COME IN. We're OPEN! Masks are required at all times. Visitors will have their temperatures checked. Practice social distancing. Call to schedule machine service. Curbside pickup available.

Baton Rouge

At the corner of Highland and Old Jefferson Hwy. just north of Airline Hwy.
(225) 923-1260
10am to 6pm Monday- Friday
10am to 4pm Saturday (Max 5 in Store)
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New Orleans

Across from Paretti Mazda in the two story pink building
(504) 888-4952
10am to 6pm Monday- Friday
10am to 4pm Saturday (Max 5 in Store)
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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
10am to 4pm Saturday (Max 5 in Store)
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Lafayette

At the corner of Johnston and Ambassador Caffery in the Ambassador Row Shopping Center
(337) 981-2808
10am to 6pm Monday- Friday
10am to 4pm Saturday (Max 5 in Store)
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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
10am to 4pm Saturday (Max 5 in Store)
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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
10am to 4pm Saturday (Max 10 in Store)
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San Antonio West Ave.

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

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Anita Goodesign University Events 2020

2 Day In the Hoop Hands On Event
June 26-27, 2020 Creative Sewing Store
August 7-8, 2020 LSU Campus

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Garden Party Spree with OESD

2 Day Embroidery Events in All Stores
June 5-6, 2020 Baton Rouge (SOLD OUT)
June 12-13, 2020 Metairie Store

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Embroidery Garden Party 2020

Featuring work on Brother Dream Machine, XP1, ScanNCut, and My Design Center
June 19 or 20, 2020 Baton Rouge Store
July 17 or 18, 2020 Houston Store
July 31 or August 1, 2020 San Antonio Store

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DIME Stitch Lab 2020
The Formula For Embroidery Fun

Two Day Hands On Embroidery Event
August 14-15, 2020 Baton Rouge Store
August 28-29, 2020 Houston Store
September 18-19, 2020 San Antonio Store

Upcoming Classes & Events

Embroidery with Confidence
Wed, Jun 03, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen and paper if you want to take notes. This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. There will be an embroidery machine in the class for instructor use; you will not need to bring your machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as needle types 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 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 4 hour class for $79.99.
CANCELLED - Garden Party Spree by OESD 2 Day Hands on Brother Dream & XP1 Luminaire Embroidery Event
Fri, Jun 05, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Jun 06, 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Click here to sign up

In this two day event, you will learn to create six different projects, plus you'll learn valuable embroidery tips and techniques to make your projects more successful and less stressful! Gain inspiration as you view a wide variety of embroidery projects on display and learn how to choose the right products for most any type of project.
Guide Class
Tue, Jun 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide classes will be offered one on one. Please call store for an appointment.
Guide Class
Tue, Jun 09, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide classes will be offered one on one. Please call store for appointment.
Guide Class
Wed, Jun 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide classes will be offered one on one. Please call store for appointment.
Guide Class
Wed, Jun 10, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide classes will be offered one on one. Please call store for appointment.
PR101 Guide Class
Thu, Jun 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen & paper if you want to take notes. Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. There will be an embroidery machine in the class for instructor use; you will not need to bring your machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles, setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 hour Class.
CANCELLED - Garden Party Spree by OESD 2 Day Hands on Brother Dream & XP1 Luminaire Embroidery Event
Fri, Jun 12, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Jun 13, 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Click here to sign up

