Baton Rouge

At the corner of Highland and Old Jefferson Hwy. just north of Airline Hwy.
(225) 923-1260
10am to 4pm Tuesday - Saturday
(Temporary Hours)
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New Orleans

Across from Paretti Mazda in the two story pink building
(504) 888-4952
10am to 4pm Tuesday - Saturday
(Temporary Hours)
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Slidell

Slidell will be temporarily closed as of Tuesday March 31st 2020. Other locations are currently opened as advertised.
(985) 643-4252
Temporarily Closed
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Lafayette

At the corner of Johnston and Ambassador Caffery in the Ambassador Row Shopping Center
(337) 981-2808
10am to 4pm Tuesday - Saturday
(Temporary Hours)
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Lake Charles

Lake Charles will be temporarily closed as of 5pm Monday March 23 2020. All other locations are currently opened as advertised.
(337) 477-0492
Temporarily Closed
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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 4pm Tuesday - Saturday
(Temporary Hours)
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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 4pm Tuesday - Saturday
(Temporary Hours)
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Anita Goodesign University Events 2020

2 Day In the Hoop Hands On Event
June 26-27, 2020 Creative Sewing Store
August 21-22, 2020 LSU Campus

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Garden Party Spree with OESD

2 Day Embroidery Events in All Stores
May 15-16, 2020 Lake Charles Store
May 22-23, 2020 Lafayette Store
May 29-30, 2020 Slidell Store
June 5-6, 2020 Baton Rouge Store
June 12-13, 2020 Metairie Store

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DIME Camouflage With Lace Event 2020

One Day Seminar & Sit and Sew
August 7 or 8 Houston Store
September 11-12, 2020 San Antonio Store
October 2-3, 2020 Baton Rouge Store

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Embroidery Garden Party 2020

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

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DIME Stitch Lab 2020
The Formula For Embroidery Fun

