Baton Rouge

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

Across from Paretti Mazda in the two story pink building
(504) 888-4952
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday

Slidell

Come see our spacious new location! Head East on Gause Blvd. We're just past I-10, behind Starbucks and Ruby Tuesday
(985) 643-4252
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday

Lafayette

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

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

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

San Antonio West Ave.

Creative Sewing Center of San Antonio is now part of AllBrands.com!
(210) 344-0791
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday

San Antonio Loop 1604

Creative Sewing Center of San Antonio is now part of AllBrands.com!
(210) 344-0791
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday


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Upcoming Classes & Events

August 2016

August
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Beginning Sewing for Kids- Level 1 Ages 8 and up AMSewing For Kids- The Next Step- Pajama Pants
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Beginning Sewing for Kids- Level 1 Ages 8 and up AMSit & StitchBib & PillowSewing For Kids- The Next Step- Pajama Pants
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Necessary Clutch Wallet #2Sewing For Kids- The Next Step- Pajama Pants
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Pillow case/Cutwork dress with Judy 1 of 2 moved to Sept.Beginning Sewing for Kids- Level 1 Ages 8 and up AMMachine Emboidery with ConfidenceSewing For Kids- The Next Step- Pajama Pants
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Pillow case/Cutwork dress with Judy 2 of 2 moved to Sept.Freshman Serger School - Serger Facings: Plain & Fancy ShirtScan N Cut Technique Class-Vinyl
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Floriani Software with Joan 8/6/16Celestial Magic (1 of 3)Beginning SmockingDigitizing a Design and Working with imagesEmbroidery Machine Applique
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Customizing Existing Designs
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Sit & StitchSerger Guide Class #1Brother New Owner Basic with KathrynBERNINA Sewing Guide Class
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – SewingScan N Cut Technique Class-Paper/Cardstock
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Brother New Owner Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)Terry's Go Everywhere Jacket (1 of 3)Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) BLOCK OF THE MONTH Paper Pieced Stars with Judie Z
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Splitting and AlignmentDec La Table
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PE Design ClubScan N Cut (Beginners)Celestial Magic (2 of 3)Constructing a Jumper or Jon JonBasic Serger ClassScan N Cut (Advanced)Hand Embroidery Club
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Sit & StitchBlended Quilts Serger Guide Class #2Brother New Owner Basic with KathrynHappy Birthday BannerMODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
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BERNINA Embroidery Guide ClassBERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - SewingPR 101BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
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Terry's Go Everywhere Jacket (2 of 3)BERNINA Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryMachine Emboidery with Confidence
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Freshman Serger School - Scrapbook of Serger TechniquesBeginner Basic PE Design NextScan N Cut Technique Class- Rhinestones
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Floriani Beginner/IntermediateScan N Cut Guide ClassBench Pillow- Project Class
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingBrother New Owner Class #1 - Sewing (Large machines)Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – SewingScan N Cut Technique Class- Fabric
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Sit & StitchBrother New Owner Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)Floriani Software with Joan 8/23/16
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Brother New Owner Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)Floriani Beginner/IntermediateScan N Cut- Cuttin' Loose Open SessionBernina New Owner Class (Sewing) #1
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Terry's Go Everywhere Jacket (3 of 3)Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryProject Serger ClassBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
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Deborah Jones Club Ed Event in Houston, TX at the Bayou City Event Center Learn To SewBeginner Embroidery
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Deborah Jones Club Ed Event in Houston, TX at the Bayou City Event Center Introduction to Machine Embroidery Celestial Magic (3 of 3)1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONSelf Binding receiving blanketBlock of the month
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – SewingPR 101
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Sit & Stitch
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Brother Sewing Guide ClassBrother Embroidery Guide ClassBernina New Owner Class (Sewing) #2
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September 2016

September
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
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Giving ThanksPillow case/Cutwork dress with Judy 1 of 2BES Lettering
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Lorraine's Embroidery LessonsPillow case/Cutwork dress with Judy 2 of 2Self Binding receiving blanketSilhouette Project Block of the month
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BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - SewingBERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
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MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
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Scan N Cut- VinylBernina New Owner Class (Embroidery) #3
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Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Lafayette-Sept 8th, Lake Charles-Sept 9th, Houston-Sept 10thBERNINA Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryStart Your Own Embroidery Business SeminarPaper Pieced Block of the Month Star with Judie Z
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Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Lafayette-Sept 8th, Lake Charles-Sept 9th, Houston-Sept 10thGet to Know your Serger with KathrynScan N Cut Technique Class-Vinyl
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Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Lafayette-Sept 8th, Lake Charles-Sept 9th, Houston-Sept 10thFloriani Software with Joan 9/10/16Second Saturday Quilting LessonsBeginning SmockingComputer Basics for Embroidery Machines with KathrynEmbroidery Machine Applique
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BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - SewingBERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
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BERNINA Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryFloriani Software with Joan 9/13/16
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Floriani Beginner/IntermediateScan N Cut Guide Class
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Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Baton Rouge-Sept 15th, Metairie-Sept 16th, Slidell-Sept 17th
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Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Baton Rouge-Sept 15th, Metairie-Sept 16th, Slidell-Sept 17thScan N Cut Technique Class-Paper/Cardstock
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Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Baton Rouge-Sept 15th, Metairie-Sept 16th, Slidell-Sept 17thBench Pillow- Project Class
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GRAND RE-OPENINGRE-GRAND OPENINGScan N Cut- Rhinestones
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The DressMODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingScan N Cut- Cuttin' LooseBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
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Start Your Own Embroidery BusinessGetting to Know your Touch Screen and Settings
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Beginner Serger: Machine Basics and TechniquesFloriani Beginner/IntermediateScan N Cut Technique Class- FabricStart Your Own Embroidery BusinessConstructing a Jumper or jon JonBeginner Serger: Project
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BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - SewingBERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
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BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
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October 2016

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Floriani Beginner/IntermediateScan and Cut "Open that box" Beginner Basics
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
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MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
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Floriani Embroidery Basics, Baton Rouge-Oct 6th, Metairie-Oct 7th, Slidell-Oct 8thBrother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
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Floriani Embroidery Basics, Baton Rouge-Oct 6th, Metairie-Oct 7th, Slidell-Oct 8th
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Floriani Embroidery Basics, Baton Rouge-Oct 6th, Metairie-Oct 7th, Slidell-Oct 8thPE Design Next Beginner BasicsSecond Saturday Quilting LessonsBench Pillow- Project ClassHand Embroidery Club
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
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Floriani Embroidery Basics, Lafayette-Oct 13th, Lake Charles-Oct 14th, Houston-Oct 15thBrother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryElectric Quilt with Carol SteelyBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
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Floriani Embroidery Basics, Lafayette-Oct 13th, Lake Charles-Oct 14th, Houston-Oct 15th
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Floriani Embroidery Basics, Lafayette-Oct 13th, Lake Charles-Oct 14th, Houston-Oct 15thLorraine's Embroidery LessonsBrother New Owner Basic with KathrynBrother New Owner Embroidery with Kathryn
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
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MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
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BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - SewingBERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
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BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
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Floriani Embroidery Basics tour at the 1604 Loop N. store in San Antonio
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Floriani Embroidery Basics tour at the West Ave. store in San AntonioAMERICAN LANDMARKS with Lorraine Z.
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – SewingBrother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
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Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
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Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – EmbroideryBrother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
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Beginning Sewing for Kids- Level 1 Ages 8 and up AM
Mon, Aug 01, 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 rental from the shop. Sign up for either the AM or PM session. taught by Joan Wroblewski $95 plus kit fee
Sewing For Kids- The Next Step- Pajama Pants
Mon, Aug 01, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
If you’ve completed sewing for kids level 1 and 2 and want to learn more skills, this class is for you. Some of the Moms, Dads, Aunts, Grandpa and Grandma have asked to join the class as well and that is great. Come by yourself or bring your sewing adult. (just make sure they have great skills like you!) Class will take place on August 1,2,3,4 from 1:30-4:00 pm. I will demo how to make a quick zippered pouch with the scraps from your PJ Pants. Taught by Joan Wroblewski - $95 plus cost of kit.
Beginning Sewing for Kids- Level 1 Ages 8 and up AM
Tue, Aug 02, 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 rental from the shop. Sign up for either the AM or PM session. taught by Joan Wroblewski $95 plus kit fee
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Aug 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 open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Bib & Pillow
Tue, Aug 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
DRESS YOUR BABY FOR SUCCESS WITH THE CUTEST BIBS EVER! USE THE TRENDIEST FABRICS! THE BIBS ARE TRULY DINING! ALSO CREATE A PILLOW. CLASS $40.00 PLUS 10.00 KIT FEE THAT WILL COVER YOUR PATTERN. INSTRUCTOR IRENE PLAISANCE 10 AM-1 PM.
Sewing For Kids- The Next Step- Pajama Pants
Tue, Aug 02, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
If you’ve completed sewing for kids level 1 and 2 and want to learn more skills, this class is for you. Some of the Moms, Dads, Aunts, Grandpa and Grandma have asked to join the class as well and that is great. Come by yourself or bring your sewing adult. (just make sure they have great skills like you!) Class will take place on August 1,2,3,4 from 1:30-4:00 pm. I will demo how to make a quick zippered pouch with the scraps from your PJ Pants. Taught by Joan Wroblewski - $95 plus cost of kit.
Necessary Clutch Wallet #2
Wed, Aug 03, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Affectionately known as NCW is not just any wallet. Carry cash, cards, coins, cell phone (depending on size) and still have room for personal items like lipstick. This is the perfect wallet for me and hope you love it too. Pattern in 2 sizes so pick the one that's right for you. Add a wristlet or cross body strap. Pattern by Emmaline Bags. Check her website to see all kinds of ideas for this fabulous bag. Class will consist of 2 meeting times. The first to put together the components, the second to put them altogether. Hope to see you there. $65. Taught by Kathy Wolfe
Sewing For Kids- The Next Step- Pajama Pants
Wed, Aug 03, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
If you’ve completed sewing for kids level 1 and 2 and want to learn more skills, this class is for you. Some of the Moms, Dads, Aunts, Grandpa and Grandma have asked to join the class as well and that is great. Come by yourself or bring your sewing adult. (just make sure they have great skills like you!) Class will take place on August 1,2,3,4 from 1:30-4:00 pm. I will demo how to make a quick zippered pouch with the scraps from your PJ Pants. Taught by Joan Wroblewski - $95 plus cost of kit.
Pillow case/Cutwork dress with Judy 1 of 2 moved to Sept.
Thu, Aug 04, 12:00 AM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Beginning Sewing for Kids- Level 1 Ages 8 and up AM
Thu, Aug 04, 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 rental from the shop. Sign up for either the AM or PM session. taught by Joan Wroblewski $95 plus kit fee
Machine Emboidery with Confidence
Thu, Aug 04, 10:30 AM - 02:03 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. Kit Fee $7.
Sewing For Kids- The Next Step- Pajama Pants
Thu, Aug 04, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
If you’ve completed sewing for kids level 1 and 2 and want to learn more skills, this class is for you. Some of the Moms, Dads, Aunts, Grandpa and Grandma have asked to join the class as well and that is great. Come by yourself or bring your sewing adult. (just make sure they have great skills like you!) Class will take place on August 1,2,3,4 from 1:30-4:00 pm. I will demo how to make a quick zippered pouch with the scraps from your PJ Pants. Taught by Joan Wroblewski - $95 plus cost of kit.
Pillow case/Cutwork dress with Judy 2 of 2 moved to Sept.
Fri, Aug 05, 12:00 AM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Freshman Serger School - Serger Facings: Plain & Fancy Shirt
Fri, Aug 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn to use your serger to make a simple pull-over-the-head shirt with hems and facings on the outside. Make a plain fabric blossom with accents of a different fabric. The pattern for the shirt will be provided for class. The kit fee is the pattern - pick this up anytime after July 30th. Cut out the pattern from your fabric before class or from 9:30-10am on the day of the class. Learn to add a fancy hem using your new techniques. This simple shirt will have your friends wondering how you did this. One 3-hour class. Taught by Terry Soll. Class Fee: $20.00 Kit Fee: $10.00 Teacher: Terry

