STORE HOURS:
Monday
& Wednesday: 10am til 8pm
Tuesday-Thursday-Friday: 10am til 6pm

Saturday: 9:30am til 3pm
SundayClosed

Beginner Classes

ARM KNITTING FOR KIDS

Kids! Would you like to make yourself a “Trendy” Cowl? Join us for 2 hours after school to learn how to Arm Knit. Arm knitting is so popular now. It is fast and easy technique and you don’t need knitting needles!

Cost: $ 20.00
BEGINNING MACHINE APPLIQUE

In this 2 ½ hour class, you will learn how to set your machine for the satin stitch. You will also learn how to use fusible web. Then you will practice satin stitching around different shapes on scrap fabric. When you are confident, you will applique hearts on the towel.

Cost: $ 20.00
BEYOND MACHINE BASICS PART I

This is a hands-on lecture/demonstration class. Let's take the fear and mystery out of how to install a zipper in a project. Participants will sew 3 different zipper applications. Other topics will include: how to apply ribbing to a neckline, hemming and how to apply elastic in a waistband.

Cost: $ 32.00
BEYOND MACHINE BASICS PART II

We will continue to increase our sewing skills. This class is a lecture/demonstration and hands-on. You will need your sewing machine (please make sure it is in good working order) and instruction book for your machine. We will work on creating samples for the following: Buttonholes (buttonhole foot) Blind hem (blind hem foot) Notched turtleneck collar Lettuce edge neck application

Cost: $ 24.00
MACHINE BASICS

Are you: New to sewing? Have you: Sewn in the past and now have a renewed interest in sewing? Do you: Have a new machine or a machine you haven't used for some time? Participants will become familiar with the mechanics of the sewing machine. You will cut out and construct two projects: a pillowcase and a scissor caddy. If time permits, a pincushion will also be constructed. Supplies for pin cushion will be provided.

Cost: $ 32.00
ZIPPER WORKSHOP

You know the anatomy of the zipper; now let's apply what you have learned and construct 3 projects that will put the FUN into FUNctional and increase your sewing skill set. The projects are: a lined zippered pouch, zippered ear bud pouch, and a 16” pillow cover (perfect for a seasonal update).

Cost: $ 32.00

Clubs

PATCHWORK PARTY

Karin is busy as a bee gathering new tips, techniques, new and advanced quilting information, fabrics, and tools for the 2015 Patchwork Party season. Every month Karin will feature several small projects as well a larger lap or full size quilt project. Beginners, intermediate, and advanced quilters are welcome. Show & Tell is shown every month, so please come and share your creations with all of us.

Cost: $ 10.00
STUDIO 15K/12K

Twelve months of getting to know your machine with monthly projects, tip and ideas. Lecture based class. We will go through the various applications and features of the Janome Memory Craft 15000 and Memory Craft 12000.

Cost: $ 250.00

Community Service

DRESSES FOR AFRICA

We gather together on the second Friday of every month to enjoy wonderful fellowship and use our creative talents to sew little dresses for Africa.  The finished products will be shipped all over the world to children in need.  Please join us and do not worry about your skill level, we will put you to work!  We have fabric or you can bring your own.  If questions, please contact Sally Neitzel at  262-637-6761.

Cost: $ FREE
HUGS FOR KIDS

Pack up your machine and join us on one or more of the dates listed below. Patterns, fabric & accessories are all provided for these quick and easy-to-assemble stuffed animals. These delightful little critters bring needed comfort to children in traumatic situations.

Cost: $ FREE
QUILTS FOR SOLDIERS

Quilts for Soldiers is a quilt making workshop to provide quilts for Service Members in V.A. hospitals, and children of Soldiers. We ask that you bring your machine, rulers, thread, and all the usual quilting supplies. If you don't have some of these, we will have these too. Donated fabric is available OR you may bring any fabric selection of your choice. Anyone interested in a contribution of fabric may also do so. You can contact Nancy Larsen at 637-5275 with any questions.

Cost: $ FREE

Events

ANITA GOODESIGN EMBROIDERY PARTY

Join Sew 'n Save and Anita Goodesign for an embroidery party at Roma Lodge. We will be doing several projects on the Janome MC15000. There will specials throughout the two day event on embroidery designs and sewing machines. ALL ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE $600 WORTH OF EMBROIDERY DESIGNS!

Cost: $ 89.00
DOWNTON ABBEY TEA

Put on your best hat and join us in true Downton Abbey style, for an authentic Downton Abbey Tea Party. You will enjoy a 3 course tea party including teas, sandwiches and desserts. Karin will show you samples made out of Downton Abbey Fabrics direct from Andover Designers and you can place your order for kits and fabric. We’ll play Downton Trivia and there will be a hat contest for prizes and free fabric!

