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February 2019

Be Your Own Boss! Viking/Pfaff 10 needle

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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This is your opportunity to see if a Viking or Pfaff multi-needle machine is in your future. We will show you the newest 10 needle Home and Small Business embroidery machines in the market. These machines have some of the most powerful design and editing capabilities ever built into a multi-needle embroidery machine. Just when you think you’ve reached the limits of creative freedom, look again…. We will also show you how to be your own BOSS!  Decide to investment…

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Football Widows Sale

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

FOOTBALL WIDOWS SALE (All Locations) ONE DAY ONLY SAT. FEB 2, 2019 10 - 5 PM Save 25% on your total purchase of in-stock accessories. No Special Orders.

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Cosplay Café

February 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Join us for a special hands-on Café and learn to use our unique Cosplay products. In this open sewing and creative class where McDougals Sewing will provide Pfaff, Viking & Singer machines for your use while you try out new and fun techniques. Special Guest - Sake Kitty, a Houston born Cosplayer, will be sharing her techniques using our CosPlay products and Faux suede to create a small Quiver. Come and socialize with other cosplay/costume sewers. Sake Kitty is a…

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January 2019

Basic Pattern Alteration Workshop

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$99.00 2 tickets left

This is a 2 part class. Part 1 - Bring your pattern and measurements and learn how to alter your pattern for a perfect fit. You’ll calculate and draw length and width corrections to your pattern plus learn about different alterations made by others in the class. Corrections for common fitting problems are discussed

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Viking Only Part 1 & 2 Guide

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free

Sew....You have a new Machine! Congratulations on the purchase of your new machine. We are honored that you have placed your confidence in McDougal Sewing Centers as your home for creativity. To make the most of your new machine, it is highly encouraged that you attend our “quick start” programs designed to help you get acquainted with your machine. Each session has been developed to gain familiarity with the basic features/functions of your new machine, to get you creating quickly.…

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Viking Only Guide (Part 3 & 4 – Embroidery)

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free

Join McDougal Sewing Centers Embroidery Specialists for a hands-on embroidery quick start session. This workshop will cover: Navigating your embroidery machine Threading for embroidery Proper hooping and basic stabilization Stitching a built in design Lettering Stitching a design from a design collection (ie Jenny Haskins collections) Bring your machine and its basic embroidery setup, check the supply list below for other supplies needed. Pre-requisite: Viking/Pfaff Guide Part 1 & 2. Course Level: All Levels This class is open to customers who…

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Embroidery Techniques

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$25.00 5 tickets left

Challenging Towels! We will share some of our tips and techniques on embroidering on towels. We will use 2 different hoop methods in this hands-on class. Open to anyone with an embroidery machine. You MUST know how to do embroidery on your machine and your machine must be in good working order. Smallest hoop is a 4x4 hoop. Kit included in cost. We will email the supply list upon registration.  

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McDougal’s Software Event

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 4 spots left

Thinking of getting sewing software to enhance your embroidery or start a small business? Let us introduce you to the Premier+2 Software that works on all sewing brands.

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McDougal’s Open House

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 7 spots left

Come and meet our teachers and see samples of their work. You can visit and talk to them personally and ask any questions you may have. Light refreshments & Coffee.

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Fitting Shell: Bodice,Skirt & Sleeves Session 3

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Part 3 of 3 Supply List   Fitting shell: Bodice , skirt and sleeves   Sewing kit from home Sewing Machine from home   Butterick #5627 in your size Muslin fabric according to your size range on pattern Thread  

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Fitting Shell: Pants Session 2

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Part 2 of 2 Supply List   Fitting shell : Pants   Sewing kit from home Sewing machine from home   Vogue #1003 Muslin fabric for your size on envelope thread  

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Basic Pattern Alteration Workshop

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Part 2 - Bring your pattern and measurements and learn how to alter your pattern for a perfect fit. You’ll calculate and draw length and width corrections to your pattern plus learn about different alterations made by others in the class. Corrections for common fitting problems are discussed

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February 2019

Sewing 101-Adults

February 4 @ 10:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$45.00 8 tickets left

Sewing Tools and Machine Basics. Learn all about preparing your machine to sew, from plugging it in to sewing a small project. You’ll also learn about tools and equipment that are commonly used in sewing. Supplies provided.

