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Machine Mastery Classes
Sew Original requires that you pre-register for ALL Classes. Payment is due at time of registration. This assures your place in the class. We need this commitment from you in order for our classes to run smoothly. Also, it helps our teachers to properly prepare for the class. Our teachers work hard to offer classes they hope our customers will want to take & enjoy. Sew Original must make a commitment to the teachers ONE week prior to the start of the class. Therefore, refunds are available only when a student cancels at least 7 days prior to the class. No Refund will be given if student cancels within the 6 days before class. In the event that Sew Original must cancel a class, individuals will be contacted and a full refund will be given. Please do not ask for exceptions. Remember all students are here to learn new techniques and build their sewing skills. As much as we love children, we ask that you DO NOT bring your children to class, unless it is a class for your child or a class that is for child & parent working together. Please arrive only 15-20 minutes before your class is scheduled. This allows the teacher time to set up the classroom and get ready for the class. Please let us know if you have a class you want to see in our shops. You may also create your own class. Get 3 or more friends together, contact us, and we will find a teacher and set aside a time for the class.  MM classes are provided to you when you purchase a new or used machine from SO. There is a $50 fee per class for all NON SEW ORIGINAL PURCHASERS. Class 1 is required before taking any other mastery classes.  Bring your Mastery Workbook, scissors, pins and cotton thread to class.
Class 1a: Intro to Your Machine Needles, Threads, Maintenance, Basic Stitching
1/7  10:00       1/16  10:00           2/4  10:00         2/13   10:00        3/1   10:00      4/24  10:00
Class 1b: Basic Operation Basic stitches, utility functions, hemming 
1/7 1:00         1/16 1:00             2/4 1:00            2/13 1:00              3/1 1:00        4/24 1:00
Class 2a: Basic Operation Buttonholes, Button Sew-On, Zippers
1/17  10:00       2/14  10:00           3/2  10:00          4/25   10:00
Class 2b: Stitch Fun Functions, Memory, Alphabets 
1/17 1:00          2/14 1:00               3/2 1:00             4/25 1:00
Class 3a: Stitch Fun continued Free Motion, Bernina Stitch Regulator, Double Needle, Wing Needle
1/19    10:00          2/16  10:00        3/4  10:00        4/27  10:00    
Class 3b: Creative Options Set up, Personal Program, Directional Stitching (for 185-200-730)
1/19    1:00            2/16    1:00        3/4  1:00          4/27  1:00  


Serger Mastery
Beginnging Serger Mastery TBA             Advanced Serger Mastery TBA
Embroidery Machine Mastery
Class 1:  Embroidery Essentials - Required before all Embroidery Classes (All machines)
 All the basics for successful embroidery & Hooping. Bring your Mastery Workbook & your large hoop 
1/20   10:00            2/17  10:00           3/3  10:00             4/1   10:00



Class 2: Embroidery Basics (for Artista Embroidery Machines Only)  Using your Embroidery Machine      
Bring your Sewing Machine, Embroidery Module & all embroidery accessories (hoops & #26 foot)
1/20   1:00             2/17  1:00              3/3  1:00              4/1  1:00



Class Policy
Please be sure to sign up early! We must make a commitment to our teachers seven days in advance. Please be sure to bring basic sewing supplies, and arrive 15 minutes before class time to get set up. Remember when talking a class at Sew Original, you receive 15% off class supplies in addition to any purchase made during your class time.  
(Some restrictions apply, machines and software specially priced)

Free Motion Machine Quilting 2
If you have some basic experience with free motion quilting, this class will give you a chance to practice new designs not taught in the beginning class. Make a small quilt using solid colored fabrics by cutting sixteen 4.5” squares and stripping them with 1.5” sashing using a 4” x 4” layout (4 rows across and 4 rows down). Bring this top to quilt, as well as quilt sandwiches about 12” square to practice each design before trying it on the actual quilt.
November 15th 10:00-4:00 
Teacher: Patty Blanton $50 

Thread Painting
Explore the basics of thread painting which you can use with any project. You will learn about the different methods of thread painting and practice the techniques. Different colors of thread and a machine will be needed for the class. 
 Mar. 18th 10:00-1:00
Teacher: Marilyn Wright $35 includes the kit

15 \ 15
Beginning sewist? Want to learn a new technique? Need help with an existing project? Then join Becky on Tuesday nights. For only $15 you can get expert help with any sewing projects! Please call by Tuesday morning to reserve your spot in class! 
Tuesday nights, 5:30-8:30 
Teacher: Becky Shippy $15
Free Motion Quilting Sampler Blocks
The only way to improve your free motion quilting skills is to practice. We will be making 12 in quilt sandwiches and learning new quilting designs while building a collection of samples to use for reference when deciding how to machine quilt projects. Try various thread and battings to see which combination gives you the desired look. We will begin with various grid designs, learn to stipple, practice making pebbles and lots more. Gain the confidence you need to finish those beautiful pieced tops yourself.
Oct. 18th 10:00-4:00 $50 Teacher: Patty Blanton

Bernina Emb. Software  
Version 7 classes will be available through December.  
Call to schedule.  


