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One More Week Until Gloria

Gloria_McKinnon_2017_headerGloria_McKinnon_at_Let's_SewStill_Time_to_Sign_upWe have hosted special guest instructor Gloria McKinnon each Spring since our shop opened in 2011. Gloria is a world-renowned quilting artist, known for her attention to fine details, hand embroidery, and crazypatch quilting style. Gloria lives in Australia and only visits the United States once a year. We are honored to be the only shop this side of the Mississippi River to host her and her students!

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No experience is required to take any of Gloria McKinnon’s classes. She will show you with patience and expertise how to create each project. Lunch is provided each day, so all you have to do is sit back, relax and learn how to sew with Gloria!

Available now: a $350 embroidery machine!


Gloria McKinnon 2017

March 26 – 31, 2017

Gloria McKinnon is a world-renowned quilting artist from Australia known for her attention to detail and crazy patch quilting style.
Choose from three different classes!

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Intro to Sewing

February 9, 2017  // 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Learn to sew this year! The Intro to Sewing class teaches you the basics of sewing in an easy, project based class. No prior experience or sewing machine required to register.

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We’re selling scrap bags!

Get a bag of batik scraps for just $23.99! Sizes of scraps may vary from 1″ to a fat quarter. Each bag has one pound of fabric or approximately 3 yards included!

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Learn to Smock + A Halloween Financing Offer!

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english-smocking-examplesEnglish Smocking Class

$35

Join us for a beginning class on English Smocking with guest instructor Lisa Bolatto! Lisa has been teaching smocking for years and we are excited to have her return to Let’s Sew.

This class is designed for beginners who would like to learn the art of smocking on pleated fabric. You will learn basic stitches, proper techniques, and how to use a pleater.

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Victorian Ladies Gloria McKinnon blockVictorian Ladies Quilt

Gloria McKinnon will be returning to Let’s Sew in March 2017!

Gloria is a world-renowned quilting artist from Australia, known for her attention to fine detail and crazypatch quilting style. She will be teaching a total of three classes this year, including the Victorian Ladies quilt.

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houston-here-we-comeThe Houston Quilt Market is this weekend! Eek! We are so excited to see what’s new and bring back fun, new items for the store. Follow the fun on our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter pages!

If you’d like us to look at something specifically, let us know! You can give us a call or drop us an email at info@letssew.com.


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March 26 - 31, 2017
Gloria McKinnon 2017

Gloria McKinnon at Let's SewGloria McKinnon will be returning to Let’s Sew in March 2017!

 

We have hosted special guest instructor Gloria McKinnon each Spring since our shop opened in 2011. Gloria is a world-renowned quilting artist, known for her attention to fine detail and crazypatch quilting style. Gloria McKinnon lives in Australia and only visits the United States once per year. We are honored to be the only shop this side of the Mississippi River that she instructs at during her annual visit.

This year’s class dates are March 26 through March 31, 2017.

Sunday and Monday: Embellished Pincushion

Gloria will teach students how to create a stunning pincushion using a wooden base, silk threads, and beautiful embroidery stitches.

$195 per person. Kit (with tax): $41.73. Total $236.73

Tuesday and Wednesday: Reticule Purse

Made from Dupioni silk, a reticule is a traditional drawstring purse. Gloria McKinnon will show students how to embellish this project with silk ribbons and threads and beads. The inside of the reticule has a small, additional pincushion.

 

$195 per person. Kit (with tax): $165.85. Total $360.85

Thursday & Friday: Victorian Ladies Quilt block

Victorian Ladies Gloria McKinnon block

Gloria will end her week of classes at Let’s Sew with her signature, crazy patch sewing technique. The Victorian Ladies class will show you how to embellish a nine block quilt, one block at a time. This quilt uses silk fabrics, ribbons and threads as well as beads, trims and hand-dyed laces.

$195 per person. Kit (with tax) $37.45 $62.06. Total $257.06

UPDATED KIT PRICE!! The kit now includes even more to cover ribbon embroidery, thread embroidery, chenille thread embroidery and beading materials needed for the class!

Bundle Deals

Register for two classes and save $10. Register for all three classes and save $20.

Payment Details

Deposits are required in order to save your seat in the class. A $75 deposit per person is due at the time of registration and will be applied to the cost of the class. Payment can be made up front for the entire cost of the class or in increments.

Payments must be made the week of January 25 through January 31, 2017. Payments will again be made the week of February 23 through February 27, 2017.

No refunds will be given 30 days from the event.

Please note that our classroom is a fragrance-free zone. Please be courteous of other students and staff when attending class and do not use fragrances.

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