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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Sew Nuts BeeBuck-a-Block 2015Heirloom Serger Techniques: Pillow
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Bernina Software InspirationPretty Practical
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Introduction to Embroidery PE Design ClubIntro To EmbroideryBES LetteringCrabapple Hill Hand Embroidery ClubIntro to Machine Embroidery
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Lollypop Trees Quilt #2BES LetteringBES Lettering SoftwareScan N Cut: Beginner Basics
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PE Design - Customizing Existing DesignsLearn to Sew #1Learn to Quilt #1
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Cuttin' N Stickin' ExtravaganzaQuilt's for Kid's WorkshopIntermediate Sewing #1Scan n Cut - Rhinestone Techniques
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Sit & StitchSip N SewIntro to Machine Applique
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Patchwork Pelican GuildPR101Machine Embroidery with Confidence
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Advanced SewingStart Your Own Embroidery Business SeminarConstructing a Jumper or Jon JonSpring Skinnies QuiltBeginner Sewing
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Beginning SmockingBasic Smocking StitchesLearn Beginner CrochetScan n Cut - Rhinestone TechniquesKid's Club
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Start Your Own BusinessApplique AdventureLearn to Sew #2Learn to Quilt #2
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Meet & Greet with BERNINA Owner Mr Ueltschi Sit & Stitch
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Start Your Own Business with Paulette BellIntermediate Sewing #2Cuttin' N Stickin' Extravaganza
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Sit & StitchDIME Inspiration Class
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Applique the Penny Way!
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Laura Children's Corner PE design Next: Beginner BasicsPR101
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Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)Learn to Quilt #6
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Sit & StitchPE Design - Working with ImagesDowloading Class
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Machine Embroidery with ConfidenceIntroduction to Embroidery
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Sit & Stitch
Thu, Apr 02, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Apr 04, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Buck-a-Block 2015
Sat, Apr 04, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Heirloom Serger Techniques: Pillow
Sat, Apr 04, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This chic pillow is actually a study in decorative serger techniques. A band of serger pintucks mimic the look of folded tucks, and a strip of piping inserted by serger separates two fabric panels; cover stitch is used as topstitching on a narrow band with turned edges, and decorative chain stitch creates a diamond grid in contrasting thread. The resulting look is very stylish and easy to accomplish. Taught by Martha Pullen certified instructor Zeena Bowman. Class fee is $35.
LVQG Bee
Mon, Apr 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Contact Lakeview Quilt Guild concerning this bee.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Buck-a-Block 2015
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
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.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Apr 09, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Bernina Software Inspiration
Fri, Apr 10, 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.
Pretty Practical
Fri, Apr 10, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Learn to use design templates and the actual pattern piece to get exact embroidery placement while making this thread bag and pin cushion which is pretty and also functional. The weighted pin cushion sits on the table and holds the bag to catch your thread snips as you sew. You can also use the bag pattern to create a cute little purse! Must have embroidery machine with USB port. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $25
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.
PE Design Club
Sat, Apr 11, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Led by Penny Muncaster-Jewell
Intro To Embroidery
Sat, Apr 11, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
New Orleans
Call store for details! 504-888-4952
BES Lettering
Sat, Apr 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basic and advanced features of the BES Lettering Software. Must bring laptop with software installed. Pre- Registration is required due to space limitations. Class taught by, Kelly T. $50 Fee
Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Apr 11, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Intro to Machine Embroidery
Sat, Apr 11, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
LEARN EVERYTHING THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT MACHINE EMBROIDERY. YOU WILL LEARN DIFFERENT TYPES OF STABILIZERS,THREADS, NEEDLES,ETC. YOU WILL ALSO LEARN HOW TO PROPERLY HOOP WITH DIFFERENT HOOPS. THIS CLASS FILLS UP FAST SO CALL THE STORE FOR RESERVATIONS. THIS IS A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE CLASS. CLASS FEE 30.00 INSTRUCTOR Kelly T.
