Baton Rouge

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

New Orleans

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

Slidell

796 East I-10 Service Road,
Suite 100, Slidell, LA 70461
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

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

Lake Charles

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

Houston

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

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Sit & StitchEmbroidery on Footballs
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Start-Your-Own-BusinessScan n Cut: Vinyl 101
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Start Your Own Business with Paullette BellSit & Stitch
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PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
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In-the-Hoop Hooded TowelBeginners Embroidery With KellyBeginning SmockingBuck-a-Block 2015Sit N SewSkinnies Quilt - HalloweenBES Lettering with KellyScan n Cut - Card of the Month project class
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Buck-a-Block 2015Sit & StitchPE Design - Fooling with Fonts
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PR101Machine Embroidery with ConfidenceScan n Cut - Frightful Faces Project Class
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Sit & StitchBES Lettering SoftwareScan n Cut - Quilt Block Techniques
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Start Your Own Business
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Intro To EmbroideryCameo: Cutting FabricStart Your Own Embroidery Business SeminarMachine AppliqueSit N SewCrabapple Hill Hand Embroidery ClubMachine Applique Class
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Lakeview Quilt Guild BeeEmbroidery on BaseballsT-Shirt Memory Quilt #1Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing
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Sit & StitchBrother Guide Class #1 - Sewing
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Applique In The HoopIn-the-Hoop Hooded Towel
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Sit & Stitch
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Applique the Penny Way!
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Applique In The HoopPED ClubBeginning Construction- Jon-Jon or JumperLEARN TO APPLIQUELEARN PE DESIGN NEXT BASICSit N SewPE Design - Working with Images
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Beyond the Basics I - Machine EmbroideryT-Shirt Memory Quilt #2Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing
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Sit & StitchBES Lettering Software
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Quilt's for Kid's WorkshopIn-the-Hoop Snap TagsScan n Cut - Card of the Month project classBernina Guide Class #1 - Sewing
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Sit & StitchMachine Embroidery with ConfidenceDownloading ClassBES Lettering SoftwareScan n Cut - Fusible Applique Techniques
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PE Design - Fooling with FontsScan n Cut - Thankful for Thanksgiving
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PR TrainingSelf Binding Recieving BlanketSit N SewSplitting & AlignmentScan N Cut: Beginner Basics
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Beyond the Basics II - Machine EmbroideryBrother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery
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Brother Guide Class #2 - SewingSit & Stitch
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Introduction to Embroidery Unpaper DollsBernina Guide Class #2 - Sewing
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Sit & Stitch
Tue, Sep 01, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Embroidery on Footballs
Tue, Sep 01, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Come learn how to machine embroidery on footballs! Perfect gift for this coming football season! For this class you should already know the basics of machine embroidery. One 4 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. $45
Start-Your-Own-Business
Wed, Sep 02, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Register Online, Introducing PR1-6-10 Needle Machines, Come join us for a very informative seminar on how to start your own professional embroidery business. Enjoy the flexibility of working from home. Whether it's caps, purses, school bags, jackets, uniforms, baby items, craft items, shirts or home decor, we'll show you how you can make it happen and much more.
Scan n Cut: Vinyl 101
Wed, Sep 02, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
This class is for you if you've wanted a chance to work with vinyl. We'll do two projects with simple designs learning the basics of working with this fun medium. After this class, you'll be able to do simple projects on your own and take more advanced vinyl classes where we will get into more intricate, challenging designs. One 2-hour class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. $25
Start Your Own Business with Paullette Bell
Thu, Sep 03, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
New Orleans
Turn what you love into profit! Don't Miss This Workshop on How to Start Your Own Embroidery Business! Some of the topics we will be covering are: • How to work with the bank • How and what licenses are required • How to market your products • How to find the best suppliers • How to price your products • Three hour seminar scheduled • Only $25 per person • Refreshments will be provided Sign up soon! Class space is limited! 504-888-4952