Cost: $ 25.00
FAT QUARTERS ANONYMOUS

SIMPLE 2 STEP PROGRAM!! STEP ONE: COLLECT 16 FAT QUARTERS (8 LIGHT AND 8 DARK) STEP TWO: COME TO FAT QUARTERS ANONYMOUS AND MAKE A QUILT TOP IN ONE EVENING!! JOIN US FOR A FUN, FAST AND AFFORDABLE WAY TO MAKE A QUILT TOP IN ONE NIGHT. BRING YOUR FAVORITE BEVERAGE AND WE’LL PROVIDE THE PIZZA !!

Cost: $ 25.00

Quilting Classes

A New Spin on Stack 'N Whack

Start with a large print, add three other fabrics and end with an amazing quilt. In the first class, students will bring or buy their fabrics, learn how to Stack ‘n Whack their pieces, and understand the concepts of sewing Stack ‘n Whack blocks. In the second class, students will learn how to successfully make this quilt top and have enough information to try a few options on their own. Pattern included.

Cost: $ 48.00
BEGINNING QUILTING ~ CUTTING & PIECING SIMPLE BLOCKS & QUILT TOPS

This is a good class for brand new quilters who have NEVER used a rotary cutter or made a quilt block, however, each student MUST be comfortable using their sewing machine. Learn the basics of rotary cutting, and quilt block piecing, plus how to put a simple project together. Students will piece a small table runner or wall hanging in class with some homework.

Cost: $ 48.00
BIG PRINTS, etc. and COOL BORDERS

Start with a big print, wide stripe, or any size panel. Find in your stash or shop at the beginning of class for fabrics that compliment your print, stripe or panel. Students will find out how to use their choice in a simple quilt – no complicated blocks or borders because cool and simple borders will be given, too! Sewing machine is optional. Students will leave class with lots of Big Print & Cool Border ideas plus THREE quilt patterns and FOUR technique directions!

Cost: $ 24.00
BINDING BASICS

Come learn four basic binding variations. Students will understand all four, choose one to make and apply, and then decide on the binding of their choice for their next quilt project.

Cost: $ 24.00
FILLING NEGATIVE SPACE

Do you love Modern Quilts? Are you having trouble quilting them? This is the class for you. You will make the quilt top at home and bring it to class ready to be quilted. You will learn Angela Walters quilt patterns that will help you fill in all that blank space that is so intimidating.

Cost: $ 48.00
HOW TO FINISH YOUR QUILT

Learn the concepts of how to finish any size quilt. This hands-on workshop will show how to layer, quilt and bind with lots of techniques and directions. Students must have a small quilt top ready to be basted. Supply list will give more information. Beginning Quilting students and others are welcome.

Cost: $ 24.00
LAYERS OF LOVE QUILT

In this class you learn a fun and easy way to use a charm pack to make pinwheel squares. Cutting and sewing is a breeze even for a beginner. Change the look of the quilt with your choice of charm pack fabrics from traditional to whimsy.

Cost: $ 24.00
MAKING BLOCKS AND PIECING THE TOP

This is a good class for any quilter who wants to learn how to choose fabrics, how to accurately piece quilt blocks, and how to decide what to do with these blocks. Students will piece three or four blocks of three different patterns and can use these nine or twelve blocks in a project of their choice.

Cost: $ 96.00
Quilt as You Go Heart Placemat

Super FUN, Super EASY, Super FAST! Each placemat is sewn with different sized fabric strips and backed with a fat quarter. In addition, we will create bias binding together in class. Confident beginner. No pattern required. The heart template will be handed out in class

Cost: $ 24.00
Quilting with Decorative Stitches

This project has it all. You will be doing couching, decorative machine stitching some hand embroidery stitching and then finish with quilting. In class we will be making a wall hanging but you can also use it for a pillow, handbag, table topper, cards or post cards etc. Your machine only needs a decorative stitch. No pattern and fun for all.

Cost: $ 24.00
STRIP THERAPY

COME STRIP WITH US! ALL YOU NEED IS A JELLY ROLL ( 0R (40) 2 1/2 INCH STRIPS OF YOUR FAVORITE FABRICS) AND A SEWING MACHINE TO MAKE A QUILT TOP IN ONE EVENING!! JOIN US FOR A FUN, FAST AND AFFORDABLE WAY TO MAKE A QUILT TOP IN ONE NIGHT. BRING YOUR FAVORITE BEVERAGE AND WE'LL PROVIDE THE PIZZA. $25.00 INCLUDES DINNER

Cost: $ 25.00
T-SHIRT QUILT TUTORIAL

Have you ever wondered how to make a quilt using all of you child’s, grandchild’s or loved ones T-shirts? This lecture class will have many examples from the “T-Shirt Quilts Made Easy” book of how you can preserve the past by making a cozy quilt. Every student’s creation will be as unique as the person you are making it for. Let the fun begin!!

