Baton Rouge

20415 Highland Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70817-7348
At the corner of Highland and Old Jefferson Hwy. just north of Airline Hwy.
(225) 923-1260
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

New Orleans

4029 Veterans Memorial Blvd
Metairie, LA 70002-5501
Across from Paretti Mazda in the two story pink building
(504) 888-4952
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

Slidell

1503 Gause Blvd
Suite #1, Slidell, LA, 70458
(985) 643-4252
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

Lafayette

3541 Ambassador Caffery Parkway
Lafayette, LA 70503-5130
At the corner of Johnston and Ambassador Caffery in the Ambassador Row Shopping Center right behind Bennigan's
(337) 981-2808
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

Lake Charles

2615 Dillard Loop
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Come see our spacious new location! I-210 at Highway 14 (Cameron Exit) where Blockbuster used to be.
(337) 477-0492
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday

Houston

18203 Egret Bay Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Sew Contempo, which has been serving the Houston Clear Lake area for over 30 years is now part of AllBrands.com!
281-333-5322
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
1pm to 5pm Sunday
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Upcoming Classes & Events

March 2015

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LVQG BeeLearn to Quilt #6
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ADVANCE SERGER CLASSSit & StitchMachine Embroidery with Confidence
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Andvanced Embroidery
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Sit & StitchBrother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #3
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LEU - Lonestar Embroidery University (Houston, TX)Brother NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #3Beg. Computing
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LEU - Lonestar Embroidery University (Houston, TX)Sew Nuts BeeAdvanced EmbroideryBuck-a-Block 2015Introduction to Embroidery
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Learn The Basics Of PE Design Next (Beginner ONLY )
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Fluff & Stuff with Paula Reid WorkshopFleur De Lis Door Hanging 10am-12pmFleur De Lis Door Hanging 2pm-4pmFleur De Lis Door Hanging 6pm-8pm
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Machine Troubleshooting 10am-1pmFluff & Stuff with Paula Reid WorkshopBuck-a-Block 2015In The Hoop Baby Booties 10am-12pmSit & StitchIn The Hoop Baby Booties 2pm-4pmBasic Serger ClassIn The Hoop Baby Booties 6pm-8pm
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Beyond the Basics: Free-Motion Boot Camp with Paula ReidBrother 780/950/1250/SB7500/SB7050 Guide Class #1Quilted Ornaments 10am-12pmINTRO TO SEWING ( PART 1 )Quilted Ornaments 2pm-4pmQuilted Ornaments 6pm-8pm
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Sit & Stitch
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Embroidery Party (Baton Rouge, LA) Clam Shell Accessories Case 10-1Bernina Software Inspiration - Digitizing a logoBernina Design Works -- Cutwork Bowl
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Embroidery Party (Baton Rouge, LA) Sew Nuts BeeCrabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Bee
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Intro To EmbroideryIntro to Machine AppliqueQUILT CLUBPR101
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Brother 780/950/1250/SB7500/SB7050 Guide Class #2INTRO TO SEWING (II)Heirloom Serger Techniques: Baby Booties
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Teach Me My SergerSit & Stitch
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PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
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PE Design ClubQuilt's for Kid's WorkshopLEARN HOW TO APPLIQUEBeginning Construction- Jon-Jon or JumperPE Design - Working w/ ImagesEaster Skinnies
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Lollypop Trees Quilt #1Learn The Basics Of PE Design Next ( ADVANCE 1 )Beginning Smocking
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Machine Embroidery with Confidence
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How to Read a Pattern 10-1Sit & StitchApplique the Penny Way!
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LEARN YOUR SEWING MACHINE (BASICS )Quilts for Kid's WorkshopScan n Cut - Quilt Block Techniques
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Sit & StitchDIME Inspiration Class #2
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PE Design - Fooling with Fonts
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Sew Nuts BeeEMMBROIDERY CLUBSplitting & Alignment
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PRIVATE PE DESIGN NEXT SOFTWARE CLASSScan n Cut - Quilt Block TechniquesIntermediate Free Motion Quilting
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Intro to EmbroideryXV8500/6750 Guide Class #1NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #1
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Bernina Software InspirationPretty Practical
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Intro to Machine EmbroideryIntroduction to Embroidery PE Design ClubIntro To EmbroideryBES LetteringBES LetteringCrabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
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Lollypop Trees Quilt #2BES Lettering SoftwareScan N Cut: Beginner Basics
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PE Design - Customizing Existing DesignsLearn to Sew #1
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Sit & Stitch
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XV8500/6750 Guide Class #2Quilt's for Kid's WorkshopNV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #2Intermediate Sewing #1Scan n Cut - Rhinestone Techniques
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Sit & StitchIntro to Machine Applique
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Patchwork Pelican Guild
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Advanced SewingConstructing a Jumper or Jon JonBeginner Sewing
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Beginning SmockingMachine Applique ClassScan n Cut - Rhinestone TechniquesKid's Club
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Start Your Own BusinessApplique AdventureLearn to Sew #2
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Meet & Greet with BERNINA Owner Mr Ueltschi Sit & Stitch
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XV8500/6750 Guide Class #3Start Your Own Business with Paulette BellNV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #3Intermediate Sewing #2
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Sit & StitchDIME Inspiration Class
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Applique the Penny Way!
