Kimono Robe Many of you have seen this gorgeous Kimono robe that Fran stitched up in the shop. Now you have a chance to create your own! Grab your favorite rayon print and head over to the classroom so you can join her as you stitch up the robe of your dreams!
Basic Sewing 201 Intermediate Sewing For students who have completed Basic Sewing 101 or have experience using basic sewing patterns. Expand your sewing skills and try a technique you are afraid to tackle on your own. With more than 45 years sewing experience including custom sewing and alterations, Fran can help you tackle the tough patterns and turn you into a confident sewer!
Five classes are included
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.
Machine Quilting 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.
Quilt As You Go 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!
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.
Scallop Quilt Focused on solid fabrics and negative space, this quilt is perfect for both advanced and beginner quilters and those who love a minimalist look. Grab the PDF pattern from Modern Handicraft and meet Andrea in the classroom to stitch up this quilt. You can either make your own templates to cut your curves or buy just a tiny bit more fabric and use a curved ruler to cut your perfect curves.
Sienna Burst Quilt Block Learn how to make the somewhat complicated block that makes up the beautiful Sienna Burst Quilt. Once you have mastered the block, you will have the skills you need to create the entire quilt or wall hanging!
Trinket Quilt: Introduction to Paper Piecing This Trinket Quilt uses the foundation paper piecing technique. It includes templates for 40 different 4? blocks and detailed foundation paper piecing instructions. New to paper piecing? That?s okay! Join Annie as she shows you how to become a paper piecing professional. You will learn the basics as you construct a few of your favorite blocks.
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 Basic Techniques (DX model ONLY) 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, $15 price on following classes. If DX is purchased elsewhere the class price is $40. This class is DX models ONLY.
Craft N Cut Software 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)
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.