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The Wool Sampler Box is a monthly subscription box that you pick up every month from SLH! Each month will feature a specific theme sure to surprise and inspire you! Only a $40 monthly fee gets you this fun subscription box. You may cancel at any time prior to the 1st of each month, but we doubt if you will want to! Limited availability!

Cost: $ 40.00
Join us for a 3 hour class on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 1-4pm. Kit includes pattern, fabric to create 3 owls, Apliquick tools, interfacing, glue pen and refill. This makes a great gift! It does not include background, border, grass or fence fabric. Complete supply list will be on the website soon.

Cost: $ 130.00
Students in this class will be creating a small layered repetitive study using wools created by Sue Spargo. Sue will teach the students how to make their birds come alive by focusing on different stitch formations to get a visual effect for feathers, beaks, legs and headdresses. Each bird will be unique and develop their own personality. Students will also learn to emboss and needle turn velvet wings. Students will be required to come to class with a base layer of all (16) chicks sewn down. Note; Sample picture contains more chicks than actual project.

Cost: $ 375.00
This class is aimed as an introduction to working with wool and basic embroidery stitches. It focuses on techniques for wool applique using Ellana wool thread and an introduction to creative embroidery stitches using Eleganza Pearl Cotton. On the back cover of the needle case, students will learn 8-10 of the basic stitches. Sue then encourages the students to be creative and play by combining stitches to decorate a textural front cover.

Cost: $ 175.00
The focal point of this class is to create a unique flower vase. Students will spend class exploring different techniques to embellish their flower vase with stems, dimensional flowers and leaves. Techniques that will be taught are fussy cutting, ruching, hexagons, embossing etc. Sue will discuss how to create a unique border at the end of class. Students will be required to come to class with the base of the block already appliqued in place.

Cost: $ 375.00
This class is aimed as an introduction to working with wool and basic embroidery stitches. It focuses on techniques for wool applique using Ellana wool thread and an introduction to creative embroidery stitches using Eleganza Pearl Cotton. On the back cover of the needle case, students will learn 8-10 of the basic stitches. Sue then encourages the students to be creative and play by combining stitches to decorate a textural front cover.

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.

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.

Block of the Month

Start your new year off with an exciting adventure that offers a variety of blocks, techniques and color options. The results will be a stunning quilt top. This is a year long commitment, but so worth the time! We are featuring Kimberbell basic fabrics as the SLH color run. Each block is PRE-CUT for you! All you have to do is choose and cut the background fabrics! This option is $79 for the entire year! Or you may choose your own fabrics and create a one-of-a kind quilt. This option is $49 plus the cost of the fabric for the entire year. Since this is already a great deal~it does not qualify for SSR rewards.

Cost: $ 79.00
Start your new year off with an exciting adventure that offers a variety of blocks, techniques and color options. The results will be a stunning quilt top. This is a year long commitment, but so worth the time! We are featuring Kimberbell basic fabrics as the SLH color run. Each block is PRE-CUT for you! All you have to do is choose and cut the background fabrics! This option is $79 for the entire year! Or you may choose your own fabrics and create a one-of-a kind quilt. This option is $49 plus the cost of the fabric for the entire year. Since this is already a great deal~it does not qualify for SSR rewards.

Cost: $ 49.00
Start your new year off with an exciting adventure that offers a variety of blocks, techniques and color options. The results will be a stunning quilt top. This is a year long commitment, but so worth the time! We are featuring Kimberbell basic fabrics as the SLH color run. Each block is PRE-CUT for you! All you have to do is choose and cut the background fabrics! This option is $79 for the entire year! Or you may choose your own fabrics and create a one-of-a kind quilt. This option is $49 plus the cost of the fabric for the entire year. Since this is already a great deal~it does not qualify for SSR rewards.

