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April Dunn 8/6/2014 7:30 PM Basic OPEN
Both EmbroideryWorks™ Everyday and EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced includes so many fun and creative options so in this class we're going to explore some of the most creative features. We'll start with a variety of layout options including Mirror X 4, Scatter and Carousel. Then we'll move onto how to use the Embroidery Library designs and applique using the AccuQuilt die cut shapes included with EmbroideryWorks programs. The applique discussion will include using the AccuQuilt shapes with and without the cutter. This class should help get your creative juices flowing and send you on your way to create lots of really fun projects of your own...but WARNING-these features are addictive! You may want to take at least "EmbroideryWorks Basics" Part 1 before taking this class, but it is not required. Software Featured: EmbroideryWorks™ Everyday & EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced Other Products Featured: AccuQuilt die cut system (1.5 hours)

April Dunn 8/5/2014 7:30 PM Advanced OPEN
Now that you have taken the "EmbroideryWorks™ Basics" class and have a good working knowledge of the basics in this incredible program, you are ready to move on and explore the additional features EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced has to offer. This class is designed to give you an overview of the additional features that help you fine tune and take your designs to the next level...and make them better serve your project vision. Some of the EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced features included in this class are Stitch Editor, Perfect Placement, StitchPerfect processor, Advanced Design Splitting, and MORE! This class assumes you have already taken the Sew at Home "EmbroideryWorks Basics" Part 1 & Part 2 classes. The basic features may be used in the class exercises but the fine points on how and why are not discussed in this class or handout. Software Featured: EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced (1.5 hours)

April Dunn 7/30/2014 8:30 AM Basic OPEN
There's nothing like a monogram or embroidered phrases to add a "personal touch" to your clothing and other items or to personalize a gift for that special someone. No customizing software program would be complete without including some lettering and EmbroideryWorks includes lots of user friendly lettering options, whether you own the EmbroideryWorks Everyday or Advanced version. EmbroideryWorks comes with fonts allowing you to create: Single-line, Multi-line, Monograms, Circle and Spiral text Join this class and learn how to use the basic lettering features EmbroideryWorks has to offer and we'll have you on your way to fancy lettering and monograms in no time. This class includes lettering features found in both EmbroideryWorks Everyday and EmbroideryWorks Advanced. You may want to take at least "EmbroideryWorks Basics - Part 1" before taking this class, but it is not required. Software Featured: EmbroideryWorks™ Everyday, EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced (1.33333333333333 hours)

April Dunn 7/24/2014 8:30 AM Basic OPEN
So you have a bunch of designs and you're confused on how to find them or work with them all at one time. One of the many features of Studio III is embroidery management so it is a must have for every embroidery design collector! No matter how large your collection grows, this advanced design management software allows you to quickly catalog, cross reference, and instantly find your designs. This class explores all sorts of features of the Studio III catalog from how to create categories through how to print the catalog. We will also discuss the "Save to BMP" feature in Studio III. This is one of 4 basic classes that cover the many features offered in Designer's Gallery® Studio III. We recommend taking at least Sew@Home class "Getting Started with Studio III - Part 1" prior to taking this class. Software Featured: Studio™ III (1.25 hours)

April Dunn 7/29/2014 8:30 AM Basic OPEN
Both EmbroideryWorks™ Everyday and EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced includes so many fun and creative options so in this class we're going to explore some of the most creative features. We'll start with a variety of layout options including Mirror X 4, Scatter and Carousel. Then we'll move onto how to use the Embroidery Library designs and applique using the AccuQuilt die cut shapes included with EmbroideryWorks programs. The applique discussion will include using the AccuQuilt shapes with and without the cutter. This class should help get your creative juices flowing and send you on your way to create lots of really fun projects of your own...but WARNING-these features are addictive! You may want to take at least "EmbroideryWorks Basics" Part 1 before taking this class, but it is not required. Software Featured: EmbroideryWorks™ Everyday & EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced Other Products Featured: AccuQuilt die cut system (1.5 hours)

April Dunn 8/1/2014 8:30 AM Basic OPEN
Crazy Patchwork has been created by hand and machine for a long time using different fabrics and decorative stitches. Why not full embroidered crazy patchwork...but using thread filled areas instead of fabric filled. While creating a crazy patchwork type design learn to apply such tools as slicing, drawing lines, creating borders and more. MasterWorks programs can be FUN to learn! Software Featured: MasterWorks™ III, MasterWorks™ II, MasterWorks™ Class Demo Through: MasterWorks III (1.33333333333333 hours)

