"Sweet Dreams" Pillow Project - For Golisano Children's Hospital

Ever have to take a child to the hospital?  It's a scary thing for them. Here's your chance to volunteer and make a fun pillow case for these children to make them smile and their hospital stay, less intimidating.  Bring your sewing machine and make some pillow cases for these children. All fabric is pre-cut and ready to sew. Stay an hour or 4 hours. Can't spend a few hours at the store? Take some packets home and make them at your leisure, then bring back to the store. Please sign up to come to store, as seating is limited. If you have any children's fabric you can donate, it will be gratefully appreiated.

Dates; Coming in Fall

Time; 10:30 to 2:30

Educator; LINDA

Edge To Edge Embroidery Machine Quilting

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;  TBA

Class Fee; $40

Initial Disk of Designs; $43.90 (Disks 2 through 7 - $19.95)

Educator; DEB

 Luminaire Workshop Classes

​Did you just get a new Luminaire embroidery sewing machine? These workshops will take you through each of the different features this fabulous machine can do, by doing a project that shows the practical use of each feature. This series of classes run for 6 weeks and each class is $30. If paid in full for all classes, you will get a $10 discount, making the series fee $170.

Dates; Thur. 8/8 - 8/15 - 8/22 - 8/29 - 9/5 - 9/12

Time; 10am to 1pm

Class Fee; $30 per class or $170 for all 6 classes  (a further discount will be given to those who                                                       purchased machine from Expert Sewing)  See Molly for Class Supply lists.

Educator; MOLLY

Dream/Luminaire VIP Club

This  class is only for the Dream Machine 1 & 2 owners and new Luminaire owners. It will take place once a month and will give you a project that continues your education in how to use all the features of this wonderful sewing/embroidery machine. (Check with Molly for class supply list)

Date; Wed July 31st - Sport Bottle

Time; 10am - 2am

​Educator; MOLLY

Serger 101 - "Learn to Love Your Serger"

Here's the chance to learn how to really utilize that wonderful serger you own.  This workshop class will not only show you how to sew professional seams but also how to do all those fancy top stitching designs and rolled hems for clothes and linens. Taught by a Martha Pullen certified instructor, you won't want to miss this class. Work book and fabrics are provided free just bring you machine and threads. A knowledge of how to thread your machine and do a basic seam is required.

Dates;  TBA  

Class Fee $35

​Educator; LINDA

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;  check calendar for dates and times

​Time; 10:30 to 2:30 - 

Fee; $5

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Beginning Quilting 101

​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 -   TBA -   Time; 10am to 4pm

​Class Fee; $100

Educator; MOLLY

BES4 Dream Machine Software Orientation

This is the class to learn how to use your new software for the Dream Machine 2. 

​Class size is limited, so students can get individual attention.

**Only supplies needed; a laptop with program installed, a mouse and mouse pad. Also a notepad to take notes

Date; TBA

Class Fee; $35

Time; 10:30 am to 1:30 pm

Educator; MOLLY

Quilting 101 - Table Runner

Want to learn the art and technique of  quilting? Can't make a class during the week because you work? Then this class is for you. It teaches the same principles as the weekday class but with a smaller project. This 22" x 50" table runner class will run for 3 Saturdays in a row and will take you through the process of rotary cutting traditional blocks, piecing and quilting. Class size is limited.

​Dates; Sat 8/3 - 8/10 - 8/17

Time; 10:30am - 2:30pm

Class Fee; $75 - Pattern FREE

Educator; MOLLY

Serger Decorator Pillow 

Put that serger to work making this fancy Decorator Pillow. You will be amazed at all you can do with it. Make it in Christmas fabrics or in any fabric that matches your decor. Sergers aren't just for sewing seams. Let our master serger educator show you just how versatile a serger can be.  Sign up early for this class as seating is limited.

Date; TBA

Class Fee; $35 - Pattern Free

Time; 10am to 4pm

Educator; LINDA

​​Note**  NOT all class listings will have supply lists. Only the ones with a line under the name of class. If you need more info on a particular class, please check with the educator. Thank You!

​(Floriani thread Sale -2nd Fri. of month- Quilter's fabric Sale - 3rd Fri. of month. Call store for details)

NEW - Free Standing Lace Napkin Corner

This Free Standing lace napkin corner makes an elegant statement on your dinner table. Learn how to take an ordinary napkin and turn it into something special. Do the same for your matching table cloth to wow your guest. 

