Classes


Join us! The bus will return to Bear's Paw Saturday night and take off again on Sunday

Cost: $ 150.00
SASSY JEANS/PANTS PRE CLASS - JULY
- Jul 26, 2017 10:00 am

Instructions for the upcoming class. Must know your machine make and file format. Spanky will be giving you information regarding the upcoming class.

Cost: $ FREE
Have fun embellishing your jeans at a fraction of what they are selling for at high end stores. Embroidered clothing is the hottest fashion statement now. We will stitch an edgy Steampunk design and you will take home a collection of stunning Jacobean designs for future stitching after the class. All designs are included in the class fee. In this class you will learn: 1. How to hoop large designs that require multi hooping with precision. 2. Other options for hooping large designs using templates. 3. How to create a new design from existing designs. 4. Best stabilizers and threads for embroidering on jeans. A pre-session is required in order to prepare your jeans or pants for embroidery. We will also discuss required and optional supplies.

Cost: $ 85.00
MACHINE EMBROIDERY - LACE PANTS
- Sep 10, 2017 10:00 am

Turn your jeans into a designer style using your embroidery machine. You will love the open lace design insert in the leg of your jeans. The lace design is included in your class fee and can also be used for many other purposes. There will be preparation at home before class. Spanky - arykiel@icloud.com

Cost: $ 50.00
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: $ 25.00
Come join us for a Make and Take project. We will make a credit card/rewards card carrier. It is unique, you pull on the ribbon and the cards pop up. The card carrier is small enough to put in your pocket for a quick trip to the store or going for a walk. We have a kit made with Kraf-tex ready to get you started. But once you make one we think you will make more for your family and friends.

Cost: $ 10.00
Come join us for a Make and Take project. We will make a credit card/rewards card carrier. It is unique, you pull on the ribbon and the cards pop up. The card carrier is small enough to put in your pocket for a quick trip to the store or going for a walk. We have a kit made with Kraf-tex ready to get you started. But once you make one we think you will make more for your family and friends.

Cost: $ 10.00
NEW MACHINE #2 - STITCH FUN - JULY
- Jul 29, 2017 01:00 pm

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, but we sincerely open our classes to anyone who has purchased their machine from another dealer. CLASS IS FREE IF PURCHASED FROM BEAR'S PAW, otherwise it's $50. KIT FEE: $10 KIT FEE: $10

Cost: $ FREE
Let's get started using and learning about the fabulous embroidery machine you just purchased! You will feel confident embroidering on many fabric surfaces. Preparing to embroider Needles, thread, stabilizers Hoops/hooping/hoop calibration Accessing designs Trace/check Virtual positioning/absolute check Motif center Basting boxes 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 for a $50 fee. KIT FEE: $10

Cost: $ FREE
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
CRAB TABLE RUNNER
- Aug 06, 2017 12:00 pm

If you live in Maryland, the chances are pretty good you have enjoyed our Blue Crabs. You can make a table runner using our crab appliques in fresh, steamed or patriotic. Susannah has enlarged our version of the crab table runner to fit her table and added an inner and outer border in the red/white/blue theme. We want you to pick your color choice and enjoy it in your home.

Cost: $ 25.00
BERNINA BLOCK PARTY 2017 - AUGUST
- Aug 12, 2017 10:00 am

Join us for a fun time as we sew through this BERNINA Block of the Month! Bear's Paw and the We all Sew BERNINA Blog is where you will find all the information to make this quilt designed by Nina McVeigh of BERNINA! Make the entire quilt or make a bunch of mini projects from each of the blocks or series of blocks featured. We have kits for the Alison Glass version pictured and also one in batik. This is a wonderful quilt for beginners, as well as, experienced. You will learn so much and Marty will give you tips on any construction issues. We'll see you then!

Cost: $ 10.00
SUMMER CAMP FOR KIDS
- Aug 14, 2017 01:00 am

Bernina Summer Sewing Camp For our sewing enthusiasts aged 9-13 Bring your own Sewing Machine or Rent one from Bear’s Paw. All fabrics and notions for our projects are included. A supply list will be given at the time of registration. Our young sewers will have fun making two projects which they can enjoy for years. Students will learn basic sewing skills and concepts while having fun making a small lap quilt and a shark.

Cost: $ 150.00
Easy quilt for the beginning quilter. Make 9" Texas size blocks to show off big prints or 6" blocks for smaller prints. Use fat quarters or scraps. Techniques covered: proper rotary cutting, ruler smarts, accurate piecing. You will be making a baby or lap quilt size.