Skill Level: Beginner or Refresher

Description: Learn to use your serger. Learn the parts and when to use what, learn to properly thread the serger. Learn width, length, and differential feed settings. Learn how to trouble shoot. Learn which setting to use for denim, cotton, and knits. Learn to prepare a hem using the serger.

What Students should bring:
Serger in good working order, power cord, foot control and accessories.Small scissors, cutting scissors, seam ripper, marking tools such as chalk marker, disappearing marker, etc., measuring tool, straight pins. All accessories that came with your serger.

For Class #1: Bring Maxilock or Seracor thread in ONE EACH of these color families: Yellow- Gold, Red- Orange, Green- Teal, Blue- Navy.
Scan N Cut Technique Class-Vinyl
Fri, Aug 05, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
SNC Technique Class – Vinyl – 8/5/16, 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM – $30, plus kit fee This class will teach you how to work with pressure sensitive vinyl and heat transfer vinyl. The application process for each type of vinyl will be explained in detail. In hands-on practice exercises, you’ll learn how to handle vinyl application projects from start to finish. You’ll learn tips for composing multiple color designs and a way to make sure you get your pressure sensitive vinyl exactly where you want it using parchment paper as a mask. You’ll leave class with the ability to make a pressure sensitive design to decorate a Yeti cup, for example, and make a heat transfer vinyl design to decorate a garment, tote bag, or pillow cover. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Floriani Software with Joan 8/6/16
Sat, Aug 06, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Pathing will be discussed, demonstrated and embroider order will be demonstrated and practiced. Teacher Joan Weber class fee $20.00
Celestial Magic (1 of 3)
Sat, Aug 06, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee: $ 99.00
Kit Fee: $ 10
Teacher: Judie Z.

Skill Level: Anyone

Description: This is a fun, 2 block quilt with lots of circles and movement without sewing a single curve! We will be working with strip piecing, strip sets, making triangles in a square, squares in a square, and flip and sew techniques. These techniques and others you will learn make this quilt much easier than it looks with such beautiful results.

What to Bring:
sewing machine with cord and foot pedal, machine accessories including ¼" foot, thread, bobbins, seam ripper, pins, scissors, Tri-Recs Ruler set (optional, but helpful) or heavy template plastic, large cutting mat, rotary cutter and new blades, 6-1/2 x 24" ruler. Smaller rulers are helpful - bring a couple if you have them. Call the store for additional project supplies.
Beginning Smocking
Sat, Aug 06, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basics of smocking such as cable, wave and trellis stitches. As well as starting and stopping in a design. $40
Digitizing a Design and Working with images
Sat, Aug 06, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
A class on how to take images and turn them into embroidery design with the PE-Design Software; Using the Auto digitizing tools, using Design Center. Also how to create a plan to digitize the design using the drawing tools. $40
Embroidery Machine Applique
Sat, Aug 06, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
Use your embroidery machine to learn how to complete and applique design. $25 $10 kit fee
Customizing Existing Designs
Mon, Aug 08, 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. $40
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Aug 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 open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Serger Guide Class #1
Tue, Aug 09, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Two 4-hour classes.
Brother New Owner Basic with Kathryn
Tue, Aug 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Free Class for machines bought at Allbrands Creative Sewing
$25 per hour for all other machine owners Teacher: Kathryn D.

Skill Level: Beginner

Description: Open to Brother new owners. There is no time limit but we do want you to come to class to fully learn the features of your new machine.

3 Hours with information about sewing machine needles, thread, presser feet: how they go on and off and which one is used for which job as the stitch is selected, cleaning the machine, sewing different needle positions, locking stitches, reverse stitches, turning corners, investigate your machines buttonholes (Manual or Automatic depending on the machine), blind hem, seams, and hems. Thread, fabric, and handouts are provided.
What to Bring:
**Owner's Manual; Bring machine, power cord, foot control, and all accessories (except embroidery unit); Bring Scissors, water soluble marker (blue Collins marker) household ruler or small quilting ruler Omnigrid 1" x 12"; Pins and pin cushion; Basic sewing kit is necessary with small ruler, disappearing marker, bobbins, and all the accessories for your machine except your embroidery unit.
BERNINA Sewing Guide Class
Tue, Aug 09, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Complimentary Class to those purchased at Creative Sewing Center or Allbrands.com

Class Fee: $75

Teacher: Terry S.

Skill Level: Beginner

Description: Open to all owners of machines purchased at Creative Sewing Center. There is no time limit but we do want you to come to class to fully learn the features of your new machine.

3 Hours with information about sewing machine needles, thread, presser feet: how they go on and off and which one is used for which job as the stitch is selected, cleaning the machine, sewing different needle positions, locking stitches, reverse stitches, turning corners, investigate your machines buttonholes (Manual or Automatic depending on the machine), blind hem, seams, and hems. Thread, fabric, and handouts are provided.
What to Bring:
**Owner's Manual; Bring machine, power cord, foot control, and all accessories (except embroidery unit); Bring Scissors, water soluble marker (blue Collins marker) household ruler or small quilting ruler Omnigrid 1" x 12"; Pins and pin cushion; Basic sewing kit is necessary with small ruler, disappearing marker, bobbins, and all the accessories for your machine except your embroidery unit.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Wed, Aug 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Wed, Aug 10, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
New Orleans
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Scan N Cut Technique Class-Paper/Cardstock
Wed, Aug 10, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Houston
SNC Technique Class – Paper/Cardstock – 8/10/16, 5 PM to 7 PM - $35 In this class, you will learn how to use your SNC to make greeting cards, boxes, party decorations, and other items cut from paper and cardstock. You’ll also learn how to use the drawing feature to decorate envelopes. In hands-on exercises, you’ll cut different weights of paper and cardstock as well as how learn how to score cardstock for nice, clean folds. We’ll talk about online sources for artwork to incorporate into your paper projects and other resources to get high quality paper stock to make impressive items. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Brother New Owner Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)
Thu, Aug 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For NQ3500D, NQ1400, NQ900PRW, NQ1300PRW, NQ700PRW, NV1250D, NV950D, SB8000, SB7500, PC420, NV85E, NS40. This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Terry's Go Everywhere Jacket (1 of 3)
Thu, Aug 11, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee: $ 60
Kit Fee: $ 18
Teacher: Terry S.

