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Bernina Foot of the Month
- Mar 01, 2021 12:00 pm

Bernina showcases a new foot of the month every month. We will Demo these feet virtually for the world to see and enjoy! Tune into Facebook and take a peek of our tutorials on these cool feet! January 25% off Bernina Echo-quilting and CutWork foot #44C February 25% off Bernina Embroidery foot with clear sole #39/#39C March 20% off all Bernina and Bernette presser feet April 25% off Bernina Gathering foot for overlockers May 25% off Leather Roller foot #55 June 25% off Bernina Ruffler foot #86 June 25% off Bernina Edgestitch foot #10, #10C. and #10D

Cost: $ FREE
Bernina Foot of the Month
- Mar 01, 2021 12:00 pm

Bernina showcases a new foot of the month every month. We will Demo these feet virtually for the world to see and enjoy! Tune into Facebook and take a peek of our tutorials on these cool feet! January 25% off Bernina Echo-quilting and CutWork foot #44C February 25% off Bernina Embroidery foot with clear sole #39/#39C March 20% off all Bernina and Bernette presser feet April 25% off Bernina Gathering foot for overlockers May 25% off Leather Roller foot #55 June 25% off Bernina Ruffler foot #86 June 25% off Bernina Edgestitch foot #10, #10C. and #10D

Cost: $ FREE
Bernina Foot of the Month
- Mar 01, 2021 12:00 pm

Bernina showcases a new foot of the month every month. We will Demo these feet virtually for the world to see and enjoy! Tune into Facebook and take a peek of our tutorials on these cool feet! January 25% off Bernina Echo-quilting and CutWork foot #44C February 25% off Bernina Embroidery foot with clear sole #39/#39C March 20% off all Bernina and Bernette presser feet April 25% off Bernina Gathering foot for overlockers May 25% off Leather Roller foot #55 June 25% off Bernina Ruffler foot #86 June 25% off Bernina Edgestitch foot #10, #10C. and #10D

Cost: $ FREE
Quilting 101
- Mar 04, 2021 10:00 am

Description: Have you ever wanted to quilt bu t don't know where to start? Join us for a class on the basic's of quilting. We will go over selecting a pattern, terminology, rotary cutting using a ruler, pinning and 1/4" seam allowance. Machine is not required for this class. Class fee $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
Bernina Foot of the Month
- Mar 04, 2021 12:00 pm

Bernina showcases a new foot of the month every month. We will Demo these feet virtually for the world to see and enjoy! Tune into Facebook and take a peek of our tutorials on these cool feet! January 25% off Bernina Echo-quilting and CutWork foot #44C February 25% off Bernina Embroidery foot with clear sole #39/#39C March 20% off all Bernina and Bernette presser feet April 25% off Bernina Gathering foot for overlockers May 25% off Leather Roller foot #55 June 25% off Bernina Ruffler foot #86 June 25% off Bernina Edgestitch foot #10, #10C. and #10D

Cost: $ FREE
Know your Sewing Machine
- Mar 04, 2021 02:30 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
- Mar 05, 2021 10:00 am

Fine tune your sewing machine knowledge with the BERNINA Mastery Series. This virtual class pertains to Bernina 880, 790, 770, 740, 590, 570, and 535. Join us when you're ready to take your Bernina knowledge to the next level. Class Free if machine purchased here. Cost $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
Handi Quilter Virtual Event
- Mar 09, 2021 06:00 pm

HQ Designer Introduction

Cost: $ 25.00
Know your Serger Class
- Mar 11, 2021 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
BAG DAY
- Mar 15, 2021 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
Embroidery 101
- Mar 18, 2021 10:00 am

Learn basic facts to get you off on the right foot. What kind of thread should I use? Do I need special needles? Which stabilizers to use? We will review hooping, stabilizer and designs. NO machine required. This class will be generic and not specific to a brand of machine.

Cost: $ 15.00
Knowing Your Embroidery
- Mar 18, 2021 12:00 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
- Mar 20, 2021 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. We will be offering this as a Zoom Class.

Cost: $ FREE
Embroidery Club For New Embroiderers
- Mar 25, 2021 10:00 am

Starting in January Sanford Sewing will be hosting a virtual Embroidery Club. Every other month we will visit a new technique and learn about proper hooping, stabilizers, threads, needles and designs. January we will visit one of Emily's favorite techniques, free standing lace. In March let's learn how to quilt in the hoop. In May learn how to make a zipper pouch from start to finish in the hoop. July properly personalizing towels, September let's venture into trapunto and November making labels for our quilts. Each class will include a zoom session and several designs pertaining to the lesson. Personal one and one guidance will be available if need be.

