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A MUST for all embroidery fans: Enjoy two fun-filled days of crafting in a cooperative environment where everyone makes EVERYTHING! This retreat comes full of easy, hands-on projects, tons of fantastic products as well as delicious food and door prizes. Learn the basics of pre-cutting embroidered appliques, editing programs, the creation of your own rhinestone designs/monograms as well as many more techniques that will take your embroidery & sewing further. The Cutting Edge Retreat is great for those who already own a machine or its a GREAT way to TRY before you buy!

Cost: $ 209.00
You won't want to miss this trunk show event that showcases many of Designs by Hope Yoder's fabulous products! Ranging from rhinestone work to appliqué and embroidery CDs, to digital die cutter projects and handy guides, this event is full of crafting inspiration and ideas as well as great discounts! Enjoy refreshments in a fun and casual atmosphere while you begin your Christmas shopping.

Cost: $ 25.00
Improve your sewing skills by being exposed to different feet and accessories. There are 10 lessons that each focus on a new sewing technique, feet and/ or accessories that make it effortless. Remaining dates to be announced in next session.

Cost: $ 42.00
Virtual Webinars are fun & informative. Join us at each monthly webinar. See firsthand how to create each project and go home with a DVD of project notes & files. This is a monthly club that focuses on Machine Embroidery. FOR ALL EMBROIDERY MACHINES.

Cost: $ 56.00
Virtual Webinars are fun & informative. Join us at each monthly webinar. See firsthand how to create each project and go home with a DVD of project notes & files. This is a monthly club that focuses on Machine Embroidery. FOR ALL EMBROIDERY MACHINES.

Cost: $ 56.00
The artistic edge digital cutter and accompanying software will create and cut fabric applique and quilting pieces professionally. Join Bev with your cutter and laptop and create some exciting applique shapes.

Cost: $ 35.00
Looking for a great gift idea? Personalize and embroider a special stuffed toy for the child in your life and create a gift they will cherish forever! It is so easy to do. Perfect for birth announcements, birthday and Christmas gifts!

Cost: $ 65.00
A MUST for all embroidery machine owners! Tips, tricks & techniques to make your embroidery successful & rewarding. Learn about stabilizers, needles & hooping to eliminate the possibility of error. Different hooping methods will make hooping a snap. We will end with an embroidery formula to ensure success in every project you do. This is a lecture/demo class.

Cost: $ 27.00
A MUST for all embroidery machine owners! Tips, tricks & techniques to make your embroidery successful & rewarding. Learn about stabilizers, needles & hooping to eliminate the possibility of error. Different hooping methods will make hooping a snap. We will end with an embroidery formula to ensure success in every project you do. This is a lecture/demo class.

Cost: $ 30.00
In this class, you will become an expert of multi-hooping so your design placement is perfect every time. We will be embroidering multiple designs on a pre-made apron or tea towels. In the end, you will have a 'cheat-sheet apron' or towel to reference in the kitchen.

Cost: $ 67.00
Learn tips and techniques from an expert in this fun weekend workshop! Join specialist Joan Statz, creator of Joan's Own Designs, for an informational weekend on appliquilting- multitask like never before with this revolutionary, all-in-one approach to applique and quilting. You can choose one of Joan's unique appliquilt wall-hanging patterns or let your creativity soar and design your own!

Cost: $ 165.00
Join National Educator and Product Specialist Cathy at our South store as she demonstrates some new (and a few of her old favorite) notions that will make your sewing, quilting, embroidery, and dressmaking faster, easier and more professional. The knowledge you will receive will motivate you to start your Christmas gift giving for those special people in your life!

Cost: $ 15.00
Join National Educator and Product Specialist Cathy at our West store as she demonstrates some new (and a few of her old favorite) notions that will make your sewing, quilting, embroidery, and dressmaking faster, easier and more professional. The knowledge you will receive will motivate you to start your Christmas gift giving for those special people in your life!

