Classes


Classes

$5 Block of the Month

The 2014 Block of the Month will be Black and White fabrics. The fee is $20 to join and all rules apply as in previous block of the month programs at Thimbles. You will receive fabric to complete the 12" finished block every month. However, this year, we are encouraging you to take your 12" finished blocks and make them into 20" blocks by adding borders or smaller blocks or whatever you fancy. This will give you a 60" x 80" quilt (before borders). Tho help you along, we will give you suggestions for different borders each month. Use them or come up with your own. This B.O.M will start the second weekend in September, which means that you can come in on Friday, September 12th, Saturday, September 13th or Sunday, September 14th.

Cost: $ 20.00
3. BERNINA Creative Options

Bernina of America has redesigned the mastery classes we offer to new machine owners. These classes will give you the foundation to learn all the amazing features of your Bernina. We will help you develop your skills and creativity. Mastery classes are FREE when you purchase your machine or software at Thimbles.

Cost: $ 48.00
4. BERNINA Embroidery Machine Intro

Learn how to use your embroidery module. Essentials and tips for successful embroidery. Learn your module.

Cost: $ 30.00
All About ME (Machine Embroidery)

2014 All About ME (Machine Embroidery) Club will share with you the latest in embroidery, using trendy new patterns and accessories. This Club is for everyone (not just BERNINA owners). You will learn a wide variety of embroidery techniques, stabilizer types/uses. Each "live session" will incorporate a presentation by Kim Goodwin followed by a hands on session by Lisa Veith. Each month you will receive a CD with 3 free embroidery designs, hand-outs and project instructions.

Cost: $ 15.00
Beginning Sewing

Join Lynn as she takes you from learning the basic operation of sewing machines, through all the notions, supplies, and gadgets. You will be sewing in no time and most importantly, finishing your first project, a cute apron!! We will go through sewing terminology so you will be able to sew at home on any project you want with confidence. Pattern included with class fee.

Cost: $ 75.00
Bench Pillows

Darling brand-new bench pillow covers, one for each month of the year. Make the pillow once and change out the cover each month to really spruce up a special place in your home. Pillow measures 16" x 38" and looks great on a bench, couch or a bed. This program starts on September 13th with the October Boo Pillow Cover. In October you will get the November pillow cover, in November you will get the December pillow cover--you get the picture. This will continue through the new year.

Cost: $ 25.00
BERNINA - Software Sampler November

Get a virtual software lesson with a BERNINA Educator once a month, followed by a lecture/demo which implements the lesson.

Cost: $ 15.00
BERNINA - Software Sampler October

Get a virtual software lesson with a BERNINA Educator once a month, followed by a lecture/demo which implements the lesson.

Cost: $ 15.00
BERNINA - Software Sampler September

Get a virtual software lesson with a BERNINA Educator once a month, followed by a lecture/demo which implements the lesson.

Cost: $ 15.00
Clubhouse 2014

Join the club! Join the fun! This club combines traditional quilting techniques with contemporary fabrics. Choose from 2 colorways- Daydream Jewel (Purple/Teal) Daydream Spa (Aqua/ Brown). Enjoy extra bonus projects, demos, club cash and more!!

Cost: $ 30.00
Crazy Patch Pillow

Join Laurie as she takes you through the process of making this crazy patch pillow while showing you piecing and embellishing techniques. This is a Martha Pullen certified class and the pattern is included in the class fee.

Cost: $ 35.00
Free-Motion Quilting

Learn how to make a quilt sandwich and quilt using your own sewing machine. Learn to us a walking foot or drop your feed dogs and go. Learn to straight-line, free-motion stippling and continuous pattern. BSR owners - this class is for you too!

Cost: $ 30.00
Heirloom Sewing

Join Laurie for this precious heirloom outfit. She will walk you step by step through the process of the embroidery, pintucking and lace trim on the outfit.

Cost: $ 65.00
Hoopsisters 2014 - Jacobean Journey

Learn all about the 2014 Hoopsisters Block of the Month program - Jacobean Journey. With HoopSisters you can make perfectly quilted, pieced, and decoratively stitched quilt blocks all in the hoop of an embroidery machine. The 2014 EmbroidaBlock of the Month program combines the fun and unique HoopSisters technique with digitized quilting by Sharon Schamber, Master Quilter. This program will begin in January.

Imaginary Day - 3 Month Block of the Month

An embroidery machine appliqué quilt class. It's a modern twist on traditional crewel work and includes 10 different blocks of various sizes. All designs require a minimum hoop size of 127 mm x 178mm. Can be made into a lap or queen size quilt.

Cost: $ 60.00
Knot-y Girls Stitchery Club

Join Lynn once a month and learn tips and techniques as you work on Crabapple Hill projects, Bertie's Year or any wool or hand project that you want to start or finish! You will learn Meg Hawkeys color tinting techniques and a variety of stitches.

Cost: $ 10.00
Make & Take Thursday's - Grinch Mug Rug

Come join Kim while learning a new technique. She will be teaching various quick and easy projects that you can finish in just a couple of hours. Come for all or pick and choose. This Grinch Mug Rug will be a quick and easy gift.

Cost: $ 10.00
Make & Take Thursday's - Patchwork Maple Leaf Table Runner

Say hello to the winds of autumn with this stunning runner. This design features patchwork - a great way to use up scraps! - and applique. Pattern includes all instructions for the 12 1/2" x 53" runner.

Cost: $ 10.00
Make & Take Thursday's - Snowman Skinny

Come join Kim while learning a new technique. She will be teaching various quick and easy projects that you can finish in just a couple of hours. Come for all or pick and choose.

Cost: $ 10.00
Moving On with Free Motion

Are you ready to move on to something more than stippling? Join Carol as she takes you to the next step on your free-motion journey. Focus on design elements that include vines, leaves and feathers. Go home with a sampler of quilting designs.

Cost: $ 30.00
Park Bench

Take a walk in the Park! This Block of the Month features 8 unique blocks all created with the Sidekick & Hex N More Rulers. There are no pesky Y seams! Each month we will go over cutting tips and tricks to help you create this beautiful quilt in 4 months. Creative fabric placement will make your quilt applear to have 15 different blocks.

Cost: $ 75.00
Pillowcase / Sew-a-thon / UFO

Join us and complete your unfinished projects. This will also be a Pillowcase Sew-A-Thon to support the fight against cancer with the One Million Pillowcase Challenge. All we ask is that you make a pillowcase to donate and we will provide patterns, food, drinks and a good time!!

Cost: $ FREE
Stitch With Your Feet 2

This nine month BOM program will give you the opportunity to use the decorative stitches that are built into your machine, and learn what you can do with those feet!

Cost: $ 15.00
Timeless Tradition Batik Block of the Month

The loveliest of sampler settings. Each month, for nine months, you'll receive a pattern from Bits' n Pieces, directions, and Bali fabrics for a section of the pieced and fusible machine-appliqued quilt.

Cost: $ 21.99
Tis' the Season

Join Lynn and jump start your holiday gifts early!! We will be make 6 projects from the Tis the Season book - including pillows, runners, quilts, and more. Kits will be available.

Cost: $ 20.00
Tucked Star - Fabric Folding

This wall hanging is a combination of Inserted and Interlocked Squares with lots of textural creativity. Join Tory as you create this great wall-hanging while learning new techniques.

Cost: $ 35.00