SEW N SEW NEWS BRIEF
Happy New Year! Thank-you for 20 great years of support for our business, friendships and memories. 2018 promises to be an exciting year with fabulous new products and events. It’s a great time to take advantage of close-out savings on current inventory as we introduce new sewing machines and sergers for both Husqvarna Viking and Pfaff brands. First in is the Husqvarna Viking Designer Epic 980Q. This top of the line sewing machine has the power, size and stitches of the Designer Epic, but without embroidery. Save $3000 off MSRP during our introduction special. The Pfaff icon launch has been very successful and includes a $600 intro package, great trade-in allowance and financing. Happy Sewing!
Join Inspiration Consultant Lisa Knight, for a software and hooping Clinic. Learn proper placement techniques on a variety of garments and home dec, continuous embroidery, precision lettering, and so much more! All attendees receive a surprise goody bag, free designs, show specials and a light lunch all for only $29 Perfect for beginners and experienced alike.
Waupaca: Friday, February 9th or Saturday, February 10th 10-2
HOOPSISTERS OPEN HOUSE- FEBRUARY 14 &15
Waupaca: Wednesday, February 14th 10-12 or 4-6
CREATIVITY UNLEASHED- MARCH 14
Indulge your creative mind with Darelle Anderson. Experience the essence of PFAFF with the Creative icon sewing and embroidery machine. Explore innovative stitch techniques and bring perfection to your sewing and embroidery. Make an Accordion Folded Bag as you experience everything the PFAFF Creative icon has to offer! $40 includes lunch, project kit and goodies.
Waupaca: Wednesday, March 14th 10-4
ANITA GOODESIGN PRESENTS--ANITA’S UNIVERSITY- MAY 11 &12
Come join the party and celebrate with Anita Goodesign. No matter what your skill level, you will absolutely enjoy this fun-filled two days of embroidery edutainment! You will learn the latest techniques in embroidery and get a sneak peak at upcoming releases. Try seven different embroidery techniques in a team environment and party atmosphere. These projects are all new and exclusive to this year’s celebration. For only $99, you will receive edutainment for two days, a three ring binder with over 300 pages of tutorials’ a USB stick with 200 designs, lunch and goodies, prizes and special pricing on designs, notions and embroidery machines. Register by April 1st and receive an additional collection of special designs. Don’t miss it! One day $59.
Waupaca: VFW Hall, Industrial Drive in Waupaca, 9-4 both days. Call either store to register.
CLASSES FROM OUR STAFF
LEARN TO SEW - BRING YOUR THING
Learn basic sewing techniques for garment, home dec, or craft sewing. What is the proper seam allowance? How do I put in a zipper? Set in a sleeve? Attach a collar or waistband? What is a dart? How do I gather? This project based class is for anyone who wants to learn to sew or needs help finishing previous class projects or Christmas gifts. You choose your project and the techniques you need to learn. $15 Teacher: Bonnie
Waupaca: Tuesdays, January 16th February 20th March 20th April 17th May 15th 10-12
Appleton: Fridays, January 26th February 23rd March 9th April 6th May 4th 10-12
This basic class will give you the confidence to serge ahead. Whether you have a serger you are unsure of, or want to try before you buy. This class is for you. Master tension settings, learn threading techniques, explore flat locking, and rolled edge. $45 includes workbook, fabrics, and use of color coded threads. Teacher: Bonnie
Appleton: Thursday, April 5th 1-4:30
Choose the heirloom class of your choice and work at your own pace for as many hours as will fit your schedule. Class choices include two different Christening Gowns, Heirloom quilt blocks, Madeira Doll Dress, Ladies blouse or Camisole. Please register early and let us know your project. Bonnie will make kits for you and have the laces and other supplies on hand. $6 per hour between 10-4 Pre-requisite: French Sewing and Lace Shaping for Beginners. Teacher: Bonnie
Appleton: Fridays, January 19th February 16th March 23rd April 20th May 18th
INTRODUCTION TO AFFAIRS OF THE HEART