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Sep 03, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
Fri, Sep 04, 10:00 AM - 02:00 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. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
In-the-Hoop Hooded Towel
Sat, Sep 05, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This class will teach you how to do an in-the-hoop applique as well as construct a hooded towel from a child to an adult size. You will need at least a 5x7 hoop for this class. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kim Pappe. $30
Beginners Embroidery With Kelly
Sat, Sep 05, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basics of machine embroidery ($30.00)
Beginning Smocking
Sat, Sep 05, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basic stitches required to make bishops, bonnets and inserts. Some of the stitches include, cable, trellis, wave and bullion knot. ($40.00)
Buck-a-Block 2015
Sat, Sep 05, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Sit N Sew
Sat, Sep 05, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Bring a project..bring a friend...Sit N Sew is a fun way to get your projects done while meeting other people with similar interests!
Skinnies Quilt - Halloween
Sat, Sep 05, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
We are continuing the Skinnies Quilt monthly class with a wallhanging for Halloween! Class also covers all the basic fundamentals of machine applique: from tracing out your designs, to different fusible webbings, to stitch options. Optional kit ($25), or you can purchase the pattern and pick out your own fabrics! Taught by Tonda Helm. Class fee is $25. Supply list given at registration.
BES Lettering with Kelly
Sat, Sep 05, 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basics of BES lettering 2 and 3 With Kelly ($50.00)
Scan n Cut - Card of the Month project class
Sat, Sep 05, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Every month we’ll make a different type of Christmas card. This month, we'll put together an interesting Christmas card unlike any we've done so far this year that will warm the hearts of all who are lucky enough to receive one from you. Come join in the fun! Taught by Kathy Guevara. One 2-hour class. $25.
Buck-a-Block 2015
Tue, Sep 08, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Sep 08, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
PE Design - Fooling with Fonts
Tue, Sep 08, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Learn more than you ever needed to know about working with fonts! How to work with alphabets that happen to be designs that are letters, how to create applique letters, adding text to designs, creating monograms, using True Type Fonts and creating your own fonts. This is a very basic hands-on class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. Class Fee $40.
PR101
Wed, Sep 09, 10:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. Topics covered include: setting up machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles setting thread tension, how to use fast frames and jumbo hoops, how to maintain and operate the hat frame, how to use the camera, what to do when you get an error message. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Wed, Sep 09, 02:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. In this class we will cover needle types and sizes and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It is not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Scan n Cut - Frightful Faces Project Class
Wed, Sep 09, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
We'll apply Halloween faces to glass blocks or round flasks and then switch gears and apply similar Halloween faces to T-shirts or totebags using heat transfer vinyl. You will need to have taken a couple of other SNC classes before you come to this one. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. $35
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Sep 10, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
BES Lettering Software
Thu, Sep 10, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn how use your BES lettering software everyday! In this class you will learn all the basics of the software and tips for easy use from the instructor! Fee: $50 Call store to sign up! 504-888-4952
Scan n Cut - Quilt Block Techniques
Thu, Sep 10, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Come join us as we learn how to cut quilt block templates using the Scan N Cut. We will also learn how to add a seam allowance as well as discuss cutting quilt stencils and batting. One 2-hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $25
Start Your Own Business
Fri, Sep 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Start Your Own Business Brother PR1-6-10 Trunk Show Fri Sept 11 10am LC Lake Charles Store by Jude Szczepanski $24.99 Register Online, Introducing PR1-6-10 Needle Machines, Come join us for a very informative seminar on how to start your own professional embroidery business. Enjoy the flexibility of working from home. Whether it's caps, purses, school bags, jackets, uniforms, baby items, craft items, shirts or home decor, we'll show you how you can make it happen and much more. Some of the topics we will be covering are: • How to work with the bank • How and what licenses are required • How to market your products • How to find the best suppliers • How to price your products • Three hour seminar scheduled • Only $25 per person • Refreshments will be provided - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/categories/3982/26905-start-your-own-business-brother-pr1-6-10-trunk-sho#tab_product_description
