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

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 Basic CANCELLEDLEARN HOW TO DO BOBBINWORK
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Brother New Owner Embroidery CANCELLEDB E S LETTERING 3 SOFTWAREScan n Cut Vinyl Tech
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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 Judy Floriani Software with Joan Weber
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Scan N Cut Guide Class
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Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)Brother New Owners Class #1Sit and SewSIT 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 Meeting
9
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)Getting to Know Your Serger-Beginning TechniquesPR101How to Download an Embroidery Design Sit and SewGuide Class for PR Entrepreneur MachinesEmbroidery Machine Guide Class
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 BeeEmbroidery 101DRESDEN FLOWER WALL HANGINGDigitizing A DesignEmbroidery 101Silhouette Cameo: Beginner Basics
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BROTHER Machine Guide Class #1 - SewingBROTHER Machine Guide Class #2 - SewingBrother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
14
New Brother Owners Class #3Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)Sit and Sew
15
NISD Adults Begin to Sew 3 of 3Quilt Guild MeetingBeginning Smocking #1Scan N Cut Guide ClassSIT AND SEWBrother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)Beginning Smocking #1Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)
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BROTHER Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryBeyond the Basics - Intermediate Machine EmbroideryBERNINA CLUBBrother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
17
Fooling w/ Fonts in PE DesignBlock of the Friday week Quilt ClassSLIDELL SIT & SEWBrother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)
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PE Design ClubAdvanced Embroidery - AppliqueBrother New Owner BasicLorraine's Embroidery LessonsBeginning SmockingEmbroidery Software - Embrilliance QUILT SIT & SEW CLUBBES Lettering Software 4Brother New Owner EmbroideryEmbroidery Machine AppliqueIntro to EmbroideryEmbroidery Club
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Brother Guide Class 1 & 2 Sewing onlyBlock of the MonthBrother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
21
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)Make a Tuffet - Class #1Sit and SewSLIDELL SIT & SEW
22
Beginning Smocking #2Make a Tuffet - Class #1Brother New Owner Guide Class #5 – My Design Center (8500D, 8550D and 1050X)Beginning Smocking #2
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PR101New Owners For Persona (PRS100)Sit and SewMachine Embroidery with ConfidenceBeginning Sewing - Skirt 1of2
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Sew Steady Ruler ClassBeginning Sewing - Skirt 2of2
25
Scan N Cut: Beginner BasicsUnleash Your Creativity Scan-N-cut ClassPiecing Fun-damentals Making A RomperScan n Cut Vinyl Tech Vinyl Project Class
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Brother Guide Class 4Brother Guide Class 3Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)Scan n Cut Fabric Tech
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HAPPY MARDI GRASNew Owner Class #1Make a Tuffet - Class #2
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March 2017

March
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
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Scan n Cut with JudyMake a Tuffet - Class #2Sew Fun Wednesday SIT AND SEWBernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
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12 Fat Quarter Quilt
3
BES Lettering Software 4Block of the Friday week Quilt ClassSIT AND SEWLovers Plate ScanNCut Vinyl Project Class
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Floriani Software with Joan WeberFloriani Software with Joan WeberLEARN THE BASICS OF SERGINGCustomizing Existing DesignsP E Design 10 with JudyLEARN THE SERGER FEETS
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Machine Embroidery with ConfidenceSit and SewScan N Cut New Owners Guied Class Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Large machines)SIT AND SEW
8
Bernina Software Guide Class #1Easter Mug Rug and Mug class
9
PR101
10
Anita Goodesign Embroidery Party - Sulphur, LA
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Anita Goodesign Embroidery Party - Sulphur, LAAdvanced Embroidery - AppliqueLEARN THE RHINESTONE KIT WITH SCAN N CUTStrippy Table RunnerKathryns' Korner Serger Flatlock PlacematLEARN HOW TO USE FOIL WITH THE SCAN N CUTDesign Organization & Software: BES & Embrilliance
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NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (1 OF 4)Sewing 101NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (1 OF 4)Sewing 102
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NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (2 OF 4)Sit and SewMy Design CenterBernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (2 OF 4)
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NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (3 OF 4)Sew Fun Wednesday SIT AND SEWNISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (3 OF 4)
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NISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (4 OF 4)Beyond the Basics - Intermediate Machine EmbroideryBERNINA CLUBNISD KIDS BEGIN TO SEW (4 OF 4)
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FLoriani Hands On Sit and Sew EventBlock of the Friday week Quilt ClassSLIDELL SIT & SEW
