WILLIAMSVILLE
8575 MAIN STREET
WILLIAMSVILLE, NY. 14221
716.204.8350
EAST AURORA
659 MAIN STREET
EAST AURORA, NY. 14052
716.652.2811

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Classes


East Aurora Classes


Join Aurora Sewing Center and MUSEjar for this exciting collaborative made-by-me class! You'll spend the first class dying your own Shibori fabric at MUSEjar, guided by their expert instructors - then take your fabulous creation and make a tote bag in the second class at Aurora Sewing Center! No experience needed in dying or sewing! We'll teach you everything you need to know. All materials needed to create your own Shibori Tote Bag will be supplied in a kit, and if you need to use a classroom sewing machine, please call to let Aurora Sewing Center know when you register.

Cost: $ 70.00
Anxious to get using your AccuQuilt cutter and dies? Need inspiration for projects that use the equipment you have purchased? Join us once a month for projects that utilize the AccuQuilt system!

Cost: $ 12.99
Watch as a party of butterflies, dragonflies and hearts frolic through the flowering garden in your very own wall hanging. Choose your favorite colors and patterns to brighten your home. We will cut your starring components in class with the accuquilt cutter.

Cost: $ 36.00
Curious about appliqu? but nervous about sewing around every piece? Come learn the easy way with your embroidery machine. Kit required. Beginner level.

Cost: $ 18.00
Come expand your horizon with your Baby Lock IQ. We will create appliques and a continuous quilting all with your exclusive IQ Designer.

Cost: $ 42.00
Quilters assume bargello patterns are difficult. Not so. They?re very easy. This class shows how you can sew strips of fabric together to create the appearance of movement. If you can sew a straight seam, you can do this!

Cost: $ 18.00
Computers can be scary! Get all of the skills you will need to get that embroidery machine going. You will learn essential skills like transferring designs to your USB stick, organizing your embroidery designs, zipping and unzipping folders. This class will teach you everything you need to get started in one place. Call to sign up.

Learn the basics of machine appliqué including how to pivot, create points, and stitch smooth curves. Beginner level.

Cost: $ 18.00
This basic method of binding will give you confidence to complete those unfinished projects. Beginner level. Kit Required. Prerequisite: Basic quilting knowledge.

Cost: $ 18.00
This class will teach you binding techniques for curves, unique angles, and two color bindings. Kit Required. Prerequisite: Basic binding knowledge.

Cost: $ 30.00
Are your borders feeling alive with creativity, come and see how you can use half square triangles, piano keys, squares, and rectangles to liven up your borders. Use your stripology ruler or accuquilt cutter. I will show you how to apply your border with all the tips and tricks to eliminate ripples and waves. Kit required.

Cost: $ 18.00
Our Bunny runner is another Shabby Fabric Design. This runner uses your piecing and applique skills. You will learn to use your 2 ?? squares and use up your stash. It will hop right onto your table for the holiday.

Cost: $ 30.00
Your tablerunner will look perfectly magical when using your very own charm squares cut with the accuquilt cutter. Let your imagination soar with colors and patterns because you will not be limited to the colors that come in the pre-made packs. This class will demonstrate how to cut charm squares with the accuquilt or stripology ruler.

Cost: $ 36.00
A new design with the Straight Out of Line Ruler creates either a country or modern look depending on the fabrics you choose. Manipulate blocks into unique designs and as a bonus, get an Edge to Edge demonstration on how to quilt a sandwiched quilt.

Cost: $ 30.00
Do your strips have a bend in them? Are your pieces accurate? Does cutting out new shapes confuse you? Or maybe you are just beginning your quilting journey and want to get started the correct way. In any of these cases, this class is for you. Learn how to quickly and accurately cut strips and squares, triangles and diamonds, and a whole variety of other shapes to make your piecing easier, more accurate, and more fun.

