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Are you an embroidery enthusiast who is curious about digitizing software and some of its capabilities? Join us for a hands-on Artistic Digitizer Make & Take where you will be shown just how endless the possibilities can be. We will walk you through how to create a basic embroidery design, including monograms and even sew out your masterpiece. There is no restrictions to this fun and educational class. No matter what machine brand you own, or even if you have little to no experience with software this class will be one you don't want to miss.

When: Thursday, April 2nd 2020 NEW DATES TBA

Time: 10:30-1:30

Fee: $12.00

 

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** Blaine's will supply all items needed for this class**

Curious about what can be made with embroidery software? Join us and experience a variety of projects that highlight some of the capabilities of the Artistic Digitizing Software. Learn about how you can create original designs, add personal touches, choose from a plentiful selection of digitizing options, advanced editing features, crystal work, quilting motifs and more. We will show you that with this software you have the freedom to take your creative expression in any direction you can imagine.

When: Thursday, April 2nd 2020  NEW DATES TBA

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Fee: $10.00

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Do you already own the Artistic digitizing software and would like to enhance your capabilities? Grab your laptop with your software installed and join us for this all day owners class. Learn to use your software to the absolute fullest, and leave with the confidence and knowledge needed to tackle any project.

When: Friday, April 3rd 2020 NEW DATE TBA

Time: 10:00 - 4:00 (Please Arrive at 9:30am for class set-up)

Fee: $25.00 (light lunch included)

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  • Laptop (Artistic Digitizer software installed)

Have you seen all the social media buzz on the Janome Continental M7? All of our M7 consumers call it a Beast! Spend the day using this machines strong capabilities and test out the new must have features while creating an up-cycled denim drawstring bag. 

When: Saturday, April 4th 2020 NEW DATE TBA

Time: 10:30-1:30

Fee: $15.00 (light lunch included)

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  • 1 Pair of old jeans (for best results, waist measurement of 25-36"
  • Scraps of denim in different washed or cotton fabric
  • Sharp tipped snips
  • Sewing pins

** Cutting instructions will be supplied once students are registered and paid in full**

 

When: Wednesday, April 29th 2020

Time: 10:30-3:00

Fee: $45.00

Certified Instructor: Gail Macera

If you are new to quilting or just beginning to quilt, this skill building class will be the perfect one for you!

Class Objectives:
1.Learn the basics of Quilt As You Go.
2.Discussion on cutting, layering and pressing.
3.Needle and thread combinations.

 
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Fabric front

  • 3/4 yard of assorted scraps of fabric – scraps must be at least 16” long (cotton)
    OR
  • 5 assorted fat quarters (18” x 22” each) cotton

Fabric back

  • 1/2 yard focal fabric (a nice print would work well) cotton
    Batting
  • 15” x 36” Warm and Natural 
  • Basic Sewing Supplies
  • Cotton thread to match your fabric – 50 wt. works well 
  • New 90/14 quilting needle for your machine
  • Walking foot
  • 1/4 inch foot

**I will be bringing rotary cutters, rulers and mats so please do not buy these yet. I want you to try different ones to see what works for you. We will be cutting our strips in class.**

Please plan to pack a lunch, or snack.

 

 

Join Kaylee to create a unique and fun 3D bow tie baby quilt with your serger.  The pattern creates simple bow tie blocks using three seams each. Using a bit of stuffing in the center of the tie gives the quilt a dimensional quality, fun for parents to look at and little fingers to grab! It'll become a family keepsake for years to come! Once you learn the technique you can make this quilt any size desired. 

Finished size approximately 27 ½” x 36 ½”.

Date: Saturday May 2nd, 2020
Time: 10:30 am -3:00 pm
Bring a bag lunch or snack if desired
Class fee: $40.00 includes directions to make quilt

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SERGER IN GOOD WORKING ORDER

1 yd for fabric ties – cut into 36 - 5”x5” blocks (these are the bow ties, it takes 3 squares for each block and 12 blocks for blanket)

½ yd for background fabric – cut into 24 – 5”x5” blocks (it takes 2 squares for each block)

1 yd fabric for quilt back

1/3 yd fabric for binding – cut into 4 - 2 ½” x WOF strips

30” x 40” batting

Small amount of polyester stuffing


•3cones of Maxi Lock serger thread                                                                                                          

 Wonder Clips

Rotary Cutter, Mat & Ruler

Basic sewing supplies

Cut your 5 X 5 inch blocks prior to class. You will be creating the quilt top ONLY in class, Kaylee will show you how to quilt the bow tie blanket on your serger if you have a chainstitch, if not you will quilt it on your sewing machine. You do not need to bring the batting, backing, or binding to class. 