Cost: $ 16.00
“AUNT LUCY’S MEDALLION” 2014~2015 QUILT UNIVERSITY

PATTERN: We will be using Lori Smith’s “Aunt Lucy’s Medallion pattern with an 18 inch center. Border One uses 3 inch blocks on point and Border Two uses 6 inch blocks on point. Final quilt size is up to the quilter plus all fabric choices are made by each quilter! Use your stash or buy your choice with your gift card!! CLASSES: *The October class will be ONE HOUR INDIVIDUAL sessions to pick fabrics, discuss fabrics, and discuss the first pattern with tips from the Instructor! Sessions will be held on: Wed, Oct 1, 1-6 pm Thu, Oct 2, 1-5 pm Mon, Oct 6, 12-6 pm. Tue, Oct 7, 1-5 pm Students will need to sign up with the Instructor after the tuition is paid. The rest of the meetings will be held on the third Mondays ~ November 17, 2014, January 19, February 16, March 16, and April 20, 2015. TIMES: 2:00 to 3:00 pm, 3:30 to 4:30 pm, 5:15 to 6:15 pm OR 6:30 to 7:30 pm MAXIMUM: 8 students MAX for 2:00, 3:30, and 5:15 and 4 students for 6:30 with a MIN of 3 per session COST: $275 for SIX classes includes a $190 Gift Certificate to buy fabrics for the quilt top and binding! TEACHER: Barbara Vallone, 262-639-8185, QltingB@gmail.com

Cost: $ 275.00

Software Classes

6D Software

We will inspire you to dream, to design and to create beautiful, personalized embroideries. You won’t believe where it takes you!

Cost: $ 16.00

Specialty/Technique

BEATLE BAG

This bag has 8 Zip Lock clear plastic pockets designed to hold your Sewing or Knitting notions. Or if you travel, use it to hold your make up or jewelry.

Cost: $ 24.00
BEAUTIFUL THREAD PAINTED FLOWER

Come learn the easy way to beautify anything with just a few stitches of painting with thread. It is way easier than you have anticipated.

Cost: $ 24.00
BEBINNER WOOL APPLIQUE CLASS 1

This class will introduce you to the wonderful world of wool applique. We will begin with the basics of pattern cutting, wool placement, and you will learn the blanket stitch, stem stitch and running stitch. Kit available.

Cost: $ 16.00
BEGINNER WOOL APPLIQUE 2

This is a lovely piece perfect for and end table or night stand. Stitches you will be taught will the blanket stitch stem stitch and French knots. Kit available.

Cost: $ 16.00
CATCH ALL CADDY

You’ll love this sturdy organizer with lots of easy- to- access slip pockets and bellowed inner dividers to hold all your supplies and tools. An outer zipper pocket on one end of the tote safely stores personal items. Perfect for a sewing room, nursery, bathroom, office or car. This handy organizer makes a great gift too!

Cost: $ 24.00
CLASS ESSENTIALS

Come to class ready for anything and you won’t need to wait in line for the iron. Your area will be neat and tidy with a trash bag/pin combo, pressing area next to you with your mat and iron and it will all fit into your new tote bag. Because your iron is too hot cover it with its own cover.

Cost: $ 32.00
CLOTHESLINE-BOWLING

Be imaginative and learn to make decorative and usable bowls from clothesline. You will learn the technique to coil and zig-zag stitch together lengths of clothesline, either plain, dyed or fabric wrapped to create a bowl of your choice from a variety of shapes. Fun and easy!

Cost: $ 24.00
CREATIVE NAPKINS

Cloth decorative napkins add a great "pop" to any table! We will be making both a square and a half circle napkin in class and the last portion of the class will be spent learning a wide variety of decorative folds with the napkins you just made! The half circle napkin pattern will be required for class

Cost: $ 24.00
CUDDLE & PLAID SWEATSHIRT JACKET

You will be using PRIMO flannel CUDDLE TO embellish the jacket. The 1st class you will learn to cut the sweatshirt and the fabric. In the second class you will be attaching the CUDDLE FABRIC TRIM AND putting in the zipper.

Cost: $ 40.00
DECORATIVE STITCHES AND MORE

This project has it all. You will be doing couching, decorative machine stitching some hand embroidery stitching and then finish with quilting. In class we will be making a wall hanging but you can also use it for a pillow, handbag, table topper cards or post card etc. Your machine only needs a few decorative stitches. No pattern and fun for all.

