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Anita Goodesign Embroidery Workshops Schedule

Fun Hands-On Workshops Coming in May 2014

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Four Day and Four Projects

In May 2014, Cornerstone Sew and Vac is offering the Anita Goodesign Embroidery Workshops. The workshops have four different creative projects that will enhance your home decor – Placemat, Napkin Corner, Candle Wrap, and Utensil Holder.

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Floriani Seminar: Embroidery Basics – Secrets to Know before pressing Go!

Cornerstone Sew and Vac hosts Floriani Seminar

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Join Cornerstone Sew and Vac for a fun two-day Floriani seminar on Friday, May 2, 2014, and Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the Downtown Conference Center in Douglasville, GA. Each day will feature a morning and an afternoon quilting and embroidery workshop with totally different themes. The one common goal of all the workshops during the Floriani seminar is to make your hobby MORE FUN!

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Floriani Quilting and Embroidery Workshops

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Cornerstone Sew and Vac hosts Floriani Workshops

Our Floriani Quilting and Embroidery Workshops are back with a NEW FORMAT and NEW LOCATION. Quilter, Embroiderer, Novice, Intermediate or Master – Whatever your hobby level of expertise we have an educational, inspirational, FUN event just for you.

Location: Downtown Conference Center, 6701 Church St, Douglasville, GA 30134

 Floriani Workshop Schedule

FRIDAY

May 2, 2014

SATURDAY

May 3, 2014

9:30am

– 12:30pm

Embroidery Basics – Secrets to Know Before Pressing GO!

9:30am

– 12:30pm

Getting MORE out of your Embroidery with a Better Understanding of Creations

 

2:00pm

– 5:00pm

Perfect Quilting is No Accident, Tips and Techniques that make YOU the Decorative Quilter

2:00pm

– 5:00pm

Creative Stabilizing – Beyond the Basics: Projects, Short-Cuts, Gift Ideas, Challenging Fabrics

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All the Treasures You Will Find in each Floriani Workshop:

First Class:  Day 1 | 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

“Embroidery Basic’s – Secret’s to Know before Pressing GO!”

Start your day right with three educational hours of dynamic instruction for creating perfect embroidery!  We will learn important steps to stabilizing your embroidery properly on a variety of fabrics, textures and surfaces.  Learn stress free design placement and hooping techniques.  Understand why needle and thread selection will change the outcome of the embroidery. This class covers everything you need to know for pucker free stitching and soft beautiful embroidery through design and foundation knowledge.   Whether you are a beginner, advanced or just need a refresher course this class will get your embroidery to a new level of perfection! Click here to SIGN UP.

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Second Class – Day 2 | 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

“Perfect Quilting is No Accident, Tips and Techniques that make YOU the Decorative Quilter”

Fun, Fun, Fun is what this class title should be!  Discover many of the latest quilting, applique and embroidery techniques using Floriani stabilizers and the new My Decorative Quilter embellishing software.  We will explore “in the hoop” piecing and quilting as well as how to embellish your quilt blocks and more with creative threads and embroidery!  Properly stabilizing embroidered quilts is essential – you just need the right tools!  We will teach you how to get perfect results even with dense embroidery.  Learn NEW needle turn techniques used by famous designers, short-cut in the hoop block construction, foundation piecing, new style to traditional applique, quilt as you go techniques, trapunto in the hoop and more! Click here to SIGN UP.

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First Class – Day 2 | 9:30 AM – 12:30 AM

“Getting More out of Your Embroidery with a Better Understanding of Creations” 

Take your embroidery to the next level in this very informative and essential class.  We will explore perfecting the art of embroidery through knowledge of the embroidery design itself. Learn to create beautiful monograms, precise embroidery design placement, editing, separation, cleaning and simplifying – just a few of the many topics discussed in this must attend class! Your embroidery will shine and the stress of creating or editing an embroidery design will disappear for good!  Our goal in this class is to teach you how to control and manipulate the embroidery design without stress!  The end result of this class should be a confident embroiderer ready to tackle any design or fabric combination available! Click here to SIGN UP.

