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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
Sunday November 30th 1:00 - 4:00pm
Sunday December 28th 1:00 - 4:00pm
Wednesday January 28th 1:30-4:30pm

serger class
Serger 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                       
Sunday November 23rd 1:00 - 4:00pm
Saturday December 27th 1:30- 4:30pm
Wednesday December 31st special advanced 5 thread serger class 1:30-4:30pm -limited enrollment
Sunday January 18th 1:00-4:00pm
Sunday February 22nd 1:00-4:00pm

Basic Sewing Classes
Beginner 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.  You will also create a zipper wallet. We will also make a tote bag you can use to carry your sewing projects in. This is a 1 all day session designed to get you started.  I suggest you enroll in our Beyond the Basics for more information on using a pattern. Additional kit fee of $15.00 is required and is payable to the instructor for sewing materials to introduce the sewing machine and sewing projects. 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

Wednesday December 10 10- 4:30pm (jury duty)
Saturday January 3rd 10-4:30pm
Wednesday February 4th 10:00 - 4:30pm

Special Girl Scout class- Sunday February 8th  1pm till 4pm - Filled $30.00

apronBeyond the Basics!! Pre-requiste basic sewing skills and understanding of sewing machine use. In this class I will introduce Pattern selection, layout and cutting. Start with the apron to learn grain lines, cutting on the fold, fabric marking, pockets and hems. We will start by going shopping so bring money to purchase your pattern and fabric. You will be challenged with top stitching and sewing trim. If we finish early there may be time to fit a pattern as your next project.
10:00 to 4:30pm - $50.00 #3591682
Wednesday December 17th 10-4:30pm (jury duty)
Saturday January 17th 10-4:30pm


Continue sewing and get help making more sewn items. Get help with collars, cuffs, buttonholes, setting in sleeves and more
beyond the basics.  Suggest you cut out the garment before class to get the maximum from the session. If you need help with pattern fit and fabric selection I will make a private appointment before class with you so you are prepared to cut your project at home.  (There is no cutting room in the classroom) 10:00 to 4:30pm - $50.00 #3591682 

Saturday January 24th 10:00- 4:30pm

Fabric quilted Purse
- Choose your favorite color combination for your fabric quilted
purse. ( I can help you purchase the correct fabric  from 9:30am to 1fabric quilted purse0:00am.)
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 (I  can provide), rotary cutter and ruler. You will also need a fabric marker or a chalk pencil.  Enrollment fee is $40.00   1 session #3600921 .
Saturday February 7th 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.
Saturday December 6th 9:30-4:30pm
Saturday January 31st 9:30-4:30pm

stain glass purseStain glass purse-Brand New! Learn to use  bias and "applique" the black leading to create a lovely stain glass purse that will go with everything.  Instructions will be given before class for fabric purchase. $40.00   1 session #3600921 . ( sample picture is a close likeness. Jenny's sample pictured soon)

Wednesday February 11th 10:00 till 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 .
Saturday November 22nd 1:00 - 5:00pm
Sunday February 1st 12:30-4:30pm

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  
Sunday January 4th 1:00-4:00pm
Sunday February 15th 1:00-4:00pm

Singer Futura seminar #1- Singer Futura 2 day seminar Saturday and Sunday December 13th-14th 
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.  #3600913

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. Shopping will be done in the 1st 30 minutes of class. Also bring your machine and zipper foot. $30.00 #3466158 
Sunday December 7th 12:30-4:00pm
Wednesday January 21st 1:30-4:30pm

pillow wrapWraps for your pillow Make a solid pillow in our pillow class as a background. Add some beautiful wrap ideas for some lovely and eye catching pillows. Change the wrap with each season. Hame fun with technique. I will annouce a new wrap project for each session.  Shopping will be done in the 1st 30 minutes of class. A free pattern of instruction and material requirements will be given out in class. Our current project will be zig zag patchwork. Sample coming soon.

Take the pillow and wrap as a combo class for $50.00. Take the wrap class alone for $30.00

January 10th Combo class Pillow and wrap - 10:00 till 4:30
January 11th Pillow wrap only- 12:30 to 4:00pm

Placemats- For zigzag placematBeginners and Intermediate sewers. Each quarter 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 for each season of the year. The first ½ hour will be used to pick your colors and purchase fabrics. You can buy enough for 1 mat or 6 mats.  I want the placemat to match your decor. Instructions will be given when you attend class. $30.00 #3466158
Wednesday January 7th 1:30-4:30pm- zig-zag piecing

heart appliqueApplique 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.  $30.00 tution. 3466174
January 7th Wednesday 10:00 till 12:00pm

Quilting Classes
cathedral window quiltCathedral Window quilting by machine- This is a build the quilt size as you go quilt. We will start with squares of muslin, press and fold them and use the sewing machine to insert varied fabric scraps using the feather stitch. This a quick and easy method of quilting to learn. No need for batting, just build the blocks as you go. Make a table runner or start a quilt. Class will require you to bring your machine, one yard of muslin to start and assorted scraps of fabric, off white thread, fabric washaway marker, ruler and a hand sewing needle. Bring a steam iron if you have one. #3600939 fee $30.00
upon request

Quick tripQuick 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 3 -(Crib size only) 1-all day session #3467255
Saturday November 29th 10:00 - 4:30pm cancelled
Wednesday January 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 3  #3467255
Saturday December 20th 10:00-4:30pm
Wednesday February 18th 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
upon request

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 December 21st 3:00 - 5:00pm
Sunday January 25th 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 knitSunday December 21st 12:30 - 2:30pm
Sunday January 25th 12:30-2:30pm
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. We will crochet the scarf so bring yarn and needle.  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  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 CE 100 or CE 200 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.

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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