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

Upcoming Classes & Events

Baton Rouge New Orleans Slidell Lafayette Lake Charles Houston Every Location

September 2014

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Jenny Haskins Touch of Magic TourAdvance Embroidery Beginner Embroidery Intro To Embroidery PR101Buck-a-Block 2014Machine Embroidery with Confidence
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Techniques & Embellishments: Making Your Passport
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Learn to Sew #1 (am)Learn to Sew #1 (pm) Machine Applique ClassLearn to Quilt #1
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Sit & Stitch BeeBuck-a-Block 2014Applique
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Quilts for KidsEmbroidery ClubEsme Top #1
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Sit & Stitch BeeFloriani ClubDecorative Halloween Pillow
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Patchwork Pelican
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Sew Nuts BeeSoftware Downloading Pillowcase DressSerger BasicsBeginner Sewing Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
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PR Training
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Learn to Sew #2 (am)Jane (Children's Corner)Learn to Sew #2 (pm)Learn to Quilt #2
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Be The Difference: Posh Pin CushionsBrother Dream MachineSit & Stitch BeeHalloween Lined Tote Bag (Beginner)
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Be The Difference: Posh Pin CushionsBH s* FCBrother Dream MachineEsme Top #2Smocked Bib
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Be The Difference: Posh Pin CushionsBrother Dream MachineSit & Stitch BeeAdvance SewingBurp ClothBeginner Sewing
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Be The Difference: Posh Pin CushionsBrother Dream MachineBernina Software Sampler ClubFrench Braid Quilt
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Sew Nuts BeeIntroduction to EmbroideryBe The Difference: Posh Pin CushionsBrother Dream MachineLearning to Sew
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Quilts for KidsBeginning Smocking
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Learn to Sew #3 (am)Learn to Sew #3 (pm)Learn to Quilt #3
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Sit & Stitch Bee
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Introduction to Embroidery:BeginnerLove Your Machine #1
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Applique the Penny Way!Love Your Machine #2
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Patchwork PelicanBrother Dream MachineHalloween Applique T-Shirt
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Brother Dream MachinePE Design ClubBeginning Sewing - Making a Jon-Jon
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Multi Use Wrap (Adult)Adding piping to Children's Corner Johnny
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Learn to Sew #4 (am)Learn to Sew #4 (pm)Learn to Quilt #4
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Sit & Stitch Bee
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Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Sep 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!
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Sep 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!
Lucy Dress (Children's Corner)
Thu, Sep 04, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
Lucy is a basic A Line jumper or sundress with buttons on the shoulder. This class is good for beginners. The class fee is $30.00 with a $15.00 kit fee. The kit will include everything needed to construct the dress in class. Feel free to bring your own sewing machine. We ask that you pay for the class when registering. The class instructor is Yolanda Franzone.
Jenny Haskins Touch of Magic Tour
Fri, Sep 05, 12:00 AM
Baton Rouge Retail Store. $99 2 day event.
Jenny Haskins Touch of Magic Tour
Sat, Sep 06, 12:00 AM
Advance Embroidery
Sat, Sep 06, 01:00 AM - 04:00 AM
Lake Charles
Call store for details!! 337-477-0492 Instructor: Sandra Ogea
Beginner Embroidery
Sat, Sep 06, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lake Charles
In this beginner class you will learn the differences of stabilizers, hooping techniques and the some tips and tricks to machine embroidery in the hoop. This class has a project to get you started in your world of embroidery. Class costs $30.00 and kit fee is $10.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call store to register 337-477-0492. Class Instructor is Sandra Ogea Supplies Needed: Bring your machine if you have one, your basic sewing kit, and a jump drive.
Intro To Embroidery
Sat, Sep 06, 09:30 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
In this beginner class you will learn the differences of stabilizers, hooping techniques and the some tips and tricks to machine embroidery in the hoop. This class has a project to get you started in your world of embroidery. Class costs $30.00 and kit fee is $10.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call store to register 504-888-4952. Class Instructor is Ashlynn Lee
PR101
Sat, Sep 06, 09:30 AM - 12:30 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 3-1/2 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Buck-a-Block 2014
Sat, Sep 06, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
no meeting - feel free to pick up your block anytime during the month
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Sat, Sep 06, 01:00 PM - 04:00 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.
