Classes
  • Beginner I Adult Series
  • Tuesdays, June 4, 11, 18, 25
  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $109.00 includes all supplies 

Want to take your basic sewing skills to the next level?  This is your class.  In this Basic Sewing II, 4-week series, you will learn new techniques and increase your skills as well as making cute projects.  All supplies are provided and you will experience our fabulous Baby Lock Verve sewing and embroidery machines in class. Pre-requisite: Must have good basic skills. 

Class size is limited, so sign up early!! This class is offered only as a series.  Session II will consist of 4 weeks and will be repeated quarterly. 

Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation.

 

ReCycle a Shirt to a Tote Bag

  • Ages 8-13
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Monday-Thursday, July 29-August 1
  • Camp Fee: $125.00

Have a special shirt, but it doesn't fit any longer? Recycle it and make it into a special tote bag. This shirt must be a button up shirt, no t-shirts. This can be a special shirt, a kid's or parent's shirt, the size doesn't really matter, just be sure to bring a button-up! Sewing machines, sewing kits, fabric and notions are provided for use in class. In this camp session, students will need to bring I a shirt to recycle. All other supplies needed for the tote bag will be provided. Each student will receive a Sew Fun T-Shirt and class photo. Students will work on projects at their own pace. Six students per class. These camps are designed for the first time student unless otherwise noted. Students will be introduced to the sewing machine, sewing terms, notions and patterns while completing theme related projects.

Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation. 

  • Open Sew in the Classroom
  • April 25
  • May 6, 13, 20, 24, 28 
  • July 3, July 15
  • August 13, 19, 27
  • 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Need a place to escape to finish that certain project? Need a cutting table to cut on instead of the floor? Do you need room to lay out that quilt top? Our classroom is available all day for those very purposes! Use our space, spread out, make new friends! Get those projects done without the interruptions from those everyday distractions from home!

Call the store at 804-270-1882 to sign up!!

  • Saturday, June 22
  • 9;30 am-1:00 pm
  • Class Fee:  $20.00

Take your free-motion skills to new heights as you practice specialized hands-on techniques and exercises to create straight lines—right, left and diagonal--, loops and loop combinations, curves and meandering. Whether you're a beginner or have free-motion experience, this class is a must for the quilter who wishes to improve and accomplish more professional looking quilting results.

 Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation.

CARNATION TWIRLY SKIRT

What little kid can resist a fun twirly skirt? With layers of fabric spread out, this cute and colorful skirt resembles a carnation and your little one will love it! By using a serger, this skirt is quick and easy to sew, as the serger ruffling foot creates voluminous ruffles, adding to the spin factor for this project! Download printable instructions. You can also view this project on Evy Hawkins' blog, A Bit of Stitch.

Serger Skirt

 

wOODLAND dIMENSIONAL BOW TIE

This pattern is a simple bow tie pattern using three seams to create each block. Using a bit of stuffing in the center of the tie, it becomes dimensional for added interest. Download printable instructions.

SergerBowTieQuilt  

 

Serger Pieced Hot Pad

Want to try out quilt piecing on a serger? This small hot pad project is perfect to get your feet wet, and is a great scrap buster with a practical use! Download printable instructions.

 Serger Hot Pad  

 

SERGED ROLLED EDGED NAPKINS

Your table will be the star of summer with these easy serged napkins!  This simple project is a great way to learn how to use the overlock rolled edge stitch to give your napkins that professional finish.   Download printable instructions.

Rolled Napkins     

 

rUFFLY SERGED APRON

Create a fun housewarming or hostess gift with this bright and colorful apron! Use your Baby Lock serger to whip up this unique project with loads of cute, fun and easier-than-it-looks details. Once you start, you’ll make a bunch for yourself and everyone you know! Download printable instructions.

RUFFLY SERGED APRON


 

QUICK & EASY SERGER SCARF

Do you ever want to make a project you can whip up in just a few minutes? Maybe it is meant as an antidote to all the couture sewing you've been doing lately, or maybe you just need a last-minute gift for a friend. Here's a project that takes minutes to make. It's a scarf that you simply cut and run up on your serger. View the original project in Threads magazine.

scarve

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  • FREE Inspirational Demo Class!
  • Thursday, May 2
  • 10:00 am-12:00 pm
  • Class Fee:  FREE

Do you have questions on how to use your sewing attachment feet?  Learn how to make perfect buttonholes, adjusting needle positions, blind stitching, open-toe applique, sewing on denim, leather and vinyl, twin needle stitching and sew much more!

Call 804-270-1882 to make areservation.

 

If you want to step up your creativity to include embroidery, the new Baby Lock Accord fits the bill. This machine will suit your sensibility for creating even more elegant projects with embroidery. It delivers all the features you need: 141 built-in designs, 250 built-in stitches, advanced thread cutter, Quick-set bobbin and more. Move your sewing projects to the next level with Accord!  Click on the image below to find out more about  the  Accord.

  • 2-Session Class
  • Tuesday, May 7, May 14
  • 10:00am-1:00pm 
  • Class Fee: $45.00
  • Includes pattern 

One of Craftsy's most popular patterns, The Sew Together Bag is a niffty little bag with three zippered pockets, four open pockets, a pincushion and a great little needle landing all held together by a zipper that forms two handles. This bag will easily hold your 8" scissors, rotary cutter, marking pencils, seam ripper, extra needles, thread, snippers, and much more. It will amaze you how much you can hold in this fun and compact bag. This bag pattern is meant for personal use only.   With the Sew Together Bag ... you'll find that this bag opens up beautifully to hold everything. Nothing rolls off the table. Everything is at your fingertips. It's just divine having everything set up in less than a minute and remain so organized. 

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The Destiny II embraces the future of sewing. You'll enjoy a larger workspace, a tablet-sized screen, and an impressive selection of built-in stitches and embroidery designs. We've also included new, smart features powered by Baby Lock IQ Technology to make every step of your projects easier than ever before.  Click the image below to learn more about the Destiny II.