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

Upcoming Classes & Events

April 2020

April
SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
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Scan n Cut Basic-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDXP1 - Luminaire Guide Class 3 - Embroidery-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDBeginning Sewing Class 5 of 6-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
2
Free Sit and Sew - -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
3
Kimberbell Welcome Home 2 Day XP1 Luminaire Embroidery Event with Rosemary Castillo- Sartin -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDKimberbell Day at the Fair 4 Hour Machine Embroidery Event - -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
4
Kimberbell Welcome Home 2 Day XP1 Luminaire Embroidery Event with Rosemary Castillo- Sartin -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
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New Owner Basic #1 -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDNew Owner Basic #1 XP1 -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
7
Join Our Sit & Stitch! - -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDLEARN TO SEW Class 3 of 6 -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDBEGIN TO QUILT Class 3 of 8-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
8
Canvas Workspace 101 -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDXP1 - Luminaire Guide Class 4 - My Design Center- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDPE Design 11 -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDBeginning Sewing Class 6 of 6- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
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Free Sit and Sew - -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
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11
PR101 Guide Class -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDWEEKENDER BAG--CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDEmbroidery Club -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
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13
New Owner Basic #2 --CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDNEW OWNER BASIC #2 XP1 -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
14
Join Our Sit & Stitch!--CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDLEARN TO SEW Class 4 of 6- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDEmbroidery Club- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDBEGIN TO QUILT Class 4 of 8- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
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Free Sit and Sew - -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDEmbroidery with Confidence- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
17
LVQG Sit n Sew- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
18
Sew Nuts Bee- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDIntroduction To Scan N Cut Canvas Workspace-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDContinuation With Canvas Workspace ( Project Class)-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
19
Beginning Quilting Class Week 1 of 4-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
20
New Owner Embroidery -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDNew Owner Embroidery XP1-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
21
Join Our Sit & Stitch!-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDLEARN TO SEW Class 5 of 6-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDBEGIN TO QUILT Class 5 of 8-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
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Introduction To Scan N Cut Canvas Workspace-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDLearn How To Alter & Fit Patterns-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
26
Beginning Quilting Class Week 2 of 4-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
27
New Owner PR-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
28
New Owner Design Center 1050,XP1,XJ1,XE1-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDJoin Our Sit & Stitch!-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDLEARN TO SEW Class 6 of 6-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDBEGIN TO QUILT Class 6 of 8-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
29
PR101 Guide Class-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
30
Free Sit and Sew - -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULEDEmbroidery Club-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
12
Scan n Cut Basic-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Wed, Apr 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
XP1 - Luminaire Guide Class 3 - Embroidery-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Wed, Apr 01, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Bring your embroidery unit and hoops. You will learn about the embroidery functions your machine does.
Beginning Sewing Class 5 of 6-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Wed, Apr 01, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Want to learn to sew? This class is for you! This class covers threading and basic stitches of your sewing machine. The class meets from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday for six weeks. The cost is $90.00. You will need a sewing machine and manual for the first class. There are additional items such as fabric, etc., student will need. These items are discussed at the first class. Space is limited so sign up today! Payment is required to hold your place. Must be at least 16 years old.
Free Sit and Sew - -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Thu, 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!
Kimberbell Welcome Home 2 Day XP1 Luminaire Embroidery Event with Rosemary Castillo- Sartin -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Fri, Apr 03, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Apr 04, 04:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Click here to sign up Kimberbell's quality shines in the stitching details and simplicity of our instructions. Directions for event projects show icons and settings from The Luminaire XP1
Kimberbell Day at the Fair 4 Hour Machine Embroidery Event - -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Fri, Apr 03, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Click here to sign up Join us for 4 hours of embroidery fun!
Complete Event Exclusive projects!
Bring your own 4"x4", 5"x7", or larger Embroidery area machine, or if you do not already own one, we can provide a machine for you to sew on in class.
New Owner Basic #1 -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Mon, Apr 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
New Owner Basic Classes- This is a NEW MACHINE BASIC class for new owners of BROTHER Machines (Pacesetter-Stellaire). 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). This class is for sewing machines and sewing/ embroidery combo machines. Bring Machine, Manual, and all sewing accessories, as well as a notebook and pen. You will need to bring thread and at least one empty bobbin. Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
