Clubs

American Sewing Guild

Come see what all the excitement is about and get your creative juices flowing. New ideas and tips every month. ASG meets the 1st Saturday of each month

Cost: $ FREE
Hand Applique & Stitching club

Join other hand appliquers for ideas, encouragement and convivial company. Use your favorite applique technique or pick up a new one. Some of us are appliquéing, some are working on crazy quilts, some are tackling UFOs. all of us enjoy stitching and seeing each other's work. Members share the cost of the meeting space.

Cost: $ FREE
Longarm Club

Join Treva for a fun and informative class on long-arm tips and techniques. We will have sale prices on all HQ merchandise and an extra special discount on the ruler of the month! This class is for all long-arm owners and anyone interested in a future purchase. Bring an item to share

Cost: $ FREE
Pro-Stitcher Club

Join Treva for a fun and informative club on long-arm tips and techniques. This class is for all long-arm/computerized owners and anyone interested in a future purchase

Cost: $ FREE

Creative Sewing

A Day at the Beach

This over-sized tote provides extra space for all your beach necessities. It easily holds four beach towels, snacks, books and sunscreen for a fun-filled day at the beach.

Cost: $ 30.00
Quilted Tote Bag

Turn your scrap fabrics into a beautiful quilted tote bag! This sturdy bag is constructed using utility fabric and a quilt-as-you-go method. The lining contains a zip pocket and a slip pocket. In addition there is a concealed top edge zip to keep all your things secure.

Cost: $ 30.00

Embroidery

Anita Goodesign

Have you taken advantage of our wonderful Anita Goodesign Project classes yet? Our Anita Goodesign Club² is in full swing! We are having a delightful time learning new techniques and usually finishing the project IN CLASS! Some-times, there’s even time to complete TWO! Students are welcome either to bring a past project to finish or to work on something completely on their own. Tuition or Love to Sew Card applies to both options. Show and Tell is always welcome!

Cost: $ 30.00
Digital Shadow Trapunto

Learn how to digitize a trapunto Begonia shadow work on your new Bernina Designer Plus Software Version 7. It is important that you know how to use your digitizing tools for the class. We will be digitizing a Begonia in class that can be used for a pillow, place mat or sachet.

Cost: $ 30.00
Embroidering Shadow Trapunto

We will be embroidering a Trapunto Begonia design with shadow work. This design is perfect for a pillow, placemat or sachet. If you were not able to attend the morning digitizing class, or you do not want to digitize your own design you can purchase the design from me and embroider it in class.

Cost: $ 30.00

Garments

Altered Attitudes

Students that have taken this class come back wearing clothing items once destined to be tossed because they just did not fit right. Their attitudes have been altered! In this class Carrie will continue to keep you in stitches by helping you fit and restyle your clothing. Learn how a small change can make a big difference. Learn proper ways to pin & mark. Attach a lining, fix a droopy seat in your trousers. Hide a tummy, close a gap!

Cost: $ 30.00
Clothing Construction

This will be an ongoing/open ended series. Where ever you are in you sewing skills Learn to make clothing without that ‘homemade’ look! Professional results in less time.

Cost: $ 30.00
Hemming 101

Double rolled hem, blind hem, baby hems, faced hems and more will be covered with this class. Technique based class.

Cost: $ 30.00
Just ZIP It!

This is the class where you will learn to insert zippers three ways! Invisible, lapped and centered. You will also learn to finish neck edge, waistband, and seam intersections.

Cost: $ 30.00
Let 'Er Rip!

As we sew…..So shall we “UN-SEW”. Learn many techniques to “Un Stitch” that seam that ummmm, didn’t turn out as planned. Learn how to take things apart to alter and refit or re-style. Put down that seam ripper and find easier, quicker methods with new tools.

Cost: $ 30.00
Yoga Skirt

Not just for yoga! This uber comfortable semi a-line skirt features a comfort roll waistband. Made using a knit fabric this cute skirt will quickly become one of your favorites!

Cost: $ 30.00

Kids Camp

Calling All Kids

Join our kids sewing club! We'll meet monthly to create fun projects. Just bring your sewing machine--all other supplies included (ages 8-15).

