Classes & Clubs
- Original Sewing and Quilting Expo, August 24 - 26, 2017
- Sewing Day Out: September 7, 2017
- Vintage Chic Event, September 9
- Sewing Night Out: September 16, 2017
- Anita's Embroidery Workshop
- Anita's Express
- Basic Computer for Embroidery
- Basic Machine Embroidery
- Basic Machine Operation
- Basic Serger Operation
- Beginner Sewing
- Brother ScanNCut Introduction Class
- Brother ScanNCut Applique and Piecing
- Creative Quilters Guild of Ellis County
- Floriani/PEP Software Club
- Floriani/PEP Rapid Fire Software Club
- Foot Frenzy
- Serger Club
- Patches and Fringe Scarf
- Serger Baby Nightgown
- Serger Workbook
- Stitch N Tell
- Youth Sewing Camp
- Zip Zip Zip
MON | FRI - 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
SAT - 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
CLOSED ON SUNDAY
Anita Goodesign Workshop - August
The Heirloom Christmas Workshop will allow all of your embroidery Christmas wishes to become a reality as you learn this new curriculum which includes 6 different projects. This workshop encompasses a variety of projects and techniques under one large theme.
August 4, 2017: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
August 5, 2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Anita Goodesign Workshop - September
Creating blanket stitch applique is very similar to the conventional applique technique, however the main difference is the finishing stitch bordering each applique piece. Using this style of applique eludes to a home spun and hand-placed look which is perfect for the Heirloom Christmas theme as the design is added to a natural colored tea towel.
September 15, 2017: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
September 16, 2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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.
August 9, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
August 12, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
September 13, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
September 16, 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.
August 9, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
August 12, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
September 13, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
September 16, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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.
August 26, 2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Brother ScanNCut Intro
This will be a hands-on class to better acquaint you with this wonderful machine. The features covered will include: choosing from one of the many designs available, resizing, scanning before cutting, cut settings, the three different scanning attributes, icons and what they do, plus much, much more.
August 5, 2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Brother ScanNCut Applique and Piecing
Discover the ease of cutting out appliqué patterns and quilt square pieces using the Scan N Cut by Brother. Techniques of fabric preparation, settings of the machine and scanning appliqué patterns will be introduced in the class.
September 30, 2017: 9:30 am - 12:30
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.
Rapid Fire Floriani/PEP Software Club is a fast-paced class for those who are comfortable navigating quickly in the software program. Floriani/PEP Software Club is required before being eligible for placement in the Rapid Fire class. Prior approval is required for this class
July 29, 2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
August 19, 2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Foot Frenzy will be a quarterly 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. This quarter’s class will show how to use a quilt guide with an open decorative stitch quilting technique, edge foot for Drunkard’s Path and the open toe foot for appliqueing the Black-Eyed Susan, leaves and stem.
August 12, 2017: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Serger Baby Nightgown
The softness of cotton knit makes it a perfect choice for baby clothes. Inside seams are finished flawlessly, ribbing at the neck and sleeves can be attached almost instantly, and lettuce edging makes a decorative hem finish all using the serger.
August 11, 2017: 10:00 am - 1:00 PM
Serger Club - Maxi Dresses
Maxi dresses are perfect for any occasion and the serger makes this little number so easy to create too. Stitch it up in just a few hours and wear it the same evening. The skirt length can be customized for personal preference in class.
August 18, 2017; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
August 19, 2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Serger Club - Flatlock Quilt
Serge up this quick and easy one day reversible quilt project using an assortment of fabrics, decorative thread and the flatlock stitch on the serger. It will make that special someone a perfect gift
September 22, 2017; 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
September 23, 2017: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Love new ideas? Love to share? Now is your opportunity to do both. Let’s express our passion for sewing (embroidery, quilting, clothing, etc) with friends through fun and learning. Your fee not only holds your place but turns into a store coupon to use in the store that day. So, grab your favorite project to present and join our class or just come see what others have created. Refreshments will be provided. One 2-hour class.
August 8, 2017: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Youth Sewing Camp
July 31 – August 3, 2017: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cost $300 (Includes a New Machine)
Do you have an artistic side just waiting to be explored? Do you have an interest in sewing? Join us this summer for a fun youth class. We will learn how to safely operate and care for a basic sewing machine, discuss notions and what they are used for, and make some projects.