Cost: $ 79.00
Start your new year off with an exciting adventure that offers a variety of blocks, techniques and color options. The results will be a stunning quilt top. This is a year long commitment, but so worth the time! We are featuring Kimberbell basic fabrics as the SLH color run. Each block is PRE-CUT for you! All you have to do is choose and cut the background fabrics! This option is $79 for the entire year! Or you may choose your own fabrics and create a one-of-a kind quilt. This option is $49 plus the cost of the fabric for the entire year. Since this is already a great deal~it does not qualify for SSR rewards.

Cost: $ 49.00

Craft/Project

This is a fun, instantly gratifying (almost!) project to keep for yourself or give to a favorite sewist. The prairie point technique is easy and a great technique to learn for use on future projects. The pattern comes with one template and additional templates can be purchased (so you can make several).

Cost: $ 20.00
This is a wonderful project that you can use a favorite theme, embroidery or a beautiful fabric for the center and then sew radiating prairie points out to create a wreath or table topper.

Cost: $ 35.00
A useful and fun backpack to make! It's great for any outing where you need to be hands free! The foldover top and closure keep things secure, while the front zippered pocket keeps essentials within easy reach. Adjustable straps make it wearable in any season.

Cost: $ 80.00

Doll Making

Ozzie Octopus is a fun stuffed animal created by Funky Friends Factory, and she has so many other patterns too. Ozzie has many possibilities for using a variety of fabrics. You can use "girly" fabrics so he has a girlfriend. He/she will need a very large bag of stuffing.

Cost: $ 35.00

Embroidery

Each month's blocks can make a whole quilt by itself, but you will want to make Charmed Adventures in its entirety. Working on this quilt will help you learn your embroidery machine and become more comfortable trying new techniques. Start thinking about an Inspiration fabric with 5-6 colors. For the first 5 or 6 months we will have an educational segment during class, like how to trim, making sashing, assembly, etc. Saturday, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18, December 16, January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19 and June 16 11am-1pm

Cost: $ 250.00
All levels are welcome as we learn hand embroidery stitches while creating a stitch sampler. Class price includes materials kit to get started. This is a great class to take prior to our Sue Spargo workshops in June.

Cost: $ 60.00

Kids

This class will teach kids ages 8-14 how to thread and operate a sewing machine and provide a foundation in basic sewing skills as students make samples for their Seams and Samples Workbook. Once students have practiced all the techniques outlined in the Seams and Samples Workbook, we will stitch a series of fun and easy-to-complete projects: a drawstring bag, pin cushion, patchwork pillow, and hot chocolate cozy.

Cost: $ 125.00
This class will teach kids ages 8-14 how to thread and operate a sewing machine and provide a foundation in basic sewing skills as students make samples for their Seams and Samples Workbook. Once students have practiced all the techniques outlined in the Seams and Samples Workbook, we will stitch a series of fun and easy-to-complete projects: a drawstring bag, pin cushion, patchwork pillow, and hot chocolate cozy.

Cost: $ 125.00
This class is open to any child who has completed Kids Learn to Sew. In this 1 day class, kids will utilize skills practiced in their Seams and Samples workbook to create a quilted journal cover. Students will utilize decorative stitches to lightly quilt a pieced cover for a composition notebook that includes a ribbon page marker.

Cost: $ 40.00
This class is open to any child who has completed Kids Learn to Sew. In this 1 day class, kids will utilize skills practiced in their Seams and Samples workbook to create a small zippered pouch. Students will learn to attach a zipper and deal with linings as they stitch this bag to hold their coins or other small treasures.

Cost: $ 35.00

Longarm

This class will take techniques learned in "Introduction to Free Motion Quilting" and apply them to Longarm Quilting. We will learn how to move the machine over the quilt, how to execute your quilting to get the most out of your space, as well as discuss what to do with designs that are larger than your quilting space. Previous longarm experience is recommended, but not required. We will not cover loading the frame in this class.

Cost: $ 120.00
Seams Like Home now offers Longarm rental to help you tackle those larger quilts you want to machine quilt yourself! 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!

