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
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Upcoming Classes & Events

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Sit & Sew
Tue, Aug 01, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Do you need a day away from home to get some sewing projects done? If so, join us every Tuesday and bring any project you would like. Our classroom will be available to use as well as encouragement and help from staff. We would love for you to come keep us company!
Quilt Bee
Wed, Aug 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bernina Guide Class #3 - Embroidery
Wed, Aug 02, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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 the users manual. Those with sewing only machines will take classes #1 & #2. Those with sewing/embroidery combo machines will take classes #1, 2 & 3. Those with embroidery only machines will take only class #3. Please sign up online. One 3-hour class. Taught by Aimee Pinell.
Bernina Guide Class #1 - Sewing
Thu, Aug 03, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lake Charles
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 the users manual. Those with sewing only machines will take classes #1 & #2. Those with sewing/embroidery combo machines will take classes #1, 2 & 3. Those with embroidery only machines will take only class #3. Please sign up online. One 3-hour class. Taught by Aimee Pinell.
Bernina Guide Class #2 - Sewing
Thu, Aug 03, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
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 the users manual. Those with sewing only machines will take classes #1 & #2. Those with sewing/embroidery combo machines will take classes #1, 2 & 3. Those with embroidery only machines will take only class #3. Please sign up online. One 3-hour class. Taught by Aimee Pinell.
Anna Tunic
Sat, Aug 05, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Mod style and clean lines give this tunic its "annatude". The back has a unique button closure. Add the belt for an houglass shape, and the sweet fabric flower makes for an artistic accent piece to ginger up your tunic. Sewing level: Intermediate. One 5-hour class. Taught by Cheryl Duhon. Class fee $75
Sit & Sew
Tue, Aug 08, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Do you need a day away from home to get some sewing projects done? If so, join us every Tuesday and bring any project you would like. Our classroom will be available to use as well as encouragement and help from staff. We would love for you to come keep us company!
Quilt Bee
Wed, Aug 09, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Natalie Jumper
Sat, Aug 12, 09:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Lake Charles
So easy to make and fun to wear! Sizes 6-10 years. Fully lined school girl jumper with button closure. Simple design allows for embellishing. One 3-1/2 hour class. Taught by Cheryl Duhon. Class fee $50.
Sit & Sew
Tue, Aug 15, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Do you need a day away from home to get some sewing projects done? If so, join us every Tuesday and bring any project you would like. Our classroom will be available to use as well as encouragement and help from staff. We would love for you to come keep us company!
Quilt Bee
Wed, Aug 16, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Basic Free Motion Quilting & Beyond on Domestic Sewing Machine
Sat, Aug 19, 12:00 AM
Lake Charles
This class will cover essential skills required for free motion stitching, handling fabric and other tips for this unique process. This class will feature demos and hands-on instruction and practice. Various areas covered will be straight line and curved line designs, the meandering family of designs, loopy loop designs, leaves and vines as stand alone and in borders, circles, nested loops and swirls, stencils and other composite designs, ending with two basic feather motifs. One 5-hour class. Taught by Jerrie Wainwright. Class fee $45. Kit fee $20.
CANCELED Embrilliance Essentials Software
Sat, Aug 19, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
If you're new to embroidery software, you'll want to take this class! We learn the basics of embroidery software which is essential for customizing all of your embroidery projects. Please feel free to call the store or stop by if you have any questions. Class fee is $50 Please bring a laptop with Embrilliance installed. You will also be provided with an Embrilliance PDF with step by step guides on how to do everything in Embrilliance, created by your instructor. At the end of class we also have designated time for "independent study" to see what you know and what you may need help with. Continuing support is also offered. -Set Embrilliance Preferences -Learn Program Functionality -Add Fonts to Embrilliance -Create Text -Add Images -Edit Designs -Rotate and Resize Creations -Other Special Embrilliance Tricks -Organizing Files
Sit & Sew
Tue, Aug 22, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Do you need a day away from home to get some sewing projects done? If so, join us every Tuesday and bring any project you would like. Our classroom will be available to use as well as encouragement and help from staff. We would love for you to come keep us company!
