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Heard the news around campus? Anita's University is coming to Reno Convention Center! Anita's University is an educational series featuring a variety of University classes on embroidery techniques, quilting in the hoop that saves time, money and fabric along with fun and easy in the hoop projects. It will be sure to wow new and expert embroidery fans alike in this hands-on learning format. This event will bring a new and engaging atmosphere for everyone!

Cost: $ 99.00
Do you ever get frustrated when you can’t find the needles you’re looking for, or get confused about what needle is in your machine? MAKE A HANDY NEEDLE ORGANIZER WALLET This needle organizer is cleverly designed to make finding the right needle a breeze.

Cost: $ 28.00
Two great projects make perfect gifts! The small Becca bag and the Fobio Key Ring are popular and easy to make. All beginners will get sewing skills and confidence while making these two projects in class.

Cost: $ 20.00
The Becca Bag Pattern (large size) is a great sewing project for beginning sewers. Multi-purpose, wonderful for gifts and fun to make!

Cost: $ 20.00
Join us for the class that is sweeping the nation! Jeanne will walk you through every step of your new jelly roll rug. You will love how beautifully this Jelly Roll Rug Class comes together. Don’t miss out on this fun sew along!

Cost: $ 29.00
If you want to finish a quilt quickly, make a quilt completely on your own, or see what else you can do with your embroidery machine, you will love this class! The Easy-Connect Quilting files and technique allow you to use your embroidery machine machine to get quilting results like you'd see from a longarm quilter.

Cost: $ 70.00
If you want to finish a quilt quickly, make a quilt completely on your own, or see what else you can do with your embroidery machine, you will love this class. The Easy-Connect Quilting files and technique allow you to use your embroidery machine machine to get quilting results like you'd see from a long-arm quilter.

Cost: $ 70.00
This is an in-the-hoop, machine embroidery quilt where you'll learn stabilizer tips that work best for this project. You will learn in-the-hoop machine embroidery applique and how to stitch this project all together. This project will be made in two session. The first class will make about 2 quilt squares. By the time you finish those two quilt squares, you’ll be on your way to being an embroidery master! The second class will make the sashing and tricks to putting it all together. Although this project can be done in a 5” x 7” hoop, you can recreate it on the 8” x 8” hoop. You can use this pattern to make a quilt, valances, a pillow (like I did in the sample) and so much more.

Cost: $ 39.00
Learn how to create custom dish towels for the holidays. These make wonderful gifts and add a to home decor. Make a personalized dishtowel. Learn how to hoop, how to combine designs and the appropriate stabilizers for embroidering on towels. These will make wonderful Christmas gifts.

Kimberbell's Embroidery Club consists of two embroidery projects each month. We are combining Kimberbell's 12 month club into 6 months offering two projects each month. Bring your embroidery machine to learn unique embroidery techniques each month and leave with at least two finished projects. Choose to come monthly or sign up for the entire club. All embroidery machines brands welcome. Designs, directions and KITS ARE INCLUDED. You just show up with your machine. Each session is $40 or get all 6 classes for $180. OR if you want to tackle these on your own, you can pay for all 12 Dealer exclusive Kimberbell designs up front for $69 and receive a BONUS USB Stick AND BONUS 13th design!

Cost: $ 40.00
Kimberbell’s Embroidery Club consists of two embroidery projects each month. We are combining Kimberbell’s 12 month club into 6 months offering two projects each month. Bring your embroidery machine to learn unique embroidery techniques each month and leave with at least two finished projects. Choose to come monthly or sign up for the entire club. All embroidery machines brands welcome. Designs, directions and KITS ARE INCLUDED. You just show up with your machine. Each session is $40 or get all 6 classes for $180. OR if you want to tackle these on your own, you can pay for all 12 Dealer exclusive Kimberbell designs up front for $69 and receive a BONUS USB Stick AND BONUS 13th design!

Cost: $ 40.00
Kimberbell's Embroidery Club consists of two embroidery projects each month. We are combining Kimberbell's 12 month club into 6 months offering two projects each month. Bring your embroidery machine to learn unique embroidery techniques each month and leave with at least two finished projects. Choose to come monthly or sign up for the entire club. All embroidery machines brands welcome. Designs, directions and KITS ARE INCLUDED. You just show up with your machine. Each session is $40 or get all 6 classes for $180. OR if you want to tackle these on your own, you can pay for all 12 Dealer exclusive Kimberbell designs up front for $69 and receive a BONUS USB Stick AND BONUS 13th design!

Cost: $ 40.00
Kimberbell Club: Snowflake Kisses Pillow & Red Work Pincushion Kimberbell's Embroidery Club consists of two embroidery projects each month. We are combining Kimberbell's 12 month club into 6 months offering two projects each month. Bring your embroidery machine to learn unique embroidery techniques each month and leave with at least two finished projects. Choose to come monthly or sign up for the entire club. All embroidery machines brands welcome. Designs, directions and KITS ARE INCLUDED. You just show up with your machine. Each session is $40 or get all 6 classes for $180. OR if you want to tackle these on your own, you can pay for all 12 Dealer exclusive Kimberbell designs up front for $69 and receive a BONUS USB Stick AND BONUS 13th design!

