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Class Sale Weekend will be: January 5, 6 & &, 2017

Class Policy


If we cancel a class you will receive a full refund of the class fee. If you are unable to attend a class and give us 10 days notice, we will give you an in store credit of your class fee. There is no refund for missing a class. Out of consideration for the instructor and other students, children are not allowed at class. We also ask that you silence your cell phones during class; if you must take a call please step outside of the classroom to do so. You will receive a 15% discount on all class supplies listed on your supply list when presenting your class registration.

*If you have signed up for a class, it is implied that you are agreeing to follow the above class policy.

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Classes


Back by Popular Demand! Beginning March through December, we will start our monthly fabric clubs again! This time we've added a third option! Choose one, two or all three fabric collections! You will receive 8 fat quarters or 8 half yard cuts. These fabrics are assorted colors and there will be no duplicates! Yipee! What a fun way to build your stash! Kaffe Collective Hoffman Watercolor batiks Hoffman Dot batiks $25 a month for (8) fat quarters $50 a month for (8) half yard cuts OR Pay for the club in full and receive a 10% discount! Paid in full~fat quarters regular $250 SAVE $25 and pay $200 Paid in full~half yard cuts regular $500SAVE $50 and pay $450

Cost: $ 25.00
Back by Popular Demand! Monthly Fabric Clubs Beginning March through December, we will start our monthly fabric clubs again! This time we've added a third option! Choose one, two or all three fabric collections! You will receive 8 fat quarters or 8 half yard cuts. These fabrics are assorted colors and there will be no duplicates! Yipee! What a fun way to build your stash! Kaffe Collective Hoffman Watercolor batiks Hoffman Dot batiks $25 a month for (8) fat quarters $50 a month for (8) half yard cuts OR Pay for the club in full and receive a 10% discount! Paid in full~fat quarters regular $250 SAVE $25 and pay $200 Paid in full~half yard cuts regular $500SAVE $50 and pay $450

Cost: $ 25.00
Back by Popular Demand! Beginning March through December, we will start our monthly fabric clubs again! This time we've added a third option! Choose one, two or all three fabric collections! You will receive 8 fat quarters or 8 half yard cuts. These fabrics are assorted colors and there will be no duplicates! Yipee! What a fun way to build your stash! Kaffe Collective Hoffman Watercolor batiks Hoffman Dot batiks $25 a month for (8) fat quarters $50 a month for (8) half yard cuts OR Pay for the club in full and receive a 10% discount! Paid in full~fat quarters regular $250 SAVE $25 and pay $200 Paid in full~half yard cuts regular $500SAVE $50 and pay $450

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn an innovative techinque from award-winning quilt artist Cynthia England. She shares her Picture Piecing technique while you create these stunning scenes. She will guide you through the design process, so you can create your own one-of-a-kind quilt. This technique is not foundation pieced! It's only straight line sewing and lots of cheating! Patterns and supply lists will be coming soon.

Can you believe it? 
Ricky Tims is coming to Alaska August 4 & 5, 2017! Enjoy two interesting and inspiring days with Ricky in his Master Classes where he will take you through all of his world renowned techniques, such as Improvisational Patchwork, Convergence, Rhapsody, Kaleidoscope, quick and easy bindings, and much more. Two full days of workshops and a Friday Evening Concert are included in the price! Additional concert tickets may be purchased for $20. Detailed information of this fun event will be mailed to participants in June.

Cost: $ 250.00
Don't be caught scrounging for a gift at the last minute! We are already planning our Mother's Day surprise bags! Maret has been finding all sorts of nifty items to put in to these gift bags. Remember our Countdown to Christmas Event?! This is similar only it's for Mothers day~pay only $99 and receive specially selected wrapped items valued at $200! Limited availability so call the shop and sign up. Gift Bags will be available for pick up on Sunday, May 7, just in case you need to mail it to your momma. PS...you don't have to be a mom...or give this to your mom ...it's okay to gift yourself a surprise bag. Really. We don't judge.

Cost: $ 99.00
Join master quilter Ricky Tims for an evening of music, fun and stories.

Cost: $ 20.00
You can never have enough batiks! This is a great way to increase your stash!

Cost: $ 50.00

Bernina

We want you to be completely comfortable with your Bernina sewing, embroidery and serger machine so we offer the My BERNINA series of classes FREE to customers who purchase their Bernina from Seams Like Home. If you purchased your Bernina from a dealer other than Seams Like Home, you are welcome to attend at $30 per class. Not all LEARNING MY BERNINA classes are applicable to all models. You only need to sign up for one session for each class.

