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Classes


Come and get acquainted with your BABYLOCK sewing machine. This class is designed to teach owners about the care and features of their new machine. Students receive instruction on how to get the best from the Amelia, Rachel, and Presto. Please bring your machine along with all accessories and manual.

Cost: $ 5.00
Come and get acquainted with your BABYLOCK sewing machine. This class is designed to teach owners about the care and features of their new machine. Students receive instruction on how to get the best from the Katherine, Lyric, and Soprano. Please bring your machine along with accessories and manual.

Cost: $ 5.00
This class is for new owners of BABYLOCK sergers that have the cover stitch ability. We will learn threading for cover stitch and chain stitch. The $5 is a Kit Fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
Come and get acquainted with your BABYLOCK sewing machine. This class is designed to teach owners about the care and features of their new machine. Students receive instruction on how to get the best from the Sofia II, Accord, Aventura, and Flourish. Please bring your machine along with all accessories and manual. **Attention BABYLOCK Flourish owners: Embroidery will be taught in the afternoon from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM.**

Cost: $ 5.00
Come and get acquainted with your BABYLOCK sewing machine. This class is designed to teach owners about the care and features of their new machine. Students receive instruction on how to get the best from the Aria, Crescendo, Spirit, Journey, and Unity. Please bring your machine along with all accessories and manual. **Attention: BABYLOCK Aria and Crescendo owners, sewing will be taught in the morning from 10:00 AM - Noon. BABYLOCK Spirit owners, embroidery will be taught in the afternoon from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM.

Cost: $ 5.00
Come and get acquainted with your BABYLOCK sewing machine. This class is designed to teach owners about the care and features of their new machine. Students receive instruction on how to get the best from the BL9, Molly, Anna, or Jazz. Please bring your machine along with all accessories and manual.

Cost: $ 5.00
***EARLY BIRD PRICING! This event is normally priced at $299, but if you sign up by AUGUST 30th - you'll SAVE $100!*** Join us for three fun-filled days (18 hours) with hands-on instruction to learn your Baby Lock Ovation or Evolution serger in and out! You will learn how to use the serger from the "basics to advanced" techniques. You will say, "I didn't know I could do that on a serger!" Students will be given a CD with three workbooks in a PDF file to print or save to their electronic device, and will cover one workbook each day of the class. Just print/save the workbooks and then bring them with you to class. Fee includes a fabric sample packet each day to complete the fully-illustrated (in color) step by step workbook. This event teaches "Serger Techniques and Applications"; projects are not made. All techniques are done making samples that fit into the workbooks. Workbooks with fabric samples have a retail value of $150! This hands-on retreat is for everyone! If you are thinking about buying a serger, now you will say, "How did I ever get along without one!" Baby Lock sergers "thread themselves" - no tension dials to figure out - and are the easiest sergers on the market to change to different stitches! Space is limited, and so is the special pricing! SIGN UP TODAY!

Cost: $ 199.00
This class is for new owners of BABYLOCK sergers. In this class, we cover the different types of thread that can be used, the proper needles, cleaning and care, along with threading the machines and the different overlock stitches. Price covers fabric and threads supplied in class.

Cost: $ 5.00
This dramatic wall hanging/art is "QAYG" (Quilt As You Go). You will get amazing results from this technique - Take this class and see for yourself.

Cost: $ 40.00
This class is for new owners of BERNINA machines. In this class you will learn how to care for your machine and the basic operations of your machine. The $5 is a Kit Fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
This class is for new owners of BERNINA machines. In class you will learn how to sew buttonholes and buttons, the memory feature, and the BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) foot. The $5 is a Kit Fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
This class is for new owners of BERNINA machines. In this class you will learn how to combine stitches to make custom and unique stitches on your machine. You will also learn how to save and recall stitches from your machine's memory. The $5 is a Kit Fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
This class is for new owners of BERNINA sewing/embroidery machines. In this class you will learn how to use your embroidery unit, retrieve embroidery designs, and basic embroidery manipulation and troubleshooting. The $5 is a Kit Fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
Join us as we learn how to create a "Capsule" wardrobe. We will be exploring sewing with knits as we start creating a sheath or T-Shirt dress then we move on to create the perfect summer pajamas. We are using our sergers and sewing machines to make our projects.

