Sew Biz
Sew Biz
  • 92 & 94 Harvey St. Radford, Va 24141
  • 540.639.1138
  • SewOften@aol.com
 

Classes

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Terrific Tuesday

  • Second Tuesday of the Month

Come and check out the special discounts offered this day only!

 

Open Studio

  • By appointment
  • $2.00 per hour
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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.

 
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Elna Instruction

  • Sew Biz Staff
  • No charge to those who purchased their machines at Sew Biz. All others are welcome for a fee.
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Contact Marianne to plan your instruction sessions for your Elna sewing machine, embroidery machine, and/or serger.

 
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Building Blocks Afghan, A Knitting Block-of-the-Month

  • Linda Libey
  • Tues. May 12, June 9, July 14, Aug.11: 5:00 - 8:00
  • $65.00 for the series, or $7.00 for an individual class, 10% Sew Biz discount on class supplies
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Increase your knitting skills and make a beautiful afghan at the same time. In this class we will work on one block a month, perfect to carry with you to ball games, beach cottages, and to make that car time go faster, (as long as you're not the driver). Each block will teach a new stitch and hone your knitting skills. This is a great way to learn and practice new skills.If there is a stitch you would like to learn or improve on, this could be just the class for you. It is not necessary to take all 12 classes, however if you do, at the end of the series you will be accomplished knitter!

 

BERNINA Machine Mastery

  • Marianne Beeson
  • Fri. repeated Sat. 10:00 - 12:30; 1-A , Feb. 13 or 14; 1B , March 6 or 7; 2A, March 20 or 21; 2B April 10 or 11, 3, for 7 Series, 8 Series or 580 owners, April 24 or 25; 1A May 1 or 2, 1B, May 15 or 16, 2A, May 29 or 30; 2B June 5 or 6; 3 June 26
  • No charge to those who purchased their machines at Sew Biz. All others are welcome for a fee.
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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.

 
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My Quilted Kitchen

  • Linda Libey
  • Select one class time: Thurs. May 6 or Sat. May 9, 10:00 -1:00
  • $25.00, plus purchase of book "Cups and Saucers" at Sew Biz; 10% Sew Biz discount on class supplies
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Learn the basic paper piecing techniques while making a charming project from the new "Cups and Saucers" book by Maaike Bakker. You may choose any of the place mats, table runners or wall hanging patterns from the book. Come into the store before class to get tips on printing the pattern for your project.

 

Knitted Lacy Scarf

  • Linda Libey
  • Thurs. April 16 and 30, 6:00 - 7:30
  • $25.00, plus purchase of supplies at Sew Biz. Sew Biz 10% discount on supplies

This class is an introduction to lace knitting. Although a simpler design, this is not a beginner class. Use one of our beautiful fingering weight yarns to make this scarf, perfect for cool spring nights.

 
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Beginning Crochet

  • Linda Libey
  • Thurs. May 21, 5:30 - 7:30
  • $20.00; plus purchase of book and supplies, 10% Sew Biz discount on class supplies
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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.

 
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Arcadia Avenue Block of the Month

  • Linda Jean Penley
  • Sat. May30, 1:00 - 4:00
  • Free class with purchase of kit; $20.00 for class only. 10% Sew Biz discount on class supplies
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Make this stunning quilt with simple paper piecing techniques. Stay tuned for more information soon.

 

Binding Star Quilt In-Store workshop

  • June 16 & 17; 9:30 - 4:30
  • $75.00 class fee includes all instructions, lunch and snacks for 2 days
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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.