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Classes


BAG DAY
- Aug 15, 2022 09:00 am

Bring in your Sanford Sewing Machines Bag when you shop. Everything that fits into the bag, at regular price will be 15% off.

Cost: $ FREE
Paper Piecing 101
- Aug 17, 2022 11:00 am

While paper piecing isn't difficult, it can seem a little confusing at first. No worries, though, we'll walk you through it, one step at a time. gossamer wings pieces are easy for beginners. Make a table runner or small quilt. $35 pattern included. supplies needed- foundations paper, add a 1/4" ruler,

Cost: $ 35.00
HQ CLUB
- Aug 23, 2022 10:30 am

Join us every 3 months, covering the basics plus techniques. Time will be allotted for show and tell and questions. February 22nd - Starting off with the machine basics. Threading, Tensions and maintenance. May 24th= Rulers, What can you do them? August 23rd -Feet, How to make quilting easier. November 22nd - Club Choice or Binding

Cost: $ 25.00
Ruler Essentials
- Aug 26, 2022 09:30 am

If you love precision and consistency in your quilting designs, you will love using design rulers and templates! These handy tools assist in placing designs accurately and stitching them out precisely. Learn to handle rulers and templates safely with the ruler base and Sure Foot, and how to achieve accuracy with the markings. The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights.

Cost: $ 50.00
BACKGROUND, BORDERS & BLOCKS
- Aug 26, 2022 01:30 pm

Class Description: Blocks, backgrounds, sashings and borders ? these are the basic components of many pieced quilt top, and there are tricks to quilting them with a cohesive overall look, while creating your own personal style. Learn how to select and adapt designs to complement each area, and how to accomplish the quilting efficiently and easily. Tried-and-true fillers and ?go-to? designs will be featured. Objective: Learn how to customize designs to complement each area, and learn how to accomplish the quilting quickly and easily. Topics Include: ? Creating a step-by-step plan for custom quilting your quilt ? Adapt block designs for borders and sashings ? How to handle quilting spaces wider than the frame ? How to create background fills and when to use them ? How to audition, resize, and adapt quilting designs cost $50.00

Cost: $ 50.00
All About Feet
- Aug 27, 2022 09:30 am

Have you ever wanted to break away from your quilting cotton and really see what your longarm can do? You can piece, quilt on unique fabric, apply binding to your quilts, and a lot of other great time saving techniques on your longarm. Find out what your longarm can really do and get ready to get more projects done. Handi Quilter National Educator will be leading the class.

Cost: $ 50.00
Intro to Pro-Stitcher
- Aug 27, 2022 01:30 pm

Intro to Pro-Stitcher Pro-Stitcher is an intuitive computer-guided quilting system designed especially for use with Handi Quilter longarm quilting machines. User-friendly and simple to operate, the step-by-step process for each function is easy and fun. Whether finishing your own quilts or consider a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. New owners ? start here! Skills Featured: Overview of basic features and menu Working with built-in designs Resizing and repeating a design to fit a specific area Importing, saving and customizing designs Cropping and nesting edge-to-edge designs - Resize designs. - Updating HQ Pro Stitcher. - Moving from computer control to machine control. - Trace. - Nudge. - Rotate and mirror designs. - Repeat, skew to fit area, repeat within area. - Positioning design on quilt. - Horizontal and vertical channel lock. - Freehand trace and save. - Placing L corners and fitting borders in between L corners. - Chunking borders. We are expecting these classes to fill up quickly, so register early to guarantee your spot.

Cost: $ 50.00
Know your Sewing Machine
- Sep 08, 2022 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: $ 25.00
Care and Feeding of your Machine
- Sep 13, 2022 01:30 pm

Care and feeding of your machine Bring your machine and learn what it needs to give you a good stitch every time. Thread, Needles, tension, will be discussed along with basic maintenance.

Cost: $ 25.00
BAG DAY
- Sep 15, 2022 09:00 am

Bring in your Sanford Sewing Machines Bag when you shop. Everything that fits into the bag, at regular price will be 15% off.

Cost: $ FREE
Know your Serger Class
- Oct 13, 2022 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: $ 25.00
BAG DAY
- Oct 15, 2022 09:00 am

Bring in your Sanford Sewing Machines Bag when you shop. Everything that fits into the bag, at regular price will be 15% off.

Cost: $ FREE
BAG DAY
- Nov 15, 2022 09:00 am

Bring in your Sanford Sewing Machines Bag when you shop. Everything that fits into the bag, at regular price will be 15% off.

Cost: $ FREE
HQ CLUB
- Nov 22, 2022 10:30 am

Join us every 3 months, covering the basics plus techniques. Time will be allotted for show and tell and questions. February 22nd - Starting off with the machine basics. Threading, Tensions and maintenance. May 24th= Rulers, What can you do them? August 23rd -Feet, How to make quilting easier. November 22nd - Club Choice or Binding

Cost: $ 25.00
Know your Sewing Machine
- Dec 08, 2022 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: $ 25.00
BAG DAY
- Dec 15, 2022 09:00 am

Bring in your Sanford Sewing Machines Bag when you shop. Everything that fits into the bag, at regular price will be 15% off.

Cost: $ FREE
Care and Feeding of your Machine
- Jan 10, 2023 01:30 pm

Care and feeding of your machine Bring your machine and learn what it needs to give you a good stitch every time. Thread, Needles, tension, will be discussed along with basic maintenance.

Cost: $ 25.00
Know your Serger Class
- Jan 12, 2023 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: $ 25.00
Know your Serger Class
- Apr 13, 2023 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: $ 25.00

Class Calendar


BAG DAY

Bring in your Sanford Sewing Machines Bag when you shop. Everything that fits into the bag, at regular price will be 15% off.

Paper Piecing 101

While paper piecing isn't difficult, it can seem a little confusing at first. No worries, though, we'll walk you through it, one step at a time. gossamer wings pieces are easy for beginners. Make a table runner or small quilt. $35 pattern included. supplies needed- foundations paper, add a 1/4" ruler,

HQ CLUB

Join us every 3 months, covering the basics plus techniques. Time will be allotted for show and tell and questions. February 22nd - Starting off with the machine basics. Threading, Tensions and maintenance. May 24th= Rulers, What can you do them? August 23rd -Feet, How to make quilting easier. November 22nd - Club Choice or Binding

Aug 26
Ruler Essentials
Aug 26
BACKGROUND, BORDERS & BLOCKS
Aug 27
All About Feet

Contact Us:

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

              Closed Sundays


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