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Sewing 102 Fundamentals of Sewing

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$45.00 8 tickets left

Once you are familiar with your machine, we’ll use it to make a zippered pouch. You’ll also learn about fabrics and their properties and how they affect adjustments to your machine. Supply list   102 Fundamentals of sewing   (zip pouch)   Sewing kit from home Sewing Machine from home or call to reserve one   10-12” zipper, all purpose ¼ yd fabric for pouch ¼ yd fabric for lining thread  

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Sewing 103 Intro to Patterns

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$49.00 6 tickets left

Learn the fundamentals of pattern sizing, layout and cutting. Basic pattern alterations are discussed and applied to make a simple pair of PJ pants Supply List   103 Intro to patterns  (PJ Pants)   Sewing kit from home Sewing machine from home   Simplicity pattern # 8022 Cotton or flannel fabric for your size (no stretchy or slippery fabric) 1 pkg 1” elastic ½ yard narrow ribbon for front bow, optional Thread to match fabric One large safety pin  

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Embroidery Club- Thursday

February 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Monthly club that meets to learn about new techniques in Embroidery. If you have purchased your machine from McDougal Sewing Center, you are welcome to join.  Annual Registration fee is $5 and an extra $15 kit fee each time you attend. Call 281-347-0453 to Register or for more information.   Note:  The Annual Registration fee of $5 is a one time fee.

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Embroidery Techniques

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$10.00 12 tickets left

Hoops! Hoops! Hoops! This lecture/demo is open to all Viking/ Pfaff owners. We will be working with 3 of our most popular hoops- The Endless hoop, the Majestic Hoop- our biggest hoop and the 80x80 spring hoop- our smallest hoop. We'll show how to use them to do your most creative embroidery yet on your PFAFF or Viking embroidery machine. A $10 gift card will be awarded to paid participants who come enjoy this demo. Coffee and tea will be…

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Part 1 & 2 Serger Guide class

February 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 5 spots left

Welcome to the world of serging! In class one, we go thru what your serger can do, stitch length, width and feeding; as well as threading and 3/4 thread stitching. This class is for all serger owners, featuring 3-thread and 2-thread techniques. We will learn corners, curves and rolled and flatlock seaming. For HUSKYLOCK™ s25 owners, there is a section at the end of the class featuring 5-thread techniques. This class is open to customers who purchased a qualifying serger…

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Stabilizer 101 Seminar

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$25.00 12 tickets left

Are you confused about all the different stabilizers out there and when to use which one? In this lecture/demo class you will learn how to determine which stabilizer works best for which embroideries/fabrics. You will leave with a notebook full of great information and samples of the various stabilizers.

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Premier+2 Create-Level 5

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 8 spots left

Welcome to the wonderful world of Premier Plus 2…. Where your creativity is unleashed and the possibilities are endless! This class will teach you how to set up your Premier+2 software and how to personalize your thread library to what spools you own and how to access that thread cache via your smart phone. We will also learn how to utilize the Explorer Plug-in. THIS CLASS IS FOR CUSTOMERS OPERATING ON A PC. Please Note: MAC users have their own…

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Embroidery Club- Saturday Block

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Monthly club that meets to learn about new techniques in Embroidery. If you have purchased your machine from McDougal Sewing Center, you are welcome to join.  Annual Registration fee is $5 and an extra $15 kit fee each time you attend. Call 281-347-0453 to Register or for more information.   Note:  The Annual Registration fee of $5 is a one time fee.

