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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Machine Quilting Class Part 1 ($30+Kit)Scan n Cut - Life's A Beach Tumbler vinyl project class
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Beginner SmockingBuck-a-Block 2015Introduction to EmbroideryBeginner EmbroideryDowloading ClassHeirloom Serger Techniques: Quilt-as-you-GoSkinnies Quilt - I Scream for Ice Cream!
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Cuttin' N Stickin' ExtravaganzaCROCHET CLUB MEETING
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LVQG BeeBernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)Learn to Quilt #4
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Buck-a-Block 2015Sit & Stitch
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PR101Quilt's for Kid's WorkshopMachine Embroidery with Confidence
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Patchwork Pelican GuildBernina Software InspirationBeginning Smocking #1Machine Quilting Workshop Part 2Machine Quilting Part 1 Serger Guide Class #1
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Advanced Embroidery - In The Hoop Gift Card HolderIntro To Embroidery LEARN TO MAKE A CHEVRON BLANKET ( INTERMEDIATE CROCHET )CUTWORK CLASSMachine Quilting Part 2Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
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Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)Learn to Quilt #5
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Sit & StitchBES Lettering Software
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Advanced Embroidery - In The Hoop Gift Card HolderOpen Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmScan n Cut - Card of the Month project classScan n Cut - Fusible Applique Techniques
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Sit & StitchPE 770/780D/1250D Embroidery Machine Class
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Beginning Smocking #2Free Motion Quilting on Sewing Machine Part 1Serger Guide Class #2
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San N CutIntermediate SewingPE Design ClubLEARN HOW TO APPLIQUEJelly Roll Quilt Part 1 PE Design - Customizing Existing DesignsHeirloom Serger Techniques: Jewelry KeeperBeginner Sewing
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Laura Children's Corner Scan n Cut - Fusible Applique TechniquesPE design Next: Beginner BasicsPR101Learn Beginner CrochetBeginning Smocking
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Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Sewing)Order in the Closet - Jewelry OrganizerLearn to Quilt #6
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Sit & StitchPE Design - Working with ImagesMondo Bag Dowloading Class
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Machine Embroidery with ConfidenceIntroduction to Embroidery Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmScan n Cut - Card of the Month project class
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Sit & Stitch
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PE Design - Fooling with FontsFree Motion Quilting on Sewing Machine Part 2Scan N Cut - Vinyl Tumblers
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Jelly Roll Quilt Part 2Beginners Embroidery With KellySplitting & Alignment
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Machine Applique ClassKids Club!PED Next Software Beginner BasicsSit N Sew
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Free Motion QuiltingOpen Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmScan N Class - Vinyl Tumblers
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Sit & StitchHolly- Bonnie Blue (beginner sewing)PE 770/780D/1250D Embroidery Machine Class
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Quilt's for Kid's WorkshopLEARN TO MAKE A DELICATE SOUVENIR ( BABY AFGHAN CROCHET )Machine Applique
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Bishop Dress - Children's CornerPED Next Software Class Beginner BasicsSit N SewBeyond the Basics - Intermediate Machine EmbroideryFree Motion QuiltingMEMORY PILLOWScan n Cut - Card of the Month project classPE Design Next Basic Digitizing
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Beginning ComputerScan N Cut: Vinyl 101
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Lollypop Trees Quilt #3Sit N SewScan n Cut: Card of the Month
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Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (AM)PE Design - Working with ImagesKids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (PM)
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Buck-a-Block 2015Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (AM)Sit & StitchKids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (PM)
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Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (AM)PR101Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmKids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (PM)Machine Embroidery with Confidence
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Sit & StitchKids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (AM)Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (PM)
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PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
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Quilt's for Kid's WorkshopCrabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Bee
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Sit N SewPR101
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Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (AM)Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (PM)
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Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (AM)PE Design - Fooling with FontsKids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (PM)
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Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (AM)Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmKids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (PM)
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Sit & StitchKids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (AM)Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (PM)
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PE Design ClubCreating Silhouette Cut Files for Machine Embroidery Applique DesignsMaxi Skirt ClassApplique the Penny Way!
