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

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

Slidell

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

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

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

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
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Upcoming Classes & Events

July 2015

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Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmSIT AND SEW
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PE Design - Customizing Existing DesignsSit & Stitch
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LVQG BeeDownloading Class
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Sit & Stitch
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Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmPR101SIT AND SEWQuilt's for Kid's WorkshopHolly & Hunter- Bonnie Blue (beginner sewing)Machine Embroidery with ConfidenceScan n Cut: Vinyl 101
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Sit & StitchJelly Roll Quilt
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Skinnies Quilt - Summer Beach SceneAdvanced Embroidery - AppliqueA Little Something JacketBeginning SmockingLEARN TO SEW CAMP ( FOR KIDS )Beginners Embroidery With KellyCrabapple Hill Hand Embroidery ClubHow to use your smocking pleater Insulated Casserole Carrier Part 2
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Beyond the Basics I - Machine Embroidery
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Free Motion Quilting on Sewing MachineSit & StitchT-Shirt Memory Quilt #1Embroidery on Baseballs
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Advanced Ebroidery - AppliqueOpen Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmSIT AND SEWScan n Cut - Card of the Month project classAdelaide (Children's Corner)
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Sit & StitchT-Shirt Memory Quilt #2Sugar and Spice Dress (Peekaboo Pattern)
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Patchwork Pelicans Quilt Guild MeetingBasic Hand Embroidery (Heirloom)
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Schoolhouse Tunic LEARN HOW TO APPLIQUEFat Quarter ClubLearn The Basics Of PE Design Next (Beginner ONLY )Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
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Free Motion Quilting on Sewing MachineSit & StitchSplitting & AlignmentSchoolhouse Tunic
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Free Motion QuiltingOpen Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmSIT AND SEWKid's Sewing Camp- Day 1Scan n Cut - Card of the Month project class
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Sit & StitchT-Shirt Memory Quilt #3Kid's Sewing Camp- Day 2
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PE Design - Working with ImagesKid's Sewing Camp- Day 3
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Intro To EmbroideryPED ClubEmbroidery Club MeetingBasic Construction Jumper or Jon JonApplique the Penny Way!
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BES Lettering SoftwareBeyond the Basics II - Machine EmbroideryScan n Cut - Quilt Block Techniques
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Sit & StitchPE Design - Fooling with Fonts
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Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pmSIT AND SEWScan n Cut - Life's A Beach Tumbler vinyl project classSchools Out Shorts (Peekaboo Patterns)
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Sit & StitchLEARN TO SEW CAMP ( FOR KIDS )Machine Embroidery with Confidence
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LEARN TO SEW CAMP FOR ( ADULTS)
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Start Your Own Business with Paullette Bell
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Cameo: Cutting Fabric
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Floriani Embroidery Perfection Tour #1 Educator Kathi Quinn
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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!
SIT AND SEW
Wed, Jul 01, 10:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Slidell
THIS IS WHERE YOU BRING IN YOUR MACHINE AND A PROJECT AND SIT AND DO ALL OF YOUR SEWING .THERE IS NO CHARGE AND YOU WILL GET TO PASS ALONG YOUR TRICKS AND TIPS WITH OTHER SEWING ENTHUSIACTICS.CALL THE STORE AND SIGN UP
PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
Thu, Jul 02, 12:00 AM
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.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Jul 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!
LVQG Bee
Mon, Jul 06, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Contact Lakeview Quilt Guild about how to join this bee.
Downloading Class
Mon, Jul 06, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn how to purchase a embroidery design, download, unzip it and get it to your embroidery machine to stitch it. Call store for more information and to sign up! 504-888-4952
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Jul 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!
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!
PR101
Wed, Jul 08, 10:30 AM - 02:00 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.
SIT AND SEW
Wed, Jul 08, 10:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Slidell
COME OUT ALONG WITH YOUR SEWING MACHINE AND WORK ON YOUR SEWING PROJECTS AMONG OTHER SEWING FRIENDS. CALL STORE TO PLACE YOUR NAME ON LIST. THIS IS FREE TO ALL WHO WOULD LIKE TO COME.
