Baton Rouge

20415 Highland Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70817-7348
At the corner of Highland and Old Jefferson Hwy. just north of Airline Hwy.
(225) 923-1260
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

New Orleans

4029 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie, LA 70002-5501
Across from Paretti Mazda in the two story pink building
(504) 888-4952
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

Slidell

1503 Gause Blvd
Suite #1, Slidell, LA, 70458
(985) 643-4252
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

Lafayette

3541 Ambassador Caffery Parkway
Lafayette, LA 70503-5130
At the corner of Johnston and Ambassador Caffery in the Ambassador Row Shopping Center right behind Bennigan's
(337) 981-2808
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

Lake Charles

2615 Dillard Loop
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Come see our spacious new location! I-210 at Highway 14 (Cameron Exit) where Blockbuster used to be.
(337) 477-0492
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

Houston

18203 Egret Bay Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Sew Contempo, which has been serving the Houston Clear Lake area for over 30 years is now part of AllBrands.com!
281-333-5322
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday
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Upcoming Classes & Events

January 2015

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Sew Nuts BeeIntro to EmbroideryBuck-a-Block 2014
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Sit and SewTechniques & Embelishments
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LVQB Bee
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Buck-a-Block 2014Sit & Stitch
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Intro to EmbroideryOpen Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
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Introduction To the Janome 8900 Sewing MachineSit & Stitch
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Introduction To the Janome 8900 Sewing Machine
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Introduction To the Janome 8900 Sewing MachineSew Nuts BeeBeginning Hand EmbroideryConstructing a Jumper or Jon-JonIntro To EmbroideryIntro to EmbroideryBullionsSilhouette Cameo: Beginner BasicsCrabapple Hill BeeMachine Applique Class
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BES Lettering SoftwarePeasant DressPR TrainingHow To Make A Wreath
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Machine Troubleshooting 10am-1pmScan-n-Cut Applique
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Sit & StitchQuilt's for Kid'sMachine Embroidery with Confidence
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Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmBrother XV8500/6750 Guide Class #1Brother VQ2400/VQ3000 Guide Class
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Sit & Stitch
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Quattro Class 10am-3pmBeg. ComputingIntroduction To The Janome MP4 Embroidery 4 Needle Machine
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PE Design ClubApplique ClassConstructing a Jumper or Jon-JonBasic A Line DressCustomizing Existing DesignsSerger Robe Class 12:30pm-3:30pmValentine's Skinny
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Sit and SewMama's Must Haves: Nursing ShawlScan-n-Cut AppliqueBeginning SmockingQuilt as You GoBasic John John
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Angela Wolfe Sit N SewSerger Guide Class #1Learn to Sew #1Learn to Quilt #1
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Angela Wolfe Sit N SewBasic Sewing with Knits: Dolman T-shirt Class 10am-1pmSit & StitchPR101
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Angela Wolfe Sit N SewBrother XV8500/6750 Guide Class #2Brother NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #1
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Sit & StitchAngela Wolfe Sit N SewBrother 780/950/1250/SB7500/SB7050 #1
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Angela Wolfe Sit N SewWorking w/ Images in PE Design
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Embroidery ClubSit & Sew with Angela WolfBegginer Smocking
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Learn The Basics Of PE Design NextBeginner Free Motion ClassMachine Embroidery with Confidence
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Children's Corner MamieSerger Guide Class #2Learn to Sew #2Learn to Quilt #2
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Basic Serger: Pajama Pants 10am-1pmSit & StitchFooling w/ Fonts in PE Design
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Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmBrother XV8500/6750 Guide Class #3Embroidering on PaperBrother NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #2Bernina Machine Guide Class #1Tshirt Quilts
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Part 2 Pajama Blanks: Pajama Shirt 10am-1pmSit & StitchBrother 950/1250/SB7500 #2
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Applique the Penny Way!Mouse Hoody TowelIntroduction To The Janome Skyline S5Basic Serger
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Sew Nuts BeeQuilts For KidsCharm Clutch 10-1In The Hoop Valentine's Day ProjectSplitting & AlignmentLearn How to Quilt

February 2015

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Techniques & Embellishments
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LVQG BeeSerger Guide (Coverstitch)Learn to Sew #3Learn to Quilt #3
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Sit & Stitch Bee
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Advanced EmbroideryBernina Machine Guide Class #2
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Basic Sewing with Knits: onesie class 10am-1pmSit & Stitch Bee
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Sew Nuts BeeIntro to EmbroideryBuck-a-Block 2015Introduction to EmbroideryCustomizing Existing DesignsSoftware Downloading
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BES: Beginner BasicsPR101
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Bernina Software Guide #1Learn to Sew #4Learn to Quilt #4
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Buck-a-Block 2015Sit & Stitch BeeApplique the Penny Way!
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Bernina Guide Class #3
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Sit & Stitch Bee
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Bernina Software Inspiration - Digitizing a logo
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Sew Nuts BeeCrabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
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Scan N Cut - Vinyl TechniquesLearn The Basics Of PE Design Next (ADVANCE)
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Bernina Software Guide #2Learn to Sew #5Learn to Quilt #5
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Sit & Stitch Bee
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Brother NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #1Order in the ClosetBrother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #1Bernina Embroidery Guide ClassScan N Cut - Vinyl Techniques
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Sit & Stitch Bee How To Make A Tutu
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BES Lettering
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PE Design ClubLEARN HOW TO APPLIQUEConstructing a Jumper or Jon-JonSplitting & AlignmentShamrock SkinniesBasic Serger Class
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Learn The Basics Of PE Design Next(Beginner)Beginning SmockingMachine Embroidery with Confidence
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Bernina Software Guide #3Learn to Sew #6
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Sit & Stitch Bee
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Brother NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #2Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #2
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Sit & Stitch BeeDIME Inspiration Class #1
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Working w/ Images in PE Design
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Embroidery Club MeetingSew Nuts BeeLearn to use your smocking pleaterFooling w/ Fonts in PE DesignThe Puppy Dog Quilt

