Anita's University! Click Here for Details Class is Open! Sign up today for our Anita Goodesign Event on October 8th & 9th, 2021*. Location has been confirmed; we will again be at Grace Bible Church in Grandville. We'll be using their brand new Embroidery Made Easy II 102 curriculum; it's a fun two days and you'll receive over 100 designs on a usb stick, a printed tutorial in a great binder, Door prizes, lunches, snacks, so much more!
*Should state mandates change due to Covid, and we would have to cancel, you will receive a refund.
Beginning Sewing! Pajama Pants! What you will learn: how to cut out a pattern, how to sew a seam and hem, how to create a casing and insert elastic, Ages 12 and UP. It's a streamlined version of beginning sewing. Keep looking for other beginning sewing classes that add more content!
(10 and up, with a parent)
Cathedral Window Christmas Ornaments Learn how to sew Christmas ornaments using the traditional cathedral window patttern and an attractive variant! While both are sewn on a machine, one involves more hand sewing than the other to finish.
Edge to Edge quilting - (Embroidery class) This edge to edge quilting class is open to any embroidery machine with a 6 x 10 or larger embroidery field. You'll bring your own edge to edge design by Amelia Scott. We'll give more details when you sign up or call. The class is not on the project pictured, but the edge to edge quilting only.
How to Download and Store Embroidery Designs Bring your own laptop (windows only please, no macs), learn how to download designs, store them onto your laptop, and transfer them onto a usb flashdrive. We'll also introduce you to Baby Lock's new FREE program to transfer designs using wifi (which works on certain models). It's called Design Database Transfer. Right now it works with the Solaris, Altair, Meridian, Vesta and Flare.
Log Cabin Quilting 102 After taking a Quilt 101 class, or if you have other cutting/piecing experience, this is your next step! In this class you'll make the quilt top, add the batting and backing, and learn to bind. There will definitely be homework between class sessions.
Open Sew Days We've reserved the classroom for you! Bring your own project and use our room to work in! (To be clear, this is not a class, there is no teacher.) Bring a friend and enjoy a day of crafting together. Or come by yourself and meet new friends!
Shabby Denim Circle Quilt Do you have a stash of old jeans just waiting for that perfect project? Learn how to begin making a colorful throw or lap quilt using denim and 5" cotton squares. (you can purchase denim if you don't have the stash) This is a very forgiving pattern - not for the perfectionist!
Vintage Serger Tote - click for details Learn some fun and creative ways to use your Baby Lock 4 thread serger while constructing this Vintage-Inspired Tote. (other brands welcome) This is an intermediate class with some fabric prep done before class. You'll be learning pintucks, flatlocking, gathering, cording, and rolled hems.