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced (Must have basic sewing skills)

Description:

Join Terry and making a long beautiful jacket that you can wear anywhere. What to Bring:
Bring your most convenient machine, foot control, power cord, regular presser feet, knee lift lever or any convenience features, free arm table, There will be 3 easy jackets to choose from. Make your own pattern using pattern tracing material. Call the store for additional project supplies.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Aug 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Aug 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
BLOCK OF THE MONTH Paper Pieced Stars with Judie Z
Thu, Aug 11, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Millennium Star This is a great way to learn paper piecing. class fee $40.00 kit fee $15.00 We are hoping to make this a block of the month class.
Splitting and Alignment
Fri, Aug 12, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
In this class Penny shows how to create embroidery designs that are too big for your hoop, so that they sew out perfectly! First you will see how the stitch out goes - that’s when you really get it! Next Penny shows how to create the whole thing, and then how to split it and add in the alignment lines to help it go back together. Penny uses PE-Design to show this, but this technique can be used in most embroidery/digitizing software. This is not a hands-on class but samples will be provided for you to try this at home. $40
Dec La Table
Fri, Aug 12, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee: $35
Kit Fee: $ 10
Teacher: Lorraine Z.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Description:

It's fast - it's fun and you'll be done in no time at all! Come join Lorraine as she sews you through a Quilt-as-You-Go Bargello Holiday Table Runner (or wall hanging) with fusible machine appliqué Christmas Ornaments or Holiday trees. All day hands-on class. You can just about complete this project in class!
What to Bring:
Sewing machine, foot control, power cord, basic sewing kit. Call the store for additional project supplies.
PE Design Club
Sat, Aug 13, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Bring Show and Tell, Questions and get them answered!
Scan N Cut (Beginners)
Sat, Aug 13, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Lafayette
$35.00
Celestial Magic (2 of 3)
Sat, Aug 13, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee: $ 99.00
Kit Fee: $ 10
Teacher: Judie Z.

Skill Level: Anyone

Description: This is a fun, 2 block quilt with lots of circles and movement without sewing a single curve! We will be working with strip piecing, strip sets, making triangles in a square, squares in a square, and flip and sew techniques. These techniques and others you will learn make this quilt much easier than it looks with such beautiful results.

What to Bring:
sewing machine with cord and foot pedal, machine accessories including ¼" foot, thread, bobbins, seam ripper, pins, scissors, Tri-Recs Ruler set (optional, but helpful) or heavy template plastic, large cutting mat, rotary cutter and new blades, 6-1/2 x 24" ruler. Smaller rulers are helpful - bring a couple if you have them. Call the store for additional project supplies.
Constructing a Jumper or Jon Jon
Sat, Aug 13, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a lined jumper or Jon Jon. Must have basic knowledge of sewing machine $35.00
Basic Serger Class
Sat, Aug 13, 10:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
LEARN THE BASIC OF YOUR SERGER MACHINE SUCH AS LEARNING TO THREAD AND LEARN THE DIFFERENT STITCHES OF THE MACHINE. CLASS 30.00 PLUS 10.00 KIT FEE 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM. INSTRUCTOR PHYLISS
Scan N Cut (Advanced)
Sat, Aug 13, 12:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
$40
Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Aug 13, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Aug 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 open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Blended Quilts
Tue, Aug 16, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee: $15

Teacher: Terry S.

Skill Level: Anyone

Description: This class will use your scraps. Let's plan on completing more gifts or that quilt that you put on the back burner. Expert help in the classroom. We will be cutting some of our scraps with the Go cutter. This day is your agenda.

What to Bring:
Sewing Machine, power cord, foot control, free motion foot, 1/4" foot, sewing foot, walking foot scraps, UFO (unfinished objects).
Serger Guide Class #2
Tue, Aug 16, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Two 4-hour classes.
Brother New Owner Basic with Kathryn
Tue, Aug 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Free Class for machines bought at Allbrands Creative Sewing
$45.00 for 3 hour class for all other machine owners Teacher: Kathryn D.

Skill Level: Beginner

Description: For those customers who purchased their machine from Creative Sewing. 3 Hours about the precautions, stabilizers, threads, machine menus, moving, rotating, sizing, and hooping the fabric and embroidering a design. You will need to bring a Embroidery Basics kit (includes stabilizers for classes) which can be used for all embroidery class.

What to Bring:
Embroidery Machine purchased at this store, power cord, foot control. All embroidery accessories that came with the machine.Please bring a small ruler, disappearing marker, bobbins, 3 different colors of Floriani, Isacord, or Brother embroidery thread (that you might use again), fat quarter of solidish color fabric (that the thread will show up on), hoops, templates, and markers. Call the store for additional project supplies.
Happy Birthday Banner
Tue, Aug 16, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
CREATE A FUN, FESTIVE TABLE RUNNER, FEATURING BOLD APPLIQUED LETTERING AND PARTY HATS, TO CELEBRATE THAT SPECIAL DAY IN EVERYONE'S LIFE. INSTRUCTOR IRENE PLAISANCE 50.00 PATTERN 20.00 10:30 AM-4:00 PM
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Aug 16, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
BERNINA Embroidery Guide Class
Wed, Aug 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Complimentary Class to those purchased at Creative Sewing Center or Allbrands.com

Class Fee: $75
Kit Fee: $15

Teacher: Terry S.

Skill Level: Beginner

Description: For those customers who purchased their machine from Creative Sewing. 3 Hours about the precautions, stabilizers, threads, machine menus, moving, rotating, sizing, and hooping the fabric and embroidering a design. You will need to bring a Embroidery Basics kit (includes stabilizers for classes) which can be used for all embroidery class.

What to Bring:
Embroidery Machine purchased at this store, power cord, foot control. All embroidery accessories that came with the machine.Please bring a small ruler, disappearing marker, bobbins, 3 different colors of Floriani, Isacord, or Brother embroidery thread (that you might use again), fat quarter of solidish color fabric (that the thread will show up on), hoops, templates, and markers. Call the store for additional project supplies.
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Wed, Aug 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
PR 101
Wed, Aug 17, 10:30 AM - 03:30 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 4-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $50.
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Wed, Aug 17, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. . You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Terry's Go Everywhere Jacket (2 of 3)
Thu, Aug 18, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee: $ 60
Kit Fee: $ 18
Teacher: Terry S.

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced (Must have basic sewing skills)

Description:

Join Terry and making a long beautiful jacket that you can wear anywhere. What to Bring:
Bring your most convenient machine, foot control, power cord, regular presser feet, knee lift lever or any convenience features, free arm table, There will be 3 easy jackets to choose from. Make your own pattern using pattern tracing material. Call the store for additional project supplies.
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Aug 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Machine Emboidery with Confidence
Thu, Aug 18, 10:30 AM - 02:30 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. Kit Fee $7.
Freshman Serger School - Scrapbook of Serger Techniques
Fri, Aug 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn to use your serger. Create a notebook of 10 serger techniques and make the cover fo the notebook at the same time. Please bring 1/2 yd of fabric, 4 colors of Maxilock or Seracore thread ranging between the yellow to brown family. Your fabric can match the threads listed. If you wish to finish the project, bring a notebook or you will learn to make a notebook from sewing stabilizers. One 3-hour class. Class Fee: $25.00 Kit Fee: $15.00 Taught by Terry Soll Skill Level: Beginner or Refresher
Beginner Basic PE Design Next
Fri, Aug 19, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
LEARN HOW TO USE YOUR SOFTWARE BY LEARNING THE BASICS OF THE YOUR PE DESIGN NEXT SOFTWARE. BRING LAPTOP WITH SOFTWARE INSTALLED CLASS $75.00 INSTRUCTOR AIMEE PINELL 10 AM-3 PM
Scan N Cut Technique Class- Rhinestones
Fri, Aug 19, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
SNC Technique Class – Rhinestones – 8/19/16 – 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM - $30, plus kit fee In this class, you’ll learn about everything in your Rhinestone kit. We’ll do hands-on exercises to learn how to apply the rhinestones. You’ll leave class able to add bling to garments, tote bags, and more. You will need to have purchased a Rhinestone Kit to attend this class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Sat, Aug 20, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class Fee: $20

Teacher: Joan W.

Skill Level: Beginning/ Intermediate

Class Description: Students will engage in desgin creation/ editing/ practice based on the Floriani software. Skills include importing artwork, sizing and creating variable fill stitches. Discussion of density, stitch length and the effect on design. Using motifs setting of variable stitch length. Students will demonstrate proficiency and apply skills learned through the completion of optional assignments, which will be reviewed at the August session. Joan will provide written lesson directions and other information necessary to complete the assignment. Each class will be different and have homework. Concerns and questions will start each class.