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April 2015

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Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Jan 03, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Intro to Embroidery
Sat, Jan 03, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
$30 class fee, $10 kit fee. You will need your machine 5X7 or 4X4 hoop, sm scissors, USB stick, threads: Brown, Lt gray, 2 shades of green(or color of choice), Gold(or color of choice)
Buck-a-Block 2014
Sat, Jan 03, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Sit and Sew
Sun, Jan 04, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Come in with your project and sit and sew in a sewing relaxing enviroment.
Techniques & Embelishments
Sun, Jan 04, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Have fun creating your own passport to your sewing adventures as we work on new techniques and embellishments. The first class is about creating your own passport and starting to explore what your machine can do. The class will meet once a month; each class will focus on a new technique or embellishment as we add pages to our passport. Future classes will include zippers, buttonholes, edge finishing, free-motion, couching, bobbin work; but all classes will focus on fun! Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $35.
LVQB Bee
Mon, Jan 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Buck-a-Block 2014
Tue, Jan 06, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Jan 06, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Intro to Embroidery
Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
$30 class fee, $10 kit fee. You will need your machine 5X7 or 4X4 hoop, sm scissors, USB stick, threads: Brown, Lt gray, 2 shades of green(or color of choice), Gold(or color of choice)
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, Jan 07, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring your own machine and sew. There will not be a teacher... sew at your own risk! Call 337-477-0492 for more information.
Introduction To the Janome 8900 Sewing Machine
Thu, Jan 08, 12:00 AM through through Sat, Jan 10, 12:00 AM
Slidell
Come out and join Earlean as she demonstrates the basic of this great machine that Janome has just launched.You will see how perfect of a buttonhole this machine makes.How to navigate around the wonderful stitches that it does.Class 30.00
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Jan 08, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Jan 10, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Beginning Hand Embroidery
Sat, Jan 10, 09:29 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn to embroider by hand. Bring 6 strand embroidery floss, scissors, small 4" embroidery hoop, piece of fabric, embroidery needles. Class fee is $35. Class instructor is Melissa Matthews. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Constructing a Jumper or Jon-Jon
Sat, Jan 10, 09:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a lined jumper or jon-jon. Need to have knowledge of your sewing machine. Bring Children's Corner William and Winnie pattern, scissors, fabrics, thread, pins. Class fee is $30. Instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Intro To Embroidery
Sat, Jan 10, 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Call Store for Details!!! 504-888-4952
Intro to Embroidery
Sat, Jan 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
This class tteaches the different types of stabilizers,hooping techniques,topping,and tips and tricks.This is a project class of simple embrodiery on a towel or koozie.3 hours Class 30.00 Kit Fee Teacher Louise Huye
Bullions
Sat, Jan 10, 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to make bullions by hand. Bring 6 strand embroidery floss, scissors, small 4" embroidery hoop, fabric, milliners needles. Class fee is $35. Class instructor is Melissa Matthews. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Silhouette Cameo: Beginner Basics
Sat, Jan 10, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn beginner basics, icon functions, and design and letter merging. You will need to bring your laptop with software loaded, machine, notebook and pen.
Crabapple Hill Bee
Sat, Jan 10, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
Machine Applique Class
Sat, Jan 10, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Call Store for details!!! 504-888-4952
BES Lettering Software
Sun, Jan 11, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Call store for details! 504-888-4952
Peasant Dress
Sun, Jan 11, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Bring pattern, thread, elastic and fabric to make a little girl's peasant dress. Class fee is $30. Class instructor is Bonnie Richard. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
PR Training
Sun, Jan 11, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
This 3 hour training will teach you how to use your Brother Multi-needle machine (PR650e, PR655e, PR1000e). You will also learn how to thread, size, edit, merge and trouble shoot, along with hooping techniques and tips and tricks. We will have a PR655e and a PR1000e for use. Space is limited so sign now. Class instructor Mia Douglas
How To Make A Wreath
Sun, Jan 11, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Grab a friend ( or two ) and join us for a unique and fun day of wreath making. No crafting experience needed! We will provide you step by step instructions doing this 3 hour class. At the end of the day you will go home with a gorgeous personalize wreath for you to display in your home.Class 30.00 You must bring your own supplies for this class of whatever it is you are going to make.So please come in and pick up supply list so that you may have everything to complete your wreath. Instructor is Alicia Crump
Machine Troubleshooting 10am-1pm
Mon, Jan 12, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
"What do you mean it's something I'm doing?"..."User Error?" Learn how to care for and clean your machine properly. Call 337-477-0492 to register.
Scan-n-Cut Applique
Mon, Jan 12, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
Come learn techniques to cut out fusible applique shapes using your scan n cut. We will be working on making a dust cover for your machine. One 2-1/2 hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $25.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Jan 13, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Quilt's for Kid's
Tue, Jan 13, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to sew for "Quilt's for Kid's". Donate a little of your time to put a smile on a child's face in our local hospitals. WE NEED YOU and would love to have you and any help you can give. Thank you in advance and hope to see you here.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Tue, Jan 13, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. In this class we will cover needle types and sizes and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It is not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, Jan 14, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring your own machine and sew. There will not be a teacher... sew at your own risk! Call 337-477-0492 for more information.
Brother XV8500/6750 Guide Class #1
Wed, Jan 14, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
Brother VQ2400/VQ3000 Guide Class
Wed, Jan 14, 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Jan 15, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Quattro Class 10am-3pm
