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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
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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
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Slidell

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
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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
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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
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San Antonio

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

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Shreveport-Bossier City

Fabric Boutique Quilt Shop, which has been serving North Louisiana for 50 years is now part of AllBrands.com!
(318) 742-0047
10am to 5pm Monday-Friday
10am to 4pm Saturday
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THE ALLBRANDS SHOW | LIVE from the American Sewing Guild Conference in San Antonio Texas

Virtual Online Event
Thursday, June 30, 2022 3:30 PM CDT

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American Sewing Guild Conference - San Antonio

Virtual Online Event
Thursday, June 30 - July 3, 2022 10:00 AM CDT

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THE ALLBRANDS SHOW | Two Cute Pooch Projects with Heather Banks featuring: ScanNCut, Luminaire and PR Machines

Virtual Online Event
Thursday, July 7, 2022 3:30 PM CDT

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Kimberbell Harvest Table Embroidery Event

In-Person San Antonio & Virtual
Friday, July 15th, 2022 10:00 AM-4:00 PM CDT

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Kimberbell Harvest Table Embroidery Event

In-Person Houston
Friday, July 15th, 2022 10:00 AM-4:00 PM CDT

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DIME Patch Party Virtual Embroidery Event

Virtual Online Event
Tuesday, July 19th, 2022 3:00 PM-4:30 PM CDT

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Kimberbell North Pole Tier Tray Embroidery Event

In-Person San Antonio & Virtual
Friday & Saturday, September 30 - October 1, 2022 10:00 AM-4:00 PM CDT

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Kimberbell North Pole Tier Tray Embroidery Event

In-Person Houston
Friday & Saturday, September 30 - October 1, 2022 10:00 AM-4:00 PM CDT

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Quilt Festival Houston

In-Person Houston
Thursday through Sunday, November 3-6, 2022

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Sit & Stitch Bee - Houston
Tue, Jul 05, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Tuesday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Mom & Me Kid's Sewing Class-Patchwork Quilt top
Tue, Jul 05, 10:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Lafayette
This one day class is geared towards a child 10 and up interested in learning to sew. An adult chaperone is required, as well as a working sewing machine.
Quilt Club
Wed, Jul 06, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Beginner Quilting Class
Thu, Jul 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
You will learn the basics of quilting. We will cover precision rotary cutting and precision piecing. Cost of the class is determined by the kit you purchase. Please sign up at the Slidell store and pick up your class supply list. Class will be limited to eight (8) students. You may contact the store for further information. Instructor: Dona Lott
Beginner Quilting
Thu, Jul 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
You will learn the basics of quilting. We will cover precision rotary cutting and precision piecing. Cost of the class is determined by the kit you purchase. Please sign up at the Slidell store and pick up your class supply list. Class will be limited to eight (8) students. You may contact the store for further information. Instructor: Dona Lott
Mom & Me Kid's Sewing Class-Tote Bag
Thu, Jul 07, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Lafayette
This one day class is geared towards a child 10 and up interested in learning to sew. An adult chaperone is required, as well as a working sewing machine.
THE ALLBRANDS SHOW | Two Cute Pooch Projects with Heather Banks featuring: ScanNCut, Luminaire and PR Machines
Thu, Jul 07, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Join Heather Banks Brother National Educator and Barbara from AllBrands as we feature this free tutorial and cut file from Brother's canvas workspace. Heather will be showing two cute pooch projects: an adorable pet collar cover, and how to embroider on a dog leash. Interact for live giveaways. Pre-register here to be reminded when we go live on Facebook and YouTube

