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Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Classes for Everyone

Our staff teaches sewing, quilting and embroidery classes featuring a wide variety of projects for different skill levels. We've even got sewing classes for kids! Most of our classes are open to owners of any brand of sewing or embroidery machine (unless specifically stated in the class description)—all you have to know are the basic functions of your machine and how it works. Please read our Class Policies before you enroll for your class.

Below is a preview of what's coming up at The Presser Foot. Please click the link in the class listing to view the entire class description on the calendar page and to see the link to the supply list. Class fee does not include supplies unless specifically stated. Please review and download the supply list before you register for the class.

 

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Please enroll for your class by calling the store at least two days  prior to class day so that our instructors can have enough kits, handouts or other class materials for you. There may be some preparation work required before class day—if this is the case it will be noted on the class supply list, so please be sure you enroll in class enough in advance that you can complete the prep work!

We add new classes frequently. Don't see what you want? Get a couple of your friends together and ask us about creating a class just for you! To see complete details about each class and to download the supply list for that class, visit the calendar page for the store location the class will be held at and click the class listing on the calendar.

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Bag of the Month--June--Free Soul Bag from Sallie Tomato

Saturdays, June 12 and June 26, 2021 from 10am to 2pm                    Class Fee $55      Instructor: Marla Bryant

This class is in person. You must attend both sessions. Class size is limited to 8 people.
Make this beautiful faux leather fold-over bag with a zipper closure and an additional magnetic snap bar closure. The Free Soul bag from Sallie Tomato has an exterior slip pocket and an interior zipper pocket. It features bold accents and an adjustable strap, with stylish chain hardware. Even the rivets are included in the kit. This class is for beginner to advanced students.

Kit Fee: $55.94 (REQUIRED)

Kit includes everything you need to make your Free Soul bag except for the lining and thread. You must provide 1/2 yard of 42"/44" wide fabric for the lining. Kit includes pattern, faux leather, stabilizers and hardware—there are several colorways to choose from.

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Bobbinwinders Club

Bobbinwinders Club will continue to meet via Zoom in 2021!

This is a virtual class. You need email and internet access to take this class.

To make time for new virtual learning classes, we've decided to hold Bobbinwinders Club meetings on the first Thursday of each month via Zoom meetings at 10am. Bobbinwinders members will still receive the club discount on both the first and second Thursday of each month.

To sign up for the Bobbinwinders Club meeting notifications, in which you'll receive an email with the Zoom meeting info and link, make sure you register on our Home page and select Bobbinwinders Club as one of your options.

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Embroidery Club

Embroidery Club will meet via Zoom in 2021!                       Instructors: Debi Urban and Kathy Weichmann

This is a virtual class. You need email and internet access to take this class.

Embroidery Club is back and it's virtual! On the third Thursday of each month, join us for a FREE live Zoom meeting to show you how to do the project.

 

For an annual membership fee of $60, you'll also receive unlimited access to the recorded video showing you how to do the project, and a USB stick that you can use to pick up the monthly Embroidery Club design from the store. Save $10—register for an annual membership of both Embroidery Club AND Community Studio for $110 (for BOTH clubs)!

Project kits will be available and priced per project each month. You can pick up the kit in the store or we can mail it to you at home (priority postage rates will apply) and each kit will include all the supplies you need to do the project (except thread). Please register in advance for a kit—quantities will be limited.

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Embroidery Club—June—Elegant Cutwork Medallion Border Napkins

Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 10am                                         Instructors: Debi Urban and Kathy Weichmann

Click here to join the LIVE Zoom meeting on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 10am.
Meeting ID:  820 0381 7757
Passcode:  332488

June's project is a pair of elegant cutwork medallion border napkins. Kit fee is $15.59. (Please make sure you reserve your kit early, as quantities are limited.) Your kit will contain two napkins, AquaMesh stabilizer and a spool of Isacord embroidery thread in a color of your choice. For this project you will need to purchase the embroidery design yourself from Embroidery Online. It's design number 12866-08 and if you click the link below in bold, it will take you directly to where you can purchase the design. Tune into the live Zoom meeting and follow along so that you can see how the project is done and ask any questions you might have. Then you can stitch your project with confidence, having seen it already done, and take advantage of the recorded Zoom session to guide you as you embroider!


Click this link to go directly to the design used on the sample, and you can purchase the format you need.
 
Remember, your annual club membership gives you unlimited access to the recorded video of how to make your project on the Virtual Embroidery Club page in the Members section of the website. We recommend you tune into the live Zoom meeting and follow along so that you can see how the project is done and ask any questions you might have. Then you can stitch your project with confidence, having seen it already done, and take advantage of the recorded video to guide you as you embroider!

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Community Studio

Community Studio will meet via Zoom in 2021!                                                         Instructor: Melody Munson

This is a virtual class. You need email and internet access to take this class.

Community Studio is a new monthly club designed to help you use ALL of your BERNINA machines, accessories and products through project based teaching. Each month you'll see Melody demonstrate that month's machine, accessories and techniques as she makes the project during a live Zoom session.

 

For an annual membership fee of $60, you'll also receive unlimited access to the recorded video showing you how to do the project and you'll receive any class handouts via email. Save $10—register for an annual membership of both Embroidery Club AND Community Studio for $110 (for BOTH clubs)!

Project kits will be available and priced per project each month, and contents will vary according to each month's project or techniques—for details about kit availability, pricing and contents please call the store. You can pick up the kit in the store or we can mail it to you at home (priority postage rates will apply). Please register in advance for a kit—quantities will be limited.

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Crossroads Block of the Month

Second Thursday each month at 1pm                                   Cost $130                           Instructor: Marla Bryant

This is a virtual class. You need email and internet access to take this class.

Get ready to expand your quilting skills as you create your own version of this beautiful block of the month quilt, designed by Scott Flanagan. Your class fee gives you access to a monthly live Zoom meeting where Marla shows the assembly of each month's block(s) and answers your questions. Then, you'll have unlimited access to a recorded video of how to make each month's block until June 30, 2022. We recommend you tune into the live Zoom meeting and follow along so that you can see how the block is done and ask any questions you might have, then make your block with confidence, having seen it already done, and take advantage of the recorded video to guide you.

It is very important that we have your CORRECT email address on file when you register for class—otherwise we cannot give you access to the Members section of this website to view the videos!

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AccuQuilt Block of the Month—Beyond the Qube

Third Thursday each month at 1pm                                     Cost $120                           Instructor: Teresa Stamp

This is a virtual class. You need email and internet access to take this class.

Go Beyond the Qube and use your AccuQuilt die cutting system to it's fullest potential! Your class fee gives you access to a monthly live Zoom meeting where Teresa shows the assembly of each month's block(s) and answers your questions. Then, you'll have unlimited access to a recorded video of how to make each month's block until June 30, 2022. We recommend you tune into the live Zoom meeting and follow along so that you can see how the block is done and ask any questions you might have, then make your block with confidence, having seen it already done, and take advantage of the recorded video to guide you.

It is very important that we have your CORRECT email address on file when you register for class—otherwise we cannot give you access to the Members section of this website to view the videos!