Baton Rouge

At the corner of Highland and Old Jefferson Hwy. just north of Airline Hwy.
(225) 923-1260
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
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New Orleans

Across from Paretti Mazda in the two story pink building
(504) 888-4952
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
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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
9am 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
9am to 4pm Saturday
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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
9am 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
9am to 4pm Saturday
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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
9am to 4pm Saturday
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BERNINA Academy
Tame That Technique Hands On Sewing Event

with National Educator Sandra Swick!
April 26-27 Baton Rouge LA Store

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Anita Goodesign 2 Day Machine Embroidery EMBROIDERY MADE EASY 101 Event - SOLD OUT

May 3-4 Houston, TX
Living Word Church

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Anita Goodesign 2 Day Machine Embroidery I CAN QUILT 201 Event

June 28-29 San Antonio, TX
Aggie Park Banquet Hall

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Embroidery Garden Party
One Day Hands On Embroidery Event

with Founder Reen Wilcoxson!
May 17-18 Baton Rouge Store SOLD OUT!
June 21-22 Houston Store SOLD OUT!
July 12-13 San Antonio West Store

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Kimberbell In-The-Hoop

Hands On Embroidery Events-Multiple Dates and Locations

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Greater San Antonio Color the World with Quilts Show

September 20-21, 2019
San Antonio Event Center

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Houston International Quilt Festival

October 31-November 3, 2019
George R. Brown Convention Center

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Upcoming Classes & Events

April 2019

April
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New Owner Basic sm/lg #1 CANCELLED
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Free Sit And SewJoin our Sit and Stitch!Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)New Owner Basic # 2 sm/lg CANCELLEDEmbroidery 101 - Intro to Machine EmbroideryEmbroidery Applique for Beginners
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Scan n Cut Basic 101Easter Bib - In the Hoop Project
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Enchanted QuiltersJoin our Sit and Stitch!
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Anita Goodesign "301" Machine Embroidery Party - Baton Rouge, LA Lamar Dixon Expo Center
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Anita Goodesign "301" Machine Embroidery Party - Baton Rouge, LA Lamar Dixon Expo CenterBrother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
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New Owner Embroidery small/large CANCELLEDEmbrilliance Software - Alpha TricksScanNCut #2 - Intermediate - Canvas Workspace & FabricPR101 Guide Class
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Free Sit And SewJoin our Sit and Stitch!Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)New Owner Luminaire Basic #1 CANCELLEDEmbrilliance Essentials - A to ZEmbrilliance - Stitch Artist 1 - Digitizing for BeginnersFiesta Braided Table Runner CANCELLED
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Canvas Workspace 101 CANCELLEDEmbroidery 101 - Intro to Machine EmbroideryEmbroidery Applique for Beginners
11
Join our Sit and Stitch!Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Embroidery Skills for single needle, non industrial machinesBrother New Owner Guide Class – Sewing Skills for Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines
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OESD Super Spree 2 Day Hands on Brother Luminaire Embroidery Event with National Educator Sharon SmithBrother Guide Class for 6 Needle Embroidery MachinesBrother New Owner Guide Class for 10 Needle Machines
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OESD Super Spree 2 Day Hands on Brother Luminaire Embroidery Event with National Educator Sharon SmithPR101 Guide Class - CANCELLEDBrother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)Machine Embroidery with Confidence - CANCELLED
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New Owner Basic Luminaire #2 CANCELLED
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Free Sit And SewJoin our Sit and Stitch!Join our Sit and Stitch!Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)New Owner Embroidery Luminaire ScanNCut Beginner BasicsScanNCut #2 - Intermediate - Canvas Workspace & Fabric
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Enchanted QuiltersJoin our Sit and Stitch!
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Quilting Club
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Quilting ClubBrother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)
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New Owner PR CANCELLED
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Free Sit And SewJoin our Sit and Stitch!
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Enchanted QuiltersJoin our Sit and Stitch!
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BERNINA ACADEMY -Tame that Technique with National Educator Sandra SwickEmbroidery ClubSNC is NOW....... Crafting Club
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BERNINA ACADEMY -Tame that Technique with National Educator Sandra SwickBasic Computer Skills for Machine EmbroideryEmbroidery ClubBegin to QuiltEmbrilliance Essentials - A to ZSNC is NOW..... Crafting ClubRiley Blake Table Runner of the Month Club
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New Owner Design Center 1050,XP1,8550Embrilliance Software - Alpha TricksEmbrilliance - Stitch Artist 1 - Digitizing for Beginners
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Free Sit And SewMagic Stack-n-Whack Quilts 1 of 2 Join our Sit and Stitch!Beginner Sewing - Ages 10 & UpMagic Stack-n-Whack Quilts 1 of 2
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Join our Sit and Stitch!
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Anita Goodesign "101" Machine Embroidery Party - Houston TXBasic Computer Skills for Machine EmbroideryEmbrilliance Essentials - A to Z
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Anita Goodesign "101" Machine Embroidery Party - Houston TXEmbroidery 101 - Intro to Machine EmbroideryEmbroidery Applique for Beginners
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New Owner Basic #1 sm/lgComputer Skills for Machine EmbroideryNew Owner Basic Luminaire #1Embrilliance Essentials - From A to Z
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Magic Stack-n-Whack Quilts 2 of 2 Free Sit And SewJoin our Sit and Stitch!Canceled - Kimberbell Tea Party 2 Day Machine Embroidery EventEmbrilliance - Alpha TricksEmbrilliance - EnthusiastMagic Stack-n-Whack Quilts 2 of 2
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Canceled - Kimberbell Tea Party 2 Day Machine Embroidery EventScan n Cut Basic 101Embroidery 101Applique for Beginners
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Join our Sit and Stitch!ScanNCut - Beginner BasicsScanNCut #2 - Canvas Workspace & Working with Fabric
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New Owner's Class Sewing and Sewing/Embroidery MachinesNew Owner Guide Class - 6 needle machinesNew Owner Guide Class - 10 needle machines
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New Owner PR MachineNew Owner Guide Class for Brother Single Needle Machines
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New Owner Basic # 2 sm/lgScanNCut Beginner BasicsNew Owner Basic Luminaire #2ScanNCut #2 - Intermediate - Canvas Workspace & Fabric
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Free Sit And SewJoin our Sit and Stitch!Kimberbell Tea Party 2 Day Machine Embroidery EventNew Owner Embroidery sm/lgNew Owner Basic Embroidery Luminaire
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Kimberbell Tea Party 2 Day Machine Embroidery EventBES4 BasicsSerger Guide Class #1
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Join our Sit and Stitch!
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Embroidery Garden Party with Reen WilcoxsonKimberbell's Kitchen 2 Day Machine Embroidery EventQuilting Club
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Kimberbell's Kitchen 2 Day Machine Embroidery EventEmbroidery Garden Party with Reen WilcoxsonQuilting Club
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New Owner PR
21
Free Sit And SewJoin our Sit and Stitch!Kimberbell Tea Party 2 Day Machine Embroidery Event
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Kimberbell Tea Party 2 Day Machine Embroidery EventSerger Guide Class #2
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Join our Sit and Stitch!
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New! Kimberbell Sewing with my Gnomies 2 Day Machine Embroidery EventKimberbell Oh Happy Day 2 Day Machine Embroidery EventSNC is NOW...... Crafting Club
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New! Kimberbell Sewing with my Gnomies 2 Day Machine Embroidery EventKimberbell Oh Happy Day 2 Day Machine Embroidery EventEmbroidery ClubBegin to QuiltSNC is NOW..... Crafting ClubRiley Blake Table Runner of the Month Club
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Free Sit And SewJoin our Sit and Stitch!New Owner Design Center 1050,XP1,8550
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Join our Sit and Stitch!
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Kimberbell Star Spangled Celebration Machine Embroidery Event
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June 2019

