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ACCUQUILT

5: CLUB GO! - JANUARY - Jan 31, 2015


CLUB GO! Do you own one of the three GO! Machines? Want to use it more often? Would you like to try out a die before you purchase it? Come to CLUB GO! and join the fun. Each meeting will have a demonstration of helpful tips, featured die each month, and a handout. There will be a show and tell to encourage everyone to try new patterns and utilize the dies you already have. We're thinking about a progressive round robin type quilt using your scraps and following a guideline, each month you will put a new round on your quilt. You must own one of the GO! Cutters to join the group.

Cost: $ 10.00
31: CLUB GO! - FEBRUARY - Feb 15, 2015


CLUB GO! - 3rd Sunday of each month 1:30-3:30 Do you own one of the three GO! Machines? Want to use it more often? Would you like to try out a die before you purchase it? Come to CLUB GO! and join the fun. Each meeting will have a demonstration of helpful tips, featured die each month, and a handout. There will be a show and tell to encourage everyone to try new patterns and utilize the dies you already have. We're thinking about a progressive round robin type quilt using your scraps and following a guideline, each month you will put a new round on your quilt. You must own one of the GO! Cutters to join the group.

Cost: $ 10.00
69: CLUB GO! - MARCH - Mar 15, 2015


CLUB GO! - 3rd Sunday of each month 1:30-3:30 Do you own one of the three GO! Machines? Want to use it more often? Would you like to try out a die before you purchase it? Come to CLUB GO! and join the fun. Each meeting will have a demonstration of helpful tips, featured die each month, and a handout. There will be a show and tell to encourage everyone to try new patterns and utilize the dies you already have. We're thinking about a progressive round robin type quilt using your scraps and following a guideline, each month you will put a new round on your quilt. You must own one of the GO! Cutters to join the group.

Cost: $ 10.00

BAGS/TOTES/WALLETS

50: AMNESTY BAG DAY - Feb 01, 2015


Bring in your unfinished bag from one of our previous classes and let us help you get it done! Be sure to register well in advance to guarantee your seat. You will need to call the Store (410-321-6730) to advise what bag project you will be working on so the teacher can be prepared.

Cost: $ FREE

HAND PIECING/QUILTING

65: HAND QUILTING - Feb 20, 2015


Have you envied the beautiful hand quilting you have seen over the years? This class will make you comfortable with the process and put just the right finishing touch on your cherished project! Cheryl will take you through the basics of hand quilting from marking your quilts to getting those perfect stitches!

Cost: $ 40.00

MACHINE EMBROIDERY CLASSES

72: MACHINE EMBROIDERY - MAKE IT YOUR OWN FROM START TO FINISH - Mar 22, 2015


Don't have a long arm? Don't have room for one? Not in the budget either? But want to quilt like a longarm? We think you'll be very pleased with this technique.

Cost: $ 30.00

NEW 8 SERIES MACHINE

58: 8 SERIES - NEW MACHINE #3 - EMBROIDERY 1 - Feb 14, 2015


TOPICS COVERED: Combi Mode, Saving to embroidery, Feet used in embroidery mode, Threads, stabilizers, needles and other essential supplies, Threading the bobbin for embroidery, Embroidery screen icons, Hooping fabric, Using templates, Selecting a design, Basting icon, Adding a design/lettering, Stitching a design, Adjusting tension for embroidery Our classes are FREE if machine was purchased at Bear's Paw, but we sincerely OPEN our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store (410-321-6730) for pricing,. These are wonderful machines and there are so many features you could enjoy. It is important to invest in the time to get to know your machine and have fun. It is helpful to bring your machine to any classes, but they can be taken as lecture/demo. If you can get your machine into your car, we can get it out.

Cost: $ FREE
59: 8 SERIES - NEW MACHINE #4 - EMBROIDERY 2 - Mar 01, 2015


TOPICS COVERED: Stitch Density, Virtual positioning, Endless embroidery, Fit to hoop, Multi hooping, Split designs, Using Art Link, Downloading designs from Internet, Sending design to machine from computer, Why software - intro to BERNINA software Our classes are FREE if machine was purchased at Bear's Paw, but we sincerely OPEN our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store (410-321-6730) for pricing,. These are wonderful machines and there are so many features you could enjoy. It is important to invest in the time to get to know your machine and have fun. It is helpful to bring your machine to any classes, but they can be taken as lecture/demo. If you can get your machine into your car, we can get it out.