What students should bring:
Students will bring their computer with the Floriani software installed and up to date. They should also bring a power cord and a mouse. Notebooks, paper, pencils.
Scan N Cut Guide Class
Sat, Aug 20, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
New to ScanNCut? If so, join us in this guide class to learn the basics to get you started with this great machine! Learn how to load your mats and how to keep them clean. Learn how to set your blade depth and pressure and how to do a test cut. Learn what the different icons are on the machine and what to do with them. This class will take away the fear and get you started. One 3-hour class. Free for those that purchased their ScanNCut from Allbrands. $25 per hour if purchased machine elsewhere. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Bench Pillow- Project Class
Sat, Aug 20, 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Join me every month to make a wonderful bench pillow that will celebrate the following month’s holiday/theme. If you prefer, it can be made into a table runner instead. New techniques will be taught for many of the pillows. (i.e. flying geese; ruching). Sample pillow is at store. One 4-hour class. Taught by Tonda Helm. $35. Kit fee $20.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Mon, Aug 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Class #1 - Sewing (Large machines)
Mon, Aug 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D), Dream Machine (XM8500D) and NV2800D. This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Mon, Aug 22, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Scan N Cut Technique Class- Fabric
Mon, Aug 22, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Houston
SNC Technique Class – Fabric – 8/22/16 – 5 PM to 7 PM - $30, plus kit fee You’ll learn how to apply the Fabric Support Sheet to a SNC mat and then cut fabric with your SNC machine. Different treatments for fabric will be explained. With hands-on exercises, you’ll get experience handling different types of fabric. We’ll learn how to draw stitching lines on quilt pieces and how to fussy-cut fabric designs. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Aug 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 open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Brother New Owner Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)
Tue, Aug 23, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D), Dream Machine (XM8500D) and NV2800D. This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Floriani Software with Joan 8/23/16
Tue, Aug 23, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Learn more about your Floriani software class fee $20.00
Brother New Owner Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)
Wed, Aug 24, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
For V-series (VQ2400, VQ3000, VM5100, VM6200D, VE2200), Quattro (NV6750D), Dream Machine (XM8500D) and NV2800D. This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Those with Embroidery-only machines will only take the third class. Taught by Kathy Wolfe.
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Wed, Aug 24, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class Fee: $20

Teacher: Joan W.

Skill Level: Beginning/ Intermediate

Class Description: Students will engage in desgin creation/ editing/ practice based on the Floriani software. Skills include importing artwork, sizing and creating variable fill stitches. Discussion of density, stitch length and the effect on design. Using motifs setting of variable stitch length. Students will demonstrate proficiency and apply skills learned through the completion of optional assignments, which will be reviewed at the August session. Joan will provide written lesson directions and other information necessary to complete the assignment. Each class will be different and have homework. Concerns and questions will start each class.

What students should bring:
Students will bring their computer with the Floriani software installed and up to date. They should also bring a power cord and a mouse. Notebooks, paper, pencils.
Scan N Cut- Cuttin' Loose Open Session
Wed, Aug 24, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
SNC Cuttin’ Loose Open Session – 8/24/16 – 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM - $20 Here’s a chance to have two hours of open ScanNCutting with no structure. I’ll be there to help you with any issues you’re having or to help you try something new you’re a little shy about trying on your own. This is an open session where you’ll work on your own projects using your own machine and materials. It’ll be a chance to share your knowledge with others and to learn from others, as well. It’ll be a time to inspire and be inspired or just work in the company of like-minded ScanNCutters. Bring finished projects for a show-and-tell during the last few minutes of the session. This is something new we’re trying at Allbrands Sew Contempo. I hope you can take advantage of this time to craft with others. Hosted by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per session.
Bernina New Owner Class (Sewing) #1
Wed, Aug 24, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Bernina machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Taught by Guy Hoover.
Terry's Go Everywhere Jacket (3 of 3)
Thu, Aug 25, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee: $ 60
Kit Fee: $ 18
Teacher: Terry S.

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced (Must have basic sewing skills)

Description:

Join Terry and making a long beautiful jacket that you can wear anywhere. What to Bring:
Bring your most convenient machine, foot control, power cord, regular presser feet, knee lift lever or any convenience features, free arm table, There will be 3 easy jackets to choose from. Make your own pattern using pattern tracing material. Call the store for additional project supplies.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Aug 25, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Project Serger Class
Thu, Aug 25, 10:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
BECOME MORE ADVANCED WITH YOUR SERGER!!! HAVE A LOT MORE FUN USING YOUR SERGER BY DOING MORE EXCITING PROJECTS WITH IT! CLASS $40.00 INSTRUCTOR PHYLISS 10:30AM-3:00 PM
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Aug 25, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Deborah Jones Club Ed Event in Houston, TX at the Bayou City Event Center
Fri, Aug 26, 09:00 AM through through Sat, Aug 27, 05:00 PM
AllBrands.com is excited to announce that we're coming to Houston with our Club Ed embroidery event. August 26-27, 9AM to 5PM with doors opening at 8AM both days. Come join us at the Bayou City Event Center in Houston, TX. for two days of hands on embroidery in our Interactive Workshops.
Learn To Sew
Fri, Aug 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
LEARN HOW TO SEW BEGINING WITH THE BASICS OF SEWING WITH OUR SEWING TEACHER ETHEL DUPUY. CLASS WILL BE $30.00 PLUS $10.00 KIT FEE
Beginner Embroidery
Fri, Aug 26, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lake Charles
Beginner Embroidery on your machine. Instructor Brittany Pete
Introduction to Machine Embroidery
Sat, Aug 27, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Wine glass on tea towel. In this class you will learn different stabilizers and when to use them, hooping techniques, and tips and tricks to machine embroidery. You will need: Your machine, 4x4 or 5x7 hoop, USB stick, small scissors, and thread: burgundy (wine), green, silver, purple, gold Teacher: Shirley Class Fee: $30 & Kit Fee: $10 Minimum Class: 2 Maximum Class: 7
Celestial Magic (3 of 3)
Sat, Aug 27, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee: $ 99.00
Kit Fee: $ 10
Teacher: Judie Z.

Skill Level: Anyone

Description: This is a fun, 2 block quilt with lots of circles and movement without sewing a single curve! We will be working with strip piecing, strip sets, making triangles in a square, squares in a square, and flip and sew techniques. These techniques and others you will learn make this quilt much easier than it looks with such beautiful results.

What to Bring:
sewing machine with cord and foot pedal, machine accessories including ¼" foot, thread, bobbins, seam ripper, pins, scissors, Tri-Recs Ruler set (optional, but helpful) or heavy template plastic, large cutting mat, rotary cutter and new blades, 6-1/2 x 24" ruler. Smaller rulers are helpful - bring a couple if you have them. Call the store for additional project supplies.
1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Sat, Aug 27, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
Allbrands Slidell is celebrating our 1 year anniversary in style! All of our Allbrands Slidell instructors will be here to give free demonstrations of the brother pr 655, pr1000, the persona, the avante longarm, the dream machine, and the amazing bernina 790. DOOR PRIZES & REFRESHMENTS. Please contact the store to RSVP ALLBRANDS SLIDELL 796 East I-10 Service Road, Suite 100, Slidell, LA 70461 (985) 643-4252
Self Binding receiving blanket
Sat, Aug 27, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
Need a quick gift for a shower? This is it! Make a receiving blanket with a self binding edge. Contact the store for list of supplies needed. $25
Block of the month
Sat, Aug 27, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
Ever look at a quilt and wonder how that top was put together? Come to our block of the month class and we will overcome these mysteries. contact store for details $15 $5 kit fee
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Mon, Aug 29, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Mon, Aug 29, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
PR 101
Mon, Aug 29, 02:30 PM - 07:30 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 4-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $50.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Aug 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 open sewing. Great way to get some projects finished!
Brother Sewing Guide Class
Wed, Aug 31, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Complimentary Class to those purchased at Creative Sewing Center or Allbrands.com

Class Fee: $75

Teacher: Lorraine Z.

Skill Level: Beginner

Description: Open to all owners of machines purchased at Creative Sewing Center. There is no time limit but we do want you to come to class to fully learn the features of your new machine.

3 Hours with information about sewing machine needles, thread, presser feet: how they go on and off and which one is used for which job as the stitch is selected, cleaning the machine, sewing different needle positions, locking stitches, reverse stitches, turning corners, investigate your machines buttonholes (Manual or Automatic depending on the machine), blind hem, seams, and hems. Thread, fabric, and handouts are provided.
What to Bring:
**Owner's Manual; Bring machine, power cord, foot control, and all accessories (except embroidery unit); Bring Scissors, water soluble marker (blue Collins marker) household ruler or small quilting ruler Omnigrid 1" x 12"; Pins and pin cushion; Basic sewing kit is necessary with small ruler, disappearing marker, bobbins, and all the accessories for your machine except your embroidery unit.
Brother Embroidery Guide Class
Wed, Aug 31, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Complimentary Class to those purchased at Creative Sewing Center or Allbrands.com

Class Fee: $75
Kit Fee: $15

Teacher: Lorraine Z. br>
Skill Level: Beginner

Description: For those customers who purchased their machine from Creative Sewing. 3 Hours about the precautions, stabilizers, threads, machine menus, moving, rotating, sizing, and hooping the fabric and embroidering a design. You will need to bring a Embroidery Basics kit (includes stabilizers for classes) which can be used for all embroidery class.