Cost: $ 30.00
We want you to be completely comfortable with your Bernina sewing, embroidery and serger machine so we offer the My BERNINA series of classes FREE to customers who purchase their Bernina from Seams Like Home. If you purchased your Bernina from a dealer other than Seams Like Home, you are welcome to attend at $30 per class. Not all LEARNING MY BERNINA classes are applicable to all models. You only need to sign up for one session for each class. NOTE: LMB 2 will now be a LMB2 & LMB3 combination class. By signing up for LMB 2 you are automatically enrolled for the LMB 3 material if it applies to your particular machine (7 & 8 Series Machines ONLY)

Cost: $ 30.00
We want you to be completely comfortable with your Bernina sewing, embroidery and serger machine so we offer the My BERNINA series of classes FREE to customers who purchase their Bernina from Seams Like Home. If you purchased your Bernina from a dealer other than Seams Like Home, you are welcome to attend at $30 per class. Not all LEARNING MY BERNINA classes are applicable to all models. You only need to sign up for one session for each class.

Cost: $ 60.00

Craft/Project

Smart, spacious and stroller savvy, all rolled into one stylish diaper bag. Choose from three carrying options including stroller clips, an adjustable shoulder strap, and handles. Ten pockets, inside and out, allow you to keep everything at your fingertips, all while looking effortlessly chic. *Must have bag making knowledge*

Cost: $ 60.00
Classic and professional with downtown edge, this bag combines high-end detail with practical functionality. The extra long zipper opens wide for easy access while the side clips provide its stylish figure. This bag features an optional removable shoulder strap and interior zippered pocket. Two sizes included. *Bag knowledge helpful, but not required*

Cost: $ 60.00
This is a fun class for beginner sewists. This class you will pick either the Folded Star Potholder or the Morning Star Potholder pattern. I will show both patterns in the class. You will finish at least one potholder in the class and I will provide lots of tips and helpful hints as I have made several!!! These would be great for gifts for all occasions. Also, you can make a very "scrappy" potholder using up all those scraps we seem to have difficulty parting with!!! I hope you can join me for a fun and easy class that actually produces something functional.

Cost: $ 25.00
In this fun 1-day class, create an art quilt featuring a fused raw-edge appliqued girl stitching with a sewing machine in her studio with colorful fabrics on display behind her. Use your favorite fabrics and creativity to customize the hair, clothes and sewing machine to create a wall-hanging perfect for the quilter in your life (aka you). You will design a collaged background; use free motion stitching to quilt the piece; and add a raw edge applique girl (or boy) to create an art quilt measuring approximately 16"x 24". Carrie will demonstrate how to bind your art quilt and attach hangers. You should walk out of class with a completed art quilt. Note: If free motion stitching scares you, quilting with a walking foot is okay, but Carrie will challenge you to give it a try!

Cost: $ 60.00

Doll Making

These are really fun and cute animals for toys or just because you like dogs or cats. The patterns have very well written instructions with lots of visuals too. The dachshund is a bit easier than the cat, but both offer a bit of a challenge - you will need persistence, lots of straight pins and patience. This would be a great gift for a child but plan on using safety eyes if given to very small children.

Cost: $ 35.00

Embroidery

The Feathered Star is great for beginners to learn the EmbroidaBlock techniques and also experts alike. Join us in creating your very own Feathered Star masterpiece brought to you from Hoop Sisters with fabulous quilting designs digitized by Master Quilter Sharon Schamber. Your quilt blocks are made entirely in the hoop of your embroidery machine using the Hoop Sisters technique, in a 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 inch block depending upon your choice and your embroidery machines hoop-size. When your block is stitched, your quilting is finished! All you need is an embroidery machine with a few extra tools and the want to learn how to make this gorgeous quilt. For the first class, I will bring my Embroidery Machine and demo the first block and you will receive a usb stick with that months design. I hope you will join me and have some fun. I look forward to sharing tips and tricks to make this gorgeous quilt.

Cost: $ 225.00
Do you love machine embroidery? Kimberbell has something fun for you! Join Angelyn & Enjoli for an "Oh, Happy Day" celebration and create SIX adorable projects, only available through this Event!

Cost: $ 199.00
We LOVE Christmas around here and are so excited to bring you this Merry & Bright Kimberbell Event. Join Angelyn & Enjoli for this fun and festive event. You will make SIX adorable designs, which you can use as stocking stuffers or decorations for your own home!

Cost: $ 199.00
Join Angelyn for this Exclusive Machine Embroidery Club and make 13 Exclusive Kimberbell projects! The only way to get these adorable designs is through this club! Bring your embroidery machine and your favorite supplies - your fabric kit will be provided!