Cost: $ 15.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 55.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 55.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! We will also cover how to transfer embroidery designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
You will learn about stabilizers, threads, etc to make your machine embroidery awesome! Also how to transfer designs to your machine.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, we will learn about the accessories that came with your machine, we will discuss the functions of your machine, maintenance and begin some techniques. The following week will cover some additional feet, special techniques and programming.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class you will learn about the parts of your serger, your accessories, threading and basic 3 and 4 thread techniques.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class you will learn the parts of your serger, your accessories, threading and basic 3 and 4 thread techniques.

Cost: $ 55.00
Become friends with your sewing machine! This course covers everything from general maintenance to the use of a variety of stitches and machine adjustments

Cost: $ 55.00
Become friends with your sewing machine! This course covers everything from general maintenance to the use of a variety of stitches and machine adjustments.

Cost: $ 55.00
Learn how to use your Sweet 16 from an expert. She will give you hints, tips and techniques to make your quilting faster, easier and more professional.

Cost: $ 55.00
Learn how to use your Sweet 16 from an expert. Patty will give you hints, tips and techniques to make your quilting faster, easier and more professional.

Cost: $ 55.00
Practice basic applique techniques to complete this beautiful wallhanging in this fun and easy class! This pattern designed by Shauna Case expresses the sentiment "Home is Where Your Story Begins" and makes for a perfect addition for your home, or a wonderful birthday or Christmas gift.

Cost: $ 85.00
In this class you will utilize your embroidery machine to make one-of-a-kind coasters for someone special in your life, or to add a special touch to your home. These coasters are completely sewn and embroidered and make perfect house-warming, wedding, birthday or Christmas gifts!

Cost: $ 67.00
This happy snowman pillow will brighten your winter days. Using this adorable pattern by Shauna Case, instructor Paddi will step you through to make your very own!

Cost: $ 75.00
This weekly 2 hour class builds on the skills learned in the Learn to Sew class. New techniques will be taught based on the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from September 2017 to November 2017.

Cost: $ 225.00
This weekly 2 hour class builds on the skills learned in the Learn to Sew class. New techniques will be taught based on the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from September 2017 to November 2017.

Cost: $ 225.00
This weekly 2 hour class builds on the skills learned in the Learn to Sew class. New techniques will be taught based on the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from January to March 2018 and is the second session- the first session ran from September to November of 2017.

Cost: $ 225.00
This weekly 2 hour class builds on the skills learned in the Learn to Sew class. New techniques will be taught based on the skill set of those enrolled. This class is the second second session- the first session ran from September to November of 2017.

Cost: $ 225.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from September 2017 to December 2017.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from September 2017 to November 2017.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from September 2016 to November 2017.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from September 2017 to November 2017.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from January to March of 2018, and is the second quarter of the session that ran from September to November of 2017.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class is the second quarter of the first session that ran from September to November of 2017.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from January 2018 to March 2018 and is the second quarter of the first session that ran September to November of 2017.

Cost: $ 175.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 1.5 hour class teaches kids the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from January 2018 to March 2018 and is the second quarter of the first session that ran September to November of 2017.

Cost: $ 175.00
In these weekly 2 hr classes, the students will sew garments suited to their sewing ability. This class is for teens 13 & up. (Sept to November)

Cost: $ 225.00
In these weekly 2 hr classes, the students will sew garments suited to their sewing ability. This class is for teens 13 & up. (Sept to November)

Cost: $ 225.00
In these weekly 2 hr classes, the students will sew garments suited to their sewing ability. This class is for teens 13 & up. This is the second quarter of the session that ran from September to November 2017.

Cost: $ 225.00
In these weekly 2 hr classes, the students will sew garments suited to their sewing ability. This class is for teens 13 & up and is the second quarter of the first session that ran from September to November 2017.

Cost: $ 225.00
Beginner sewers will learn the basics of the sewing machine, choosing a pattern, suitable fabrics, and make a simple garment from a woven fabric. Sewers with more experience will increase their skills learning about zippers, buttons and buttonholes, pockets and how to work with different fabrics.

Cost: $ 200.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 2.5 hour class teaches adults the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. This class runs from September 2017 to November 2017.