What to Bring:
Embroidery Machine purchased at this store, power cord, foot control. All embroidery accessories that came with the machine.Please bring a small ruler, disappearing marker, bobbins, 3 different colors of Floriani, Isacord, or Brother embroidery thread (that you might use again), fat quarter of solidish color fabric (that the thread will show up on), hoops, templates, and markers. Call the store for additional project supplies.
Bernina New Owner Class (Sewing) #2
Wed, Aug 31, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Bernina machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Taught by Guy Hoover.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Sep 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Sep 01, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Giving Thanks
Fri, Sep 02, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn or practice fusible applique techniques while creating this lovely wall hanging that can be used to decorate your home for the coming Autumn season. Lorraine will share with you her knowledge and help you select which decorative machine stitches will work nicely for the applique. One 5-hour class. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $35. Kit fee $12.
Pillow case/Cutwork dress with Judy 1 of 2
Fri, Sep 02, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
The class you have been waiting for !!!! Make a Pillow Case dress for a special little girl and hone your embroidery and sewing skills. This project combines heirloom machine embroidery techniques, decorative stitches, trims, and sewing skills so you learn lots of new skills while having fun. Prerequisite: intermediate embroidery and sewing skills. This is a 10 hour hands on class taught in two sessions. Class fee : $80.00 Students must bring their sewing/embroidery machine with a basic sewing presser foot, a foot for sewing decorative stitches, and embroidery foot. Electrical cord and foot control. You will need a basic sewing kit: scissors, pins, pin cushion, sewing gauge, and seam ripper. 1 yard of cotton fabric A (main body of dress) 1/2 yard of cotton fabric B (lower band) You will need a good quality cotton/poly mix or poly sewing thread, Embroidery and decorative threads and 40 wt embroidery or cotton thread that matches your fabric if you wish to try hemstitching. you will also need, small snips, bobbins for sewing and embroidery, fray check, water soluble or air erasable markers, wet n gone tacky tape, new 80/12 needles, 75/11 needles, a twin needle (2,0/80), and a wing needle for hemstitching. If you have one of the following collections, select designs of your choice and preload them on your machine. If not, designs will be provided.
BES Lettering
Fri, Sep 02, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lake Charles
Learn how to get the most out of your BES Lettering software. $50.00 space is limited, please call store to register in advance. Kelly Theriot, Instructor.
Lorraine's Embroidery Lessons
Sat, Sep 03, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
In this fun-filled six month learning experience you will learn to embroider many different techniques. The first class will be focused on embroidering on fine gauge knits. Bring your embroidery machine and designs you want to use on a sweater, shawl or other fine gauge knit fashion apparel item. The designs are your choice as well. Each class is 5 hours. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $25/class. Kit fee to be determined each month.
Pillow case/Cutwork dress with Judy 2 of 2
Sat, Sep 03, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
The class you have been waiting for !!!! Make a Pillow Case dress for a special little girl and hone your embroidery and sewing skills. This project combines heirloom machine embroidery techniques, decorative stitches, trims, and sewing skills so you learn lots of new skills while having fun. Prerequisite: intermediate embroidery and sewing skills. This is a 10 hour hands on class taught in two sessions. Class fee : $80.00 Students must bring their sewing/embroidery machine with a basic sewing presser foot, a foot for sewing decorative stitches, and embroidery foot. Electrical cord and foot control. You will need a basic sewing kit: scissors, pins, pin cushion, sewing gauge, and seam ripper. 1 yard of cotton fabric A (main body of dress) 1/2 yard of cotton fabric B (lower band) You will need a good quality cotton/poly mix or poly sewing thread, Embroidery and decorative threads and 40 wt embroidery or cotton thread that matches your fabric if you wish to try hemstitching. you will also need, small snips, bobbins for sewing and embroidery, fray check, water soluble or air erasable markers, wet n gone tacky tape, new 80/12 needles, 75/11 needles, a twin needle (2,0/80), and a wing needle for hemstitching. If you have one of the following collections, select designs of your choice and preload them on your machine. If not, designs will be provided.
Self Binding receiving blanket
Sat, Sep 03, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
$25.00
Silhouette Project
Sat, Sep 03, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lake Charles
Come and join us for a Silhouette Project Instructor Brittany Pete
Block of the month
Sat, Sep 03, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
$15.00 with a $5 kit fee
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 05, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. . You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Sep 06, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
Scan N Cut- Vinyl
Wed, Sep 07, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Houston
This class will teach you how to work with pressure sensitive vinyl and heat transfer vinyl. The application process for each type of vinyl will be explained in detail. In hands-on practice exercises, you’ll learn how to handle vinyl application projects from start to finish. You’ll learn tips for composing multiple color designs and a way to make sure you get your pressure sensitive vinyl exactly where you want it using parchment paper as a mask. You’ll leave class with the ability to make a pressure sensitive design to decorate a Yeti cup, for example, and make a heat transfer vinyl design to decorate a garment, tote bag, or pillow cover. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Bernina New Owner Class (Embroidery) #3
Wed, Sep 07, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Bernina machine from Allbrands and have not previously taken a machine guide class. Three 3-hour classes. Those with Sewing-only machines will only take the first two classes. Taught by Guy Hoover.
Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Lafayette-Sept 8th, Lake Charles-Sept 9th, Houston-Sept 10th
Thu, Sep 08, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Sep 10, 04:00 PM
Start Your Own Business! Embroidery Machine Demos & Trunk Show with Paulette Bell 10AM to 4PM Lafayette Store -Thursday, September 8th Lake Charles Store - Friday, September 9th Houston Store - Saturday, September 10th Turn what you love into profit! Don't Miss This Workshop on How to Start Your Own Embroidery Business! Are you looking for a fun opportunity to own your own business without a huge monetary outlay? Want a creative business with great flexibility? Then an embroidery business may be just for you! Learn how you can start your own part-time or full-time business and earn money with embroidery. You'll be taught how to set pricing, how to find customers, where to purchase "blanks" and much more. Don't miss this fun and inspirational seminar. Take this chance to to sign up now before this opportunity passes you by. With limited seating, classes will fill quickly.
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Sep 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Start Your Own Embroidery Business Seminar
Thu, Sep 08, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lafayette
Start Your Own Embroidery Business Seminar, REGISTER ONLINE
Paper Pieced Block of the Month Star with Judie Z
Thu, Sep 08, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
This is a great way to learn paper piecing. class fee $40.00 kit fee $15.00 We are hoping to make this a block of the month class.
Get to Know your Serger with Kathryn
Fri, Sep 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Getting To Know Your Serger. Techniques: Threading, Beginning a Seam – Tie on, Ending a Seam-Tie Off, ¼-inch Seam, Three-Thread Overlock Wide, ¼-inch Seam Three-Thread Overlock Narrow, Inside Curves, Outside Curves, Outside Corners, Inside Corners, Wrapped and Turned Corners. Edge. Serger in working order, Manual, power cord, all accessories for your machine, General sewing supplies, needles size 80 or 90, Maxi Lock Thread Colors Red, Blue, Green, Gold or Yellow. Glass head pins, Red Clips, point turner, scissors, shears and trimming, rotary mat, cutter and ruler, wash away fabric marker, Seam sealant, such as Fray Check, 1 Fat Quarters of solidish light color so the threads will show. Bring any and all accessories that you would generally use while sewing. All drinks must be in a non-spill container. Class is $45.00 Kit fee $5.00 ANY BRAND SERGER
Scan N Cut Technique Class-Vinyl
Fri, Sep 09, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
This class will teach you how to work with pressure sensitive vinyl and heat transfer vinyl. The application process for each type of vinyl will be explained in detail. In hands-on practice exercises, you’ll learn how to handle vinyl application projects from start to finish. You’ll learn tips for composing multiple color designs and a way to make sure you get your pressure sensitive vinyl exactly where you want it using parchment paper as a mask. You’ll leave class with the ability to make a pressure sensitive design to decorate a Yeti cup, for example, and make a heat transfer vinyl design to decorate a garment, tote bag, or pillow cover. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Floriani Software with Joan 9/10/16
Sat, Sep 10, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Learn more about your Floriani software class fee $20.00
Second Saturday Quilting Lessons
Sat, Sep 10, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will receive two block patterns each month. Lorraine will teach how to cut and sew the blocks. In month #4 & #5, Lorraine will provide students with layout options and students are encouraged toplan their borders and purchase border fabrics. After each month's instruction, students can remain in classroom to cut blocks and receive any help needed. They may choose to sit and sew their blocks. This is a personal choice but is encouraged. Six 5-hour classes. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $30. Kit fee $15.