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Wed, Jul 08, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Sew day. Bring your sewing machine and bobbins, scissors, you may bring a bag lunch and a drink with a lid.
Holly & Hunter- Bonnie Blue (beginner sewing)
Wed, Jul 08, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn this basic A Line dress or John John jumper 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)
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Wed, Jul 08, 02:30 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.
Scan n Cut: Vinyl 101
Wed, Jul 08, 04:00 PM - 06:00 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
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Jul 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!
Jelly Roll Quilt
Thu, Jul 09, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Do you love jelly rolls? Ever wondered what to do with them? Come join this class and learn how to make a quick and easy quilt using one jelly roll. One 3-hour class. Taught by Sheryl Hayslip-Bahena. $35
Skinnies Quilt - Summer Beach Scene
Sat, Jul 11, 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
We are continuing the Skinnies Quilt monthly class with a wallhanging for the Summer. 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.
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
A Little Something Jacket
Sat, Jul 11, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
This jacket has a 3/4" sleeve that is slightly flared. It can be dressed up for work or can also be a casual piece for weekend activities. Adult sizes. Cost: $55 Call store for more information or to sign up! Class space is limited. 504-888-4952
Beginning Smocking
Sat, Jul 11, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basics of smocking $40
LEARN TO SEW CAMP ( FOR KIDS )
Sat, Jul 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
THIS CAMP WILL COMPLETE FOUR FUN PROJECTS AND TAKE AWAY SKILLS THAT EASILY TRANSLATED TO ALL OF THE FABRIC CRAFTED INDUSTRY. IT INCLUDES SEWING MACHINE BASICS, PRACTICING HAND STITCHES, AND MUCH MORE. CLASS 40.00 PER FIVE 3 HOUR SESSIONS ALL SUPPLIES WILL BE PURCHASED FROM ALLBRANDS INSTRUCTOR KATHERINE WATERS
Beginners Embroidery With Kelly
Sat, Jul 11, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basics of machine embroidery. Stabilizing techniques, hooping techniques etc...$30.00 Space is very limited. Please register in advance by calling or visiting the store.
Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Jul 11, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
How to use your smocking pleater
Sat, Jul 11, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn how to get maximum results from your smocking pleater $35
Insulated Casserole Carrier Part 2
Sat, Jul 11, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Beyond the Basics I - Machine Embroidery
Mon, Jul 13, 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Houston
Come learn the following machine embroidery techniques: continuous border, making a custom patch as well as learn how to hoop some of the harder-to-hoop items such as boots, hats, onsies and denim. For this class you should already know the basics of machine embroidery. This is a lecture class with the instructor giving a demonstration on how to do the projects. One 3-1/2 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. $45
Free Motion Quilting on Sewing Machine
Tue, Jul 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lake Charles
Learn to free motion quilt the easy way with a delightful panel from The Makers fabric line. You will be quilting a panel featuring sweet crafty girls in pinks, yellows and greens. It will make a great pillow or small wall hanging. Quilt practice square will be provided in class for those new design stitches you will be learning! Supplies: home sewing machine with free motion hopping foot, extension table if available, size 80 machine needle, white or cream thread, scissors, seam ripper, optional: frixion pen and quilting gloves available for purchase at store. Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $5
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Jul 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!
T-Shirt Memory Quilt #1
Tue, Jul 14, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
In this class you will create a quilt top using twelve (12) of your favorite t-shirts. In class you will learn how to design your quilt, cut and stabilize your shirts, choose fabrics, cut and sew sashings and cornerstones as well as binding fabrics, add borders, prepare backing fabric and discuss options for quilting and binding your top. If you choose to use more than twelve shirts then options will be available. Three 3-hour classes (last class will only be 2 hours). Taught by Theresa Perry. $85
Embroidery on Baseballs
Tue, Jul 14, 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Come learn the latest craze - how to machine embroidery on baseballs! For this class you should already know the basics of machine embroidery. Please bring one baseball - or one can be purchased in class for $5. One 3-1/2 hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. $45
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!