Cost: $ 15.00
Whirl Wind Embroidery Quilt Club
- Mar 25, 2021 11:30 am

The Embroidery Whirl Wind Quilt features easy minimal piecing, fast stitching squares, large overall design impact and gorgeous quilting! Can be done in a 5", 6", 7", 8", and 9" hoop sizes.

Cost: $ 129.00
State of Maine Quilt Shop Hop
- Apr 01, 2021 09:00 am

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 101
- Apr 01, 2021 10:00 am

Description: Have you ever wanted to quilt bu t don't know where to start? Join us for a class on the basic's of quilting. We will go over selecting a pattern, terminology, rotary cutting using a ruler, pinning and 1/4" seam allowance. Machine is not required for this class. Class fee $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
Bernina Foot of the Month
- Apr 01, 2021 12:00 pm

Bernina showcases a new foot of the month every month. We will Demo these feet virtually for the world to see and enjoy! Tune into Facebook and take a peek of our tutorials on these cool feet! January 25% off Bernina Echo-quilting and CutWork foot #44C February 25% off Bernina Embroidery foot with clear sole #39/#39C March 20% off all Bernina and Bernette presser feet April 25% off Bernina Gathering foot for overlockers May 25% off Leather Roller foot #55 June 25% off Bernina Ruffler foot #86 June 25% off Bernina Edgestitch foot #10, #10C. and #10D

Cost: $ FREE
Know your Sewing Machine
- Apr 01, 2021 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
- Apr 08, 2021 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
BAG DAY
- Apr 15, 2021 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
Embroidery 101
- Apr 15, 2021 10:00 am

Learn basic facts to get you off on the right foot. What kind of thread should I use? Do I need special needles? Which stabilizers to use? We will review hooping, stabilizer and designs. NO machine required. This class will be generic and not specific to a brand of machine.

Cost: $ 15.00
Knowing Your Embroidery
- Apr 15, 2021 12:00 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
- Apr 20, 2021 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. We will be offering this as a Zoom Class.

Cost: $ FREE
CREATIVE STUDIO WITH BERNINA EMBROIDERY
- Apr 22, 2021 01:30 am

Embroidery Lesson #1: Sassy Stitches ITH Zipper Pouch with Judy Hahner Have fun making this quick zipper pouch completely in the embroidery hoop. Create a textured background design using Endless Embroidery and sewing stitches, then use Group and Rearrange tools to place the applique stitches on top of the textured background design. Easily accomplished on the BERNINA 880 PLUS or B 790 PLUS embroidery machine!

Cost: $ 25.00
Whirl Wind Embroidery Quilt Club
- Apr 22, 2021 11:30 am

The Embroidery Whirl Wind Quilt features easy minimal piecing, fast stitching squares, large overall design impact and gorgeous quilting! Can be done in a 5", 6", 7", 8", and 9" hoop sizes.

Cost: $ 129.00
Bernina Foot of the Month
- May 01, 2021 12:00 pm

Bernina showcases a new foot of the month every month. We will Demo these feet virtually for the world to see and enjoy! Tune into Facebook and take a peek of our tutorials on these cool feet! January 25% off Bernina Echo-quilting and CutWork foot #44C February 25% off Bernina Embroidery foot with clear sole #39/#39C March 20% off all Bernina and Bernette presser feet April 25% off Bernina Gathering foot for overlockers May 25% off Leather Roller foot #55 June 25% off Bernina Ruffler foot #86 June 25% off Bernina Edgestitch foot #10, #10C. and #10D

Cost: $ FREE
Quilting 101
- May 06, 2021 10:00 am

Description: Have you ever wanted to quilt bu t don't know where to start? Join us for a class on the basic's of quilting. We will go over selecting a pattern, terminology, rotary cutting using a ruler, pinning and 1/4" seam allowance. Machine is not required for this class. Class fee $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
Know your Sewing Machine
- May 06, 2021 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
- May 13, 2021 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 MAINTENANCE
- May 14, 2021 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

Cost: $ 25.00
Featherweight Machine Maintenance
- May 14, 2021 10:30 am

These fantastic little machines were so well engineered that the owner could (and should!) provide the maintenance they need.This is a maintenance workshop designed to teach the care that these machines require on a regular basis. Machines that are in need of repair may not participate in this workshop until they have been repaired.