Quilt Bee
Wed, Aug 23, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Unleash Your Creativity Scan-N-cut Class
Sat, Aug 26, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Come join Darlene Powell with her Unleash Your Creativity Scan-N-cut Class. She will guide you in creating one of a kind crafts with the Brother Scan-N-Cut. She will be teaching a one day class at the Lake Charles Retail Store. Seating will be limited so sign up now.
Basic Free Motion Quilting & Beyond on Domestic Sewing Machine
Mon, Aug 28, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lake Charles
This class will cover essential skills required for free motion stitching, handling fabric and other tips for this unique process. This class will feature demos and hands-on instruction and practice. Various areas covered will be straight line and curved line designs, the meandering family of designs, loopy loop designs, leaves and vines as stand alone and in borders, circles, nested loops and swirls, stencils and other composite designs, ending with two basic feather motifs. One 5-hour class. Taught by Jerrie Wainwright. Class fee $45. Kit fee $20.
Sit & Sew
Tue, Aug 29, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Do you need a day away from home to get some sewing projects done? If so, join us every Tuesday and bring any project you would like. Our classroom will be available to use as well as encouragement and help from staff. We would love for you to come keep us company!
Quilt Bee
Wed, Aug 30, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Embrilliance Essentials Software
Wed, Sep 20, 11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Lake Charles
If you're new to embroidery software, you'll want to take this class! We learn the basics of embroidery software which is essential for customizing all of your embroidery projects. Please feel free to call the store or stop by if you have any questions. Class fee is $50. Please bring a laptop with Embrilliance installed. You will also be provided with an Embrilliance PDF with step by step guides on how to do all the basics, and more, in Embrilliance. At the end of class we also have designated time for "independent study" to see what you know and what you may need help with and open for questions. Continuing support is also offered! You'll learn the following: -Set Embrilliance Preferences -Program Functionality -Add Fonts to Embrilliance -Create Text -Add Images -Edit Designs -Rotate and Resize Creations -Other Special Embrilliance Tricks -Organizing Files
Greater San Antonio Quilt Guild Quilt Show
Fri, Sep 22, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Sep 23, 05:00 PM
Embrilliance Essentials Software
Sat, Oct 14, 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Lake Charles
If you're new to embroidery software, you'll want to take this class! We learn the basics of embroidery software which is essential for customizing all of your embroidery projects. Please feel free to call the store or stop by if you have any questions. Class fee is $50 Please bring a laptop with Embrilliance installed. You will also be provided with an Embrilliance PDF with step by step guides on how to do everything in Embrilliance, created by your instructor. At the end of class we also have designated time for "independent study" to see what you know and what you may need help with. Continuing support is also offered. -Set Embrilliance Preferences -Learn Program Functionality -Add Fonts to Embrilliance -Create Text -Add Images -Edit Designs -Rotate and Resize Creations -Other Special Embrilliance Tricks -Organizing Files
International Quilt Festival in Houston, TX
Wed, Nov 01, 10:00 AM through through Sun, Nov 05, 08:00 PM
Embrilliance Essentials Software
Sat, Nov 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lake Charles
If you're new to embroidery software, you'll want to take this class! We learn the basics of embroidery software which is essential for customizing all of your embroidery projects. Please feel free to call the store or stop by if you have any questions. Class fee is $50 Please bring a laptop with Embrilliance installed. You will also be provided with an Embrilliance PDF with step by step guides on how to do everything in Embrilliance, created by your instructor. At the end of class we also have designated time for "independent study" to see what you know and what you may need help with. Continuing support is also offered. -Set Embrilliance Preferences -Learn Program Functionality -Add Fonts to Embrilliance -Create Text -Add Images -Edit Designs -Rotate and Resize Creations -Other Special Embrilliance Tricks -Organizing Files