SIT AND SEW
Wed, Jul 15, 10:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Slidell
COME AND BRING YOUR SEWING MACHINE ALONG WITH A PROJECT AND SIT ALONG WITH OTHER SEWING FRIENDS TO WORK ON YOUR SEEWING PROJECTS.
Scan n Cut - Card of the Month project class
Wed, Jul 15, 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. In July we'll make a Welcoming Snowman Christmas card and a V Box to hold sweet treats for party favors or to use as a perfect gift box for a little something for someone special. Come join in the fun! Taught by Kathy Guevara. One 2-hour class. $25.
Adelaide (Children's Corner)
Wed, Jul 15, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
Intermediate Class! Children's Corner Dress. Call store for more info and to sign up! 504-888-4952 $50
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Jul 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!
T-Shirt Memory Quilt #2
Thu, Jul 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
In this class you will create a quilt top using twelve (12) of your favorite t-shirts. In class you will learn how to design your quilt, cut and stabilize your shirts, choose fabrics, cut and sew sashings and cornerstones as well as binding fabrics, add borders, prepare backing fabric and discuss options for quilting and binding your top. If you choose to use more than twelve shirts then options will be available. Three 3-hour classes (last class will only be 2 hours). Taught by Theresa Perry. $85
Sugar and Spice Dress (Peekaboo Pattern)
Thu, Jul 16, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
Call store for more information! 504-888-4952 Intermediate Class! Cost $50
Patchwork Pelicans Quilt Guild Meeting
Fri, Jul 17, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Basic Hand Embroidery (Heirloom)
Fri, Jul 17, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basics of hand embroidery. $15
Schoolhouse Tunic
Sat, Jul 18, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
In this class you will make very easy tunic that can be worn as a dress or as a shirt over jeans. Adult class and sizes. Cost: $55 Call store for more details or to sign up! Class space is limited! 504-888-4952
LEARN HOW TO APPLIQUE
Sat, Jul 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
THIS CLASS WILL SHOW YOU HOW TO MAKE APPLIQUES. CLASS 40.00 KIT 10.00 INSTRUCTOR LOUISE HUYE
Fat Quarter Club
Sat, Jul 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Have a stash of fat quarters? Join us once a month as we find ways to use them in interesting projects. Bring your sewing machine and sew along. In July, the featured project is a case for sunglasses - great for gift giving! Meets monthly. 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe. $25 per month.
Learn The Basics Of PE Design Next (Beginner ONLY )
Sat, Jul 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
HERE YOU WILL LEARN THE BASICS OF PE SOFTWARE. HOW TO TRANSFER DESIGNS FROM THE INTERNET TO THE COMPUTER ,TO MERGE LETTERS ETC. 50.00 CLASS FEE INSTRUCTOR JOHN HUYE
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Sat, Jul 18, 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 on Sewing Machine
Tue, Jul 21, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lake Charles
Learn to free motion quilt the easy way with a delightful panel from The Makers fabric line. You will be quilting a panel featuring sweet crafty girls in pinks, yellows and greens. It will make a great pillow or small wall hanging. Quilt practice square will be provided in class for those new design stitches you will be learning! Supplies: home sewing machine with free motion hopping foot, extension table if available, size 80 machine needle, white or cream thread, scissors, seam ripper, optional: frixion pen and quilting gloves available for purchase at store. Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $5
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Jul 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!
Splitting & Alignment
Tue, Jul 21, 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.
Schoolhouse Tunic
Tue, Jul 21, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
New Orleans
In this class you will make very easy tunic that can be worn as a dress or as a shirt over jeans. Adult class and sizes. Cost: $55 Call store for more details or to sign up! Class space is limited! 504-888-4952
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!
