Expert Sewing Center
Applique' is a great way to decorate a child or an adult T-shirt, or a baby onesie. Join Limdsey to see how easy it is to do and how much fun you can have creating your own masterpiece. Kids love it and adults will wonder where you bought that wonderful shirt. Pattern design is free. Check with Lindsey for embroidery hoop size needed.
Date; Sat. Nov 18th.
Time; 11am - 2pm
Class Fee; $20 - Design Pattern Free
Tips and techniques for the beginning embroidery.. Learn how to hoop your projects correctly, which is the best stabilizer to use for what project, and the right needle to use for the different threads. You will also learn how to position your embroidery just where you want it. If this is your first time using an embroidery machine then this class is a must. This is an all day workshop class with Molly. All brands of machines are welcome.
Date; Fri. Dec 15th - Time; 10am - 4pm
Class Fee; $20 plus Kit $5
This is the class for you to learn how to do your own quilting on a regular sewing machine. This class will take the mystery out of quilting your own quilt tops. We will look at the proper technique of stitch in the ditch, how to free motion stippling, as well as free hand simple designs. We will also be working with stencils so you can do more complicated designs. This is a must do class for serious quilters.
Date; Wed Dec 6th - 10am to 3:30pm
Class Fee; $35
Dream Machine Upgrade Class
This workshop is for our Dream Machine owners who purchased the Upgrade #1. and for anyone who purchased the Dream 2. This class will take you through the new features with the upgrade and you will also design a project using some of the new features. There are some neat features in this first upgrade. Class size will be limited. Please sign up early.
Date; Thur. 2/15
Time; 10am - 2pm
Class Fee; $20 for those who purchased from Expert Sewing
Class Fee; $50 if you purchased else where
Sit n Sew
Have a project you need to finish? Come join us at the store where you can relax in our nice class room, and buy supplies if you need them. These days are scheduled, and you do need to register to save a spot in the class room.
Dates; Fri Oct 20th, - Wed Oct 25th - Fri. Nov 17th.
Time; 10:30 to 2:30 -
Bobbin Works Project Class
If you already have Bobbin Works with your machine, or you are plan to purchase the Bobbin Works Kit (check to make sure your machine and the kit are compatible) then this project class will help you to learn how to create some 3D interesting designs to make your projects look exceptional.
Time; 10am to 4pm
Class Fee; $25
FREE DEMO - TBA
This pretty table topper is made with a kit that is sewn into the traditional Log Cabin Design. The kit gives you a choice of making a table topper, table runner or bed runner. This is your chance to learn how to make this famous block. You will use a a pre-cut kit, which will make it easier to do. With Cindy's instructions, you will be amazed at how well it turns out. This is a 2 session class, you won't want to miss.
Date; Thurs. Jan 11th & Jan 18th. - Times; 10am - 4pm
Class Fee; $50 - plus kit fee; $40
Have you ever done paper piecing? Well here is your chance to learn how and do it the easy way. This unique pattern and Cindy's instructions will have you making perfect squares with very little effort. The "recipe" pattern has instructions to make several different types of blocks. This is one class you won't want to miss. We have scheduled this class in January in 2 sessions, when you can relax after all the holiday hullabaloo.
Date; Fri. Jan 19th & 26th.
Class Fee; $50 - Pattern; $12.60
Here's a pillow that you will decorate your couch and your friends will rave about. too. This is a 2 session class and since classes are back to back, you can leave your machine overnight and be ready to sew the next day.
Date; Fri. Feb 2nd. - 10am to 4pm
Sat. Feb 3rd - 10:30 to 2:30pm
Class Fee; $50 Twister Tool $9.99
Quilting is a tradition that has come from using old clothes and flour sacks in the early pioneer days to the art form that is so popular today. This class takes you back to the tradition of quilting by teaching you how to choose fabrics, how much to buy, how to use the modern day rotary cutters and instead of piecing by hand, you piece with our modern day sewing machines. You will also learn the terminology that has remained the same and how to put together a "sampler" quilt using some of the traditional old world blocks that out ancestors made.
This is a 4 week class that will take you from beginning to the finish product with batting, backing, and binding. This class has a limited class size, so please sign up early
DATES - Tuesdays - 1/16 - 1/23 - 1/30 - 2/6 Time; 10am to 4pm
Class Fee; $100
_Kimberbell Monthly Club
Here's a chance to have fun this summer and do a project each month you can't buy, except through the store. These projects are exclusive to dealers. Class combines quilting, piecing, and appliqué, and are great projects to make as gifts for friends or for yourself. Click on the class title to see the next fun project.
Bring Cindy a cookie and she'll get you the best seat in the house
Date; Sat. Jan 6th
Time; 10:30 am - 2pm
Class Fee and Pattern $15
Want a lovely new Christmas T-shirt that looks like you bought it at a high end store? Here's your chance to learn the technique of doing beautiful embroidery on any T-shirt.
Join Molly as she takes you through the process of proper stabilizing and hooping.
Date; Friday Dec 1st
Time; 10am - 2pm
Class Fee; $30 - Design FREE
Mondo Bag - Tote Bag
Here's the perfect tote bag to carry quilts to class, or fabric and accessories to class. It would also make a great carry on bag on plane trips or car rides. Join our new instructor Punky, as she she takes you through this 2 day class. These classes are back to back and you can leave your machine and everything set up for second day. When you finish the second day, you will go home with a finished bag.
Dates; Thurs Dec 14th, Fri Dec 15th.
Time; 10am 4pm
Pattern Fee; TBA
Dream Machine Workshop Classes
Have a new Dream Machine"? Here's your chance to know how to use some of the wonderful features it has. Join Molly for these informative 5 workshop classes. Each class you will learn a new feature of this wonderful machine and will do a simple project to show practical use of that feature. Try to schedule to attend all 5 classes. Sign Up early as class size is limited.
Dates; Wednesdays - 1/17 - 1/24 - 1/31 - 2/7 - 2/14
$20 per class - $100 for all 5
Sun Bonnet Sue has been an endearing character for quilters for many years. In this class you will learn machine embroidered applique in the hoop. Make this cute Sun Bonnet Sue Christmas tea towel to display in your house or as a gift for someone else. You will have a choice of adding a flat border or ruffle which adds a designer touch.
Date; Fri Dec 8th
Time; 10am - 2pm
Class Fee; $25
Utensil Christmas Stocking
Need a quick gift? Maybe you will want to make many of these and use them for your utensils at Christmas dinner. These would also be perfect for a buffet style dinner. Put the utensils in them and they will be easy to carry to the table. Supplies are simple. A couple pretty fat quarters, thread, scissors, cutting mat, thread to match and a good working sewing machine and cord. Oh, you can make it bigger if you choose. This one is 6" tall, but pattern will go up to 16". Check with Lindsey for Pattern information.
Date; Tues. Nov 28th
Time; 10am to 1pm
Class Fee; $15
Here's the perfect size bag to use for whatever you may need. It has 3 zippered pockets, 4 open sections, and a zipper that closes to keep your items secure. There is also a handle on each side. This is a 2 day class for the intermediate to advanced sewer. Not advised for the beginning sewer
Time; 10am to 4pm (both days)
Class Fee; $50 - Pattern; $10
Want the look of long arm quilting, but with your own embroidery machine? This is the perfect class for you. Deb will show you how to do continuous line decorative stitching as easy as 1, 2, 3!
If you are a quilter and you also own and good size embroidery machine, then you will love doing this.
Date; Wed. Dec 13th
Class Fee; $40
Initial Disk of Designs; $43.90 (Disks 2 through 7 - $19.95)