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.

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 - Apron

Learn the basics of your machine while making a very adorable apron in this 2 part class. You will leave this class with skills and confidence to try even more complicated projects. Morning class February 3rd and 17th, 9:00-1:00. Evening class February 10th and 24th, 6:00-9:00. Call to reserve your spot at least one week in advance as classes will be cancelled if not filled. We appreciate you purchasing your supplies at Thomas Sewing to keep your class fees low.

Cost: $ 40.00
Beginner Sewing - Machine Caddy

Learn the basics of your machine while making this adorable Sewing Machine Caddy in this 2 part class. We will begin with threading and the mechanics of the sewing machine moving on to assembling the project. You will leave this class with skills and confidence. Part 1 - January 6, 10:00-1:00 or January 13, 6:00-9:00pm Part 2 - January 20, 10:00-1:00 or January 27, 6:00-9:00pm. $40.00

Cost: $ 40.00
Beginner Sewing - Machine Caddy One day, extended class 10:00-3:00

Learn the basics of your machine while making this adorable Sewing Machine Caddy in this class. We will begin with threading and the mechanics of the sewing machine moving on to assembling the project. You will leave this class with skills and confidence. This is a one day, extended class. January 10, 10:00-3:00. $30.00

Cost: $ 30.00
Beginner Sewing Caddy- Makeup Class

If you were not able to attend one of the sessions of your beginner sewing class, this is your opportunity to make it up. Karen will be available for instruction. Registration and payment are required in advance.

Cost: $ 20.00
Brother Continued Education 950D, PE770, 1250D, 2800D, 5100, 6200 6:00-8:00pm*

Brother Continued Education for machines 950D, 1250D, 2800, 5100, 6200. Class meets from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and there is no charge if you purchased your Brother machine at Thomas Sewing Center. Bring your machine and all feet and accessories to class.

Cost: $ FREE
Brother Continued Education for the Quattro 3 6:00 - 8:00 pm*

Learn how to use all of the fabulous features of your Brother Quattro 3 in this NEW OWNER series of classes. In January, 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. Class is offered either Monday, February 9th at 9:.30 a.m. or Thursday, February 12th at 6:00 pm.

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 350e, MC9700, 9900 & 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. February's 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*

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. In January 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
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
Free Motion Machine Quilt with a Regular Machine- Carol Fogleman 10:00-4:00

Carol Fogleman quilts free motion beautifully with her Janome MC8900 Sewing Machine. You too can learn how to do beautiful quilting with your sewing machine. Any brand machine is welcome. Carol will teach you techniques for success. Saturday, February 14, 10:00-4:00 pm $40.

Cost: $ 40.00
Hexie Garden Quilt with Helen 10:00-2:00

Learn to sew hexagons with NO Y SEAMS! Helen will teach you how to use the Hexie Ruler for cutting and how to assemble your top will straight seams. No fussy Y seams in this quilt.

Cost: $ 20.00
Jitterbug Rug Quilt-As-You-Go

This reversible quilted rug is as adorable as it is durable. In this class you will learn Quilt-as-you-go techniques from Cotton Theory Quilting 2. We are offering this class in the morning or in the evening, so surely this will fit into your schedule. $20.00 per session.

Cost: $ 20.00
Jitterbug Rug Quilt-As-You-Go Pt. 2

This reversible quilted rug is as adorable as it is durable. In this class you will learn Quilt-as-you-go techniques from Cotton Theory Quilting 2. We are offering this class in the morning or in the evening, so surely this will fit into your schedule. Tuesday, February 24, 10:00-2:00 or Wednesday, February 25 6:00-9:00. $20.00 per session.

Cost: $ 20.00
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
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.

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
Skill Building - Block of Flying Geese

In this class you will learn to perfect half square triangles. Karen will guide you with her expertise to create a block of flying geese.

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
Wednesday Groups and Completion of Projects

Wednesday Group Work on your unfinished projects with Karen's instruction and assistance. Payment and registration is required in advance.

Cost: $ 20.00
Thomas Sewing Center, 18775 LBJ Frwy., Suite 200, Mesquite, TX 75150, 972-681-3996, 1-877-682-3996