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Mary Jo’s Cloth Store

Upcoming Classes

September 2017

Sit & Sew

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 15, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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  Leave the housework, the ringing phone, and the cooking at home! Get out a sewing project and come over to Mary Jo’s for some "sewcializing”.     Mary Jo’s Sit & Sew will be on the third Thursday of each month.  There is no fee, but space is limited so please call in advance to reserve your seat.  704-861-9100  

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Intermediate Sewing Class

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 28, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$75

Learn more advanced techniques for sewing clothing and crafts. We will discuss when to use certain interfacings, matching plaids and stripes, and directional fabrics. Learn when to clip inner curves, when to notch outer curves, trim corners properly, stay-stitching, reinforced stitching, ease-stitching (for set in sleeves), under-stitching, princess seams, and sew a curved piece of fabric to a straight piece of fabric. Hand sewing: Hand-make thread eyes, attaching hooks and eyes, buttonhole placement, and sew on snaps. (Beginning Sewing Class…

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Cameo Silhouette, Technique Class

September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$15

We will learn how to use the wet method to transfer designs on difficult surfaces.  This is an intermediate class.  

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Beginning Quilting

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Once on September 25, 2017,
and Weekly on the same day until September 19, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$95

This class will teach you all the basics for making your first quilt from start to finish. From pressing to binding you will learn it all.  Whether you’ve never made a quilt before or you want to freshen up on the fundamentals, this class is for you. This is a 4 part class: Tuesdays Sept 5, 12, 19, & Monday 25th

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Beginning Sewing

September 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 26, 2017
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 Tuesdays Sept 5, 12,…

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  Cameo/Silhouette  T- Shirts and Flags Class

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$30

Bring a t-shirt or two and let's learn to use HTV (Heat Transfer Vinyl.)  We will learn how to size a design for t-shirts, proper placement, mirror imaging and how to apply to fabric.  Next we will put a fall design on a burlap garden flag.  

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Get It Done

September 28 @ 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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Intermediate Sewing Class

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until September 28, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$75

Learn more advanced techniques for sewing clothing and crafts. We will discuss when to use certain interfacings, matching plaids and stripes, and directional fabrics. Learn when to clip inner curves, when to notch outer curves, trim corners properly, stay-stitching, reinforced stitching, ease-stitching (for set in sleeves), under-stitching, princess seams, and sew a curved piece of fabric to a straight piece of fabric. Hand sewing: Hand-make thread eyes, attaching hooks and eyes, buttonhole placement, and sew on snaps. (Beginning Sewing Class…

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October 2017

Costume Get It Done

October 3 @ 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 a costume? Too many distractions at home?  It’s time to gather up that unfinished project and get it done!  Join us for a "Get it Done" sewing class with our expert Mary Sue.

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Beginning Smocking

October 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$45

In this class the student will learn how to smock, from the preparation of tying off the pleated fabric to reading the graph and learning the different smocking stitches.  Basic smocking stitches and simple flower embellishments will be learned in this class.

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Intermediate Sewing Class

October 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 25, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$95

Learn more advanced techniques for sewing clothing and crafts. We will discuss when to use certain interfacings, matching plaids and stripes, and directional fabrics. Learn when to clip inner curves, when to notch outer curves, trim corners properly, stay-stitching, reinforced stitching, ease-stitching (for set in sleeves), under-stitching, princess seams, and sew a curved piece of fabric to a straight piece of fabric. Hand sewing: Hand-make thread eyes, attaching hooks and eyes, buttonhole placement, and sew on snaps. (Beginning Sewing Class…

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Paint Your Own Barn Quilt

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$40

Learn techniques to create beautiful, hand-painted barn quilts. In this class, students will spend the day taping, painting and touching up the 8-Point Star quilt design on wooden boards. Most students will be able to complete the project within the allotted time. If not, then paint samples will be sent with you to be finished at home. Upon completion, it is recommended that your seal your barn quilt with polyurethane to preserve it. Your finished barn quilt can be installed inside…

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Beginning Serger Class

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until October 19, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$75