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Sew Nuts BeeQuilt's for Kid's WorkshopSplitting & Alignment
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Basic Smocking StitchesPE Design - Working with Images
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Learn to Sew #3
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Sit & Stitch
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Order in the ClosetIntermediate Sewing #3
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Sit & StitchPE Design - Fooling with Fonts
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LVQG Bee
Mon, Mar 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Learn to Quilt #6
Mon, Mar 02, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This very popular beginning quilt-making class is for those just learning to quilt or refreshing their skills. We will explore color, fabric selection, rotary cutting, machine piecing, binding, quilt care and more. During this six-week course you will make a nine-block sampler lap quilt; however, instructions are provided for those who wish to enlarge their quilt. Six 2-1/2 hour classes. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $95. Kit fee $25
ADVANCE SERGER CLASS
Tue, Mar 03, 12:00 AM
Slidell
LEARN HOW TO DO A ROLLED HEM, FLATLOCK STITCH,3 THREAD OVERLOCK STITCH AND OTHER TYPES OF STITCHES, MAKE CERTAIN ADJUSTMENTS TO YOUR SERGER TO ALLOW ENJOYABLE SERGING TIME. BRING YOUR SERGER AND TOOLS.THIS CLASS IS LIMITED TO 5. PLEASE CALL THE STORE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS CLASS IS 40.00 KIT FEE 10.00 INSTRUCTOR EARLEAN STALKS
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Mar 03, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Tue, Mar 03, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. In this class we will cover needle types and sizes and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It is not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Andvanced Embroidery
Wed, Mar 04, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Cutwork on napkin. You will need: machine, 5x7 hoop or larger, USB stick, small scissors (applique scissors optional), seam ripper. Thread: Lt green and lime green for leaves, pink for flowers, yellow for pollen, or colors of choice. $30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Mar 05, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Brother XV8500D/VM6750D Guide Class #3
Thu, Mar 05, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
LEU - Lonestar Embroidery University (Houston, TX)
Fri, Mar 06, 12:00 AM through through Sat, Mar 07, 12:00 AM
AllBrands.com is excited to announce that we're coming to Houston with our 1st Lone Star Embrodery University. March 6th and 7th, 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. We have assembled the Best educators in the business to instruct you. Come meet Embroidery Expert Angela Wolf host of the television show It’s Sew Easy, along with Embroidery Experts, Joanne Banko, Embroidery Mentor Deborah Jones and renowned educator to the Stars, Louis Carney. 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 embroidery, education, and fun. Gain valuable knowledge and experience. Leave inspired with new unique techniques, projects, memories, and most of all, make new friends. You'll learn the secrets and tips to stitching like a pro. Learn how to use embroidery to transform everyday items into money making projects with your hobby. You will be inspired with embroidery techniques and projects that are easy, exciting, fabulous, and fun. You will be part of a very special event like none that you've ever experienced. Be part of the first event of it's kind in Texas. - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/54997-leu-lone-star-embroidery-university-its-so-easy-tv#sthash.J2WY2ZkS.dpuf
Brother NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #3
Fri, Mar 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
Beg. Computing
Fri, Mar 06, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This class focuses on how to use your computer. If you have computer embroidery software (such as Artista, PE-Design, BES, or Viking software) this is the class for you. Please take this before attending the other embroidery software class. You will learn how to find designs, load them onto your computer and write them to a USB stick to take designs to your machines or how to write design to the reader/writer box. You will also learn how to organize your designs and pictures using the Windows Explorer; create folders, and dragging and dropping files; how to create shortcuts for your favorite software; and how to scan images and save them for use with your embroidery software. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class fee $40.
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Mar 07, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Advanced Embroidery
Sat, Mar 07, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Fleur De Lis Towel. You will need: machine, 4x4 or 5x7 hoop, USB stick, small scissors (applique scissors optional), ruler, and purple and gold thread. $30 class fee, $10 kit fee
Buck-a-Block 2015
Sat, Mar 07, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Introduction to Embroidery
Sat, Mar 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
LEARN EVERYTHING THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT STARTING TO EMBROIDERY. YOU WILL LEARN DIFFERENT TYPES OF STABALIZERS,THREADS, NEEDLES,ETC. YOU WILL ALSO LEARN HOW TO PROPERLY HOOP DIFFERENT HOOPS. THIS CLASS FILLS UP FAST SO CALL THE STORE FOR RESERVATIONS. THIS IS A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE CLASS. CLASS FEE 30.00 KIT FEE 10.00 INSTRUCTOR LOUISE HUYE
Learn The Basics Of PE Design Next (Beginner ONLY )
Sun, Mar 08, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Slidell
LEARN WHERE THE BUTTONS ARE FOR VARIOUS FUNCTIONS, HOW TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS, HOW TO OPEN A DESIGN AND SAVE IT. BASICALLY YOU ARE LEARNING YOUR SOFTWARE BOARD. THIS IS A LIMITED CLASS TO 6. PLEASE BOOK EARLY BY CALLING THE STORE.985-643-4252. CLASS FEE 40.00 KIT FEE 10.00 INSTRUCTOR JOHN HUYE
Fluff & Stuff with Paula Reid Workshop
Mon, Mar 09, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Learn to quilt your own quilts using your walking foot, dual feed foot and free-motion foot in this hands-on class taught by nationally known quilter Paula Reid. Learn to section & mark your quilt and use stencils while learning the basics of free motion. You will learn to quilt your own quilts on a home sewing machine by learning how to "handle the bulk". Machines will be provided for use in class. Lunch will be provided. Two-day class. Class fee $99 To sign up online, go to: http://www.allbrands.com/categories/630/57903-paula-reid-fluff-and-stuff-workshop-march-9-and-10
Fleur De Lis Door Hanging 10am-12pm
Mon, Mar 09, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
New Orleans
Make an in the hoop Fleur De Lis door hanger with Tammye Miller! Class and Kit Fee $45.00 Call the store to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
Fleur De Lis Door Hanging 2pm-4pm
Mon, Mar 09, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Make an in the hoop Fleur De Lis door hanger with Tammye Miller! Class and Kit Fee $45.00 Call the store to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
Fleur De Lis Door Hanging 6pm-8pm
Mon, Mar 09, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
New Orleans
Make an in the hoop Fleur De Lis door hanger with Tammye Miller! Class and Kit Fee $45.00 Call the store to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
Machine Troubleshooting 10am-1pm
Tue, Mar 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
$35. Single Needle Machine Owners Only. You will need: Machine, Manual, Flashlight, flat head screwdriver small and large, Phillips screwdriver metal or diamond files.
