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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Serger Savvy is coming!!

Click on the picture below to get a closer look at the details.  Don't wait to sign up - get the best deal with a buddy by 4/30/14.  

The events fill quickly - so don't delay!

Friday, March 21, 2014

Stitching Sisters update

 Alert!      Alert!      Alert!

The count down is on!  In a few weeks we’ll all be together, making new friends,
 having fun and being educated about embroidery from our two friends, Eileen and Marie!

Our event place has moved!!!!!
We are on the west side of Sandy Village approx.6 doors south of the Sandy Cotton Shop,
 between Radio Shack and IMC Insta Care.
9485 S 700 E
Sandy, Utah

See you there Friday April 11 & Sat April 12
Doors open @ 8:15am for registration
and the fun begins @ 9:00am

What to bring?
Yourself and a Smile!
Remember we provide Lunch and snacks, both days!

March Embroidery Club

So much talent at the Murray Embroidery Club!  Thanks everyone for sharing your ideas. Remember to go to the Stitching Sisters event next month.  See you in May!





Tuesday, March 11, 2014

March & April class calendars


Have a question?  Want to sign up for a class?  Call us at 801-266-6942!

March Machine Madness begins March 10 and goes through March 22 with great deals on machines.  Fabric Frenzy is on March 13th.  Lots and lots of sales!  

Join us for Embroidery Club on March 15th at 10 am.  Remember the challenge to take a non Easter design and create something for Easter.  Bring a sample of the original - sewn out or a picture.  Can't wait to see what everyone comes up with.  We are cancelling Embroidery Club in April so you all can attend Stitching Sisters.

Knit/Crochet – Want to learn how to knit or crochet?  Need a refresher course?  Love these scarves and want to know how to make them?  For just $15, Ann will help you decipher crochet or knitting patterns, master the triple-crochet or help you to recall the skills that once were lost.  Classes will be held on March 20 and April 17.



Rag quilts are an easy project to create for a new baby.  Meet with Irene on March 27 to learn this fun way to make a quilt.






Click on the calendar above to view the machine classes for March.  April's calendar is located at the end of the blog.  April is our ANNIVERSARY month - we will 53 years old!!  Lots and lots of sales coming up! 

Girls Night Out - April 5 from 4-8 pm.


Quilting 101  - A six part class for sewers that would like to learn the art of piece quilting.  Each class will be two hours long.  Jolene will teach basic quilting skills while helping you create a beautiful four block table topper.  Classes will begin April 2.  Class fee is $75 plus supplies.  Quilt kits will be available.


Quilt Tying – Join us for the three part class introducing the art of quilt tying.  Each class will be an hour long starting April 3.  Jolene will teach how to choose the right fabric, the proper care of your fabric, different quilting patterns and so much more.  Sign up now for just $30.

Time with Teresa – Placemat   Summer is on its way! Get ready for some fun picnicking with these cute placemats! They roll up and tie closed for easy carrying and they even have a convenient zipper pocket on one side to hold your napkin and utensils!  Classes will fill up quick so be sure to sign up early!  Class is on April 10 and is $15 plus supplies. 
 

Beginning Sewing – Each month, Carolyn will teach beginning sewers new skills like inserting a zipper, sewing articles of clothing or useful items for storage and fun. Each class is $20 per session.  Selvage Bag – April 11 - Create unique and colorful fabric by using your selvages!   Selvages are the tightly woven finished edges that run the entire length of your yardage.   They often have writing, or colored circles that show all of the colors used in that fabric.  Trim your selvage strips at least 1 ½” – 2” wide so you see some of the fabric pattern.  These are sewn onto a foundation fabric, hiding all the raw edges.  The class project will be a zippered bag, but you can create any item once you create your own fabric sewn with selvages.  





Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Murray Embroidery Club

Fun stuff shared at the February Embroidery Club. Don't forget to mark your calendars for the next one - March 15.  Watch for details for the next challenge 

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Spell It With Fabric Designer Blog Hop

Spell It With Fabric Designer Blog Hop



FEBRUARY 17...
American Jane -
http://modafabrics.blogspot.com/
Aneela Hoey -
http://comfortstitching.typepad.co.uk
Bunny Hill -
http://bunnyhillblog.com/
Cotton Way -
http://cottonway.blogspot.com/

FEBRUARY 18...
Piecing Directions -
http://modafabrics.blogspot.com/
Deb Strain - 
http://debstrain.blogspot.com/
Kathy Schmitz -
http://kathyschmitzstudio.blogspot.com/
Fig Tree and Co. -
http://figtreequilts.typepad.com/my_weblog/

FEBRUARY 19...
French General -
http://frenchgeneral.blogspot.com/
Janet Clare -
http://janetclare.co.uk/blog/
Basic Grey -
http://blog.basicgrey.com/

FEBRUARY 20...
Lauren + Jessi Jung -
http://laurenandjessiblog.com/
Kansas Troubles -
http://kansastroublesquilters-lynne.blogspot.com/
Laundry Basket Quilts -
http://www.laundrybasketquilts.com/blog/index.php
Lily Ashbury -
http://lilyashbury.com/blog/

