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Join us in learning the basics of sewing. This will be a series of 12 classes broken down into sets of 4 classes at a time. Each month you will make a new project learning a new skill.

Cost: $ 100.00
Learn how to use your embroidery machine with Torrie. You will learn about threads, needles and stabilizers to achieve the best results.

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn how to turn T-Shirts into a wonderful memory quilt with Rita.

Cost: $ 60.00
Open Session for a CLASS led projects. There will be staff available for questions. Kits will be avaialable for purchase upon request.

Cost: $ 12.00
Join us for the Kimberbell Exclusive Club Designs Volume 3 4th Tuesday. Self Lead Group

Cost: $ 12.00
Join our Exclusive Club and receive FREE designs!

Cost: $ FREE
Winter Wonderland Discover a Winter Wonderland, Kimberbell?s two-day machine embroidery event! Create a Winter Cardinal Ornament from felt and dimensional foam, then leap into the season with a Dream Skate Felt Stocking. Stitch a Dear Santa Bench Buddy for a special North Pole delivery, and anticipate Christmas with our dazzling December Days Advent Calendar! Projects feature elegant whites, golds, crimsons, and creams, all made in 6?10 and 5?7 hoops with additional sizes available. From shiny Embroidery Leather to twinkling fairy lights,

Cost: $ 195.00
More information to come

Cost: $ FREE
Must have taken: Getting To Know Your Machine 101. Learn the Decorative Stitches on your machine.

Cost: $ 25.00
Work on your own hand embroidery, wool work, silk ribbon, Applique or crazy quilt project. Join this group if you like spending time doing handwork with a nice group of ladies.

An open session to work on your projects

Cost: $ 10.00
Un- Finished Group

Cost: $ 10.00
An open sewing session to work on your projects with friends.

Cost: $ 10.00
Ready to tackle that pile of finished quilt tops? This is the perfect class for you! You will learn how to prepare your quilt top, mark designs for quilting, choose batting and backing fabrics, baste, and picking the perfect thread to stitch it all together. Bring a pieced quilt top, if desired, to explore ideas and approaches to finishing your first quilt.

Cost: $ 29.99
Class Description: Handi Quilter is always coming up with new fun ways to help you be the very best quilter! In this show and tell style class, we?ll play with all the latest gadgets, rulers, and feet and show you how to incorporate them into your quilting tool box. Come and try out these tools and you?ll find your new favorite! Topics Include: ? Design, audition, and application tools ? Quilt-loading and frame accessories ? Handi Feet options ? Channel locks and straight line options ? Rulers and templates

Cost: $ 29.99
Interested in seeing what you can do with the new Ruler of the Month Club recent releases? This class explores all the great design combinations you can create with this set of 6 rulers. Everything from creating a classic block design to accomplishing a fabulous edge-to-edge design can be done with these versatile rulers. Topics Include: ? Ruler Safety Review ? Handi Grip, Sure Foot & ruler base, stitch length, Precision or Cruise mode, needle down vs up ? How to use the markings on the rulers ? What shapes can I quilt with the rulers? ? What else can I do with these rulers? ? How to combine rulers to create a new design ? Add fills to the ruler shapes, echo and repeat ? Getting your hopping foot inside the ruler

Cost: $ 29.99
Have you ever wanted to try quilting in an improvisational style? This is a great class that will explore using improve techniques in quilting. Looking at your fabric motifs, block shapes, and even using surprising thread colors can all be used to quilt in unexpected ways. We?ll stretch your design choices and give you great ideas for completing your next quilting project. Topics Include: ? Drawing simple designs and transferring to your quilt ? Using straight lines to create drama ? Add unexpected designs to create a more modern feel ? Use marked grids as a design foundation ? Draw inspiration from fabric prints

Cost: $ 29.99
TOPICS INCLUDE: Overview of support resources available on-line Overview of menu and basic functions and design catalog Fit a design to a block using Skew and Resize, XForm and Align Demonstration of the Pro-Stitcher Simulator Overview of Art & Stitch

Cost: $ 29.99
TOPICS INCLUDE: What's the difference between Reposition, Nudge and Drag and Drop? The many ways to describe an Area on your quilt Using Skew 1 vs Skew 2 Set up, crop, wrap and advance edge-to-edge designs Quilt straight lines the easy way with Move and Channel Locks

