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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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  • 2019 USA Tour
  • Monday, November 11th
  • 10:00am & 6:00pm 
  • Cost $15.00
  • OPENINGS STILL AVAILABLE!!

They are back and we could not be more excited to be on their 2019 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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  • Two-Session Class
  • Tueday, November 12. 19th
  • 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Class Fee: $35.00

Perfect class for all levels. Let this class bring out your inner Architect! Explore the decorative stitches on your machine while creating this wonky neighborhood from fat quarters or scrap fabrics. Your neighborhood can be designed for a special holiday or just an everyday happy place. Let your imagination guide you. This is a great class for all levels of sewers.

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  • Wednesday, November 13
  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Saturday, November 16
  • 9:00am-11:00 am
  • Class Fee: $20.00 Includes Stabilizer & Designs
  • November Topic: The Sweetest Equation Tea Towels

    This popular club features fun, fresh, and CUTE In-the-Hoop Kimberbell designs.  Each month you will learn various techniques while making and completing a project. Bring your machine with design loaded, PDF directions printed, fabrics pre-cut, hoop, basic supplies and thread. Stabilizer and specialty items will be supplied. Note:  Class project supply lists will be posted for download each month for the project of the month. Also files/designs will be sent to you via email so that you can load your flash drives and be ready for the class. 

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Two day Workshp

  • Thursday, November 14, 9:00 am-4:30 pm
  • Friday, November 15, 9:00-5:30 pm
  •  Class Fee: $149.00
  • Lunches & Pattern included

She's back and we can't wait to see what she has in store for us this time!  Have you ever wondered how pattern designers create their styles? This workshop will show you how to create different necklines, sleeves, backs and hems to make the most of Pamela's Patterns well-fitting patterns.  Working from the pattern #104 The Perfect T-Shirt, you will see how simple changes can make this pattern do double and triple duty! You will be creating pattern pieces and get instructions to make many variations. Every design has a “learning opportunity”! This retreat is guaranteed to get your inner-designer inspired! Day 1 - You will be creating several pattern hacks and get instructions to make them.
Day 2 – This is your sewing day with time to try one of your new designs.

SPACE IS LIMITED! CALL TODAY! 804-270-1882

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  • Monday, November 18th
  • 10:00 am-3:00pm
  • Class fee:  $45.00
  • includes design set & lunch

Use your embroidery & sewing machines to create these great purses. Use a jelly roll or cut your own strips when you stitch this fun partially made in the hoop purse. You can get 2 purses from a roll with enough strips left over that you can stitch together to use to create matching accessories from some of my other in the hoop designs. You will also need about 1/2 yard of fabric for the lining, one magnetic snap (.75") and Soft & Stable by Annie to give the purse body. Purse feet are optional. We love the look of them and they're easy to install. Complete detailed instructions with photos of each step are included. You do need basic sewing skills to complete the purse. The purses are fully lined when finished.There are 2 purse sizes in the set. One is for the 8x12 hoop and one for the 9.50x14 hoop.

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  • With demo by Joyce Barry
  •  Monday, November 18th
  • 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Club Fee:  $10.00 per month

Join Joyce for our exciting 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! 

November Topic: Serger Crochet, Tassels and Braid. This month we learn more fun and decorative things our sergers can do. Add serger crochet (or lace) to a project, make tassels or make your own braid to dress up your projects and with all the decorative threads that are available, the possibilities are endless.  

Project:   TBD

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  • Wednesday, November 20th
  • 6:00pm-7:30pm
  • Class Fee: $15.00
  • Class Topic: Applique Tips & Tricks

Join Avery in this exceptional series as he delves into tried and true techniques with embroidery quilting, sewing or creative stitching.  Avery will demonstrate the elements and tools that make sewing fun and easy!  Learn to combine applique parts on a Teflon sheet. Create machine appliques that mimic hand stitching looks.  Use your decorative stitches to embellish and accent your appliques.  Threads stablizers and Accuquilt appliques will be covered in this demo.