Lollypop Trees Quilt #2
Sun, Apr 12, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
If you've ever wanted to learn how to machine applique, this is the perfect quilt! It's bright and fun and very scrappy. You can use lots of those multi-colored Kaffe Fassett fabrics, or it's a great way to use up tons of scraps from your own stash! Please be sure to pick up a Supply List when you sign up for this class. Two four hour classes, meeting once a month. Taught by Liza Harrison. Class fee is $55.
BES Lettering
Sun, Apr 12, 01:00 PM - 05:00 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.
BES Lettering Software
Sun, Apr 12, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Call store for details! 504-888-4952
Scan N Cut: Beginner Basics
Sun, Apr 12, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn beginner basics, icon functions, and designs and letter merging. You will need to bring laptop loaded with software, machine, notebook and pen. Teacher Mia Class:$35, Kit: $12
PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
Mon, Apr 13, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is a very basic hands-on class showing you how modify existing designs in your PE-Design software. This also shows you how to use your software. You will learn how to resize, move, modify, extract out part of a design, add undersewing, adding text, change colors, and much more. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
Learn to Sew #1
Mon, Apr 13, 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, Apr 13, 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
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Cuttin' N Stickin' Extravaganza
Wed, Apr 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Learn the basics of making a vinyl decal on your Brother Scan n Cut beginning with a very simple design and advancing to more complex designs and challenging application surfaces. You'll finish this class with three treasures to keep or share. Besides the finish projects, you will also go home with cutting files for your own personal use. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Class fee $35
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Wed, Apr 15, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids
Intermediate Sewing #1
Wed, Apr 15, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
A pillowcase and pajama pants are great projects for the beginning sewer and the seasoned veteran alike. There is a unique way to sew a pillowcase so all the raw edge seams are hidden. The pajama pants have an elastic waist. Skills learned will include body measurements for correct pattern size, reading a pattern, laying out the pattern, proper pinning and cutting of the pattern. Prerequisite: Beginning Sewing. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $55. Kit fee is $15. Supply list will be given upon registration.
Scan n Cut - Rhinestone Techniques
Wed, Apr 15, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Come join us as we learn to use the Rhinestone kit for the Scan n Cut. We will also discuss the Canvas website. One 2-hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class Fee $25
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Apr 16, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Sip N Sew
Thu, Apr 16, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Join us every Thursday for Sip N Sew. Coffee, cookies and Sewing!! Bring a project and share ideas with fellow sewers. Our team of experts will be here to assist you with any questions. $10.00
Intro to Machine Applique
Thu, Apr 16, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Create a beautiful little quilt as you learn the basics of Machine Applique. This quick and easy method uses fusible web and raw edge applique. You will learn several stitching options as well as lots of tips and techniques to make machine applique fast and fun. One 3-hour class. Taught by Liza Harrison. $35
Patchwork Pelican Guild
Fri, Apr 17, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
PR101
Fri, Apr 17, 10:00 AM - 01:30 PM
Houston
Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. Topics covered include: setting up machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles setting thread tension, how to use fast frames and jumbo hoops, how to maintain and operate the hat frame, how to use the camera, what to do when you get an error message. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Fri, Apr 17, 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.