Log Cabin In A Day
Come have a day of fun with Pam making “A Log Cabin Quilt In A Day”. We will strip piece the blocks and you will be amazed how many you can get done in 6 hours (enough for a wall hanging). I have made several of these quilts and each one is uniquely different depending on your fabrics. Come in the shop and pick up a book and shop fabrics and let your imagination do the rest. If you need help picking our fabrics give me a call and we can play together. Level; confident beginner.
Thursday, Feb. 2nd 10:00-4:00
$50 Teacher: Pam Ayoub


Jacket Class
Using the “Little Somethin Jacket” pattern, fabric, interesting thread, ‘fancy stitches’ found on your Bernina and a couching foot, join Peggy and turn ordinary into a work of art. 
Monday, Jan. 23rd 10:00-3:00
$40 Teacher: Peggy Cerchione


It’s What’s On The Bag That Counts
Let’s do some ‘bobbin work’ and see what sewing with ribbon or heavy thread/yarn can do for a project.
Friday, Feb. 10th 10:00-3:00
$40 Teacher: Peggy Cerchione


All Those Beautiful Colors
Do you hesitate when choosing colors for a project? Feel not sure that things will look as good as you want them to when you’ve finished all that work? Then come to this class to learned more about color, and how to work with it. We’ll not be sewing, just playing with all kinds of scraps and having a ball choosing color combinations that look great. 
Feb. 24th 10:00-1:00
$25Teacher: Becky Shippy


Landscape Quilting
Learn some of the basic techniques in landscape quilting as we create a beautiful mountain scene from fabric. There will not be a pattern to follow but directions for you to build your own representation of a mountain scene. Many embellishments can be added to add realism to your scene. 
Jan. 25th OR Feb 20th OR April 20th 10-4 $50
Teacher: Patty Blanton 

Rotary Cutters, and Specialty Rulers
Have you ever seen a great quilt, or even a great quilt block, and wondered how to make it? What if it’s a different size than you need for YOUR project? Let’s spend some time learning how to understand how those blocks are designed, and which rulers make them easy to do. We’ll be using those specialty rulers to shorten our work, and make it so much more accurate. 
 Mar. 16th 10:30-1:30 Teacher: Becky Shippy $30
$50 Teacher: Becky Shippy



Homeschoolers
Come have fun with Peggy and learn a lifelong skill of sewing.  
Every Tuesday from 3:00-5:00 $60 / month for 4 classes
Teacher: Peggy Cerchione    

Kids Can Sew (Afterschool)
Join us for a fun, new after school sewing class at Sew Original called Kids Can Sew! Meeting once a week we will jump right in and learn the basics of beginning sewing using the new Kids Can Sew curriculum. Bring your machine or rent one of ours.  
Thursdays 4:00-6:00 ($60 per Month/ 4 classes)
Teacher: Peggy Cerchione 







Kids Can Sew : Saturday in January
Join Peggy, the biggest kid of all, to make a hand puppet, either one like she has made or she will help you make the hand puppet of your dreams. There will be a $6 materials fee. Bring your sewing machine and supplies. 
Jan. 21st 10:00-3:00 $40
Teacher: Peggy Cerchione

Kids Can Sew : Saturday in February 
Peggy loves to make bears, I bet you would love it too! Let’s make a girl bear with a cute outfit or a boy bear with a hat (boys don’t seem to like cute dresses.) There will be a $7 materials fee. Bring your sewing machine and sewing machine.  
February 25th 10:00-3:00 $40
Teacher: Peggy Cerchione


Kids Can Sew : Saturday in March
Have you made a ‘tee shirt dress? It’s fun, it’s easy, lets do it! Bring a tee shirt that fits and you will need to buy some fabric for the skirt. Bring your sewing machine and sewing supplies. 
Mar. 11th 10:00-3:00 $40
Teacher: Peggy Cerchione

Kids Can Sew : Saturday in April 
Bunny making time! Soft and fluffy and very hoppy—will yours be white or pink? There will be a $6 materials fee. Bring your sewing machine and sewing supplies. 
April 15th 10:00-4:00 $40
Teacher: Peggy Cerchione










Tiny Textured Trees
Join Laura in this class and learn the basics to paper piecing. We will create a project as small as a coaster up to a wall-hanging size using the same pattern. The size of the project is up to you. The tiny tree pattern will give you practice in piecing simple blocks so that you can gain confidence in conquering larger projects.
 Mar. 25th 10:00-3:00 Teacher: Laura Heisler $40
Teacher: Laura 

Sew Together Bag
Conquer zippers! Join us for a day of having fun and making a useful bag to store your sewing supplies for classes or to carry your make-up while traveling. We will sew in three zippered pockets and have options such as pincushion and /or needle landing to make your bag uniquely yours!
Feb. 11th 10:00-4:00
Teacher: Laura Heisler$50

Lego Toy Mat
Easy cleanup of small toys as Lego’s. Lego’s on the mat—pull the drawstring and they are contained inside the bag. You can add pockets on the inside for outside. You will need 2 (48” x 48”) co-ord fabrics, cording, 16 grommets and thread. Easy to make!
Jan. 28th 10:00-2:00
Teacher : Debbie Branch$30

