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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Basic Computer Skills for Machine Embroidery
Thu, Feb 13, 02:00 PM - 05:00 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 WITH A WORKING MOUSE, 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
Embrilliance - Essentials
Fri, Feb 14, 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 No kit fee! Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Embroidery 101
Tue, Feb 18, 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. NOTE: To sign up for this class, you must have either completed your New Owner Guide Class, or you must know the basics of how to operate the machine that you bring with you (i.e., how to thread the machine, fill a bobbin, load a design, and stitch). Class fee $35.00 Kit fee: $6 Minimum of 3 Maximum of 10.
Applique for Beginners
Tue, Feb 18, 02:00 PM - 05:00 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: $35 Kit fee: $6 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Embrilliance - Enthusiast
Wed, Feb 19, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
“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! Sign up today to learn about these features and make your embroidery life simpler! Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $50 Kit fee: $0 (Enthusiast is available in our store and/or on our website if you have yet to purchase it)
Embrilliance - Alpha Tricks
Thu, Feb 20, 02:00 PM - 05:00 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)
New Owner Guide Class - 6 needle machines
Fri, Feb 21, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
This class is for learning to use the Brother 6 Needle embroidery Machine/s. 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. NOTE: When you register for this class, you will need to provide the transaction# from your receipt, so have it handy! IMPORTANT: Depending on attendance numbers, these new owner classes are sometimes split and/or combined. You MUST register online and you will receive a confirmation text at least 48 hours prior to class. For last minute registration (less than 48 hours), please contact the store directly to be sure the class has not been moved. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
New Owner Guide Class - 10 needle machines
Fri, Feb 21, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
This class is for learning to use the Brother 10 Needle embroidery Machine/s. 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. NOTE: When you register for this class, you will need to provide the transaction# from your receipt, so have it handy! IMPORTANT: Depending on attendance numbers, these new owner classes are sometimes split and/or combined. You MUST register online and you will receive a confirmation text at least 48 hours prior to class. For last minute registration (less than 48 hours), please contact the store directly to be sure the class has not been moved. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
New Owner Guide Class for Brother Single Needle Machines - SEWING skills
Sat, Feb 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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, sewing thread, 1-2 empty bobbins, and accessories that came with your machine. Those with combination sewing/embroidery machines will also be eligible to attend the Embroidery session (offered same day). IMPORTANT: Depending on attendance numbers, these new owner classes are sometimes split and/or combined. You MUST register online and you will receive a confirmation text at least 48 hours prior to class. For last minute registration (less than 48 hours), please contact the store directly to be sure the class has not been moved. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
New Owner Guide Class for Brother Single Needle Machines - EMBROIDERY SKILLS
Sat, Feb 22, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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); 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 (offered on same day). IMPORTANT: Depending on attendance numbers, these new owner classes are sometimes split and/or combined. You MUST register online and you will receive a confirmation text at least 48 hours prior to class. For last minute registration (less than 48 hours), please contact the store directly to be sure the class has not been moved. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Multi-Hooping – Tips & Tricks
Wed, Feb 26, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Want to stitch a design that’s too big for your hoop? Have a great big pillow design in mind and only a 5” x 7” embroidery area on your machine? Come learn some tips and techniques for multi-hooping! In this hands-on class, you will learn excellent techniques for repositioning your fabrics in order to stitch large designs on small hoops. These techniques also come in handy when trying to reposition a project that has “popped” out of its hoop before the project was finished stitching! For this class, you will need to bring your machine along with either a 5”x7” hoop or a 4”x4” hoop, as well as a laptop WITH A WORKING MOUSE! This class is especially geared toward those of you with machines that have NO camera, although anyone and everyone is welcome! Class fee: $40 Kit fee: $2 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Scan N Cut – Using Multiple colors of vinyl – Intermediate Level
Thu, Feb 27, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class, we will practice methods for creating designs with multiple colors of vinyl. We will use both adhesive vinyl and heat transfer vinyl. If you'd like to do your heat transfer project on a t-shirt or other garment, please bring your own. We have limited CHILDREN'S sizes available for purchase at the store. Please also bring your scan n cut machine and all supplies that came with it, as well as a laptop WITH A WORKING MOUSE. To take this class, please be sure you have set up your account with the Canvas Workspace. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class Fee: $40 Kit Fee: $6
Kimberbell Welcome Home 2 Day XP1 Luminaire Embroidery Event with Brother National Educator Heather Banks
Fri, Feb 28, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Feb 29, 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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
Easter Bib – In The Hoop Project – 4 hour Class!
Tue, Mar 03, 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Baton Rouge
This adorable bib is an in-the-hoop project! You may use either a 5”x7” hoop (newborn size), or a 6”x10” or larger for an infant/toddler size bib. The lining/backing of the bib (the final step) is attached using a sewing machine, so you will need both your embroidery and sewing machines, or a combo machine, and your basic supplies. Applique scissors are a must! You will need to know the basics of your own machine in order to keep up with the pace in this class – this class is not for brand-new beginners. When you register, be sure to indicate which size bib you will be making, and your kit will be prepared and ready for you on class day! Also, you can choose either a bunny or a duck design, and let us know what color scheme you would like to use. Class fee: $40 Kit fee: $8 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Anita Goodesign University 502 2 Day In the Hoop II Event - NASA - Houston TX
Fri, Mar 06, 09:00 AM through through Sat, Mar 07, 05:00 PM
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This class will feature fan favorites like door décor, cork coasters, bottle aprons, and more! Attendees will also receive exciting bonus content with exclusive videos, which are only available on the 502 USB. The projects you can create after taking this class will keep you thinking outside the hoop! You’ll see how we create our popular door décor designs, zippered bags with the landscape technique, unique toppers for towels, and a freestanding notions pocket.

Hosted at Gilruth Center at NASA Johnson Space Center
ScanNCut #1
Sat, Mar 07, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
New to the ScanNCut - this class is for you! Learn the ins and out of your ScanNCut machine (all models welcome). We will work primarily with cardstock, adhesive vinyl, and heat transfer vinyl in this class (we will practice the HTV on scrap fabric; if you prefer, you can bring a T-shirt or other item to use). We will practice with the features included on your machine (see ScanNCut #2 for working with Canvas Workspace). You'll go home with 2 completed projects of your very own. Please come at least 15-20 minutes early to set up your machine. Class Fee: $40.00 Kit Fee: $6 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
ScanNCut #2 – Canvas Workspace & Working with Fabric – Intermediate level
Sat, Mar 07, 01:00 PM - 04:00 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 WITH A WORKING MOUSE. 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: $6 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
EEM Everything Embroidery Market Tradeshow in Biloxi MS
Fri, Mar 13, 12:00 AM through through Sat, Mar 14, 12:00 AM
BILOXI, MS | MARCH 13TH-14TH, 2020 MISSISSIPPI COAST CONVENTION CENTER An exciting weekend of classes, product demonstrations, vendors, FUN, and more for anyone that does machine embroidery and or vinyl. For enthusiasts, crafters, and small businesses. Register at eemshows.com
DIME Camouflage With Lace 1 DAY Event
Fri, Apr 03, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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
DIME Camouflage With Lace 1 DAY Event
Sat, Apr 04, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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
Anita Goodesign University 2 Day In the Hoop Event - Baton Rouge LA LSU Campus
Fri, Apr 24, 09:00 AM through through Sat, Apr 25, 05:00 PM
Anita Goodesign University 2 Day In the Hoop Event - San Antonio Creative Sewing
Fri, May 01, 10:00 AM through through Sat, May 02, 04:00 PM