Date; TBA

Time; 10:30am to 2:30pm

Class Fee; $25 - 1 design free

Educator; MOLLY

Braid Table Runner - Quilt As You Go!

Have you ever tried any quilt as you go projects? If you haven't, this class will show you how to master this fun technique'. By the time you go home you will have an almost finished  17" x 52" beauty. All you will need to do at home is to decide how you want to finish your binding. Make several in different colors to give as gifts to family, friends, or yourself.

Date; Thurs. July 18th

Time; 9:30am to 4:30pm

Class Fee; $30 - pattern; $10

​Educator; MOLLY

NEW -Hot Stuff Trivet or Pot Holder

​This is a brand new item that makes a wonderful  pot holder or Trivet. The Teflon insert for the center comes with the pattern, then to make more,  you can  purchase the Teflon refills separately. In this class you will not only learn how to make these, with or without a back hand pocket,  you will learn how to work with the Teflon  square in a sewing project. For class you can choose to make the small size which finishes off at about 8", or you can make the larger size at 9.5 ". You can also decide if you want to make the optional hand pocket on the back. Samples are in the store to see this unique project. These would make wonderful Christmas or hostess gifts.

Date; Coming in Sept

​Time: 10am to 2pm

Class Fee: $25  -  Pattern Fee 

Educator; Molly

​​Radiant Star Quilt Top

​The Radiant Star or Lone Star pattern is one of the oldest designs around. In the old days, all those diamonds were sewn together one piece at a time.  Today there is a much simpler way to do it and in this 2 session class you will learn the secret. This class is not for beginners, but if you have taken the beginning quilt class, or have a little experience doing some quilts you will enjoy the challenge of making this beautiful quilt top.

​Dates; TBA

Time; 10am  -  4pm

Class Fee; $50 plus Pattern book $19.91  and class supplies

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 6 workshop classes. Each class you will learn a new feature of this incredible machine and will do a simple project to show practical use of that feature. Try to schedule to attend all 6 classes. Sign Up early as class size is limited. (Check with Molly for class supply list)

Dates; TBA

$20 per class - $120 for all 6 classes (if paid for all in advance $110 - No refunds)

​Educator; MOLLY

Expert Sewing Center

NEW - Jelly Roll  Rug

Coming this summer, you will be able to learn how to make a wonderful rug like this, with just 1 large (40 to 42 pieces) jelly roll, some batting and your sewing machine. Join Debra as she takes you through this 2 day, back to back class. Bring back the days of our parents and grandparents, with a rug that looks like the braided rugs of their day, but is much easier to make.

Date; TBA

Time; 10am - 4pm

​Class Fee; $50 - Pattern fee; $10

​Educator; DEB

Free Motion Quilting

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; Fri July 26th

Class Fee; $35

Educator; MOLLY

Embroidery 101

​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; Wed. Aug 14th - 10 am  3 pm   

Class Fee; $20 plus Kit $5

Educator; MOLLY

​NEW - Embroidered Mesh Beach Bag - Tote Bag

Here's a fun class project that will enjoy using all summer long. The body of the bag is vinyl mesh. It is trimmed with embroidery and fun fabric and nylon straps.  In this class you will need to purchase a $15  kit from Molly, that includes the vinyl mesh and strapping in one of these colors, red. hot pink, blue, lime green, or purple and a free embroidery design of your choice.. You bring the fabric and your embroidery machine and go home with a fun bag you can use at the beach, for shopping, or carrying quilt supplies.

Date; Wed Aug. 7th

Time; 10am - 2:30pm 

Class Fee; $25 - Kit Fee; $15 - One Embroidery & Pattern free or bring your own embroidery design

Educator; MOLLY

​​​Scan n Cut by Brother 

Join Jody as she takes you through a project class using your scan n cut machine. This class is for current owners of the machine and will be a unique  project each month. 

Date;  TBA

Time; 10am - 4pm

Class Fee; $25  -  Pattern Fee; $5 (to be paid to Jody)

​Educator; JODY

​​Gear Bag for Sewing /Cosmetics/Tech Accessories

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

Date; TBA

Time; 10am to 4pm (both days)

Class Fee; $50 - Pattern; $12.54

​Educator; MOLLY