Cost: $ 15.00

Mastering Your Bernina

Machine Mastery #1

Class #1: BASIC OPERATION: Designed for all BERNINA sewing machines including Bernette models, this class is a must for new owners. Learn what you need to know about the basic operation of your machine.

Cost: $ 30.00
Machine Mastery #2

Class #2: STITCH FUN: Explore the decorative stitches and creative functions of your BERNINA sewing machine while learning embellishments for almost any type of project: this class is designed for all computerized BERNINA sewing machines.

Cost: $ 30.00
Machine Mastery #3

Class #3: CREATIVE OPTIONS: Open to 730 and 8 Series owners, this class examines the distinctive features and functions that make these models unique and useful additions to your sewing rooms. (9 mm machines) Things to Bring: Please bring the following to each mastery class: Sewing machine and accessories box, Owner's Guide, Mastery Workbook printed out, one new spool of all-purpose thread and a Basic Sewing Kit.

Cost: $ 30.00
Machine Mastery Marathon

A condensed version of Machine Mastery classes #1 & #2 SERIES 8 OWNERS - please take Series 8 MM Classes 1 & 2 before taking this class. Class #1: Basics of needles, threads and fabric compatibility. Basic information about using your machine, seaming, securing and how to clean your machines. Class #2: Learn about different types of seaming, hemming, elastics and how to apply them, buttonholes, sewing on buttons and darning.

Cost: $ 55.00
Mastering Your Embroidery:

This mastery class is for embroidery machine owners. Learn the ins and outs of your BERNINA or Deco embroidery machine - from the basics of hooping to customizing designs and Endless Embroidery. You'll discover all you need to get the most from your embroidery system.

Cost: $ 30.00
Mastering Your Series 8 Class #1 - Sewing

Mastering Your Series 8 classes are specific for Bernina 820 & 830 machines & should be the first classes taken by a new owner. They are a combination of lecture, demo & Power Point demonstrations. You are welcome to bring your machine or laptop computer with the Bernina Series 8 Emulator loaded on it. You are also welcome to just follow along with the instructor's power point. The Machine Mastery & Machine Embroidery Series are highly recommended for those new to sewing, embroidery of Bernina sewing machines and should be taken after taking these Series 8 Classes 1 and 2. Class #1 Sewing: Threading, screen anatomy & navigation, stitches & Bernina Dual Feed.

Cost: $ 30.00
Mastering Your Series 8 Class #2 - Embroidery

Mastering Your Series 8 classes are specific for Bernina 830 machines & should be the first classes taken by a new owner. They are a combination of lecture, demo & Power Point demonstrations. You are welcome to bring your machine or laptop computer with the Bernina Series 8 Emulator loaded on it. The Machine Mastery & Machine Embroidery Series are highly recommended for those new to sewing, embroidery of Bernina sewing machines and should be taken after taking Series 8 Classes 1 and 2. Class #2 Embroidery: threading for embroidery, embroidery screen navigation, design selection & editing.

Cost: $ 30.00
Serger Mastery #1

Class #1:Basic Serger Use: Designed to make you comfortable with your new serger. This class covers threading, tension settings and basic serger applications. Things to Bring: Please bring the following to each mastery classes: Serger and accessories box, Owners Guide Mastery Workbook printed out, a new spool of all purpose thread and a Basic Sewing Kit. Serger Mastery #1 - 4 spools of serger thread (red, blue, yellow & green) Kit Fee: $2.50 material fee for each mastery class to cover all the materials needed for the hands-on exercises.

Cost: $ 30.00
Serger Mastery #2

Class #2: BASIC SERGER USE continued... this class continues with threading and goes into different threading for special stitching. Learn to use your serger for more than seaming and finishing edges. This class explores the use of serger accessory presser feet and attachments for both embellishment and practical uses. Discover how to incorporate chain and cover stitching if your model offers these features. Things to Bring: Please bring the following to each mastery classes: Serger and accessories box, Owners Guide Mastery Workbook printed out, a new spool of all purpose thread and a Basic Sewing Kit. Serger Mastery #2 - 4 spools thread (same color) Kit Fee: $2.50 material fee for each mastery class to cover all the materials needed for the hands-on exercises.

