Our Classes

Baby Lock and Brother Classes

Ruthies Notions in Baker FL is planning some of the very best hands-on classes and lecture demos with the absolute best teachers in the industry today! We only list classes a few months in advance. Sign up early as classes fill up fast!!

You are going to love all the new classes coming in 2018!!!


Full List of Upcoming Classes

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


Ruthies Notions presents: Dimes Software Clinic August 16th,17th,or 18th, 2018.Pick a Day

Come to Ruthies Notions in Baker, Fl. Pick a Day August 16th, 17th, or 18th, 2018 for the first ever at ruthies dime event Featuring a Hooping Clinic.

Learn all about hooping properly to get the best stitch out possible.

Plus this dime is FREE!! This is usually over a $40.00 Value

Plus Lori Hernandez will be here too showing you exciting ways to enhance your embroidery and also some creative values to help your projects and new techniques you love!

We are also giving away a Brother 4×4 sewing, embroidery, and quilting machines too!

 

Sign up now seating is limited!!!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR August 16th CLASS <<– –>> REGISTER HERE FOR August 17th CLASS <<– –>> REGISTER HERE FOR August 18th CLASS <<–


Ruthie Presents: August 20th – 2018 Launch Party featuring Mike Johns!

Come and join the party as we introduce you to the all new Brother line-up for 2018!!  During this special launch party we will introduce you to all the new machines, software and tools being introduced this year – including an all new embroidery machine that is loaded with unbelievable new features and technology!  This is a party that you don’t want to miss!  This is a free event and as always, a free, fully catered lunch will be provided.  Space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot today.

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR August 20th CLASS <<–

Ruthie Presents: August 21st – IQ Designer/My Design Center with Mike John

During this one day lecture/demo class Mike will introduce you to all of the amazing features of IQ Designer and My Design Center.  You will learn about all of the amazing features of these built-in programs, including but not limited to: using the built-in scanner to auto-digitize artwork, creating one of a kind and unique embroidery projects from scratch, using decorative fill stitches to add the perfect finishing touch to your project, and creating in-the-hoop quilting.  This class is perfect for everyone from the novice to the more advanced user.  This is a free class and a fully catered lunch will be provided.

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR August 21st CLASS <<–

Ruthies Notions Presents: August 22nd – Learn how to use your software with your Brother ScanNCut

Join Mike Johns for this lecture/demo class where you will learn how to combine your Designer’s Gallery Embroidery Works and BES4 Dream Edition software with the Brother ScanNCut.  By combining your favorite software with the amazing features of the ScanNCut, you can unleash your creativity and make your embroidery projects simpler and easier!  You will learn how to create appliqué the easy way, turn line art into embroidery, edit designs and much, much more.  This is a free class and a delicious catered lunch is included.  Space is limited so be sure to sign up today to reserve your spot!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR August 22nd CLASS <<–

Back to School Event

Ruthies Biggest Ever 3 Day Brother Launch Event

Featuring Barbara Mikolajczyk from Brother International

Barbara is an excellent educator. You will love her. She is very talented and will teach you so much incredible new things on the latest new products from Brother including the brand new machine which we may have here!!

Plus there will be lots of new exciting things for the Scan-N-Cut too!

Barbara is super on the multi needle especially the 10 needle Entrepreneur PR 1050X. Barbara will teach you awesome ways to make money with a business using the multi needle machines too!

This 3-day class is FREE as our gift to you!! Plus a delicious free catered lunch by Uncle Bills.

Class is from 10:00 am – 4:00 am – Doors open at 9:00 am

Plus we will give away a door prize worth over $400 on the third day!

Don’t miss out on these fun three days!!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR 3-Day CLASS <<–


Ruthies Notions Presents: Dimes best and biggest Embroidery technique class from A to Z Labor Day Weekend! August 30th, 31st, or September 1st,2018.

Ruthies First Dime event ever A to Z stabilizing class!

Learn how important it is to create some of the best embroidery ever from the experts at Dime.

Plus Mike Johns will be there showing you how exciting ways to use  your embroidery machines and more.

