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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!

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Power Up Your Side Hustle

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Power Up Your Side Hustle Start Your Own Business Multi-Needle Event The Power Up Your Side Hustle event is a fresh take on the Start Your Own Business curriculum, designed to help customers see the money-making potential of a multi-needle machine. The 90 minute presentation includes video messages from influencer, Chris Tock, who shares his tips for turning an embroidery hobby into a successful Side Hustle. Educators will continue the conversation and encourage attendees to get started on their own…

Heirloom Sewing Blouse (Open to Public)

October 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Open to Public In this class, we will be learning some heirloom techniques to create a lovely top/blouse for you or a young one. I made a couple for my 5-year-old grand girls. The top or blouse should be a very simple style to let the stitches be the focus. I chose McCall’s M7799 style A and Style C. You can use any simple pattern for the top, a front piece that has no center seam and even a back…

Ghostie Gift Bag (Open to the Public)

October 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Open to the Public Make a darling treat holder for that special ghost or goblin! This is an in-the-hoop project. PreRequisite: You must have a machine that can access designs via a USB or direct connect. You must be familiar with threading and hooping your embroidery machine. Supply List:  Ghostie-Treat-Holder Supply List  

Serger Yoga Pants (Open to Public)

October 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Pfaff admire air 5000 Create a pair of Yoga pants with your 3/4 thread stitch Serger. This is not a beginner class. Pre-requisites: You MUST know how to thread your serger and have used it before. Serger must be in good working condition. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Supply List: Yoga-Pants Supply-List

Serger 101 Open to Public

November 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

SERGER 101 – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Get out that serger, dust it off and learn how to thread it, and do some basic seams in this 2-hour class. This starter class is for 3/4 thread serging only. If you have a 5 thread serger, we will not go into 5 threads or coverstitch. You’ll also need 4 spools of SERGER CONE thread the same colors as the tension knobs: usually red, yellow, green, and blue. Fabric is provided by…

Stabilizer 101 (Open to Public)

November 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Are you confused about all the different stabilizers out there and when to use which one? There are so many to choose from.  Which ones should I keep on hand? This seminar will answer those questions and more. 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.

Lace Zipper Bag (Open to Public)

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Open to the Public Learn to use your embroidery machine to insert a zipper.  This is even better as you will be using a decorative zipper as a design element. PreRequisite: Your machine must have a way to access designs via a USB or direct connect. You must be familiar with threading and know how to hoop your fabric and attach your embroidery hoop. Supply List:  LaceZipperBag

In-the-Hoop Quick Christmas Gifts (Open to Public)

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

  Open to the Public In this class, you will make some quick gifts in time for those last-minute Christmas gifts.  These projects are done entirely in the hoop. You will make a tissue holder and a lace candy cane or money holder that can be used as a tree ornament as well. PreRequisite Your machine must have a way to access designs via a USB or direct connect. You must be familiar with threading your machine and know the…

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