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Open to Public Just in time for Valentine’s Day. This project is done entirely in the hoop and incorporates piecing, quilting and decorative stitching done entirely in your embroidery machine. You must have a basic knowledge of your embroidery machine and a minimum of 5 x 7 hoop. You can stuff and use this for a pin cushion or just place a special treat or gift card in the back flaps. The design will be provided. Supply List: In-the-Hoop-Pieced-Heart
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…
Basic Embroidery is OPEN TO PUBLIC New to machine embroidery? Learn the basics of thread, stabilizer, needles, hooping, and how to set your machine up for embroidery. Bring your machine and its basic embroidery setup, check the supply list below for other supplies needed. Download Supply List: Machine Embroidery Basics Supply List
A Serger???? Thinking of getting a serger but not sure which one or what they really do? Then join Mickey and McDougal Sewing Centers to test drive several varieties of Sergers. This hands-on experience will show you what they can do to speed up your sewing/quilting along with learning several serging techniques. Even if you have an old serger, come and experience how the new technology makes your life easier. McDougal Sewing is Hosting HUSQVARNA® VIKING® Educator Mickey Hudson…
Serge a Pyramid Bag with Mickey Take home this cute Pyramid bag in this Make-it-Take-it class on a new Viking or Pfaff serger. Learn zipper insertion and several serger techniques. McDougal Sewing is Hosting HUSQVARNA® VIKING® Educator Mickey Hudson Mickey is a rare example of a natural teacher. Imbued with boundless energy and contagious enthusiasm, she has a gift for inspiring students to tap into their creative energy. Her unbridled excitement and passion for sewing generates excitement and help students…
Open to Public Make this cozy flannel or cotton 35” X 24” quilt quickly and easily on your serger. It is made from fat quarters! Piece it on your ¾ thread serger and quilt it with a Cover stitch serger or on your sewing machine. You must know how to thread your own serger and be familiar with your serger. PreRequisite: You must know how to thread your serger and can do the basic stitches. Supply List: Cozy Serger Quilt
Beyond the Serger Basics - OPEN TO PUBLIC Learn how to Flatlock, ruffle, and rolled edges in this session on your Serger. We'll be using several different pressure feet, so bring your extra feet with you! Fabric and specialty thread use included in class fee. Basic Serger Supply List
Open to Public Always misplacing your scissors? Make this darling scissor case that is done entirely in the hoop of your embroidery machine. You must have a basic knowledge of your embroidery machine and a minimum of a 5x7 hoop. The design will be provided. SUPPLY LIST: IntheHoopScissorHolderSupplyList