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SEWING SOURCE, INC.     

122 E. Grand Ave                                                                                  

  Lake Villa, Il 60046                                                                                

847 356 5100      

www.sewingsource.com

Classes……….JULY, AUGUST & SEPTEMBER 2017

JULY  CLASSES


EMBROIDERING ON DIFFICULT FABRICS -  Learn how to embroider on t-shirts, straw hats, vinyl mesh, terry towels, ribbon and more.  You will learn about the proper stabilizer to use for each application, and lots of tips and techniques to apply to the success of every embroidery project you create.  Mon  7/10  10-2  $ 35 

 Mary Forte  #553

QUILTING 1-- We will be making a Quilt in a Day pattern, "Winning Hand/Card Trick.  Learn how to choose fabric, use a rotary cutter and ruler and design your quilt with this easy pattern. Connie will help you pick the colors of your choice to make this a spectacular quilt.  Connie 7/1, 7/8, 7/15,  & 7/22  Sat  11a to 1p.  $65.  # 475






T-SHIRT QUILT -  It's time to take your very loved t-shirts and put them into a useful quilt.  We want to teach you some easy ways to stabilize and cut out the pieces of the shirt you want to save in a memory quilt.  Bring in 12 t-shirts to class before you cut them up.  7/24 and /7/31  Mon.  Debbie  6-8p  $35.   #





Finishing Class 1 – Connie will teach you how to properly measure and put borders on your quilt.  No more ripple or ruffled borders. You will also learn how to layer your quilt with batting and the backing.  7/12  Wed 1-3.. $20  # 383

Finishing Class 2 – Now that you learned how to put your borders on properly,it is time to learn how to quilt on your machine.Many options will be discussed.  7/19  Wed 1-3p Connie  $20   # 429

Finishing Class 3 – Your quilt is almost done, now you need to learn how to put on the binding.  Connie has a couple of choices for you.  $20  1-3p 7/26  Wed  # 387


DESTINY LETTERING AND MONOGRAMS -  Bring in your Destiny and we will teach you how to use all the features of your lettering program and the monogram program.  7/11  Tues  1-3 or 6-8 $20  #571

Serger Club – Each month we will make a project while learning how to use the serger sewing machine.  Wed  1:30-3:30 p  Colleen  $20. 7/12   # 536


Paper Piecing -    Have you always wanted to try paper piecing because of the great accuracy it gives you but didn't know where to start?  We will be making a small project and learn some of the tricks that make this technique easy peasy.  7/13   1-4p  $25.  Debbie  Thurs #554









Accuquilt Go - the “GO” is a new way to cut pieces out for quilts without a rotary cutter or ruler.  Each month Connie will show you how to make a new block.  With just 8 dies for the cutter you can make more than 30 blocks.  We are making the "GO" sampler quilt.  Monday  7/10   2-4 or 6-8p  $20.  # 529














EMBROIDERY CLUB:

Meets the last Saturday of every month at 9:30a.  No matter what brand of machine you own you will love this club.  Lecture demo on project of the month, show and tell and door prizes too!!  oven mitt  $20. a month  7/29  # 545







BASIC QUILTING -  Learn all the basics to quilting while making this small quilt.  You will learn color selection, how to use a rotary cutter and ruler, some machine quilting and binding. Choose  either 1-4p or 6-9p.  6 classes  7/11, 7/25, 8/8, 8/29, 9/12 and 9/26  Shirley  Tues   #555







ELECTRIC QUILT 7  -  Do you own electric quilt 7 or are you thinking about purchasing this amazing program.  Come join us for a lecture class on how you can make amazing quilts without sewing a stitch.  If you have it on your laptop bring it along for a hands on class. Wed 7/5,  1-3  $20.  Debbie  or Sat  7/15   1-3p  #556


JANOME 12,000/ 15000 MC  LETTERING/MONOGRAMS -  Bring in your 12,000 or 15,000 machine for a hands on class on using the lettering  and monogram features of these great machines.  Debbie  7/18  1-3 or 6-8  $20.00 Tues.  #557


SEWING 1   Learn all the basics of how to sew.  You will learn how to  take your measurements so you can pick the right size pattern, read a pattern, cut out your fabric and sew your project together.  Many techniques will be covered.  7/26 and 8/2.  10:30-12:30.  Colleen  $35.00  Wed  ... #233





CHRISTMAS IN JULY/ HEXAGON TABLERUNNER - Get a jump start on your holiday sewing ...Think Christmas in July!!  This easy table topper is sure to be a favorite gift to make for friends and family.  It's the perfect size for a dining room table, coffee table or dresser.  Mary Forte  7/25   10-1p  $25.00  Tues  #558







SEWING MACHINE BASICS -  This class is for all our customers who buy sewing machines from the Sewing Source, to come in and learn how to use them.  You will learn how to use the feet that came with your machine and what the stitches are for.  7/6  1-2p or 6-7 no charge  Thurs  #559