Techniques & Embellishments: Making Your Passport
Sun, Sep 07, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Have fun creating your own passport to your sewing adventures as we work on new techniques and embellishments. The first class is about creating your own passport and starting to explore what your machine can do. The class will meet once a month; each class will focus on a new technique or embellishment as we add pages to our passport. Future classes will include zippers, buttonholes, edge finishing, free-motion, couching, bobbin work; but all classes will focus on fun! Meets monthly, 2-hours each month. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $35 each month. Kit Fee $25
Learn to Sew #1 (am)
Mon, Sep 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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 $80. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration
Learn to Sew #1 (pm)
Mon, Sep 08, 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 $80. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration
Machine Applique Class
Mon, Sep 08, 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
New Orleans
Call 504-888-4952 for Details. Teacher is Ashlynn Lee
Learn to Quilt #1
Mon, Sep 08, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This very popular beginning quilt-making class is for those just learning to quilt or refreshing their skills. We will explore color, fabric selection, rotary cutting, machine piecing, binding, quilt care and more. During this six-week course you will make a nine-block sampler lap quilt; however, instructions are provided for those who wish to enlarge their quilt. Six 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $95. Kit fee $25
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Sep 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!
Buck-a-Block 2014
Tue, Sep 09, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Applique
Tue, Sep 09, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Owl and Fleur de lis applique. Class Fee $30 and the kit fee is $20. Supplies needed: Embroidery machine, basic sewing kit, and jump drive. Call store for more information 337-477-0492
Quilts for Kids
Wed, Sep 10, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Embroidery Club
Wed, Sep 10, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Call store for details! 504-888-4952
Esme Top #1
Wed, Sep 10, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Make the lovely Esme Top! The Esme is a lovely pullover top/tunic with a becoming front yoke, gathered sleeves and a neat little elbow cuff. You can choose to put buttonholes and buttons, or just sew buttons as an embellishment! Once you make an Esme top, you'll want many more - and each of them can be distinctively different! Two 4-hour classes. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $45. Kit Fee $15.50
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Sep 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!
Floriani Club
Thu, Sep 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Taught by Nancy Drobniak. $10 per month. Bring laptop with software loaded and power cord.
Decorative Halloween Pillow
Thu, Sep 11, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
In this beginner sewing class you will learn to construct a decorative pillow using two different fabrics. You will also add a machine embroidery applique to the pillow. The class fee is $30.00 and the kit fee is $10.00. The kit will include everything needed to construct the pillow in the class. Feel free to bring you own sewing / embroidery machine. The class instructor is Yolanda Franzone.
Patchwork Pelican
Fri, Sep 12, 12:00 AM
Baton Rouge
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Sep 13, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Software Downloading
Sat, Sep 13, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn how to download designs, how to view designs, transfer your designs to a memory stick and how to store the designs to your computer of external hard drive. You will also learn to merge designs in MY Editor, PE Design and in BES Lettering. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with your software and a memory stick. Class fee $50.00. Call the store to register at 225-923-1260. Payment is required at time of registration. Instructor is Mia Douglas.
Pillowcase Dress
Sat, Sep 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
New Orleans
Very simple two seamed sleeveless dress. Perfect for the beginner just starting out. Class fee is $30.00 and kit fee is $10.00. Class instructor is Karen Presser.
Serger Basics
Sat, Sep 13, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lake Charles
In this beginners basic class you will learn the 3 thread and 4 thread machine, learn to thread your machine, rolled hem, narrow hem, French seams and differential feed. You will need to bring your serger, 4 different colors of thread, machine needles, machine manual, machine tools, tweezers, snips, stretch thread and power cord. Class fee is $30.00. Payment is required at time of registration. You may call the store at 337-477-0492 or you may stop by the store to register. Class instructor is Bobbye Pousson.