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Second Class – Day 2 | 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

“Creative Stabilizing – Beyond The Basic’s :Projects, Short-Cuts, Gift Ideas, Challenging Fabrics”

Stabilizer can and should be used for so much more than our basic embroidery!  Floriani has created a wide variety of products to help you obtain perfect stitching, embellishment and creativity on many levels.  In this class we will learn amazing (and fun) short-cuts for embroidery on the most challenging of fabrics and textures.  We will explore creative embroidery techniques as well as every day useful tips using very unique stabilizer and thread combinations – below are just a few:

  • Create a yarn scarf without knitting needles!
  • How to create a textured fabric for home-dec, clothing, accessories and more!
  • Turn almost any design into a free standing embroidery!
  • Make a patch out of any embroidery!
  • Learn how to create your own book-marks, ornaments, paper-dolls!
  • Stitch on the sheerest of fabrics with confidence when you know what stabilizer to use!
  • Leather, Pleather, Vinyl, Oil Cloth – fun fabrics but how to embroider them? We will show you!
  • Using stabilizer for zippers, decorative trims, hemming, edging and more – yes we can do that!

Projects and Ideas galore in this class will have you thinking Beyond the Basics and will show you how to get more out of all your stabilizers while sharing FUN techniques! Click here to SIGN UP.

Classes only $29.99 each, BUT Register Early for only $19.99 or Register for two for only $14.99, or three or more for ONLY $9.99 each! 

Call our our store TODAY to sign up for your class today! 770-949-5775

Snacks are provided to everyone. Lunch is available to those who participate all day.  

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FLORIANI Thread – Buy 3 Get 1 FREE

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Anita Goodesign – SPRING CURLS Design Software $29.95

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Janome MyLock 204D Serger in Stock

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Anita’s Embroidery Workshops

New Anita’s Embroidery Workshops

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Cornerstone Sew and Vac is excited to introduce the NEW monthly Anita’s Embroidery Workshop! That’s right – more projects, more techniques, and more FUN! Every month there is an all new Workshop video format just like a TV show that showcases techniques and segments with the project instructions. You will receive a Full color printed Newspaper with step-by-step tutorials, product ads and photos of samples from some of our collections to help inspire you. Click Here to sign up for workshop updates.

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Jacobean Journey EmbroidaBlock of the Month Quilting Class

New 2014 Embroidery Block of the Month Quilting Class

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The Jacobean Journey EmbroidaBlock of the Month (EBOM) is an embroidery block of the quilting class that lasts approximately 12 months. Cornerstone Sew and Vac will include the designs for the basic quilt for free for class participants. However, there is border CD that is an extra cost of $69.95. This border CD is optional.

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Cornerstone Sew and Vac Divas meet for Winter Show and Tell

Winter Show and Tell with the Divas

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Last night the Divas gathered at Cornerstone Sew and Vac night of sharing, laughter, fun, and love. There 13 ladies in attendance with 2 special guests. The two visitors came to the Divas meeting in Douglasville from as far as Cleveland, Georgia, and Newnan, Georgia. At the end of the night, they both enjoyed the social group. Our Newnan visitor commented that she was interested in attending the Jacobean Journey EmbroidaBlock of the Month class that begins at the end of this month.

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Sweet SAPPHIRE™ 930 Sewing Machine Trade-In Offer!

SAPPHIRE™ 930 Trade-In Offer

Love to sew? You will love this sweet SAPPHIRE™ 930 trade-in offer!

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Trade-In your Sewing Machine

When you trade-in a sewing machine of any make, any model, and any condition, you can get a Husqvarna Viking SAPPHIRE™ 930 sewing and embroidery machine for as low as $54 a month.

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Sapphire 930 Features

  • EXCLUSIVE SENSOR SYSTEM™ Technology
  • Exclusive SEWING ADVSOR™ Feature
  • Graphic Display
  • Automatic Thread Cutter
  • Electronic Self Adjusting Thread Tension
  • Large Sewing Surface

Stop by Cornerstone Sew and Vac in Douglasville

Come in to Cornerstone Sew and Vac at our Douglasville location and trade in your sewing machine for this new SAPPHIRE™ 930. This is a limited time offer from now through February 28, 2014. Call us for more information at 770-949-5775. Trade in your sewing machine today!

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