We are pleased to announce that we will be bringing
~Deb Canham
~The "Sewing Sisters"
~Anita Goodesign
~Claudia from Claudia's Creations
these are just a few designers that you can expect classes and workshops with in 2019.
Be sure to visit our site to keep up with all that will be happening in the New Year.

Dates and details soon to come. 

Claudia Dinnell Workshops
April 4 - 6, 2019

2nd Workshop - A Child is Born

Date: April 5 and April 6, 2019
Time: 10:00 - 4:00 - Doors open at 9:30 for set up to be ready to go at 10:00
Location: Cary
Fee: $150.00 plus $90.00 for pattern

Supply List for A Child is Born - Full Booklet coming soon, the supply list will get you started

Celebrate the first Christmas with Mary, Joseph, and the Christ child in a stable in Bethlehem. Enjoy the vast expanse of stars in the sky and the traditional elements of first Christmas, Angels on High, Little Town of Bethlehem,  the Wise Men, Shepherds with a lamb or two.

Two Day Machine Embroidery Class using 8" wide X 12"long minimum embroidery hoop. An embroidery machine is needed for this class.  
"A Child is Born" is Claudia's newest workshop-only pattern. Workshop is designed for the confident beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. 

Students will master Claudia's multi-hooping technique for perfect placement and alignment. Improve hooping skills; better understand the features on your machine that allow you to tweak the position of a design within the hoop. You will also get tips and techniques to help keep your embroidery flat, fun, and flawless!

Price will include a lunch each day. You will need to purchase the pattern separately. Claudia will provide you the files the day of the workshop.
We will provide you with a supply list and prep instructions when you register.

1st Workshop - Merry Christmas Stockings

April 4, 2019

Time: 10:00 - 4:00 - Doors open at 9:30 for set up to be ready to go at 10:00
Location: Cary
Fee: $80.00 plus $80.00 for pattern (includes 8 Stocking patterns!)

Supply List for Merry Christmas Stockings - Full Booklet coming soon, the supply list will get you started

Six of the 8 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.

Lunch will be provided.

(C)A Child is Born and Stockings Prep Class

Date: Saturday, March 2 or Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Time: March 2 - 12:15 to 1:45 or March 12 - 10:00 to 12:00
Location: Cary
Fee: Free if registered in one of the Claudia Dinnell workshops

Join Karen, to learn tips and tricks for properly marking your fabric in preparation for Claudia's multi-hooped embroidered
quilts during our Claudia Dinnell event. One of the projects is "A Child is Born" and the other is "Merry Christmas Stockings".

There is no cost to attend, but you must register ahead of time in order for us to prepare a space for you. Attendee
must also be enrolled in one of the classes in our Claudia Dinnell event.

Prior to class please have all of your fabric and Pellon S101 ShapeFlex pieces cut. We will show you how to prepare your fabric with Terial Magic, and back with Pellon S101 Shapeflex.

Other supplies needed include: Large bowl (for use with Terial Magic), Pant hanger, Square ruler, the Hoop you are going to use in class (minimum  7.5"x11" hoop for Stockings; 8"x12" hoop for A Child is Born), rotary cutter, blue water soluable fabric marker or Frixion pen.