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This is an open, studio-style sewing session held on Tuesday mornings. Bring your project and Donna will help you from start to finish. Fee: $25.00 per session

Instructor: Donna Pirraglia
Class Time: 10:30-12:30

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Sewing Machine*, basic sewing supplies, your project or idea for Donna to advise you. *If you dont have a machine to bring please let us know and we will loan you a machine for class.

This is an open, studio-style sewing session. Bring your project and Donna will help you from start to finish. Fee: $25.00 per session

Instructor: Donna Pirraglia
Class Time: 6:00-8:00

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This is an open, studio-style sewing session. Bring your project and Donna will help you from start to finish. Fee: $25.00 per session

Instructor: Donna Pirraglia
Class Time: 3:30-5:30

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October's rectangle pillow is simply spellbinding! Black polka dot glitter and orange fabric are a  bewitching combination for the applique hat, and a flower of glitter dot organza topped with "cute as a button" for an enchanting embellishment. A border of poms and two-toned embroidery stitches are a witch's way to say, "welcome my pretties" Join Kate to create this adorable bench pillow!

When: Wednesday October 30th 2019

Time: 10:30-2:30

Fee: $39.95 (includes CD collection, fabric, and trim kit)

 

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  • Sewing & embroidery machine in good working order
  • 6x10" Hoop
  • 1/4" foot
  • Walking foot
  • Cutaway stabilizer
  • Bobbin wound with emb bobbin thread
  • marking pen
  • Embroidery threads (isacord thread):

2900 (purple)

1102 (orange)

0020 (black) 

  • Sewing threads in gray and orange
  • The trim kit includes: FQ (pillow fabric), Organza and button (flower) black vinyl, orange and purple fabric (hat) Pom pom trim

Optional:

  • Orange pop ruler set (rectangle)
  • 9 1/2 x 5 1/2" pillow form (you can make on your own or order through Blaine's) 

Join us as we welcome back our favorite serger instructor Gail Yellen and be one of the first to create her new tote bag pattern, assembled all on a serger!

Where: Blaine's Sewing Machine Center

When: Saturday, November 2, 2019

Time: 9:00-4:00

Fee: $50.00 (includes light lunch: if you have any dietary restrictions please plan to bring a bagged lunch)

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ALL CLASS ITEMS PURCHASED AT BLAINES RECEIVE A  20% DISCOUNT
  • 3 or 4 (1/2 yard) pieces quilting cotton-fabric is for outer bag, choose solids or quiet prints
  • 1 yard quilting cotton for lining and inside pocket
  • 4 cones co-ordinating  serger thread
  • 2 or 3 (12 wt) decorative threads (we have a variety of cotona thread available at blaines, and also some black and white sulky) PLEASE DO NOT WAIT FOR DAY OF CLASS TO CHOOSE THREAD TO AVOID DISSAPOINTMENT
  • Topstitch needle
  • Chalk, wash away marker, or frixion pen
  • 7” nylon zipper
  • 1 package of Bosal single sided fusible foam 18” x 58” (available at Blaines)

OPTIONAL-5 YDS OF 7/8” grosgrain ribbon to interface straps, decorative fibers, ribbon, yarn embroidery floss or your choice for weaving under reverse flatlock (Blaines will have some fibers for you to use), double eyed needle or bodkin 

  • Babylock 8 thread sergers will be used in this class. If you DO NOT have one to take to class please call to reserve a serger for use up to one week prior to class.  If you are bringing your own serger and have the following items PLEASE BRING WITH YOU-
  • Clear foot
  • Lace applicator foot
  • Blind hem foot
  • 1 ½” belt loop binder
ONCE YOU ARE REGISTERED AND PAID IN FULL THE CUTTING INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE EMAILED TO YOU 

 

Create a holiday themed embroidered place mat for your table, quilted in the embroidery hoop!

Where: Blaine's Sewing Machine Center

When: Saturday November 16, 2019

Instructor: Shirley

Time: 10:30-2:30

Fee: $15.00 

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  • Embroidery machine in good working order with new needle in place
  • Candy cane holiday embroidery CD (please pre-order prior to class)
  • Largest embroidery hoop
  • Ultra clean and tear stabilizer (enough for 2 hoopings)
  • Aquamesh stabilizer (enough for 2 hoopings)
  • Embroidery thread color with matching bobbin (for quilting)
  • Red white and green embroidery thread
  • Kits will be available for 8 dollars - if you do not want a kit please refer to the CD for yardage and cutting instructions

Create a holiday themed embroidered place mat for your table, quilted in the embroidery hoop!


Where: Blaine's Sewing Machine Center

Instructor: Shirley

When: Wednesday November 20, 2019


Time: 10:30-2:30

Fee: $15.00 

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  • Embroidery machine in good working order with new needle in place
  • Candy cane holiday embroidery CD (please pre-order prior to class)
  • Largest embroidery hoop
  • Ultra clean and tear stabilizer (enough for 2 hoopings)
  • Aquamesh stabilizer (enough for 2 hoopings)
  • Embroidery thread color with matching bobbin (for quilting)
  • Red white and green embroidery thread
  • Kits will be available for 8 dollars - if you do not want a kit please refer to the CD for yardage and cutting instructions

                            

What makes the holiday kitchen nice? Sprinkles of sugar and dashes of spice! Whip up a delightful tea towel using clear vinyl for “glass” jars. Make a second deliciously darling tea towel that reminds us that “Christmas calories don’t count! Finally, we cannot forget the apron! Available In sizes for adults and children, this Christmas apron is “kneaded” by every holiday baker and memory maker.

Where: Blaine’s Sewing machine center
When: Saturday, November 23rd
Time: 10:30 – 2:30

Fee: $20.00 (vinyl glitter and ric rac included)


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  • Embroidery machine in good working order with new needle in place
  • 6x10 hoop 3 hoopings of aquamesh & 2 hoopings of ultra clean and tear
  • We whisk you a Merry Christmas the machine embroidery version (available at Blaine's)
  • 2 tea towels, 1 apron, Kimberbell buttons (available at Blaine's)
  • Scrap fabric and batting per pattern 
  • Embroidery bobbin thread
  • Marking pen
  • Embroidery thread colors for both projects: (numbers based on isacord/mettler)
      • 0138 silver
      • 5633 Green
      • 0010 White
      • 1876 Brown
      • 0652 Gold
      • 1903 Red

Optional:

  • 1yd of 1" ribbon (color of choice)

 

  
Join us for a special charity sewing event that benefits Sew Powerful. We’re hosting an exclusive event where you’ll use a Baby Lock sewing machine to make and donate cute purses that discretely carry reusable feminine hygiene products for girls in Zambia. 
These purses empower girls to stay in school all month, improve their academic performance and move on to secondary school. We’ll provide you with everything you need including a sewing machine, fabric, instructions, and more.          

Sew Powerful unites sewists from around the world to combat extreme poverty in Lusaka Zambia where it equips community members with jobs, training tools and technical skills to make purposeful products, all designed to keep kids in school. To learn more, visit www.sewpowerful.org.

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Where: Blaine's Sewing Machine Center

Time: 10:30-2:30

Fee: $5.00

                              

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