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Creative Sewing Center of San Antonio is now part of AllBrands.com!
(210) 344-0791
10am to 6pm Monday- Friday
10am to 4pm Saturday (Max 10 in Store)

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Free Virtual She Shed Event Presented by Eileen Roche and Aine McCarthy from Designs in Machine Embroidery
Tue, Jun 01, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
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A She Shed doesn’t have to be a building, it can be a place where all your favorite things are found – from machines to tools to your favorite pet companions.

The She Shed Embroidery Escape will answer important embroidery questions – from design placement to hooping to software.

Watch and learn how to mark and hoop left-chest, towels, onesies and download a free design.

Learn How To

Transform your embroidery with easy software techniques.
Hoop everything from a onesie to a terrycloth towel.
Discover the industry’s preferred method of placement.
Measure and mark without leaving a trace.
Land the embroidery where planned.
Create precise professional lettering.
Free Virtual Showcase: Embroidery on the Brother PRS100 Persona and ScanNCut with Cindy Hogan
Thu, Jun 03, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
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Click Here to Shop Product and Watch Once we Go Live

Join National Embroidery Icon Cindy Hogan as she demonstrates the Brother ScanNCut and Persona embroidery machine.
FREE Virtual Floriani Mesh Stabilizer Embroidery Class with Judy
Tue, Jun 08, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
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What is Mesh Stabilizer? How and what can you use it for? And what is the new Power Mesh all about? Come join Judy and see what you can do.
PE Design 10/11 Basics
Wed, Jun 09, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
Class fee $40.00 Class Description: PE Design 10/11 Basics is an overview of the Brother PE Design digitizing software program. This 3-hour class will cover the software features used to create and edit embroidery designs. Covid-19 precautions such as 6 feet distance between students and mask wearing will be observed. Class capacity: Minimum-3 Maximum-8 Supply List: Laptop with PE Design 10 or 11 installed/updated and registered, software dongle, mouse, notebook, pen or pencil.
Enchanted Quilters
Thu, Jun 10, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio
Free Virtual Showcase: Exquisite Stabilizers with Embroidery Expert Deborah Jones
Thu, Jun 10, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
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Join Embroidery Expert and Product Manager for DIME Deborah Jones as she provides valuable education on how to handle tough stabilizing challenges.

Deborah Jones has been involved in detailed machine embroidery for more than 40 years and loves sharing her techniques for creating professional-quality embroidery. An expert in home and machine embroidery, she has authored "Machine Embroidery on Difficult Materials" and "Dimensional Machine Embroidery." Additionally, she often speaks on commercial and home machine techniques.
SNC Applique Techniques
Sat, Jun 12, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
Class fee $50.00 Class description ScanNCut Applique Techniques will cover an overview of using appliques to decorate different items. In this 3- hour class, students will learn to scan patterns and use CanvasWorkspace to create a unique design and will be able to maneuver through the different settings to cut and apply a design. Covid-19 precautions such as 6 feet distance between students and mask wearing will be observed. Class capacity: Minimum-3 Maximum-8 Supply List: Working laptop (Windows or Mac OS), mouse, CanvasWorkspace registration, ScanNCut, blades, cutting mat, and included accessories, spatula, hook, notebook, pen or pencil.
New Owner Embroidery XE1/XJ1
Tue, Jun 15, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
XE1 and XJ1 Bring machine and accessories Limit 4 per class
FREE Virtual Floriani Free Standing Embroidery Class with Trevor Conquergood
Tue, Jun 15, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
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Join Trevor as he walks you through Free Standing Embroidery.
New Owner Design Center XE1/XJ1
Tue, Jun 15, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio
XE1/XJ1 Bring machine and accessories Limit 4 per class
Embrilliance Essentials Basics
Wed, Jun 16, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
Class fee $40.00 Class Description Embrilliance Essentials Basics is an overview of the Embrilliance software program. This 3-hour class will cover the software features used to edit existing designs and create unique lettering designs. Covid-19 precautions such as 6 feet distance between students and mask wearing will be observed. Class capacity: Minimum-3 Maximum-8 Supply List: Laptop with Embrilliance Essentials installed and updated, mouse, notebook, pen/pencil.
Enchanted Quilters
Thu, Jun 17, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio
New Owner Embroidery XP1 and XP2 only
Thu, Jun 17, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
XP1 and XP2 only Bring machine and accessories Limit 4 per class
new Owner Design Center XP1 and XP2 only
Thu, Jun 17, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio
XP1 and XP2 only Bring your machine and accessories Limit 4 per class
Free Virtual Showcase: My Design Center In the Hoop Trapunto Block with Reen Wilcoxson of Embroidery Garden
Thu, Jun 17, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
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Join Reen as she uses Brother's My Design Center on the Luminaire to create this beautiful in-the-hoop Trapunto Quilt Block. See how you can create beautiful projects without software, without any changes to the original design, and completed entirely using your machine equipped with My Design Center. .