Beginner Sewing
Sat, Sep 13, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Sep 13, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
PR Training
Sun, Sep 14, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
This 3 hour training will teach you how to use your Brother Multi-needle machine (PR650e, PR650e or PR1000e). You will learn how to thread, size, edit, merge and trouble shoot, along with hoop techniques and tips and tricks. We will have a PR655e and a PR1000e for use. Space is limited so sign up now. Class fee is $50.00. Payment is required at time of registration. You may call the store to register at 225-923-1260 or you may stop by for more details. Class instructor is Mia Douglas.
Learn to Sew #2 (am)
Mon, Sep 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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 $80. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration
Jane (Children's Corner)
Mon, Sep 15, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
Jane is a simple raglan sleeved A-Line Peasant dress. Jane is a Children's Corner pattern. Class fee is $30.00 and Kit fee is $15.00. The kit includes everything needed to construct the dress in class. Feel free to bring your own sewing machine. Class instructor is Karen Presser.
Learn to Sew #2 (pm)
Mon, Sep 15, 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 $80. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration
Learn to Quilt #2
Mon, Sep 15, 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
Be The Difference: Posh Pin Cushions
Tue, Sep 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come and join us as we make these cute Posh Pin Cushions. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 225-923-1260 to register. Please bring your scissors.
Brother Dream Machine
Tue, Sep 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother's New Dream Machine demostration. Sign up online for $24.99 and receive a $25.00 gift certificate to Allbrands to attendees. Sign up in store for free. Class the store at 337-477-0492. Demonstrations by Lori Gresham.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Sep 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!
Halloween Lined Tote Bag (Beginner)
Tue, Sep 16, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
In this hands on class you will learn to construct and machine applique a Halloween tote perfect for Trick or Treating. Class is $30.00 with a $15.00 kit fee. The kit includes everything you will need to make the tote. You may bring your own sewing machine. Instructor is DeAnn Clingan.
Be The Difference: Posh Pin Cushions
Wed, Sep 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Come and join us as we make these cute Posh Pin Cushions. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 504-888-4952 to register. Please bring your scissors.
BH s* FC
Wed, Sep 17, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Bonnie Hunter Style Fan Club.
Brother Dream Machine
Wed, Sep 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother's New Dream Machine demostration. Sign up online for $24.99 and receive a $25.00 gift certificate to Allbrands to attendees. Sign up in store for free. Class the store at 337-981-2808. Demonstrations by Lori Gresham.
Esme Top #2
Wed, Sep 17, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Make the lovely Esme Top! The Esme is a lovely pullover top/tunic with a becoming front yoke, gathered sleeves and a neat little elbow cuff. You can choose to put buttonholes and buttons, or just sew buttons as an embellishment! Once you make an Esme top, you'll want many more - and each of them can be distinctively different! Two 4-hour classes. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $45. Kit Fee $15.50
Smocked Bib
Wed, Sep 17, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Hand-smocked geometric design on flannel to make a baby bib. Some smocking knowledge preferred. Class fee is $30.00 and Kit fee is $10.00 kit fee. Class instructor is Karen Presser.
Be The Difference: Posh Pin Cushions
Thu, Sep 18, 12:00 AM
Slidell
Come and join us as we make these cute Posh Pin Cushions. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 985-643-4252 to register. Please bring your scissors.
Brother Dream Machine
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother's New Dream Machine demostration. Sign up online for $24.99 and receive a $25.00 gift certificate to Allbrands to attendees. Sign up in store for free. Class the store at 225-923-1260. Demonstrations by Lori Gresham.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Sep 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!
Advance Sewing
Thu, Sep 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Call store for details 337-477-0492 Class Fee $30, kit fee $20 Supplies needed: sewing machine, jump drive, pen, paper, and a basic sewing kit.
Burp Cloth
Thu, Sep 18, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn to construct a burp cloth and add a machine embroidery design. Great for gifts. Class fee is $30.00 and Kit fee is $10.00. Class instructor is Yolanda Franzone.
Beginner Sewing
Thu, Sep 18, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
This class introduces beginners to the basics of sewing: using the sewing machine, sewing terms, cutting, marking, pressing and using tools and notions. Class fee $30. Kit fee $10. Supplies needed: sewing machine, pen, paper, and a basic sewing kit.
