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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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  • 8 Sessions, Bi-Monthly Begins February 
  • April 19th, May 3, 17th
  • 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Cost: $125.00 plus $25.00 Kit Fee

Are you new to sewing or feel like you are lacking in basic sewing skills.  This is the class for you.  In this 4-month, 8-session series, you will learn many techniques and tips as well as making lots of cute projects.  In addition, you will experience our fabulous Babylock Verve sewing and embroidery machines.  Class size is limited, so sign upi early!! This class is offered only as a series.  The 4 month, 8-session series will be repeated quarterly.

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  • FRIDAY CLASS SOLD OUT!
  • Sign up for Saturday Class NOW!
  • Don't Miss This Special Opportunity!
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  • 1st Saturday of Month  
  •  May 5, June 2
  • 9:30-10:30am 
  • 4th Tuesday of Month
  •  April 24, May 29, June 22
  • 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!   This is a fun way to learn different sewing and quilting techniques.  Bring a friend and join the journey!  

 


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  • Wednesday, April 25, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Tuesday, May 8, 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Cost: $20.00

 

You can change an entire attitude of a room simply by adding a few new pillows!  Give them that professional look and coordinate fabric choices with your style. Learn to make your own cording or learn to add purchased cording!

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  • Tuesday, April 24, 10:00 am-12:00 pm 
  • Thursday, April 26, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Cost:  $20.00

In this class we will begin to explore Designer’s Gallery Creator software. You will start to learn how to create your own designs from an image, including drawing your design, how to create different types of stitches and editing the shape and directions of your stitches. By the end of this class you will have a basic understanding of how to create your own stitches.

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 With Avery Quarles

  • Friday, April 27th
  • 10:00 am-12:00 pm

It’s back! Time to grab your coffee cup and stop by for coffee and the latest information we can share with you about what’s new in the world of sewing, quilting, embroidery, notions and gadgets! Who doesn’t love gadgets? Especially when they can shortcut our sewing time and give us more time for more sewing!

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  • Meeting the 2nd Wednesday of the Month
  •  May 9th
  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Meeting the 4th Saturday of the month
  •  April 28th
  • 9:00am-11:00am
  • No May Saturday Meeting
  • Friday, May 18 --4:00-6:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $15.00 Includes Kit

Are you looking for a fun, no-stress embroidery experience? Feel like all the good projects are just for those with jumbo hoops? Join the Kimberbell Club!  Each month we will do a In-the-Hoop project with a pre-cut kit. You will need to bring your embroidery machine, hoop, stabilizer and thread. Download the Essentials Supply List and the Supply list of the month for the correct thread colors to bring. Each month will feature a different technique that you can apply to lots of other In-the-Hoop projects.  This club is perfect for beginners and experienced embroiderers as well. You must sign up in advance to allow enough kit availability. You do not have to have a Baby Lock machine to participate in this club.

 


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  • NEW Meeting Day & Time! 
  • April 28, June 23
  • 12:00-1:15pm
  • $7.00/class

Meeting on the 4th Saturday of the month, starting in January 2018!  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!  You can always catch up if you don't get in on the first class or if you miss one or two!  Club members will receive a membership card that will give special discounts on all GO! products.   

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  • One Zipper, 2 Bags!
  • Monday, April 30, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • $15.00

These handy bags are perfect to stow and go. Large Becca is adorned with a high waisted fabric flange to accent her beautiful style. Smaller Becca fits inside and is made with remaining side of the same zipper with Lazy Girl's One-Zip technique!

 


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 IN-THE-HOOP EMBROIDERY

  • Tuesday, May 1
  • 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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Try Before You Buy!

  • Tuesday, May 1st
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • $25.00 
  • Includes Machines & Kits

In this embroidery class 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 project. Learn how to make a unique "In the Hoop" Zippered Bag using our wonderful Baby Lock Embroidery machines. Special Pricing on All Classroom Machines!

  • Limited seating available! Register today to reserve your embroidery kit!

 

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One Hour FREE Demo

  • Friday, May 4th         10:00am-11:00pm
  • Tuesday, May 29th     6:00pm-7:00pm
  • Tuesday, June 5th     10:00am-11:00pm

 

Join us for “Flash Mystery Demo”! Each demo\class features a different surprise project using the newest techniques, notions, sewing and/or embroidery machines!   You will always be in the know with this fun & innovative instructional support! AND the first to shop the sale and receive a special coupon of the day!