Plus you will get a chance to win a Brother or Babylock 4×4 embroidery, sewing and quilting machine! Valued at $1299.00

Sign up now seating is limited!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR August 30th CLASS <<– –>> REGISTER HERE FOR August 31st CLASS <<– –>> REGISTER HERE FOR September 1st CLASS <<–

Ruthies Notions Presents: Destiny Diva Day September 6th, 2018 featuring Nicci Brazil and Lori Hernandez.

*Update: Dear customers and friends – Nicci has a family emergency and cannot teach this class. Lori Hernandez will teach the class. Nicci will come again sometime next year in the Spring. We will surly miss her.

The Brand New Babylock Launch party. Learn all about the Brand new Babylock machine plus tons and tons of cool techniques to use with your very own Destiny. Plus lots of cool techniques to use with your  IQ. Nicci and Lori, are some of the most talented ladies out there in the sewing industry today. Cant wait to see you at this class we are so excited to have Nicci and Lori at Ruthies for this spectacular class we ever had at Ruthies notions.

Doors open at 9:00 class is 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR CLASS <<–


Ruthies Biggest event Ever Featuring Lori Hernandez and Nicci Brazzell September 7th or 8th, 2018 Pick a Day.

*Update: Dear customers and friends – Nicci has a family emergency and cannot teach this class. Lori Hernandez will teach the class. Nicci will come again sometime next year in the Spring. We will surly miss her.

We will be introducing the Brand New Babylock Machine and dazzle you  with all the latest features you ever saw on the new Babylock Machine. Plus tons and tons of exciting ways to use your Destiny. Plus awesome ways to use you multi needle and sergers to the max. Theres never a dull moment when Nicci and Lori comes to Ruthies! You will love, love, love this class!

Pick a day now! No kidding seating is very limited! We probably won’t be able to hold all the people who want to attend!

We seriously hope to see you there this is a class of a life time.

I have learned so much from Nicci and Lori they are some of the most creative ladies I have ever met!

Love, Ruthie.

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR September 7th CLASS <<– –>> REGISTER HERE FOR September 8th CLASS <<–


Ruthies Notions Presents: September 10th & 11th – Hands-on Embroidery Class with Joan Clemons and Mike Johns

During this two day hands-on event, Joan and Mike will walk you through the creation of a beautiful fall project from start to finish.  During this fun-filled class you will learn a wide variety of embroidery and sewing techniques and tricks to create a one-of-a-kind project.  Each attendee will bring his or her embroidery machine.  Please make sure your machine is in good working order. Destiny and Dream machine only! The cost of the class is $88.00, which includes a kit containing all of the fabric needed to complete the project.  A list of additional required supplies will be provided prior to class.   A fully catered lunch will be provided each day.  There are limited number of spots available for this class, so be sure to reserve your spot today!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR CLASS <<–

Ruthies Notions Presents: Anita Good Design Next Level Embroidery 301 September 13th,14th,15th, or 16th, 2018 PICK A DAY

Come to Ruthies for another fun packed weekend with Anita Good Design! We are giving you four days to choose from. Every day is the same so pick a day. This is a Lecture Demo event, Come learn the history behind Anita Good design and about all of the designs. Plus they will be showing you all the new designs coming out! How exciting?

Plus receive a Free gift worth $500.00 given away each day.

We are also giving away a FREE Brother Disney 4×4 sewing and embroidery machine on the third day of class!

Look at how stunning this machine is!

PLUS LOUIS CARNEY WILL BE HERE TO DAZZLE YOU AS WELL!

Louis began his sewing career at the early age of 12 in his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri, where he studied tailoring, design and visual merchandising in an advanced curriculum at Lincoln Academy Prep school. After college, he began his career in the sewing machine industry, working in Chicago and New York City where he now resides. He has worked with most major machine brand companies and has familiarity with all brands of machines.