New Owner Basic #1 XP1 -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Mon, Apr 06, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
New Owner Basic Classes-Luminaire This is a NEW MACHINE BASIC class for new owners of BROTHER LUMINAIRE 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). Bring Machine, Manual, and all sewing accessories, as well as a notebook and pen. You will need to bring thread and at least one empty bobbin. Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
Join Our Sit & Stitch! - -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open our classroom 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.
LEARN TO SEW Class 3 of 6 -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 07, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
LEARN TO SEW Cost: $120 Dates: Tuesdays 10a-1p (3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28) This 6 week class will get you started! Learn the basics of using a sewing machine and simple steps to take care of your machine. You will learn how to use a rotary cutter for any home decorating project you have been wanting to do, as well as following directions with use of a pattern for your project. This class does not cover the use of a commercial patterns for clothing. That will be a separate class offered this summer. Projects you will complete: Use and care of sewing machine*, Rotary cutting, Following instructions, Pillowcase, Weekender tote bag, Decorative pillow covers (envelope style) Zippered pouch (4 students minimum) Supply list available when you register *If you do not have a sewing machine, please let us know when you register so we can make one available to you. (We have a limited number of machines, so this will be first come, first serve)
BEGIN TO QUILT Class 3 of 8-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 07, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
BEGIN TO QUILT Cost: $120 Dates: Tuesdays 2-5P (3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12) In this 8 week class, you will learn the basics of quilting and complete a baby quilt or wall hanging. We will cover the basics of using a sewing machine – so some knowledge of machine use will be a definite advantage. Progression of classes:  Basics of machine use  Rotary cutting  Accurate seams ( ¼” presser foot required)  Block #1 – Square in a Square ( you will make one in class and complete a second one at home)  Block #2 – Churn Dash (you will make one in class and complete a second one at home)  Sashing  Borders  Layering the quilt (completed top, batting, backing)  Basic machine quilting  Binding & labels Supply list available when you register
Canvas Workspace 101 -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Wed, Apr 08, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
XP1 - Luminaire Guide Class 4 - My Design Center- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Wed, Apr 08, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Bring your embroidery unit and your scan mat. You will learn how to use your My Design Center.
PE Design 11 -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Wed, Apr 08, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
PE Design 11 Software Basic Join Rosemary and learn the basics of PE Design 10 or 11. This powerful digitizing software will help you edit and create embroidery designs. Supplies needed: Laptop with PE Design 10 or 11 installed, updated and registered; software dongle; notebook; pen/pencil. Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
Beginning Sewing Class 6 of 6- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Wed, Apr 08, 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Houston
Want to learn to sew? This class is for you! This class covers threading and basic stitches of your sewing machine. The class meets from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday for six weeks. The cost is $90.00. You will need a sewing machine and manual for the first class. There are additional items such as fabric, etc., student will need. These items are discussed at the first class. Space is limited so sign up today! Payment is required to hold your place. Must be at least 16 years old.
Free Sit and Sew - -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Thu, 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!
PR101 Guide Class -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Sat, Apr 11, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen & paper if you want to take notes. Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. There will be an embroidery machine in the class for instructor use; you will not need to bring your machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles, setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 hour Class.
WEEKENDER BAG--CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Sat, Apr 11, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
WEEKENDER BAG Cost: $40 Everyone needs a good-sized, sturdy bag to use for weekend trips, carrying supplies to classes or taking your children to camp or play dates. Easy and fun to sew! This bag has a reinforced bottom, sturdy straps and plenty of pockets. It is fully lined for added durability and designer finishing details. (4 students minimum) Supply list available when you register
Embroidery Club -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Sat, Apr 11, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
Guess What!!! I'm so excited to welcome back Mrs. Donna Kilhmann who was President of our Original Embroidery Club. The club members will meet every 2nd Saturday of the month to create a new and amazing embroidery design.We are asking for all of our original members to come out and bring new members with you. The club is free and you only pay $10.00 for your kit. You must call and register for this club because kits has to be made for the members.
New Owner Basic #2 --CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Mon, Apr 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
NEW OWNER BASIC #2 XP1 -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Mon, Apr 13, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
New Owner Basic Classes-Luminaire This is a NEW MACHINE BASIC class for new owners of BROTHER LUMINAIRE 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). Bring Machine, Manual, and all sewing accessories, as well as a notebook and pen. You will need to bring thread and at least one empty bobbin. Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
Join Our Sit & Stitch!--CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open our classroom 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.
LEARN TO SEW Class 4 of 6- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 14, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