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Free Motion QuiltingMachine Embroidery with ConfidenceOpen Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmScan n Cut - Card of the Month project class
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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)
Scan n Cut - Life's A Beach Tumbler vinyl project class
Fri, May 01, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
Decorate two brightly colored plastic tumblers with tropical motifs to welcome summer. We will cut designs from vinyl using our SNC and apply to plastic, double walled tumblers to hold those ice cold summer drinks from lemonade for the kids to margaritas for the grown up kids. One 2-hour class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Class fee $25.
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
Introduction to Embroidery
Sat, May 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
THIS CLASS EXPLAINS THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF STABILIZERS,HOOPING TECHNIQUES,TOPPINGS, AND TIPS AND TRICKS. THIS IS A PROJECT CLASS OF SIMPLE EMBROIDERY ON A TOWEL OR KOOZIE.3 HOURS. CLASS 40.00 KIT 10.00 THE CLASS HAS TO BE PAID FOR IN ADVANCE THERE IS A LIMIT OF 5 PLEASE RESERVE ASAP
Beginner Embroidery
Sat, May 02, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Lake Charles
This class teaches the different types of stabilizers, needles, hooping techniques, toppings, tips and tricks. This is a project class of simple embroidery on a towel or koozie. Class fee $35 Kit fee $10. You will need your Embroidery Machine, 5x7 hoop and a USB stick. Call 337-477-0492 for more information
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
CROCHET CLUB MEETING
Sun, May 03, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
WE HAVE A WONDERFUL CROCHET CLUB THAT HAS STARTED AND THIS IS FOR ADVANCE CROCHETING. YOU WILL COME IN ALONG WITH YOUR PROJECT AND SIT AND CROCHET ALONG WITH OTHER MEMBERS. THEY HAVE GREAT ITEMS THAT WE WORK ON AS A TEAM SO THAT WE CAN DONATE TO THE CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OR NURSING HOMES.REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR ALL INFORMATION. INSTRUCTOR TRACY PARKS
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!
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
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 (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)
Machine Quilting Part 1
Fri, May 08, 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
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
CUTWORK CLASS
Sat, May 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
THIS CLASS WILL BE TEACHING YOU HOW TO DO CUTWORK ON A LINEN TOWEL.THE CLASS WILL BE 30.00 AND KIT FEE IS 10.00. INSTRUCTOR LOUISE HUYE
Machine Quilting Part 2
Sat, May 09, 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)
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.
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!
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.
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, May 13, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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!
Scan n Cut - Card of the Month project class
Wed, May 13, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
Every month we’ll make a different type of Christmas card as well as a more generic project. So, that’s two projects in each monthly class. This month, we’re making a fold-back, gate opening card in traditional red and green card and paper stock. Our second project for May would be a great end-of-the-year teacher’s gift. We’ll make a Post-It-Note holder to sit on a desk top. Join in the fun. Taught by Kathy Guevara. One 2-hour class. $25.
Scan n Cut - Fusible Applique Techniques
Wed, May 13, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Come learn techniques to cut out fusible applique shapes using your scan n cut. We will be working on making a dust cover for your machine. One 2-1/2 hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $25.
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!
PE 770/780D/1250D Embroidery Machine Class
Thu, May 14, 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Lake Charles
Learn how to use your PE770, PE780D or Innovis 1250D Embroidery Machine. Class Fee $30 Kit Fee $5 Supplies Needed: Embroidery Machine, USB stick, 5x7 hoop with grid, embroidery scissors.
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.
Free Motion Quilting on Sewing Machine Part 1
Fri, May 15, 10:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
You will Learn Free Motion Quilting (FMQ) on you home sewing machine. You will practice FMQ patterns on quilt sandwiches and quilt a mini quilt panel to bring home. 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 , quilt sandwiches and Fabric Panel. Teacher: Sandy Friesner
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.
