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“Tags” allow you to search specific class types within the calendar.

Please email the class teacher to register for classes.

 

Feb
14
Wed
Book Pillow @ Port St Lucie, FL 34986
Feb 14 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

Teacher:  Kathy Newbern   email:  knewbern1@gmail.com

 

10:30 – 3:30

Cost:  $25 includes pillow insert + supplies

Nice  present for anyone that reads   Add a book and you have a wonderful present or encourage a young one to read.

 

Feb
15
Thu
Embroidery Workshop PSL @ Port St Lucie, FL
Feb 15 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

 


Embroidery Workshop–3rd Thursday of each month

Teacher:  Jan Landry   email:  grammy8@bellsouth.net

Join us for the  Embroidery Workshops.  Each month you will participate in a hands-on embroidery project selected by the teacher.

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Feb
16
Fri
American Sewing Guild Charity Sew @ Port St Lucie, Fl 34986
Feb 16 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

American Sewing Guild Charity Sew  3rd Friday of each month        

The American Sewing Guild (ASG) is an organization for people who believe sewing is a creative and rewarding activity, people who find sharing the benefits and joys of sewing almost as much fun as sewing itself.  The Guild is a network of sewing friends from all levels of sewing experience.  Come join us for a fun and rewarding time.

Feb
17
Sat
American Sewing Guild @ Port St Lucie, FL
Feb 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

American Sewing Guild   3rd Saturday of each month        

The American Sewing Guild (ASG) is an organization for people who believe sewing is a creative and rewarding activity, people who find sharing the benefits and joys of sewing almost as much fun as sewing itself.  The Guild is a network of sewing friends from all levels of sewing experience.  Come join us for a fun and rewarding time.

 

 

Feb
19
Mon
Quick Quilts @ Port St Lucie, FL
Feb 19 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Quick Quilts:  – 3rd Monday of each month

Teacher:  Marian McCoin    email:  hrhquiltsalot@gmail.com

Each month we will explore a new technique for creating fun interesting quilts quickly. Learn to use your specialty rulers and pre-cuts. Tips and tricks for sewing and more. A sample of upcoming project will be posted in the store each month or contact Marian for details and sign up.

 

Basics & Beyond of Quilting @ Port St Lucie, FL 34986
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Basic & Beyond of Quilting

1st, 2nd and 3rd Mondays of each month

Teacher:  Cheryl Patterson   772 249-4513     email: Grannyquilter427@msn.com

Cost:  $25 each class + supplies

Learn the very basics of quilt making. We will cover proper use of your sewing machine including threading, and seam allowances. Learn to choose a pattern, fabric yardage needed, thread and proper needles. There are many different cutting and measuring tools specially designed to make measuring fabric, and cutting fabric accurately and easy. You will be able to make a wall hanging or a quilt.
Be sure to contact Cheryl Patterson to register for class.

Feb
20
Tue
Embroidery Workshop PSL @ Port St Lucie, FL
Feb 20 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

 


Embroidery Workshop-3rd Tuesday of each month

Teacher:  Jan Landry   email:  grammy8@bellsouth.net

Join us for the  Embroidery Workshops.  Each month you will participate in a hands-on embroidery project selected by the teacher.

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Feb
21
Wed
Beginning Paper Piecing with Carl Stevens @ Port St Lucie, FL 34986
Feb 21 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm

Beginning Paper Piecing with Carl Stevens

Teacher: Carl Stevens       561 281-4510 TXT       email: carl.stevens2288@gmail.com

Cost: $25 includes fabric + supplies
Skill: Beginner
Class size limited to max of 6

Have you ever wanted to learn the art of “Paper Piecing” to make quilts that are full of sharp points and stars, plus flying geese and circles that are the favorites at quilt shows? Award winning paper piecing quilter, Carl Stevens, will teach students how to overcome the challenges of paper piecing. This 4-hour class is designed for the beginner to learn the basics of paper piecing. The pattern for this class is a “New York Beauty”. The sample pattern and material is supplied. Just bring your sewing machine and a few basic supplies.
About Carl: Carl Stevens began quilting five years ago. He jumped right into paper piecing and hasn’t looked back since! Carl’s quilts have won awards in quilt shows in Ft. Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Florida, Elkin, Sparta, Ashville, and West Jefferson, North Carolina, and Floyd and Wytheville, Virginia.

Feb
22
Thu
Demystifying PE Design Next 2018 Part 2 of 6 @ Post St Lucie, FL 34986
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Demystifying PE Design Next 2018

Teacher: Susan Fiondella       772 234-5105  TXT         email:  sfiondella@hotmail.com

Date: Thursday, January 25; Thursday, February 22; Wednesday, February 28; Thursday, March 22; Thursday, March 29 & April 26

10:30 – 12:30

Cost:  $20 each class, need software program and computer

Skill Level:  Beginner

The purpose of this 6 class course is to familiarize yourself with the PE Design software so you will be able to create simple designs from scratch and to customize and edit existing designs. The Course will take you through the Layout and Editing feature of the software and will cover all of the tools on the Home Tab, Edit Tab, Arrange Tab, Attributes Tab, Sewing Order Pane and Attributes Pane. The tools in the Image Tab will NOT be covered as well as some of the more advanced tools.  The Editing Tools will be explained using the technique of defining “What, When, Why, and How” to use the tools. You will work on specific designs in order to practice what you are learning.   The Design Database will also be covered. This course was designed for beginner software users who are interested in learning what it does and how it can help you create or edit designs.

Topic:  Thursday, January 25 – Class 1,​ Introduction to Layout and Editing screen:​ All the tools and tabs and panes. Customizing your software, creating a quick access toolbar, keyboard shortcuts, organizing designs, importing designs, printing templates, template function, getting the design to your machine.

Topic:  Thursday, February 22– Class 2, ​Beginning Digitizing: Shape Tools, Drawing Tools, and Arrange Tab: ​Select point tool, basic applique, adding applique to existing designs, alignment tool, mirror copy tool, 4 way mirror copy tool, circle copy tool, flipping and rotating designs.

Topic:  Thursday, February 28 – Class 3, ​All about Text:​ Adding text to a design, editing text, fit text to outline, small text tool.

Topic:  Wednesday, March 22 – Class 4,​ Editing Designs:​ Selecting designs, grouping and ungrouping, changing color and stitch order, dividing stitches by color, removing a color, isolating part of a design, hole sewing.

Topic:  Thursday, March 29 – Class 5,​ Resizing and Sewing Attributes:​ Understanding sewing attributes and how they affect editing, avoiding pitfalls, satin stitch resizing, changing stitch density, changing sewing attributes of purchased designs, extracting design segments.

Topic:  Thursday, April 26 – Class 6,​ Sewing attributes continued and Monograms:​ changing sewing attributes of purchased designs (continued), using monogram fonts, using embroidery fonts, nontraditional monograms, creative monograms.

 

WOW! And HOW! Maintenance with Dave @ Port St Lucie, FL 34986
Feb 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

WOW! and HOW!

Maintenance with Dave

Cost:  N/C for those who purchased machines at Laura’s

Dave will show you how to do  basic maintenance to prolong the life and performance of you wonderful Embroidery Machine.

There will only be room for 8.  Call and make a reservation ASAP.