Be The Difference: Posh Pin Cushions
Fri, Sep 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Come and join us as we make these cute Posh Pin Cushions. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register. Please bring your scissors.
Brother Dream Machine
Fri, Sep 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
Brother's New Dream Machine demostration. Sign up online for $24.99 and receive a $25.00 gift certificate to Allbrands to attendees. Sign up in store for free. Class the store at 985-643-4252. Demonstrations by Lori Gresham.
Bernina Software Sampler Club
Fri, Sep 19, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
For those that own Bernina Embroidery Software V6 or V7. From beginner on up, this is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge of the software. This hands-on club meets once per month. Bring laptop with software loaded and power cord. Taught by Ruth Droll. $10/session or $55 per year.
French Braid Quilt
Fri, Sep 19, 10:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Have you loved the look of the French Braid quilts that have been surfacing over the last few years? Have you thought you could never do it because it was just too hard? It's easier than it looks and is really just a two-sided log cabin. This class will take you through all the steps necessary for completing your very own braided quilt. One 6-1/2 hour class. Taught by Tonda Helm. Class Fee $50.
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Sep 20, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Introduction to Embroidery
Sat, Sep 20, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge

. In this beginner class you will learn the differences of stabilizers, hooping techniques and the some tips and tricks to machine embroidery in the hoop. This class has a project to get you started in your world of embroidery. Class costs $30.00 and kit fee is $10.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call store to register 225-923-1260. Class Instructor is Shirley Chagnard.
Be The Difference: Posh Pin Cushions
Sat, Sep 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Come and join us as we make these cute Posh Pin Cushions. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 337-477-0492 to register. Please bring your scissors.
Brother Dream Machine
Sat, Sep 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Brother's New Dream Machine demostration. Sign up online for $24.99 and receive a $25.00 gift certificate to Allbrands to attendees. Sign up in store for free. Class the store at 504-888-4952. Demonstrations by Lori Gresham.
Learning to Sew
Sat, Sep 20, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a pair of pajama pants. Need to have knowledge of your sewing machine. Class fee is $30. Supplies needed: Favorite Things pattern, scissors, pins, fabric, elastic, thread, Allbrands tracing paper. Instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Payment is required at time of registration. Please call the store at 337-981-2808 for more information.
Quilts for Kids
Sun, Sep 21, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Beginning Smocking
Sun, Sep 21, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn basic smocking stitches such as cable, wave, and trellis. Also learn how to start and stop in a design. Please bring scissors. Class fee is $40. Payment is required at time of registration. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Contact the store at 337-981-2808 for more information.
Learn to Sew #3 (am)
Mon, Sep 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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 $80. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration
Learn to Sew #3 (pm)
Mon, Sep 22, 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 $80. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration
Learn to Quilt #3
Mon, Sep 22, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This very popular beginning quilt-making class is for those just learning to quilt or refreshing their skills. We will explore color, fabric selection, rotary cutting, machine piecing, binding, quilt care and more. During this six-week course you will make a nine-block sampler lap quilt; however, instructions are provided for those who wish to enlarge their quilt. Six 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $95. Kit fee $25
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Sep 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!
Introduction to Embroidery:Beginner
Wed, Sep 24, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge

. In this beginner class you will learn the differences of stabilizers, hooping techniques and the some tips and tricks to machine embroidery in the hoop. This class has a project to get you started in your world of embroidery. Class costs $30.00 and kit fee is $10.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call store to register 225-923-1260. Class Instructor is Shirley Chagnard.
Love Your Machine #1
Wed, Sep 24, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Show your sewing machine how much you love it! In this class, we'll make a cute cover for your machine, an organizer and a really neat pincushion that your sewing machine will wear! Two 2-hour classes. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class fee $35. Kit Fee $20
Applique the Penny Way!
Thu, Sep 25, 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.