Dust off your serger and come learn how to thread and use your 4 thread overlock and 3 thread rolled hem. Serger must be in good working order. You will learn how to properly thread your serger, how to rethread it, adjust your tension*, and cutting blade position. We will correctly thread and discuss the purpose of each thread. Projects: Cosmetic Bag, Napkins, Pillow Case

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Costume, Get It Done

October 7 @ 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 a costume? 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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Beginning Serger Class

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on October 15, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$75

Dust off your serger and come learn how to thread and use your 4 thread overlock and 3 thread rolled hem. Serger must be in good working order. You will learn how to properly thread your serger, how to rethread it, adjust your tension*, and cutting blade position. We will correctly thread and discuss the purpose of each thread. Projects: Cosmetic Bag, Napkins, Pillow Case   This is a 2 part class that meets on October 8 & 15

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Glory Quilt Class

October 10 @ 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 pattern will teach you yet another way to use 2.5” strips.  Put it together as a beautiful patriotic quilt or mix it up by using a jelly roll.  We will use a strip piecing method to make putting this quilt together go faster.  This quilt is on point, so if you’ve ever wanted to learn to work with setting triangles now is your chance!  

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Intermediate Sewing Class

October 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 25, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$95

Learn more advanced techniques for sewing clothing and crafts. We will discuss when to use certain interfacings, matching plaids and stripes, and directional fabrics. Learn when to clip inner curves, when to notch outer curves, trim corners properly, stay-stitching, reinforced stitching, ease-stitching (for set in sleeves), under-stitching, princess seams, and sew a curved piece of fabric to a straight piece of fabric. Hand sewing: Hand-make thread eyes, attaching hooks and eyes, buttonhole placement, and sew on snaps. (Beginning Sewing Class…

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Wedge Iron Caddy Class

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$30

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 Serger Class

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 19, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
+ Google Map
$75

Dust off your serger and come learn how to thread and use your 4 thread overlock and 3 thread rolled hem. Serger must be in good working order. You will learn how to properly thread your serger, how to rethread it, adjust your tension*, and cutting blade position. We will correctly thread and discuss the purpose of each thread. Projects: Cosmetic Bag, Napkins, Pillow Case

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Serger – The Next Foot Forward Class

October 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$45

Specialty presser feet can save time and simplify your sewing, but only if you know how to use them! You will learn techniques for using basic and specialty feet to give your projects a professional look.

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Beginning Serger Class

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on October 15, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$75

Dust off your serger and come learn how to thread and use your 4 thread overlock and 3 thread rolled hem. Serger must be in good working order. You will learn how to properly thread your serger, how to rethread it, adjust your tension*, and cutting blade position. We will correctly thread and discuss the purpose of each thread. Projects: Cosmetic Bag, Napkins, Pillow Case   This is a 2 part class that meets on October 8 & 15

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Beginning Embroidery

October 16 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Once on October 17, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$70

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!  

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Beginning Embroidery

October 17 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Once on October 17, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$70

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!  

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Window Boxes Class

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$35

Large print fabrics don’t have to be just for borders, I’ve found a great way to highlight them throughout your quilt.  This pattern is great for new quilters and more seasoned quilters alike.  It’s got a quick piecing method that will have your quilt complete in no time!

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Constructing a Ready to Smock Bishop Dress

October 18 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$45

In this class the student will learn how to construct a ready-to-smock bishop dress.  Tiny French seams as well as beautiful bias bands will be mastered in this class. After sewing the fronts, pleat their bishop dress with confidence under the watchful eye of the instructor.  Those without a pleater will have their dresses pleated by the instructor.  Although bias band sleeves will be sewn in class, a quick and easy way to stitch an elasticized puff sleeve will also…

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Intermediate Sewing Class

October 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 25, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$95

Learn more advanced techniques for sewing clothing and crafts. We will discuss when to use certain interfacings, matching plaids and stripes, and directional fabrics. Learn when to clip inner curves, when to notch outer curves, trim corners properly, stay-stitching, reinforced stitching, ease-stitching (for set in sleeves), under-stitching, princess seams, and sew a curved piece of fabric to a straight piece of fabric. Hand sewing: Hand-make thread eyes, attaching hooks and eyes, buttonhole placement, and sew on snaps. (Beginning Sewing Class…

