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Class Procedures

  • Please park around back upon arrival for your class and you will see a door with clearly marked signage. For night classes, please park out front. 
  • Our maximum class size is 6 students. Masks are preferred but not required. 
  • We ask that you bring your own tools and supplies when possible. You are welcome to use one of our classroom sewing machines if needed. Please call the store at (910) 397-9399 to arrange this prior to class starting.
  • If supplies must be purchased before class starts, you will receive an email from your instructor prior to class. 
  • Purchasing a class will reserve your spot. We are unable to reserve spots without payment. 


NEW OWNERS CLASSES:

Classes will help you get the most of your sewing machine or serger.  Owner's classes are free if you purchased your machine at Fran’s Sewing Circle and vary in price otherwise.  They are identified by colored type on the calendar.  Please check calendar for the dates and times these classes are offered.  HV = Husqvarna Viking BRO= Brother

  • Machine Basics:  Use of feet that come with the machines, threading, using basic stitches to your advantage, care of machine – offered for Husqvarna Viking and Brother at different times. ($40)
  • Machine Decorative:  Just beyond the basics - explore stitches for appliqué, heirloom and quilting- offered for Husqvarna Viking and Brother at different times. ($40)
  • Machine Embroidery: Learn all of the options built into your embroidery machine. Learn the tricks of the trade, and when and where to use different stabilizers. Husqvarna Viking or Brother machines with embroidery. ($40)

Classes


Treat yourself to Home Sweet Haunted Home! At this two-day machine embroidery event, you will make five bewitching projects.

Cost: $ 179.00
In this two day workshop, you will learn how to transform a fabric panel into a work of art using thread painting and embellshing techniques taught by Joyce Hughes - fiber artist, author, and sewlebrity! All you need is a machine capable of a straight stitch and zig zag.

Cost: $ 189.00
In this class you'll design your print, carve it on a stamp, and use ink to stamp your fabric.

Cost: $ 25.00
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
These functional carriers in two sizes are designed to store, protect, and carry oversized items such as rulers, cutting mats, sketchbooks ? even computers.

Cost: $ 35.00
The Roscoe Blouse and Dress is a blouse or dress with a gathered neckline and raglan sleeves. The neckline is finished with a center slit and neckties. Choose from one of our many rayons or lightweight wovens to create a beautifully draped blouse.

Cost: $ 35.00
Lets Hoop it UP and reach new levels with your embroidery machine! Package contains 28 designs.

Cost: $ 25.00
Lets Hoop it UP and reach new levels with your embroidery machine!

Cost: $ 10.00
Are you a fan of our Kimberbell events? This monthly club is for you!

Cost: $ 39.00
Do you need a refresher on machine embroidery? This is the class for you!

Cost: $ 30.00
We have to get the next generation sewing! Bring your 8-12 year old kids, grandkids, nieces, and nephews to Kids Sew for a fun project.

Cost: $ 40.00
We have to get the next generation sewing! Bring your 8-12 year old kids, grandkids, nieces, and nephews to Kids Sew for a fun project.

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.

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
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
Free if your Husqvarna Viking Epic was purchased at Fran's Sewing Circle.

Cost: $ 60.00
Free if your Husqvarna Viking Epic was purchased at Fran's Sewing Circle.

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 Block of the Month program that runs March- February

12 month Block of the Month program that runs March- February

This class series is for Accuquilt owners who want to learn how to get more out of their machines with new tricks and techniques. This is a progressive block program divided into 10 sessions.

Cost: $ 25.00
In making this lap size quilt you will learn cutting, piecing, adding a border, layering, quilting and binding.

Cost: $ 70.00
Have you taken Beginning Quilting and want to take the next step to becoming a more confident quilter? This class is for you!

Cost: $ 60.00
Join us to try several methods of machine quilting including stitch in the ditch grid sewing free motion and stippling. We will share products and techniques to make machine quilting easier.

Cost: $ 25.00
Designed by Meghan Buchanan of Then Came June, the Nova Star Quilt is a super fun, modern, and bold star quilt pattern.

Cost: $ 20.00
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
Starting in February, join Mary Ann on every 3rd Monday of the month from 9:30-11:30 to learn new ruler work quilting techniques and designs! You must take our Ruler Work Basics class as a prerequisite.

Cost: $ 450.00
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
Get to know your serger, how to thread, adjust tension, length, gathering and more.

Cost: $ 35.00
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 offers a software class on the third Thursday of each month 9:30-11:30 am.

Cost: $ 15.00