San N Cut
Sat, May 16, 12:00 AM
Lafayette
Beginners and advanced scan N cut
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
LEARN HOW TO APPLIQUE
Sat, May 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
THIS CLASS WILL SHOW YOU HOW TO MAKE A APPLIQUE FROM START TOO FINISH.CLASS 40.00 KIT FEE 10.00 CLASS LIMIT IS 5 INSTRUCTOR LOUISE HUYE
Jelly Roll Quilt Part 1
Sat, May 16, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
You will make a quilt top, pick your backing out, and learn how to layer your quilt and quilt in this class. Supplies: Sewing Machine, Jelly Roll, Thread and regular sewing notions. Class fee $45 covers part 1 and part 2. Teacher: Beth Beltz
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
Decorative as well as functional, this is the perfect gift project. Pretty fashion fabric is used on the outside; serger chain stitch creates a grid design and attaches the front to a layer of padding. Exposed zippers are inserted into the flannel lining by serger to create six roomy pockets. The front is attached to the lining with piping inserted between the layers, and an attached, elasticized band wraps around to secure the roll for storage. Taught by Zeena Bowman. One 4-hour class. $20
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
Scan n Cut - Fusible Applique Techniques
Sun, May 17, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Come learn techniques to cut out fusible applique shapes using your scan n cut. We will be working on making a dust cover for your machine. One 2-1/2 hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $25.
PE design 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. Teacher: Mia Class Fee: $50
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.
Learn Beginner Crochet
Sun, May 17, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
IN THIS CLASS YOU WILL LEARN THE BASIC STEPS TO CROCHETING.THE SINGLE AND DOUBLE STITCH, HOW TO PROPERLY HOLD YOUR NEEDLE AND YARN. THIS CLASS IS LIMITED TO 8. THE CLASS IS 30.00 AND MUST BE RESERVED FOR A SPOT. INSTRUCTOR TRACY PARKS
Beginning Smocking
Sun, May 17, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basic smocking stitches such as cable, wave, and trellis. Also how to start and stop in a design. Instructor is Bobbi A. $40
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Sewing)
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.
Order in the Closet - Jewelry Organizer
Mon, May 18, 02:00 PM - 05:00 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
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.
Mondo Bag
Tue, May 19, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
Supplies Needed: 208 2.5x2.5 inch squares, Lining for bag Class Fee $35 photo: https://www.facebook.com/AllBrandsLakeCharles/photos/a.911961585498510.1073741830.161727707188572/1032233086804692/?type=1
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
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, May 20, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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!
Scan n Cut - Card of the Month project class
Wed, May 20, 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Houston
Every month we’ll make a different type of Christmas card as well as a more generic project. So, that’s two projects in each monthly class. This month, we’re making a fold-back, gate opening card in traditional red and green card and paper stock. Our second project for May would be a great end-of-the-year teacher’s gift. We’ll make a Post-It-Note holder to sit on a desk top. Join in the fun. Taught by Kathy Guevara. One 2-hour class. $25.
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!
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.
Free Motion Quilting on Sewing Machine Part 2
Fri, May 22, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Lake Charles
Class fee $55 no kit fee. In this class you will learn Free Motion Quilting designs, practice on quilt sandwiches, quilt a 13"x23" wall hanging quilt panel. Instructor will demonstrate how to machine stitch your binding. You will be provided with stitch sample handouts and vinyl overlay for designing your own quilts at home. 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)
Scan N Cut - Vinyl Tumblers
Fri, May 22, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
Decorate two brightly colored plastic tumblers with tropical motifs to welcome summer. We will cut designs from vinyl using our SNC and apply to plastic, double walled tumblers to hold those ice cold summer drinks from lemonade for the kids to margaritas for the grown up kids. One 2-hour class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Class fee $25.
