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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
Basic Sewing Skills
- Sep 05, 2019 10:00 am

Beginning Sewing This class is geared toward you becoming familiar with the features of your sewing machine. Basic sewing skills are incorporated into the projects. This small pouch makes the perfect makeup/accessory bag, catch all. Learn to quilt the fabric, insert a zipper and box the corners to complete this pouch. cost $25.00

Cost: $ 25.00
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
Featherweight Machine Maintenance
- Sep 12, 2019 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.

Long Arm Quilting Basics
- Sep 13, 2019 09:30 am

Follow the Handi quilter van to Sanford Sewing Machines! Three days of classes with Adam Rateliff on HQ Amara machines. Two students per machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Long Arm Tools Event
- Sep 13, 2019 12:00 pm

Follow the Handi Quilter van to Sanford Sewing Machines! Three days of hands-on classes taught by Handi Quitler Educator Adam Rateliff.

Long Arm Quilting Basics - afternoon
- Sep 13, 2019 01:30 pm

Long Arm Tool Event Friday, September 13⋅1:30 ? 4:30pm Description: Stand up Long Arm Machine Quilting Basic class $40.00 1-D STAND-UP LONGARM MACHINE QUILTING BASICS Does longarm quilting interest you, and you?d like to learn more about it? Or do you just want a review of longarm basics? This class removes the mystery of longarm quilting by explaining machine and frame elements and features, how to load a quilt, and vital facts about thread, needles and tension. Handi Quilter longarm and frame systems come in various sizes for every budget, are user-friendly because they are designed by a quilter, for quilters ? just like you! TOPICS INCLUDE: ? Basic machine and frame elements and features ? Bobbins, tension, needles, and thread ? How to load a quilt onto a frame ? Quilting with Groovy Boards and pantographs ? Rulers, Micro Handles, and basic free motion

Cost: $ 40.00
Fast, Fun & Fabulous Free Motion Quilting Saturday, September 14⋅9:30am ? 12:30pm Description:2-A FAST, FUN, AND FABULOUS FREE MOTION QUILTING Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free motion quilting ? and it?s easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free motion quilting, and how to create stunning designs. TOPICS INCLUDE: ? How to develop an inventory of free motion designs ? Proper scaling and spacing of design elements ? Edge to edge free motion quilting ? Adjusting your quilting path to create your own new design

Cost: $ 40.00
Ruler Essentials
- Sep 14, 2019 01:30 pm

Ruler Essentials Saturday, September 14⋅1:30 ? 4:30pm Description:3-B RULER ESSENTIALS 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. TOPICS INCLUDE: ? Handle rulers safely ? Understand and use ruler markings for precision and accuracy ? Use piecing lines and marking tools to build ruler design confidence ? Versa tool quilting: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells, and arcs ? Apply binding with the HQ VersaTool?

Cost: $ 40.00
Intro to Pro-stitcher - Part 1
- Sep 15, 2019 09:30 am

Intro to Pro-stitcher Sunday, September 15⋅9:30am ? 12:30pm Description:5-A INTRODUCTION TO THE PRO-STITCHER ? ALL DAY CLASS Part 1 - Overview ? Can be offered as a stand-alone class This class is designed to entice new buyers and set the stage for new owners. 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 considering a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with a Pro-Stitcher. New owners ? start here! TOPICS INCLUDE: ? Overview of support resources available on-line ? Overview of menu and basic functions and design catalog ? Fit a design to a block using Skew and Resize, XForm and Align ? Demonstration of the Pro-Stitcher Simulator

Cost: $ 40.00
Intro to Pro-stitcher - Part 2
- Sep 15, 2019 01:30 pm

Intro to Pro-Stitcher - part 2 Sunday, September 15⋅1:30 ? 4:30pm Description:Part 2 ? Let?s Quilt - Offered only with Part 1. This class moves beginners from overview to quilting applications. This class of quilting applications is an extension of Part 1 and addresses specific functions and basic techniques a quilter will use on a regular basis to finish quilts with the HQ Pro-Stitcher. Tips and shortcuts for using features of the program are included. TOPICS INCLUDE: ? What?s the difference between Reposition, Nudge and Drag and Drop? ? The many ways to describe an Area on your quilt ? Using Skew 1 vs Skew 2 ? Set up, crop, wrap and advance edge-to-edge designs ? Quilt straight lines the easy way with Move and Channel Locks

Cost: $ 40.00
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
Foot Techniques
- Sep 23, 2019 10:00 am

Sept - Ruffler Ruffler #86 For ruffles and uniform pleats For creating ruffles and uniform pleats with ease For gathering individual fabric layers The pleat density and depth are adjustable Results in even pleats For 5.5 mm and 9 mm machines Nov - Piping

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
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

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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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