Classes and Events

*Sewing and Embroidery Club Meeting, Show & Tell, and Demonstration 10:00-12:00*

Socialize and Learn a thing or two with your friends at our Monthly Club Meeting from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Share your current projects and maybe even learn a thing or two. Club is for all levels of sewing, quilting & embroidery and doesn't matter what machines you own.

Cost: $ FREE
20% Discount on Brother Accessories All Week Long

20% Discount on Brother Accessories All Week Long In-Store

20% Discount on In-Store Purchases of Janome Accessories All Week Long

Receive a 20% Discount on In-Store Purchases of Janome Accessories All Week Long.

20% Discount on In-Store Purchases of Thread All Week Long

Receive a 20% Discount on In-Store Purchases of Thread all week long.

Applique Selvage Tote with Karen H. available in 2 sessions

Join Karen and Friends to make this darling Applique Selvage Bag at either 10:00 am to 1:00 pm or 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Makes a great Shopping Tote. Fee is just $20.00 plus the cost of supplies.

Cost: $ 20.00
Artistic Suite 5.0 & 6.0 Software with Bea 1:30-3:30*

Continued Education for owners of the Artistic Suite 6.0 Software. Learn and share your knowledge about this exciting software. Bring your laptop with software installed. There is no fee for this class.

Cost: $ FREE
Beginner Sewing - Learn to Make a Pillowcase

Beginner Sewing Class meets 10:00 to 1:00 p.m. or 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Learn the Basics of Sewing and go home with a finished Pillow Case. Fee is $20 plus cost of Fabric. Contact Karen Hearn for reservation. Seats are limited to a maximum of 6. You must bring your machine to class.

Cost: $ 20.00
Bon Voyage Cosmetic Tote 10:00 to 1:00 pm

How Cute is this Cosmetic Tote? Make it in Brights or Pastels. You choose your colors and keep it or give it away! Make s a great gift idea. Friday from 10:00 to 1:00 pm. Fee is just $20 + Pattern. All your supplies are 15% off when you purchase them at the time of paying for your class.

Brother Continued Education for the 2800, 5100, 6200 and Quattro 3 6:00 - 8:00 pm*

Learn how to use all of the fabulous features of your Brother 2800, 5100, 6200 and Quattro 3 in this NEW OWNER series of classes. You will learn various hooping, stabilizer and embroidery placement techniques with a quick PE Next demo on Monograms. In class, we will embroider a monogram onto a scarf. You will leave this class with the confidence to get that embroidery into the perfect position every time. Please call in advance to reserve your spot. As you know these classes get very full quickly. Please let us know your preferred 1 or 3 letter initials for the monogram. 972-681-3996.

Cost: $ FREE
Brother Continued Education VX8500 - The Dream Machine*

Are you a New Owner of the Fabulous Brother Dream Machine? If you purchased at Thomas Sewing Center, this class is for you. In February, we will explore combining designs, editing, lettering, built in stitch manipulation for embroidery.

Cost: $ FREE
Continued Education for 6600, 7700, 8200, 8900 6:00-8:00*

Continued Education for MC6600, MC7700, MC8200, MC8900 Learn how to use all of the features of your Memory Craft Machine in this monthly class with Karen from 6:00-8:00 PM. There is no charge for this class if you purchased your machine at Thomas Sewing Center.

Cost: $ FREE
Continued Education for Janome 300e, 350e, MC9700, MC9900 & 11000 Owners, 6:00-8:00 PM*

Learn how to use all of the features of your Memory Craft Machine in this monthly class from 6:00-8:00 PM. Class will feature the Embroidery side of your machine. No fee for this class if you purchased your machine at Thomas Sewing Center.

Cost: $ FREE
Continued Education for MC12000 & MC15000 Owners 6:00-8:00*

Continued Education for MC12000 & MC15000 Owners from 6:00-8:00. This month's class is for all New Owners of the MC12000 and MC15000. "Getting to Know the Embroidery Features on Your New Machine" Bring your machine, embroidery unit, hoops, all accessories and your instruction manual.

Cost: $ FREE
Dallas Quilt Show Market Hall

Dallas Quilt Show Celebration, March 13th, 14th, and 15th at Market Hall. Stop by and see us in Booths 95-103. Demonstrations each day on the Main Stage. Tickets available in advance at Thomas Sewing Center for $8. Tickets $10 at the door.

Digitizer MBX 4.0/4.5 Software Training*

Join us for Hands on Training on the Janome Digitizer MBX 4.0/4.5 Software. Bring your laptop and an external mouse. You will learn the basics to advanced functions of this software.

Cost: $ FREE
DIY Home Decor - Folklore Pillows 6:00 to 9:00 pm

Decorate your home like the pro's and save money too! The possibilities are endless with the tips and techniques taught by Andrea in this NEW HOME DECOR series. Each month you will learn new skills to personalize and decorate your space. This month you will create Folklore Throw Pillows featuring machine applique and a quick and easy closure technique. This series is sure to be lots of fun.

Cost: $ 20.00
Easy Peasy Beginner Strip Quilt - 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Make this Easy Peasy Beginner Strip Quilt in one afternoon. Would make a great baby quilt or throw. Soft and Cuddly. Saturday afternoon from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Teacher Fee is $20.00 and remember you get 15% off your supplies when you purchase them at Thomas Sewing Center for this class.

Cost: $ 20.00
Embroidery Club Meeting, Show & Tell and Demonstration 10:00-12:00

Do you need some inspiration? Tips & Tricks to improve your embroidery skills? Whether you are a novice with your first embroidery machine or an old pro, join us for our NEW Embroidery Club. This meeting is FREE and all you need to bring is yourself and your Show-n-Tell. We will have a demo/discussion and light refreshments. Bring a friend.

Cost: $ FREE
Footprints in the Sand Anita Goodesign Wallhanging

Join Betty, our EXPERT in Anita Goodesign Tile Scenes to create Footprints in the Sand in this 2 part class. February 12, 10:00-1:00 Learn to construct the blocks. March 12, 10:00-1:00 Bring your pieces and learn how to put it all together. $40.00 for both days.

Cost: $ 40.00
Just in Time for Spring, Get Growing Wall Hanging or Throw by Sandy Gervais

This wonderful project Uses Jelly Rolls and comes together very quickly. Get Growing by Sandy Gervais will be completed in just 2 Classes and offered in 2 separate sessions. Class 1 of 2 is Wednesday, March 18th at either 10:00 to 1:00 or 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Class 2 of 2 will be Wednesday, April 1st at either 10:00 to 1:00 or 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn to Make a T-Shirt Quilt with Karen in 2 Classes offered in 2 Sessions

Back by Popular Demand, Learn how to Make a T-Shirt Quilt in just 2 Classes. Will be offered in 2 sessions at either 10:00 to 1:00 or 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Teacher fee is $20 plus your supplies. Don't forget you receive a 15% discount off supplies when purchased for a class.

Cost: $ 20.00
No Classes Today. We are bringing items back from the Dallas Quilt Show. We will not be open late tonight.

No Classes Today. We are bringing items back from the Dallas Quilt Show. We will not be open late tonight.

Out to Lunch - 2 Classes offered at 2 Different Sessions

Carry Your Lunch in Style with this roomy little handbag and Reusable Sandwich or Snack Bag. This is a 2 series class offered at two different sessions. Come to either the morning session at 10:00 to 1:00 or the evening session from 6:00 to 9:00 pm which ever fits your schedule best. 2 Classes for $40.

Cost: $ 40.00
PE Design Next Software Training 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.*

If you purchased your PE Design Next Software at Thomas Sewing Center, join us Saturday, January 17th from 9:30 to 11:30 for training on the Basics of the Software. Bring your laptop with Software already loaded and an external mouse to this session.

Cost: $ FREE
Pet Collars for your Favorite Cat or Dog 6:00 to 8:00 pm

What a great gift? Learn to make a collar for your Favorite Cat or Dog today from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. You can make this great collar in any size and with or without embroidery. Jenny will show you the way to make this personal collar for your pet.

Cost: $ 15.00
Saint Patrick's Day

Saint Patrick's Day

Senior Citizen 20% Discount on In-Store Purchases All Week Long

This week, Seniors (55+ Young) receive a 20% Discount on In-Store Purchases on Fabric and Notions. We are not open on Sunday, but you can enjoy this discount Monday through Saturday of this week.

Setting Up for the Dallas Quilt Show. We will not be open late tonight.

Setting Up for the Dallas Quilt Show. We will not be open late tonight.

Sit & Sew 10-3:00 p.m.

Bring a project and your machine and enjoy sewing with friends. Enjoy the social time and bring your lunch or go out. Sit & Sew 10:00 to 3:00 p.m. Please call to register as spaces are limited. 972-681-3996

Cost: $ FREE
Store in Style - Great Gift Idea for that Special Someone

Make this Fashionable Organizer for jewelry or small notions such as pins and buttons. Class offered by Karen H. at either 10:00 am to 1:00 pm or 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Class fee is just $20 plus pattern and supplies. Remember you get 15% off you supplies when purchased with a class.

Cost: $ 20.00
String of Beads Table Runner 10:00 to 1:00 pm.

What a Neat and Modern Twist to the Table Runner. This project is so much prettier made up than the picture on the pattern. Cool thing is this fabric can be cut with a ruler or cut with the ScanNCut! Now that is cool! Make this project up in just a few hours. 10:00 to 1:00 pm.

Cost: $ 20.00
UFO - Unfinished Objects - $20.00

Did you start on a quilt or other project and not finish it? This is the perfect time to complete your project with Karen's instruction. Stitcher's Garden, Harvest Angel, Batik Beauty, Jitterbug Rug or any project with which you'd like a little guidance.

Cost: $ 20.00
Vintage Moments Quilt with Helen Hogue features Feathered Star in Center 10:00 to 1:00 pm

Make this fabulous Vintage Moments Quilt using Reproduction Fabrics. Helen will walk you though how to put this quilt together in just three classes each on a Monday from 10:00 to 1:00 pm. Teacher Fee will be $60 which will break down to just $20 per three hour session.

Cost: $ 60.00
Thomas Sewing Center, 18775 LBJ Frwy., Suite 200, Mesquite, TX 75150, 972-681-3996, 1-877-682-3996