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New Owner Basic #1 sm/lgNew Owner Basic Luminaire #1
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Join our Sit and Stitch!Bernina Mastery Class #1
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Scan n Cut Basic 101
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Join our Sit and Stitch!
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Kimberbell 1 Day Star Spangled Celebration Machine Embroidery Event
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Basic Computer Skills for Machine EmbroideryKimberbell 1 Day Star Spangled Celebration Machine Embroidery EventEmbrilliance Essentials - A to Z
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New Owner Basic #2 sm/lgNew Owner Basic Luminaire #2
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Join our Sit and Stitch!New Owner Embroidery sm/lgNew Owner Embroidery Luminaire
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Join our Sit and Stitch!
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Kimberbell Star Spangled Celebration Single Day Machine Embroidery EventQuilting Club
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Quilting ClubKimberbell Star Spangled Celebration Single Day Machine Embroidery EventBeginning Quilting #1
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Join our Sit and Stitch!Bernina Mastery Class #2
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Canvas Workspace 101
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Join our Sit and Stitch!
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Embroidery Garden Party with Reen WilcoxsonEmbroidery ClubSNC is NOW.... Crafting Club
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Embroidery Garden Party with Reen WilcoxsonEmbroidery ClubKimberbell Star Spangled Celebration Machine Embroidery EventBegin to QuiltSNC is NOW...... Crafting ClubRiley Blake Table Runner of the Month Club
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New Owner PR
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Join our Sit and Stitch!New Owner Design Center 1050,XP1,8550Bernina Mastery Class #3
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Join our Sit and Stitch!
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Anita Goodesign "201" Machine Embroidery Party - San Antonio TX, Aggie Park
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Anita Goodesign "201" Machine Embroidery Party - San Antonio TX, Aggie ParkOne Block Wonder Quilt 1 of 2Beginning Quilting #2
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New Owner Basic sm/lg #1 CANCELLED
Mon, Apr 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
UTILITY STITCHES Bring machine and all accessories. and thread
Free Sit And Sew
Tue, Apr 02, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring a project you've been working on and join us for a time of sewing & socialization!
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, Apr 02, 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.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #1 (Sewing)
Tue, Apr 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
The 1st of 3 classes geared to making you proficient on your new Bernina.
New Owner Basic # 2 sm/lg CANCELLED
Tue, Apr 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
CHARACTER DECORATIVE STITCHES Bring machine and all accessories and thread
Embroidery 101 - Intro to Machine Embroidery
Tue, Apr 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
This is the perfect class for beginners! We will discuss the tools you need for successful embroidery. We will cover machine safety, hooping, and basic supplies needed such as stabilizer, thread and needles. Our class project will be a holiday themed towel. Class fee $35.00 Kit fee: $6 Minimum of 3 Maximum of 10.
Embroidery Applique for Beginners
Tue, Apr 02, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class, we will applique on a hand towel. Please note: This class is for those new to applique, but who are familiar with their own embroidery machine. You should be able to easily thread your machine (including bobbin) and perform basic hooping before attending this class! For this class, we typically do a holiday themed design - bring your own threads if you desire. You will need to bring: Your embroidery machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, stabilizer, USB stick, small thread scissors, applique scissors (strongly recommended). Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $6 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Scan n Cut Basic 101
Wed, Apr 03, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee $45.00 minimum 3 students YOU NEED TO HAVE AN ACTIVE CANVAS WORKSPACE ACCOUNT AND IT SHOULD BE INSTALLED ON YOUR LAPTOP. Bring your laptop to class as you will be utilizing WORKSPACE. Ok now I have it...what do I do with it ??? Basic class for those of you who have one and want to learn to use it.
Easter Bib - In the Hoop Project
Wed, Apr 03, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class Fee: $30 Kit Fee: $10 Details TBA.
Enchanted Quilters
Thu, Apr 04, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, Apr 04, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Anita Goodesign "301" Machine Embroidery Party - Baton Rouge, LA Lamar Dixon Expo Center
Fri, Apr 05, 09:00 AM through through Sat, Apr 06, 05:00 PM
Presenting: Anita Goodesign University "Next Level Embroidery 301" Fri-Sat April, 5-6 2019 Baton Rouge LA Click Here for More Information & to Register! For Two-day team sewing event with complimentary lunches, refreshments and supplies All skill levels accommodated—from novice to seasoned embroiderer Lectures, embroidery projects, and team environments to provide fun for all Learn firsthand the proper embroidery tips, tricks, and techniques Popular Brother™ instructors available for guidance and technique Each member in a group takes home completed projects with instructions/designs on CD Over 100 Anita Goodesign finished embroidery/in the hoop quilting samples to be shown Party atmosphere includes plenty of specials, door prizes, give-aways
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Sat, Apr 06, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
This is the 1st of 3 classes to make you proficient on your Brother Sewing Machine. This class is free with a new Machine purchase, otherwise it is $99.
New Owner Embroidery small/large CANCELLED
Mon, Apr 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Bring machine, embroidery arm and all accessories and thread
Embrilliance Software - Alpha Tricks
Mon, Apr 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Alpha Tricks is the component of the Embrilliance embroidery software that specializes in working with fonts. Have you quickly assembled so many fonts that it’s hard to find what you are looking for? Alpha Tricks will help you rename and reorganize fonts that you’ve already purchased and from that point forward, you will be set! Alpha Tricks also gives you additional options that make it easier to work with fonts in your designs, including Monograms. Sign up today to learn about these features and make your embroidery life simpler! You will need to bring your laptop with software loaded (demo mode is ok, but working version is preferred), your external hard drive if you use one to store your designs, AND A WORKING MOUSE. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $50 Kit fee: $0 (Alpha Tricks is available in our store and/or on our website if you have yet to purchase it)
ScanNCut #2 - Intermediate - Canvas Workspace & Fabric
Mon, Apr 08, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
New Orleans
In this class, we will explore the ScanNCut Canvas Workspace and the basic features available to you in creating, editing, and using designs from the internet. We will explore how to use your SNC to create cut files for Applique and/or Quilting. You will need to bring your ScanNCut machine and a laptop. You may bring your embroidery machine as well to stitch the applique, or you may observe the teacher’s demonstration of this part (3 machines may be more than you want to haul!) Please come at least 15-20 minutes early to set up your machines. To take this class, you must know the basic operations of your SNC machine (load a pattern, load a mat, perform a cut). Class Fee: $40 (must be paid prior to class either at the store or by phone) Kit Fee: $5 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
PR101 Guide Class
Mon, Apr 08, 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
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 own 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. No specific supplies are needed; please bring pen and paper if you want to take notes.
Free Sit And Sew
Tue, Apr 09, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring a project you've been working on and join us for a time of sewing & socialization!
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, Apr 09, 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.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #2 (Sewing)
Tue, Apr 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
The 2nd of 3 classes geared to making you proficient on your new Bernina.
New Owner Luminaire Basic #1 CANCELLED
Tue, Apr 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
UTILITY STITCHES Bring machine and all accesssories and thread
Embrilliance Essentials - A to Z
Tue, Apr 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
In this class you will learn how to merge designs, work with fonts, and work with the Stitch Simulator and the Thread Palette. This is a comprehensive overview of the Essentials software. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with your software, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one), AND A WORKING MOUSE FOR YOUR LAPTOP! To take this class, you must have either taken our Computer Skills class or be familiar with all of the computer skills covered in that class (creating a folder, performing a search, copy and paste, etc.) Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $50 No kit fee! Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10  
Embrilliance - Stitch Artist 1 - Digitizing for Beginners
Tue, Apr 09, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
New Orleans
