This class is an introduction to the use of stabilizers. You will create samples for reference using four of the most common fabric types and the appropriate stabilizer for a successful design stitch out.

These classes are for customers who have purchased new machines from our store. You will become familiar with your machine, its parts and their functions, threading, bobbin winding, balancing tension, machine needles (which one to use when), machine maintenance and troubleshooting. This class is a prerequisite for all other Machine Mastery classes

You will become familiar with basic utility stitches including what stitches to use when sewing with knits, overcasting seams, blind hem, jeans hem, buttonholes and sewing buttons on with your machine. You will create samples to keep for reference

Basic quilting techniques will be covered including how to get a scant 1/4 seam allowance, using your walking foot (even feed/dual feed foot) to quit layers by stitching decorative stitches. You will learn how to set up your machine for free motion quilting. As well, you will try your hand at blanket stitch applique. You will create samples to keep for reference.

This level is for those who have a computerized machine with memory and programming functions.

You will learn how to thread your serger with ease and the mysteries of balancing your serger's tension will be solved. You will also become familiar with basic serger applications such as knowing when to use a 3 thread seam or a 4 thread, seams, as well as learning how to do a rolled hem.

This pattern includes a mix of traditional piecing and applique. A white background and pretty fabrics make it an ideal product to herald in spring

Cost: $ 108.00
Feathered Christmas Machine Embroidered Applique

Cost: $ 120.00
Learn to paper piece and then continue and make a caddy for your sewing tools.

Cost: $ 72.00
Block of the Month using different techniques and presser feet.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn Quilt as you Go Table Runner. Audrey will show you alternate straight and diagonally places strips to create this table runner.

Cost: $ 60.00
To expand your digitizing skills in 6D, Premier+ Ultra or Premier+ Two Ultra, we will be digitizing A Critter Christmas by Brandywine Design. We will start with the simpler blocks in September getting into more complex blocks throughout the year culminating in the center block that will require more than one hooping. You will have the opportunity to be as creative as you like adding in accent stitching to the applique shapes. As well we will do some “piecing in the hoop”.

Cost: $ 150.00
Creative Grids: Strippy Stars

Cost: $ FREE
Whether you are relatively new to machine embroidery, very experienced, or fall into the category of those who have despaired of ever getting the upper hand with your embroidery machine, you will receive a wealth of helpful information on stabilizers, threads, needles, and marrying designs to fabrics as you embroider variety of designs. You will be exposed to an array of embroidery projects that will greatly expand your knowledge and create a greater comfort level for projects that you embroider at home. It doesn’t take many embroidery projects to realize embroidery is a progressive learning process. You are invited to join Kelly for this club that is structured to make your journey through the world of embroidery one that is eye opening and rewarding. We will meet once a month in a lecture/demo format where new projects will be introduced, we will have discussions regarding your embroidery challenges, you will be inspired by the ‘show and share’ of other members’ embroidery projects and you will socialize with other embroidery enthusiasts.

Cost: $ 60.00