Beginning Quilting Class 4 of 4
Sat, Jul 09, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Students will learn the basics of rotary cutting and piecing. Students will construct a 12 block sampler quilt. The cost of the class is $120.00. You will need to sign up in the store. At sign up you will receive a supply list. The quilt requires 4 colors to complete it. We will help you pick out your materials. You will not need to bring your sewing machine to the first class.
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Sat, Jul 09, 10:00 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
Sewing Basics
Mon, Jul 11, 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn sewing machine maintenance, basic machine sewing skills and leave with a finished project. Sewing machine required!
Sit & Stitch Bee - Houston
Tue, Jul 12, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Tuesday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Mom & Me Kid's Sewing Class-Lanyard & Headband
Tue, Jul 12, 10:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Lafayette
This one day class is geared towards a child 10 and up interested in learning to sew. An adult chaperone is required, as well as a working sewing machine.
Learn How To Applique With Machine Embroidery
Wed, Jul 13, 12:00 AM
Slidell
Here you will learn how to sew a fabric design onto another fabric base. This is called a applique. You will need to bring your embroidery machine in order to learn machine appliqueing. If you don't have one, you can rent one for 12.00 a hour. The class is $50.00 with the kit. Please contact the store for any additional information. Instructor: Quiana Napoleon
Quilt Club
Wed, Jul 13, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Faye The Embrilliance Software Diva Is Here
Thu, Jul 14, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
This is a class based on the entire line of Embrilliance Software. You will come with your software already installed on your computer. If there is something you don't understand, Faye will show you how it is done. It doesn't matter if it is Embrilliance Essentials, Stitch Artist 1, 2, or 3, Thumb Nailer, Enthusiast, or Alpha Tricks. As long as it's in the Embrilliance Family. The Software Diva will answer your questions. The class is $75.00 and there is a 8 ppl max. Please call the store to register. Class must be paid for first in order to register.
PE Design Next Software Class
Thu, Jul 14, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
This is a class where you can get answers to questions you don't know about the software. All you will need is your computer with PE Design already installed. If you don't know how to use the Layout and Editing Features, or how to load designs. Just ask and Faye will teach whatever technique you need to know. This class is $75.00 and you can contact the store to register. Classes must be paid for in advance to register. 8 PPL max and 3 PPL min
Serger Basics
Thu, Jul 14, 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
Conquer your fear of threading your serger! Learn machine maintenance, threading and basic usage. Serger required!
Kimberbell Harvest Table Embroidery Event Houston Store
Fri, Jul 15, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Kimberbell Harvest Table Embroidery Event San Antonio Store or Virtual
Fri, Jul 15, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
PE Design 11: Lesson 2: Fooling with fonts
Sat, Jul 16, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Lesson 2: Fooling with fonts Who knew there was so much to learn about fonts? Learn how to pick a cool font to use, how to add text to designs in three different ways, and how to work with commercial alphabets so that they come real fonts (that is, fonts you purchase that are really designs that happen to be letters), name drops(think family reunion t-shirts) and so much more. Class Fee per each module is: $85 Class is taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell, Penny M-J Designs, www.pennymj.com The sky is not the limit, nor are the stars. It's your imagination. Penny's Practical Guide to Work Smarter Not Harder for PE-Design Next and Palette Vers 9. Ver 10 Addendum available. Craftsy Instructor!
Learn How To Make A T-Shirt Quilt (Part 1)
Sun, Jul 17, 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
New Orleans
Some sewing knowledge helpful Cost $50 Learn to make a T-shirt quilt. Bring at least 12 washed shirts, (without fabric softener or bounce.) Directions will be included to make a T-Shirt quilt with sashings and borders. We will also discuss different types of layouts and adding non t-shirt items to your quilt. Supplies 12 +. T shirts Fusible interfacing Square up ruler -12.5x12.5 or larger Fabric for sashing, backing, borders and cornerstones Thread and sewing notions Sewing machine with 1/4 inch foot.
Sit & Stitch Bee - Houston
Tue, Jul 19, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Tuesday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Mom & Me Kid's Sewing Class-18" Doll Clothes
Tue, Jul 19, 10:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Lafayette
This one day class is geared towards a child 10 and up interested in learning to sew. An adult chaperone is required, as well as a working sewing machine.
DIME Patch Party Virtual Embroidery Event
Tue, Jul 19, 03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Jump on market trends with fashion patches – from bags to jackets to shoes! Create patches like the pros with twills, metallics, adhesives and tools. Patch Party also has Q&A time to resolve a myriad of concerns like proper placement, lettering and font choices. You don’t want to miss this solution to the most-requested embroidery project – patches! Pre-Register HERE

