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SEW N' SEW NEWS BRIEF
Spring has sprung and we are ready with your summer edutainment line-up of classes and events. We have something for everyone including serger, heirloom, kids, embroidery, quilting and more!
SEW MONSTERIFIC WITH KATHY FROM--JUNE 14
Create your very own version of these adorable monster people. These monsters are in-the -hoop embroidery projects. Experience the Epic 2 sewing and embroidery machine, and mySewnet software. $50 includes project kit, lunch, specials and more. Waupaca: Wed, June 14th 9-4
MAD FOR PLAID BACKPACK--JULY 27
Join Debbie Kuennen Baker, our Husqvarna Viking Educator for a fun filled day, serging away! Try all the new features of our Amber Air 600 air jet threading serger. It is sew easy to thread and operate. Yes, threading is FUN. Experience Cover Stitch, Chain Stitch and the Quilt Binder Attachment. $50 includes project kit, use of an Amber Air 600 Serger, lunch, and more!
Waupaca: Wednesday, July 27th 1-4
CHRISTMAS IN JULY ANNUAL SHOP HOP AND SALE
Enjoy specials and savings as you hop from shop to shop. Participating shops are: Sew n Sew in Appleton, Going to Pieces in Appleton, Primitive Gatherings in Larson, Quilting Diva’s in Green Bay, and My Favorite Quilt Shop in Green Bay. Wednesday, July 26th through Saturday, July 29th Enter to win gift certificates from each shop.
BAG OF TRICKS WITH KAREN CHARLES--AUGUST 11 &12
The Pfaff Bag of Tricks, two day event is a fun project where you learn more about embroidery and the Pfaff exclusive stitch techniques, as you create this awesome bag. Karen Charles is sure to inspire you with her fabulous trunk show that will get your creativity moving in new directions. Hands-on fun on the Creative icon 2. $99 Appleton 9-4 both days
ACCUQUILT: CUT TIME QUILT MORE--SEPT 15
Find out why AccuQuilt GO! Is a cut above the rest. Cutting is time consuming. You work hard to get the perfect cut--carefully measuring each piece, and enduring hand, arm and back strain. Any slips of your rotary cutter or ruler can cause inaccurate cuts and wasted fabric. The AccuQuilt cutting system is 90% faster, more accurate and safe. See for yourself during this demo style event. $15 Appleton: 10-12
MIX AND MATCH MAGIC WITH GO!--SEPTEMBER 15
Inspiration and organization all in one box. As part of the innovative GO! Fabric Cutting System, GO! Qube allows you to cut up to six layers of cotton fabric, of the same shape, in no time. The GO! Qube is everything you need to get started. Just add fabric. $15 Appleton: 1-3
ACCUQUILT: FIRST DATE WITH BOB--SEPT 16
Block on Board (BOB) dies contain all the shapes you need to create a quilt block on a single die. You actually CAN do a Quilt in a Day! With the AccuQuilt BOB dies cutting is so fast, you will have all day to sew your quilt. Get tips, see beautiful samples, save time and money. $15
MASTERING GO! QUBES USING THE GRID METHOD--SEPTEMBER 16
This demo/lecture class is an advanced Qube class. If you have taken the “MIX AND MATCH WITH GO!” class, or you have been working with the Qubes and want to learn more, this class is for you. $20 Appleton: 1-4
OESD--CHOOSE JOY--NOVEMBER 10 & 11
Join us for this two day event and learn Freestanding Lace, Tiling Scene stitching and construction, Stabilizer education and so much more. With “Choose Joy” event learn how much fun it is to make a tiling scene while creating a twinkling wall hanging. You will also create a Freestanding Appliqué element to switch out for the season. $99 9-4
Waupaca: VFW Hall 244 Industrial Drive
SPRING SHOWERS QUILT BY KIMBERBELL
Kimberbell’s Spring Showers is breezy and beautiful, with rain boots and mushrooms and so much more. Wool felt bumblebees buzz around the dimensional beehive, while vinyl umbrellas are bright in the blustery weather. Load the little red wagon for the garden, fill cork pots with felt flowers, and piece the log cabins right in the hoop! From blossoms to butterflies, our Spring Showers quilt is a breath of fresh air for every machine embroidery enthusiast. $15 per class Teacher: Deb 10-1
Appleton: Mondays, May 15th June 5th July 3rd
Waupaca: Fridays, May 12th June 2nd
DIAMOND COLLECTION EMBROIDERED PLACEMAT
This embroidery collection from Anna’s Awesome Appliqué has five different blocks in three different sizes all on a convenient USB ready to go. The blocks are pieced and quilted in the hoop and then assembled with a “fun and done” technique. Bring the backing fabric to the front to form the sashing and binding. With so many variations there is something for everyone. $30
