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913-F N. Beal Parkway
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547
Phone: (850) 243-8261
Email:
info@sewitbetter.com

 


Classes


All classes must be paid at least 10 days prior to class. Cancellations received within 7 business days of class are not refundable due to confirmations with teachers. You can receive any handouts received. Cancellations prior to 7 business days can be refunded or given an in-store credit.

Embroidery Club students will need to pay the month before to secure your spot in the class. The maximum number of students in each embroidery class is 5.


Classes:


Boot Camp - Session 6:    Marking & Basting
    Tues 4/2  10-12 a.m. or 6-8 p.m.

     Fee: $10   
      Click on picture to sign-up


Session 6 focuses on Marking & Basting.  By this class your quilt top and borders have been attached and you are ready to plan your quilting.  You will be choosing your backing, layering your quilt sandwich, and planning your quilting.  We will be doing straight line quilting with a walking foot.



Boot Camp - Session 7:  Machine Quilting
     Tues 4/9  10-12 a.m. or 6-8 p.m.

     Fee: $10       
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Session 7 you will begin quilting your quilt.  You will learn how to properly lock your stitches, bring up your threads and tie-off.  You will actually be quilting in this class so you will need your sewing machine and walking foot.


  Boot Camp - Session 8:  Binding & Label
     Tues 4/16  10-12 a.m. or 6-8 p.m.

     Fee: $10     Binding & Label
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 sign-up




Session 8 will focus on quilt binging and finishing your label.  You will learn how to do traditional binding and magic binding.  You will need to bring your machine to this class.







Kimberbell 2-Day Embroidery Event
Thursday - Friday, April 18-19, 2019
$179.00 (includes all your designs, kits, stabilizers, food, more)  For more details click on this link 


Husqvarna Viking EPIC and Brilliance 80 Technology App Class
Thursday 4/25 from 10-12 a.m. or 4-6 p.m.
                                                      Fee:  No
 Cost

Come and learn how to use the different apps for your Husqvarna Viking EPIC, EPIC 980Q and Brilliance 80 sewing/ embroidery machine.  We will show you how to navigate between mySewnet, Premier software, and your machine.  This will be a lecture/demo class.  You will get to experience the apps yourself so bring your cellphone and/or tablet with you.  

     Premier+2 Software Class:   Crazy Quilting
     Tues 4/30  4-6 p.m. or  Wed 5/1 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

     Fee $10   
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This class requires Premier+2 Extra and is available for both Windows and MAC users.  This class will be using a previously saved quilt block and the background wizard function.  You will also see how you can add decorative stitching from a different machine.



      Accuquilt Mini-Class:  Strips and Ladders Wallhanging
    Saturday 5/4  11 - 2 p.m. 

     Fee $10 
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Join us for our first monthly Accuquilt Mini Class.  This class will focus on strip cutting, sub-cutting strips using the dies, cutting half-square triangles mix & match 6" cube.  You will be cutting your kit in class so you will need to come with your fabric ready.  The supply list will let you know what dies you will need.  If you don't have a die, we will have one available for use and purchase, just let us know in advance.



      Boot Camp - Beginning Quilting Advanced: Session 1
          Star Variation / Aunt Dinah's Block
    Tuesday, 5/7
 10 a.m. - 12 p.mor 6-8 p.m.
     Fee: $20   includes Class Binder) (follow-on classes will be $10)  
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Join us for 5 weeks of advanced quilting.  These 5 classes will teach you some new techniques, such as two methods of flying geese, pinwheels, curved seams, and mitered borders.  Class 1 will complete Star Variation Block with flying geese and square in a square, and Aunt Dinah's Block with quarter-square triangles and pieced corners.  Since these classes are A la Carte you can choose to which classes you want to take.  You are not required to take all of the classes unless you want to have a completed project and binder.


       May Embroidery Club - Vinyl Zipper Bag
      5/10  Friday 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. or 
      5/18 Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
      Fee: $25.00
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Come learn how to make this glittery vinyl zipper bag! This bag is done with Glitter Mirror Canvas and HTV and has a clear pocket window. If you need the glitter mirror canvas the teacher will have it for an additional $ 5.00 fee payable to her. This project is done in the following hoop sizes: 5" x 7" and 6" x 10"
      


       Boot Camp - Beginning Quilting Advanced: Session 2
                  Martha's Star / Pinwheel
      
    Tuesday, 5/14
 10 a.m. - 12 p.mor 6-8 p.m.
     Fee: $10   
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Session 2 will consistent of the Martha's Star block with the second flying geese  variation and pieced triangles, and the Pinwheel Block with piecing uneven units using the 45-degree angle.


