Sunday, February 5, 2012

Classes for the Week Ahead.

We just wanted to give you a reminder of the classes being held this week at Heyde.  Mark your calendars.. if you are already signed up. 
If you want to get in on the fun..there is still time to sign up for classes beginning this week. 

NEW Mystery Quilt Begins Tuesday Feb 7th. Choose 11:00am or 5:30pm
This mystery quilt is developed from a love of history and nostalgia for the romance of the Old West. Starting mid 1800’s in St. Joseph, Missouri, covering 2000 Miles of the United States. Each Block has its own individual story. This year our Mystery Quilt will have 13 blocks starting February 7th No need to think about what fabrics to use your kit will be cut along with a full color pattern. If you miss the meeting we will post a instructional video with step-by-step instruction to our blog. Fabric: The collection is comprised of beautiful tone- on-tone vines and miniature checks in multiple color ways, along with toile and star prints to commemorate the mid 1800’s This quilt is a quilt to be passed down for generations to come. You will enjoy making this GREAT heirloom quilt! Join the FUN with this BOM and Sign up TODAY! Registration Fee $20.00 There are 3 options for patterns/ Fabric: Option #1 - pick up your Block each month on the 1st Tuesday of each Month at 11:00am or 5pm: Your block will cost you $15.00 each month with Fabric and Patterns. Option #2 - pay for the mystery club all at once. You will be paying for your patterns, fabric, at a one-time charge of $160.00 This GREAT discount is given with the 13th block Option #3 – Pay for patterns only $5.00 each month

Stitchers Garden begins ( First Class ) February 7th Choose 1:00pm or 6:30 pm Class.

Stitchers Garden Block of the Month: held the first Tuesday of each month. Your Choice of two classes. This class is taught by Cheryl.. This Block of the month.. will teach you to get the most from your sewing machine. You will accomplish a 85" x 93" quilt. Learn different presser feet each month, plus learn to actually utilize the some of the many decorative stitches on your sewing machine. The blocks are traditional appliquéd. A series of notebook pages is designed exclusively for this project and are handed out at each class. Do you want to know more about your sewing machine and what it can do ? This class is for you. 

BES Lettering Software Class Feb 8th 10am
This class is taught by Laura.. 

If you purchased BES Software from Heyde your class is Free. If you purchased elsewhere there is a fee. This lettering program is compatible with most brands of embroidery machines and our new Embroidery Lettering Software has a user-friendly graphical interface and functionality for all skill levels. Featuring over 150 built in letters if you want to do lettering projects or monograms BES is the BEST. You will learn so much in this class as Laura takes us from the beginning and explains thoroughly. You can bring your laptop with the program installed.. and work along during class. It's OK if you do not have a laptop.. be sure to bring a NOTEBOOK to make notes during class.

Brother Sewing & Embroidery Club is open to everyone and it's FREE Thursday Feb 9th Your time choice 10:00am and 5:15pm Brother Club is the second Thursday of each month 10am and 5:15pm (you must call 314-843-1168 and register for the evening Brother Club) At Club We will show you new Techniques in sewing and embroidery, Free Embroidery designs and projects. No matter what machine you have you can learn a lot from this club! This Club features a different theme each month: · Tips on Embroidery. · How to use your machine to its maximizing use. · Stabilizing and how to questions. · Hooping techniques. · Demo on sewing feet. · New project each month from the Brother Project book. · Lining up designs and re-hooping. · Transferring designs. · Discounts during club. Demo on any new products Who can come? Any one with an embroidery machine or sewing machine. What to bring? You and your questions. (We do not actually sew at clubs)

Advanced Quilting by Machine Thursday 6:00pm- until 8:00pm This month we will Build on skills learned in the Beginning Quilting by Machine class, introduce new techniques.. Although this class is designed to build on the techniques taught in the beginning class, it’s suitable for anyone comfortable with a rotary cutter and a 1/4” seam. The techniques introduced in this class are designed to be more challenging. Call 314-843-1168 for additional details on this weeks class.

About the Serger Class: Friday February 10th Time: 4pm to 5 pm
Is your serger collecting dust. Does it intimidate you? Have you been thinking about buying a serger? Get a taste of what a serger will do for you when you come to our About the Serger lecture class and demo. You'll learn a new technique each time, with variations. Find out how much fun you can have with a serger!
The Class is led by our Linda, who is truly well versed in serger techniques. This class is a lecture, demo with an added sample making. We will have several sergers set up for attendees to create a sample swatch of each technique. Join Our "About the Serger" class by calling 846-1168.

Sweet Endings.. Class Saturday 11th. 10:00am to 12:00pm
You will learn the skill to attach a straight double fold binding to complete your quilted projects. This 3 hour sit and sew begins with cutting and preparing a double fold binding, we’ll teach you the rest so you’ll be able to complete your next project with confidence.
Call 843-1168 and register today.

The Magic Tassel Sunday 11:00am
Using the Magic Tassel / Fringe Making Tool you will make your own coordinating Heart tassels using threads and cords that exactly match your fabric. Dixie will show us how this little tool and your sewing machine will have you producing tassels quick and beautiful. You can use your charming tassels for a pillow, or that special garment, a purse enhancer, key or scissor minder. The list is endless and creating your own tassels is so exciting and artistic. You will be amazed how easy this little magic tool is to use and the creative money saving ideas tassels and fringing can be used on - even jewelry. Join us for this 90 minute class. call 843-1168

There is lots of fun and learning to be had this week-at the store.. We hope you will join us for one of the sewing events scheduled. We also invite you to join us Sunday through Friday here on the blog.  

  • Coming this week we have a great Machine "did you know" from Dixie..  
  • We have a sewing project pattern.. 
  • and we have a machine stitch project.. plus more.  
  • Of course on Fridays we post the most interesting sewing links we can find for your reading pleasure..

We always welcome your comments here on the blog. If you have any suggestions for the Heyde blog .. we welcome your ideas.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for making a review of the upcoming classes. I often forget after I leave the store what classes are available.


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