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As many of you know, every year some of the Blaine's staff have the pleasure in attending educational sewing seminars to introduce the latest and greatest and to learn more about how we can better teach you! Do you ever wonder what it is like? The wonder of new machines, new product, and don't forget the sweets!! We are giving you an opportunity to experience what we do. Join Babylock certified Ambassador of education Emily Carter along with the staff here at Blaine's to get a taste of Baby Lock Tech. Emily will be introducing the 6 New machines that we had the pleasure of getting acquainted with while we were at BLT, including the Babylock Triumph 8 thread serger! Emily will also be presenting several new items for your holiday wish list like Baby lock's 50th Anniversary scissor set and the Baby Lock garment steamer. Don't miss out on this exciting and fun opportunity!

Instructor: Emily Carter

When: Tuesday October 24th 2017

Time: 6:00-8:00

Class Fee: $10.00

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This wall or door hanging is just the thing to welcome your guests onto the new season. With the Destiny II you will see just how it easy it is to quilt in the hoop by adding your own custom embroidery motifs and stippling with just a few clicks of a button. Also learn how to add other quilting designs like cross hatch, leaves, flowers and circles to your project.

Please note, fabric used for outer border will be different from that pictured

Instructor: Emily Carter Baby Lock certified Ambassador of Education

When: October 24, 2017

Time: 10:30-2:00

Class Fee: $55.00 Includes fabric kit & light lunch

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Destiny Owners will bring their machine (it must be a Destiny II or upgraded to a Destiny II) If you are not a Destiny II or upgraded Destiny) owner and you would like to participate you may reserve and use one of ours (please let us know ahead of time)

Along with you Destiny machine you must bring:

Embroidery foot

j Foot and shank

power cord

foot control

Digital dual feed walking foot with 1/4" sole and stitch in the ditch sole

14" X 9 1/4" Embroidery hoop

Mutli purpose tool

Stylus

One babylock bobbin wound with white finishing touch bobbin thread

Other things required from all attendees:

Embroidery needle size 75

Pins or wonder clips

Scissors, Ruler, rotary cutter

small cutting mat (if you have one)

One spool of Off-white sewing thread (wind a babylock bobbin with it as well if you are a destiny or newer BBL owner)

1 spool of off white/beige embroidery thread

1 spool of orange/ rust color embroidery thread( bring a few shades from your thread collection to choose what you like best)

 

 

Ruler Work 105 for Domestic Machines*

*Prerequisite: Ruler Work 101

 

This last class in the Ruler Work sessions is both fun and functional. We will be using the straight ruler to connect points on your quilt to create complete and interesting designs. You will learn the starburst, lattice and diamond designs.

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before class to set up your machine.

When: Wednesday November 1st 2017

Time: 10:30-12:30

Fee: $30.00

 

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Supplies: All materials listed below are carried by Blaine’s.

 

Machine in good working order with new needle with ruler foot, foot pedal and some kind of extension table***

Sewing machine manual, just in case
Small screwdriver to adjust bobbin case, if necessary.
Quilting Needle for your machine, 90/14.
Threads for top and bobbin- your choice of color
Bernina 4-in-1 ruler or Westalee straight edge/arc ruler
Machingers (gloves for gripping fabric.)
(4) 8 inch square muslin quilt sandwiches. We will assemble them during class. 
Spray baste. I recommend 505. 
Supreme Slider (a mat you place on your machine to help your material move)
Self-threading needles
Marking pen. I recommend the blue, wash away one or Frixion pen.
Spacing Gauge
Any other notions you need for sewing


This table runner is constructed using a free form cutting technique – so each tree is slightly different and gives an “improv” look to the finished runner. This fun to make project is a great way to use up your quilting scraps or make the most of a fat quarter collection. Finished size: Approx. 17" x 39" 


Class:  Saturday, Nov. 18 – 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fee: $45.00
Instructor: Sallie Sirhal, SS Design

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Supplies List:
• Sewing machine in good working order with accessories and new needle in place
• 6 fat quarters – assorted prints (you will want 3 “darker” and 3 “lighter” fabrics so there 
will be a contrast between them)
• ¼ yard brown fabric – or enough to make 12 pieces that are 1¼” x 2¼” 
(or use a variety of fabrics, which will give a more “scrappy” look)
• Binding fabric — Use extra fabric from the fat quarters, made into a “scrappy” binding 
OR 1 fat quarter – cut into 2½” strips
• 1 – 18" x 40" piece of low-loft batting
• ½ yard fabric for backing (or 1 – 18” x 20” piece)
• Rotary cutter with blade 
• Rotary cutting rulers
• Scissors
• Neutral thread that will coordinate with your selected fabric
• 1 hand sewing needle

 

Bring a bagged lunch as well.