Scan-n-Cut Club: Foiling a Thank You Card
     
 Tues 5/21  4-6 p.m.
 Fee $10.00
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In this class you will learn the how to use the Foiling expansion kit. We will be creating a foiled thank you card. This class will be a lecture /demo class. 



      Boot Camp - Beginning Quilting Advanced: Session 3 
            Drunkard's Path
    Tuesday 5/21  10 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 6-8 p.m 
     Fee: $10   
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Session 3 brings curves and bias with the Drunkard's Path block completed in the traditional way.   We will also show you the Accuquilt method.  This will be the last block in this series.  Next class we will start to put it all together.




Pfaff "Get to Know Me" Event
Thursday 5/23 and Friday 5/24
3 classes to choose from plus a trunk show.
Click on this link for more details and information




     Boot Camp - Beginning Quilting Advanced: Session 4 
           Sashing, Cornerstones, and Setting on Point
     Tuesday 5/28  10 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 6-8 p.m
 
     Fee: $10   
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Now that your 5 blocks are complete you will learn how to add sashing and cornerstones, then make your setting on-point.  We will then prepare for adding mitered borders in the last class.


      Premier+2 Software Class: Encore! Encore!
    Tues 5/28 4-6 p.m. or Wed 5/29 10-12 p.m.

     Fee $10   
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Come along as we dive deeper into Encore!  Since its inception, Encore has allowed us to more easily use multiple repeats of a design without having to meticulously line everything up, either by using copy, paste or duplicate.  Designs appear in perfect alignment almost magically and can be adjusted with minimal effort.  In this class, we will make a clock face, a seasonal border and more! Requires Premier +2 Embroidery and up.


     Accuquilt Mini-Class:  Tide Pool Table Topper
    Saturday 6/1  11 - 2 p.m. 
     Fee $10 
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This class will focus on working with your Go! Cube and Companion Corner Set.  You will be cutting your kit in class so you will need to come with your fabric ready.  The supply list will let you know what dies you will need.  If you don't have a die, we will have one available for use and purchase, just let us know in advance.



    Boot Camp - Beginning Quilting Advanced: Session 5 
           Mitered Borders
     Tuesday 6/4  10 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 6-8 p.m
 
     Fee: $10   
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 sign-up


This session will focus on mitered borders.  When do you use them, why do you want them, how do you calculate for doing them.  We will answer all those questions.  We will also discuss quilting options for your finished project.


         Westalee Ruler Introductory Class
         Wednesday 6/12  2-6 p.m.
         Fee:  $20  (class machine seats are limited to 4, audit seats are 6) 
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Join our Westalee Certified Teacher Bev Schroeder for a introductory class on the Westalee Ruler foot and Template Starter pack.  Bev will teach you the proper way to set up your machine, your Sew Steady table, and explain how the to use your templates.   We will supply your sample quilt sandwich, you will be required to have your Sew Steady Table, Westalee Ruler Foot and Template Start Pack in order to have one of the machine seats in this class.  If you are auditing you will observe the class and receive the classwork and sample quilt sandwich.   In the next quarter Bev will be teaching a feather class, so don't miss out on this class if you are just starting out.

      June Embroidery Club - Monogram Notebook Cover
      Friday 6/14   9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. or 
      Saturday  6/15   9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
      Fee: $25.00
      Click on the picture to sign-up


  In this class you will make a personalized notebook cover with strap enclousure. You will receive the entire alphabet.  
 This project can be done in the following hoop sizes: 6" x 10", 7" x 12", and 8" x 12"



Premier+2 Software Class: Beyond the Basics Quilt Block
     
Tues 6/25   4-6 p.m. or Wed 6/26  10-12 p.m.
     Fee $10  
 
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Upscale those quilt block designs from the Quilt Block Wizard, and adapt them to different quilting techniques!  We will start with a quilt block designed around an embroidery.  Utilize the Modify module to separate the quilting stitches from the embroidered applique.  Save as two distinct designs so you can embroider the fabric, and then quilt in the hoop after piecing the top.  Create a coordinating block with the Quilt Block Wizard to go between the embroidered sections in your quilt.  All that in one class!  This class requires Premier +2 Embroidery Extra and Ultra package.