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  • 1st Saturday of each Month
  •  May 5, June 2
  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Cost: $10.00 per class

We have had a fee change for this club to make our bookkeeping easier and save you a few extra dollars!  We have been offering this class going on the sixth 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.  In the second hour, you will receive a project and lesson on how to make it.  As always, we will have free designs, product specials and always, special class discounts!  

 


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  • 2018 USA Tour
  • Monday, May 7th
  • 10:00 am & 2:00 pm 
  • Cost $15.00

They are back and we could not be more excited to be on their 2018 USA Tour!  You will not want to miss out on this fantastic Trunk Show Event from this family of leading South African Embroidery Digitizing Designers!  Embroidery designs, patterns, tutorials & projects are just a few of the variety you will see from this team - cutwork, redwork, large designs, designs made for adding crystals, and award winning quilts just to name a few.  Be sure to sign up quickly as this show always sells out fast!  Exclusive CD of designs not available online will be given to participants at this event.

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  • 2nd Thursday evening of each month
  • 6:00pm-7:30pm 
  • Fee:  $10.00 per session

We are embracing all embroidery machines from 4x4 hoops to Multi Needle Hoops! Take the intimidation out of operating these fabulous machines in a step by step approach with special projects & techniques for all types of embroidery models. Bring your instruction book & notebook. No need to bring machines, this is a demonstration club.

  • Ribbon Embroidery, May 10
  • Embroider Your Buddy, June 14

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  • Part I on Friday, May 11th
  • 10:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Part II on Friday, May 25th
  • 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Learn to make this beautiful little piece of furniture for your home! This sews up very quickly using one jelly roll. The first session teaches the piecing methods needed to create the top for your tuffet and the second session is to put the tuffet together with batting and plywood. This is a project that you will finish in just two sessions and there are never any two alike, they all are amazing and look so different.

Class Fee:  $149.00 includes Tuffet & materials other than fabric and treads

 


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  • A Much Requested Class
  • 2 Sessions Saturday, May 12, 19th
  • 10:00am-1:00pm
  • $45.00 includes pattern

The Professional Tote has all the pockets and compartments needed for today's professional woman. Whether you work in an office or not, this tote has it all. There is a pleated pocket on each side of the tote to hold a bottle of water, umbrella, magazine, baby bottle or telephone. Also, on the front is a zippered pocket to hold your ID and Passport for your airport travel. Behind that pocket is one for your boarding pass. On the backside is one large pocket for a newspaper.

 


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  • Tuesday, May 15th, 22nd
  • 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Cost: $30.00 includes pattern 

Adorable pattern from KariePatch Designs!  Make this great carry-all bag, lined with three inside pockets and create adorable bowties with a textural twist!  Bowtie template and pattern included with class. 

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  • With Joyce Barry
  • May 21, June18, July 16, September 17
  • 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
  • Club Fee:  $10.00

Join Joyce for the NEW All Brands Serger Club. Each month club members will be shown a serger project that uses a technique demonstrated during the club meeting. Each will receive instructions for the project to make at home and bring to the next club meeting for show & tell and discussion! Each month will be a different technique and project. Join the fun and build your serger skills each month. Club members will also receive special discounts and savings on serger products!

 


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  • Taught by Joyce Barry
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
  • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $89.00 (Includes kit and lunch)

 Were you unable to sign up for Deb Canham’s Day Tote class in April? Well, never fear! Here’s a second chance for you.  Joyce Barry will teach us how to make the Deb’s Day Tote out of gorgeous Kaffe Fasset fabrics and all of Deb’s special touches including decorative prairie points, decorative corded handles and chain stitch quilting.  A kit with Kaffe Fasset fabrics and decorative threads is provided. And as a bonus extra, lunch will also be provided.

 So, don’t miss this second chance to make Deb Canham’s Day Tote!

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Do I want a Long Arm?

  • Wednesday, May 23rd
  • 10:00 am-12:00 pm

In this demo class will enlighten you and give you the basic knowledge to understand if long-arm quilting is something you might be interested in pursuing. Using a longarm feels a lot like doodling with a big pencil only you are using thread and not lead. Oh, and instead of paper you are doodling on fabric! Learn about threading and tension and discover several tried-and-true methods for stitching and discover how to use the newest rulers in free motion quilting.

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  • Thursday, May 24
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Wednesday, May 30
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $20.00 
  • Kit Fee: $14.00

Spring is right around the corner.  Why not unleash your creative and embroidery skills with this beautiful monogrammed garden flag. Garden Flag is included in Kit Fee.  