Fri, Jan 16, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
Learn what your Quattro can do. Class fee is $50. Limited seating. Call 337-477-0492 to register.
Beg. Computing
Fri, Jan 16, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This class focuses on how to use your computer. If you have computer embroidery software (such as Artista, PE-Design, BES, or Viking software) this is the class for you. Please take this before attending the other embroidery software class. You will learn how to find designs, load them onto your computer and write them to a USB stick to take designs to your machines or how to write design to the reader/writer box. You will also learn how to organize your designs and pictures using the Windows Explorer; create folders, and dragging and dropping files; how to create shortcuts for your favorite software; and how to scan images and save them for use with your embroidery software. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class fee $40.
Introduction To The Janome MP4 Embroidery 4 Needle Machine
Fri, Jan 16, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
Come and learn the basics of this great machine.You will learn how to properly thread this machine and learn the CPU Screen on the machine.Class 30.00 Instructor Earlean Stalks
PE Design Club
Sat, Jan 17, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Led by Penny Muncaster-Jewell
Applique Class
Sat, Jan 17, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
Learn how to make a applique.2 hour class Teacher Louise Huye Class 30.00 Kit Fee 10.00
Constructing a Jumper or Jon-Jon
Sat, Jan 17, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a lined jumper or jon-jon. Need to have knowledge of your sewing machine. Need to have Children's Corner William and Winnie pattern, scissors, fabric, thread, and pins. Class fee is $30. Instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Basic A Line Dress
Sat, Jan 17, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
In this class learn how to construct a basic A line dress. Call store for more information. 504-888-4952
Customizing Existing Designs
Sat, Jan 17, 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. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
Serger Robe Class 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sat, Jan 17, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lake Charles
Beginner Serger Project Class. You need to know how to thread your serger, and how to set basic stitches. Arrive early to set your machine set up. Call 337-477-0492 to register.
Valentine's Skinny
Sat, Jan 17, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Join us to make a lovable skinny wall hanging just in time for Valentine's Day! Class also covers all the basic fundamentals of machine applique: from tracing out your designs, to different fusible webbings, to stitch options. Optional kit ($20), or you can purchase the pattern and pick out your own fabrics! Taught by Amanda Gitzke. Class fee is $25. Supply list given at registration.
Sit and Sew
Sun, Jan 18, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Come in and sit with a relaxing sewing enviroment
Mama's Must Haves: Nursing Shawl
Sun, Jan 18, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
We'll be making a nursing shawl and baby hat from the pattern Mama's Must Haves by Olive Ann Designs. The nursing shawl has an open top, which insures privacy while allowing Mom to see her baby. There is an adjustable strap, convenient pockets on both sides of the shawl and a flexible neckline. The baby hat is reversable and has an adorable ruffle. One 3-hour class. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class fee $30.
Scan-n-Cut Applique
Sun, Jan 18, 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Come learn techniques to cut out fusible applique shapes using your scan n cut. We will be working on making a dust cover for your machine. One 2-1/2 hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $25.
Beginning Smocking
Sun, Jan 18, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn basic smocking stitches such as cable, wave, and trellis. Also learn how to start and stop in a design. Class fee is $40. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Quilt as You Go
Sun, Jan 18, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Have you ever wanted to quilt? Learn basic quilting skills and finish a quilt as you go. Need to bring your sewing machine, pins, rotary cutter, ruler, marker, scissors, thread, batting, fabric. Class fee is $30. Class instructor is Jeanette Boudreaux. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Basic John John
Sun, Jan 18, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
New Orleans
Call store for details! 504-888-4952
Angela Wolfe Sit N Sew
Mon, Jan 19, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Slidell
Angela Wolf Sit & Sew Monday January 19th Slidell, Louisiana 10am-3pm Angela Wolf from the Hit TV Show It's Sew Easy, will be doing a Louisiana / Texas tour in January 2015. She will be in all 6 locations doing a hands on sit and sew event, and we would love for you to attend! Sew and embroider your own custom tote bag using multiple embroidery designs. Experiment with various hooping techniques, stabilizer options, and design placement. Learn sewing tips and tricks for professional sewing results while attaching ribbon, creating pockets, inserting a zipper and more. There will also be time set aside for a question and answer period, so write down your sewing and fitting dilemmas for personal advice from Angela. Each person will have their own top of the line embroidery machine supplied by AllBrands.com. Each person will make and take home a completed project. We are limited to 20 people for the class, so hurry while the seats are still open. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Hosted at our Slidell Store: 1503 Gause Blvd Suite #1, Slidell, LA, 70458 We will have door prize and everyone will receive a free gift for attending. - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/56468-tvs-angela-wolf-sit-and-sew-class-monday-january-1#sthash.rtlzTK4v.dpuf
Serger Guide Class #1
Mon, Jan 19, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Machine guide class for customers who purchased a serger from Allbrands. Taught by Ruth Droll. Two 3-hour classes. Coverstitch machines will attend a third class.
Learn to Sew #1
Mon, Jan 19, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This class introduces beginners to the basics of sewing: using the sewing machine, sewing terms, cutting, marking, pressing and using tools and notions. Projects include: placemat, napkin, tote bag and apron. Six-week class. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee $85. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration.
Learn to Quilt #1
Mon, Jan 19, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This very popular beginning quilt-making class is for those just learning to quilt or refreshing their skills. We will explore color, fabric selection, rotary cutting, machine piecing, binding, quilt care and more. During this six-week course you will make a nine-block sampler lap quilt; however, instructions are provided for those who wish to enlarge their quilt. Six 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $95. Kit fee $25
Angela Wolfe Sit N Sew
Tue, Jan 20, 12:00 AM
New Orleans