Fluff & Stuff with Paula Reid Workshop
Tue, Mar 10, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Learn to quilt your own quilts using your walking foot, dual feed foot and free-motion foot in this hands-on class taught by nationally known quilter Paula Reid. Learn to section & mark your quilt and use stencils while learning the basics of free motion. You will learn to quilt your own quilts on a home sewing machine by learning how to "handle the bulk". Machines will be provided for use in class. Lunch will be provided. Two-day class. Class fee $99 To sign up online, go to: http://www.allbrands.com/categories/630/57903-paula-reid-fluff-and-stuff-workshop-march-9-and-10
Buck-a-Block 2015
Tue, Mar 10, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
In The Hoop Baby Booties 10am-12pm
Tue, Mar 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
New Orleans
Make an in the hoop baby booties with Tammye Miller! Class and Kit Fee $45.00 Call the store to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Mar 10, 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
In The Hoop Baby Booties 2pm-4pm
Tue, Mar 10, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Make an in the hoop baby booties with Tammye Miller! Class and Kit Fee $45.00 Call the store to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
Basic Serger Class
Tue, Mar 10, 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Slidell
BRING MACHINE AND TOOLS,SCRAP FABRIC AND 4 DIFFERENT COLOR THREAD. LEARN BASICS, THREADING,TENSION AND STITCHING OUT OF SAMPLES FOR FUTURE REFERENCE. CLASS 30.00 INSTRUCTOR EARLEAN STALKS
In The Hoop Baby Booties 6pm-8pm
Tue, Mar 10, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
New Orleans
Make an in the hoop baby booties with Tammye Miller! Class and Kit Fee $45.00 Call the store to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
Beyond the Basics: Free-Motion Boot Camp with Paula Reid
Wed, Mar 11, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Already have some free-motion quilting experience? Join this class and take it to the next level! The expert, Paula Reid, will be here to mold you into a free-motion quilting machine! Machines will be provided for use in class. Lunch will be provided. Class fee $59. To sign up online, go to: http://www.allbrands.com/categories/630/57907-paula-reid-beyond-the-basics-free-motion-boot-camp
Brother 780/950/1250/SB7500/SB7050 Guide Class #1
Wed, Mar 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Two 3-hour classes.
Quilted Ornaments 10am-12pm
Wed, Mar 11, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn to make beautiful Quilted Ornaments with Tammye Miller! Makes great gifts! Class and Kit Fee $45.00 Call the store to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
INTRO TO SEWING ( PART 1 )
Wed, Mar 11, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
BEGINNER PART 1 LEARN HOW TO SEW A STRAIGHT LINE, ZIGZAG LINE, A BASIC HEM, BUTTONHOLE, SEW THE BUTTON ON, HOW TO SEW IN A ZIPPER , AND HOW TO FIND THE STITCHES ON THE MACHINE. THIS CLASS IS LIMITED AND ONLY WILL BE EXCEPTING 5PPL. PLEASE CALL THE STORE FOR ANY INFORMATION THAT IS NEEDED. CLASS 30.00 KIT FEE 10.00 INSTRUCTOR ETHEL DUPUY INSTRUCTOR ETHEL DUPUY
Quilted Ornaments 2pm-4pm
Wed, Mar 11, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn to make beautiful Quilted Ornaments with Tammye Miller! Makes great gifts! Class and Kit Fee $45.00 Call the store to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
Quilted Ornaments 6pm-8pm
Wed, Mar 11, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
New Orleans
Learn to make beautiful Quilted Ornaments with Tammye Miller! Makes great gifts! Class and Kit Fee $45.00 Call the store to sign up!!! 504-888-4952
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Mar 12, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Embroidery Party (Baton Rouge, LA)
Fri, Mar 13, 12:00 AM through through Sat, Mar 14, 12:00 AM
See the latest embroidery releases and learn the latest techniques in embroidery while you work on all-new hands-on embroidery projects! No matter your skill or experience level, you will absolutely enjoy these two fun-filled days of embroidery education! This is a great way to "try out" embroidery to see if it's for you! All projects are created in a team environment, so you will feel comfortable learning and sharing in a party atmosphere! All materials, including embroidery machines, designs, etc., will be provided. We'll have plenty of specials, door prizes and giveaways. - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/55710-anita-goodesign-embroidery-party-river-center-bato#sthash.svAB38kj.dpuf
Clam Shell Accessories Case 10-1
Fri, Mar 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
$25 class fee /$10 Kit fee. This Clam Shell Accessories Case is perfect for storing jewelry or makeup necessities. You will need: Fabric, quilting thread, sewing needle, scissors, marking pen.