Jelly Roll Quilt Part 2
Sat, May 23, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
You must have attended the Jelly Roll Quilt Part 1 to attend this class. You will learn binding and labeling in this class. Supplies: Sewing machine, Sandwiched quilt, thread and regular sewing notions. Cutting mat and cutter is optional (you will be cutting strips for binding)
Beginners Embroidery With Kelly
Sat, May 23, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn everything you need to know about beginning embroidery. In this class we will cover the basics from start to finish. Stabilizers, hooping techniques and much more! Class is $35 Instructor, Kelly Theriot. This class fills up fast. reserve your spot today!
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)
Kids Club!
Sun, May 24, 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!
PED Next Software Beginner Basics
Sun, May 24, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
$50 Beginner Basics. You will learn the basics of the software: Icons, merging, lettering. Maximum of 8 people. Supplies: Your Laptop computer, software loaded on you laptop, software card reader, mouse, mouse pad, usb stick and pen and paper for notes.
Sit N Sew
Sun, May 24, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this. Great way to get some projects finished!
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
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, May 27, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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!
Scan N Class - Vinyl Tumblers
Wed, May 27, 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Houston
Decorate two brightly colored plastic tumblers with tropical motifs to welcome summer. We will cut designs from vinyl using our SNC and apply to plastic, double walled tumblers to hold those ice cold summer drinks from lemonade for the kids to margaritas for the grown up kids. One 2-hour class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Class fee $25.
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!
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)
PE 770/780D/1250D Embroidery Machine Class
Thu, May 28, 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Lake Charles
Learn how to use your PE770, PE780D or Innovis 1250D Embroidery Machine. Class Fee $30 Kit Fee $5 Supplies Needed: Embroidery Machine, USB stick, 5x7 hoop with grid, embroidery scissors.
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
Machine Applique
Sat, May 30, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
Lean the basics of machine applique. Instructor, Bobbi A. $25 and a $10 kit fee
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.)
PED Next Software Class Beginner Basics
Sun, May 31, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
$50 Beginner Basics. You will learn the basics of the software: Icons, merging, lettering. Maximum of 8 people. Supplies: Your Laptop computer, software loaded on you laptop, software card reader, mouse, mouse pad, USB stick and pen and paper for notes.
Sit N Sew
Sun, May 31, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this. Great way to get some projects finished!
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
MEMORY PILLOW
Sun, May 31, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Slidell

TRANSFORM YOUR LOVED ONE'S CLOTHING INTO A PILLOW! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.


Supplies needed:

1. 12X16 PILLOW
2. 4 VERY SPECIAL PICTURES TO CHERISH FOREVER
3. SCISSORS,PINS, YOUR FAVORITE SEWING TOOLS

*WHEN YOU CALL TO MAKE RESERVATIONS PLEASE SPECIFY WHAT COLOR MATERIAL YOU PREFER.
*INSTRUCTOR TRACY PARKS
*KITS ARE 15.00
*CLASS IS 30.00. (CLASS LIMIT OF 5)

pillow photo

Scan n Cut - Card of the Month project class
Sun, May 31, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Every month we’ll make a different type of Christmas card as well as a more generic project. So, that’s two projects in each monthly class. This month, we’re making a fold-back, gate opening card in traditional red and green card and paper stock. Our second project for May would be a great end-of-the-year teacher’s gift. We’ll make a Post-It-Note holder to sit on a desk top. Join in the fun. Taught by Kathy Guevara. One 2-hour class. $25.
PE Design Next Basic Digitizing
Sun, May 31, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Class fee: $50 Requirements: Teacher Prefers you know the basics of the software. You will learn the basics of digitizing. Supplies needed: Laptop with software
LVQG Bee
Mon, Jun 01, 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Contact Lakeview Quilt Guild about how to join this bee.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Jun 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!
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, Jun 03, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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!
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Jun 04, 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 Computer
Fri, Jun 05, 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.