Intro To Embroidery
Sat, Sep 12, 09:15 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
Cameo: Cutting Fabric
Sat, Sep 12, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn how to take appliques to your Cameo machine to be cut! You will need to bring your laptop & cables, Cameo & cables, Applique design(I will have one for you to use if you don't have one), note pad & pen/pencil for notes OR you may take notes directly on the instructions that will be provided for you, fabric will be provided in ur kit. Teacher: Kay of KayKreations.2012@gmail.com (Please contact me if you have any questions/concerns. Class Fee:$35 Kit Fee:$10
Start Your Own Embroidery Business Seminar
Sat, Sep 12, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Join this energizing class taught by our enlightening Brother instructor, Jude Szczepanski. This is a lecture demo and truck show of the multi-needle machines and business ideas from Brother. You will see and hear how these machines can help you begin your business. You will figure out how this machine can sew on things, for example, tops and shoes that are exceptionally hard to do on flatbed home machines. You will get Information on where to acquire supplies and proposals for beginning a business. We will also be introducing the NEW Brother PRS100 Persona Embroidery machine at this event! $24.99 Register online at Allbrands.com. Refreshments will be provided.
Machine Applique
Sat, Sep 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basics of machine applique while completing a project! $25 with $10 kit fee.
Sit N Sew
Sat, Sep 12, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Bring a project..bring a friend...Sit N Sew is a fun way to get your projects done while meeting other people with similar interests!
Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Sep 12, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
Machine Applique Class
Sat, Sep 12, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn the Basics of the machine applique. Cost: $40 Call the store to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
Lakeview Quilt Guild Bee
Mon, Sep 14, 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Contact Lakeview Quilt Guild about how to join this bee.
Embroidery on Baseballs
Mon, Sep 14, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Come learn the latest craze - how to machine embroidery on baseballs! For this class you should already know the basics of machine embroidery. Please bring one baseball - or one can be purchased in class for $5. One 3-1/2 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. $45
T-Shirt Memory Quilt #1
Mon, Sep 14, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
In this class you will create a quilt top using twelve (12) of your favorite t-shirts. In class you will learn how to design your quilt, cut and stabilize your shirts, choose fabrics, cut and sew sashings and cornerstones as well as binding fabrics, add borders, prepare backing fabric and discuss options for quilting and binding your top. If you choose to use more than twelve shirts then options will be available. Two 3-hour classes. Taught by Theresa Perry. $85
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 14, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D) and Dream Machine (XM8500D). 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 Sharon Smith.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Sep 15, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Tue, Sep 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D) and Dream Machine (XM8500D). 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 Sharon Smith.
Applique In The Hoop
Wed, Sep 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Advance embroidery, appllique in the hoop zipper bag. Learn applique techniques while doing an in the hoop zipper bag. You will need: Sewing machine, 5x7 hoop or larger, sm scissors, reg scissors, applique scissors (optional), USB jump drive. Teacher: Shirley Class Fee $30 Class Kit $10
In-the-Hoop Hooded Towel
Wed, Sep 16, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
This class will teach you how to do an in-the-hoop applique as well as construct a hooded towel from a child to an adult size. You will need at least a 5x7 hoop for this class. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kim Pappe. $30
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Sep 17, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Applique the Penny Way!
Fri, Sep 18, 10:00 AM - 02:00 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.
Applique In The Hoop
Sat, Sep 19, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Advance embroidery, appllique in the hoop zipper bag. Learn applique techniques while doing an in the hoop zipper bag. You will need: Sewing machine, 5x7 hoop or larger, sm scissors, reg scissors, applique scissors (optional), USB jump drive. Teacher: Shirley Class Fee $30 Class Kit $10
PED Club
Sat, Sep 19, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Come join Penny as she discusses different techniques for getting the most from your PE-Design software. Led by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Lecture-demo
Beginning Construction- Jon-Jon or Jumper
Sat, Sep 19, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lafayette
Make a jon jon or jumper while learning to read a pattern. Includes tracing, cutting and constructing the pattern. Using Bonnie blue pattern 141. Must have basic knowledge of sewing machine. Class fee is $35
LEARN TO APPLIQUE
