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Mastery Class Descriptions:

Mastery: Sewing Basics Part 1 & 2 - B880 Plus, 790 Plus, 770QE, 740, 590, Next Gen 570 QE, 535, 480, 475, and 435.
Learn the basic operations of the machine with practical and decorative stitches.

Mastery: Embroidery Basics Part 1 & 2 - B880 Plus, 790 Plus, 770QEE, 700, 590, Next Gen 570 QE, 535, and 500 Embroidery Machines.
Learn the basics of how to use your embroidery machine. 

Mastery: 215 and 3 Series - B215, 330, 350, 335, and 325
Learn the basic operations of the machine with practical stitches.

Customers who purchase a machine from Cupcake Quilts are welcome to attend our Free Mastery classes, If you’ve purchased a machine elsewhere, you can attend at a fee of $25.00 an hour. With two locations to serve you it is possible to complete all your classes within a month!

Classes will be offered every month but we will rotate the days of the week to be able to accommodate everyone's schedule.

Be sure to reserve your space for Mastery class by calling the location of your choice. You will be required to bring your own machine to each class. If you have just a few questions about specific functions on your machine, or have an older model, please call to set up a one on one appointment.

Classes


Some of our best memories have been made while celebrating Christmas. We think of mouth-watering desserts and freshly baked goods coming from the oven. "We Whisk You a Merry Christmas" is Kimberbell's newest feature quilt that focuses on scrumptious delectables. Your project will be ready to quilt upon completion of this six session class.

Cost: $ 150.00
No quilting, NO binding, & NO handwork! The table runner secret is the hidden center seam. This class is a skill builder to complete the remaining patterns and gives concise instructions to make the Blossom. There are four basic variations for the table runner in this 31-page instruction book and a bonus "Blossom " pattern. It is neither braided nor twisted, but uses the same Braided Twist tool!

Cost: $ 29.00
We're going right over-the-edge with Fall & Winter Wonder! Create an apron, placemat, and tea towel with adorable applique, including Pumpkins & Pies for your cozy autumn gatherings. The over-the-edge designs are accented by textures and techniques such as fringe, applique glitter, and Crocheted Edge Trim!

Cost: $ 20.00
Cupcake Quilts is offering a special Dealer Exclusive Kimberbell Design. Join us and take a memorable trip to the place you love best! Kimberbell's All Roads Lead Home Tea Towel features a vintage applique truck, traveling homeward with a freshly-cut tree of applique glitter. Dimensional Holiday Buttons nestle snugly inside the pickup's pocket bed, while clear Vinyl with decorative stitching is a shiny "glass" window! Embroider the seasonal sentiment, "All roads lead home for Christmas," then add Tassels & PomPom Trim to the red Polka Dot Tea Towel for a warm gift or a cheery decor for your hearth and home.

Cost: $ 20.00
Cupcake Quilts is offering a special Dealer Exclusive Kimberbell Design. Join us and take a memorable trip to the place you love best! Kimberbell's All Roads Lead Home Tea Towel features a vintage applique truck, traveling homeward with a freshly-cut tree of applique glitter. Dimensional Holiday Buttons nestle snugly inside the pickup's pocket bed, while clear Vinyl with decorative stitching is a shiny "glass" window! Embroider the seasonal sentiment, "All roads lead home for Christmas," then add Tassels & PomPom Trim to the red Polka Dot Tea Towel for a warm gift or a cheery decor for your hearth and home.

Cost: $ 20.00
Join us to create a one of a kind "Happy Birthday" wall hanging!

Cost: $ 45.00
Merely the sound of the word ?Heirloom? conjures up an image of lace and fine fabrics. This class will introduce you to the world of heirloom sewing by machine. The techniques shared will include entredeux to fabric, lace to entredeux, entredeux to gathered lace, lace to lace, and lace to fabric. The pace is slow, the sewing is easy and the fabrics are simply scrumptious to the fingers. The students will perform hands-on sewing activities.