Teacher: Deb 10-4
Waupaca: Saturday, May 13th
BEGINNER SEWING FOR ADULTS
Learn garment construction, quilting techniques, embroidery machine skills, accessories and bags. Choose your project from a pattern, book etc. and receive the help you need to complete your project. This class is for beginners or experienced sewists alike. Choose the hours that work for you. $8 per hour. Teacher: Bonnie
Appleton: Fridays, between 10-4 May 12th 26th June 23rd July 7th August 4th 18th
Waupaca: Tuesdays, between 1-4 May 9th 23rd June 13th 27th July 11th 25th August 8th 22nd
KIDS JUMP INTO SEWING
This beginner sewing series is for kids 8 years and older. There will be four 1 ½ hour classes covering basic sewing machine operation, and four easy projects to get started. We will be doing a pillow, pillow case, tote bag and pencil case. $30 plus “Jump into Sewing” book and supplies. Minimum of three students. Teacher: Bonnie
Waupaca: Wednesdays 10-11:30 June 28th July 5th July 12th and July 26th
Appleton: Fridays: 10-11:30 June 16th June 30th July 14th July 28th
INTRODUCTORY OWNERS CLASSES MACHINE FUNCTIONS, SEWING ADVISOR, ACCESSORY FEET AND TIPS
We’ll cover sewing basics and answer your questions about what, when and how to use all of the fantastic functions your machine has to offer. Sewing should be fun and produce excellent results. Open to all sewing and embroidery machine owners. Great opportunity to try before you buy. $60 (FREE if machine was purchased from Sew n Sew) Teacher: Ann
Appleton: Tuesdays, May 16th June 20th July 25th 1-4
SERGER FRINGE PILLOW
Did you know you could make fringe on a serger? Use the two thread wrapped stitch designed for stretch fabrics to create fancy fringe. We will also experiment with cover stitch, rolled edge, and other serger techniques. Come and try out one of our fabulous air thread sergers. It is SO easy! Teacher: Bonnie $30
Appleton: Friday, June 9th 10-4
TWO SCOOPS KIMBERBELL BENCH PILLOW
Kimberbell’s Two Scoops Bench Pillow celebrates the sweetness of summer with ice cream sandwiches, dipped bars, milkshakes and more! Add a delicious assortment of embellishments, then sprinkle your pillow with ice cream, wooden stick, and sweet cherry buttons. Two Scoops is a real treat for every machine embroidery enthusiast. $30 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Saturday, June 10th 10-4
INTRO TO MACHINE EMBROIDERY
Thread selection, hooping, stabilizer tips, and embroidery set up, plus learning your basic icons to get a design ready to embroider. There is always something to learn to improve your embroidery quality and successfully master the process. Join fellow embroidery machine owners and learn what different models can do. $60 (Free for machines purchased from us) Teacher: Ann Appleton: Tuesdays, June 13th July 11th August 29th 1-4
PLAYING WITH PANELS SWEATSHIRT JACKET
Bring your favorite fabric panel to transform into this smart-looking sweatshirt jacket. As cozy as it is comfortable it will soon become a wardrobe staple. Two-part class $45 Teacher: Bonnie
Waupaca: Saturdays June 17th 10-1 and June 24th 10-3
Appleton: Saturdays, July 8th 10-1 and July 15th 10-3
BEGINNER PAPER PIECE
Choose your favorite mini quilt from one of the many patterns or books we carry. This is the perfect class for beginners who want to learn, master, and love the technique of paper piecing in a short time. Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Thursday, June 22nd 10-1 or 5-8 $15
SQUEEZE THE DAY TABLE TOPPER
Squeeze the day with this cheerful table topper by OESD. These designs use unique decorative fill stitches and bright colors to add a pop to your table. With this project you will be able to practice your Design Positioning features on your embroidery machine. $30
Teacher: Deb 10-4
Appleton: Saturday, June 24th
FRENCH SEWING AND LACE SHAPING FOR BEGINNERS
This is a pre-requisite for all of the Martha Pullen Heirloom classes. Learn to join lace-to-lace, lace to entredeaux, entredeaux to fabric and other French Sewing techniques. Then learn to lace shape diamonds, hearts, scallops and bows. $35 includes fabric, laces, and notebook with copyrighted instructions. Teacher: Bonnie
Appleton: Friday, June 30th 1-4
REVERSE APPLIQUÉ NOTEBOOK
