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SEW N' SEW NEWS BRIEF


May 2024

Happy Mothers Day to all! Hug your Mom and hold her close. We have Many great Mothers Day gift ideas. All Husqvarna Viking and Pfaff branded notions are 30% . Enjoy a rebate on any Husqvarna Viking sewing machine, embroidery machine or serger. Spend $2000.00-$4999.00 receive a$100 rebate, spend $5000.00 or more and receive a $250 rebate. Sale good through May 31st

Gift certificates are also much appreciated by our Moms. 

 

QUILT-TASTIC - WITH WENDY OWENS JUNE 28 & 29

Join Wendy, our SVP edutainment specialist, as we Create a “Quilt as you Go” Table Runner at this special two-day event! Experience how easy it is to quilt in the hoop with the Designer Epic 3. Have a blast adding embroidery to your quilting creation, while exploring the fabulous Epic 3 features. The all new embroidery unit has the largest design capability ever, the ability for free-arm and specialty reverse hoop techniques, Artificial intelligence, stitch and embroidery projection, and so much more. Give it a try! $99 includes project kit, lunch and special event pricing. 9-4 both days.

 

CHRISTMAS IN JULY  SHOP HOP - JULY 24-27

Enjoy early Christmas specials as you visit six local shops, enter to win prizes at each location as well as gift certificates from each store. Participating shops are: Sew n Sew, and Going to Pieces, Appleton,  Primitive Gatherings, Larsen, My Favorite Quilt Shop and Quilting Diva’s , Green Bay and KK Sew N Vac , DePere. 

There will be Christmas in July specials all month long at Sew n Sew.

 

OESD- HOME SWEET HOME - NOVEMBER 8 & 9

Welcome Home with OESD is a fun, hands-on event for embroidery enthusiasts of all skill levels. This two-day event utilizes top-of-the-line embroidery machine features and cutting edge techniques. Create six unique projects to decorate your home. Receive bonus “ event only designs.” $99 includes project kits for all six exclusive projects, lunch, special pricing on machines and OESD Waupaca: VFW 244 Industrial Drive, 9-4 each day. 

 

ACCUQUILT WITH VICKIE PARISH- AUGUST 2-3

We welcome back Vickie from Accuquilt for two days of Accuquilt Fun. Join us to see how quilting can be faster easier and more accurate. Even if you attended last summer, it’s always a great refresher and inspiration to using your Accuquilt Go! Cutting system.  Appleton store. 

 

CUT TIME QUILT MORE--AUGUST 2ND

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 10-12

 

GO! BEYOND THE BASICS - AUGUST 2ND

Review the basics, then move on to take an in-depth look at using strip, project and specialty dies. Learn the ease of die cutting bias binding, sewing curves with pre-cut notches, the speed of cutting complicated appliqué shapes and more. $15 1-3

 

MIX AND MATCH MAGIC WITH GO!--AUGUST 3RD

 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 10-12

 

FIRST DATE WITH BOB--AUGUST 3RD

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 1-3


CLASSES

BEGINNER SEWING FOR ADULTS

Learn garment construction, quilting techniques, embroidery machine skills, accessories and bags. Choose your project with directions 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 17th 24th June 7th 21st July 19th August 9th 23rd 

Waupaca: Tuesdays, between 1-4 June4th 18th July 16th 30th August 13th 27th

 

COLLAGE  FEATHERWEIGHT SEWING MACHINE

Try this fascinating technique of collage quilting. It’s scrappy, it’s layered, it’s fun! Join Rebecca Eyer, our certified instructor for the Laura Heine technique as she guides you through this process. $35

Waupaca: Saturday, May 11th 9-4

Appleton: Thursday, May 23rd  9-4 

 

BRAIDED TWIST RUNNER

No quilting, no binding, no corners, just fun. The Braided Twist is a little tricky but not as hard as it looks. Choose two great fabrics and twist up a runner for your table. $30 10-4 Teacher: Bonnie

Waupaca: Saturday, May 18th 10-4

Appleton: Saturday, August 24th 10-4

 

STARS AND STRIPES TABLE RUNNER

Show your patriotism with this great embroidery project. Four appliqué designs and four quilting designs are included in this collection. This fun whimsical project is great for Independence Day, Memorial Day, any day you feel patriotic. Great time to practice custom quilting. Finished size is 15” X 36”. Teacher: Deb  $30 10-4

Appleton: Saturday, May 18th 

Waupaca: Saturday, June 15th 

 

MySEWNET ECO SYSTEM

Learn to use the  WI-FI and the cloud, the MySewnet Library, and the available apps to make your embroidery fun and easy. You can also use MySewnet software to easily send designs directly to and from your WI-FI enabled embroidery machine. $30 or Free if embroidery machine was purchased at Sew n Sew. 