Cost: $ 100.00
Seams Like Home now offers Longarm rental to help you tackle those larger quilts you want to machine quilt yourself! 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!

Cost: $ 100.00
Join Enjoli each month to explore a varietly of Longarm quilting techniques. We will play with every shape Ruler, try out Pantographs, talk about specialty threads, try new feet and learn about needles. The possibilities for creating are endless when you play on a longarm! We'll even take techniques to the sit down longarm to explore the difference! And the best part - you don't even have to own a longarm to learn something from this club!

Cost: $ 30.00
Join Enjoli each month to explore a varietly of Longarm quilting techniques. We will play with everything from Rulers to Pantographs, specialty threads, feet and needles. The possibilities for creating are endless with the Bernina Q24 machine!

Cost: $ 30.00
Rental is only available to those who have completed our Longarm Certification Class. Our Bernina Q24 Longarm machine will be available to you for $25.00 per hour, with an initial rental time of 2 hours. Once you've completed your first rental period, you may purchase time by the hour. Rental time will be available in a 3 or 4 hour time block Monday - Friday; either 10:30-2:30 or 3:30-6:30 and Sunday from 12:30-4:30.

Cost: $ 25.00
Rental is only available to those who have completed our Longarm Certification Class. Our Bernina Q24 Longarm machine will be available to you for $25.00 per hour, with an initial rental time of 2 hours. Once you've completed your first rental period, you may purchase time by the hour. Rental time will be available in a 3 or 4 hour time block Monday - Friday; either 10:30-2:30 or 3:30-6:30 and Sunday from 12:30-4:30.

Cost: $ 25.00
Rental is only available to those who have completed our Longarm Certification Class. Our Bernina Q24 Longarm machine will be available to you for $25.00 per hour, with an initial rental time of 2 hours. Once you've completed your first rental period, you may purchase time by the hour. Rental time will be available in a 3 or 4 hour time block Monday - Friday; either 10:30-2:30 or 3:30-6:30 and Sunday from 12:30-4:30.

Cost: $ 25.00
Join Enjoli to learn how to tackle quilting a Sampler Quilt. We will discuss a variety of different quilting designs. Each block will be quilted differently, while keeping a cohesive feel to the quilt. There will be both free-motion quilting and ruler work techniques in this class, therefore it is recommended that you be comfortable with both before signing up.

Cost: $ 120.00
This class teaches the basics of using a ruler for straight (and curved) lines on the longarm. We will learn how to move the machine along a ruler and how to keep your ruler secure during the process. There will be a variety of rulers for you to try during this class.

Cost: $ 120.00

Machine Quilting

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
This class is for brand new machine quilters. We start with the basics; discussing threads, needles, batting and other FMQ supplies. You will learn how to baste a quilt sandwich together which we will use to learn common all-over quilting designs and free motion fillers. This class will help you get comfortable with how the quilt sandwich moves under the needle of your home sewing machine.

Cost: $ 65.00
This class will explore Free Motion Quilting techniques using Rulers on a domestic machine. We will use straight edge rulers to create a variety of shapes, plus explore curved and other shaped rulers for more intricate ruler work designs. Must have previous FMQ experience, as well as the correct ruler work foot for your machine. *We will use a block panel created specially for this class!

Cost: $ 75.00
Join Enjoli to learn how to tackle quilting a Sampler Quilt. We will discuss a variety of different quilting designs. Each block will be quilted differently, while keeping a cohesive feel to the quilt. There will be both free-motion quilting and ruler work techniques in this class, therefore it is recommended that you be comfortable with both before signing up.

Cost: $ 75.00
Join Enjoli once a month to explore a variety of Free Motion Quilting Rulers. These rulers help take your Rulerwork quilting skills to the next level. Each month we will explore a new shape or set of shapes to build up your skills in maneuvering rulers over your quilt sandwich. Rulers will be provided each month for class, and will be available for purchase at each meeting!