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FLoriani Hands On Sit and Sew EventEmbrilliance Software Brother New Owner BasicQUILT SIT & SEW CLUBBrother New Owner EmbroideryEmbroidery Club
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Block of the MonthScan n Cut Vinyl Tech
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Sit and SewUser Guide to Multi Needle MachinesBernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)Learn to make a Simple SkirtSIT AND SEWUser Guide to Embroidery Machines
22
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only MachinesBrother New Owner Guide Class #5 – My Design Center (8500D, 8550D and 1050X)
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona)Beetle Bag
24
Embroidery Garden Embroidery Party
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Intro to EmbroideryEmbroidery Garden Embroidery PartyUnleash Your Creativity Scan-N-cut ClassPiecing Fun-damentals EMBROIDERY CLUB MEETINGEmbroidery Project Class
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Embroidery Garden Embroidery Party
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Sit and SewBernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)New Owner Class #1
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SIT AND SEW
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Sit and SewBeetle Bag
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Cindy Hogan's Design & Sew Class
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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 CANCELLED
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 CANCELLED
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.
Scan n Cut Vinyl Tech
Fri, Feb 03, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
SNC Technique Class – Vinyl – $30, plus kit fee $5 This class will teach you how to work with pressure sensitive vinyl and heat transfer vinyl. The application process for each type of vinyl will be explained in detail. In hands-on practice exercises, you’ll learn how to handle vinyl application projects from start to finish. You’ll learn tips for composing multiple color designs and a way to make sure you get your pressure sensitive vinyl exactly where you want it using parchment paper as a mask. You’ll leave class with the ability to make a pressure sensitive design to decorate a Yeti cup, for example, and make a heat transfer vinyl design to decorate a garment, tote bag, or pillow cover. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Floriani Software with Joan 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
Scan N Cut Guide Class
Mon, Feb 06, 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.
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, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
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
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
Sit and Sew
Thu, Feb 09, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Guide Class for PR Entrepreneur Machines
Thu, Feb 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Embroidery Machine Guide Class
Thu, Feb 09, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
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
Embroidery 101
Sat, Feb 11, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
In this class you will learn all about stabilizing and hooping techniques! You will also learn about supplies you will need to have in your sewing room to get through just about any project you may be wanting to do!! $25.00
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
Embroidery 101
Sat, Feb 11, 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
In this class you will learn all about stabilizing and hooping techniques! You will also learn about supplies you will need to have in your sewing room to get through just about any project you may be wanting to do!! $25.00
Silhouette Cameo: Beginner Basics
Sat, Feb 11, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class you will learn beginner basics, icon functions, design and letter merging. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with the software, a notebook and pen. You will leave with a completed project! Teacher: Mia Class Fee: $40 Kit Fee: $10 Min class size: 2 Max class size: 10
BROTHER Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Mon, Feb 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
BROTHER 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 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 Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Mon, Feb 13, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
BROTHER 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 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 #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.
Sit and Sew
Tue, Feb 14, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
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.
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Wed, Feb 15, 01:30 PM - 04:30 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.
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 #1 (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.
BROTHER Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Feb 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
BROTHER 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
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
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Thu, Feb 16, 01:30 PM - 04:30 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 #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Feb 16, 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
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
Block of the Friday week Quilt Class
Fri, Feb 17, 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: Dawn & Amanda Class Fee: $7 - No Kit Fee
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.