Advanced Sewing
Sat, Apr 18, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn a new sewing technique each month! This month we will construct a pieced, quilted, zippered bag that you can use to store all of your sewing accessories. You will discover many uses for this cute little, multi-functional stand up bag. Using fat quarters, we will: 1) piece the outside of the bag(cut and stitch), 2) Quilt the fabric(layered sandwich; front, batting, back), 3) insert zipper; 4) sew the sides and create flat bottom. Teacher: Bonnie Class Fee $30, Class Kit $10
Start Your Own Embroidery Business Seminar
Sat, Apr 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Come join us and Paulette Bell for a very informative seminar on how to start your own professional embroidery business. Enjoy the flexibility of working from home. Whether it’s caps, purses, school bags, jackets, uniforms, baby items, craft items, shirts or home decor, we’ll show you how you can make it happen and much more. Some of the topics we will be covering are: • How to work with the bank • How and what licenses are required • How to market your products • How to find the best suppliers • How to price your products • Three hour seminar scheduled • Only $25 per person • Online Registration at Allbrands.com • Refreshments will be provided
Constructing a Jumper or Jon Jon
Sat, Apr 18, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a lined jumper or Jon Jon. Basic knowledge of sewing machine required. $35.00
Spring Skinnies Quilt
Sat, Apr 18, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Join us to make a skinny wall hanging for the Spring Season! Class also covers all the basic fundamentals of machine applique: from tracing out your designs, to different fusible webbings, to stitch options. Optional kit ($25), or you can purchase the pattern and pick out your own fabrics! Taught by Tonda Helm. Class fee is $25. Supply list given at registration.
Beginner Sewing
Sat, Apr 18, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Basic Tote Bag! Learn the basics of sewing...terms, parts of machine, basic sewing stitches and seams, how to stitch straight lines and curves, and how to insert a zipper. You will construct a tote bag with zipper closure. You will need your machine, tools, manual, and all feet. Teacher - Bonnie Class fee $30, Kit fee $10
Beginning Smocking
Sun, Apr 19, 01:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn basic smocking stitches such as cable, wave, and trellis. Also how to start and stop in a design. $40.00
Basic Smocking Stitches
Sun, Apr 19, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
New Orleans
Call store for details! 504-888-4952
Learn Beginner Crochet
Sun, Apr 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
COME OUT AND ENJOY A MORNING WITH TRACY PARK.SHE WILL BE TEACHING YOU BEGINNER CROCHET TECHNIQUES. THE FIRST THING YOU WILL LEARN IS HOW TO CHAIN AND DOUBLE CROCHET BY MAKING A SCARVE AND HAT. CLASSES ARE LIMITED AND THE COST IS 30.00. PLEASE CALL THE STORE TO GET SUPPLY LIST AND MAKE RESERVATIONS. INSTRUCTOR TRACY PARK
Scan n Cut - Rhinestone Techniques
Sun, Apr 19, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Come join us as we learn to use the Rhinestone kit for the Scan n Cut. We will also discuss the Canvas website. One 2-hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class Fee $25
Kid's Club
Sun, Apr 19, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
KID'S CLUB IS BACK! Beginners and advanced are welcomed! Paper Pieced Heart Coaster. Paper piecing heart - add batting and back to make a personal coaster. 2 fat quarters, thread to match, and batting. You will use store machines or bring your own machine. Teacher - Bonnie (She's excited to see all you girls again). Class $30, Kit fee $10
Start Your Own Business
Mon, Apr 20, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
Come join us and Paulette Bell for a very informative seminar on how to start your own professional embroidery business. Enjoy the flexibility of working from home. Whether it’s caps, purses, school bags, jackets, uniforms, baby items, craft items, shirts or home decor, we’ll show you how you can make it happen and much more. Some of the topics we will be covering are: • How to work with the bank • How and what licenses are required • How to market your products • How to find the best suppliers • How to price your products • Three hour seminar scheduled • Only $25 per person • Refreshments will be provided - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/26905-start-your-own-business-brother-pr-trunk-show-mon#tab_product_description Register Online, Reserve Your Seat, Space is Limited, Receive a $25 Gift Certificate when you attend Class. Spend on Anything in the Store: Sewing, Vacuum, Appliances. Please Print Out A Copy of Your Order to present at time of class. Free In Store Registration. - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/26905-start-your-own-business-brother-pr-trunk-show-mon#tab_product_description
Applique Adventure
Mon, Apr 20, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Learn the machine applique tips & tricks that make it foolproof and fun. Try out different feet with fully customizable stitches to get just the look you're after. Enjoy using these simple motifs on a variety of projects including foamology. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $25.