Cost: $ 29.99
Ready to move on to some more advanced Pro-Stitcher techniques? We?ll focus on more advanced techniques to take full advantage of all of the great features of Pro-Stitcher. We?ll set up a border, including corners, skew blocks to fit in any size of area, and set up edge to edge designs with wraps. Digitizing your own designs is a snap with Record or Mark and setting up triangles is even easier with our Triangle Skew. Topics Include: ? Borders with corners and chunking methods ? Using all the Modify tab features ? Chunking borders and quilting designs larger than your throat space ? Triangle Skew ? Digitizing your designs with Record

Cost: $ 59.99
Hands on event (1 person per machine) All day fun event with Lunch Included. Curious about solving the mystery of Longarm quilting? Or are you looking for a chance to brush up your longarm skills? This class demystifies longarm quilting by teaching all the basics! We?ll start with machine and frame features and maintenance, then demonstrate loading a quilt. We?ll move on to picking the perfect thread for your project, setting your tension, and choosing designs for your quilt. This class is full of great tips and tricks while exhibiting all the great features found in the Handi Quilter machine lineup.

Cost: $ 99.99
Hands On Truck Event (1 person per machine) Fun quilting with prizes. Class Description: Tired of doing edge to edge? Have you ever wanted to layout a design for your whole quilt? It?s easy to plan with a few simple steps. We?ll start with exploring how to find one motif then breaking it down into pieces for every area of your quilt. Select and customize designs to complement each area, and learn how to accomplish the quilting quickly and easily. Classic fillers and modern designs will all be explored. Topics include: ? Creating a custom plan for your quilt using Preview Paper ? Learn how to make borders fit without measuring ? Marking your quilt so your design is consistent ? Develop your own design library of background fills ? How to get your designs marked on the quilt

Cost: $ 59.99
Hands on Event (1 person per machine) Super Fun Quilting Experience. Looking for the perfect circle or wave? Or how about a heart or arc? These shapes are all possible with consistency and precision when you use a ruler or template. Learn the safe way to use these tools, starting with the right foot. We?ll explore designs like waves with channels, curved crosshatching, and echoing around applique. Rulers will become your new favorite quilting design tool.

Cost: $ 59.99
Open Session for a CLASS led projects. There will be staff available for questions. Kits will be available for purchase upon request.

Cost: $ 12.00
Get to know your air threading serger, and different stitches

Cost: $ 25.00
You will learn to thread your serger. When and why to use a 4 threads vs 3 threads. What thread and needle to use and why? Plus more! Teacher Torrie Root

Cost: $ 25.00
Join Torrie Root and learn how to use your basic sewing machine feet and how to clean and oil your machine.

Cost: $ 25.00

Upcoming Classes


Getting to Know Your Embroidery Machine - Embroidery

Cost: $ 25

Learn how to use your embroidery machine with Torrie. You will learn about threads, needles and stabilizers to achieve the best results.

Class 3-A ? What?s New at Handi Quilter? (Elk Grove Location)

Cost: $ 29.99

Class Description: Handi Quilter is always coming up with new fun ways to help you be the very best quilter! In this show and tell style class, we?ll play with all the latest gadgets, rulers, and feet and show you how to incorporate them into your quilting tool box. Come and try out these tools and you?ll find your new favorite! Topics Include: ? Design, audition, and application tools ? Quilt-loading and frame accessories ? Handi Feet options ? Channel locks and straight line options ? Rulers and templates

Handi Quilter 1A Turning Flimsies Into Quilts (Elk Grove Location)

Cost: $ 29.99

Ready to tackle that pile of finished quilt tops? This is the perfect class for you! You will learn how to prepare your quilt top, mark designs for quilting, choose batting and backing fabrics, baste, and picking the perfect thread to stitch it all together. Bring a pieced quilt top, if desired, to explore ideas and approaches to finishing your first quilt.

Handi Quilter 4A Jumping Into Improvisation Quilting (Elk Grove Location)

Cost: $ 29.99

Interested in seeing what you can do with the new Ruler of the Month Club recent releases? This class explores all the great design combinations you can create with this set of 6 rulers. Everything from creating a classic block design to accomplishing a fabulous edge-to-edge design can be done with these versatile rulers. Topics Include: ? Ruler Safety Review ? Handi Grip, Sure Foot & ruler base, stitch length, Precision or Cruise mode, needle down vs up ? How to use the markings on the rulers ? What shapes can I quilt with the rulers? ? What else can I do with these rulers? ? How to combine rulers to create a new design ? Add fills to the ruler shapes, echo and repeat ? Getting your hopping foot inside the ruler

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