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Measurement Workshop

February 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$35.00 12 tickets left

The corresponding position on pattern pieces for the major measurements will be shown and well discuss how to use your measurements to alter your pattern. Supply List     Measurement Workshop   Tape measure Pencil with eraser String, ribbon or elastic to tie around waist   For best results wear close fitting pants or leggings and top. Undergarments make a difference so wear the bra you would under everyday clothing. If you wear shapewear everyday, then wear it but otherwise…

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Basic Pattern Alteration Workshop (Part 1)

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$99.00 6 tickets left

Bring your pattern and measurements and learn how to alter your pattern for a perfect fit. You’ll calculate and draw length and width corrections to your pattern plus learn about different alterations made by others in the class. Corrections for common fitting problems are discussed

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Pfaff Specialty Stitch Workbook Guide Class

February 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 6 spots left

This class is for Pfaff  owners. You have taken the basic machine guide and embroidery guide class and now you will get into a few more advanced techniques. If your Pfaff machine does any or all of the following specialty techniques, you are invited to this Free guide class: Ribbon Stitches, Lace edging, Radiant Stitches, Floating Stitches and Stitch Creator This class is open to customers who purchased a qualifying sewing, embroidery and/or combo machine from any McDougals location. Download…

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Viking Specialty Stitches Workbook Guide Class

February 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 6 spots left

This class is for Husqvarna Viking Designer owners. You have taken the basic machine guide and embroidery guide class and now you will get into a few more advanced techniques. If your Viking machine does any or all of the following stitches  you are welcome to come to this Free guide class: Sequin stitches, Applique stitches, Tassel stitches, Pop Up stitches, Yarn Stitches This class is open to customers who purchased a qualifying sewing, embroidery and/or combo machine from any…

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Foot Fetish Club

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$5.00 – $25.00

Your Personal Sewing Machine Cover. Use your specialty stiches and get out that piping foot and keep your sewing machine safe from dirt, and the curious cat in the house! Supply list will be provided 1 week prior to club day.

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Applique in the Hoop

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$38.00 Sold out

Learn how to do applique on your embroidery machine. This is a technique class that will show you the various steps and then have you do an applique. You must have a minimum of 5 x 7 hoop and a way to bring in designs via a USB or direct connect. Design  and base fabric provided. Supply List: Machine with power cord, embroidery unit and embroidery foot. Cut-away Stabilizer, 8 x 12 hoop if you have it. If you have…

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Sewing 101-Adults

February 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$45.00 5 tickets left

Sewing Tools and Machine Basics. Learn all about preparing your machine to sew, from plugging it in to sewing a small project. You’ll also learn about tools and equipment that are commonly used in sewing. Supplies provided.    

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Sewing 102 Fundamentals of Sewing

February 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$45.00 5 tickets left

Once you are familiar with your machine, we’ll use it to make a zippered pouch. You’ll also learn about fabrics and their properties and how they affect adjustments to your machine. Supply list   102 Fundamentals of sewing   (zip pouch)   Sewing kit from home Sewing Machine from home or call to reserve one   10-12” zipper, all purpose ¼ yd fabric for pouch ¼ yd fabric for lining thread  

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Basic Pattern Alteration Workshop (Part 2)

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Part 2 - Bring your pattern and measurements and learn how to alter your pattern for a perfect fit. You’ll calculate and draw length and width corrections to your pattern plus learn about different alterations made by others in the class. Corrections for common fitting problems are discussed

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Fitting Shell: Pants Session 1

February 20 @ 10:00 am
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$125.00

Over 2 sessions you’ll cut, construct and fit a muslin pants shell that can be used as a basis for anything from evening pants to jeans. Construction homework between sessions is required Supply List   Fitting shell : Pants   Sewing kit from home Sewing machine from home   Vogue #1003 Muslin fabric for your size on envelope thread  

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Brother Specialty Stitches Workbook Guide Class