LEARN TO SEW Cost: $120 Dates: Tuesdays 10a-1p (3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28) This 6 week class will get you started! Learn the basics of using a sewing machine and simple steps to take care of your machine. You will learn how to use a rotary cutter for any home decorating project you have been wanting to do, as well as following directions with use of a pattern for your project. This class does not cover the use of a commercial patterns for clothing. That will be a separate class offered this summer. Projects you will complete: Use and care of sewing machine*, Rotary cutting, Following instructions, Pillowcase, Weekender tote bag, Decorative pillow covers (envelope style) Zippered pouch (4 students minimum) Supply list available when you register *If you do not have a sewing machine, please let us know when you register so we can make one available to you. (We have a limited number of machines, so this will be first come, first serve)
Embroidery Club- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 14, 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Lake Charles
Join our embroidery club on the second Tuesday of every month! Have fun socializing and learning from each other while creating an embroidery project at every meeting, with an after project show and tell. Price for club membership is $10 per month or $5 per month if you purchase a full years membership. Be sure to bring your embroidery machine, an embroidery show and tell item, sewing notions such as bobbin thread and scissors, and a usb flash drive for the monthly embroidery design file. If you do not have an embroidery machine or are unable to bring it please contact us so that we can make arrangements.
BEGIN TO QUILT Class 4 of 8- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 14, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
BEGIN TO QUILT Cost: $120 Dates: Tuesdays 2-5P (3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12) In this 8 week class, you will learn the basics of quilting and complete a baby quilt or wall hanging. We will cover the basics of using a sewing machine – so some knowledge of machine use will be a definite advantage. Progression of classes:  Basics of machine use  Rotary cutting  Accurate seams ( ¼” presser foot required)  Block #1 – Square in a Square ( you will make one in class and complete a second one at home)  Block #2 – Churn Dash (you will make one in class and complete a second one at home)  Sashing  Borders  Layering the quilt (completed top, batting, backing)  Basic machine quilting  Binding & labels Supply list available when you register
Free Sit and Sew - -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Thu, 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!
Embroidery with Confidence- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Thu, Apr 16, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen and paper if you want to take notes. This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. There will be an embroidery machine in the class for instructor use; you will not need to bring your machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as needle types and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 4 hour class for $79.99.
LVQG Sit n Sew- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Fri, Apr 17, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Working on charity Quilts
Sew Nuts Bee- -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Sat, Apr 18, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Sewing Bee
Introduction To Scan N Cut Canvas Workspace-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Sat, Apr 18, 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
Bring your ideas to Life with Canvas Work Space- A FREE cloud-based web application that allows you to enhance or create your own original cutting and drawing designs. Come out and enjoy learning how to create your own designs with the Scan N Cut machine. There is a continuation to this class, the software class is $45.00 and has a min of 10 ppl. Please contact the store to register for any additional information. This class must be paid for in advance before reserving seats. Expert Scan N Cut Instructor: Darlene Powel
Continuation With Canvas Workspace ( Project Class)-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Sat, Apr 18, 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
This is a continuation of Scan N Cut Canvas Work space. In this class you will learn how to make a Card or Fabric project.This class cost is $45.00 Please contact the store for any additional information needed. Expert Scan N Cut Instructor: Darlene Powel
Beginning Quilting Class Week 1 of 4-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Sun, Apr 19, 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Houston
This class will cost $120.00 for this course. You will make a 12 block sampler quilt. I will discuss color selection, proper rotary cutting, precision piecing, sashing and borders. You will make your backing and learn how to prepare your quilt to be quilted. You will need to pick up a class supply list from the store.
New Owner Embroidery -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Mon, Apr 20, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
New Owner Embroidery This is an EMBROIDERY class 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). This class is for EMBROIDERY machines and sewing/embroidery combo machines. Bring Machine, Manual, and accessories, as well as a notebook and pen. You will need to bring at least one hoop with you to class and all accessories that came with your machine, as well as 40 weight embroidery thread and at least one empty bobbin. Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
New Owner Embroidery XP1-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Mon, Apr 20, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
New Owner Embroidery This is an EMBROIDERY class 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). This class is for EMBROIDERY machines and sewing/embroidery combo machines. Bring Machine, Manual, and accessories, as well as a notebook and pen. You will need to bring at least one hoop with you to class and all accessories that came with your machine, as well as 40 weight embroidery thread and at least one empty bobbin. Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
Join Our Sit & Stitch!-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open our classroom 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.
LEARN TO SEW Class 5 of 6-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 21, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
LEARN TO SEW Cost: $120 Dates: Tuesdays 10a-1p (3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28) This 6 week class will get you started! Learn the basics of using a sewing machine and simple steps to take care of your machine. You will learn how to use a rotary cutter for any home decorating project you have been wanting to do, as well as following directions with use of a pattern for your project. This class does not cover the use of a commercial patterns for clothing. That will be a separate class offered this summer. Projects you will complete: Use and care of sewing machine*, Rotary cutting, Following instructions, Pillowcase, Weekender tote bag, Decorative pillow covers (envelope style) Zippered pouch (4 students minimum) Supply list available when you register *If you do not have a sewing machine, please let us know when you register so we can make one available to you. (We have a limited number of machines, so this will be first come, first serve)
