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.

 

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.

 

BERNINA Machine Mastery

  • Marianne Beeson
  • Fri. repeated Sat. 10:00 - 12:30; ; 1A May 1 or 2, 1B, May 15 or 16, 2A, May 29 or 30; 2B June 5 or 6; 3, for owners of the7 series, 8 series or 580, July 17 or 18
  • 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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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.

 

Arcadia Avenue Block of the Month

  • Sew Biz Staff
  • Sat. May30, 1:00 - 4:00
  • $45.00 first block, $10.99 for remaining 11 blocks
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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.

 

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.

 
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Zentangle for Kids and Adults

  • Peggy Quarterman
  • Sat. June 20, 3:30 - 4:30 and June 27, 2:00 - 5:00
  • $25.00 plus purchase of supplies at Sew Biz
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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".

 
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Beginner Pillowcase or Apron for Kids

  • Sew Biz Staff
  • Tues. June 23, or Aug. 3, 10:00 - 12:00
  • $20.00 plus purchase of supplies, 10 % Sew Biz discount on all class supplies
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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.

 

Mondo Bag

  • Linda Libey
  • Wed. June 24, 1:00 - 4:00 repeated June 25, 5:00 - 8:00
  • $25.00 plus purchase of materials at Sew Biz; 10% class discount applies
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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.

 

Jelly Clip Purse

  • Linda Libey
  • Wed. July 15, 10:00 - 1:00
  • $20.00 plus purchase of supplies at Sew Biz; 10% class discount on all class supplies
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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!

 

Catch-All Caddy

  • Peggy Quarterman
  • Sat. July 18,1:00 - 5:00 & July 25, 1:00 - 3:00
  • $25.00, 10% Sew Biz discount on all other class supplies
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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.

 
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Kids Beginning Sewing class

  • Peggy Quarterman & Sandy Ferraraccio
  • Tues. July 21, 9:30 - 12:00
  • $25.00, 10% Sew Biz discount on class supplies
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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.

 

Applique with your Embroidery Machine

  • Linda Libey
  • Thurs. July 23, 1:00 - 4:00
  • $25.00, plus purchase of Spring Surprise emboidery DVD; 10% Sew Biz discount on class supplies
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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.

 
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Beginning Sewing for Kids

  • Peggy Quarterman & Sandy Ferraraccio
  • Wed. Aug 5, 9:30 - 12:00
  • $25.00, plus purchase of supplies at Sew Biz. Sew Biz 10% discount on supplies
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Kids will adore making these adorable "monsters" while learning basic sewing techniques.

This class is for children ages 8 and up.

 

Professional Tote

  • Peggy Quarterman
  • Sat. Aug. 8 & 15, 1:30 - 5:00
  • $40.00 plus purchase of pattern and fabric at Sew Biz; 10% discount on class supplies
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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.

 
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Quilled Snowflake

  • Mary Thompson
  • Thurs. Sept. 10, 2:00 - 3:00; repeated 6;00 - 7:00
  • $15.00
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These delicate snowflakes are much easier to make than you would think. Making several will get you in the holiday mood.