Cost: $ 50.00
KRAF-TEX NOTEBOOK COVER
- Aug 20, 2017 11:30 am

Working with a unique composite material, Kraftex, we will make a notebook cover that is big enough to fit the composite notebooks. Kraf-tex is a paper product that you can wash and is very durable. Great to make for family and friends for the holidays.Try a new medium, Kraf-tex, making a notebook cover using the Hunter's Star quilt pattern. Kraf-tex is a leather-like product that is washable and easy to sew.

Cost: $ 25.00
BERNINA BLOCK PARTY 2017 - SEPTEMBER
- Sep 09, 2017 10:00 am

Join us for a fun time as we sew through this BERNINA Block of the Month! Bear's Paw and the We all Sew BERNINA Blog is where you will find all the information to make this quilt designed by Nina McVeigh of BERNINA! Make the entire quilt or make a bunch of mini projects from each of the blocks or series of blocks featured. We have kits for the Alison Glass version pictured and also one in batik. This is a wonderful quilt for beginners, as well as, experienced. You will learn so much and Marty will give you tips on any construction issues. We'll see you then!

Cost: $ 10.00
BINDING BASICS
- Sep 16, 2017 11:30 am

If you've NEVER put a binding on your quilt then this is the class for you! Learn how to measure for your binding, learn to cut straight and continuous binding, how to prep and apply your binding and connect the two loose ends and hand sew binding. You'll learn: How to determine whether you should use straight grain or bias binding How to cut and prepare your binding How to bind using straight grain binding, creating mitered corners How to create lump-free binding corners How to cut continuous bias binding strips How to bind curved and round pieces How to hand stitch bindings to the wrong side of the quilt Please have the supplies cut & ready to work prior to class time. This is a learn and practice piece so you don't have to have pretty fabric.

Cost: $ 25.00
TEA COZY
- Sep 19, 2017 10:00 am

A kitchen set reminiscent of France's Provence region that includes: placemats that are machine quilted and reverse to a coordinating print, matching napkins and a tea cozy with optional machine quilting. The tea cozy has been very popular because the pot sits in the cozy instead of covering from the top.

Cost: $ 25.00
BERNINA BLOCK PARTY 2017 - OCTOBER
- Oct 14, 2017 10:00 am

Join us for a fun time as we sew through this BERNINA Block of the Month! Bear's Paw and the We all Sew BERNINA Blog is where you will find all the information to make this quilt designed by Nina McVeigh of BERNINA! Make the entire quilt or make a bunch of mini projects from each of the blocks or series of blocks featured. We have kits for the Alison Glass version pictured and also one in batik. This is a wonderful quilt for beginners, as well as, experienced. You will learn so much and Marty will give you tips on any construction issues. We'll see you then!

Cost: $ 10.00
Personalization of items is always in vogue. Let's look at the Monogramming program of Software 8 to create monograms that can be used on a variety of blanks. It is the second Saturday due to scheduling issues for August.

Cost: $ 15.00
Topic unknown as of this writing

Cost: $ 15.00
SOFTWARE SAMPLER V8 - OCTOBER 21, 2017
- Oct 21, 2017 10:00 am

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Cost: $ 15.00
WARM HANDS MITTENS Warm wooly mittens keep hands toasty and hearts happy on cold wintry days. Make them for the tree, or fill them (they are perfectly sized for gift cards or other treasures) and give them as special gifts to family and friends. Design motifs include a spicy gingerbread, star-shaped snowman, holly with berries, a jolly Santa, star-topped tree, and an ice skate. Red and green cuffs with embroidery embellishment add charm. Each mitten is approximately 4in x 4 1/2in.

WOOL FELT - STACKED TREE ORNAMENT
- Aug 12, 2017 10:30 am

Santa will be thrilled to see you are making tree ornaments for your Christmas tree ahead of time! Come in and make ONE stacked pine tree for your decorating! It won't take long, everything will be cut and ready for you to assemble! AND, we will have kits available for purchase if you'd like to make more!

Cost: $ 15.00
WOOL FELT - GIFT CARD HOLDER
- Sep 12, 2017 10:30 am

We all give gift cards as a thank you or present from time to time. You get it an envelope, a little bag box. We have come up with a wool felt pocket with an applique on it to tuck it away. We've had a lot of fun coming up with designs, all holidays, sewing theme, floral, etc.

Cost: $ 15.00
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