SIT AND SEW
Wed, Jul 22, 10:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Slidell
COME OUT AND BRING YOUR SEWING MACHINE WITH A PROJECT AND ENJOY SEWING WITH OTHER SEWING FRIENDS. CALL STORE TO PUT YOUR NAME ON LIST
Kid's Sewing Camp- Day 1
Wed, Jul 22, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
In this 3 day class kid's will learn the basic functions of a sewing machine, how to cut out a pattern and actually construct a pillowcase and basic drawstring bag!!! Class is 11-2 Weds, Thurs, and Friday. Class is during lunch please bring your own bag lunch. Cost: $110 Call store for more information or to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
Scan n Cut - Card of the Month project class
Wed, Jul 22, 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. In July we'll make a Welcoming Snowman Christmas card and a V Box to hold sweet treats for party favors or to use as a perfect gift box for a little something for someone special. Come join in the fun! Taught by Kathy Guevara. One 2-hour class. $25.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Jul 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!
T-Shirt Memory Quilt #3
Thu, Jul 23, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
In this class you will create a quilt top using twelve (12) of your favorite t-shirts. In class you will learn how to design your quilt, cut and stabilize your shirts, choose fabrics, cut and sew sashings and cornerstones as well as binding fabrics, add borders, prepare backing fabric and discuss options for quilting and binding your top. If you choose to use more than twelve shirts then options will be available. Three 3-hour classes (last class will only be 2 hours). Taught by Theresa Perry. $85
Kid's Sewing Camp- Day 2
Thu, Jul 23, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
In this 3 day class kid's will learn the basic functions of a sewing machine, how to cut out a pattern and actually construct a pillowcase and basic drawstring bag!!! Class is 11-2 Weds, Thurs, and Friday. Class is during lunch please bring your own bag lunch. Cost: $110 Call store for more information or to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
PE Design - Working with Images
Fri, Jul 24, 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.
Kid's Sewing Camp- Day 3
Fri, Jul 24, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
In this 3 day class kid's will learn the basic functions of a sewing machine, how to cut out a pattern and actually construct a pillowcase and basic drawstring bag!!! Class is 11-2 Weds, Thurs, and Friday. Class is during lunch please bring your own bag lunch. Cost: $110 Call store for more information or to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
Intro To Embroidery
Sat, Jul 25, 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
PED Club
Sat, Jul 25, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Come join Penny as she discusses different techniques for getting the most from your PE-Design software. Led by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Lecture-demo
Embroidery Club Meeting
Sat, Jul 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
COME OUT AND BRING YOUR MACHINE AND ENJOY MAKING A EMBROIDERED ITEM ALONG WITH OTHER SEWING FRIENDS. THE KIT IS 10.00. PLEASE CALL THE STORE TO REGISTER. INSTRUCTOR DONNA KUHMANN
Basic Construction Jumper or Jon Jon
Sat, Jul 25, 10:00 AM - 02:30 PM
Lafayette
$35
Applique the Penny Way!
Sat, Jul 25, 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.
BES Lettering Software
Mon, Jul 27, 01:00 PM - 03:00 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
Beyond the Basics II - Machine Embroidery
Mon, Jul 27, 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Houston
Come learn the following machine embroidery techniques: applique, stand-alone lace and in-the-hoop projects. For this class you should already know the basics of machine embroidery. This is a lecture class with the instructor giving a demonstration on how to do the projects. One 3-1/2 -hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. $45
Scan n Cut - Quilt Block Techniques
Mon, Jul 27, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Come join us as we learn how to cut quilt block templates using the Scan N Cut. We will also learn how to add a seam allowance as well as discuss cutting quilt stencils and batting. One 2-hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $25
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Jul 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!
PE Design - Fooling with Fonts
Tue, Jul 28, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Learn more than you ever needed to know about working with fonts! How to work with alphabets that happen to be designs that are letters, how to create applique letters, adding text to designs, creating monograms, using True Type Fonts and creating your own fonts. This is a very basic hands-on class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. Class Fee $40.
Open Sew Wednesday 10am-5pm
Wed, 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!