 

 

Are you a perfectionist, an over-achiever or a true creative? Learn sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques tailored to your unique sewing profile. Create a technique reference book featuring 13 techniques, including sashiko, buttonholes, needle felting, rulerwork, and more. The two-day course exposes students to a wide variety of techniques and will teach them sewing, quilting, and embroidery techniques. They will build a solid sewing foundation that will help them through a lifetime of sewing. At the end of the Academy, participants will have made a Technique Book to use as a reference guide every time they walk into their sewing studio and turn on their BERNINA to sew their next project.
Course Requirements: None. This is the best part, the course is open to everyone. Whether you are a seasoned pro, or you’ve never touched a sewing machine, you can attend this course. Everyone will walk away with tips and techniques to improve their sewing skills or inspire them to learn and sew more!

Where: Miller's Crossing (43 Old Bald Hill Rd, Cranston, RI 02920)

When: May 8th & May 9th

Time: TBD

Fee: $135.00

Call 401-463-8824 to sign up today!

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Get your embroidery education on with this introduction to embroidery class. We will be starting with the VERY BASICS of embroidery. If you often find yourself asking questions like "How do i use a template for placement?" or "What stabilizer should i use?" then this class will be the answer to your embroidery questions. You will gain information you can utilize in class and at home while creating a timeless towel to keep or gift to a special someone.

Instructor: Kate 

Email: Sewing@blainesewing.net

When: Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

Time: 10:30-1:00

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $30.00 (includes tea towel, embroidery design, stabilizer, and stabilizer pamphlet)

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Please Click View Supply List Below for what to bring to class:

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  • Embroidery machine in good working order with new embroidery needle in place               Please note you must have an embroidery machine with USB capability.
  • 1 Bobbin wound with your machine specific bobbin thread (white)
  • 5x7 Embroidery hoop with grid
  • Chalk marker
  • 1 gb or less USB stick (please have design loaded prior to class)
  • 2 coordinating embroidery threads (colors of your choice)
  • Please feel free to bring a snack to class

This is an embroidery only class the ruffle with piping on the towel is an added embellishment and will not be taught in this class. Thank you!

When: Saturday, May 30th 2020

Time: 10:30-3:00

Fee: $45.00

Certified Instructor: Gail Macera

If you are new to quilting or just beginning to quilt, this skill building class will be the perfect one for you!

Class Objectives:
1.Learn the basics of Quilt As You Go.
2.Discussion on cutting, layering and pressing.
3.Needle and thread combinations.

View Supplies List

Fabric front

  • 3/4 yard of assorted scraps of fabric – scraps must be at least 16” long (cotton)

OR

  • 5 assorted fat quarters (18” x 22” each) cotton

 Fabric back

 

  • 1/2 yard focal fabric (a nice print would work well) cotton
  • Batting
  •  15” x 36” Warm and Natural
  • Basic Sewing Supplies
  • Cotton thread to match your fabric – 50 wt. works well
  • New 90/14 quilting needle for your machine
  • Walking foot
  • 1/4 inch foot

**I will be bringing rotary cutters, rulers and mats so please do not buy these yet. I want you to try different ones to see what works for you. We will be cutting our strips in class.**

Please plan to pack a lunch, or snack.

Get your embroidery education on with this introduction to embroidery class. We will be starting with the VERY BASICS of embroidery. If you often find yourself asking questions like "How do i use a template for placement?" or "What stabilizer should i use?" then this class will be the answer to your embroidery questions. You will gain information you can utilize in class and at home while creating a timeless towel to keep or gift to a special someone.

Instructor: Kate 

Email: Sewing@blainesewing.net

When: Saturday June 13th 2020

Time: 10:30-1:00

Skill Level: Beginner

Class Fee: $30.00 (includes tea towel, embroidery design, stabilizer, and stabilizer pamphlet)

Click here to sign up today!

Please Click View Supply List Below for what to bring to class:

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  • Embroidery machine in good working order with new embroidery needle in place               Please note you must have an embroidery machine with USB capability.
  • 1 Bobbin wound with your machine specific bobbin thread (white)
  • 5x7 Embroidery hoop with grid
  • Chalk marker
  • 1 gb or less USB stick (please have design loaded prior to class)
  • 2 coordinating embroidery threads (colors of your choice)
  • Please feel free to bring a snack to class
    **This is an embroidery only class the ruffle with piping on the towel is an added embellishment and will not be taught in this class. Thank you!