BEGIN TO QUILT Class 5 of 8-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 21, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
BEGIN TO QUILT Cost: $120 Dates: Tuesdays 2-5P (3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12) In this 8 week class, you will learn the basics of quilting and complete a baby quilt or wall hanging. We will cover the basics of using a sewing machine – so some knowledge of machine use will be a definite advantage. Progression of classes:  Basics of machine use  Rotary cutting  Accurate seams ( ¼” presser foot required)  Block #1 – Square in a Square ( you will make one in class and complete a second one at home)  Block #2 – Churn Dash (you will make one in class and complete a second one at home)  Sashing  Borders  Layering the quilt (completed top, batting, backing)  Basic machine quilting  Binding & labels Supply list available when you register
Introduction To Scan N Cut Canvas Workspace-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Sat, Apr 25, 09:30 AM - 03:00 PM
New Orleans
Bring your ideas to Life with Canvas Work Space- A FREE cloud-based web application that allows you to enhance or create your own original cutting and drawing designs. Come out and enjoy learning how to create your own designs with the Scan N Cut machine. There is a continuation to this class, the software class is $45.00 and has a min of 10 ppl. Please contact the store to register for any additional information. All classes must be paid for in advance before reserving seats.
Learn How To Alter & Fit Patterns-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Sat, Apr 25, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Slidell
Many People have tried learning to sew on their own and wondered why it was so hard. After all, patterns are in English and I should be able to understand it, right? Well this class will explain all of the hidden pattern facts and get you started sewing like a Pro. This class will be about pattern Alterations for everyone as well as pattern understanding. If you are interested, the class is $50.00 and there will be a limit of 3 and a Max of 6 ppl. Please contact the store for any additional information and to register. Classes must be paid for in ADVANCE. Instructor: Arlette Bouvier
Beginning Quilting Class Week 2 of 4-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Sun, Apr 26, 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Houston
You will make a 12 block sampler quilt. I will discuss color selection, proper rotary cutting, precision piecing, sashing and borders. You will make your backing and learn how to prepare your quilt to be quilted. You will need to pick up a class supply list from the store.
New Owner PR-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Mon, Apr 27, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
New Owner PR Multineedle This class is for new owners of the Brother PR 670e or PR 1050X, 6 or 10 needle embroidery machines. If you have purchased your machine within the last 12 months, there is no charge for this class. We will cover all basic settings as well as basic cleaning and maintenance. Please bring your User Manual as well as a notebook and pen. 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). Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
New Owner Design Center 1050,XP1,XJ1,XE1-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 28, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
New Owner Design Center This class is for new owners of Dream Machine 2, Stellaire, Luminaire, or PR 1050X, 10 needle embroidery machines. If you have purchased your machine within the last 12 months, there is no charge for this class. We will cover all basic settings and functions of Design Center. Please bring your User Manual, Scan Mat, 5x7 hoop (Stellaire owners), as well as a notebook and pen. 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). Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
Join Our Sit & Stitch!-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 28, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open our classroom 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.
LEARN TO SEW Class 6 of 6-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 28, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
LEARN TO SEW Cost: $120 Dates: Tuesdays 10a-1p (3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28) This 6 week class will get you started! Learn the basics of using a sewing machine and simple steps to take care of your machine. You will learn how to use a rotary cutter for any home decorating project you have been wanting to do, as well as following directions with use of a pattern for your project. This class does not cover the use of a commercial patterns for clothing. That will be a separate class offered this summer. Projects you will complete: Use and care of sewing machine*, Rotary cutting, Following instructions, Pillowcase, Weekender tote bag, Decorative pillow covers (envelope style) Zippered pouch (4 students minimum) Supply list available when you register *If you do not have a sewing machine, please let us know when you register so we can make one available to you. (We have a limited number of machines, so this will be first come, first serve)
BEGIN TO QUILT Class 6 of 8-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Tue, Apr 28, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
BEGIN TO QUILT Cost: $120 Dates: Tuesdays 2-5P (3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12) In this 8 week class, you will learn the basics of quilting and complete a baby quilt or wall hanging. We will cover the basics of using a sewing machine – so some knowledge of machine use will be a definite advantage. Progression of classes:  Basics of machine use  Rotary cutting  Accurate seams ( ¼” presser foot required)  Block #1 – Square in a Square ( you will make one in class and complete a second one at home)  Block #2 – Churn Dash (you will make one in class and complete a second one at home)  Sashing  Borders  Layering the quilt (completed top, batting, backing)  Basic machine quilting  Binding & labels Supply list available when you register
PR101 Guide Class-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Wed, Apr 29, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
- No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen & paper if you want to take notes. Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. There will be an embroidery machine in the class for instructor use; you will not need to bring your machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles, setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 hour Class.
Free Sit and Sew - -CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Thu, 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!
Embroidery Club-CANCELLED BEING RESCHEDULED
Thu, Apr 30, 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Lafayette
Join our embroidery club on the Last Thursday of every month! Have fun socializing and learning from each other while creating an embroidery project at every meeting, with an after project show and tell. Price for club membership is $10 per month or $5 per month if you purchase a full years membership. Be sure to bring your embroidery machine, an embroidery show and tell item, sewing notions such as bobbin thread and scissors. If you do not have an embroidery machine or are unable to bring it please contact us so that we can make arrangements. please call store for more info. 337-981-2808
