Tag: event

Machine Embroidery Basics (Open to Public)
Posted on December 20, 2022

MACHINE EMBROIDERY  BASIC (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

Serger 101 (Open to Public)
Posted on December 3, 2022

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 […]

Try a Pfaff Creative Icon 2 (George R Brown Convention Center)
Posted on October 30, 2022

Pfaff is celebrating 160 years and ushering in a new era of sewing with the Creative Icon 2!

Hoop WHHAAT???
Posted on October 27, 2022

Let’s ask the Experts! Rebecca, Karen and Kyllie have over 100 years of embroidery experience on several brands. They will be facilitating an open forum Q&A for your hooping questions. Bring it on! Fee: Support the Mcdougal Sewing 2022 Service Project with the SPCA by bringing cat/dog/animal food, litter, blankets, towels, or Clorox valued at […]

Yoga Pants – All on the Serger! (Open to Public)
Posted on October 18, 2022

Open to Public Make a quick and easy pair of Yoga pants on your 3/4 thread serger.  Learn how to work with Spandex and set your serger for this fabric. **If the pattern is not available, please get a leggings pattern that has only 1 or 2 pattern pieces. Pre-requisite: Must know how to thread […]

Viking Event – Quilted Table Mat-Open to Public
Posted on October 15, 2022

This fun table runner is a perfect project to get you started quilting in embroidery. The project is designed for the Sapphire 85 but can be done with Ruby 90 and Epic 1 or Epic 2. $49 includes fabric kit, please bring a small pair of scissors and fabric scissors. We will have a lunch […]

Snuggles for Pets Service Project
Posted on October 12, 2022

In years past McDougal’s and our sewing customers have made breast cancer pillows, pillowcases with toiletries for homeless shelters, adult bibs for meals-on-wheels and backpacks for children entering emergency foster care. This year we will partner with the SPCA and make kennel blankets in various sizes. Shelters are bursting at the seams, so help us […]

Special Master Software Class
Posted on October 7, 2022

ZOOM EVENT— mySewnet™ PLATINUM SOFTWARE EVENT Requires mySewnet Platinum or Premier+2 Ultra Software Diana Cedolia will show you how to use mySewnet™ software to create a Motif that looks like woven ribbon and then use the Motif to create a stunning pillow top. You can use these techniques to create your own quilt designs for […]

Machine Embroidery Basics (Open to Public)
Posted on September 30, 2022

MACHINE EMBROIDERY  BASIC (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

Serger 101 (Open to Public)
Posted on September 30, 2022

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 […]

Pfaff Event – Quilted Travel Bag-Open to Public
Posted on August 26, 2022

PFAFF Travel Bag or Small Tablet Holder Create a fun Travel Bag with beautiful decorative stitches on the Pfaff Quilt Expression 720 machines. The unique instruction makes adding multiple pockets at one time very easy and the technique can be easily used in other projects. $49 includes fabric kit, please bring a small pair of […]

Machine Hooping Techniques (Open to Public)
Posted on August 4, 2022

Open to Public Having trouble hooping T-shirts? Wondering how to use some of those specialty hoops you’ve had for years? This lecture-style class will give you tips on hooping knit shirts, using the Endless hoop to decorate tablecloths, and how to use the Viking/Pfaff 360 x 350 hoop. Feel free to bring any of the […]

Collage Thread Painting (Open to Public)
Posted on August 1, 2022

Collage Thread Painting Open to Public Create a basic fabric collage and add interest through the art of thread painting. Begin with a simple 3-part background and create a work of art with appliqued plant pots, couched plants, and thread painted details. You will learn a simple trick to make the design stand out and […]

Christmas in July Trunk Show
Posted on July 30, 2022

Christmas in July Trunk show This is your opportunity to get a jump on coming up with some holiday gift ideas. Join us for a trunk show with some great samples to get your creativity going. These projects are for all levels of sewing. You will leave with some great handouts. There is no charge, […]

Upscale your Wardrobe with Embroidery (Open to Public)
Posted on July 14, 2022

Open to Public Make your wardrobe new again using machine embroidery. This lecture style class will teach you how to embroider on the legs of jeans, create lace to add to a blouse or jacket or add a lace or embroidered hem band to a pair of pants or skirt that is too short. Just […]

Patriotic Placemat – Open to Public
Posted on June 21, 2022

Use your machines’ decorative stitches and some twin needles to create some Patriotic placemats just in time for July 4th!  Place at your own BBQ or give as a Hostess gift. Let’s learn some new ways to use Twin needles combined with your decorative stitching. This class includes how to “audition” your stitch with different […]

Serger 101 – Open to Public
Posted on June 21, 2022

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 […]

Basic Embroidery – Open to Public
Posted on June 4, 2022

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

Serger 101 Open to Public
Posted on May 28, 2022

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. SUPPLIES […]

Stabilizer and Needle Primer- open to public
Posted on April 30, 2022

Are you confused as to what stabilizer you should use for which fabric and what is the best needle for your sewing or embroidery? This class is a great way to get those questions answered.  You will receive a great notebook that you can use as a reference with stabilizer samples with lots of great […]

Basic Embroidery Open To Public
Posted on April 16, 2022

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

Cover-Stitch Serger Class- Open to Public
Posted on April 15, 2022

OPEN to the PUBLIC Learn how to use the cover-stitch in this basic class. We’ll learn set-up, threading, and hemming skills. This class is FREE to most Cover-stitch sergers purchased at McDougal Sewing as long as they have an original purchase receipt from McDougal Sewing. Serger MUST be in good working order and have all […]