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)
Fri, Feb 17, 01:30 PM - 04:30 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.
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
Beginning Smocking
Sat, Feb 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn all the Basics of Smocking $40.00
Embroidery Software - Embrilliance
Sat, Feb 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
We will be learning the basic functions of Embrilliance. This will include how to import a purchased design, how to edit your design, add text or images to a design, and more! Please bring a pen and paper because you will want to take notes. If you want to bring a laptop with Embrilliance downloaded....even better! Class will be $50
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.
Embroidery Machine Applique
Sat, Feb 18, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn from start to finish how to do Machine Applique! Applique brings a whole new Level to your embroidery! Class Fee $25.00 Kit Fee $5.00
Intro to Embroidery
Sat, Feb 18, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Mardi Gras Fleur de lis on a 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: Purple, green and gold Teacher: Mia Class Fee: $30 Kit Fee: $10 Min class size: 2 Max class size: 7
Embroidery Club
Sat, Feb 18, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
We will be creating a fun and festive Mardi Gras Koozie! Please bring your embroidery machine; sewing machines will be available if needed to finish project. Class will be $50 and the kit will be $20. Inside your kit there will be one koozie, thread for your project, stabilizer, and permanent cover up to prevent your stitches from sinking into your koozie.
Brother Guide Class 1 & 2 Sewing only
Mon, Feb 20, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Block of the Month
Mon, Feb 20, 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 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.
Make a Tuffet - Class #1
Tue, Feb 21, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
Join the rage and make a tuffet! These make a great addition to your home as well as unique gifts. Use jelly rolls, fat quarters or dig into your scraps. You will learn how to construct the tuffet cover as well as how to put the tuffet together. Two 5-hour classes. Class fee $65. Kit fee $172 (this includes all hardware to make the tuffet). Supply list given at time of registration.
Sit and Sew
Tue, Feb 21, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
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
Make a Tuffet - Class #1
Wed, Feb 22, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
Join the rage and make a tuffet! These make a great addition to your home as well as unique gifts. Use jelly rolls, fat quarters or dig into your scraps. You will learn how to construct the tuffet cover as well as how to put the tuffet together. Two 5-hour classes. Class fee $65. Kit fee $172 (this includes all hardware to make the tuffet). Supply list given at time of registration.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #5 – My Design Center (8500D, 8550D and 1050X)
Wed, Feb 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
This is a machine guide class for those customers who have purchased their Brother Dream Machine: 8500D or 8550D or their Brother PR1050X Machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your 8500 or 8550 to class and the scan mat, magnets, stylus and operation manual addendum. If you have the 1050X you need to bring the machine manual and the operation manual addendum for My Design Center, not your machine. Call the store for more information. You must sign-up in the store. Instructor: Aimee Pinell Minimum of 3, or class will be rescheduled. Class Fee: $75 if machine was bought outside of AllBrands or you have previously taken the guide classes.
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
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
New Owners For Persona (PRS100)
Thu, Feb 23, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn how to move around your persona machine (PRS100) Please call store for sign ups only 3 sets for this class! Setts will get filled fast.
Sit and Sew
Thu, Feb 23, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
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.
Beginning Sewing - Skirt 1of2
Thu, Feb 23, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come join the class and learn how to take your measurements, read a pattern, Cut out the skirt, insert a pocket, elastic waist and a blind hem. Make the skirt in class and take home a finished project. Taught by Joyce Leakey Class Fee $75 Kit fee $16
Sew Steady Ruler Class
Fri, Feb 24, 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.