Cost: $ 77.00
Do you have unfinished garment projects? Bring them with you, and Gypsy can help solve those pesky technique issues or assist in completing your project! It's always nice to have an expert on hand! ;)

Cost: $ 10.00
Want some toasty, warm feet on a cold night? Join us to make some fun bedtime boots!

Cost: $ 25.00
Need some quick gifts or expecting a new addition to the family. We have a great project to help you learn some techniques for your sewing experience. Meet with us to make burp cloths and bibs.

Cost: $ 25.00
Do you have unfinished garment projects? Bring them with you, and Gypsy can help solve those pesky technique issues or assist in completing your project! It's always nice to have an expert on hand! ;)

Cost: $ 10.00
Do you have unfinished garment projects? Bring them with you, and Gypsy can help solve those pesky technique issues or assist in completing your project! It's always nice to have an expert on hand! ;)

Cost: $ 10.00
Do you have unfinished garment projects? Bring them with you, and Gypsy can help solve those pesky technique issues or assist in completing your project! It's always nice to have an expert on hand! ;)

Cost: $ 10.00
The HQ Ruler of the Month Club is a great opportunity to challenge your quilting skills and build ruler work confidence.

Cost: $ 20.00
The HQ Ruler of the Month Club is a great opportunity to challenge your quilting skills and build ruler work confidence.

Cost: $ 20.00
Spring: Judy Kessinger FitNice Club
- Dec 08, 2019 12:00 pm

Have you ever found yourself back home from a wonderful weekend event filled with fashion designing, fitting help, fabric shopping and sewing; wishing somehow to keep the momentum going? We have now launched our very own Judy Kessinger FitNice Club at Cupcake Quilts! Join us!

Cost: $ 25.00
The HQ Ruler of the Month Club is a great opportunity to challenge your quilting skills and build ruler work confidence.

Cost: $ 20.00
The HQ Ruler of the Month Club is a great opportunity to challenge your quilting skills and build ruler work confidence.

Cost: $ 20.00
Spring: Judy Kessinger FitNice Club
- Jan 12, 2020 12:00 pm

Have you ever found yourself back home from a wonderful weekend event filled with fashion designing, fitting help, fabric shopping and sewing; wishing somehow to keep the momentum going? We have now launched our very own Judy Kessinger FitNice Club at Cupcake Quilts! Join us!

Cost: $ 25.00
The HQ Ruler of the Month Club is a great opportunity to challenge your quilting skills and build ruler work confidence.

Cost: $ 20.00
The HQ Ruler of the Month Club is a great opportunity to challenge your quilting skills and build ruler work confidence.

Cost: $ 20.00
Spring: Judy Kessinger FitNice Club
- Feb 09, 2020 12:00 pm

Have you ever found yourself back home from a wonderful weekend event filled with fashion designing, fitting help, fabric shopping and sewing; wishing somehow to keep the momentum going? We have now launched our very own Judy Kessinger FitNice Club at Cupcake Quilts! Join us!

Cost: $ 25.00
The HQ Ruler of the Month Club is a great opportunity to challenge your quilting skills and build ruler work confidence.

Cost: $ 20.00
Join us on the SECOND Tuesday of every month to learn new tips, tricks and techniques using the latest rulers from HandiQuilter! These rulers are exclusive to the Ruler of The Month Club!

Cost: $ 25.00
The HQ Ruler of the Month Club is a great opportunity to challenge your quilting skills and build ruler work confidence.

Cost: $ 20.00
Join us on the THIRD Friday of every month to learn new tips, tricks and techniques using the latest rulers from HandiQuilter! These rulers are exclusive to the Ruler of The Month Club!

Cost: $ 25.00
Humble Location: Kimberbell Club
- Dec 09, 2019 10:00 am

Join our Kimberbell Club at our Humble Location! We will meet the SECOND MONDAY of EVERY MONTH to create a one-of-a-kind Kimberbell Project! This is an encouraging group of embroiderers that help a beginning embroiderer or offer ideas and techniques among one another. This is a great opportunity for the new embroiderer and fun for the more advanced! Club Membership Includes: 13 months of embroidery projects Learning new techniques Learn which Stabilizer is best for your project Come join the Kimberbell Club and make new friends!

