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We are opening our classroom for you. It will be available for your use any time we do not have a class scheduled. Take advantage of our large tables and big ironing board to make your quilting easier. Call and schedule your studio time with us. Bring a friend and stitch and chat in our great quilting space.
Contact Marianne to plan your instruction sessions for your Elna sewing machine, embroidery machine, and/or serger.
Learn to use your machine and accessories. Sessions include hands-on experience. Workbook pages and fabrics for each technique are provided. Serger, embroidery, and software lessons are scheduled individually.
This class will teach you the basic crochet stitches as well as how to read a crochet pattern. We will also talk about the various crochet yarns and hook sizes. As time permits, we may choose one of the simple projects from the class book and begin construction.This is a great class for teens and adults.
We are offering the Arcadia Avenue quilt as a Block of the Month. The month 1 kit includes the Arcadia Avenue book, block fabric and 100 sheets of Carol Doak foundation paper. The remaining 11 kits will include the fabric for the block. Backing, binding and background fabrics are not included. You might pick either a light or dark background, both are spectacular. These blocks are paper pieced and instruction on paper techniques will be available as needed.
We are repeating our very popular in-store workshop with a wonderful and easy quilt top. Using pre-cut strips and the Missouri Star Quilt Company instructions, you will be able finish your top in the workshop. We have a great selection of pre-cut strips to help make your color choices easier. This workshop is limited to 10 participants, so make your reservation early. Call 540-639-1138 to hold your spot and get more information.
Get into the "Zen" of things by learning the relaxing charm of Zentangle. Come to class with a clean pair of tennis shoes or plain tote bag and go home with a uniquely decorated item. The class is two sessions, the first is to dye your item and the second is "decoration day".
Your youngster can make an easy pillowcase or apron while learning the basics of sewing. We will concentrate on threading a machine, sewing a straight line and machine safety. you may bring your own machine or use one of ours. Be sure to reserve your machine when you register. Purchase of fabrics at Sew Biz required.
Using Quilt Smart interfacing makes construction of this bag easy and fun. This bag is large enough to use as an "overnighter" or to carry quilts to guild for "show and tell". The optional pocket and key fob make it even more versitile. You'll be able to use several.
Choose fun fabrics to go with a bright colored Jelly Clip to make your purse. With 3 sizes to choose from in a wide selection of colors, you can have a different one for each outfit!
This versatile caddy can be used as a catch-all, in yor sewing room or even as a "car purse". Easy to make and fun to use, You'll find a purpose for several.
Advanced preparation is required.
Learn the basics of sewing while making a fun mug rug for your hot cocoa. As a beginning sewing class, we will teach basic sewing skills, sewing in a straight line, basic cutting and much more. This class is open to children ages 8 and up. Bring your own machine or reserve one of ours.
Make a unique wall hanging using Claudia's Creations embroidery DVD. Claudia uses the embroidery machine to applique the pieces in her designs, resulting in beautiful finished projects. We will be using her Spring Surprise design DVD.
You will want to purchase the DVD before class in order to transfer the design to your USB stick or embroidery machine.
Kids will adore making these adorable "monsters" while learning basic sewing techniques.
This class is for children ages 8 and up.
Do you need a tote bag that can act as a briefcase(complete with computer pocket), an overnight bag, or a carryall for baby's many necessities? This bag features a multitude of pockets and closes with a zippered top.
Advanced Preparation is required.
These delicate snowflakes are much easier to make than you would think. Making several will get you in the holiday mood.