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Mary Jo’s Cloth Store

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Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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February 2018

Get It Done

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$35

Need some help finishing an apparel or home decor project? Too many distractions at home?  It’s time to gather up those unfinished projects and get them done!  Join us for a "Get it Done" sewing class with our expert Mary Sue Christenbury.  

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Pattern Drafting I

February 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until March 17, 2018

One event on February 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$125

Learn how to take exact body measurements and make a Body Glove Pattern out of muslin for the bodice front, bodice back, and sleeve. Learn to cut & spread body glove to make a pattern that fits you perfect. Adapt body glove to make your own Pattern. The first 4 classes will be drafting the body glove. In the last class we will begin drafting, cutting, and spreading.

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Pattern Drafting I

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 17, 2018

One event on February 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$125

Learn how to take exact body measurements and make a Body Glove Pattern out of muslin for the bodice front, bodice back, and sleeve. Learn to cut & spread body glove to make a pattern that fits you perfect. Adapt body glove to make your own Pattern. The first 4 classes will be drafting the body glove. In the last class we will begin drafting, cutting, and spreading.

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Quilt Finishing Class

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$35

Need some extra time and instruction on a project? Stumped on the next step of something you started?  Join Daniela and get the help you need with those WIP’s (Work-in-progress). This is a free form class that you can bring your own project and  work at your own pace!

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March 2018

Beginning Sewing Class

March 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until March 26, 2018

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$95

New to sewing, want to learn faster or easier ways to sew, or just need to revisit the fundamentals, this is the class for YOU!!! You will learn: how to thread and maintain your machine, proper thread and needle selection, tools of the trade, How to use a pattern book, pattern layout, fabric selection, proper cutting, sewing straight and curved lines, and installing a welt zipper pocket.   This is a 4 part class that meets on Mondays March 5, 12,…

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Take 5 Quilt Class

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$35

This class is amazing!  Get 5/8 of a yard of 5 coordinating fabrics and in 5 hours your quilt top will be complete…. Unless you’re like me and you socialize when you should be sewing!  Either way we will have a great time learning this technique.

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Beginning Embroidery Class

March 7 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on March 8, 2018 at 9:30am

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$75

Are you ready to start embroidering, but don’t know where to begin? It doesn’t matter what size your embroidery machine is, come learn the basics of embroidery and tricks of the trade. In this class you will learn about: Stabilizers, Design placement, Loading Designs, and Tension.  Space is limited, sign up today!   This is a 2 part class that meets on March 7 & 8

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Beginning Embroidery Class

March 8 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on March 8, 2018 at 9:30am

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$75

Are you ready to start embroidering, but don’t know where to begin? It doesn’t matter what size your embroidery machine is, come learn the basics of embroidery and tricks of the trade. In this class you will learn about: Stabilizers, Design placement, Loading Designs, and Tension.  Space is limited, sign up today!   This is a 2 part class that meets on March 7 & 8

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Rainy Day Quilt

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$30

If learning curved piecing is on your “To Do” list, then this is the class for you. This cute novelty quilt is pieced using a variation the classic Drunkard path block. It’s perfect for both beginner and experienced quilter.

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Pattern Drafting I

March 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until March 17, 2018

One event on February 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
+ Google Map
$125

Learn how to take exact body measurements and make a Body Glove Pattern out of muslin for the bodice front, bodice back, and sleeve. Learn to cut & spread body glove to make a pattern that fits you perfect. Adapt body glove to make your own Pattern. The first 4 classes will be drafting the body glove. In the last class we will begin drafting, cutting, and spreading.

Find out more »

Pattern Drafting I

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until March 17, 2018

One event on February 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
+ Google Map
$125

Learn how to take exact body measurements and make a Body Glove Pattern out of muslin for the bodice front, bodice back, and sleeve. Learn to cut & spread body glove to make a pattern that fits you perfect. Adapt body glove to make your own Pattern. The first 4 classes will be drafting the body glove. In the last class we will begin drafting, cutting, and spreading.

