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Come have some spooktacular fun with us as we decorate the retreat house for Halloween and turn it in to your "Home Sweet Haunted Home!" Several projects will be made and project kits and EVERYTHING else is provided!

Cost: $ 400.00
Learn how to make this adorable 6" x 7" hanging pocket for light-weight sewing notions or snippets with a 4" x 5" removable turtle pin cushion! Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 35.00
Come join us to learn how to make a 3D Friendship Star. This can be used in many different ways and added to for a bigger quilt, tablerunner and more.

Cost: $ 35.00
Have an AccuQuilt fabric cutter still in the box? Need help with a specific project? This is your opportunity to bring it in and get some help!

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn how to make this cute and sassy apron with scalloped edges and a fun front. Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn the necessary skills for creating a beautiful quilt top that you can be proud of. Learn how to pick fabrics, color choices, equipment/tool choices, how to cut fabrics, sew blocks together and then how to create the top. Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn to make a BIG Teddy Bear! Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn to make this quick and easy tablerunner. Perfect to do for each season because the Beauty of the Braided Twist is its simplicity! No Quilting, No Binding, No Handwork!! How?... The magic is in the hidden center seam!! YOU JUST TWIST!

Cost: $ 35.00
The quick and easy Confetti Star quilt pattern is an intricate layer cake quilt pattern that comes together with no tricky y-seams.

Cost: $ 35.00
This hands-on class will cover all the IPad apps that are available for the Janome15000 and the S9. All of the apps will be demoed and used hands on. From the simplicity of AcuEdit and AcuMonitor to the very helpful Acusetter and the creative AcuSketch, all will be covered with plenty of time for questions. IPad with all apps updated and current needed for class. Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 50.00
Now that you've learned how to use the Acufil Program to quilt on your embroidery machine, come work on a project of your choice while you have an expert by your side to guide you when needed! Valora Hammond is amazing at Acufil Quilting Techniques!

Cost: $ 50.00
No room for a long arm? No need to have one if you have the Acufil Software and Hoop for your embroidery machine. We will spend the day doing a project that will help in the understanding of how this powerful program will help you finish your quilts in your sewing studio. Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 50.00
Interested in or Bought that serger and now need to know how to make it work for you? What attachments are available and how are they used? We will do samples of Rolled hems, Flat locks and the different serger stitches. We will also play with decorative threads and see how they can be used to enhance any project. Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 50.00
This is such a great program to expand our creativity with our Embroidery machines. Only limited by our imagination. We will cover the different graphics and how each one works with the program. The tools to accomplish our dreams will be covered- from editing to creating with a graphic, from using graphic fonts to drawing freehand. Cutting feature will not be addressed since that will be covered in the Artistic Edge class. Computer with the latest update installed and running. Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 100.00
Artistic Edge and Simple Cuts- Need a little hand holding to get started or to learn a new technique about what this machine and software will do??? Various techniques will be covered- printing, rhinestones, writing on fabric, fabric cutting for applique and vinyl. Computer with Simple cuts installed and the Edge cutter required. Embroidery machine needed if you desired to do an embroidered applique project or a regular sewing machine to do a sewing applique. This is a hands-on class! Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 100.00
What feet do I need? -This class will be for every Janome sewing machine. If it stitches then you need to learn what the feet do and how to use them to expand your sewing style. This will be a hands-on class so Jackie needs to know what machine you are bringing so the appropriate feet can be ordered. For the quilters- the binding attachment and stitch in the ditch and HP Acufeed foot plus others will be covered, for the Artist in everybody the circular sewing attachment, the free motion couching foot, bobbin work, couching foot, ribbon foot and many, many more. Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 50.00
9-11 a.m. Free standing lace- Come learn the difference between stabilizers when making FSL. What is Free standing lace and can I make any design into Free Standing Lace? What are the various ways of joining the FSL together after making the objects? This will include a small project so that all steps will be covered. Embroidery Machine required and 2 layers of wash away stabilizer needed (not the plastic wrap type). Discussing film vs web-like stabilizer or using organza on any design rayon vs polyester thread - when and why. Class fees are non-refundable. 11-1 p.m. In the Hoop project (ITH) Part 1- By taking this class you will understand the process of making a project completely in the hoop with regular material. From stabilizers used to finished project. Learn all the steps to complete these quick and easy projects. It is great when the machine does all the work. Embroidery machine needed. 2-4 p.m. In the Hoop Project (ITH) Part 2- In this project we will learn how to put in a zipper in the hoop letting the embroidery machine do the work. We will also be working with alternative fabrics such as vinyl, Mylar, applique glitter sheets, cork, and Kraft Tex. All will be covered and discussed and participants will be able to pick one project to do in class. Embroidery machine needed 4-6 p.m. Q and A- Bring yourself and your questions and learn from others. This will be an open Q and A session that will allow any questions ask about sewing and embroidery. A lively discussion will be anticipated and if that is lacking then stabilizers, needles, thread, bobbin carriers, cloth setter and all things sewing and embroidery will be addressed. Nothing necessary but questions.

