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Come meet Deb Canham and learn her top 20 techniques and tips for successful serging. Deb will be making the Dottie Overnight Bag which is made using the pin attachment on the Sew Steady Table. And at the end of the day, there will be a drawing and a lucky winner will take the Dottie Bag home with them. This event is a demo/lecture. You do not need to bring anything except a notepad and pen if you choose to take notes. Lunch will be served.

Cost: $ 40.00
Join us for a serger retreat: a 2-day hands-on workshop with award-winning, textile artist Deb Canham! What to Expect: Make Two Stunning projects while learning new techniques! You'll go home with a finished tote bag and Fish Wall Hanging. Be amazed at what you'll learn and the fun you'll have, all with your A1 Reno sewing community. Jeanne says, "This is your chance to learn from a national expert right here in Reno so don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity!"

Cost: $ 249.00
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
Come and create a Smores Keychain in IQ / My Deisgner Center. Get more familiar with scanning, changing stitch attributes, apply stitches, modifying a scanned imaged and creating a stamped image.

Cost: $ 20.00
While making this Crazy Patch Pillow, you will learn Machine Embroidery and Crazy Patch Applique. Debbie will teach you what batting to use, how to hoop and how to properly stabilize. Then she will discuss how to put your crazy patch blocks together to make your pillow: that will include squaring up your blocks and adding a zipper.

Cost: $ 21.00
Create a Anita Goodesign Snack Bag that will never get smelly! This class will teach you how to incorporate ProCare Food Safe Fabric into the already digitized design. At the end of this class you will have a cute eco-friendly reusable snack bag.

Cost: $ 15.00
Learn how to convert simple clip art files into your own embroidery designs. Instructor will provide easy step-by-step instructions on how to find free clip art on the internet, how to download files to your USB drive (AKA jump drive, thumb drive, flash drive, etc.) and convert it to a usable file for your BabyLock Dream Machine / Brother Dream Machine, modify it into an embroidery file in IQ Designer / Design Center and embroider it onto felt material.

Cost: $ 25.00
Come in and create this incredibly adorable "Baby is Sleeping Trapunto Pillow" this project will teach you how to do Trapunto and Redwork. We will also be creating a Modern Patchwork Zipper Pouch. With this project you will learn how to do applique, installing a zipper in the hoop, Quilting in the hoop and working on the back of the hoop to add lining.

Cost: $ 40.00
Get ready for winter! With this cute applique Reindeer Tote and Hello Winter Bench Pillow you can have a head start on your winter crafts.This classes featured skills are Applique with glitter, sewing, working with orange pop rulers, multiple hoopings, hooping a ready-made item and applique. At the end of this class you will have two cute completed projects.

Cost: $ 40.00
Let's create two incredible cute projects! This class features a Grateful Heart Composition Book & Sage Owl Oven Mitt! Kimberbells Notebook cover will teach you how to properly piece in the hoop and it comes in two different sizes! We are also going to be creating the Sage Owl Oven Mitts, the skills taught in this class are applique, quilting in the hoop and working with insulated lining. At the end of the class you will have two totally cute and completed projects.

Cost: $ 40.00
Create these sweet and summer ready gifts! Kimberbell's Life is Sweet Tea Towel will teach you skills like Over-the-Edge applique and working on the back of the hoop. You will have a very sweet tea towel at the end of the class. We will also be creating a Mini Wall Hanging that says happy birthday, featured skills in this class are piecing and Quilting in-the-Hoop and Applique with mylar and glitter! These project are getting you summer ready and make awesome gifts.

Cost: $ 40.00
This class has a true, piecing in the hoop using machine embroidery by number when creating this cute fall leafy mug rug. We will also be creating a cute Warm the Heart Mug Hug

Cost: $ 40.00
These decorative blooming bowls are fun to make and are a great way to bring a bit of summer sunshine indoors. Use the two included styles and your own fabric and thread colors to create a bowl bouquet! Bowls measure over 10" across.

Cost: $ 21.00
Make this useful and sturdy pouch in a booklet format. You'll create 4 see-through vinyl pockets to see contents at a glance. Zips up securely for travel or storage. We'll be working with vinyl, a separating zipper and binding. Great to use for sewing, stationery, kids toys, travel and more.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn how to make this new style of pouch that opens out into a useful box shape to keep contents close at hand and easy to reach. You'll learn how to insert a zipper around a curve and the class with have an option to use a regular or separating zipper. It zips up securely for travel or storage. Great to use for sewing, knitting, kids toys, travel and more. Modern, angular style.

Cost: $ 21.00
Popular quilting expert Ricky Tims presents an imaginative, new piecing technique that quilters will adore! Convergence quilts feature two or more fabrics cut into strips, sewn together, then cut and pieced again. Nothing could be simpler - or more magical! Ricky offers lots of creative guidelines but no hard-and-fast rules, so every Convergence quilt is a unique work of art.

Cost: $ 84.00
Come and create this beautiful abstract elephant using foundation paper piecing. This class will teach you the basics of foundation paper piecing so you can go home a easily create more amazing paper piecing quilts. This class is six hours, so set aside tim et

Cost: $ 42.00
If you're new to Scan N Cut or need a refresher, this class is for you! We will teach how to navigate the settings pages, using various types of material to cut and make adjustments as you go. This class includes all materials. This is a great way to start using your Scan N Cut!

Cost: $ 20.00
Come create a applique pillow using your Scan N Cut to cut various types of fabric, we will be using a sewing machine to applique the front of our pillow together!

Cost: $ 25.00
If you're new to Scan N Cut or need a refresher, this class is for you! We will teach how to navigate the settings pages, using various types of material to cut and adjusting our blade, cut depth and cut speed each time. This class includes all materials and a printed presentation for future reference. This is a great way to start using Scan N Cut! Cost - $20

Cost: $ 20.00
Why do laundry when you can just whip up one of these cute and flattering tees in less time then it takes to dry a load of clothes. The newly updated Laundry Day Tee comes with three neckline options- scoop, v-neck & cowl as well as five sleeve lengths- tank, short, elbow, 3/4 and long. You also get to choose from a regular tee shirt length, tunic length & dress. The tunic and dress lengths have a high/low hem option.

Cost: $ 21.00