NEW OWNER PR 1050/1055 DESGIN CENTER
Fri, Jun 18, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
Please bring paper and pen to take notes.
New! VIRTUAL Kimberbell Summer Nights Kit and Embroider Along Event
Sat, Jun 19, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
New Owner Embroidery - SE600/625
Tue, Jun 22, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
SE600/625 Bring your machine and all accessories Limit 4 per class
FREE Virtual Embroidery Event - Quilting by OESD
Tue, Jun 22, 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
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Learn how easy it is to piece AND quilt in your embroidery machine. Plus learn how some of your favorite OESD products can help you achieve amazing results on your quilts. We've put together an amazing virtual demo stuffed FULL of tips, tricks, techniques, and DEALS!
New Owner Basic PS500/PS700
Tue, Jun 22, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio
Please bring machine and all accessories. Limit 4 per class
Enchanted Quilters
Thu, Jun 24, 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
San Antonio
NEW OWNER PS100/PS200/PS300
Thu, Jun 24, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio
BRING MACHINE AND ACESSORIES
The AllBrands Show Hoop Tech Virtual Embroidery Showcase with Justin Stewart
Thu, Jun 24, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
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Join Justin Stewart and Kalli Champagne as they talk about Hoop Tech's most-loved products, including clamps and hoops for Brother, Juki, and Melco multi-needle machines. Tune in and enter to win a $100 AllBrands gift card

The AllBrands Show Famore Cutlery Scissor Sale with Brint Fanizza
Fri, Jun 25, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
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Join Brint Fanizza and Barbara Chatelain as they talk about the history and background of Famore cutlery and offer a special buying opportunity for their amazing scissors, Tune in and enter to win a $100 AllBrands gift card

FREE Virtual Floriani Costuming Class with Ashley
Tue, Jun 29, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
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Cos-What? What are cosplay products? Why do I need them in my craft room?
New Owner Basic XJ1/XP1/XP2
Thu, Jul 01, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
NEW OWNER BASIC BRING MACHINE AND ACESSORIES
Free Virtual Showcase with SCHMETZ Needle Seminar with Rhonda Pierce
Thu, Jul 01, 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
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Confused about what needle to use? What do all those numbers mean on the needle package? Is changing the needle really important before it breaks? What needle should I use? Successful sewing is often about paying attention to the little things – like the needle in your sewing machine. Get the low-down about how this little piece of steel can solve some very BIG problems, including broken threads, skipped stitches, and puckered fabrics. Your sewing machine is an investment and protection begins by using the very best needle. Sew SCHMETZ!

NEW OWNER PRS 100
Tue, Jul 06, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
Please bring paper and pen for notes.
FREE Virtual Floriani Embroidery Applique Class with Clarrisa
Tue, Jul 06, 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
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Hey Hey Appliqué: Join Clarrisa and explore different appliqué techniques.
NEW OWNER EMBROIDERY 1600e ONLY
Tue, Jul 06, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio
Please bring machine and all accessories
NEW OWNER PE800/SE1900 ONLY
Thu, Jul 08, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
Bring machine and all accesssories
New Owner Basic Embroidery VE2300/VM5200 ONLY
Thu, Jul 08, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
San Antonio
Bring machine and all accessories Limit 4 per class
New Owner Basic BQ 3050 / BQ2450
Tue, Jul 13, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
please bring machine and all accessories Limit 4 per class
SNC Rhinestone Techniques
Sat, Jul 17, 10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
San Antonio
Class fee $50.00 Class Description: ScanNCut Rhinestone Techniques will cover an overview of using rhinestones to decorate different items. In this 3-hour class, students will use CanvasWorkspace to create a unique design and will be able to maneuver through the different settings to cut and apply a design. Covid-19 precautions such as 6 feet distance between students and mask wearing will be observed. Class capacity: Minimum-3 Maximum-8 Supply List: Working laptop (Windows or Mac OS), mouse, CanvasWorkspace registration, Rhinestone Kit (activated), ScanNCut, blades, cutting mat, and included accessories, spatula, hook, notebook, pen or pencil.
Free Virtual Sew Steady Fun and Fancy Ruler Work Class with Kate Quinn
Tue, Jul 27, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Do you want luscious, juicy feathers that look fabulous on your quilts? Kate shares all the tips and tricks to creating fabulous feathers using the Westalee templates feathers set. This comprehensive feather course includes designs for feathered arcs, crowns, squares, spinning feathers, feathers with curved spines, and more. Joins us to learn how you can create these beautiful designs for your quilts and inspire your inner designer so you can create your own fabulous feather creations!