Embroidery with Confidence
Sat, May 02, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen and paper if you want to take notes. This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. There will be an embroidery machine in the class for instructor use; you will not need to bring your machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as needle types and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 4 hour class for $79.99.
New Owner Basic #1
Mon, May 04, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
This is a NEW MACHINE BASIC class for new owners of BROTHER Machines (Pacesetter- Stellaire). 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). This class is for sewing machines and sewing/ embroidery combo machines. Bring your machine, manual, and all sewing accessories, as well as a notebook and pen. You will need to bring thread and at least one empty bobbin. Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
Join Our Sit & Stitch!
Tue, May 05, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open our classroom 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 Basic #2
Tue, May 05, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
This is a NEW MACHINE BASIC class for new owners of BROTHER Machines (Pacesetter- Stellaire). 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). This class is for sewing machines and sewing/ embroidery combo machines. Bring your machine, manual, and all sewing accessories, as well as a notebook and pen. You will need to bring thread and at least one empty bobbin. Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
BEGIN TO QUILT Class 7 of 8
Tue, May 05, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
BEGIN TO QUILT Cost: $120 Dates: Tuesdays 2-5P (3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12) In this 8 week class, you will learn the basics of quilting and complete a baby quilt or wall hanging. We will cover the basics of using a sewing machine – so some knowledge of machine use will be a definite advantage. Progression of classes:  Basics of machine use  Rotary cutting  Accurate seams ( ¼” presser foot required)  Block #1 – Square in a Square ( you will make one in class and complete a second one at home)  Block #2 – Churn Dash (you will make one in class and complete a second one at home)  Sashing  Borders  Layering the quilt (completed top, batting, backing)  Basic machine quilting  Binding & labels Supply list available when you register
Scan n Cut Basic
Wed, May 06, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
MEMORY BEAR
Fri, May 08, 10:00 AM through through Sat, May 09, 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
MEMORY BEAR Cost: $60 Friday May 8 10a-1p & Saturday May 9 10a-1p This 2-day class is the perfect way to capture memories using a loved one's shirts or baby clothes. Basic sewing knowledge is required for this 2 day class. (4 students minimum) Supply list available when you register
LVQG Sit n Sew
Fri, May 08, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Working on Charity Quilts
Embroidery Club
Sat, May 09, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
Guess What!!! I'm so excited to welcome back Mrs. Donna Kilhmann who was President of our Original Embroidery Club. The club members will meet every 2nd Saturday of the month to create a new and amazing embroidery design.We are asking for all of our original members to come out and bring new members with you. The club is free and you only pay $10.00 for your kit. You must call and register for this club because kits has to be made for the members.
Beginning Quilting Class Week 3 of 4
Sun, May 10, 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Houston
You will make a 12 block sampler quilt. I will discuss color selection, proper rotary cutting, precision piecing, sashing and borders. You will make your backing and learn how to prepare your quilt to be quilted. You will need to pick up a class supply list from the store.
New Owner Embroidery
Mon, May 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
This is an EMBROIDERY class 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). This class is for EMBROIDERY machines and sewing/embroidery combo machines. Bring Machine, Manual, and accessories, as well as a notebook and pen. You will need to bring at least one hoop with you to class and all accessories that came with your machine, as well as 40 weight embroidery thread and at least one empty bobbin. Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
Join Our Sit & Stitch!
Tue, May 12, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open our classroom 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 PR
Tue, May 12, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
This class is for new owners of the Brother PR 670e or PR 1050X, 6 or 10 needle embroidery machines. We will cover all basic settings as well as basic cleaning and maintenance. Please bring your User Manual as well as a notebook and pen. 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). Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
BEGIN TO QUILT Class 8 of 8
Tue, May 12, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
BEGIN TO QUILT Cost: $120 Dates: Tuesdays 2-5P (3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12) In this 8 week class, you will learn the basics of quilting and complete a baby quilt or wall hanging. We will cover the basics of using a sewing machine – so some knowledge of machine use will be a definite advantage. Progression of classes:  Basics of machine use  Rotary cutting  Accurate seams ( ¼” presser foot required)  Block #1 – Square in a Square ( you will make one in class and complete a second one at home)  Block #2 – Churn Dash (you will make one in class and complete a second one at home)  Sashing  Borders  Layering the quilt (completed top, batting, backing)  Basic machine quilting  Binding & labels Supply list available when you register
New Owner Design Center 1050,XP1,XJ1,XE1
Wed, May 13, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
This class is for new owners of Dream Machine 2, Stellaire, Luminaire, or PR 1050X, 10 needle embroidery machines. We will cover all basic settings and functions of Design Center. Please bring your Machine, User Manual, Scan Mat, 5x7 hoop (Stellaire owners), as well as a notebook and pen. 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). Instructor: Rosemary Castillo-Sartin
PR101 Guide Class
Thu, May 14, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen & paper if you want to take notes. Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. There will be an embroidery machine in the class for instructor use; you will not need to bring your machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles, setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 hour Class.
Garden Party Spree by OESD 2 Day Hands on Brother Dream & XP1 Luminaire Embroidery Event
Fri, May 15, 10:00 AM through through Sat, May 16, 04:00 PM
Lake Charles
Click here to sign up

