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The perfect place to house your ideas, Verve is the perfect fit for all your embroidery and sewing projects. Compact is size, it's loaded with the features you need, like 70 built-in embroidery designs and 191 stitches. It's also built for speed with a blazing 850 SPM. If you're ready to step into the world of embroidery, the Verve is the perfect starting point.  Click on the image below to learn more about the Verve.

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. 

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. 

Ages 8-13

  • Monday-Wednesday, August 5, 6 ,7
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm
  • Camp Fee: $99.00

Sew some fun by recycling your jeans into this multi-purpose apron that can be used for cooking, creating, or painting. Bring an old pair of jeans and let’s have fun & get busy creating and sewing. 

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
  • 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.



Give the favorite man in your life this one-of-a-kind 

Father's Day gift.  Download Printable Instructions.

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Brighten up any room with a fun flamingo applique pillow! This pillow is a great scrap buster project and is really fun to make. Download the template and you'll be making applique flamingos in no time! Download printable instructions. Download flamingo template.




Add a modern and contemporary touch to your space with this quilt! Change out the fabrics for a new baby, child, home decor or holiday; they will really pop with this quilt's clean lines and symmetry. And the triangles couldn't be easier with the included template! Download printable instructions.

Modern Triangle Quilt   



This adorable tank from Modkid and Patty Young is made with your favorite knit fabrics and uses two techniques that add lots of flair to your garments: shirring and lettuce edge rolled hems. We will take you step-by-step through both of these techniques, so you can easily complete this project in one afternoon. Download printable instructions, sizing chart and templates.




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




Looking for a great scrap buster project? Try this scrappy quilted sunglasses case from ModKid's Patty Young! This case is perfect for protecting your sunglasses in your car or purse, and you can customize it with fabrics and quilting style.   Download Printable Instructions.

Quilted Sunglasses Case




Between the ruffles, lace and intricate peplums, a serger's the perfect machine to use for making a flower girl dress. Follow this serger tutorial to make a cute dress for the adorable little flower girl in your life.  It will be a day and a dress she will always remember.  Download printable instructions.

Pretty Flower Girl Dress




If you’re looking for a fun, quick and easy beginning sewing project, try these shoelaces! They are a great way to transform any ordinary pair of sneakers into something extraordinary. Plus, making these laces will help you learn to sew straight on your new Baby Lock Accomplish. Download printable instructions.






If your little girl likes to match her outfits to her doll’s, make these sweet dresses! The dresses follow a simple pattern, and this project will show you how to customize the pattern through appliqués and fussy cuts. Your daughter or granddaughter can help you make these fun outfits on your Baby Lock Jubilant sewing machine! Download printable instructions.

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  • Monday, June 24, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 1, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Skill Level: All Levels
  • Cost:  $20.00

Learn tips and techniques for making alterations for ready to wear garments. Learn hemming, waist adjustments, shortening sleeves and other alterations. Come learn about the tools of the trade and learn how to save yourself some money in the long run. Bring one or two garments needing alterations and be prepared to take notes.

 Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation.

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.