Bernina Software Inspiration - Digitizing a logo
Fri, Mar 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Discover some basic digitizing techniques while we create an embroidery design working only from a poor quality graphic. Working with small lettering will also be covered. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $20.
Bernina Design Works -- Cutwork Bowl
Fri, Mar 13, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Design a Cutwork bowl embellished with PaintWork and CrystalWork. You won't be able to make just one! Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $25
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Mar 14, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Bee
Sat, Mar 14, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Intro To Embroidery
Sun, Mar 15, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
New Orleans
Learn the basics of embroidery, threads, needles, bobbins, hooping and the correct stabilizers to use. You will also receive and complete a design in the class. Class is $40 with a $10 kit fee. Kit includes workbook to keep and supplies used during class (towel, threads, ect.) Call store to sign up, class space is limited. 504-888-4952
Intro to Machine Applique
Sun, Mar 15, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Houston
QUILT CLUB
Sun, Mar 15, 01:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
INTRODUCING ALLBRANDS FIRST QUILT CLUB INSTRUCTED BY JILL WHIPPLE. WE WILL BE INTRODUCING A BLOCK OF THE MONTH EVERY 3RD Sunday OF THE MONTH. ALL INTERESTED MEMBERS SHOULD CONTACT THE STORE FOR ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. WE ALSO HAVE A LONG ARM MACHINE THAT IS AVAILABLE IN HOUSE FOR A RENTAL FEE OF 15.00 PER HOUR. INSTRUCTOR JILL WHIPPLE
PR101
Sun, Mar 15, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. Topics covered include: setting up machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles setting thread tension, how to use fast frames and jumbo hoops, how to maintain and operate the hat frame, how to use the camera, what to do when you get an error message. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Mar 17, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Brother 780/950/1250/SB7500/SB7050 Guide Class #2
Wed, Mar 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Two 3-hour classes.
INTRO TO SEWING (II)
Wed, Mar 18, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Slidell
THIS CLASS TEACHES HOW TO READ A PATTERN, LAY OUT AND CUT THE FABRIC FROM THE PATTERN. AND START TO SEW A SIMPLE GARMENT. THIS IS A LIMITED CLASS AND ONLY 5 PPL WILL BE TAKEN . PATTERN IS AVAILABLE FROM THE STORE AND MUST BE PURCHASED FROM US ALONG WITH ALL THE FABRICES. CLASS 30.00 INSTRUCTOR ETHEL DUPUY
Heirloom Serger Techniques: Baby Booties
Wed, Mar 18, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Little girls' accessories should look like sugar and spice, and these precious batiste booties certainly fit that description. A band of sweetly embroidered insertion is bordered on each side by lace for a delicate heirloom look in the toe area, A lacy ruffle tops off a strip of bridging around the top of the bootie, with silk satin ribbon run through the bridging to be ties in a bow for an adjustable closure. All of this is accomplished using basic serger heirloom techniques. Taught by Martha Pullen certified instructor Zeena Bowman. Class fee is $35.
Teach Me My Serger
Thu, Mar 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
$35. You will need your serger, manual, all fee and plates, tweezers, proper needles, 4 different color threads, machine accessories.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Mar 19, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
Fri, Mar 20, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is a very basic hands-on class showing you how modify existing designs in your PE-Design software. This also shows you how to use your software. You will learn how to resize, move, modify, extract out part of a design, add undersewing, adding text, change colors, and much more. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
PE Design Club
Sat, Mar 21, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Led by Penny Muncaster-Jewell
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Sat, Mar 21, 09:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids
LEARN HOW TO APPLIQUE
Sat, Mar 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
LEARN HOW TO PROPERLY DO A APPLIQUE. YOU WILL GO HOME WITH A COMPLETED PROJECT. CLASS 30.00-KIT FEE 10.00 INSTRUCTOR LOUISE HUYE
Beginning Construction- Jon-Jon or Jumper
Sat, Mar 21, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a lined jumper or jon-jon. Need to have knowledge of machine. Bring pattern (Children's Corner #274 William and Winnie), scissors, fabric, thread, and pins. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Class fee is $30. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
PE Design - Working w/ Images
Sat, Mar 21, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
A basic hands-on class on how to take images and turn them into an embroidery design with the PE Design software. In this class you will learn how to use the auto digitizing tools and design center. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 3-hour class. $40
Easter Skinnies
Sat, Mar 21, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Join us to make a holiday skinny wall hanging just in time for Easter! Class also covers all the basic fundamentals of machine applique: from tracing out your designs, to different fusible webbings, to stitch options. Optional kit ($20), or you can purchase the pattern and pick out your own fabrics! Taught by Amanda Gitzke. Class fee is $25. Supply list given at registration.
Lollypop Trees Quilt #1
Sun, Mar 22, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
If you've ever wanted to learn how to machine applique, this is the perfect quilt! It's bright and fun and very scrappy. You can use lots of those multi-colored Kaffe Fassett fabrics, or it's a great way to use up tons of scraps from your own stash! Please be sure to pick up a Supply List when you sign up for this class. Two four hour classes, meeting once a month. Taught by Liza Harrison. Class fee is $55.
