Classes

Sue Spargo Trunk Show/Lecture

You're invited to a  Sue Spargo  inspirational trunk shows/lecture. 
Her folk-art imagery reflects my multi-cultural background and my fascination with folkart from around the world. Inspiration comes from memories collected during my African childhood with its animals and grasslands, a sojourn in the green South of England and time spent in Connecticut, Tennessee, Utah and Ohio.
Join us:
Wednesday, June 13th, 5 PM - 7 PM
Cost: $25

Sue Spargo Creative Stitching

Get creative with textured stitches that complement embroidery, appliqué, and more! This is a sit and sew class to learn many new stitches and techniques.
Sue Spargo’s folk-art imagery reflects my multi-cultural background and my fascination with folk-art from around the world. Inspiration comes from memories collected during my African childhood with its animals and grasslands, a sojourn in the green South of England and time spent in Connecticut, Tennessee, Utah and Ohio.
Join us:
Thursday -Saturday, June 14th, 15th, & 16th, 10 AM - 4 PM
Cost: $330

Flower Dance

 
Welcome to Embroidery Machine Applique! This pattern is a block of the month class that will completed over the next 8 months. Each month you will receive files and instructions to complete a section of the quilt. The best part of this class is if you don't want to make a whole quilt you will have the option to make 6 different smaller projects from pillows to table-runners to mug rugs. Lots of choices and all applique is stitched in the hoop of your embroidery machine!
Class will meet on the 4th Thursday morning at 9:30am starting March 29, 2018. Stop by to see the quilt and sign up for class.
Cost is $150
Includes all patterns and files

Dancing Diamonds Table Runner

Learn how use a template to create the dancing diamonds. Color choices and placement is what will make this table runner dance! The use of your walking foot will complete this project.

Join us:

Saturday, July 21st,  10:30 AM-3:30 PM

Cost: $45

 

Two Step Quilt

Whether you're 9 or 90 this quilt is easy for beginners or someone wanting a quick quilt to make. We will work on using a rotary cutter, sewing straight accurate 1/4” seams and pressing for perfection.

Join us:

Saturday, July 14th, 10:30 PM-3:30 PM

Cost: $45  pattern is included

Template Mania

Are you ready to join the latest craze of using Templates (aka rulers) on your home machine?  Have you acquired a template or two, but now you are not quite sure what to do with it?  You’ve watched YouTubes and demos but aren’t quite sure where to go from there.  This hands on workshop will walk you through using templates to create designs.  You’ll learn how to move the templates to create wonderful designs.  Explore the creative possibilities templates open for those of us who cannot freehand for the life of us!  No artistic talent needed! 
  
Kit fee: $50.00  Kit includes: two machine templates, Grip Stop Dots, reusable Design Grid, dry erase pen, and two template testers.
 
Machine requirements:  Each machine MUST have a ruler foot attachment.  At this time, only Bernina (#72 foot), Babylock (high shank foot needed), Juki, Janome, and Elna make a ruler foot for there machines.
 

Join us:

 June 9th, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM or 1:30 PM-4:30 PM

Cost: $60 plus $50 kit fee

Sew-Fun Club

It's fun to share your sewing interests with others!  This club is for owners of Bernina sewing machines, embroidery machines and sergers purchased from Bigsby's who want to share their sewing fun.  Meetings Feature:

*Sew and Tell by club members who want to share their sewing projects*
*What's new in the sewing world*
* Sewing techniques, tips and project ideas*

Class date(s):  3rd Monday of each month
Time:  10:30am or 6pm
Cost:  1st year after purchase...No Charge

Club members receive a 20% discount off regular retail price of most items on club day

Wool Club

3rd Thursday’s, 1 PM and 3 PM

$60

 

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HELP me embroider before I cry!

Do you have embroidery projects you are not sure how to finish? Bring the project to class and get the help you need to finish it.  Bring your favorite snack to share, we all need to eat while we embroider!!!

Classes meet the 3rd Friday 

NEXT CLASS: Friday, April 20th,   9 AM-2 PM

Cost:  $45

Quilting in the Hoop

Have you ever thought you could quilt the whole quilt in the hoop of your embroidery machine? No free motion, no longer machine, just you and your bride are a machine. Come join Sue and learn the secrets of how to get perfect placement and get those quilt tops finished. Class fills up fast, sign up today!

Fri October 5th,  9 AM - 2 PM

Cost:  $45

Software Inspirations Virtual Club

A year-long Bernina Virtual software class.  Each lesson will emphasize a different software technique with practical application.  It's a fun way to learn your software.  Class fee includes a CD with Software Inspirations, Design Works Decoded, All About Embroidery Fearless and Lifestyles Club.

Class date(s):  3rd Saturday of each month

Time:  10:30am-1pm

Cost:  $100/yr

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Important Class Policy Info!

  •  Our classes have a list of required supplies that you should receive when you pay for the class.  Please be sure to read it carefully so that you are prepared for class.
  • If you find it necessary to cancel a class, you will receive store credit if cancellation is made at least one week prior to start of class.
  • We may find it necessary to cancel a class if minimum  enrollment is not met.  If we do, you will receive a full class fee refund.
  • We have worked hard to offer you great classes with the most up-to-date techniques and information.  All classes require supplies.  We realize that notions, supplies, and fabric can be expensive.  In order for you to have a successful class it is important for you to have all the supplies listed on our supply sheets.  We do not list any unnecessary supplies.
  • We also respect all copyright laws.  If a pattern or book is required, each student in class must purchase their own copy, unless otherwise noted.
  • When you are purchasing class supplies, tell us at the register and you will receive a 20% discount on qualifying merchandise.