Quilt Club
Wed, Jul 20, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Skill Builder Quilt Block
Thu, Jul 21, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Lafayette
Learn and practice a new quilt piecing skill in this class. A new block every month! Sewing machine is required.
Machine Embroidery 101
Sun, Jul 24, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
In this class you will learn about stabilizers, Hooping the product, Embroidery and Bobbin Thread, Needles, Adhesives Sprays, and any extras concerning embroidery. Finally you will embroider a towel. This class is $50.00 and has a min of 3 with a max of 8 ppl. Please contact the store for any additional information. The class must be paid for in order to register. Instructor Quiana Napoleon
Sit & Stitch Bee - Houston
Tue, Jul 26, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Tuesday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Mom & Me Kid's Sewing Class: Stuffed Cat Plush
Tue, Jul 26, 10:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
This one day class is geared towards a child 10 and up interested in learning to sew. An adult chaperone is required, as well as a working sewing machine.
Quilt Club
Wed, Jul 27, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Lafayette
Beginner Quilt Class
Thu, Jul 28, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Slidell
You will learn the basics of quilting. We will cover precision rotary cutting and precision piecing. Cost of the class is determined by the kit you purchase. Please sign up at the Slidell store and pick up your class supply list. Class will be limited to eight (8) students. You may contact the store for further information. Instructor: Dona Lott
Learn How To Make Kids Clothing
Sat, Jul 30, 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
Learn how to make a girls circle skirt. This class will focus on using pattern pieces to construct a skirt using a medium weight knit fabric. You will also learn how to use basic sewing notions, how to mark and cut out a pattern, and hem a garment. This class is $50.00, please contact the store for any additional information needed. There is a 3ppl min and 5ppl max. Instructor: Quiana Napoleon
Learn To Make A T-Shirt Quilt (Part 2)
Sun, Jul 31, 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
New Orleans
Some sewing knowledge helpful Cost $50 Learn to make a T-shirt quilt. Bring at least 12 washed shirts, (without fabric softener or bounce.) Directions will be included to make a T-Shirt quilt with sashings and borders. We will also discuss rent types of layouts and adding non t-shirt items to your quilt. Supplies 12 +. T shirts Fusible interfacing ( This can be purchased at Allbrands) Square up ruler -12.5x12.5 or larger Fabric for sashing, backing, borders and cornerstones Thread and sewing notions Sewing machine with 1/4 inch foot.
Beginner Knit Sewing Class
Sun, Jul 31, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Learn to work with knit fabrics by making a pair of biker shorts. In this class you will learn how to read a pattern, make pattern markings, and easy hemming techniques. Instructions to patterns are included with purchase of kit. The class is $75.00 Please contact the store for additional information. Class must be paid for in order to register. There is a 3ppl min and 8 ppl max.
Sit & Stitch Bee - Houston
Mon, Aug 01, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Tuesday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Quilt Retreat
Wed, Aug 03, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Aug 06, 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn How To Make A T-Shirt Quilt Block
Sun, Aug 07, 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
New Orleans
Some sewing knowledge helpful Cost $50 Learn to make a T-shirt quilt. Bring at least 12 washed shirts, (without fabric softener or bounce.) Directions will be included to make a T-Shirt quilt with sashings and borders. We will also discuss different types of layouts and adding non t-shirt items to your quilt. Supplies 12 +. T shirts Fusible interfacing ( This can be purchased at Allbrands) Square up ruler -12.5x12.5 or larger Fabric for sashing, backing, borders and cornerstones Thread and sewing notions Sewing machine with 1/4 inch foot.
Quilt Club
Wed, Aug 10, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Allbrands & The Grace Company Two-day Virtual Party!
Thu, Aug 11, 02:30 PM through through Fri, Aug 12, 04:30 PM
Learn from influential quilters, designers, and instructors! Enter to win frames, lightbars, cutting tools and more from Allbrands! Don't miss your opportunity to SAVE BIG during the Digital Event sale! Register Here

