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From Smith Street Designs: Learn to make this lovely wall hanging with embroidery machine applique. With 3 train designs plus holly to create a wall hanging (21" x 33") . Additional alphabet blocks to personalize the train for your little one. The embroidery designs are combined for large hoops and divided for smaller hoops. Instructor: Sherry Roe. Date: Friday, November 2nd from 10am to 2pm. Cost:$35 plus designs. Please call 540-786-2289 to register.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn the ins and outs of embroidering free standing lace from Sherry Roe! Plenty of tips and tricks. Great for beginner machine embroiderers or those wishing to learn new techniques. Instructor: Sherry Roe. Date: Friday, November 11th 10am to 1pm. Cost: $30. Call 540-786-2289 to register.

Cost: $ 30.00
This class is perfect for any new embroidery machine owner or for the more seasoned embroiderer who wants to branch out into a new technique. Sherry Roe will show you the in's and out's of embroidering on terry cloth. Instructor: Sherry Roe. Date: Friday, October 12th from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Cost: $30. Please call the shop at 540-786-2289 to register.

Cost: $ 30.00
Yes, you are creative and yes, you can do this on your domestic sewing machine! In this class, students will start with a beautiful panel to create a piece of art! You will learn the proper steps of dimensional thread painting and find it to be a fun and creative technique. Learn the ways of various thread selection, setting up the machine for stitching techniques with free motion quilting of zig-zag and straight stitching, bobbin work, adding embellishments and overlays. See the fabric come to life as you sew and layer threads on top of the design. You will use thread as paint--sewing with different types of thread and color combinations. Learn how to create interesting texture and dimension in your quilting project. You will leave with a full knowledge of dimensional thread painting and create a one of a kind piece of art! Bring your machine, lunch will be provided! Dates: Thursday, January 17th and Friday, January 18th from 10:00am to 4:00pm each day. Cost: $190 Limited seating! Please call 540-786-2289 to register.

Cost: $ 190.00
Come stop by our booth! Meet the trendsetters and see the latest in sewing, quilt making and embroidery as you take in special presentations and find artistic inspiration. September 27, 28 & 29, 2018

Explore the basic techniques of free motion quilting from a true master, Joyce Hughes of Joyce Hughes Originals! Learn how she brings her quilts to life! Bring your machine and practice! Date: Wednesday, January 16th from 9:00am to Noon. Cost: $49. Limited seating, please call 540-786-2289!

Cost: $ 49.00
Handi Quilter National Educator, Jane Hauprich is coming to the Crazy Cousin! Does long-arm quilting interest you, and you'd like to learn more about it? Or do you just want a review of long-arm basics? This class removes the mystery of long-arm quilting by explaining machine and frame elements and features, how to load a quilt, and the facts about thread, needles and tension. Date: Friday, November 30th from 9:00am to Noon. Cost:$49. Please call 540-786-2289 to register.

Cost: $ 49.00
Handi Quilter National Educator, Jane Hauprich is coming to the Crazy Cousin! This is a fun class to show you that combining designs or changing something about a normal design can really turn your quilting into something special! Let's take your free motion quilting to the next level by taking simple designs and adding an additional design element, and then watch them come to life. This is a great class to expand your designs and to bring a new way of looking at everyday designs!!! Date: Saturday, December 1st from 9:00am to Noon. Leave your machines at home, machines will be set up to practice techniques! Cost:$49. Please call 540-786-2289 to register.

Cost: $ 49.00
Handi Quilter National Educator, Jane Hauprich is coming to the Crazy Cousin! Do you love feathers? Have you always wanted to learn how to quilt feathers? Feathers are a favorite quilt design that everyone wants to be able to quilt. Join us in this class and learn to master free motion feathers!!! Whether you quilt on a domestic machine or a long-arm, you will have a fun time learning all about the technique of quilting feathers! Date: Saturday, December 1st from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Leave your machines at home, machines will be set up to practice techniques! Cost:$49. Please call 540-786-2289 to register.