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Sit & Sew

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 15, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
+ Google Map

  Leave the housework, the ringing phone, and the cooking at home! Get out a sewing project and come over to Mary Jo’s for some "sewcializing”.     Mary Jo’s Sit & Sew will be on the third Thursday of each month.  There is no fee, but space is limited so please call in advance to reserve your seat.  704-861-9100  

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Beginning Serger Class

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 19, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
+ Google Map
$75

Dust off your serger and come learn how to thread and use your 4 thread overlock and 3 thread rolled hem. Serger must be in good working order. You will learn how to properly thread your serger, how to rethread it, adjust your tension*, and cutting blade position. We will correctly thread and discuss the purpose of each thread. Projects: Cosmetic Bag, Napkins, Pillow Case

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Kids Club

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$25

In this hands on class students will learn basic sewing skills as well as sewing machine safety, parts, and functions.  Each month they will create a new project that will help reinforce these skills. October Project: Halloween Apron and Pot Holders

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Garment Bag Class

October 23 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$35

This bag is easy to make and fun to carry.  In this class you will learn to make your own personalized garment bag for the perfect travelling accessory.  Keep your clothes clean and pressed while making a stylish statement.  

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Double Irish Chain

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$35

Double Irish Chain is a classic, traditional pattern that is easy to piece.  We will use a strip piecing method to make this quilt to go together quickly.  Use 3 fabrics to create a traditional look or use a pre-cut bundle to give quilt a more scrappy look.

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Intermediate Sewing Class

October 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until October 25, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
+ Google Map
$95

Learn more advanced techniques for sewing clothing and crafts. We will discuss when to use certain interfacings, matching plaids and stripes, and directional fabrics. Learn when to clip inner curves, when to notch outer curves, trim corners properly, stay-stitching, reinforced stitching, ease-stitching (for set in sleeves), under-stitching, princess seams, and sew a curved piece of fabric to a straight piece of fabric. Hand sewing: Hand-make thread eyes, attaching hooks and eyes, buttonhole placement, and sew on snaps. (Beginning Sewing Class…

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Get It Done

October 26 @ 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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Legendary Quilt Class

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$30

No, your eyes don’t deceive you, it’s a Sasquatch!  Recreate a Pacific Northwest legend with the Legendary quilt pattern.  All blocks are sewn with simple straight and diagonal seams. No templates or paper piecing!  

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Fall Placemat and Napkin

October 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$25

Come learn to make this beautiful, super easy, and fast placemat. Your place setting won't be complete without a matching napkin.  We will also learn to make and fold those to set the perfect holiday table!  

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November 2017

Beginning Sewing Class

November 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until November 29, 2017
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. Projects: Envelope Pillow, Car Accessory Caddy Bag   This is a 4…

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Binding Kit Class

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$25

This handy compact binding kit is a must have to house all of your hand sewing essentials. The kit features a zippered compartment, felt needle landing, spool holder, and even a pocket to store your thread snips.  

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Beginning Serger

November 6 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on November 13, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$75

Dust off your serger and come learn how to thread and use your 4 thread overlock and 3 thread rolled hem. Serger must be in good working order. You will learn how to properly thread your serger, how to rethread it, adjust your tension*, and cutting blade position. We will correctly thread and discuss the purpose of each thread. Projects: Cosmetic Bag, Napkins, Pillow Case This class meets on 2 dates: November 6 & 13

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Playdate Class

November 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

I’m always looking for a new way to use 2.5” strips and this pattern doesn’t disappoint.  It goes together quickly and the outcome is a fabulous, flirty quilt.  This project is great for a last minute, handmade Christmas gift!  Make it with or without borders, either way you be happy you made it!  