Angela Wolf Sit & Sew Tuesday January 20th, Metairie, Louisiana 10am-3pm Angela Wolf from the Hit TV Show It's Sew Easy, will be doing a Louisiana / Texas tour in January 2015. She will be in all 6 locations doing a hands on sit and sew event, and we would love for you to attend! Sew and embroider your own custom tote bag using multiple embroidery designs. Experiment with various hooping techniques, stabilizer options, and design placement. Learn sewing tips and tricks for professional sewing results while attaching ribbon, creating pockets, inserting a zipper and more. There will also be time set aside for a question and answer period, so write down your sewing and fitting dilemmas for personal advice from Angela. Each person will have their own top of the line embroidery machine supplied by AllBrands.com. Each person will make and take home a completed project. We are limited to 20 people for the class, so hurry while the seats are still open. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Hosted at our New Orleans Store: 4029 Veterans Memorial Blvd Metairie, LA 70002-5501 We will have door prize and everyone will receive a free gift for attending. - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/56469-tvs-angela-wolf-sit-and-sew-class-tuesday-january#sthash.v8GsGXh1.dpuf
Basic Sewing with Knits: Dolman T-shirt Class 10am-1pm
Tue, Jan 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Using a sewing machine, you will create a Dolman T-shirt.You will need a stretch needle(size 11 or 12 no 14's), poly thread. Clear elastic is optional. Call 337-477-0492 to register.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Jan 20, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
PR101
Tue, Jan 20, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. Topics covered include: setting up machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles setting thread tension, how to use fast frames and jumbo hoops, how to maintain and operate the hat frame, how to use the camera, what to do when you get an error message. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Angela Wolfe Sit N Sew
Wed, Jan 21, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Its Sew Each TV Angela Wolf Sit & Sew Wednesday January 21st, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 10am-3pm Angela Wolf from the Hit TV Show It's Sew Easy, will be doing a Louisiana / Texas tour in January 2015. She will be in all 6 locations doing a hands on sit and sew event, and we would love for you to attend! Sew and embroider your own custom tote bag using multiple embroidery designs. Experiment with various hooping techniques, stabilizer options, and design placement. Learn sewing tips and tricks for professional sewing results while attaching ribbon, creating pockets, inserting a zipper and more. There will also be time set aside for a question and answer period, so write down your sewing and fitting dilemmas for personal advice from Angela. Each person will have their own top of the line embroidery machine supplied by AllBrands.com. Each person will make and take home a completed project. We are limited to 20 people for the class, so hurry while the seats are still open. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Hosted at our Baton Rouge Louisiana Store: 20415 Highland Road Baton Rouge, LA 70817-7348 We will have door prize and everyone will receive a free gift for attending. - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/56470-tvs-angela-wolf-sit-and-sew-wednesday-january-21st#sthash.oO9VmrLr.dpuf
Brother XV8500/6750 Guide Class #2
Wed, Jan 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
Brother NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #1
Wed, Jan 21, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Two 3-hour classes.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Jan 22, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Angela Wolfe Sit N Sew
Thu, Jan 22, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Lafayette
Its So Easy Angela Wolf Sit & Sew Thursday January 22nd, Lafayette, Louisiana 10am-3pm Angela Wolf from the Hit TV Show It's Sew Easy, will be doing a Louisiana / Texas tour in January 2015. She will be in all 6 locations doing a hands on sit and sew event, and we would love for you to attend! Sew and embroider your own custom tote bag using multiple embroidery designs. Experiment with various hooping techniques, stabilizer options, and design placement. Learn sewing tips and tricks for professional sewing results while attaching ribbon, creating pockets, inserting a zipper and more. There will also be time set aside for a question and answer period, so write down your sewing and fitting dilemmas for personal advice from Angela. Each person will have their own top of the line embroidery machine supplied by AllBrands.com. Each person will make and take home a completed project. We are limited to 20 people for the class, so hurry while the seats are still open. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Hosted at our Lafayette Store: 3541 Ambassador Caffery Parkway Lafayette, LA 70503-5130 We will have door prize and everyone will receive a free gift for attending - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/56471-tvs-angela-wolf-sit-and-sew-thursday-january-22nd#sthash.pMsYl5a1.dpuf
Brother 780/950/1250/SB7500/SB7050 #1
Thu, Jan 22, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Two 3-hour classes.
Angela Wolfe Sit N Sew
Fri, Jan 23, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Lake Charles
Its So Easy TV Educator Angela Wolf Sit & Sew Friday January 23rd, 10am-3pm in Lake Charles, Louisiana Angela Wolf from the Hit TV Show It's Sew Easy, will be doing a Louisiana / Texas tour in January 2015. She will be in all 6 locations doing a hands on sit and sew event, and we would love for you to attend! Sew and embroider your own custom tote bag using multiple embroidery designs. Experiment with various hooping techniques, stabilizer options, and design placement. Learn sewing tips and tricks for professional sewing results while attaching ribbon, creating pockets, inserting a zipper and more. There will also be time set aside for a question and answer period, so write down your sewing and fitting dilemmas for personal advice from Angela. Each person will have their own top of the line embroidery machine supplied by AllBrands.com. Each person will make and take home a completed project. We are limited to 20 people for the class, so hurry while the seats are still open. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Hosted at our Lake Charles Location: 2615 Dillard Loop Lake Charles, LA 70607 We will have door prize and everyone will receive a free gift for attending. - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/56472-tvs-angela-wolf-sit-and-sew-friday-january-23rd-10#sthash.AsZhF0dd.dpuf
Working w/ Images in PE Design
Fri, Jan 23, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
A basic hands-on class on how to take images and turn them into an embroidery design with the PE Design software. In this class you will learn how to use the auto digitizing tools and design center. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 3-hour class. $40.
Embroidery Club
Sat, Jan 24, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
Sit & Sew with Angela Wolf
