Houston

Sew Contempo, which has been serving the Houston Clear Lake area for over 30 years is now part of AllBrands.com!
(281) 333-5322
10am to 6pm Monday - Friday
9am to 4pm Saturday
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Upcoming Classes & Events

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October 2018

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Brother Dream Quilting Frame Tour
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Collage QuiltingQuilt Collage Class Using Laura Heine Patterns 2 day class
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Quilt Collage class using Laura Henie patterns 2 day class
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International Quilt Festival in Houston
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Beginning Quilting class
Sat, Aug 04, 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
During the following six Lessons, you will learn how to piece a quilt top using your sewing machine. We will talk about color, how to use a rotary cutter, rotary cutter safety, chain piecing, strip piecing, making half-square and quarter-square triangle, unit and clock construction, sashings, borders, domestic sewing machine quilting, hand quilting and long-arm quilting. During the first lesson, we will spend time discussing fabric selection and there will be a short amount of time to help you pick out your quilt's colors. you can contact me prior to the class and I will meet with you to help you if you need help. The ladies at AllBrands have excellent color and fabric choice backgrounds and will be a big help to you also. We will be making a 12- block sampler quilt that will measure 48" x 61" which is a wonderful lap sized quilt.
PR101 Guide Class
Sat, Aug 11, 09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Houston
New Owner class
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Large machines)
Wed, Aug 15, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)
Thu, Aug 16, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)
Fri, Aug 17, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Long Arm Class
Fri, Aug 17, 04:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Houston
This class will introduce you to the long arm and prepare the student for rental of the machine for $25 per hour at the store. We will cover loading the quilt, all manual operations of the long arm and the robotics program. We will also cover maintenance of the machine. The class fee is $99.00
Morning Session: The Reveal Tour - Watch us Unveil Brother's Newest Technology
Sat, Aug 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Come see us unveil Brother's newest technology unveiled at this fun, and educational event! See demonstrations and samples on the New Machine, as well as learn about the full 2019 line up from Brother International. Hosted by Allbrands.com. This is a Free Event.
Afternoon Session: The Reveal Tour - Watch us Unveil Brother's Newest Technology
Sat, Aug 18, 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Come see us unveil Brother's newest technology unveiled at this fun, and educational event! See demonstrations and samples on the New Machine, as well as learn about the full 2019 line up from Brother International. Hosted by Allbrands.com. This is a Free Event.
PR101 Guide Class
Wed, Aug 22, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
New Owner class
Scan N Cut Guide Class
Thu, Aug 23, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Long Arm Class
Sat, Aug 25, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
This class will introduce you to the long arm and prepare the student for rental of the machine for $25 per hour at the store. We will cover loading the quilt, all manual operations of the long arm and the robotics program. We will also cover maintenance of the machine. The class fee is $99.00
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Mon, Aug 27, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Mid-Small Machines)
Tue, Aug 28, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Mid-Small Machines)
Wed, Aug 29, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
Brother Guide Class #1 - Sewing (Large machines)
Sat, Sep 01, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Brother Guide Class #2 - Sewing (Large machines)
Sat, Sep 01, 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Houston
Embroidery Garden Party with Reen Wilcoxon
Sat, Sep 08, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
The Embroidery Garden 1 DAY Embroidery Party! A party atmosphere filled with embroidery techniques and more! Come meet Embroidery Expert and Designer Reen Wilcoxson for a day of hands on sit and sew instruction. You will be guided step by step through 3 projects that Reen has hand picked out of her Embroidery Garden collection. You will do a total of 3 projects for this class. Reen will have two exclusive designs that you will stitch out that haven't been released to the public yet. click here to sign up
Long Arm Class
Mon, Sep 10, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
This class will introduce you to the long arm and prepare the student for rental of the machine for $25 per hour at the store. We will cover loading the quilt, all manual operations of the long arm and the robotics program. We will also cover maintenance of the machine. The class fee is $99.00
Everything Embroidery Retreat - Lake Charles, LA
Thu, Sep 13, 12:00 AM through through Sat, Sep 15, 12:00 AM
Brother BES Lettering Software Laptop Loaded* Educational Event by Cindy Hogan
Fri, Sep 21, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Come Join Cindy Hogan, national software instructor, in the AllBrands Houston store for a one day hands on computer seminar designed to teach you how to get the most out of your BES4 Dream Edition Software program laptop class. Click Here to Register!
Brother PEDesign 10 Quickstart Kickstart Class with Cindy Hogan
Sat, Sep 22, 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Houston
Come join Cindy Hogan, international PE-DESIGN instructor & Allbrands for a day of PE-DESIGN 10 training to start you on your way with your software. Covers editing, Lettering and the Design Database. *Bring your laptop already loaded with PEDesign 10 Full Version or with PE Design with 10 Upgrade Installed. Click Here to Register!
Brother Guide Class #3 - Embroidery (Large machines)
Sat, Sep 22, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Houston
Unleash your creativity! Scan-N-Cut class with Darlene Powell
Sat, Sep 29, 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
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.
Brother Dream Quilting Frame Tour
Thu, Oct 11, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Houston
In his lecture/demonstration Jerry will demonstrate the ease of use of the DREAM FABRIC FRAME and he will share a bunch of tips and tricks on his 40 years of quilting. Come and see for yourself this extremely convenient solution to get into long-arming. This Fabric management system will not take half of your living area away =). Hope you can make it. Join us with Jerry Granata premier Brother Educator and a 1st Prize Winner in his category for Fly Me To The Moon at the Houston Quilt Festival, in this lecture/demonstration, as we explore the creative features on the Brother DREAM FABRIC FRAME and DQLT15" Longarm Machine..
Collage Quilting
Fri, Oct 12, 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Houston
Learn how to make a collage quilt using fabric scraps and patterns by Laura Heine. The fabrics of any size, color or pattern are placed together and layered using steam-a-seam 2 fusible and layered together to form the image. No sewing is necessary until the very end when the piece is all quilted together.
Quilt Collage Class Using Laura Heine Patterns 2 day class
Fri, Oct 12, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Houston
This Class is Nothing but fun and Mary will have you putting your collage quilt together in no time. Using Laura Heine patterns and techniques, she will show you how to use Steam-a-Seam 2 Lite, fussy cutting techniques and fabric layers to create these unique, one-of-a-kind quilts. You can use any of the Laura Heine patterns and Allbrands has a variety of these cute patterns in stock class fee 60.00
Quilt Collage class using Laura Henie patterns 2 day class
Sat, Oct 13, 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Houston
This Class is Nothing but fun and Mary will have you putting your collage quilt together in no time. Using Laura Heine patterns and techniques, she will show you how to use Steam-a-Seam 2 Lite, fussy cutting techniques and fabric layers to create these unique, one-of-a-kind quilts. You can use any of the Laura Heine patterns and Allbrands has a variety of these cute patterns in stock class fee 60.00
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