Beginning Sewing - Skirt 2of2
Fri, Feb 24, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come join the class and learn how to take your measurements, read a pattern, Cut out the skirt, insert a pocket, elastic waist and a blind hem. Make the skirt in class and take home a finished project. Taught by Joyce Leakey Class Fee $75 Kit fee $16
Scan N Cut: Beginner Basics
Sat, Feb 25, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
New to ScanNCut? If so, join us in this class to learn the basics to get you started. Learn how to load your mats and how to keep them clean, set your blade depth and pressure, and how to do a test cut. Learn what the different icons are on the machine and cloud software. Bring home a completed project too! Teacher: Kendra Class Fee: $40 Kit Fee $10 Min Class Size: 2 Max Class Size: 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. Basic Sewing Kit
Making A Romper
Sat, Feb 25, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn from start to finish on how to make this wonderful little outfit! $25.00 Bring Machine Pattern CH Corner #260 Johnny Fabric- Outside and Lining Pins, Thread,Scissors
Scan n Cut Vinyl Tech
Sat, Feb 25, 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.
Vinyl Project Class
Sat, Feb 25, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us for our new project class for any cutting machine! This month we will be making a glass cutting board decorated with vinyl. Bring your Scan n Cut or Silhouette Cameo with all your accessories, your laptop and a usb stick. Please make sure you have attended a basic class for your machine or that you have experience with your machine and software. Teacher: Kendra Class Fee: $25 Kit Fee: $15 Min Class Size: 2 Max Class Size: 12
Brother Guide Class 4
Mon, Feb 27, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother Guide Class 3
Mon, Feb 27, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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.
Scan n Cut Fabric Tech
Mon, Feb 27, 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.
HAPPY MARDI GRAS
Tue, Feb 28, 12:00 AM
Slidell
New Owner Class #1
Tue, Feb 28, 12:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
Make a Tuffet - Class #2
Tue, Feb 28, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
Join the rage and make a tuffet! These make a great addition to your home as well as unique gifts. Use jelly rolls, fat quarters or dig into your scraps. You will learn how to construct the tuffet cover as well as how to put the tuffet together. Two 5-hour classes. Class fee $65. Kit fee $172 (this includes all hardware to make the tuffet). Supply list given at time of registration.
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 !
Make a Tuffet - Class #2
Wed, Mar 01, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
Join the rage and make a tuffet! These make a great addition to your home as well as unique gifts. Use jelly rolls, fat quarters or dig into your scraps. You will learn how to construct the tuffet cover as well as how to put the tuffet together. Two 5-hour classes. Class fee $65. Kit fee $172 (this includes all hardware to make the tuffet). Supply list given at time of registration.
Sew Fun Wednesday
Wed, Mar 01, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Come in and sew inside our classrooms every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month! Bring your machines, scissors, thread, etc. to finish that project you been working on or come in and start a new one!
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.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
Wed, Mar 01, 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.
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 $24.75
BES Lettering Software 4
Fri, Mar 03, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
The BES Lettering Software 4. $40
Block of the Friday week Quilt Class
Fri, Mar 03, 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: Dawn & Amanda Class Fee: $7 - No Kit Fee
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.
Lovers Plate ScanNCut Vinyl Project Class
Fri, Mar 03, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
You'll get personalized cut files to make one Lovers Plate for you or someone else to include last name/initial, first names of the lovers, and year of marriage. You'll cut the design from pressure sensitive vinyl and apply to a square clear glass plate. All you need is your ScanNCut. I'll lend you any tools necessary for the class. Materials for one plate are included in Class/Kit fees. Additional personalized files and plates available day of class for $10 each. Class Fee $35, Kit Fee $5
Floriani Software with Joan Weber
Sat, Mar 04, 01:00 AM - 03:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class Fee $20 Floriani Software with Joan Weber
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
Customizing Existing Designs
Sat, Mar 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, 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, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Scan N Cut New Owners Guied Class
Tue, Mar 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
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 Amanda U. Limit 7 students per class.
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Large machines)
Tue, Mar 07, 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.
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.
