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Read our March Newsletter below.


 

March 2019 Newsletter

Announcements



 

You are cordially invited to an open house at our new location on Battlefield! We are so excited for everything this larger new space has to offer! Come anytime during regular store hours on Friday or Saturday to say hello to the staff and browse our new location.


Friday March 1
9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday March 2
9:30 am - 3:00 pm


1301 E Battlefield Rd
Springfield, MO 65804

(Map below)
 
 

Beginning in March:
 

Monthly Club


We are excited to announce our all-new monthly club!

Come join us once a month for socializing, snacks, show & tell and a quick demonstration by one of our instructors! All you need to bring is yourself and one project to share with the group. Club will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm - choose whichever time is best for your schedule! Cost for membership is $65 for one year. Our year will run from March 2019 - February 2020.

 
  • Monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of each month
  • First Club Meeting: Tuesday March 19th
  • Choose Your Time:
    • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm or 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • One-time cost of $65
  • March 2019 - February 2020

To Sign Up: Come into the store, call 417-885-1242 or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com.

Class fees are due at time of registration.



Handi Quilter Educator Event
 

When: Friday April 5 - Saturday April 6

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Cost: $45 per class

Choose 3 classes and get the last one free! ($135 for all 4)

Lunch will be provided both days.

Join Handi Quilter National Educator Kate Quinn at Shawn's Sewing Center for four longarm quilting classes at our next Handi Quilter Educator Event!

CLASS #1: STAND UP LONGARM MACHINE QUILTING BASICS

Friday April 5 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CLASS #2: RULER ESSENTIALS

Friday April 5 - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

CLASS #3: BEYOND TRADITIONAL FEATHERS

Saturday, April 6 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CLASS #4: INTRODUCTION TO THE HQ PRO-STITCHER PART 1

Saturday, April 6 from 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm  
To Sign Up: Come into the store, call or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com

Class fees are due at time of registration.

Classes


Kimberbell March 2019 Monthly Project Class
 

Peek-a-boo Bunny Tea Towel


Join us for this month's dealer exclusive Kimberbell project!

 

Come join us for a great project class featuring our March Dealer Exclusive Kimberbell design, the Peek-a-boo Bunny Tea Towel! No matter how long the winter, welcome spring with this blossomed bunny tea towel. Featuring fabric applique, adorable face details, and decorative stitches, you'll learn how to center the design so he peeks perfectly over the ribbon border.

 

Project will be completed during class, embroidery machine with minimum hoop size of 5x7 is required. Project supplies will be provided.

 
  • Date: Thursday March 7 & Saturday March 9
  • Time: 10am - 12pm
  • Cost: $25, includes embroidery design and supply kit.
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Requirements: Bring your own machine and a thumb drive. Hoop size needed is minimum 5x7.
To Sign Up: Come into the store, call or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Class fees are due at time of registration.

March Machine Mastery


Machine Mastery is a monthly class featuring instruction and demo on a specific feature of our top-of-the-line sewing and embroidery machines. This month will feature demo and hands on practice of the Muvit Foot. All five Muvit Feet attachments will be demonstrated. Dream Machine will be in the morning and Luminaire will be in the afternoon. Babylock owners with equivalent models are welcome!
  • Date: Monday, March 11
  • Time:
    • 9:30 am - 11:30 am - Dream Machine
    • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Luminaire
  • Cost: $20
To Sign Up: Come into the store, call or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Class fees are due at time of registration.

Preventative Maintenance
with Shawn

 
Bring your machine and join Shawn for a class on preventative machine maintenance. In this hands on class, you will learn machine maintenance techniques and tips. Class will also offer do’s and don’t’s for using and maintaining your machine and a Q&A session, so bring your questions!

Please bring your machine and power cord to class. You are welcome to share a machine with a friend during class if you both have the same machine.
 

  • Date: Thursday, March 14
  • Time: 9:30am - 11:30am or 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Cost: $20
  • Requirements: Bring your machine and power cord.
     
To Sign Up: Come into the store, call 417-885-1242 or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Class fees are due at time of registration.

Pro-Stitcher Tips & Tricks

 

Do you have a Pro-Stitcher or have you been thinking of adding it to your Handi Quilter longarm? Join us this month's class on using Handi Quilter's Pro-Stitcher! Bring your tablet or laptop with the simulator installed so you can follow along.

 

Date: Saturday March 23

Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Cost: $20

Skill Level: Any

To Sign Up: Come into the store, call 417-885-1242 or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Class fees are due at time of registration.

Fuse, Fold & Stitch Rug


Join Phyllis for a project class featuring this great area rug for bathroom, kitchen or beside the bed. A double layer of foam batting provides a wonderful cushion under your feet! Quick zigzag stitched technique using wide strips. Made from fabric strips, or 10" squares like Layer Cakes or Shortcakes, or scout your stash for leftover 10" wide pieces. 

 

  • Date: Wednesday, March 27
  • Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Cost: $20
  • Requirements: Please bring your machine to class. Pattern and Foam Batting required. Details will be provided on supply list.
To Sign Up: Come into the store, call 417-885-1242 or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Class fees are due at time of registration.

ScanNCut Project
Vinyl Decal Mug

 

Are you ready to start doing fun things with your Scan N Cut?  Well we have a fun and easy project for you!  Learn how to choose your design, cut and weed your decal and transfer to the mug.  Cost includes all materials. ScanNCut required - please bring your ScanNCut to class.

  • Date: Wednesday March 27
  • Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Cost: $20
  • Skill Level: Any
  • Requirements: Bring your ScanNCut or ScanNCutDX.


To Sign Up: Come into the store, call 417-885-1242 or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Class fees are due at time of registration.

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Read our April Newsletter

April 2019 Newsletter

Announcements

 



Handi Quilter Educator Event

When: Friday April 5 - Saturday April 6

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Cost: $45 per class

Choose 3 classes and get the last one free! ($135 for all 4)

Lunch will be provided both days.

Join Handi Quilter National Educator Kate Quinn at Shawn's Sewing Center for four longarm quilting classes at our next Handi Quilter Educator Event!

CLASS #1: STAND UP LONGARM MACHINE QUILTING BASICS

Friday April 5 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CLASS #2: RULER ESSENTIALS

Friday April 5 - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

CLASS #3: BEYOND TRADITIONAL FEATHERS

Saturday, April 6 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CLASS #4: INTRODUCTION TO THE HQ PRO-STITCHER PART 1

Saturday, April 6 from 1:30pm - 4:30pm

To Sign Up: Come into the store, call or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Event fees are due at time of registration.

Quilting Design Event
with Susan Manry

Join us for four days full of quilting design with Susan Manry! Each class with be twelve hours over two days - sign up for all four days of the event for a discounted rate.

Everything Pro-Stitcher Premium: Friday July 19 & Saturday July 20
Art & Stitch, Basics & Beyond: Sunday July 21 & Monday July 22

9:00am - 4:30pm each day
Lunch will be provided.

$200 per class, $375 for both classes
To Sign Up: Come into the store, call 417-885-1242 or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Event fees are due at time of registration.

Classes

It's not too late to join! The first meeting is Tuesday March 19.

Come join us once a month for socializing, snacks, show & tell and a quick demonstration by one of our instructors! All you need to bring is yourself and one project to share with the group. Club will meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 1:00 pm is full, but there are still seats open for 6:00pm! Cost for membership is $65 for one year. Our year will run from March 2019 - February 2020.

  • Monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of each month
  • First Club Meeting: Tuesday March 19th
  • Choose Your Time:
    • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm (full)
    • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm (spots available)
  • One-time cost of $65
  • March 2019 - February 2020

To Sign Up: Come into the store, call 417-885-1242 or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com.

Class fees are due at time of registration.
 

Pineapple Block with Sharon

The pineapple block has been around for years. This class will teach you this traditional block using Creative Grid Pineapple Trim Tool ruler, which will make this block easy. The ruler comes in two sizes and takes the guess work out of measuring and squaring up. Once all of your blocks are made they sew together beautifully. With this block you can make a table runner, place mats, a throw or a full size quilt. Better yet, this block can be theme based, scrappy, or sewed using a limited number of colors to give it a more modern vibe. You will love making this block!

To Sign Up: Come into the store, call 417-885-1242 or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Class fees are due at time of registration.

Date: Tuesday April 9
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Cost: $20
Requirements: Creative Grid Pineapple Trim Tool, available in two sizes in store or bring your own. Please bring machine to class, other supplies will be listed on class supply list.
Skill Level: Intermediate, should have a working knowledge of machine and rotary cutting.
 
Ever wonder how they get these crazy angles? It's done with the Twister template! Join Patty for her class on all the secrets for making this fun piece. You will work on the wall hanging pictured below in class. Once you complete the class you'll be able to use any of the different size templates to make many unique designs from Christmas wreaths to Halloween pumpkins or just stunning scrappy quilts. Pictured below is a quilt made with the template along with the smaller project that will be made in class!

To Sign Up: Come into the store, call 417-885-1242 or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Class fees are due at time of registration.