Cost: $ 30.00
This class is for new owners of BERNINA Software 8 who would like to learn the new features of digitizing.

Cost: $ FREE
This class is for new owners of BERNINA Software 8 to learn the basic lettering and monogramming features. This class also covers basic features for editing embroidery designs.

Cost: $ FREE
This class is for new owners of BERNINA Software 8 who would like to learn the new features of auto-digitizing.

Cost: $ FREE
Save time and thread by using applique in your embroidery designs. With BERNINA V8 Embroidery Software, you can create applique designs with a professional look. Join us in class and learn how to properly digitize an applique apple design that you will stitch out to complete the whole process of embroidery. Students will need a working knowledge of either auto-digitizing or manual digitizing.

Cost: $ 48.00
Learn new software techniques and explore the tools available to take your creativity to the next level. BERNINA's Software 8 can be used to efficiently create many projects with quilting, embroidery, and more.

Cost: $ 15.00
The Hands-On BERNINA Software Inspirations session is a two-hour hands-on session from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Cost: $ 24.00
Children's T-Shirt Class - Duluth - October 18th 10 AM - 2 PM

Cost: $ 40.00
SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, July 29th, is Duluth's "Christmas in July"! If you've been to this event in the past, you know you don't want to miss it - and this year is EVEN BETTER! We will have our NEW Christmas fabric at 25% off, tons of projects on display, live "Demonstration Stations", refreshments, Christmas music, and more! Also, for one day only, as a kick-off to Christmas, you can enjoy 25% off all "regular" fabric, 20% off pre-cut fabrics, 15% off notions, 10% off Christmas patterns/notions, 10% off BERNINA accessories, and 10% off BABYLOCK accessories! PRE-REGISTER NOW!

Cost: $ FREE
Join us as we construct this cute Christmas ornament! You can use it on your tree or you can turn it upside down on a table and use it as a candy bowl. This adorable star can also be given as a gift - but fill it with goodies first!

Cost: $ 30.00
Come and join us in an atmosphere of fun while we learn and discuss new products, techniques, or ideas in the sewing, quilting and embroidery world. Also remember to bring your project that you have been working for "Show and Tell". June - We will be discussing markers, chalk, and bound button holes.

Cost: $ 5.00
This class is for people who have a general knowledge of using a sewing machine and the attachments. With Charlotte as your guide, learn how to install three types of zippers, create regular and bound buttonholes, and other techniques at Atlanta Sewing Center - Duluth. The class is limited to four (4) students. Please bring all your supplies and a pen or pencil for taking notes on your handouts supplied in class.

Cost: $ 30.00
Simple and easy free motion techniques to get your quilts quilted. We will learn basic designs including pebbles, circles, flowers, vines and more.

Cost: $ 30.00
In this class you will make a small seascape - no bigger than 8" x 10" or 36 inches perimeter.

Cost: $ 5.00
In this two-part class, you will be use a panel as the center of a one block wonder quilt. In Part 1, you will prepare and cut the panel to start making the 'hexies' for the quilt. In Part 2 of the class, you will learn arrange and sew the 'hexies' together to complete the quilt top. Part 1 - Tuesday, August 29th, 10AM - Noon. Part 2 - Tuesday, September 26th, 10AM - Noon.

Cost: $ 40.00
Unleash the amazing quilter in you! Professional quilter, Alfonsina Uriburu, is making a tour in the US - and our Duluth location is one of her stops! Alfonsina has presented classes in Spain, France, and Portugal on ALL brands of sewing machines. She's designed and developed her own line of unique quilting rulers and ruler feet, and uses these during her presentations. This two-day class focuses on techniques, and is not project specific. The first day will be a lecture/demo day, and the second day will be a "hands-on" class. In this class, you will focus on applying filler designs and decorative quilting rulers as an all-over pattern, plus how to deal with tension or stitch length problems. Skills featured: - How to use ruler for decorative quilting; - Exploring design options with rulers for blocks, sashing, and borders; - Easy stitching in the ditch without turning your quilt around in your machine, - Much, much more! Sign-ups are limited to 30 students - so sign up EARLY and sign up FAST! LUNCH IS INCLUDED BOTH DAYS.

