Classes


Making clothing for yourself can be fun and extremely rewarding. Choose from three popular Sew To Grow sewing patterns and Lindsey will walk you through step-by-step how to trace, cut, assemble and add the finishing touches to these wardrobe staples. Lindsey will also be demonstrating how to measure yourself correctly and make slight pattern adjustments for a more accurate fit. In this two day workshop you will be guided from beginning to completion and leave with a perfectly fitting garment. This class is perfect for the confident beginners and those looking to get back into dress making. Patterns available at store. Choices are Bondi Top (or dress), Noosa Shift, and Sweet Summertime Dress or Peplum.

Cost: $ 149.00
Join Wanda as she shows you some tips and tricks on how to make this stunning purse! This medium-sized bag features unique accordion dividers on the inside, which provides plenty of separate storage space for all of your essentials! The flap features a magnetic snap closure. The strap is adjustable as well, all-in-all giving you a chance to try out several fun features and techniques!

Cost: $ 55.00
This wrap dress is going to be the new staple of your wardrobe! From Sew to Grow, it features flutter sleeves, front and back darts, and a maxi tulip hem. Come join Fran as she teaches you how to construct this flattering dress in this two session class!

Cost: $ 40.00
Interested in learning how to create beautiful hand embroidery stitches? In this quick class, you will pick up tips and tricks to incorporate hand embroidery into your crafting projects. We will be building onto our knowledge of basic hand embroidery stitches and learning new techniques to make our projects pop!

Cost: $ 15.00
Interested in learning how to sew garments? Dive in feet first with Natalie and learn how to sew a Bassline skirt using cotton, linen or rayon fabrics. Youíll learn how to sew a waistband, seam pockets, hemming techniques and sew much more.

Cost: $ 40.00
With plenty of compartments and an angled front zip, this medium sized bag is full of rock star quality. Join Wanda in learning the ins and outs of one of Sew Sweetness top selling patterns. Piping and riveting are optional but definitely give this bag an extra kick.

Cost: $ 55.00
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
Use your embroidery machine to create all over quilting that looks like it was done on a long arm machine.

Cost: $ 20.00
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
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! May: Japanese Obi Bag

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
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: $ 35.00
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
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
Bring in your current project or projects and sew with us! Whether you would like help, inspiration or just the company of others, our studio time is for you.

Cost: $ 5.00
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: $ 40.00
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
Have you wanted to create a collage quilt and did not know where to start? This two part class will help you learn how to utilize color and value to create a fabric collage quilt.

Cost: $ 40.00
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
Explore an easy way to quilt even the largest quilt! Join Mary Ann as she teaches you this new quilting technique that is ideal for those with limited space to sew. Instead of having to wrangle a huge quilt around a small area, you are now quilting each block individually before attaching it to the rest of your quilt!

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
Come and learn how to sew this darling pattern with Andrea! The Sienna Burst Quilt, designed by Meghan Buchanan, is inspired by the desert. It is the perfect quilt to mix and match your favorite fat quarters with, or use the newest line you love!

Cost: $ 35.00
Gather up all of your old, sentimental T Shirts and join Mary Ann as she teaches you how to turn them into a cherished memory quilt! In this two session class, you will learn how to create a gorgeous quilt that showcases your favorite memories.

Cost: $ 40.00
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 dont be afraid to give it a TRY!

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, $10 discount on following classes. Check back for project information. Session One 1:00-3:00 on Thursday May 24th OR Thursday May 31st (Advanced Scan N Cut / Canvas Workspace- must take Basics first) Session Two: 1:00-3:00 on Thursday June 7th (Basic Scan N Cut/ Canvas Workspace- must take this class before attending advanced class)

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
If you are completely new to sewing, this class is for you! Ages 7-12

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 Franís)

Cost: $ 25.00
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