Free Clubs
Regularly, the Retail Store hosts free clubs for quilting, embroidery, serging, and sewing fans (and fanatics). Call 800.725.0361 or email us with questions.
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Serger Club Serger Club with Betty Hannemann
A serger is more than just a way to finish seams on clothes. Join serger club and learn what creative possibilities your serger has in store. Betty—sewing and serger expert and instructor—will showcase projects to build your creativity. Bring your own projects and share with others who love their serger.

Upcoming club meeting dates and topics:
Thursday, March 5, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Practice serging with 4-thread overlock on specialty fabrics while making a roll-up ironing surface that's perfect for classes, retreats, quick touch-ups when you're on vacation, or a great gift for a college student.  -  Download Supply List
Thursday, April 2, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Take a picnic with you wherever you go! Learn how to set up your serger for rolled edge and chain stitches to make this fun-for-anyone roll-up placemat, and you've got an easy summertime gift.
Machine Foot Club Cameo Club

Upcoming club meeting dates and topics:
Friday, March 6, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Create perfect etched glass projects using your Cameo precision cutter. Learn how to turn a clear glass plate into a decorative art piece for your home, or as a gift for a birthday or wedding.
Friday, April 3, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Get ready for the Easter Bunny's arrival with a festive banner. Find new ways to use Cameo's special flocked heat-transfer medium and fabric to make a fun bunting, plus other Easter-inspired projects.
Embroidery Club Embroidery Club with Rita Lamp
Share your passion and develop skills to match at Embroidery Club. Rita—embroidery enthusiast, instructor, and lecturer—leads lively discussions that cover tools to techniques. Bring your own projects to share with fellow embroiderers.

Upcoming club meeting dates and topics:
Thursday, March 12, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Successful machine embroidery depends on accurate and secure hooping. Learn proper hooping techniques for all kinds of embroidery projects, and discover some innovative hooping tools and supplies that make hooping easier and more effective.
Thursday, April 9, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Embroidery machines come with many pre-loaded designs that are often overlooked in favor of those bought on CDs. Learn how to get the most out of the designs built right into your machine.
AccuQuilt Club AccuQuilt Club

Upcoming club meeting dates and topics:
Friday, March 13, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Learn how to mirror-image quilt pieces and applique stitching. Also, find out how you can cut a block using one die and then cut a shape from the center using another die.  -  Download Supply List
Friday, April 10, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Chevron designs are all the rage—you see them in clothes, bedding, bath and kitchen linens, and accessories. Discover how you can easily make them yourself using a standard quilting die.
Sewing Club Sewing Club with Lois Levenhagen
Learn and share in Lois' 55 years of sewing, crafting, and quilting. Discover new and improved ways of sewing various craft, quilting, and garment projects. Bring your own projects to share with other club members for inspiration or to seek advice.

Upcoming club meeting dates and topics:
Thursday, March 19, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Get your sewing projects spinning in circles—on purpose. Discover the many uses for a circular sewing attachment on your machine and open new worlds of creativity for almost any type of sewing project.
Thursday, April 23, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Pot holders are a fast and easy sewing project, and they make great gifts for friends, showers, and house warmings. Make sure hands stay cool by using the right materials to keep the heat away.
Block of the Month Club Block of the Month Club

Upcoming club meeting dates and topics:
Friday, March 20, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Master your paper piecing skills while making this month's featured block, the Classic Tiled Star. This month's block is part paper piecing, part standard piecing, and teaches partial seam construction of the final block.  -  Download Supply List
Friday, April 17, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Learn the importance of accurate cutting and accurate seams with the Classic Cross and Crown block. This month's block is another that combines paper piecing and regular piecing while constructing blocks for the sampler quilt.
Quilt Club Quilting Club with Maria DeGroot
Give your creativity a spark—join our FREE Quilt Club. Gather to show projects, get advice, and just be in the company of fellow quilters. Maria—avid quilter, instructor and lecturer—will demonstrate new quilt products, plus tips and techniques from her 17 years of quilting.

Download the Supply List for the Mystery Quilt for 2015

Upcoming club meeting dates and topics:
Thursday, March 26, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Quilt labels are an important part of any finished quilt—they identify who made them, when, and sometimes why. Learn various ways to make them, how to properly apply them, and what they should include.
Thursday, April 30, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Quilt panels offer so many design possibilities. Discover some of the ways you can use them, reconfigure them, add to them, and turn them into quilting projects that are uniquely yours.
Fitting Club Fitting Club

Upcoming club meeting dates and topics:
Friday, March 27, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Fitting your bust properly is essential to making jackets look and feel good on you. This month you'll learn how to increase or decrease the width of the bust line on a simple jacket.
Friday, April 24, from 1-3pm or 6-8pm
    Proper dart placement can make all the difference in whether your top is pointing you in the right direction or not. Learn 5 simple steps to reposition bust darts to give you great fit.