212 S. 4th St. • Cañon City  |  805 Eagleridge Blvd., Ste 120 • Pueblo
719-285-8088   |   719-225-8142

Upcoming Classes


You may either sign up online through PayPal, or you can call the store and sign up over the phone at 719-225-8142.
And of course, we'd love to see you... so come visit us, and sign up then!
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Serger Sew Fun
Sweater Transformation


Tuesday, August 22nd
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Instructor:  Lorraine Glach

*THIS IS A CLASS HELD AT

FIRST STITCHES PUEBLO*

You will learn to make a sweater creation, from cut-up old sweaters.
Come and let's get CREATIVE!

What to bring: 
A serger in good working condition.*
Standard sewing notions (scissors, thread, etc.)
4 to 5 old oversized sweaters to cup and sew back together - to transform!

*If you don't have a serger, come borrow one of our easy to use Baby Lock sergers, and we'll help you!

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner

Price: $30

LIMITED SEATING

Sashiko & Beaded Butterflies
A 2-Session Class

Begins Saturday, August 26th
10:00am to 1:00pm
(Runs Every 4th Saturday for 2 months)

Instructor:  Moo McDermott

*THIS IS A CLASS HELD AT

FIRST STITCHES PUEBLO*

Learn how to create this beautiful Sashiko and Beaded Butterfly Quilt using hand embroidery, stencils, and sewing.

CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST.
(.pdf file)


EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner with Experience

Price for 2 Sessions:  $76

LIMITED SEATING

Free-Motion Quilting
A 4-Session Class


Begins Saturday, September 2nd
10:00am to 1:00pm
Runs every 1st Saturday of the Monday for 4 months

Instructor:  Moo McDermott

*THIS IS A CLASS HELD AT
FIRST STITCHES PUEBLO*

An in-depth class, designed to teach you
the secrets of Free Motion Quilting.

CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLY LIST
(.pdf file)

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Intermediate to Advanced

Price for all 4 Sessions:  $146
LIMITED SEATING


***THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL***
Please call 719-225-8142 to be placed on a waiting list.

Crazy Heart Class
A 4-Session Class

Begins Saturday, Sept. 9th
10:00am to 1:00pm
(Runs Every 2nd Saturday for 4 months)

Instructor:  Moo McDermott

*THIS IS A CLASS HELD AT

FIRST STITCHES PUEBLO*

Take your skill level up a notch while learning how to make this beautiful crazy heart quilt. Mrs. Moo will show you award-winning techniques for embellishing and turning your quilt into a masterpiece.

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner with Experience

Price for 2 Sessions:  $76

LIMITED SEATING

D.I.M.E.
"Beyond the Hoop"
in Pueblo



2 Classes to Choose From:

Friday, Sept. 15 • 9am to 1pm
OR
Friday, Sept. 15 • 3pm to 7pm
 
Don't let the size of your hoop hold you back!
Learn how to stitch big canvas projects including quilts, tablecloths, shower curtains and draperies!

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner to Advanced

Only $29
Includes a FREE Goody Bag!

Held at the
EAGLERIDGE EVENT CENTER
805 EAGLERIDGE BLVD.
PUEBLO, CO  81008


REGISTER HERE!

Embroidery FUN Day


2 Classes to Choose From:

Friday, Sept. 29 • 9am to 1pm


OR
Friday, Sept. 29 • 3pm to 7pm


Your Choice Only $29
 
Embroideryshoppe, Creativey Stitched Out,
is a family venture from South Africa.
They will all be on hand to share their vision of empowering embroiderers and quilters to make the most of their creative abilities.  You won’t want to miss this amazing event!

We are only 1 one 2 stores in Colorado to host this amazingly talented group!  You DON'T want to miss this!

Machine Embroidery like you have never seen it before!

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner to Advanced

Only $29.99
Includes a FREE Goody Bag!

Held at the

EAGLERIDGE EVENT CENTER
805 EAGLERIDGE BLVD., Suite 170

PUEBLO, CO  81008

Beginning Quilt Making
Skills Building



Join the wonderful group of new quilters, who have taken this great class before!


LIMITED SEATING
Please sign up early to insure your seat.

This is our MOST popular class in Cañon City,
and we're bringing it to Pueblo.

At the end of this 6-week class, you WILL walk away with a finished quilt top and all the skills needed to start making more!


