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HoopSisters Moroccan Sunset

If you have an embroidery machine, you will LOVE participating in our HoopSisters Moroccan Sunset EmbroidaBlock of the month! In this six-month program you will make this stunning quilted, pieced and decoratively stitched masterpiece. This is an EXCELLENT way to get to know your embroidery machine and create a beautiful quilt/wall-hanging. All embroidery machines welcome. This is a lecture/demo class. **Optional Border CD available for $69.

MM1 4 Series

Machine Mastery 4 series.

Quilt Along

Quilt Along is well underway. See you, in this BOB-format monthly meeting normally held the first week of a month that includes a Thursday-thru-Saturday.

Apr 3
Quilt Along
Apr 3
Quilt Along
Apr 4
Quilt Along

Classes


Enjoy an embroidery event filled with inspiration, ideas, prizes, learning and FUN !! You will learn an abundance of embroidery information in this lecture demo. You will receive a goodie bag worth $50.

Cost: $ 30.00
Enjoy a FULL day of Machine Embroidery inspiration, ideas, prizes, learning and FUN!!! Early Bird Special $99 if you sign up before April 30. Thereafter it is $129.

Cost: $ 99.00
The perfect bag to organize your next quilting project! These totes (in four sizes) have sturdy quilted bases and fun fabric details.

Cost: $ 45.00
Tea Party Embroidery Come join us for an old fashioned tea party complete with refreshments and instruction for making a teacup tea towel for yourself or that special person in your life. These mylar teacups are beautiful and so much fun to stitch. Bring your machine and a couple of friends and join the party!

Cost: $ 40.00
Come join Jacqueline?s latest Authorized Instructor as Judy walks you through your pattern step by step. We will start with the very basics of cutting and following the pattern instructions and gradually add techniques each month. By the end of our class you will have a stunning quilt to show your friends and family. In the BeColourful Workshop you will be learning the techniques used by Jacqueline DeJong in her collection of BeColourful patterns. We will be focusing on Dream Flight and kits will be available for purchase. You may also choose from Arabian Nights, Luminosity, Flora Bella, Fire Dance or Miss Rosie. If you need assistance picking out fabric for another pattern, please contact the instructor.

Cost: $ 240.00
New to sewing? Come join the fun one Friday evening each month. This is set up for you and a friend, or mom-daughter, grandmother-granddaughter or maybe Dad and son. Just the two of you sit side by side learning to use the sewing machine while creating some neat projects.

Cost: $ 30.00
Do you have an applique project that you would love to finish? Or have you seen some you want to start? We'll get together every month and work on our hand applique projects. Each month I will teach a new technique and help you with the project you are working on. Bring your own projects. I'll provide the coffee! JANUARY We will explore variations on preparing pattern pieces for Needleturn Appliqu? and identify when to use each method. A Silhouette Cameo will be available for use in future sessions. FEBRUARY The ins and outs of the applique stitch. MARCH Stems are everywhere! We will create thick, medium, tiny, curved, connected, and straight stems.

Cost: $ 20.00
Join Ursula Cronk for monthly hands on classes using the BERNINA Designer V7 or V8 Software. Each lesson features a video demonstration by BERNINA educator, Debbie Lashbrook and step by step handouts available to download monthly on a usb stick. See our website of monthly software lesson descriptions. If you sign up for all software classes, you only pay $120!!! WOW that's a $60 savings!!! Call the store for 12 month class registration to receive your $60 discount. February 9 - Back to Basics with Quilting - The Quilter program is a powerful tool for designing your own quilts. You can import fabrics, add embroidery or applique, and design your own quilting designs. Let?s explore what the Quilter program can accomplish! March 29 - Artwork Canvas Basics April 26 - Creating with Patterns May 24 - Creating Logos June 28 - Multi-Hooping July 26 - Choosing Artwork for Digitizing August 23 ? 1:00-3:00 - Stumpwork August 23 ? 3:00-5:00 - Digitizing CutWork Designs September 27 - Multi-Media October 25 - Cross Stitch November 22 - Manual Digitiing 101 January 10, 2021 - PhotoStitch

Cost: $ 15.00
If you have an embroidery machine, you will LOVE participating in our HoopSisters Moroccan Sunset EmbroidaBlock of the month! In this six-month program you will make this stunning quilted, pieced and decoratively stitched masterpiece. This is an EXCELLENT way to get to know your embroidery machine and create a beautiful quilt/wall-hanging. All embroidery machines welcome. This is a lecture/demo class. **Optional Border CD available for $69.

Cost: $ 175.00
Each Quarter, we will have three themes, with three hands on projects in each theme. You will receive all twelve project files, and we will work on three projects during the day. In our first retreat, we will make a Magnetic bookmark from The Reading Nook Retreat, Dice Coasters from the Game Room Retreat, and a Key Fob from the On the Go Retreat.

Cost: $ 99.00
These are wonderful collage art quilts created from patterns designed by Laura Heine. Pick your favorite out and it will be made by fussing cutting flowers, leaves, paisleys, butterflies, birds, whatever you want to use. These have been such a success with so many, so much fun and very beautiful. No two will look alike!

