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At the corner of Johnston and Ambassador Caffery in the Ambassador Row Shopping Center
(337) 981-2808
10am to 6pm Monday- Friday
10am to 4pm Saturday
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September 2021

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Free Virtual Showcase: New for 2022 from Brother Part III with Cathy Gandy & Sara Vetser - New Wireless Sewing and Embroidery Machines
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Labor Day Stores and Offices Closed
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Free Virtual Event by DIME: Custom Quilting with Your Embroidery Machine Virtual Event
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AllBrands Live Show: AllBrands at EEM 2021 Featuring Angela Wolff, Brother Bernina, and Juki Multi needle Embroidery Machines
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Visit AllBrands Booth at the Everything Embroidery Market in Biloxi Mississippi - Representing Brother, BERNINA, Juki
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Visit AllBrands Booth at the Everything Embroidery Market in Biloxi Mississippi - Representing Brother, BERNINA, Juki
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Free Sew Steady Virtual Event: Silly Circles and Magic with Donelle McAdams
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NEW! Stitch Spotlight from OESD! Freestanding Halloween EmbroideryFree Virtual Showcase: New for 2022 from Brother Part IV with Cathy Gandy & Sara Vetser - New Wireless Sewing and Embroidery Machines
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New Virtual Hybrid Kimberbell Home Sweet Haunted Home Embroidery Event
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New Virtual Hybrid Kimberbell Home Sweet Haunted Home Embroidery Event
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Free Sew Steady Virtual Event: Annie’s Sampler – Poinsettia Block with Ann Moore
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AllBrands Show: Applique in My Design Center on the Luminaire XP2 with Becky Thompson from Power Tools with Thread
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BERNINA Creative Quilting - HYBRID & VIRTUAL Event
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Free Virtual Sew Steady Hearts and Feathers Class with Kate Quinn
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AllBrands Show: New for 2022 from Brother Part V New ScanNCut SDX330D with Heather Banks
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Free Virtual Showcase: New for 2022 from Brother Part III with Cathy Gandy & Sara Vetser - New Wireless Sewing and Embroidery Machines
Thu, Sep 02, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Pre-register here to be reminded when we go live on Facebook and YouTube

SHOP Product Here

Presenting Live with Brother National Educators Cathy Gandy & Sara Vetser as they discuss new items coming from Brother in 2022! Tune in live for a chance to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-gift card!
Labor Day Stores and Offices Closed
Mon, Sep 06, 12:00 AM
Free Virtual Event by DIME: Custom Quilting with Your Embroidery Machine Virtual Event
Tue, Sep 07, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Join DIME for Custom Quilting with Your Embroidery Machine. This exclusive, virtual event will elevate your quilting skills and inspire you to embellish and finish your quilt. Barbara Chatelain will be the host of this event and looks forward to joining you on September 7th! Click Here to Register

Event Replay (CDT Time Zone) September 7, 2021 - September 9, 2021 3:30 pm - 12:30 pm Custom quilting enhances specific areas of a quilt such as blocks, sashing and borders using multiple designs, whereas edge to edge or allover quilting repeats the same design. This technique accents embroidered and appliqued elements while filling the surrounding shapes with beautiful, quilted texture. Custom quilting is what stops you in your tracks at quilt shows. You will learn how to 1. Select quilt designs for your quilt top 2. Create cohesive design elements 3. Highlight embroidery 4. Accentuate applique 5. Emphasize patchwork 6. Embellish crazy quilt blocks 7. Mix modern quilting with traditional blocks … and much more! Register today for this free 90-minute online presentation.
AllBrands Live Show: AllBrands at EEM 2021 Featuring Angela Wolff, Brother Bernina, and Juki Multi needle Embroidery Machines
Thu, Sep 09, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
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SHOP Machines Shown Here (Specials in Store and At Event)