Cost: $ FREE
60: 8 SERIES - NEW MACHINE #5 - FUN WITH STITCHES - Mar 21, 2015


TOPICS COVERED: Extended Stitches, Bobbin Play, Embellishment, Stacked Stitches, Buttonholes, Review feet that came with the machine and other feet to consider. Gears of death, birds nest, other trouble shooting Our classes are FREE if machine was purchased at Bear's Paw, but we sincerely OPEN our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store (410-321-6730) for pricing,. These are wonderful machines and there are so many features you could enjoy. It is important to invest in the time to get to know your machine and have fun. It is helpful to bring your machine to any classes, but they can be taken as lecture/demo. If you can get your machine into your car, we can get it out.

Cost: $ FREE

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #2 - STITCH FUN

32: NEW MACHINE #2 - STITCH FUN - FEBRUARY - Feb 11, 2015


Let's get working on those decorative stitches! TOPICS COVERED: Decorative stitching Temporary Altered Stitch Memory Altering stitches Pattern functions Memory and Alphabets Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw. Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730. These classes are for all sewing machine models, except Bernettes, 1008 and 8 Series. You will find the 8 Series classes listed on our class schedule. Bernettes and the 1008 models will be held on an as needed basis. Please call the Store for that information.

Cost: $ FREE
36: NEW MACHINE #2 - STITCH FUN - MARCH - Mar 11, 2015


Let's get working on those decorative stitches! TOPICS COVERED: Decorative stitching Temporary Altered Stitch Memory Altering stitches Pattern functions Memory and Alphabets Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw. Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730. These classes are for all sewing machine models, except Bernettes, 1008 and 8 Series. You will find the 8 Series classes listed on our class schedule. Bernettes and the 1008 models will be held on an as needed basis. Please call the Store for that information.

Cost: $ FREE

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #3 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 1

33: NEW MACHINE #3 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 1 - FEBRUARY - Feb 18, 2015


Let's get started using and learning about the fabulous embroidery machine you just purchased! In two classes you will feel confident embroidering on many fabric surfaces. TOPICS COVERED: Introduction Machine/module set up Preparing to embroider Needles and thread Stabilizers Hoops/hooping/hoop calibration Accessing designs Trace/check Virtual positioning/absolute check Motif center Basting boxes Customizing designs Stitching a design Embroidery sequence control Moving/rotating/duplicating Rescale and mirror image Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730. This class is for all embroidery machines except Bernette Chicago, BERNINA Deco and 8 Series. The Bernette Chicago and BERNINA Deco will be handled on an as needed basis. 8 Series classes can be found under that heading.

37: NEW MACHINE #3 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 1 - MARCH - Mar 18, 2015


Let's get started using and learning about the fabulous embroidery machine you just purchased! In two classes you will feel confident embroidering on many fabric surfaces. TOPICS COVERED: Introduction Machine/module set up Preparing to embroider Needles, thread, stabilizers Hoops/hooping/hoop calibration Accessing designs Trace/check Virtual positioning/absolute check Motif center Basting boxes Customizing designs Stitching a design Embroidery sequence control Moving/rotating/duplicating Rescale and mirror image Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730. These classes are for all sewing machine models, except Bernettes, 1008 and 8 Series. You will find the 8 Series classes listed on our class schedule.

Cost: $ FREE

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #4 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 2

3: NEW MACHINE #4 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 2 - JANUARY - Feb 11, 2015


Let's get started using and learning about the fabulous embroidery machine you just purchased! In two classes you will feel confident embroidering on many fabric surfaces. TOPICS COVERED: Lettering Changing letter height/spacing Stitch density Word Art/letter manipulation Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from BPF. If you purchased elsewhere and would like to take part in our classes, please call the Store to get pricing. 410-321-6730 This class is for all embroidery machines except Bernette Chicago, BERNINA Deco and 8 Series. The Bernette Chicago and Bernina Deco will be handled on an as needed basis. 8 Series classes can be found under that heading.

Cost: $ FREE
34: NEW MACHINE #4 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 2 - FEBRUARY - Feb 25, 2015


Let's get started using and learning about the fabulous embroidery machine you just purchased! In two classes you will feel confident embroidering on many fabric surfaces. TOPICS COVERED: Lettering Changing letter height/spacing Stitch density Word Art/letter manipulation Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from BPF. If you purchased elsewhere and would like to take part in our classes, please call the Store to get pricing. 410-321-6730 This class is for all embroidery machines except Bernette Chicago, BERNINA Deco and 8 Series. The Bernette Chicago and BERNINA Deco will be handled on an as needed basis. 8 Series classes can be found under that heading.

