Online Classes

Online Classes

5/11/2020 - 12/31/2021

Online Class
909 Canterbury Rd. Suite F
Westlake, OH 44145
800-699-6309


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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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Pam Damour
Wednesday 5/19/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Expand your serger knowledge with this hands-on class that will teach you how to create a variety of specialty techniques using your three/four-thread serger. Learn how to make Serger Lace, Pintucks, Ruching, Piping, Flat-lock and Zipper Insertions, all on your serger! Your kit will include everythi VIEW MORE...
 
Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Brianna Roberts
Thursday 5/20/21
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

This eyeglass case is a great project to make for yourself or gifts. It requires very little fabric and is fat quarter friendly. During class you will learn how to install a curved zipper and learn some piecing techniques. This is a great class for beginners through advanced stitchers.
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Friday, May 21, 2021
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Karen Straight
Friday 5/21/21
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

This is a skill-building class. Our subject will be a lion, but the lessons will extend to other animals as well. During this session, we will focus on needle felting realistic animal eyes, hair and mane, and noses. These skills will increase your confidence to work on other animals. You will hav VIEW MORE...

 
Saturday, May 22, 2021
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Monique Kleinhans
Saturday 5/22/21
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Give your projects added depth and dimension by using thread to embellish and emphasize your project. Learning to ‘paint’ with thread will help you create unique works of art and will enhance and improve your quilting. You will develop a stronger understanding of the relationship bet VIEW MORE...

 
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
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Pam Damour
Tuesday 5/25/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Using Twisted Cord has mystified sewists for years. Learn Pam's signature technique for joining twisted cord while making this elegant 18-inch pillow. In addition, you will learn how to make a back zipper placket and tapered corners. Your kit will include an elegant embroidered faux suede, matching VIEW MORE...
 
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
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Brianna Roberts
Wednesday 5/26/21
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

This adorable mesh bag is perfect for the beach, pool, park, or gym, and it can also be tucked into a suitcase to help keep you organized. Brianna will show her best sewing techniques for sewing with this unique mesh fabric. Once you see how easy they are to make, you will be whipping up one for VIEW MORE...

 
Friday, May 28, 2021
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Laura Murray
Friday 5/28/21
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Imagine the satisfaction of creating the appearance of complex piecing without sewing a single stitch! Laura Murray shows her uniqe step-by-step technique in a slide demonstration featuring many traditional quilting designs, including kaleidoscope, diamonds, cathedral windows and much more. Learn VIEW MORE...

 
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
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Rhonda Pierce
Tuesday 6/8/21
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Confused about what needle to use? What do all those numbers mean on the needle package? Is changing the needle really important before it breaks? Successful sewing is often about paying attention to the little things – like the needle in your sewing machine. Get the low-down about how this li VIEW MORE...
 
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
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Gail Yellen
Wednesday 6/9/21
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Whether you are a novice or an experienced serger owner, this comprehensive, hands-on workshop is great for learning and perfecting your serger’s stitches. Get to know the serger’s components and how they affect the stitch with the help of a great slideshow. Gail will also explain wha VIEW MORE...

 
Thursday, June 10, 2021
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Alicia Welcher
Thursday 6/10/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Shadow work is not the first thing most people think of when they think about decorative stitching with sergers. However, the thread coverage of the loopers and the consistency of the stitch width make them perfect for it for this type of embellishment. We will take a look at two types of serger VIEW MORE...

 
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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Pam Damour
Wednesday 6/16/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Step gently into the world of serging with Pam Damour, as she shows how much fun and easy sewing on a serger can be. You’ll make three very easy projects on the serger while learning basic skills and techniques that will stay with you a lifetime. Your kits will have everything you need, so th VIEW MORE...
 
Thursday, June 17, 2021
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Rae Cumbie
Thursday 6/17/21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Are your fashion knit creations effortless to wear or do they stretch awkwardly in some places and ride up in others? Take a close up look at several fitting tricks that will make your knits look and feel comfortable every day. Consider a variety of knit fabrics and how their stretch will affect the VIEW MORE...
 
Friday, June 18, 2021
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Karen Straight
Friday 6/18/21
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Enhance your needle felting skills while making felting this beautiful Western Tanager, a bird known for its gorgeous red, yellow, and vibrant orange colors! Good for the beginner and t VIEW MORE...

 
Saturday, June 19, 2021
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Monique Kleinhans
Saturday 6/19/21
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Brighten up your day with this whimsical three-dimensional wall hanging. Monique will cover some basic fusible applique tips and techniques, stitching and quilting ideas and explore the option of adding a third dimension to your projects using Terial Magic™. Brighten up your wall with this VIEW MORE...

 
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
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Laura Murray
Tuesday 6/22/21
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Add a bit of energy and excitement to your projects with embellishments. Foil produces a shine more intense than metallic paint and can be used sparingly as an accent or become a major design element with washable results. Participants will use fusible web to learn the basic foiling technique dur VIEW MORE...

 
Monday, June 28, 2021
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Cindy Losekamp
Monday 6/28/21
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join Cindy for this exciting class where you will be creating a tissue holder, key chain, and a zippered eyeglass case, and it will all be done in the embroidery hoop! These are simply sweet projects and would make great gifts. You will learn how to attach hardware, clasps, and how to put in a z VIEW MORE...

