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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 QEE, 535 E, 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, OG 5 series machines
Learn the basic operations of the machine with practical stitches.

Mastery: Serger Basics #1 - L460, L450, 1150MDA. 1300 MDC
Learn the basics of how to use your BERNINA Serger.

Mastery: Serger Part #2: 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 on specific techniques such as applying zippers, creating wired ribbon, etc. The last hour of the class will be devoted only to the machines that do the cover stitch/chain stitch. So not all machines will be in this part of the class.

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 $50.00 an hour. If you have a different serger than those listed in the serger part of the description and would like to have classes, please, email Gypsy Hargrove, the instructor, at gypsy@cupcakequilts.com to find out if you can be in the classes. 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. The serger classes will be offered at one store one month and the other store the next month. 

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 email Gypsy Hargrove at gypsy@cupcakequilts.com or call to set up a one on one appointment.

Classes


Humble Location: Kiss Clutch
- Feb 05, 2020 09:30 am

Join us to whip up The Kiss Clutch in a one day class instructed by Sandy Harvey! It is the perfect little clutch to grab for a day out shopping or for a night out, a cosmetic bag or even a gift for a friend.

Cost: $ 45.00
Join us to create your very own Amelie Scott Country Hearts Table Runner! This piece is a beautiful addition to your Valentine's Day accessories!

Cost: $ 45.00
Join us to experience Tucker University! Everyone is welcome! In this session we will cover the Corner Pop and Quilter's Magic Wand. Stop throwing away half of those squares you used to pop off a corner and start saving your fabric by using the Corner Pop. Before you know it, you will be popping off the corners of every unit. The Corner Pop does just that, it helps to add a pop of color to any unit and can add a secondary pattern to your quilt.

Cost: $ 35.00
Join us to create your one of a kind "Longhorn Collage Quilt" instructed by Dixie Frantz! This two day class will take you through fusing demonstration, cutting motifs, designing and building your very own collage masterpiece.

Cost: $ 99.00
Join us at our Humble Location to create Kimberbell's Luck O' the Gnome: St. Patrick's Day Bench Pillow in a three day class!

Cost: $ 149.00
Overlocker Multi-purpose Foot - Make piping, add beads and install zipper - you can do it all with one terrific presser foot the multi-purpose foot. This foot is a versatile foot that can be a great investment to make complex applications a little easier. In this lesson, you will discover how this foot can enhance your capabilities using an overlocker/serger.

Cost: $ 25.00
Do you have unfinished garment projects or a sewing project you need help with the pattern? 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: $ 15.00
Join us to experience Tucker University! Everyone is welcome! In this session we will cover the Corner Pop and Quilter's Magic Wand. Stop throwing away half of those squares you used to pop off a corner and start saving your fabric by using the Corner Pop. Before you know it, you will be popping off the corners of every unit. The Corner Pop does just that, it helps to add a pop of color to any unit and can add a secondary pattern to your quilt.

Cost: $ 35.00
This is the second in the Kimberbell petite pillow series following the format of her popular bench pillow patterns. Join Cupcake Quilts as we make a new pillow cover for each month, then switch out the pillow form as the season and holidays change. Two different designs for each month will be made and fit the 8" square pillow form and a new 5 1/2" x 9 1/2" rectangular pillow form. February pillows are an 8" x 8" square pillow featuring a vinyl Jar filled with hearts as well as a quilted pinwheel. The second is the rectangular pillow with the words "Love You More" embroidered.

Cost: $ 45.00
Join us at our Old Town Spring Location to create Kimberbell's Luck O' the Gnome: St. Patrick's Day Bench Pillow in a three day class!

Cost: $ 149.00
Do you have unfinished garment projects or a sewing project you need help with the pattern? 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: $ 15.00
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
Spring: Judy Kessinger FitNice Club
- Mar 08, 2020 12:00 am

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
Humble Location: Kimberbell Club
- Feb 10, 2020 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
Join us for 24 Hours of instruction with Handi Quilter National Educator - Susan Manry! This will get you in to ALL HQ VAN Event Instruction over 4 days!

Cost: $ 399.00
Calling ALL HQ Longarm Owners! Join us for Longarm Bootcamp to learn how to properly prepare and load your quilt onto the frame. Explore thread, needles and tension settings to help you achieve the quilting you desire. Overcome the fear of setting tension or trying new threads. Learn the basic relationship of needles and threads to each other and to the machine. Open up the world of specialty threads for exciting new applications. We will discuss batting, groovy boards, pantographs, free-motion and step up to the world of Pro-Stitcher with National Educator Susan Manry.

Cost: $ 129.00
-Calling Pro-Stitcher Owners- Join us for an in-depth Pro-Stitcher Bootcamp with HandiQuilter National Educator Susan Manry.

Cost: $ 129.00
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: $ 59.00
Fast, Fun, and Fabulous Free Motion Quilting: Quilters everywhere LOVE the excitement and fun of free motion quilting - and it's easier than you think! Create flowing designs by connecting simple design elements with continuous lines, traveling across the quilt or filling in a specific area. Learn how drawing and muscle memory contribute to beautiful free motion quilting, and how to create stunning designs.

Cost: $ 59.00
Humble HQ Van Event: Ruler Essentials
- Feb 01, 2020 10:00 am

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.

Cost: $ 59.00
In this 3 hour (beginner) Pro-Stitcher class we will dive into the features and benefits of owning a Pro-Stitcher. If you are interested in the software, or just purchased the program - this is the class for you!

Cost: $ 59.00
Humble Event: Kimberbell Tea Party
- Feb 14, 2020 09:30 am

Join us for this KIMBERBELL Machine Embroidery Event. Improve your embroidery skill sand learn new techniques while trying a variety of machine embroidery products. Be inspired by friends who love to machine embroider like you! Leave with SIX completed projects.

Cost: $ 199.00
Embellish Educators have teamed up with Cupcake Quilts to teach you how to create quirky quilts the EASY way, with no rules! Choose between the Fabulous Flamingo and the Lovely Llama patterns, and discover the designer within you! No two of these media collage quilts are alike!

Cost: $ 199.00
Join us to create your very own Claudia Dinnell Design: Potting Shed.

Cost: $ 199.00
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 $50.00 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: 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, 1300DC Learn the basics of how to use your BERNINA Serger.

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 $50.00 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
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

Calendar


Spring: MASTERY CLASS - BERNINA Embroidery Basics

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.

Humble HQ VAN Event: ALL CLASSES SIGN UP & SAVE

Join us for 24 Hours of instruction with Handi Quilter National Educator - Susan Manry! This will get you in to ALL HQ VAN Event Instruction over 4 days!

Humble HQ Van Event: OWNER'S LONGARM BOOTCAMP

Calling ALL HQ Longarm Owners! Join us for Longarm Bootcamp to learn how to properly prepare and load your quilt onto the frame. Explore thread, needles and tension settings to help you achieve the quilting you desire. Overcome the fear of setting tension or trying new threads. Learn the basic relationship of needles and threads to each other and to the machine. Open up the world of specialty threads for exciting new applications. We will discuss batting, groovy boards, pantographs, free-motion and step up to the world of Pro-Stitcher with National Educator Susan Manry.

Jan 29
Humble HQ VAN Event: ALL CLASSES SIGN UP & SAVE
Jan 30
Humble HQ Van Event: OWNER'S PRO-STITCHER BOOTCAMP
Jan 30
Spring Location: Bernina Creative Studio - Serger