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Important Note

Your supply list will indicate if you have any 'homework' such as cutting and preparation of fabric. It is important that you do your homework prior to coming to class so that you get the most out of your class.

You will find a (C) or (R) in front of the class/club names. This Indicates if the class is schedule in our Cary or Raleigh location.

Basic Sewing Supplies
Basic Embroidery Supplies


(Club dates further down on page)

(C)Edge-to-Edge Quilting

Saturday, Oct 12, Thursday, Oct 17, Wednesday Nov 6 and Saturday, Dec 14,2019

Location: Cary
10:00 to 1:30

Fee: $40.00 (plus purchase of Edge to Edge Software and Book)

If you have ever wanted to finish a quilt quickly, make a quilt  completely on your own, or see what else you can do with your embroidery machine, then this class is for you. The Easy-Connect Quilting files and technique allow you to use your embroidery machine to get quilting results like you’d see from a long-arm quilter.

We will start from scratch stitching out a template and then quilt on a quilt sandwich .
Please do not bring panel or quilt to work on, this is a learning opportunity and you will be able to work on you panel or quilt at home following class

Edge-to-Edge Quilting on Your Embroidery Machine Software (Main Package - not expansion Package).
Edge-to-Edge booklet
Quilt sandwich - fabric - 2 pieces 1 1/2 yards by width of fabric, batting to match

Embroidery Machine with hoop that will accommodate at least 5.6" x 9.9" design.
Contrasting Embroidery Thread.
USB Drive

(C) Claudia Dinnell's Merry Christmas Stockings

Supply List - Full booklet with your designs, but this will get you started

Date: Wednesday, Oct 16 or Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019
Time: 10:00 to 3:30
Fee: $45.00 (plus designs - comes with multiple stockings)

These treasured stockings stitched out on your embroidery machine will thrill and delight children of all ages and become cherished keepsake memories for you and your family.

Each of these machine embroidered designs are filled with lacework and lightweight pattern fills that make the embroidery process smooth and fast. Whether you are a beginner or advanced embroiderer, you'll learn a thing or two, for sure!!

Students will learn to personalize each stocking by bringing in a name from the embroidery module, position and resize it for a perfect fit.

The stockings are fully lined.
Learn Claudia's technique for perfect multi-hooping! All machine brands are welcome. Must have a hoop that can accommodate an 8" wide x 12" long design.

(C) Serger Beyond Basics

Date: Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Cary
Fee: $15.00

Taking a look at more then threading with Kim. See how and when to use your decorative effects. Let’s talk about needles, decorative threads and where do they go. This is a very slow moving relaxed class designed to allow you to experience more freedom on your serger. All makes and models welcome.

(C) Log Cabin
In the Round or Traditional

Saturday, Sept. 21 and Oct. 19, 2019 or Tuesday Sept. 24, 2019

Time: Saturday 10:00 - 1:00 ; Tuesday 10:00 - 3:00
Location: Cary
Fee: $50

The Log Cabin quilt block is perhaps the most well-known, best loved of all quilt designs. Simple enough for a beginner quilter to confidently stitch... ...yet versatile enough to pique the interest of a more experienced quilter.

This beautiful quilt will create a cozy feeling in your bedroom, to cuddle under on the couch or have a picnic on.

The basic structure of this quilt block is a center shape surrounded by strips, or 'logs'. In our example, we will be using 3 ‘logs’ on each side of the center.

The Log Cabin in the Round combines multiple width ‘logs’ or you can elect to construct a more traditional same size ‘logs’

Your choice will be for 1 Day class  (10-3) and a split 2 day class (10-1). The Saturday classes, 1st one will instruct you on the construction of the blocks and then you will do your homework and come back for the 2nd class for the construction of the quilt.

You have another choice, make a traditional log cabin or a log cabin in the round.

Fabric requirements here. Please bring a 6"x24" ruler, a cutting board and  a rotary cutter to class.

(C)Through the Woods

Saturday, Sept. 14, Sept 28, 2019 and Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019

Time: 10:00 - 14:00
Location: Cary
Fee: $60.00 (plus Pattern)

Through The Woods is an absolutely gorgeous project from Claudia's Creations. "Through the Woods" depicts the cherished childhood memories, celebrating life and families together during the holidays and various wintery scenes. The design is done in black work. However, you can make your thread color in whatever colorway you like best. The designs are multi-hooped. Clear instructions are provided for the multi-hooping in the instructions. The minimum stitching field for these designs are 6" x 12" and a grid/template is needed to do the multi-hooping. This is a fabulous throw size quilt that you and your family will cherish for years to come. Formats Included: dst, exp, hus, jef, pes, vip, vp3, xxx. Finished Size: 60' x 60".

See our store sample for an alternate colorway.

Prep work before class. Using Terial Magic is mandatory

(C) Lover's Knot

Thursday, Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14 and Dec. 12, 2019

Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Location: Cary
Fee: $100.00 if purchasing all 4 classes or $30.00/class if purchased separately

Join Karen as she walks you through creating these delicate designs into a wall hanging. If you love Double Wedding Ring, you will love this take on that design. The 4 little hearts that are at the join of the quilt blocks add to the delicate look.