Join us as we set up for Everything Embroidery Market in Biloxi MS! Join Angela Wolff, and Coleen Swettman, and Courtney Douthat, and much more. Watch live to be eligible to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-gift card! Thursday, September 9th, 2021 at 3:30 PM CDT
Visit AllBrands Booth at the Everything Embroidery Market in Biloxi Mississippi - Representing Brother, BERNINA, Juki
Fri, Sep 10, 12:00 AM through through Sat, Sep 11, 12:00 AM
Click Here to be Register The Everything Embroidery Market is the largest event of its kind for the embroidery, applique, and vinyl application industry. The show has quickly become a must-attend event for small businesses, home-based businesses, and crafters in this industry. At the event, you will enhance your skills, knowledge, and techniques through our classes, grow your supplier list and stay on top of trends by shopping our vendors on the show floor. You will find everything from blanks, embroidery, heat press and cutter equipment, fabric, supplies, and much more! Everything Embroidery Market is your source for starting a business, boosting sales, and growing in the ever-changing industry of embroidery and heat vinyl application.
Free Sew Steady Virtual Event: Silly Circles and Magic with Donelle McAdams
Tue, Sep 14, 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
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Join Sew Steady as we dive into our tables and accessory options. Learn how to create circle-inspired projects using a Sew Steady Table, Tools and Westalee Design Templates on a home sewing machine in this 2 hour virtual event with a Westalee Design and Sew Steady Educator Donelle McAdams. Win Prizes, Get Event Special Pricing, and Learn! Please provide contact information for ease of prize winning distribution during the event! When: September 14th at 12pm - 2pm Central Where: Hosted on a private YouTube page. Email will be sent with link to page and virtual event product sale page! Download Spreadsheet Here
NEW! Stitch Spotlight from OESD! Freestanding Halloween Embroidery
Thu, Sep 16, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Free Virtual Showcase: New for 2022 from Brother Part IV with Cathy Gandy & Sara Vetser - New Wireless Sewing and Embroidery Machines
Thu, Sep 16, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Pre-register here to be reminded when we go live on Facebook and YouTube

SHOP Product Here

Presenting Live with Brother National Educator Coleen Swettmen as she discusses new items coming from Brother in 2022! Tune in live for a chance to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-gift card!
New Virtual Hybrid Kimberbell Home Sweet Haunted Home Embroidery Event
Fri, Sep 17, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Sep 18, 04:00 PM
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Create 5 spooky projects from the comfort of your own home!

Treat yourself to Home Sweet Haunted Home! At Kimberbell’s two-day machine embroidery event, you’ll make five bewitching projects. Stitch the Dead & Breakfast Tea Towel, Lace Bats, Haunted Home 3D House, Perfectly Quilted Pumpkins, and Flyaway Bats Throw Pillow in 5x7 and 6x10 hoops, then go home with additional sizes to stitch later! From pumpkins and spiderwebs to bats and more, there’s no place like Home Sweet Haunted Home

Great for Beginners, or avid embroiderers.

~ Join us for 2 days of embroidery fun!
~ You will need to use your own 5" x 7" and 6" x 10" or larger Embroidery area machine.
~ You will need to prepare your own thread stabilizer, and applique scissors, and thread.
~ Kits include all of the fabric, and embroidery files, and even a Bonus CD!*
~ This virtual event will be available to rewatch after the event to registered attendees.

*Must spend $100 or more on Kimberbell products during the event to qualify.

Date: September 18-19, 2021 10pm - 4pm CST

Physical Location: 11777 West Ave San Antonio, TX 78216

Time: 10pm - 4pm CST

Link to join will be emailed to you prior to the event.

Kits will begin shipping about one week before the event date

Free Sew Steady Virtual Event: Annie’s Sampler – Poinsettia Block with Ann Moore
Tue, Sep 21, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Pre-register here


Learn how to create a fun, funky, and fanciful lap size quilt using the Quilt As You Go method with Westalee Designs promoted educator Ann Moore. Win Prizes, Get Event Special Pricing, and Learn! Please provide contact information for ease of prize-winning distribution during the event! When: September 21st 10am-12pm Central Where: Hosted on a private YouTube page. An email will be sent with a link to the page and virtual event product sale page!
AllBrands Show: Applique in My Design Center on the Luminaire XP2 with Becky Thompson from Power Tools with Thread
Thu, Sep 23, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Pre-register here to be reminded when we go live on Facebook and YouTube