Sat, Jan 24, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Its Sew Easy TV's Angela Wolf Sit & Sew Saturday January 24th, 10am-3pm Houston, Texas Angela Wolf from the Hit TV Show It's Sew Easy, will be doing a Louisiana / Texas tour in January 2015. She will be in all 6 locations doing a hands on sit and sew event, and we would love for you to attend! Sew and embroider your own custom tote bag using multiple embroidery designs. Experiment with various hooping techniques, stabilizer options, and design placement. Learn sewing tips and tricks for professional sewing results while attaching ribbon, creating pockets, inserting a zipper and more. There will also be time set aside for a question and answer period, so write down your sewing and fitting dilemmas for personal advice from Angela. Each person will have their own top of the line embroidery machine supplied by AllBrands.com. Each person will make and take home a completed project. We are limited to 20 people for the class, so hurry while the seats are still open. Lunch and snacks will be provided. Hosted at our AllBrands Sew Contempo Clearlake TX Store in Houston: 18203 Egret Bay Blvd Houston, TX 77058 We will have door prize and everyone will receive a free gift for attending. - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/56473-tvs-angela-wolf-sit-and-sew-saturday-january-24th#sthash.xJc3QvPC.dpuf
Begginer Smocking
Sat, Jan 24, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Call store for details! 504-888-4952
Learn The Basics Of PE Design Next
Sun, Jan 25, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
This software class will teach you where the buttons are for various functions.How to make adjustments,How to open a design and save it.This class will teach you all of the basics of PE Design Next.Class Fee 40.00 Instructor John Huye Class must be paid for in advance seating is limited please call store to reserve seat
Beginner Free Motion Class
Sun, Jan 25, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Free motion quilting on your domestic machine. This class will start with the basics for free motion quilting. If you already know the basics, you will be able to take quilting to the next level because we will cover quilting designs such as pebbles, flowers, hearts, feathers, or any design that you may be struggling with. Class fee is $30 and class kit is $10. You will need your machine and a dark colored COTTON solid or variegated thread.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Sun, Jan 25, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. In this class we will cover needle types and sizes and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It is not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Children's Corner Mamie
Mon, Jan 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
$35 class fee. "Mamie is a round-yoke dress that has a gathered skirt front and back. It features ruffle sleeves that are trimmed with medium rickrack. The lined yoke is trimmed with corded piping and is suitable for monograms or embroidery. The bottom of each armhole is finished with a bias strip whipped to inside of dress. Mamie buttons down the back." Fabric Requirements- Please see chart on pattern Notions: ~ " 1/2" buttons (Please see chart for number according to size being made) ~ tiny cording or piping ~ medium rickrack ~ optional fusible interfacing 1/4 yard (if monogramming yoke) Please have your pattern pieces cut from fabric when you come to class.
Serger Guide Class #2
Mon, Jan 26, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Machine guide class for customers who purchased a serger from Allbrands. Taught by Ruth Droll. Two 3-hour classes. Coverstitch machines will attend a third class.
Learn to Sew #2
Mon, Jan 26, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This class introduces beginners to the basics of sewing: using the sewing machine, sewing terms, cutting, marking, pressing and using tools and notions. Projects include: placemat, napkin, tote bag and apron. Six-week class. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee $85. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration.
Learn to Quilt #2
Mon, Jan 26, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This very popular beginning quilt-making class is for those just learning to quilt or refreshing their skills. We will explore color, fabric selection, rotary cutting, machine piecing, binding, quilt care and more. During this six-week course you will make a nine-block sampler lap quilt; however, instructions are provided for those who wish to enlarge their quilt. Six 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $95. Kit fee $25
Basic Serger: Pajama Pants 10am-1pm
Tue, Jan 27, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Part 1 of 2. Make your own Pajama blanks. Part 1 Pajama Pants. Call 337-477-0492 to register.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Jan 27, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Fooling w/ Fonts in PE Design
Tue, Jan 27, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Learn more than you ever needed to know about working with fonts! How to work with alphabets that happen to be designs that are letters, how to create applique letters, adding text to designs, creating monograms, using True Type Fonts and creating your own fonts. This is a very basic hands-on class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. Class Fee $40.
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, Jan 28, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring your own machine and sew. There will not be a teacher... sew at your own risk! Call 337-477-0492 for more information.
Brother XV8500/6750 Guide Class #3
Wed, Jan 28, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
Embroidering on Paper
Wed, Jan 28, 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
It's easy to embroider on paper with just a few guidelines. Explore the types of designs that work well for embroidering on paper and on a new specialty kraft paper fabric that looks like paper or leather, but sews like fabric. Make a cute and clever little sack that is the perfect size bag to carry keys, cell phone, and credit card. Carry it alone or strap it to a purse. Must have embroidery machine with USB port. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $25
Brother NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #2
Wed, Jan 28, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Two 3-hour classes.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #1
Wed, Jan 28, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for those who purchased their machine from Allbrands. Three 3-hour classes. Those with an embroidery unit will have a fourth class. Taught by Ruth Droll.
Tshirt Quilts
Wed, Jan 28, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
In this lecture/demo class, we will discuss the basics of how to make a t-shirt quilt. Interfacings, types of shirts, layout options, photos and how to turn it into a business will be discussed. One 2-hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $25.
Part 2 Pajama Blanks: Pajama Shirt 10am-1pm
Thu, Jan 29, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Part 2 of 2. Make your own Pajama blanks. Part 2 Pajama Top. Call 337-477-0492 to register.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Jan 29, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Brother 950/1250/SB7500 #2
Thu, Jan 29, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Two 3-hour classes.
Applique the Penny Way!
Fri, Jan 30, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is a hands-on class showing you how to create an applique design using the PE Design software. Penny also shows you how to take an existing design and replace part of it (stitches) with an applique instead. Penny is also pleased to be able to show you how to combine the Scan N Cut with applique to allow you to create the applique piece on your Scan N Cut and the design created in your software using the same graphic. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
