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Sewing and Embroidery Classes and Seminars to maximize your Sewing Machine's Potential at Jenny's Sewing Studio
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 Sewing Classes at Hancock Fabrics in Salisbury, MD!
Call 410-677-3461410-677-3461 to enroll!


   
Learn to use your Sewing Machine  and Sergers
          
Sewing machine instructionSewing Machine Basics- Learn the basics of using your machine.  We will wind a bobbin, thread the machine and work on the stitch functions. Please make sure you bring your instruction book with the machine. Learn the blind hem, appliqué, mending stitch, buttonhole, sewing on buttons, over edge, and more. Bring thread, your machine and scissors plus your book. Fabrics and materials will be provided for $5.00 payable to the instructor. limit 4. Class is 1 -3 hour lesson - $30.00 #3466174
Wednesday April 16th 1:30-4:30pm
Saturday May 3rd 1:30-4:30pm

Sunday June 1 1:00-4:00pm

serger classSerger Sewing Basics – Learn to thread and use your serger. We will cover the ¾ spool stitch, flat lock and narrow roll hem. You will practice the stitches and make a few projects as you learn. Make sure you bring your serger and instruction manual, 4 cones of white thread ( prefer one cone of yellow, blue, red and green) scissors, and tweezers. Fabrics and materials will be provided for $5.00 payable to the instructor. Class is 1 -3 hour lesson is $30.00 Limit 4     #3466158                             
Wednesday April 23rd 1:30-4:30pm
Monday May 5th 1:30-4:30pm
wednesday June 18th 1:30- 4:30pm

applique heartapplique bunnyApplique by Machine- Learn to applique using the satin stitch and the blanket stitch. Also learn how to use some of your decorative stitches. We will do a heart and a bunny applique in class. Kit fee is $10.00 and will include patterns for both projects plus material to do both blocks. See the quilt link for the hearts. $30.00 tution. 3466174
Wednesday April 16th 10am to 12pm
Sunday May 25th 12:30- 3:30

Basic Sewing Classes

beginner sewingBeginner Basics- Ages 13 and up. Learn basic use of your sewing machine and sew several sewing projects. We will cover bobbin winding, threading, sew a basic hem, sew a basic seam,  and make several basic projects in class!  You will learn how to turn sew corners, clip, turn and stuff a small pin cushion.  Once our project is done you will be ready to learn patterns and sizing. This is a 1 all day session designed to get you started. Time remaining will be used to go shopping for fabric. We will start an unlined jacket project Simplicity 1620 is pictured and required for your 1st project. I suggest you enroll in our Beyond the Basics to continue learning how to use more patterns or to finish your project and start a new one. Additional kit fee of $5.00 is required and is payable to the instructor for sewing materials to introduce the sewing machine and sewing skills. Bring  fabric scissors, pins, seam gauge, and your sewing machine complete. Limit 4 (If you need a sewing machine please reserve one week before class.) $50.00 #3466133
Saturday April 12th 10-4:30pm
Wednesday May 14th 10-4:30pm
Saturday June 28th 10-4:30pm

beyond the basicsNEW!!!  Beyond the Basics!! Pre-requiste "Beginner Basics" class or basic sewing skills and understanding of sewing machine use and pattern layout and cutting. Continue sewing and get help making more sewn items. Get help with collars, cuffs, buttonholes, setting in sleeves and more.  Suggest you cut out the garment before class to get the maximum from the session. Sign up for a full day- 10:00 to 4:30pm - $50.00 #3591682               
Saturday April 12th 10-4:30pm (Cancelled)
Wednesday June 11th 10-4:30pm