Beginning Smocking
Sat, Sep 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lafayette
$40
Computer Basics for Embroidery Machines with Kathryn
Sat, Sep 10, 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
$40.00 for 2 hours of instruction Basics for taking an embroidery CD, loading it on your computer. Make a folder, save the design to your computer. Send the design to a USB stick. Learn how to eject the USB and CD from your computer. Load the design on your embroidery machine. Open the design in you embroidery machine. Save the design to your embroidery machine. SUPPLIES: Laptop with built in CD drive or laptop with external CD drive, all computer connectors and power cord. Embroidery machine with embroidery arm, power cord. Anita Goodesign embroidery CD of your choice. 2 gig USB stick.
Embroidery Machine Applique
Sat, Sep 10, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
$25 with a $10 kit fee
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 12, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 12, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
New Orleans
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. . You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Tue, Sep 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Floriani Software with Joan 9/13/16
Tue, Sep 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Learn more about your Floriani software class fee $20.00
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Wed, Sep 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will engage in design creation/ editing/ practice based on the Floriani software. Skills include importing artwork, sizing and creating variable fill stitches. Discussion of density, stitch length and the effect on design. Using motifs setting of variable stitch length. Students will demonstrate proficiency and apply skills learned through the completion of optional assignments, which will be reviewed at the September session. Joan will provide written lesson directions and other information necessary to complete the assignment. Each class will be different and have homework. Concerns and questions will start each class. What students should bring: Students will bring their computer with the Floriani software installed and up to date. They should also bring a power cord and a mouse. Notebooks, paper, pencils.
Scan N Cut Guide Class
Wed, Sep 14, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
New to ScanNCut? If so, join us in this guide class to learn the basics to get you started with this great machine! Learn how to load your mats and how to keep them clean. Learn how to set your blade depth and pressure and how to do a test cut. Learn what the different icons are on the machine and what to do with them. This class will take away the fear and get you started. One 3-hour class. Free for those that purchased their ScanNCut from Allbrands. $25 per hour if purchased machine elsewhere. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Start Your Own Embroidery Business, Baton Rouge-Sept 15th, Metairie-Sept 16th, Slidell-Sept 17th
Thu, Sep 15, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Sep 17, 04:00 PM
Start Your Own Business! Embroidery Machine Demos & Trunk Show with Paulette Bell 10AM to 4PM Baton Rouge Store -Thursday, September 15 Metairie Store - Friday, September 16th Slidell Store - Saturday, September 17th Turn what you love into profit! Don't Miss This Workshop on How to Start Your Own Embroidery Business! Are you looking for a fun opportunity to own your own business without a huge monetary outlay? Want a creative business with great flexibility? Then an embroidery business may be just for you! Learn how you can start your own part-time or full-time business and earn money with embroidery. You'll be taught how to set pricing, how to find customers, where to purchase "blanks" and much more. Don't miss this fun and inspirational seminar. Take this chance to to sign up now before this opportunity passes you by. With limited seating, classes will fill quickly.
Scan N Cut Technique Class-Paper/Cardstock
Fri, Sep 16, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
In this class, you will learn how to use your SNC to make greeting cards, boxes, party decorations, and other items cut from paper and cardstock. You’ll also learn how to use the drawing feature to decorate envelopes. In hands-on exercises, you’ll cut different weights of paper and cardstock as well as how learn how to score cardstock for nice, clean folds. We’ll talk about online sources for artwork to incorporate into your paper projects and other resources to get high quality paper stock to make impressive items. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class.
Bench Pillow- Project Class
Sat, Sep 17, 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Join me every month to make a wonderful bench pillow that will celebrate the following month’s holiday/theme. If you prefer, it can be made into a table runner instead. New techniques will be taught for many of the pillows. (i.e. flying geese; ruching). Sample pillow is at store. One 4-hour class. Taught by Tonda Helm. $35. Kit fee $20.
GRAND RE-OPENING
Mon, Sep 19, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
GRAND RE-OPENING MONDAY SEPT. 19TH AT BOTH SAN ANTONIO LOCATIONS Creative Sewing Center is now part of Allbrands.com! Join us for refreshments, giveaways and specials. 10am - 12pm (San Antonio West Ave Location) 2pm - 4pm (Loop 1604 Location)
RE-GRAND OPENING
Mon, Sep 19, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Creative Sewing Center is now part of Allbrands.com! Join us for refreshments, giveaways and specials. 10am - 12pm (San Antonio West Ave Location) 2pm - 4pm (Loop 1604 Location)
Scan N Cut- Rhinestones
Mon, Sep 19, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Houston
In this class, you’ll learn about everything in your Rhinestone kit. We’ll do hands-on exercises to learn how to apply the rhinestones. You’ll leave class able to add bling to garments, tote bags, and more. You will need to have purchased a Rhinestone Kit to attend this class. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class. $30, plus kit fee
The Dress
Tue, Sep 20, 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
THE PERFECT GIFT FOR A BRIDE, TO COMMEMORATE A SPECIAL OCCASION, OR MADE IN A FASHIONISTA'S FAVORITE COLOR, THE DRESS IS QUICK AND EASY APPLIQUE' PATTERN, INCLUDING A FULL SIZE LAYOUT DIAGRAM, REVERSED TEMPLATES, AND OPTIONAL NUMBERS TO ADD THAT SPECIAL DATE. INSTRUCTOR IRENE PLAISSANCE $40.00. 10:30 AM-4:00 PM
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Sep 20, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Wed, Sep 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Scan N Cut- Cuttin' Loose
Wed, Sep 21, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
Here’s a chance to have two hours of open ScanNCutting with no structure. I’ll be there to help you with any issues you’re having or to help you try something new you’re a little shy about trying on your own. This is an open session where you’ll work on your own projects using your own machine and materials. It’ll be a chance to share your knowledge with others and to learn from others, as well. It’ll be a time to inspire and be inspired or just work in the company of like-minded ScanNCutters. Bring finished projects for a show-and-tell during the last few minutes of the session. This is something new we’re trying at Allbrands Sew Contempo. I hope you can take advantage of this time to craft with others. Hosted by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per session. $20
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Wed, Sep 21, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Sep 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Sep 22, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Start Your Own Embroidery Business
Fri, Sep 23, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Start Your Own Business! Embroidery Machine Demos & Trunk Show with Paulette Bell 10AM to 4PM Turn what you love into profit! Don't Miss This Workshop on How to Start Your Own Embroidery Business! Are you looking for a fun opportunity to own your own business without a huge monetary outlay? Want a creative business with great flexibility? Then an embroidery business may be just for you! Learn how you can start your own part-time or full-time business and earn money with embroidery. You'll be taught how to set pricing, how to find customers, where to purchase "blanks" and much more. Don't miss this fun and inspirational seminar. Take this chance to to sign up now before this opportunity passes you by. With limited seating, classes will fill quickly.
Getting to Know your Touch Screen and Settings
Fri, Sep 23, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $45.00 kit fee $5.00 Getting to know the touch screen of your Brother/Babylock sewing/embroidery machine with memory. WHAT TO BRING : Brother/Babylock sewing/embroidery machine in good working order. Must have memory setting. Manual, power cord, all accessories, hoops, supplies, and books that came with your machine. Basic sewing kit, Tear away stabilizer, embroidery and regular sewing thread, wxtra bobbins wound with brother bobbin thread, needles size 80 or 90 top stitch.
Beginner Serger: Machine Basics and Techniques
Sat, Sep 24, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn how to thread and maintain your machine, basic stitches and troubleshooting. You will need to bring your serger, power cord/foot pedal, serger manual, thread and all accessories. Teacher: Marygayle Browing Class Fee: $30 Kit Fee: $10 Minimum Class: 10
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Sat, Sep 24, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will engage in design creation/ editing/ practice based on the Floriani software. Skills include importing artwork, sizing and creating variable fill stitches. Discussion of density, stitch length and the effect on design. Using motifs setting of variable stitch length. Students will demonstrate proficiency and apply skills learned through the completion of optional assignments, which will be reviewed at the September session. Joan will provide written lesson directions and other information necessary to complete the assignment. Each class will be different and have homework. Concerns and questions will start each class. What students should bring: Students will bring their computer with the Floriani software installed and up to date. They should also bring a power cord and a mouse. Notebooks, paper, pencils.
Scan N Cut Technique Class- Fabric
Sat, Sep 24, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