In this two day event, you will learn to create six different projects, plus you'll learn valuable embroidery tips and techniques to make your projects more successful and less stressful! Gain inspiration as you view a wide variety of embroidery projects on display and learn how to choose the right products for most any type of project.
LVQG Sit n Sew
Fri, Jun 12, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Working on Charity Quilts
SOLD OUT Kimberbell Day at the Fair 1 Day Machine Embroidery Event
Sat, Jun 13, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Click here to sign up Join us for 1 Day of embroidery fun!
Complete Event Exclusive projects!
Bring your own 5"x7", or larger Embroidery area machine, or if you do not already own one, we can provide a machine for you to sew on in class.
Embroidery Club
Sat, Jun 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
Guess What!!! I'm so excited to welcome back Mrs. Donna Kilhmann who was President of our Original Embroidery Club. The club members will meet every 2nd Saturday of the month to create a new and amazing embroidery design.We are asking for all of our original members to come out and bring new members with you. The club is free and you only pay $10.00 for your kit. You must call and register for this club because kits has to be made for the members.
Guide Class
Tue, Jun 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide classes will be offered one on one. Please call store for appointment.
Guide Class
Tue, Jun 16, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide classes will be offered one on one. Please call store for appointment.
Guide Class
Wed, Jun 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide classes will be offered one on one. Please call store for appointment.
Guide Class
Wed, Jun 17, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide classes will be offered one on one. Please call store for appointment.
CANCELLED - Embroidery Garden Party with Reen Wilcoxson
CANCELLED -Embroidery Garden Party with Reen Wilcoxson
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Jun 20, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Sewing bee
Guide Class
Wed, Jun 24, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide classes will be offered one on one. Please call store for appointment.
Guide Class
Wed, Jun 24, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide classes will be offered one on one. Please call store for appointment.
Guide Class
Thu, Jun 25, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Guide classes will be offered one on one. Please call store for appointment.
Guide Class
Thu, Jun 25, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Guide classes will be offered one on one. Please call store for appointment.
PR101 Guide Class
Sat, Jun 27, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen & paper if you want to take notes. Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. There will be an embroidery machine in the class for instructor use; you will not need to bring your machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles, setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 hour Class.
CANCELED - DIME Camouflage With Lace 1 DAY Event
Sat, Jun 27, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
You’ll learn new techniques in this 5-hour class that showcase projects from graceful and elegant to fun and frivolous. We’ll surprise you with all the special effects you can create with your embroidery machine, stabilizers and thread. From fashion to home decor, if you want your friends to say, “You made that?” this is the class for you! Click here to register
Independence Day Stores and Offices Closed
Sat, Jul 04, 12:00 AM
Kimberbell Welcome Home Event
Fri, Jul 10, 12:00 AM through through Sat, Jul 11, 12:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
Join us in San Antonio for this 2 day hands on machine embroidery event! Kimberbell's quality shines in the stitching details and simplicity of our instructions. Directions for event projects show icons and settings from The Brother XP1 Luminaire. Join us for 2 days of embroidery fun! • This event uses My Design Center and the Projection Features. • If you already own a Brother XP1 Luminaire, please bring your machine to class. • If not, a Brother XP1 Luminaire will be provided for you to sit and sew on your own dedicated machine • Complete 4 projects! • Lunch Provided each day • Exclusive savings on Kimberbell product • Please bring Applique Scissors with you to class! Join Allbrands July 10-11 with educator Rosemary Castillo-Sartin!
Embroidery Garden Party with Reen Wilcoxson
Embroidery Garden Party with Reen Wilcoxson
New Braunfels Quilt Fest
Fri, Jul 24, 12:00 AM through through Sat, Jul 25, 12:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
Register at: https://nbquiltfest.com/
Anita Goodesign University 102 2 Day In the Hoop Event - Baton Rouge LA LSU Campus
Fri, Aug 07, 09:00 AM through through Sat, Aug 08, 05:00 PM
Click here to sign up

We have rescheduled this event from April 23-24 to August 21, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. You do not need to reregister if you are already registered.
Sew Steady Ruler Work: Beginners
Fri, Aug 07, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
See how easy it is to quilt like a pro with rulers at home with our 9-piece ruler foot kit for quilting! A Nationally promoted Sew Steady instructor will show you how to use Westalee Design tools and products that have been developed by Ruler Work expert, Leonie West! Click here to register
Sew Steady Ruler Work and Embroidery Party
Sat, Aug 08, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn to mix embroidery and quilting with Westalee Design templates and tools. Enjoy hands-on sewing time, get inspired by template projects, and take home a tote bag full of supplies!
Anita Goodesign University 2 Day In the Hoop Event - San Antonio Creative Sewing
Fri, Aug 21, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Aug 22, 04:00 PM
Sew Steady Ruler Work: Beginners
Fri, Aug 28, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
See how easy it is to quilt like a pro with rulers at home with our 9-piece ruler foot kit for quilting! A Nationally promoted Sew Steady instructor will show you how to use Westalee Design tools and products that have been developed by Ruler Work expert, Leonie West! Click here to register
Sew Steady Ruler Work and Embroidery Party
Sat, Aug 29, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn to mix embroidery and quilting with Westalee Design templates and tools. Enjoy hands-on sewing time, get inspired by template projects, and take home a tote bag full of supplies!
Sew Steady Ruler Work: Beginners
Fri, Sep 04, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Houston
See how easy it is to quilt like a pro with rulers at home with our 9-piece ruler foot kit for quilting! A Nationally promoted Sew Steady instructor will show you how to use Westalee Design tools and products that have been developed by Ruler Work expert, Leonie West! Click here to register
Sew Steady Ruler Work and Embroidery Party
Sat, Sep 05, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Learn to mix embroidery and quilting with Westalee Design templates and tools. Enjoy hands-on sewing time, get inspired by template projects, and take home a tote bag full of supplies!
Labor Day Stores and Offices Closed
Mon, Sep 07, 12:00 AM
CANCELED - DIME Camouflage With Lace 1 DAY Event
Fri, Sep 11, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
You’ll learn new techniques in this 5-hour class that showcase projects from graceful and elegant to fun and frivolous. We’ll surprise you with all the special effects you can create with your embroidery machine, stabilizers and thread. From fashion to home decor, if you want your friends to say, “You made that?” this is the class for you! Click here to register
CANCELED - DIME Camouflage With Lace 1 DAY Event
Sat, Sep 12, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
You’ll learn new techniques in this 5-hour class that showcase projects from graceful and elegant to fun and frivolous. We’ll surprise you with all the special effects you can create with your embroidery machine, stabilizers and thread. From fashion to home decor, if you want your friends to say, “You made that?” this is the class for you! Click here to register
Kimberbell Welcome Home 2 Day XP1 Luminaire Embroidery Event with Margie Coxie
Fri, Sep 25, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Sep 26, 04:00 PM
Houston
Click here to sign up Kimberbell's quality shines in the stitching details and simplicity of our instructions. Directions for event projects show icons and settings from The Luminaire XP1