Fabric quilted Purse - Choose your favorite color combination for your  fabric quiltedgame bag purse. ( I can help you purchase the correct fabric  from 9:30am to 10:00am.)
Learn to quilt your own fabric- Purchase 1 yd of purse body fabric to quilt. Also buy 1 yd lining and 1 yd fusible batting ( you can subtitute 1 yd of prequilted faric for lining and batting), 3/4 yd of contrast for handles and trim and matching thread. You will also need an 22" zipper and one 18" zipper. Bring your sewing machine, walking foot, open toe foot, rotary cutter and ruler. You will also need a fabric marker or a chalk pencil.  Enrollment fee is $40.00   1 session #3600921 .
Saturday May 17th 10:00 - 4:30pm
Wednesday June 4th 10:00 - 4:30pm

strip piece purse Strip pieced purse -Strip quilting is fast and easy and a quilt way to create a quilted fabric. Fabric can be all one print or multicolor prints. The purse has features like easy pockets for the cell phone, address book and your pens just under the flap. Back zipper pocket will hold money or makeup. Come at 9:30am and to pick your fabrics with instructor help. Free pattern given in class. $40.00  1 session #3600921 . Pattern for basic bag.
Wednesday April 30th 9:30 - 4:30pm
Saturday May 24th 9:30- 4:30pm

Strip Piece Quilted Wallet - Good class for beginners!
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strip walletearn to strip piece a wallet that will hold credit cards, change and cash. Learn zippers and trim. Makes a great gift.  Pick your fabrics with instructor help. Free pattern given in class. $30.00.
#3600939 - 1 session .
Sunday April 13th 12:30-  4:30pm
Wednesday May 28th 12:30- 4:30pm
Kids Can Sew class  In 2 - 2 hour sessions teens (ages 8 to 13 years) can learn to use the basics on their machine and sew a stuffed Polar
polar fleece kittensFleece Kitten. Each student will shop for their favorite polar fleece and sew and stuff a soft and cuddley kitten. The kit fee of $20.00 (payable to the instructor at the beginning of class) will include stuffing to fill the kitten, use of kitten pattern, 1/2 yard of polar fleece, 1 spool of thread to match, use of a marking tool, use of pins and hand sewing needle. Students will also be given material to practice learning how to use their sewing machine. Each student needs fabric cutting scissors and a sewing machine. Class fee is 30.00 per student. Maximum 4 students per class. Machines available to use in class with reservation! email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
July 7th and 8th 1:30-4:00pm
July 21st and 22nd 1:30-4:00pm

Embroidery Machines
                           

embroidery monogramsEmbroidery Machine Basics- Learn where to start with your embroidery machine.
Bring your machine and card writer or USB thumbdrive if you wish to try out the embroidery. (Depends on your machine and software as to whether you can sew out a design.) We will cover stabilizers, threads, marking and positioning tools, templates, and give you some great ideas to try with your machine.  Learn to embroider a towel and tee shirt. Demonstration will include a generic embroidery software that will work with all machines. See how to create embroidery from clipart and photos. Lettering will also be covered. 3 hours - $30.00 Limit 4-  $5.00 kit fee #3466174
Saturday May 31st 1:30-4:30pm

Full!  Singer Futura seminar #1- Singer Futura 2 day seminar Saturday and Sunday June 7th and 8th.
Also choose this weekend-Saturday and Sunday June 21st and 22nd for Futura basics class.
Enroll Now for only $150.00. Location is Hancock Fabrics in Salisbury, MD. Fee is
Singer Futura$150.00 per student which includes materials for Saturday and Sunday.  Each student will receive a copy of the designs used in class and instruction that covers the basic program plus Hyper font, Editing, Auto punch, and Photo stitch.  Students will also receive materials for an embroidery project using the lettering and multi-hooping. Seminar is styled to all Futura products including all CE, SES, SEQS6000,SEQS6700, Quartet, XL400 and XL550. Seminar is limited to 4 students and fills quickly so enroll asap. You must have a good understanding of how to use your computer to copy, paste and make files, use a mouse and the Futura must be in good running condition to attend this class. To enroll call Hancock's at 410-677 3461410-677 3461 #3600913 


Singer Futura Seminar #2 - new date-

3-D leaf embroideryIntermediate 2 day Singer Futura Seminar will be held Saturday and Sunday July 12th and 13th. Several have been asking about more lessons to practice embroidery skills.  Here is what we will learn in class!  Corner embroidery placement, cutwork, 3-D embroidery, embroidery using shear fabrics, lace embroidery and twin needle embroidery will make up the seminar. (You should have a good understanding of your computer and basic software and know how to thread and use the Singer Futura). To enroll call Hancock at 410-677-3461 #3600913. Enrollment is limited to 4 student410-677-3461s.