In this class, you will learn the basics of creating your own embroidery stitch files. We will use the Embrilliance Stitch Artist, Level 1, which is "designed for a hobby embroiderer who needs to be able to create stitches without going into debt or spending much computer time". We will be working to create one satin filled design and one applique design. Students must bring their laptop or computer, and MUST BRING A WORKING MOUSE. You must also already have the Stitch Artist 1 software loaded to your computer. If you are unsure whether digitizing and/or Stitch Artist is for you, you can download the demo version of Stitch Artist 1 from embrilliance.com, but please be aware that you will not be able to save whatever you create with the demo version. Class fee: $50.00 Teacher: Helen Coco If you don't already own this software, it is available from AllBrands. You may purchase the software from the store when you call or come in to register.
Fiesta Braided Table Runner CANCELLED
Tue, Apr 09, 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee $50.00 Fabric Kit $15 Minimum 3 students .Viva Fiesta!! Come celebrate Fiesta by creating a braided table runner with fun Fiesta themed fabrics. This simple technique uses 2 ½ strips and a focal fabric square. It’s also a great scrap buster! Supply list: Sewing machine and accessories; rotary cutter/mat; standard sewing notions; thread; walking foot (optional).
Canvas Workspace 101 CANCELLED
Wed, Apr 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee $45.00 You will need to bring your lap top pre-loaded with the workspace app.
Embroidery 101 - Intro to Machine Embroidery
Wed, Apr 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
This is the perfect class for beginners! We will discuss the tools you need for successful embroidery. We will cover machine safety, hooping, and basic supplies needed such as stabilizer, thread and needles. Our class project will be a holiday themed towel. Class fee $35.00 Kit fee: $6 Minimum of 3 Maximum of 10.
Embroidery Applique for Beginners
Wed, Apr 10, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
New Orleans
In this class, we will applique on a hand towel. Please note: This class is for those new to applique, but who are familiar with their own embroidery machine. You should be able to easily thread your machine (including bobbin) and perform basic hooping before attending this class! For this class, we typically do a holiday themed design - bring your own threads if you desire. You will need to bring: Your embroidery machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, stabilizer, USB stick, small thread scissors, applique scissors (strongly recommended). Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $6 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, Apr 11, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 – Embroidery Skills for single needle, non industrial machines
Thu, Apr 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
This class is for new owners of BROTHER Machines. There is no charge for customers who purchased their machine from AllBrands within the last 12 months (you must provide your transaction number from your receipt when you register); fee for all others is $100.00. This class is for EMBROIDERY machines and sewing embroidery combo machines. Bring Machine, Manual, and accessories. You will need to bring at least one hoop with you to class and accessories that came with your machine, as well as thread and at least one empty bobbin. Those with combination sewing/embroidery machines will also be eligible to attend the Sewing Skills sessions. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Brother New Owner Guide Class – Sewing Skills for Sewing-only and Sewing-Embroidery Combo Machines
Thu, Apr 11, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
New Orleans
This class is for new owners of BROTHER Machines. There is no charge for customers who purchased their machine from AllBrands within the last 12 months (you must provide your transaction number from your receipt when you register); fee for all others is $100.00. This class is for those sewing machines and/or sewing embroidery combo machines. This class will cover SEWING SKILLS ONLY. Bring Machine, Manual, and accessories. The sewing class is from 1:00-4:00PM. Please bring thread and 1-2 extra bobbins, plus all accessories. Those with combination sewing/embroidery machines will also be eligible to attend the Embroidery session. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
OESD Super Spree 2 Day Hands on Brother Luminaire Embroidery Event with National Educator Sharon Smith
Fri, Apr 12, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Apr 13, 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Brother Guide Class for 6 Needle Embroidery Machines
Fri, Apr 12, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
This class is for new owners of BROTHER Machines. There is no charge for customers who purchased their machine from AllBrands within the last 12 months (you must provide your transaction number from your receipt when you register); fee for all others is $100.00. This is a lecture class and will cover the basics of the 6 needle Brother machine such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles, setting thread tension. Bring your user manual and pen & paper for taking notes. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Brother New Owner Guide Class for 10 Needle Machines
Fri, Apr 12, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
New Orleans
This class is for new owners of BROTHER Machines. There is no charge for customers who purchased their machine from AllBrands within the last 12 months (you must provide your transaction number from your receipt when you register); fee for all others is $100.00. This is a lecture class and will cover the basics of the 10 needle Brother machine such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles, setting thread tension, using the camera and snowman feature. Bring your user manual and pen & paper for taking notes. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
PR101 Guide Class - CANCELLED
Sat, Apr 13, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
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 own 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. No specific supplies are needed; please bring pen and paper if you want to take notes.
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Sat, Apr 13, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This is the 2nd of 3 classes to make you proficient on your Brother Sewing Machine. This class is free with a new Machine purchase, otherwise, it is $99.
Machine Embroidery with Confidence - CANCELLED
Sat, Apr 13, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
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 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. No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen and paper if you want to take notes. This class costs $79.99.
New Owner Basic Luminaire #2 CANCELLED
Mon, Apr 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Character Decorative Stitches Bring machine and all accesssories and thread
Free Sit And Sew
Tue, Apr 16, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring a project you've been working on and join us for a time of sewing & socialization!
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, Apr 16, 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.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, Apr 16, 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.
Bernina Machine Guide Class #3 (Embroidery)
Tue, Apr 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
The 3rd of 3 classes geared to making you proficient on your new Bernina.
New Owner Embroidery Luminaire
Tue, Apr 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Bring machine, embroidery arm and all accessories and thread
ScanNCut Beginner Basics
Tue, Apr 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
New to the ScanNCut? Has it been sitting in a closet unused for quite some time? - this class is for you! Learn the ins and out of your ScanNCut machine. We will work primarily with paper and adhesive vinyl in this class (plus heat transfer vinyl if there’s time), and practice with the features included on your machine. You'll go home with 2 completed projects of your very own. Class Fee: $40.00 Kit Fee: $6 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
ScanNCut #2 - Intermediate - Canvas Workspace & Fabric
Tue, Apr 16, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class, we will explore the ScanNCut Canvas Workspace and the basic features available to you in creating, editing, and using designs from the internet. We will explore how to use your SNC to create cut files for Applique and/or Quilting. You will need to bring your ScanNCut machine and a laptop. You may bring your embroidery machine as well to stitch the applique, or you may observe the teacher’s demonstration of this part (3 machines may be more than you want to haul!) Please come at least 15-20 minutes early to set up your machines. To take this class, you must know the basic operations of your SNC machine (load a pattern, load a mat, perform a cut). Class Fee: $40 (must be paid prior to class either at the store or by phone) Kit Fee: $5 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Enchanted Quilters
Thu, Apr 18, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, Apr 18, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Quilting Club
Fri, Apr 19, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Slidell
Quilting Club
Sat, Apr 20, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)
Sat, Apr 20, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
This is the 3rd of 3 classes to make you proficient on your Brother Sewing Machine. This class is free with a new Machine purchase, otherwise it is $99.
New Owner PR CANCELLED
Mon, Apr 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Multi needle machines
Free Sit And Sew
Tue, Apr 23, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring a project you've been working on and join us for a time of sewing & socialization!
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, Apr 23, 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.
Enchanted Quilters
Thu, Apr 25, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, Apr 25, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
BERNINA ACADEMY -Tame that Technique with National Educator Sandra Swick
Fri, Apr 26, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Apr 27, 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Click Here for More Information & to Register!