Cost: $ 129.00
Practice your multi-hooping skills with this Baltimore-inspired applique pillow. You'll be pleased with how all the pieces of this project line up perfectly! The project is compatible with any embroidery machine that has the capability to stitch 3"x5" designs.

Cost: $ 30.00
Enjoy making this easy patchwork pouch - the paper piecing is all done by embroidery machine - in two fun-to-stitch hoopings. This patchwork pouch features an exposed zipper; and can be effortlessly tailored to almost any color palette. you'll also learn how to utilize what you have learned to other paper piecing projects. This project is compatible with any machine with an embroidery capability of 5.5" x 5.5".

Cost: $ 30.00
In class we will learn how to make an infinity scarf and explore additional stitches on your serger to expand your serging abilities: 3-thread overlock, 4-thread overlock, and 3-thread narrow hem, turning inside and outside corners. **Students need be knowledgeable about, and able to accurately thread, their own serger and change stitches.**

Cost: $ 30.00
Would you like to learn to sew? Do you need a little extra help with techniques, or need a guide while you work on a project? Then "Sew Help Me" is the class for you! The "Sew Help Me" classes are offered at the Duluth store on Wednesdays, 10 AM - 1 PM. Bring your machine and your project, and we can help. You may contact the instructor, Charlotte Clark, at charlottesclark@bellsouth.net with questions.

Cost: $ 30.00
The "Sew Help Me - Private Session" gives you one-on-one guidance as you learn to sew, need extra help with techniques, or assistance with a project. Charlotte can start you off as a new sewist, teach you how to read patterns, how to accurately measure for sewing garments, or help you with a difficult project. When you sign up for this class, feel free to e-mail your instructor, Charlotte Clark, at charlottesclark@bellsouth.net so she can prepare for your special class. General supplies needed.

Cost: $ 60.00
Student will learn: - Parts of the sewing machine and how to keep the machine in good working order; - How to thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin; - Confidence by sewing straight lines in easy woven cotton projects; - Learn to create a French Seam; - Install a nylon zipper in a simple, lined supplies bag; - Prepare for future classes using important sewing tools. As the class progresses, the student learns techniques sewing the projects in class designed for the beginning student. Pre-cut projects are available at the store.

Cost: $ 30.00
Smocked Christmas Collar - Duluth - September 7th 10 AM - 1 PM

Cost: $ 30.00
Smocked Christmas Dress Construction - Duluth - October 4th 10 AM - 5 PM

Cost: $ 60.00
In this class, students will learn how to create beautiful smocking using machine embroidery. Supplies: sewing machine with embroidery unit and hoop. Water soluble stabilizer and kit provided with pleated fabric and assorted embroidery threads. Proficiencies: Learning a new technique using embroidery machine as well as use of water soluble stabilizer and embroidery designs.

Cost: $ 30.00
This class is for young people (ages 10 -14) who already know how to sew. With Charlotte as your guide, you will create three wonderful projects: a cotton knit tunic, pull-on knit elastic waist leggings, and a trendy cross-body purse! ***Supplies are needed so please ask for a supply list.*** ***We will also take a snack break every day, so please bring a light snack and drink each day.***

Cost: $ 90.00
Are you having trouble hooping your fabric? Do you just guess when and how to use a stabilizer? If so, this is the class for you! Learn how to get professional results with your embroidery.