SHOP Product Here

Join us for the AllBrands Show: Applique in My Design Center on the Luminaire XP2 with Becky Thompson from Power Tools with Thread! Tune in live for a chance to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-gift card!
BERNINA Creative Quilting - HYBRID & VIRTUAL Event
Sat, Sep 25, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
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n this three-and-a-half-hour course, you will learn just how easy it is to quilt your own projects on a BERNINA! Learn the basics of free-motion quilting, ruler work, the BERNINA Stitch Regulator, and BERNINA Gripper Rings. You'll be enchanted by the experience of hand-guided quilting on the BERNINA. This unique program combines the B770 with the Q16 or Q20 for a class that features quilting on both a domestic and a longarm model. Broadcasted Live from the BERNINA Creative Center! Product Focus: BERNINA B770 and Q16 Machines We recommend non-owners to attend in person. Owners can bring their machines to class or select the Virtual Option. Techniques: ★Stippling ★Quilting Loops ★Pebbles ★Rulerwork ★Free-motion Couching Bernina Academy Event Instructor: Emily Dunlap Date: Saturday September 25, 2021 Time:10 a.m. — 2 p.m. CDT Details For In-Store Attendees: ★ We will have staff on hand to assist you ★ B7 Series owners can bring their machines to participating locations or select the virtual option ★ Non-owners must attend in person and a machine will be provided ★ Lunch will be provided for in-store attendees ★ Choose from these locations: ~ 20415 Highland Road Baton Rouge, LA 70817-7348 ~796 East I-10 Service Road, Suite 100, Slidell, LA 70461 ~18203 Egret Bay Blvd Houston, TX 77058 ~11777 West Ave San Antonio, TX 78216 Details For Virtual Attendees: ★ The private link to join will be emailed to you prior to the event ★ Participate live through a virtual Zoom call ★ Kits will begin shipping about one week before the event date if attending virtually ★ Feet and accessories that are loaned must be returned within 10 days with the provided labels or you will be charged for them ★ You should already own a BERNINA 770 Series machine to get the full effect of attending virtually ★ Afterward, the recording will be available for attendees to rewatch privately
Free Virtual Sew Steady Hearts and Feathers Class with Kate Quinn
Tue, Sep 28, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Learn how to feather the beautiful Westalee heart templates and add additional feather embellishments. Kate also shares some amazing designs for hearts that give you more value for your templates than just a heart shape. Egg and Dart borders, clamshell fills, and mamma and poppa heart family designs will give you a new appreciation for the power of the hearts set. Beyond feathering the hearts, learn to fit feathers into different spaces, and how to create peacock feathers and curved spine feathers! Take your hearts and feathers to be next level and make them awesome! Join this class to learn how.

Tools Used:
Hearts set
Feather set
12” arc
Spacing gauge
Marking tools
AllBrands Show: New for 2022 from Brother Part V New ScanNCut SDX330D with Heather Banks
Thu, Sep 30, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Pre-register here to be reminded when we go live on Facebook and YouTube

SHOP Product Here

Join us for the AllBrands Show: New for 2022 from Brother Part V New ScanNCut SDX330D with Heather Banks Live watchers are eligible to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-gift card.
FREE DIME Embroidery Patch Party Virtual Event with Deborah Jones and Ashley Jones
Tue, Oct 05, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Join Deborah Jones & Ashley Jones for a Patch Party exclusively with Allbrands. CLICK HERE to Register

Jump on market trends with fashion patches – from bags to jackets to shoes! Create patches like the pros with twills, metallics, adhesives and tools. Patch Party also has Q&A time to resolve a myriad of concerns like proper placement, lettering and font choices. You don’t want to miss this solution to the most-requested embroidery project - patches! Topics Covered: How to make professional grade patches on any machine Fabric, stabilizer and thread selections Mixing fonts for trendy design Convert any embroidery design into a patch Customize pre-made patches How to apply to garments How to care for patches Event Attendees will receive a FREE "Artist @ Work" Design!
Free Virtual Showcase: PR Possibilities with a PR Embroidery Machine Featuring Coleen Swettman
Thu, Oct 07, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
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Join us for the AllBrands Show: New for 2022 Possibilities with a PR Embroidery Machine Featuring Coleen Swettman from Brother! Live watchers are eligible to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-gift card
Free Floriani Virtual Event: Memories to Share with Judy
Tue, Oct 12, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Memories, how do you remember them? From a photo on your phone or something, you can hold on to? Come join Judy and find out all the ways you can save and share your precious memories. Live watchers are eligible to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-giftcard. Click Here to Register

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AllBrands Show: Sew Much More! Featuring the Luminaire XP2 from Brother with Barb Mikolajczyk!
Thu, Oct 14, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Pre-register here to be reminded when we go live on Facebook and YouTube