April Dunn 7/31/2014 8:30 AM Basic OPEN
So you have some designs and you want to merge them into one scene or combined design, well why not use the Layout feature in Studio III. This class explores the Layout features through a number of exercises and also covers creating a combined Notes file for your new merged design layout. This is one of 4 basic classes that cover the many features offered in Designer's Gallery® Studio III. We recommend taking at least Sew@Home class "Getting Started with Studio III - Part 1" prior to taking this class. Software Featured: Studio™ III (1.25 hours)

April Dunn 8/12/2014 7:30 PM Basic OPEN
You have an embroidery design and are wondering how you're going to get it ready to stitch? Designer's Gallery Studio III is the latest-greatest version of Studio software. This PART 1 class explores some of the basic features in Studio III to help you get your design ready for your machine and project. This class covers such Studio III features as Creating a Basting file/Creating Notes/Converting file formats (including Batch conversion)...and more. This is one of 4 basic classes that cover the many features offered in Designer's Gallery Studio III. Software Featured: Studio™ III (1.25 hours)

April Dunn 7/29/2014 7:30 PM Intermediate OPEN
Want to use your own scanned images for creating design...then this class can help you be more successful. This theory class discusses ways to successfully scan an image for use in digitizing a design. We will also use two wizards to process scanned images in MasterWorks - MasterWorks II - MasterWorks III. Software Featured: MasterWorks™ III, MasterWorks™ II, and MasterWorks Class Demonstrated Through: MasterWorks™ III (1.5 hours)

April Dunn 8/4/2014 7:30 PM Intermediate OPEN
Now that you have taken the "EmbroideryWorks Basics" classes and have a good working knowledge of this incredible program, you are ready to move on and explore some of the additional features EmbroideryWorks Advanced has to offer. During this class we will discuss the exclusive functional features from EmbroideryWorks Advanced found under the Utility Menu. These include such features Font Importer, Instant Repeat and MORE! This class assumes you have already taken the Sew at Home "EmbroideryWorks Basics" Part 1 & Part 2 classes. The basic features may be used in the class exercises but the fine points on how and why are not discussed in this class or handout. Software Featured: EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced (1.5 hours)

April Dunn 7/25/2014 8:30 AM Advanced OPEN
Now that you have taken the "EmbroideryWorks™ Basics" class and have a good working knowledge of the basics in this incredible program, you are ready to move on and explore the additional features EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced has to offer. This class is designed to give you an overview of the additional features that help you fine tune and take your designs to the next level...and make them better serve your project vision. Some of the EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced features included in this class are Stitch Editor, Perfect Placement, StitchPerfect processor, Advanced Design Splitting, and MORE! This class assumes you have already taken the Sew at Home "EmbroideryWorks Basics" Part 1 & Part 2 classes. The basic features may be used in the class exercises but the fine points on how and why are not discussed in this class or handout. Software Featured: EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced (1.5 hours)

April Dunn 7/28/2014 7:30 PM Basic OPEN
The most popular customizing features in embroidery software have come together in EmbroideryWorks- from sizing and density control to basic lettering. EmbroideryWorks comes with the essential tools you'll use daily all bundled into one package. Join us as we pick up where the "EmbroideryWorks Basics - Part 1" class leaves off. We will finish covering most of the main features included in both EmbroideryWorks programs. NOTE: This is one of two EmbroideryWorks "Basics" classes. It is highly suggested you take Part 1 before Part 2. EmbroideryWorks Advanced owners: It is suggested you take this class before taking EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced classes. Software Featured: EmbroideryWorks™ Everyday, EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced (1.5 hours)

April Dunn 7/23/2014 7:30 PM Basic OPEN
There's nothing like a monogram to add a "touch of class" to your clothing and other personal items or to personalize a gift for that special someone. MonogramWorks is a user friendly, feature packed program that accepts additional font packs from Designer's Gallery and will have you on your way to fancy lettering and Monograms in no time. Join this class and learn how to make MonogramWorks work for you. NOTE: this class was formerly called "MonogramWorks A Touch of Class". Software Featured: MonogramWorks Other Products Featured: Additional Font Packs (1.33333333333333 hours)

April Dunn 8/6/2014 8:30 AM Basic OPEN
The most popular customizing features in embroidery software have come together in EmbroideryWorks- from sizing and density control to much more. EmbroideryWorks comes with the essential tools you'll use daily all bundled into one package. Join us as we start to explore the basic features and settings included in both EmbroideryWorks programs. NOTE: This is one of two EmbroideryWorks "Basics" classes. EmbroideryWorks Advanced owners: It is suggested you take this class before taking EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced classes. Software Featured: EmbroideryWorks™ Everyday, EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced (1.5 hours)

