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Classes & Events


This is the second party of the Bernina Owner's Class that instructs you on the working of your new or new to you Bernina Sewing Machine that you purchased at 1st Sewing Center. This 2nd part class will be specific to the Embroidery Module and Embroidery functionality of your machine.

Cost: $ 5.00
This is the embroidery/quilting module section of the Bernina Owner's Class that instructs you on the working of your new or new to you Bernina Sewing Machine Module that you purchased at 1st Sewing Center. This is the second part of a two-part class that is specific to the Embroidery/Quilting Module and the embroidery functionality of your machine.

Cost: $ 5.00
This is a Bernina Owner's Class that instructs you on the working of your new or new to you Bernina Sewing Machine that you purchased at 1st Sewing Center.

Cost: $ 5.00
This is a Bernina Owner's Class that instructs you on the working of your new or new to you Bernina Sewing Machine that you purchased at 1st Sewing Center.

Cost: $ 5.00
Learn the foundational skills and items needed to create beautiful machine embroidery. This class will go through the different stabilizers, fabrics, needles, design files, hooping and more. In session 1, you will create your own Stabilizer notebook. In Session 2, we will review Session 1 and work on 2 small projects to understand the basics and prepare you for the types of projects we do 1 Sewing Center's Embroidery Club.

Cost: $ 80.00
Embroidery can be fun, but what do you do with all those files? How do you download them? Where do they go after you buy them? This is a basic computer skills class to teach you how to download files via different methods and websites. We will also discuss filing methods and how to get them from your computer to a USB stick so you can load them into your machine.

Cost: $ 20.00
We're back to kitchen basics with our Kitchen Towel project. Choose one of OESD's designs for Chicken Soup, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Margherita Pizza or Homemade Apple Pie. Or, make them all. It's your choice. These make great host/hostess gifts or add a little fun to your own kitchen.

Cost: $ 10.00
In time for the holidays, we are making the beautiful OESD Freestanding Star Tree Topper this month.

Cost: $ 10.00
Get ready to battle! We are making indoor snowballs. Build your pillow fort and get ready to battle your significant other with these soft yet non-melting snowballs. Just make sure your play area is free of breakables before getting these out at the holidays. If you don't want to use them for battle, they make a fun and cute seasonal display if you put them in a bucket.

Cost: $ 10.00
Pumpkin Spice season will be here soon enough, so get yourself ready with these fall inspired OESD coffee mug wraps. Made with felt, applique, and embroidery in the hoop, you will surely be the envy of every Caribou and Starbucks customer that sees them. Knitted hand warmers not included....and stop calling me Shirley. (That ones for Bruce)

Cost: $ 10.00
Halloween is coming up so get ready with this cute Cat Candy Pouch made in the hoop. Great to use to give as gifts to your friends or little ones.

Cost: $ 10.00
Celebrate National Strip Set Month with the Road to Bali quilt. Rachel, our quilting expert, will teach you the skills of quilting while making this unique jelly roll quilt. You'll learn the tools needed to make gorgeous quilts and how to use them. Once you have your pieces created, you will learn how to combine them and how to properly press them to make sure your quilt-top will look its best.

Cost: $ 48.00
Sew in Style! Join Tiffany in making the Novak bag from Sallie Tomato. This minimalist mini tote features interior pockets for organization. Customers who see the sample say it is the perfect size for an over the shoulder bag. This class includes the kit which has everything you need to make this bag.

Cost: $ 123.00
Need a little extra space for a project? Wish you could sew with a friend, but don't have the space? Join 1st Sewing Center for Open Sew Thursdays - our Social Event where we open up our classroom for you to work on any project you want. Just bring your machine, your project, and friends and sew the afternoon away in comfort. A $5.00 fee will hold one of the ten available spots. Each participant is required to pay the $5 fee and register online.

Cost: $ 5.00