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 6 spots left

In this Free advanced owners class for Brother owners, you will get into more advanced sewing techniques. If your Brother machine does any or all of the following stitches, you're welcome to come to this Free class: My Custom Stitch,Editing a Saved Custom Stitch, Laser Vision Guide, Edge Sewing with built-in camera, Stitch Combo using Step Stitches. This class is open to customers who purchased a qualifying sewing, embroidery and/or combo machine from any McDougals location. Download Supply List: Advanced TOL…

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Serger Make-it-Take-it Event

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$10.00 8 tickets left

Thought about getting a new serger but not sure if you need one and which one would be best for you? This event is for YOU! We will show off some of the Viking sergers and use them to make some quick projects you can take home. Come see why they call a serger "The Microwave of the sewing room" and learn how to sew quicker with that professional edge. We will have coffee and tea and lite refreshments.

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Brother Sewing Machine Guide

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 5 spots left

SEW….YOU HAVE A NEW MACHINE! Congratulations on the purchase of your new machine. We are honored that you have placed your confidence in McDougal Sewing Centers as your home for creativity. To make the most of your new machine, it is highly encouraged that you attend our “quick start” programs designed to help you get acquainted with your machine. Each session has been developed to gain familiarity with the basic features/functions of your new machine, to get you creating quickly.…

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Brother Embroidery Guide Class

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 5 spots left

Join McDougal Sewing Centers Embroidery Specialists for a hands-on embroidery quick start session. This workshop will cover: Navigating your embroidery machine Threading for embroidery Proper hooping and basic stabilization Stitching a built in design Lettering Open for current Brother customers of McDougal Sewing Center. Bring your machine and its basic embroidery setup, check the supply list below for other supplies needed. Pre-requisite: Brother Machine Guide DOWNLOAD SUPPLY LISTS: BROTHER EMBROIDERY GUIDE

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Part 1 & 2 Guide Class Pfaff Only

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 6 spots left

Sew....You have a new Machine! Congratulations on the purchase of your new machine. We are honored that you have placed your confidence in McDougal Sewing Centers as your home for creativity. To make the most of your new machine, it is highly encouraged that you attend our “quick start” programs designed to help you get acquainted with your machine. Each session has been developed to gain familiarity with the basic features/functions of your new machine, to get you creating quickly.…

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Pfaff Only Guide (Part 3 & 4 – Embroidery)

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 6 spots left

Join McDougal Sewing Centers Embroidery Specialists for a hands-on embroidery quick start session. This workshop will cover: Navigating your embroidery machine Threading for embroidery Proper hooping and basic stabilization Stitching a built in design Lettering Stitching a design from a design collection (ie Jenny Haskins collections) Bring your machine and its basic embroidery setup, check the supply list below for other supplies needed. Pre-requisite: Viking/Pfaff Guide Part 1 & 2. Course Level: All Levels This class is open to customers who…

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How to Read a Pattern

February 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$35.00 12 tickets left

Learn how to determine your size, figure yardage for your project and decipher markings on the pattern tissue. Learn differences between patterns for stretch and woven fabrics. No supplies needed.

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Premier+2 Digitizing (Mac)

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 9 spots left

Learn how to get more our of your software with digitizing. This class is for those of you who have purchased Premier+2 ULTRA software from McDougal Sewing Center.  This class is not for owners of Premier+2 Intro, Embroidery, or Extra modules. Note:  Please have computer updated to latest version of your software.  You will also need an auxiliary mouse, not just the touch pad on your computer   This class is for Apple Mac users of the Premier+2 Ultra Software ONLY.