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  • November 21
  • 10:00 to 11:30 am
  • OR
  • 5:00 to  6:30 pm
  • Come for a demonstration of the New Baby Lock Meridian; with all the new and improved features. Take home a gift valued at over $700… and maybe a new machine when you fall in love with the Meridian? (wink, wink)
  • Your gift for attending the Demonstration:

Take home a Baby Lock + Anita Goodesign ‘INFINITE POSSIBILITIES’ Book of over 150 embroidery designs, informational photos and project ideas with step-by-step project tutorials and a 60-day free trial of the Baby Lock Love of Knowledge online sewing classes, all valued at more than $700. The embroidery designs include everything from embroidery to quilting and in-the-hoop projects.

  • What will you experience in 1.5 hours?

Watch the IQ Designer create embroidery and quilting designs from shapes and designs included in the machine artwork. Experience hundreds of designs and monograms built into the machine. See how to create stipple quilting around embroidery designs. See how easy to convert clip art to embroidery. Discover IQ Intuition Positioning App to precisely place designs in the hoop. Preview the stitch out! Wireless Capability! 9 1/2 x 14 Embroidery Field!\ 

  • Event is FREE! Please call 804-270-1882 to sign up! 
  • LIMITED SEATING!!
  • SPECIAL DEMO DAY PRICING ON BABY LOCK MERIDIAN!
  • PLUS! Purchase your Baby Lock Meridian Embroidery Machine at Special Demo pricing and receive a Madeira Rayon Smartbox, a six-month Anita Goodesign All Access Subscription and a four-year Love of Sewing Membership.  Value: $5799.
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Join Anita Amador, AccuQuilt Educator and Expert Cutter, as you’ll learn tips and techniques for quilting and applique to get the most use out of your fabric using the AccuQuilt GO! Fabric Cutters. Trunk Show, door prizes, snacks and a special free gift to all attendees, sounds like a fun, inspiring educational event!

  • Friday, November 22
  • Class: Cut Time, Quilt More
  • 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Fee:  $10.00
  • Friday, November 22
  • Class: First Date with BOB
  • 2:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Fee:  $10.00
  • Saturday, November 23
  • Class: GO! Beyond the Basics
  • 9:30-11:30 am
  • Fee: $10.00
  • Saturday, November 23
  • Class: There’s A Die for That
  • 1:00-3:00 pm
  • Fee: $10.00

Call the shop or register in-store to reserve your spot today!

We will be raffling off a GO! Me Cutter at this event, a $99.99 value!!  No purchase necessary!!  Encourage a friend to attend this class and get an extra raffle ticket.

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  • Monday, November 25th
  • 6:00-9:00pm
  • Fee: $35.00 includes CD Designs & Kits

With pieced borders and cleverly quilted backgrounds, these embroidered wall hangings are completely finished in the hoop! Includes 6 designs...each in 3 sizes! Hoop Sizes: 5×7, 6×10, 8×12.  You bring your embroidery machine, embroidery hoop, embroidery threads and the kits are provided for you included in class fee!  Let us know the hoop size you will be using when you sign up for class.    

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  • Tuesday, November 26th
  • 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $20.00

A popular class formally only taught in the Begin to Sew Series II classes! After many requests, we are now offering this class outside of the Series classes. Learn to make this adorable apron dish towel in just one session, and think ahead to having the perfect shower, hostess, or kitchen gift! This is definetly beginner friendly, but fun for the experienced sewers as well.

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  • 2 Dates
  • Monday, October 28th
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 26th
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $20.00

A popular class formally only taught in the Begin to Sew Series II classes! After many requests, we are now offering this class outside of the Series classes. Learn to make this adorable apron dish towel in just one session, and think ahead to having the perfect shower, hostess, or kitchen gift! This is definetly beginner friendly, but fun for the experienced sewers as well.

