CALIMESA CLASSES AND GROUPS
Classes updated every Friday at 5:00 pm
Shop Phone Number for Calimesa 909-795-9090
Please call or come in to the shop to register for any of our classes. All classes are filled on a first come, first served basis. Class fees must be paid in full at time of registration and cannot be refunded or transferred. If a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment a refund will be issued. Class fees do not include supplies unless otherwise stated
Beginner: You are a beginning sewist if you wish to: learn how to use your machine. Learn how to stitch with an accurate seam allowance. Learn how to correctly use basic rotary cutting tools. Learn how to construct simple projects. Learn simple sewing terms.
Intermediate: You are an Intermediate beginner sewist if you: Know how to use your machine. Have mastered the appropriate seam allowance. Possess good rotary cutting skills. Have constructed basic sewing projects including piecing, quilting, and binding a quilt and are fairly comfortable with your machine. Are more experienced than a beginning sewist and are ready for Intermediate beginner.
Advanced: You are an advanced beginner sewist if you: are very familiar with your sewing machine. Proficient in gauging seam width. Possess accurate rotary cutting skills. Confident in constructing and understanding most patterns. Are more experienced than an Intermediate beginner and are looking for more challenging patterns and advanced sewing techniques while enjoying the company of others.
Leslie's Sit 'n Sew
Wednesday and Fridays
9:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ever wanted to have a little help looking over your shoulder while you worked on your own projects? Well this is the class for you. Leslie is right there to help if you run into a problem. They also do optional group mystery quilts. Session fee is $10. Please call the shop for space availability.
Lynn's Sit 'n Sew
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Come join Lynn for this evening sit 'n sew where you bring the project and Lynn provides the knowledge. Lynn is well versed in sergers and can handle all kinds of projects from bags to garments to quilts. Please call the shop to get on the list so that we have ample space for everyone.
In case you're new to the idea, this is a group whose goal is to complete all their unfinished projects in the form of a bingo type game. Headed up by Eileen Torrence, you'll have loads of fun meeting new friends and re-connecting with some you may not have seen in awhile. The cost is minimal as they usually pool a couple of bucks together from everyone and have a little bit of breakfast fare available for grazing. Stop by the shop and one of the staff can help you fill out your card to get started. All comers welcomed.
1st Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Quilts of Valor
4th Saturday of the Month
This wonderful group works collectively to create quilts to be presented to military veterans around the country in recognition of their service. Meets the fourth Saturday of the month from 10:00-3:00.
Embroidery club is back! Meeting monthly on the 4th Thursday from 10:00-12:30 or 1-4. There are 13 exclusive Kimberbell designs just for embroidery club! These projects are all perfect for beginner embroiderers and above! $10 per class or sign up for the year for just $100.
Kimberbell Embroidery Club
4th Thursday of every month
Kimberbell Club: August
Date: Tuesday September 4th
Thursday August 30th
Time: Tuesday 1:30 or 5:30
Thursday 10:00 or 1:30
This month's Kimberbell club project are the adorable 'lovin from my oven' pie tea towels. Kits are available for purchase and include enough for both towels. Please call the shop to sign up for your preferred time spot.
Maui Glam Bag
Date: Tuesday Aug 14th
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Maui Glam Bag is the perfect bag for your upcoming trips or taking tools to sewing class and much more! This class is perfect for the intermediate sewer and above. Call or come by the shop to sign up.
Sew Together Bag
Date: Tuesday Aug 21st
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Sew Together Bag is perfect for all your sewing notions and tools for either at home or for a second set to take to class. This class is perfect for the intermediate sewer and above. Call or come by the shop to sign up.
Candy Cane Tree Lot Hand Embroidery
Date: Sat Sept 8th
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Let Becky walk you through the ease of this beautiful Candy Cane Tree Lot Hand Embroidery design. This class is designed for beginners and beyond! Please call or come by the shop to sign up and for the supply list.
Edge to Edge Quilting
Date: Tuesday September 11th
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Learn how to edge to edge quilt all on your embroidery machine! Edge to edge quilting is a great technique to finish up all your smaller quilts (twin sized and smaller) and even quilting on bags, table runners and more! This is a beginning class but must be familiar with your embroidery machine. Please call or come by the shop to sign up.