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Classes


Free Motion Workshop
- Oct 26, 2019 10:00 am

Get comfortable with free motion quilting on your machine. Come and learn the proper machine set up and a variety of quilting techniques. Attend all classes or pick n choose. First class: The mechanics of free motion quilting on your home machine. Setup of machine, feet, thread and tensions. Set up of quilt, stitching on the quilt Tools to make quilting easier, hoops, stencils, rulers will be shown Second Class: How to design a quilt Third Class: All about rulers, ruler panel

Cost: $ 15.00
Know your Sewing Machine
- Nov 06, 2019 02:00 pm

If you are not comfortable with your machine or wish you understood more, this is the class for you. We will cover the basic threading of the machine. winding a bobbin, proper threads and needles, which foot to use when, and proper stitch functions. Sewing a straight stitch, seaming, zig-zag, buttonhole and other stitches will be covered as time allows.

Cost: $ 15.00
Machine Maintence
- Nov 08, 2019 10:00 am

Most sewing machine problems can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. But with some simple tools and just a few minutes daily, weekly, or monthly- depending on how much you're sewing- you can help keep your machine running smoothly. How do you maintain your sewing machine? Does it need oil? What needle do you use? Come to this class to keep your machine running smoothly.

Cost: $ 25.00
Know your Serger Class
- Nov 13, 2019 02:00 pm

Do you have a serger you don't know how to use? Are you afraid of all the threads? Come let us teach you the proper threading of your machine. Basic stitches and machine maintenance will be included. Go home feeling confident. Bring your instruction manual and thread to this class.

Cost: $ 15.00
HQ Demo
- Nov 20, 2019 10:00 am

Free HQ Demo on the AMARA and studio frame. We will show the loading of a quilt onto a long arm, threading the machine and basic quilting. You will be able to free motion on a small block.

Cost: $ FREE
Knowing Your Embroidery
- Nov 20, 2019 02:00 pm

If your sewing machine is older and you need help understanding the operation, this is the class for you. Do you have an embroidery sewing machine? Do you feel unsure about the operation of your sewing machine. This class will discuss embroidery techinques, stabilizers, thread and hooping. Easy placement of your design in the hoop.

Cost: $ 15.00
Embroidery Club
- Nov 21, 2019 01:00 pm

OESD has developed monthly projects based on various techniques. We will demonstrate the technique and stitch out on of the designs. We will also discuss information related to embroidery; stabilizers, hooping, placement, troubleshooting design and more. Cost $120 for the year or $15.00 a class, 3 designs per month, samples of stabilizer, lecture/demo Jan -Class 1: Freestanding Lace Feb -Class 2: Making a Quilt Label Mar - Class 3: Creating a patch Apr -Class 4: Quilting by Embroidery Machine May -Class 5: Machine Embroidered Applique June -Class 6: Bookmarks made in the hoop July -Class 7: Kaleidoscope decorative stitching Aug - Class 8: Piecing in the hoop Sept - Class 9: Embroidered Name Tags Oct - Class 10: Stitch and Turn Pumpkins Nov - Class 11: Pieceful Table Runner Dec - Class 12: Multi-Hooping

Cost: $ 15.00
Know your Sewing Machine
- Dec 04, 2019 02:00 pm

If you are not comfortable with your machine or wish you understood more, this is the class for you. We will cover the basic threading of the machine. winding a bobbin, proper threads and needles, which foot to use when, and proper stitch functions. Sewing a straight stitch, seaming, zig-zag, buttonhole and other stitches will be covered as time allows.

Cost: $ 15.00
Master your BERNINA sewing machine
- Dec 06, 2019 10:00 am

Get the most out of your BERNINA sewing machine by exploring all the stitches and functions in your machine. We will be using the BERNINA workbook for this class. You complete a sample for each page and go home with a completed reference book. This is the first in a series of workbooks. Cost is $25.00 of free if machine purchased here.

Cost: $ 25.00
Know your Serger Class
- Dec 11, 2019 02:00 pm

Do you have a serger you don't know how to use? Are you afraid of all the threads? Come let us teach you the proper threading of your machine. Basic stitches and machine maintenance will be included. Go home feeling confident. Bring your instruction manual and thread to this class.