Cost: $ 20.00
Quilting on the River at the North Augusta Activities Center is a bi-annual quilt show hosted by Pieceful Hearts Quilters. Over 250 quilts will be displayed and judged! Also enjoy vendors, a Members' Table, a Silent Auction, door prizes, and a drawing for a sewing machine! Learn more at the following links: https://www.facebook.com/Pieceful-Hearts-Quiltshow-242180092495259/ and http://www.piecefulheartsquilters.com

YOU ASKED FOR IT AND HERE IT IS! Come and explore exceptional ways to create with your BABYLOCK Destiny II. Students will use Destiny's IQ Technology to create embroidery files and to embellish projects. Students should have a working knowledge of the Destiny II and completed the Destiny II guide classes provided with the purchase of your machine.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn the ins and outs of sewing with your new BABYLOCK Destiny II. The morning is designed to teach owners about the care and features of their new machine. Students receive instruction on how to use the accessories and features to create amazing projects. Also, get acquainted with the embroidery features of the BABYLOCK Destiny II. The afternoon is dedicated to teaching owners how to get the most out of the embroidery features of your Destiny II. Please bring your machine along with all accessories and the owner's manual.

Cost: $ 5.00
Come and get acquainted with your sewing machine! This class is designed to teach new owners about the care and features of their new machine. Students receive instruction on how to get the best from Soprano, Lyric, Katherine, Presto, Sofia 2, Rachel, or Amelia. Please bring your machine along with all accessories and owner's manual. Sofia 2 owners should plan to stay an additional hour to explore embroidery features.

Cost: $ 5.00
Come and get acquainted with your BABYLOCK sewing machine. This class is designed to teach owners about the care and features of their new machine. During the morning session (10:30 AM - 12:30 PM), students receive instruction on how to get the best from the sewing features on the Unity, Journey, Aventura, Crescendo, or Aria. After a brief lunch break, students will explore embroidery features on the Unity, Journey, Accord, Aventura, Flourish, or Spirit. Flourish and Spirit owners should plan to arrive by 1:00 PM for class. **ALL STUDENTS must bring their machine, owner's manual, and all accessories.**

Cost: $ 5.00
Get to know and love your new BABYLOCK serger! This class covers basic care and threading as well as understanding overlock stitches and their basic uses. There is a $5.00 kit fee for this class.

Cost: $ 5.00
Explore the many amazing stitches you can create with your new BABYLOCK serger. There is so much more than a simple overlock. Bring your serger, four (4) different colors of thread, and your owner's manual. There is a $5.00 kit fee for this class.

Cost: $ 5.00
Learn all about using the cover stitch and chain stitch options on your Evolution or Ovation. Bring your serger, four (4) different colors of thread, and the owner's manual. There is a $5.00 kit fee for this class.

Cost: $ 5.00
Use your Version 8 software to digitize (create) embroidery designs from graphics. Students explore Corel Essentials, import a graphic, and use Version 8 tools to create a stitchable file.

Cost: $ FREE
Use the tools of your Version 8 software to create, edit, and fine-tune embroidery designs for any occasion. It is recommended students take this class after taking ArtCanvas and Editor classes.

Cost: $ FREE
This class covers lettering and editing designs in BERNINA software version 8. You will use reshape and other features to personalize your designs. Bring your laptop preloaded with BERNINA software, paper and pen for note taking.

Cost: $ FREE
If you have a BERNINA 560-580, 7 series, or 8 series machine with an embroidery module, this class is for you! This class takes you through the different screens, icons, and setup on your machine to customize it to your specific needs. Take your sewing to the next level with a machine customized by you for you! Please bring your machine, all accessories, power cord, foot control, thread, and scissors.

Cost: $ 5.00
Learn the ins and outs of your new BERNINA machine. This class will teach you how to use, maintain, and master your new BERNINA. Learn where and when to clean and oil your machine. Discover all the accessories and their uses while bonding with what we are sure will be your new BFF for sewing. Be sure to bring your machine, all accessories, and owner's manual.

Cost: $ 5.00
Learn the ins and outs of your new machine. This class will teach you how to use, maintain and master your new BERNINA. Learn where and when to clean and oil your machine. Discover all the accessories and their uses while bonding with what we are sure will be your new BFF for sewing. Be sure to bring your machine, all accessories and manuals.

Cost: $ 5.00
Stitch Manipulation - Learn about and explore all the amazing feet, stitches and features of your new BERNINA. Please bring your machine, all accessories and manuals.

