Classes


A Free class for customers who have recently purchased an Embroidery machine from KTR Sewing Centre. This Class is an introduction to hooping fabric and stabilizer and stitching out your first embroidery design. We will talk about appropriate needles and thread for embroidery. You will also learn how to prepare your fabric, proper hooping techniques, selecting a design, understanding the stitch out screen, changing thread color during your stitch out, proper pressing once the embroidery is complete and understanding the set menu to personalize your embroidery settings

You will become familiar with your embroidery machine's build-in editing features and how to transfer designs from your computer to your embroidery machine.

This class is an introduction to the use of stabilizers and different hooping methods. It is in lecture/demo format (you don't need to bring your machine).

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.

Sewicals are days when participants could spend the day completing projects and enjoying each other's company. We provide snacks and lunch We have included two Sewcial days per month starting in October. This will give you lots of opportunity to finish projects or work on your Christmas sewing list. Seating is limited, so don't wait to book your spot.

Cost: $ 35.00