Scan N Cut: Vinyl 101
Fri, Jun 05, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
This class is for you if you've wanted a chance to work with vinyl. We'll do two projects with simple designs learning the basics of working with this fun medium. After this class, you'll be able to do simple projects on your own and take more advanced vinyl classes where we will get into more intricate, challenging designs. One 2-hour class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. $25
Beginner Embroidery
Sat, Jun 06, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Lake Charles
This class teaches the different types of stabilizers, needles, hooping techniques, toppings, tips and tricks. This is a project class of simple embroidery on a hand towel or koozie. Class fee $35 Kit fee $10. You will need your Embroidery Machine, 5x7 hoop and a USB stick. Call 337-477-0492 for more information
Buck-a-Block 2015
Sat, Jun 06, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Skinnies Quilt - Patriotic
Sat, Jun 06, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
We are continuing the Skinnies Quilt monthly class with a wallhanging that will show your patriotism! 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.
Lollypop Trees Quilt #3
Sun, Jun 07, 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. Additional class for those that took the first two classes.
Sit N Sew
Sun, Jun 07, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this. Great way to get some projects finished!
Scan n Cut: Card of the Month
Sun, Jun 07, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Every month we’ll make a different type of Christmas card as well as a more generic project. So, that’s two projects in each monthly class. Join in the fun. Taught by Kathy Guevara. One 2-hour class. $25.
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (AM)
Mon, Jun 08, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
If your child has expressed an interest in sewing, this class is for them. We will learn basic sewing and machine skills, as well as make a pillowcase with all enclosed seams and a small decorative throw pillow. Have your child learn a valuable skill while having fun. Machines are available for class or bring your own. Sign up for either the AM or PM session. June 8,9,10,11 from 10:00-12:30 (AM session) or June 8,9,10,11 from1:30-4:00(PM session). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85 Child must be 8 years old or older.
PE Design - Working with Images
Mon, Jun 08, 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.
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (PM)
Mon, Jun 08, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
If your child has expressed an interest in sewing, this class is for them. We will learn basic sewing and machine skills, as well as make a pillowcase with all enclosed seams and a small decorative throw pillow. Have your child learn a valuable skill while having fun. Machines are available for class or bring your own. Sign up for either the AM or PM session. June 8,9,10,11 from 10:00-12:30 (AM session) or June 8,9,10,11 from1:30-4:00(PM session). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85 Child must be 8 years old or older.
Buck-a-Block 2015
Tue, Jun 09, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (AM)
Tue, Jun 09, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
If your child has expressed an interest in sewing, this class is for them. We will learn basic sewing and machine skills, as well as make a pillowcase with all enclosed seams and a small decorative throw pillow. Have your child learn a valuable skill while having fun. Machines are available for class or bring your own. Sign up for either the AM or PM session. June 8,9,10,11 from 10:00-12:30 (AM session) or June 8,9,10,11 from1:30-4:00(PM session). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85 Child must be 8 years old or older.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Jun 09, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (PM)
Tue, Jun 09, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
If your child has expressed an interest in sewing, this class is for them. We will learn basic sewing and machine skills, as well as make a pillowcase with all enclosed seams and a small decorative throw pillow. Have your child learn a valuable skill while having fun. Machines are available for class or bring your own. Sign up for either the AM or PM session. June 8,9,10,11 from 10:00-12:30 (AM session) or June 8,9,10,11 from1:30-4:00(PM session). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85 Child must be 8 years old or older.
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (AM)
Wed, Jun 10, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
If your child has expressed an interest in sewing, this class is for them. We will learn basic sewing and machine skills, as well as make a pillowcase with all enclosed seams and a small decorative throw pillow. Have your child learn a valuable skill while having fun. Machines are available for class or bring your own. Sign up for either the AM or PM session. June 8,9,10,11 from 10:00-12:30 (AM session) or June 8,9,10,11 from1:30-4:00(PM session). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85 Child must be 8 years old or older.
PR101
Wed, Jun 10, 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.
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, Jun 10, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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!