Cost: $ FREE
38: NEW MACHINE #4 - EMBROIDERY BASICS 2 - MARCH - Mar 25, 2015


Let's get started using and learning about the fabulous embroidery machine you just purchased! In two classes you will feel confident embroidering on many fabric surfaces. Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730.

Cost: $ FREE

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #5 - BSR

4: NEW MACHINE #5 - BSR - FEBRUARY - ALL MODELS WITH BERNINA STITCH REGULATOR - Feb 04, 2015


The BERNINA Stitch Regulator is an innovative accessory that is far more than just a presser foot...it is part of a dynamic interaction between quilter, accessory and BERNINA Sewing Machine. Come in learn the ins and outs of this incredible foot. Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730.

39: NEW MACHINE #5 - BSR - APRIL - ALL MODELS WITH BERNINA STITCH REGULATOR - Apr 01, 2015


The BERNINA Stitch Regulator is an innovative accessory that is far more than just a presser foot...it is part of a dynamic interaction between quilter, accessory and BERNINA Sewing Machine. Come in learn the ins and outs of this incredible foot. Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730.

Cost: $ FREE

NEW MACHINE CLASSES #6 - CREATIVE OPTIONS

35: NEW MACHINE CLASS #6 - CREATIVE OPTIONS - MARCH - Mar 04, 2015


BERNINA 580, 7 Series By now, you are familiar with the basics of operating your machine and are ready to get into some of the unique features and functions that made you want your model in the first place. The information and stitching exercises in this book address the special features, functions and techniques. Our classes are FREE to those who purchased from Bear's Paw, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. Please call the Store for pricing information. 410-321-6730.

Cost: $ FREE

PIECING AND/OR QUILTING

47: BASKET WEAVE QUILT - WEEKNIGHT CLASS - Feb 04, 2015


Purchase a new 40 piece jelly roll, or walk on the wild side and use mixed fabric strips from your stash. Working around an octagon shape, you will stitch various 2 1/2" strips on each side creating gorgeous dancing wreaths! With your leftover strips and an accent fabric, there will enough to complete a second quilt, 39 x 51.

Cost: $ 50.00
48: MAKING A QUILT - BEGINNER - Feb 05, 2015


Make 2015 the year you learn to quilt! During this eight week class, you will learn how to square up your fabrics and make accurate cuts, make seven different quilt blocks and finish your sampler quilt with binding and a label. Enjoy the fun of meeting new friends and expressing your creative self in a relaxed atmosphere. Bring "Start Quilting" 3rd edition by Alex Anderson to the first class. At that time we will go over introductions, history of quilting, and the supply list for the sampler quilt. We will be selecting fabrics for your sampler quilt at that time. The rest of the supply list will be given out at the 1st class.

Cost: $ 100.00
71: WHATNOT CLUB - KIM DIEHL - Feb 09, 2015


Stop in and see Kim’s new collection HERITAGE HOLLOW. We have made FQ bundles of the Kim Diehl line - 28 fabrics $80. Our first quilt will be TRUE BLUE and you can see it and the FREE demo

Cost: $ FREE
49: SUNSET RUNNER - BEGINNER FRIENDLY - Feb 21, 2015


This table runner, with neutral organic prints bordering a burst of color in the center, would feel at home in any style decor. simple piecing with a touch of applique. Perfect for beginners and runner enthusiasts alike.

Cost: $ 50.00
51: MEANDERING - Feb 27, 2015


If you have never tried or are a little nervous about free motion quilting this is the class for you. You will learn the beginner basics of free motion quilting: how to sandwich your quilt, how to set up your sewing space as well as all the fundamentals of meandering.

Cost: $ 25.00
68: BRAG BANNER - Dec 22, 2015


Display your favorite photos of someone special by making a personalized banner. With the easy photo pocket design, you can easily change photos whenever you like. You will learn how to easily create your own applique letters, work with transparency sheets, and learn binding techniques.

Cost: $ 30.00

SILHOUETTE

28: SILHOUETTE FOR BEGINNERS - Feb 07, 2015


Learn how to prepare and cut fabric for applique on the Silhouette using a prepared design and stitch out on your embroidery machine. We will demo how to convert an embroidery design into a cut file using the Silhouette Studio Designer software. You will be introduced to use Pix Scan and see how your camera or iPhone can help you create shapes for cutting. You may take this as a hands on or lecture demo class.