This is a beautiful embroidered applique embroidery collection featuring thirty-six 6” or 8” floral blocks. Spend a day learning all the tips for completing these blocks and trying a great stabilizer you may not have used before. Choose your own background fabric. Ann will provide pre-cut batik pieces for at least three blocks. $30 Teacher: Ann
Appleton: Saturday, January 20th 10-4
Waupaca: Saturday, February 3rd 10-4
Calling all Designer Diamond and Epic, icon or Creative Sensation owners! You can do, 14" embroideries using a Majestic Hoop. This collection from Husqvarna Viking has nine absolutely gorgeous 14” appliqué designs. The best part is how different the designs look with different fabrics. The collection also includes coordinating corner, border and 8” block designs to create quilts of many sizes. $30 Teacher: Ann
Appleton; Wednesdays, January 31st or April 11th 10-4
Construct a quilt from your favorite fabrics without knowing what the final product will look like--what fun! Pick up the directions for pre-cutting when you register for class. Since Ann does all of your pressing for you, you will get sooo much done in one day! Come ready to sew! Lunch will be provided. $45 Teacher: Ann
Appleton: Saturday, February 17th 9-4
RECIPES FOR DYNAMIC DIGITIZING
Start with the basics ingredients of digitizing: running stitches, satin stitches and fill areas. Kick it up as we blend those together and toss in some specialty fills, add a dash of motif stitches and whip up a unique embroidery design. 6D Premier, Premier+ Ultra required. This is an intermediate software class. $30 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Saturday, February 17th 10-4
THREAD CATCHER PLUS
The plus refers to extra pockets and tool holders. If you love the thread catchers that your friends have, now you can make yourself a deluxe model. A perfect beginner sewing project that requires only two fat quarters. $15 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Friday, February 23rd 10-1
PFAFF RIBBON RUNNER
Single, double or triple ribbon stitches are exclusive to several models of Pfaff sewing machines. They are gorgeous and so much fun to do. Try them all or use your favorites to design a runner of your own. Great way to use scraps decorative threads, ribbons or yarns. Use one of our Pfaff machines if you would like to try this technique. $30 Teacher: Bonnie
Waupaca: Saturday, February 24th 10-4
BEGINNING QUILT CAMP 1
Four patch, Rail Fence, Log Cabin. We’ll use Pat Sloan’s “Teach me to Make My First Quilt” book to make a small quilt or table runner from start to finish. That’s right! We’ll start with rotary cutting guidelines and end with quilting using a walking foot and binding. No experience necessary, and we’d be happy to let you test drive a user friendly Husqvarna Viking sewing machine. Two person teams and advanced quilters are welcome. $60 Teacher: Ann
Appleton: Saturday & Sunday February 24th & 25th 10-4 OR Saturday & Sunday April 7th & 8th 10-4 both days
BEGINNING QUILT CAMP 2
Blocks with triangles and Appliqué. We’ll use Pat Sloan’s “Teach Me to Make My First Quilt” book to make a small quilt or table runner from start to finish. In this class you’ll learn several methods for making half-square triangles and flying geese. Give appliqué a try in one or two blocks and see if you like it! We’ll start with rotary cutting guidelines and end with quilting with a walking foot and binding. No experience necessary, everyone welcome. Test drive a Husqvarna Viking sewing machine if you would like to try one. $60 Teacher: Ann
Appleton: Saturday & Sunday, March 10th & 11th 10-4 OR Saturday & Sunday, April 21st & 22nd 10-4 both days
MADEIRA WINDOWS DOLL DRESS
Heirloom techniques accented with machine embroidery make this darling doll dress a true keepsake. The skirt features the magic Madeira hem and embroidered windows. Complete this dress with basic heirloom techniques for a special young lady. Pre-requisite: French Sewing and Lace Shaping for Beginners. Three part class. $45 Plus kit fee. Teacher: Bonnie
Appleton: Fridays, March 2nd 16th and 30th 10-1