Mouse Hoody Towel
Fri, Jan 30, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Class fee $30 kit fee $5. Girl and Boy Mouse Hoody Towel. Supplies Needed: 2 bath towels (1 red for boy one pink for girl), 2 hand towels (both black), 2 wash cloths (both black), Basic sewing supplies. Kit fee covers fabric for applique, stabilizer, thread and ribbon.
Introduction To The Janome Skyline S5
Fri, Jan 30, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
Come and be introduced to the latest Janome S5 Skyline.Instructor will demonstrate the basics and some of the great features of this machine.Class 30.00 Instructor Earlean Stalks
Basic Serger
Fri, Jan 30, 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
Bring your Basic Serger and tools,scrap fabric and 4 spools of different color thread. Learn basics,threading and tension and stitching.Basically swatch sewing. Class Fee 30.00 Instructor Earlean Stalks
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Jan 31, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Quilts For Kids
Sat, Jan 31, 09:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to sew for "Quilt's for Kid's". Donate a little of your time to put a smile on a child's face in our local hospitals. WE NEED YOU and would love to have you and any help you can give. Thank you in advance and hope to see you here.
Charm Clutch 10-1
Sat, Jan 31, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Class fee $35 Amy Butler Charm Clutch Materials ListExterior Fabric – ¾ yd total (see pattern for options) Trim & Lining – 7/8 yd Fusible Interfacing (Provided by instructor)- 3 ¼ yds Shape Flex SF- 101 ½ yd Fusible Fleece - Coordinating thread - Size 16 jean/denim sharp sewing needles (provided by instructor) Optional Closures: - 2 pkgs Magnetic Sew-On Snaps size 13/16” Or - 1- 12” all purpose zipper that coordinates with Exterior Main panel fabric
In The Hoop Valentine's Day Project
Sat, Jan 31, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Call store for details. 504-888-4952
Splitting & Alignment
Sat, Jan 31, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
In this class, Penny shows you how to create embroidery designs that are too big for your hoop so that they stitch out perfectly! First you will see how the stitch out works - that's when you really get it! Next, Penny shows how to create the whole thing, how to split the design and add in the alignment lines to help it go back together. Penny uses PE Design software to show this but this technique can be used in most embroidery/digitizing software programs. This is not a hands-on class but samples will be provided for you to try at home. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. $40.
Learn How to Quilt
Sat, Jan 31, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
learn the basics of Quilting. Bring your sewing machine Class 30.00 Kit Fee 10.00 Teacher Pam Rouleau
Techniques & Embellishments
Sun, Feb 01, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Have fun creating your own passport to your sewing adventures as we work on new techniques and embellishments. The first class is about creating your own passport and starting to explore what your machine can do. The class will meet once a month; each class will focus on a new technique or embellishment as we add pages to our passport. Future classes will include zippers, buttonholes, edge finishing, free-motion, couching, bobbin work; but all classes will focus on fun! Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $35.
LVQG Bee
Mon, Feb 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Serger Guide (Coverstitch)
Mon, Feb 02, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Learn to Sew #3
Mon, Feb 02, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This class introduces beginners to the basics of sewing: using the sewing machine, sewing terms, cutting, marking, pressing and using tools and notions. Projects include: placemat, napkin, tote bag and apron. Six-week class. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee $85. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration.
Learn to Quilt #3
Mon, Feb 02, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This very popular beginning quilt-making class is for those just learning to quilt or refreshing their skills. We will explore color, fabric selection, rotary cutting, machine piecing, binding, quilt care and more. During this six-week course you will make a nine-block sampler lap quilt; however, instructions are provided for those who wish to enlarge their quilt. Six 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $95. Kit fee $25
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Feb 03, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Advanced Embroidery
Wed, Feb 04, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
$30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Bernina Machine Guide Class #2
Wed, Feb 04, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for those who purchased their machine from Allbrands. Three 3-hour classes. Those with an embroidery unit will have a fourth class. Taught by Ruth Droll.
Basic Sewing with Knits: onesie class 10am-1pm
Thu, Feb 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Using a sewing machine, you will learn to make your own onesie blanks. You will need a stretch needle(size 11 or 12 no 14's), poly thread. Clear elastic is optional. Call 337-477-0492 to register.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Feb 05, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Feb 07, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Intro to Embroidery
Sat, Feb 07, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
$30 class fee, $10 kit fee. You will need your machine 5X7 or 4X4 hoop, sm scissors, USB stick, threads: Brown, Lt gray, 2 shades of green(or color of choice), Gold(or color of choice)
Buck-a-Block 2015
Sat, Feb 07, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Introduction to Embroidery
Sat, Feb 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
Learn the basic of embroidery.How to identify stabalizers,needles,threads,etc Class 40.00 Kit 10.00 Mrs. Louise Huye
Customizing Existing Designs
Sat, Feb 07, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This is a very basic hands-on class showing you how modify existing designs in your PE-Design software. This also shows you how to use your software. You will learn how to resize, move, modify, extract out part of a design, add undersewing, adding text, change colors, and much more. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
Software Downloading
Sat, Feb 07, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
A beginner class. You will learn how to download designs, how to view designs: transfer designs to a memory stick and how to store the designs to your computer of external drive. You will also learn to merge designs in PE Design and BES Lettering. You will need to bring you laptop loaded with your software and a memory stick. Class is $50, teacher is Mia.
BES: Beginner Basics
Sun, Feb 08, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn beginner basics, icon functions, and design/lettering and merging. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with the software, notebook and pen. This class is for ELS, BES Lettering and BES Lettering 2. This class is $50, teacher is Mia.
PR101