Cost: $ 30.00
Serger Mastery #3

Learn to use your serger for more than seaming and finishing edges. This class explores the use of accessory presser feet and attachments for both embellishment and practical uses.Discover how to chain and cover stitch if your model offers these features.

Cost: $ 30.00

Quilting

Learn to Quilt Series: Class 2

Learn to Quilt Series

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn to Quilt Series: Class 3

Learn to Quilt Series

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn to Quilt Series: Class 4

Learn to Quilt Series

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn to Quilt Series: Class 5

Learn to Quilt Series

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn to Quilt Series: Class 6

Learn to Quilt Series

Cost: $ 30.00

Software (Beyond Mastery)

Software Sampler

Bernina Software Sampler is a hit with customers and we're bringing it to SftH. Each month we will go through a software design project prepared by Bernina's best and learn some new aspect of our DesignerPlus Software. Students will get a handout and CD to take home.

Cost: $ 30.00

Software Mastery

DesignWorks Project

Practical applications for the DesignWorks software & tools

Cost: $ 30.00
Mastering Your Bernina Embroidery Software #1 V6

Class #1: Start with the basics of the V6 Bernina Embroidery Software. Learn to calibrate your screen. Discover the magic of the icons on the tool bars, how to resize, rotate & mirror designs, utilize thread matching, fabric settings, basic lettering functions, print designs & send designs to your machine. This class applies to both Editor Plus & Designer Plus levels of the Bernina Embroidery Software V6. This class is a prerequisite to Software #2. Things to Bring: These Version 6 classes are lecture/demo. All you need to bring is paper, pencil, and Owners Workbook. Laptops may be brought to class, however, the instructor cannot take time from class to deal with computer or software problems that may arise.

Cost: $ 30.00
Mastering Your Bernina Embroidery Software #2 V6

Class #2 Version 6: Learn how to utilize Portfolio, edit a design & auto digitize. In this class you will learn about removing overlaps, how to use the magic wand & touch on the Art Canvas portion of the software. This class applies to both Editor Plus & Designer Plus levels of the Bernina Embroidery Software V6. This class applies to both Editor Plus & Designer Plus levels of the Bernina Embroidery Software V6. Students must complete Software #1 before enrolling in Software #2. Things to Bring: These Version 6 classes are lecture/demo. All you need to bring is paper, pencil & Owners Workbook. Laptops may be brought to class, however, the instructor cannot take time from class to deal with computer or software problems that may arise.

Cost: $ 30.00
Mastering Your Bernina Embroidery Software #3 V6

Class #3: Manually digitize an embroidery design. Learn to use the new tools in V6 – morphing, carving stamp, outline effect, sculptured fill, star stitch, ripple stitch, stipple fill, contour fill, cross stitch fill & freehand drawingClass #3: Manually digitize an embroidery design. Learn to use the new tools in V6 – morphing, carving stamp, outline effect, sculptured fill, star stitch, ripple stitch, stipple fill, contour fill, cross stitch fill & freehand drawing. This class applies to the Designer Plus level of the Bernina Embroidery Software V6. Students must complete Software #1 & #2 before enrolling in Software #3. Things to Bring: These Version 6 classes are lecture/demo. All you need to bring is paper, pencil, and Owners Workbook. Laptops may be brought to class, however, the instructor cannot take time from class to deal with computer or software problems that may arise.

Cost: $ 30.00
Mastering Your Bernina Embroidery Software #4 V6

Learn basic navigation of Art Canvas, the CorelDRAW Essentials 4 portion of the Bernina Embroidery Software V6. This class applies to the Designer Plus level of the Bernina Embroidery Software V6. Students must complete Software #1, #2 & #3 before enrolling in Software #4. Things to Bring: These Version 6 classes are lecture/demo. All you need to bring is paper, pencil, and Owners Workbook. Laptops may be brought to class, however, the instructor cannot take time from class to deal with computer or software problems that may arise.

Cost: $ 30.00

Workshops & Seminars

Pants Drafting Workshop

We will begin this fast paced workshop by taking and charting your measurements. Then we will be drafting a pants pattern on Swedish Tracing paper. That will be then sewn into a fitting draft. You will each be helped with custom fitting. There is sew much you will learn about why and how pants fit. Over one hundred patterns and counting!!

Cost: $ 70.00