Join us for two glorious days of sewing, fun, learning and socializing!! Learn new techniques and get new ideas from Bernina National Educator Sandra Swick. Get inspired, and learn to Tame that Technique! See All Bernina Academy Events Multiple Dates & Locations!
Embroidery Club
Fri, Apr 26, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Slidell
SNC is NOW....... Crafting Club
Fri, Apr 26, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
Scan N Cut, Silhouette and Cricut are ALL welcome!
Basic Computer Skills for Machine Embroidery
Sat, Apr 27, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
By popular demand, we are now offering a class focused totally on computer skills need for machine embroidery! Come to this class to learn what you need to know to manage your embroidery design collection, navigate the web to purchase, download, and unzip files, and transfer designs to a usb stick and/or external hard drive (if you use one). You will need to bring your laptop, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one). You can come to this class whether you have a Mac or a PC (Windows), and regardless of which embroidery software you decide to use. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class: $50 No kit fee! Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Embroidery Club
Sat, Apr 27, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
Begin to Quilt
Sat, Apr 27, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee is $30.00 This is a 6 month long block of the month class. After the first month as long as you bring your finished block in...it's free. If you don't bring in your finished block you pay $5.00. This is a demonstration. Kits will be provided. If you want to learn to quilt this is the way to do it. It will be held the 4th Saturday of the month.
Embrilliance Essentials - A to Z
Sat, Apr 27, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class you will learn how to merge designs, work with fonts, and work with the Stitch Simulator and the Thread Palette. This is a comprehensive overview of the Essentials software. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with your software, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one), AND A WORKING MOUSE FOR YOUR LAPTOP! To take this class, you must have either taken our Computer Skills class or be familiar with all of the computer skills covered in that class (creating a folder, performing a search, copy and paste, etc.) Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $50 No kit fee! Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
SNC is NOW..... Crafting Club
Sat, Apr 27, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
Scan N Cut, Silhouette and Cricut are ALL welcome!
Riley Blake Table Runner of the Month Club
Sat, Apr 27, 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
The first class is "May Blossoms" The kit is 34.99 + tax. Class is held the 4th Saturday of the month after the Begin to Quilt class. There may be occasional changes in the date based on major events.
New Owner Design Center 1050,XP1,8550
Mon, Apr 29, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Bring machine and all accessories and thread
Embrilliance Software - Alpha Tricks
Mon, Apr 29, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Alpha Tricks is the component of the Embrilliance embroidery software that specializes in working with fonts. Have you quickly assembled so many fonts that it’s hard to find what you are looking for? Alpha Tricks will help you rename and reorganize fonts that you’ve already purchased and from that point forward, you will be set! Alpha Tricks also gives you additional options that make it easier to work with fonts in your designs, including Monograms. Sign up today to learn about these features and make your embroidery life simpler! You will need to bring your laptop with software loaded (demo mode is ok, but working version is preferred), your external hard drive if you use one to store your designs, AND A WORKING MOUSE. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $50 Kit fee: $0 (Alpha Tricks is available in our store and/or on our website if you have yet to purchase it)
Embrilliance - Stitch Artist 1 - Digitizing for Beginners
Mon, Apr 29, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class, you will learn the basics of creating your own embroidery stitch files. We will use the Embrilliance Stitch Artist, Level 1, which is "designed for a hobby embroiderer who needs to be able to create stitches without going into debt or spending much computer time". We will be working to create one satin filled design and one applique design. Students must bring their laptop or computer, and MUST BRING A WORKING MOUSE. You must also already have the Stitch Artist 1 software loaded to your computer. If you are unsure whether digitizing and/or Stitch Artist is for you, you can download the demo version of Stitch Artist 1 from embrilliance.com, but please be aware that you will not be able to save whatever you create with the demo version. Class fee: $50.00 Teacher: Helen Coco If you don't already own this software, it is available from AllBrands. You may purchase the software from the store when you call or come in to register.
Free Sit And Sew
Tue, Apr 30, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring a project you've been working on and join us for a time of sewing & socialization!
Magic Stack-n-Whack Quilts 1 of 2
Tue, Apr 30, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This is a technique class. Students will learn the technique of creating a kaleidoscope effect quilt. It will be required to purchase the book "Magic Stack-n-Whack Quilts" by Bethany S. Reynolds. Class Cost will be $70.00. This class will be for 2 days.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, Apr 30, 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.
Beginner Sewing - Ages 10 & Up
Tue, Apr 30, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
This is an all-day class with a quick break for lunch – please bring your own bag lunch or cash for pizza! Total class fee is $95. Kit fee $25. All fees are due when you register; call the store to register and reserve your spot! In this class you will learn the basics of your sewing machine, cut out simple projects, stitch a simple hem, sew on a button, thread your machine & fill a bobbin, as well as straight stitching and zig zag stitching. We will complete several small projects together including, but not limited to, a small pillow and pin cushion/trash container. Supplies needed: Bring YOUR machine, fabric scissors, tape measure, pins, seam ripper, marking chalk or pen, 2 bobbins, 1 spool white or off white thread. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco. Optional: Purchase the Start-to-Sew Kit in the store for $14.99 (includes all of the accessories above plus tracing papers, wheel, pin cushion, needle threader, sewing gauge, 10 hand needles, and thimble)
Magic Stack-n-Whack Quilts 1 of 2
Tue, Apr 30, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This is a technique class. Students will learn the technique of creating a kaleidoscope effect quilt. It will be required to purchase the book "Magic Stack-n-Whack Quilts" by Bethany S. Reynolds. Class Cost will be $70.00. This class will be for 2 days.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, May 02, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Anita Goodesign "101" Machine Embroidery Party - Houston TX
Fri, May 03, 09:00 AM through through Sat, May 04, 05:00 PM
Presenting:Anita Goodesign University "Embroidery Made Easy 101" Fri-Sat May, 3-4 2019 Houston TX Click Here for More Information & to Register! For Two-day team sewing event with complimentary lunches, refreshments and supplies All skill levels accommodated—from novice to seasoned embroiderer Lectures, embroidery projects, and team environments to provide fun for all Learn firsthand the proper embroidery tips, tricks, and techniques Popular Brother™ instructors available for guidance and technique Each member in a group takes home completed projects with instructions/designs on CD Over 100 Anita Goodesign finished embroidery/in the hoop quilting samples to be shown Party atmosphere includes plenty of specials, door prizes, give-aways
