used in children’s classes. *No one but a paid student is allowed in class. Due to space considerations and to minimize distractions, we cannot allow any parent, grandparent, sibling, or friend in the classroom at any time other than at pickup or drop off.
NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (3 OF 4)
Wed, Mar 15, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Register online at: https://northsideisd.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=59776&int_category_id=1&int_sub_category_id=74&int_catalog_id=0 Class fee: $ 55 Kit Fee: $ 35. + tax Teacher: Judy Joiner Skill Level: Beginner Description: A great opportunity for kids to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this four-session class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, travel pillowcase with pillow, and lined monogrammed tote bag. A $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children' s classes. What to Bring: $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children's classes. . Please note: *To allow the teacher time to give equal attention to all students, children younger than 9 years old may not enroll in the Begin to Sew class. *Only machines provided by Creative Sewing Center are to be used in children’s classes. *No one but a paid student is allowed in class. Due to space considerations and to minimize distractions, we cannot allow any parent, grandparent, sibling, or friend in the classroom at any time other than at pickup or drop off.
SIT AND SEW
Wed, Mar 15, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (3 OF 4)
Wed, Mar 15, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Register online at: https://northsideisd.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=59776&int_category_id=1&int_sub_category_id=74&int_catalog_id=0 Class fee: $ 55 Kit Fee: $ 35. + tax Teacher: Judy Joiner Skill Level: Beginner Description: A great opportunity for kids to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this four-session class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, travel pillowcase with pillow, and lined monogrammed tote bag. A $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children' s classes. What to Bring: $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children's classes. . Please note: *To allow the teacher time to give equal attention to all students, children younger than 9 years old may not enroll in the Begin to Sew class. *Only machines provided by Creative Sewing Center are to be used in children’s classes. *No one but a paid student is allowed in class. Due to space considerations and to minimize distractions, we cannot allow any parent, grandparent, sibling, or friend in the classroom at any time other than at pickup or drop off.
NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (4 OF 4)
Thu, Mar 16, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Register online at: https://northsideisd.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=59776&int_category_id=1&int_sub_category_id=74&int_catalog_id=0 Class fee: $ 55 Kit Fee: $ 35. + tax Teacher: Judy Joiner Skill Level: Beginner Description: A great opportunity for kids to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this four-session class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, travel pillowcase with pillow, and lined monogrammed tote bag. A $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children' s classes. What to Bring: $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children's classes. . Please note: *To allow the teacher time to give equal attention to all students, children younger than 9 years old may not enroll in the Begin to Sew class. *Only machines provided by Creative Sewing Center are to be used in children’s classes. *No one but a paid student is allowed in class. Due to space considerations and to minimize distractions, we cannot allow any parent, grandparent, sibling, or friend in the classroom at any time other than at pickup or drop off.
Beyond the Basics - Intermediate Machine Embroidery
Thu, Mar 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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.
BERNINA CLUB
Thu, Mar 16, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
ALL NEW AND OLD MODEL BERNINA OWNERS ARE WELCOME TO COME AND JOIN OUR BERNINA CLUB. LEARN ALL SORT OF TECHNIQUES WITH THE FOOT OF THE MONTH. ALSO SHARE YOUR FAVORITE TIPS AND IDEAS WITH OTHER BERNINA LOVERS. PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.THIS CLASS IS FREE
NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (4 OF 4)
Thu, Mar 16, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Register online at: https://northsideisd.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=59776&int_category_id=1&int_sub_category_id=74&int_catalog_id=0 Class fee: $ 55 Kit Fee: $ 35. + tax Teacher: Judy Joiner Skill Level: Beginner Description: A great opportunity for kids to learn basic sewing skills on a sewing machine, this four-session class will teach students to make three beginner projects: a pin cushion, travel pillowcase with pillow, and lined monogrammed tote bag. A $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children' s classes. What to Bring: $35 supply/ materials fee payable in the first class provides fabric, thread, and instructions for three projects. Students should bring their own scissors, pins, seam ripper, and markers. Sewing machines are provided for all children's classes. . Please note: *To allow the teacher time to give equal attention to all students, children younger than 9 years old may not enroll in the Begin to Sew class. *Only machines provided by Creative Sewing Center are to be used in children’s classes. *No one but a paid student is allowed in class. Due to space considerations and to minimize distractions, we cannot allow any parent, grandparent, sibling, or friend in the classroom at any time other than at pickup or drop off.