Learn to Sew #2
Mon, Apr 20, 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, Apr 20, 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
Meet & Greet with BERNINA Owner Mr Ueltschi
Tue, Apr 21, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Catherine Wright, Sewing Educator from San Antonio TX will demonstrate thread painting with BERNINA BSR Stitch Regulator. For BERNINA Machine Owners who sign up online, AllBrands will give a $25 gift certificate when you attend the event and demonstration of thread painting and BSR Stitch Regulator on BERNINA 880. Learn More & Register Online here: http://www.allbrands.com/products/59636
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Start Your Own Business with Paulette Bell
Wed, Apr 22, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Register Online, Reserve Your Seat, Space is Limited, Receive a $25 Gift Certificate when you attend Class. Spend on Anything in the Store: Sewing, Vacuum, Appliances. Please Print Out A Copy of Your Order to present at time of class. Free In Store Registration. Please register in advance for limited seating in each store.
Intermediate Sewing #2
Wed, Apr 22, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
A pillowcase and pajama pants are great projects for the beginning sewer and the seasoned veteran alike. There is a unique way to sew a pillowcase so all the raw edge seams are hidden. The pajama pants have an elastic waist. Skills learned will include body measurements for correct pattern size, reading a pattern, laying out the pattern, proper pinning and cutting of the pattern. Prerequisite: Beginning Sewing. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $55. Kit fee is $15. Supply list will be given upon registration.
Cuttin' N Stickin' Extravaganza
Wed, Apr 22, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Learn the basics of making a vinyl decal on your Brother Scan n Cut beginning with a very simple design and advancing to more complex designs and challenging application surfaces. You'll finish this class with three treasures to keep or share. Besides the finish projects, you will also go home with cutting files for your own personal use. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Class fee $35
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
DIME Inspiration Class
Thu, Apr 23, 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
Applique the Penny Way!
Fri, Apr 24, 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.
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Apr 25, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Sat, Apr 25, 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids!
Embroidery Club
Sat, Apr 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
COME OUT AND FELLOWSHIP WITH OTHER EMBROIDERY LADIES AND JOIN OUR EMBROIDERY CLUB. OUR CLASS PRESIDENT IS DONNA KILHMANN. THE KIT FEE IS 10.00. PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED. INSTRUCTOR DONNA KILHMANN
Splitting & Alignment
Sat, Apr 25, 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.
Machine Applique Class
Sun, Apr 26, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
New Orleans
Call store for Details! 504-888-4952
PE Design - Working with Images
Sun, Apr 26, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
A basic hands-on class on how to take images and turn them into an embroidery design with the PE Design software. In this class you will learn how to use the auto digitizing tools and design center. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 3-hour class. $40.
Beyond the Basics - Intermediate Machine Embroidery
Sun, Apr 26, 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
For this class you should already know the basics of machine embroidery. In Beyond the Basics some of the topics we will cover: How to hoop some of the harder to hoop items such as – plush bath towels, boots, hats, jean jackets.; 3D design using puffy foam; Stand along lace; Appliqué; Continuous Border. This is a lecture/demo on machine embroidery techniques. It is not machine specific. One 3-1/2 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. $45.
PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
Mon, Apr 27, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is a very basic hands-on class showing you how modify existing designs in your PE-Design software. This also shows you how to use your software. You will learn how to resize, move, modify, extract out part of a design, add undersewing, adding text, change colors, and much more. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
Learn to Sew #3
Mon, Apr 27, 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, Apr 27, 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
Tue, Apr 28, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Order in the Closet
Wed, Apr 29, 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
Intermediate Sewing #3
Wed, Apr 29, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
A pillowcase and pajama pants are great projects for the beginning sewer and the seasoned veteran alike. There is a unique way to sew a pillowcase so all the raw edge seams are hidden. The pajama pants have an elastic waist. Skills learned will include body measurements for correct pattern size, reading a pattern, laying out the pattern, proper pinning and cutting of the pattern. Prerequisite: Beginning Sewing. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $55. Kit fee is $15. Supply list will be given upon registration.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Apr 30, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Sip N Sew
Thu, Apr 30, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Join us every Thursday for Sip N Sew. Coffee, cookies and Sewing!! Bring a project and share ideas with fellow sewers. Our team of experts will be here to assist you with any questions. $10.00
PE Design - Fooling with Fonts
Thu, Apr 30, 01:00 PM - 05:00 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.