In this two day event, you will learn to create six different projects, plus you'll learn valuable embroidery tips and techniques to make your projects more successful and less stressful! Gain inspiration as you view a wide variety of embroidery projects on display and learn how to choose the right products for most any type of project.
Kimberbell Vintage Flora Spark 4 Hour Machine Embroidery Event
Sat, May 16, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Click here to sign up Join us for 4 hours of embroidery fun!
Complete Event Exclusive projects!
Bring your own 4"x4", 5"x7", or larger Embroidery area machine, or if you do not already own one, we can provide a machine for you to sew on in class.
Beginning Quilting Class Week 4 of 4
Sun, May 17, 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Houston
You will make a 12 block sampler quilt. I will discuss color selection, proper rotary cutting, precision piecing, sashing and borders. You will make your backing and learn how to prepare your quilt to be quilted. You will need to pick up a class supply list from the store.
Join Our Sit & Stitch!
Tue, May 19, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open our classroom 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.
Garden Party Spree by OESD 2 Day Hands on Brother Dream & XP1 Luminaire Embroidery Event
Fri, May 22, 10:00 AM through through Sat, May 23, 04:00 PM
Lafayette
Click here to sign up

In this two day event, you will learn to create six different projects, plus you'll learn valuable embroidery tips and techniques to make your projects more successful and less stressful! Gain inspiration as you view a wide variety of embroidery projects on display and learn how to choose the right products for most any type of project.
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, May 23, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Sewing Bee
Join Our Sit & Stitch!
Tue, May 26, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
AllBrands Houston welcomes the Sit and Stitch Bee on Tuesdays. We open our classroom 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.
Garden Party Spree by OESD 2 Day Hands on Brother Dream & XP1 Luminaire Embroidery Event
Fri, May 29, 10:00 AM through through Sat, May 30, 04:00 PM
Slidell
Click here to sign up