Cost: $ 300.00
"Trick or Treat, smell my.." nevermind. This Kimberbell event really is too cute! You will make SIX bewitching projects, that will hold all your treats, and maybe even a few tricks!

Cost: $ 199.00

Longarm

Monday - Friday AM Rental Time Slot - Renter takes the entire time slot (min. 2 hrs); may use up to the full 4 hours

Cost: $ 25.00
Monday - Friday PM Rental Time Slot - Renter takes the entire time slot (min. 2 hrs); may use up to the full 3 hours

Cost: $ 25.00
Rental Time Slot - Renter takes the entire time slot (min. 2 hrs); may use up to the full 4 hours

Cost: $ 25.00

Machine Quilting

After over a decade as a professional quilter, Angela Walters knows the ins and outs of running your own machine quilting business. She’ll share some insider secrets, including the supplies you’ll need, marketing you should do, and how to combine social media with an age-old craft. Whether you’re looking to start a business from the ground-up or improve the business you already have, this lecture is a great opportunity to pick the brain of one of the most successful modern machine quilters today.

Cost: $ 30.00
Looking to get better at free motion quilting and have the use of more than a couple of different free motion designs to use on your projects? Join Gene for this monthly class to expand your free motion quilting designs. Using Leah Day's book 365 Free Motion Quilting Designs as a jumping off point each month we will learn 4 different free motion stitch patterns. As a bonus we will be completing an 8" square block of each design and at the end of the year I will show students how to join them into a quilt. The finished quilt is very flexible in size because it is easy to make more or less squares for it! Each month the class will include written handouts on how to create that months free motion designs plus links on where to watch the videos online. This class is for any skill level of free motion quilters, the only way to get better is to practice and what better way to practice than an 8" square. Anyone can complete an 8" square of the designs.

Cost: $ 20.00
Want to learn to Free Motion Quilt? This series will get you comfortable with the basics of Free Motion Quilting and introduce you to a variety of FMQ designs and combinations! We will discuss in depth the supplies needed to FMQ, some tips and tricks for successful quilting, as well as why doodling can help your quilting! You'll leave with a great foundation to tackle those quilt tops that are just waiting to be turned into quilts!

Cost: $ 65.00
Do your straight lines end up a little wobbly? In this class, Angela will show you how to quilt straight lines using machine quilting rulers. Learn tips for stitching in the ditch and quilting straight lines. You will also learn how to use your ruler in different ways to create geometric quilting designs, as well as how to combine straight lines with free-motion quilting to get even more out of your rulers.

Cost: $ 90.00
Do your straight lines end up a little wobbly? In this class, Angela will show you how to quilt straight lines using machine quilting rulers. Learn tips for stitching in the ditch and quilting straight lines. You will also learn how to use your ruler in different ways to create geometric quilting designs, as well as how to combine straight lines with free-motion quilting to get even more out of your rulers.

Cost: $ 110.00
Sometimes deciding what to quilt can be harder than actually quilting it! In this lecture, Angela Walters helps you decide what machine quilting designs to use by having you ask the expert of your opinion, you! This lecture starts with a slideshow presentation full of quilted eye candy and practical tips for choosing designs. Then, it is your turn! Attendees can bring quilt tops to get ideas and suggestions for ways to quilt it. It is part show and tell, part practical advice and completely fun!

Cost: $ 30.00
Join me for this fun class where we will use a specially designed ruler work panel from Amanda Murphy to explore all types of ruler work techniques. Straight lines, curves, circles, orange peels, etc. Come ready to have fun and learn. You will need to have the ruler work foot for your sewing machine. For Bernina that will be the NEW Foot #72, please inquire about the feet for other brand machines.

Cost: $ 55.00
Quilting wavy lines is an easy, quick option for quilting your quilts. Angela Walters will show you how you can turn a basic wavy line into several stunning quilting designs, all much easier than they look! But she doesn't stop there. She will show you how to use the designs in different areas of your quilts, making the designs so versatile you will want to use them on your next quilt.

Cost: $ 90.00
Seams Like Home now offers Longarm rental to help you tackle those larger quilts without costing you a fortune! This Rental Certification class is required before you can rent time on the machine, however, once you have taken it you can rent as often as you like! We will spend the first half of class learning how to use the machine, load a quilt, threading and winding a bobbin. The second half will be spent letting you play with the machine and get comfortable with how it works! This class includes your rental kit (Free Motion Quilting practice panel, two Bernina Q24 bobbins & a pair of curved snips all in a convenient SLH carry bag) which you will receive on the day of your class.