Cost: $ 360.00
1-A STEPPING STONES TO QUILTING YOUR FIRST QUILT This class is for everyone, whether you've never quilted and want to learn, or if you already quilt. You will learn how to prepare the quilt top, resize and apply designs, select batting and backings, baste, and all about threads, needles and tension. Bring a finished top, if desired, to discuss ideas and approaches to finishing your quilt. TOPICS INCLUDE: - How to prepare the quilt top and backing for quilting - Threads, needles and tension - How to select, resize, audition and apply quilt designs - Batting and basting basics - Stitch-in-the-ditch and meander quilting

Cost: $ 49.00
Have you wondered how to make those cute blankets with the cuddle binding, but aren't sure how to go about it? Well this is the class for you! We are very excited to have National Educator - Teresa Coates from Shannon Fabrics here to teach you the tips and tricks to make a self binding blanket using Cuddle! These blankets are fun & quick to make and make excellent gifts!

Cost: $ 30.00
1-C SIT-DOWN MACHINE-QUILTING BASICS Do you quilt on a sewing machine, but long for more space? Are you unsure if you are doing it right?? Come discover how the HQ Sweet Sixteen machine, plus tools and tips, can improve the quality of your work and the pleasure of your quilting experience. The machine's features make free-motion quilting a breeze, and additional creative feet and gadgets open a whole new world beyond meandering. TOPICS INCLUDE: - Built-in machine features and stitch regulation with TruStitch - Bobbins, tension, needles, and threads - Pattern application and Golden Threads paper - Basting layers and manipulating the quilt - Creative machine feet, rulers, and gadgets

Cost: $ 49.00
1-D STAND-UP LONGARM MACHINE QUILTING BASICS Does longarm quilting interest you, and you'd like to learn more about it? Or do you just want a review of longarm basics? This class removes the mystery of longarm quilting by explaining machine and frame elements and features, how to load a quilt, and vital facts about thread, needles and tension. Handi Quilter longarm and frame systems come in various sizes for every budget, are user-friendly because they are designed by a quilter, for quilters - just like you! TOPICS INCLUDE: - Basic machine and frame elements and features - Bobbins, tension, needles, and thread - How to load a quilt onto a frame - Quilting with Groovy Boards and pantographs - Rulers, Micro Handles, and basic free motion

Cost: $ 49.00
Discover the basics of sewing with "CUDDLE" fabric by Shannon Fabrics. With the tips and tricks you'll learn in this class, you will see how it's very easy to sew with Cuddle. Learn the simple Stitch & Flip Method used in making a Cuddle quilt. Each student should be able to complete a 27" x 27" Wee One baby quilt in class.

Cost: $ 49.00
3-B RULER ESSENTIALS If you love precision and consistency in your quilting designs, you will love using design rulers and templates! These handy tools assist in placing designs accurately and stitching them out precisely. Learn to handle rulers and templates safely with the ruler base and Sure Foot, and how to achieve accuracy with the markings. The wide variety of Handi Quilter rulers will inspire you to new design heights. TOPICS INCLUDE: - Handle rulers safely - Understand and use ruler markings for precision and accuracy - Use piecing lines and marking tools to build ruler design confidence - Versa tool quilting: stitch-in-the-ditch, cross-hatch, piano keys, clamshells, and arcs - Apply binding with the HQ VersaTool

Cost: $ 49.00
5-A INTRODUCTION TO THE PRO-STITCHER - ALL DAY CLASS Part 1: This class is designed to entice new buyers and set the stage for new owners. Pro-Stitcher is an intuitive computer-guided quilting system designed especially for use with Handi Quilter longarm quilting machines. User-friendly and simple to operate, the step-by-step process for each function is easy and fun. Whether finishing your own quilts or considering a quilting business, come see the elegant and precise quilting you can accomplish with a Pro-Stitcher. New owners: start here! TOPICS INCLUDE: - Overview of support resources available on-line - Overview of menu and basic functions and design catalog - Fit a design to a block using Skew and Resize, XForm and Align - Demonstration of the Pro-Stitcher Simulator - Overview of Art & Stitch

Cost: $ 99.00
Join us for a fabulous Kimberbell one-day event during the busy holiday season, we're talking less stress, more sparkle! Finish four festive projects including two Christmas ornaments, a premium watercolor card, and quilted decorative pillow. Enjoy the machine embroidery fun with Kimberbellishments, including bamboo hoops for ornaments, watercolor pencils with blending brush, and pillow form. Pick out your coziest winter sweater and sparkle all the way to Kimberbell's one-day Christmas event!