Wednesdays
Starting October 4th; Ends Nov. 18th
5:30pm - 8:00pm
$106 for all 6 classes


 

Instructor:  Cyndi McChesney
NQA Certified Quilt Teacher
and Award-Winning Quilter

If you’ve never created a quilt before, or are self-taught, this is a great place to start. Learn easy piecing techniques from the first cut to a finished quilt.

This is a great class for those who have no quilt piecing experience at all, AND for those who have been quilting for some time, but just need to know some easier tips and techniques.

Supply list (download)
Suggested Notions:
Rotary cutter, cutting mat, cutting ruler (6x12, 6.5 x 12.5, 6 x 24, OR 6.5 x 24), Stiletto, Blue Flower head pins

Bohemian Design Fest with
Nicci Brazzell in Pueblo


Nicci Brazzell is a professional embroidery artist and textile designer. She has taught at international machine conventions and has been published many times within the industry.

She is a recognized industry leader in embroidery entrepreneurialism and has also taught for the Baby Lock
‘Sew at Home’ series. Nicci is a graduate of F.I.D.M and runs a successful embroidery business which is the largest manufacturer of custom embroidered seats in the US.

Oh, what fun we're going to have!!

Here's a little bit of what all Nicci is going to be sharing with us this year:

  • Learn to create your own designs at the embroidery machine!
  • Use fabric paint with designs
  • Work with assorted textiles
  • Learn specialty machine maintenance, as well as mastery of on-board tools to create great projects.
  • You'll learn to combine Heat Transfer Glitter Vinyl with embroidery to give your designs "STAR QUALITY".
  • Learn to create quilted Trapunto blocks
  • Learn how to edit at the machine, and lots of other fun "stuff".
  • Most importantly you will learn to master machine embroidery in a way that you never thought possible!  Come see how easy it is!

All lunches, snacks, kits and tools will be provided. We will be providing Baby Lock Destiny Machines for your use. 

Whether you have no embroidery experience, or a lot, you will enjoy this class!

Thursday & Friday • October 19th & 20th
9am - 4pm

2 Fun-Filled Days of Learning and Creating

HELD AT:
Eagleridge Event Center
805 Eagleridge Blvd., Suite 170 • Pueblo, CO

EARLY BIRD PRICE: $119.99
($149.99 after September 15th)

Dripping with Diamonds
"October Jelly Roll of the Month"





A FUN CLASS TO TAKE
FOR BOTH BEGINNERS AND EXPERIENCED

Friday, October 6th
3:00pm to 8:00pm

Bring your favorite snack and beverage.


Instructor:  Cyndi McChesney
NQA Certified Teacher and Award-Winning Quilter

Come, bring your favorite Moda® Jelly Roll or other 2.5" strip cuts, and have some fun making the "Dripping with Diamonds" Jelly Roll Quilt from the book "Jelly Roll Dreams"


EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
Price: $39 + Book & Supplies

Supply list coming soon.

LIMITED SEATING

Bread and Butter
Table Runner






Learn the wonderful world
of Deb Tucker Rulers!

Monday, October 30th

5:00pm to 8:00pm


Instructor:  Cyndi McChesney
NQA Certified Teacher and Award-Winning Quilter

A fast, easy project using the Tucker Trimmer 1 tool for all those “hourglass units”. Deb’s method and ruler will give each quilter accurate units and great looking points every time.

Fun introductory project for the Tucker Trimmer tool.

Complete supply list coming soon.

Class price:  $30 + Pattern and Supplies (and the Tucker Trimmer ruler)


LIMITED SEATING

"Buckeye Beauty"
November Jelly Roll of the Month


Bring your favorite Moda® Jelly Roll or other 2.5" strips and make this fun, colorful quit.

Bring your favorite snacks and beverages.

Friday, November 3rd
3:00pm - 8:00pm

Instructor:  Cyndi McChesney
NQA Certified Award Winning Teacher

Supply list coming soon.



EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner

Price: $39 + pattern and supplies

LIMITED SEATING

Love Links
Companion Pattern for Studio 180's Wing Clipper Ruler





Learn the wonderful world
of Deb Tucker Rulers!

Monday, November 27

5:00pm to 8:00pm


Instructor:  Cyndi McChesney
NQA Certified Teacher and Award-Winning Quilter

Interlocking chevrons make a fun and unique looking quilt.

A difficult looking design is made easy using flying geese, making this a quick and easy quilt to master.

Class price:  $30 + Pattern and Supplies


LIMITED SEATING