Cost: $ 100.00
You've heard about modern quilts, you've seen modern quilts, and you've even made a few. One question still remains: how do you quilt a modern quilt? Professional machine quilter Angela Walters will demystify all of the daunting aspects of quilting for the modern quilt, including how to handle solid and unconventional fabrics, irregular shapes, and negative space. Her relaxed approach to modern machine quilting will ease your fears and spark your imagination. This class is suitable for quilters of all levels, and includes a mini-trunk show and a question and answer session.

Cost: $ 90.00
Time is money, especially when you quilt for a living. Thanks to years of quilting five (or more) quilts a week, professional machine quilter Angela Walters is an expert on using your time and resources efficiently to give both you and your customer the biggest bang for their buck. Angelas lecture will show you how to create an organizational plan that will help you better manage your time without sacrificing an ounce of quality. Perfect for professional quilters, this lecture is also great for the self-quilter with more projects than hours in a day.

Cost: $ 30.00
Love how straight line and match-stick quilting look? We will learn a little more about our walking foot while will try a variety of straight-line quilting techniques - some involving curves you didn't think you could do with your walking foot! We'll also learn how to quilt letters in a fun, new way to make them stand out on your quilt! Grab a copy of Jacquie Gering's new book "WALK" as this will be our guide for this class, and a resource later!

Cost: $ 55.00

Other

What a fun way to celebrate the 5th Saturday of the month than with your own personal SALE! Purchase an exclusive SLH Bag for only $20 and on the 5th Saturday, come in and fill it up! Everything that fits in your bag is 20%! We have a limited number of bags ordered, so don't miss your chance!

Cost: $ 20.00
Maret, Enjoli & Angelyn are headed to Spring Quilt Market this May! You can bet they'll find LOTS of great goodies! Be the first to preview what's coming by joining us for our After Quilt Market Party! A "behind the scenes" slide show will be presented! Doorprizes, give-aways and light snacks will be on the agenda! You don't want to miss out!

Cost: $ FREE
Join our 6 month Bench Pillow club! Every month from February-July, you will receive a kit with the pattern, fabric, embellishments and laser cut applique'! Pay $50 each month (your credit card will be kept on file) or prepay for the entire 6 months and save 20%. These adorable pillows can be made into wall hangings or table runners! Make only one pillow form and switch out the cover with the season. Just come in sometime during the month and pick up your kit.

Cost: $ 300.00
Brand new 6 month flannel Block of the Month begins in February 2017-July 2017! Here a chick, there a chick, everywhere a chick, chick! This is an absolutely darling 36" x 42" flannel quilt by Bonnie Sullivan with adorable chicks in each block.This project features applique, piecing and simple hand embroidery. All fabrics are flannel and will be exactly as shown. This program includes pre-cut and pre-fused applique' pieces, all patterns, buttons, background and border fabric. Backing is not included. Sign up now to reserve your spot! Special discount if paid in full! Regular price $239.94 ($39.99 a month)OR $200 if paid in full!

Quilting

Sign up for the 2017 Buck a Block program. $15 to sign up and $5 per month. If the block is not picked up during the month than it is $6. Limited to 36 participants.

Cost: $ 15.00
Saturday Sampler is now in its 12 year! Wow! Join this monthly club and follow along with Maret (and about 100 others) in making one or all of these beautiful block-of-the-month style quilts! Each block is 12.5" and we are using a brand new pattern that does not use templates. We have a FQ drawing, good food and specials just for participants! Sign up for the entire year! Click on the title to read more about the program.

Join this monthly club and follow along with Maret (and about 100 others) in making one or all of these beautiful block-of-the-month style quilts! Each block is 12.5" and we are taking a break from templates. We have a FQ drawing, good food and specials just for participants! Click on the title to learn more about this program.

Treat yourself to a fiber-rich diet of fabric strips and breakfast recipes each month! Every month, Marcia will bring a delicious breakfast dish and recipe for you to enjoy. We'll have the coffee on and the doors open at 8:30am. Bring a breakfast item and a copy of your recipe. You will LOVE how easy it is to complete a quilt each month. This is a one-of-a-kind quilt of the month series that you don't want to miss! It is best to sign up early your space! The class fills up quickly!

Cost: $ 25.00
Sign up for the 2016 Buck a Block program. $15 to sign up and $5 per month. If the block is not picked up during the month than it is $6.