You’ll learn how to apply the Fabric Support Sheet to a SNC mat and then cut fabric with your SNC machine. Different treatments for fabric will be explained. With hands-on exercises, you’ll get experience handling different types of fabric. We’ll learn how to draw stitching lines on quilt pieces and how to fussy-cut fabric designs. Taught by Kathy Guevara. Limit 10 students per class. $30, plus kit fee
Start Your Own Embroidery Business
Sat, Sep 24, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Start Your Own Business! Embroidery Machine Demos & Trunk Show with Paulette Bell 10AM to 4PM Turn what you love into profit! Don't Miss This Workshop on How to Start Your Own Embroidery Business! Are you looking for a fun opportunity to own your own business without a huge monetary outlay? Want a creative business with great flexibility? Then an embroidery business may be just for you! Learn how you can start your own part-time or full-time business and earn money with embroidery. You'll be taught how to set pricing, how to find customers, where to purchase "blanks" and much more. Don't miss this fun and inspirational seminar. Take this chance to to sign up now before this opportunity passes you by. With limited seating, classes will fill quickly.
Constructing a Jumper or jon Jon
Sat, Sep 24, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lafayette
$35
Beginner Serger: Project
Sat, Sep 24, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Make two beautiful and colorful placemats and napkins all on your serger. You will need to bring your serger, power cord/foot pedal, manual, accessories, thread and scissors. Class Fee: $35 Class Kit $15 Teacher: Marygayle Browning Minimum Class: 10
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Mon, Sep 26, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. . You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Sep 29, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lake Charles
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Sat, Oct 01, 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will engage in design creation/ editing/ practice based on the Floriani software. Skills include importing artwork, sizing and creating variable fill stitches. Discussion of density, stitch length and the effect on design. Using motifs setting of variable stitch length. Students will demonstrate proficiency and apply skills learned through the completion of optional assignments, which will be reviewed at the October session. Joan will provide written lesson directions and other information necessary to complete the assignment. Each class will be different and have homework. Concerns and questions will start each class. What students should bring: Students will bring their computer with the Floriani software installed and up to date. They should also bring a power cord and a mouse. Notebooks, paper, pencils.
Scan and Cut "Open that box" Beginner Basics
Sat, Oct 01, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Learn beginner basics, such as knowing your machine functions/ buttons, scanning, saving, designing and more. We'll create 2 projects, 1 with card stock/paper and 1 with vinyl and cut fabric. Please bring your Scan N Cut machine, standard blade and holder, standard and low tack mats, flash drive, notebook and pen. Instructor: Marygayle Browning Class fee $60.00 Kit fee 10.00
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Mon, Oct 03, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Mon, Oct 03, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Oct 04, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
Floriani Embroidery Basics, Baton Rouge-Oct 6th, Metairie-Oct 7th, Slidell-Oct 8th
Thu, Oct 06, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Oct 08, 04:00 PM
Floriani Embroidery Basics, Baton Rouge-Oct 6th, Metairie-Oct 7th, Slidell-Oct 8th Come join Floriani National Educator Clarrisa Gossett for the Floriani Embroidery Basics Tour. Floriani is offering “Hands-On” training for everything to get you started with embroidery! Whether you are brand new to embroidery or a master embroiderer, educator Clarrisa Gossett will teach you how to combine threads and fabrics in a new and exciting way!
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Oct 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Oct 06, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
PE Design Next Beginner Basics
Sat, Oct 08, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
PE DESIGN NEXT BEGINNER BASICS: BRING YOUR LAPTOP WITH SOFTWARE LOADED ON YOUR COMPUTER, SOFTWARE CARD READER. MOUSE, MANUAL, PEN & PAPER CLASS FEE $75.00 TEACHER: AIMEE PINELL
Second Saturday Quilting Lessons
Sat, Oct 08, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will receive two block patterns each month. Lorraine will teach how to cut and sew the blocks. In month #4 & #5, Lorraine will provide students with layout options and students are encouraged toplan their borders and purchase border fabrics. After each month's instruction, students can remain in classroom to cut blocks and receive any help needed. They may choose to sit and sew their blocks. This is a personal choice but is encouraged. Six 5-hour classes. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $30. Kit fee $15.
Bench Pillow- Project Class
Sat, Oct 08, 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Join me every month to make a wonderful bench pillow that will celebrate the following month’s holiday/theme. If you prefer, it can be made into a table runner instead. New techniques will be taught for many of the pillows. (i.e. flying geese; ruching). Sample pillow is at store. One 4-hour class. Taught by Tonda Helm. $35. Kit fee $20.
Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Oct 08, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Mon, Oct 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Mon, Oct 10, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Floriani Embroidery Basics, Lafayette-Oct 13th, Lake Charles-Oct 14th, Houston-Oct 15th
Thu, Oct 13, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Oct 15, 04:00 PM
Floriani Embroidery Basics, Lafayette-Oct 13th, Lake Charles-Oct 14th, Houston-Oct 15th Come join Floriani National Educator Clarrisa Gossett Thursday Oct 6, 10:00AM-5:00PM at our Baton Rouge, LA Retail Store for the Floriani Embroidery Basics Tour. Floriani is offering “Hands-On” training for everything to get you started with embroidery! Whether you are brand new to embroidery or a master embroiderer, educator Clarrisa Gossett will teach you how to combine threads and fabrics in a new and exciting way! Join Allbrands and Floriani for an informative 4 hour class that will not only entertain and educate but, increase your creativity in every embroidery project. Learn why an embroidery design does not stitch the way it looks on your screen, before you start. Learn how software can convert a design to stitch on any fabric perfectly. Learn secrets to perfect stabilization for any design on any type of fabric. Learn how to easily create applique designs in a few simple clicks - using any embroidery machine with Appli-Stitch™, a new and exciting form of machine applique embroidery. It is true, not all embroidery is the same, it is also true that some embroidery is more difficult than others, but all embroidery should be beautiful. Anyone can create beautiful embroidery with the right techniques and the Floriani Family Secrets If you want to perfect your embroidery process PLUS receive AMAZING Floriani product discounts available only during Floriani Embroidery Perfection Tours then you don’t want to miss this event! Learn the secrets to perfect design selection, perfect stabilizing, and perfect embroidery. Come be a part of the excitement while enjoying this entertaining, and educational event. Learn to perfect all embroidery using the correct stabilizer based on your garment and design type. No job or project will challenge you again, even the most difficult fabrics like velvet, silk, leather, and suede. See how the experts overcome hooping issues as they share tips and tricks that will make your hobby more enjoyable or your business more profitable. Watch Floriani's Embroidery Software turn a novice embroiderer into a MASTER and the MASTER a MAGICIAN! Sign up at http://www.allbrands.com/categories/4000/64929-floriani-embroidery-basics-tour-thursday-oct-6-10
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Oct 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Electric Quilt with Carol Steely
Thu, Oct 13, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class Fee $5.00 What EQ Can Do For You- an Electric Quilt 7 Presentation. Curious about Electric Quilt software? Own it and haven’t opened the box? Come see how this powerful quilt design program can put your computer to work for you. Speed up the design process and save more time for sewing. This Power Point presentation will explore many of the features this program has to offer. A virtual trunk show of actual quilts designed in EQ7 will be included.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Thu, Oct 13, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Lorraine's Embroidery Lessons
Sat, Oct 15, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
In this fun-filled six month learning experience you will learn to embroider many different techniques. This month we will create a beautiful Christmas table topper that can also be a placemat. Each class is 5 hours. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $25/class. Kit fee to be determined each month.
Brother New Owner Basic with Kathryn
Sat, Oct 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class Description Have you felt intimated by your new machine? Join Kathryn for a fun filled 3 hours of machine instruction. Cover threading, bobbins, needles, needle positions, locking stitches, reverse stitches, button holes, zigzag stitches, changing width and length, blind hem, decorative stitches, and more. Feel truly bonded with your machine at the end of this class. Supplies Sewing Machine, power cord, foot control, all accessory feet, 1 fat quarter light color plain. Bright colored thread, tear away stabilizer, needles size 80 Topstitch, Basic sewing kit, scissors, ruler, marking pen, pins, seam ripper, manual, 1 button. If you think you might need it for class; bring it Free for machines purchased at Allbrands Creative Sewing $45.00/3 hours for machines not purchased at Allbrands
Brother New Owner Embroidery with Kathryn
Sat, Oct 15, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Free Class for machines bought at Allbrands Creative Sewing
$45.00 for 3 hours for all other machine owners Teacher: Kathryn D.

