Basic Sewing 201 Intermediate Sewing For students who have completed Basic Sewing 101 or have experience sewing. Expand your sewing skills. Try a technique you are afraid to tackle on your own. If you are interested in learning alteration techniques, this is also a class for you. With more than 45 years sewing experience including custom sewing and alterations, Fran can help you tackle the tough patterns and create a custom made look.
Sewing Machine Fundamentals Bring that sewing machine you haven't taken out of the box or is collecting dust to our crash course on: what's a presser foot, where's the tension, do not feed the feed dogs and more. You will go home with a simple stash bag made while building skills!
Brother Embroidery Learn all the options built into the machine for using your embroidery and also about stabilizers, what and when to use. For Brother machines. Free if machine purchased at Fran's Sewing Circle.
HV Embroidery Learn all the options built into the machine for using your embroidery and also about stabilizers, what and when to use. For Husqvarna Viking machines. Free if machine purchased at Fran's Sewing Circle.
Holiday Meadow Wall Hanging Pick up the Holiday Meadow panel and learn advanced techniques using different border methods. You'll have a chance to sit down at a long-arm and use metallic quilting thread!
Laura Heine Collage Method Have you seen the trending quilt designer Laura Heine's patterns? They come in an array of unique scenes and can be achieved by what we like to call the "Laura Heine method." So, stop by Fran's and choose ANY Laura Heine collage pattern and meet Chris in the classroom to learn the technique.
Ruler Work Quilting (Clamshell Template) In this particular course, you will use the clamshell, 6" spiral, spinning wheel 36", 12" arc and Westalee cross hair square templates to quilt on your home sewing machine.
Ruler Work Quilting (Simple Circle Template) We are offering a brand new ruler work class this quarter where you will use the simple circle 2", 4" arc, spin-a-flex number 4 and Westalee cross hair square rulers and templates to quilt on your home sewing machine.
Ruler Work Quilting Basics Use your home sewing machine to create quilting patterns that have the same look as long arm quilting. This basics class is for quilters who have never taken a ruler work class before. You will create different blocks using the basic ruler set.
Try Quilting Want to see if you like quilting? This class is a small investment in time and material yet you learn all the basics for quilting: how to cut, piece, sandwich, quilt and bind a quilt. So don’t be afraid to give it a TRY!
Scan N Cut Techniques Join Debbie and bring your Scan N Cut to explore new techniques with fabric and more. Learn to get the most from your machine and mats. One free class with purchase of Scan N Cut from Fran's; after first free class, $10 discount on following classes. Check back for project information.
Cutting Edge Workshop Enjoy an entire day learning to use digital cutters. Design a trendy project from start to finish using innovative techniques with cutting edge materials. Registration includes lunch, snacks, door prizes and loads of fun for everyone! $35. September 29th or 30th.
Software With Linda Linda Stanley offers a software class on the third Thursday of each month! These classes are good for anyone, even new owners. Linda will announce each month which modules will be used in the class. (5D/6D/Premier)
USB Basics So you have an embroidery machine that uses a USB stick? See how to get your designs from the computer or CD to the stick. See how to find out what is on the stick! Hints to find your designs easier.