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Margo's secure zip-top closure safely nestles 1" from the top edge of the bag. Achieve this crisp professional finish with our innovative dip-down technique using polyester all purpose fabric. Join Kaylee for a 2 session Saturday class and make a nice zippered handbag in your choice of favorite fabrics.

Instructor: Kaylee

When: March 17th AND March 24th 2018

Time: 10:30-3:00

Class Fee: $40.00 (for both sessions) 

Class space is limited so be sure to click here to sign up today!

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Supply List: All Supplies available at Blaine's


  • Lazy Girl Margo Handbag Pattern
  • Sewing Machine in good working order with new needle in place
  • Walking foot (for your machine brand)
  • 1/4" Foot (for your machine brand)
  • Zig Zag foot (for your machine brand)
  • Fabric (from bolt is 40-42" wide): PLEASE BE SURE TO HAVE YOUR PIECES CUT OUT AND LABELED PRIOR TO CLASS- if you need help contact Kaylee to make an appointment at the store for help!
  • 2/3yd for front pocket, back of bag and handles
  • 1/2yd for front of the bag and pocket lining
  • 1/2yd bag lining
  • 1/2yd for inside pockets 
  • 1/2yd Dreamy fusible fleece (lazy girl 45" wide)
  • 1yd Face it firm (lazy girl 20" wide) med/hvy fusible interfacing or (1/2 of 45" wide of another brand)
  • 6" Square of paper or template plastic for pocket template
  • Coordinating sewing thread


***Don't forget to pack a lunch!***

Come and join Project Linus RI co-ordinator Martha Sholes to make and finish quilts for Project Linus.

Class Time: 10am-3pm


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There are no supplies needed for this class


Whether you're a novice or an experienced serger owner, this comprehensive, hands-on workshop is great for learning and perfecting all of your serger's stitches. What makes the edge of a rolled hem roll? How can you avoid stretching the seam on your beautiful knit tee? Learn how and why to manipulate tensions and differential feed for various fabrics. We'll talk about the wide variety of beautiful decorative threads sergers allow us to use and see lots of lovely samples. You'll leave loaded with valuable information, samples and knowledge to tackle any serger project successfully.*An extensive slideshow is included with this workshop to enhance learning and understanding of the serger. This full day hands on workshop includes your fabric kit and lunch in the class fee. Reserve your copy of Gail Yellen's popular book "Serger Essentials - Master the basics & Beyond"  at Blaine's and receive a special discount on the price, Gail will be happy to sign your books that day!

When: Saturday April 28th, 2018 

Time: Class will start at 10:00 and end at 4:30 (please arrive between 9:15am-9:30am for set-up)

Class Fee: $75.00 (includes kit, lunch, snacks)

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  • Serger tuned up in good working order with new need in place
  • Powercord, Foot control, Instruction manual
  • Basic Sewing supplies
  • Extra machine needles (elx705 either 80/12 or 90/14) or whatever needles the manufacturer recommends for your specific machine.
  • 4 cones of neutral serger cone thread (preferable but any color will do)
  • All machines accessories and specialty feet.

** Attendees should know how to thread the machine as well as change the needles.


Are you ready to learn how to use rulers/templates on your home machine? This class will teach you tips and tricks for getting your machine ready for free motion quilting. How to install the ruler foot on your machine, how to adjust the tension for free motion quilting and finally the basics of free motion quilting with templates on home machines will be covered.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before class to set up your machine.

Instructor: Marilynn Bouclin

When: Wednesday November 15, 2017 10:30am - 12:30pm

Fee: 30:00

Because this class is in such high demand and class sizes are limited you must pay in full at the time of registration to be considered enrolled. Please call the store to pay by credit card to confirm enrollment.

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All materials listed below are carried by Blaine’s.

•  Machine with ruler foot, foot pedal and some kind of extension table***

• Sewing machine manual, just in case

• Small screwdriver to adjust bobbin case

• Quilting Needle for your machine, 90/14.

• Thread- please bring 2 contrasting colors for checking the tension. 

• Ruler with the straight edge

• Machingers (gloves for gripping fabric.)

• (3) 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.

• Spacing Gauge

• Any other notions you need for sewing

***You might want to purchase a separate bobbin case. We will be changing the tension for ruler work.

More Info Coming soon

Educator: Diane P.

Time: 10:00-4:00

Class Fee:


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