BAG DAY
- May 15, 2021 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
BERNINA SERGER CLUB
- May 20, 2021 01:30 am

bernina serger club Friday, February 19⋅1:30 ? 3:30pm Every 3 months on the third Friday Description:Simple Sundress with Jaime David Learn to make a simple sundress using three useful techniques on your overlocker. In this lesson, we will introduce the new L 890 Combo machine by BERNINA. Turning tubes for straps on bags or clothing can be done quickly with an overlocker chain?we will show you how. A simple rolled hem is the perfect edge finish for this dress and the One-step BERNINA Air Threader can accommodate so many threads! Lastly, see how easily the machine is set up for chainstitch to create the shirring effect using elastic thread in the cover looper. Jaime will provide you easy directions to create this simple sundress in the size you need. class $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
Embroidery 101
- May 20, 2021 10:00 am

Learn basic facts to get you off on the right foot. What kind of thread should I use? Do I need special needles? Which stabilizers to use? We will review hooping, stabilizer and designs. NO machine required. This class will be generic and not specific to a brand of machine.

Cost: $ 15.00
HQ Demo
- May 20, 2021 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. We will be offering this as a Zoom Class.

Cost: $ FREE
Knowing Your Embroidery
- May 20, 2021 12:00 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
Whirl Wind Embroidery Quilt Club
- May 27, 2021 11:30 am

The Embroidery Whirl Wind Quilt features easy minimal piecing, fast stitching squares, large overall design impact and gorgeous quilting! Can be done in a 5", 6", 7", 8", and 9" hoop sizes.

Cost: $ 129.00
Bernina Foot of the Month
- Jun 01, 2021 12:00 pm

Bernina showcases a new foot of the month every month. We will Demo these feet virtually for the world to see and enjoy! Tune into Facebook and take a peek of our tutorials on these cool feet! January 25% off Bernina Echo-quilting and CutWork foot #44C February 25% off Bernina Embroidery foot with clear sole #39/#39C March 20% off all Bernina and Bernette presser feet April 25% off Bernina Gathering foot for overlockers May 25% off Leather Roller foot #55 June 25% off Bernina Ruffler foot #86 June 25% off Bernina Edgestitch foot #10, #10C. and #10D

Cost: $ FREE
Know your Sewing Machine
- Jun 03, 2021 02:00 am

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
Quilting 101
- Jun 03, 2021 10:00 am

Description: Have you ever wanted to quilt bu t don't know where to start? Join us for a class on the basic's of quilting. We will go over selecting a pattern, terminology, rotary cutting using a ruler, pinning and 1/4" seam allowance. Machine is not required for this class. Class fee $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
Master your BERNINA
- Jun 04, 2021 09:00 am

Fine tune your sewing machine knowledge with the BERNINA Mastery Series. This virtual class pertains to Bernina 880, 790, 770, 740, 590, 570, and 535. Join us when you're ready to take your Bernina knowledge to the next level. Class Free if machine purchased here. Cost $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
Know your Serger Class
- Jun 10, 2021 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 101
- Jun 17, 2021 10:00 am

Learn basic facts to get you off on the right foot. What kind of thread should I use? Do I need special needles? Which stabilizers to use? We will review hooping, stabilizer and designs. NO machine required. This class will be generic and not specific to a brand of machine.

Cost: $ 15.00
Knowing Your Embroidery
- Jun 17, 2021 12:00 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, 2021 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. We will be offering this as a Zoom Class.

Cost: $ FREE
Whirl Wind Embroidery Quilt Club
- Jun 24, 2021 11:30 am

The Embroidery Whirl Wind Quilt features easy minimal piecing, fast stitching squares, large overall design impact and gorgeous quilting! Can be done in a 5", 6", 7", 8", and 9" hoop sizes.

Cost: $ 129.00
Bernina Foot of the Month
- Jul 01, 2021 12:00 pm

Bernina showcases a new foot of the month every month. We will Demo these feet virtually for the world to see and enjoy! Tune into Facebook and take a peek of our tutorials on these cool feet! January 25% off Bernina Echo-quilting and CutWork foot #44C February 25% off Bernina Embroidery foot with clear sole #39/#39C March 20% off all Bernina and Bernette presser feet April 25% off Bernina Gathering foot for overlockers May 25% off Leather Roller foot #55 June 25% off Bernina Ruffler foot #86 June 25% off Bernina Edgestitch foot #10, #10C. and #10D

Cost: $ FREE
HQ Demo
- Jul 20, 2021 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. We will be offering this as a Zoom Class.

Cost: $ FREE
CREATIVE STUDIO WITH BERNINA EMBROIDERY
- Jul 22, 2021 01:30 am

Embroidery Lesson #1: Sassy Stitches ITH Zipper Pouch with Judy Hahner Have fun making this quick zipper pouch completely in the embroidery hoop. Create a textured background design using Endless Embroidery and sewing stitches, then use Group and Rearrange tools to place the applique stitches on top of the textured background design. Easily accomplished on the BERNINA 880 PLUS or B 790 PLUS embroidery machine!

