Chenille In The Hoop Hot Pads – “Fruit Stand” Chenille Hot Pads are as sweet as they are simple to make. The whole project is made entirely in the hoop-the applique, the quilting, even the chenille! You’ll love this new in the hoop technique.
Instructor – Kathy September 19th 6:00-9:00 Class Fee - $15 Kit Fee - $10
September Software Inspirations – Couching is a fun technique to add texture to your projects. We’ve been able to couch yarns with our embroidery machine for a while, but the couching feature in the software is new. This lesson will focus on ways to add couching to your projects.
September 26th 1:00-4:00 Class Fee - $10 (must have Version 8 Bernina Software)
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 October 3rd 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.
Cutwork Napkins – Reminiscent of vintage lace embroidery, now can be done with your embroidery machine. These cutwork napkins will add delight to your dining room table. Pick from the Sweetheart, the Pumpkin Filigree or Christmas Holly. By using ready-made napkins, you’ll have a set finished before the turkey is roasted!
Instructor – Kathy October 3rd 6:00-9:00 Class Fee - $10
October All About Embroidery – Embroidering on towels, velour and other fluffy stuff can be a challenge. This class will give you guidelines to create perfect embroidery on towels. We will also create an in-the-hoop towel hanger to show off your work.
October 10th 1:00-2:00 Demo Fee - $5 (Open To All)
Jingle All The Way – This is a patchwork quilt full of Christmas surprises with more than a dozen machine embroidered designs, new techniques and traditional quilt blocks. Miniature fringe wreathes, Mylar lights that adorn the row of houses and vinyl applique that make the snow globes appear real. The festive flying geese strips are even pieced in the hoop!
Instructor – Kathy Pt. 1 October 13th, Pt. 2 November 10th & December 8th 10:00-4:00 Class Fee - $35
Ruler Work Club Demo – 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 October 17th 1:00-3:00 Demo Fee - $5
Scan N Cut- Gather Together – This is a project designed just for the Scan N Cut. Learn how to scan in your applique patterns, separate them, combine them, reverse them if needed and then cut them out. Once all your appliques are cut out you can create this festive fall bench pillow. Scan N Cut must have been purchased from The Sewing Nook.
Instructor – Lori October 24th 6:00-9:00 Class Fee - $10
October Software Inspirations - With 3-D Globe effect you can create a wonderful three-dimensional embroidery effect. Create this contoured effect using the numerous patterns in the software and learn ways to apply the effect in your projects.
October 31st 1:00-4:00 Class Fee - $10 (must have Version 8 Bernina Software)
Design Center & IQ Designer Christmas Ornament – Using the Brother’s 8500 & 8550 Design Center & Baby Lock Destiny’s I & II IQ Designer, we will create this adorable Christmas Ornament with applique and the different fill types. Then add your personal Merry Christmas message. Machine must have been purchased from
The Sewing Nook.
Instructor – Lori November 7th 6:00-9:00 Class Fee - $10
November All About Embroidery - Stitch up a unique double-zip pouch with two compartments to use for travel or to store sewing accessories. We will take a look at some handy embroidery aids and accessories that will make the embroidery process easier.
November 14th 1:00-2:00 Demo Fee - $5 (Open To All)
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 November 21st 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.
November Software Inspirations – Two new tools have been addes to our fun Mirror Merge Toolbox. This lesson will focus on some of the things you can do with these new tools and open up the Mirror Merge Possibilities.
November 28th 1:00-4:00 Class Fee - $10 (must have Version 8 Bernina Software)