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Classes


New owners class for Sofia II, Accord, Aventura, and Flourish. Embroidery taught from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm for Flourish owners. The $5 is a kit fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
This class is for the Unity, Journey, Crescendo, Aria and Spirit. Sewing is taught in the morning session from 10:00 - 12:00 and embroidery is taught from 1:00 - 3:00. The Crescendo and Aria machines only need the morning session and the Spirit will only need the afternoon session. The $5 is a Kit Fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
This class is for new owners of the Rachel, Amelia, and Presto sewing machines. The $5 is a Kit Fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
This class is for owners of the Katherine, Lyric, and Soprano machines. The $5 is a Kit Fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
This will be a class for all beginning embroiders wishing to advance at a slower pace than the more experienced students. You will need some supplies, including an embroidery sewing machine in good working order. Since the instructor is not familiar with all types of machines, you do need to have a basic knowledge of how your machine operates, including the format your machine needs.

Cost: $ 30.00
Come learn the basics of choosing fabric, cutting fabric, and piecing them together to complete a small wall hanging. We will learn to piece basic blocks. **Please bring your own lunch.**

Cost: $ 120.00
In this two-part class, students will learn four of the basic stitches in the beautiful art of English hand smocking. Kit fee will be paid to the teacher.

Cost: $ 20.00
In this two-part class, students will learn four of the basic stitches in the beautiful art of English hand smocking. Kit fee will be paid to the teacher.

Cost: $ 20.00
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
Designed for the BERNINA 880 model, this class is a must for new owners. Learn what you need to know about the basic operation of your new machine in an informative, fun class. Topics covered include, but are not limited to: needles, thread, presser feet, turning corners, hem stitches, gathering buttonholes, and much more. The $5 is a Kit Fee.

Cost: $ 5.00
After the introduction of the BERNINA Capsule Club on May 6th, students will now start hands-on sewing of a dress.

Cost: $ 30.00
Discover ways to integrate the overlocker into your everyday sewing, while creating your own twelve piece seasonal wardrobe. Recorded lessons will highlight features from selected patterns with a focus on learning new overlocker techniques. Additionally, club members will enhance their awareness and understanding of materials and finishes while learning about contemporary independent pattern makers.

Cost: $ FREE
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
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
Which foot for what? This series of classes will cover the different feet that come with your machines and optional feet that are available. We will cover what stitch needs which foot. Come explore what your feet can do for you! Supplies needed.

Cost: $ 25.00
Mounted window treatments are the answer to your undressed windows. They are unlimited in design to satisfy the decorator in you. They are economical and easy to construct. Techniques taught in this class include measuring, calculating yardage, treatment design, pattern design, and fabrication. All techniques are designed to use a regular home sewing machine. Carol is a certified Pam Damour Drapery Instructor. Kit fee; $45 (payable to teacher). Supplies needed.

Cost: $ 75.00
In this class, students will learn construction techniques to make an adorable girl's jumper using the Children's Corner pattern, "Willa and William". Optional embellishments will be discussed. Supplies: Children's Corner pattern must be purchased. Fabric for jumper and lining, buttons, and thread. Proficiencies: Basic sewing skills. Button holes, optional embellishments.

Cost: $ 60.00
This class is for new owners of Designer's Gallery FontWorks. We will cover the basics of how to create a monogram, add text to an existing design, and perform simple editing of these designs. Students will need to bring their laptop with FontWorks already loaded.

Cost: $ 24.00
This class will give you the essentials to do heirloom sewing for Christening dresses, day gowns, bonnets, and quilts. Lace to lace, pintucks, puffing, and baby piping are just a few of the techniques covered in this class. You will create a notebook of samples to take home with you. Kit fee $22 (payable to teacher). *Supplies needed.*

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".

Cost: $ 5.00
Beginning techniques for longarm quilting. Class is required in order to rent the machine.

Cost: $ 75.00
Simple and easy free motion techniques to get your quilts quilted. We will learn basic designs including pebbles, circles, flowers, vines and more.

Cost: $ 20.00
This class is perfect for the student who knows the basic hand smocking stitches and wants to learn how to "stack cables" to create lovely picture designs. Kit fee will be paid to the teacher.