  • Date: Wednesday April 10
  • Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Cost: $20
    • Cost includes pattern and instruction.
  • Skill Level: Beginner, should have a working knowledge of machine and rotary cutter.
  • Requirements: Machine, please bring machine to class. Lil Twister Template also required (available in store). All other supplies will be included on supply list.

 
Kimberbell April 2019 Monthly Project Class

Lovebirds Tandem Bicycle Tote

 

Come join us for a great project class featuring our April Dealer Exclusive Kimberbell design, the Lovebirds Tandem Bicycle Tote! The tandem bike has been a symbol of romance for more than one hundred years since. Just like marriage, the technique takes cooperation and practice. Thank goodness machine embroidery wasn't that much work! In our tandem design, little lovebirds look sweet perched on the bicycle seat and handles, and we adore the baskets of blossoms with fringe flowers too. Perfect for a picnic tote, you can personalize the design by adding your marriage or anniversary date.

Project will be completed during class, embroidery machine with minimum hoop size of 5x7 is required. Please bring machine and thumb drive to class. Embroidery pattern, project kit and instruction is included!

To Sign Up: Come into the store, call or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Class fees are due at time of registration.



Dates & Times Available:
Thurs April 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Thurs April 11, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sat April 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Cost: $25, includes embroidery design, project kit & instruction.
Skill Level: Beginner
Requirements: Bring your own machine and a thumb drive. Hoop size needed is minimum 5x7.
 

PE Design 11 For Beginners

Join Bettylynne Gregg for a lecture and demo of PE Design 11, Brother's Personal Embroidery and Sewing Digitizing Software. Bring your laptop with the program installed (don't forget your dongle!) and follow along to learn about running and updating the program, file types used, creating and savings designs and a whole lot more! Complete beginners are welcome!

To Sign Up: Come into the store, call 417-885-1242 or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Class fees are due at time of registration.

Dates & Times Available:
Saturday April 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday April 11, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Each section will include a 90 minutes lecture followed by a 30 minute Q&A and open lab.
Cost: $55
Skill Level: Beginner
Requirements: Bring your laptop with Windows operation system version 7, 8 or 10 and installed PE Design 11 and dongle (the USB software key.)
 

Hexi Flower Bowl Project Class


Join Phyllis for a sewing project class on these cute decorative fabric bowls. Great for desk, sewing table, organization, and even candy! Pattern and interfacing is included in class price. Pattern includes directions for two different sizes - the smaller bowl will be made in class. Bowl is 4” wide x 1 ¾” tall.

To Sign Up: Come into the store, call 417-885-1242 or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Class fees are due at time of registration.

Date: Wednesday, April 24
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: $35
Cost includes pattern, interfacing and instruction.
Requirements: Sewing machine - please bring your machine to class. Other supplies will be listed on your supply list.
 

ScanNCut 101

 

Do you have a ScanNCut and don't know where to start? This class will teach you the basics and get you ready to tackle new projects. Class will cover: navigating through screens and buttons, selecting and manipulating a design, setting blade height and doing test cuts (for ScanNCut2 and earlier), setting cut pressure (for ScanNCutDX), choosing and using your mats, cutting paper, and cutting, weeding and transferring vinyl.
Two classes will be offered - one for the ScanNCut 2 and earlier, and one for the new ScanNCutDX.

For ScanNCut 2 and earlier:
Date: Tuesday April 30
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Cost: $20
Requirements: Please bring your ScanNCut, mats and blades to class.

To Sign Up: Come into the store, call or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com

For ScanNCutDX only
Date: Tuesday April 30
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cost: $20
Requirements: Please bring your ScanNCut and mats to class.
To Sign Up: Come into the store, call or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com.
 

April Machine Mastery


Machine Mastery is a monthly class featuring instruction and demo on a specific feature of our top-of-the-line sewing and embroidery machines. Dream Machine will be in the morning and Luminaire will be in the afternoon. Babylock owners with equivalent models are welcome!

Please note the slight time change from past sessions of Machine Mastery. Dream Machine will now begin at 10:00am and Luminaire will now begin at 2:00pm.
  • Date: Monday, April 8
  • Time:
    • Dream Machine: 10:00am - 12:00pm
    • Luminaire: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Cost: $20
To Sign Up: Come into the store, call or register online at ShawnSewingCenter.com
Class fees are due at time of registration.
 
April's Ruler of the Month Club demo will feature March & April's rulers.
  • Date: Saturday April 27
  • Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Cost: Free for club members.


If you are not a member of Handi Quilter's Ruler of the Month Club and would like to learn more, click here.

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