April Dunn 8/13/2014 7:30 PM Basic OPEN
There's nothing like a monogram or embroidered phrases to add a "personal touch" to your clothing and other items or to personalize a gift for that special someone. No customizing software program would be complete without including some lettering and EmbroideryWorks includes lots of user friendly lettering options, whether you own the EmbroideryWorks Everyday or Advanced version. EmbroideryWorks comes with fonts allowing you to create: Single-line, Multi-line, Monograms, Circle and Spiral text Join this class and learn how to use the basic lettering features EmbroideryWorks has to offer and we'll have you on your way to fancy lettering and monograms in no time. This class includes lettering features found in both EmbroideryWorks Everyday and EmbroideryWorks Advanced. You may want to take at least "EmbroideryWorks Basics - Part 1" before taking this class, but it is not required. Software Featured: EmbroideryWorks™ Everyday, EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced (1.33333333333333 hours)

April Dunn 8/13/2014 8:30 AM Basic OPEN
The most popular customizing features in embroidery software have come together in EmbroideryWorks- from sizing and density control to basic lettering. EmbroideryWorks comes with the essential tools you'll use daily all bundled into one package. Join us as we pick up where the "EmbroideryWorks Basics - Part 1" class leaves off. We will finish covering most of the main features included in both EmbroideryWorks programs. NOTE: This is one of two EmbroideryWorks "Basics" classes. It is highly suggested you take Part 1 before Part 2. EmbroideryWorks Advanced owners: It is suggested you take this class before taking EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced classes. Software Featured: EmbroideryWorks™ Everyday, EmbroideryWorks™ Advanced (1.5 hours)

Lora Kesilis 7/24/2014 6:00 PM Intermediate OPEN
There are tools built into PatternCAD that make it easy to create your own beautiful quilt patterns even if you do not consider yourself an artist. The Quick n EZ tools are well named and this class covers how to use each of these tools including Spiral stitch, Flakes, Poly Mirrors, Bowditches, and Polygons. And in the new Creative Touch PatternCAD you will have access to all of the Optimize tools! We will also take a look at how to create your own mirror tools by drawing and editing new sets of mirrors. You will see some new features in the Creative Touch PatternCAD including Quick Mirror sets and the ability to draw curved mirror sets. Creating beautiful symmetrical designs is just a couple of lines away! Software Featured: Quilter's Creative Touch for QuiltMotion Products Featured: Crown Jewel (1 hour)

Lora Kesilis 7/25/2014 10:00 AM Basic OPEN
You have loaded fabric on your new quilt frame and the Crown Jewel II is threaded and ready to go. Now what? Learn the differences between Precision and Cruise regulation modes and why you would ever want to sew in Manual mode. Learn how to use the new features in your Crown Jewel II including Basting, the Timers, the Low Bobbin Indicator, and the Speed Presets for the Manual mode. Find out why a laser light came with the machine and how to use it with paper pantographs. See how ruler work is accomplished with the Crown Jewel II. Understand how stencils can be used to mark quilting patterns on the quilt top. Quilting with your Crown Jewel II can be fun, so join us for this class and learn some of the ways you can start sewing. Products Featured: Crown Jewel II, Crown Jewel, Jewel (1 hour)

Lora Kesilis 7/24/2014 10:00 AM Intermediate OPEN
Explore the design possibilities of the layout page in your Quilter's Creative Touch. Learn how to use the selection tools, and how to place, size, flip, rotate, and move your quilt designs on the layout. Discover the wonderful things you can create in the Tools menu including Repeating Patterns, Row Rippling and Triangle Blocks. And learn how to Import purchased patterns into your pattern folder, how to save your quilt layouts, and how to merge blocks to create layouts with blocks of differing sizes. Software Featured: Baby Lock Quilter's Creative Touch Products Featured: Jewel (Previous Model), Crown Jewel (1.5 hours)

Lora Kesilis 7/23/2014 6:00 PM Basic OPEN
The Art and Stitch program that is included with Pro-Stitcher will allow you to design your own custom quilting patterns. This class is an overview of a variety of different methods available for creating quilting motifs in Art and Stitch. You will learn how to create quilt designs using vector art, how to create quilted lettering from True Type Fonts, and how to trace a backdrop image. Learn how to convert your embroidery format quilting designs for use with your Pro-Stitcher. Discover that there are Custom Shape quilting designs ready for you to use, and explore the Repeat and Magic Circle tools. And just to top it off, learn how to design and sew a quilting pattern that is larger than the reach of your Crown Jewel. It is all easy with your Baby Lock Pro-Stitcher and Art and Stitch. Products Featured: Crown Jewel (1 hour)