Teacher: Deb  10-12

Appleton: Monday, July 29th  

 

 

INTRODUCTION TO THE QUILT BINDER ATTACHMENT

Let’s get acquainted with the Quilt Binder Attachment. It is much easier than you may think. Learn how to set it up and adjust the depth to create a simple woven coaster. Build your confidence so you try binding a quilt!    Teacher: Deb  $15 10-12

Waupaca: Friday, May 24th 

Appleton: Monday, July 1st 

 

KIMBERBELL HAPPY PLACE  ROPE BOWLS

This hot new technique, creating rope bowls is so much fun. Choose sizes 5X7 or 8X8 embroidery designs to embellish the bowl center. Use the Kimberbell Embellishment kit to add decorative beads, leather tags and tassels. Teacher: Deb $30 10-4

Appleton: Monday, June 3rd 

Waupaca: Friday, July 26th 

 

IN-STORE RETREAT WEEKEND

Back by popular demand, enjoy two days of uninterrupted sewing and embroidery. With none of the home distractions you will accomplish so much more. Work on your UFO’s or start a new project with confidence. Deb will be there to guide you. $75 Meals included both days. Bring a snack or two to share. 

Appleton: Saturday June 8th 8-8 and Sunday June 9th 8-4

 

SLICE RUG

All it takes is one jelly roll and one roll of Katahdin cotton batting to create this stunning and functional rug. Choose from a wide variety of jelly rolls (2 ½”  strips) to make it your own color combination. You could also use the Accuquilt strip cutter and scraps. Fun and beginner friendly. Teacher: Bonnie $30 10-4

Appleton: Saturday, June 15th 

Waupaca: Saturday, July 27th 

 

BEGINNER APPLIQUÉ

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: Friday, June 21st   10-1

Appleton: Monday, July 15th  10-1

 

QUILT BINDING WORKSHOP

Bring a potholder, small wall hanging or table runner, or make a fat quarter sample. You’ll learn measuring, cutting, mitering, and perfectly joining binding. Then we’ll discuss options for securing your binding.  We will also explore the Quilt Binder Attachment. $15 Teacher: Bonnie Waupaca: Saturday, June 22nd 10-1

Appleton: Friday, July 26th  10-1

 

TULIP RUNNER

Spring tulips adorn this stunning table runner. Leaves and Tulips are created using the Circular Attachment and the” new “ Circular Attachment Templates. It is sew much fun to make a complicated looking technique in a simple way. $30 Teacher: Deb  10-4

Appleton: Saturday, June 22nd 

Waupaca: Saturday, July 20th 

 

BEGINNER QUILTING

Join us as we start the adventure of learning to make your first quilt. We will start with reviewing the supplies needed, setting your machine to the perfect ¼” for seam allowance, cutting, pressing and piecing to finish your project. We will start with a wonderful table runner and build your skills from there. $30 per month.(two classes) 10-1 Teacher: Roz

Appleton: Wednesdays, Four Patch with Squares: July 10th  and 24th 

 Half Square Triangles: August 7th and 21st 

Flying Geese: September 11th and 25th 

 

CONFETTI TABLE TOPPER/ CLEAR BLUE TILES

Confetti table topper was featured on Kimberbell Day as a free pattern. After some piecing fun, learn how to use the Orange Pop Rulers to easily square up your blocks. Then try the Clear Blue Tiles to do custom quilting perfectly centered on each block. $30 Teacher: Deb 10-4

Appleton: Saturday, July 13th  

Waupaca: Saturday, August 10th 

 

SERGER  CAROLINA 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    Teacher; Bonnie

Appleton: Saturday, July 20th  10-2

Waupaca: Saturday, August 17th  10-2

 