Cost: $ 55.00
Next in the series of project classes from the book Create with Cork Fabric by Jessica Kapitanski (AKA Sallie Tomato) is the simple yet versatile Shopping Tote. In this class you will learn how to make pattern adjustments for an all-cork tote, install rivets, and explore different ways to customize your tote bag for added functionality.

Cost: $ 30.00
Use rulers to create beautiful quilting easily on either your domestic or longarm machine. Freehand quilting can be difficult for many people, but using quilting rulers to guide your hand is a dream come true. Then, with a structured space, we will use freehand fillers to create texture. Homework is required prior to class.

Cost: $ 45.00
Bring three coordinating fabrics and your lunch, and join Amy O?Donnell for this fun class to learn to use the Picture Window Dresden Reverse Applique Template and get started on making a 24 x 24 inch table topper. Or, you might like it so much that you decide to extend your project into a full blown quilt.

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn how to attach your quilt binding and get those perfect corners that create a beautiful finish.

Cost: $ 45.00
A trip to the zoo is the focus of Kids sewing Camp this year. You will spend a week creating projects to help you move around unnoticed: your camouflage vest and sun visor let you fit in with lions and tigers. Inside your light weight backpack you?ll carry a reusable snack bag and first aid kit. Your fun T-shirt bag will hold an adorable baby cuddle quilt to wrap up your own little pet at home -- and all created by you! Each day we will take a lunch break so please pack a healthy lunch and beverage.

Cost: $ 175.00
We?ve had fun in Ruler Work 101 learning the technique of quilting with rulers. Now expand on that with the technique for two more rulers and using them to design patterns that enhance your piecing. Prerequisite: Ruler Work 101, Prior Ruler Class, or Instructor?s Permission

Cost: $ 45.00
Bring your Stripology Ruler, the book ?Stripology? by Gudrun Erla, and your lunch, and join Amy O?Donnell for a fun class to make use of these rulers that improve cutting accuracy and save time. For the April meeting, we will use the pattern ?I-Strip?. This pattern, like the others in the book, allows you to choose from two different table toppers or a crib sized quilt. Or, you can make it your own by making a pillow or a larger quilt.

Cost: $ 40.00
In this class you will learn how to construct the Crescent Tote by Noodlehead design. These bags are unique and beautiful as well as practical and useful.

Cost: $ 40.00
This class will teach you how to make a quilt from start to finish, including straight-line machine quilting and finishing the quilt with a binding. This is a true beginner's class.

Cost: $ 90.00
This fun, fast and great skill building quilt is a blast to make. By adding some HST blocks to some strip piecing and cutting you can knock out this quilt in no time. We will review color theory and pick different fabric options if needed.

Cost: $ 70.00
In this class you will learn how to construct the Redwood Tote by Noodlehead. The Redwood Tote is a mid-sized crossbody tote in a North-South configuration which just means it is taller than it is wide. It has pieced front and back panels with a zippered front pocket and a slip pocket in the back. There is also a divided slip pocket on the inside back panel. I love the unique shape and I think you will too.

Cost: $ 40.00
Explore four different methods of appliqu? while creating either a small wall quilt, quilt flag, or pillow cover. Piece O? Cake Designs creates fun whimsical patterns, and the class book is a wonderful resource for more advanced appliqu? methods. We will cover four different machine appliqu? methods (raw edge, blanket stitch, satin stitch, and invisible machine appliqu?).

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn the technique of using quilting rulers to complete your own quilts with creative designs. We will create a wide variety of patterns using only two rulers ? one straight and one wave. Mix `em up for fun. Some Free Motion Quilting will be included to create texture.

Cost: $ 45.00
Join in as we sew our way through the first in a series of projects from the book Create with Cork Fabric by Jessica Kapitanski (AKA Sallie Tomato). In this class we will make a raw-edge cork pouch with a reverse appliqu? design, and a wristlet strap. We?ll cover tips for getting a professional looking raw-edge on cork and how to install rivets. As a bonus project, we will be turning our cork scraps into fun and lightweight jewelry at the end! Each class will be priced according to project.

Cost: $ 30.00
This is a great class to make a blanket for a baby or a lap size for yourself! We will have a fun day of learning to sew with Minky fabric. Once you learn the tips and tricks you will enjoy working with this cuddly and soft fabric.

Cost: $ 40.00
A perfect follow-up to ?Beginners - Start to Finish?. You will learn the basic blocks of patchwork piecing. These blocks will be used in the majority of quilts you will make going forward:

Cost: $ 90.00
Now that you have learned the basics of making a coiled fabric basket, you are ready to branch out: consider various sizes of large (12"x-15") round baskets, or a tall oval knitting basket with built-in handles, or any different size you can conjure up.