Cost: $ 24.00
DEMYSTIFYING A T-SHIRT PATTERN AND CONSTRUCTING THE T-SHIRT

If you have taken Machine Basics, Beyond Machine Basics I and II, but are not sure how to DECODE a commercial sewing pattern this class is designed with you in mind. Participants will construct part, if not all of the selected pattern.

Cost: $ 32.00
LITTLE GLAM BAG

This little cutie is perfect for kids and adults alike! It also makes a great gift. This is sewn with fat quarters and fabric strips. Don't ever fear a zipper or lining again after this class! The pattern is all in color and very easy to follow. It gives you 4 different options for the exterior of the bag and is required for class. Confident beginner.

Cost: $ 24.00
MINI MONDAY

Charm pack class.

Cost: $ 24.00
PLENTY OF POCKETS PURSE

In this purse you will be recycling ties for the front pocket. There is also a back zippered pocket and 4 pockets in the inside.

Cost: $ 32.00
QUILTED WALL ORGANIZER

This is a great class if you like to upcycle! Turn your old jeans into a useful item for your home. This project can be sewn entirely with denim or you can combine denim with other fabrics. Your imagination is your only limit! This organizer is wonderful for sewing/craft rooms, children's rooms or dorm rooms. Confident beginner. Please bring $4.00 to class as the pattern will be handed out in class.

Cost: $ 24.00
SENSATIONAL MACHINE QUILTING

All basics of machine quilting will be covered, including thread, batting, straight machine quilting and free motion quilting. MUST HAVE: a free motion foot AND a walking (even feed)foot.

Cost: $ 40.00
Special Tie Quilt

Do you have a few special ties you longed to do something with? This is it, an elegant wall hanging or table runner with this Asian-inspired quilt art. This will be a two part class. The first will be a prep class, to help you prepare ties and get everything ready to sew. Bring ties and small sharp scissors, do not bring sewing machines. The second will be longer, bring sewing machines and all supplies, we’ll be putting the quilts together.

Cost: $ 32.00
SPRING BIRDS

Let's celebrate spring and make an imaginary 3-D fanciful bird. They make cute decorations for any room in your house. You will learn how to sew, stuff and make your bird stand. Choose any fabric you like to make this whimsical bird. Fun for all who love to sew.

Cost: $ 24.00
STITCHER'S GARDEN

This is a block of the month class that features different sewing machine feet and techniques. It is a lecture, demo class. Cost includes pattern for monthly blocks.

Cost: $ 150.00
TAKE FOUR PLACEMATS

This little cutie is perfect for kids and adults alike! It also makes a great gift. This is sewn with fat quarters and fabric strips. Don't ever fear a zipper or lining again after this class! The pattern is all in color and very easy to follow. It gives you 4 different options for the exterior of the bag and is required for class.

Cost: $ 24.00
THINK OUTSIDE THE PATTERN WITH NANCY COOK

Take the FITNICE basic top pattern to a whole new level!! You will see many garments made from this pattern changing, neckline, color and fabric. All done with simple easy changes. Learn the little tricks to keep the fashion and feel the comfort. Go from simple to AMAZING!

Cost: $ 25.00
WOOL APPLIQUE BLOCK OF THE MONTH

Thy Needle Block of the Month by Buttermilk Basin Join Patricia each month to make a unique wall hanging with interchangeable monthly wool design from Buttermilk Basin. Kit available.

Cost: $ 16.00

Yarn Classes

BEGINNING CROCHET

Learn the basics of crochet including chaining, single crochet, and double crochet. Sally Harding’s book CROCHET step by step is required.

Cost: $ 16.00
CABLE KNIT PURSE

You will learn to knit cables in making this purse. There will be a month for finish the knitting of the purse. The second class will be making & sewing in the lining.

Cost: $ 32.00
ENTRELAC SCARF

A modular knitting technique that combines triangles and rectangles for a basket weave look. Free pattern with class.

Cost: $ 16.00
INTRO TO TUNISIAN CROCHET

Learn the skills to make a ribbed scarf including Tunisian simple stitch (TSS), Tunisian knit stitch (TKS) and Tunisian purl stitch (TPS). Must have basic crochet knowledge.

Cost: $ 16.00
TUNISIAN CROCHET SCARF

“Rogue Ribs” using your Tunisian crochet skills to make a beautiful ribbed scarf. Before class make a swatch for gauge using either worsted weight (size 4) or DK weight (size 3) and an afghan hook that gives desired fabric. MUST HAVE TAKEN INTRO TO TUNISIAN CROCHET.

Cost: $ 16.00