Cost: $ 40.00
Kimberbell's Embroidery Club consists of two embroidery projects each month. We are combining Kimberbell's 12 month club into 6 months offering two projects each month. Bring your embroidery machine to learn unique embroidery techniques each month and leave with at least two finished projects. Choose to come monthly or sign up for the entire club. All embroidery machines brands welcome. Designs, directions and KITS ARE INCLUDED. You just show up with your machine. Each session is $40 or get all 6 classes for $180. OR if you want to tackle these on your own, you can pay for all 12 Dealer exclusive Kimberbell designs up front for $69 and receive a BONUS USB Stick AND BONUS 13th design!

Cost: $ 40.00
Over the years, the gingerbread house has become one of the most beloved icons of the holiday season. This three-dimensional embroidery home captures the sweetest essence of Christmas. Its walls are embellished with bright colors of joy and covered with all sorts of candies.

Cost: $ 28.00
Rozy is a slimline wallet that is practical and stylish! The metal clasp gives it a very high-end feel. You can decide the print you want to match your style. We'll teach you the techniques!

Cost: $ 35.00
In this class, you will focus on the IQ Designer / Design Center features of you machine. You will see how to create and edit a design. You will also learn how to work with a scanned image. You'll see how to create a stamped image and an applique. And finally, we will play with line justification, stippling and color sorting in the embroidery features of machine. You must bring your Destiny/Dream Machine to this class. Valiant or Entrepreneur owners can reserve our store machine. Supply list will be provided upon registration for the class. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to set up.

Cost: $ 30.00
Feathers are one of the most popular and beautiful designs you can put on a quilt. You'll learn how to make feathers and how to use their shapes in your designs.

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn how to easily use grids - Different kinds and how to use them for your quilt designs. We will also demo the ruler foot and rulers.

Cost: $ 20.00
Jean has developed this 4 part series to incorporate piecing, free motion, stencils and ruler work. This fun class will help you develop your skills in design and quilting.

Cost: $ 106.00
This is a 7 part series with 1 make up or extra help class for a total of 8 classes. In each class, you will be working with the ruler foot and different rulers/templates to create different patterns/designs in this unique wall hanging. We will be using Westalee Ruler/Template products. You must have taken a beginner Free Motion Quilting class or have some Free Motion Quilting experience.

Cost: $ 130.00
We will be using our Scan N Cut to cut fabric for an in-the-hoop embroidery project. You will learn how to create a cut file, size, edit and transfer a embroidery design into your scan n cut machine

Cost: $ 25.00
This Class will teach you how to use the sticker kit! With a combination of Scan N Cut Workspace and your Scan N Cut Machine you will learn how to create personalized stickers to add to your holiday gifts. You can apply the methods taught to create your own sewing sticker collection or a newly found personalized gift sticker set.

Cost: $ 20.00
Create a lovely center piece with your Scan N Cut and add a unique touch to your dinning table or side tables. This class includes the materials, instructions, video and PowerPoint reference materials.

Cost: $ 20.00
Serger decorative edge tucks add interesting surface texture to a plain fabric, allowing for exciting home decorator projects! Learn how to navigate corners while you use a 3 thread over and chainstitch.

Cost: $ 15.00
This loose, slouchy fit through waist but skims the bust and hips for a flattering but comfortable silhouette. Sleeves are a dolman style and lower sleeve is a slimmer fit, but still has a bit of ease to allow for layering under comfortably. Make this cocoon, circular shaped sweater that is perfectly on trend, and easy to dress up or down! This pattern pairs amazing with a sweater knit, rayon spandex, rayon blend french terry or other knit fabric with a softer drape.

Cost: $ 20.00
This beginner to intermediate knit pattern has a great flattering everyday fit with tons of options! It is a classic look with trendy and modern options to choose from. Includes sleeve options of short, 3/4 hemmed or banded, long hemmed or banded, so you can wear this year round. Has both shirt length (hits at mid-booty) and tunic length (hitting below booty–perfect to wear with leggings) so you can pair with all kinds of bottoms perfectly. Both lengths have a hemmed or banded option. Also includes a curved hem option.

Cost: $ 20.00
In this class you will learn a very easy way to make a professional looking blanket out of just a couple of yards of material. Using your Flat Lock and Over Lock stitches with your serger you will be creating a blanket which is a great way to make a simple gift for anyone in your life.

Cost: $ 20.00
Join us for another class to help you master your serger, new stitches and new feet. In this class you will be using the ruffler foot, a 3 thread overlock with decorative thread and the chain stitch.

Cost: $ 30.00