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Mary Jo’s Cloth Store

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401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
704-861-9100

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November 2017

Beginning Sewing Class

November 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating 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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Baby Lock Owner’s Guide Class 1

November 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on October 13, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on October 31, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 4, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 28, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on December 2, 2017 at 9:30am

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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Class One – Basic Machine Operation – All Baby Lock sewing/embroidery machines including all A-Line machines. In this class you will learn everything about the basic operation of your new Baby Lock. We will review patented features for your new Baby Lock such as the automatic needle threading system, automatic fabric sensor system and presser foot height, the needle beam and sensor pen (if they apply to your machine), threading, bobbin winding, cleaning and maintenance. We will also cover: Needles,…

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Beginning Sewing Class

November 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Wednesday, repeating 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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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
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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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December 2017

Baby Lock Serger Owner’s Class 1

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 3, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on December 1, 2017 at 10:00am

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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Class 1 is designed to help maximize your success with your new Baby Lock serger. We will review the Automatic Threading Delivery System (one of several patented features), 4–thread seaming, attaching ribbing to a neckline, differential feed, securing segered seams, 3–thread wide and narrow overlock, 3-thread rolled edge, lettuce edge finish, 3-thread flatlock, 2-thread overlock, 2-thread  narrow flatlock, 2-thread rolled edge, 2-thread flatlock wide.

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Heirloom Workshop – Christmas

December 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on December 9, 2017 at 9:30am

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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Baby Lock Owner’s Guide Class 1

December 2 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on October 13, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on October 31, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 4, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 28, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on December 2, 2017 at 9:30am

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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Class One – Basic Machine Operation – All Baby Lock sewing/embroidery machines including all A-Line machines. In this class you will learn everything about the basic operation of your new Baby Lock. We will review patented features for your new Baby Lock such as the automatic needle threading system, automatic fabric sensor system and presser foot height, the needle beam and sensor pen (if they apply to your machine), threading, bobbin winding, cleaning and maintenance. We will also cover: Needles,…

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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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Baby Lock Owner’s Guide Class 201

December 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on October 20, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 7, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 11, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on December 5, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on December 9, 2017 at 9:30am

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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Class Two – Beyond the Basics – for all new Baby Lock sewing/embroidery machines including all A-Line machines except BL9 and Anna. Let’s discover more features and functions in owner’s class two such as decorative stitches, altering stitches, pattern functions, mirror image, memory functions, mock hand quilt stitch, free motion quilting and more.   MUST HAVE TAKEN CLASS ONE  

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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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Baby Lock Serger Owner’s Class 2

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on December 8, 2017 at 10:00am

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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  Class 2 will allow you to unlock doors for your sewing that you didn’t think possible. We will continue with wave stitches, cover and chain stitching if your model offers these features. We will explore the uses for the elastic foot, blindhem foot, gathering foot, and cording foot. MUST HAVE TAKEN CLASS ONE

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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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Baby Lock Owner’s Guide Class 201

December 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on October 20, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 7, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 11, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on December 5, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on December 9, 2017 at 9:30am

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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Class Two – Beyond the Basics – for all new Baby Lock sewing/embroidery machines including all A-Line machines except BL9 and Anna. Let’s discover more features and functions in owner’s class two such as decorative stitches, altering stitches, pattern functions, mirror image, memory functions, mock hand quilt stitch, free motion quilting and more.   MUST HAVE TAKEN CLASS ONE  

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Baby Lock Embroidery Machine Owner’s Class 3

December 12 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on October 27, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 14, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 18, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on December 12, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on December 16, 2017 at 9:30am

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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Class Three – Embroidery Basics – for new Baby Lock embroidery machine owners. Learn the basics of machine embroidery. We will review stabilizers, needles, thread, hooping, templates/target stickers and placement. We will review file formats, downloading designs, stitching a design, applique, combining designs, lettering, layout, sizing, saving and deleting designs.   MUST HAVE TAKEN CLASS 1 AND 2 BEFORE TAKING CLASS 3.  

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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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Baby Lock Embroidery Machine Owner’s Class 3

December 16 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
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One event on October 27, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 14, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on November 18, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on December 12, 2017 at 9:30am

One event on December 16, 2017 at 9:30am

Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Road
Gastonia, NC 28054 United States
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Class Three – Embroidery Basics – for new Baby Lock embroidery machine owners. Learn the basics of machine embroidery. We will review stabilizers, needles, thread, hooping, templates/target stickers and placement. We will review file formats, downloading designs, stitching a design, applique, combining designs, lettering, layout, sizing, saving and deleting designs.   MUST HAVE TAKEN CLASS 1 AND 2 BEFORE TAKING CLASS 3.  

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Get It Done

December 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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January 2018

Beginning Quilting

January 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until February 13, 2018

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 that meets on the following dates:  Tuesdays Jan 16, 23 and Feb 6 & 13

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Sit N Sew

January 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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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Beginning Quilting

January 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until February 13, 2018

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 that meets on the following dates:  Tuesdays Jan 16, 23 and Feb 6 & 13

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Touchdown Quilt Class

January 25, 2018 @ 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 you’re looking for a fun way to show off team spirit this is the quilt for you!  It would look great in a man-cave, draped over a bed, or as a table runner.  Get some fabric in your favorite team colors, we’re gonna score a Touchdown!

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Quilt Finishing

January 30, 2018 @ 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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February 2018

Beginning Quilting

February 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until February 13, 2018

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 that meets on the following dates:  Tuesdays Jan 16, 23 and Feb 6 & 13

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Beginning Quilting

February 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until February 13, 2018

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 that meets on the following dates:  Tuesdays Jan 16, 23 and Feb 6 & 13

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