Cost: $ 99.00
Join us for a fabulous Kimberbell one-day event during the busy holiday season, we're talking less stress, more sparkle! Finish four festive projects including two Christmas ornaments, a premium watercolor card, and quilted decorative pillow. Enjoy the machine embroidery fun with Kimberbellishments, including bamboo hoops for ornaments, watercolor pencils with blending brush, and pillow form. Pick out your coziest winter sweater and sparkle all the way to Kimberbell's one-day Christmas event!

Cost: $ 99.00
Calling all cookie testers! Ginger's Kitchen is "baking spirits bright" with a new Bench Pillow to match Kimberbell's We Whisk You a Merry Christmas quilt. Jolly gingerbread cookies are dressed up with bows and Glitter Dot Organza, while gingerbread houses are capped with delicious drifts of Applique Glitter snow! Three lollipops are made with a yummy ?yo-yo? technique, and silver Mylar and red stitches are sparkly candy cane stripes. Other features include an applique stocking and tree, peppermint pinwheels, Holiday Buttons, and a variety of sweet stitches against the pretty patchwork background. With ruffles and rick rack and Christmas confections, Ginger's Kitchen is a tasteful tribute to happy holiday baking!

Cost: $ 149.00
Calling all cookie testers! Ginger's Kitchen is "baking spirits bright" with a new Bench Pillow to match Kimberbell's We Whisk You a Merry Christmas quilt. Jolly gingerbread cookies are dressed up with bows and Glitter Dot Organza, while gingerbread houses are capped with delicious drifts of Applique Glitter snow! Three lollipops are made with a yummy ?yo-yo? technique, and silver Mylar and red stitches are sparkly candy cane stripes. Other features include an applique stocking and tree, peppermint pinwheels, Holiday Buttons, and a variety of sweet stitches against the pretty patchwork background. With ruffles and rick rack and Christmas confections, Ginger's Kitchen is a tasteful tribute to happy holiday baking!

Cost: $ 149.00
Join us to create your very own Claudia Dinnell Design: Potting Shed.

Cost: $ 199.00
Mastery: Sewing Basics Part 1 & 2 - B880 Plus, 790 Plus, 770QE, 740, 590, Next Gen 570 QE, 535, 480, 475, and 435. Learn the basic operations of the machine with practical and decorative stitches.

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery: Serger Basics - L460|L450, 1150MDA Learn the basics of how to use your BERNINA Serger.

Cost: $ FREE
The Second class of the serger classes will cover the L460, L450, 1300 MDC, 1150 IF you have bought the extra feet for the machine. The exercises consist of learning to use just those feet. The last hour of the class will be devoted only to the machines the do the cover stitch/chain stitch. So not all machines will be in this part of the class.

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery: Embroidery Basics Part 1 & 2 - B880 Plus, 790 Plus, 770QEE, 700, 590, Next Gen 570 QE, 535, and 500 Embroidery Machines. Learn the basics of how to use your embroidery machine.

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery: 215 and 3 Series - B215, 330, 350, 335, and 325 Learn the basic operations of the machine with practical stitches. Customers who purchase a machine from Cupcake Quilts are welcome to attend our Free Mastery classes. If you've purchased a machine elsewhere, you may attend at a fee of $25.00 an hour. With two locations to serve you it is possible to complete all your classes within a month! Call either store to sign up!

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery: Embroidery Basics Part 1 & 2 - B880 Plus, 790 Plus, 770QEE, 700, 590, Next Gen 570 QE, 535, and 500 Embroidery Machines. Learn the basics of how to use your embroidery machine.

