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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
Wish you had a green thumb, but sadly kill all your houseplants? OESD has come up with the perfect solution! Make your own! Join Carlos and Maria as they take you on a machine embroidery journey to make your own houseplants! These are a fun embroidery and craft project to make for your own home or as gifts.There are several types of plants you can make. It's up to you.

Cost: $ 40.00
Combine your two passions into one by embroidering and quilting Amanda Murphy's Stardust Quilt or Wall hanging. Maria will walk you through creating an embroidered block and one non-embroidered block in the class. If you need additional help with the quilt after class, you can sign up for our Open Sewing class (separate registration and fee) and work on it with Maria on Thursdays.

Cost: $ 40.00
It's choose your own adventure month for Embroidery Club. Pick your own project and our Club Leaders will be on hand to help you figure out any issues that you may have. We'll also do Show and Tell so you can show off the projects that you have been making outside club. Who doesn't love a little OOOO and Ahhhhhhh?

Cost: $ 10.00
Have some cheeky fun in the most important room in your home. Learn to embroidery on Toilet Paper and have some fun with the designs and funny sayings while on the throne. For those who are a little more proper, you can use the same technique to embroider on Paper Towel and bring some new style decoration to your kitchen.

Cost: $ 10.00
Spring time is a wonderful time here in MN. Who doesn't love finally shedding the winter blues and throwing open our shutters and windows to let the sun in and the air flow. Thank goodness for screens and you can even embroidery on the nylon mesh screen. We will be teaching the technique to embroidery on mesh screen this month. Take your design and put it in an embroidery hoop and hang it in the window to bring you springtime joy.

Cost: $ 10.00
Embroidery Medic! Help! This month we will be discussing embroidery issues and how to fix them. Carlos and Maria will be here as your Embroidery Doctors to discuss common issues that can happen while you embroider and how to fix them. Also, we will show you how to use embroidery to mend clothing that you might think can't be fixed. Bring your own small project and work on something if there is extra time.

Cost: $ 10.00
Learn the foundational skills needed to start quilting. This is the ultimate beginners class that will teach you everything you need to know to jump into the quilting world. This class is held over 3 sessions and will teach you such things as Quilting Terminology, Quilting Fabrics, Cutting, Sewing a 1/4 inch seam and much much more.

Cost: $ 120.00
Who doesn't have an extra strip pack or jelly-roll laying around that you have wondered what to make with it? Join Quilt Instructor Rachel in learning how to take that standard Jelly Roll/Strip Pack to make the Jelly-Roll Rug+ (plus). The Jelly-Roll Rug+ (plus) pattern is a different take on the Original Jelly-Roll rug pattern. This one utilizes accent strips, cutting, and biding to create a unique square rug with a unique patterned look.

Cost: $ 80.00
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