You will get blocks that Karen has edited to include the quilting for each block so that once sewn together you will be done. No quilting to be done.

You will need to purchase your pattern. Here is a link where you can purchase the pattern.

Prep work for class

(C) A Little Something Serger Jacket

Date: Friday, November 8, 2019
Time: 10:00 - 15:00
Location: Cary
Fee: $35.00

Breeze into the season in this carefree layer of pure elegance! This jacket is designed to move easily from work to weekend. This jacket can be constructed using the serger, which makes the finishing touches a breeze.

The jacket has slightly flared sleeves, either full length or ¾ length.

Trace you size onto pattern paper so you can keep ypur original pattern intact

Embroidery/IQ Designer/Kimberbell/Serger

Embroidery Club is open to all makes and models of embroidery machines. If your embroidery machine is another make, other than Baby Lock, please make sure you know your machine, machine is in good working order and bring manual for problem solving.
Embroidery Club - all machine formats welcome!
Time: 10:30 to 1:00
Fee:  $30.00
Location: Cary Store

Whether you are new to embroidery or have had your machine awhile, come and join us on a monthly basis as we explore using our embroidery machines. We will be exploring doing different techniques and using different fabrics. Some projects will be ITH (In the Hoop), putting a zipper in that won't have you pulling out your hair and exploring our creative stitches on our machines.

The following will give you a brief description of the upcoming Embroidery Club Projects.

IQ Designer Club

Date: Friday, Oct 4, Nov 1, Dec 6, 2019 or
Saturday, Oct 5, Nov 2, Dec 7, 2019                                                                                                            
Time: 11:30 - 1:30
Location: Cary


Take your creativity to a new level. Join Kim and Karen our new club.

Each month we will tackle a new project that you will be able to recreate at home. You can choose to bring your Destiny or Solaris and follow along real-time or you can choose to just come with a notebook. Either way you will have a handout to take home with you.

Here are some of the fun topics we will be covering

September-Party Coasters – will take a shape and apply stipple to it and get it ready for sewing it out in the hoop. Saving work and recalling it so we create another step in the process. Using the Eraser tool,

Along with this topic we will discus using Shapes with background fills.

October - You will be able to make a cute little coin purse and will be completed your embroidery machine and sewing machine.

We will discuss how to create a line image that will become an ITH project.
Taking a scan of a stocking you can get a jump on little stocking stuffers.

November - Scanning will be high on our creativity list. We will create 2 projects in class and you will take away a 3rd to work on at home.
Hostess gifts are always appreciated. Join us while we create trivet that we will use applique in our design process.
You will love decorating your table with this cute Napkin Holder.

We will explore bringing images in from your computer via a USB drive. You will love the little stocking and you can create and embellish.

December - Looking a personalized coaster that will have an Initial on it and will create a stamp so that the stipple will not be under the Initial.
Using a scanned image to create an eye glass case and a needle case


(C) KimberBell Embroidery Club
Friday or Saturday -  Nov 1 or 2, Dec 6 or 7

Time:10:00 - 11:00
Fee: $10.00 Software provided - bring a USB stick to class;

This will be a sew out instructional class. We will build each project that will walk you through all the steps to create a beautiful project. You will get your KimberBell files and instructions on the USB drive you must bring to class.

Remember those paint by number coloring pictures you may have done as a child? All you had to do was follow the directions, coloring or painting each shape a specific color, and before you knew it, you created a fun mystery picture!
The piecing projects you’ll find in such projects like the “Machine Embroider by Number™” or zipper pouches, works the same way, but with fabric piecing on the embroidery machine—and we promise it’s still just as easy!

Don’t be overwhelmed by the number of steps in each design. They are each small steps that are easy to follow along. You will see us build the project showing each step with you and you will have full color instructions to follow at home. And although there are a number of color changes in the design, that is only meant to “tell the machine to stop” between steps. Usually only 1 or 2 thread changes are needed.

If you lose track of which step you are on, your step by step directions include an icon indicating which step from the embroidery design corresponds with that specific step in the directions.

Nov 1 or 2:

(C) Serger Club

Date: Wednesday, S. 25, 2019
Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Fee: $25.00 Call to reserve your kit
Project: Serger Pumpkin

Join Pam to make the cutest serger pumpkin.


ASG Meeting

The American Sewing Guild (ASG) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to people who believe sewing is a rewarding and creative activity and advance sewing as an art and life skill. We hope to encourage and inspire people to sew. The Raleigh, NC chapter has about 200 members who attend Neighborhood Group meetings in Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill/Carrboro, Durham, and surrounding area The officers and leaders are all volunteers. ASG members are welcome to attend any or all Neighborhood Group meetings throughout the USA. Non-members may attend TWO meetings; thereafter ASG membership is required. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in sewing, machine embroidery, etc. If you are interested in attending a Neighborhood Group meeting to see our 'sewing friends network' in action and hopefully becoming a member of the ASG, please contact Renee at The Cary Day Neighborhood Group meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 1030am to 12 noon. We all hope you will join us for lots of fun and encouragement. You will not be disappointed!