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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Hi-Top Purse - In-the-hoop project class
Tue, Jul 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
You will need your embroidery machine, 5 x 7 hoop, applique scissors, and the following threads: white, black, silver (metallic if you like) and blue (can be any shade from light to royal, or variegated). Finished size of purse/wallet is 5 x 7". $30.00 class fee $10.00 kit fee Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Project Class - Create a Reading Pillow - 4hr class
Tue, Jul 10, 01:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn to create a reading pillow - the perfect gift for any occasion! Design choices will include options for younger children and teens; details TBA. Because you will need both your embroidery machine and a sewing machine, space will be limited, so sign up soon! Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class Fee: $40 Kit Fee: $12
Basic Computer Skills for Machine Embroidery
Wed, Jul 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 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
Embrilliance Essentials - A to Z
Wed, Jul 11, 01:30 PM - 04:30 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! Also, please bring about 10 spools of embroidery thread of any brand/s. 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. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee:$50 No kit fee! Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 & #2 for mid-size machines (Sewing)
Sat, Jul 14, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
New Owner Guide Class for Brother Sewing Only and Combo Machines Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere
Embroidery 101 - Intro to Machine Embroidery
Sat, Jul 14, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
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.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for Single Needle (Mid-Size)Machines
Sat, Jul 14, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for (Mid-Size) Single Needle Machines. Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere
Embroidery Applique for Beginners
Sat, Jul 14, 01:00 PM - 04:00 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 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 scissors, applique scissors (strongly recommended). Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $10 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Minimum Class Size: 3, Maximum Class Size: 10
Beginner Sewing - Ages 10 & Up
Tue, Jul 17, 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. 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 to read a pattern, 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 throughout the week 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)
Intermediate Sewing - Small Backpack
Wed, Jul 18, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
For individuals who have completed our Beginner Sewing Class, or have mastered threading their machine, filling and installing bobbins, adjusting stitches, and have made at least a few sewing projects on their own. Students should bring their sewing machine & instruction manual, basic supplies such as fabric scissors, pins, pin cushion, tape measure or rulers. Fabrics must be purchased at the store by Monday 7/16/18; pattern will be supplied for you. Class fee: $30 Kit fee: fabrics will be purchased from AllBrands Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Intermediate Sewing - Pajama Pants or Shorts
Wed, Jul 18, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
For individuals who have completed our Beginner Sewing Class, or have mastered threading their machine, filling and installing bobbins, adjusting stitches, and have made at least a few sewing projects on their own. Students should bring their sewing machine & instruction manual, basic supplies such as fabric scissors, pins, pin cushion, tape measure or rulers. Fabrics must be purchased at the store by Monday 7/16/18; “Sew Easy” pattern will be used; must purchase pattern if not already owned (or shared with someone else). Class fee: $30.00 Kit fee: students will choose fabric from store Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Brother New Owner Class #1 & #2 for Larger Model Machines (Sewing)
Sat, Jul 21, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Class #1 & #2 for Larger models of Brother Sewing Only and Combo Machines. Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere Bring machine & cords, manual, all attachments, scissors, thread, highlighter, pen and paper.
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for Larger model Machines
Sat, Jul 21, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class#3 for Larger model Embroidery Only and Combo Machines Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere Bring machine & cords, manual, all attachments, scissors, thread, highlighter, pen and paper.
