Singer Futura Embroidery Seminar coming at Jenny’s Sewing Studio

December 10th, 2014
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Teddie is a student from the November 2012 class.

Teddie is a student from the November 2012 class.

Jenny’s Sewing Studio will hold a 2 day Singer Futura seminar in Salisbury, MD at Hancock Fabrics. Class is scheduled for March 28th and 29th 2015.  Enroll early as space is limited.  I hope you will join me as we explore the use of the embroidery machine.  This seminar is designed to benefit the brand new user as well as those who want to brush up on their skills. Class is limited so enroll early.  Call 410-677-3461 to enroll at Hancock.

 

 

 

 

 

The Singer Futura Embroidery seminar will be held  Saturday 10-5pm and continuing Sunday 10 – 4pm. Singer has introduced quite a few Futura models and I will cover how to use them all including the The Futura Quintet, XL580, XL420, the XL400, 4-1, XL550, Futura Quartet or the SESQ6000 SEQS 6700 and more.   The software for all the machines is basically the same.

You will cover how all the basic embroidery functions like loading a design, centering, printing a the template for positioning, changing colors, use the design browser, copy and paste designs, use the embroidery anthology, change the screen color, load the hoops, use the grid, use the lettering engine, learn the draw package and more. I will also cover all the options. Learn to use the Auto Punch, Hyper Font and Photo Stitch. Once you create a design we will edit it using editing option. Make lace, make a simple applique, and add texture to your design. If you own the options you can create along with me. If you do not, watch the demos.  If you are interested in purchasing the options like Auto Punch, Photo Stitch, Cross Stitch, Hyper Font and Editing, order about 2 weeks before the class to make sure you get the option and have it loaded on your computer to use in class.

The Futura’s must be in working order and all software must be loaded in a laptop and ready to use. If you own an older Futura, all software updates must be applied before class. If you have a Futura CE100/200 you will need to upgrade the software before taking class. All students must be knowledgble on basic computer use and file management.  Jenny’s Sewing Studio has the upgrade for purchase.

I hope to see you in Salisbury, MD !  Class is $150.00. Once you enroll, email jenny@jennys-sewing-studio.com for class outline and what to bring. I will need your name, address, phone number including cell phone, make and model of Futura and options owned.
Call Hancock at 410-677-3461 to enroll.

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March 28th and 29 2015 marks our latest Futura 2 day seminar

December 10th, 2014
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March 28th and 29th 2015  I will offer our next Singer Futura 2 day seminar. As a beginning embroidery student learn to stabilize and position your embroidery. See how you can find embroidery on the internet, download and load the designs into your computer. We start out the class by making files and learning how to categorize and store your embroidery, what embroidery formats you can use and how to copy and paste files so you can find them later. We will then use a printed template to position and sew out a design. Next we will explore the functions of the basic Singer Futura embroidery software.

Class is scheduled for Saturday 10am till 5pm. Learn to use auto punch and the lettering options. Make your own monogram and embroider it out. Next learn to do a auto punch embroidery. If you have the endless hoop we will use it, if not we will work with templates to create continuous borders.

To enroll call Hancock in Salisbury, MD at 410-677-3461. Hope to see you there!

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Singer Futura Seminars for March 28th and 29th 2015

December 10th, 2014
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DeeEnroll now for the Futura Seminar March 28th and 29th 2015. Limited space so enroll early. The Futura embroidery seminar is held at Hancock fabrics in Salisbury, MD.
Learn to use the base program, lettering, hyper font, auto punch and editing in our 2 day event. I will also cover embroidery placement, stabilizers, hooping technique, information on threads, needles and bobbins. You will make your own monogram too. Bring your machine, laptop loaded and ready to use, scissors, red thread, and sewing and knitting gauge. Make sure you have a mouse and mouse pad too.

Here are students from a previous seminar. Meet Dee, Brenda and Judy!

 

Call Hancock at 410-677-3461 to enroll in my Salisbury, MD class.
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Embroidery is fun

December 1st, 2014
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Lynn sept 2014I am including some pictures of projects I have recently embroidered. I have a couple of reminders to pass on to all of those who love to embroidery as much as me.

December 13th and 14th Saturday and Sunday is my next 2 day Futura Seminar at Hancock in Salisbury, MD. To enroll call 410 677 3461. The class is small and jammed packed with all the basics of machine embroidery. Learn how to make the most of your auto punch, editing, hyperfont, photo stitch and cross stitch embroidery. Do monograms, create fancy letters, learn how to position your embroidery and more.

usbDo not miss the great buy in embroidery I am offering for the gift giving season. Buy the new embroidery only Studio S10 and receive a USB filled with auto punch, editng, hyper font and 2800 designs. The USB is worth at least $600 in free give aways. Singer will be shipping until December 15th for Christmas 2014 and then they will be closing from Christmas till the 2nd week in January for inventory. Do not wait for the best deal of the year!! I have prepared a video on the basics of the program and on auto punch. Take a look.  I have also add a new project for you to try using my free embroidery made with the Singer auto punch. Here is the red flower download.

Here are some of my embroidery projects.

You can download a free pattern of my sewing machine cover. sewing machine cover

Make a crazy quilt pillowDSCN2438.crazy quilt pillow

Hope to see you soon at your embroidery machine. Jenny

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Christmas embroidered wreath

November 28th, 2014
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fillAs promised I am sharing my embroidered wreath. This is a very easy project. The hardest thing was wrapping the tinsel garland around the styro foam wreath.  Using my Futura Quintet and my new Singer Studio S10 I loaded several floral designs to embroider with red thread. I hooped 2 layers of sparkle organza and embroidered many of these flowers in my spare time. I cut each flower out and pinned it to the wreath.

It took a lot resizeof flowers. The purple flower design I found on the Singer Studio. I am including a link to a free design I made using auto punch. I am offering Auto punch as one of the 3 programs that will come free with the Studio S10.

I howreath60pe you  like my new Christmas wreath. Nice thing is I can keep adding things to the wreath using 3-D embroidery.

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New classes are now available at Jenny’s Sewing Studio

November 27th, 2014
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The year is quickly passing and I am now hard at work on several new classes I will make available at Hancock Fabric’s In Salisbury, MD

One of my newest class is a stain glass purse. The stain glass technique is really applique using bias tape. You will be able to design your own purse. Choosing 6 or 7 prints to combine for the stain glass look will let you combine all the colors in your wardrobe into this one purse. Using the black “leading” or bias tape you will get a lot of drama from this accessory. I am working to give you a free pattern. Come take my class in Salisbury, MD.

Stain 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 . Here is a free pattern.( sample picture is a close likeness. Jenny’s sample pictured soon)

Wednesday February 11th 10:00 till 4:30pm. Call 410 677 3461 to enroll.

Below are several other classes I have added. Classes are small so enroll early.

 

Sewing For The Home
home decorHome 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

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Join the Sewing Party!

October 17th, 2014
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sewing partyJoin the Sewing Party now! Sewing Party is a group of Sewers, Bloggers, Artist, and Crafters who will be offering classes, patterns and instruction on November 8th 2014. It’s a first of it’s kind and is sponsored by Singer, Viking, Pfaff, Jo Ann Fabrics, Etsy, McCall’s Patterns, Simplicity Patterns and more.

To take part you need to register. The fee is $40.00 and classes will be available on-line for 90 days after the main event.

See Sewing Party on You Tube!  Check out the The Sewing Party facebook link for more information on teachers and projects.

sewing party behind the scenessewing party purses

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October 8th, 2014
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