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Not sure what to get for your Quilting/Sewing Buddy? OR need to give some hints to your significant other? Holiday Happiness Gift bag will contain 10-14 wrapped gifts. Retail value exceeds cost of event. Bags will be similar, but not identical. Sign up between Today-December 1, but this event is limited to 50 participants, so don't delay! Bags will be ready for pick up on Sunday, December 10.

Cost: $ 199.00
We are so excited about becoming the ONLY Juki dealer in Alaska! Learn about our newest members of the Juki Family! Angelyn will introduce these brand new machines by showing you all the features, letting you play on them and answering your questions! Saturday, October 28 10:30-12:30pm Only $5 to register AND you will receive a $10 Juki Credit as a Thank You for attending!

Cost: $ 5.00
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
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. 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

Block of the Month

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.

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
The Woodland Whimsy blocks offer techniques in wool applique, optional bead work, touches of silk ribbon and hand embroidery. There are techniques for all levels. Ten adorable critter blocks and a whimsical setting and border layout make this a fun project. Yes, there is am extra block that can be used as a wall hanging or pillow. Begins August -January. We've added monthly sessions to work on our stitches!

Cost: $ 300.00

Craft/Project

This is a beginner's class that will teach you different skills that you can transfer to quilting or other sewing projects. We are going to make a casserole cover that you can bring to your many potluck outings. You can either make a cake pan size or a 3 qt. casserole size. It is a fun project that you can sew with your walking foot. It is a quilt as you go project, so by the end of class, you should have a finished product. Skill that we will focus on is rotary cutting, binding, using a walking foot. If you are a true beginner, this is a class for you. If you are an experienced sewer and want to get into quilting, this will be targeting basics. If you are an experienced quilter, come and have fun on a stress-free project and hang out with some awesome people. Thursday, December 7 6-9pm

Cost: $ 30.00
A multi-function tote with lots of pockets, 2 size options: overnight or everyday, optional recessed zipper closure. Enjoy filling up the large size tote for an overnight getaway! Or make the small tote size for everyday use. Thursday, October 26, November 2, 9 & 16 6-9pm

Cost: $ 80.00
We will be making a simple purse from a man's tie. Purchase a used tie to learn the technique and then make more from dad's or grandpa's ties. This simple purse would make a simple and memorable Christmas gift. Friday, December 8 10:30am-1:30pm

Cost: $ 25.00

Doll Making

This is a cute fox that will hold your tablet or phone. Perfect on a child's (or adult's for that matter!) bedside table to hold phone/alarm. Fairly easy project for a confident sewist. Sunday, November 26 & December 3 12:30-4:30pm

Cost: $ 25.00

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
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! Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26 10-4pm

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
This class is FREE if you are enrolled in the Woodland Whimsy Block of the Month or just $15 a session if you would like to join and learn new hand embroidered stitches. Work on any wool project or bring a Fat Quarter of muslin to practice and improve your hand embroidery stitches.

Cost: $ 15.00

Kids

This class will teach kids ages 7-14 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 complete a series of fun and easy-to-complete projects: a pin cushion, drawstring bag, hot chocolate cozy and pillowcase. Saturday, September 23 & 30, October 7, 14 & 28 9am-11:30am *Machines provided!

Cost: $ 85.00

Longarm

This class will take techniques learned in "Introduction to Free Motion Quilting" and "Free Motion Quilting Series" 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. Saturday, September 9, Friday, October 13 OR Friday, November 10 10:30-1:30pm

Cost: $ 105.00
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
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
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. We will quilt on a printed panel for this class! Saturday September 9 2:30-5:30pm OR Friday, October13 2:30-5:30pm OR Friday, November 10 2:30-5:30pm

Cost: $ 105.00

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. Sunday, August 20, September 17, October 22, November 19, December 17 and January 21 1-5pm

Cost: $ 20.00
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
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 specially designed to quilt this panel. Ruler shapes include, Feathers, Wreaths and Curves. Must have taken "Intro to Rulerwork" previously. Monday November 20 & 27 10:30am-1:30pm OR Monday, November 20 & 27 6-9pm

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! Saturday, September 30 and December 30 All day long!

