Fit to Flatter Workshop 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.
Aeroplane Bag 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.
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 201 Mini 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
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.
Basic Applique 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.
Holiday Poinsettia Applique 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.
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 (Clamshell Template) 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.
Showering Stars Quilt 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!
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. 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.