Cost: $ 20.00
Two-part project: April 08, 2017 and May 13, 2017. Fabric requirements: 6 colors, 1 yard each, 10 degree ruler, sewing machine and regular sewing materials.

Cost: $ 5.00
HARMONIC CONVERGENCE by Ricky Tims Fabric requirements: 4 18 inch square fabrics. Ricky suggests that the most effective fabrics are those that swim with color; fabrics in which colors blend and change across the surface. Consider trying a bold print (ie: tropical or Asian) as one of your choices. Choose four fabrics which you feel work well together. Sewing machine and normal sewing supplies.

Cost: $ 5.00
Do your windows need new treatments? Could the answer be new drapes? Pinch pleated drapes never go out of style! They can be valances or full-length. Regular pleats, pencil pleats, goblet pleats, and tailored pleats are some of the choices. How many pleats do you need? Lining? Interlining? What's a repeat? Join us to learn measuring, constructing, and pleating in your desired style. We assure you the pinch part will not be painful at all! Kit fee $45 (payable to the teacher). Supplies are needed.

Cost: $ 75.00
The March class of School of Embroidery is "The Perfectly Aligned Apron". From a simple dishtowel, create this adorable apron in a snap! At the same time, master the art of perfect design alignment. Learnt the secrets to creating graceful continuous borders with minimal effort and energy. Design will fit in a 5" x 7" hoop. Minimal sewing required. Thursday classes are 10 AM - 1 PM, taught by Jane. Learn more about embroidery and what your machine can do! This class is open to anyone with any brand of machine. Please be familiar with your machine before taking this class. Each month is a different project, working on different techniques. Saturday classes are 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM, taught by Michele.

Cost: $ 30.00
This class is for new owners of BERNINA or Baby Lock 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 class is for new owners of BERNINA or 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
Making a T-Shirt is a great way to learn to work with knits and your serger. Join us as we make a basic T-Shirt in this class. You will need your Serger set for a three thread wide overlock. Supplies needed.

Cost: $ 40.00
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
This class is a special treat for our BABYLOCK Destiny, Journey, Unity, and Spirit owners. We will learn how to create beautiful shadow trapunto work in the hoop using your embroidery machine and one of your pre-loaded designs.

Cost: $ 30.00
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
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
Learn techniques for completing a successful applique. Use your new skills to embellish quilts, home decor projects, and apparel.

Cost: $ 30.00
Come and get acquainted with the embroidery features of the BABYLOCK Destiny II. This class is designed to teach owners how to use both the standard and advanced features of the BABYLOCK Destiny II. Please bring your machine along with all accessories and manuals.

Cost: $ 5.00
Learn the ins and outs of sewing with your new BABYLOCK Destiny II. This class 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. Please bring your machine along with all accessories and manuals.

Cost: $ 5.00
Come and get acquainted with your 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 Aventura, Accord, or Flourish machine. Please bring your machine along with all accessories and 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 manuals. Sofia 2 owners will want to plan to stay an additional hour to explore embroidery features.

Cost: $ 5.00
Come and get acquainted with your BABYLOCK 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 Unity, Journey, or Spirit. 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 Unity, Journey, Aventura, Accord, Crescendo, or Aria. 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 BL9, Molly, or Anna. Please bring your machine along with all accessories and manual.

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 different colors of thread, and the user 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 different colors of thread, and the user manual. There is a $5.00 kit fee for this class.

Cost: $ 5.00
Learn to create embroidery designs using clip art or vector art and BERNINA embroidery software V8. Bring your laptop, mouse and V8 (preloaded).

Cost: $ FREE
Learn the basics of digitizing embroidery designs using the tools provided in version 8 of BERNINA's digitizing software. Bring your laptop with V8 (preloaded).

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 manuals.

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
Stitch Manipulation - 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, all accessories and manuals.

Cost: $ 5.00
Explore the many ways to create buttonholes on your new BERNINA. Bring your machine and especially your buttonhole foot (foot 3C, 3A or both)

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, all accessories, power cord, foot control, thread, and scissors.