Machine Quilting Class Part 1 ($30+Kit)
Fri, May 01, 10:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Teacher: Sandy Friesner Explore quilting with your waling foot on your home machine. You will learn 5 designs for machine quilting, practice on muslin quilt sandwiches and quilt a mini quilt panel to bring home. Class Fee: $30 Kit Fee: $10 (sandwich squares and The Makers Happy Place Fabric Panel) Supplies Needed: sewing machine (with extension table if you have one) Size 80 machine needle White or cream thread (good quality) scissors seam ripper black frixion pen quilting gloves-optional (teacher recommends Machingers)
Beginner Smocking
Sat, May 02, 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Want to learn how to smock for that baby that's on its way? Come learn the basic stitches for smocking geometrical patterns. Cable, wave, outline, and trellis stitches. You will need a couple needle with an eye hole big enough to thread three strands on DMC floss, something with a comfortable length (NOT to short, NOT to long) Teacher: Mona Landry from CutieP2TeeKids Class: $30 Kit:10
Buck-a-Block 2015
Sat, May 02, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Dowloading Class
Sat, May 02, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn how to download a design, unzip it, save it in the right format and get it to your machine! Fee: $30.00 Call store to sign up! 504-888-4952
Heirloom Serger Techniques: Quilt-as-you-Go
Sat, May 02, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Description & Class fee coming soon
Skinnies Quilt - I Scream for Ice Cream!
Sat, May 02, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
We are continuing the Skinnies Quilt monthly class with a wallhanging that will make us crave ice cream! Class also covers all the basic fundamentals of machine applique: from tracing out your designs, to different fusible webbings, to stitch options. Optional kit ($25), or you can purchase the pattern and pick out your own fabrics! Taught by Tonda Helm. Class fee is $25. Supply list given at registration.
Cuttin' N Stickin' Extravaganza
Sun, May 03, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Learn the basics of making a vinyl decal on your Brother Scan n Cut beginning with a very simple design and advancing to more complex designs and challenging application surfaces. You'll finish this class with three treasures to keep or share. Besides the finish projects, you will also go home with cutting files for your own personal use. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Class fee $35
LVQG Bee
Mon, May 04, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Contact Lakeview Quilt Guild concerning this bee.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)
Mon, May 04, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For new owners who purchased a Bernina Sewing Machine from Allbrands. Two 3-hour classes for the sewing section, One 3-hour class for the embroidery section. Taught by Ruth Droll.
Learn to Quilt #4
Mon, May 04, 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, May 05, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Sit & Stitch
Tue, May 05, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
PR101
Wed, May 06, 10:00 AM - 01:30 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.
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Wed, May 06, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Wed, May 06, 02:00 PM - 05:30 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.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, May 07, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Sip N Sew
Thu, May 07, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Join us every Thursday for Sip N Sew. Coffee, cookies and Sewing!! Bring a project and share ideas with fellow sewers. Our team of experts will be here to assist you with any questions. $10.00
Patchwork Pelican Guild
Fri, May 08, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Bernina Software Inspiration
Fri, May 08, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee $20
Beginning Smocking #1
Fri, May 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Learn the basic smocking stitches on a pleated sample and apply what your learn to a cute little sundress. We will cover how to read smocking plates and designs and apply the information to this first project. Class fee is $65.00 for two 3 hour classes. Kit fee is $6.00 which includes a pleated sample, 3 colors of floss, and a smocking needle. You will need to bring a pair of snips. Payment is required at time of registration. You may call the store at 281-333-5322 to register for class and for more information. Instructor is Cathy Tiemann.