Cost: $ 21.00
100: SILHOUETTE WORKSHOP WITH TERRI JOHNSON - Mar 06, 2015


In this 2 day workshop,Terri Johnson will be sharing a trunk show of samples & techniques that you can create with your Silhouette Cameo! Learn about everything from cutting vinyl, glass etching, to quilting & machine embroidery appliqué. The second day you will be creating actual “hands on” projects that will make you even more comfortable with the software & cutting process. More information to be posted later.

SKILL BUILDER SEWING

44: HEARTS CONTENT PILLOW - Feb 06, 2015


This pretty home decor pillow will come together quickly. Or, you may spend some extra time embellishing it according to your own creativity. These alternatives will be discussed. You can start with making one or by doubling the fabric requirements you can make two! We will use the basic Hearts Content model with a little design twists, one of which will be an easy process for stitching in a zipper. This is a two-day course with homework involved and each session will be 4 hours.

Cost: $ 50.00
46: YOUR STITCH BOOK - Feb 08, 2015


During the Stupendous Stitches class, I shared with the group my Stitch Book. I made this book so I would know what stitches I had and what they really looked like. Many of you indicated how much you would enjoy this but needed a kick start on the project! Spend the day with us and we will help you get started. Learn what your machine can do and see for yourself how your beautiful stitches do look. Open to all machine makes and models.

Cost: $ 25.00

SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS

9: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - FEBRUARY - EDITING DESIGNS - Feb 14, 2015


TOPIC: Change existing embroidery designs to suit a new purpose. See amazing opportunities from a single design!

Cost: $ 15.00
11: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - MARCH - LETTERING OPTIONS - Mar 14, 2015


TOPIC: Use the new lettering tools available in BERNINA Embroidery Software 7 to create monogram designs, and labels with the new small alphabets. Create beautiful lettering effects using Art Canvas.

Cost: $ 15.00
15: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - APRIL - CREATE YOUR OWN DESIGNS - Apr 11, 2015


TOPIC: Look at the opportunities to create designs from different types of graphics. Use the different automatic digitizing tools as well as create elements from scratch.

Cost: $ 15.00
17: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - MAY - DIMENSIONAL EMBROIDERY - May 09, 2015


TOPIC: Explore the new opportunities for dimensional embroidery with raised satin stitching, Trapunto, PunchWork and StumpWork.

Cost: $ 15.00
19: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - JUNE - APPLIQUE OPTIONS - Jun 13, 2015


TOPIC: Learn the different applique techniques available in the software. Create beautiful applique designs with multiple pieces and decorative stitches.

Cost: $ 15.00
21: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - AUGUST - CREATE A MULTI-HOOPED DESIGN - Aug 08, 2015


TOPIC: Review the new features of the BERNINA EMBROIDERY SOFTWARE 7 for better automatic hooping and learn to use the new manual hooping options to create and set your own reference points.

Cost: $ 15.00
23: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - SEPTEMBER - REALISTIC AND HANDWORK EFFECTS - Sep 12, 2015


TOPIC: REALISTIC AND HANDWORK EFFECTS Create embroidered Cross Stitch designs using the Cross Stitch program. Create an embroidery from a photo or graphic with the PhotoSnap Tool.

Cost: $ 15.00
25: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - OCTOBER - WEIRD & WONDERFUL - Oct 10, 2015


TOPIC: Weird & Wonderful Create special effects using different tools in the software. This is a chance to explore some of the less frequently used tools and take a look at the opportunities Art Canvas provides.

Cost: $ 15.00
27: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 1 - THE BASICS - NOVEMBER - IN THE HOOP - Oct 31, 2015


TOPIC: Review the techniques learned throughout the year and create a great quick gift that will embroider itself right in the hoop!

Cost: $ 15.00

SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - THE NEXT STEP

8: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - FEBRUARY - BLOOMING BLISS QUILT - Feb 28, 2015


The mastery series continues. If you have followed the classes over the past year, you are now ready for Software Sampler 2. V7 mastery and Software Sampler have been combined to provide you with the best instructions for the new version 7 software. Hands on class, video, instruction sheets of presented lesson will be loaded on your personal USB. Please bring a USB (with your name on it) with ample space for a video to class. TOPIC: Design a jellyroll quilt project and coordinating quilt patterns using BERNINA Software 7, Artwork Canvas and the Quilter program.