AROUND THE TREE TABLE RUNNER

Add a Christmas tree to any table. A mix of appliqué, embroidery and innovative quilting make it easy to have a Christmas Tree anywhere. Four embroidery designs and four custom quilting designs are included in the collection. $30 Teacher: Deb 10-4

Appleton: Saturday, July 27th 

 

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  10-1

Waupaca: Friday, August 9th  

 

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 10-4

Appleton: Saturday, August 10th 

 

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. $15  Teacher: Deb 10-1

Appleton: Monday, August 12th  

Waupaca: Friday, August 16th 

 

 

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 Teacher: Deb  10-4

Appleton: Saturday, August 17th  

Waupaca: Saturday, August 24th 

 

TRIAL RUN(NER)

Trial run(ner) is a table runner from the new book Edge to Edge Pro, by Amelie Scott. This technique builds on the original Edge to Edge Quilting. Learn to resize the designs and stitch borders. It is a simple idea. Learn to stitch perfectly sized quilting in the body of the quilt and then stitch different designs in the border and size them perfectly.  It is so easy to be more creative with this technique. $30 Teacher: Deb 10-4

Waupaca: Saturday: August 31st  

 

SERGER CLEVER COUCH CADDY

Decorative Chain and Coverstitches decorate this useful and sophisticated caddy. Designed to drape over the arm of your couch with one end tucked under the cushion and the other holding essentials. Build your serger skills with insert piping and coverstitch . $30 Teacher: Bonnie 10-4

Appleton: Saturday, September 7th 

 

ACCUQUILT FEATHERED STAR 

Basic sewing skills are all you need to make this impressive block that once was reserved for only the most experienced quilter. There’s no tedious cutting or templates required to make this shining block with the innovative design of the Block on Board (BOB)die. Easily cut a 3 color, 16” finished Feather Star Block. $30 Teacher: Deb  10-4

Waupaca: Saturday, September 7th 

 

GNOME IT  YOUR WAY

Whether it’s “ Gnome for the Holidays” or “The Boo Crew” you will use these patterns as a jumping off point to create your own whimsical Gnome inspired appliqué bench pillow This will be a creative event. Stick to the adorable patterns or be inspired to feature a favorite scene and your family as the Gnomes. A demonstration of how to create a unique scene will get you started on your way. Quilt your own background or use optional Edge-To-Edge machine embroidered backgrounds. We have the perfect fabric for the backgrounds. Personalize with your choice of appliqué fabrics or choose from our selection for a small fee. First class will cover the elements common to any version of the Gnome pillow and how to plan your unique scene. Second day will cover in-depth design layout of personalized scene and construction. Teacher: Jan Behnke $50 

Appleton: Tuesday, September 17th and Wednesday, September 18th  10-3 

 

MONTHLY TECHNIQUE CLASSES

 

MY SEWNET SOFTWARE

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. Appleton: Mondays 1-3 or 5:30-7:30 Teacher: Deb

Waupaca: Thursdays 1-3 or 5:30-7:30

Spiro Sampler: May 13th and 9th 

Creating designs from elements: June 10th and 13th 

Embroidery for Quilters: July 8th and 11th 

Editing in Cross Stitcher: August 5th and 8th 

Tumbling Leaves: September 9th and 12th 

 

PERFECT EMBROIDERY PRO

Appleton: Mondays 10-12  May 13th  June 10th July 8th August 5th September 9th 

Waupaca: Thursdays 10-12: May 9th  June 13th July 11th August 8th September 12th 

 

HUSQVARNA VIKING TECHNIQUE WORKBOOK 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 10-?

