Anita's Embroidery Workshop

FEBRUARY– Stenciled Tote
Dates: February 10, 2017:  10:00 am - 1:00 pm OR February 11, 2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 

Anita Express Puffy Applique

Dates:  March 10, 2017: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm OR March 11, 2017:  9:30 am - 12:30 pm 

The new technique this month will be puffy applique. You will make a table runner using this unique method. There are twelve designs to choose from in this Anita Express collection. The technique will give you dimension and texture to any project 

BASIC EMBROIDERY MACHINE OPERATION

As a new machine embroidery owner, this class will teach proper hooping, stabilizing, threads to be used, choosing and embroidering a basic design and much more.

February 4, 2017: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
February 8, 2017: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
March 8, 2017: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
March 25, 2017: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 

 

BASIC MACHINE OPERATION

This class is geared to help you become fully acquainted with your sewing machine. Learn trouble-free threading, how to use assorted feet and accessories, routine machine maintenance and more.  

February 4, 2017: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
February 8, 2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
March 8, 2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
March 25, 2017: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm 


BASIC SERGER OPERATION

New owners will learn the ease of threading, basic functions such as  differential feed and terms such as loopers, stitch fingers, setup rolled hems and more.

February 11, 2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dream Destiny Design Creator

Explore the basics of My Design Center to create your own designs and discover the most recent upgrade features.  My Design Center is fun and very user friendly. 

February 18, 2017:  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM 

Brother ScanNCut Introduction Class

Explore the basics of My Design Center to create your own designs and discover the most recent upgrade features. This will include scanning an image with the Scanning Frame and bringing in a jpg image to make designs. 

February 18, 2017:  9:30 AM - 12:30 PM 

Brother ScanNCut Region Emboss Gift Bag

The new feature of the Scan N Cut is the ability to create embossing designs that will create a one-of-a kind project. The class will include going over the accessories of the starter kit, cutting the pieces for the gift bag, create a template, and region embossing. 

February 4, 2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 

Brother Simply Applique Introduction

Attention embroiderers: here’s the software you’ve been waiting for! Now you can make superb custom appliqués from a huge selection of exceptional designs and creative options. Even better, you’ll love the way Simply Appliqué fully integrates with ScanNCut/ScanNCut2 so you can easily cut out your appliqués with ultimate precision.

March 24, 2017: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm 

Edge to Edge Embroidery Quilting Class

Edge-to-Edge Quilting on Your Embroidery Machine includes instructions for the Easy-Connect Quilting technique, the embroidery files needed to stitch out 10 quilting designs, and the Baby Sew Fast quilt pattern -- a project that’s a great size for perfecting technique.    

 March 4, 2017:  9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Floriani/PEP Software Club

Software Club is a great way to get you kick started using your software. We will be doing a new project in the software each month. 

January 28, 2017: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM 

Foot Frenzy

Foot Frenzy will be a monthly class that will introduce various feet and how they are used.  Each month a different sassy sample will be created that can be used as a reference or made into a table runner, throw, pillow, tote or a quilt.  

March 25, 2017: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 

My Quilt Piecer Block of the Month

January 28, 2017: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
February 25, 2017: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Martha's Quilted Pillow Sham

February 11, 2017: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

The sham is made of two Contrary Wife blocks, mirrored to create a symmetrical design. The inner border is the same for all sizes; the widths of the outer (end) borders are adjusted to accommodate different pillow sizes.

Nifty Notebook

Stitch a Nifty Notebook, a Stitch Swag In-the-Hoop project collection that is quick and unique. The notebook makes a great gift by personalizing it when using built-in lettering found in the embroidery machine.

March 3, 2017:  10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Serger Club

February 17, 2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm or February18, 2017: 9:30 am - 11:30 am 
March 17, 2017:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm or March 18, 2017:  9:30 am - 11:30 pm

SERGER WORKBOOK

The Serger Workbook class will help you better understand tension settings, stitch width, stitch length, differential feed and various types of stitches. Applications, such as turning corners, serging curves, and securing seams will be included

February 25, 2017:  9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Smocking Guild

"The purpose of the Smocking Arts Guild of America is to preserve and foster the art of smocking and related needlework for future generations through education, service, communication and quality workmanship."   

Stars Over Alabama Pillow

A simple star block is framed by a border of rectangles in alternating colors and corner squares. Stitch in the ditch quilting gives a quick finish to the front and a center placket zipper provides closure to the back.

March 18, 2017:  9:30 am - 1:30 pm