Sat, Sep 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
lEARN THE BASICS OF APPLIQUE. CLASS 30.00 KIT FEE 10.00 INSTRUCTOR LOUISE HUYR
LEARN PE DESIGN NEXT BASIC
Sat, Sep 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
LEARN HOW TO NAVIGATE AROUND THIS DIGITIZING SOFTWARE. THIS CLASS IS LIMITED TO 5 PPL. PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED. CLASS 40.00 INSTRUCTOR JOHN HUYE
Sit N Sew
Sat, Sep 19, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Bring a project..bring a friend...Sit N Sew is a fun way to get your projects done while meeting other people with similar interests!
PE Design - Working with Images
Sat, Sep 19, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
A basic hands-on class on how to take images and turn them into an embroidery design with the PE Design software. In this class you will learn how to use the auto digitizing tools and design center. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 3-hour class. $40.
Beyond the Basics I - Machine Embroidery
Mon, Sep 21, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Houston
Come learn the following machine embroidery techniques: continuous border, making a custom patch as well as learn how to hoop some of the harder-to-hoop items such as boots, hats, onesies and denim. For this class you should already know the basics of machine embroidery. This is a lecture class with the instructor giving a demonstration on how to do the projects. One 3-1/2 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. $45
T-Shirt Memory Quilt #2
Mon, Sep 21, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
In this class you will create a quilt top using twelve (12) of your favorite t-shirts. In class you will learn how to design your quilt, cut and stabilize your shirts, choose fabrics, cut and sew sashings and cornerstones as well as binding fabrics, add borders, prepare backing fabric and discuss options for quilting and binding your top. If you choose to use more than twelve shirts then options will be available. Two 3-hour classes. Taught by Theresa Perry. $85
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 21, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D) and Dream Machine (XM8500D). 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 Sharon Smith.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Sep 22, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
BES Lettering Software
Tue, Sep 22, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
A basic hands-on class on how to use your BES lettering software. You will be amazed at what this software can do! This class covers Brother BES lettering, BES lettering 2 and Monogram software programs. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. $40.
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Wed, Sep 23, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
10:30 -3:30..
In-the-Hoop Snap Tags
Wed, Sep 23, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
This class will teach you how to make snap tag key chains. You can personalize them any way you want. These are good for anything from back packs to luggage as well as key chains. I will teach you not only how to make these but also how to use plastic snaps. These are addictive and one of the hottest things right now. Each month I will have a new design out. You will need at least a 4x4 hoop for this class. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kim Pappe. $30
Scan n Cut - Card of the Month project class
Wed, Sep 23, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Houston
Every month we’ll make a different type of Christmas card. This month, we'll put together an interesting Christmas card unlike any we've done so far this year that will warm the hearts of all who are lucky enough to receive one from you. Come join in the fun! Taught by Kathy Guevara. One 2-hour class. $25.
Bernina Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Wed, Sep 23, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
Machine Guide Class for those customers that purchased their machine from Allbrands. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take first two classes. Taught by Sharon Smith
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Sep 24, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Thu, Sep 24, 10:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. In this class we will cover needle types and sizes and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It is not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Downloading Class
Thu, Sep 24, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn how to purchase a embroidery design, download, unzip it and get it to your embroidery machine to stitch it. Call store for more information and to sign up! 504-888-4952
BES Lettering Software
Thu, Sep 24, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn how use your BES lettering software everyday! In this class you will learn all the basics of the software and tips for easy use from the instructor! Fee: $50 Call store to sign up! 504-888-4952
Scan n Cut - Fusible Applique Techniques
Thu, Sep 24, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Come learn techniques to cut out fusible applique shapes using your scan n cut. We will be working on making a dust cover for your machine. One 2-1/2 hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $25.
PE Design - Fooling with Fonts
Fri, Sep 25, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Learn more than you ever needed to know about working with fonts! How to work with alphabets that happen to be designs that are letters, how to create applique letters, adding text to designs, creating monograms, using True Type Fonts and creating your own fonts. This is a very basic hands-on class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. Class Fee $40.
