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Cost: $ FREE
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
Using the School of Sewing Book by Shea Henderson you will make a monthly project and learn a new skill. This class is an ongoing class. If you have not been in it previously you will need to sign up for the New Beginning Sewing Class. Ask for Rita.

Cost: $ 100.00
Join us as we work step by step to learn basic functions of the berninas 880 plus through 535 going through the Offical Bernina workbook.

Cost: $ FREE
Elk Grove Guild Meeting 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Cost: $ FREE
Holiday Closed

Cost: $ FREE
Learn how to make a T-Shirt Class from start to finish with Rita. This is a 2 day class. First class you will learn how to prepare shirts cut them out and do a layout.. Second class you will how to cut sashing and sew quilt together and add borders.

Cost: $ 60.00
A fabulous Kimberbell one-day event during the busy holiday season?we?re talking less stress, more sparkle! Finish four festive projects including two Christmas ornaments, a premium watercolor card, and quilted decorative pillow. Enjoy the machine embroidery fun with Kimberbellishments, including bamboo hoops for ornaments, watercolor pencils with blending brush, and pillow form. Pick out your coziest winter sweater and sparkle all the way to Kimberbell?s one-day Christmas event!

Cost: $ 99.00
Who doesn't love a little friendship? Come make your very own Gnomie at our 2 day Kimberbell event.

Cost: $ 199.00
Let it be Winter already!!!! Come join us make winter a little more wonderful with Kimberbell!!

Cost: $ 199.00
Need to satisfy your sweet tooth and machine embroidery addiction? Come sew with us in Kimberbell?s Kitchen. Make six exclusively sweet projects to bake with in your own kitchen or gift to a fellow baker. Create a delicious chenille hot pad, bread basket, vintage mixer applique apron, and more! Improve your embroidery skills, learn new techniques, and have your cake and stitch it too!

Cost: $ 199.00
Join Linda Ballard for a day of quilting fun and learning. Pinwheel Swirl Quilt

Cost: $ 55.00
Join us for a fun bus trip to PIQF on Thursday October 14th! Let us take the stress out of you driving to Santa Clara!

Cost: $ 70.00
Join us for a fun bus trip to PIQF on Thursday October 14th! Let us take the stress out of you driving to Santa Clara!

Cost: $ 70.00
Come in and learn how to make etching on glass with your Scan N Cut!

Cost: $ 20.00
Come in and learn how to make etching on glass with your Scan N Cut!

Cost: $ 20.00
Must have taken: Getting To Know Your Machine 101. Learn the Decorative Stitches on your machine.

Cost: $ 25.00
Bring your Hand Embroidery projects and sit and stitch with friends for the day.

Cost: $ FREE
An open session to work on your projects

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

Cost: $ 10.00
Topics Include: ? Quilt top prepping and picking your backing ? Auditioning, resizing with Quilter?s Assistant Proportional Scale & applying quilt designs ? The basics of batting & basting ? Tackling threads, needles and tension ? Stitch-in-the-ditch and meander quilting

Cost: $ 39.99
Topics Include: ? Put together a custom design plan for your quilt ? Pick one motif and then find designs that complement it ? How to quilt borders and blocks larger than the quilting frame ? Auditioning designs using Preview Paper ? Tips and tricks for making your designs fit

Cost: $ 39.99
Class 3-A ? Longarm Bag of Tricks ______________________________________________________________________________ Class Description: You?ve got your longarm?now what? Come check out all the great accessories, tools and feet that are available to help you finish spectacular quilts. You?ll get a chance to try out all these great tools which will help you finish more projects in less time. Come and find your new favorite accessory! 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: $ 39.99
Class 3-B ? Can?t Have Enough Rulers! ______________________________________________________________________________ Class Description: Do you love rulers? But are you still looking for new ways to use them? In this class, we?ll focus on building an inventory of design ideas using the HQ VersaTool and other HQ rulers. Point to point quilting using markings already on your quilt ? like seams or corners ? is a cinch with rulers. We?ll start with ruler basics, then move on to creating beautiful designs for your entire quilt. Topics Include: ? Ruler basics: the right foot, ruler base and ruler ? Point to point quilting using the markings on the rulers ? Using a ruler for a design base on an entire quilt ? HQ VersaTool?: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells, and arcs ? Quilting around applique or embroidery with rulers

Cost: $ 39.99
Class 5-A Introduction to the Pro-Stitcher Part 1 Class Description: Pro-Stitcher is an intuitive computer-guided quilting system designed especially for use with Handi Quilter longarm quilting machines. User-friendly and simple to operate, the step-by-step process for each function is easy and fun. Whether finishing your own quilts or consider a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with Pro-Stitcher. New owners ? start here! ______________________________________________________________________________ Part 1 Topics Include: ? Overview of support resources available on-line ? Overview of menu and basic functions and design catalog ? Place a block design using Skew, Resize, XForm and Align ? Demonstration of the Pro-Stitcher Simulator ? Overview of PS Designer ?

Cost: $ 39.99
Class 6-A Pro-Stitcher Designer? Introduction _________________________ Part 1 Class Description: Pro-Stitcher Designer is a full featured, vector-based drawing software gives you the ability to quickly design, edit, customize, export and import any quilting motif you can imagine. This class will start with a basic overview of the easy to use features. New users will be creating their own digital designs for their next quilting project by the end of this class! Part 1 Topics Include: Overview of support resources available on-line Overview of user interface, basic functions and design catalog Draw basic designs using the Draw Tools with a backdrop and add stitches, save and import your design to Pro-Stitcher Create simple closed shapes using the Artwork Tools and use the Interlocking view option 10 Use the Auto Digitizing feature to create a design

Cost: $ 39.99
Linda Ballard is holding a retreat in our classroom.

Cost: $ 270.00
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

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  916 714 0904

       New York, NY 84045

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NorCal Sewing & Vacuum Norcal Sewing & Vacuum Center is a family owned business. We believe in that old fashion customer service and take pride in helping our customers.

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