Basic Computer Skills for Machine Embroidery
Fri, May 03, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
By popular demand, we are now offering a class focused totally on computer skills needed for machine embroidery! Come to this class to learn what you need to know to manage your embroidery design collection, navigate the web to purchase, download, and unzip files, and transfer designs to a usb stick and/or external hard drive (if you use one). You will need to bring your laptop, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one). You can come to this class whether you have a Mac or a PC (Windows), and regardless of which embroidery software you decide to use. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class: $50 Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Embrilliance Essentials - A to Z
Fri, May 03, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class you will learn how to merge designs, work with fonts, and work with the Stitch Simulator and the Thread Palette. This is a comprehensive overview of the Essentials software. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with your software, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one), AND A WORKING MOUSE FOR YOUR LAPTOP! To take this class, you must have either taken our Computer Skills class or be familiar with all of the computer skills covered in that class (creating a folder, performing a search, copy and paste, etc.) Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $50 Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Embroidery 101 - Intro to Machine Embroidery
Sat, May 04, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
This is the perfect class for beginners! We will discuss the tools you need for successful embroidery. We will cover machine safety, hooping, and basic supplies needed such as stabilizer, thread and needles. Our class project will be a holiday themed towel. Class fee $35.00 Kit fee: $6 Minimum of 3 Maximum of 10.
Embroidery Applique for Beginners
Sat, May 04, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class, we will applique on a hand towel (or other small item of your choice). Please note: This class is for those new to applique, but who are familiar with their own embroidery machine. You should be able to easily thread your machine (including bobbin) and perform basic hooping before attending this class! For this class, we typically do a holiday themed design - bring your own threads if you desire. You will need to bring: Your embroidery machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, stabilizer, USB stick, small thread scissors, applique scissors (strongly recommended). Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $6 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
New Owner Basic #1 sm/lg
Mon, May 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Utility Stitches Bring machine, all feet, anything that came in the box
Computer Skills for Machine Embroidery
Mon, May 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
By popular demand, we are now offering a class focused totally on computer skills needed for machine embroidery! Come to this class to learn what you need to know to manage your embroidery design collection, navigate the web to purchase, download, and unzip files, and transfer designs to a usb stick and/or external hard drive (if you use one). You will need to bring your laptop, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one). You can come to this class whether you have a Mac or a PC (Windows), and regardless of which embroidery software you decide to use. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class: $50 Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
New Owner Basic Luminaire #1
Mon, May 06, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Utility Stitches Bring all feet in accessory box
Embrilliance Essentials - From A to Z
Mon, May 06, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
New Orleans
In this class you will learn how to merge designs, work with fonts, and work with the Stitch Simulator and the Thread Palette. This is a comprehensive overview of the Essentials software. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with your software, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one), AND A WORKING MOUSE FOR YOUR LAPTOP! To take this class, you must have either taken our Computer Skills class or be familiar with all of the computer skills covered in that class (creating a folder, performing a search, copy and paste, etc.) Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $50 Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Magic Stack-n-Whack Quilts 2 of 2
Tue, May 07, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This is a technique class. Students will learn the technique of creating a kaleidoscope effect quilt. It will be required to purchase the book "Magic Stack-n-Whack Quilts" by Bethany S. Reynolds. Class Cost will be $70.00. This class will the last of 2 days.
Free Sit And Sew
Tue, May 07, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring a project you've been working on and join us for a time of sewing & socialization!
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, May 07, 10:00 AM
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.
Canceled - Kimberbell Tea Party 2 Day Machine Embroidery Event
Embrilliance - Alpha Tricks
Tue, May 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
Alpha Tricks is the component of the Embrilliance embroidery software that specializes in working with fonts. Have you quickly assembled so many fonts that it’s hard to find what you are looking for? Alpha Tricks will help you rename and reorganize fonts that you’ve already purchased and from that point forward, you will be set! Alpha Tricks also gives you additional options that make it easier to work with fonts in your designs, including Monograms. Sign up today to learn about these features and make your embroidery life simpler! You will need to bring your laptop with software loaded (demo mode is ok, but working version is preferred), your external hard drive if you use one to store your designs, AND A WORKING MOUSE. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $50 Kit fee: $0 (Alpha Tricks is available in our store and/or on our website if you have yet to purchase it)
Embrilliance - Enthusiast
Tue, May 07, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
New Orleans
"Enthusiast” is the component of the Embrilliance embroidery software that allows you to quickly and easily edit designs that others have created and/or that you have purchased elsewhere. Enthusiast also gives you the ability to use a knockdown stitch (when embroidering on towels or other fabrics with a thick pile), gives you the ability to split monograms or designs, to save your designs in a picture format, and much, much more!
Magic Stack-n-Whack Quilts 2 of 2
Tue, May 07, 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Houston
This is a technique class. Students will learn the technique of creating a kaleidoscope effect quilt. It will be required to purchase the book "Magic Stack-n-Whack Quilts" by Bethany S. Reynolds. Class Cost will be $70.00. This class is the last of the 2-day classes.
Scan n Cut Basic 101
Wed, May 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee $45.00 minimum 3 students YOU NEED TO HAVE AN ACTIVE CANVAS WORKSPACE ACCOUNT AND IT SHOULD BE INSTALLED ON YOUR LAPTOP. Bring your laptop to class as you will be utilizing WORKSPACE. Ok now I have it...what do I do with it ??? Basic class for those of you who have one and want to learn to use it.