Serger 101 Open to Public
Posted on April 9, 2022

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 […]

Textured Embroidery- open to public
Posted on April 8, 2022

Learn to use a product that with a bit of steam creates some great texture.  You will first texture your fabric using your embroidery machine and then we will do an applique using that fabric. You must have an embroidery machine with a minimum of 6” x 10” field and a USB or direct connect […]

Beyond the Serger Basics – Open to Public
Posted on February 25, 2022

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  

Cozy Serger Quilt – Open to Public
Posted on February 25, 2022

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 […]

Bucket of Blooms!
Posted on February 12, 2022

Date: February 12th Time: 10am – 4pm Place: McDougal Main Store 20141 Park Row Dr. Cost: $49 Lite lunch included. Attendance is limited so sign up NOW at mcdougalsewing.com McDougal’s presents an Epic Event! If you have always wondered what it would be like to sew on a top-of-the-line DESIGNER VIKING, come on down! Please […]

A Serger???
Posted on February 11, 2022

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 […]

In the Hoop Pieced Heart- (Open to Public)
Posted on January 28, 2022

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 […]

Power Up Your Side Hustle
Posted on September 25, 2021

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 […]

Embroidery Techniques (Open to Public)
Posted on September 3, 2021

Monogramming 3 ways – Lecture style class. Learn how to use software to do Knockdown and Embossing style monograms on towels and how to use the Monogram Wizard in Premier+2 and mySewnet software to do expert monograms on any fabric. I’ll also show how to position the monogram on a towel and fabric using the […]

Hooping Techniques Open to Public
Posted on September 2, 2021

Having trouble hooping T-shirts? Wondering how to use some of those specialty hoops you’ve had for years? This lecture-style class will give you tips on hooping knit shirts, using the Endless hoop to decorate tablecloths, and how to use the Viking/Pfaff 360 x 350 hoop. Feel free to bring any of the hoops you own […]

Serger 101 Open to Public
Posted on August 20, 2021

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 […]

Embroidery Techniques (Open to Public)
Posted on July 31, 2021

Embroidery in Mini Places. Learn tips on embroidering on sleeve cuffs, collars, napkin corners, ribbons, 0-3 month onesies, and Bibs. Embroidering in Mini Places – Lecture-style class. In this class, we’ll be learning how to position and hoop on the small stuff – cuffs, collars, napkin corners, ribbons, and some newborn items. We’ll learn how […]

Serger Lace – Wine Bottle Bag Open to Public
Posted on July 31, 2021

The class fee is $30,  an additional Kit Fee is $25  bring the total for the class to $55. The kit includes fabric, stabilizer, and decorative thread which is paid to the teacher on the day of class. This hands-on class will teach you how to creatively use your Serger beyond just seaming! This technique […]

Free Motion Feet Spotlight
Posted on June 25, 2021

Fantastic Free Motion Feats Free Motion Fee Spotlight FEE $59   Supply List:  FantasticFeeMotionFeats

Basic Machine Thread Painting
Posted on June 25, 2021

Fantastic Free Motion Feats Basic Thread Painting Fee $59  Supply List: FantasticFeeMotionFeats

Sew Steady – Westalee Ruler Event
Posted on April 24, 2021

Machine Quilting with Feet with Mary E. Hyatt Fee $39 + Fabric Kit Fee $15 Free motion quilting can be challenging! Come learn other ways to quilt your quilts. This call will use different feet that came with your machine and any others that you have acquired. This class will change the way you view […]

Sew Steady – Westalee Ruler Event
Posted on April 24, 2021

Getting Started with Feathers with Mary E. Hyatt Fee: $39 + Fabric Kit Fee $15   Join us for a 3-hour class Ruler Work with Feather Templates for Domestic Sewing Machines. The Ready * Set * Go method prepares you for success with the basics of machine set-up for amazing quilting. Next is how to […]

Sew Steady – Westalee Ruler Work for Beginners
Posted on April 23, 2021

Ruler Work for Beginners with Mary E. Hyatt Hands-on Ruler Work Class Fee $59 + Fabric Kit Fee $15 Mary E. Hyatt Promoted Instructor for Sew Steady and Westalee Designs Hands-On with Rulers and Templates for Domestic Sewing Machine The Ready * Set * Go method prepares you for success with the basics for machine […]

Serger 101 Open to Public
Posted on April 3, 2021

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 […]

Needles and Threads Primer
Posted on March 19, 2021

How often should I change my needle?  No, the answer is not “when it breaks”  This lecture/demo class will explain the anatomy of needles and how certain needles work best for particular fabrics and techniques.  In addition you will learn that not all thread is created equal and which threads to use for your various […]

Stabilizer 101 Seminar
Posted on March 12, 2021

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
Posted on February 28, 2021

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 […]

SVP Zoom Event – Embroidery Embellishments
Posted on February 26, 2021

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 […]

SVP Zoom Event Embellishment with Pressure Feet
Posted on January 29, 2021

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 […]

Quilts Inc Virtual Quilt Show
Posted on December 3, 2020

Virtual Quilt Show December 3-5, 2020 Classes Begin December 3 For more information or to register: Virtual Quilt Festival – Quilts  

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