Classes


The Aeroplane bag is a crucial travel sack perfect for a weekend getaway. Available in two sizes, you will be able to pack a few days worth of clothing and essentials inside. Wanda loves this pattern and can’t wait to give you helpful tips and tricks about the ins and outs of this duffle.

Cost: $ 35.00
With a loose, body skimming silhouette and a number of interchangeable features, the Kalle shirt and shirtdress is the ultimate in chic, easy dressing. Personalize your garment with a variety of different collars and plackets. Natalie has made a ton Kalle shirts/dresses; come whip one up with her and enthrall in all of her Kalle making expertise.

Cost: $ 35.00
These wallets are the perfect little accessory to throw in your purse. Meet Fran in the classroom with your supplies and prepare to be addicted to sewing mini diva wallets. Feeling spunky? Add some cork for a more durable yet elegant feel!

Cost: $ 30.00
Have you heard? Rope bowls are all the rage right now. Link up with Andrea to learn how to make a scrappy rope bowl or basket using Fran's cotton braiding. Expect to make a couple!

Cost: $ 15.00
We will focus this year on learning new embroidery techniques and fine tuning some we already know (and that includes our knowledge of stabilizers to be successful). The more we learn, the better our embroidery! June: Mastering T shirt Embroidery

Cost: $ 20.00
Calling all 8 - 12 year olds! Join Lydia on the Third Saturday of each month for a new project and fun morning of "Kids Sew!" $40 includes all materials. 10 am - 1 pm.

Cost: $ 40.00
This 6 week class begins with machine and sewing basics. There will be a choice to make a pair of PJ bottoms, an apron, or a tote bag.

Cost: $ 100.00
This 3 week class is the same as the 6 week class except there will not be time for additional projects.

Cost: $ 50.00
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.

Cost: $ 60.00
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!

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn how to make the most out of your Accuquilt cutter and dies!

Cost: $ 15.00
Use of feet that come with the machines, threading, using basic stitches to your advantage, care of machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Just beyond the basics - explore stitches for applique, heirloom, and quilting.

Cost: $ 40.00
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.

Cost: $ 40.00
Bring your Epic and meet Debbie in the classroom for a unique project!

Cost: $ 60.00
Use of feet that come with the machines, threading, using basic stitches to your advantage, care of machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
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.

Cost: $ 40.00
12 month long Block of the Month program

Cost: $ 15.00
12 month long Block of the Month Program

Cost: $ 15.00
Are you fascinated with curved seams? We are! Sign up for Chris’ class to learn a simplified and fast approach to curved seam piecing and basic applique while you sew up this turtley beach scene.

Cost: $ 35.00
In making this lap size quilt you will learn cutting, piecing, adding a border, layering, quilting and binding.

Cost: $ 80.00
Grab your lunch and a jelly roll and join Mary Ann in this confident beginners pieced quilt that uses strips of graduating fabrics to achieve a richly colored 52’’x 68’’ quilt. By the end of the project, you will know all about partial seams, working with jelly rolls and strip piecing techniques.

Cost: $ 30.00
Join Chris to try several methods of machine quilting including stitch in the ditch grid sewing free motion and stippling. Chris will share products and techniques to make machine quilting easier.

Cost: $ 25.00
Do you have limited space to quilt? If so, this new method is for you. Explore an easy way to quilt even the largest quilt by quilting each block individually before attaching it to the rest of your quilt; no more wrangling a huge quilt with a limited space to sew, YAY!

Cost: $ 25.00
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.

Cost: $ 25.00
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.

Cost: $ 25.00
Explore new techniques using your Brother Scan-N-Cut by working with fabric, vinyl, cardstock and so much more.

Join Debbie and bring your Scan N Cut and laptop 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.

Cost: $ 25.00
Get to know your serger, how to thread, adjust tension, length, gathering and more.

Cost: $ 35.00
Pump up your wardrobe with some new clothes designed by YOU! Ages 10-14

Cost: $ 175.00
Redo your room and add some fun new handmade items to spice up your walls! Ages 7-12

Cost: $ 100.00
**Must have prior sewing experience before taking this camp In this week long camp, bring in six of your old T Shirts and turn them into an awesome memory quilt! Ages 9-14

Cost: $ 175.00
Embrace your inner flower child and come get groovy! Ages 8-13

Cost: $ 175.00
Throw on some shades this summer and have some fun in the sun with these cute beach themed projects! Ages 7-12

Cost: $ 100.00
Get those creative juices flowing with these artsy inspired projects! Ages 7-12

Craft-N- Cut is the perfect software match for crafting with your cutting machine. It includes tools to create and modify designs and stitches and even export them to get cutting! This software comes with educational training videos by Hope Yoder and a ton of her designs. (first class free if software purchased at Fran’s)

Cost: $ 25.00
Electric quilt has released their newest software, the eight edition! Unleash your creativity by learning how to design your own quilt at its actual size. Draw block patterns, import your fabric to see your quilt before cutting, calculate yardage, print your patterns, and even export images.

Cost: $ 15.00
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)

Cost: $ 15.00
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.

Cost: $ 5.00