Sewing For The Home
home decor
Home Decorating Basics- Beginners welcome! Learn to put in a zipper and make a piped pillow, try a cording foot, do some binding.  This class will give you some skills to use in projects you make for the home.  Bring 1 ¼” yard of a pillow fabric, matching thread and 2 yds of 5/32” cord and a 24 “ zipper to make your  16” piped pillow. Also bring your machine and zipper foot. $30.00 #3466158
Monday April 21st 1:30- 4:30pm
Sunday May 18 12:30 pm - 4:30pm

Placemats- For Beginners and Intermediate sewers. Our placemats will explore many different sewing and quilting techniques. This is a great way to learn binding, strip piecing, use of decorative stitches, free motion quilting, and some placemats will cover the use of your serger. Let’s make some creative mats braid in dayfor each season of the year. The first ½ hour will be used to pick your colors and purchase fabrics.  Free Pattern. See sample on sales floor. $30.00 #3466158
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easter egg placematpril 6th 12:30-4:30pm Easter Egg (cancelled)
Wednesday April 9th 12:30-4:30pm Easter Egg
Sunday May
4th 12:30-4:30pm Braided placemat
Wednesday May 7th 1:30-4:30pm Free Motion placemat
(Butterfly or your fabric design)
Wednesday May 21st 12:30-4:30pm Flag serger placemat

Quilting Classes
machine quiltNsewing machine quiltingew! Learn to quilt by Machine- Learn to stipple and use the free motion foot.  You will need 1 yard of off white quilter's solid broadcloth, 1 spool of off white thread about 2 shades darker than fabric plus black thread and 1 yard of fusible fleece plus one washaway marker.   Using the off white broad cloth, we will learn to transfer the pattern to your fabric and do free motion machine quilting. Start a decorative cat design too. #3600939 fee $30.00
Monday April 7th 1:30-4:30pm
Monday May 12 1:30-4:30pm


quick trip quiltQuick Trip” by Quilt in a Day  Beginner level! This class is a great way to start quilting. Use either  your  serger or your sewing machine to make this fun, fast and easy quilt.   Spend the morning picking your fabric and cutting the strips and borders.  Jenny will help you coordinate the fabrics for purchase. Single faced quilted fabric is suggested for batting and backing. The "Quick Trip" book is required and can be supplied for purchase by Jenny’s Sewing Studio at a cost of $18.95. Time is allowed to create most of the quilt top.
Bring your machine or ¾  spool serger, I suggest white or off white thread, scissors for trimming and cutting fabric, pins, Quick trip book, ¼” foot. We will provide an iron. See you there.
Fee- $50.00- limit 4 -(Crib size only) 1-all day session #3467255
Saturday April 19th 10:00-4:30pm
Saturday June 14th 10:00- 4:30pm

See "Finish the Quilt" class to learn binding and quilting.

Log Cabin Quilt Class-Beginner level! This class ilog Cabin Quilts a great way to start quilting. Use either  your serger or your sewing machine to make this fun, fast and easy quilt.   Spend the morning picking your fabric and cutting the strips and borders.  Jenny will help you coordinate the fabrics for purchase.  We will start the top in class.  The Log Cabin "Quilt in a Day" book is a suggested book and can be supplied for purchase by Jenny’s Sewing Studio at a cost of $18.95.  Bring your machine or  serger, I suggest white or off white thread, scissors for trimming and cutting fabric, pins and ¼” foot. We will provide an iron.  See you there.
-(Crib size only) Fee- $50.00- limit 4  #3467255
Saturday April 26th 10:00 - 4:30pm

