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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
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 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 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
Kimberbell Star Spangled Celebration Machine Embroidery Event
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