Cost: $ 25.00
This class will explore even more Free Motion Quilting techniques using Rulers on a domestic machine. We will use a new panel from Amanda Murphy, paired with a ruler kit specifically designed to quilt this panel. Ruler shapes include: Bell Curve, Circles on Quilts and two Continuous Borders. Must have taken "Intro to Rulerwork" previously.

Cost: $ 60.00

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! March, June , September and December are 5th Saturday months!

Cost: $ 20.00
Accuquilt Lecture/ Demo Day! WOO HOO! Learn about this fun cutting system and all the great dies! Kim will show you how it all works, do a little show and tell, and demo the machines! You will have a chance to play on them too! Special pricing will be available for participants!

Cost: $ 10.00

Paper Piecing

Cadence Court is a fresh take on a popular Block of the Month style quilt. This quilt book features 12 unique wedge designs, each repeated twice, that make up a modern circular design. Included in the pattern book are full size foundation patterns and templates, full color diagrams, complete paper piecing instructions, a coloring sheet, swatch sheet, 8 different quilt color ways to give you endless ideas and more! Quilt finishes a 60 X 60!

Cost: $ 120.00

Quilting

So many art lovers have been impressed and inspired by the colorful paintings and collages of Henri Matisse. They are serene, balanced, pure, and, like Matisse said himself, devoid of troubling or depressing subject-matter. Let's recreate and reimagine the colorful masterpieces of Matisse in a seemingly free-form, but well-planned, whimsical fabric collage. The instructor will provide pattern variations for this class, step-by-step directions, and share an overview of Henri Matisse's creative life with her students.

Cost: $ 40.00
Coming soon!

This new book uses layer cake (10inch) squares. We will be making Wrapped in Love or the Mini Love. Both quilts spell out the word Love with the O being a heart! Adorable! The small one would make a great wall hanging for any occasion that you celebrate!

Cost: $ 25.00
We love panels! The January project uses the new Call of the Wild panels in a beautiful setting. Limited number of kits will be available prior to class.

Cost: $ 25.00
Coming soon.

Cost: $ 25.00
Coming Soon.

These cute baskets can be made from a charm pack, scraps of yardage and can be made in three sizes! Perfect for an Easter basket, shower/baby gift or to help organize your sewing room!

Cost: $ 25.00
Coming Soon.

Cost: $ 25.00
Create Elizabeth Hartman's Fancy Forest quilt! During the first session, we will look at creating a color palette, discuss ways to organize our pieces, and spend time selecting our fabric. Each subsequent month we will work on one of the 6 components of the quilt: thistle, hedgehog, bunny, fox, butterfly and owl. Hartman's quilts are not difficult but require patience as they are composed of many tiny pieces, so this is a great way to stay motivated and have fun with others. Friday, August 25, September 29, October 27, November 24, December 29, January 26 and February 23 6-8pm

Cost: $ 20.00
Want to make an art quilt celebrating fishing adventures? Want to be the first to try out a believemagic fishing art quilt pattern? Take this 1-day class and capture the fun of fishing in fabric and thread while testing one of Carrie Payne's new patterns. You get a free pattern and Carrie will walk you through every step to create an art quilt featuring a fisher girl or boy. You will design a background; use free motion stitching to quilt the piece; and add a raw edge applique fisher. The goal is to walk out of class with a completed art quilt measuring at least 11" x 14" (you can work bigger if you want). 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
In this class, students will become comfortable with quilting terminology, using rotary cutters and mats, choosing fabric, sewing an accurate 1⁄4" seam, making a sampler table runner, quilting and binding. This is a beginner quilting class. This class is designed for adults.

Cost: $ 80.00
We will be making a simple quilt as you go table runner. When you finish piecing, the quilting will be done already. The only thing left to do will be binding! This would be a good class for a beginning sewer or quilter.

