Fargo, ND

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Upcoming Classes


Hand Embroidered Wool Applique Stitching Fun

In this 5 week program you will learn 29 embroidery stitches to embellish a 16" round wool mat. Each time we meet you will learn how to do six stitches, along with slight variations, to change the look of your motifs. It's a fun way to use your stitch ideas and create a unique project using a basic wool applique pattern.

FUNdamentals of Paper Piecing

Each month on the first Thursday, Joan will guide you through the basics of paper piecing. This is the easiest piecing method to achieve accurate results even for the finest details. Add prairie points, trims and other embellishments to create a work of art. Ackfeld hangers work great for display. The book "Little Gems" and the Add a Quarter Ruler must be brought to class.

OESD Super Spree

This two day event includes hands on learning, six embroidery projects, and trunk show of projects.

May 6
OESD Super Spree
May 6
Let's Get Organized
May 8
Happy Place Wall Hanging

Learn how to use the Vintage Software to embellish everything from home decor to clothing for the family. This is a lecture demo class with hands on segments.

Cost: $ 29.00
Improve your embroidery skills and learn new techniques while making six exclusive event projects. Receive a Kimberbell project bag and fabric kit with all Kimberbellishments and project CD.

Cost: $ 129.00
This two day event includes hands on learning, six embroidery projects, and trunk show of projects.

Cost: $ 99.00
This month we will be learning to use the 22.5 Degree Triangle Ruler by Creative Grids. You purchase the tool and we will supply practice fabric. Please join us for this fun class. Bring your sewing machine, thread, rotary cutting equipment and basic sewing supplies.

Cost: $ 15.00
For the final project in this year-long project series, we're going to tackle the mother-of-all-bags! You'll love this spacious organizer with lots of zippered pockets to hold everything you need: sewing machine feet and accessories, tools, and more.

Cost: $ 15.00
Take beauty on the go and look stylish while doing so! Whether you're globetrotting or touring closer to home, you'll love these stylish cases for carrying cosmetics, jewelry, first aid supplies, and more.

Cost: $ 15.00
This over-sized, sturdy caddy has lots of easy-to-access slip pockets and dividers to hold and organize all your supplies. You'll be thrilled to learn how to make bellowed inner dividers. Their ingenious design allows the interior fabric dividers to be fully expandable yet to also be able to fall flat against the caddy when not in use.

Cost: $ 15.00
These handy cases in two sizes help you keep everything together in one compact, easy-to-locate place. The small case can fit in the glove box of your car so is perfect to use as an emergency travel kit to hold first-aid supplies, flashlights, medications, and more. The larger case can slip under the seat and hold maps, travel guides, car documents, warranties, and so forth.

Cost: $ 15.00
It's a New Year's resolution for so many of us . . . getting more organized! We invite you to sign up participate in this fantastic new 12-month club. Not only will you have useful projects to organize your home, work space and car, but you'll learn useful skills and techniques to increase your sewing skill repertoire. Learn how to make your own bias binding, create zippers of any length by adding zipper pulls to zipper tape, cover strapping with fabric to coordinate with your projects, sew with vinyl, make mesh pockets and so much more!

Cost: $ 50.00
You'll always have the right needle close at hand when you store them in these convenient cases. These handy cases provides easy-to-locate, compact storage areas for needles of all types and sizes.

Cost: $ 15.00
These cute bags are not only stylish, but they are functional, too! You'll love their design which allows them to open wide for easy access to all their contents. Use them for to carry cosmetics or toys, to store makeup in your gym locker, or to organize lists and purchases while running around town.

Cost: $ 15.00
A gift that is perfect for guys, Power Trip provides storage space for lots of electronic gear or other small gadgets and supplies.

Cost: $ 15.00
You'll have no more tangled jumbles of thread when you make and use these handy thread cases. Special slots in each pocket enable you to easily thread a needle without removing the spools from their pockets and keep everything as neat as a pin.

Cost: $ 15.00
HoopSisters 2017 EmBroidaBlock of the Month Month one files will be available for pickup on January 16. The center is paper pieced and the rest is done in the embroidery hoop.

Cost: $ 150.00
Join us the first Friday of each month to learn a new embroidery technique as we progress through the OESD School of Embroidery program. In the fourth class, we will explore machine applique while making an elegant Dresden designed trivet.

Cost: $ 15.00
Each month on the first Thursday, Joan will guide you through the basics of paper piecing. This is the easiest piecing method to achieve accurate results even for the finest details. Add prairie points, trims and other embellishments to create a work of art. Ackfeld hangers work great for display. The book "Little Gems" and the Add a Quarter Ruler must be brought to class.

Cost: $ 15.00
HoopSisters 2017 EmBroidaBlock of the Month.

The perfect wall hanging to display in your "Happy Place" or make for a friend.

Cost: $ 40.00
Each month Chris will focus on a different sewing machine foot. She will inspire you with ideas and samples that use the foot. This month, we will learn to use the bridging plate. It is used to keep two pieces of fabric separated at an equal distance so they can be joined by thread over an open area. This is a demonstration class only; no machine needed.

Cost: $ 5.00
IQ Designer and Design Center have so many features to explore. This month we will explore how to create appliques using the built in shapes in IQ Designer. We will also revisit the functions in Color Visualizer. Come with your questions and suggestions for what you would like covered in class. Class fee $15.00. Bring fabric and thread if you wish to stitch out samples in class. If you would rather watch and take notes that is also fine.

Cost: $ 15.00
(for all machines that do hooped computerized embroidery) This class will cover the basics of machine embroidery which includes machine functions, thread selection, stabilizer selection and positioning designs. Open to Brother, Baby Lock, and Viking owners.

Cost: $ FREE
Explore the features and stitches of your new sewing machine. You will stitch samples, learn the functions of your machine, and basic cleaning. Open to Baby Lock, Brother, and Viking owners.

Cost: $ FREE
In this 5 week program you will learn 29 embroidery stitches to embellish a 16" round wool mat. Each time we meet you will learn how to do six stitches, along with slight variations, to change the look of your motifs. It's a fun way to use your stitch ideas and create a unique project using a basic wool applique pattern.

Cost: $ 99.00
This month we will be making a Fabric Canister. You will be learning how to sew circles, inserting plastic canvas to give it shape, making a cuff around the edge plus how to make a yo-yo for embellishment. If you are comfortable sewing an exact 1/4 inch seam and want to take your sewing skills to the next level, then come join the fun and make this great project. All supplies and sewing machine are provided, fun is guaranteed.

Cost: $ 20.00
We will be making a Pillow Case, Project 11 in the I Can Quilt Book. No more boring pillow cases on your bed, come and make a new one that shows your personality! You will learn how to enclose your seams using the "burrito method" and finishing with a French seam. These pillow cases make great gifts and are fast and fun to make. Class fee of $15 includes all supplies and sewing machine, Laughing is guaranteed!

Cost: $ 15.00

Contact Us:

Phone: (701) 433-7203
Address: 3060 25th St S
                Fargo, ND 58103
Hours: M-F 10-5:30, Sat 10-4
            Closed Sunday




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