|Wow, can you believe that it is already summer! Time sure has flown by! We are super excited to let everyone know that we will be getting everyone ready for Christmas early this year! The entire month of July will be Christmas themed classes-decorations and ideas for gifts to make and give! We are also very excited to introduce two new instructors to our team! Rosemary Gest and Deb Miller! Welcome to the group!
As always, we ask that you not wear perfume or lotion as our staff all suffer from allergies! We are very excited to get started with this fun schedule! We look forward to seeing you soon!
5D Group 1-you are almost done! Only two classes left! No new students to this class!
Thur. July 12, 1-3 Tabitha
Thur. Aug. 9, 1-3 Tabitha
5D Group 2-One more class! No new students!
Mon. July 2, 1-3 Tabitha
5D Group 3-come learn the tips, tricks, and how to’s for 5D software. Class is half way through so no new students!
Wed. July 11, 1-3 Tabitha
Wed. Aug. 1, 1-3 Tabitha
Wed. Sept. 5, 1-3 Tabitha
**We will be starting a new group in Oct. be watching for details! Remember, if you purchase you software from us there is no fee for classes! **
**Special Store Closing Note! **We will be closed on July 4 and July 5 in observance of Independence Day! Enjoy the time with your families! ** **Also, we will be closed on Sept. 1 and Sept. 3 in observance on Labor Day! **
|Christmas in July
Kick off-We want to get everyone excited for the fun we have planned for July so we are doing a small party! No fee and no signing up! Just stop by and see the samples for upcoming classes, sample some of the Rachel’s Recipes towel design foods and see what classes you want to join!
Mon. July 9, 12-2
Christmas Stocking-This class will teach you how to construct a Christmas stocking in several sizes. Quilted versions will be the main focus but other options will be discussed. Fee $15 plus pattern and materials
Fri. July 13 & 20, 1-4 Bev
Embroidered Christmas Stocking- In this class you will make embroidered stockings using an Anita Goodesign! Fee $10 plus design and supplies.
Thur. July 19, 1-4 Rosemary
Snowman Candles-want to make cute snowman that slip right onto the battery tea lights? These adorable snowmen are embroidered in the hoop and great as decorations or gifts! Fee $10 plus design and supplies.
Mon. July 23, 1-4 Tabitha
|Woven Placemats-great for decorating, giving as gifts and using up scraps! Come make these beautiful woven placemats in a variety of shapes! Fee $15 plus supplies
Wed. July 25, 1-4 Deb M.
Endless Christmas Towel-using your endless hoop (required) you will make a great towel to give as gifts or decorate with! Fee $10 plus design and supplies
Thur. July 26, 1-4 Trena
Christmas Tree Skirt-this pattern is all the rage this year!
Fee $10 plus pattern, template, and supplies
Fri. July 27, 1-4 Cathy
Appliqué Snowman Towel-this class is perfect if you want a quick gift to make or want to learn how to appliqué! Fee $10 plus pattern and supplies.
Mon. July 30, 1-4 Bev
Embroidery Time-Each month we show you how to embroider on something you may not have thought of before! Class fee includes 1-2 new embroidery designs! Fee $20 plus supplies
Mon. July 16, 1-4/6-9 Toilet Paper/ornament
Mon. Aug. 20, 1-4/6-9 Scrubby/zipper pulls
Mon. Sept. 17, 1-4/6-9 Wet garment bag
|Sincerely Yours-this class is still taking new students and meets monthly to make a beautiful embroidered quilt. Fee $10 plus pattern and supplies
Wed. July 18, 1-4 Trena
Thur. July 19, 6-9 Trena
Wed. Aug. 22, 1-4 Trena
Thur. Aug. 23, 6-9 Trena
Wed. Sept. 19, 1-4 Trena
Thur. Sept. 20, 6-9 Trena
Endless Lace-using your endless hoop (required) you will learn how to make decorative lace and trims for use on other projects! Fee $10 plus supplies
Thur. Aug. 2, 1-4 Trena
Floral Rings-several of you have been waiting for this one! Anita Goodesign has done a beautiful job with this embroidered quilt. Group will meet monthly and try to complete in a years time! Stop in and see the beautiful sample! Fee $10 plus design and supplies
Tue. Aug. 21, 1-4 Rosemary
Tue. Sept. 18, 1-4 Rosemary
Autumn Table runner-beautiful and elegant autumn cutwork designs will dress your table from Anita Goodesign with this class! Fee $10 plus design and supplies
Fri. Sept. 28, 1-4 Trena
|Appliqué and Quilt Classes
Garden Patch Cats-we are almost done harvesting these adorable cats. All are welcome as each block can stand alone or in a quilt! Fee $7 plus pattern and materials
Tue. July 17, 1-4 Bev
Tue. Aug. 21, 1-4 Bev
Tue. Sept. 25, 1-4 Bev
Stitcher’s Garden-monthly class to learn new feet for your sewing machine and to challenge you to use new stitches too! Fee $15 plus materials
Tue. July 10, 12-3 Tabitha
Tue. Aug. 14, 12-3 Tabitha
Tue. Sept. 12, 12-3 Tabitha
Free Motion Appliqué-come learn this free motion zigzag technique while making a beautiful sunflower wall hanging. Fee $15 plus pattern and supplies
Fri. Aug. 10 & 17 1-4 Deb M.