Cost: $ 18.00
The Double Flip Shoulder Bag features 2 full-length zipper pockets that form the front and back sides of the exterior bag. These pockets flip over to the front to conceal a hidden pocket underneath. Between the two zippered sides, is the central cavity of the bag that features both a slip pocket and an internal zipper pocket. The bag also features a strap attached with unique connecters and accent fabric that can be vinyl, faux leather or cork.

Cost: $ 54.00
Make your quilts look like they were done on a long-arm. Learn the edge to edge method of quilting on your embroidery machine. You will be amazed at how professional your finished quilts will look! Prerequisite: Basic sewing skills, quilting knowledge, and knowledge of your embroidery machine. BEST FOR MACHINES THAT CAN MANAGE A MAXI OR JUMBO HOOP (BERNINA) AND LARGE HOOP (BABY LOCK).

Cost: $ 36.00
For those who completed Edge to Edge 1, this class will support your practical application of the Edge to Edge program on your very own quilt. Bring a finished crib, lap, or twin quilt top with its batting and backing. Enjoy instructor guidance through the Edge to Edge process, and celebrate the completion of your first Edge to Edge quilt. Prerequisite: Edge to Edge Quilting in the Hoop I

Cost: $ 72.00
Perfect crossover bag for your everyday life! Wonderful in cork, faux leather, canvas or quilting cotton. Easy construction and versatility will make this your go-to bag. Inside zippered pocket keeps items contained and outside back pocket is perfect for your phone!

Cost: $ 42.00
For Bernina and Baby Lock Embroidery Machines Must be taken before any embroidery guide classes. ($29 value) Free with your purchase of a machine at Aurora Sewing Center! Choose one class. Call to sign up.

Time to explore ? this bag has just enough room for the essentials! Use pre-cut foam rectangles for quick results. Feature a fabric or add the fun camera appliqu?, or appliqu? or embroidered monogram of your choice. As a bonus, the pattern comes with a fun zipper pull.

Cost: $ 42.00
This is a fashionable tote, great for everyday use with interior pockets and a perfect opportunity to use cork.

Cost: $ 72.00
This wreath can be used as a hanging door decoration or a table topper. It ismade using an applique technique and coordinating squares of fabrics. Very decorative for any holiday.

Cost: $ 36.00
Expand your free motion skills by learning how to make a variety of basic feathers. Kit Required. Prerequisite: Must have some free motion quilting experience or have completed Free Motion Quilting 101.

Cost: $ 18.00
Free motion quilting allows you to enhance any quilt with depth and dimension. Variations of this technique give you the ability to quilt a wide variety of stitches and designs with ease on your sewing machine. Beginner level. Kit Required.

Cost: $ 36.00
Get inspired to create unique free motion designs using patterns from fabric to the environment around us. Intermediate level. Kit Required. Prerequisite: Must have some free motion quilting experience or have completed Free Motion Quilting 101. completed Free Motion Quilting 101.

Cost: $ 24.00
This is the perfect quilt to practice and improve your free motion skills. You will quilt the blocks before you assemble the quilt. You can even use your walking foot to quilt some of the blocks. Beginner or Intermediate level. Prerequisite: Must have some free motion quilting experience or have completed Free Motion Quilting 101.

Cost: $ 48.00
Bring your child OR grandchild to make a ?generation project. We will be making a Quillow a combination of a pillow and a quilt. This is a 2 part class designed to help get the next generation into sewing. Fun for both attendees.

Cost: $ 48.00
This class is designed to complete a unique project monthly. What a great idea to be able to have a gift for a loved one throughout the year. This class is very popular, sign up quickly as spaces are limited and you must assign yourself to a location.

Cost: $ 195.00
This class is designed to complete a unique project monthly. What a great idea to be able to have a gift for a loved one throughout the year. This class is very popular, sign up quickly as spaces are limited and you must assign yourself to a location.

Cost: $ 127.00
Using the Go Value die, get started with your accuquilt. This is a free pattern that comes with the die. The resulting quilt is filled with triangles and squares, and it?s a perfect size for a baby.

