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Let's Explore My Design Center
Candle Mat

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Sku #: cq092519


1 session class with Carolyn

Class meets Wednesday, September 25, from 10:30 to 3:30.

Learn how to create your own embroidery designs with the My Design Center feature found on Brother Dream, Dream 2, Luminaire, and the new Stellaire machines.

We will be using both the line and region tools to create a pretty embroidery design.

As a bonus, I'll show you how to use the line tools to create applique.

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Price: $40.00 class fee
 


Razzle, Dazzle, and Sizzle with Bernadette
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Sku #: cq091819


1 session class with Bernadette, an educator with WonderFil Threads

Class meets Wednesday, September 18.

Choose the morning session, 9 to Noon or
the afternoon session, 1:30 to 4:30

Join us for a 3-hour hands-on technique workshop with the opportunity to play with 8-weight threads, perfect for embellishing projects in so many ways.

This class will focus on showing how beautiful these threads can be when used for couching by hand and machine or hand embroidery. Bernadette will walk you through setting up your own machine for each technique.

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn how easy it is to include heavy threads as part of your sewing arsenal, as well as what an impact these bold threads can have in any project.

The event fee also includes a thread kit, fabrics, stabilizers, batting, machine needles, hand needles, and reference pages.

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Price: $0.00 event fee

 


Spooky Soiree Event
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Sku #: cq091319


2 day event with Carolyn

Friday, September 13, 2:00 to 5:00 and Saturday, September 14, 9:30 to 4:30

Join us for a fun two day event featuring Kimberbell Designs.

Event fee includes kit with designs, lunch on Saturday, snacks, raffle, and games.

Students will complete four projects:


Wicked Cute Party Hat
Ghostly Lace Coaster
Boo-tiful Boots Sweet Feet
Be Scary Utensil Pocket

Learn your machine and have fun at the same time!

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Price: $150.00 event fee
 


We Whisk You a Merry Christmas Class
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Sku #: cq091919


5 session class with Carolyn

Class meets Thursdays, September 19, 26 and October 3, 17, and 24 from 10:30 to 4:30.

Capture a cozy, Christmas kitchen with gingerbread cookies, decorated aprons, hot cocoa, and baking treats in this delightful quilt. You will learn fun techniques with your embroidery machines that include working with chalkboard fabric, glitter vinyl, and more.

Students will need to purchase the book, embellishment kit and fabric kit from Cottage Quilts.

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Price: $99.00 class fee
 


Basic Simple Maintenance
For Your Featherweight 221

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Sku #: cq102619


1 session class with Caryn Lee

Class meets Saturday, October 26 from 10:30 to 2:30

Have you purchased or been gifted with a 221 Featherweight? Is it sitting on a shelf because you are afraid to use it? Or do you use it but are not familiar with how to take care of it? Then this class is for you!

Come learn how to do simple basic maintenance on your 221. This class is taught in a casual and easy way so that you can learn to “Simply Love” your Featherweight! You will become confident in your ability to maintain your machine and not be afraid to use her. The material is offered in language that the everyday quilter/sewer can understand.

Tasks covered will include how to clean the gears, lubricate and oil your machine, treat the finish, learn to correct common mistakes to make your sewing experience easier, and much more.

Some history and facts will also be covered. Once you take this class you will not put your precious machine in a closet again but will use and take care of her confidently!

This class is not an advanced repair class!

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Price: $75.00 class fee
 


CQ Sew Creative Software Club:
Large Candlewick Lettering

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Sku #: cq090919


1 session class with Carolyn

Class meets Monday, September 9 from 1:00 to 4:00

This class is for Premier+2 Ultra customers.

In this class we will be digitizing large letters three different ways in the Create Module. Learn how to create an applique letter and embellish it, fill a letter with a large motif fill, and use the MultiWave line. The letters finish about 4” tall and are perfect for banners, monograms, or garden flags.

After we play with our A, B, C's, we will choose a different letter and practice what we learned.


Price: $35.00 class fee
 


Garden Delights Blocks 1 and 2
Premier+2 Software Class

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Sku #: cq092319


1 session class with Carolyn

Class meets Monday, September 23 from 10:30 to 3:30

Garden Delights is a class for Premier+2 students who are also members of Vantage Software Support. We will be offering a class each month that will cover one or more Garden Delights lessons. It's a fun way to learn more about your software!

In this class we will be working on blocks 1 and 2.

Students need to print out the lesson and bring it to class. I suggest you start a binder for these lessons to stay organized. And, of course, you will need your lap top, power cord, mouse with extra batteries, and a USB stick (just in case).


Price: $45.00 class fee
 


Kids Projects: Baker's Apron
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Sku #: cq092119


Ages 8 to 14

1 session class with Jenny

Class meets Saturday, September 21 from 9:00am to 12:30pm.