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (PM)
Wed, Jun 10, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
If your child has expressed an interest in sewing, this class is for them. We will learn basic sewing and machine skills, as well as make a pillowcase with all enclosed seams and a small decorative throw pillow. Have your child learn a valuable skill while having fun. Machines are available for class or bring your own. Sign up for either the AM or PM session. June 8,9,10,11 from 10:00-12:30 (AM session) or June 8,9,10,11 from1:30-4:00(PM session). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85 Child must be 8 years old or older.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Wed, Jun 10, 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, Jun 11, 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!
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (AM)
Thu, Jun 11, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
If your child has expressed an interest in sewing, this class is for them. We will learn basic sewing and machine skills, as well as make a pillowcase with all enclosed seams and a small decorative throw pillow. Have your child learn a valuable skill while having fun. Machines are available for class or bring your own. Sign up for either the AM or PM session. June 8,9,10,11 from 10:00-12:30 (AM session) or June 8,9,10,11 from1:30-4:00(PM session). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85 Child must be 8 years old or older.
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I (PM)
Thu, Jun 11, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
If your child has expressed an interest in sewing, this class is for them. We will learn basic sewing and machine skills, as well as make a pillowcase with all enclosed seams and a small decorative throw pillow. Have your child learn a valuable skill while having fun. Machines are available for class or bring your own. Sign up for either the AM or PM session. June 8,9,10,11 from 10:00-12:30 (AM session) or June 8,9,10,11 from1:30-4:00(PM session). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85 Child must be 8 years old or older.
PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
Fri, Jun 12, 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.
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!
Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Bee
Sat, Jun 13, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
Sit N Sew
Sun, Jun 14, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this. Great way to get some projects finished!
PR101
Sun, Jun 14, 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.
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (AM)
Mon, Jun 15, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
If your child has completed level one classes or has sewing experience from past classes, these sessions are for them. We will make the Heather Bailey Smarty Girl Book Bag in this session. We will learn to read and cut out a pattern as well as assemble an adorable bag. These skills and techniques will give the students a basis for future sewing projects. June 15,16,17,18 from 10:00-12:30 (AM) or June 15,16,17,18 from 1:30-4:00 (PM). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85. Child must be 8 years or older to attend.
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (PM)
Mon, Jun 15, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
If your child has completed level one classes or has sewing experience from past classes, these sessions are for them. We will make the Heather Bailey Smarty Girl Book Bag in this session. We will learn to read and cut out a pattern as well as assemble an adorable bag. These skills and techniques will give the students a basis for future sewing projects. June 15,16,17,18 from 10:00-12:30 (AM) or June 15,16,17,18 from 1:30-4:00 (PM). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85. Child must be 8 years or older to attend.
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (AM)
Tue, Jun 16, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
If your child has completed level one classes or has sewing experience from past classes, these sessions are for them. We will make the Heather Bailey Smarty Girl Book Bag in this session. We will learn to read and cut out a pattern as well as assemble an adorable bag. These skills and techniques will give the students a basis for future sewing projects. June 15,16,17,18 from 10:00-12:30 (AM) or June 15,16,17,18 from 1:30-4:00 (PM). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85. Child must be 8 years or older to attend.
PE Design - Fooling with Fonts
Tue, Jun 16, 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.
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (PM)
Tue, Jun 16, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
If your child has completed level one classes or has sewing experience from past classes, these sessions are for them. We will make the Heather Bailey Smarty Girl Book Bag in this session. We will learn to read and cut out a pattern as well as assemble an adorable bag. These skills and techniques will give the students a basis for future sewing projects. June 15,16,17,18 from 10:00-12:30 (AM) or June 15,16,17,18 from 1:30-4:00 (PM). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85. Child must be 8 years or older to attend.
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (AM)
Wed, Jun 17, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
If your child has completed level one classes or has sewing experience from past classes, these sessions are for them. We will make the Heather Bailey Smarty Girl Book Bag in this session. We will learn to read and cut out a pattern as well as assemble an adorable bag. These skills and techniques will give the students a basis for future sewing projects. June 15,16,17,18 from 10:00-12:30 (AM) or June 15,16,17,18 from 1:30-4:00 (PM). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85. Child must be 8 years or older to attend.