Cost: $ 42.00
Make it, Fill it, Roll it up, AND take it everywhere! Great for retreats, sewing classes, or hang it next to your workspace. Also, perfect for jewelry, cosmetics, school supplies, and whatever! Fun and easy to make! Even the zippers are easy to add!

Cost: $ 42.00
Freshen and decorate your bed for every season by adding a bed runner. This class will concentrate on the Hearts and flower die by Accuquilt. We will cut the components for the hearts and flowers in this hands on class.

Cost: $ 36.00
This class teaches the basics of constructing an apron, whether it?s adult, kid or doll size! Learn how to read a pattern and attach buttons, pockets, and a detachable dish towel. Either make this as a gift or come with a partner to make a matching set.

Cost: $ 24.00
Whether you’re new to sewing or have not sewn for many years, this is your class. Explore new sewing products and techniques. We’ll learn to read a pattern and discover the fundamentals of beginner appliqué and cutting. Learn topstitching, edge finishes, zipper insertion, and simple appliqué while completing this durable tote bag.

Cost: $ 54.00
This fun quilt celebrates positive and uplifting words for each month. Build the quilt two blocks a month across the year and enjoy a truly lovely appliqué experience that is art to heart.

Cost: $ 6.00
Join the Jelly Roll Rug Craze! One jelly roll will make a rug about 30x40?. It?s time to use those jelly rolls you?ve been collecting?.. or cut your own using your Accuquilt strip cutter.

Cost: $ 48.00
This beautiful table topper was a delight to make and is a conversation maker on your table top. Pattern also includes directions for a full size quilt in case you fall in love with it .

Cost: $ 54.00
This is the perfect bag that gives you a little extra space when you need it. Simply unzip the dividing zipper to reveal five inches of extra space and an unexpected pop of color. The pattern features two sizes.

Cost: $ 42.00
For beginner sewers 7 and up who have sewn a little or have never sewn before. Children learn cutting, pressing, and stitching while having fun completing four projects. Projects include a binder cover, composition book cover, heart pillow, and zippered box. Class limited to 8 students.

Cost: $ 150.00
Monthly Make and Take Project for Kids/Teens. Each month a kit for a new project is offered. February - Messenger bag March- Caddy with 4 zippered vinyl pockets. Velco closure, handles, and hanger April - Lunch Tote, insulated lunch tote with handle, and flap closure May - water bottle carrier and reusable snack bags

Cost: $ 18.00
Expand on sewing abilities as you make a small tote bag, pin cushion, scissors holder, small organizer, fabric box and sewing machine pocket organizer mat.

Cost: $ 72.00
Beginner sewers can expand sewing abilities with class projects of pajamas pants and a drawstring backpack. Learn to cut out pajama pants using a simple pattern. Learn to make a casing and insert elastic and cording.

Cost: $ 72.00
Come join in on the fun and make a Kimberbell bench buddie pillow to matchyour Bench pillow or just make these cute pillows all on their own.

Cost: $ 30.00
Love Kimberbell? Maybe you just want to be inspired to learn more about in the hoop projects? Join us for our monthly Kimberbell Society! Each month you’ll receive FREE Kimberbell designs and full project instructions – exclusive to club members only! Our Kimberbell Society is an easy lecture demo format, so no need to bring your machine! *FREE Kimberbell design and full color instruction PDF each month—12 in all! (You’ll need to bring a USB stick to class each month.) You must be present to each meeting to receive your free designs

Cost: $ 150.00
Come explore new monthly projects from Kimberbell! Bring your USB and take home the latest Kimberbell dealer exclusive design of the month to recreate at HOME!! Be a per month member by paying $14.99 each month you attend.

Cost: $ 14.99
Join me to make a ?Lasagna? quilt and finish our class with a lasagna dinner. Your quilt can be made using a jelly roll, your scraps, or cutting 2 1/2? strips in a color to match your home d?cor. This is a fun class that will have a one of a kind finished look

Cost: $ 36.00
This class is designed for those people who have a desire to learn to quilt. We will cover all the basic skills needed to become a quilter, while producing your very first quilted project – a wall hanging. The following subjects will be covered: quilting terminology, reading a pattern, cutting, piecing, pressing, appliqué, borders, adding a sleeve, binding, and label making. In a few short weeks you will go from novice to confident beginner and ready to take on your very first full sized quilt project.