Create a trendy and fun cork notebook cover with these reverse appliqué designs by OESD. Customize each design with your own unique colors/ style for yourself or as a special gift. Choose from five different designs in two sizes. $15 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Friday July 7th 10-1
CANDY CANE LANE BENCH PILLOW
Kimberbell’s Candy Cane Bench Pillow celebrates the wonder of the holiday season. Lamp posts, houses, cocoa stand, and a darling tree, glow with twinkling Fairy lights amid drifts of Appliqué Glitter snow. With seasonal quilting, fringed wreaths, dimensional buttons and more, Candy Cane Lane is the merriest way to deck your halls. Embellishment kits available. $30 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Saturday, July 8th 10-4
ACCUQUILT IMMERSION/WINTER TABLE TOPPER
Take a look at this stunning 42” hexagonal table topper pattern designed for Accuquilt. Laura Strickland titled her creation” Penguins & Snowmen & Snow Globes, Oh MY!” and its perfect to display all winter long. What a fun way to immerse yourself into using the Go! Cutting system for piecing and appliqué! This project is divided into three manageable parts, so please don’t think it looks too difficult. If you would rather not construct the whole table topper, each part could stand alone, such as a placemat or runner. All are welcome. Go! Cutting system and die ownership are not required. This is a try before you buy class that is sure to amaze you with the ease of cutting with dies. Gather your fabrics and join the fun of creating a cool project in the hottest month of the year. $30 per class or $75 for all three. Teacher: Ann
Appleton: Wednesdays 10-4 Prairie Star: July 12th Penguin and Snow Globes: July 19th Snowflakes: July 26th
Apply all the heirloom techniques learned in the Beginner French Sewing Course to create this elegant pillow. Techniques include; Entredeaux to lace, lace to lace, magic puffing, lace to fabric and more. $30
Appleton: Friday, July 21st 10-4
UFO RETREAT WEEKEND
Join Ann at the Appleton store to set up a work station for two whole days to start or finish whatever you’ve had on your to-do wish list! You’ll be free from distractions at home, have the support of other sewists, and meals will be provided. Use this time to finish odds and ends, piece a quilt, work on embroidery, or other projects of your choice. You’ll be surprised how much you can accomplish with dedicated time and new friends to cheer you on. Teacher: Ann $75 for both days includes meals.
Appleton: Saturday, July 22nd 8 am -8 pm and Sunday July 23rd 8-4
EDGE-TO-EDGE EMBROIDERY QUILTING
Bring in a “ready to quilt” project (table runner, bench pillow backing, 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 will work for most embroiderers. You will learn how and where to start quilting, consider your hoop options, including magnetic, and learn tips for re-hooping using design positioning for continuous quilting. $30 10-4
Waupaca: Saturday, July 22nd Teacher: Deb
SERGER CHRISTMAS STOCKING
Create this elegant heirloom stocking with your serger! Build your skills with the techniques covered including: gathers and rushing, decorative rolled hem, one-step piping, faux piping and curves. Stitches used are 4-Thread overlock and 3-Thread rolled edge. $15
Appleton: Saturday, July 29th 9-12
This trendy serger tote is created with sergers that have coverstitch and chainstitch. We will also be using 2-thread and 3-thread flatlock, 3-thread overlock wide and 3-thread rolled edge. You are welcome to try our new air jet sergers to try these techniques. Techniques include: pretty plaid, ladder stitch with woven ribbon, and one-step piping. $15 Teacher: Bonnie
Appleton: Saturday, July 29th 1-4
SEW CUTE SMALL WALL HANGING
Make this sewing theme wall quilt using your embroidery machine. Blocks are made in the hoop, including the background quilting. This sweet wall hanging measures 11 ½”X 18” . Every sewing room should have one. Great gift for your sewing friends. $30 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Saturday, August 5th 10-4
IN BLOOM HOOPSISTERS
This gorgeous circular table topper is in full bloom with flowers and vines. One, two or more circles can be added to create your special masterpiece in the size you want. $30 Teacher: Bonnie
Appleton: Saturday, August 5th 10-4
