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It is necessary to pre-register for all classes. 

Payment is due upon registration. When you register, please request a supply list for your class. Supplies are not included in class fees unless otherwise stated. Students receive a 15% discount on class supplies purchased here. We make a commitment

to our teachers one week prior to class time. Therefore, no refunds will be made after that time.

If you have not paid for the class, you will be counted as a non-enrollment. In the event class is cancelled

by the teacher, low enrollment or inclement weather (we follow Henrico County school closings), students who are registered and paid will receive a refund, store credit or may apply fees to another class. To prevent cancellations due to low enrollment, you are encouraged to register early.

 


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  • Download List of Demonstrations Below
  • For New Owners & All Levels of Sewers

Spend an hour or so with us demonstrating and teaching sewing, quilting, embroidery & serger techniques! Inspirational learning at it's best!  Detailed instructional techniques will be shown with sewing, accessories, embroidery, serger, quilting and more!  All you need to bring is your pen and notebook!  

Free Class, Demo only.

 


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CANCELLED!!

  • In-the-Hoop Embroidery
  • Saturday, October 21
  • 9:30 am-1:30 pm
  • Cost: $25.00

Embroidery Garden set of exclusive cross body bags feature several unique options. 4 sizes of bags are included in this set. The bags have 2 zippered pockets. Each pocket is fully lined and separate from the other. There are no raw edges anywhere inside these bags. The Cross Body Bags are made completely in your hoop. All the bags have stipple quilting.

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  • Monday, October 23 and Monday, October 30
  • 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Cost: $35.00

Anytime is a good time to add some new life to your home with a new covered cushions for a bench, outdoor furniture or even a rocking chair. You can do it by learning how to cover cushions easily.

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  • Thursday, October 23
  • 6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Class Fee:  $30.00

This class is for ALL first time sewers. Have you been curious about sewing, but did not know where to start? This is the perfect class to try out sewing! You can bring your sewing machine or rent a machine from us for $10.00 for class. Basic sewing tools are available to use in the classroom.  A project will be taught to practice your new sewing skills.  

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  • DIVA DAY
  • Raise Your Destiny IQ
  • Introduction Class
  • Tuesday, October 24
  • 10 am-3 pm
  • Class Fee: $75.00
  • Includes Lunch & Kit

Do you have a Destiny or Destiny 2?  Ready to try your IQ Designer?  Come spend a Diva Day with us and explore this wonderful feature of your Destiny embroidery machine.  Learn to scan in images, create stitches, even use your existing designs with the IQ features.  Bring your Destiny Machine, Embroidery Unit, Scan Frame, 9 1/2" x 14",  pen and notebook.

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  • Saturday,  November 4
  • Saturday,  December 2
  • 9:30-10:30am 
  • Tuesday, October 24
  • Tuesday, November 28
  • 4:00-5:00 pm
  • Cost: $8.00 per class

Go on a journey through the countries of Asia.  Explore the history & culture of Asia through sewing projects!  The journey starts the new year with "The Making of an Asian Quilt" and how Dianne relates the project to it.  This is a fun way to learn different sewing and quilting techniques.  Bring a friend and join the journey!  

 


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  • 2-Session Class
  • Thursday, October 26, November 2nd
  • 6pm-8pm
  • Cost: $25.00

Finished size: 7 ⅜”W x 4 ⅜”H This is a wallet with 4 exterior pockets, interior pockets in vinyl with space for 3 card slots and phone. The difference is that you can move the keyboard and answer the phone without leaving your pocket This is a perfect beginner pattern for anyone starting out in sewing.

 

 


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She's back.......Lori Hernandez! We love her joy and enthusiasm that comes from her sewing, embroidering, quilting and especially serging!
  • Friday, October 27th
  • 10:00 am-4:00 pm
  • Hands On Serger Project 
Floral Embellished Serger Purse
Whimsical says it all! Each technique or design element that Lori uses in this serger purse is an ideal opportunity for you to learn about decorative threads, accessories, attachments and construction on the serger! AND we will have the NEW Baby Lock Triumph sergers in the classroom for Lori to help everyone unleash their creative serging spirits! You don't have to bring a thing but yourself!
 
