June All About Embroidery – Recycle a pair of old jeans to make these unique pot holders! In the process we will take a look at how to embroider on pockets and talk about embroidery on denim fabric.
June 13th 1:00-2:00Demo Fee - $5 (Open to All)
Ruler Work- The Latest Craze in Quilting, & Yes It Can Be Done On Your Sit Down Regular Sewing Machine! This is a technique where you guide the Specialty Ruler Foot along the edge of the Quilting Template to produce a perfectly straight line, curved angle or circular shape and you end up producing gorgeous, intricate quilt designs. This has been a popular longarm tool for years, but could this technique work for a home sewing machine? Yes it can! Come learn how.
Instructor – Lori June 20th 10:00-4:00 Class Fee-$15 Kit Fee - $89.99 + tx.
Note – Ruler Foot & Templates must be purchased from The Sewing Nook (included in kit). Class fee and kit fee must be paid before your place is held for these classes.
Baby Lock 8 Thread Serged Apron – Have fun creating this adorable retro apron and utilize the 8 thread capabilities of your serger. We will construct the apron with the basic four thread and 3 thread narrow hem and embellish it with the Cover Stitch, Chain Stitch and The fun Wave Stitch. All while you will be learning how to convert the machine and set it up for all of these amazing techniques.
Instructor – Lori June 27th 10:00-4:00 Class Fee - $15 Kit - $10 + tx.
July All About Embroidery – There are a boatload of items that you can store in these Button Boats! We will create this one of a kind “boat” that holds the things you need most. Then, we will talk about organizational aids that will keep your sewing room and embroidery needs organized. July 11th 1:00-2:00 Demo Fee - $5 (Open to All)
Christmas in July – Holly Jolly Christmas - Have a Holly Jolly Christmas this year. Use your embroidery machine to applique these whimsical images that will remind you of your favorite Christmases as a child. Use the designs to make a full sized quilt or decorate for the holidays with a wall hanging.
Instructor – Kathy Pt. 1 July 14th 10:00-4:00 & Pt. 2 August 11th 1:00-4:00 Class Fee - $25
Christmas In July – Freestanding Lace Gift Box – Freestanding lace is one of the easiest embroidery technique there is and yet there are so many that are nervous to attempt it on their own. So don’t, come learn how fun these lace projects can be while getting a jump start on Christmas.
Instructor – Kathy July 18th 6:00-9:00 Class Fee - $10 Design Pack - $15.99 + tx
July Software Inspirations – Something new and exciting is coming to BERNINA Embroidery Software 8 and this lesson will spill the beans on these new updates.
July 25th 1:00-4:00 Class Fee $10 (must have Version 8 Bernina Software)
Edge to Edge Quilting - Learn this new “Easy To Connect” quilting technique. Your embroidery machine combined with specially-designed embroidery files, makes it possible for you to create edge to edge quilting using your home embroidery machine. So much fun!
Instructor – Lori August 1st 10:00-4:00 Class Fee - $15 Kit Fee - $53.99 + tx
Note – Book & Design Pack must be purchased from The Sewing Nook (included in Kit). Class fee and kit must be paid before your place is held for this class.
August All About Embroidery – Creating beautiful embroidery with colorful threads will be the focus of this program as we take a look at different threads that can be used in the embroidery machine. We will create a colorful pouch using a design from Susan Roony’s “Create” embroidery collection.
August 8th 1:00-2:00 Demo Fee - $5 (Open to All)
Ruler Work Club – Now that you have taken the Ruler Work class, come see more of the patterns and rulers that are available for you to create. This Ruler Work Club will meet quarterly and you will receive a discount on the ruler’s that are being featured and demonstrated. Don’t miss out, this will be a fun, informative and helpful tool to utilize your new ruler work skills.
Instructor – Lori August 15 1:00-3:00 Demo Fee - $5
August Software Inspirations – Personalization of items is always in style. Let’s explore the monogramming program of Software 8 and create monograms that can be used on a variety of blanks.
August 22nd 1:00-4:00 Class Fee $10 (must have Version 8 Bernina Software)