Machine Quilting Workshop Part 2 ($55+Kit)
Fri, May 08, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Lake Charles
Teacher Sandy Friesner. Learn Simple and complex designs to quilt with your walking foot on your home machine. After practicing on muslin, you will learn to audition stitch designs for your own project. You will quilt a 13"X22" Wall hanging quilt panel and learn h ow to machine stitch a binding. Class fee: $55 Kit Fee $10 (sandwich squares and The Makers Happy Place Fabric Panel) Teacher will supply stitch sample handouts and vinyl overlay. Supplies Needed: sewing machine (with extension table if you have one) Size 80 machine needle White or cream thread (good quality) scissors seam ripper black frixion pen quilting gloves-optional (teacher recommends Machingers)
Serger Guide Class #1
Fri, May 08, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
For new owners of sergers purchased at Allbrands. Two 4-hour classes. Taught by Ruth Droll.
Advanced Embroidery - In The Hoop Gift Card Holder
Sat, May 09, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
In the hoop project You will need: machine, 5x7 hoop or larger, USB stick, small scissors (applique scissors optional), thread: Lt pink, Lt Blue, Lime Green or colors of choice. $30 class and $10 kit fees.
Intro To Embroidery
Sat, May 09, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
New Orleans
Learn all the basics of Machine Embroidery! Threads, bobbins, needles, hooping techniques and stabilizers. Fee: $50 Call store to sign up! 504-888-4952
LEARN TO MAKE A CHEVRON BLANKET ( INTERMEDIATE CROCHET )
Sat, May 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
IF YOU HAVE TAKEN THE BEGINNER CROCHET CLASS THIS IS THE ONE FOR YOU. OR IF YOU HAVE ANY BASIC EXPERIENCE CROCHETING AND WOULD LOVE TO ADVANCE COME OUT AND LEARN HOW TO DOUBLE CROCHET PEAKS AND VALLIES. WE WILL HAVE SAMPLES AT THE STORE F0R ANYONE THAT WOULD LOVE TO COME OUT AND TAKE A LOOK AT TRACY PARK BEAUTIFUL CROCHET WORK. PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED. CLASS IS 30.00 INSTRUCTOR TRACY PARK
Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, May 09, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
Kids Club!
Sun, May 10, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Kids Club is back! Beginners and advanced are welcomed! We will get you ready for summer vacation! Embroidered BEACH TOWELS are this months project! Can't wait to see you girls again. Teacher: Bonnie Class fee $30 and Kit fee $10 No need to bring a machine for this class!
Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
Mon, May 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For new owners who purchased a Bernina Sewing Machine from Allbrands. Two 3-hour classes for the sewing section, One 3-hour class for the embroidery section. Taught by Ruth Droll.
Learn to Quilt #5
Mon, May 11, 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
Tue, May 12, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Applique the Penny Way!
Tue, May 12, 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.
BES Lettering Software
Tue, May 12, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn how use your BES lettering software everyday! In this class you will learn all the basics of the software and tips for easy use from the instructor! Fee: $50 Call store to sign up! 504-888-4952
Advanced Embroidery - In The Hoop Gift Card Holder
Wed, May 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In the hoop project You will need: machine, 5x7 hoop or larger, USB stick, small scissors (applique scissors optional), thread: Lt pink, Lt Blue, Lime Green or colors of choice. $30 class and $10 kit fees.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, May 14, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Beginning Smocking #2
Fri, May 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Learn the basic smocking stitches on a pleated sample and apply what your learn to a cute little sundress. We will cover how to read smocking plates and designs and apply the information to this first project. Class fee is $65.00 for two 3 hour classes. Kit fee is $6.00 which includes a pleated sample, 3 colors of floss, and a smocking needle. You will need to bring a pair of snips. Payment is required at time of registration. You may call the store at 281-333-5322 to register for class and for more information. Instructor is Cathy Tiemann.