 

#10 programming # 11 design positioning

Waupaca: Wednesday, May 8th  

Appleton: Thursday, June 6th 

#1 dimensional stitches and #2 sequin and theme stitches

Waupaca: Wednesday, July 24th  

Appleton: Thursday, July 25th  

#3 advanced icons and #5 fonts

Waupaca: Wednesday, August 7th  

Appleton: Thursday, August 1st   

#4 laser #6 taper stitches # 8 Omni motion stitches

Waupaca: Wednesday, September 4th  

Appleton: Thursday, September 5th  

#7 design appliqué #9 design shaping

Waupaca: Wednesday, October 2nd  

Appleton: Thursday, October 3rd 

 

PFAFF WORKBOOK TECHNIQUE OWNERS CLASS

Get to know your Pfaff Embroidery machine with these printed directions.10-? $20 or free with purchase from Sew n Sew. Teacher: Deb

 

#5 precise positioning

Appleton: Monday, May 6th 

Waupaca: Friday, May 17th 

#4 Shape creator 

Appleton: Monday, June 24th 

Waupaca: Friday, June 7th 

#3 Appliqué Creator

Appleton: Monday, July 22nd

Waupaca: Friday, July 12th 

#4 Sequence Creator

Appleton: Monday, August 26th 

Waupaca: Friday, August 23rd

# 3 Exclusive Stitch Techniques

Appleton: Monday, September 23rd

Waupaca: Friday, September 20th 

 

BLOCK OF THE MONTH CLASSES

 

NEW- DAYDREAM

Daydream by Swirly Girls will be an eight month block of the month featuring easy piecing, unique sashings and border, and beautiful batik fabrics. Easy enough for beginners, pretty enough for all. We start with two blocks per month. See how placement of colors can completely change the look of the blocks. Amazing! $35 per month includes fabrics. Teacher :Bonnie Waupaca” Second Wednesday each month starting June 12th 10-1 or 5-8

Appleton: Second Thursday each month starting June 13th  

 

NEW- FEELS LIKE SPRING

Feels like Spring is an appliqué pattern for embroidery machines by Smith Street Designs. Daffodils, Tulips, Lilies of the Valley, Pansies, Roses, Vinca Vines, Clematis, and Passion Flowers grow in a Spring garden. Flowers are presented in a variety of combinations with different ways to repeat and make larger blocks for a total of 21 blocks. Options include: bed size quilt (81x105), lap size quilt ( 57x81) and bed runner ( 126x30). $25 per month includes fabric choices.                                Teacher: Bonnie 10-1 or 5-8

Waupaca: Third Wed each month starting June 19th 

Appleton: Third Thursday each month starting June 20th 

 

A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE THINGS

Continues the second Tuesday each month. 10-3

 

A ROAD TRIP 

Continues the third Thursday each month in Waupaca and fourth Monday in Appleton. 

 

CLASS POLICY

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.  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.   

 

CLASSROOM MACHINES

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.

 

TRADE-UP POLICY

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.

 

TRADE-UP SALE

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: five Epic 2!!, 4 Epics, two Creative icon, one Performance icon,  one CSPro 2, two Creative 4.5, one Ruby Royale, numerous  Diamond deLuxe, and one Sapphire 875.  Quantities available are changing daily so don’t hesitate if you are interested.  Previously loved machines also include owner’s classes and discounts.

 

MACHINE SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE  

Prolong the life of your sewing machines and sergers with a recommended yearly tune-up. We service Viking and Pfaff machines. Tune-up includes cleaning, lubrication, timing and tension adjustments for  $179. If purchased from Sew n Sew $119.Epics and icons $309. If purchased from Sew n Sew $209. Sergers $219. If purchased from Sew n Sew $119. Minimum bench fee to assess issues $50.

 

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 2024 are: May 29 30 31 June 29 July29 30 31 August 29 30 31 September 30  

 

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.

Let us know if you need the link emailed to you. 

 

TOP TEN REASONS TO PURCHASE YOUR NEW SEWING MACHINE FROM SEW N SEW!

1. Over 28 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 .

10. Newsletters, emails, and Face book updates. 


WEBSITE WITH CLASS PICTURES

Sewnsewwisconsin.com 

 

EARN $$$$SEWING FOR OTHERS

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. 

 

STORE HOURS

Monday - Friday 9-5

Saturday 10-4

 

ADOPTION BLOWOUT SALE

Now is the  time to get that dream machine you have always wanted at prices more affordable than ever. We are heavily overstocked on trade -in sewing and embroidery machines, due to the launch of our fabulous Designer Epic 3. We have numerous Epic 2 and Epic embroidery machines as well as various Diamonds, and Rubies. There is a large selection of Pfaff Creative icons, Performance icon, CS Pro,and many others in the Creative series. All trade-in machines include unlimited owners classes and owner discounts.