Owls in tradional colors or funky and bright, these owls come in a variety of sizes to embroider for many projects. They look great all by themselves or as a larger quilt with all 20. Sashings, corner squares and free standing bonus blocks are also included on this CD from “Anna’s Awesome Appliqué”. Come and join in the fun! $30 Teacher: Bonnie
Appleton: Saturday, March 3rd 10-4
EDGE TO EDGE EMBROIDERY QUILTING
Bring in a “ready to quilt” project (table runner, panel, baby, or lap quilt) and choose the best all-over quilting design from Amelie Scott Designs. These designs come in three sizes and multiple formats so they’ll work for most embroiderers. You’ll learn how and where to start quilting with embroidery and how to connect hoopings for continuous quilting. $30
Waupaca: Saturdays, March 3rd or May 5th 10-4 Teacher: Deb
Appleton: Wednesday, March 14th 10-4 Teacher: Ann
Sample the all new exclusive Pfaff Creative icon stitches while creating this special pillow. Come to class with your choice of 360X260 embroidery stitched and ready to add the specialty stitches. Lace edging, radiant, ribbon, and floating stitches are all used to embellish the pillow. Finish with welt piping and an invisible zipper. This would be a great class to see what the icon has to offer! We will be happy to set one up for you to try, $30 Teacher: Bonnie
Waupaca: Saturday, March 10th 10-4
HAVE IT YOUR WAY
This is an awesome bag created in the embroidery hoop. The name says it all! Outer pocket with a zippered compartment? Inner pockets? Inner large zippered compartment that splits into two sections? All or none of the above? Make it your way! You decide. $30 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Saturday, March 17th 10-4
LAVISHLY EMBROIDERED LADIES BLOUSE
Combine lovely Swiss embroidered insertions with pin tucks and folded tucks to create this beautiful blouse. We create an heirloom panel for the front of the blouse. then use your favorite blouse pattern for the finishing. You can use your serger for joining lace components and construction. A sewing machine is still needed for pin tucks and folded tucks. $30 plus kit fee for lace insertions. Teacher: Bonnie
Appleton: Saturday, March 17th 10-4
Waupaca: Saturday, May 19th 10-4
WALKING FOOT QUILTING
What kind of quilting can be done with a walking foot? Much more than stitch-in-the-ditch! Let’s play with our interchangeable dual feed foot and sample some of the many line and curve design possibilities. $15
Appleton: Tuesday, March 20th 1-4
This stylish jacket by “Morning Glory Designs” requires only two fabrics plus the lining. Simple curves are flattering and slenderizing. Use batting for warmth or flannel inside for less bulk. $30 Teacher: Bonnie
Waupaca: Saturday, March 24th 10-4
Build a Quilt on your embroidery machine. You’ll learn to appliqué and quilt in the hoop. Try a new technique for joining the blocks. Once you learn the quick and easy techniques you will want to make several other projects! Brought to you by “Amelie Scott Designs”. $30 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Saturday, March 31st 10-4
Make a beautiful and unique gift for family and friends almost done entirely in the hoop. Choose your favorite pocket design from Seasonal Potholders collections from Anita Goodesign. You’ll be amazed how fast your potholder back is quilted in the hoop layered with Insul-Bright. All that is left to do is join the pieces with bias binding. Test-drive an embroidery machine if you don’t have one. $30 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Saturday, April 7th 10-4
18” DOLL CLOTHES
Choose from several great books that contain many mix and match garment options. Learn tips for fast, easy, and neat garment construction. $15 Teacher: Ann
Appleton: Tuesday, April 17th 1-4
INTERMEDIATE SOFTWARE - CROSS STITCHER MODULE
In this class we will explore all the different ways of creating a cross stitch design in our software. We will use the wizard to quickly replicate needlework in a fraction of the time. Load a picture and scan a hand cross stitcher chart and manually place stitches. There is a multiply feature that lets you create some awesome designs. We will use a true type font to create lettering. Lastly we will create some of our own shapes and use some of the pattern fills built into the software. Join me for an exciting day of creating cross stitch designs. 6D Premier, Premier+Ultra or Premier+2 Ultra required. $30 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Saturday, April 21st 10-4