FLoriani Hands On Sit and Sew Event
Fri, Mar 17, 09:00 AM through through Sat, Mar 18, 05:00 PM
AllBrands.com is excited to announce that we're coming to Houston to the Bayou City Event Center with our Floriani Hands on Event. You are invited to join us for the Floriani Hand On Crafting, Quilting and Embroidery Fun Event with National Floriani Educator Debbie Homer-Hofhines and Special Guest Speaker Martha Campbell Pullen! Experience for yourself Craft and Embroidery Projects that will inspire the novice and challenge even the veteran craftier and embellisher. Learn techniques, tricks and tips that have been used by crafting and embroidery professionals for years in a laid back relaxed setting designed for all levels of experience. March 18th and 19th, 9AM to 5PM with doors opening at 8AM both days. Come join us at the Bayou City Event Center in Houston, TX. for two days of hands on embroidery in our Interactive Workshop. Each Attendee will take their turn stitching one or more of the amazing Hands On® Floriani projects using a brand new state of the art embroidery machine provided for them. And, "That's Not All!" We will provide all thread, all the stabilizers, all the designs, all the items to be embroidered, and all the “Special Dark” Chocolate needed to make this an event you will never forget! Just a few of amazing benefits you’ll take with you from a Hands On event: Learn techniques for transforming any plain garment or home-dec item into an artistically embellished masterpiece that is your own creation! Be one of the first to see many of the brand new Floriani Products designed to make your hobby more enjoyable. Learn the importance of proper stabilization on any type of fabric using Floriani's suggested products based on your design and fabric you intend to embellish. NO MORE RUINED GARMENTS, NO MORE IMPERFECT CREATIONS, and NO MORE PUCKERS! Learn the inherent difference in embroidery designs that is the signature of a master digitizer. Become the MASTER of your craft with innovative techniques, inspiring designs and the ingenuity that is Floriani. Bayou City Event Center 9401 Knight Rd. Houston, TX. 77045
SLIDELL SIT & SEW
Fri, Mar 17, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Brother New Owner Basic
Sat, Mar 18, 12:00 AM
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
QUILT SIT & SEW CLUB
Sat, Mar 18, 10:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Slidell
BRING IN YOUR MACHINE ALONG WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECT AND FELLOWSHIP WITH OTHER LADIES THAT ARE IN LOVE WITH THE SAME THING THAT YOU DO. BRING A FRIEND THIS SETTING IS FREE. PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Brother New Owner Embroidery
Sat, Mar 18, 12:00 PM - 03:00 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.
SIT AND SEW
Tue, Mar 21, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Embroidery Garden Embroidery Party
Fri, Mar 24, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
The Embroidery Garden 1 DAY Embroidery Party! A party atmosphere filled with embroidery techniques and more! Sign-up for 1 of 3 days this class will be taught. Come meet Embroidery Expert and Designer Reen Wilcoxson for a day of hands on sit and sew instruction. You will be guided step by step through 3 projects that Reen has hand picked out of her Embroidery Garden collection. See the latest embroidery releases and learn the latest techniques in embroidery while you work on all-new hands-on embroidery projects! No matter your skill or experience level, you will absolutely enjoy these two fun-filled days of embroidery education! This is a great way to "try out" embroidery to see if it's for you! All materials, including embroidery machines, designs, etc., will be provided. We'll have plenty of specials, door prizes and giveaways. This program is designed so every individual takes home at least three completed projects and every individual receives all the project instructions and designs on a USB stick. We will also have plenty of staff on-hand to assist with projects. Our Embroidery party will be held Sunday, March 26th 10AM to 5PM with doors opening at 9AM. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to spend a day of embroidery, education, and fun. You will gain valuable knowledge, experience and leave inspired with new unique techniques, projects and memories. Most of all, you will make new friends.
Embroidery Garden Embroidery Party
Sat, Mar 25, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
The Embroidery Garden 1 DAY Embroidery Party! A party atmosphere filled with embroidery techniques and more! Sign-up for 1 of 3 days this class will be taught. Come meet Embroidery Expert and Designer Reen Wilcoxson for a day of hands on sit and sew instruction. You will be guided step by step through 3 projects that Reen has hand picked out of her Embroidery Garden collection. See the latest embroidery releases and learn the latest techniques in embroidery while you work on all-new hands-on embroidery projects! No matter your skill or experience level, you will absolutely enjoy these two fun-filled days of embroidery education! This is a great way to "try out" embroidery to see if it's for you! All materials, including embroidery machines, designs, etc., will be provided. We'll have plenty of specials, door prizes and giveaways. This program is designed so every individual takes home at least three completed projects and every individual receives all the project instructions and designs on a USB stick. We will also have plenty of staff on-hand to assist with projects. Our Embroidery party will be held Sunday, March 26th 10AM to 5PM with doors opening at 9AM. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to spend a day of embroidery, education, and fun. You will gain valuable knowledge, experience and leave inspired with new unique techniques, projects and memories. Most of all, you will make new friends.