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  • Open Sew in the Classroom
  • November 27, 29
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Let's get out of the house and away from the laundry and cleaning that seem to distract us!  Need to escape a retired husband?  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! Use our space, spread out, make new friends! Get those projects done without the interruptions from those everyday distractions at home!

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  • Great Beginner Class that's not boring!
  • Tuesdays, October 22, 29, November 5
  • 10:00am - 1:00pm 
  • Class Fee: $30.00

The Convergence Quilt is a quilt that takes 4 design squares,  sews them together,  and cuts them into strips and rearranges them, sewing them together again. Repeat again and you have a quilt that looks like you spent hours or days merging the fabrics together.  Exciting possibilites for a creative look. Become a fabulous quilt artist - the fast and fun way! This imaginative, new piecing technique is easy and simple enough for a beginner! Every convergence quilt is a unique work of art!

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2 Dates

  • Monday, December 2nd
  • 6:00-9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, December 10th
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Class Fee:  $25.00

Oh, the embroideries for Christmas! Decorate your home for the season, while learning new techniques along the way! Join us in this workshop where you will be creating a cute tea towel with a brand new Kimberbell Christmas desgin.  Tea towel and buttons included in pricing.

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Join Avery in this exceptional series as he delves into tried and true techniques with embroidery quilting, sewing or creative stitching.  Avery will demonstrate the elements and tools that make sewing fun and easy!

  • Tuesday, December 3
  • 10:00-11:30 am
  • Class Fee: $15.00
  • Class Topic: Couching

Create surface texture using cords, thick decorative threads, or yarns on your fabric.  If a thread will not fit through the needle, learn how you can still apply it to your project.  Feet demonstration includes: 3-cord couching foot, braiding foot, free-motion couching foot, and piping foot.

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2-Day Event 

  • Wednesday, December 4 and 5, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
  • Includes lunch
  • Class Fee:  $169.00--Standard Fee, $199.00--Platinum Fee (Includes everything)

Get ready for Christmas and strengthen your Embroidery skills at the same time! Come and join us for this two day Christmas embroidery extravaganza!! We provide the kits for all 6 adorable projects. Each project will use a different embroidery technique and the designs are yours to make again and again! Plus you'll receive a Bonus Kimberbell Project bag you'll keep forever! Bring your machine and we will provide everything else in the kit.

You will be making 6 Christmas-themed projects that include:

  • An appliqued pillow case
  • An embroidered napkin
  • An embroidered Pointsettia Napkin Ring
  • A zippered bag--pieced in the hoop
  • A mini-quilt made in the hoop
  • A drawstring embroidered bag

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  • 1st Saturday of each Month
  • December 7th
  • 10:00am-11:30am
  • Cost: $5.00 per class
  • 1st Saturday of each Month

Get back to the basics and creative embroidery techniques with Avery Quarles and Meg Cahill.  Join them as they cohost this club with exciting demonstrations featuring a variety of tips and techniques exclusive to embroidery!  No need to bring your machines, just a notebook for taking notes.  All levels of embroidery will be shown at these instructional demos.  From needles and threads to hooping, appliques, monogramming and sew much more!  Everything you need to know about creative, professional and perfect embroidery! Join our experts as they take you through the tips and techiques of creating an applique on your embroidery machine.  

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December Topic: Decorative Patchwork In-the-Hoopi Embroidery--If you like crazy patchwork, then let our experts show you how to create a block in the hoop with decorative stitches to flank the seams.

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  • Monday, December 9th
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • OR
  • 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
  • Cost: $20.00

Grab your favorite holiday jelly roll and make this super cute and super simple table runner to brighten your table!  Sew easy you will want to make several, great gift!  Terrific beginner class for sewers or quilters!

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  • Tuesday, December 10th
  • 6:00-9:00pm
  • Class Fee: $20.00

Tea To Go is the perfect way to travel with your favorite teas! It includes 6 pockets and folds up small enough to fit in your jeans pocket. This is a quick and easy project for those who love their tea!! Makes a great gift for your tea loving friends!