Louis has taught in all 50 states and Mexico, lectured in London and worked with machine product development in Sweden. With a focus on interiors, his special attention to detail, congenial class atmosphere & beautiful samples, his classes always fill to capacity. His familiarity with machine products and industry knowledge ensures a fun and informative time to be had by all. Design influence utilizing embroidery software, segers/coverstitch, TOL embroidery machines, multi needle embroidery machines and long-arm quilting machines, are some of his favorite past times.
“Creative Sewing Techniques by Machine” and “More Creative Sewing Techniques by Machine,” both published by AQS are books Louis has contributed to with fantastic step by step projects!

He has appeared on the television/web shows: America Quilts Creatively, Now Sewing, America Sews, Sew it All, It’s Sew Easy, Sewing with Nancy, Behind the Seams and many local TV news reports. Artistic, Elna, Janome, Brother and Kreinik Threads Mfg,Youtube videos/demos and webinars.

Mr. Carney has an illustrious list of clients, including, but not limited to: Bernadette Peters, Sara Jessica Parker, Tommy Mitolla, Dr. Ruth, Mary Fisher, Nancy Wilson, the Rockefellers, Kristina Wildentstein, Kathleen Glynn (Mrs. Michael Moore), Mrs. Sidney Poitier, Martha Stewart Inc and Vera Wang Inc., as well as the Broadway musicals productions of “The Lion King” and “Riverdance. He has also worked with artist for Addidas.

Magazine/newspaper credits: Architectural Digest, Time Out New York, Pfaff Club Magazine, Town and Country, The New York Times, Creative Expressions, Creative Machine Embroidery, America Quilts Creatively, Sew News, Sew it All and many more.
He has also served as a film consultant to MGM studios for the sewing machine industry.

Also Sunday come and enjoy the day With Mike Johns and Joan Clemmons!

You don’t want to miss this!

Sign up now seating is limited!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR September 13th CLASS <<– –>> REGISTER HERE FOR September 14th CLASS <<– –>> REGISTER HERE FOR September 15th CLASS <<– –>> REGISTER HERE FOR September 16th CLASS <<–


Ruthies Notions Presents: September 19th – Multi-Needle Training Day

This one-day lecture/demo class with Mike Johns will introduce you to your multi-needle embroidery machine.  Mike will walk you teach you about all the basics, including set-up, maintenance, design editing, hooping, accessories and much more!  This class is designed for everyone, including the newest multi-needle owner!  This is a free class and includes a wonderful catered lunch.  Reserve your space today!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR September 19th CLASS <<–

Ruthies Notions Presents: September 20th & 21st – Hands-on Destiny/Dream Machine class with Mike Johns

Join Mike for another fun-filled hands-on Destiny/Dream Machine class!  During class Mike will walk you through the construction of a fun embroidery/sewing project from start to finish.  Mike will make sure that everyone completes his/her project – No UFO’s to be seen here – all while learning new embroidery and sewing techniques.  Each attendee will bring his/her embroidery machine (please make sure your machine is in good working condition) and a basic sewing kit (scissors, seam ripper, needles, bobbins, etc.).  A list of required embroidery thread will be provided prior to the class.  The cost of the class is $88.00 which includes a fully catered lunch and a kit containing all of the fabric needed to complete your project.  Space is extremely limited, so be sure to reserve your spot today!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR CLASS <<–


Ruthies Notions Presents: September 22nd – Lecture/Demo with Mike Johns

Come join Mike as he demonstrates a wide variety of techniques and projects using single and multi-needle embroidery machines, sergers, cutters and software.  Do you have questions about your machines?  This is the perfect time to not only have those questions answered, but also see the solution being demonstrated!  This class is free and includes a fully catered lunch!  Reserve your space today!

–>> REGISTER HERE FOR CLASS <<–


3-Day FALL EXTRAVAGANZA

Fall extravaganza with Jerry Granata from Brother International

Join us on September 27th, 28th, & 29th 2018 for this amazing 3-day event

Learn how to use the brand new Brother Luminaire embroidery and sewing machine and all of its awesome features. If you have a Fream Machine or Destiny you will love this class too. Wait until we show you what you can do with My Design Center.

Learn how to create beautiful quilts. jerry won an award at the Houston Quilt Show. He also designs gorgeous children’s clothes.