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KIDS CAMP JULY -This is a week long class from 10-12p.  We will be teaching kids how to use a sewing machine while making several projects.  All fabric and notions are included with the class fee.  The kids will also leave with a brand new machine that they used in class  7/10, 7/11, 7/12, 7/13, 7/14 .$219.  If they took the class in before they are welcome to come each month as we will make new projects each session.   If they have taken the class previously, they can come back and bring their machine and pay $100.00    #59


AUGUST CLASSES


Free Demo -  Second  Thurs of each month  Colleen will do a free demo to introduce you to a new technique or notion.Join us at 10:30, 8/10   Colleen   # 540


Serger Club – Each month we will make a project while learning how to use the serger sewing machine.  Wed  1:30-3:30 p  Colleen  $20. 8/16   # 536


Sewing 2 -  After you take Sewing 1 you are now ready to learn how to make a shirt and learn new techniques.  We will cover, sleeves, collar, buttonholes and more.

8/12, 8/26 and 9/9  Sat   10:30-1:30  $72 . Colleen    # 469


EMBROIDERY CLUB:
Meets the last Saturday of every month at 9:30a.  No matter what brand of machine you own you will love this club.  Lecture demo on project of the month, show and tell and door prizes too!!  $20. a month  8/26    # 545


DESTINY PATCHES AND APPLIQUES-   Bring in your Destiny machine and we will teach you how to do an easy applique or patch with any design without a digitizer.  what a great feature only this machine has.  8/8  Tues  $20.  1-3 or 6-8p  #572


KIDS CAMP  AUGUST -This is a week long class from 10-12p.  We will be teaching kids how to use a sewing machine while making several projects.  All fabric and notions are included with the class fee.  The kids will also leave with a brand new machine that they used in class  8/7, 8/8, 8/9, 8/10, and 8/11 .$219.  If they took the class in before they are welcome to come each month as we will make new projects each session.   If they have taken the class previously, they can come back and bring their machine and pay $100.00    #59


Take the Scary out of Serging -  In this technique class you will learn how to serge an inside corner, how to serge circular fabric, ruffling, lettuce edges, decorative thread techniques and more.  You will leave this class with the confidence to tackle any fabric and be the Boss of your Serger!!!  (This class is open to any brand of serger)  Prerequisite:  you must know how to thread your serger and have basic working knowledge of your machine  8/1   Sat  10-1p  Mary Forte  $ 25.  #560


JANOME 12,000/15,000 CLOTH SETTER AND IPAD ACCU SETTER CLASS -  We will be learning to use the cloth setter and how important this tool is.  Janome is the only company that  has this great tool.  We will also learn to use the free app for your IPAD....accu setter.  this an amazing tool to help you get your embroidery on your project straight even if you hooped the fabric crooked.  Bring your machine ad your ipad....  8/15   1-3p OR 6-8p   Tues Debbie $20.  #561


60 degree wedge table runner-  This is a popular table runner you won't want to miss.  Make it any size to fit your table.  Try it in Christmas fabric and get a head start on the holidays.  We have several border fabrics to choose from  to make this lovely table runner.   8/29  1-4p  Colleen   Tues  $25.  #582







JANOME 12,000/15,000  ACCU QUILT-  Learn how to make your embroidery do your machine quilting on your quilt.  Bring your machine and a panel to this class to have a hands on lesson.  You will learn how to input the size of your quilt top into your sewing machine, print out the quilting placement guide and sew it on your quilt top .  Fantastic.  Now you can do your own quilting.  Tues 8/22   1-3p or 6-8p  $20  Debbie  #563


HOODWINKS JACKET -  It will be time for jackets again soon so why not make a new jacket for the fall weather?  You will learn to insert a zipper, add pockets and a hood.  Pre requisite is Sewing 1 class or prior knowledge of sewing.  8/10 and 8/24  1-4p  $48.00  Thurs  Colleen  #516







SEWING MACHINE BASICS -  This class is for all our customers who buy machines at the Sewing Sourceto come in and learn how to use them.  You will learn how to use the feet that came with your machine and what the stitches are for.  8/3   1-2p or 6-7p no charge  Thur  #559


HUNTER STAR (JENNY DOAN)  -  We will be making a Hunter Star quilt the Jenny Doan way.  You will love this easy way to make a "hunter star" quilt.  8/11 and 8/25  1-4p  Debbie   48.00  Friday   #564







APPLIQUE IN THE HOOP    If you own an embroidery machine you can create perfect appliques in your hoop.  Join Mary as she teaches you all you need to know about applique the easy way.  If you can hoop it, you can applique it!  You willl receive 2 free designs when you come to class.  8/18  10-1p  Mary Forte  $25. Fri  #565


SEPTEMBER  CLASSES

Quilting 2 -  After you have taken Quilting 1 you are ready to move on to some new
techniques and blocks to make this stunning quilt.This is the Girl's Best Friend by Eleanor Burns "Quilt in a Day" pattern.  9/9, 9/16, 9/23, and 9/30   11-1  Connie Sat. $65.   # 218