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery: Sewing Basics Part 1 & 2 - B880 Plus, 790 Plus, 770QE, 740, 590, Next Gen 570 QE, 535, 480, 475, and 435. Learn the basic operations of the machine with practical and decorative stitches.

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery: 215 and 3 Series - B215, 330, 350, 335, and 325 Learn the basic operations of the machine with practical stitches. Customers who purchase a machine from Cupcake Quilts are welcome to attend our Free Mastery classes. If you've purchased a machine elsewhere, you may attend at a fee of $25.00 an hour. With two locations to serve you it is possible to complete all your classes within a month! Call either store to sign up!

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery: Embroidery Basics Part 1 & 2 - B880 Plus, 790 Plus, 770QEE, 700, 590, Next Gen 570 QE, 535, and 500 Embroidery Machines. Learn the basics of how to use your embroidery machine.

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery: Serger Basics - L460|L450, 1150MDA, 1300DC Learn the basics of how to use your BERNINA Serger.

Cost: $ FREE
Part 2 - Mastery: Serger Basics - The Second class of the serger classes will cover the L460, L450, 1300MDC, 1150, and other Bernina machines that have extra feet. The exercises cover only stitches on how to use the bought feet not the foot that comes with the machine. The last hour or so of the class will be devoted to the cover stitch machines that only do the cover stitch/chain stitch. So not all machines will be in this part of the classes.

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery: Sewing Basics Part 1 & 2 - B880 Plus, 790 Plus, 770QE, 740, 590, Next Gen 570 QE, 535, 480, 475, and 435. Learn the basic operations of the machine with practical and decorative stitches.

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery: Embroidery Basics Part 1 & 2 - B880 Plus, 790 Plus, 770QEE, 700, 590, Next Gen 570 QE, 535, and 500 Embroidery Machines. Learn the basics of how to use your embroidery machine.

Cost: $ FREE
Mastery: 215 and 3 Series - B215, 330, 350, 335, and 325 Learn the basic operations of the machine with practical stitches. Customers who purchase a machine from Cupcake Quilts are welcome to attend our Free Mastery classes. If you've purchased a machine elsewhere, you may attend at a fee of $25.00 an hour. With two locations to serve you it is possible to complete all your classes within a month! Call either store to sign up!

Cost: $ FREE

Calendar


Humble Location: MASTERY CLASS - BERNINA Sewing Basics

Mastery: Sewing Basics Part 1 & 2 - B880 Plus, 790 Plus, 770QE, 740, 590, Next Gen 570 QE, 535, 480, 475, and 435. Learn the basic operations of the machine with practical and decorative stitches.

Spring Event: SHANNON CUDDLE EVENT - Self Binding Blanket

Have you wondered how to make those cute blankets with the cuddle binding, but aren't sure how to go about it? Well this is the class for you! We are very excited to have National Educator - Teresa Coates from Shannon Fabrics here to teach you the tips and tricks to make a self binding blanket using Cuddle! These blankets are fun & quick to make and make excellent gifts!

Humble Event: HandiQuilter Post Festival Education Event - Stepping Stones to Quilting Your First Quilt

1-A STEPPING STONES TO QUILTING YOUR FIRST QUILT This class is for everyone, whether you've never quilted and want to learn, or if you already quilt. You will learn how to prepare the quilt top, resize and apply designs, select batting and backings, baste, and all about threads, needles and tension. Bring a finished top, if desired, to discuss ideas and approaches to finishing your quilt. TOPICS INCLUDE: - How to prepare the quilt top and backing for quilting - Threads, needles and tension - How to select, resize, audition and apply quilt designs - Batting and basting basics - Stitch-in-the-ditch and meander quilting

Nov 15
Spring Location: Basic Heirloom Sewing by Machine
Nov 15
Humble Event: HandiQuilter Post Festival Education Event - Sit Down Machine Quilting Basics
Nov 16
Humble Event: HandiQuilter Post Festival Education Event - Stand-Up Longarm Machine Quilting Basics