Love Your Machine #2
Thu, Sep 25, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Show your sewing machine how much you love it! In this class, we'll make a cute cover for your machine, an organizer and a really neat pincushion that your sewing machine will wear! Two 2-hour classes. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class fee $35. Kit Fee $20
Patchwork Pelican
Fri, Sep 26, 12:00 AM
Baton Rouge
Brother Dream Machine
Fri, Sep 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother's New Dream Machine demostration. Sign up online for $24.99 and receive a $25.00 gift certificate to Allbrands to attendees. Sign up in store for free. Class the store at 281-333-5322. Demonstrations by Brenda Jones.
Halloween Applique T-Shirt
Fri, Sep 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring your embroidery machine or reserve one, also bring applique scissors, thumb drive, and basic sewing supplies. Class fee $30 Kit fee $10 shirt included. Instructor Monica LeBlanc
Brother Dream Machine
Sat, Sep 27, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother's New Dream Machine demostration. Sign up online for $24.99 and receive a $25.00 gift certificate to Allbrands to attendees. Sign up in store for free. Class the store at 281-333-5322. Demonstrations by Lori Gresham.
PE Design Club
Sat, Sep 27, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Led by Penny Muncaster-Jewell
Beginning Sewing - Making a Jon-Jon
Sat, Sep 27, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a Jon-Jon. Need to have knowledge of your sewing machine. Supplies needed: Children's Corner Johnny pattern #260; fabric and lining; Allbrands tracing paper, pins, thread, scissors. Class fee is $30. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 337-981-2808 for more information.
Multi Use Wrap (Adult)
Sun, Sep 28, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
New Orleans
Call Store for Details 504-888-4952
Adding piping to Children's Corner Johnny
Sun, Sep 28, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn how to apply piping to a romper. Class fee is $30. Instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Supplies needed: Children's Corner Johnny #260, piping foot for your machine. Bring the romper and lining cut out to sew, the piping (no whipstitch piping), Fons and Porter glue stick, pins, scissors, thread and your sewing machine. Call the store at 337-981-2808 for more information.
Learn to Sew #4 (am)
Mon, Sep 29, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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 $80. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration
Learn to Sew #4 (pm)
Mon, Sep 29, 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 $80. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration
Learn to Quilt #4
Mon, Sep 29, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This very popular beginning quilt-making class is for those just learning to quilt or refreshing their skills. We will explore color, fabric selection, rotary cutting, machine piecing, binding, quilt care and more. During this six-week course you will make a nine-block sampler lap quilt; however, instructions are provided for those who wish to enlarge their quilt. Six 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $95. Kit fee $25
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Sep 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!
Advanced Embroidery Machine Applique
Wed, Oct 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Oct 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!
Advanced Embroidery Machine Applique
Sat, Oct 04, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Class Fee is $30.00 Kit Fee is $10.00. You may call 225-923-1260 or stop by the store for details. Payment is required at time of registration. Class instructor is Shirley Chagnard.
Buck-A-Block
Sat, Oct 04, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Techniques & Embellishments: Making Your Passport
Sun, Oct 05, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Have fun creating your own passport to your sewing adventures as we work on new techniques and embellishments. The first class is about creating your own passport and starting to explore what your machine can do. The class will meet once a month; each class will focus on a new technique or embellishment as we add pages to our passport. Future classes will include zippers, buttonholes, edge finishing, free-motion, couching, bobbin work; but all classes will focus on fun! Meets monthly, 2-hours each month. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $35 each month. Kit Fee $25
Beginning Smocking #1
Mon, Oct 06, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
Learn the basic smocking stitches and apply what you learn to a jumper or sundress. Taught by Cathy Tiemann. Two 2-1/2 hour classes. Class Fee $65.
Learn to Sew #5 (pm)
Mon, Oct 06, 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 $80. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration
Learn to Quilt #5
Mon, Oct 06, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This very popular beginning quilt-making class is for those just learning to quilt or refreshing their skills. We will explore color, fabric selection, rotary cutting, machine piecing, binding, quilt care and more. During this six-week course you will make a nine-block sampler lap quilt; however, instructions are provided for those who wish to enlarge their quilt. Six 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $95. Kit fee $25
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Oct 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
Tue, Oct 07, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Quilts for Kids
Wed, Oct 08, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Embroidery Club
Wed, Oct 08, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Call store for Details! 504-888-4952
Start After Breakfast, Finish Before Lunch Jacket #1
Wed, Oct 08, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Dress up any outfit with this versatile jacket! Make it of a solid color or mix and match complementary colors. The jacket has side seam pockets, raglan sleeves and an inverted back pleat. We'll also explore ways the pattern can be modified to your individual style. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Two 4-hour classes. Class Fee $45. Kit Fee $40.
Floriani Club
Thu, Oct 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Taught by Nancy Drobniak. $10 per month. Bring laptop with software loaded and power cord.
Start After Breakfast, Finish Before Lunch Jacket #2
Thu, Oct 09, 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Dress up any outfit with this versatile jacket! Make it of a solid color or mix and match complementary colors. The jacket has side seam pockets, raglan sleeves and an inverted back pleat. We'll also explore ways the pattern can be modified to your individual style. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Two 4-hour classes. Class Fee $45. Kit Fee $40.
Bernina Software Sampler Club
Fri, Oct 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
For those that own Bernina Embroidery Software V6 or V7. From beginner on up, this is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge of the software. This hands-on club meets once per month. Bring laptop with software loaded and power cord. Taught by Ruth Droll. $10/session or $55 per year.
Beginner Sewing
Sat, Oct 11, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
PR101
Sat, Oct 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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 3-1/2 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Oct 11, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
Sat, Oct 11, 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Houston
This is a very basic hands-on class showing you how to modify existing designs in your PE Design software. This class also shows you how to use your software. You will learn how to resize, move, modify, extract out part of the design, add undersewing, adding text, change colors and much more. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 3-1/2 hour class. Class Fee $40.
Beginning Smocking #2
Mon, Oct 13, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
Learn the basic smocking stitches and apply what you learn to a jumper or sundress. Taught by Cathy Tiemann. Two 2-1/2 hour classes. Class Fee $65.
Learn to Sew #6 (pm)
Mon, Oct 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 $80. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration
Learn to Quilt #6
Mon, Oct 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 Bee
Tue, Oct 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!
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Tue, Oct 14, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Oct 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!
Quilts for Kids
Sat, Oct 18, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Baton Rouge
PE Design Club
Sat, Oct 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Led by Penny Muncaster-Jewell
PE Design - Fooling with Fonts
Sat, Oct 18, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Learn more than you ever needed to know about working with fonts! How to work with alphabets that happen to be designs that are letters, how to create applique letters, adding text to designs, creating monograms, using True Type Fonts and creating your own fonts. This is a very basic hands-on class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. Class Fee $40.
Intro to Machine Quilting
Sun, Oct 19, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Learn to quilt your own quilts on your conventional sewing machine. This class introduces beginners to the basics of machine quilting, including setting up your machine and preparing your quilt top. You will also learn several simple free motion designs that build upon each other to create a beautiful custom look for your quilts. Taught by Liza Harrison. One 4-hour class. Class Fee $55.
Intermediate Sewing #1
Mon, Oct 20, 05:30 PM - 08:30 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 raw edges are hidden. The pajama pants have an elastic waist. Skills learned will include body measurements for correct pattern size, reading a pattern, layout of the pattern, proper pinning and cutting of the pattern. Prerequisites: Beginning Sewing. Taught by Ruth Droll. Three 3-hour classes. Class Fee $60. Kit Fee $15.
Dime Inspiration Software Class
Tue, Oct 21, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Free $499 Dime Inspiration Social Kit Gift Package for Attendees. Register early as seating is limited in each store. Sign up online only. Class fee is $24.99. Social instructor is Cindy Hogan.
PE Design - Working with Images
Tue, Oct 21, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
A basic hands-on class on how to take images and turn them into embroidery designs with the PE Design Software. We will use the auto digitizing tools and design center. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. Class Fee #40,
Dime Inspiration Software Class
Wed, Oct 22, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Free $499 Dime Inspiration Social Kit Gift Package for Attendees. Register early as seating is limited in each store. Sign up online only. Class fee is $24.99. Social instructor is Cindy Hogan.