Tools used include:
Feather set
Circles on Quilts set 1, 2, or 3

12” arc Between the lines or Sampler set circle
Possible feather spine
Spacing gauge
Marking tools
ALLBRANDS MACHINE MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLESHOOTING
Fri, Jul 30, 10:30 AM - 02:30 PM
San Antonio
CLASS FEE 80.00 LIMIT 12 PER CLASS INSTRUCTOR STEPHEN THOMPSON We will discuss techniques for home maintenance, cleaning , and general care of our sewing machines. We will learn quick methods to troubleshoot problems, and how we may resolve them. SUPPLIES NEEDED : machine , pen and paper, lint brush, pipe cleaners, Qtips, machine oil, rag/paper towel. Fabric and thread for test sew.
BERNINA Mystery Make - Serger Edition - 2 Day HYBRID & VIRTUAL
Fri, Aug 06, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Aug 07, 05:00 PM
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Join a BERNINA Expert as we reveal the mysteries of overlockers and explore the wide variety of stitches and techniques that overlockers can do. Explore the wide variety of stitches and techniques an overlocker can do. In-store attendees will get hands-on time with the new BERNINA air-threading overlockers as they create a sampler panel on day one.
On day two, attendees will turn their panels into a fun mystery project.

BROADCASTED LIVE FROM THE BERNINA CREATIVE CENTER

Product Focus:
BERNINA L850 & L890 Overlockers

We recommend non-owners to attend in person. Owners can bring their machines to class, or select the Virtual Option.

Techniques: ★Rolled hemming
★Overlock
★Flatlock
★Combo Stitches
★Coverstitch
★Creating a balanced stitch
★Working with specialty threads
★Using a chain stitch for construction
★Demonstrations on specialty feet
New! VIRTUAL Edge to Edge Quilting Event with Christine Conner of Amelie Scott Designs
Fri, Aug 20, 12:00 AM through through Sat, Aug 21, 12:00 AM
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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!
BERNINA Mystery Make - Artistry Edition - 2 Day HYBRID & VIRTUAL
Fri, Aug 27, 10:00 AM through through Sat, Aug 28, 05:00 PM
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Learn five valuable sewing techniques that work together to reveal your mystery project. Plus take home your personal technique book to reference for future projects!

In this two-day event, you will explore creative possibilities as you learn new sewing, quilting, and embroidery techniques. On the first day of the event, attendees will create samples and build a reference book of select techniques. On day two, attendees will use the techniques from day one on a fun mystery project!

When you attend a BERNINA Academy, you will receive the best education using various techniques and accessories, and complete a reference book you can use for years to come
Free Virtual Sew Steady Feather Fantasy Class with Kate Quinn
Tue, Aug 31, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Welcome to Kate’s Fun and Fancy Path to Rulerwork Introductory Class. Her book features the 6 piece Fun and Fancy Template collection by Westalee Design. It has over 100 different design along with technical information about each template and key tips and tricks to help you be more successful. Join Kate as she shares an introduction to the potential of this terrific set and gets you started on the Path to successful Rulerwork quilting. She includes an introduction to each template as well as many tips and tricks so you can jump right in am make amazing quilting designs on your projects.

Tools covered:

*Fun and Fancy set
*Crosshair tools
*Spacing Gauge
*Lanyard
*Marking Tools – Chalco Liner
*Stitching Line Disks
*Tables
*Gliders
Labor Day Stores and Offices Closed
Mon, Sep 06, 12:00 AM
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.
New Virtual Kimberbell Home Sweet Haunted Home Embroidery Event
Sat, Sep 18, 10:00 AM through through Sun, Sep 19, 04:00 PM
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Details Coming Soon!

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 3-4 2021 10pm - 4pm CST
Time: 10pm - 4pm CST
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