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April Dunn 12/18/2014 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)

April Dunn 12/15/2014 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 12/11/2014 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 11/25/2014 8:30 AM 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 12/18/2014 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 12/8/2014 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 12/10/2014 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 12/19/2014 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 12/17/2014 7:30 PM 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 12/9/2014 8:30 AM Basic OPEN
Palette 9 & 10 and your Baby Lock multi-needle embroidery machine make such a great partner for your embroidery projects...whether you are embroidering for personal or a business (or maybe both). This class covers some specific features in Palette 9 that really can help you create unique embroidery and/or save you time. Options covered in this class include: creating and splitting for the Jumbo Hoop; Name Drop; Linking; and some general Cutwork upgrade information and creating a basic Cutwork design...and a few more Palette 9/10 tidbits along the way. Note, a portion of this class is taught using pre-recorded video. Class demonstrated using Palette 9. Machine Featured: BMP9 with upgrade, BND9, BND92, BNT10, BNT10L Other Products Featured: Jumbo Hoop (#ENJF), Cutwork Upgrade (#BNCW) (1.33333333333333 hours)

April Dunn 12/12/2014 8:30 AM 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)

Lora Kesilis 11/24/2014 8:00 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)

Lora Kesilis 11/21/2014 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 11/20/2014 8:00 PM Intermediate OPEN
This class covers the exciting new tools built into the upgraded Quilter's Creative Suite Software. You will see how new Fonts Maker plug-in module will allow you to use the True Type fonts in your computer to create quilted lettering for your quilts and how the new Virtual Long Arm plug-in module makes it possible to split a quilt pattern and sew it in sections. You will love how the new Panto Stacker will make it easier than ever for you to create and stitch edge to edge pantograph quilting patterns. We will cover all three of the panto stacker design modes so you will know when to choose the EZ, Basic, or Advanced editing modes. The class will also cover the process at the quilt frame for using the basted match point making it easy to roll the quilt forward and place the next row of pantograph quilting or the second half of a virtual long arm pattern. And you will see a new placement method that makes it easy to place triangle patterns into triangular quilt blocks and have them perfect every time! Software Featured: Baby Lock® Quilter's Creative Touch Products Featured: Jewel (Previous Model), Crown Jewel (1 hour)

Lora Kesilis 11/26/2014 8:00 PM Intermediate OPEN
The photo stitch wizards in Palette are unique in their ability to create artistic renderings of your precious photos in thread. Choose the style you prefer by using either the Photo Stitch 1 or Photo Stitch 2 wizard. And you will also be able to change the look by choosing full color, grey tones, and sepia tones or even single color stitching. And, for another take on working with your photos, see how you can work within Palette 10 to print your photo onto fabric, or use iron-on transfers and add embroidered details to the image. Software Featured: Palette 10, Palette 9 (1 hour)