If you are still afraid of your endless hoop, let’s tackle it together. First we will make a simple table runner. The Patchabilities runner patterns are great for this. The endless heart design from Holiday Creator collection includes a ribbon embroidered right into the design for an elegant look. Add embellishments as desired. You will master the endless hoop in no time. $30 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Saturday, April 28th 10-4
SLIGHT SLEEVE TOP & TUNIC
Once you make the Slight Sleeve top or Tunic, it will become a staple in your wardrobe. With only three pattern pieces and easy-to follow instructions, construction is simple. Try below-waist top or mid-hip-tunic options. Perfect in rayon batiks. Embellish the yoke if you like. $30 Teacher: Bonnie
Appleton: Saturday, April 28th 10-4
QUILT BINDING WORKSHOP
Bring a small wall hanging or table runner, or make a fat quarter sample. You’ll learn measuring, cutting, joining, attaching, mitering, and perfectly joining binding. Then we’ll discuss options for securing your binding. Also included are demos on cutting bias binding, making continuous binding, and scalloped edges. $15 Teacher: Ann
Appleton: Tuesday: May 15th 1-4
For all of those wanting to create an embroidered logo, here’s your chance! Use your 6D Premier or Premier+Ultra or Premier+Ultra 2 software to construct your company or team logo with guidance from Deb. $15
Waupaca: Saturday, May 19th 10-1
MONTHLY CLASSES AND CLUBS
ANITA GOODESIGN EMBROIDERY WORKSHOPS
Join our workshops with your embroidery machine to learn the latest in embroidery techniques. You’ll make one of several projects featured for the month. Are you interested in Embroidery? This is the perfect environment to test drive a Husqvarna Viking and find out why we love embroidery! No experience necessary. Receive a printed full color booklet with step-by-step tutorials and a multi-format Design CD with all workshop designs for $30 per quarter. Plus $10 fabric kit per month. Teacher: Ann
Appleton: 4th Tuesday each month 9-12, or 5:30-8:30 and the following Wednesday 9-12 or 1-4
Waupaca: 4th Thursday each month 10-1 Exceptions: 5th Thursday in March, March 29th
FOOT OF THE MONTH CLUB
CIRCULAR ATTACHMENT SAMPLER
Join us to construct one or more quilt blocks each month using the Circular Attachment and another featured foot. Join four blocks of your choice for a small table runner or quilt for finishing in the May class. We’ll provide a fabric kit for the project; you just bring your machine and basic sewing supplies. Receive a 20%discount on the featured foot. Kit fee $10 per month. 10-12 or 5:30-7:30
Appleton: 3rd Tuesday each month with Ann
Waupaca: 3rd Thursday each month with Deb
January 16th and 18th Cathedral Window/ Edge joining
March 20th and 15th Appliqué Tree/Button foot
May 15th and 17th Interchangeable Dual Feed Foot
and four companion feet
DESIGNER STUDIO CLASSES
Learn specialty techniques exclusive to the Designer Epic, Designer Diamonds or Designer Rubies with hands-on experience. Design Positioning, using Vintage and Taper stitches, and Design Shaping are just a few of the techniques covered. $20 (Free if you purchased your Designer from us) Please sign up in advance.
Appleton: 10-12 or 5:30-7:30 Second Tuesday each month Teacher: Ann
Create a useful accessory bag showcasing the special features of the new Designer Epic Sewing and Embroidery Machine. A great over-view of the exciting new features, including sequin stitches, appliqué stitches, quilt stitches in the hoop, zipper application using the built-in tutorial, design shaping and design positioning. This class is a four part Epic owner’s class. $80 or free if purchased from us. Purchase of supplies only. Teacher: Ann
Appleton: 2nd Tuesday each month 1-3
ADVANCED TECHNIQUES FOR HUSQVARNA VIKING DESIGNER AND CREATIVE PFAFF
Utilize the specialty features of your Viking Designer Diamond, Epic or Ruby, or the Pfaff icon or Creative Sensation.