Esme Top #1
Wed, Oct 22, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Make the lovely Esme Top! The Esme is a lovely pullover top/tunic with a becoming front yoke, gathered sleeves and a neat little elbow cuff. You can choose to put buttonholes and buttons, or just sew buttons as an embellishment! Once you make an Esme top, you'll want many more - and each of them can be distinctively different! Two 4-hour classes. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $45. Kit Fee $15.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Oct 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!
Esme Top #2
Thu, Oct 23, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Make the lovely Esme Top! The Esme is a lovely pullover top/tunic with a becoming front yoke, gathered sleeves and a neat little elbow cuff. You can choose to put buttonholes and buttons, or just sew buttons as an embellishment! Once you make an Esme top, you'll want many more - and each of them can be distinctively different! Two 4-hour classes. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $45. Kit Fee $15.
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Oct 25, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Sun, Oct 26, 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.
Intermediate Sewing #2
Mon, Oct 27, 05:30 PM - 08:30 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 raw edges are hidden. The pajama pants have an elastic waist. Skills learned will include body measurements for correct pattern size, reading a pattern, layout of the pattern, proper pinning and cutting of the pattern. Prerequisites: Beginning Sewing. Taught by Ruth Droll. Three 3-hour classes. Class Fee $60. Kit Fee $15.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Oct 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!
Buck-A-Block
Sat, Nov 01, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Intermediate Sewing #3
Mon, Nov 03, 05:30 PM - 08:30 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 raw edges are hidden. The pajama pants have an elastic waist. Skills learned will include body measurements for correct pattern size, reading a pattern, layout of the pattern, proper pinning and cutting of the pattern. Prerequisites: Beginning Sewing. Taught by Ruth Droll. Three 3-hour classes. Class Fee $60. Kit Fee $15.
Buck-A-Block
Tue, Nov 04, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Nov 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!
Esme Top #1
Wed, Nov 05, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Make the lovely Esme Top! The Esme is a lovely pullover top/tunic with a becoming front yoke, gathered sleeves and a neat little elbow cuff. You can choose to put buttonholes and buttons, or just sew buttons as an embellishment! Once you make an Esme top, you'll want many more - and each of them can be distinctively different! Two 4-hour classes. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $45. Kit Fee $15.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Nov 06, 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!
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Thu, Nov 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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.
Beginner Sewing
Sat, Nov 08, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Nov 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!
Esme Top #2
Wed, Nov 12, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Make the lovely Esme Top! The Esme is a lovely pullover top/tunic with a becoming front yoke, gathered sleeves and a neat little elbow cuff. You can choose to put buttonholes and buttons, or just sew buttons as an embellishment! Once you make an Esme top, you'll want many more - and each of them can be distinctively different! Two 4-hour classes. Taught by Robbie Brewington. Class Fee $45. Kit Fee $15.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Sun, Nov 16, 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.
Be The Difference: Hanging in Style
Tue, Nov 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come and join us as we make these cute Embroidered Hanger Covers. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 225-923-1260 to register. Please bring your scissors.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Nov 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!
Be The Difference: Hanging in Style
Wed, Nov 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Come and join us as we make these cute Embroidered Hanger Covers. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 504-888-4952 to register. Please bring your scissors.
BH s* FC
Wed, Nov 19, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Bonnie Hunter Style Fan Club.
Be The Difference: Hanging in Style
Thu, Nov 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
Come and join us as we make these cute Embroidered Hanger Covers. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 985-643-4252 to register. Please bring your scissors.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Thu, Nov 20, 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!
Be The Difference: Hanging in Style
Fri, Nov 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Come and join us as we make these cute Embroidered Hanger Covers. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register. Please bring your scissors.
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Nov 22, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Be The Difference: Hanging in Style
Sat, Nov 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Come and join us as we make these cute Embroidered Hanger Covers. You will need to bring your embroidery/sewing machines ( if you son't have an embroidery or sewing machine please call and reserve your machine soon). Class fee is $35.00. Payment is required at time of registration. Call the store at 337-477-0492 to register. Please bring your scissors.
Sit & Stitch Bee
Tue, Nov 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!
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Nov 29, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston