CALIMESA CLASSES AND GROUPS
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: June
Date: Tuesday June 26th
Thursday June 28th
Time: Tuesday 1:30 pm or 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am or 1:30 pm
Fee: $ 20 ($ 10 per project) (includes embroidery designs)
We are kicking off summer in Kimberbell club with two projects! A citrus cutwork design perfect for aprons or towels and a lemonade mug rug with adorable vinyl detail. Call or come by the shop to sign up for your preferred time (spots are limited) Kits will be available for the mug rugs for $6.
Kimberbell Club: July
Date: Tuesday July 24th
Thursday July 26th
Time: Tuesday 1:30 or 5:30
Thursday 10:00 or 1:30
Cost: $20 ($10 per project)
We're cooling off in July's Kimberbell club with an adorable machine embroidery by number popsicle project, great as mug rugs, hot pads or pin cushion. Speaking of pin cushions, we'll also be doing the redwork pincushion in july. Two great projects, one fun day!
LAND THAT I LOVE
Date: June 16th
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Teacher: Becky Curran
Becky will teach you the unique technique of tinted hand embroidery.