Sun, Feb 08, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. Topics covered include: setting up machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles setting thread tension, how to use fast frames and jumbo hoops, how to maintain and operate the hat frame, how to use the camera, what to do when you get an error message. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Bernina Software Guide #1
Mon, Feb 09, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for customers who purchased Bernina Designer Plus or Editor Plus version 7 from Allbrands Sew Contempo. Taught by Ruth Droll. Three 3-hour classes.
Learn to Sew #4
Mon, Feb 09, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This class introduces beginners to the basics of sewing: using the sewing machine, sewing terms, cutting, marking, pressing and using tools and notions. Projects include: placemat, napkin, tote bag and apron. Six-week class. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee $85. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration.
Learn to Quilt #4
Mon, Feb 09, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This very popular beginning quilt-making class is for those just learning to quilt or refreshing their skills. We will explore color, fabric selection, rotary cutting, machine piecing, binding, quilt care and more. During this six-week course you will make a nine-block sampler lap quilt; however, instructions are provided for those who wish to enlarge their quilt. Six 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $95. Kit fee $25
Buck-a-Block 2015
Tue, Feb 10, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Feb 10, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Applique the Penny Way!
Tue, Feb 10, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This is a hands-on class showing you how to create an applique design using the PE Design software. Penny also shows you how to take an existing design and replace part of it (stitches) with an applique instead. Penny is also pleased to be able to show you how to combine the Scan N Cut with applique to allow you to create the applique piece on your Scan N Cut and the design created in your software using the same graphic. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
Bernina Guide Class #3
Wed, Feb 11, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for those who purchased their machine from Allbrands. Three 3-hour classes. Those with an embroidery unit will have a fourth class. Taught by Ruth Droll.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Feb 12, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Bernina Software Inspiration - Digitizing a logo
Fri, Feb 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Discover some basic digitizing techniques while we create an embroidery design working only from a poor quality graphic. Working with small lettering will also be covered. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $20.
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Feb 14, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Feb 14, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
Scan N Cut - Vinyl Techniques
Sun, Feb 15, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Come learn how to cut different types of vinyl using your Scan N Cut machine. One 2-hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class Fee $25
Learn The Basics Of PE Design Next (ADVANCE)
Sun, Feb 15, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
LEARN HOW TO MANIPULATE AND ADJUST TEXT USING PUNCHING TOOLS. yOU WILL BE MAKING A DESIGN FROM SCRATCH. CLASS 40.00 KIT 10.00 INSTRUCTOR MR JOHN HUYE
Bernina Software Guide #2
Mon, Feb 16, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for customers who purchased Bernina Designer Plus or Editor Plus version 7 from Allbrands Sew Contempo. Taught by Ruth Droll. Three 3-hour classes.
Learn to Sew #5
Mon, Feb 16, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This class introduces beginners to the basics of sewing: using the sewing machine, sewing terms, cutting, marking, pressing and using tools and notions. Projects include: placemat, napkin, tote bag and apron. Six-week class. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee $85. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration.
Learn to Quilt #5
Mon, Feb 16, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This very popular beginning quilt-making class is for those just learning to quilt or refreshing their skills. We will explore color, fabric selection, rotary cutting, machine piecing, binding, quilt care and more. During this six-week course you will make a nine-block sampler lap quilt; however, instructions are provided for those who wish to enlarge their quilt. Six 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $95. Kit fee $25
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Feb 17, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Brother NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #1
Wed, Feb 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Two 3-hour classes.
Order in the Closet
Wed, Feb 18, 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Sew up a hanging jewelry organizer to make accessorizing easy. Learn tips for sewing with vinyl, applying bindings, and more. Achieve professional results with industry inspired presser feet and attachments. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $25.00
Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #1
Wed, Feb 18, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
Bernina Embroidery Guide Class
Wed, Feb 18, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for those who purchased their machine from Allbrands. Three 3-hour classes. Those with an embroidery unit will have this fourth class. Taught by Ruth Droll.
Scan N Cut - Vinyl Techniques
Wed, Feb 18, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Come learn how to cut different types of vinyl using your Scan N Cut machine. One 2-hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class Fee $25
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Feb 19, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
How To Make A Tutu
Thu, Feb 19, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
Learn how to make a tutu for any holiday.You will need to bring all of your materials.Once you have registered.The instructor will give you a supply list. CLASS 30.00 INSTRUCTOR MS ALICIA CRUMP
BES Lettering
Fri, Feb 20, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
A basic hands-on class on how to use your BES lettering software. You will be amazed at what this software can do! This class covers Brother BES lettering, BES lettering 2 and Monogram software programs. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. $40.
PE Design Club
Sat, Feb 21, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Led by Penny Muncaster-Jewell
LEARN HOW TO APPLIQUE
Sat, Feb 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
LEARN THE TECHNIQUES ON HOW TO MAKE A APPLIQUE.BRING YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE AND SUPPLIES AND OUR VERY OWN LOUISE HUYE WILL TEACH YOU STEP BY STEP HOW TO DO A APPLIQUE. CLASS 30.00 KIT FEE 10.00 INSTRUCTOR MRS LOUISE HUYE
Constructing a Jumper or Jon-Jon
Sat, Feb 21, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a lined jumper or jon-jon. Need to have knowledge of sewing machine. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Class fee is $30. Bring Children's Corner #274 pattern, scissors, fabric, thread and pins. Call the store to register at 337-981-2808.
Splitting & Alignment