SIT AND SEW
Wed, Jul 29, 10:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Slidell
COME OUT AND BRING YOUR SEWING MACHINE ALONG WITH A PROJECT AND WORK ON IT ALONG WITH OTHER SEWING FRIENDS. CALL THE STORE TO SIGN UP
Scan n Cut - Life's A Beach Tumbler vinyl project class
Wed, Jul 29, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
Decorate two brightly colored plastic tumblers with tropical motifs to celebrate 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. $25
Schools Out Shorts (Peekaboo Patterns)
Wed, Jul 29, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn to make these easy, cute summer shorts for boys or girls. Beginner class, $50 Call store to sign up! 504-888-4952
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Jul 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!
LEARN TO SEW CAMP ( FOR KIDS )
Thu, Jul 30, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
THIS IS A SEWING CAMP FOR KIDS AGES 12-15 THEY WILL LEARN HOW TO MAKE A PAIR OF PAJAMAS PANT OVER THE NEXT 4 SESSIONS. THE COST IS 40.00 PER SESSION. PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR MORE INFORMATION. INSTRUCTOR KATHERINE WATERS
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Thu, Jul 30, 10:30 AM - 02:00 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 ½ -hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. $45
LEARN TO SEW CAMP FOR ( ADULTS)
Fri, Jul 31, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
THE STUDENT WILL COMPLETE FOUR FUN PROJECTS, AND TAKE AWAY SKILLS THAT EASILY TRANSLATES TO ALL OF THE FABRIC CRAFTED INDUSTRY. THERE WILL BE FIVE 3 HOUR CLASSES AT 40.00 PER SESSION AND ALL SUPPLIES WILL BE PURCHASED AT ALLBRANDS. PLEASE CALL STORE FOR INFORMATION. INSTRUCTOR KATHERINE WATERS
Introduction to Embroidery
Sat, Aug 01, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Kitchen Utensils - You will need your machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, USB stick, small scissors, and thread: Lime green, Red, Yellow and Blue. Teacher: Shirley Class: $30 Kit: $10
Beginner Embroidery
Sat, Aug 01, 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, Aug 01, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Free Motion Quilting
Sat, Aug 01, 01:00 PM - 04:00 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
Kids Beginning Sewing Camp - Level I
Mon, Aug 03, 10:00 AM through through Thu, Aug 06, 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. August 3,4,5,6 from 10:00-12:30. Taught by Joan Wroblewski. Class fee $85 Child must be 8 years old or older.
LVQG Bee
Mon, Aug 03, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Contact Lakeview Quilt Guild about how to join this bee.
Buck-a-Block 2015
Tue, Aug 04, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Aug 04, 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!
Introduction to Embroidery
Wed, Aug 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Kitchen Utensils - You will need your machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, USB stick, small scissors, and thread: Lime green, Red, Yellow and Blue. Teacher: Shirley Class: $30 Kit: $10
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Aug 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!
Beginning Smocking
Sat, Aug 08, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn basic smocking stitches. $40 Instructor: Bobbi A.
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Sat, Aug 08, 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! Please bring your sewing machine and bobbins, cutting tools and mats and straight pins. You may bring a bag lunch and a drink with a lid.
Free Motion Quilting Coach Class
Sat, Aug 08, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lake Charles
Ready to expand your quilting experience? Come join this class with your own small/medium quilt top or practice piece and stitch under the guidance of and expert. There will be plenty of room to sew and lots of learning going on. This class is perfect for advanced beginner to intermediate quilter who is ready to step up from basic quilting. Supplies: home sewing machine with free motion hopping foot, extension table if available, size 80 machine needle, good quality thread matching your project, scissors, seam ripper, 505 spray if needed. Optional: frixion pen and quilting gloves available for purchase at store. class fee: $30, class limit 4
Dime Inspiration Social
Tue, Aug 11, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Embroidery hooping clinic & quilting ALL DAY SOCIAL! In only 6 hours, experience embroidery on every level and acquire the confidence to tackle challenging quilting projects with ease. You will receive a gift valued at over $299! PLUS if you register online before July 11,2015 you will receive DIME's Blanket Stitch Applique Alphabet FREE immediately upon registration. Cost - $29
Dime Inspiration Social
Thu, Aug 13, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Embroidery hooping clinic & quilting ALL DAY SOCIAL! In only 6 hours, experience embroidery on every level and acquire the confidence to tackle challenging quilting projects with ease. You will receive a gift valued at over $299! PLUS if you register online before July 11,2015 you will receive DIME's Blanket Stitch Applique Alphabet FREE immediately upon registration. Cost - $29
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Aug 13, 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!