Embroidery 101
Wed, May 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
This is the perfect class for beginners! We will discuss the tools you need for successful embroidery. We will cover machine safety, hooping, and basic supplies needed such as stabilizer, thread and needles. Our class project will be a holiday themed towel. Class fee $35.00 Kit fee: $6 Minimum of 3 Maximum of 10.
Applique for Beginners
Wed, May 08, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
New Orleans
In this class, we will applique on a hand towel. Please note: This class is for those new to applique, but who are familiar with their own embroidery machine. You should be able to easily thread your machine (including bobbin) and perform basic hooping before attending this class! For this class, we typically do a holiday themed design - bring your own threads if you desire. You will need to bring: Your embroidery machine, 5x7/4x4 hoop, stabilizer, USB stick, small thread scissors, applique scissors (strongly recommended). Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $6 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, May 09, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
ScanNCut - Beginner Basics
Thu, May 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
New to the ScanNCut? Has it been sitting in a closet unused for quite some time? - this class is for you! Learn the ins and out of your ScanNCut machine. We will work primarily with paper and adhesive vinyl in this class (plus heat transfer vinyl if there’s time), and practice with the features included on your machine. You'll go home with 2 completed projects of your very own. Class Fee: $40.00 Kit Fee: $6 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
ScanNCut #2 - Canvas Workspace & Working with Fabric
Thu, May 09, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
New Orleans
In this class, we will explore the ScanNCut Canvas Workspace and the basic features available to you in creating, editing, and using designs from the internet. We will explore how to use your SNC to create cut files for Applique and/or Quilting. You will need to bring your ScanNCut machine and a laptop. You may bring your embroidery machine as well to stitch the applique, or you may observe the teacher’s demonstration of this part (3 machines may be more than you want to haul!) Please come at least 15-20 minutes early to set up your machines. To take this class, you must know the basic operations of your SNC machine (load a pattern, load a mat, perform a cut). Class Fee: $40 (must be paid prior to class either at the store or by phone) Kit Fee: $5 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
New Owner's Class Sewing and Sewing/Embroidery Machines
Fri, May 10, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Teacher Deborah Lamartiniere: Bring Machine, Manual, and accessories. This class is for sewing machine, sewing embroidery combo machines and embroidery only machines. You will need to bring at least one hoop with you to class and accessories that came with your machine along with thread. The sewing class is in the morning from 10AM-1PM. The embroidery class is from 2-5PM.
New Owner Guide Class - 6 needle machines
Fri, May 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
This class is for new owners of BROTHER Machines. There is no charge for customers who purchased their machine from AllBrands within the last 12 months (you must provide your transaction number from your receipt when you register); fee for all others is $100.00. This is a lecture class and will cover the basics of the 6 needle Brother machine such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles, setting thread tension. Bring your user manual and pen & paper for taking notes. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
New Owner Guide Class - 10 needle machines
Fri, May 10, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
New Orleans
This class is for new owners of BROTHER Machines. There is no charge for customers who purchased their machine from AllBrands within the last 12 months (you must provide your transaction number from your receipt when you register); fee for all others is $100.00. This is a lecture class and will cover the basics of the 10 needle Brother machine such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles, setting thread tension, using the camera and snowman feature. Bring your user manual and pen & paper for taking notes. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
New Owner PR Machine
Sat, May 11, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Teacher Deborah Lamartiniere: Bring manual, notebook and Pen. This class is for learning the multi needle embroidery Machine.
New Owner Guide Class for Brother Single Needle Machines
Sat, May 11, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Please call the store for details. 504-888-4952
New Owner Basic # 2 sm/lg
Mon, May 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Character Decorative Stitches
ScanNCut Beginner Basics
Mon, May 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Lafayette
New to the ScanNCut? Has it been sitting in a closet unused for quite some time? - this class is for you! Learn the ins and out of your ScanNCut machine. We will work primarily with paper, adhesive vinyl, and heat transfer vinyl in this class, and practice with the features included on your machine. You are welcome to bring a t-shirt for the heat transfer vinyl practice project - it can be for you or for your child, friend, etc. It can also be an old shirt just to practice on if you prefer! Class Fee: $40.00 Kit Fee: $6 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
New Owner Basic Luminaire #2
Mon, May 13, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Character Decorative Stitches
ScanNCut #2 - Intermediate - Canvas Workspace & Fabric
Mon, May 13, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Lafayette
In this class, we will explore the ScanNCut Canvas Workspace and the basic features available to you in creating, editing, and using designs from the internet. We will explore how to use your SNC to create cut files for Applique and/or Quilting. You will need to bring your ScanNCut machine and a laptop (with a working mouse). You may bring your embroidery machine as well to stitch the applique, or you may observe the teacher’s demonstration of this part (3 machines may be more than you want to haul!) Please come at least 15-20 minutes early to set up your machines. To take this class, you must know the basic operations of your SNC machine (load a pattern, load a mat, perform a cut). Class Fee: $40 (must be paid prior to class either at the store or by phone) Kit Fee: $5 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Free Sit And Sew
Tue, May 14, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring a project you've been working on and join us for a time of sewing & socialization!
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, May 14, 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.
Kimberbell Tea Party 2 Day Machine Embroidery Event
New Owner Embroidery sm/lg
Tue, May 14, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Bring machine and embroidery arm
New Owner Basic Embroidery Luminaire
Tue, May 14, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Bring machine and embroidery arm
BES4 Basics
Wed, May 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
class fee $45.00 Teacher Rosemary Castillo-Sartin Sign up to learn the basics to BES4 Lettering Software. An overview of the basic features will be covered. Supplies: Laptop with BES4 installed and updated, notepad and pen or pencil.
Serger Guide Class #1
Wed, May 15, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
This class is to make you proficient in the use of your Serger. This is the first of 2 classes.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, May 16, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Kimberbell's Kitchen 2 Day Machine Embroidery Event