Bernina Software Guide Class #1
Wed, Mar 08, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Easter Mug Rug and Mug class
Wed, Mar 08, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
In this class, we'll make a no-sew mug rug using fusible-backed fabric that we'll cut on our ScanNCut machines. After we assemble the Mug Rug, we'll cut matching motifs from pressure sensitive vinyl to place on a white porcelain mug. You'll end up with a cute spring duo to use in your office or home. Limit 10 students. Taught by Kathy Guevara.n Class Fee $35 Kit fee $5
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
Advanced Embroidery - Applique
Sat, Mar 11, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Easter applique on Towel! You will need to bring: Sewing machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, USB stick, small scissors, applique scissors (optional), thread: tan, pink, blue and black Teacher: Mia Class:$30 Kit:$10 Minimum Class Size: 2 Maximum Class Size: 10
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.
Strippy Table Runner
Sat, Mar 11, 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Come make a Reversible Strippy Table Runner. Learn a new project using jelly rolls and quilting in the ditch. Taught by Shannon McGaw Class Fee $45 and Kit Fee $45
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.
Design Organization & Software: BES & Embrilliance
Sat, Mar 11, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class you will learn how to download & view designs, transfer designs to a usb stick and how to store designs on an external hard drive. Also you will learn how to merge designs and upload fonts in your software. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with your software, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one). Teacher: Mia Class:$50 Minimum Class Size: 2 Maximum Class Size: 10
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 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.
Sewing 101
Mon, Mar 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
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 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.
Sewing 102
Mon, Mar 13, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
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.
Sit and Sew
Tue, Mar 14, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
My Design Center
Tue, Mar 14, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)
Tue, Mar 14, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Bernina machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Taught by Guy Hoover.
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.
Sew Fun Wednesday
Wed, Mar 15, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Come in and sew inside our classrooms every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month! Bring your machines, scissors, thread, etc. to finish that project you been working on or come in and start a new one!
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 17th and 18th, 9AM to 5PM with doors opening at 8AM both days. Come join us at the Living World Church of Seabrook, 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. Living Word Church of the Bay Area 2900 E NASA Pkwy #230 \Seabrook, TX 77586
Block of the Friday week Quilt Class
Fri, Mar 17, 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: Dawn Class Fee: $7 - No Kit Fee
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.
Embrilliance Software
Sat, Mar 18, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Basic
Sat, Mar 18, 10:00 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
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, 01:00 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 Club
Sat, Mar 18, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Block of the Month
Mon, Mar 20, 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.
Scan n Cut Vinyl Tech
Mon, Mar 20, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
SNC Technique Class – Vinyl – $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 and Sew
Tue, Mar 21, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
User Guide to Multi Needle Machines
Tue, Mar 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
Tue, Mar 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Bernina machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Taught by Guy Hoover.
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)
Tue, Mar 21, 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.
Learn to make a Simple Skirt
Tue, Mar 21, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class Fee $25 Kit Fee $TBA
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.
User Guide to Embroidery Machines
Tue, Mar 21, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines
Wed, Mar 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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 the store for more information. You must sign-up in the store. 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. Instructor: Aimee Pinell Minimum of 3, or class will be rescheduled. Class Fee: $75 if machine was bought outside of AllBrands or you have previously taken this guide class
Brother New Owner Guide Class #5 – My Design Center (8500D, 8550D and 1050X)
Wed, Mar 22, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
This is a machine guide class for those customers who have purchased their Brother Dream Machine: 8500D or 8550D or their Brother PR1050X Machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your 8500 or 8550 to class and the scan mat, magnets, stylus and operation manual addendum. If you have the 1050X you need to bring the machine manual and the operation manual addendum for My Design Center, not your machine. Call the store for more information. You must sign-up in the store. Instructor: Aimee Pinell Minimum of 3, or class will be rescheduled. Class Fee: $75 if machine was bought outside of AllBrands or you have previously taken the guide classes.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona)
Thu, Mar 23, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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 the store for more information. You must sign-up in the store. Instructor: Aimee Pinell Minimum of 3, or class will be rescheduled. Class Fee: $75 if machine was bought outside of AllBrands or you have previously taken this guide class
Beetle Bag
Thu, Mar 23, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Houston
A sweet little bag - Sew on the go with this handy bag that can hold all of your stitching essentials. You can even use it as a stylish makeup bag for your travels. Use just 2 fat quarters plus some yardage to complete this design. 4 plastic inserts are included with pattern. Finished size is 11" x 20". 2 day class. Everyone will go home with completed bag. Taught by Kathy Wolfe. Class fee $30. Kit fee $ 46.75
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.