Cost: $ 49.00
Handi Quilter National Educator, Jane Hauprich is coming to the Crazy Cousin! If you have always wanted to finish your own quilts, then start your free motion journey at the beginning. Learn fun and easy designs that will allow you to finish your quilts with impressive results. Learn designs for every area of your quilt and start your journey in free motion custom quilting! Whether you quilt on a domestic machine or long-arm machine, this class will be one that you don't want to miss!!! Date: Friday, November 30th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Leave your machines at home, machines will be set up to practice techniques! Cost:$49. Please call 540-786-2289 to register.

Cost: $ 49.00
This 1 day hands-on digitizing workshop is suited for any skill level and any software brand. Before we dive into the Hands-On experience we will cover the fundamentals that go into creating beautiful embroidery as well as the basic rules for stitch types and explanations to the common terms associated with tools available in every software program. THE THEORY TAUGHT IN THIS CLASS WILL CROSS OVER TO ANY BRAND OF SOFTWARE. The primary objective of this experience is to learn the "old-school" theory for creating beautiful designs. Software brands come and go and there has been incredible advances over the years. But the one thing that hasn't changed in 130 years is the mechanical theory that goes into creating beautiful embroidery designs! If you've ever been to a hands-on software class before you might be skeptical, since often the person who knows the least get the most attention during class, while others are left waiting. Not this time! Two weeks prior to class attendees will download a demo version of the software and some basic tutorials about the tools needed for class. Because everyone will come prepared, laptop loaded with the same demo software and knowing where the tools are, you'll be ready for accelerated learning! Bring laptop with software pre-loaded. Date: Monday, March 25th from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Please call: 540-786-2289 to register.

Whatever your level of embroidery experience this fun filled Two-Day Hands-On Event will explore endless possibilities and let your creativity flow! Leave your machines at home, we'll do the heavy lifting! Lunch included! Day one includes: Embroideries Greatest Moments (Lecture), Free Standing Lace (Hands-on), Embroidery Basics Essential (Lecture), Monogrammed tote (Hands-on), Terry Cloth Tips (Hands-on) and Making Money with Embroidery (Lecture). Day two includes: Fun Effects Embroidery (Lecture), Mylar Magic (Hands-on), Look at What's Happened to Technology! (Lecture), In-the-Hoop Ornament (Hands-on), Quick Quilting Software Tips (Lecture), In-the-Hoop Mug Rugs (Hands-on) Dates: Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th from 10:00am to 4:00pm both days. Cost: $190. Please call: 540-786-2289 to register!

Cost: $ 190.00
Joyce Hughes will talk about how she started quilting which lead into art quilts with thread painting, finishing and ideas to use with panels as art quilts! Leave excited and ready to try something new with your quilting! See many Art Quilt before and afters! You don't want to miss this opportunity! Date: Wednesday, January 16th from 1:00pm to 3:30pm. Cost: $29, Limited seating! Please call 540-786-2289 to register.

Cost: $ 29.00
This year's Quilters' Quest will take place from Friday, October 19th - Sunday, October 28th. Come travel the world with us as we cruise from shop to shop! The 10 participating stores will be open Monday-Saturday from 9:30am-6:00pm and Sunday, 11:00am-4:00pm. Our bus dates are October 20 and 21st! Call shop to register for the bus trip: 540-786-2289. Cost: $145 (includes lunch). Limited to 30 seats!

Join all the fun in our Handi Quilter's Exclusive Ruler of the Month Club 3! Withe club status, the savings on six rulers is $40. Club meeting will be held the second Thursday of each month from 4-6 pm. The first Ruler of the Month Club 3 meeting is July 12th. Bring your quilts for show and tell, we'll watch the instructional video on the newest ruler and practice new designs on the HQ Amara. Call now and join the club: 540-786-2289! $29 per month.

