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Serger Quilted Caddy
- Apr 24, 2019 10:00 am

Get comfortable using your serger in this hands-on, 3-hour class. Learn to thread your serger and change stitching settings. Designed to acquaint you with basic serging techniques, this project features four-thread overlock (seaming, patch-work), 3-thread overlock (seaming, gathering), and a three-thread rolled edge (ruffle). At the end of class you will have a little zippered pouch for storing your serger accessories, extra feet, seam ripper, etc. Cost $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
State of Maine Quilt Shop Hop
- Apr 28, 2019 12:00 pm

State of Maine Quilt Shop Hop starting April 1st, all month long. For more than a decade the independently owned quilt shops of Maine have collaborated by inviting their customers to spend the month of April "hopping" from shop to shop. Customers print out passports and have them stamped at each of the shops they visit. At the end of the month, hoppers send in their completed passports and are entered for a number of wonderful prizes. Prizes are donated by the local shops and the companies and manufacturers who make the fabrics, books, patterns and notions that we all love.

Quilting on a Sit Down machine
- Apr 28, 2019 01:30 pm

Description:Come and try free motion quilting on the Handi Quilter and BERNINA sit down models. Enjoy the extra space and great lighting.

Cost: $ FREE
Know your Sewing Machine
- May 01, 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
Beginning Quilting
- May 08, 2019 10:00 am

Have you ever wanted to make a quilt. Join us while we walk you through the steps of making a quilt. This is an easy pattern with a pre cut kit! First week, learn to use the rotary cutter accurately, reading a pattern. Second class, piecing the blocks and assembling the blocks Third Class, add sashing and borders Fourth class, sandwiching the quilt, binding the quilt

Know your Serger Class
- May 08, 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
Master your BERNINA embroidery machine
- May 10, 2019 10:00 am

Learning to use your new embroidery machine to its fullest capabilities will let you enjoy your machine for many years to come.

Serger Club
- May 13, 2019 10:00 am

Monthly club featuring small projects using various techniques on your serger. Monthly club featuring various techniques on your serger. Oct -Rolled hem for napkins, finished hem, Corners Nov - gathering foot Dec - elastic foot Mar - Blindstitch foot, tucks, lace to lace, May - Cording foot, shaped edge, wire edge, June - Multi-Purpose foot, piping, tape guide, beading

Cost: $ 20.00
Beginning Quilting
- May 15, 2019 10:00 am

Have you ever wanted to make a quilt. Join us while we walk you through the steps of making a quilt. This is an easy pattern with a pre cut kit! First week, learn to use the rotary cutter accurately, reading a pattern. Second class, piecing the blocks and assembling the blocks Third Class, add sashing and borders Fourth class, sandwiching the quilt, binding the quilt

Knowing Your Embroidery
- May 15, 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
- May 16, 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
HQ Demo
- May 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
Beginning Quilting
- May 22, 2019 10:00 am

Have you ever wanted to make a quilt. Join us while we walk you through the steps of making a quilt. This is an easy pattern with a pre cut kit! First week, learn to use the rotary cutter accurately, reading a pattern. Second class, piecing the blocks and assembling the blocks Third Class, add sashing and borders Fourth class, sandwiching the quilt, binding the quilt

Beginning Quilting
- May 29, 2019 10:00 am

Have you ever wanted to make a quilt. Join us while we walk you through the steps of making a quilt. This is an easy pattern with a pre cut kit! First week, learn to use the rotary cutter accurately, reading a pattern. Second class, piecing the blocks and assembling the blocks Third Class, add sashing and borders Fourth class, sandwiching the quilt, binding the quilt

Free Motion Workshop
- Jun 01, 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
- Jun 05, 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
Free Motion Workshop
- Jun 08, 2019 12:00 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 Serger Class
- Jun 12, 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
Machine Maintence
- Jun 14, 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: $ 15.00
Free Motion Workshop
- Jun 15, 2019 12:00 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
Knowing Your Embroidery
- Jun 19, 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
HQ Demo
- Jun 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
Embroidery Club
- Jun 20, 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
- Jul 03, 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
Know your Serger Class
- Jul 10, 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
Knowing Your Embroidery
- Jul 17, 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
- Jul 18, 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
HQ Demo
- Jul 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
Know your Sewing Machine
- Aug 07, 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
Know your Serger Class
- Aug 14, 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
- Aug 15, 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
HQ Demo
- Aug 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
- Aug 21, 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
Know your Sewing Machine
- Sep 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
Know your Serger Class
- Sep 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
Knowing Your Embroidery
- Sep 18, 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
- Sep 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
HQ Demo
- Sep 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
Know your Sewing Machine
- Oct 02, 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
Know your Serger Class
- Oct 09, 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
Knowing Your Embroidery
- Oct 16, 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
- Oct 17, 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
- 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
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
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

Class Calendar


Serger Quilted Caddy

Get comfortable using your serger in this hands-on, 3-hour class. Learn to thread your serger and change stitching settings. Designed to acquaint you with basic serging techniques, this project features four-thread overlock (seaming, patch-work), 3-thread overlock (seaming, gathering), and a three-thread rolled edge (ruffle). At the end of class you will have a little zippered pouch for storing your serger accessories, extra feet, seam ripper, etc. Cost $25.00

State of Maine Quilt Shop Hop

State of Maine Quilt Shop Hop starting April 1st, all month long. For more than a decade the independently owned quilt shops of Maine have collaborated by inviting their customers to spend the month of April "hopping" from shop to shop. Customers print out passports and have them stamped at each of the shops they visit. At the end of the month, hoppers send in their completed passports and are entered for a number of wonderful prizes. Prizes are donated by the local shops and the companies and manufacturers who make the fabrics, books, patterns and notions that we all love.

Quilting on a Sit Down machine

Description:Come and try free motion quilting on the Handi Quilter and BERNINA sit down models. Enjoy the extra space and great lighting.

May 1
Know your Sewing Machine
May 8
Beginning Quilting
May 8
Know your Serger Class

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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