Cost: $ 50.00
This is a hands-on project class where the students will make a reverse applique pillow using the Pro Stitcher robotics. It is a long arm version of an in the hoop project. Each student will take home their pillow.

Cost: $ 25.00
This is a hands-on class where the student will learn different free motion quilting motifs, learn how to use a paper panto and laser to quilt, and couching. Students will leave with a handout of the class.

Cost: $ 10.00
This long arm event allows you to see and make an informed decision on owning a long arm or for those who already own one to receive expert training by a long arm specialist provided by Janome. In this class the students will learn how to load the frame and shown all the options on the machine screen. Great importance will be put on teaching and learning tension for the machine and the bobbin. Obstacles that new long arm quilters often encounter will be addressed as well. Layaway and 0% financing options are available for those who choose to purchase the Quilt Maker Pro 18, 20 or Pro Stitcher.

Cost: $ 10.00
Learn the stepping stones of robotic quilting, using Pro-Stitcher in a lecture/demo format. Attendees will be helped to understand the basics of computerized quilting and be inspired with how creative they can be in a very short time. The topics covered will be on how to: resize, blocks, borders, triangles, raw edge appliqu?, cropping and more.

Cost: $ 25.00
Interested in or purchased the MB7 7-Spool Embroidery Machine and now you need to know how to make it work for you? What attachments are available and how are they used? Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 50.00
Your opportunity to work on ANY project with your Janome machine and have an expert at your side to answer any and all questions!

Cost: $ 50.00
Bring your computer with Horizon Link (15000), S9 Tools (S9), and Embroidery Editor (500E) installed and running. You will learn how to make the most of your embroidery time by being able to create while the machine is stitching, how to transfer designs, how to use a cloth setter and how to find the designs in the machine. Learn about stabilizers, thread, needles and bobbin carriers as well. Computer with appropriate software installed and Embroidery machine needed. Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 50.00
You will learn how to make the most of your sewing machine. Whether you are a new owner or have had your machine for awhile but was never properly trained or you just need a refresher, this class is for you! Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 50.00
Kimberbell and Janome have teamed up to present Family Game Night! During this two day event, you will make four exclusive projects and leave with three bonus mug rug designs! We will be holding this at the retreat center for a special two-night/day retreat to include fun, food and prizes! Be prepared to have the time of your life! We have limited space, so reserve your spot today! You just have to show up and be ready to get your "game" on! This will be a hybrid event which means it will be in-person with a Janome educator attending remotely.

Cost: $ 400.00
This is your opportunity to start or continue working on a Judy Niemeyer Paper Piecing Project of your choice while having an expert at your side! There is not a specific project in mind for this retreat. Whether it's finishing the Fractured Star, working on a Seasonal Table Runner or starting a new Judy Niemeyer project, Cindy Simmons is here for you and will teach you the skills and techniques for you to finish. All you have to do is ask! AND, you get the opportunity to stay at the new Stitch-n-Pines Retreat Center and meet others who love to paper piece as well!

Cost: $ 450.00
Cruise on down to the quilt shop for those sweet Summer Nights! At Kimberbell?s one-day machine embroidery event, you?ll make three peachy-keen projects for gathering with family and friends. Stitch the ?Sweet Stash? Roll-up Bag, Pink Roadster Mug Rug, and ?S?more Fun? Roasting Stick Tote in 5?7 and 6?10 hoops, then go home with additional sizes to stitch later. When the day is through, we can?t wait to spend our Summer Nights with you!

Cost: $ 129.00
Learn to make a small or large Mini-Poppins Bag (Large: 9" wide x 7" deep x 7" tall; Small: 9" wide x 7" deep x 5" tall) This is a useful zipper top bag in two sizes. Structural stays keep it in shape. Lots of pockets on the inside keep everything organized. Great travel bag or sewing kit.

Cost: $ 35.00
Come join us for a sew-in! Each attendee that stays for more than 4 hours will receive a 10% discount off of most items for the day!