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, Jun 17, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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!
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (PM)
Wed, Jun 17, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
If your child has completed level one classes or has sewing experience from past classes, these sessions are for them. We will make the Heather Bailey Smarty Girl Book Bag in this session. We will learn to read and cut out a pattern as well as assemble an adorable bag. These skills and techniques will give the students a basis for future sewing projects. June 15,16,17,18 from 10:00-12:30 (AM) or June 15,16,17,18 from 1:30-4:00 (PM). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85. Child must be 8 years or older to attend.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Jun 18, 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!
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (AM)
Thu, Jun 18, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
If your child has completed level one classes or has sewing experience from past classes, these sessions are for them. We will make the Heather Bailey Smarty Girl Book Bag in this session. We will learn to read and cut out a pattern as well as assemble an adorable bag. These skills and techniques will give the students a basis for future sewing projects. June 15,16,17,18 from 10:00-12:30 (AM) or June 15,16,17,18 from 1:30-4:00 (PM). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85. Child must be 8 years or older to attend.
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level II (PM)
Thu, Jun 18, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
If your child has completed level one classes or has sewing experience from past classes, these sessions are for them. We will make the Heather Bailey Smarty Girl Book Bag in this session. We will learn to read and cut out a pattern as well as assemble an adorable bag. These skills and techniques will give the students a basis for future sewing projects. June 15,16,17,18 from 10:00-12:30 (AM) or June 15,16,17,18 from 1:30-4:00 (PM). Taught by Joan Wroblewski. $85. Child must be 8 years or older to attend.
Splitting & Alignment
Fri, Jun 19, 10:00 AM - 02:00 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.
PE Design Club
Sat, Jun 20, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Led by Penny Muncaster-Jewell
Creating Silhouette Cut Files for Machine Embroidery Applique Designs
Sat, Jun 20, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn how to take appliques to your Cameo machine to be cut! You will need to bring your laptop & cables, Cameo & cables, Applique design(I will have one for you to use if you don't have one), note pad & pen/pencil for notes OR you may take notes directly on the instructions that will be provided for you, fabric will be provided in ur kit. Teacher: Kay of KayKreations.2012@gmail.com (Please contact me if you have any questions/concerns. Class Fee:$35 Kit Fee:$10
Maxi Skirt Class
Sat, Jun 20, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lake Charles
Beginner Sewing Class. 10am to finish. Class fee $25 You will learn how make a maxi skirt: steps include learning how measure yourself, cut your fabric, sew and hem.
Applique the Penny Way!
Sat, Jun 20, 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.
Sit N Sew
Sun, Jun 21, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this. Great way to get some projects finished!
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!
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Jun 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!
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
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Wed, Jun 24, 10:00 AM - 01:30 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.
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, Jun 24, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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!
Scan n Cut - Card of the Month project class
Wed, Jun 24, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
save the date! description coming soon.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Jun 25, 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!
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
Sit N Sew
Sun, Jun 28, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this. Great way to get some projects finished!
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
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Jun 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!
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, Jul 01, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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!
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, Jul 08, 10:00 AM - 05:01 PM
Lake Charles
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!
Advanced Embroidery - Applique
Sat, Jul 11, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Teacups on Towel! You will need to bring: Sewing machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, USB stick, small scissors, applique scissors(optional), thread: lime green, tel, yellow, pink, and hot pink. Teacher: Shirley Class:$30 Kit:$10
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!
Advanced Ebroidery - Applique
Wed, Jul 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Teacups on Towel! You will need to bring: Sewing machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, USB stick, small scissors, applique scissors(optional), thread: lime green, tel, yellow, pink, and hot pink. Teacher: Shirley Class:$30 Kit:$10
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, Jul 15, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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, 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
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, Jul 22, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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!
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
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, Jul 29, 10:00 AM - 05:01 PM
Lake Charles
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!