This class is for students who have completed Jenny's Basic Sewing for Kids classes. Or, for students who understand the basics of their machine: how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine, select a stitch, and sew forward and in reverse.

Now that students have learned the basics, Jenny is offering a series of classes building on those skills.

Pick and choose the classes you wish to attend.

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When making your selection below, please select a small or large apron. The small apron fits 8 to 10 years. The large apron fits 11 years to teen. The fee includes a teacher's fee of $30.00 and a supply fee for the apron.

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Price: $0.00 class and kit fees

 


Kids Projects: Coin Purse
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Sku #: cq101919


Ages 8 to 14

1 session class with Jenny

Class meets Saturday, October 19 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

This class is for students who have completed Jenny's Basic Sewing for Kids classes. Or, for students who understand the basics of their machine: how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine, select a stitch, and sew forward and in reverse.

Now that students have learned the basics, Jenny is offering a series of classes building on those skills.

Pick and choose the classes you wish to attend.

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Price: $36.21 class and kit fees
 


Kids Projects: Library Card
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Sku #: cq111619


Ages 8 to 14

1 session class with Jenny

Class meets Saturday, November 16 from 9:00am to 12:30pm.

This class is for students who have completed Jenny's Basic Sewing for Kids classes. Or, for students who understand the basics of their machine: how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine, select a stitch, and sew forward and in reverse.

Now that students have learned the basics, Jenny is offering a series of classes building on those skills.

Pick and choose the classes you wish to attend.

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Price: $41.49 class and kit fees
 


Kimberbell Retreat
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Sku #: c111119


5 day retreat meeting Monday through Friday, November 11 - 15, from 10:30 to 4:30.

Join us for five days of fun working on a Kimberbell machine embroidery quilt. Students can choose a Kimberbell quilt project or Bench Pillow.

The event fee includes instruction and lunch on us on Friday, November 15. BYOL, Bring your own lunch Monday - Thursday, or visit one of our local restaurants.

Students will need to purchase the book of embroidery designs and the kit from Cottage Quilts to attend this class. Some projects also have an embellishment kit.

Kimberbell designs include so many different techniques: working with mylar, glitter vinyl, free standing embellishments, fringe embroidery, chenille embroidery, and more. It's the perfect way to learn your embroidery machine and have fun at the same time.

All brand machines are welcome to attend this class.

The Supply List for each project will vary. Refer to your pattern instructions for the type of stabilizer, thread list, and miscellaneous items that may be needed such as Flex Foam or Shape Flex.

You will need to transfer the designs you will be using to a USB stick before you come to class.


Price: $99.99 class fee
 


Premier+2 Owner's Class
Lesson 2

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Sku #: cq080519


This class is for Premier+2 Embroidery software = levels Embroidery, Extra, and Ultra

Class meets Monday, August 5 and September 9 from 10:30 to Noon

This month students will be covering the following topics:

Encore, Alignment Tools, Group Functions, Get Length tool, Color Tone, Life View, Monogram Wizard, Endless Embroidery Wizard, Add Applique, Printing a Template, and Exporting Applique Pieces for a cutting machine.

You will have a better understanding of the basics of the Embroidery module after this class!



This Owner's Class is for students who purchased Premier+2 software from Cottage Quilts.


Price: $0.00 
 


Premier+2 Owner's Class
Lesson 3, Part 1

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Sku #: cq101419


This class is for Premier+2 Embroidery software = Levels Extra and Ultra

Class meets Monday, October 14 from 10:30 to Noon.

This month students will be covering the following topics:

Express Design Wizard, Encore, Decoration Tab, Photo Stitch, and Quilt Block Wizard



This Owner's Class is for students who purchased Premier+2 software from Cottage Quilts.


Price: $0.00 
 


Rail Fence Quilt
A Beginning Class

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Sku #: cq101619


3 session class with Jenny

Class meets Wednesdays, October 16, 23, and 30 from 10:30 to 1:30.

Have you always wanted to learn how to make a quilt? Join our class with Jenny.

She has divided this class into three sessions. In the first class you will learn cutting with a rotary cutters and rulers, plus basic strip piecing. In the second class you will do basic construction of the quilt top. In the third class you will finish building your quilt top and start the quilting process.

This class is great for the absolute beginner or students that want to brush up on their quiltmaking skills.

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Price: $60.00 class fee
 


Scan'n Cut SDX225 and New Disney
Owner's Class

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Sku #: cq031919


1 session class with Janet

Class meets Tuesday, October 1st from 10:30 to 12:30.

This is an owner's class for the new Scan 'n Cut SDX225 or SDX230D purchased from Cottage Quilts. Students will learn the basic operation of their new Scan 'n Cut machine.

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Price: $0.00