We offer hands on classes to help you develop and refine the skills necessary to master your next project. All of our classes are hosted at Boyd's Sewing Center, by expert Instructors, that can teach you how to use your machine and its accessories. Many of our New Machines purchases come with Free, instructional machine operation classes, to help you learn how to use and maintain your new Husqvarna Viking Sewing Machine.
If you would like to sign up for one of our classes, simply call us at 231-946-4011
Premier +™ 2 Software Classes
January, 2020 | 10:00 am -12:00 pm and 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Software classes will be held in two separate sessions (morning and afternoon). The class will be held on the 3rd or 4th Monday of each month. The exact date will be posted by the first day of each month. The Morning class will be basic techniques,and will start at 10:00 am. and will be 1-1/2 - 2 hours. The Afternoon class will be a specialty techniques class, and will start about 12:30 pm and will also be 1-1/2 - 2 hours . Each class is a separate class, you will create a design,using different features in the Premier + 2 program, that you can sew out at home. You can attend only 1 or both classes. Fees are posted below. These classes are hands-on,computer classes, and you will need to bring your laptop or pad, with the Premier +2 program installed, your cords (if needed) and mouse, also paper and pen for notes, optional. PLEASE NOTE: If staying for both classes please bring your lunch. Note: please call (231) 9464011 for sign-up each month if you will be attending.
Instructor: Deb Murray
Class Fee: $15.00 each session
For sign-up please call 231-946-4011 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Please note: If planning to attend class, deadline for sign up is 1 week prior to class date.
Beginning Free Motion
March 17, 2020 | 10 am - 1 pm NO CLASS DUE TO COVID
On Tuesday March 17th, Karen Miller will offer another Beginner 101, Free Motion Class at Boyd's Sewing Center. In this class you will learn the basics of Free Motion Quilting. Maximum students 8. Class fee $35.00, payable in advance to Karen Miller, to hold your spot. There will be a list of supplies needed for class (Not included in class fee). Class fee is refundable if given a 48 hour notice. In the event this class fills and we have at least 4 more people, Karen will offer this same class on Wednesday the 18th. Time will be 10am -1pm. Further info will be sent to you after registration. If you would like to sign up please phone 231-946-4011. Sign-up will be on a first come first serve basis.
Also, anyone that has taken Karen's 101 class last fall, or the upcoming March 17th class, Karen will be offering a 102 class (more advanced class) in April and May. Boyd's will be posting more information about the 102 class - Times- Dates-Fees, by the end of February,
Advanced Free Motion Quilting 102
May 16, 2020 | 10:00-3:00 NO CLASS DUE TO COVID
Prerequisite- Beginning Free Motion 101 Fee- $45 This class will take you through more advanced free motion techniques. Registration is limited to the first 8 people. An additional date will be available on May 14th once the first class is filled. Upon registration, you will be provided with a supply list for the class (not included in the class fee). Please call to register or for further information.
May 19, 2020 | 10:00am - Finish NO CLASS DUE TO COVID
Doll Class is an ongoing Monthly Class. In this class you will create beautiful garments for your 18" (American Girl size) Doll. Each month there will be a "New Project". Many of the techniques learned, can be applied to regular size garments. One of Pam's students actually designed and created her own wedding gown, and it was gorgeous! " Advanced Basic" sewing knowledge and skill level are all you need to participate. Since the conception of Doll Class, Pam has done everything from Tailored coats, hats, dresses, heirloom, costumes, and so much more. After each class Pam will announce the next's month's project, at which time the supply list will be provided. Patterns will not be available to anyone not attending class. Come spend the day and have fun!!!
Instructor: Pam Novak
Class meets the 3rd Thursday of each month. If you wish to participate PLEASE contact Pam at email@example.com
Boyd's Embroidery Club
May, 2020 | 10:00am - Finish NO CLUB MAY 2020 DUE TO COVID
Pam Novak, who worked for Boyd's Sewing Center for over 16 years as Educational Directoress and a Viking Sewing Specialist teacher, retired in December of 2012. She really missed seeing everyone, and has decided to start up her Embroidery Club again, as an outside (Non Staff) teacher. Pam is a Viking "Teacher Tech', certified, Viking Educator, and has spent countless hours in specialized Viking training courses to be able to present a very comprehensive embroidery program for you.
Embroidery Club is open to anyone who owns a Husqvarana Viking Embroidery machine, models D-1, D-SE, Topaz, Ruby, Diamond or Epic. Each month a new, hands on project will be taught . You will learn about the proper Stabilizers for the project, Templating, Threads, Needles, how to use the Embroidery Features on your machine, and (Sew) much more. Come have a day full of fun, meet new people, and learn new embroidery techniques.
Special Note: If you are interested in joining, or would like more information on Embroidery Club, PLEASE email Pam (not the store) at firstname.lastname@example.org