Double Diamond Table runner-fun and creative technique that can be used in multiple ways! Deb will teach the tech as you make this beautiful table runner!
Fee $10 plus pattern, ruler, and supplies
Thur. Sept. 6, 1-4 Deb M.
Blooming Nine Patch-Bev will teach this variation on a nine patch quilt! Sample is up and has to be seen! It is gorgeous! Fee $20 plus book and supplies
Mon. Sept. 24, Oct. 1 & 15 1-4
|Additional Fun Classes!
Serger Club-each month we make a different project with just your serger! You are expected to know how to thread your machine to take this class! Fee $10 plus supplies
Tue. July 24, 12-3 Tabitha
Tue. Aug. 28, 12-3 Tabitha
Tue. Sept. 25, 12-3 Tabitha
Bag Ladies-with all the wonder purse and bag patterns out there we decided to start a month bag class! Each month will be different and with a different instructor so you can meet us all! Fee $10 plus supplies
Fri. Aug. 3, 1-4 Lunch bags with Bev
Fri. Sept. 7, 1-4 Bag with Deb M.
Hanging Baskets-fabric baskets that can help you organize any space! Bev will walk you through all the details. Fee $15 plus supplies
Mon. Aug. 6, 1-4 Bev
Easy Flowers-fabric flowers are blooming up on everything from bags to hair accessories. Come learn the simple technique for making them out of any fabric! Fee $10 plus supplies
Wed. Aug. 8, 1-4 Trena
Nook Cover-this fun and cute class will show you how to make a very useful Nook cover! Can be given as gifts for any occasion! Fee $10 plus pattern and supplies
Wed. Aug. 15, 1-4 Deb M.
Iphone case-have your phone in a protective case but need a clever way to carry it hands free? This is the class for you! Easy to personal and give as gifts! Fee $10 plus supplies
Mon. Sept. 10, 12-3 Tabitha
Wallie Wallet-cute wallet that will hold id, phone, cash, ect. Fee $10 plus pattern and supplies
Wed. Sept. 12, 12-3 Tabitha
Ipad case-cute case to make taking your ipad everywhere easy! Bev will walk you through the whole thing! Fee $15 plus supplies
Fri. Sept. 14, 1-4 Bev
Chenille Baby Blanket-want to make an adorable blanket for that special little bundle of joy? This is the class for you! Fee $20 plus supplies
Thur. Sept. 20 & 27 1-4 Trena
|**We want to remind all of you that if you would like to come to the store to work on projects we are more than happy to have you! Sometimes focus is all you need to get the job done and that is easier at the store than at home with the phone and chores! Give us a call and as long as one of our two wonderful classrooms is available we are happy to have you!**
**We are also going to be having a couple special events this summer/fall from Viking! Keep checking your email and our website, www.kalamazoosews.com for details!**
**There is also rumor of a sale while the manager is away this August! Tabitha is planning a family vacation so we will have a managers gone special that week! Details to follow!**
As always we look forward to seeing everyone and always feel free to call with suggestions and ideas! Have a wonderful summer!
Kalamazoo Sewing Center