Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Winter Sewing Classes---Join Us!

2013-01-15 Winter Sewing Classes 
Merrillville and Highland Sewing Centers 

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Highland Sewing Center:
2845 Highway Avenue Highland, IN 46322
(219)838-5433 Fax: (219)838-5434
Hours: Monday-Friday 10-5 Saturday 10-2 Closed Sunday
Merrillville Sewing Center
7752 Broadway Merrillville, IN 46410
(219)736-7748 Fax: (219)736-7397
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00 Saturday 9:00-2:00 Closed Sunday
Class schedules are subject to change due to inclement weather and other unforeseen circumstances. Please check our website calendars for updates before you venture out. Most classes require registration in advance so we can be prepared for you.

Happy New Year!  

We hope this finds you well and rested after the Christmas Season!  We are getting lots of samples done and we are so excited to start a new season of classes!

We'll be quilting and embroidering. There are beginning sewing classes. Be sure to check our event calendars regularly, subscribe to our news feed so you won't miss a thing, and check our blog for news, tips, sales, and projects. This is just a sampling of what we've got planned this winter!
Advanced registration is required for most classes---simply call & come in for the project list---simple as that.
We love hearing from our customers!  Have a safe and Happy New Year!

Computer Classes

Computer classes!
5D Group 4-These classes teach everything you want to know about your 5D Extra software!
Highland:1st Saturday of the month 8-10:30 AM
Merrillville:1st Saturday of the month---
Digitizing 8-9 AM
Software--9:30-10:30 AM
Photo---10:30 AM

Quilt Classes!

Quilting Classes!
Picnic Quilt-We're going to be starting the Picnic Quilt in Highland this month! This fun quilt is just covered with summertime fun like icecream cones, soda's, pies, corn on the cob, and, chicken legs. Learn how to use a specially included product to give your quilt a textured effect. Learn to make checkboards in no time at all! Sign up today for this really fun quilt. Highland---Wed Jan 30 8 AM

Learn to Quilt-Always wanted to make a quilt and don’t know where to start? We'll will walk you through all the proper steps! By the end of this class you will have a beautiful quilt top of your own! Merrillville---3rd Tues of the month 1 PM

Stipple- Learn how to stipple or come in, practice, and pick up some pointers. Become a pro. Merrillville---1st Fri of the month 8-9 AM

Sewing Classes!

Beginning Sewing-Want to learn how to make a PJ pant from a pattern? Gwen will teach you all you need to know to get started sewing!
Highland and Merrillville---Call for schedules

Kitchen Aide Cover -We're covering our Kitchen Aides with this fun class. An embroidery machine is required to embroider the Kitchen Aide design on your cover, but you can still join us with a regular sewing machine and stitch without the design. Stop by to get the project list and sign up.Merrillville---Feb 6 8AM

Applique Classes!

Applique Classes! Teapot Applique Class
Teapot Quilt- Jan Brown's exclusive design full of Teacups, Teapots, and warm words of friendship. This class is just getting started---hurry and sign up today before it's filled up.
Merrillville---Wed Jan 23 8 AM

Stitcher's Garden-This class teaches you how to use the special stitches and feet available for your machine. We're currently in the middle but everyone is welcome to come and join us after registering. Sign up today---make pillows or a table topper!    
Merrillville---3rd Wed of the month 9-2 AM

Embroidery Classes

Embroidery Classes
Seeing Double Table Topper! This is a double sided table topper that you make in the hoop. Joan's made the store sample in hearts for side one and side two is full of shamrocks for St. Pat's Day. This is a great project that only takes a few hours of time.
Highland Jan 16 8-2AM

Beautiful Heart Battenburg Lace-Learn all the tips and tricks of making freestanding lace with just thread and Aquamagic stabilizer. We have special thread and Aquamagic in stock for this project.Highland Wed Jan 23 8 AM-2 PM

Stitch a Prayer Wallhanging -Use an Anita Goodesign to make a wallhanging. Choose from the Serenity Prayer, The Lord's Prayer, or the Footprints in the Sand poetry. We have the designs in stock and choose one of our new hangers for purchase so that you can hang your beautiful quilt when you arrive home. This makes a great gift for a loved one in a nursing home or a shut in too. Make them for Easter gifts.Merrillville Wed Feb 6th 8 AM  

Home Tweet Home-Join us for a class making an adorable door hanging! Jan is just getting the sample done, and it is so adorable. This is an Anita Goodesign Collection that includes designs for the whole year. Make one for spring, summer, fall, and winter and all the holidays in between. Purchase a hanger for hanging on your front door and welcome your guests to your home with your handywork! This is a fun class you won't want to miss.  
Merrillville Tenatively for Wed Mar 6 8 AM

Sew for a cause

Sewing for Hospice Give your time and use your sewing machine to help make hospice patients and families more comfortable. Come join us, enjoy the fellow sewing enthusiasts, share ideas, and pick up new skills.
Highland---Second Thurs of the month 8 AM
Quilts of Valor--- Sew quilts for the troops. Get together with other quilters and learn new skills at the same time.
Merrillville---Begins Thurs Mar 21 at 2 PM
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