Class Fee: $89.00 Kits and lunch are included!
Limited Seating!
Call 804-270-1882 to register today!
 

 


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Saturday, October 28th

10:00 am - 3:00 pm 

"What's New?"

Lori will be focusing on demonstrating tips and techniques on Quilting, Embroidery, Sewing, Serging with lots of trunk show samples from all the fantastic new products, software and notions that were introduced at the Baby Lock Tech Convention! With a special gift you'll be sure to love!
 

Class Fee: $49.00 Lunch included!

Limited Seating!

 

Call 804-270-1882 to register today!

 

 


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  • Wednesday, November 1, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Skill Level: All Levels
  • Cost:  $20.00

Learn tips and techniques for making alteraions for ready to wear garments. Learn hemming, waist adjustments, shortening sleeves and other alterations. Come learn about the tools of the trade and learn how to save yourself some money in the long run. Bring one or two garments needing alterations and be prepared to take notes.

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1st Saturday of each Month

  • Saturday, November 4
  • 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Saturday, December 2
  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Cost: $15 per class or sign up for 6 month series $75

We have been offering this class going on the fifth year.  Because there are so many new owners of embroidery machines (all brands, makes, models), the first hour of this class will focus on embroidery beginnings!  There is always alot of new information, products and techniques in the industry, so we will introduce the new and review the old tried and true during this time.

 


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  • Saturday, November 4
  • Saturday, December 2
  • 1:00pm-2:00pm

Meeting on the 1st Saturday of the month starting in October of 2017!  This club will cover all things fun and Accuquilty!  You’ll get tips, techniques, see new product and be inspired by new ideas for all us ladies who are on the GO!  This first session you will have the opportunity to create a “Baskets Through the Year” Wall Hanging which is based on the Edyta Sitar’s Serendipity Qube.  You do not have to own the Qube to participate.  You will get the designs for two blocks each month and an extra project!  Club members will receive a membership card that will give special discounts on all GO! products.  For the first class, you will need to bring a 6x6 mat with your initials on it along with 6" square fabrics fused.  2-Browns, 1-White, and several pinks or reds.  Batiks or Tone-on-Tone will work best, but feel free to bring prints if you want.  Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation.

 


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2-Session Class

  • Monday, November 6, 13
  • 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Cost: $20.00

Stitch up some colorful leaves on your sewing machine to make this unique Fall wreath.  Perfect for decorating your home for Thanksgiving or for giving to your Thanksgiving host or hostess!

As the leaves are left raw edged, they are easy for sewing enthusiasts of all skill levels to whip up.  A little poly fill stuffing plumps them up for a 3-dimensional effect.

 

As a bonus, you will have the opportunity to learn how to make your own wire edged ribbon using a serger.  Each participant will receive instructions for making a bow from wire edged ribbon.  

 

804-270-1882 to make a reservation.

 


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  • IN-THE-HOOP EMBROIDERY
  • Tuesday, November 7
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Level: All Skill Levels
  • Cost: $20.00

Carry the essentials in this great trifold wallet. The trifold wallet from Embroidery Garden is a great 'must have' accessory. It's made completely in one hooping on your embroidery machine with an 8x12 inch hoop!  The wallet features 6 credit card pockets, a zippered pocket and a pocket for a checkbook, phone (an iPhone 6 in a slim case fits) or paper money. The zippered pocket is fully lined and has no exposed seams inside. The wallet folds neatly and secures with a snap.  The closed finished size is 7.25"w x 4.50"h    A stipple file is included to quilt the outside of the wallet.

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Great Beginner Class! Notebook covers are great for school, keeping a diary, or just for doodling.  You only need scraps of fabric, fusible fleece and a spiral notebook on hand to com- plete this fun project! Explore all kinds of fabric combinations to make a one-of-a-kind not book cover - and use up some of your scraps while at it! And how about those decorative stitches you never get around to playing with on your sewing machine? Well now we will! 