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Fitting Shell:Pants Session 2

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States

Part 2 of 3 Supply List   Fitting shell : Pants   Sewing kit from home Sewing machine from home   Vogue #1003 Muslin fabric for your size on envelope thread  

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Part 1 & 2 Guide Class Viking ONLY

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free Sold out

Sew....You have a new Machine! Congratulations on the purchase of your new machine. We are honored that you have placed your confidence in McDougal Sewing Centers as your home for creativity. To make the most of your new machine, it is highly encouraged that you attend our “quick start” programs designed to help you get acquainted with your machine. Each session has been developed to gain familiarity with the basic features/functions of your new machine, to get you creating quickly.…

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Viking Only Guide (Part 3 & 4 – Embroidery)

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 5 spots left

Join McDougal Sewing Centers Embroidery Specialists for a hands-on embroidery quick start session. This workshop will cover: Navigating your embroidery machine Threading for embroidery Proper hooping and basic stabilization Stitching a built in design Lettering Stitching a design from a design collection (ie Jenny Haskins collections) Bring your machine and its basic embroidery setup, check the supply list below for other supplies needed. Pre-requisite: Viking/Pfaff Guide Part 1 & 2. Course Level: All Levels This class is open to customers who…

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March 2019

Fitting shell:Bodice,Skirt, Sleeves Session 1

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$149.00 6 tickets left

Over 3 sessions you’ll cut, construct and fit a muslin shell to your measurements. You’ll learn advanced alterations including repositioning or eliminating darts. Construction/destruction homework is required. Supply List   Fitting shell: Bodice , skirt and sleeves   Sewing kit from home Sewing Machine from home   Butterick #5627 in your size Muslin fabric according to your size range on pattern Thread  

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Fitting shell: Bodice, Skirt, Sleeves Session 2

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Part 2 of 3 Supply List   Fitting shell: Bodice , skirt and sleeves   Sewing kit from home Sewing Machine from home   Butterick #5627 in your size Muslin fabric according to your size range on pattern Thread  

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Fitting Shell: Bodice,Skirt & Sleeves Session 3

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Part 3 of 3 Supply List   Fitting shell: Bodice , skirt and sleeves   Sewing kit from home Sewing Machine from home   Butterick #5627 in your size Muslin fabric according to your size range on pattern Thread  

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Embroidery Club-Thursday

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Monthly club that meets to learn about new techniques in Embroidery. If you have purchased your machine from McDougal Sewing Center, you are welcome to join.  Annual Registration fee is $5 and an extra $15 kit fee each time you attend. Call 281-347-0453 to Register or for more information.   Note:  The Annual Registration fee of $5 is a one time fee.

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Brother Sewing Machine Guide

March 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 6 spots left

SEW….YOU HAVE A NEW MACHINE! Congratulations on the purchase of your new machine. We are honored that you have placed your confidence in McDougal Sewing Centers as your home for creativity. To make the most of your new machine, it is highly encouraged that you attend our “quick start” programs designed to help you get acquainted with your machine. Each session has been developed to gain familiarity with the basic features/functions of your new machine, to get you creating quickly.…

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Brother Embroidery Guide Class

March 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 6 spots left

Join McDougal Sewing Centers Embroidery Specialists for a hands-on embroidery quick start session. This workshop will cover: Navigating your embroidery machine Threading for embroidery Proper hooping and basic stabilization Stitching a built in design Lettering Open for current Brother customers of McDougal Sewing Center. Bring your machine and its basic embroidery setup, check the supply list below for other supplies needed. Pre-requisite: Brother Machine Guide DOWNLOAD SUPPLY LISTS: BROTHER EMBROIDERY GUIDE

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Premier+2 Intro-Level 1

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 8 spots left

This class will teach you how to set up your Premier+2 software and how to personalize your thread library to what spools you own and how to access that thread cache via your smart phone. We will also learn how to utilize the Explorer Plug-in. Welcome to the wonderful world of Premier Plus 2…. Where your creativity is unleashed and the possibilities are endless! This class will teach you how to set up your Premier+2 software and how to personalize…

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Embroidery with Puffy Foam

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$35.00 8 tickets left

If you have ever wondered how you can get that raised dimensional look in your embroidery then this class will introduce you to a product called Puffy Foam and how to use it in your embroideries. You must have a minimum 5 x7 hoop area and a way to import designs via USB or direct connect. Design will be provided

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Embroidery Club- Saturday Block

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Monthly club that meets to learn about new techniques in Embroidery. If you have purchased your machine from McDougal Sewing Center, you are welcome to join.  Annual Registration fee is $5 and an extra $15 kit fee each time you attend. Call 281-347-0453 to Register or for more information.   Note:  The Annual Registration fee of $5 is a one time fee.

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Sewing 101 – Kids

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$45.00 8 tickets left

Sewing tools and Machine Basics. Learn all about preparing your machine to sew, from plugging it in to sewing a small project. You’ll also learn about tools and equipment that are commonly used in sewing. Supplies provided.  

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Project McDougals Fashion Camp Part 1

March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$149.00 6 tickets left

Create your own pair of pants from design sketch to construction. Homework on day 1 will be to shop for supplies from the list made in class for each person's design. Must be able to sew (use machine on your own) and have worked with a pattern. Supply List   Project McDougal Fashion Camp   Day 1: Simplicity pattern #1520 (bring every day) Sketchpad or paper (every day) Pencil, eraser, sharpener (every day) Scissors (every day) Glue stick Cardboard or…

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Sewing 102 Fundamentals of Sewing

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$45.00 8 tickets left

Once you are familiar with your machine, we’ll use it to make a zippered pouch. You’ll also learn about fabrics and their properties and how they affect adjustments to your machine. Supply list   102 Fundamentals of sewing   (zip pouch)   Sewing kit from home Sewing Machine from home or call to reserve one   10-12” zipper, all purpose ¼ yd fabric for pouch ¼ yd fabric for lining thread  

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Project McDougals Fashion Camp Part 2

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Part 2 of 4 Supply List   Project McDougal Fashion Camp   Day 1: Simplicity pattern #1520 (bring every day) Sketchpad or paper (every day) Pencil, eraser, sharpener (every day) Scissors (every day) Glue stick Cardboard or stiff paper, 12x12 or larger 3-5  magazines/catalogs to cut up   Day 2: completed mood board from day 1 2 yards pattern tissue, with grid (sometimes called pattern interfacing) Ruler, tape measure and seam gauge Day 3:  sewing kit from home Supplies on…

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Sewing 103 Intro to Patterns (Kids – Part 1)

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$49.00 6 tickets left

Learn the fundamentals of pattern sizing, layout and cutting. Basic pattern alterations are discussed and applied to make a simple pair of PJ pants Supply List   103 Intro to patterns  (PJ Pants)   Sewing kit from home Sewing machine from home   Simplicity pattern # 8022 Cotton or flannel fabric for your size (no stretchy or slippery fabric) 1 pkg 1” elastic ½ yard narrow ribbon for front bow, optional Thread to match fabric One large safety pin  

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Project McDougals Fashion Camp Part 3

March 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Part 3 of 4 Supply List   Project McDougal Fashion Camp   Day 1: Simplicity pattern #1520 (bring every day) Sketchpad or paper (every day) Pencil, eraser, sharpener (every day) Scissors (every day) Glue stick Cardboard or stiff paper, 12x12 or larger 3-5  magazines/catalogs to cut up   Day 2: completed mood board from day 1 2 yards pattern tissue, with grid (sometimes called pattern interfacing) Ruler, tape measure and seam gauge Day 3:  sewing kit from home Supplies on…

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Sewing 103 Intro to Patterns (Kids – Part 2)

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$49.00 6 tickets left

Learn the fundamentals of pattern sizing, layout and cutting. Basic pattern alterations are discussed and applied to make a simple pair of PJ pants Supply List   103 Intro to patterns  (PJ Pants)   Sewing kit from home Sewing machine from home   Simplicity pattern # 8022 Cotton or flannel fabric for your size (no stretchy or slippery fabric) 1 pkg 1” elastic ½ yard narrow ribbon for front bow, optional Thread to match fabric One large safety pin  

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Project McDougals Fashion Camp Part 4

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Part 4 of 4 Supply List   Project McDougal Fashion Camp   Day 1: Simplicity pattern #1520 (bring every day) Sketchpad or paper (every day) Pencil, eraser, sharpener (every day) Scissors (every day) Glue stick Cardboard or stiff paper, 12x12 or larger 3-5  magazines/catalogs to cut up   Day 2: completed mood board from day 1 2 yards pattern tissue, with grid (sometimes called pattern interfacing) Ruler, tape measure and seam gauge Day 3:  sewing kit from home Supplies on…

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Embroidery Techniques

March 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$10.00 8 tickets left

Those Tricky T-Shirts! Learn some tips on how to hoop and stabilize your basic T-shirt in this hands-on class. Kit is included but T-shirt is not, so bring a t-shirt to practice some techniques on.

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Measurement Workshop

March 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$35.00 12 tickets left

Supply List     Measurement Workshop   Tape measure Pencil with eraser String, ribbon or elastic to tie around waist   For best results wear close fitting pants or leggings and top. Undergarments make a difference so wear the bra you would under everyday clothing. If you wear shapewear everyday, then wear it but otherwise don’t. Avoid sports bras.  

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Premier+2 Basic (Mac)

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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This class is for those of you who have purchased Premier+2 software from McDougal Sewing Center.  We will cover the software basics for Embroidery, Embroidery Extra, & Ultra modules. This class is for Apple Mac users of the Premier+2 Software ONLY.

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Basic Pattern Alteration Workshop (Part 1)

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$99.00 6 tickets left

Bring your pattern and measurements and learn how to alter your pattern for a perfect fit. You’ll calculate and draw length and width corrections to your pattern plus learn about different alterations made by others in the class. Corrections for common fitting problems are discussed

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Basic Pattern Alteration Workshop (Part 2)

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Part 2 - Bring your pattern and measurements and learn how to alter your pattern for a perfect fit. You’ll calculate and draw length and width corrections to your pattern plus learn about different alterations made by others in the class. Corrections for common fitting problems are discussed

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Part 1 & 2 Guide Class Pfaff Only

March 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 8 spots left

Sew....You have a new Machine! Congratulations on the purchase of your new machine. We are honored that you have placed your confidence in McDougal Sewing Centers as your home for creativity. To make the most of your new machine, it is highly encouraged that you attend our “quick start” programs designed to help you get acquainted with your machine. Each session has been developed to gain familiarity with the basic features/functions of your new machine, to get you creating quickly.…

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Pfaff Only Guide (Part 3 & 4 – Embroidery)

March 21 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 6 spots left

Join McDougal Sewing Centers Embroidery Specialists for a hands-on embroidery quick start session. This workshop will cover: Navigating your embroidery machine Threading for embroidery Proper hooping and basic stabilization Stitching a built in design Lettering Stitching a design from a design collection (ie Jenny Haskins collections) Bring your machine and its basic embroidery setup, check the supply list below for other supplies needed. Pre-requisite: Viking/Pfaff Guide Part 1 & 2. Course Level: All Levels This class is open to customers who…

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Part 1 & 2 Serger Guide class

March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 6 spots left

Welcome to the world of serging! In class one, we go thru what your serger can do, stitch length, width and feeding; as well as threading and 3/4 thread stitching. This class is for all serger owners, featuring 3-thread and 2-thread techniques. We will learn corners, curves and rolled and flatlock seaming. For HUSKYLOCK™ s25 owners, there is a section at the end of the class featuring 5-thread techniques. This class is open to customers who purchased a qualifying serger…

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Wing Needle/Twin Needle Sewing and Embroidery

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$40.00 8 tickets left

Yes you can use a twin needle and a wing needle on most sewing and embroidery machines. In this class you will go thru the various sizes of twin needles and create a sampler and then we will switch to a wing needle and see how the various stitches look. The last part of the class will focus on those who also have embroidery machines and you will do a twin needle embroidery. Design and fabric included in class. Please…

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Part 1 & 2 Guide Class Viking Only

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 6 spots left

Sew....You have a new Machine! Congratulations on the purchase of your new machine. We are honored that you have placed your confidence in McDougal Sewing Centers as your home for creativity. To make the most of your new machine, it is highly encouraged that you attend our “quick start” programs designed to help you get acquainted with your machine. Each session has been developed to gain familiarity with the basic features/functions of your new machine, to get you creating quickly.…

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Viking Only Guide (Part 3 & 4 – Embroidery)

March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free 5 spots left

Join McDougal Sewing Centers Embroidery Specialists for a hands-on embroidery quick start session. This workshop will cover: Navigating your embroidery machine Threading for embroidery Proper hooping and basic stabilization Stitching a built in design Lettering Stitching a design from a design collection (ie Jenny Haskins collections) Bring your machine and its basic embroidery setup, check the supply list below for other supplies needed. Pre-requisite: Viking/Pfaff Guide Part 1 & 2. Course Level: All Levels This class is open to customers who…

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Fitting Shell: Pants Session 1

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
$125.00 6 tickets left

Over 2 sessions you’ll cut, construct and fit a muslin pants shell that can be used as a basis for anything from evening pants to jeans. Construction homework between sessions is required Supply List   Fitting shell : Pants   Sewing kit from home Sewing machine from home   Vogue #1003 Muslin fabric for your size on envelope thread  

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Fitting Shell:Pants Session 2

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States

Part 2 of 2 Supply List   Fitting shell : Pants   Sewing kit from home Sewing machine from home   Vogue #1003 Muslin fabric for your size on envelope thread    

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How to Read a Pattern

March 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$35.00 12 tickets left

Learn how to determine your size, figure yardage for your project and decipher markings on the pattern tissue. Learn differences between patterns for stretch and woven fabrics. No supplies needed.

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Foot Fetish Club

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$5.00 – $25.00

Fancy Stitch Pillow. We will be using some piecing techniques along with our Twin needles to create this beautiful pillow cover. Also going to learn how to do Ruching piping and putting it on the edge of the pillow. Great technique and really pretty. Come see the sample at the Main Store. Supply list will be available 10 days prior to class.

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Needle/Thread Seminar

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$15.00 12 tickets left

Needle/Thread Seminar Questions about which needle or thread to use for what fabric or technique. In this lecture/demo class you will learn the answers to all those questions. You will leave with a reference notebook full of information that will help you expand your sewing skills.

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Premier+2 Digitizing (Mac)

March 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Learn how to get more our of your software with digitizing. This class is for those of you who have purchased Premier+2 ULTRA software from McDougal Sewing Center.  This class is not for owners of Premier+2 Intro, Embroidery, or Extra modules. Note:  Please have computer updated to latest version of your software.  You will also need an auxiliary mouse, not just the touch pad on your computer   This class is for Apple Mac users of the Premier+2 Ultra Software ONLY.

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Using your machine for Quilting

March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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$40.00 8 tickets left

This is a technique class that will teach you how to set up your sewing machine to do quilting. You will not leave with a finished product. You will learn the proper way to set up a 1/4”, stitch in the ditch, grid quilting and free motion. Fabric kit is included. When registering please make sure to include your make and model of machine. Supply list: Machine with power cord, foot control and accessory feet. Bring any quilting feet that…

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June 2019

Serger Guide

June 26 @ 2:00 pm
McDougal Main Store, 20141 Park Row
Katy, TX 77449 United States
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Free

Welcome to the world of serging! In class one, we go thru what your serger can do, stitch length, width and feeding; as well as threading and 3/4 thread stitching. This class is for all serger owners, featuring 3-thread and 2-thread techniques. We will learn corners, curves and rolled and flatlock seaming. For HUSKYLOCK™ s25 owners, there is a section at the end of the class featuring 5-thread techniques. This class is open to customers who purchased a qualifying sewing,…

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