Cost: $ 10.00
Day 1 RulerWork 101 Description: Rulerwork 101 will teach the 'stuff' you need to know to dive right in to Rulerwork with Templates! We start with the tools needed for a successful experience and work through the Westalee Design Sampler Set 1 templates. During the afternoon portion of the class we will create a project that will leave you AMAZED at what you can do in such a short time. No need to be accomplished at Free Motion quilting - neither is Donelle! That's why she LOVES Template Quilting and shares that LOVE world-wide. Don't miss out on the opportunity to gain hands-on experience! Day 2 AM (4 hours) Woven Circles with Template Quilting Description: Woven Circles will open your creativity to many new and exciting projects! Easy to do but so intriguing. You will do 4 circles but we will talk about how you can do many different projects using this method. Class will include a Trunk Show of many other Circle Sewing Projects! Day 2 PM (2 hours) Feathers Description: Do you have FEATHERS on your Bucket List? Well after this class, you will be able to check that off of the list! Feathers are so easy and yet, we are all intimidated by them. Take the fear out of feathers when you take this class. Day 3 25" Square Medallion Quilt with TempLee Quilted Center Description: You will do a TempLee Quilted MEDALLION wallhanging that will simply amaze you! You are ready for MORE and we are diving deeper into Template Quilting by adding the TempLee Quilt method of reverse applique'. The sample shown does not have the areas cut away, but we will cut away some of the areas in class. With the correct tools, this method is easy to do.

Cost: $ 450.00
Similar to the Mini-Poppins bag, this bag comes in two sizes as well. Zipper to bag in two sizes. Lots of pockets on the inside keep everything organized. Structural stays keep it in shape. Smaller version of the Poppins Bag. Includes two bendable stays. Larger 13" wide x 12" tall x 9" deep. Smaller 13" wide x 9" tall x 9" deep.

Cost: $ 35.00
For those quilter's who want to go on retreat but either don't have a group to go with or just want to meet new friends and get caught up on some projects. This is a great way to learn from others and establish your own group of quilting friends to book your own retreat in the future. **YOU MUST CALL JACKIE at 575-973-2191 TO BOOK THIS OPEN RETREAT!

Cost: $ 170.16
For those quilter's who want to go on retreat but either don't have a group to go with or just want to meet new friends and get caught up on some projects. This is a great way to learn from others and establish your own group of quilting friends to book your own retreat in the future. **YOU MUST CALL JACKIE at 575-973-2191 TO BOOK THIS OPEN RETREAT!

Cost: $ 255.23
Want to do something different? This is a fun, crafty class to make your very own Stitchin' Stella! We hope you join us!

Cost: $ 35.00
A Crafty Class just in time to make your very own Stitchy Little Witchy for Halloween! Come have some fun!

Cost: $ 35.00
What to do with all the t-shirts? Make a quilt to keep the memories close to the heart. Create a t-shirt quilt with sashing or without. Learn to stablize and cut t-shirt fronts to the same size for creating a warm and memory filled quilt. Class fees are non-refundable.

Cost: $ 75.00

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Stitch-n-Pines Retreat Center 2-Night OPEN RETREAT! **Limited spots available!

For those quilter's who want to go on retreat but either don't have a group to go with or just want to meet new friends and get caught up on some projects. This is a great way to learn from others and establish your own group of quilting friends to book your own retreat in the future. **YOU MUST CALL JACKIE at 575-973-2191 TO BOOK THIS OPEN RETREAT!

Kimberbell "Summer Nights" One-Day Embroidery Event (not machine specific)

Cruise on down to the quilt shop for those sweet Summer Nights! At Kimberbell?s one-day machine embroidery event, you?ll make three peachy-keen projects for gathering with family and friends. Stitch the ?Sweet Stash? Roll-up Bag, Pink Roadster Mug Rug, and ?S?more Fun? Roasting Stick Tote in 5?7 and 6?10 hoops, then go home with additional sizes to stitch later. When the day is through, we can?t wait to spend our Summer Nights with you!

Stitch-n-Pines Retreat Center 2-Night OPEN RETREAT! **Limited spots available!

For those quilter's who want to go on retreat but either don't have a group to go with or just want to meet new friends and get caught up on some projects. This is a great way to learn from others and establish your own group of quilting friends to book your own retreat in the future. **YOU MUST CALL JACKIE at 575-973-2191 TO BOOK THIS OPEN RETREAT!

May 16
Braided Twist Tablerunner Class
May 20
Open Sew-in at A Quilting Stitchuation, LLC
May 20
Braided Twist Tablerunner Class