Learn The Basics Of PE Design Next ( ADVANCE 1 )
Sun, Mar 22, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Slidell
YOU WILL BE MAKING A DESIGN FROM SCRATCH USING PUNCHING TOOLS. THIS DESIGN WILL ALSO INCLUDE TEXT OF YOUR CHOICE.YOU WILL BE LEARNING THE MORE ADVANCED FUNCTIONS FOR TEXT ( THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ALMOST ENDLESS ). CLASS 40.00 TEACHER JOHN HUYE. INSTRUCTOR JOHN HUYE
Beginning Smocking
Sun, Mar 22, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn basic smocking stitches such as cable, wave, and trellis. Also learn how to start and stop in a design. Bring scissors. Class instructor is Bobbi Aguillard. Class fee is $40. Call the store at 337-981-2808 to register.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence
Mon, Mar 23, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. In this class we will cover needle types and sizes and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It is not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 3-hour class. Taught by Kathy Mooney. Class fee $45.
How to Read a Pattern 10-1
Tue, Mar 24, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
$30. Supplies Needed: pen, paper and a camera.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Mar 24, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Applique the Penny Way!
Tue, Mar 24, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is a hands-on class showing you how to create an applique design using the PE Design software. Penny also shows you how to take an existing design and replace part of it (stitches) with an applique instead. Penny is also pleased to be able to show you how to combine the Scan N Cut with applique to allow you to create the applique piece on your Scan N Cut and the design created in your software using the same graphic. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
LEARN YOUR SEWING MACHINE (BASICS )
Wed, Mar 25, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Slidell
COME IN AND LEARN THE BASIC OF YOUR SEWING MACHINE. YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO SELECT AND MAKE BUTTONHOLES, INSERT A NEEDLE, MAINTENANCE ON YOUR MACHINE, ETC THIS CLASS IS LIMITED TO 5PPL SO HURRY AND MAKE RESERVATIONS CLASS 40.00 INSTRUCTOR ETHEL DUPUY
Quilts for Kid's Workshop
Wed, Mar 25, 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids
Scan n Cut - Quilt Block Techniques
Wed, Mar 25, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Come join us as we learn how to cut quilt block templates using the Scan N Cut. We will also learn how to add a seam allowance as well as discuss cutting quilt stencils and batting. One 2-hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $25
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Mar 26, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
DIME Inspiration Class #2
Thu, Mar 26, 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Houston
Learn to use your embroidery software and make an eclectic, whimsical lap or crip quilt using embroidery designs from your software, your personal embroidery design collection and two embroidery designs which you will digitize using your digitizing software. This is a class that will meet once per month for nine months. 3-hour sessions per month. Taught by Nancy Drobniak. Class fee $130
PE Design - Fooling with Fonts
Fri, Mar 27, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Learn more than you ever needed to know about working with fonts! How to work with alphabets that happen to be designs that are letters, how to create applique letters, adding text to designs, creating monograms, using True Type Fonts and creating your own fonts. This is a very basic hands-on class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. Class Fee $40.
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Mar 28, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
EMMBROIDERY CLUB
Sat, Mar 28, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
COME OUT AND ENJOY 2 HRS OF FUN AND ENERGETIC EMBROIDERY WITH THE BEST EMBROIDERY CLUB THAT IS ON THE NORTH SHORE. ALLBRANDS NORTH SHORE EMBROIDERY CLUB IS HEADED BY DONNA KIHNEMAN AND SHE WILL BE COMING UP WITH ALL SORTS OF WONDERFUL IDEAS FOR THE MEMBERS. WE WOULD LIKE TO WELCOME HER AS THE NEW PRESIDENT OF OUR EMBROIDERY CLUD WE ARE OPEN FOR MEMBERSHIP. THE ONLY THING YOU PURCHASE IS YOUR KIT FEE AND THAT IS 10.00. GUESS WHAT! MEMBERSHIP IS FREE. CALL THE STORE FOR MORE INFORMATION. INSTRUCTOR DONNA KIHNEMAN
Splitting & Alignment
Sat, Mar 28, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
In this class, Penny shows you how to create embroidery designs that are too big for your hoop so that they stitch out perfectly! First you will see how the stitch out works - that's when you really get it! Next, Penny shows how to create the whole thing, how to split the design and add in the alignment lines to help it go back together. Penny uses PE Design software to show this but this technique can be used in most embroidery/digitizing software programs. This is not a hands-on class but samples will be provided for you to try at home. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. $40.
PRIVATE PE DESIGN NEXT SOFTWARE CLASS
Sun, Mar 29, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
ALL PERSONS THAT ARE INTERESTED IN TAKING PRIVATE LESSONS WITH THEIR SOFTWARE IS ASKED TO CALL THE STORE FOR ANY FURTHER INFORMATION. INSTRUCTOR JOHN HUYE
Scan n Cut - Quilt Block Techniques
Sun, Mar 29, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Come join us as we learn how to cut quilt block templates using the Scan N Cut. We will also learn how to add a seam allowance as well as discuss cutting quilt stencils and batting. One 2-hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class fee $25
Intermediate Free Motion Quilting
Sun, Mar 29, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn how to problem solve any issues you are having with free motion quilting. Discuss quilting design options for quilt tops or blocks. Learn & practice free motion quilting designs.You will need to bring ruler, marking pen, machine, free motion foot, light & dark thread (100% cotton) paper & pencil. $30 class fee, $10 kit fee Donna Estes
ADVANCE SERGER FEET CLASS
Tue, Mar 31, 02:00 AM - 04:30 AM
Slidell
LEARN HOW TO USE 3 DIFFERENT TYPES OF FEET THAT COMES WITH YOUR SERGER. IN THIS CLASS YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO USE THE ELASTIC FOOT, THE GATHERING FOOT, THE CORDING FOOT, AND THE BLIND HEMMING FOOT. THIS CLASS IS A CLASS FOR STUDENTS THAT ARE FAMILIAR WITH THEIR SERGER. THIS IS NOT A CLASS TO LEARN HOW TO OPERATE THE ACTUAL SERGER ITSELF.THE CLASS IS 40.00 AND THE KIT FEE IS 10.00 INSTRUCTOR EARLEAN STALKS
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Mar 31, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Apr 02, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Apr 04, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Buck-a-Block 2015
Sat, Apr 04, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Heirloom Serger Techniques: Pillow
Sat, Apr 04, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This chic pillow is actually a study in decorative serger techniques. A band of serger pintucks mimic the look of folded tucks, and a strip of piping inserted by serger separates two fabric panels; cover stitch is used as topstitching on a narrow band with turned edges, and decorative chain stitch creates a diamond grid in contrasting thread. The resulting look is very stylish and easy to accomplish. Taught by Martha Pullen certified instructor Zeena Bowman. Class fee is $35.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Buck-a-Block 2015
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Houston
Intro to Embroidery
Wed, Apr 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Butterfly on a towel. In this class you will learn different stabilizers and when to use them, hooping techniques, and tips and tricks to machine embroidery. You will need: Your machine, 4x4 or 5x7 hoop, USB stick, small scissors, and thread: 2 colors for wings, 1 color for body, and one color for antenna. $30 class and $10 kit fees.