Cost: $ 5.00
Learn about and explore all the amazing feet, stitches, and features of your new BERNINA.. The class will also explore the BSR (BERNINA Stitch Regulator) attachment. Please bring your machine, owner's manual, and all accessories.

Cost: $ 5.00
Do you have a BERNINA 560-580, 7 series, or 8 series machine? This class takes you through the different screens, icons, and setup on your machine to customize it for your specific needs. Take your sewing to the next level with a machine customized by you for you! Please bring your machine, owner's manual, all accessories, power cord, foot control, thread, and scissors.

Cost: $ 5.00
This class teaches about threading and maintenance as well as serging basics. There is so much more than a simple overlock. Bring your serger, four (4) different colors of thread, and your owner's manual. There is a $5 kit fee for the class.

Cost: $ 5.00
Explore the many amazing stitches you can create with your new BERNINA serger. This class teaches serger stitches and the cover stitch. There is so much more than a simple overlock. Bring your serger, owner's manual, four (4) different colors of thread, and all of your machine accessories. There is a $5.00 kit fee for the class.

Cost: $ 5.00
Join digitizing friends to learn a new tool or technique each month. BERNINA provides step by step instructions, video instruction and PowerPoint instruction for these exciting projects. Take home a DVD each month containing all files and instructions.

Cost: $ 15.00
This class provides the opportunity to explore digitizing embroidery on a deeper level. Additionally, there will be time for troubleshooting your difficult projects. **ArtCanvas, Editor Plus, and Designer Plus classes are prerequisites to ensure success at Lock-In.**

Cost: $ 60.00
Learn new techniques, gather ideas, and enjoy projects made by other sewing enthusiasts. This Saturday morning group has a great time sharing and learning.

Cost: $ 5.00
Are you looking for fun activities during Fall Break? Check out our mini camps! These are designed to correspond to the Cherokee (September 19th-20th) and Cobb (September 26th-27th) school calendars. Budding sewists will create a personal water bottle bag and a cool backpack for school. Participants may bring their own machine or use one of ours. Learning new skills is much more fun when you can learn with friends!

Cost: $ 60.00
Come and get acquainted with your mechanical BABYLOCK or Bernette sewing machine. This class is designed to teach owners about the care and features of their new machine. Students receive instruction on how to get the best from the BL9, Molly, Anna, Jane, Jazz, or Bernette. Please bring your machine along with all accessories and owner's manual. Learn to thread and select stitches as well as how to wind a bobbin. Top it off with machine care, cleaning, and learning how to troubleshoot minor issues.

Cost: $ 5.00
You asked for it - Here it is! Quilting 101 covers proper cutting, piecing, and other techniques to help guarantee quilting success. In this hands-on class, you will create a small pieced top suitable for finishing in Quilting 102. **Basic knowledge of your machine and basic sewing skills are required for this class.**

Cost: $ 30.00
This class is a continuation of basic quilting techniques from Quilting 101. Students will tackle quilt "sandwich" preparation, quilting techniques, and binding. Students should be able to create simple quilts after completing Quilting 101 and this class. **Basic knowledge of your sewing machine and basic sewing skills are required for this class.**

Cost: $ 30.00
Join fellow serger enthusiasts in this fun club. Each month will focus on one serger technique and the different ways to use it in innovative projects. For August, The piping/cording foot will be illustrated along with tips as you make a zippered bag/box. This foot can create custom piping and also insert zippers!

Cost: $ 10.00
In Sewing 101, we learn about the different parts of the sewing machine, as well as how to select the correct needle and thread to complete a project. Tammy will also cover stitch terms and sewing tools. Bring your own machine, or use one of ours, for hands-on sewing at the end of class.

Cost: $ 45.00
Come explore the world of Silhouette Cameo! You will learn multiple ways to create using paper, vinyl, and fabric with the Cameo cutter. This basic class introduces the software and cutting techniques needed for creating everything from cards to applique.

Cost: $ 30.00
Are you having trouble hooping your fabric? Do you just guess when and how to use a stabilizer? If so, this is the class for you! Learn how to get professional results with your embroidery.

Cost: $ 30.00

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