Second Tuesday each month. $20 (Free if machine was purchased from us) Teacher: Bonnie
Waupaca: 10am February 13th Embroidery Appliqué for Epic, icon, Diamond Royale and Creative Sensation Pro 2
March 13th Precise Design Positioning for Epic, Diamonds, Rubies, icons and Creative Sensations
April 10th Design Shaping/Shape Creator for Epic, Diamonds, icons and Creative Sensation
May 8th Lettering for all Husqvarna Viking and Pfaff embroidery machines
PFAFF BASIC OWNERS CLASS
Discover all the great features your new Pfaff has to offer. $20 (Free if purchased from Sew n Sew. Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: First Friday each month 1-3
Software adds a whole new dimension to personal embroideries. Husqvarna Viking Software is a technically advanced, yet highly user friendly range of software. Get the most from your investment with classes provided FREE if you purchased the software from Sew n Sew. ($60 value) Teacher: Deb
Appleton: Mondays: 1-3 or 5:30-7:30
January 8th Premier Photo Stitch
February 12th 6D/Premier I
March 12th 6D/Premier II
April 9th 6D/Premier III
May 14th 6D/Premier IV
Waupaca: Thursdays: 1-3 or 5:50-7:30
January 11th 6D/Premier Design Creator
February 8th 6D/Premier Photo Stitch
March 8th 6D/Premier I
April 12th 6D/Premier
May 17th 6D/Premier III
Dime Perfect Embroidery Pro
Appleton: Mondays,: 10-12 January 8th and March 12th
Waupaca: Thursdays: 10-12 February 8th and April 12th
DIME MY BLOCK PIECER
Join our new software Block of the Month and learn how to create your own “In the Hoop” quilt blocks. Create in-the-hoop blocks using the built in block library and also original art files. Plus we will create borders, perfectly proportioned without the math! We will also explore cutting our fabrics with the Silhouette Cameo. $15 Teacher: Deb
Appleton: Mondays 10-1 January 15th February 5th March 5th April 2nd May 7th
Waupaca: Fridays 10-1 January 19th February 16th March 16th April 13th May 18th
DIME WORD ART IN STITCHES: TOWEL OF THE MONTH
Create a unique towel each month while learning the DIME Word Art in Stitches software. Deb will share lots of embellishment techniques each month as well. $10 10-12
Appleton: Mondays: 1-3 January 29th February 26th March 26th April 23rd May 7th
Waupaca: Fridays 10-12 January 5th February 2nd March 2nd April 6th May 4th
BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLASSES
HOOPSISTERS-- 2017/2018 CHARMED ADVENTURE or 2018/2019 SISTERHOOD
The Embroidablock of the month combines the Hoopsisters technique of piecing, appliqué and quilting in the hoop. Both Sisterhood and Charmed Adventure come in all the popular machine formats and in five sizes. . Charmed Adventure features either a paper pieced center surrounded by 5 other unique blocks or a sampler version using just the five blocks. Each of the five blocks can also become a one block wonder quilt. The new Sisterhood requires only two fabrics and has a Celtic flair. $20 per month includes your design files. Come and Stitch any Hoopsisters quilt. $5 Teacher: Bonnie Pick up CD anytime - Stitch: 10-1 or 5-8 (min of 3) starting in March
Appleton: 2nd Thursday each month
Waupaca: 2nd Wednesday each month
IMAGINE ART TO HEART
Nancy Halverson’s latest book “Imagine” features monthly small wall quilts or quilt blocks for a large quilt. These 14” blocks have a seasonal design, positive word and colorful fabrics designed by Nancy. Each block has appliqué and piecing. $22 includes fabrics. Button packs available (optional) Purchase of book required. Teacher Ann
Appleton: 1st Tuesday each month 9-1 or 5:30 -8:30 start in any month or pick and choose.
