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Classes


On November 8th, explore with Viking Educator!

Cost: $ 10.00
Making clothes for yourself can be incredibly rewarding, but can come with challenges when trying to fit your body. Join Lindsey Rae of Sew To Grow as she teaches you step by step how to make perfectly fitting clothes for your shape.

Cost: $ 169.00
Lets Hoop it UP and reach new levels with your embroidery machine! December 12th Snowflake Kisses Pillow

Cost: $ 20.00
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: $ 40.00
In this class you'll design your print, carve it on a stamp, and use ink to stamp your fabric.

Cost: $ 20.00
The Cielo Dress & Top from Closet Case Patterns is an easy, breezy take on a boxy tee and shift dress. Loaded with interesting details and interchangeable features, it will fast become a wardrobe building favourite.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn the basic hand embroidery stitches!

Cost: $ 15.00
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!

Cost: $ 15.00
This laptop bag is perfect for sewers that are always on the go! The bag is padded with 1/2? foam on the front, back, and bottom for maximum protection of your electronic device. There is also an exterior and interior zippered pocket. The interior is separated with a divider, so you have room for both your laptop and charger. What a great way to carry your laptop around in style!

Cost: $ 40.00
Have you been curious about the waxed canvas you may have seen in the shop? It?s time to try something new! Stylish & rugged, the Oberlin is a classic tote boasting an inside zipper pocket and magnetic closure. Grab a pattern, some waxed canvas, and a hardware kit so you can join Jean as she shares her tips and tricks to make sewing with waxed canvas a breeze!

Cost: $ 20.00
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
Make a spiffy looking shirt for the handsome little boy in your life!

Cost: $ 20.00
Pick up bag making tips from Wanda!

Cost: $ 35.00
Use your embroidery machine to create all over quilting that looks like it was done on a long arm machine.

Cost: $ 25.00
Lets Hoop it UP and reach new levels with your embroidery machine! November 14th Cutwork Embroidery: Lingerie Bag

Cost: $ 20.00
Lets Hoop it UP and reach new levels with your embroidery machine! October 3rd Bench Buddies -Welcome My Pretties-

Cost: $ 45.00
Lets Hoop it UP and reach new levels with your embroidery machine! September 12th Ocean Scene Wall Hanging or Table Runner

Cost: $ 20.00
Join Fran as she shows you how to get the most of your machine fronts!

Cost: $ 15.00
A Kimberbell Machine Embroidery Event. Park your broom at the door and join us to make 4 fun projects that include freestanding lace and crazy patch.

Cost: $ 79.00
Calling all 8 - 12 year olds! Join Lydia once a month for a new project and fun morning of "Kids Sew!" $40 includes all materials.

Cost: $ 40.00
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! Six classes are included

Cost: $ 40.00
You will learn to read a pattern, select fabric and other basic sewing and finishing techniques that build the foundation needed to create any sewing project.

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: $ 60.00
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

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
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
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 Husqvarna Viking machines. Free if machine purchased at Fran's Sewing Circle.

Cost: $ 40.00
12 month block of the month program

Cost: $ 15.00
12 month block of the month program

Cost: $ 15.00
Let?s get together and learn how to use those Accuquilt cubes.

Cost: $ 15.00
Are you new to applique and interested in learning some new techniques? This class is for you! You will spend 4 hours learning and practicing basic applique techniques that will help you tackle your next project! Join Fran as she goes over her favorite applique tips, tricks, and materials.

Cost: $ 30.00
In making this lap size quilt you will learn cutting, piecing, adding a border, layering, quilting and binding.

Cost: $ 80.00
Take a photo and turn it into a quilt!

Cost: $ 15.00
Join Fran in this fusible applique block of the month program starting in January where you will meet monthly to develop your green thumb.

Cost: $ 20.00
Brush up on your applique skills as Mary Ann walks you through how to create this festive fusible applique Poinsettia block. At 24 inches finished, it is the perfect size for a wall hanging or a pillow. Kits will be available for purchase.

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
Join Chris as she guides you through how to create a block from the Meadowland Quilt by Meghan Buchanan of Then Came June. This quilt is a great beginner friendly, block based pattern. It is very versatile because you can use FQs or 1/2 yards. Meadowland is the pattern you won't be able to stop making! It comes in six sizes (hello mini quilts!) and is easily customizable as it is block based.

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn how to create blocks from this fun modern quilt with Andrea! The Pivot Quilt design is focused on solid fabrics and negative space. Join Andrea as she walks you through her tips and tricks for making this quilt a breeze, including how to sew a curved quilt block using the included pattern template.

Cost: $ 30.00
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
This Showering Stars quilt will light up the sky when you are finished with it! This dazzling quilt pieces together quickly, and it's Jelly Roll friendly. Choose out your fabrics and join Mary Ann as she shows you how to construct this sensational quilt!

Cost: $ 30.00
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.

Cost: $ 30.00
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!

Cost: $ 40.00
Explore new techniques using your Brother Scan-N-Cut by working with fabric, vinyl, cardstock and so much more.

Cost: $ 5.00
Explore new techniques using your Brother Scan-N-Cut by working with fabric, vinyl, cardstock and so much more. $40 ($15 class price when your Scan-N-Cut is purchased at Fran's.

Cost: $ 40.00
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. This class is DX models ONLY.

Cost: $ 40.00
Get to know your serger, how to thread, adjust tension, length, gathering and more.

Cost: $ 35.00
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
Embellish? Maker - the first embroidery design software from RNK inspired by Hope Yoder that allows you to create, edit, personalize, and embellish! Join Debbie for a 2 hour class where she gives you a basic introduction to the program and shows you how to get the most out of your new software.

Cost: $ 40.00
Linda offers a software class on the third Thursday of each month 9:30-11:30 am.

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