Quilting Club
Fri, May 17, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Slidell
Quilting Club
Sat, May 18, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
New Owner PR
Mon, May 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
multi needle machines
Free Sit And Sew
Tue, May 21, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring a project you've been working on and join us for a time of sewing & socialization!
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, May 21, 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.
Kimberbell Tea Party 2 Day Machine Embroidery Event
Serger Guide Class #2
Wed, May 22, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Houston
This class is to make you proficient in the use of your Serger. This is the 2nd of 2 classes.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, May 23, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
New! Kimberbell Sewing with my Gnomies 2 Day Machine Embroidery Event
Kimberbell Oh Happy Day 2 Day Machine Embroidery Event
SNC is NOW...... Crafting Club
Fri, May 24, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
Scan N Cut, Silhouette and Cricut are ALL welcome!
Embroidery Club
Sat, May 25, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
Begin to Quilt
Sat, May 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee is $30.00 This is a 6 month long block of the month class. After the first month as long as you bring your finished block in...it's free. If you don't bring in your finished block you pay $5.00. This is a demonstration. Kits will be provided. If you want to learn to quilt this is the way to do it. It will be held the 4th Saturday of the month.
SNC is NOW..... Crafting Club
Sat, May 25, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Slidell
Scan N Cut, Silhouette and Cricut are ALL welcome!
Riley Blake Table Runner of the Month Club
Sat, May 25, 01:50 PM - 03:50 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
The second class is "Sweet Summer" The kit is 34.99 + tax. Class is held the 4th Saturday of the month after the Begin to Quilt class. There may be occasional changes in the date based on major events.
Free Sit And Sew
Tue, May 28, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Lake Charles
Bring a project you've been working on and join us for a time of sewing & socialization!
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, May 28, 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.
New Owner Design Center 1050,XP1,8550
Tue, May 28, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, May 30, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Kimberbell Star Spangled Celebration Machine Embroidery Event
New Owner Basic #1 sm/lg
Mon, Jun 03, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Utility Stitches Bring machine and all included feet
New Owner Basic Luminaire #1
Mon, Jun 03, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Utility Stitches Bring machine and all included feet
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, Jun 04, 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.
Bernina Mastery Class #1
Tue, Jun 04, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
The 1st of 3 classes geared to making you proficient on your new Bernina.
Scan n Cut Basic 101
Wed, Jun 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee $45.00 minimum 3 students YOU NEED TO HAVE AN ACTIVE CANVAS WORKSPACE ACCOUNT AND IT SHOULD BE INSTALLED ON YOUR LAPTOP. Bring your laptop to class as you will be utilizing WORKSPACE. Ok now I have it...what do I do with it ??? Basic class for those of you who have one and want to learn to use it.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, Jun 06, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Kimberbell 1 Day Star Spangled Celebration Machine Embroidery Event
Basic Computer Skills for Machine Embroidery
Sat, Jun 08, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
By popular demand, we are now offering a class focused totally on computer skills needed for machine embroidery! Come to this class to learn what you need to know to manage your embroidery design collection, navigate the web to purchase, download, and unzip files, and transfer designs to a usb stick and/or external hard drive (if you use one). You will need to bring your laptop, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one). You can come to this class whether you have a Mac or a PC (Windows), and regardless of which embroidery software you decide to use. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class: $50 Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Kimberbell 1 Day Star Spangled Celebration Machine Embroidery Event
Embrilliance Essentials - A to Z
Sat, Jun 08, 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class you will learn how to merge designs, work with fonts, and work with the Stitch Simulator and the Thread Palette. This is a comprehensive overview of the Essentials software. You will need to bring your laptop loaded with your software, a usb stick and your external hard drive (if you have one), AND A WORKING MOUSE FOR YOUR LAPTOP! To take this class, you must have either taken our Computer Skills class or be familiar with all of the computer skills covered in that class (creating a folder, performing a search, copy and paste, etc.) Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $50 Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
New Owner Basic #2 sm/lg
Mon, Jun 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Character Decorative Stitches
New Owner Basic Luminaire #2
Mon, Jun 10, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Character Decorative Stitches
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, Jun 11, 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.
New Owner Embroidery sm/lg
Tue, Jun 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Bring machine and embroidery arm
New Owner Embroidery Luminaire
Tue, Jun 11, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Bring machine and embroidery arm
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, Jun 13, 10:00 AM - 03:01 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Kimberbell Star Spangled Celebration Single Day Machine Embroidery Event
Quilting Club
Fri, Jun 14, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Slidell
Quilting Club
Sat, Jun 15, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
Kimberbell Star Spangled Celebration Single Day Machine Embroidery Event
Beginning Quilting #1
Sat, Jun 15, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
The first of 6 classes. Students will learn all aspects of making their first quilt. The following classes will include the following skills to be taught: how to pick out their fabrics, proper rotary cutter use, precise cutting, piecing their blocks, adding sashing and borders, how to piece their backing, and cut and prepare their binding. They will also learn how to prepare their final quilt package for hand quilting, domestic machine quilting and /or preparing their quilt package for long arm quilting. Students are encouraged to purchase their material from our store, with help given by employees and teacher of the class to make sure they have what they need and answer any questions about the selection process.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, Jun 18, 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.
Bernina Mastery Class #2
Tue, Jun 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
The 2nd of 3 classes geared to making you proficient on your new Bernina.
Canvas Workspace 101
Wed, Jun 19, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee $45.00 You will need to bring your lap top pre-loaded with the workspace app.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, Jun 20, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Embroidery Garden Party with Reen Wilcoxson