Ruler Work
You can do ruler work on a domestic machine using a ruler foot and various rulers and add a whole new dimension to your quilting. With the basic ruler foot, and the #77 adapter, you can set up your machine to do ruler work. In this class you will learn to use the basic 12” Arc ruler (that comes with the ruler foot from Sew Steady) to do various designs that incorporate both straight lines and curved lines. Both straight and curved cross-hatching are easy to do with virtually no marking. Stitch in the ditch and echo quilting around patchwork designs is much easier using the basic ruler. Sew Steady also offers a Sampler Template Set, that includes six rulers and various designs that can be quilted with these rulers will be demonstrated. Are you ready to “Kick It Up A Notch” and take your machine quilting to the next level.  
Jan. 12th OR Feb 9th OR Mar 8th 10:00-4:00  
Teacher : Patty Blanton $50






Let’s Get Organized in 2017!
Introducing a club for the busy sewist! Instruction uses online video and email instead of scheduled classes. Each month you will receive a “by Annie” bag pattern that is perfect for organizing your sewing room, home or to give as a gift. Twelve patterns in all. Each month an new technique is introduce...you will be an expert at the end of the year! Annie is known for her easy zipper and bag construction techniques!  
On the second Saturday of each month, we will have a “Show and Share” at the shop. Stop in any time to share your previous months projects and receive a free gift for visiting! Pick up your pattern and select fabric to get started on your next project,. 
Optional kits (monthly cost vary) for all supplies (bag, zipper, vinyl, mesh, Soft and Stable interfacing, buckles, etc.) will be available for pre-order AND you can order as many kits as you like at the discounted club rate. Perfect for making gifts all year long!  
$25 to join, includes your t$15 one time club fee and $10 January (Stash and Roll Pattern). You will be billed $10 each month for 11 months of patterns. Your order can be mailed for a nominal fee, if you’d like. 
$15 club fee give you access to emails with hints and techniques, special video tutorials and a 15% savings all year. Remember you can pre-order as many kits as you need each month at a discount! Sign up by calling the shop today and making 2017 the year YOU become a bag expert and get organized. 

Beginning Quilting 
This class leads you through the whole process of making a small, beginner level rail fence quilt, from choosing and cutting the fabrics to sewing the top, to sandwiching the batting, then doing the quilting and binding. Its a great introduction to quilting for those who want to get started, and will also help to hone skills for those who have already made some quilts.  
Monday, Feb 27th & March 6th, 13th & 20th 10:00-1:00 
Teacher: Becky Shippy $90

Beginning Free Motion Quilting
The only way to improve your free motion quilting skills is to practice. We will be making 12 in quilt sandwiches and learning new quilting designs while building a collection of samples to use for reference when deciding how to machine quilt projects. Try various thread and battings to see which combination gives you the desired look. We will begin with various grid designs, learn to stipple, practice making pebbles and lots more. Gain the confidence you need to finish those beautiful pieced tops yourself.
Jan. 11th Feb. 18th OR March 14th OR April 12th 10:00-4:00
$50 Teacher: Patty Blanton

Advanced Free Motion Quilting
If you have some basic experience with free motion quilting, this class will give you a chance to practice new designs not taught in the beginning class. Make a small quilt using solid colored fabrics by cutting sixteen 4.5” squares and stripping them with 1.5” sashing using a 4” x 4” layout (4 rows across and 4 rows down). Bring this top to quilt, as well as quilt sandwiches about 12” square to practice each design before trying it on the actual quilt.
Jan. 26th OR Feb. 23rd OR Mar 22nd 10:00-4:00 
Teacher: Patty Blanton $50 

Software Inspiration  
An excellent opportunity for ALL BERNINA Software owners - any level of the software, any level of ability!! - A different lesson each month! This is a great way to become more familiar with tools available in the software and practical applications/projects for using the software. A CD with the lesson will be given each session. Two different levels of participation will be offered:
Level A: Attend the virtual presentation only 
Level B: Attend the virtual presentation and then do the software exercise on you lap-
top with Faye guiding you. Class Fee for BOTH levels: $10, includes CD 
Jan 18th, Feb. 15th, Mar 27th, April 29th 10:00

Book of the Month
Each month one of our fabulous staff will share one of their favorite books. They will have a sample from the book and possibly teach class. The featured book will be 20% OFF for that month!  


Bernina Emb. Software Version 7 
Intro and BEJ#1 are FREE!! All other BEJ classes are $30.00 

Intro to Embroidery 7                                 Jan 6th 9:30
BEJ#1 Editing and Mirror Merge               Jan 6th 1:00
BEJ#2a Lettering                                      Feb. 6th 9:30
BEJ#2b Monograms                                  TBA
BEJ#3 Auto Digitizing                                Feb. 6th 1:00
BEJ#4 Magic Wand /Manual                    TBA
BEJ#5 Photo Snap and Cross Stitch         April 5th 9:30
BEJ#6 Quilter                                            April 5th 1:00