Cost: $ 15.00
Join us for an informative lecture, trunk show and book signing event! The lecture is included if you choose to take a workshop.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn an innovative techinque from award-winning quilt artist Cynthia England. She shares her Picture Piecing technique while you create these stunning scenes. She will guide you through the design process, so you can create your own one-of-a-kind quilt. This technique is not foundation pieced! It's only straight line sewing and lots of cheating! Patterns and supply lists will be coming soon.

Join fellow strippers once a month for camaraderie and fun! Receive a FREE pattern, be the first to see club quilts revealed, earn Club Cash to spend any way you want! Put it on your calendar and then casually mention it to your coworkers!! I dare you!

Cost: $ 5.00

Sewing

Tired of being poked, pinch and squeezed...by your bra! Do your cups runneth over or your straps fall off? When things just aren't as they should be, then this is the class for you! During the first class, we will do measuring, prepare the pattern and learn the basics of the Bernina sewing machine. The second day will be devoted to learning the materials and constructing your fitting bra. It is amazing the savings you have when you sew your own-just for you bras! Class fee includes the pattern and bra supplies to sew one bra. Join Maret in this uplifting experience and create a custom bra that will fit you perfectly!

Cost: $ 125.00
Students must have completed Bra Making 101~Full Band Bra prior to taking this class. Tired of being poked, pinch and squeezed...by your bra! Do your cups runneth over or your straps fall off? When things just aren't as they should be, then this is the class for you! It is amazing the savings you have when you sew your own-just for you bras! Class fee includes the pattern. Bra supplies need to be purchased separately. Join Maret in this uplifting experience and create a custom bra that will fit you perfectly!

Cost: $ 85.00
Make a traditional Alaska snow shirt for a special child in your life. Comfortable, durable and beautiful, it's sure to become his/her favorite. Use colorful cotton fabric, decorative trim and rickrack to personalize the garment. The instructor will lead you through the garment construction and sewing process one step at a time.

Cost: $ 40.00
I will be teaching you the basics of this traditional over garment. Kuspuks made from lightweight cotton material are typically worn during the warmer months. We will be focusing on the snow shirt style kuspuk. Students need to have basic sewing machine experience. You will need to have your fabric washed, dried and ironed before class begins. You want to preshrink your fabric so that when you sew your kuspuk, it will be the true size that you want. We will help with sizing and alterations to the pattern such as rounding of the hood or adding and subtracting length.

Cost: $ 80.00

Software

This class is the next step for BES V8 owners. We will dive deeper into the software and learn some more of the advanced basics in the software. Including but not limited to advance lettering capabilities, creating your own decorative patterns, and much more! It is strongly suggested that this class also be taken before the rest of the classes because the material covered in this class is not covered in any of the others.

Cost: $ 80.00
In this class we will learn all about all the exciting auto digitizing capabilities in the software. V8 has add some really awesome auto tools to the software to include: color photostitch, Monogram wizard, magic wand centerline, magic wand without holes, magic wand block digitizing, and a greatly improved auto digitizing tool!

Cost: $ 60.00
This class is just not for those users that want to learn about creating original designs. We will also cover how a user can digitize layout lines to make embroidering on readymade items easier. We will also go over how to use all the digitizing tools at a high level.

Cost: $ 60.00
This is the class for those people that want to create their own original designs. We will spend a lot of time on building good digitizing habits to get the best quality designs. This class will help you take digitizing to the next level.

Cost: $ 60.00

Technique

In this class, students will become comfortable with their own serger. On week one, students will sign up for a one hour time period, where they will work one-on-one to learn to thread their serger and do a 4 thread overlock. On week two all students will come from 6-9 and we will practice 4 thread overlock, and learn the flat lock, narrow hem and rolled hem stitches. We will learn to use your serger to gather. By the end of the class students should feel comfortable enough to use and enjoy their serger!

Cost: $ 60.00
Learn two skills in one class; how to construct and sew a decorative pillow case, and how to embroider in traditional Japanese sashiko technique. The instructor will offer three original embroidery designs to choose from, explain and demonstrate sashiko basics. This elegant organic pillow (or two, or three) will make a perfect present to yourself of loved ones!

Cost: $ 40.00
The class picture is just a sample of a finished project. It will be up to you if you want to use a crazy quilt block as your stitch base or a plain piece of cotton or wool. There is a Crazy Quilt Class scheduled on Sunday, January 15 from 1-3pm to learn how to sew a block. Each month Maret will introduce a "family of stitches". Some of the stitches will be embroidery, sashiko, silk ribbon, flower making and other special techniques. This is a hand stitch class. No machines allowed!

Cost: $ 12.00