Cost: $ 200.00
Beginning sewers will learn the basic sewing techniques; sewing machine operation; fabric selection; reading commercial pattern instructions and sewing 2 simple garments. Sewers with some experience will increase their skills by learning to work with different fabrics and do zippers, buttonholes etc or techniques for their individual projects.

Cost: $ 200.00
Using your selected pattern for a blouse, skirt, pants or jacket, learn to sew in zippers, buttons and buttonholes, sleeves, pockets and linings.

Cost: $ 200.00
Do you love quilting and want to explore the possibility of turning it into a profitable home business? Learn the steps to find out, if this is right for you and then make it work. Start out knowing whether you can make a return on your investment and how to create a plan that provides a road map to achieve your goals; whether it is only one quilt a month for friends and family for a small fee, or to earn a living quilting for others. Find out how to define your mission, the steps to achieve it, knowing what to consider to market your services profitably, right from getting started, to making important decisions. How and what to know; from tools, design issues and thread inventory to service and pricing that makes for happy customers. Ways to deal with our customers quilt issues, and handle the decisions we are required to make as a small business owner, while getting to know your quilt customer's wants and needs when it comes to their dealing with treasured quilt tops for our customers. How to use forms and records required to support you as you move through your journey.

Cost: $ 150.00
Move your skills up from pantographs to confident free motion quilting. Learn methods to select and stitch custom free motion designs to suit each quilt. Whether finishing quilts for friends, family, customers or comfort quilts for charity, learn to fill each quilt top quickly with unique free motion quilt designs. Start working with rulers, strencils, marking tools, forming a feather and learn how to stitch your binding on your long arm. Learn to use channel locks, for a modern quilt effect. Decide which quilt design will best enhance each quilt top.

Cost: $ 152.00
Join Connie as she takes you on a journey with Connie Anderson from beginner long arm quilter, to a confident skilled artist. This training will give long arm quilters an opportunity to hone and advance their skills. There are 12 sessions in the entire degree program. This semester covers the third session.

Cost: $ 450.00
Tension, Needles & Thread! This hands-on training will prepare you to finish your own quilts. Become a professional longarm quilter! This class is a prerequisite for Central's machine rental program. Please bring a spool of King Tut Thread, and a prewound bobbin.

Cost: $ 150.00
Thread, needles and tension. This hands on class will prepare you to finish your own quilts. You will become proficient at loading and running the machine to give you a beautiful finish. It is the prerequisite to renting our Avante Longarm. 4 hours of rental time is included in the price!

Cost: $ 150.00
Transform those vintage linens hiding in the back of your linen closet into a quilted heirloom treasure. Combine crochet doilies, embroidered napkins or runners and linen table covers, etc., using the classroom Longarm at Central Sewing Machines to freemotion stitch your own treasured items. Bring your linens, batting and a back (up to 30" x 30") to class to create your own unique Vintage Heirloom Treasure.

Cost: $ 150.00
Freehand micro quilting and doodling never looked so fantastic together! A 3.5" paper tile is transformed into a work of art in this fun class. Let your creativity run wild as you play with patterns and shapes- even add rhinestones if you'd like to give your project a bit of sparkle! The possibilities are endless.

Cost: $ 150.00
Join instructor Paddi in this appliqué workshop that will inspire you with a fun finished panel that can be a pillow or wallhanging. Use 3 different stitches on your sewing machine to make this fun flowery panel that will wow your friends. Raw edge, blanket (or buttonhole) and satin stitch applique will all be taught in this workshop. Who knew it could be so easy? After this workshop you will be decorating clothes, quilts, and home decor. Once you learn the techniques for applique, the sky is the limit.

Cost: $ 40.00
Nothing finishes off a beautiful quilt better than a beautiful binding! Learn how to do the basic double fold French binding, a wrapped binding and continuous bias binding for a quilt with curved or scalloped edges. New this class- a two colour piped binding no more difficult than regular binding but looks terrific and complicated!

Cost: $ 28.00
It's Canada's milestone year and everybody is getting ready to celebrate. In this class, you will learn to create a quilt with could serve as a table runner or wall hanging.