Cost: $ 15.00
Embroidery Club
- Dec 19, 2019 01:00 pm

OESD has developed monthly projects based on various techniques. We will demonstrate the technique and stitch out on of the designs. We will also discuss information related to embroidery; stabilizers, hooping, placement, troubleshooting design and more. Cost $120 for the year or $15.00 a class, 3 designs per month, samples of stabilizer, lecture/demo Jan -Class 1: Freestanding Lace Feb -Class 2: Making a Quilt Label Mar - Class 3: Creating a patch Apr -Class 4: Quilting by Embroidery Machine May -Class 5: Machine Embroidered Applique June -Class 6: Bookmarks made in the hoop July -Class 7: Kaleidoscope decorative stitching Aug - Class 8: Piecing in the hoop Sept - Class 9: Embroidered Name Tags Oct - Class 10: Stitch and Turn Pumpkins Nov - Class 11: Pieceful Table Runner Dec - Class 12: Multi-Hooping

Cost: $ 15.00
Machine Maintence
- Feb 14, 2020 10:00 am

Most sewing machine problems can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. But with some simple tools and just a few minutes daily, weekly, or monthly- depending on how much you're sewing- you can help keep your machine running smoothly. How do you maintain your sewing machine? Does it need oil? What needle do you use? Come to this class to keep your machine running smoothly.

Cost: $ 25.00
Master your BERNINA sewing machine
- Mar 06, 2020 10:00 am

Get the most out of your BERNINA sewing machine by exploring all the stitches and functions in your machine. We will be using the BERNINA workbook for this class. You complete a sample for each page and go home with a completed reference book. This is the first in a series of workbooks. Cost is $25.00 of free if machine purchased here.

Cost: $ 25.00
Machine Maintence
- May 08, 2020 10:00 am

Most sewing machine problems can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. But with some simple tools and just a few minutes daily, weekly, or monthly- depending on how much you're sewing- you can help keep your machine running smoothly. How do you maintain your sewing machine? Does it need oil? What needle do you use? Come to this class to keep your machine running smoothly.

Cost: $ 25.00
Master your BERNINA sewing machine
- Jun 05, 2020 10:00 am

Get the most out of your BERNINA sewing machine by exploring all the stitches and functions in your machine. We will be using the BERNINA workbook for this class. You complete a sample for each page and go home with a completed reference book. This is the first in a series of workbooks. Cost is $25.00 of free if machine purchased here.

Cost: $ 25.00
Machine Maintence
- Aug 14, 2020 10:00 am

Most sewing machine problems can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. But with some simple tools and just a few minutes daily, weekly, or monthly- depending on how much you're sewing- you can help keep your machine running smoothly. How do you maintain your sewing machine? Does it need oil? What needle do you use? Come to this class to keep your machine running smoothly.

Cost: $ 25.00
Master your BERNINA sewing machine
- Sep 04, 2020 10:00 am

Get the most out of your BERNINA sewing machine by exploring all the stitches and functions in your machine. We will be using the BERNINA workbook for this class. You complete a sample for each page and go home with a completed reference book. This is the first in a series of workbooks. Cost is $25.00 of free if machine purchased here.

Cost: $ 25.00
Machine Maintence
- Nov 13, 2020 10:00 am

Most sewing machine problems can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. But with some simple tools and just a few minutes daily, weekly, or monthly- depending on how much you're sewing- you can help keep your machine running smoothly. How do you maintain your sewing machine? Does it need oil? What needle do you use? Come to this class to keep your machine running smoothly.

Cost: $ 25.00
Master your BERNINA sewing machine
- Dec 04, 2020 10:00 am

Get the most out of your BERNINA sewing machine by exploring all the stitches and functions in your machine. We will be using the BERNINA workbook for this class. You complete a sample for each page and go home with a completed reference book. This is the first in a series of workbooks. Cost is $25.00 of free if machine purchased here.

Cost: $ 25.00

Class Calendar


Free Motion Workshop

Get comfortable with free motion quilting on your machine. Come and learn the proper machine set up and a variety of quilting techniques. Attend all classes or pick n choose. First class: The mechanics of free motion quilting on your home machine. Setup of machine, feet, thread and tensions. Set up of quilt, stitching on the quilt Tools to make quilting easier, hoops, stencils, rulers will be shown Second Class: How to design a quilt Third Class: All about rulers, ruler panel

Know your Sewing Machine

If you are not comfortable with your machine or wish you understood more, this is the class for you. We will cover the basic threading of the machine. winding a bobbin, proper threads and needles, which foot to use when, and proper stitch functions. Sewing a straight stitch, seaming, zig-zag, buttonhole and other stitches will be covered as time allows.

Machine Maintence

Most sewing machine problems can be traced to poor general maintenance or neglect. But with some simple tools and just a few minutes daily, weekly, or monthly- depending on how much you're sewing- you can help keep your machine running smoothly. How do you maintain your sewing machine? Does it need oil? What needle do you use? Come to this class to keep your machine running smoothly.

Nov 13
Know your Serger Class
Nov 20
HQ Demo
Nov 20
Knowing Your Embroidery

Contact Us:

Phone:  1-207-324-8375
Address: 1923 Main st. Sanford, ME 04073
               
Hours: M-F 9:00 am-5:00pm              Sat 9:00am-1:00pm
              Closed Sundays


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