 
Thursday, July 1, 2021
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Alicia Welcher
Thursday 7/1/21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come join us for Christmas in July and learn how easy it is to piece using your serger! While your sewing machine will always be the go-to machine for complex quilting designs, your serger is perfectly suited for simpler patterns such as the strip-pieced checkerboard pattern on this beautiful Chr VIEW MORE...

 
Thursday, July 8, 2021
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Laura Murray
Thursday 7/8/21
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Learn a technique to transform the fabric you already own into dramatic prints, batiks, or subtle special effects with washable results. The versatility, ease of use, and flexibility of Paintstiks give you the ability to make exactly what you need, when you need it. Numerous project ideas, tips VIEW MORE...

 
Monday, July 19, 2021
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Cindy Losekamp
Monday 7/19/21
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Make your treasured memories into works of art. Cindy’s simple methods for photo transferring, adding embroidery work and crystals will add pizzaz to your project. Learn techniques that will be valuable for years to come while having fun completing a wonderful work of art! All sizes of VIEW MORE...

 
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
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Rae Cumbie
Tuesday 7/20/21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Take control of the pant-making process and create a closet full of pants you love to wear. Comfort and fit, finishing details ….. all the elements you want. Look at a variety of waist finishes, silhouettes and zipper openings. Discuss what waist finishes and pant shapes are best for your bod VIEW MORE...
 
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
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Pam Damour
Wednesday 7/21/21
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Everyone is looking for that “perfect” bag and this class is designed to help you find it! The “perfect” bag must have properly executed straps, multiple pockets, zippers, closures, and a sturdy bottom. Pam will walk you through several steps in creating your “perfe VIEW MORE...

 
Friday, July 23, 2021
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Karen Straight
Friday 7/23/21
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come join Karen for a Howling Good Time during this fun and exciting skill-building class. During this session, we will focus on needle felting fur, realistic eyes, and noses. While the subject is a wolf, the lessons can be extended to other animals as well. These skills will increase y VIEW MORE...

 
Saturday, July 24, 2021
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Monique Kleinhans
Saturday 7/24/21
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The perfect background can turn a beautiful focus art piece into a stunning art piece. In this class we will explore Gloria Loughman's applique tiling technique and discuss how to use different fabrics and colors to create a "light source", giving your work the look of glowing from within. We wil VIEW MORE...

 
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
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Pam Damour
Wednesday 7/28/21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We all need “Stash-Buster” projects to help with fabrics we aren’t sure why we bought or have left over from previous projects. In this workshop there are no “rules” on which fabric to use. Cottons, garment fabrics, old t-shirts, plastic grocery bags, or anything el VIEW MORE...

 
Friday, July 30, 2021
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Karen Straight
Friday 7/30/21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join Karen Straight as she teaches you a new skill, silk fusion. Students will be walked step-by-step through the process of making silk fusion and the many ways one can use it. Made from silk roving and other embellishment fibers, silk fusion is simple to make and adaptable to many fiber arts VIEW MORE...

 
Thursday, August 12, 2021
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This pretty fabric notebook/journal cover, featured in the Autumn 2020 issue of Classic Sewing magazine, is decorated with pretty flatlock stitches and showcases various types of bindings. It’s so much more practical than a hardback journal, not only because you can insert a new no VIEW MORE...

 
Friday, August 13, 2021
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Karen Straight
Friday 8/13/21
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

It’s time to take your needle felting skills to the next level with Alpine Beauty! Learn how to blend wools to create lovely skies with beautiful clouds and incorporate fine details to create realistic reflections in the water. Karen will discuss how to use color, size, and a grey scale a VIEW MORE...

 
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
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Rae Cumbie
Tuesday 8/24/21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
If you can make a quilt, you can create a quilted jacket that fits well while looking and feeling great. Learn how to gather great materials, plan your designs, work modularly, and build well-fitting quilted jackets. Enjoy a trunk show of jackets that illustrate the best battings, lining two differe VIEW MORE...
 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
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Cindy Losekamp
Wednesday 9/1/21
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Hooping your items for machine embroidery can be one of the biggest challenges embroiderers face. Cindy has the magic touch for getting things hooped with no stress. Even if you have been embroidering for years, you will learn lots of magical techniques that will make getting those difficult item VIEW MORE...

 
Thursday, September 9, 2021
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Cindy Losekamp
Thursday 9/9/21
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

2-Part Class: Sept. 9 & 23: Turn a plain sweatshirt into an elegant lace jacket! Cindy will teach you how to insert a pleat in the back using a lace panel changing the VIEW MORE...

 
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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Rae Cumbie
Wednesday 9/22/21
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This class will equip you with the basic tools and fundamentals you will need to be successful as you enter world of garment sewing. You will look at your sewing machine with new eyes as you stitch up a comfortable wardrobe of clothes suited to your personal curves and lifestyle. The first sessio VIEW MORE...

 
Thursday, October 14, 2021
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Cindy Losekamp
Thursday 10/14/21
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

If you’re gathering the creative strength to create your own landscape, this is your lucky day! Having created landscapes for more than 20 years, Cindy has amassed a collection of helpful tips for every step of the process, starting with a discussion about what kind of photographs work best VIEW MORE...

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