Cost: $ 54.00
During these two sessions you will be constructing a 3-block table runner using a quilt-as-you-go technique. Each of the blocks will be sewn with a false trapunto design and echo stitching will be used to complete it!

Cost: $ 85.00
Learn free motion quilting Joan's way. In this class we will learn how to quilt many of the designs in Joan's new free motion quilting book as well as tips for successful free motion quilting.

Cost: $ 105.00
This checker board lap quilt 40" x 64" is easy to make and teach you strip quilting. Two fabrics that complement each other are all you need. The self-binding backing makes finishing a breeze. You can machine quilt or tie like gramma did. This little quilt is a real confidence booster and even " learn to sew" level can do this with success- it is the perfect project to get you started quilting. In one day, you will have a quilt to snuggle under that night.

Cost: $ 63.00
This checker board lap quilt 40" x 64" is easy to make and teach you strip quilting. Two fabrics that complement each other are all you need. The self-binding backing makes finishing a breeze. You can machine quilt or tie like gramma did. This little quilt is a real confidence booster and even " learn to sew" level can do this with success. It is the perfect project to get you started quilting. In one day, you will have a quilt to snuggle under that night.

Cost: $ 63.00
Paper piecing can make your life easier when it comes to sharp points or tiny pieces. Learn the basics in this class while you make a nice border for a placemat- or your sample can become a coaster, a pocket, part of a larger quilt or whatever you'd like! This is a great start for beginners.

Cost: $ 27.00
This lap-sized quilt is welcome for beginners and seasoned quilters alike! You will be guided step by step through the whole process of quilt making, from the first cut to the last stitch of a binding. This course is designed to be a stress-free and skill-building experience, with lots of handy tips!

Cost: $ 120.00
If you have never quilted before or are new at it, this is the class for you! Here is your chance to learn the basics of patchwork while making sample blocks into a table runner. Or if you're feeling ambitious and want to do some homework, it can become a small quilt or wall hanging.

Cost: $ 145.00
Easy enough for beginners, this beautiful runner will add a touch of class to your Christmas table. The bias Christmas tree on the end can be changed out for some other motif if you would like. The Christmas tree is quick, easy and looks very elegant.

Cost: $ 57.00
This innovative approach to making quilt blocks simplifies the construction process. This class will take you through the elements of cutting, laying out, assembling your quilt and how to ensure your quilt top is square. This quilt is beautiful and great for beginners!

Cost: $ 67.00
This hands- on class will give you confidence with some of the specialty feet available for your Baby Lock serger. Join Linda and be amazed at the great results these feet will give your projects. Serger and specialty feet required.

Cost: $ 27.00
Have you neglected the wonderful feet for your Babylock serger? Join Pat for 3 hours of hands-on learning! You will be amazed at the great results these feet will give your projects.

Cost: $ 27.00
It's serger-easy to create a "quilted" patchwork look. Use decorative threads to design your own colorful, traditional or funky flatlocked fabric tote for you, friends or family! For beginners or just as a serger refresher.

Cost: $ 45.00
Sergers make ladies, mens and kids fashion knit wear fast, fun and easy. Practice 3 thread serging, hems, and ribbing/facings and learn why interfacings and stabilizers enhance the end product.

Cost: $ 36.00
Learn about the basics of applique in this informative lecture/demo class, then take your included gift card and pick up some necessities!

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn about the basics of applique in this informative lecture/demo class, then take your included gift card and pick up some necessities!

Cost: $ 25.00
Beth is making Funky Friends for her grandkids- join her in this relaxed class and make your own! Bring your fat quarters (we know you have tons in that stash of yours), grab a Funky Friends pattern and come for a fun evening of sewing. This is a FREE class!

Cost: $ FREE
Learn how to make the perfect tote bag to take to class! Lots of pockets (both open and zipped), an optional strap to attach to a rolling suitcase, two bottle pockets on the outside and a zipper at the top to keep everything safe inside. Pattern comes in a large or small size.