Intro to Embroidery
Sat, Mar 25, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Summer design on a 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: * Teacher: Kendra Class:$30 Kit:$10 Minimum Class Size: 2 Maximum Class Size: 10
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 Project Class
Sat, Mar 25, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us for our new project class for any embroidery machine! This month we will be making a tote bag embroidered with a summer design. Bring your embroidery machine with a 4x4 or 5x7 hoop, small scissors and thread: *. Please make sure you have attended a basic class for your machine or that you have experience with your machine. Teacher: Kendra Class Fee: $30 Kit Fee: $10 Min Class Size: 2 Max Class Size: 12
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
Tue, Mar 28, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
Tue, Mar 28, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Bernina machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Taught by Guy Hoover.
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)
Tue, Mar 28, 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.
New Owner Class #1
Tue, Mar 28, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
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.
Sit and Sew
Thu, Mar 30, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Beetle Bag
Thu, Mar 30, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Houston
A sweet little bag - Sew on the go with this handy bag that can hold all of your stitching essentials. You can even use it as a stylish makeup bag for your travels. Use just 2 fat quarters plus some yardage to complete this design. 4 plastic inserts are included with pattern. Finished size is 11" x 20". 2 day class. Everyone will go home with completed bag. Taught by Kathy Wolfe. Class fee $30. Kit fee $ 46.75
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.
Silhouette Beginner Basics
Sat, Apr 01, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class you will learn beginner basics, icon functions, design and letter merging. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with the software, a notebook and pen. You will leave with a completed project (glass coasters)! Teacher: Kendra Class Fee: $40 Kit Fee: $10 Min class size: 2 Max class size: 10
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.
Floriani Software with Joan Weber
Sat, Apr 01, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class Fee $20 Floriani Software with Joan Weber
Vinyl Project Class - Glass Etching
Sat, Apr 01, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us for our new project class for any cutting machine! This month we will be etching a project using our cutters to make the stencil. Bring your Scan n Cut or Silhouette Cameo with all your accessories, your laptop and a usb stick. Please make sure you have attended a basic class for your machine or that you have experience with your machine and software. Teacher: Kendra Class Fee: $25 Kit Fee: $15 Min Class Size: 2 Max Class Size: 12
Sit and Sew
Tue, Apr 04, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Scan n Cut with Judy
Wed, Apr 05, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sew Fun Wednesday
Wed, Apr 05, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Come in and sew inside our classrooms every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month! Bring your machines, scissors, thread, etc. to finish that project you been working on or come in and start a new one!
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
Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Mon, Apr 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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, thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call the store for more information. You must sign-up in the store. 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. Instructor: Aimee Pinell Minimum of 3, or class will be rescheduled. Class Fee: $75 if machine was bought outside of AllBrands or you have previously taken this guide class
Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Mon, Apr 10, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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, thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call the store for more information. You must sign-up in the store. 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. Instructor: Aimee Pinell Minimum of 3, or class will be rescheduled. Class Fee: $75 if machine was bought outside of AllBrands or you have previously taken this guide class
Sit and Sew
Tue, Apr 11, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Bernina Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Apr 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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, thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call the store for more information. You must sign-up in the store. 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. Instructor: Aimee Pinell Minimum of 3, or class will be rescheduled. Class Fee: $75 if machine was bought outside of AllBrands or you have previously taken this guide class
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
Houston
Sit and Sew
Tue, Apr 18, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Sew Fun Wednesday
Wed, Apr 19, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Come in and sew inside our classrooms every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month! Bring your machines, scissors, thread, etc. to finish that project you been working on or come in and start a new one!
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.
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.
