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Machine Mastery #2

Let's Start with the Basics. Seams, Hems, Finding Seam Allowances, Hemming Jeans, and a little Quilting. We'll also learn about memory functions and saving and combining stitches.

Jo's Stitch Lounge

Is there a sewing project you'd like to make but are a bit anxious about stitching on your own? Maybe you're a quilter and want to venture into garment sewing, or perhaps you have a class project you'd like some help completing. This class is for you! Step into Jo's Stitch Lounge and work on your project with coaching from expert sewist Jo Leichte. Includes personalized instruction plus impromptu demos and discussions on a variety of techniques relating to class projects. Must take Jo's Stitch Lounge Prep class first.

Bernina V8 Designer Plus Software - BEGINNER

Learn the basics of how to use the Bernina V8 digitizing software, plus Priscilla will answer any other questions you may have about the software. *THIS 10-12 CLASS IS FOR SOFTWARE BEGINNERS.*

Jul 18
Bernina V8 Designer Plus Software - INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED
Jul 18
Beginning Quilting
Jul 23
Machine Mastery #3

Learn how to quilt from start to finish! Using your own choice of fabrics (we'll help you!), make this small sampler quilt. Learn how to make a nine-patch, log cabin, half-square triangles, and flying geese; learn how to machine quilt with a walking foot and a freemotion foot, learn how to measure for borders, and how to bind your quilt. This project is small enough to finish.

Cost: $ 65.00
Learn how to put in an easy zipper to make this adorable wide-mouthed bag. It's perfect for toting gear, cords, makeup, toys, goodies and more.

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn the basics of how to use the Bernina V8 digitizing software, plus Priscilla will answer any other questions you may have about the software. *THIS 10-12 CLASS IS FOR SOFTWARE BEGINNERS.*

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn the basics of how to use the Bernina V8 digitizing software, plus Priscilla will answer any other questions you may have about the software. *THIS 1-3 CLASS IS INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED*

Cost: $ 20.00
Full of color with added accents, this jacket is easy and fun to make! Using a variety of colorful cotton fabrics in combination with fringe, bottle caps and more, you can create your own unique design.

Cost: $ 65.00
A three night course to complete the "Northern lights bargello quilt" from the book "Quilts of Iceland".

Cost: $ 65.00
A two day course to cut and piece Judy Niemeyer's Poinsettia pattern!

Cost: $ 70.00
Our local community needs our help! Come and join us for a fun day of sewing pillows for Hospice recipients.

Cost: $ FREE
The new year starts in March!

Need some quilting inspiration? Want to save time cutting, save time sewing, and save money by using up your stash? If so, this event is for you! Join us for an amazing two hour presentation brought to us by AccuQuilt National Educator Pam Heller. You'll be amazed by how AccuQuilt will increase your piecing accuracy, from simple traditional blocks all the way through to complicated shapes you've never dared to try! Pam will bring a trunk full of beautiful samples guaranteed to spark your creativity. Plus you'll receive a $10 coupon at the event that can be used towards any merchandise purchase the day of the event!

Cost: $ 10.00
Note: Machine Mastery classes are FREE for those who purchased their machines here at Asheville Cotton Co. Sorry, they're not available otherwise. You may take Machine Mastery as many times as you'd like, and in any order. No need to sign up, but be sure to check the website or call in case of severe weather, as we may need to cancel. The Care and Feeding of Your Machine An in-depth look at all of the basics, including types of needles and threads, cleaning, and what all those parts are.

Let's Start with the Basics. Seams, Hems, Finding Seam Allowances, Hemming Jeans, and a little Quilting. We'll also learn about memory functions and saving and combining stitches.

Learn how to make buttonholes, sew buttons on with the machine, a little bit about applique, and tie-quilting using your machine.

Gather It Up, Tuck It Down and Quilt it All Over. Learn all about gathering, pintucks and real tucks. We'll also learn about quilting, including using a 1/4" foot, a walking foot, freemotion feet, and the BSR if you have it.

Zippers, Piping, Couching, and Lots of other Fun Things. Learn all about piping, fringing, faggoting, bundling (yes, these are real sewing terms). We'll also do zippers (painless!), couching, and thread painting!

(For machines with Embroidery Function Only) Start from the beginning with your embroidery and we'll work on stitching out your name. Also, an in-depth look at stabilizers and embroidery threads. If your machine does multi-directional stitching, we'll do that, too.

If you have always wanted to learn more about embroidery, then this is your chance. This class will take you beyond embroidery basics. - Enrollment Closed -

Cost: $ 220.00
Is there a sewing project you'd like to make but are a bit anxious about stitching on your own? Maybe you're a quilter and want to venture into garment sewing, or perhaps you have a class project you'd like some help completing. This class is for you! Step into Jo's Stitch Lounge and work on your project with coaching from expert sewist Jo Leichte. Includes personalized instruction plus impromptu demos and discussions on a variety of techniques relating to class projects. Must take Jo's Stitch Lounge Prep class first.

Cost: $ 125.00