Cost: $ 56.00
Unleash your imagination and make yourself some fun Scrap Yard Dawgs and friends! Dig deep into your scrap pile, buy some cool fat quarters, gather up zippers, buttons and bows because with these fun creations anything goes in this quick and easy four hour class.

Cost: $ 40.00
This great rug or placemat can be made from the scraps of batting and fabric that you can't seem to part with. The best part is you don't need much of anything- the ultimate in recycling!

Cost: $ 29.00
Webinars that demonstrate simple DesignWorks Software techniques to inspire the use of the DesignWorks tools. A DVD will accompany each class.

Cost: $ 98.00
Join Bev for this monthly club in Webinar format to learn more about your software. This class will focus on Version 8. Learn new software techniques each month and then take home a DVD of project instruction and videos. Classes are held monthly.

Cost: $ 42.00
Join Bev for these exciting mystery classes using the Premier+ (and Premier+ 2) Embroidery System from Husqvarna. Bring your computer with the Premier+ software installed and work through these mystery lessons in this informative webinar!

Cost: $ 66.00
In this class you will learn the construction techniques to make a bra that looks and fits as good or better than ready-to-wear! Specialist Jeanette will adjust each person's pattern to their unique body. A kit that includes white fabrics and supplies will be given to each student. There will be additional supplies available for purchase in class. Please bring a pastel coloured polyester thread for this class.

Cost: $ 305.00
Take your bra making to the next level! Using your fitted bra pattern, Jeanette will teach you how to draft a designer bra that looks like it was purchased in a boutique. Ensure you bring a traced copy of your well fitting bra pattern to class. A kit that includes fabric, findings and drafting instructions will be given to each student.

Cost: $ 275.00
Practice easy, foolproof methods for inserting invisible, lapped and fly zippers using industry techniques. Learn to sew in zippers like a pro! You will complete step by step samples in class to use for future reference.

Cost: $ 37.00
Everyone should have a well fitted pant/trouser in their closet. In this class you will learn measuring techniques and draft a pant foundation pattern. After a test-fit we will make the necessary alterations and perfect the pant block which can be used for other designs.

Cost: $ 250.00
Learn to draft a really great pair of panties that will fit you! Jeanette will teach you how to draft panties fitted to your measurements and will show you how to change up the styles of panties, from briefs to bikinis. Kit includes drafting manual, fabric and elastics for 1 pair of panties.

Cost: $ 195.00
In this hands-on workshop you will learn to identify the fitting problems and how to solve them. Ron will show how to correct fitting problems regarding sloping and square shoulders, large bust, high and low bust, removal of a bust dart, broad and round upper back, sway back or down-sloping back waistline, large upper arm, tight armholes, flat seat and many more.

Cost: $ 125.00
In this course you will learn basic measuring techniques and draft a torso foundation. You will draft a blouse/top with collars, facings, sleeves, darts and learn how to fit and alter the pattern. At the end of the class you will have a custom made torso pattern block.

Cost: $ 250.00
Enjoy three informative and fun days with specialist Ron Collins for the ultimate fitting retreat. Is fitting your nemesis? Bring your favorite patterns, fabric and muslins and let’s start fitting. Go home with patterns altered just for you for the absolute perfect fit!

Cost: $ 325.00
Peak Fabrics, the outerwear and activewear fabric specialists, are here to help you draft up a sport jacket that is made exactly according to your body measurements for the perfect fit! Don't forget to sign up for the matching Yoga Pant/Legging class and the Yoga Top class so you have your full, customized outfit!

Peak Fabrics, the outerwear and activewear fabric specialists, are here to help you draft up some yoga pants/leggings that are made exactly according to your body measurements for the perfect fit! Don't forget to sign up for the matching Yoga Top class and Women's Sport Jacket class so you have your full, customized outfit!

Peak Fabrics, the outerwear and activewear fabric specialists, are here to help you draft up a yoga top that is made exactly according to your body measurements for the perfect fit! Don't forget to sign up for the matching Yoga Pant/Legging class and the Women's Sport Jacket class so you have your full, customized outfit!