Sit and Sew
Tue, Apr 25, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Sit and Sew
Thu, Apr 27, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
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)
Intro to Embroidery
Sat, Apr 29, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Patriotic design on a 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: Red, White, Blue Teacher: Kendra Class:$30 Kit:$10 Minimum Class Size: 2 Maximum Class Size: 10
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.
Embroidery Project Class - In the Hoop
Sat, Apr 29, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us for our new project class for any embroidery machine! This month we will be making a sticky note holder all in the hoop!. Bring your embroidery machine with a 5x7 or larger hoop, small scissors and thread: to match fabric that you will choose at store. Please make sure you have attended a basic class for your machine or that you have experience with your machine. Teacher: Kendra Class Fee: $30 Kit Fee: $10 Min Class Size: 2 Max Class Size: 12
Sit and Sew
Tue, May 02, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Scan n Cut
Wed, May 03, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $20. Learn to use the pens that came with your machine.
Sew Fun Wednesday
Wed, May 03, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Come in and sew inside our classrooms every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month! Bring your machines, scissors, thread, etc. to finish that project you been working on or come in and start a new one!
Greater Houston Quilt Guild Quilt Show
Fri, May 05, 10:00 AM through through Sat, May 06, 05:00 PM
AllBrands.com will have a booth at the Greater Houston Quilt Guild Quilt Show in Stanford, TX
TV's Denise Wild Fashion Reconstruction
Fri, May 05, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Friday's Classes Fashion Reconstruction with Denise Wild You don’t need to start from scratch in order to make stylish accessories! TV host, author, and sewing expert Denise Wild will show you how to take things you no longer wear (think of that concert t-shirt or that pair of jeans that used to be in style) and turn them into unique, fashionable projects you’ll want to show off and give as gifts. Denise will show you the art of fashion reconstruction while teaching you a number of important sewing techniques. Bring a pair of old jeans and a t-shirt you no longer love, and you’ll turn them into eye-catching projects including a clutch, a bracelet, a scarf, a necklace, a brooch, and a character pillow.
Floriani Software with Joan Weber
Sat, May 06, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
class fee $20.
TV's Denise Wild Style on the Go Class
Sat, May 06, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Saturday's Classes Style On-The-Go with Denise Wild Are you always searching for the perfect bag and wallet — ones that look good AND are functional? Make them! TV host, author, and sewing expert Denise Wild will teach you step-by-step how to sew a stylish, sturdy carry-all tote, compete with reinforced straps, squared-off corners, and a structured base to hold just about anything. Denise will also show you how to sew a functional and fashionable wallet designed specifically for your cards: membership cards, point cards, gift cards, and credit cards. You'll work with simple fabrics and closures in order to perfect your sewing and project assembly skills.
Start Your Own Embroidery Business Class with Paulette Bell
Sat, May 06, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
P E Design 10 with Judy
Sat, May 06, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $20.00 Class Description: The last in a series of four PE–Design 10 Basics Classes. This class is an intensive hands–on class, using the tools you learned in earlier Basics Classes. You will import designs, move them, remove parts, and center them on the on–screen "hoop." Then you will resize, change thread colors, and change the sewing order of designs. You will, also, learn to creatively incorporate lettering into your designs. Last, you will create a design, preview its stitch–out, view its template, save it, 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.