SHOP Product Here

Join us for the AllBrands Show: Sew Much More! Featuring the Luminaire XP2 from Brother with Barb Mikolajczyk! Tune in live for a chance to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-gift card!
Free Floriani Virtual Event: You Can Embroider on That? with Kathi
Tue, Oct 19, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
From Balsa Wood to leather and pleather Kathi will guide you through the world of stitching on items that you would not even consider. Live watchers are eligible to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-giftcard. Click Here to Register

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Free Virtual Event: Appsolutely! Featuring the Stellaire XJ1 from Brother with Jerry Granata!
Thu, Oct 21, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
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SHOP Product Here

Join us for the AllBrands Show: Appsolutely! Featuring the Stellaire XJ1 from Brother with Jerry Granata! Live watchers are eligible to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-gift card
Free Floriani Virtual Event: Let's Play with Fun Stuff with Clarrisa
Tue, Oct 26, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Clarrisa will share with you specialty items from Sew Fab Foam to variegated thread. Live watchers are eligible to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-gift card. Click Here to Register

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International Quilt Festival - Preview Night
Wed, Oct 27, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
INTERNATIONAL QUILT FESTIVAL HOUSTON
Thu, Oct 28, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Oct 30, 07:00 PM
INTERNATIONAL QUILT FESTIVAL HOUSTON
Sun, Oct 31, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Free Floriani Virtual Event: Have you Seen our Sketching Across America Series? with Shinae
Tue, Nov 09, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
HAVE YOU SEEN OUR SKETCHING ACROSS AMERICA SERIES ON FACEBOOK? If not, you are missing out!! Join Shinae as she shows you all the amazing projects that she has created for this new series. You never know what Shinae will bring to class! She may just show you a new project before anyone else! Live watchers are eligible to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-giftcard. Click Here to Register

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Kimberbell Virtual Hybrid 'Tis the Season to Sparkle 1 Day Machine Embroidery Event
Sat, Nov 13, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Click Here to be Register A fabulous Kimberbell one-day event during the busy holiday season—we’re talking less stress, more sparkle! Finish four festive projects including two Christmas ornaments, a premium watercolor card, and quilted decorative pillow. Enjoy the machine embroidery fun with Kimberbellishments, including bamboo hoops for ornaments, watercolor pencils with blending brush, and pillow form. Pick out your coziest winter sweater and sparkle all the way to Kimberbell’s one-day Christmas event! Join us for 1 days of embroidery fun! Complete 3 Event Exclusive projects! Bring your own 6"x10" Embroidery area machine, or if you do not already own one, we can provide a machine for you to sew on in class. Date: Saturday November 13, 2021 Time: 10am - 4pm CST Physical Location: 11777 West Ave San Antonio, TX 78216 Virtual Participants: Link to join will be emailed to you prior to the event. Kits will begin shipping about one week before the event date
Free Floriani Virtual Event: Have you ever seen a quilt and thought, I would never quilt! with Ashley
Tue, Nov 16, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
HAVE YOU EVER SEEN A QUILT AND THOUGHT, I WOULD NEVER QUILT! Join Ashley as she introduces you to Art Quilting. You will not look at Quilting the same way again. Live watchers are eligible to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-gift card. Click Here to Register

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Free Floriani Virtual Event: Personalize It! with Trevor Conquergood
Tue, Nov 23, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Join Trevor for a fun look at how to personalize popular gift items with your embroidery machine. Get some ideas for your next gift-giving projects and learn more interesting embroidery techniques. Live watchers are eligible to win a $100 AllBrands.com e-giftcard. Click Here to Register

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Thanksgiving Eve Stores Close Early at 2:00 PM CST
Wed, Nov 24, 02:00 PM
Thanksgiving Day Stores and Offices Closed
Thu, Nov 25, 12:00 AM
VIRTUAL Edge to Edge Quilting Event with Christine Conner of Amelie Scott Designs
Fri, Dec 03, 09:00 AM through through Sat, Dec 04, 04:00 PM
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Edge-to-Edge Quilting Virtual Class If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to quilt your own quilts using your embroidery machine, or if you have started on the quilting technique from Amelie Scott Designs and want some pointers, this class is for you!
Christmas Eve Stores Closing Early at 2 PM
Fri, Dec 24, 12:00 AM
Christmas - Stores and Offices Closed
Sat, Dec 25, 12:00 AM
New Years Eve - Stores Closing Early at 2 PM
Fri, Dec 31, 12:00 AM
New Years Day - Stores and Offices Closed
Sat, Jan 01, 12:00 AM