Accuquilt Go - the “GO” is a new way to cut pieces out for quilts without a rotary cutter or ruler.  Each month Connie will show you how to make a new block.  With just 8 dies for the cutter you can make more than 30 blocks.  Monday  9/11    2-4 or 6-8p  $20.  # 529







PIECING IN THE HOOPYes you can!  If you own an embroidery machine that has a 5x7 hoop or larger, come join Mary for this hands on piecing class.  The technique is similar to paper piecing, but in THE HOOP of your embroidery machine....and the best part is, every single block comes out the same size! Make enough blocks for a tablerunner or an entire quilt.  Thurs  9/18  10-12p  or   $28  #550.






Serger Club – Each month we will make a project while learning how to use the serger sewing machine.  Wed  1:30-3:30 p  Colleen  $20.  9/6   #  536


Finishing Class 1 – Connie will teach you how to properly measure and put borders on your quilt.  No more ripple or ruffled borders. 9/13 Wed 1-3.. $20  # 383

Finishing Class 2 – Now that you learned how to put your borders on properly,it is time to learn how to quilt on your machine.Many options will be discussed. 9/20  Wed 1-3p Connie  $20   # 429

Finishing Class 3 – Your quilt is almost done, now you need to learn how to put on the binding.  Connie has a couple of choices for you.  $20  1-3p 9/27  Wed  # 387


Free Demo -  Second Thurs of each month we will of each month Colleen will do a free demo to introduce you to a new technique or notion.Join us at 10:30,

9/14  # 540


DESTINY/USING THE SNOWMAN FOR PLACEMENT, FABRIC CAMERA, AND THE LASER PEN.  Bring in your Destiy for this hands on class to learn how to embroider with perfect placement with no work.  Let's get that laser pen in use too.  Want to make sure your embroidery design doesn't hit a motif on your fabric or the pocket???  Let's use the fabric camera  9/5  Tues  $20.  1-3 or 6-8p  #572


EMBROIDERY CLUB:
Meets the last Saturday of every month at 9:30a.  No matter what brand of machine you own you will love this club.  Lecture demo on project of the month, show and tell and door prizes too!!  $20. a month 9/30   # 545


JANOME 15,000 ACCU DESIGN AND ACCU EDIT -  Bring your 15,000mc to class with your IPAD and we will teach you how to use these great free programs on your ipad and how to send it with blue tooth technology to your embroidery machine.

9/12  Tues  1-3p or 6-8p  $20  Debbie   #566


CIRCULAR STITCHER -   The circular stitcher is an attachment that fits most machines.  Using decorative stitches on your sewing machine make this beautiful  quilted wall/pillow/table topper.  Very stunning and easy to do.  9/12  10-1  Tues  Mary Forte  $25.  #481










PANEL PLAY -  Slice and Dice.  Using a panel we will do some creative things with it to bring it to life.  Many have asked for this class after seeing Colleen's samples.  9/19 and 9/26  10:30-12:30  Colleen  Tues   $35.00   #567








SEW CLUB  -  This is a new club that Mary Forte will be teaching at our store.  She did it very successfully at her store (Fabric Etc 2) and is eager to share it with our customers.  Demo's will be done and project sheets will be available.  Discounts, show and tell and more fun.  This club will take place every 3rd Thursday of the month.  10:30-12:30  fee is $12 a month or buy a punch card for the year for $89. 

9/21    #568


COSPLAY CUSTOMERS  - We are starting up classes for our Cosplay customers to get help with the garments they are sewing for the cause.  Start a costume or finish one of  your choice.  9/22  10-1p    $20   Fri  #589


SEWING MACHINE BASICSThis class is for all our customers who buy machines from the Sewing Source, to come in and learn how to use them.  You will learn how to use the feet that came with your machine and what the stitches are for.  9/7   1-2p or 6-7p no charge  Thurs  #559


BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLASSES -  We will be starting up a new block of the month club.  We have done this for years and Shirley would like to teach you lots of techniques by making one block a month.  What fun we had with this. Come join us the second Saturday of each month starting Sept 9th 9-10a  $10 a month or buy a punch card for $90 a year.  We will discuss fabric needed at our first meeting.  #570


KIDS SEWING CAMP 2017       #59


Each summer the Sewing Source offers a sewing camp for the kids.  It is a 5 day camp that meets Monday through Friday for 2 hours each day.  The kids make several projects so they can learn how to sew and use a sewing machine.  The fee for the camp is $219. and they will go home with their own sewing machine, the one they learned to sew on.  We will have a club once a month for June, July and August


10-12p

June 19 through June 23

July 10 through July 14

August 7 through August 11

PLEASE CALL AND RESERVE YOUR SPOT!!  THESE CAMPS FILL FAST. 











 

 



 

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