New Orleans

Across from Paretti Mazda in the two story pink building
(504) 888-4952
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9am to 4pm Saturday
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Kimberbell Too Cute To Spook 2 Day Embroidery Event
Fri, Oct 05, 08:00 AM through through Sat, Oct 06, 05:00 PM
New Orleans
On the haunt for some machine embroidery fun? Frankly my dear, you can’t miss this spook-tacular event. Make six exclusive spooky cute event projects to trick out your manor or just treat a friend. Create an adorable monster munch cinch sack, quilted pumpkin candle mat, a zipper pouch any witch would want and a few others. Improve your embroidery skills, learn new techniques, and have a fa-boo-lous time! Click Here to Register! Multiple Locations and Dates! Click Here for more information and to Register!
Embroidery 101 - Intro to Machine Embroidery
Fri, Oct 12, 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.
Embrilliance Software - Enthusiast Module
Fri, Oct 12, 01:30 PM - 04:30 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! 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)
Applique for Beginners
Sat, Oct 13, 09:00 AM - 12:00 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 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
Embrilliance Software - Alpha Tricks
Sat, Oct 13, 12:30 PM - 03:30 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! 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)
Basic Computer Skills for Machine Embroidery
Mon, Oct 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
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
Mon, Oct 15, 01:30 PM - 04:30 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! 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
Basic Computer Skills for Machine Embroidery
Thu, Nov 01, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
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
Creating Patches Using your Embroidery Machine
Thu, Nov 01, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
New Orleans
Come learn several fun techniques for making patches using your embroidery machines and other common supplies. Must bring your embroidery machine to class unless you have a multi-needle, in which case you may ask for a store loaner. Must know how to operate your machine and how to do basic hooping and floating. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Cost: $35.00 Kit Fee: $6.00 Minimum attendees 3; maximum 10
Scan N Cut #1 - for Beginners
Fri, Nov 02, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
New Orleans
New to the Scan N Cut? This class is for you! Learn the ins and out of your Scan N Cut machine. We will work primarily with paper and vinyl in this class and practice with the features included on your machine. You will create a chart specific to your machine as to the correct settings for many different materials, and you will personalize a travel mug to keep! Teacher: Helen Coco Class Fee: $40.00 Kit Fee $6.00 Call the store for more information 504-888-4952
Scan N Cut #2 - Intermediate
Fri, Nov 02, 01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
New Orleans
In this class we will explore the Scan N Cut Canvas and the features available to you in creating, editing, and using designs from the internet.We will practice using the Scan N Cut to work with fabric. You will need both your Scan N Cut machine, and a laptop with a working mouse. Optional: we will spend the last portion of the class doing a small rhinestone project. If you want to practice this method ( as opposed to just watching the demo), your Scan N Cut must already be set up for rhinestones or you must purchase the start-up kit for this purpose (available in our stores and on our website) Teacher: Helen Coco Class $40.00 Kit Fee: $6
All About Your 6 Needle Machine
Sat, Nov 03, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
New Orleans
New to the 6 Needle machine? Or just need a refresher? Or thinking about an upgrade from your single needle maqchine? This class is for all of you! Come familiarize yourself with some of the best features of our 6 needle machines and some of the ways it can make your embroidery life simpler and more efficient. Teacher: Helen Kelly-Coco Class fee: $40 Kit Fee: 0
International Quilt Festival in Houston
Thu, Nov 08, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Nov 10, 05:00 PM
International Quilt Festival in Houston
Sun, Nov 11, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM