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Ruthies Notions in Baker FL has awesome classes planned all the way thru the end of the year into the New Year! View this page often to see what all we have going on for you and yours! It’s never a dull moment around Ruthies with all the new hands on classes! So many classes are out of this world wonderful! Just ask all the people who come!!

We keep adding more classes, so be sure to check our website often so you do not miss out!


New Classes!! To sign up for any of the following classes just simply click on the “Register” link under each one.


Full List of Upcoming Classes


Serger Sensational Day with Lori Hernandez

Come to Ruthies Notions on November 30th, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Doors open at 9:00 a.m.

Join Lori Hernandez and learn how to do ruffles, quilting, Mexican pin tucks, home deck, garments, projects and accents.

You will be amazed at the creative accents and projects created with the serger as you watch them come to life before your eyes. You will be dazzled!

Sign up now!! You will be so glad that you did!!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR THIS CLASS <<–


December 1st and 2nd, 2017 Christmas Celebration

Ruthies Christmas gift to you! Two day Christmas Inspirations Featuring Lori Hernandez!

Its that time of the year again lets get ready to deck the halls with creative possibilities. Using Scan n cut, Cameo Silhoutte, your Serger, Destiny/Dream machine , and Valiant/ Entreprenuer pro x!

You will love this class! Lori does an excellent job, we are so thankful to the Lord to let us have her to teach!

Class Starts at 10 a.m. ends at 4 p.m.  Doors open at 9 a.m.

Free Christmas lunch included!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR THIS CLASS <<–


Joyce Hughes Thread Painting Class

December 7-8, 2017:  Thread Painting with Joyce Hughes

You don’t want to miss this amazing hands-on class with Joyce Hughes!  Joyce is an amazing award winning fiber artists that uses her embroidery machine to create breathtaking fabric panels and quilts using raw-edge appliqué, thread painting and other various embellishment techniques.  During this two-day class she will walk you through the process of creating a one-of-a-kind piece of art using your embroidery machine!  You will be provided with the printed fabric panel and fabric/supply kit to use in class.  You will bring your machine and accessories (a full list of items you are required to bring will be provided).  The cost of the class is $248.00. Early Bird Registration for this event will be $148.00, but only for a limited time.   Space is extremely limited for this class, so make sure you sign up today so you don’t miss out!  As always, a delicious catered lunch will be provided each day.

Want to learn Dimensional Thread Painting but you think it is too hard. I often hear, “I am not creative and Can my Machine do this? etc., etc., Yes, You are Creative and Yes, you can do this on your Domestic Sewing Machine!!!

In this class you will start with a Beautiful Panel to Create a piece of Art! You will learn the proper steps of Dimensional Thread Painting and find it to be a fun and creative technique. Explore the various thread selection, setting up your machine for stitching techniques with free motion quilting of zig zag and straight stitching, bobbin work and embellishing with netting and crystals. See the fabric come to life as you sew and layer the threads on top of your design. You will use Thread as Paint –sew with different types of threads and color combinations.  Learn how to create interesting texture and dimension to your quilting project. You will leave with a full knowledge of Dimensional Thread Painting and create a One of Kind piece of Art!

Techniques Taught: Free Motion Quilting, Dimensional Thread Painting, Overlay Application, Chrystal Embellishment and Bobbin Work and More!

SupplyList:

Joyce Hughes –“Starry Night” Thread Painting Wall Hanging

Machine

Machine in Good working order, cleaned and oiled. Please bring your manual to class to help diagnose any machine related problems.

Free Motion foot/ Darning foot (Machine and foot must be able to do a zig zag)

Supplies
Extra bobbins, minimal 4
Scissors
“Practice” quilt sandwich  12” x 12”
FMQ supplies; such as gloves, slider , table, etc, are helpful , but not necessary

Needles
#90 Topstitch
#80 Topstitch

Joyce HughesJoyce is an Award Winning self-taught quilter and fiber artist. Her first quilt was a tee-shirt quilt, which she enjoyed making, but felt limited in the ability to express her artistic capabilities. Within several months, she began to design pictorial landscape quilts using raw edge applique, thread painting, and a variety of embellishments. Never knowing the “rules” she broke a lot of them, but with exciting results!

Amazingly, her first art quilt, “Mother’s Day”, was entered into a National Show and won a Blue Ribbon. This has led to numerous awards, recognitions and opportunities in the quilting world. One Proud accomplishments of Joyce’s, in October, 2012, she was selected as “McCall’s Quilt Designer 2012 – Professional Category” for McCall’s Quilting Magazine.