  • Wednesday, November 8
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 30
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Cost: $15.00

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NEW EVENING CLUB

Embrace a multi-needle machine with Baby Lock. Featuring Valiant, Intrepid and the Alliance free-arm embroidery machines! See how & why the multi-needle embroidery machines can take your stitching to all new levels! I will take the intimidation out of operating these fabulous machines in a step by step approach with special projects or techniques. Don't have a multi-needle? Curious as to what you can do with one? There are still lots of tips you can learn about machine embroidery with this club!

  • November 9th - 6:00 pm-7:30pm
  • Jumbo Monogram Hoop
  • December 14th - 6:00 pm-7:30pm
  • Caps & Hats Club
  • Fee: $10:00 per session.  

Bring your instruction book & notebook.  Handbooks will be available.

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  • Try Before You Buy Event!
  • Friday, November 10
  • 9:00 am-3:00p pm
  • $69.00  (Event Value $99)
  • Includes Lunch, Machines & Kits

In this embroidery event we will have a hands on trial for anyone interested in upgrading their current model or want to try out an Embroidery machine for the first time. We will supply a variety of Baby Lock Embroidery Sewing machines, supplies, thread, and accessories needed to complete your special embroidered projects. Learn how to make a unique "In the Hoop" Zippered Bag and Embroidered Holiday Sachet/Gift Bag using our wonderful Baby Lock Embroidery machine & serger. Special Pricing on All Classroom Machines! Limited seating available! Register today to reserve your embroidery kit!

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  • Saturday, November 11
  • 9:00 am-2:00 pm
  • $20.00

Cut some triangles, spin them around, rearrange them, sew them together, large or small. So may variations. It's a Triangle Frenzy!

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  • 2-Session Class 
  • Monday, November 13, 27th
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Cost: $30.00

Piecing stars is easy when stitching on paper foundations.  Try paper piecing while making this cute 18" starburst pillow or table topper.  Christmas or any style fabrics will work well.  Class is in two sessions.

Please call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation.

 

 
 

 


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  • Tuesday, November 14
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 21
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $30

 

Have you taken The Know Your Serger Class and wondered what's next? Are you just starting to get to know your serger and looking for projects to help you expand your skills? No matter what your skill set is, you can make this serger quilt with jelly roll fabric packs!  Easy, fast and fun! 

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Hunter’s Quilt DIVA Day

  • Saturday, November 18
  • 9:00 am-2:00 pm
  • Cost: $45.00

Lunch included

This quilt looks great in just two colors or you can mix it up with one background color and various coordinating colors.  Pre-cutting your fabric for you and feeding you lunch truly makes this a DIVA DAY

Please help Leslie out by getting her your fabric at least 2 weeks before the class, 

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  • Friday, November, 17
  • 10:00 am-2:00 pm
  • Cost:  $20.00

Use your embroidery machine to make the leaves for a one of a kind Holly Wreath.  All class participants will receive a free In-The-Hoop Holly Leaf Applique design that is sized to fit in a 4”x4” hoop, a 5”x7” hoop or a 6”x10” hoop.   This wreath is perfect for gifts!

As a bonus, you will have the opportunity to learn how to make your own wire edged ribbon using a serger.  Each participant will receive instructions for making a bow from wire edged ribbon. 

 

804-270-1882 to make a reservation.

 


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  • Tuesday, November 28
  • Wednesday, November 29
  • Monday, December 11
  • Wednesday, December 13
  • Tuesday, December 19
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm
  • Saturday, December 16 9:00 am -2:00 pm

Need a place to escape to finish that certain project? Need a cutting table to cut on instead of the floor? Do you need room to lay out that quilt top? Our classroom is available all day for those very purposes! Need help with a project? Let us know and we will have someone available to help! Call the store to sign up.

 

 


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  • Tuesday, December 12th
  • 10:00am-2:00pm 
  • Cost:  $20.00 

In this class you will play with the bobbin works capability of your machine. Using the bobbin works bobbin case and decorative threads, we will embellish an 18 ½” square of fabric. Learn the basics of your machine settings, how to wind specialty threads on your bobbin, and what types of threads work best with which stitches. You will complete a beautiful piece of embellished fabric which can then be used as a pillow top, tote bag front or even incorporated into a garment. What fun! *Supply list provided – this class requires a machine with a bobbin works bobbin case.

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