Unleash Your Creativity Scan-N-cut Class
Sat, Mar 25, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
New Orleans
Come join Darlene Powell with her Unleash Your Creativity Scan-N-cut Class. She will guide you in creating one of a kind crafts with the Brother Scan-N-Cut. She will be teaching a one day class at the Metairie Retail Store. Seating will be limited so sign up now.
Piecing Fun-damentals
Sat, Mar 25, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
This is a once a month class to teach basic piecing. This is a hands on class and will be held once a month on the last Saturday of the month. Class fee $30. Student Please Bring:  Sewing machines  Standard, piecing, or 1/4 inch foot  Cutting mat  Rotary cutter  Large ruler  Pins  Friction pen  Paper and pencil Materials Needed:  Thread  Batting  10 fat quarters  Fabric for sashing, borders, and backing.
EMBROIDERY CLUB MEETING
Sat, Mar 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
COME OUT ALONG WITH YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND ENJOY EMBROIDERING A PROJECT WITH LADIES THAT SHARE THE SAME PASSION AS YOU DO. THIS IS A FREE CLASS AND THE KIT IS 10.00 THE PRESIDENT OF THIS CLASS IS DONNA KILHMANN PLEASE CONTACT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED
Embroidery Garden Embroidery Party
Sun, Mar 26, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
The Embroidery Garden 1 DAY Embroidery Party! A party atmosphere filled with embroidery techniques and more! Sign-up for 1 of 3 days this class will be taught. Come meet Embroidery Expert and Designer Reen Wilcoxson for a day of hands on sit and sew instruction. You will be guided step by step through 3 projects that Reen has hand picked out of her Embroidery Garden collection. See the latest embroidery releases and learn the latest techniques in embroidery while you work on all-new hands-on embroidery projects! No matter your skill or experience level, you will absolutely enjoy these two fun-filled days of embroidery education! This is a great way to "try out" embroidery to see if it's for you! All materials, including embroidery machines, designs, etc., will be provided. We'll have plenty of specials, door prizes and giveaways. This program is designed so every individual takes home at least three completed projects and every individual receives all the project instructions and designs on a USB stick. We will also have plenty of staff on-hand to assist with projects. Our Embroidery party will be held Sunday, March 26th 10AM to 5PM with doors opening at 9AM. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to spend a day of embroidery, education, and fun. You will gain valuable knowledge, experience and leave inspired with new unique techniques, projects and memories. Most of all, you will make new friends.
SIT AND SEW
Wed, Mar 29, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BRING YOUR SEWING OR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND COME ON IN WITH YOUR FAVORITE PROJECTS TO FINISH IT. PLEASE CONT CAT THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED.
Cindy Hogan's Design & Sew Class
Fri, Mar 31, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Apr 01, 05:00 PM
Slidell
Floriani Software with Joan Weber
Sat, Apr 01, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
class fee $20.
P E Design 10 with Judy
Sat, Apr 01, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $20.00 Class Description: The third in a series of four PE–Design 10 Basics Classes. This class explores the basics about 10's design management tools and thread charts. You will learn how to organize and manage your design files using Windows® Explorer® (7) & File Explorer (8). Then you will learn how to view design thumbnails, organize, and manage designs using 10's tools. You will explore Design Database basics, how to import designs to LE's design page, and transfer designs from file folders to your machine using Design Database. Next, you will explore Thread Chart basics, import Floriani's Thread Chart to 10's Thread Chart List. You will create an "EMBROIDERY" file folder and create a shortcut to it on your laptop's desktop. You will also create a shortcut to the Design Database to the desktop. This is a 3–hour hands on class. Instructor: Judy Joiner. Class Cost: $20. Kit Fee: $0. Student Provided Materials: Students must bring their laptop computer with PE–Design 10 installed and any peripherals, electrical cords, and other items you routinely use with your computer. You will need to bring USB media (USB stick),You should also bring your PE–Design 10 manual. Don't forget your Dongle.
Scan n Cut with Judy
Wed, Apr 05, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Brother New Owner Basic
Wed, Apr 05, 12:00 PM - 03:00 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
Making Embroidery Easy with Cathy Wright
Fri, Apr 07, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Art of Embroidery Class with Coleen Swettman
Fri, Apr 07, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Apr 08, 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Making Embroidery Easy with Cathy Wright
Sat, Apr 08, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Brother New Owner Embroidery
Wed, Apr 12, 12:00 PM - 03:00 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.
Embroidery Tour with Jerry Granata
Fri, Apr 14, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Apr 15, 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Kathryns' Korner -Edge to Edge Quilting with your Embroidery Machine
Sat, Apr 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Edge to Edge Quilting using your embroidery machine . Supplies: Sewing/Embroidery machine, embroidery arm, basic sewing kit, marking pen, 6x10 hoop, or larger, embroidery bobbin thread to match quilt backing, embroidery thread (color of your choice) for the top of your quilt, thin batting, roll of tear away stabilizer, machine accessories, embroidery foot, and foot for sewing on a binding, (if time permits), power cord, extra needles and bobbins, pins, quilt clips, scissors, anything that you think you might need to complete the project. (There may be some machine sewing) Fabric: Front of quilt sample is a small panel approximate size 24x24. This is a sample practice quilt. Thin batting and backing must be 44x44. Please prepare your quilt sandwich before class. All three layers will need to be secured together either with temporary spray, web tape, or large basting stitches. Please use your preferred method. Do not use pins. We will be using the embroidery machine. Bring a snack and a drink in a closed non-spill container. No Styrofoam cups with lids, please. The store will open at 9:00am. Please have your area and machine ready to start at 10:00am.
Start Your Own Embroidery Business Class with Paulette Bell
Sat, Apr 15, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
The Alamo Sewing, Quilting & Embroidery Carnival - San Antonio, TX
Fri, Apr 21, 09:00 AM through through Sat, Apr 22, 05:00 PM
AllBrands.com is excited to announce that we're coming to San Antonio with a BRAND NEW EVENT. We are having our Alamo (SEQ) Sewing, Embroidery & Quilting Carnival April 21 & 22, 9AM to 5PM with doors opening at 8AM both days. Come join us at the Austin Hwy Event Center in San Antonio for two days of hands on SEQ Techniques in our Interactive Workshop. We have assembled the Best educators in their fields to instruct you. Come meet Sewing Expert Denise Wild, Embroidery Expert Angie Stevenson and Quilting Expert Kaye England. We will also have National Educator Cathy Wright on hand to help and to answer any questions you might have about Projects or Machines. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to spend two days leaning from the best. Gain valuable knowledge and experience. Leave with new unique techniques, projects, memories, and most of all, new friends. You'll learn the secrets and tips to stitching like a pro. Learn how to use Sewing, Embroidery and Quilting to transform everyday items into money making projects with your hobby. You will be inspired with SEQ techniques and projects that are easy, exciting, fabulous, and fun. You will be part of a very special event like none that you've ever experienced.
Brother New Owner Basic
Sat, Apr 22, 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
Unleash Your Creativity Scan-N-cut Class
Sat, Apr 22, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Come join Darlene Powell with her Unleash Your Creativity Scan-N-cut Class. She will guide you in creating one of a kind crafts with the Brother Scan-N-Cut. She will be teaching a one day class at the Metairie Retail Store. Seating will be limited so sign up now.
Brother New Owner Embroidery
Sat, Apr 22, 12:00 PM - 03:00 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.
TV's Angela Wolf Sewing with Knits Class
Fri, Apr 28, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Houston
SEW A DESIGNER KNIT TOP WITH ANGELA WOLF: LEARN SEWING & SERGING TECHNIQUES FOR SEWING KNITS DESCRIPTION:  Knit tops are a staple in all our wardrobes, why not sew and serge up your own! Join It’s Sew Easy’s Angela Wolf for a full day of sewing knits! Start by trying on samples of Angela Wolf’s knit patterns The Rachel Twin-Set or Ruched-T to find your perfect size (sizes included are XXS – 5X)
TV's Angela Wolf Sewing Essentials Class
Sat, Apr 29, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Houston
JOIN ANGELA WOLF FOR A FULL DAY OF LEARNING ESSENTIAL SEWING SKILLS, ALL WHILE FINISHING QUICK & EASY PROJECTS DESCRIPTION: Enjoy an entire day with Craftsy instructor and It’s Sew Easy’s Angela Wolf for some lessons in using your sewing machine and serger for more than sewing seams. Learn important sewing skills: • Insert a zipper • Seam finishes including french seams • Sew beautiful button holes • Designer topstitching • Rolled hems • How to sew a blind hem • embellishing fabric with quilting, pintucking, and so much more!
Start Your Own Embroidery Business Class with Paulette Bell
Sat, Apr 29, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Piecing Fun-damentals
Sat, Apr 29, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
This is a once a month class to teach basic piecing. This is a hands on class and will be held once a month on the last Saturday of the month. Class fee $30. Student Please Bring:  Sewing machines  Standard, piecing, or 1/4 inch foot  Cutting mat  Rotary cutter  Large ruler  Pins  Friction pen  Paper and pencil Materials Needed:  Thread  Batting  10 fat quarters  Fabric for sashing, borders, and backing.