Evening Class Schedule...


Embellished Edgings taught Monday Evening – Susie Gay

Chenille Throw taught Monday Evening – Marie Anderson

Blooming Beauties taught Monday Evening– Kari Mecca

Be Mine Smocked Mug Rug taught Monday Evening - Maggie Bunch

Mozaic Quilt as you Sew taught Tuesday Evening – Marie Anderson

Bubbles the Bullion Whimsy Fish taught Tuesday Evening – Kari Mecca

Biscornu Meets Heirloom taught Tuesday Evening – Maggie Bunch

Computer Evening – Terri Click

Scan n Cut Demonstration-Terri Click

Pin Cushion - Jan Kerton




Embellished Edgings taught Monday Evening – Susie Gay  (HAND)


This Notebook Sample Class will introduce you to four under-utilized, unique embroidery stitches that will add pizazz and interest to many different items. All of these edging stitches can be used around collars, down button plackets, along a tuck or pleat edge, etc. They can be used as edgings or not, but either way, they are fun, different and definitely distinctive! The stitches that will be covered in class are the Scalloped Buttonhole Chain Stitch, Beaded Hedebo Edge, Beaded Antwerp Stitch and the Armenian Edging Stitch. Each stitch will be demonstrated and learned in class on sample fabrics, then put into a folder notebook and labeled for future reference.


Skill Level Required: From beginner to advanced, this is a very useful class to add to your collection of available embellishment stitches. Kit Includes: Four pieces of fabric, needles, threads, beads, Tiger Tape™, labels, folder and fully illustrated instructions.


Student Supplies (besides Basic Sewing Supplies): Embroidery scissors, extra lighting and magnification.







Blooming Beauties Flower Pins taught Monday Evening – Kari Mecca



Machine and Hand Sewing Class Beginner/Intermediate

Learn to make a trio of elegantly crafted millinery flowers from silk organza, taffeta and wired ribbons.  Made using Whimsy Sticks looped trim, each flower is easily made using Kari’s unique techniques.  The flowers include a two-tone taffeta rose with softly rounded petals, a two-color silk organza rose with cut edge curling petals with a stamen center, and a softly colored metallic dahlia with pointed petals. Added leaves and felt backings make these blooms perfect to wear as pins, adorn purses and totes, use in home decor or to brighten any space.


Student Requirements: Large Set of Whimsy Sticks & ½” Whimsy Tape from Karimeaway.com, 50-60wt. cotton thread in black and white.







Chenille Throw taught Monday Evening – Marie Anderson (MACHINE CLASS)


56” x 66”--(includes batting)These pre-cut squares make it quick and easy to put this

“afternoon quilt” together. The chenille on a roll is added while you are sewing through

the backing, batting and quilt top. When you are done sewing the chenille, the quilt is quilted. Skill level- Beginner to advanced - I will bring many color choices to class so you can choose your favorite fabric/chenille color combination. You will learn- basic quilting, pressing, seam placement, keeping your rows in order.


Student Requirements: sewing machine, walking foot, large safety pins.


Additional Kit Cost: $35.






Bee Mine Smocked Mug Rug taught Monday Evening – Maggie Bunch



Picture smocking! Learn the basics of changing colors within a Row, how to have neat edges with full coverage. This tiny smocking project is a fun way to refresh your stacked cable skills. Finished as a MUG RUG, the Valentine fabrics are perfect for you to give to your Valentine or maybe treat yourself to a new one? Kewpie fabric is icing on the lovely treat. Simple construction can be completed on the classroom sewing machine. Use your MUG RUG in class the next day!


Kit includes: Pleated cotton insert, Embroidery floss, Smocking needle, crewel 7, lining material, backing material, Instructions.


Student Requirements: usual sewing supplies.






Computer Evening – Terri Click


Lecture demonstration class using Embrillance and Embrillance essentials.  Bring pen and paper to listen and learn.




Pin Cushion-Jan Kerton (HAND)


Pincushions are precut Merion wool, ready for embellishing with jewels and colored perle cotton.


Student Requirements:  Basic hand sewing items.






Quilt-as-you-sew “Mozaic” taught Tuesday Evening – Marie Anderson



Tablerunner “12 x 60”- 2 kit color choices are bright batiks or metallic Christmas prints.

This “quilt-as-you-sew” technique lets you finish this quilt as you sew the blocks.

The binding is automatically done also. This quilting technique is for any skill level.

You will learn - color placement, how to cut, pin, sew, press, topstitch.


Student Requirements: You will need sewing machine, 50 weight thread in medium shade, iron and ironing mat, rotary cutter, ruler and mat, small scissors.






Bubbles the Bullion Whimsy Fish taught Tuesday Evening – Kari Mecca (HAND)

Sizes: 2 &4


Bubbles the fanciful fish makes quite a splash on this summery apron styled top with rows of chiffon ruffles. Learn Kari’s secrets to creating bullion figures along with answering the questions of which way to wrap, how many threads to use, and which needles to use and when. Stitching in a step-by-step process, learn where to place your needle, how to build a figure and tips to shape bullions to create effects. Hand Sewing Class.


Skill Level: Beginning/Intermediate.


Kits: Complete kits will be supplied by Kari.  Kit Contents include ¾ yd fabric, 10 yds. chiffon, 5 yds. rickrack, 2-1/2 yds. grosgrain ribbon, 5 skeins floss.


Student Requirements: water soluble blue pen, 4-6” embroidery hoop.





Biscornu Meets Heirloom taught Tuesday Evening – Maggie Bunch (HAND)


Biscornu is a French adjective that means "that which has an irregular form, with projections" or "complicated and bizarre." Learn the ins and outs of this eight-sided cushion while practicing heirloom embroidery. Using cotton a broder, a highly twisted thread, stitchers will practice the bullion and running stitches and buttonhole edging. Students will choose from two color schemes and several sizes to customize the piece to suit their needs. Leave the class with a finished pincushion or scissor fob and the confidence to add heirloom touches to garments.  Kit includes Heirloom linen, 6” X 18”, enough for 2 biscornu, Coton a Broder, 18 strands, choice of color schemes, Wool stuffing, Mother of Pearl Buttons, 2 Quilting thread, 1 yard, Embroidery Needles, 2 sizes, 2 of each, Instructions.


Student Requirements:  No additional supplies are needed for this class






Scan-N-Cut Demonstration – Terri Click


Learn about the Scan n Cut machine, and the free on-line Scan N Cut Canvas tool.  If you are interested in purchasing a cutting tool this might be the one for you.  The over view will let you see the machine up close and personal to show you a little of what it can do for you in the sewing room.  Just bring pen and paper to listen and learn.



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Baby Lock (Pam & Missy)

Accent Sewing -Sheryl Smith -

Jan Kerton

Cindy Foose

Susie Gay

Connie Palmer

Gail Doane

Shelly Smola

Terri Click

Maggie Bunch

Trisha Smith

Jeannie Baumeister

Kari Mecca

Vaune Pierce

Marie  Anderson*

Katie Bartz

Joy Welsh*

Deborah Merrick-Wilson*


*first time teaching at SATB


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