Intro To Embroidery
Sat, Aug 15, 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
Dime Inspiration Social
Sat, Aug 15, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Embroidery hooping clinic & quilting ALL DAY SOCIAL! In only 6 hours, experience embroidery on every level and acquire the confidence to tackle challenging quilting projects with ease. You will receive a gift valued at over $299! PLUS if you register online before July 11,2015 you will receive DIME's Blanket Stitch Applique Alphabet FREE immediately upon registration. Cost - $29
Basic Construction Jumper or Jon Jon
Sat, Aug 15, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a jumper or jon jon. $35 instructor: Bobbi A.
Machine Applique Class
Sat, Aug 15, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn the Basics of the machine applique. Cost: $40 Call the store to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
Dime Inspiration Social
Tue, Aug 18, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Embroidery hooping clinic & quilting ALL DAY SOCIAL! In only 6 hours, experience embroidery on every level and acquire the confidence to tackle challenging quilting projects with ease. You will receive a gift valued at over $299! PLUS if you register online before July 11,2015 you will receive DIME's Blanket Stitch Applique Alphabet FREE immediately upon registration. Cost - $29
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Aug 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!
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Wed, Aug 19, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Dime Inspiration Social
Thu, Aug 20, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Embroidery hooping clinic & quilting ALL DAY SOCIAL! In only 6 hours, experience embroidery on every level and acquire the confidence to tackle challenging quilting projects with ease. You will receive a gift valued at over $299! PLUS if you register online before July 11,2015 you will receive DIME's Blanket Stitch Applique Alphabet FREE immediately upon registration. Cost - $29
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Aug 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!
Kid's Club
Sat, Aug 22, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Drawstring Skirt w/Pockets Supplies: Sewing machine with buttonhole foot, basic sewing supplies (scissors, pins, tape measure) 1yd cotton material (not directional, please), matching sewing thread, 2buttons Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $10
Dime Inspiration Social
Sat, Aug 22, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Embroidery hooping clinic & quilting ALL DAY SOCIAL! In only 6 hours, experience embroidery on every level and acquire the confidence to tackle challenging quilting projects with ease. You will receive a gift valued at over $299! PLUS if you register online before July 11,2015 you will receive DIME's Blanket Stitch Applique Alphabet FREE immediately upon registration. Cost - $29
Intermedate Sewing
Sat, Aug 22, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Lucy Dress Supplies: sewing machine, basic sewing supplies (scissors, pins, tape measure) Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $10
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Aug 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!
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Aug 27, 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!
Beginner Sewing
Sat, Aug 29, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Pattern reading Teacher: Bonnie Class fee $30 Class Kit $10
Machine Applique
Sat, Aug 29, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
Use your embroidery machine to learn how to complete and applique design $25 plus $10 kit fee. Instructor: Bobbi A.
