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Have you always wanted to learn how to make patches? If the answer to this question is "YES" than this is the class for you. Join Maria and Carlos who will spend the day with you teaching you the steps to create a timely St. Patrick's Day patch or a patch to communicate your "Best Grandma Ever" status. If there is time, you might even be able to make both patches.

Cost: $ 40.00
You will make 1 of the 4 pouches included in this pattern pack to creatively carry tools & notions. Designed for Create by Susan Rooney #80122 Embroidery collection with OESD, or customize with applique, embroidery & embellishments. Instructions include 8x8in 'Quilt' pouch with 2 pockets, 8in x8in Pens & Pencils pouch & inside pock 4x10in Scissors pouch with 2 pockets, and 4x8in Thread pouch with expandable gussets.

Cost: $ 40.00
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. You will create your own Stabilizer notebook as well as a very small project to understand the basics. This class will prepare you to advance to our Machine Embroidery II class where you will take what you learned here to a larger project.

Cost: $ 40.00
Use the the foundational information you learned from your Machine Embroidery I class to complete a larger machine embroidery project. This class will review the different stabilizers, fabrics, needles, design files, hooping and more that you learned in Class 1 and bring it all together to complete your larger project. You should have more confidence after this class to begin doing embroidery projects on your own at home.

Cost: $ 40.00
Add some elegance to a sweater or shirt by adding Lace trim. Maria will be going over the steps to add this decorative boarder to more than napkins or tablecloths.

Cost: $ 10.00
Learn a new technique called Multi Hooping that allows you to do larger embroidery projects that do not fit in your hoop.

Cost: $ 10.00
This month we will be doing an in-the-hoop project and making Machine Embroidered earrings. Add some elegance to your wardrobe and be able to say "I made them" when people compliment your choice in jewelry.

Cost: $ 10.00
Dad's Day is coming up in June so why not make him something that he'll use. Make that special guy in your life his own personalized sunglass case that fits his personality. Or, make one for yourself! You're the embroiderer.

Cost: $ 10.00
This month is embroiderer's choice! Bring your own project/design and have fun and social time with your clubmates. Maria and Carlos will be on hand to answer any question(s) you have as you work on your creative project.

Cost: $ 10.00
Join 1st Sewing Center?s Bloomington location for a 9-Month Quilting journey to expand your sewing expertise as we begin a Block-of- the-Month program that will end with you having completed 9 blocks that can be used to make a 56? x 56? quilt top.

Cost: $ 10.00