Cost: $ 15.00
10: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - MARCH - ALL GEARED UP - Mar 21, 2015


TOPIC: Use the tools in Art Canvas to create "gear" shapes for unique quilting and applique patterns.

Cost: $ 15.00
14: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - APRIL - FLOWER SHOW - Apr 18, 2015


TOPIC: One design can have many embroidery options. Learn to create lightweight embroidery, applique and more.

Cost: $ 15.00
16: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - MAY - I WAS FRAMED - May 16, 2015


TOPIC: Learn to work with photographs in Artwork Canvas and print them on Transfer Artist Paper or printable fabric. Then create applique frames to stitch around the printed pictures.

Cost: $ 15.00
18: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - JUNE - MAKE MINE PLAID - Jun 20, 2015


TOPIC: Create plaid effects in many different ways: grid quilting, pattern run stitch designs, wavy plaid and plaid effects with fill or applique.

Cost: $ 15.00
20: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - AUGUST - APPLIQUE 3 WAYS - Aug 15, 2015


TOPIC: Explore the options of each applique style: raw edge, cut in the hoop, and pre-cut.

Cost: $ 15.00
22: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - SEPTEMBER - GOING IN CIRCLES - Sep 19, 2015


TOPIC: Work with the beautiful outline stitches in the software, as well as, create your own stitch patterns from scratch. Manipulate the stitches to create beautiful circular pattern stitch embroideries.

Cost: $ 15.00
24: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - OCTOBER - IN-THE-HOOP! - Oct 17, 2015


TOPIC: Create a Pencil Pouch project to embroider in-the-hoop. Work with fonts, embroider the zipper and quilting to complete the project.

Cost: $ 15.00
26: SOFTWARE SAMPLER 2 - NOVEMBER - COMING UP ROSES - Nov 21, 2015


TOPIC: Everything will be coming up roses as you learn to create stitches using the free-hand drawing tool using a photo as a template - no artistic skills needed. Explore the option of adding needlepunch for additional color.

Cost: $ 15.00

WOOL/WOOL FELT

62: BERTIE'S YEAR - BOM - MARCH QUILT - Feb 14, 2015


12 MONTHS WORTH OF WALL HANGINGS AND 1 DEAR LITTLE BIRD! Follow Bertie’s adventures through the year in this fun BOM.  Every month, beginning in July you will receive a pattern and the Shadow Play/ Woolies Flannels from Maywood Studios to create a little quilt that measure 13” x 17”. The kit also includes the binding and the backing for each little quilt and a button pack for embellishing. What are woolies flannels?  They look like wool, feel like wool, yet sew and wash like cotton with no scratchy wool itch. Woolies flannel is comfy-cozy perfection with classic designs like herringbones, plaids, tweeds & dots in a rich array of home-friendly colors. 

Cost: $ 25.00
63: BERTIE'S YEAR - BOM - APRIL QUILT - Mar 14, 2015


12 MONTHS WORTH OF WALL HANGINGS AND 1 DEAR LITTLE BIRD! Follow Bertie’s adventures through the year in this fun BOM.  Every month, beginning in July you will receive a pattern and the Shadow Play/ Woolies Flannels from Maywood Studios to create a little quilt that measure 13” x 17”. The kit also includes the binding and the backing for each little quilt and a button pack for embellishing. What are woolies flannels?  They look like wool, feel like wool, yet sew and wash like cotton with no scratchy wool itch. Woolies flannel is comfy-cozy perfection with classic designs like herringbones, plaids, tweeds & dots in a rich array of home-friendly colors.  Kits for the first two months will be available June 3. You can purchase more than one kit at a time to make sure Christmas is completed by December 1!

Cost: $ 25.00
64: BERTIE'S YEAR - BOM - MAY QUILT - Apr 11, 2015


12 MONTHS WORTH OF WALL HANGINGS AND 1 DEAR LITTLE BIRD! Follow Bertie’s adventures through the year in this fun BOM.  Every month, beginning in July you will receive a pattern and the Shadow Play/ Woolies Flannels from Maywood Studios to create a little quilt that measure 13” x 17”. The kit also includes the binding and the backing for each little quilt and a button pack for embellishing. What are woolies flannels?  They look like wool, feel like wool, yet sew and wash like cotton with no scratchy wool itch. Woolies flannel is comfy-cozy perfection with classic designs like herringbones, plaids, tweeds & dots in a rich array of home-friendly colors. 

Cost: $ 25.00