FEBRUARY 21...
Me and My Sister Designs -
http://meandmysisterdesigns.com/blog/
Kate Spain -
http://katespaindesigns.blogspot.com/
Jan Patek -
http://janpatek.blogspot.com/
Pat Sloan -
http://blog.patsloan.com/

FEBRUARY 24...
Primitive Gatherings -
http://lisabongean.wordpress.com/
Minick and Simpson -
http://minickandsimpson.blogspot.com/
Lissa Alexander -
http://modafabrics.blogspot.com

FEBRUARY 25...
Sweetwater -
http://sweetwater.typepad.com/makelifesweet/
Thimbleblossoms -
http://www.camilleroskelley.typepad.com/
Sandy Gervais -
http://piecesfrommyheart-sgervais.blogspot.com/

FEBRUARY 26...
Vanessa Christenson -
http://www.vanessachristenson.com/
Malka Dubrawski -
http://stitchindye.blogspot.com/
Blackbird Designs -
http://blackbird-designs.blogspot.com/

FEBRUARY 27...
Barbara Brackman -
http://barbarabrackman.blogspot.com/
Zen Chic -
http://www.farbstoff-bridge.blogspot.com
Gina Martin -
http://www.patternandhue.com

FEBRUARY 28...
Setting Directions -
http://modafabrics.blogspot.com/
Winners Announced on ALL Designer Blogs listed above

Thursday, February 6, 2014

February class schedule


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February is here already!  It seems like we just celebrated Christmas, doesn’t it?  A list of our February classes is below with more detailed descriptions underneath.  Classes fill quickly, so call to sign up at 801-266-6942.

Beginning Sewing (with Carolyn) – Fleece Jacket
Feb 7 & 21 @ 5:30-7:30

Sweetheart Apron (Aprons Aplenty)
Feb 11 @ 11-1

Embroidery Club
Feb 15 @ 10

Knit/Crochet class
Feb 20 @ 5:30-7:30
Software Club
Feb 25 @ 10

Block Party
Feb 28 (@ 10, 10:30) & March 1 (@ 9:30, 10, 10:30)

MACHINE CLASSES

Ellisimo Embroidery Machine
Feb 3, 10, 17 & 24 @ 1-3

Upper Midline Embroidery Machine (Unity, Journey, Spirit)
Feb 3 & 10 @ 5:30-7:30
Traditional Sergers
Feb 8 @ 10:30-1:30

Babylock Sergers
Feb 11 @ 5-8

Midline Sewing Machine (Elizabeth, Melody)
Feb 12 @ 2-4

Entry Sewing Machine (Grace/Rachel, Audrey/Amelia)
Feb 12 @ 5:30-7:30

Top Line Sewing Machine (Crescendo, Aria, Symphony)
Feb 17 @  5:30-7:30

Midline Embroidery Machine (Ellegante, Ellageo)
Feb 18 & 25 @ 5:30-7:30

Entry Embroidery Machine (Ellure Plus, Sofia)
Feb 18 & 25 @ 2-4

Beginning Sewing Machine (Anna, Molly, B9)
Feb 24 @ 5:30-7:30

Handi-Quilter
Feb 19 - call for times


Block Party 2014
It’s not too late to join our new Block Party. We have extended the sign-up deadline to February 15th.  Until then, the cost is still just $85 for the year.  (You will receive January block at no additional cost if you sign up before the deadline.)  Attend the next class on February 28 (10 or 10:30) or March 1 (9:30, 10 or 10:30). 



Beginning sewing with Carolyn – Fleece Jacket
Fleece jackets are wonderful this time of year.  Carolyn will help you modify a pattern to fit just right.  When you call to sign up, make sure to get the suggested pattern numbers.  This is a 2-part class, beginning February 7 at 5:30 and continuing February 21 at 5:30.  Come and learn some new skills with a sewing machine.  If you don't own a machine, we have some classroom ones that you can use.   Cost is $20 plus supplies.




Aprons Aplenty – Sweetheart Apron
Come create this retro apron just in time for Valentine’s Day.  We will be using lots of fun sewing techniques; making our own piping (how nice not to be limited to what is on the store shelves), gathering ruffles, learning to insert godets.  Needless to say, this is a class for those who have a solid sewing foundation.  Be sure to ask for the supply list when you sign up.  Cost is $15 for class and $8 for the pattern.  The class will be held on February 11 from 11-2. 





Knit/Crochet class
Our talented teacher, Ann, can show you how to knit or crochet.  She can even help you read Grandma's old knit hat pattern.  Come give us a try for just $10 per class.  In February, we are meeting on February 20 (5:30-7:30).

Embroidery Club
Want some new ideas for machine embroidery or want to share what you have made?  Join us on February 15 for our Embroidery Club.  We love to see what you have been doing, so don’t forget your show & tell.  We have fun ideas in store for you too.  Anyone can attend - you don't even have to own an embroidery machine, but we want to warn you - after you see all of the fun things you can do, you will want one.  Check out of Facebook page to see what everyone brought in January.



January display

UPCOMING CLASSES


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