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Rainy Day Quilt

November 7 @ 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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Beginning Sewing Class

November 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until November 29, 2017
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. Projects: Envelope Pillow, Car Accessory Caddy Bag   This is a 4…

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Anita’s University

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on November 11, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$99

Anita’s University is going to give students more designs than ever before... of ANY industry event, not just past Anita Goodesign events. You’ve asked for it and Anita Goodesign listened: attendees will receive a USB stick with over 200 designs! We’re also focusing on a broader range of educational topics than ever before. We want to make sure you leave the 2-day class with ALL of the tools needed to tackle ANY embroidery or quilting project in your hoop. You…

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Anita’s University

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on November 11, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$99

Anita’s University is going to give students more designs than ever before... of ANY industry event, not just past Anita Goodesign events. You’ve asked for it and Anita Goodesign listened: attendees will receive a USB stick with over 200 designs! We’re also focusing on a broader range of educational topics than ever before. We want to make sure you leave the 2-day class with ALL of the tools needed to tackle ANY embroidery or quilting project in your hoop. You…

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Beginning Serger

November 13 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on November 13, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$75

Dust off your serger and come learn how to thread and use your 4 thread overlock and 3 thread rolled hem. Serger must be in good working order. You will learn how to properly thread your serger, how to rethread it, adjust your tension*, and cutting blade position. We will correctly thread and discuss the purpose of each thread. Projects: Cosmetic Bag, Napkins, Pillow Case This class meets on 2 dates: November 6 & 13

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Tall Trim The Tree Class

November 14 @ 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 project is small and the pieces are large, which makes for a perfect way to learn paper piecing!  This Christmas tree is so adorable everyone will want to make two, one to keep and one to give away.  Decorate it as creatively as you want with buttons, ribbons, and bows.  Finished size is 26” x 76”, the pattern includes tissue paper foundations to make two trees.

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Beginning Sewing Class

November 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until November 29, 2017
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. Projects: Envelope Pillow, Car Accessory Caddy Bag   This is a 4…

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Sit & Sew

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 5 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 15, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
+ Google Map

  Leave the housework, the ringing phone, and the cooking at home! Get out a sewing project and come over to Mary Jo’s for some "sewcializing”.     Mary Jo’s Sit & Sew will be on the third Thursday of each month.  There is no fee, but space is limited so please call in advance to reserve your seat.  704-861-9100  

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Petals Class

November 18 @ 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 quilt would be a great way to brighten up any room.  Be creative when picking your yardage so your ‘petals’ quilt will reflect your own personal style.  You’ll learn how to use Triangulations (optional) and the Tri-Recs ruler (required).  

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Beginning Sewing Class

November 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until November 29, 2017
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. Projects: Envelope Pillow, Car Accessory Caddy Bag   This is a 4…

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Beginning Sewing Class

November 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until November 29, 2017
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. Projects: Envelope Pillow, Car Accessory Caddy Bag   This is a 4…

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Get It Done Class

November 30 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
+ Google Map
$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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December 2017

Heirloom Workshop – Christmas

December 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Once on December 9, 2017
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$79

This collection will teach you a wintry mix of techniques within each project using beautiful and festive embroidery. Tis the season to deck the halls, living room, and everywhere else in your home with these elegant designs. You will be able to make projects like hand stitched pillows, heirloom towel tips with button applique, votive bags and Christmas tote bag and much more! Hoop sizes 5” X 7” up to 9.5” X 14” We will complete two projects: tea towel…

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Pineapples on Point Class

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$35

  If you've always wanted to make a Pineapple quilt but thought it looked too complicated, you will love this class. The Creative Grids pineapple ruler is just a tool you need to make the intricate design of this quilt effortless.

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Costa Maya Class

December 5 @ 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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Heirloom Workshop – Christmas

December 9 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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$79

This collection will teach you a wintry mix of techniques within each project using beautiful and festive embroidery. Tis the season to deck the halls, living room, and everywhere else in your home with these elegant designs. You will be able to make projects like hand stitched pillows, heirloom towel tips with button applique, votive bags and Christmas tote bag and much more! Hoop sizes 5” X 7” up to 9.5” X 14” We will complete two projects: tea towel…

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Quilt Finishing Class

December 12 @ 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!  

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