Skill Level: Beginner

Description: For those customers who purchased their machine from Creative Sewing. 3 Hours about the precautions, stabilizers, threads, machine menus, moving, rotating, sizing, and hooping the fabric and embroidering a design. You will need to bring a Embroidery Basics kit (includes stabilizers for classes) which can be used for all embroidery class.

What to Bring:
Embroidery Machine purchased at this store, power cord, foot control. All embroidery accessories that came with the machine.Please bring a small ruler, disappearing marker, bobbins, 3 different colors of Floriani, Isacord, or Brother embroidery thread (that you might use again), fat quarter of solidish color fabric (that the thread will show up on), hoops, templates, and markers. Topper for Embroidery, wet and gone tacky stabilizer, or the store has a kit priced at $10.00 for beginning embroidery class.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Mon, Oct 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Mon, Oct 17, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Oct 18, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Wed, Oct 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #1 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Wed, Oct 19, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
BERNINA Machine Guide Class #2 - Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. . You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Oct 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
BERNINA Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their BERNINA machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Floriani Embroidery Basics tour at the 1604 Loop N. store in San Antonio
Fri, Oct 21, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Come join Floriani National Educator Clarrisa Gossett Friday, Oct 21, 10am-2pm at our 1604 Loop N, San Antonio, TX Retail Store for the Floriani Embroidery Basics Tour. Floriani is offering “Hands-On” training for everything to get you started with embroidery! Whether you are brand new to embroidery or a master embroiderer, educator Clarrisa Gossett will teach you how to combine threads and fabrics in a new and exciting way! This one day “Hands-On” software class will get you on your way to beautiful editing and creations. Our morning class will teach basic button pushing, editing, applique and more. Our afternoon session will be more involved where we will explore tools for digitizing, advanced editing and more! Choose which day and location you want to spend with a Floriani Educator and learn everything embroidery. Join us for this fun filled day and you will get to see the many exciting new products and features Floriani has to offer! (A light lunch and snacks are included) **Purchase Floriani Software during the event and receive your class fee as a credit toward your purchase. Specifications Join Allbrands and Floriani for an informative 4 hour class that will not only entertain and educate but, increase your creativity in every embroidery project. Learn why an embroidery design does not stitch the way it looks on your screen, before you start. Learn how software can convert a design to stitch on any fabric perfectly. Learn secrets to perfect stabilization for any design on any type of fabric. Learn how to easily create applique designs in a few simple clicks - using any embroidery machine with Appli-Stitch™, a new and exciting form of machine applique embroidery. It is true, not all embroidery is the same, it is also true that some embroidery is more difficult than others, but all embroidery should be beautiful. Anyone can create beautiful embroidery with the right techniques and the Floriani Family Secrets If you want to perfect your embroidery process PLUS receive AMAZING Floriani product discounts available only during Floriani Embroidery Perfection Tours then you don’t want to miss this event! Learn the secrets to perfect design selection, perfect stabilizing, and perfect embroidery. Come be a part of the excitement while enjoying this entertaining, and educational event. Learn to perfect all embroidery using the correct stabilizer based on your garment and design type. No job or project will challenge you again, even the most difficult fabrics like velvet, silk, leather, and suede. See how the experts overcome hooping issues as they share tips and tricks that will make your hobby more enjoyable or your business more profitable. Watch Floriani's Embroidery Software turn a novice embroiderer into a MASTER and the MASTER a MAGICIAN!
Floriani Embroidery Basics tour at the West Ave. store in San Antonio
Sat, Oct 22, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Come join Floriani National Educator Clarrisa Gossett Friday, Oct 21, 10am-2pm at our 1604 Loop N, San Antonio, TX Retail Store for the Floriani Embroidery Basics Tour. Floriani is offering “Hands-On” training for everything to get you started with embroidery! Whether you are brand new to embroidery or a master embroiderer, educator Clarrisa Gossett will teach you how to combine threads and fabrics in a new and exciting way! This one day “Hands-On” software class will get you on your way to beautiful editing and creations. Our morning class will teach basic button pushing, editing, applique and more. Our afternoon session will be more involved where we will explore tools for digitizing, advanced editing and more! Choose which day and location you want to spend with a Floriani Educator and learn everything embroidery. Join us for this fun filled day and you will get to see the many exciting new products and features Floriani has to offer! (A light lunch and snacks are included) **Purchase Floriani Software during the event and receive your class fee as a credit toward your purchase. Specifications Join Allbrands and Floriani for an informative 4 hour class that will not only entertain and educate but, increase your creativity in every embroidery project. Learn why an embroidery design does not stitch the way it looks on your screen, before you start. Learn how software can convert a design to stitch on any fabric perfectly. Learn secrets to perfect stabilization for any design on any type of fabric. Learn how to easily create applique designs in a few simple clicks - using any embroidery machine with Appli-Stitch™, a new and exciting form of machine applique embroidery. It is true, not all embroidery is the same, it is also true that some embroidery is more difficult than others, but all embroidery should be beautiful. Anyone can create beautiful embroidery with the right techniques and the Floriani Family Secrets If you want to perfect your embroidery process PLUS receive AMAZING Floriani product discounts available only during Floriani Embroidery Perfection Tours then you don’t want to miss this event! Learn the secrets to perfect design selection, perfect stabilizing, and perfect embroidery. Come be a part of the excitement while enjoying this entertaining, and educational event. Learn to perfect all embroidery using the correct stabilizer based on your garment and design type. No job or project will challenge you again, even the most difficult fabrics like velvet, silk, leather, and suede. See how the experts overcome hooping issues as they share tips and tricks that will make your hobby more enjoyable or your business more profitable. Watch Floriani's Embroidery Software turn a novice embroiderer into a MASTER and the MASTER a MAGICIAN!
AMERICAN LANDMARKS with Lorraine Z.
Sat, Oct 22, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
class fee 35.00
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing
Wed, Oct 26, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing
Wed, Oct 26, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
New Orleans
Brother New Owner Guide Class #2 – Sewing For Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, sewing thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Thu, Oct 27, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Sat, Oct 29, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will engage in design creation/ editing/ practice based on the Floriani software. Skills include importing artwork, sizing and creating variable fill stitches. Discussion of density, stitch length and the effect on design. Using motifs setting of variable stitch length. Students will demonstrate proficiency and apply skills learned through the completion of optional assignments, which will be reviewed at the October session. Joan will provide written lesson directions and other information necessary to complete the assignment. Each class will be different and have homework. Concerns and questions will start each class. What students should bring: Students will bring their computer with the Floriani software installed and up to date. They should also bring a power cord and a mouse. Notebooks, paper, pencils.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery
Mon, Oct 31, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 – Embroidery For Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines and Embroidery-only Machines This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your sewing machine, embroidery arm, embroidery thread, empty bobbin, ALL accessories that came with your machine and your user manual. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Seating is limited. Those with Sewing-only machines will take Classes #1 and #2. Those with Sewing/Embroidery Combo machines will take Classes #1, #2 and #3. Those with Embroidery-only machines will take Class #3. Taught by Aimee Pinell
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur)
Mon, Oct 31, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 - Embroidery (PR-Entrepreneur) For PR Series (PR-1000, PR-655 and PR-100 Persona) This is a machine guide class for those customers who purchased their Brother PR machine from ALLBRANDS and have NOT previously taken a machine guide class. You will need to bring your user manual. You will not need to bring your machine. Call for more information. You must sign-up in store. Taught by Aimee Pinell
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Nov 01, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
Houston International Quilt Festival
Wed, Nov 02, 09:00 AM through through Sun, Nov 06, 05:00 PM
DETAILS AND INFO SUBJECT TO CHANGE BEFORE EVENT November 2-November 6, 2016 George R. Brown Convention Center Houston, Texas ALLBRANDS BOOTH will feature NEW BROTHER SEWING & EMBROIDERY MACHINES Admission $12 adults/$9 seniors & students Children 10 and under free. $42 Full Show pass (includes Preview Night) Learn more at http://www.quilts.com/home/shows/viewer.php?page=FallFestival
Floriani Beginner/Intermediate
Sat, Nov 05, 12:30 PM - 02:30 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will engage in desgin creation/ editing/ practice based on the Floriani software. Skills include importing artwork, sizing and creating variable fill stitches. Discussion of density, stitch length and the effect on design. Using motifs setting of variable stitch length. Students will demonstrate proficiency and apply skills learned through the completion of optional assignments, which will be reviewed at the November session. Joan will provide written lesson directions and other information necessary to complete the assignment. Each class will be different and have homework. Concerns and questions will start each class. What students should bring: Students will bring their computer with the Floriani software installed and up to date. They should also bring a power cord and a mouse. Notebooks, paper, pencils.
Free Motion Quilting Ruler Foot with Templates Class
Tue, Nov 08, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Free Motion Quilting Ruler Foot with Templates Class REGISTER ONLINE
Free Motion Quilting Ruler Foot with Templates Class
Wed, Nov 09, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Free Motion Quilting Ruler Foot with Templates Class REGISTER ONLINE
EQ 7 Beginner Boot Camp with Carol Steely
Thu, Nov 10, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Class fee $5.00 EQ7 Beginner Boot Camp This hands-on class will turn you into a confident beginner. Learn to use the libraries, sketchbook, basic block drawing and coloring tools, create layouts, add borders, and more. Supplies: Bring a bag lunch and drink, Laptop with EQ7 loaded, power supply, external mouse, EQ User Manual, notebook, pencil. IMPORTANT: You must load, open and run EQ7 with internet
Bayou Sewing & Embroidery Extravaganza at the Baton Rouge River Center
Fri, Nov 11, 09:00 AM through through Sat, Nov 12, 05:00 PM
AllBrands.com is excited to announce that we're launching a whole new event for Baton Rouge. Our new Bayou Sewing & Embroidery Extravaganza, will be held November 11th and 12th, 9AM to 5PM with doors opening at 8AM both days. Come join us at the Baton Rouge River Center for two days of hands on embroidery in our Interactive Workshops. We have assembled the Best educators in the business to instruct you. Come meet Embroidery Experts Joanne Banko, Deborah Jones, Louis Carney, Cindy Hogan and Host of the hit TV series "It's Sew Easy" Angela Wolf. Join us for some very unique tips and tricks to help you create your one of a kind master piece. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to spend two days of Sewing and Embroidery fun. You will create projects in 5 different classrooms and one classroom will be a lecture demo to give you insight on the latest software and embroidery supplies. Everyone will have your very own assigned machine. This means NO MORE TEAM SEWING! You will gain valuable knowledge, experience and leave inspired with new unique techniques, projects and memories. Most of all, you will make new friends. You'll learn the secrets and tips to stitching like a pro. Learn how to use sewing & embroidery to transform everyday items into money making projects with your hobby. You will be inspired with sewing & embroidery techniques and projects that are easy, exciting, fabulous, and fun. This truly is a one of a kind event! - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/64716-bayou-sewing-and-embroidery-extravaganza-fri-and-s#sthash.CneUXMYS.dpuf
Second Saturday Quilting Lessons
Sat, Nov 12, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Students will receive two block patterns each month. Lorraine will teach how to cut and sew the blocks. In month #4 & #5, Lorraine will provide students with layout options and students are encouraged toplan their borders and purchase border fabrics. After each month's instruction, students can remain in classroom to cut blocks and receive any help needed. They may choose to sit and sew their blocks. This is a personal choice but is encouraged. Six 5-hour classes. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $30. Kit fee $15.
Bench Pillow- Project Class
Sat, Nov 12, 11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Join me every month to make a wonderful bench pillow that will celebrate the following month’s holiday/theme. If you prefer, it can be made into a table runner instead. New techniques will be taught for many of the pillows. (i.e. flying geese; ruching). Sample pillow is at store. One 4-hour class. Taught by Tonda Helm. $35. Kit fee $20.
Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Nov 12, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Bring your hand embroidery projects and enjoy gathering with others as you work on your projects.
MODERN MOLLIES QUILTING BEE
Tue, Nov 15, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio Loop 1604
Sewing Bee. This is an open club and they are looking for new members. This is a quilting and sewing group.
Lorraine's Embroidery Lessons
Sat, Nov 19, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
In this fun-filled six month learning experience you will learn to embroider many different techniques. Each class is 5 hours. Taught by Lorraine Zensen. Class fee $25/class. Kit fee to be determined each month.