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Discover new paths to creativity with the Baby Lock Aventura II sewing and embroidery machine. Powered by Baby Lock IQ Technology, The Aventura II makes every step easier. Create your own designs and load them onto the machine with two-way USB connectivity or any of the 181 of built-in designs and editing features.  Click the image below to learn more about the Aventura II. 

 In-the-Hoop Embroidery

Great class for all levels!

  • Saturday, June 16th
  • 9:30 am-1:30 pm
  • Class Fee: $25.00


Who would have thought that you can create a doll all in the hoop?  This pattern is easy enough for the beginner, but fun enough for the advanced.  This is an an Embroidery Machine Doll digitized embroidery pattern to make an adorable button joint doll in-the-hoop!  She is a cutie and ever so versatile. You will love how easy and fast she is to put together!

Pattern must be purchased ahead of class and downloaded into your embroidery machine. The ITH Doll pattern can downloaded from  https://dollsanddaydreams.com/products/embroidery_machine_ith_doll_pattern


Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation. 


 With Avery Quarles

  • Friday, April 27th
  • 10:00 am-12:00 pm

It’s back! Time to grab your coffee cup and stop by for coffee and the latest information we can share with you about what’s new in the world of sewing, quilting, embroidery, notions and gadgets! Who doesn’t love gadgets? Especially when they can shortcut our sewing time and give us more time for more sewing!

Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation.


Try Before You Buy!

  • Tuesday, May 1st
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • $25.00 
  • Includes Machines & Kits

In this embroidery class we will have a hands on trial for anyone interested in upgrading their current model or want to try out an Embroidery machine for the first time. We will supply a variety of Baby Lock Embroidery sewing machines, supplies, thread, and accessories needed to complete your special embroidered project. Learn how to make a unique "In the Hoop" Zippered Bag using our wonderful Baby Lock Embroidery machines. Special Pricing on All Classroom Machines!

  • Limited seating available! Register today to reserve your embroidery kit!


Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation. 

  • 2-Day Party Event
  • Friday, Saturday, June 8, 9th
  • 9:30 am-2:00 pm
  • $89.00 includes lunch & kits

This event with its party atmosphere will allow you an opportunity to learn different types of embroidery applications. We are calling out for all First Time Embroiders to attend this event! Explore the techniques, tricks and tips that have been used by embroidery professionals for years. You will experience Cutwork & Appliqué Tea Towels, Monogrammed Towel & In the Hoop Zippered Accessory Bag, & much more! Both days will include state of the art embroidery techniques, know how to use an embroidery machine, hooping solutions, proper stabilizer & thread use for each project to get the best results making items to take home each day. We will be providing the machines, kits and lunch! If you already own a new Baby Lock  machine with a 5 x 7 hoop or larger, bring your own machine to class.  Bring your sewing supplies (assortment of embroidery thread, bobbins, needles) to complete your projects.  If you do not own an embroidery machine, we will provide one for you!

Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation

  • 2018 USA Tour
  • Monday, May 7th
  • 10:00 am & 2:00 pm 
  • Cost $15.00

They are back and we could not be more excited to be on their 2018 USA Tour!  You will not want to miss out on this fantastic Trunk Show Event from this family of leading South African Embroidery Digitizing Designers!  Embroidery designs, patterns, tutorials & projects are just a few of the variety you will see from this team - cutwork, redwork, large designs, designs made for adding crystals, and award winning quilts just to name a few.  Be sure to sign up quickly as this show always sells out fast!  Exclusive CD of designs not available online will be given to participants at this event.

Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation.

  • Tuesday, April 24, 10:00 am-12:00 pm 
  • Thursday, April 26, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Cost:  $20.00

In this class we will begin to explore Designer’s Gallery Creator software. You will start to learn how to create your own designs from an image, including drawing your design, how to create different types of stitches and editing the shape and directions of your stitches. By the end of this class you will have a basic understanding of how to create your own stitches.

Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation.

  • Meeting the 2nd Wednesday of the Month
  •  May 9th
  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • Meeting the 4th Saturday of the month
  •  April 28th
  • 9:00am-11:00am
  • No May Saturday Meeting
  • Friday, May 18 --4:00-6:00 pm
  • Class Fee: $15.00 Includes Kit

Are you looking for a fun, no-stress embroidery experience? Feel like all the good projects are just for those with jumbo hoops? Join the Kimberbell Club!  Each month we will do a In-the-Hoop project with a pre-cut kit. You will need to bring your embroidery machine, hoop, stabilizer and thread. Download the Essentials Supply List and the Supply list of the month for the correct thread colors to bring. Each month will feature a different technique that you can apply to lots of other In-the-Hoop projects.  This club is perfect for beginners and experienced embroiderers as well. You must sign up in advance to allow enough kit availability. You do not have to have a Baby Lock machine to participate in this club.

         Tiered Eyelet Skirt
   Tiered Eyelet Skirt
  Catch the spring breeze in a tiered peasant skirt made from eyelet, cotton and guaze.  A serger makes gathering the..........Read More            


It's That Easy!





  With This Helpful Tutorial from Joi Mahon

    Joi Mahon



Using Two Different Stitches on Your Serger

Serger Dress
                         Click HERE for details.





These reversible cuties are so easy to make and fun to give as gifts. Quick to make, you can give a bundle of these for a baby gift for a new mom or dad!  Skill Level: BeginnerCreated by Stephanie Struckman  Click here for project details.




Carnation Skirt 


“Carnation Skirt” blog post found at abitofstitch.blogspot.com to make a girly, twirly skirt for someone special!







Click here for project details.

With Sewlebrity Pam D'amour 
Piping on Serger
 Click here for details.
  • 2nd Thursday evening of each month
  • 6:00pm-7:30pm 
  • Fee:  $10.00 per session

We are embracing all embroidery machines from 4x4 hoops to Multi Needle Hoops! Take the intimidation out of operating these fabulous machines in a step by step approach with special projects & techniques for all types of embroidery models. Bring your instruction book & notebook. No need to bring machines, this is a demonstration club.

  • Ribbon Embroidery, May 10
  • Embroider Your Buddy, June 14

Call 804-270-1882 to make your reservation.


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