Cost: $ 25.00
The Stitchers Garden quilt will have you learning to use a different sewing machine presser foot and accessory each session and how to utilize decorative stitches on the sewing machine. Twice a month from January-June, explore a new technique with lecture/demo instruction on skills such as machine applique, couching, pintucks, circle sewing attachment, ruffler and decorative stitches. Two color ways to choose from~Romantic pinks and browns AND Bright batiks on linen!

Cost: $ 199.00
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! Always the first Tuesday of the month at 6pm September 5, October 3, November 7 and December 5 at 6-7pm

Cost: $ 5.00

Sewing

Join Debby and create a simple garment with your choice of pattern and fabric (approved by Debby) in this skill building class!

Cost: $ 60.00
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
In this class, students learn about different types of knit fabrics, techniques for sewing knit garments with sewing machine and/or serger. We will create a simple knit garment.

Cost: $ 40.00
This top is not as intimidating as you may think & will be a great addition to your wardrobe! We will be using Rayon Batiks that are not only beautiful, but have a flattering flowy drape. I'll bring samples and we'll also discuss lots of different ways to customize this super easy, cute, & comfy top.

Cost: $ 40.00
Make your own Snow Skirt for this winter. This class will allow you to make the skirt in one weekend. Choose to make the original Snow Skirt, It's A Wrap, SnoMotion or a child's Snow Skirt. Choose from the variety of colors of ripstop and trims to make this warm winter garment uniquely your own! Once you learn to make one for yourself, you can make others for family and friends. They will be asking!!

Cost: $ 50.00

Skill Building

In this class, students will become familiar and practice techniques used in garment construction; seam finishes, pressing techniques, hems, collars, buttonhole, zippers, shaping techniques, and understanding commercial patterns. Each student will choose a simple garment to construct using the skills learned in class. Students must be confident using their sewing machine and have taken Beginning Sewing 101 or show evidence of comparable skills.

Cost: $ 140.00
In this class, students will become comfortable with their own sewing machine by creating a sampler book of sewing techniques. Learn to sew zippers and buttonholes, create a pocket and play with decorative stitches and applique. This is a great beginner technique class. This class is designed for adults.

Cost: $ 89.00

Software

This class is not just 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. NOTE: This class is open to any owner of Bernina Embroidery Software 8, please note that the only items covered in this class will be what is in the syllabus due to time constraints other features covered in other parts will not be discussed.

Cost: $ 50.00
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. NOTE: This class is open to any owner of Bernina Embroidery Software 8, please note that the only items covered in this class will be what is in the syllabus due to time constraints other features covered in other parts will not be discussed.

Cost: $ 40.00
This is the class will cover how to use the CrossStitch and Quilter auxiliary programs in Software 8. NOTE: This class is open to any owner of Bernina Embroidery Software 8, please note that the only items covered in this class will be what is in the syllabus due to time constraints other features covered in other parts will not be discussed.

Cost: $ 40.00
This is the class for those people that want to learn how to use the StumpWork and CutWork tools in the software. NOTE: This class is open to any owner of Bernina Embroidery Software 8, please note that the only items covered in this class will be what is in the syllabus due to time constraints other features covered in other parts will not be discussed.

Cost: $ 40.00

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 and rolled hem stitches.

Cost: $ 60.00
Thread Painting! It is easier than it appears. Please join Gene and learn how easy and fun thread painting is. Interested in free motion quilting but you don't have the stitch length part down yet? Well this class is a perfect way to get better at practicing free motion stitch length because it does not matter in the finished project. In the class we will be learning how to free mothing thread paint feathers! Once you learn the technique you can move forward and thread paint other items.

Cost: $ 30.00
Create an underwater fantasy using dyed fabrics, embellishments, embroidery stitches, ribbons and fabric manipulation techniques. This class is great for those new to free-form embroidery. Enjoy the freedom of creativity and very few rules!

Cost: $ 75.00