Joyce loves to Free Motion Quilt and Thread Paint.  Currently, Joyce has been working with Fabric Panels to create dimension and texture with threads and embellishments- Creating a style of her own!  Joyce loves to teach and share her tips. One of her Greatest accomplishments is when a student creates their own Art work following Joyce’s techinque.of Dimensional Thread Painting!

This Class is full!


Joyce Hughes Lecture Demo

December 9, 2017: Lecture/Demo Day with Joyce Hughes

Come and join Joyce Hughes, an award wining fiber artist and quilter, as she shares with you her creative process for making beautiful, one-of-a-kind pieces of art!  Joyce uses a wide variety of fabric modification processes, such as raw-edge appliqué and thread painting, to create amazing textured quilts and fabric panels.  You will be amazed by her work and will love learning about her unique methods.  This is a free class that will include a free country style catered lunch with all the fixins, including desert!  Space is limited to sign up today.

Joyce HughesJoyce is an Award Winning self-taught quilter and fiber artist. Her first quilt was a tee-shirt quilt, which she enjoyed making, but felt limited in the ability to express her artistic capabilities. Within several months, she began to design pictorial landscape quilts using raw edge applique, thread painting, and a variety of embellishments. Never knowing the “rules” she broke a lot of them, but with exciting results!

Amazingly, her first art quilt, “Mother’s Day”, was entered into a National Show and won a Blue Ribbon. This has led to numerous awards, recognitions and opportunities in the quilting world. One Proud accomplishments of Joyce’s, in October, 2012, she was selected as “McCall’s Quilt Designer 2012 – Professional Category” for McCall’s Quilting Magazine.

Joyce loves to Free Motion Quilt and Thread Paint.  Currently, Joyce has been working with Fabric Panels to create dimension and texture with threads and embellishments- Creating a style of her own!  Joyce loves to teach and share her tips. One of her Greatest accomplishments is when a student creates their own Art work following Joyce’s techinque.of Dimensional Thread Painting!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR THIS CLASS <<–


Mike Johns Serger Class

December 12, 2017: One-Day Hands-On Serger Class with Mike Johns

Do you own a serger but rarely use it because you aren’t comfortable with it, or you’re intimidated by it?  Maybe you are thinking of buying a serger buy still have questions of what all they can do or how to use them.  If so, come and join Mike for this Hands-On project based serger class.  Regardless if you are a novice or a pro, this class will be fun for everyone!  During class each student will complete a project on their serger from beginning to end, taking advantage of all of the various features of these amazing machines.  You will be provided with a kit containing all the fabric required for the project.  Prior to class, all attendees with be provided with a list of threads and accessories that he/she will need to bring to class along with their machine.  The cost of the class is $44.00 and includes a catered lunch.  Space is extremely limited for this class, so sign up fast!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR THIS CLASS <<–


Mike Johns Christmas Lecture Demo

December 16, 2017:  Christmas at Ruthie’s!

Don’t miss this very special, fun-filled Christmas Celebration at Ruthie’s!  Come and join us for this amazing day that will be filled with cheer, laughter and celebration, all while surrounded by friends and family.  Mike Johns will be showing you how to create beautiful, Christmas inspired projects using all of the wonderful tools that we have available today – from the single-needle Destiny and Dream Machines, to multi-needle machines and fabric cutters.  Can you think of a better way to spend a day than surrounded by friends celebrating all we have to be thankful for while being creative?  This is a free class and includes an unbelievable, fully catered Christmas meal!  We look forward to seeing you all there!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR THIS CLASS <<–


Mike Johns Software Crash Course

December 26, 2017: The Day After Christmas Software Crash Course!

Come and join make for this one-day crash course on all things software!! During the class Mike Johns will teach you the basics of Designers Gallery Embroidery Works and Creator and BES 4 Dream Edition software.  Learn how to use software to create your own unique designs with ease, edit existing designs, use artwork/graphic files to personalize your creations, and much, much more.  This is a free class and includes a free catered lunch.  Space is limited, so sign up today!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR THIS CLASS <<–


Mike Johns New Year Class

December 30, 2017: Ring in the New Year at Ruthie’s with Mike Johns!

It’s going to be a party at Ruthie’s as we welcome in a brand new year at Ruthie’s!  Come and join Mike as he shows you how to create fun and exciting party themed projects in preparation for welcoming 2018!  This is sure to be a blast as we create a fun party atmosphere at Ruthie’s.  There’s no better way to start a new year than surrounded by creative people learning new and exciting things!  Let’s all make 2018 the best year ever!  This is a free class and includes a fully catered New Year’s lunch! Let’s get this party started!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR THIS CLASS <<–