PATCHABILITIES WALL HANGING OF THE MONTH
These charming little quilts have a seasonal theme each month Perfect for beginners or experienced appliqué enthusiasts to reinforce your skills. Optional themed buttons and hangers add that special touch. $20 includes pattern. Fabric kit available. Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: 1st Thursday 10-1 or 5:30-8:30
NEW- PAINTERS GARDEN
Painters Garden by Nancy Rink is a nine month pieced block of the month featuring Studio 37 Fabrics. The center of each block features either appliqué or pieced technique or a combination of both. Finished quilt measures 102X102. Join us, for this beautiful quilt starting in March. $25 includes monthly fabric kit. Book required.
Appleton: Fourth Thursday each month 10-1 or 5-8
Waupaca: Fourth Wednesday each month 10-1 or 5-8
In order to insure your place in class, payment must be made at time of registration. Please register early so teachers and students can plan ahead. Refunds will only be given if the teacher cancels the class due to low enrollment or emergency. No exceptions. Cancellations will be made two days prior to class. You may send someone else in your place if you cannot attend. Class fees are not transferable to other classes unless the class is cancelled. Classes cancelled due to bad weather will be re-scheduled, or refunded. Please pick up supply list and supplies prior to class. Most classes require the purchase of a pattern or book; this is required per copyright laws. You will receive a 10% discount on all supplies on the list. If you purchased your sewing machine or serger from Sew n Sew your class discount is 15%.
Husqvarna Viking sergers, sewing and embroidery machines are available for classroom use at NO CHARGE! Please let us know if you want to use one, so we can get it ready for you. This is a great way to test drive - before you buy.
REQUEST A CLASS
Couldn’t make it to a class you really wanted to take? Find two friends to take the class with you and we will try to schedule a date for you. Your requests are always welcome for future newsletters as well.
Have a yearly tune-up on your sewing machine or serger to extend the life of your machine and avoid costly repairs. Our technicians will clean, lubricate, check timing and tension for $99 on any machine purchased at Sew n Sew and $149 on any brand of sewing machine or serger purchased elsewhere. New or pre-owned machines purchased from Sew n Sew receive the first year for half price. Epics and icons will be $100 more effective 1/1/2018. We have several options available to cut down on turn around time and get your machine back sooner: 1- call to find out when our monthly blitz is scheduled. 2- Call and have your “marker” put in line and we will call you a couple days before your turn.
When you purchase a new or previously loved sewing machine or serger from Sew n Sew you have a full year to upgrade that machine and receive 100% of your purchase price toward the MSRP price of a new machine. Minimum of $300 to be considered an upgrade.
As a result of our wonderful trade-up policy we have an ever changing assortment of previously loved machines at great low prices. We currently have: one Diamond Royale, two Diamond deLuxe, two Mega Quilter, one Designer 1, one Sapphire 875, one Sapphire 960, two Creative Sensation, one H200 serger, and one S25 serger, Quantities and models available are changing daily so don’t hesitate if you are interested. Previously loved machines also include owner’s classes and discounts.
ROYALTY REWARDS - EXPIRED COUPON DAYS
Keep those expired reward certificates! We understand, not everyone can make it to the store in time to use all those fantastic reward certificates, so any month with a fifth Saturday, we will honor those $ value rewards. Dates for 2018 are:
March 31st June 30th September 29th and December 29th
ANITA GOODESIGN ON-LINE SHOPPING
Anita Goodesign introduced on-line shopping starting August 19th 2016. Anyone can purchase designs for immediate download from email@example.com. You will need a dealer number to complete the sale. Our dealer numbers are: Appleton 63626YV and Waupaca 99114AB. You can use either one.
TOP TEN REASONS TO PURCHASE YOUR NEW SEWING MACHINE FROM SEW N SEW!
1. Over 20 years of expertise, knowledge, and service.
2. Top quality products including Husqvarna Viking, Pfaff, Koala, Horn of America, OESD, Anita Goodesign, and more.
3. Unlimited FREE owners classes.
4. 100% trade-up program within 1st year.
5. Two authorized service technicians.
6. Machine owner discounts.
7. Royalty Rewards Program.
8. Classroom use of machines.
9. Clubs, workshops, events and classes all year long.
10. Newsletters, emails, and face book to keep you informed.