In this two day event, you will learn to create six different projects, plus you'll learn valuable embroidery tips and techniques to make your projects more successful and less stressful! Gain inspiration as you view a wide variety of embroidery projects on display and learn how to choose the right products for most any type of project.
PR101 Guide Class
Fri, May 29, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen & paper if you want to take notes. Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. There will be an embroidery machine in the class for instructor use; you will not need to bring your machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles, setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 hour Class.
Embroidery with Confidence
Wed, Jun 03, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen and paper if you want to take notes. This is the WHAT, WHEN & WHY on machine embroidery basics. There will be an embroidery machine in the class for instructor use; you will not need to bring your machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as needle types and when to use them; different types of materials that can be used; types of stabilizers, backings and toppers as well as hooping placement. This is a basic embroidery class for beginners. It not machine specific. Note: This is not a machine guide class. The instructor will not be able to show you how to use your machine. One 4 hour class for $79.99.
Garden Party Spree by OESD 2 Day Hands on Brother Dream & XP1 Luminaire Embroidery Event
Fri, Jun 05, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Jun 06, 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Click here to sign up

In this two day event, you will learn to create six different projects, plus you'll learn valuable embroidery tips and techniques to make your projects more successful and less stressful! Gain inspiration as you view a wide variety of embroidery projects on display and learn how to choose the right products for most any type of project.
Kimberbell Day at the Fair 4 Hour Machine Embroidery Event
Sat, Jun 06, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
San Antonio West Ave.
Click here to sign up Join us for 4 hours of embroidery fun!
Complete Event Exclusive projects!
Bring your own 4"x4", 5"x7", or larger Embroidery area machine, or if you do not already own one, we can provide a machine for you to sew on in class.
PR101 Guide Class
Thu, Jun 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen & paper if you want to take notes. Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. There will be an embroidery machine in the class for instructor use; you will not need to bring your machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles, setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 hour Class.
Garden Party Spree by OESD 2 Day Hands on Brother Dream & XP1 Luminaire Embroidery Event
Fri, Jun 12, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Jun 13, 04:00 PM
New Orleans
Click here to sign up

In this two day event, you will learn to create six different projects, plus you'll learn valuable embroidery tips and techniques to make your projects more successful and less stressful! Gain inspiration as you view a wide variety of embroidery projects on display and learn how to choose the right products for most any type of project.
LVQG Sit n Sew
Fri, Jun 12, 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
Working on Charity Quilts
Embroidery Club
Sat, Jun 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Slidell
Guess What!!! I'm so excited to welcome back Mrs. Donna Kilhmann who was President of our Original Embroidery Club. The club members will meet every 2nd Saturday of the month to create a new and amazing embroidery design.We are asking for all of our original members to come out and bring new members with you. The club is free and you only pay $10.00 for your kit. You must call and register for this club because kits has to be made for the members.
Sew Nuts Bee
Sat, Jun 20, 09:00 AM - 03:30 PM
Houston
Sewing bee
Anita Goodesign University 2 Day In the Hoop Event - San Antonio Creative Sewing
Fri, Jun 26, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Jun 27, 04:00 PM
DIME Camouflage With Lace 1 DAY Event
Fri, Jun 26, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
New Orleans
You’ll learn new techniques in this 5-hour class that showcase projects from graceful and elegant to fun and frivolous. We’ll surprise you with all the special effects you can create with your embroidery machine, stabilizers and thread. From fashion to home decor, if you want your friends to say, “You made that?” this is the class for you! Click here to register
PR101 Guide Class
Sat, Jun 27, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
No specific supplies are needed; please bring a pen & paper if you want to take notes. Basic training on your Brother PR multi-needle machine. There will be an embroidery machine in the class for instructor use; you will not need to bring your machine. This is a lecture class covering topics such as setting up your machine, general maintenance, threading, placing hoops on the machine, screen editing, changing needles, setting thread tension and how to use the Snowman Marker. One 3 hour Class.
DIME Camouflage With Lace 1 DAY Event
Sat, Jun 27, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Slidell
You’ll learn new techniques in this 5-hour class that showcase projects from graceful and elegant to fun and frivolous. We’ll surprise you with all the special effects you can create with your embroidery machine, stabilizers and thread. From fashion to home decor, if you want your friends to say, “You made that?” this is the class for you! Click here to register
Independence Day Stores and Offices Closed
Sat, Jul 04, 12:00 AM
Embroidery Garden Party with Reen Wilcoxson
Embroidery Garden Party with Reen Wilcoxson
New Braunfels Quilt Fest
Fri, Jul 24, 12:00 AM through through Sat, Jul 25, 12:00 AM
San Antonio West Ave.
Register at: https://nbquiltfest.com/