See "Finish the Quilt" class to learn binding and quilting.
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finish the quiltFinish the quilt  - Have you taken the “Quick Trip” or the “Log Cabin” or the “Braid in a Day” class and need to finish your quilt? This class is designed to show you how to prepare and quilt the quilt. Next you will learn how to bind and finish the quilt. Spend the class laying out the quilt to quilt, using a walking foot to quilt and how to make and sew the binding. (No large quilts please! Quilts should be twin and baby size due to space restrictions) (Please bring medium safety pins to hold the layers. Bring yardage for binding. 1 yd of binding fabric should fit most baby and lap size quilts I suggest a pre quilted backing because of time limit) 1 session -$30.00 #3663986
Monday May 19th 1:00-4:30pm
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Knitting and Crochet

granny squareBeginner Crochet skills- Learn to chain, single, double, half double, and triple crochet. Learn the basic granny square. You will need one ball of a worsted weight yarn in any color for Practice. Bring crochet hook in size 8. 1-2 hour session $30.00 #3673787
Sunday April 27th 2:30 - 4:30pm
Sunday June 29th 2:30 - 4:30pm

Beginner Knitting skills- In 2 hours learn to cast on knit, purl, decrease and increase. Make a knit swatch for guage. You will need one ball of worested weight yarn in any color for practice. Bring knitting needles in US 8 1-2 hour session $30.00 #3673795

sashay knitIf you wish to make the Sashay scarf,let me know and we can start the project toward the end of the lesson. Hancock has the yarn and I will supply some written instructions. Project is a great gift idea and can be finished in one afternoon. Crochet Basic class to follow knitting class.
Sunday April 27th 12:00 - 2:00pm (2:00pm-2:30 for Sashay scarf)
Sunday June 29th 12:00 - 2:00pm (2:00pm-2:30 for Sashay scarf)


If you have taken our knitting and crochet class already and want a refresher, you can attend any beginner session for free. You can also start a Sashay scarf in the free session.  Make sure there are enrolled students for the session before you come to class by calling Hancock at 410 677 3461410 677 3461. It would also be great if you send me an email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with your name and phone number and date you will be attending.


 
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singer futuraSinger Futura 2 day seminar Saturday and Sunday June 7th and 8th 2014.  June 7th and 8th Class is full! New scheduled class is June 21st and 2nd. Enroll Now for only $150.00.  Location is Hancock Fabrics in Salisbury, MD. Fee is $150.00 per student which includes materials for Saturday and Sunday.  Each student will receive a copy of the designs used in class and instruction that covers the basic program plus Hyper font, Editing, Auto punch, Photo stitch, and Cross stitch.  Students will also receive materials for an embroidery project using the lettering and multi-hooping. To enroll call Hancock's at 410-677 3461410-677 3461

Would you like to learn about sewing machine embroidery? Do you own the SINGER® Futura™? Are you thinking about making a Futura purchase? Are you looking for a class on how to get the most from the SINGER® Futura? Spend time with us learning about the SINGER® Futura™.

        Futura seminar
If you have the older Futura you will need to upgrade for class or you can just watch our projector video show. Our "hands-on" 2 day class will be filled with techniques that will help you to better understand how to embroider and use the Futura™ software plus we will sew and embroider on the Futura.

Jenny of Jenny's Sewing Studio will spend time showing you how to use the Auto punch, Hyper font and Photo stitch and Editing program options. Time will also be spent reviewing stabilizers and other items that will enhance your embroidery. Students attending will be given images and designs to practice with. Bring your Futura in good working order, your laptop with the programs installed and fully functional, thread, scissors, and a pen for notes. Make sure all your software is installed before class. Enroll Now! Space is limited! If you have questions you can email me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Please note: Each student must be familiar with the laptop computer they own. Please bring and mouse. Please know how to cut, copy, paste, make a file, make a folder, save as, and save and be able to find the folders and files later.

Here are place to stay:

  • Hampton Inn  410-334-3080410-334-3080

  • Sleep Inn  410-572-5516410-572-5516

  • Country Inn and Suites  410-742-2688410-742-2688

  • Ramada  410-546-4400410-546-4400 

We also have a local airport that is serviced by US AIR. Our commuter flies to Washington Regan, Philadelphia, PA. and Charlotte, NC.


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