Schedule of Classes

You can take any of our classes with any make of sewing machine. We have sewing experience on many different makes and models. Some machines have special features that make some task easier than others. There are many ways and techniques and if you have a machine that you like and it zig zags!, you will do just fine.

Over the weekend Lodging!
We have gotten a deal at the Wingate Hotel just around the corner! Call us and we can give you a code to get a discounted price! The Holiday Express I-65 is very nice also
They provide a free  Hot breakfast, and nice rooms double or single.
Most important it is 2 blocks from us, so if needed I can shuttle you to the store. :-)

Wingate by Wyndham
516 Springhill Plaza Ct.
Mobile, Alabama
251.441.1979

Holiday Express I-65

The Smocking Arts Guild of America Meets every first Thursday Night of the Month at 6:30pm at the Store. Everyone is invited to join us! See you in There!

Class Requirements
  • All classes require pre-registration at least 2 weeks prior to class.
  • Supply list will be provided for each class one week before class meets.
  • Fees are not refundable or transferable.
  • Minimum class size is 6 students.
  • Kits are purchased in store
  • *****Please note that all shipping and Tax charges will not be put on your card when you register on-line.******
  • You can register in store, by phone or here on line! Class supply lists will be e-mailed to you or picked up when you register for class.
 
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Information Description Registration
New Class dates to be posted for summer and fall. Hope all of you have a blessed spring!!!
Watch for the new website to come up this March!!
     
  Basics of
"Shadow Embroidery" Class
Class Fee: $35.00

Kit Fee: $10.00
kit includes :fabric(swiss batiste), needles, floche sampler pack and design to work with.
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Stacked Cables
Picture Smocking is everyone's favorite! But good instuction can get you creating the best picture smocking ever!
Learn how to count your spacing and stitches for perfect placement. Mulitple needles keep the finish project clean front and back.
Stacked Cables
Class Fee: $65.00

Kit Fee: $24.00
kit includes, insert, plate, flosses, needles, and handout.
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English Embroidered Net Bonnet
Beginners and new to sewing on english nets!

While making this beautiful Bonnet you will learn the special techniques you need to know to put together these beautiful laces.
While the techniques are abit different than sewing french laces, they are not hard to learn!
English Embroidered Net Bonnet
Class Fee: $35.00

Kit Fee: $30.00
kit icludes, laces, bobbinet, ribbons. handout.
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Heirloom Notebook Class
(beginners and reviewers)
You will make a notebook of 23 different techniques used in heirloom sewing. You will document each sample with all machines settings, special feet, needles, thread to use and what application you will use each step for.
The best is that you will go home with this notebook and use it as a reference every time you sew!
or maybe you have a new machine and would like the extra help to fine tune your settings!
Fee: $90.00 includes kit

Kit includes, entredeux, laces, materials, and handouts.
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"Sewing on Knits"
Serger or Machine
(beginners)
A wonderful day learning all about sewing on knits! We will make a shirt for either boy or girl. sizes 1-10 are available.
Must sign up early so we can prep the fabric before the class.

If you are uncertain how to work your serger? Make a appointment with Anna Marie so she can get you up to speed! 2 hour private lesson on your serger is $50.00

Beautiful Knit Shirts! Other colors are avaiable now!
 Class Fee: $50.00 

Kit Fee: $29.00
Kit includes:
Pattern, Fabric,

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English Smocking 101
(beginners and review)

Learn the art of English Smocking.Class includes stitches, preparation, blocking, centering, reading a graph, execution of stitch spacing and the embroidery stitches related to your smocking design. This class is great for beginners and those who smocked years ago and need updated information and techniques.

Feb 6th, 13th, 20th
 Monday Nights
Fee: $90.00 - includes kit

Kit includes:
(pleated piece, dress kit, smocking plate, needle, floss, temporary smocking board)
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Fundamentals of a Smocked Bishop Dress
From Start to finish!

This seminar class you will
learn how to cut a bishop out even on checks, sew french seams that will go through your pleater, Block a bishop to smock for the perfect neck, constuct the dress making beautiful bias neck line!
All of this done right in front of you! You will be able to take pictures and take all the notes you need.
Fee: $30.00
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Beautiful Crochet Edges
 (beginners and review)
Learn basic stitches, tension problem solvers, holding hook and thread tricks. You can make beautiful trims that will be heirlooms for years to come. 
Fees: $40.00 includes kit
(hemstiched practiced piece, hemstitched burp pad, crochet needle, and perle cotton, and handout)
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Construction Notebook Class
(beginners and reviewers)
You will make a notebook of 23 different samples of construction techniques used in fine heirloom  childrens clothing.  You will document each sample made with all machines settings, special feet, needles, thread to use and what application you will use each step for.
The best is that you will go home with this notebook and use it as a reference every time you sew!
 
Fee: $90.00 includes kit
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Sweet and Simple  Daygown
(all)
A lesson in shadow embroidery, perfect bias attachment and basic construction of a raglan sleeve daygown. So sweet and easy with all the insights, and great for gifts!
Class Fee: $90.00 (includes class kit)
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