Project Class - Create a Hooded Towel
Tue, Jul 24, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Learn how to create a wonderful child or toddler sized hooded towel! Choose from several different appliques of animal faces. Bring your embroidery machine and sewing machine, or arrange to borrow from the store. Bring your basic sewing/embroidery supplies (scissors, pins, seam ripper, etc.). Towels and fabrics will be provided by kit fee. Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $12 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Project Class - Create a Beach Bag
Tue, Jul 24, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Baton Rouge
Come to class to sew and embroider an adorable beach bag! Approximately 17" x 22" x 4". Drawstring top uses parachute cord and squared bottom includes a heavy duty grommet. These straps allow you to carry the bag on the shoulder or as a backpack. Don't wait - sign up today - in the store or call 923-1260! Pictures coming soon! Class fee: $30 Kit fee: $10 Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Intermediate Sewing - Girl's Dress
Wed, Jul 25, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
For individuals who have completed our Beginner Sewing Class, or have mastered threading their machine, filling and installing bobbins, adjusting stitches, and have made at least a few sewing projects on their own. Students should bring their sewing machine & instruction manual, basic supplies such as fabric scissors, pins, pin cushion, tape measure or rulers. Fabrics must be purchased at the store by Monday 7/23/18; Children’s Corner “Lucy” pattern will be used; must purchase pattern if not already owned (or shared with someone else). Class fee: $30 Kit fee: fabrics will be purchased from AllBrands Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco
Log Cabin Quilt Block - For Beginners
Thu, Jul 26, 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
In this class, you will learn how to use strip quilting techniques to create 4 mini log cabin blocks, which will then be sewn together to make your choice - either a pillow or wall hanging! Once you register, you will receive a call from the instructor regarding choosing your fabrics, and your kit will be ready and waiting for you on the day of class. Geared to those who are familiar with sewing but new to quilting. Bring your sewing machine with a walking foot attachment plus basic sewing tools (scissors, pins, ruler). If you prefer to serge your pieces together, bring your serger as well. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $35 Kit fee: $12
New Braunfels, TX Quiltfest 2018
Fri, Jul 27, 10:00 AM through through Sun, Jul 29, 05:00 AM
JULY 27, 2018 10:00 AM - JULY 29, 2018 5:00 PM $8+ NEW BRAUNFELS CIVIC/CONVENTION CENTER Come see us at the New Braunfels, TX Quilt show located at the New Braunfels Civic Center,375 South Castell Avenue, New Braunfels, TX 78130. We will have a full line of Brother sewing, embroidery & Quilt machines on-hand. Stop by and say hi and register to win a free machine. Look for the big blue Brother tower and the Big Red AllBrands.com Canopy. http://innewbraunfels.com/event/quiltfest-2018/ Visit their site for more information!
Brother New Owner Guide Class #4 (PRs)
Sat, Jul 28, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class for PR machines. Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere Bring manual, highlighter, pen, paper.
Embrilliance Software - Alpha Tricks
Tue, Jul 31, 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! 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 Software - Enthusiast Module
Tue, Jul 31, 01:30 PM - 04:30 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)
Brother New Owner Guide Class #1 & #2 for mid-size machines (Sewing)
Thu, Aug 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
New Owner Guide Class for Brother Sewing Only and Combo Machines Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for (Mid-Size) Single Needle Machines.
Thu, Aug 16, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class #3 Embroidery for (Mid-Size) Single Needle Machines. Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere
Brother New Owner Class #1 & #2 for Larger Model Machines (Sewing)
Fri, Aug 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Class #1 & #2 for Larger models of Brother Sewing Only and Combo Machines. Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere Bring machine & cords, manual, all attachments, scissors, thread, highlighter, pen and paper.
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)
Fri, Aug 17, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class for PR machines.
Fri, Aug 24, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Brother New Owner Guide Class for PR machines. Teacher: Deborah Lamartiniere Bring manual, highlighter, pen, paper.
Everything Embroidery Retreat - Lake Charles, LA
Thu, Sep 13, 12:00 AM through through Sat, Sep 15, 12:00 AM
Unleash your creativity! Scan-N-Cut class with Darlene Powell
Sat, Sep 22, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Baton Rouge
Don't miss this exciting opportunity to spend a day with one of the nations best Scan-N-Cut educators. Gain valuable knowledge and experience. Leave inspired with new unique techniques, projects, memories, and most of all, make new friends. You'll learn the secrets and tips to creating one of a kind projects.