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  • Wednesday, December 11
  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Saturday, December 21
  • 9:00am-11:00 am
  • Class Fee: $25.00 Includes stabilizer and pillow
  • December Topic: Snowflake Kisses Pillow

    This popular club features fun, fresh, and CUTE In-the-Hoop Kimberbell designs.  Each month you will learn various techniques while making and completing a project. Bring your machine with design loaded, PDF directions printed, fabrics pre-cut, hoop, basic supplies and thread. Stabilizer and specialty items will be supplied. Note:  Class project supply lists will be posted for download each month for the project of the month. Also files/designs will be sent to you via email so that you can load your flash drives and be ready for the class. 

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  • In-The-Hoop!
  • Thursday, December 12th
  • 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Cost: $30 Design Pack included

Delight in simple pleasures and warm moments with family, friends, and your favorite beverage! Mug Rugs bring a smile to your mug with darling designs and sweet sentiments suggested by Kimberbellas and Fellas. Made in a 5×7 hoop using a variety of techniques, each Mug Rug has a quilted look and is a cozy coaster for coffee tables, as well as thoughtful gifts for those who matter most! Designs include a snowman, winter cardinal with snowflake, crazy-patch heart, a cupcake with cherry heart, crazy-patch watermelon, whimsical spider, harvest pumpkin, birthday or Christmas gift, holiday wreath, a gingerbread man, and a bonus "oval" applique to place a monogram into. Already own this design pack?  Come to class and select another mug rug design pack to take home! We will walk through one design of your choice in class. Quick, easy and fun to create!  

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  • One-Day Embroidery Event
  • Friday, December 13
  • 10:00 am-4:00 pm
  • Event Fee: $119.00 includes Lunch & $79 Kit

A fabulous Kimberbell one-day event during the busy holiday season—we're talking less stress, more sparkle! Finish four festive projects including two Christmas ornaments, a premium watercolor card, and quilted decorative pillow. Enjoy the machine embroidery fun with Kimberbellishments, including bamboo hoops for ornaments, watercolor pencils with blending brush, and pillow form. Pick out your coziest winter sweater and sparkle all the way to Kimberbell's one-day Christmas event!

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  • Monday, December 16th
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Cost: $25.00 includes Design Pack

If you have not tried to applique with your embroidery machine yet, this is the class for you! Stitch this cute gingerbread man on your holiday projects, aprons, towels, placemats or create a mini hanging!  Files are included for a 6x10 and 8x8 hoop to stitch mini hangings that are finished completely in your hoop. They're sweet little quilted hangings you can add to your holiday decor. You can leave the hanging loops off and use them as hot pads, etc.

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  • Tuesday, December 17th
  • 6:00pm-9:00 pm
  • Fee: $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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  • Open Sew in the Classroom
  • December 19, 20, 30th
  • 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Let's get out of the house and away from the laundry and cleaning that seem to distract us!  Need to escape a retired husband?  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! Use our space, spread out, make new friends! Get those projects done without the interruptions from those everyday distractions at home!

Call the store at 804-270-1882 to sign up!!

 


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  • Friday, December 27th
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $20.00

Create this adorable quilted zipper lined zipper bag with scrap fabrics! Experiment with different quilting techniques on your sewing machine. Sew quick and easy, you will want to make many for yourself and friends!  Perfect for the beginner, but also fun for sewers of all skill levels!

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  • Saturday, December 28
  • 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Class Fee:  $25.00

Do you own an iPad, tablet, reader, Kindle, small laptop or other mobile computer? Then you'll probably want to take it out and about with you and this bag has been especially designed with that in mind. But even if you don't have a techie item to carry, its a useful bag with some great pockets and features that you'll love.

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  • Great Class for all levels!
  • Monday, October 28, November 4
  • 6:00 pm-9:00 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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