Cost: $ 29.00
Does your machine need a little TLC? Get your machine tuned-up so you can continue sewing and embroidering. Call the shop and schedule to bring in your machine. Repairs will be completed in one day, with next day pick-up.

Learn all the basics to make a completed lap size quilt in four sessions. Learn about selecting the right fabrics, color, rotary cutting, sewing quilt blocks and binding your quilt. Learn in a fun, non-stressful environment. Instructor: Sherri. Cost is $99 plus supplies. Call the shop to sign up. 540-786-2289

Cost: $ 99.00
Have you ever wanted to make an applique quilt? This class is for you! It is a six month class designed for beginners that have never taken an applique class before! It will teach you how to trace and transfer the applique designs, how to make the block, and how to do a machine blanket stitch to secure the applique to the quilt block. This is a class focusing on raw edge applique but we will do one block as turn under applique! You will also learn how to do some decorative hand stitches and yo-yo making! Classes meet on Tuesdays. Space is limited so call today to secure your spot. 540-786-2289. Instructor: Sherri. Cost: $32.99 per month (registration fee: $25) Times: 10am-2pm OR 5-8pm.

Cost: $ 32.99
During this 6-month Block of the Month, you will learn new techniques as you work with beautiful fabrics to create this stunning quilt. Space is limited so call 540-786-2289 to register. Classes meets the 2nd Thursday of the month June 14th- Nov 13th from 11:00am-2:pm. Cost: $34.99 (plus $25 registration fee).

Curved Piecing? Nope, look again and you will see the curves are an illusion created by the arrangement of blocks in this quilt. Class meets Saturday, October 6th from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Space is limited so call today to secure your spot. 540-786-2289. Instructor: Julie. Cost: $40.

This month learn to connect large patterns with multiple hoopings using the snowman sticker, piping and zipper installation in this pillow form cover. Great pillow if you like to change your decorations seasonally; just slip off the cover and replace with new. Each monthly session will offer you a new experience with your Brother Dream/Babylock Destiny machine. There are so many possibilities in both sewing, design center and embroidery, as well as quilting that we cant help but have fun experimenting each session. If you want a hands-on experience, you will need to bring your Dream Machine to class. We know its big but we will help you get it inside. Of course, you can come and observe if you want. Cost $45. Call shop to sign up: 540-786-2289

Store all of your shopping purchases in this roomy tote. It has 2 large front pockets and up to 3 zippered outside back pockets. Inside this mid-sized tote you will find a mini sized purse for all your essentials that stays safely secured in place until you want to take it out for a night on the town. Dont worry about changing purses for the evening; everything you need is already in place in your hidden mini purse. Remove the mini purse to find a shoulder length strap tucked inside a back pocket. This mini purse has 2 outside pockets and closes at the top with a zipper. Place it back in the tote and you are ready for more shopping tomorrow. Instructor: Myra. Date: Saturday, October 13th and November 3rd (2 session class). Time: 10-4 each day. Cost $65. Please call shop to register: 540-786-2289.

Cost: $ 65.00
Look at all the supplies you can carry in this organize everything tote! Even an 18 x 24 cutting mat can be carried with no worries! The tote measures 26 x 20 x 4! We have a sample made up in the shop. Instructor: Julie Lee. Dates: November 17th and December 1st (2 session class) from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Cost: $75 plus materials. Please call 540-786-2289 to register.

Cost: $ 75.00
This is our most requested class. Learn to create your own upholstered Tuffet in this two part class. You have a choice of round or square. Create your own heirlooms for your home or for a very special gift. In addition to the cost of the class, the upholstery kit fee is $130. This includes everything needed to finish your Tuffet - including the feet. We have extra kits and pattern interfacing available if you already know how to make these wonderful pieces. Instructor: Sherri. Cost: $60 (plus supplies)

Cost: $ 60.00

Contact Us:

Phone: 540-786-2289
Address: 4131 Plank Road
                Fredericksburg, VA 22407
Hours: Mon. - Sat. 10-5
            Closed Sunday





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