XV8500/6750 Guide Class #1
Wed, Apr 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #1
Wed, Apr 08, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Apr 09, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Bernina Software Inspiration
Fri, Apr 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Discover some basic digitizing techniques while we create an embroidery design working only from a poor quality graphic. Working with small lettering will also be covered. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $20.
Pretty Practical
Fri, Apr 10, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Learn to use design templates and the actual pattern piece to get exact embroidery placement while making this thread bag and pin cushion which is pretty and also functional. The weighted pin cushion sits on the table and holds the bag to catch your thread snips as you sew. You can also use the bag pattern to create a cute little purse! Must have embroidery machine with USB port. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $25
Intro to Machine Embroidery
Sat, Apr 11, 01:30 AM - 04:00 AM
Lafayette
LEARN EVERYTHING THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT MACHINE EMBROIDERY. YOU WILL LEARN DIFFERENT TYPES OF STABILIZERS,THREADS, NEEDLES,ETC. YOU WILL ALSO LEARN HOW TO PROPERLY HOOP WITH DIFFERENT HOOPS. THIS CLASS FILLS UP FAST SO CALL THE STORE FOR RESERVATIONS. THIS IS A FIRST COME FIRST SERVE CLASS. CLASS FEE 30.00 INSTRUCTOR Kelly T.
Introduction to Embroidery
Sat, Apr 11, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Butterfly on a towel. In this class you will learn different stabilizers and when to use them, hooping techniques, and tips and tricks to machine embroidery. You will need: Your machine, 4x4 or 5x7 hoop, USB stick, small scissors, and thread: 2 colors for wings, 1 color for body, and one color for antenna. $30 class and $10 kit fees.
PE Design Club
Sat, Apr 11, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Led by Penny Muncaster-Jewell
Intro To Embroidery
Sat, Apr 11, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
New Orleans
Call store for details! 504-888-4952
BES Lettering
Sat, Apr 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn the basic and advanced features of the BES Lettering Software. Must bring laptop with software installed. Pre- Registration is required due to space limitations. Class taught by, Kelly T. $50 Fee
BES Lettering
Sat, Apr 11, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
A basic hands-on class on how to use your BES lettering software. You will be amazed at what this software can do! This class covers Brother BES lettering, BES lettering 2 and Monogram software programs. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. $40.
Crabapple Hill Hand Embroidery Club
Sat, Apr 11, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Lollypop Trees Quilt #2
Sun, Apr 12, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
If you've ever wanted to learn how to machine applique, this is the perfect quilt! It's bright and fun and very scrappy. You can use lots of those multi-colored Kaffe Fassett fabrics, or it's a great way to use up tons of scraps from your own stash! Please be sure to pick up a Supply List when you sign up for this class. Two four hour classes, meeting once a month. Taught by Liza Harrison. Class fee is $55.
BES Lettering Software
Sun, Apr 12, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Call store for details! 504-888-4952
Scan N Cut: Beginner Basics
Sun, Apr 12, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn beginner basics, icon functions, and designs and letter merging. You will need to bring laptop loaded with software, machine, notebook and pen. Teacher Mia Class:$35, Kit: $12
PE Design - Customizing Existing Designs
Mon, Apr 13, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is a very basic hands-on class showing you how modify existing designs in your PE-Design software. This also shows you how to use your software. You will learn how to resize, move, modify, extract out part of a design, add undersewing, adding text, change colors, and much more. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
Learn to Sew #1
Mon, Apr 13, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This class introduces beginners to the basics of sewing: using the sewing machine, sewing terms, cutting, marking, pressing and using tools and notions. Projects include: placemat, napkin, tote bag and apron. Six-week class. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee $85. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
XV8500/6750 Guide Class #2
Wed, Apr 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Wed, Apr 15, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids
NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #2
Wed, Apr 15, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
Intermediate Sewing #1
Wed, Apr 15, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
A pillowcase and pajama pants are great projects for the beginning sewer and the seasoned veteran alike. There is a unique way to sew a pillowcase so all the raw edge seams are hidden. The pajama pants have an elastic waist. Skills learned will include body measurements for correct pattern size, reading a pattern, laying out the pattern, proper pinning and cutting of the pattern. Prerequisite: Beginning Sewing. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $55. Kit fee is $15. Supply list will be given upon registration.