Cost: $ 72.00
Explore how fast and easy it is to add monogramming to all your t-shirts and sweatshirts. Learn how to properly stabilize, hoop, and place your design to achieve the best results. Note: Please bring a template of your design for placement. Prerequisite: Embroidery 101.

Cost: $ 18.00
If you made the log cabin pillow, then you may want to build a log cabin quilt with your 6? Creative Grid Log Cabin ruler. Take your creativity to a new level. Play with light and dark strips and the result will be stunning.

Cost: $ 72.00
Come join our “Block of the Month” party, as Diane guides you through some of Jenny Doan’s most popular quilting techniques and ideas.

Cost: $ 6.00
In this class we incorporate skills acquired in the Learn to Quilt Class to produce a genuine full-sized quilt, giving the beginner confidence to continue in the world of quilting. Prerequisite: Learn to Quilt

Cost: $ 54.00
Pillows are more popular than ever before. There are so many variations that you can learn. Perfect many skills just by constructing them. Together we'll explore piping, ruffles,zippers, pillow backs, and the new quilted pillow covers. Join us for one class or all three. Class One: Piping and an updated version of the ,envelope back. Class Two: Ruffles and hidden zipper back Class Three: New Quilted Pillow Cover

Cost: $ 18.00
The Roxy smartphone wallet is a ?learn by sewing? project. You will learn essential tips and techniques about sewing bags as you create this wallet. This accordion style wallet will give you 3 wide slip pockets, 1 zippered pocket, 12 card slots and 2 large pockets. Clear and detailed instructions with diagrams and pictures along with a full length video tutorial.

Cost: $ 42.00
Make an original embroidery design by scanning a coloring book page, or line drawing, stitch it, and paint it to make a one of a kind, original creation. (Destiny or Solaris, or other brand with scanning capabilities only)

Cost: $ 24.00
Are you ready to expand your machine embroidery skills? Become a machine embroidery ?Graduate Student? at Aurora Sewing Center, and you will learn 12 new techniques during the next year! Learn alongside Scott and Alyssa as they guide all of you through the techniques monthly, you will work on a project in class to help master the skill before you head home! All machine brands are welcome, multiple file formats are available.

Cost: $ 133.00
Leggings have no side seams and elastic at waist. A: Self-fabric stirrups. B: Ankle-length. C: Below knee-length. Pattern includes pattern pieces for two different fits: very closefitting (smaller than body measurement), and closefitting (no ease).

Cost: $ 24.00
With a modern, slim fit ideal for layering, the Lark Tee is your closet’s new best friend. It’s great on its own or under your favorite button up, sweater, or blazer. All four sleeves are interchangeable with each of the necklines resulting in 16 potential different tees in one pattern! Techniques involved include sewing with knits, straight seams, and attaching binding. Sizes 0-18.

Cost: $ 24.00
Learn from our own expert on how to maintain your sewing machine or serger and keep it running smoothly. Jim will provide you basic information on cleaning and maintaining your machines. This lecture/demo class is a must!

Cost: $ 12.00
Would you like some guidance in completing your Sew to Grow garment pattern from the Sew to Grow Fit Lab? Learn how to complete garment, finish seams, add invisible zippers, and hemming techniques.

Cost: $ 36.00
Start a new project or finish an old one. No phone, no interruptions, and lots of fun. All levels welcome.

Cost: $ 18.00
Start a new project or finish an old one. No phone, no interruptions, and lots of fun. All levels welcome

Cost: $ 18.00
Start a new project or finish an old one. No phone, no interruptions, and lots of fun.

