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Imagine having so much fun that you forget you’re learning new tips and techniques to improve your creative skills. People who attend our events tell us that’s what happens at our wildly popular sewing events. We bring the best sewing, embroidery, and quilting experts in the country—people who are experts with Jenny Haskins, Husqvarna Viking, Pfaff, Hope Yoder, Anita Goodesign and others—with outstanding reputations for delivering intense learning that’s insanely fun. There’s always food, prizes, giveaways, and lots of laughter and excitement. Our events always sell out quickly, so sign up today!

Event Policies: All events require preregistration and payment at time of registration. If you must cancel a class, we kindly ask you to let us know no later than 72 hours prior to the event to qualify for a full refund.

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SVP Zoom Event Embellishment with Pressure Feet

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Zoom Event with Mickey Hudson Let’s take a look at some of the optional pressure feet you may own or want to own! Feet included are Beading foot, Yarn attachment, and the Binding feet. The event will feature the Viking and Pfaff machines, but most brands have the feet or embellishment techniques shown. All events will be ZOOMED, and we will have 6 people max at the main store if people want to play in a classroom environment on their…

Pfaff Technique Workbook

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

We would like to share with our customers a new Technique Workbook Class designed by Pfaff. We will focus on 1 technique in each class and have workbook pages to support that technique and do a Project using the same technique. We feel that by connecting a project to it - you will see the practical application and why that technique is a benefit to your sewing. We will start with basics and build upon those skills. The project will…

Brother Technique Workbook

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Specialty Techniques for Brother Luminaire and Stellaire, some Dream Machines with the Techniques used that month. We would like to share with our customers a new Technique Workbook Class designed by McDougal Sewing. This is for people who bought their Brother Machines from McDougal sewing. We will focus on 1 technique in each class and have workbook pages to support that technique and do a Project using the same technique. We feel that by connecting a project to it -…

Feet Fetish – Sewing Organizer

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This is a great padded organizer to put under your machine to have all those scissors and seam rippers handy and not moving all over your sewing table. Movable scrap basket size can vary. (picture from anniescatalog.com) Finished organizer shown is 22” X 20” with 6” X 6” X 4” scrap basket. Supply List:  FootFetish2021-Sewing Organizer Prerequisite: You must be comfortable with using your machine, including threading, winding a bobbin, changing a needle, machine navigation.

Stabilizer 101 Seminar

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Are you confused about all the different stabilizers out there and when to use which one? In this lecture/demo class, you will learn how to determine which stabilizer works best for which embroideries/fabrics. You will leave with a notebook full of great information and samples of the various stabilizers.

Special Master Class with Diana Cedolia

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

McDougal Sewing is Hosting Embroidery Software Expert Diana Cedolia ZOOM EVENT—DIGITIZING TIPS, TRICKS AND FUN STUFF from DIANA CEDOLIA Planning a design to minimize jumps. Resizing successfully. Use shortcuts to your advantage. Ask your questions in real time. Sort Appliqués to make faster stitch outs. Windows Version of PREMIER+2™ Ultra. Limit 30 people, so there will be time for Diana to answer your questions.

Mandela Circle Art with Premier+2

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

More with Encore! Using your Premier+2 software past the Basics Encore, Encore! Author: Moira Conway Since its inception, Encore has allowed us to more easily use multiple repeats of a design without having to meticulously line everything up, either by using Copy / Paste or Duplicate. Designs appear in perfect alignment almost magically and can be adjusted with minimal effort. We’ll explore several ways to use our Encore Wizard more fully.   Please use what we have on the software…

SVP Zoom Event – Embroidery Embellishments

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Embroidery Embellishments Zoom Event with Mickey Hudson Want to learn more about all those Hoops? Learn cut-work and felted embroidery techniques and more in this special event The event will feature the Viking and Pfaff machines, but most brands have the feet or embellishment techniques shown. All events will be ZOOMED, and we will have 6 people max at the main store if people want to play in a classroom environment on their machines. Mickey Hudson Mickey is a rare…

Basic Quilting Skills – Open to Public

March 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Do you want to learn how to Quilt? If so, this class is for you. During the class, you will learn quilting basics. Class Prerequisites are: Before attending the Basic Quilting Class, you will need to how to thread your sewing machine, how to wind a bobbin, and how to choose stitches. What you will learn in the class: How to use a rotary cutter, rulers and mats. How to use 1/4″ foot and walking foot. How to do basic…

SVP Zoom Event – Sergers

March 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Sergers? What can they do, and do I need one? See why everyone needs a Serger. We will look at standard uses along with many decorative uses for this “must-have” in your sewing room. Test drive one of our store sergers to go thru this class. The event will feature the Viking and Pfaff machines, but most brands have the feet or embellishment techniques shown. All events will be ZOOMED, and we will have 6 people max at the main…

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