Floriani Software with Joan Weber
Sat, May 06, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee $20
Sit and Sew
Tue, May 09, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Sit and Sew
Thu, May 11, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Making Embroidery Easy with Cathy Wright
Fri, May 12, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Design Organization & Software (Embrilliance & BES Lettering)
Sat, May 13, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class you will learn how to download & view designs, transfer designs to a usb stick and how to store designs on an external hard drive. Also you will learn how to merge designs and upload fonts in your software. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with your software, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one). Teacher: Mia Class:$50 Minimum Class Size: 2 Maximum Class Size: 10
Kathryns' Korner Serger Cute Convertible Slip or Sundress
Sat, May 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class Description: Designed a Serger Lace Christening Gown or Child’s Dress, this waisted-yoke slip easily converts to a sleeveless sundress with a simple change of fabric. The rolled hem flouncy ruffle joins to the skirt and the back closes with four buttons. Whether you choose to make a slip or a sundress, you can almost finish one in the time it takes to choose your fabric! Supplies: Pattern and instructions will be provided • Your choice of cotton fabric. Size: (3m-2yr - 2 yards ) (4-8yr - 3 yards) 4 Serger threads – same color Serger – any brand, Must know your machine and be comfortable using it. (Or may use a regular sewing machine with sewing thread. Technique will be a little different) Also bring Manual, scissors, rotary cutter, small cutting matt. All machine accessories, power cord. Red small Quilting clips, pins. Marking pen, extra needles. Anything that you can think of that you might need to complete this project.
Advance Embroidery - Applique
Sat, May 13, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Applique on Towel! You will need to bring: Sewing machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, USB stick, small scissors, applique scissors (optional), thread: Teacher: Mia Class:$30 Kit:$10 Minimum Class Size: 2 Maximum Class Size: 10
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines
Mon, May 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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, thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call the store for more information. You must sign-up in the store. 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. Instructor: Aimee Pinell Minimum of 3, or class will be rescheduled. Class Fee: $75 if machine was bought outside of AllBrands or you have previously taken this guide class
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines
Mon, May 15, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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, thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call the store for more information. You must sign-up in the store. 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. Instructor: Aimee Pinell Minimum of 3, or class will be rescheduled. Class Fee: $75 if machine was bought outside of AllBrands or you have previously taken this guide class
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona)
Tue, May 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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 the store for more information. You must sign-up in the store. Instructor: Aimee Pinell Minimum of 3, or class will be rescheduled. Class Fee: $75 if machine was bought outside of AllBrands or you have previously taken this guide class
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines
Tue, May 16, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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 the store for more information. You must sign-up in the store. 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. Instructor: Aimee Pinell Minimum of 3, or class will be rescheduled. Class Fee: $75 if machine was bought outside of AllBrands or you have previously taken this guide class
Sewing 101
Wed, May 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Sit and Sew
Wed, May 17, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Sew Fun Wednesday
Wed, May 17, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Come in and sew inside our classrooms every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month! Bring your machines, scissors, thread, etc. to finish that project you been working on or come in and start a new one!
Sewing 102
Wed, May 17, 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Sit and Sew
Thu, May 18, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
Cindy Hogan's Design & Sew Class
Fri, May 19, 10:00 AM through through Sat, May 20, 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
ScanNCut Beginner Basics
Sat, May 20, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
New to ScanNCut? If so, join us in this class to learn the basics to get you started. Learn how to load your mats and how to keep them clean, set your blade depth and pressure, and how to do a test cut. Learn what the different icons are on the machine and cloud software. Bring home a completed project too! Teacher: Kendra Class Fee: $40 Kit Fee $10 Min Class Size: 2 Max Class Size: 7
Embroidery Project Class
Sat, May 20, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us for our new project class for any embroidery machine! This month we will be making *!. Bring your embroidery machine with a 5x7 or larger hoop, small scissors and thread: *. Please make sure you have attended a basic class for your machine or that you have experience with your machine. Teacher: Kendra Class Fee: $30 Kit Fee: $10 Min Class Size: 2 Max Class Size: 12
Sit and Sew
Tue, May 23, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.
User Guide to Multi Needle Machines
Wed, May 24, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
User Guide to Embroidery Machines
Wed, May 24, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
My Design Center
Thu, May 25, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Embroidery Tour with Jerry Granata
Fri, May 26, 10:00 AM through through Sat, May 27, 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Basic
Sat, May 27, 10:00 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
Brother New Owner Embroidery
Sat, May 27, 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, May 30, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come finish your projects free of charge. We'll supply a machine and a place to sew all day. Call or visit the store to schedule your time today.