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SYWS: BERNINA Mastery - Basic Operations - May 31
May
31
1:30 PM13:30

SYWS: BERNINA Mastery - Basic Operations - May 31

Learn the amazing sewing features of your BERNINA sewing machine while you set up your machine to your very own specifications!  The class will cover basic threading and maintenance as well as how to select, combine and sew utility and decorative stitches, make perfect buttonholes and various feet. This course is exclusively for BERNINA owners, even if you purchased your machine elsewhere.

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BERNINA Creative Studio - May 16
May
16
1:00 PM13:00

BERNINA Creative Studio - May 16

Continue your sewing education by learning techniques specifically created by BERNINA experts to help you get the most out of your machine and accessories. Each Creative Studio session will focus on a different technique. In May, learn to use the BERNINA embroidery machine’s freearm, which provides you with more space when embroidering projects that are not flat. It makes it easier to create great looking embroidery even on a project with “shape” and can be used with several BERNINA hoop sizes.

The Creative Studio is BYOB - Bring your own BERNINA. If you are considering a BERNINA, you can come to the Creative Studio class and borrow one of our machines.

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SYWS: Baby Lock Sewing Machine Guide Class I - April 17
Apr
17
1:00 PM13:00

SYWS: Baby Lock Sewing Machine Guide Class I - April 17

Just bought a Baby Lock or haven't sewn on yours in a while? Then this class is for you. The class will go through the basic functions of your Baby Lock machine and cover bobbin winding, threading, button holes and utility stitches along with troubleshooting and maintenance. Speciality feet and accessories will also be discussed. This course is exclusively for Baby Lock sewing machine owners, even if you purchased your machine elsewhere.

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SYWS: Getting to Know Your Machine - April 12
Apr
12
10:00 AM10:00

SYWS: Getting to Know Your Machine - April 12

Haven't sewn in while? Do you have a sewing machine and don't know what to do with it? Then TQT has a class for you! We'll walk you through the basic functions of your machine. We'll cover bobbin winding, threading, button holes and utility stitches, basic troubleshooting and maintenance. All makes and models of machines welcome!

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Fit to Flatter Bondi Top Workshop
Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Fit to Flatter Bondi Top Workshop

Making clothing for yourself can be fun and extremely rewarding. Our guest educator, Lindsey Marsh of Sew to Grow, will walk you through step-by-step how to trace, cut, assemble and add the finishing touches to the Bondi Top. The Bondi Top is the absolute wardrobe staple and perfectly pairs with skinny jeans, a great pair of fitted harem pants, or tucked into a skirt. Lindsey will also be demonstrating how to measure yourself correctly and make slight pattern adjustments for a more accurate fit. In this workshop you will be guided from beginning to completion and leave with a perfectly fitting garment. This class is perfect for the confident beginners and those looking to get back into garment making.

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Skill Builder: Embroidery Machine Applique - March 16
Mar
16
9:30 AM09:30

Skill Builder: Embroidery Machine Applique - March 16

** NEW session added! ** Find out what appliqué using an embroidery machine is all about! This skill builder will demystify the process and show you why it is "sew" much fun! Llamas are all the rage now and we will make this fun pillow top in class. There is a kit for purchase. Bring a USB stick and we will give you design files.

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BERNINA Creative Studio - March 14
Mar
14
1:00 PM13:00

BERNINA Creative Studio - March 14

Continue your sewing education by learning techniques specifically created by BERNINA experts to help you get the most out of your machine and accessories. Each Creative Studio session will focus on a different technique. In March, Katie will show you all about Pinpoint Placement when embroidering.

The Creative Studio is BYOB - Bring your own BERNINA. If you are considering a BERNINA, you can come to the Creative Studio class and borrow one of our machines.

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BERNINA Academy: Tame That Technique
Feb
8
to Feb 9

BERNINA Academy: Tame That Technique

Welcome to the BERNINA Academy TAME THAT TECHNIQUE Course! Join our team of experts and learn how to successfully stitch professional techniques like piping, zippers, Spanish hemstitching, couching, fringe, and more! Learn practical and decorative techniques and discover ways to make sewing easier using proper feet, stitches, and features of BERNINA machines for precise sewing.

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Open Sew - October 17
Oct
17
10:00 AM10:00

Open Sew - October 17

Join us on the third Wednesday of each month from 10am-1pm for an Open Sew. We will have our classroom set up with worktables, ironing stations and cutting stations.  Plus, coffee, tea and chocolate! You bring your project and enjoy 3 hours of uninterrupted sewing time!

Open Sew is free, but space is limited and you must register to participate. Let us know if you would like to borrow a classroom sewing machine or will be bringing your own machine.

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Workshop: Tall Tree Foundation Piecing
Oct
12
9:30 AM09:30

Workshop: Tall Tree Foundation Piecing

Learn to paper foundation piece while getting started on a fun Christmas wall hanging. Choose either the Tall Trim the Tree or the A Little Bit Shorter Tall Tree - the technique is the same for both! This 3-hour Workshop will give you the tips and know-how to complete one tree and you will have the foundation paper to make a second one for a friend! Skill Level: Confident Beginner.

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Fit to Flatter Two-Day Workshop
Sep
21
to Sep 22

Fit to Flatter Two-Day Workshop

Making clothing for yourself can be fun and extremely rewarding. Choose from one of three popular sewing patterns and our guest educator, Lindsey Marsh of Sew to Grow, will walk you through step-by-step how to trace, cut, assemble and add the finishing touches to these wardrobe staples. Lindsey will also be demonstrating how to measure yourself correctly and make slight pattern adjustments for a more accurate fit. In this two day workshop you will be guided from beginning to completion and leave with a perfectly fitting garment. This class is perfect for the confident beginners and those looking to get back into garment making.

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Project: Umbrella
May
24
9:30 AM09:30

Project: Umbrella

Join Debbie and create your own umbrella using your favorite fabric.  It’s so much fun you’ll want to make an umbrella to match a favorite pair of shoes, your favorite bag, and your favorite coat. Class fee includes use of one of our classroom machines, so leave your machine at home!  Stop by the store for the supply list. Requires the purchase of an umbrella pattern and umbrella frame kit.

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Sip N Serge - April 7
Apr
7
12:00 PM12:00

Sip N Serge - April 7

Grab your friends and your favorite beverage for a fun social sewing event! As part of National Serger Month, TQT is hosting a Sip N Serge event where you'll make a cute apron. Bring your own soda, tea or other drink, and we'll provide you with everything else you need - including a serger, fabric and instructions!

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Sip N Serge - April 5
Apr
5
5:00 PM17:00

Sip N Serge - April 5

Grab your friends and your favorite beverage for a fun social sewing event! As part of National Serger Month, TQT is hosting a Sip N Serge event where you'll make a cute apron. Bring your own soda, tea or other drink, and we'll provide you with everything else you need - including a serger, fabric and instructions!

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