Choose a pattern to appliqué on a tea towel, or your favorite mug mat, table topper or table runner from our many patterns and books. A great class for beginners of all ages to learn and master the basics of raw edge appliqué. You can trace with pencil and cut with scissors or try an AccuQuilt die! You will learn tips for adhesives, mirror image and silhouettes. $15 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Thursday, August 17th 10-1 or 5-8
PFAFF DECORATIVE SNAP BAG
This cute little snap bag, with no raw seams, is another great scrap buster/fat quarter friendly project. Stitch Creator a favorite feature on the PFAFF Creative icon sewing and embroidery machine. It allows you to create new stitches as well as modifying and combining existing stitches. Stitch Creator is available on many Pfaff models. $30 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Friday, August 18th 10-4
ACCUQUILT DRESDEN PLATE TABLE RUNNER
Piecing Dresden Plate blocks was never easy……until now! The GO! Dresden Plates makes cutting this tricky design from multiple layers a piece of cake. Save time, quilt more! $30 Teacher: Deb
Waupaca: Saturday, August 19th 10-4
Choose your favorite Kimberbell Cutie from either book “January through June” or “July through December”. These quilted table toppers celebrate the season with a themed pattern in the center square, then framed with coordinating corner accents. Kimberbell Cuties are a festive way to brighten each day! $30 Teacher: Deb
Appleton: Saturday, August 26th 10-4
Use 2 ½” strips folded over batting and then zigzagged together to make a rectangle for the sides of this bag. Make a small, medium, or large size, from 9” to 16” tall with an oval bottom. Add colorful binding, handles and large buttons to finish this sturdy bag. A real attention getter! Teacher: Ann $30
Appleton: Wednesday, September 6th 10-4
SERGER CROSS BODY BAG
Create this clever cork and cotton cross body bag using your serger, with a touch of sewing machine. Build your serger skills with these techniques: zipper insertion, piping, decorative flatlock, and working with cork. Stitches used are: 4-thread overlock, 2-thread flatlock and 3-thread narrow seam. $30 Teacher: Bonnie
Waupaca: Saturday, August 26th 10-4
Appleton: Saturday, September 9th 10-4
MONTHLY CLASSES AND CLUBS
KIMBERBELL EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP/DIGITAL DEALER EXCLUSIVES
Join us to sample Kimberbell embroidery designs and techniques with our monthly Digital Dealer Exclusives program. Designs can be purchased month to month at any time during the year for $5 each. If you attend the optional demo/embroidery class a fabric kit will be available to complete the project. Fabric Kit $15.
Butterfly Tool Pouch
Appleton: Wednesday , May 31st 9-12
Waupaca; Thursday, June 1st 10-1
Father’s Day Card Wallet
Appleton: Wednesday, May 31st 1-4
Waupaca: Thursday, June 1st 1-4
Appleton: Tuesday, June 20th 9-12
Waupaca: Thursday, July 6th 10-1
Reusable Sandwich/Snack Bag
Appleton: Tuesday, July 25th 9-12
Waupaca: Thursday, July 27th 10-1
Fall Lumbar Pillow
Appleton: Tuesday, August 29th 9-12
Waupaca: Thursday, August 31st 10-1
MySewnet Embroidery Software contains our most powerful creative tools yet. Easily create beautiful designs with step-by-step guidance and access to the most wizards in the industry. Be inspired by Spiro Design, Word Sculpt, Photo Stitch, Film Strip and more. Available as a subscription or boxed set.
Appleton: Mondays 1-3 or 5:30-7:30
Waupaca: Thursdays 1-3 or 5:30-7:30
Embossing with Embroidery: May 8th and 11th
Filmstrip Fun- Platinum level: June 8th and 12th
Spiro Wizard Platinum Level July 10th and 13th
Many ways to digitize- Platinum level August 10th and 14th
Embroidery Design with .edo files-platinum level September 11th and 14th
PERFECT EMBROIDERY PRO
Appleton: Mondays 10-12 May 8th June 12th July 10th August 14th September 11th
Waupaca: Thursdays 10-12: May 11th June 8th July 13th August 10th September 14th
MYSEWNET ECO SYSTEM
Learn to use the Wi-Fi and the Cloud, the Sewnet Library, and the available apps to make embroidery fun and easy. You can also use MySewnet software to easily send designs to and from your machine. $40 ( Free if machine purchased from Sew n Sew) Teacher: Deb
Appleton: Monday, June 26th 1-3
Waupaca: Thursday, July 20th 10-12
GROUP MACHINE OWNERS CLASSES
These classes are free and unlimited if you purchased your machine from Sew n Sew. $30 per hour fee if purchased elsewhere. If you cannot make the group classes, individual classes are still available. Please call and set up your appointment.