Serger Guide Class #2
Fri, May 15, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
For new owners of sergers purchased at Allbrands. Two 4-hour classes. Taught by Ruth Droll.
Intermediate Sewing
Sat, May 16, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn a new sewing technique each month! This month we will construct "The Cupcake Apron." This versatile sewing pattern includes instructions to make a full apron version with various options. We will be creating the full version which is totally reversible with a crisscross bodice and pleated pocket. You will need 1 1/2 yds fabric; 1 1/2 yds of contrasting fabric. Your kit fee will cover 1/2 yd of contrast fabric and ribbon for neck ties. Teacher: Bonnie Class Fee $30 and Kit Fee $10
PE Design Club
Sat, May 16, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Led by Penny Muncaster-Jewell
PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
Sat, May 16, 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.
Heirloom Serger Techniques: Jewelry Keeper
Sat, May 16, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Description and Class fees coming soon. Taught by Zeena Bowman
Beginner Sewing
Sat, May 16, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Basic Tote Bag! Learn the basics of sewing...terms; parts of machine; basic sewing stitches ans seams; how to stitch straight lines and curves; and how to insert a zipper. We will construct a tote bag with zipper closure. You will need to bring sewing machine with tools and ALL of the presser feet and machine MANUAL. Teacher: Bonnie Class Fee $30 and Kit Fee $10
Laura Children's Corner
Sun, May 17, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
New Orleans
Call store for details! Fee: $50 504-888-4952
PE design Next: Beginner Basics
Sun, May 17, 01:30 PM - 04:30 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, notebook and pen.
PR101
Sun, May 17, 01:30 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 Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
Mon, May 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For new owners who purchased a Bernina Sewing Machine from Allbrands. Two 3-hour classes for the sewing section, One 3-hour class for the embroidery section. Taught by Ruth Droll.
Learn to Quilt #6
Mon, May 18, 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
Tue, May 19, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
PE Design - Working with Images
Tue, May 19, 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.
Dowloading Class
Tue, May 19, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn how to download a design, unzip it, save it in the right format and get it to your machine! Fee: $30.00 Call store to sign up! 504-888-4952
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Wed, May 20, 10:00 AM - 01:20 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 3-1/2 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Introduction to Embroidery
Wed, May 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Butterfly & Flower on towel. Supplies: Machine, 5x7 or 4x4 hoop, USB stick, sm scissors, thread: Lt Blue, Med. Blue for butterfly, Green for leaves, Pink for flower, or colors of choice. Teacher: Shirley Class Fee $30, Kit $10
Sit & Stitch
Thu, May 21, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Sip N Sew
Thu, May 21, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Join us every Thursday for Sip N Sew. Coffee, cookies and Sewing!! Bring a project and share ideas with fellow sewers. Our team of experts will be here to assist you with any questions. $10.00
PE Design - Fooling with Fonts
Fri, May 22, 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.
Splitting & Alignment
Sat, May 23, 12:00 PM - 03:00 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.