Find out more »

Beginning Sewing Class

March 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until March 26, 2018

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$95

New to sewing, want to learn faster or easier ways to sew, or just need to revisit the fundamentals, this is the class for YOU!!! You will learn: how to thread and maintain your machine, proper thread and needle selection, tools of the trade, How to use a pattern book, pattern layout, fabric selection, proper cutting, sewing straight and curved lines, and installing a welt zipper pocket.   This is a 4 part class that meets on Mondays March 5, 12,…

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How To: Make A Dress

March 13 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$35

Time to freshen up your closet with some cute summer dresses. Come to this class to learn some tricks-of-the-trade and how to construct a dress. A dress is easy and with your own touch of fabric selection, you can make it just right!

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Embroidery Stabilizers

March 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$25

Lecture/Demo Have you ever started an embroidery project and just can’t figure out which stabilizer to use? Well, in this class you will learn why we need to use stabilizer for embroidery and more importantly what stabilizer is best for your project. Whether you are embroidering on a knit, leather, canvas tote bag, or a towel. We will discuss what stabilizer would be best for each project. The best part is you will receive a labeled stabilizer sample pack with…

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Pattern Drafting I

March 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Saturday, repeating until March 17, 2018

One event on February 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
+ Google Map
$125

Learn how to take exact body measurements and make a Body Glove Pattern out of muslin for the bodice front, bodice back, and sleeve. Learn to cut & spread body glove to make a pattern that fits you perfect. Adapt body glove to make your own Pattern. The first 4 classes will be drafting the body glove. In the last class we will begin drafting, cutting, and spreading.

Find out more »

Embroidery Stabilizers

March 17 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$25

Lecture/Demo Have you ever started an embroidery project and just can’t figure out which stabilizer to use? Well, in this class you will learn why we need to use stabilizer for embroidery and more importantly what stabilizer is best for your project. Whether you are embroidering on a knit, leather, canvas tote bag, or a towel. We will discuss what stabilizer would be best for each project. The best part is you will receive a labeled stabilizer sample pack with…

Find out more »

Beginning Sewing Class

March 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until March 26, 2018

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
+ Google Map
$95

New to sewing, want to learn faster or easier ways to sew, or just need to revisit the fundamentals, this is the class for YOU!!! You will learn: how to thread and maintain your machine, proper thread and needle selection, tools of the trade, How to use a pattern book, pattern layout, fabric selection, proper cutting, sewing straight and curved lines, and installing a welt zipper pocket.   This is a 4 part class that meets on Mondays March 5, 12,…

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Costa Maya Quilt

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$35

This beautiful quilt starts out as 1 simple block!  Cut it up, rotate it a few times, put it back together and voila!  In this class you will learn to work with bias edges as well as getting narrow stripes perfectly straight, for nice clean straight lines.

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Boxed Cushion

March 21 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$30

There are many places around the house and patio for boxed cushions.  Most boxed cushions are a custom size, so buying them can be a challenge.  Come learn to make your own, and ensure the design and size matches your decor perfectly.  

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Wedge Iron Caddy

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$25

Sized for the Clover Wedge Iron, this cute and practical bag features a heat resistant lining allowing for easy storage and transport for your iron to and from classes or on retreats. When opened and laid out bag doubles as a pressing pad.

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Beginning Sewing Class

March 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until March 26, 2018

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
+ Google Map
$95

New to sewing, want to learn faster or easier ways to sew, or just need to revisit the fundamentals, this is the class for YOU!!! You will learn: how to thread and maintain your machine, proper thread and needle selection, tools of the trade, How to use a pattern book, pattern layout, fabric selection, proper cutting, sewing straight and curved lines, and installing a welt zipper pocket.   This is a 4 part class that meets on Mondays March 5, 12,…

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Get It Done

March 29 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$35

Need some help finishing an apparel or home decor project? Too many distractions at home?  It’s time to gather up those unfinished projects and get them done!  Join us for a "Get it Done" sewing class with our expert Mary Sue Christenbury.

Find out more »

Quilt Finishing

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$30

Need some extra time and instruction on a project? Stumped on the next step of something you started?  Join Daniela and get the help you need with those WIP’s (Work-in-progress). This is a free form class that you can bring your own project and work at your own pace!

Find out more »
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