Scan n Cut - Rhinestone Techniques
Wed, Apr 15, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Come join us as we learn to use the Rhinestone kit for the Scan n Cut. We will also discuss the Canvas website. One 2-hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class Fee $25
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Apr 16, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Intro to Machine Applique
Thu, Apr 16, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Patchwork Pelican Guild
Fri, Apr 17, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Advanced Sewing
Sat, Apr 18, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn a new sewing technique each month! This month we will construct a pieced, quilted, zippered bag that you can use to store all of your sewing accessories. You will discover many uses for this cute little, multi-functional stand up bag. Using fat quarters, we will: 1) piece the outside of the bag(cut and stitch), 2) Quilt the fabric(layered sandwich; front, batting, back), 3) insert zipper; 4) sew the sides and create flat bottom. Teacher: Bonnie Class Fee $30, Class Kit $10
Constructing a Jumper or Jon Jon
Sat, Apr 18, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn to read and cut out a pattern while making a lined jumper or Jon Jon. Basic knowledge of sewing machine required. $35.00
Beginner Sewing
Sat, Apr 18, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Basic Tote Bag! Learn the basics of sewing...terms, parts of machine, basic sewing stitches and seams, how to stitch straight lines and curves, and how to insert a zipper. You will construct a tote bag with zipper closure. You will need your machine, tools, manual, and all feet. Teacher - Bonnie Class fee $30, Kit fee $10
Beginning Smocking
Sun, Apr 19, 01:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn basic smocking stitches such as cable, wave, and trellis. Also how to start and stop in a design. $40.00
Machine Applique Class
Sun, Apr 19, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
New Orleans
Call store for details! 504-888-4952
Scan n Cut - Rhinestone Techniques
Sun, Apr 19, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Come join us as we learn to use the Rhinestone kit for the Scan n Cut. We will also discuss the Canvas website. One 2-hour class. Taught by Sharon Smith. Class Fee $25
Kid's Club
Sun, Apr 19, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
KID'S CLUB IS BACK! Beginners and advanced are welcomed! Paper Pieced Heart Coaster. Paper piecing heart - add batting and back to make a personal coaster. 2 fat quarters, thread to match, and batting. You will use store machines or bring your own machine. Teacher - Bonnie (She's excited to see all you girls again). Class $30, Kit fee $10
Start Your Own Business
Mon, Apr 20, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
Come join us and Paulette Bell for a very informative seminar on how to start your own professional embroidery business. Enjoy the flexibility of working from home. Whether it’s caps, purses, school bags, jackets, uniforms, baby items, craft items, shirts or home decor, we’ll show you how you can make it happen and much more. Some of the topics we will be covering are: • How to work with the bank • How and what licenses are required • How to market your products • How to find the best suppliers • How to price your products • Three hour seminar scheduled • Only $25 per person • Refreshments will be provided - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/26905-start-your-own-business-brother-pr-trunk-show-mon#tab_product_description Register Online, Reserve Your Seat, Space is Limited, Receive a $25 Gift Certificate when you attend Class. Spend on Anything in the Store: Sewing, Vacuum, Appliances. Please Print Out A Copy of Your Order to present at time of class. Free In Store Registration. - See more at: http://www.allbrands.com/products/26905-start-your-own-business-brother-pr-trunk-show-mon#tab_product_description
Applique Adventure
Mon, Apr 20, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Learn the machine applique tips & tricks that make it foolproof and fun. Try out different feet with fully customizable stitches to get just the look you're after. Enjoy using these simple motifs on a variety of projects including foamology. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $25.
Learn to Sew #2
Mon, Apr 20, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This class introduces beginners to the basics of sewing: using the sewing machine, sewing terms, cutting, marking, pressing and using tools and notions. Projects include: placemat, napkin, tote bag and apron. Six-week class. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee $85. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration.
Meet & Greet with BERNINA Owner Mr Ueltschi
Tue, Apr 21, 09:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Houston
Catherine Wright, Sewing Educator from San Antonio TX will demonstrate thread painting with BERNINA BSR Stitch Regulator. For BERNINA Machine Owners who sign up online, AllBrands will give a $25 gift certificate when you attend the event and demonstration of thread painting and BSR Stitch Regulator on BERNINA 880. Learn More & Register Online here: http://www.allbrands.com/products/59636
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
XV8500/6750 Guide Class #3
Wed, Apr 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
Start Your Own Business with Paulette Bell
Wed, Apr 22, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Register Online, Reserve Your Seat, Space is Limited, Receive a $25 Gift Certificate when you attend Class. Spend on Anything in the Store: Sewing, Vacuum, Appliances. Please Print Out A Copy of Your Order to present at time of class. Free In Store Registration. Please register in advance for limited seating in each store.
NV1500/2800/5100/6200/2200 Guide Class #3
Wed, Apr 22, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide class for owners of these machines who purchased them from Allbrands. Taught by Lee Wilkinson. Three 3-hour classes.
Intermediate Sewing #2
Wed, Apr 22, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
A pillowcase and pajama pants are great projects for the beginning sewer and the seasoned veteran alike. There is a unique way to sew a pillowcase so all the raw edge seams are hidden. The pajama pants have an elastic waist. Skills learned will include body measurements for correct pattern size, reading a pattern, laying out the pattern, proper pinning and cutting of the pattern. Prerequisite: Beginning Sewing. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $55. Kit fee is $15. Supply list will be given upon registration.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Apr 23, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
DIME Inspiration Class
Thu, Apr 23, 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Houston
Learn to use your embroidery software and make an eclectic, whimsical lap or crip quilt using embroidery designs from your software, your personal embroidery design collection and two embroidery designs which you will digitize using your digitizing software. This is a class that will meet once per month for nine months. 3-hour sessions per month. Taught by Nancy Drobniak. Class fee $130
Applique the Penny Way!