Sat, Feb 21, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
In this class, Penny shows you how to create embroidery designs that are too big for your hoop so that they stitch out perfectly! First you will see how the stitch out works - that's when you really get it! Next, Penny shows how to create the whole thing, how to split the design and add in the alignment lines to help it go back together. Penny uses PE Design software to show this but this technique can be used in most embroidery/digitizing software programs. This is not a hands-on class but samples will be provided for you to try at home. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. $40.
Shamrock Skinnies
Sat, Feb 21, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Join us to make a lucky skinny wall hanging just in time for St. Patrick's Day! Class also covers all the basic fundamentals of machine applique: from tracing out your designs, to different fusible webbings, to stitch options. Optional kit ($20), or you can purchase the pattern and pick out your own fabrics! Taught by Amanda Gitzke. Class fee is $25. Supply list given at registration.
Basic Serger Class
Sat, Feb 21, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
LEARN THE BASICS OF THE SERGER. YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO THREAD AND DO A ROLLED HEM ON THE SERGER. ALSO,HOW TO CHANGE THE NEEDLES ON THE SERGER AS WELL. CLASS 30.00 INSTRUCTOR EARLEAN STALKS
Learn The Basics Of PE Design Next(Beginner)
Sun, Feb 22, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
LEARN THE BASICS OF THIS GREAT SOFTWARE.THIS CLASS WILL TEACH YOU WHERE THE VARIOUS BUTTONS ARE FOR VARIOUS FUNCTIONS. HOW TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS AND OPEN DESIGN AND SAVE IT. HOW TO BUILD INTIALS TOGETHER CLASS 40.00 KIT 10.00 INSTRUCTOR MR JOHN HUYE
Beginning Smocking
Sun, Feb 22, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn basic smocking stitches such as cable, wave, and trellis. Also learn how to start and stop in a design. Bring scissors. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Class fee is $40. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Sun, Feb 22, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. In this class we will cover needle types and sizes and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It is not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Bernina Software Guide #3
Mon, Feb 23, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for customers who purchased Bernina Designer Plus or Editor Plus version 7 from Allbrands Sew Contempo. Taught by Ruth Droll. Three 3-hour classes.
Learn to Sew #6
Mon, Feb 23, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This class introduces beginners to the basics of sewing: using the sewing machine, sewing terms, cutting, marking, pressing and using tools and notions. Projects include: placemat, napkin, tote bag and apron. Six-week class. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee $85. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Feb 24, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Brother NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #2
Wed, Feb 25, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Two 3-hour classes.
Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #2
Wed, Feb 25, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Feb 26, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
DIME Inspiration Class #1
Thu, Feb 26, 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Houston
Learn to use your embroidery software and make an eclectic, whimsical lap or crip quilt using embroidery designs from your software, your personal embroidery design collection and two embroidery designs which you will digitize using your digitizing software. This is a class that will meet once per month for nine months. 3-hour sessions per month. Taught by Nancy Drobniak. Class fee $130
Working w/ Images in PE Design
Fri, Feb 27, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
A basic hands-on class on how to take images and turn them into an embroidery design with the PE Design software. In this class you will learn how to use the auto digitizing tools and design center. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 3-hour class. $40.
Embroidery Club Meeting
Sat, Feb 28, 12:00 AM
Slidell
COME OUT FOR A FUN MORNING OF EMBROIDERING AND FELLOWSHIPING WITH OTHER INTERESTED EMBROIDERY MEMEBERS. ALL INTERESTED PEOPLE PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR MORE INFORMATION. THE PRICE FOR THE MEETING IS 10.00 FOR THE KIT FEE.
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Feb 28, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Learn to use your smocking pleater
Sat, Feb 28, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Lafayette
This class will help you in using your smocking pleater. Bring your pleater, extra pleater needles, 2 different colors of hand quilting thread. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Class fee is $20. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Fooling w/ Fonts in PE Design
Sat, Feb 28, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Learn more than you ever needed to know about working with fonts! How to work with alphabets that happen to be designs that are letters, how to create applique letters, adding text to designs, creating monograms, using True Type Fonts and creating your own fonts. This is a very basic hands-on class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. Class Fee $40.
The Puppy Dog Quilt
Sat, Feb 28, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Learn how to make this beautiful puppy dog quilt that is displayed in the store.The cost of the class is 40.00 and you purchase your kit from the store.The class starts at 12:00-4:00 pm SHARP.Please call the store for any information that is needed. Instructor Pam Rouleau Instructor Pam Rouleau
Learn to Quilt #6
Mon, Mar 02, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This very popular beginning quilt-making class is for those just learning to quilt or refreshing their skills. We will explore color, fabric selection, rotary cutting, machine piecing, binding, quilt care and more. During this six-week course you will make a nine-block sampler lap quilt; however, instructions are provided for those who wish to enlarge their quilt. Six 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $95. Kit fee $25
Andvanced Embroidery
Wed, Mar 04, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Cutwork on napkin. You will need: machine, 5x7 hoop or larger, USB stick, small scissors (applique scissors optional), seam ripper. Thread: Lt green and lime green for leaves, pink for flowers, yellow for pollen, or colors of choice. $30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Advanced Embroidery
Sat, Mar 07, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Fleur De Lis Towel. You will need: machine, 4x4 or 5x7 hoop, USB stick, small scissors (applique scissors optional), ruler, and purple and gold thread. $30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Intro to Embroidery
Wed, Apr 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Butterfly 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: 2 colors for wings, 1 color for body, and one color for antenna. $30 class and $10 kit fees.
Introduction to Embroidery
Sat, Apr 11, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Butterfly 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: 2 colors for wings, 1 color for body, and one color for antenna. $30 class and $10 kit fees.