Free Motion Quilting
Sat, Aug 29, 01:00 PM - 04:00 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
Start Your Own Business with Paullette Bell
Thu, Sep 03, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
New Orleans
Turn what you love into profit! Don't Miss This Workshop on How to Start Your Own Embroidery Business! Some of the topics we will be covering are: • How to work with the bank • How and what licenses are required • How to market your products • How to find the best suppliers • How to price your products • Three hour seminar scheduled • Only $25 per person • Refreshments will be provided Sign up soon! Class space is limited! 504-888-4952
Cameo: Cutting Fabric
Sat, Sep 12, 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
Applique In The Hoop
Wed, Sep 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Advance embroidery, appllique in the hoop zipper bag. Learn applique techniques while doing an in the hoop zipper bag. You will need: Sewing machine, 5x7 hoop or larger, sm scissors, reg scissors, applique scissors (optional), USB jump drive. Teacher: Shirley Class Fee $30 Class Kit $10
Applique In The Hoop
Sat, Sep 19, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Advance embroidery, appllique in the hoop zipper bag. Learn applique techniques while doing an in the hoop zipper bag. You will need: Sewing machine, 5x7 hoop or larger, sm scissors, reg scissors, applique scissors (optional), USB jump drive. Teacher: Shirley Class Fee $30 Class Kit $10
Introduction to Embroidery
Wed, Sep 30, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Get ready for fall with a Pumpkin Towel! You will need: Machine, 4x4 or 5x7 hoop, ESB jump drive, small scissors, Thread: Orange, rust orange (pumpkin), 3 shades of green(leaves and stems) Teacher: Shirley Class fee: $30 Class kit: $10
ASG Sewing Guild
Sat, Oct 03, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Meeting
Introduction to Embroidery
Sat, Oct 03, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Get ready for fall with a Pumpkin Towel! You will need: Machine, 4x4 or 5x7 hoop, ESB jump drive, small scissors, Thread: Orange, rust orange (pumpkin), 3 shades of green(leaves and stems) Teacher: Shirley Class fee: $30 Class kit: $10
Floriani Embroidery Perfection Tour #1 Educator Kathi Quinn
Wed, Oct 07, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Get inspiration and ideas! No More Ruined Garments, Puckered Embroideries, or Off-Center Designs. Cost: $29.99
Floriani Embroidery Perfection Tour
Fri, Oct 09, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Lake Charles
Get inspiration and ideas! No More Ruined Garments, Puckered Embroideries, or Off-Center Designs. ANYONE Can Create Beautiful Embroidery with the Right Techniques & Secrets! "THANK YOU...THANK YOU... THANK YOU. Kathi was a SMASH hit with my customers! What a Gem you have in her. She entertained, educated and demonstrated. I appreciate the opportunity to host such a top notch event. I would encourage other shop owners to host an event of this caliber,Thanks again and I look forward to 2013 when she can come back again!" Gail Marcy, Satin Stitches Sewing & Embroidery, Columbia, MO Kathi Quinn, National Education Coordinator for RNK Distributing, exclusive distributors of Floriani Products has become known for her love for sewing, quilting and embroidery. Kathi started her passion for all aspects of embroidering with the early home embroidery machines. Kathi began teaching others her tricks and solutions to everyday challenges in home embroidery many years ago. Today she has taught classes all over the country in basic embroidery techniques, all about stabilizers, sewing projects, computer software basics, serger projects, heirloom sewing, and many more. Kathi has become licensed on all major machines through Martha Pullen schools and has recently taught at the Hands On Sewing Schools, and Martha Pullen Schools. Her expertise along with a relaxed personality makes her class fun, informative, to the point and creates a workshop type atmosphere. http://www.allbrands.com/categories/3968/24981-floriani-embroidery-perfection-tour-1-educator-kat
Floriani Embroidery Perfection Tour
Fri, Oct 09, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Lake Charles
Kathi Quinn, National Education Coordinator for RNK Distributing, exclusive distributors of Floriani Products has become known for her love for sewing, quilting and embroidery. Kathi started her passion for all aspects of embroidering with the early home embroidery machines. Kathi began teaching others her tricks and solutions to everyday challenges in home embroidery many years ago. Today she has taught classes all over the country in basic embroidery techniques, all about stabilizers, sewing projects, computer software basics, serger projects, heirloom sewing, and many more. Kathi has become licensed on all major machines through Martha Pullen schools and has recently taught at the Hands On Sewing Schools, and Martha Pullen Schools. Her expertise along with a relaxed personality makes her class fun, informative, to the point and creates a workshop type atmosphere. - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/categories/3968/24981-floriani-embroidery-perfection-tour-1-educator-kat#sthash.evQyfa2t.dpuf