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  • Thursday, May 31
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $20.00

 

Learn your built in machine quilting features and stitches, hand look quilt stitch, serpentine, how to applique with your stitch options, and free motion quilting. Learn to understand quilting accessories and how to properly use them to make quilting on your machine expertly, with tips and techniques that are quick and easy.

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  • Tuesday, May 31st
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $25.00

In a bathroom the shower curtain is usually the inspiration piece that brings everything together so it better be one that you love. To guarantee it, make your own! A shower curtain is one of the best first projects for a home sewer other than a pillow cover. Sewing a shower curtain for your bathroom allow you more flexibility in fabric selection than if you purchase one ready-made.  Great class for the home dec beginner!

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Beginner Class

  • Tuesdays, June 5, 12, 19, 26th
  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Class Fee: $90.00 includes all supplies & kits

Are you new to sewing or feel like you are lacking in basic sewing skills? This is the class for you.  In this Basic Sewing I, 4 week session, you will learn how to use a sewing machine, sewing techniques and tips as well as making cute projects.  All supplies are provided and you will experience our fabulous Baby Lock Verve sewing and embroidery machines in class.

Class size is limited, so sign up early! This class is offered only as a series.  Session I will consist of 4 weeks and will be repeated quarterly.

 

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  • 2-Day Party Event
  • Friday, Saturday, June 8, 9th
  • 9:30 am-2:00 pm
  • $89.00 includes lunch & kits

This event with its party atmosphere will allow you an opportunity to learn different types of embroidery applications. We are calling out for all First Time Embroiders to attend this event! Explore the techniques, tricks and tips that have been used by embroidery professionals for years. You will experience Cutwork & Appliqué Tea Towels, Monogrammed Towel & In the Hoop Zippered Accessory Bag, & much more! Both days will include state of the art embroidery techniques, know how to use an embroidery machine, hooping solutions, proper stabilizer & thread use for each project to get the best results making items to take home each day. We will be providing the machines, kits and lunch! If you already own a new Baby Lock  machine with a 5 x 7 hoop or larger, bring your own machine to class.  Bring your sewing supplies (assortment of embroidery thread, bobbins, needles) to complete your projects.  If you do not own an embroidery machine, we will provide one for you!

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Great Class for all levels!

  • Tuesday, June 12th
  • 10:00 am-2:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $20.00

Use your scraps, strips, fat quarters and the Stripology Ruler to make this Strips Stack Runner. There is something about making smaller blocks and smaller quilt projects that just makes them automatically cute!   And learning to use the Stripology Ruler will reduce your cutting time by 75% for most projects!

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Great Class for all levels!

  • Thursday, June 14th
  • 10:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $25.00

All it takes is one Jelly Roll, forty two 2-1/2" fabric strips, 100% cotton batting and your sewing machine to make this fun area rug. The pattern is by Roma Quilts and is an adorable, colorful area rug. Finished size approximately 30" x 44".   No wrapping, braiding, weaving or crocheting. Just pure sewing bliss!

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 In-the-Hoop Embroidery

Great class for all levels!

  • Saturday, June 16th
  • 9:30 am-1:30 pm
  • Class Fee: $25.00

 

Who would have thought that you can create a doll all in the hoop?  This pattern is easy enough for the beginner, but fun enough for the advanced.  This is an an Embroidery Machine Doll digitized embroidery pattern to make an adorable button joint doll in-the-hoop!  She is a cutie and ever so versatile. You will love how easy and fast she is to put together!

Pattern must be purchased ahead of class and downloaded into your embroidery machine. The ITH Doll pattern can downloaded from  https://dollsanddaydreams.com/products/embroidery_machine_ith_doll_pattern

 

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  • We will cut your fabric for class!
  • Friday, June 15th
  • 10:00 am-4:00 pm
  • $45.00 with lunch

Back by popular demand! This quilt is so fun to make that some have begged to make it again! It looks great in any fabric selection from black and white, to solids, to wild or subtle prints. They all turn out great! All your fabric for a lap-sized quilt is pre-cut for you. You just show up ready to sew. And lunch is included too! You'll truly be a sewing Diva on this day!

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With Meg Cahill

  • Tuesday, June 19
  • 10:00 am-12:00 pm 

It’s back! Time to grab your coffee cup and stop by for coffee and the latest information we can share with you about what’s new in the world of sewing, quilting, embroidery, notions and gadgets! Who doesn’t love gadgets? Especially when they can shortcut our sewing time and give us more time for more sewing!

Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation.

 


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  • Intermediate Skill Level
  • Friday, June 22, 29th
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $30.00

Have you been saving your selvages and wondering just what you want to do with them? MAKE A TOTE BAG! And if you haven't been saving them, you will want to after you see this bag! Sew unique and different with memories of each fabric you made with different projects! Louise’s sample bag was made with over 30 different selvages varing in length from 12” to 36” with approximately an inch of the decorative edge attached to the selvage. Love this bag!

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  • Thursday, June 21
  • 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Class Fee:  $20.00


This project is beginner friendly and yet anyone will LOVE this self-binding technique!  Whip up a set of these placemats in the afternoon for dinner that evening.  Optional table topper and napkin rings directions make the pattern even more versatile.

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Rag Quilt & Tote

  • Ages 8-13
  • Monday-Thursday, June 25th - June 28th
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Camp Fee: $125.00

 

For the Love of Quilting...Let's pass it on to the young people. Learn to make the quick, easy, and versatile rag quilt! Need a quick gift or just a cozy blanket? Once you have learned and sewn one here, you can design your next quilt or just recycle your mom's, aunt's or grandmother's scraps! Sewing machines, sewing kits, fabric and notions are provided for use in class. Each student will receive a Sew Fun T-Shirt and class photo. Students will work on projects at their own pace. Six students per class. These camps are designed for the first time student unless otherwise noted. Students will be introduced to the sewing machine, sewing terms, notions and patterns while completing theme related projects. 

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Great Class for all levels!

  • Monday, June 25th
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $25.00 includes pattern

Remember the Diva Wallet? Well, now the Mini Diva Wallet is here! It's a perfect accessory and so easy, even a beginner can do it! You will want to make one for every bag you have! And just wait until your friends see it - they'll want one too!

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  • Thursday, June 28
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Cost: $35.00 includes CD Designs

An amazing in-the-hoop design set from Embroidery Garden.  This versatile set contains 11 zippered bag designs. They're made completely in your hoop and are fully lined. There are no exposed seams inside. They're made in one hooping! They're included with stippled fronts (under the zipper) and with plain fronts. The instructions tell you when to stitch an added design or monogram on the front if desired. We've included a handy placement stitch so you can easily center a fabric or a motif on your fabric. These bags can be used for so many things! With this large set you will have every bag you need.

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Pillows, Pillows, Pillows

  • Ages 8-13
  • Monday-Thursday, July 9th - 12th
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Camp Fee: $125.00

Pillows with personality! Design and create a variety of different pillows during this camp week. Sewing machines, sewing kits, fabric and notions are provided for use in class. Each student will receive a Sew Fun T-Shirt and class photo. Students will work on projects at their own pace. Six students per class. These camps are designed for the first time student unless otherwise noted. Students will be introduced to the sewing machine, sewing terms, notions and patterns while completing theme related projects.

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Intermediate/Beginner Class

  • Tuesdays, July 17, 24, 31, Aug. 7th
  • 6:00 - 8:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $90.00 includes all supplies & kits

Want to take your basic sewing skills to the next level?  This is your class.  In this Basic Sewing II, 4-week series, you will learn new techniques and increase your skills as well as making cute projects.  All supplies are provided and you will experience our fabulous Baby Lock Verve sewing and embroidery machines in class.

Class size is limited, so sign up early!! This class is offered only as a series.  Session II will consist of 4 weeks and will be repeated quarterly. 

 Pre-requisite: Must have good basic skills.

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ReCycle a Shirt to a Tote Bag

  • Ages 8-13
  • Monday-Thursday, July 30th - August 2nd
  • 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Camp Fee: $125.00

Have a special shirt, but it doesn't fit any longer? Recycle it and make it into a special tote bag. This shirt must be a button up shirt, no t-shirts. This can be a special shirt, a kid's or parent's shirt, the size doesn't really matter, just be sure to bring a button-up! Sewing machines, sewing kits, fabric and notions are provided for use in class. In this camp session, students will need to bring I a shirt to recycle. All other supplies needed for the tote bag will be provided. Each student will receive a Sew Fun T-Shirt and class photo. Students will work on projects at their own pace. Six students per class. These camps are designed for the first time student unless otherwise noted. Students will be introduced to the sewing machine, sewing terms, notions and patterns while completing theme related projects.

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