Cost: $ 42.00
This class is all about learning how to embroider greeting cards with elegant airy designs using colorful variegated threads. Once you know how to stabilize your card properly your will be able to embroider designs from your own collections. You will have almost limitless possibilities for making spectacular greeting cards designed for the special people in your life -- and then choose your own sentiment using your own machine fonts! Come and release your creativity!

Cost: $ 54.00
This is a new class that we will highlight a variety of designers and fabrics. On splendidly small scale! We will be using designers such as Kim Diehl, Doug Leo, Jo Morton, and Bonnie Hunter just to name a few. We will still keep it to little quilts but that have three big benefits: they're stash friendly. they're quick to finish, and they're as cute as can be!

Cost: $ 6.00
Looking for a fun night out ? Or just looking for something to do with friends or family? Bring a bottle of something to drink and enjoy an evening of relaxation and sewing. Abbey will teach you simple sewing/embroidery techniques while you make a fun project. We provide the machine and the kit is included.

Cost: $ 35.00
This Doug Leko design gives you a unique experience with flying geese. This is a 40? x 40? Square quilt; a cozy addition to your home d?cor. Pick your colors and let?s get sewing our blocks together!

Cost: $ 54.00
The Sleepy Hollow Quilt by Thimblecreek Quilts is presented as a Halloween design. In this class take on a creativity challenge and transform this quilt into something other than Halloween. Consider a barn theme with quilts on your barns. Or make it into a story quilt with mansions. This is Accuquilt & Stripology friendly, and will thrive with fat quarters, and you may dip into your stash. What fun!

Cost: $ 12.00
This is an awesome creative grid ruler that inspires fabric play while teaching you how to keep your points. Learn how to utilize a color wheel as you select colors and then put a square inside another square. Make a table runner, wall hanging, placemat or small quilt. It?s up to you!

Cost: $ 30.00
For those wanting to learn strategies for making a t-shirt collage quilt, this is your class. It’s fun, creative, and rewarding!

Cost: $ 54.00
Designed with the transitional seasons in mind, the Tamarack Jacket is a warm and stylish quilted coat perfect for Spring and Fall layering. Follow one of the two quilting designs included or design your own. You’ll stay toasty thanks to the inner layer of cotton or wool batting, while roomy pockets will keep your belongings safe and your hands warm. Techniques involved include straight seams, basic quilting, inserting a welt pocket, and bias binding.

Cost: $ 36.00
Join us once a month to make a seasonal tea towel. Each towel you will sharpen your applique skills using the open toe foot on your machine.

Cost: $ 18.00
The Hetty Hold All is the perfect bag to hold all your day to day things! The sleek lines of this bag will be the envy of all your friends. Perfect work bag! A zippered top keeps all your belongings tucked away and the inside pocket keeps your small treasures where they are easy to access. The Hetty Hold All finishes 18? wide x 12? tall x 5? deep.

Cost: $ 36.00
In addition to being an awesome looking bag, and at 11?x10?x5?, a perfect size, the Jangles Anchor Bag is a great bag for learning many new techniques. Not only will you use gorgeous hardware, you?ll also learn how to insert a zipped central divider and how to make closed end straps. The pattern also includes instructions for a zip pocket and a slip pocket, as well as instructions for an optional cross-body strap. We?ll learn how to use zippers as piping and how to use the eye-catching Strap Anchors that help give this bag its structured feel.

Cost: $ 54.00
Did you miss our February embroidery club, or did you purchase designs and would like hands on assistance to complete your project? Then this follow-up class to the club is for you.

Cost: $ 36.00
For your special little one, this adorable appliqu?d Unicorn adorns the cover of an activity case and treasure keeper. It has an extra bonus of teaching shapes, colors and counting. It features two zippered pockets for electronic devices, pencils and crayons and two unzippered pockets. Finished size (closed) is 11? x 8 ??.

Cost: $ 48.00
This is a great hostess gift. Watch your very own windsock blow gently in the breeze. Customize these 2 ? strips and one fat quarter for any season by changing fabric or use appliqu? to make a statement. Easy to make, beautiful to watch.

Cost: $ 24.00