Scan n Cut - Thankful for Thanksgiving
Fri, Sep 25, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
We'll apply a Thanksgiving-themed word soup or subway art to the underside of a glass cutting board to use this Thanksgiving. One 2-hour class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. $25
PR Training
Sat, Sep 26, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
This 3 hour training will teach you how to use your Brother Multi-needle machine (PR650e, PR655e, or PR1000e). You will learn how to thread, size, edit, merge, and trouble shoot, along with hoop techniques and tips and tricks. We will have a PR655e and a PR1000e for use. Space is limited so sign up now. Teacher: Mia Douglas Class Fee: $50
Self Binding Recieving Blanket
Sat, Sep 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Need a quick shower gift? This class will take you to make an easy self binding receiving blanket! Class fee $25
Sit N Sew
Sat, Sep 26, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Bring a project..bring a friend...Sit N Sew is a fun way to get your projects done while meeting other people with similar interests!
Splitting & Alignment
Sat, Sep 26, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
In this class, Penny shows you how to create embroidery designs that are too big for your hoop so that they stitch out perfectly! First you will see how the stitch out works - that's when you really get it! Next, Penny shows how to create the whole thing, how to split the design and add in the alignment lines to help it go back together. Penny uses PE Design software to show this but this technique can be used in most embroidery/digitizing software programs. This is not a hands-on class but samples will be provided for you to try at home. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. $40.
Scan N Cut: Beginner Basics
Sat, Sep 26, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn beginner basics, icon functions, and design and letter merging. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with the software, scan n cut machine, notebook and pen. Teacher: Mia Douglas Class Fee: $35 Class Kit $12
Beyond the Basics II - Machine Embroidery
Mon, Sep 28, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Houston
Come learn the following machine embroidery techniques: applique, stand-alone lace and in-the-hoop projects. 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 3-1/2 -hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. $45
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery
Mon, Sep 28, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D) and Dream Machine (XM8500D). 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 Sharon Smith.
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Tue, Sep 29, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D) and Dream Machine (XM8500D). 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 Sharon Smith.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Sep 29, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Introduction to Embroidery
Wed, Sep 30, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Get ready for fall with a Pumpkin Towel! You will need: Machine, 4x4 or 5x7 hoop, ESB jump drive, small scissors, Thread: Orange, rust orange (pumpkin), 3 shades of green(leaves and stems) Teacher: Shirley Class fee: $30 Class kit: $10
Unpaper Dolls
Wed, Sep 30, 12:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Houston
Come and learn how to make the newest in Paper dolls. The unpaper doll. They last longer and will keep children entertained for hours. Children love them and they are quiet fun. Adults are addicted to making them as well. Join me in class and lets have some fun. I will teach each and every step of how to make these flat felt dolls that last forever. Your pack will include all you need and is included in the class fee, but you will have to buy the threads to match. This month's outfits will be football and cheerleader themed. Join me and you are guaranteed to be hooked as well. We will continue to do dolls each month in series. Samples will be at the store for you to look at and match thread colors. You need at least a 5x7 hoop to do this project. One 4-hour class. Taught by Kim Pappe. $35
Bernina Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Wed, Sep 30, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
Machine Guide Class for those customers that purchased their machine from Allbrands. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take first two classes. Taught by Sharon Smith
ASG Sewing Guild
Sat, Oct 03, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Meeting
Trick or Treat Bag
Sat, Oct 03, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
Quilt Smart Midi Bag Pattern with Halloween Fabric. See sample displayed in the store. Intermediate Skill Level $30 class Fee, Teacher Beth Beltz
Sit N Sew
Sat, Oct 03, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Bring a project..bring a friend...Sit N Sew is a fun way to get your projects done while meeting other people with similar interests!
Introduction to Embroidery
Sat, Oct 03, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Get ready for fall with a Pumpkin Towel! You will need: Machine, 4x4 or 5x7 hoop, ESB jump drive, small scissors, Thread: Orange, rust orange (pumpkin), 3 shades of green(leaves and stems) Teacher: Shirley Class fee: $30 Class kit: $10
