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Instructor Anna Laplante has been crafting and teaching moccasin making for over 25 years! In this 3-day workshop you will make your very own moccasins. (Or you can make them for someone else, just bring a tracing of their feet!) You will check the leather for imperfections and stretch before using it, then you will trace your patterns, cut out the leather and stitch them together as well as choose to line them with Sherpa and adding fur trim! Finish off your moccasins with a lovely beaded design, Anna has various bead patterns available or you can bring your own if you have a specific one in mind!

Cost: $ 175.00
Join us for Bernina's monthly Creative Studio Club! Focused on quick and easy projects, each lesson showcases the best of BERNINA products, features and benefits that will enhance your sewing, crafting, quilting and hobbies. Some of the lessons will cover free motion quilting skills and overlocker as well! Each contains a video featuring a camera demonstration, project and/or technique instruction handouts. Leave each lesson with new knowledge, skills and techniques to take your projects to the next level!

Cost: $ 160.00
Get the most out of your BERNINA EMBROIDERY MACHINE. Join Bev in these webinar format classes as you learn all there is to know about your machine?s embroidery and embroidery editing features. You do not have to bring your embroidery machine. Just come to class and learn all of the steps necessary to complete the project while learning editing features on your machine. Then you will take home a CD with the complete instructions, video of class instructions as well as the embroidery files(s). Each lesson will cover a different topic and project.

Cost: $ 160.00
You asked and we answered! Join us for Central's first hands-on, ongoing embroidery club that will have you leaving with expanded knowledge as well as fun and funky projects once a month! Explore which products and tools will give you the most optimum results, learn new embroidery techniques, tips and tricks from the embroidery experts and MORE! Classes include info on freestanding lace, in the hoop projects, embroidering tea towels, mastering t-shirts, and more to come.

Cost: $ 180.00
You asked and we answered! Join us for Central's first hands-on, ongoing embroidery club that will have you leaving with expanded knowledge as well as fun and funky projects once a month! Explore which products and tools will give you the most optimum results, learn new embroidery techniques, tips and tricks from the embroidery experts and MORE! Classes include info on freestanding lace, in the hoop projects, embroidering tea towels, mastering t-shirts, and more to come.

Cost: $ 180.00
Keep your toes cozy and stylish with a pair of me-made slippers! Make them unique with your favourite fabrics and patterns and you can craft a pair for everyone in your life with sizes from newborn to adult. These make the perfect gift for any occasion!

Cost: $ 62.00
Invisible stitched patched pocket is a Royals Royce when it comes to pockets! In this workshop do an invisible stitch patch pocket with the lining that is completely stitched down by machine for strength with no visible stitching on the outside. Learn how to do seven cool seam finishes, which includes Hong Kong, Bound, Flat Fell, Faux Flat Fell, French and Striped, along with a great way to finish off underlined pants with a Double French Seam and more. Learn also how to make 142? of continuous bias tape at 1 3/4? wide out of 16 1/2? square of fabric for some of these great seams. Make an unbelievable dart and pleat using one thread on your sewing machine, using only your bobbin thread in your sewing machine; great for shear fabrics or a designer detail. Master a rounded curved patch pocket with flap...do you have problems with getting your curved patch pockets to look symmetrical? A trial for most home sewers if you follow pattern instructions....not any more after this workshop!

Cost: $ 100.00
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: $ 140.00
Three days with Ron Collins and the ultimate sewing retreat. Is fitting your nemesis? Bring your favorite patterns and muslins to uncover tips and techniques for fitting. Go home with patterns altered just for you. Is it time to liberate some of those fabrics you are afraid to cut into? With Ron by your side and you working on whatever you want, he will teach you some time saving techniques for professional looking results. It's time for you to come and relaxed and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew!

Cost: $ 325.00
FOUR days with Ron Collins and the ultimate sewing retreat. Is fitting your nemesis? Bring your favorite patterns and muslins to uncover tips and techniques for fitting. Go home with patterns altered just for you. Is it time to liberate some of those fabrics you are afraid to cut into? With Ron by your side and you working on whatever you want, he will teach you some time saving techniques for professional looking results. It's time for you to come and relaxed and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew!

Cost: $ 435.00
Uncover great techniques for this knit know-how-to workshop. Ron will cover tips on layout, marking, cutting, interfacing, thread and appropriate needle sizes and types. Followed by a hands-on segment on making samples on seam and hem finishes, stabilizing darts, necklines and shoulder seams; plus cool seam finishes for armholes and necklines, closures and more (all samples that you take home)! Learn how to use a twin needle for decorative seams and hem along with techniques from ready-to-wear. Come learn how to sew the fabric of choice for most people....comfortable to wear, great for traveling, a great staple in your wardrobe!

Cost: $ 100.00