Fri, Apr 24, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is a hands-on class showing you how to create an applique design using the PE Design software. Penny also shows you how to take an existing design and replace part of it (stitches) with an applique instead. Penny is also pleased to be able to show you how to combine the Scan N Cut with applique to allow you to create the applique piece on your Scan N Cut and the design created in your software using the same graphic. One 4-hour class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. Class Fee $40.
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Apr 25, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Sat, Apr 25, 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids!
Splitting & Alignment
Sat, Apr 25, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
In this class, Penny shows you how to create embroidery designs that are too big for your hoop so that they stitch out perfectly! First you will see how the stitch out works - that's when you really get it! Next, Penny shows how to create the whole thing, how to split the design and add in the alignment lines to help it go back together. Penny uses PE Design software to show this but this technique can be used in most embroidery/digitizing software programs. This is not a hands-on class but samples will be provided for you to try at home. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. $40.
Basic Smocking Stitches
Sun, Apr 26, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
New Orleans
Call store for Details! 504-888-4952
PE Design - Working with Images
Sun, Apr 26, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
A basic hands-on class on how to take images and turn them into an embroidery design with the PE Design software. In this class you will learn how to use the auto digitizing tools and design center. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 3-hour class. $40.
Learn to Sew #3
Mon, Apr 27, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This class introduces beginners to the basics of sewing: using the sewing machine, sewing terms, cutting, marking, pressing and using tools and notions. Projects include: placemat, napkin, tote bag and apron. Six-week class. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee $85. Kit fee $20. Supply list given at time of registration.
Sit & Stitch
Tue, Apr 28, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
Order in the Closet
Wed, Apr 29, 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Sew up a hanging jewelry organizer to make accessorizing easy. Learn tips for sewing with vinyl, applying bindings, and more. Achieve professional results with industry inspired presser feet and attachments. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $25.00
Intermediate Sewing #3
Wed, Apr 29, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
A pillowcase and pajama pants are great projects for the beginning sewer and the seasoned veteran alike. There is a unique way to sew a pillowcase so all the raw edge seams are hidden. The pajama pants have an elastic waist. Skills learned will include body measurements for correct pattern size, reading a pattern, laying out the pattern, proper pinning and cutting of the pattern. Prerequisite: Beginning Sewing. Taught by Ruth Droll. Class fee is $55. Kit fee is $15. Supply list will be given upon registration.
Sit & Stitch
Thu, Apr 30, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come in and spend the day sewing! Bring whatever project that you want to work on. No fee for this bee. Great way to get some projects finished!
PE Design - Fooling with Fonts
Thu, Apr 30, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Learn more than you ever needed to know about working with fonts! How to work with alphabets that happen to be designs that are letters, how to create applique letters, adding text to designs, creating monograms, using True Type Fonts and creating your own fonts. This is a very basic hands-on class. Taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell. One 4-hour class. Class Fee $40.
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Wed, May 06, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids
Patchwork Pelican Guild
Fri, May 08, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Advanced Embroidery - In The Hoop Gift Card Holder
Sat, May 09, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Baton Rouge
In the hoop project You will need: machine, 5x7 hoop or larger, USB stick, small scissors (applique scissors optional), thread: Lt pink, Lt Blue, Lime Green or colors of choice. $30 class and $10 kit fees.
Kids Club!
Sun, May 10, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Kids Club is back! Beginners and advanced are welcomed! We will get you ready for summer vacation! Embroidered BEACH TOWELS are this months project! Can't wait to see you girls again. Teacher: Bonnie Class fee $30 and Kit fee $10 No need to bring a machine for this class!
Advanced Embroidery - In The Hoop Gift Card Holder
Wed, May 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In the hoop project You will need: machine, 5x7 hoop or larger, USB stick, small scissors (applique scissors optional), thread: Lt pink, Lt Blue, Lime Green or colors of choice. $30 class and $10 kit fees.
Intermediate Sewing
Sat, May 16, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn a new sewing technique each month! This month we will construct "The Cupcake Apron." This versatile sewing pattern includes instructions to make a full apron version with various options. We will be creating the full version which is totally reversible with a crisscross bodice and pleated pocket. You will need 1 1/2 yds fabric; 1 1/2 yds of contrasting fabric. Your kit fee will cover 1/2 yd of contrast fabric and ribbon for neck ties. Teacher: Bonnie Class Fee $30 and Kit Fee $10
Beginner Sewing
Sat, May 16, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Basic Tote Bag! Learn the basics of sewing...terms; parts of machine; basic sewing stitches ans seams; how to stitch straight lines and curves; and how to insert a zipper. We will construct a tote bag with zipper closure. You will need to bring sewing machine with tools and ALL of the presser feet and machine MANUAL. Teacher: Bonnie Class Fee $30 and Kit Fee $10
PE design Next: Beginner Basics
Sun, May 17, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
You will learn beginner basics, icon functions, and design and letter merging. You will need to bring your laptop with software loaded, notebook and pen.
Quilt's for Kid's Workshop
Sat, May 23, 10:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come join us to make quilts for kids