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery
Tue, Oct 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D) and Dream Machine (XM8500D). 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 Sharon Smith.
Floriani Embroidery Perfection Tour #1 Educator Kathi Quinn
Wed, Oct 07, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Get inspiration and ideas! No More Ruined Garments, Puckered Embroideries, or Off-Center Designs. Cost: $29.99
Floriani Embroidery Perfection Tour
Fri, Oct 09, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Lake Charles
Get inspiration and ideas! No More Ruined Garments, Puckered Embroideries, or Off-Center Designs. ANYONE Can Create Beautiful Embroidery with the Right Techniques & Secrets! "THANK YOU...THANK YOU... THANK YOU. Kathi was a SMASH hit with my customers! What a Gem you have in her. She entertained, educated and demonstrated. I appreciate the opportunity to host such a top notch event. I would encourage other shop owners to host an event of this caliber,Thanks again and I look forward to 2013 when she can come back again!" Gail Marcy, Satin Stitches Sewing & Embroidery, Columbia, MO Kathi Quinn, National Education Coordinator for RNK Distributing, exclusive distributors of Floriani Products has become known for her love for sewing, quilting and embroidery. Kathi started her passion for all aspects of embroidering with the early home embroidery machines. Kathi began teaching others her tricks and solutions to everyday challenges in home embroidery many years ago. Today she has taught classes all over the country in basic embroidery techniques, all about stabilizers, sewing projects, computer software basics, serger projects, heirloom sewing, and many more. Kathi has become licensed on all major machines through Martha Pullen schools and has recently taught at the Hands On Sewing Schools, and Martha Pullen Schools. Her expertise along with a relaxed personality makes her class fun, informative, to the point and creates a workshop type atmosphere. http://www.allbrands.com/categories/3968/24981-floriani-embroidery-perfection-tour-1-educator-kat
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Sat, Oct 10, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Baton Rouge
10-3
Sit N Sew
Sat, Oct 10, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Bring a project..bring a friend...Sit N Sew is a fun way to get your projects done while meeting other people with similar interests!
Floriani Perfection Tour
Mon, Oct 12, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Houston
Get inspiration and ideas! No More Ruined Garments, Puckered Embroideries, or Off-Center Designs. ANYONE Can Create Beautiful Embroidery with the Right Techniques & Secrets! Just like in cooking, recipes can make or break a dish. Without the correct ingredients and knowledge of the techniques cakes, sauces, and other dishes will not turnout as we hoped. Creating perfect embroidery is no different. Varying digitizing and editing techniques as well as selecting the right stabilizers and toppings can make all the difference. New Hooping Techniques The perfect Stabilizer Solution for any application The latest in embroidery equipment capabilities How to save money with Walter's embroidery business secrets How-to optimize your embroidery files for any home and commercial machines Editing Essentials and more! *Plus all attendees receive a $599 Free gift from Floriani and Allbrands!
Bernina Guide Class #3 - Embroidery
Wed, Oct 14, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
Machine Guide Class for those customers that purchased their machine from Allbrands. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take first two classes. Taught by Sharon Smith
Sit N Sew
Sat, Oct 17, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Bring a project..bring a friend...Sit N Sew is a fun way to get your projects done while meeting other people with similar interests! no fee for this!
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Wed, Oct 21, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
10:30-3:30
Silhouette Cameo: Beginner Basics
Sat, Oct 24, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn beginner basics, icon functions, and design and letter merging. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with the software, notebook and pen. Teacher: Mia Douglas Class Fee: $35 Class Kit: $12
Sit N Sew
Sat, Oct 24, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Bring a project..bring a friend...Sit N Sew is a fun way to get your projects done while meeting other people with similar interests! no fee for this!
BES: Beginner Basics
Sat, Oct 24, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn beginner basics, icon functions, and design and letter merging. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with the software, notebook and pen. Teacher Mia Douglas Class Fee: $50
Sit N Sew
Sat, Oct 31, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Bring a project..bring a friend...Sit N Sew is a fun way to get your projects done while meeting other people with similar interests! no fee for this!
Software Downloading
Sat, Nov 07, 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn how to download designs, how to view designs: transfer dedigns to memory stick, and how to store the designs to your computer or external hard drive. You will also learn to merge designs in PE Designs and in BES Lettering. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with your software and a memory stick. Teacher: Mia Douglas Class Fee: $50
Lakeview Quilt Guild Bee
Tue, Dec 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston