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  - Currently Scheduled Classes

Ryans Case for Smiles   Our Staff    
Charity Event for children or adults that are in the hospital. No experience in sewing at all. We will need volunteeers to press, cut, fold and of course sew. Spend one hour or 4 and give your time to a very good cause. We all know of someone close that has had to be hospitalized for cancer. These pillow cases are given to every patient. They are bright, sunny and playful. Make someone smile! Supplies are provided. Bring your machine or use ours.
   We Provide Pillowcase Supplies  Class fee: No Charge     One Session Class
Monday September 18th, 2017   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM     More Details

Embroidery University  - Currently Scheduled Classes

All About Me   Deb McGrath    
Come join the party as we celebrate our love and passion for machine embroidery. Learn useful embroidery techniques while enjoying the friendship of fellow embroidery enthusiasts. We will meet at 6:30 pm and start with "Show and Tell" and then begin the virtual program at 7:00. Bring your USB stick for free design and program information.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $10.00     One Session Class
Thursday August 24th, 2017   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM     More Details
Thursday September 21st, 2017   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM     More Details
Thursday October 19th, 2017   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM     More Details
Tuesday November 14th, 2017   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM     More Details

Hoopsisters 2017 BOM Charmed Adventure Section I   Deb McGrath    
We are very excited about this years popular Hoopsisters EmbroidaBlock of the Month, Charmed Adventure. Join Debby in the construction of this beautiful quilt. We will meet once a month for 10 months learning a new block and technique each month. This quilt incorporates paper piecing, precise positioning for embroidery, textural techniques, stitch-and-flip, pieced back, and quilting the quilt top to the back as you go. Experience the magic of thread and fabric color play. Choose 5 inch to 9 inch blocks to complete a lap to king size quilt. This class is a great confidence builder. It is suitable for beginner through advanced embroiderers. Do you have a new machine? If yes, this is a great class for you!
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $250.00    
 Ten Session Class

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Thursday August 24th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details
Thursday September 21st, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details
Thursday October 19th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details
Thursday November 2nd, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details
Thursday December 14th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details

Hoopsisters 2017 BOM Charmed Adventure Section II   Deb McGrath    
We are very excited about this years popular Hoopsisters EmbroidaBlock of the Month, Charmed Adventure. Join Debby in the construction of this beautiful quilt. We will meet once a month for 10 months learning a new block and technique each month. This quilt incorporates paper piecing, precise positioning for embroidery, textural techniques, stitch-and-flip, pieced back, and quilting the quilt top to the back as you go. Experience the magic of thread and fabric color play. Choose 5 inch to 9 inch blocks to complete a lap to king size quilt. This class is a great confidence builder. It is suitable for beginner through advanced embroiderers. Do you have a new machine? If yes, this is a great class for you!
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $250.00    
 Ten Session Class

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Saturday August 26th, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM     More Details
Saturday September 23rd, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM     More Details
Saturday October 21st, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM     More Details
Saturday November 4th, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM     More Details
Saturday December 16th, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM     More Details

Hoopsisters 2017 BOM Charmed Adventure Section III   Deb McGrath    
We are very excited about this years popular Hoopsisters EmbroidaBlock of the Month, Charmed Adventure. Join Debby in the construction of this beautiful quilt. We will meet once a month for 10 months learning a new block and technique each month. This quilt incorporates paper piecing, precise positioning for embroidery, textural techniques, stitch-and-flip, pieced back, and quilting the quilt top to the back as you go. Experience the magic of thread and fabric color play. Choose 5 inch to 9 inch blocks to complete a lap to king size quilt. This class is a great confidence builder. It is suitable for beginner through advanced embroiderers. Do you have a new machine? If yes, this is a great class for you!
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $250.00    
 Ten Session Class

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Wednesday August 23rd, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM     More Details
Wednesday September 20th, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM     More Details
Wednesday October 25th, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM     More Details
Wednesday November 1st, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM     More Details
Wednesday December 13th, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM     More Details

IQ Designer for Destiny 2 or upgraded Destiny   Pam Tepolt    
Create your own monogrammed applique using several techniques unique to your Destiny 2 and Destiny upgrade. Exercise your IQ Designer muscle to create an applique with a cross hatched background. Use new Edit features in Embroidery Edit mode as you create a monogram. Bring a memory stick and I will put a PDF of the class on your stick. For those of you who want to see the Destiny 2 or the Destiny upgrade in action, you can audit the class. If you purchase either a Destiny 2 or the Destiny upgrade, as a result of the class, I will give you a copy of the class.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $30.00    
 One Session Class

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Tuesday September 19th, 2017   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM     More Details

Kimberbell Project of the Month   Bette McLellan    
In the 3 hour class, join our expert embroiderer Bette and make this adorable composition book. This is a perfect class for all who just got an embroidery machine.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $30.00    
 One Session Class

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Wednesday August 30th, 2017   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM     More Details
Wednesday October 11th, 2017   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM     More Details
Wednesday November 8th, 2017   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM     More Details
Wednesday December 6th, 2017   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM     More Details

Join a Club and Share Your Love of Sewing  - Currently Scheduled Classes

Babylock Club   Pam Tepolt    
Babylock lovers this is for you. Every 6 weeks Babylock Club meets to explore different aspects of Babylock sergers, sewing machines and embroidery machines. Each session will feature at least one project designed to enhance your Babylock experience. Show and Tell and Show and Ask are encouraged. This club is for you.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: No Charge     One Session Class
Monday September 11th, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details
Monday October 23rd, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details
Monday December 4th, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details

Bernina Club 2017   Deb McGrath    
Fridays 10-12 join Debby and learn new sewing and embroidery techniques. Watch a video, see new products, show and share. Meet new friends. There is no charge for this class, however please sign up so we know who is coming.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: No Charge     One Session Class
Friday August 25th, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details
Friday October 6th, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details
Friday December 1st, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details

Pfaff Club 2017   Sherry Bertochi    
Join Sherry for 2 hours and learn new sewing and embroidery techniques. Come and meet new sewing friends while you show and share your all your creative sewing projects. Although there is no charge for this club, please sign up so we know who is coming.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: No Charge     One Session Class
Friday August 18th, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details
Friday September 29th, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details
Friday November 10th, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details
Friday December 29th, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details

Quilt Club 2017   Linda Banner    
NSV continues to offer a monthly Quilters Club, led by a local quilting teacher and pattern designer, Linda Banner. Each month (on the second Monday 4-6pm) you can look forward to demonstrations of quilting tools and techniques, show and tell and some fun and lively discussion. This is a great opportunity to tune up your basic skills or to learn something new.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $10.00     One Session Class
Monday September 11th, 2017   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM     More Details
Monday October 9th, 2017   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM     More Details
Monday November 13th, 2017   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM     More Details
Monday December 11th, 2017   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM     More Details

Viking Club 2017   Ruthie Ryan    
Join Ruthie for 2 hours and learn new sewing and embroidery techniques. Come and meet new sewing friends while you show and share all your creative sewing projects.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: No Charge     One Session Class
Friday September 22nd, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details
Friday November 3rd, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details
Friday December 22nd, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details

Learn To Sew  - Currently Scheduled Classes

Jacket Express Sew Better, Sew Faster   Mickey Hudson    
Jacket Express is a grown-up version of the blue jean jacket, but it is not just for denim. The hemline has been dropped and rounded to flatter all figure types. Mickey will be using an expedited construction order, and industrial techniques, to build the jacket and develop professional pressing and finishing skills.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $45.00     One Session Class
Saturday September 30th, 2017   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM     More Details

Mitered Napkin   Sherry Bertochi    
Learn mitered corners and use your decorative stitches to sew these wonderful napkins. Not just for napkins though. You can use this technique on Tea Towels and table runners too. Perfect every time with this super easy method. This class is for everyone!
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $15.00    
 One Session Class

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Wednesday September 27th, 2017   10:00 AM - Noon     More Details

Sew Better Sew Faster Industrial Shortcuts   Mickey Hudson    
Sew Better, Sew Faster with speed techniques adapted for home sewing from the garment industry. I will share several of the industrial techniques used in ready-to-wear garments. In this class you will create a sample workbook for future reference as well as build speed and confidence all without pins or basting. This class will impact all you sew from this point forward, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned sewer. Even quilters benefit from this class.
   Supplies required. $10 kit fee  Class fee: $25.00     One Session Class
Saturday October 14th, 2017   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM     More Details

Sew Together Bag   Mickey Hudson    
The Sew Together Bag is a niffty little bag with three zippered pockets, four open pockets, a pincushion and a great little needle landing all held together by a zipper that forms two handles. This bag will easily hold your 8" scissors, rotary cutter, marking pencils, seam ripper, extra needles, thread, snippers, and much more. It will amaze you how much you can hold in this fun and compact bag.
   .  Class fee: $35.00     One Session Class
Thursday September 28th, 2017   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM     More Details

Study Hall with Debby   Deb McGrath    
Do you have some PHDs (projects half done)? We all do! Well here is your chance to finish them up. In this 3 hour session join one of your favorite Nashua Sew and Vacs specialists and get it done! This is the class you have been waiting for and asking for.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $20.00     One Session Class
Tuesday August 29th, 2017   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM     More Details

Study Hall with Sherry   Sherry Bertochi    
Do you have some PHDs (projects half done)? We all do! Well here is your chance to finish them up. In this 3 hour session join one of your favorite Nashua Sew and Vacs specialists and get it done! This is the class you have been waiting for and asking for.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $20.00     One Session Class
Wednesday September 13th, 2017   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM     More Details

Machine Training  - Currently Scheduled Classes

EPIC Notions Bag   Mickey Hudson    
This nifty notions bag was designed to to fit snugly into an open space in your embroidery arm carry case. In this class we will play with some of the Epic exclusive decorative stitches as well as programming embroidery and precise positioning. Supplies required.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $35.00    
 One Session Class

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Friday September 1st, 2017   10:00 AM - 1:00 PM     More Details

Master Embroidery   Our Staff    
In this class students learn the basics of how to use their embroidery machine. We cover scaling/resize, moving the design in the hoop, rotating the design in the hoop and combining designs. We also go over some of the basic stabilizers.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $45.00     One Session Class
Tuesday August 22nd, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM     More Details
Saturday September 2nd, 2017   3:00 PM - 5:30 PM     More Details
Thursday September 14th, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM     More Details
Saturday October 7th, 2017   3:00 PM - 5:30 PM     More Details
Friday October 20th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details

Pfaff Explorations   Deb McGrath    
This series of classes are for the 5.2, 4.5 and Sensation Pro and Creative Vision. Some of the classes will include embroidery techniques,such as Precise Positioning, Embroidry Combinations, etc. so your machine must have that feature for those classes. Other classes will be sewing techniques such as Stitch Creator, Tapering, Stitch Stacking etc. Sign up today to take advantage of the unique and fabulous features on your Pfaff Sewing/Embroidery Machine.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $15.00     One Session Class
Thursday August 31st, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM     More Details

Serger 2017   Our Staff    
New serger, lets learn all there is to know about it. From a basic 4thread to the 8thread, you will learn it all. The first 2 hours covers the 4thread overlock, flatlock, rolled hem, sewing on knits, sewing on a curve. Also how to balance tensions. Now if you have a serger that does the 5thread safety, cover hem, chain stitch, etc. in the last hour you will explore these techniques.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $45.00     One Session Class
Saturday September 23rd, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details
Thursday October 5th, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM     More Details
Tuesday October 17th, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM     More Details

Sewing Machine Mastery 1 2017   Our Staff    
Mastery 1 Just bought a new sewing machine? This hands-on class is open to owners of all brands of sewing machines. Sewing Mastery #1 is designed to build the foundation of basic use and sewing machine etiquette. Learn care and maintenance to keep your sewing machine running smoothly and have a long productive life. We will explore needles and their many different uses and quality sewing thread. Familiarize yourself with stitch settings to improve performance when trying new techniques. Supplies required. Class fee: $45.00 One Session Class
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $45.00     One Session Class
Tuesday August 22nd, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details
Thursday August 31st, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM     More Details
Saturday September 2nd, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM     More Details
Tuesday September 12th, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM     More Details
Wednesday September 20th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details
Thursday September 28th, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM     More Details
Saturday October 7th, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:30 AM     More Details
Thursday October 12th, 2017   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM     More Details
Friday October 20th, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM     More Details
Tuesday October 31st, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details

Sewing Machine Mastery 2   Our Staff    
This hands-on class is open to owners of all brands of sewing machines. Ready to explore sewing techniques not in your manual? This creative sewing class will cover decorative threads, metallic threads, decorative stitches, couching, heirloom techniques, applique varieties, double needle work. Those who have a built-in sewing machine memory will learn all the cool things a memory can offer. Fee: $45 or FREE with purchase of a sewing machine from Nashua Sew and Vac.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $45.00     One Session Class
Tuesday August 29th, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM     More Details
Saturday September 2nd, 2017   Noon - 2:30 PM     More Details
Wednesday September 13th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details
Friday September 29th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details
Saturday October 7th, 2017   Noon - 2:30 PM     More Details
Monday October 16th, 2017   10:00 AM - 12:30 PM     More Details
Wednesday October 25th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:30 PM     More Details

Quilts  - Currently Scheduled Classes

Diamond Sparkle   Kathy Beltz    
Get started early and make this beautiful table runner for Christmas or as a gift. Kathy is a Deb Tucker certified teacher and we love her here at Nashua Sew and Vac. She has taught many classes here and we are looking forward to hosting her with this class. Sign up today to reserve your seat as space is limited. The $60 fee for this class does include the pattern.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $60.00    
 One Session Class

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Thursday September 14th, 2017   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM     More Details

Kimberbell Bench Pillow Halloween   Sherry Bertochi    
New Bench Pillow of the Month. This is the Halloween one. We will learn piecing, applique, and some quilting techniques.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $25.00    
 One Session Class

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Friday August 25th, 2017   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM     More Details

Stitchers Garden Block 8   Sherry Bertochi    
The Stitchers Garden Block of the Month quilt will have you learning to use a different sewing machine presser foot each month and how to utilize decorative stitches on the sewing machine. Each class is independent from the other classes. Pick and choose the techniques you wish to learn or sign up for the entire program and create a beautiful quilt sized 85” x 93”. Each month for 12 months explore a new technique with guided instruction and hands-on practice like machine appliqué, couching, pintucks, circle sewing attachment, ruffler and decorative stitches.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $20.00     One Session Class
Wednesday August 23rd, 2017   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM     More Details

Westalee Ruler Work Intro   Sherry Bertochi    
Come play with the new and exciting rulers designed to work with home sewing machines. These rulers along with a special foot are designed so that you can achieve great quilting just like a longarm. You can start with just a couple of rulers in the starter kit and expand with lots more options. So very cool!
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $25.00     One Session Class
Friday September 15th, 2017   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM     More Details

Serging Along With Us  - Currently Scheduled Classes

Serger Wall Hanging   Pam Tepolt    
Use the chain stitch on your serger to piece this eye catching wall hanging. You will not believe how easy it is to do a quarter inch seam on the serger. Then quilt the whole thing together again using the versatile chain stitch. Finish the edges by serger with a traditional binding or use the wave stitch for a really contemporary look.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $60.00    
 One Session Class

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Monday August 21st, 2017   10:00 AM - 2:00 PM     More Details

Software Training  - Currently Scheduled Classes

Bernina Software Sampler   Pam Tepolt    
Join us for Bernina software Inspirations. Each month a now project will be presented that teaches some aspect of the Bernina Software 8 program. A video lesson is followed by class participation using your Bernina V8 software. We welcome show and tell and show and ask. Bring a memory stick and the lesson will be copied to it, so you can work at your own pace at home.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $15.00     One Session Class
Saturday August 19th, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM     More Details
Saturday September 16th, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM     More Details
Saturday October 14th, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM     More Details
Saturday November 11th, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM     More Details
Saturday December 9th, 2017   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM     More Details

Premier Software Class 2   Our Staff    
This is a series of 4 classes designed to help you learn the new Premier+ Software. Each class will hit a specific section in the software. Come learn the software with one of NSVs very knowledgeable staff.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $45.00     One Session Class
Wednesday August 30th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM     More Details

Premier+ Software Club   Sherry Bertochi and Debby McGrath    
So you have done all your Software classes and now you want to further your knowledge. Sherry or Debby will explore some of the other things you can do with Premier+. we will create Cutwork, Applique, Design creating and much more in this Software Club.
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $15.00     One Session Class
Wednesday September 6th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM     More Details
Wednesday October 11th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM     More Details
Wednesday November 8th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM     More Details
Wednesday December 6th, 2017   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM     More Details

Special Events  - Currently Scheduled Classes

Anita Goodesign Embroidery Party   Our Staff    
IT IS BACK! The super popular Anita Goodesign Embroidery Party. This is our 5th year of this spectacular embroidery event at the lovely Nashua Country Club. This event is structured using a team sewing environment, so our partygoers not only learn from their specially trained educator, but also from each other! This also give everyone a chance to get hands-on experience when creating their projects! Partygoers receive not only the designs taught in class, but also additional designs for them to stitch at home included with their full-color tutorial books! 2 full days of embroidery fun with lunch included. Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18. Space is limited, call today to sign up!
   Supplies required.  Class fee: $99.00    
 One Session Class

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Friday November 17th, 2017   9:00 AM - 4:00 PM     More Details

Mastering Challenging Fabrics Sewing Academy   Kathy Shalda    
National Educator Kathy Shalda will be coming to Nashua Sew and Vac to conduct a Two Day Hands On Bernina Sewing Academy. Learn how to successfully sew challenging fabrics such as leather, fur, chiffon, cork, knit and more during the Mastering Challenging Fabrics Course offered at Nashua Sew and Vac. Learn seam and hem finishes to sew like a pro on various fabrics. Discover ways to make sewing easier by using proper feet, stitches and sewing machine features. The two day course exposes students to a wide variety of fabrics and will teach the fundamentals of seaming, hemming and embellishment on these fabrics. At the end of the academy students will have made a Academy Technique Book with 20 finished sewing samples to use as a technique reference guide every time they walk into their sewing studio to sew their next project. In addition students will receive a custom designed USB stick with additional information on fabric care, needles, inspirational projects and instructions to inspire long after the course is over. We feel that Bernina offers some of the best educational opportunities around and Educator Kathy Shalda is a favorite of our store! Class includes light lunch. Day 2 is September 10:00am - 4:00pm
   No Supplies Required.  Class fee: $89.00     Two Day Class
Thursday September 7th, 2017   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM     More Details

World Quilt New England   Our Staff    
World Quilt New England World Quilt New England features an exciting Merchants Mall offering the best in Sewing Machines, fabrics, notions,textiles, quilting supplies, books, sewing related craft items, kits, clothing and much more. The Merchants Mall and Quilt Show daily hours will be Thursday, August 17...10:00am-5:00pm; Friday, August 18...10:00am-5:00pm; Saturday, August 19...10:00am-5:00pm. MAKE SURE YOU STOP BY OUR BOOTH TO SAY HELLO!!
   Supplies required.  Class fee: No Charge     One Session Class
Thursday August 17th, 2017   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM     More Details
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