Cost: $ 25.00
Whirl Wind Embroidery Quilt Club
- Jul 22, 2021 11:30 am

The Embroidery Whirl Wind Quilt features easy minimal piecing, fast stitching squares, large overall design impact and gorgeous quilting! Can be done in a 5", 6", 7", 8", and 9" hoop sizes.

Cost: $ 129.00
BERNINA SERGER CLUB
- Aug 19, 2021 01:30 am

bernina serger club Friday, February 19⋅1:30 ? 3:30pm Every 3 months on the third Friday Description:Simple Sundress with Jaime David Learn to make a simple sundress using three useful techniques on your overlocker. In this lesson, we will introduce the new L 890 Combo machine by BERNINA. Turning tubes for straps on bags or clothing can be done quickly with an overlocker chain?we will show you how. A simple rolled hem is the perfect edge finish for this dress and the One-step BERNINA Air Threader can accommodate so many threads! Lastly, see how easily the machine is set up for chainstitch to create the shirring effect using elastic thread in the cover looper. Jaime will provide you easy directions to create this simple sundress in the size you need. class $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
Whirl Wind Embroidery Quilt Club
- Aug 26, 2021 11:30 am

The Embroidery Whirl Wind Quilt features easy minimal piecing, fast stitching squares, large overall design impact and gorgeous quilting! Can be done in a 5", 6", 7", 8", and 9" hoop sizes.

Cost: $ 129.00
Whirl Wind Embroidery Quilt Club
- Sep 23, 2021 11:30 am

The Embroidery Whirl Wind Quilt features easy minimal piecing, fast stitching squares, large overall design impact and gorgeous quilting! Can be done in a 5", 6", 7", 8", and 9" hoop sizes.

Cost: $ 129.00
CREATIVE STUDIO WITH BERNINA EMBROIDERY
- Oct 28, 2021 01:30 am

Embroidery Lesson #1: Sassy Stitches ITH Zipper Pouch with Judy Hahner Have fun making this quick zipper pouch completely in the embroidery hoop. Create a textured background design using Endless Embroidery and sewing stitches, then use Group and Rearrange tools to place the applique stitches on top of the textured background design. Easily accomplished on the BERNINA 880 PLUS or B 790 PLUS embroidery machine!

Cost: $ 25.00
Whirl Wind Embroidery Quilt Club
- Oct 28, 2021 11:30 am

The Embroidery Whirl Wind Quilt features easy minimal piecing, fast stitching squares, large overall design impact and gorgeous quilting! Can be done in a 5", 6", 7", 8", and 9" hoop sizes.

Cost: $ 129.00
BERNINA SERGER CLUB
- Nov 18, 2021 01:30 am

bernina serger club Friday, February 19⋅1:30 ? 3:30pm Every 3 months on the third Friday Description:Simple Sundress with Jaime David Learn to make a simple sundress using three useful techniques on your overlocker. In this lesson, we will introduce the new L 890 Combo machine by BERNINA. Turning tubes for straps on bags or clothing can be done quickly with an overlocker chain?we will show you how. A simple rolled hem is the perfect edge finish for this dress and the One-step BERNINA Air Threader can accommodate so many threads! Lastly, see how easily the machine is set up for chainstitch to create the shirring effect using elastic thread in the cover looper. Jaime will provide you easy directions to create this simple sundress in the size you need. class $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
Whirl Wind Embroidery Quilt Club
- Nov 25, 2021 11:30 am

The Embroidery Whirl Wind Quilt features easy minimal piecing, fast stitching squares, large overall design impact and gorgeous quilting! Can be done in a 5", 6", 7", 8", and 9" hoop sizes.

Cost: $ 129.00
BERNINA SERGER CLUB
- Dec 16, 2021 01:30 am

bernina serger club Friday, February 19⋅1:30 ? 3:30pm Every 3 months on the third Friday Description:Simple Sundress with Jaime David Learn to make a simple sundress using three useful techniques on your overlocker. In this lesson, we will introduce the new L 890 Combo machine by BERNINA. Turning tubes for straps on bags or clothing can be done quickly with an overlocker chain?we will show you how. A simple rolled hem is the perfect edge finish for this dress and the One-step BERNINA Air Threader can accommodate so many threads! Lastly, see how easily the machine is set up for chainstitch to create the shirring effect using elastic thread in the cover looper. Jaime will provide you easy directions to create this simple sundress in the size you need. class $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
Whirl Wind Embroidery Quilt Club
- Dec 23, 2021 11:30 am

The Embroidery Whirl Wind Quilt features easy minimal piecing, fast stitching squares, large overall design impact and gorgeous quilting! Can be done in a 5", 6", 7", 8", and 9" hoop sizes.

Cost: $ 129.00

Class Calendar


Mar 4
Quilting 101
Mar 4
Know your Sewing Machine

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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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