Embroidery Club
Fri, Jun 21, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Slidell
SNC is NOW.... Crafting Club
Fri, Jun 21, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Slidell
Scan N Cut, Silhouette and Cricut are ALL welcome!
Embroidery Garden Party with Reen Wilcoxson
Embroidery Club
Sat, Jun 22, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Slidell
Kimberbell Star Spangled Celebration Machine Embroidery Event
Begin to Quilt
Sat, Jun 22, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Class fee is $30.00 This is a 6 month long block of the month class. After the first month as long as you bring your finished block in...it's free. If you don't bring in your finished block you pay $5.00. This is a demonstration. Kits will be provided. If you want to learn to quilt this is the way to do it. It will be held the 4th Saturday of the month.
SNC is NOW...... Crafting Club
Sat, Jun 22, 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Slidell
Scan N Cut, Silhouette and Cricut are ALL welcome!
Riley Blake Table Runner of the Month Club
Sat, Jun 22, 01:50 PM - 03:50 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
The third class is "Stars and Stripes" The kit is 34.99 + tax. Class is held the 4th Saturday of the month after the Begin to Quilt class. There may be occasional changes in the date based on major events.
New Owner PR
Mon, Jun 24, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Tue, Jun 25, 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.
New Owner Design Center 1050,XP1,8550
Tue, Jun 25, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Learn to use Design Center
Bernina Mastery Class #3
Tue, Jun 25, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
The 3rd of 3 classes geared to making you proficient on your new Bernina.
Join our Sit and Stitch!
Thu, Jun 27, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch on Thursday. We open one of our classrooms for those who wish to come in and join in with the Sit and Stitch Bee held every Thursday. All are welcome to join with like-minded individuals who come together to share ideas and to sew on ongoing projects.
Anita Goodesign "201" Machine Embroidery Party - San Antonio TX, Aggie Park
Fri, Jun 28, 09:00 AM through through Sat, Jun 29, 05:00 PM
Presenting: Anita Goodesign University "I Can Quilt 201" Fri-Sat June 28-29 2019 Aggie Park San Antonio TX Click Here for More Information & to Register! For Two-day team sewing event with complimentary lunches, refreshments and supplies All skill levels accommodated—from novice to seasoned embroiderer Lectures, embroidery projects, and team environments to provide fun for all Learn firsthand the proper embroidery tips, tricks, and techniques Popular Brother™ instructors available for guidance and technique Each member in a group takes home completed projects with instructions/designs on CD Over 100 Anita Goodesign finished embroidery/in the hoop quilting samples to be shown Party atmosphere includes plenty of specials, door prizes, give-aways
One Block Wonder Quilt 1 of 2
Sat, Jun 29, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This is a technique class. Students will learn how to pick out fabric and make a kaleidoscope effect quilt from one fabric choice. Class is a one time price of $70, and will be over 2 days.
Beginning Quilting #2
Sat, Jun 29, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
The second of 6 classes. Students will learn all aspects of making their first quilt. The following classes will include the following skills to be taught: how to pick out their fabrics, proper rotary cutter use, precise cutting, piecing their blocks, adding sashing and borders, how to piece their backing, and cut and prepare their binding. They will also learn how to prepare their final quilt package for hand quilting, domestic machine quilting and /or preparing their quilt package for long arm quilting. Students are encouraged to purchase their material from our store, with help given by employees and teacher of the class to make sure they have what they need and answer any questions about the selection process.
Bernina Mastery Class #1
Tue, Jul 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
The 1st of 3 classes geared to making you proficient on your new Bernina.
One Block Wonder Quilt 2 of 2
Sat, Jul 06, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This is a technique class. Students will learn how to pick out fabric and make a kaleidoscope effect quilt from one fabric choice. Class is a one-time price of $70, and this is the last of the 2 day class.
Beginning Quilting #3
Sat, Jul 06, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
The third of 6 classes. Students will learn all aspects of making their first quilt. The following classes will include the following skills to be taught: how to pick out their fabrics, proper rotary cutter use, precise cutting, piecing their blocks, adding sashing and borders, how to piece their backing, and cut and prepare their binding. They will also learn how to prepare their final quilt package for hand quilting, domestic machine quilting and /or preparing their quilt package for long arm quilting. Students are encouraged to purchase their material from our store, with help given by employees and teacher of the class to make sure they have what they need and answer any questions about the selection process.
Bernina Mastery Class #2
Tue, Jul 09, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
The 2nd of 3 classes geared to making you proficient on your new Bernina.
Kimberbell Welcome Home 2 Day Machine Embroidery Event
Fri, Jul 12, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Jul 13, 04:00 PM
Houston
Kimberbell's quality shines in the stitching details and simplicity of our instructions. Directions for event projects show icons and settings from THE Dream Machine 2 . Event Participants learn innovative applique and piecing in-the-hoop, multi-hooping techniques, and get to use tons of the Dream Machine 2's dreamy features! Click Here to Register! Multiple Locations and Dates! Click Here for more information and to Register!
Bernina Mastery Class #3
Tue, Jul 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
The 3rd of 3 classes geared to making you proficient on your new Bernina.
Beginning Quilting #4
Sat, Jul 20, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
The fourth of 6 classes. Students will learn all aspects of making their first quilt. The following classes will include the following skills to be taught: how to pick out their fabrics, proper rotary cutter use, precise cutting, piecing their blocks, adding sashing and borders, how to piece their backing, and cut and prepare their binding. They will also learn how to prepare their final quilt package for hand quilting, domestic machine quilting and /or preparing their quilt package for long arm quilting. Students are encouraged to purchase their material from our store, with help given by employees and teacher of the class to make sure they have what they need and answer any questions about the selection process.
Kimberbell Oh Happy Day 2 Day Machine Embroidery Event
Beginning Quilting #5
Sat, Jul 27, 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
The fifth of 6 classes. Students will learn all aspects of making their first quilt. The following classes will include the following skills to be taught: how to pick out their fabrics, proper rotary cutter use, precise cutting, piecing their blocks, adding sashing and borders, how to piece their backing, and cut and prepare their binding. They will also learn how to prepare their final quilt package for hand quilting, domestic machine quilting and /or preparing their quilt package for long arm quilting. Students are encouraged to purchase their material from our store, with help given by employees and teacher of the class to make sure they have what they need and answer any questions about the selection process.