Learn all about Scan-N-Cut and the features of the new one.

Learn all about the brand new Pedesign II and how it works with the new Luminaire.

You will love Jerry’s samples. They are outstanding.

Each day will be so exciting and different!! Don’t miss a day.

This 3-day event is FREE and includes a wonderful catered lunch each day.

The class is from 10 am to 4 pm and doors open at 9 am.


Cindy Hogan Class

3-Day Event with Cindy Hogan from Brother International

Join us October 4th, 5th, & 6th, 2018 for an exciting 3 day event.

Learn all about Scan-N-Cut, Software and learn the latest features on the brand new Brother Luminaire.

Don’t miss this once in a lifetime chance to be part of a very informative class!!

We will be giving away a door prize on the 6th worth over $400!!!

Sign up today!! Don’t miss out!!


Ruthies Notions presents: October 8th & 9th – Hands-On Serger Class with Mike Johns

Join Mike as he walks you through the creation of a fun and exciting serger based project! During class you will use your own BabyLock Triumph or Ovation to create a wide variety of stitches and techniques to create a fun and unique project from beginning to end.  A kit will be provided which will include all of the fabric and notions needed for the project.  In a addition to your machine, you will need to bring basic sewing kits items (scissors, clips, needles, etc.) and your accessories/feet.  Don’t forget to bring your foot pedal, knife cover and sewing table, and make sure your machine is in good working order.  A list of required threads and any additional supplies will be provided prior to the class.  This class is appropriate for all levels, beginner to advance.  Class fees are $88.00 and as always a delicious catered lunch will be provided each day.  Seating is extremely limited so be sure to sign up today to guarantee your spot!


Ruthies Notions Presents: October 10th – Brother ScanNCut – From Software to Cutting and Back Again!

Do you have a ScanNCut and software (either BES4 Dream Edition or Designer’s Gallery Embroidery Works) but just aren’t sure how to use the two together?  Well this class is just for you!  Join Mike Johns as he teaches you just how easy it is to go from Software to Cutting, Scanning to Editing, and Software to Stitching!  When you combine all the amazing features of both the ScanNCut and your software there are no limits to what you can create.   From Appliqués to creating your own unique fonts, you will see just how simple the process really is.  This is a free class and a wonderful catered lunch is included.  Be sure to reserve your spot by signing up today!

Ruthies Notions Presents: Autumn Festival featuring Michelle Gillmartin October 11th, 12th, and 13th, 2018

Day 1: We’ll start the day with an intro and demo of the*NEW*
Luminaire! The machine that does it all! Then we’ll move over to
the PR Entrepreneur Pro 1050X and have some fun! We’ll demo
edge to edge quilting on a PR machine with monofilament thread!
Learn how to pull the bobbin thread for a clean finish on the back.
Learn how to make a Holiday table runner using My Design
Center, LOT’S of metallic thread and built in lettering to make
your Holiday Table a star! Demos on how to place stippling
around any embroidery design and how to applique with stippling
using any embroidery design. Ever wonder how to use puffy foam
on a cap? Come join the fun!
Day 2: We’ll start the day with an intro and demo of the*NEW*
Luminaire! Then we’ll move into the PR1050X. We’ll bring in the
use of PE Design Software to maximize the fun you can have on a
PR! Learn about what’s new in PE-Design 11! We’ll demo a HUGE
monogram on a zipper front hoodie! Easy to do using PE Design
11 and the camera on the PR/Luminaire. Get tips on how to make
your plain sweatshirt a designer sweatshirt. Demos to include a
giant monogram pillow using the PR Jumbo hoop and lot’s of
Photostitch samples.
Day3: We’ll start the day with an intro and demo of the*NEW*
Luminaire! Did you know that the new ScanNCut is a perfect
companion to your PR or Luminaire machine? BES4 Dreeam
software has some amazing features that make even a novice
software user look like a pro! Learn how to take and image and
import it into BES Word Collage for a totally personal gift! Demos
to include some of the FUN features in BES software and how to
personalize a key chain using software made in sparkle vinyl and
cut out on the ScanNCut and how to create embossing with BES!