Cost: $ 20.00
Come and learn how to make a pair of felted mittens that will be donated to Covenant House. We would appreciate donations of fleece for the lining, felted sweaters (wash in hot water and dry on high, one time is usually enough). When you leave you will have a pattern and the know-how to make your own! Friday, November 24 10am-1pm OR 2-5pm

Cost: $ FREE
Calling all past Saturday Sampler participants! Here is your opportunity to make all those Saturday Sampler blocks into a finished quilt. Bring your blocks and instructions from any year you participated and get sewing. I will be there to help with questions and to cheer you on. Saturday, November 25 10:30-5:30pm

Cost: $ 35.00

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
A cute personalized runner that can be made for your table or the wall in your sewing room! This "Quilt" banner will be the beginning of your Alphabet Soup Fun! Tuesday, October 10 & 17 and Friday, November 24 6-9pm

Cost: $ 60.00
Celebrate a love of two-wheel fun as you create an art quilt featuring a bicycle with a basket full flowers. In the first session, we will create a simple background and quilt it with free motion quilting and stitched words. In the second session, we'll create the raw edge applique bicycle, stitch it in place and bind the quilt. Your completed art quilt will measure approximately 20" x 16". Monday, October 16 & 23 6-9pm

Cost: $ 60.00
Join Marcia for our annual Mystery Quilt Breakfast Club class! Fabric requirements will be on the supply list, but not the quilt image. It's a mystery! Thursday, December 28 9am-2pm

Cost: $ 25.00
We love Maple Island Patterns! One our favorites is now in a mini size! Perfect for table runners and holiday placemats! BQ Mini blocks are just 4 and half inches finished! Join the trend of mini quilting with a favorite design. Thursday, November 16 9am-2pm

Cost: $ 25.00
Scooch on Over 2 is a fun way to showcase your favorite fabrics! Split the framed center and scooch it over to showcase the centers. The two sizes of frames keep your eyes moving throughout the quilt. You can build the quilt with one center fabric or many. Thursday, October 26 9am-2pm

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
This club will take you through some of the fun mini's of Jaybird Quilts! We will meet once a month to cut and sew these adorable mini quilts! This is a great way to hone your piecing skills! Saturday, August 19, September 16, October 21, November 18 and December 16 2-6pm

Cost: $ 20.00
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

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. Students must be confident using their sewing machine and have taken Beginning Sewing 101 or show evidence of comparable skills. Monday, November 20, 27, December 4, & 11 6-8:30pm

Cost: $ 135.00
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. Monday, October 9, 16, 23 & 30 6-9pm

Cost: $ 85.00
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. Tuesday, November 14, 21 & 28 6-8pm

Cost: $ 80.00
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!! Friday, November 3 6-8pm and Saturday, November 5 10:30am-3:30pm

Cost: $ 50.00

Skill Building

Have you decided to get in on the fussy cutting fun of English Paper piecing? Did you fall in love with Tulanova? Stuck on how to get rolling with color choice or technique? Please join us for a monthly hand sewing English Paper Piecing group. I will be working on La Passacaglia by Wyllene Hammerstein. Bring your own pattern and fabric choices. I will help you get it underway in the supportive camaraderie of like minded quilters. Wednesday, September 6, October 4, November 1 & December 6 6-9pm

Cost: $ 25.00

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. Monday, November 6 & 13 6-9pm

Cost: $ 60.00
Working in wool can be very satisfying. A riot of colorplay, threads and creative stitching awaits. Please consider adding wool applique to your repertoire and join us once a month to recharge your creative juices. Wednesday, September 6, October 4, November 1 and December 6 1-4pm

Cost: $ 30.00