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Sat, Aug 13, 10:30 AM - 03:30 PM
San Antonio
Parent And Child Pillowcase Class
Sun, Aug 14, 12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
New Orleans
Help your child learn to sew by making this fun magic pillowcase. It is an easy project that can be finished in class and will teach basic sewing skills. The skills you will be taught are cutting and sewing a straight line, finishing with a French seam, and Pressing. This is a class for parents and kids. Supplies needed is a Sewing Machine, Scissors, Ruler, and Pins, 1 yard of fabric, 1/3 yard of contrast fabric, 3" x 44 of third fabric. This class is 35.00 per team. Please contact the store for registration Instructor: Helen Westerman
Burrito Method (magic) Pillowcase
Tue, Aug 16, 10:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
The Burrito Pillowcase is a quick and easy project to make a professional-looking pillowcase with all enclosed seams. This is a great project to make and give as a gift
Quilt Club
Wed, Aug 17, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Skill Builder Quilt Block
Thu, Aug 18, 10:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
Beginning Quilting-Part 1 of 2
Fri, Aug 19, 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn the fundamentals of quilting from cutting to binding in this two part class
PE Design 11: Lesson 3: Applique the Penny Way
Sat, Aug 20, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Lesson 3: Applique the Penny Way Learn everything you always wanted to know about applique. This class helps reduces your stitch count and often gives you a texture you cannot achieve with just stitches. Learn how to replace a section of an existing design with an appliqued section. I also cover reverse applique. Working with the ScanNCut. Also how to create patches, embossed designs, and Knockdown stitches. Class Fee per each module is: $85 Class is taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell, Penny M-J Designs, www.pennymj.com The sky is not the limit, nor are the stars. It's your imagination. Penny's Practical Guide to Work Smarter Not Harder for PE-Design Next and Palette Vers 9. Ver 10 Addendum available. Craftsy Instructor!
Quilt Club
Wed, Aug 24, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Beginning Quilting-Part 2 of 2
Sat, Aug 27, 10:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Learn the fundamentals of quilting from cutting to binding in this two part class
Quilt Club
Wed, Aug 31, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Labor Day - Stores and Offices Closed
Mon, Sep 05, 12:00 AM
PE Design 11 Lesson 4: Working with images
Sat, Sep 17, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Lesson 4: Working with images Learn how to take images, such as drawings or photos, and convert them to stitched out designs. This class covers using the Auto design tools in Layout and Editing as well as the Design Center. Those who have the Design Center features built into their machines will find this class useful to help getting started with better artwork! Class Fee per each module is: $85 Class is taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell, Penny M-J Designs, www.pennymj.com The sky is not the limit, nor are the stars. It's your imagination. Penny's Practical Guide to Work Smarter Not Harder for PE-Design Next and Palette Vers 9. Ver 10 Addendum available. Craftsy Instructor!
Kimberbell North Pole Tier Tray Embroidery Event - Houston Store
Fri, Sep 30, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Oct 01, 04:00 PM
Houston
PE Design 11 Lesson 5: Splitting and Alignment
Sat, Oct 22, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Lesson 5: Splitting and Alignment Everyone (at some point) wants to do a design that is too big for even their largest hoop. This class shows how to split a design carefully into manageable chunks and then use alignment lines so the pieces stitch together seamlessly. You won’t believe how easy it is. This class shows how to work with purchased designs and your own designs. Class Fee per each module is: $85 Class is taught by Penny Muncaster-Jewell, Penny M-J Designs, www.pennymj.com The sky is not the limit, nor are the stars. It's your imagination. Penny's Practical Guide to Work Smarter Not Harder for PE-Design Next and Palette Vers 9. Ver 10 Addendum available. Craftsy Instructor!