Cost: $ 50.00
Are you ready to add the structured look of quilting with rulers to your quilt tops? Perhaps you want to mix & match free motion designs with perfect lines, arcs, waves, and more. Sarah will guide you through basic ruler use of circles and triangles using the SARIDITTY Boomerang Circles and Paradigm 60? Rulers. You will learn to create perfect circles, orange peels, clamshells, bursting circles, and many designs suitable within a 60? triangle or hexagon quilt top. Sarah will also include minor use of the SARIDITTY Linear Channel and Arc Collection Rulers as well ? bring them with you if you own them! Whether you're new to using rulers or simply want to hone your skills, you will leave the class with an abundance of ideas, encouragement, and motivation to add ruler quilting to your repertoire!

Cost: $ 90.00
Learn how to attach your quilt binding and get those perfect corners that create a beautiful finish.

Cost: $ 45.00
Want to expand your cork bag-making skills? The Lola (pattern by Swoon Sewing Patterns) is a small handbag in a classic domed shape that can be easily customized. Join Sara Young as she shows you how to modify the pattern for an all-cork bag, including the best interfacing to use, how to install a curved zipper, add cork overlay embellishments, install different types of strap hardware, and make perfectly finished straps! Bring your lunch and spend the day making this awesome little bag!

Cost: $ 60.00
The fourth project in the series of classes taught from the book Create with Cork Fabric by Jessica Kapitanski (AKA Sallie Tomato) is the Trendy Bucket Bag. In this class you will learn how to install grommets as well as tricks for sewing a curved cork bag bottom like a pro. Bring your lunch and come join us!

Cost: $ 60.00
In this class you will learn how to construct the Cork Roxy Wallet by Serial Bagmakers. This wallet is both classy and unique and no one will believe you made it yourself! It makes a great gift for someone special in your life. Or keep it for yourself ? we won?t tell!!

Cost: $ 40.00
Wholecloth Painting: Botanicals Students will learn the basics of creating wholecloth painted quilts based on photos. Students can choose from the four projects shown above, and will work from line drawings and my photos to recreate the image using acrylic textile paints. Afraid to try this technique? Don?t be! My students get great results.

Cost: $ 110.00
The third project in the series of classes taught from the book Create with Cork Fabric by Jessica Kapitanski (AKA Sallie Tomato) is the stylish and sturdy Appliqu? Tote. In this class you will use cork to create the appliqu? design and learn how to work with heavy weight interfacing to add structure and definition to your bag. Bring your lunch and come join us!

Cost: $ 40.00
Bring your Stripology Ruler, the book ?Stripology? by Gudrun Erla, and your lunch, and join Amy O?Donnell for a fun class to make use of these rulers that improve cutting accuracy and save time. We will use the pattern ?Strips and Salsa?. This pattern is a little more challenging to assemble and requires more planning, so we will work on it for two months. You have several options to choose from; two different table toppers, a crib sized or larger quilt or, you can make a pillow.

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn how to add highlights and shadows, and blend colors using thread sketching to create a realistic still life.

Cost: $ 90.00
Quilt Along is well underway. See you, in this BOB-format monthly meeting normally held the first week of a month that includes a Thursday-thru-Saturday.

Cost: $ 38.00
Sonja leads the Gatherings. The Daytime Gathering will be a BlockOFMonth theme (BOM) using quilt patterns such as the "Reflected Harmony" pattern from Wilmington Prints. The daytime yearly fee includes the pattern used for the Daytime Gathering.

Cost: $ 60.00
Sonja leads the Gatherings. The Evening participant will choose quilt patterns selected from the book: "Extraordinary Log Cabin Quilts" by Judy Martin (2013) Crosley-Griffith Publishing Company, Inc.

Cost: $ 50.00
Join us every month for show-and-tell and an original program. We want to spark your creativity! Learn a new technique, see the secrets to successful projects. Every month is a new topic. Sewers of all kinds and owners of all brands are welc This is a lecture/demo event.

Cost: $ 5.00
Machine mastery for 2/3 series machines

Machine Mastery 4 series.

Machine mastery 2 for 4 series.

Machine mastery for 215/3series machines

Cost: $ FREE
Basic Operations - B4 thru B8 Machines. Please call the store (919 782 2945) or stop by the store to register for this class.

Embroidery Mastery for 790/880 Embroidery Machine. Please stop by the store or call the store (919-782-2945) to register.

Stitch Fun and Memory - B4 thru B8 Machines. Please call the store (919 782 2945) or stop by the store to register for this class. -

All BERNINA Embroidery B5 thru B8 Machines. Please call the store (919 782 2945) or stop by the store to register for this class.

This class is for owners that have started their Machine Mastering classes prior to January 2018. Please call the store (919 782 2945) or stop by the store to register for this class.

bernette Mastery - Basic Operations. Please call the store (919 782 2945) or stop by the store to register for this class.

Cost: $ FREE
Now you can learn how to finish your quilts, wall hangings and table runners with edge to edge quilting designs that you can stitch out on your embroidery machine! Due to time constraints you will not be completing a whole quilt but you will learn the basics to get your items quilted!

Cost: $ 40.00

 
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