Machine Applique Class
Sun, May 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn how to do an applique on your embroidery machine. In the class you will complete a applique design on your machine. Call store to sign up. 504-888-4952 Fee is $40 (class and supply kit)
Sit & Stitch
Tue, May 26, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Free Motion Quilting
Wed, May 27, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn how to problem solve any issues you are having with free motion quilting. Discuss quilting design options for quilt tops or blocks. Learn & practice free motion quilting designs.You will need to bring ruler, marking pen, machine, free motion foot, light & dark thread (100% cotton) paper & pencil. $30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Sit & Stitch
Thu, May 28, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Sip N Sew
Thu, May 28, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Join us every Thursday for Sip N Sew. Coffee, cookies and Sewing!! Bring a project and share ideas with fellow sewers. Our team of experts will be here to assist you with any questions. $10.00
Holly- Bonnie Blue (beginner sewing)
Thu, May 28, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn this basic A Line dress from Bonnie Blue. Beginner sewing class. Call store to Sign up! 504-888-4952 Class fee is $50 This includes class and kit fee (kit includes pattern and fabric and supplies to complete outfit in the class)
DIME Inspiration Class
Thu, May 28, 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
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Sat, May 30, 09:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids
LEARN TO MAKE A DELICATE SOUVENIR ( BABY AFGHAN CROCHET )
Sat, May 30, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
LEARN TO CROCHET A DELICATE BABY AFGHAN. TRACY PARK WILL BE TEACHING ON HOW TO MAKE CLUSTERS AND PICOT. CLASS IS LIMITED SO PLEASE CALL AND COME IN TO REGISTER. THERE WILL ALSO BE A SAMPLE OF THIS AT THE STORE AROUND APRIL 25,2015. CLASS IS 30.00 KIT FEE IS 1.00 INSTRUCTOR TRACY PARK
Bishop Dress - Children's Corner
Sun, May 31, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
New Orleans
Learn how to construct a bishop dress. Call store to sign up! 504-888-4952 Fee: $50 ( includes class and supply kit- fabric, pattern, ect.)
Beyond the Basics - Intermediate Machine Embroidery
Sun, May 31, 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
For this class you should already know the basics of machine embroidery. In Beyond the Basics some of the topics we will cover: How to hoop some of the harder to hoop items such as – plush bath towels, boots, hats, jean jackets.; 3D design using puffy foam; Stand along lace; Appliqué; Continuous Border. This is a lecture/demo on machine embroidery techniques. It is not machine specific. One 3-1/2 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. $45.
Free Motion Quilting
Sun, May 31, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn how to problem solve any issues you are having with free motion quilting. Discuss quilting design options for quilt tops or blocks. Learn & practice free motion quilting designs.You will need to bring ruler, marking pen, machine, free motion foot, light & dark thread (100% cotton) paper & pencil. $30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Sat, Jun 13, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids...put a smile on child in need of one!
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Sun, Jun 21, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids...put a smile on child in need of one!
Free Motion Quilting
Wed, Jun 24, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn how to problem solve any issues you are having with free motion quilting. Discuss quilting design options for quilt tops or blocks. Learn & practice free motion quilting designs.You will need to bring ruler, marking pen, machine, free motion foot, light & dark thread (100% cotton) paper & pencil. $30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Introduction to Embroidery
Sat, Jun 27, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Butterfly & Flower on towel. Supplies: Machine, 5x7 or 4x4 hoop, USB stick, sm scissors, thread: Lt Blue, Med. Blue for butterfly, Green for leaves, Pink for flower, or colors of choice. Teacher: Shirley Class Fee $30, Kit $10
Free Motion Quilting
Sun, Jun 28, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn how to problem solve any issues you are having with free motion quilting. Discuss quilting design options for quilt tops or blocks. Learn & practice free motion quilting designs.You will need to bring ruler, marking pen, machine, free motion foot, light & dark thread (100% cotton) paper & pencil. $30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Sun, Jul 12, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids...put a smile on child in need of one!
Free Motion Quilting
Wed, Jul 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn how to problem solve any issues you are having with free motion quilting. Discuss quilting design options for quilt tops or blocks. Learn & practice free motion quilting designs.You will need to bring ruler, marking pen, machine, free motion foot, light & dark thread (100% cotton) paper & pencil. $30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Sat, Jul 25, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids...put a smile on child in need of one!
Free Motion Quilting
Sun, Jul 26, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn how to problem solve any issues you are having with free motion quilting. Discuss quilting design options for quilt tops or blocks. Learn & practice free motion quilting designs.You will need to bring ruler, marking pen, machine, free motion foot, light & dark thread (100% cotton) paper & pencil. $30 class fee, $10 kit fee