Cost: $ 5.00
Explore the many amazing stitches you can create with your new BERNINA serger. 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 different colors of thread, and the manual. There is a $5 kit fee for this 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. The featured topic for February is the applique tools in BERNINA V8. Additionally, there will be time for troubleshooting your difficult projects.

Cost: $ 60.00
Learn to create a pillow cover and monogram it with an oversized initial! This simple project packs a decorating punch in no time at all. It is so easy to make that you can make them for all different occasions, seasons, and rooms.

Cost: $ 30.00
Happy Hour is back! If you purchased your multi-needle machine at Atlanta Sewing Center and have had your guide class, please call and sign up. We will share thoughts, questions and ideas with expert advice along the way. Class fee is $10. Didn't buy your machine from ASC? No Worries! ASC offers a membership plan just for you. Please call, and we will be happy to set you up with your membership. (770-428-5522)

Cost: $ 10.00
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
Let's hit the water with this cute ribbon-tied dress that doubles as a bathing suit cover-up. Have a wet bathing suit? No problem; we will make a lined, zippered bag to carry it in. And we'll protect those toes in style by creating dressed up flip-flops. All camps are $160 and must be prepaid. A $40 kit fee is payable to the teacher before class. The kit fee covers materials for all projects and a small snack each day. Participants must be entering Grade 3 through Grade 8. There is a maximum registration of six (6) students per camp.

Cost: $ 160.00
Have no sewing experience? There's a camp for that! This camp starts with learning all about the sewing machine. Beyond that, campers will make a sample book of sewing "how to instructions" and an elastic waist skirt. All camps are $160 and must be prepaid. A $40 kit fee is payable to the teacher before class. The kit fee covers materials for all projects and a small snack each day. Participants must be entering Grade 3 through Grade 8. There is a maximum registration of six (6) students per camp.

Cost: $ 160.00
It's all about bags as campers make a large tote bag, a smaller zippered bag with vinyl side pockets, and a cute purse-sized tissue holder. Some sewing experience is necessary for this camp. All camps are $160 and must be prepaid. A $40 kit fee is payable to the teacher before class. The kit fee covers materials for all projects and a small snack each day. Participants must be entering Grade 3 through Grade 8. There is a maximum registration of six (6) students per camp.

Cost: $ 160.00
This class is designed for anyone age 8-12 years old who is interested in learning the art of sewing. We will start and finish a project with each session. Machines and sewing essentials will be provided. There is a $10 kit fee payable to the teacher. Come and see just how much fun sewing is. A snack is provided. April Project -- Stay hydrated this summer with this water bottle holder.  It even has a cross-body strap to keep it handy. May Project -- Create this frog as a gift or your very own little buddy. March Project -- Create a key ring with decorative stitching and never lose your lip balm with this ribbon holder. April Project -- Stay hydrated this summer with this water bottle holder. It even has a cross-body strap to keep it handy. May Project -- Create this frog as a gift or your very own little buddy.

Cost: $ 45.00
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.

Cost: $ 10.00
Turn that old pillow into a new one with this quick-change pillow cover made entirely on your serger. With minor changes, this one cover can look entirely different. It is easy to slip the pillow into and it has no zipper or envelope closure. Supply list: 1 yard lightweight fusible interfacing 1 yard fashion fabric 2 spools conventional poly thread to match fabric 2 cones serger thread that blends with fabric Serger setup for 4-thread overlock stitch Scissors and pins *Please pre-wash and press fabric prior to class.

Cost: $ 45.00
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.

Sewing 102 will be "FOF" - focus on fabric. You will learn how to select a pattern and interpret information included on the package. Sewing 102 also includes how to purchase fabric, read pattern symbols, and how to follow cutting instructions. We will also make a casing for elastic and hemming. Bring 1/2 yard of fabric and some thread. $45 for the class with an additional kit fee to be paid to the teacher at the class.

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn the steps to make a pillow case while practicing measuring, cutting and construction of the project.

Cost: $ 45.00
Learn to create appliques using the Silhouette software or clipart and make your own initial banner. Bring your laptop (loaded with Silhouette software) and mouse. You may also bring your Silhouette machine and cutting mat. $5.00 project kit is required.

Cost: $ 20.00
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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