PFAFF BASIC OWNERS CLASS
Get the most from your Pfaff sewing and or Embroidery machine. Teacher: Deb
#1 Basic Machine functions--all Pfaff machines
Appleton: Monday, June 26th 1-3
Waupaca: Friday, June 30th 10-12
#2 Decorative Sewing: Appliqué, density, tie-off sequencing, free motion-all Pfaffs
Appleton: Monday, July 24th 1-3
Waupaca: Friday, July 28th 10-12
#3 Embroidery Basics - all Pfaffs
Appleton; Monday, August 28th 1-3
Waupaca: Friday, August 25th 10-12
HUSQVARNA VIKING TECHNIQUE WORKBOOK 10-?
These great owners classes enhance the value of your Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Machine. Receive printed directions for your workbook binder and a project using the technique. $20 or Free with machine purchase from Sew n Sew Teacher: Bonnie
#7 Design Appliqué and #9 Design Shaping
Waupaca: Wednesday, May 24th
Appleton: Thursday, May 25th
#10 Programming and #11 Design Positioning
Waupaca: Wednesday, June 7th
Appleton: Thursday, June 8th
#12 Specialty Embroidery techniques
Appleton: Thursday, July 13th
#1Dimentional Stitches and #2 Sequin Stitches
Waupaca: Wednesday, August 23rd
Appleton; Thursday, August 24th
BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLASSES
KIMBERBELL CUTIES EMBROIDERY TABLE TOPPERS
Enjoy seasonal smiles with Kimberbell Cuties. These quilted table toppers celebrate the year with pieced blocks and darling designs. Stitch a beautiful themed pattern in the center square, then frame them with adorable snowmen, conversation hearts, leprechauns, and more! Each 22x22 table topper features a variety of embellishments, coordinating block by block and border quilting designs, and 2” Bitty blocks for the corners. Made in 5x7 ( or larger) hoops, Kimberbell Cuties are a festive way to brighten each day! Optional kits available. Quilting designs sold separately through our Affiliate link on the Kimberbell website. $30 Teacher: Deb
Appleton: Mondays 10-4 May 22nd June 19th July 17th August 21st September 18th
Waupaca: Fridays 10-4 May 26th June 16th July 14th August 11th September 8th
WANDER LANE BLOCK OF THE MONTH
This fun quilt by Art to Heart features a specially themed house block each month. The 12”X12” blocks feature a pieced background with a one inch checked bottom border. Learn to use an appliqué pressing sheet and Clover mini iron to combine and place your pieces. They can become pillows, wall hangings, or combined into a beautiful quilt. $30 Fabric kit $10 Teacher: Ann 10-4
Appleton: Liberty Heights: Wednesday, May 17th
Sunflower Slope: Wednesday, June 14th
Schoolhouse Haven: Tuesday, July 18th
Midnight Manor: Wednesday, August 30th
Continues on the third Wednesday in Waupaca 10-1 and Third Thursday in Appleton 10-1 and 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.
Husqvarna Viking and Pfaff 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.
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: Two Designer Epic, One Creative icon, two CSPro 2, one Creative 4.5, one Expression 720, one Opal 650, one Ruby, one Amber Air 400, two Diamond deLuxe, one Diamond Royale , one Topaz 40. Quantities 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 that not everyone can make it to the store in time to use all those fantastic reward certificates. So any month with a fifth Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday ,Friday or Saturday, we will honor those $ value rewards.
Dates for 2023 are: May 29th 30th 31st June 29th 30th July 29th 31st August 29th 30th 31st September 29th 30th
Monday - Friday 9-5
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We receive daily requests from folks wanting names embroidered on something, alterations, zipper repair, custom projects etc. etc. etc. We will gladly post your business card or info on our referral board in each store if you are interested and looking for clients.
MACHINE SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE
Prolong the life of your sewing machines and sergers with a recommended yearly tune-up. We service all makes and models. Tune-up includes cleaning, lubrication, timing and tension adjustments for $159. If purchased from Sew n Sew $109.Epics and icons $309. If purchased from Sew n Sew $209. Minimum bench fee to assess issues $40.
KIMBERBELL AFFILIATE LINK
Sew n Sew has become a Kimberbell Certified Shop and have joined their Affiliate Program. You can shop local with us at Kimberbell for downloads including: Kimberbell Quilting, Kimberbell Jump Stitch and Kimberbell Vault. Buy now, stitch now. Just click on our email link.
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TOP TEN REASONS TO PURCHASE YOUR NEW SEWING MACHINE FROM SEW N SEW!
1. Over 27 years of expertise, knowledge, and service.
2. Top quality products including Husqvarna Viking, Pfaff sewing and embroidery machines. Koala, Horn of America and Arrow cabinets. OESD, Kimberbell, and other assorted embroidery designs. Accuquilt cutting systems and dies.
3. Unlimited FREE owner’s 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 updates.