Winter/Spring 2013 Issue For the First Time in Sacramento! Zundt Design's 3-Day Event The Fine Art of Swiss Embroidery SEWING & VACUUM CENTERS March 14-16 Details on Page 3 Don't Miss 3 Exciting Days with Founder Angie Steveson Details on page 7. "Fancy Feather" Embroidery Appliqué Pattern from Lunch Box Quilts In This Issue The New BERNINA 780E Sewing, Quilting & Embroidery Machine Quilting Meets Embroidery A Match Made in Heaven Get Inspired in 2013 . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Zundt Design Event . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Classes. . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Sewing & Gift Inspirations. . . . . . . . . . . 5 The Decorating Diva . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Quilt-Craft-Sew Festival . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Serger Clinic. . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Martha Pullen Event . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Inventory Clearance. . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Mark Your Calendar. . . . . . . . . . 23 Get Inspired in 2013! It’s a new year and a great time to start on a new adventure, learn a new skill or finish an ongoing project. We’ve got plenty of inspiration coming your way with fun new classes and very special events that you won’t want to miss! Each month we have new Sewing Superstars coming to Meissner's for seminars, demonstrations, trunk shows and hands-on workshops. Don’t miss your chance to meet and learn from these talented artists! Whether you’re making garments, finishing a quilt, starting an embroidery project or just exploring the features of your machine in one of our classes, we’re ready to help you make this your most creative year ever! Stop by and visit us today. Don't miss our sales! Winter Inventory Clearance Sale January 28 – February 4 President's Day Sale February 13-18 Easter Eggstravaganza March 25 – April 1 Sign up for our e-newsletter to receive up-to-date details! Sewing Superstars coming to Sacramento! Sign up early—you won’t want to miss one of these exciting events! JAN 25/26 John Deer FEB 15/16 Angie Steveson FEB Mary Mulari MAR 14/15/16 Urban Zundt with Tracey Sims APR 5/6 Pam Damour MAY Martha Pullen 23 16/17/18 2 Adorable Designs Lunch Box Quilts Sewing & Gift Inspirations with Style & Zip Zundt Design The Decorating Diva Love of Sewing Retreat www.MeissnerSewing.com | (916) 920-2121 For the First Time in Sacramento! Zundt Design Event March 14-16, 2013 Zundt Design, Ltd. is a third generation embroidery company, first creating designs for fabulous lace linens in Switzerland. Urban Zundt creates exquisite designs for home embroidery machines with the same attention to detail as his father and grandfather did! Now, for the first time, Urban Designer Tracey Sims Zundt and designer Tracey Sims will travel to Sacramento where you’ll have a chance to meet the artists and attend a trunk show and demonstration or a two-day embroidery workshop. Don’t miss this rare opportunity! Read more about Urban Zundt and Zundt Design at MeissnerSewing.com Class Space is Limited so Sign up Today!! Zundt Trunk Show & Demonstration Designer Urban Zundt No Experience Required! Anyone Interested in Beautiful Embroidery is Welcome! Thursday, March 14th 5:30 – 8:30pm Come to the Zundt Trunk Show & Demonstration to meet the designers, ask questions and get inside details on projects in Zundt Design's books and upcoming new items. Urban and Tracey will feature techniques, tips and samples from all of Zundt’s incredible embroidery work. You’ll also have the chance to purchase 9 exclusive design packs that are only available at exclusive Zundt events! Bring a friend to this fun event! Refreshments and door prizes included! Sacramento Location. Trunk Show & Demonstration Only $10. Sketches to Stitches (Hands-On Workshop) Fri & Sat, March 15-16 A Two-Day Event! 10am – 5pm Join us for a two-day, hands-on embroidery class with Zundt designer Tracey Sims and third generation owner Urban Zundt. In the Sketches to Stitches workshop, you will explore the history of Zundt Embroidery and learn to incorporate the delicacy of Zundt Designs into your own work. You’ll learn placement, lace making, stabilizing, continuous hooping, and an amazing amount of features on an embroidery machine. At the end of the workshop, you will take home two completed projects and instructions and materials for three additional projects that you can complete on your own! Sacramento Location. Workshop Fee: $99 (Includes the Zundt Trunk Show & Demonstration) Workshop fee includes: -Two Complete Embroidery Projects -Instruction & Material for Three Additional Projects -Embroidery Machines, Material, Supplies & Project Kits – You Just Show Up! -Catered Lunch & Snacks Each Day -Exclusive Offers, Prizes & More! Early Sign-Up Bonus: Register By Feb 15th For Only $79 Space is Limited so Sign-Up Today! For more details and to register, visit www.MeissnerSewing.com or call 916-920-2121 Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 3 classes & events For the most up-to-date info on classes, including new listings, photos, session dates & times, and pricing, visit www.MeissnerSewing.com Sewing Basics Before You Sit And Sew -Sacramento The success or failure of a garment is often determined before you reach the machine. This class introduces the basics of the world of sewing: using the sewing machine, understanding the pattern, sewing terms, layout, cutting and marking, pressing and using the tools and sewing notions. Starting with the fabric purchases and preparation and proceeding to reading the pattern pieces a successful new hobby will be yours. Basic techniques will be demonstrated and samples sewn for your notebook. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($55) Sacramento: 01/29, 02/05 & 02/12: 5-8pm Adult Basic Sewing -Sacramento Acquire new skills as you refine those learned in Before You Sit and Sew. You will construct a simple garment as you learn new sewing techniques. This series will include lecture/demonstration and lab time with individual assistance. Patterns will be provided for beginning sewer, while the intermediate sewer may select their own project to construct. Before You Sit and Sew is a prerequisite for the absolute beginner. Marilyn Stanley ($65) Sacramento: 02/19, 02/26, 03/05, 03/12 & 03/19: 5-8pm Sacramento: 04/16, 04/23, 04/30, 05/07 & 05/14: 5-8pm Beginning Adult Sewing This class is designed for a beginner with little or no experience. Topics include necessary tools and notions, using the sewing machine, purchasing fabric and supplies, pattern instructions, sewing terms, layout, cutting, marking, and using pressing equipment. You will be able to complete a coordinating pillowcase & pajama/capri pants plus an adorable tote bag in this 4-week class. Instructor: Sherri Weldon. ($60) Sacramento: 03/04, 03/11, 03/18 & 03/25: 5:30-8:30pm Rocklin: 02/08, 02/15, 02/22 & 03/01: 10:30am-1:30pm Intermediate Sewing for Adults This is the next step for those who have completed a beginning sewing class or are at an intermediate level. We will be completing an adorable apron and then choosing a project of your choice for furthering your sewing skills and knowledge. You can bring your machine or use one of ours. Pre-requisite: Beginning Sewing. Instructor: Sherri Weldon ($60) Sacramento: 02/04, 02/11, 02/28 & 02/25: 5:30-8:30pm Rocklin: 03/01, 03/08, 03/15 & 03/29: 2-5pm We Match Internet Prices! FREE BONUS* $1,300 Value! NEW! While Supplies Last! This spacious sewing and quilting machine contains all the room, power and time-saving features that you expect from Janome. Enjoy 11" of workspace and a stable, aluminum frame and speeds up to 1,000 SPM! 4 Free Side Table!* Free Table!* Free Rolling* Case! *FREE with purchase of the 8900QCP. Not valid with any other offer. While supplies last. www.MeissnerSewing.com | (916) 920-2121 Sewing & Gift Inspirations with Style & Zip Lecture-Style Class Presented by Author & TV Personality Mary Mulari Saturday, February 23rd, 2013 10am-4pm - Sacramento Location She's appeared on PBS TV's Sewing With Nancy 42 times and authored 26 sewing books. Now is your chance to see her in person! In this all-day lecture-style class, Mary Mulari will help you discover fun new ideas for enhancing your own sewing projects. From fabulous sweatshirt makeovers to quick-to-sew accessories, embroidery applique, travel gear, zipper projects and not to mention those ever useful totes & aprons. Mary's delightful sense of humor has something for all of us! Read more about Mary Mulari at www.MeissnerSewing.com. Come let Mary inspire you in this fun, all-day seminar! $39 seminar fee includes: · · · · · · · Clever Sewing Project Ideas Inspiration and New Concepts for Embroidery Machine Applique, Sweatshirts, & Travel Gear Sew Green Makeover Instructions for “Upcycling” Old Items Samples from Her Frequent Appearances on Sewing With Nancy Lunch & Snacks Provided Book Signing and Photo Opportunities Exclusive Offers, Prizes and More! Fun and inspiration for sewing and quilting enthusiasts of all abilities - beginner or advanced! Come see why Mary is the most frequent guest on Sewing with Nancy! Early Bird Discount! Only $29 when you sign up before February 8th! For details and to register, visit www.MeissnerSewing.com or call (916) 920-2121 Adult Beginning & Intermediate Sewing: Folsom Marilyn Stanley ($60) What would like to create? We can help you make it happen! Bring your machine and your project (or try one of ours) and embark on the road to creative sewing. Beginning sewers may want to start with a pillowcase or Preventing Fitting Disasters Sacramento: 03/02, 03/09 & 03/16: 9am-12pm PJ bottoms, and from there the possibilities are endless. Work at your own speed and learn the tips and techniques to help you make the most of your sewing time. Prerequisites: Machine Mastery 1 or basic knowledge of your machine. Beginner/Intermediate Level. Instructors Elaine Buchanan & Vicki Ayres ($20 per session) Folsom: Thursdays: 01/31, 02/07, 02/14, 02/21, 02/28, 03/07, 03/14: 6-9pm This class concentrates on the challenge of fitting patterns to you. Working with your individual patterns, you will learn about personal ease and designer ease and how to take the guess work out of pattern measuring and fitting. Basic pattern adjustments and how to fine-tune your fit to produce a well fitting blouse, dress or skirt will be covered. Individual fitting tips will be discussed as they relate to your pattern. nstructor: Marilyn Stanley ($60) Garments Zip It Up #1 Pants for Any Body Do you love the look and comfort of pants, but not the way they look on you? Using the McCall’s Perfect Fit trouser pattern and personal measurements, you will learn how to fit and construct tailored pants for you. You will learn construction techniques for the pocket stay, easiest fly zipper, and no roll waistband. Learn the differences between jeans, slacks, and trousers and how to allow for wearing ease in this workshop class. Intermediate level. Instructor: Sacramento: 02/02, 02/09 & 02/16: 9am-12pm Basic zipper insertion can be a fearsome construction technique for the uninformed. Banish the zipper blues by using current, easy, foolproof methods for constructing basic zipper samples. Learn the how, why, and where of centered, lapped and fly front zipper applications in this hands on class while sewing your notebook samples. Invisible zippers and handpicked zippers will also be taught. Beginner Level. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($30) Rocklin: 01/26: 9am-12pm Sacramento: 04/20: 9am-12pm Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 5 classes & events a lining, and how to add lining to a pattern where one isn't included. Linings for skirts, jackets, coats and dresses will be discussed in this lecture/demo class. You may bring any questionable patterns to class for discussion. Samples will be made in the second class meeting. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($35) Rocklin: 02/23: 9am-4pm Zip It Up #2 This Zipper class will include additional applications beyond the basic zipper methods studied in previous Zip It Up classes. In this sample-making class, students will insert a decorative zipper without a seam, do zippered pockets, and install a separating zipper and other finishing touches to make their sewing more professional. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($30) Sacramento: 04/27: 9am-12pm Hand Sewing -- Finishing Touches The difference between a beautiful custom finished garment and a made-athome look is in the finishing details. Finishing touches for all fine garments are done by hand. Learn the various hand sewing stitches and where and when to use them for couture finishing. In this class you’ll learn hand rendered buttonholes, quick pick-stitching, easy feather stitching, French hem stitches, covered snaps, and more. By the end of the class you will have a sample of various stitches for future reference. Beginner level. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($25) Rocklin: 01/26: 1-4pm Lining It All Up! Have you ever wanted to line a garment but didn't know how, when or where to start? Find out how to select appropriate lining fabrics, construct and insert Advanced Garment Construction -Sacramento This class is designed for the advanced seamstress who wants new construction ideas and extra assistance in pattern adjustments and fitting. You select your own projects, which can be for yourself or others, or simply pattern and/ or garment alterations. There will be a lesson each class meeting which will include a demonstration, handouts and samples explaining the lesson as well as sewing lab time. Advanced level. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($65) Sacramento: 02/20, 02/27, 03/06, 03/13, 03/20, & 04/03: 12-3pm Sacramento: 04/10, 04/17, 04/24, 05/01, 05/08 & 05/15: 12-3pm Pant Review This class is for those who have taken the "Pant Fitting" class and need additional fitting and/or review of techniques, fitting adjustments on another pair or added assistance in completing your garment. Bring your pattern, fabric and/or garment plus basic sewing supplies including Scotch Magic Tape and sewing pins. You may enroll in one, or all the sessions. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($20/session) Sacramento: 04/13: 9am-12pm Sacramento: 04/19: 9am-12pm While Supplies Last! 2222 • 22 Built in Stitches • 1 One step buttonhole *Discount taken from regular price. Not valid with any other offer. See store for details. 6 www.MeissnerSewing.com | (916) 920-2121 With Angie Steveson All Machine Embroiderers: Don't Miss This Fun Event! February 14-16, 2013 Angie’s Trunk Show & Demonstrations Thursday, February 14: 6–8pm - Sacramento Location This fun evening with Angie will include demonstrations of CutWork, PaintWork and CrystalWork for her unique Lunch Box Quilt designs. She’ll host a trunk show packed with her latest creations, and you will take ideas with you for inspiration and lots of how-to's for ramping up your creativity in your quilting, embroidery & more. Snacks, Prizes & Guaranteed Fun! Everyone welcome! No experience required. Sacramento Location. Trunk Show and Demonstration Only $10! Bring a Friend & Register today! Hands-On Workshop Sacramento: Friday, February 15: 10am-4:30pm Folsom: Saturday, February 16: 9:30am-4pm Embroidery – Applique – Quilting – All in the Hoop! Use your embroidery machine to its fullest potential! Angie Steveson will help you master embroidery, applique and quilting – all in the hoop! Join us in one of Angie’s exciting hands-on workshops. You will leave with several complete quilt blocks and the knowledge and skills to complete your own Lunch Box Quilt at home! Choose from 14 Lunch Box Quilts patterns, including favorites such as “Scoop it Up,” “Boots and Bandanas,” and “Picnic Time.” Patterns and supplies are available at Meissner’s Sacramento and Folsom locations. Participants should have a working knowledge of their embroidery machine. $69 Workshop Fee (Includes Thursday Night Trunk Show & Demonstrations) · · · Complete Several Quilt Blocks in Class · Knowledge & Skills to Complete an Entire Lunch Box Quilt! · Ideas & Inspiration for Embroidery, Quilting & More Snacks & Bottled Water Provided (Bring your own sack lunch) Exclusive Offers, Prizes and More! Class sizes are small for individual attention, so space is limited--sign up early! To register, call (916) 920-2121 or visit www.MeissnerSewing.com. Fun & Easy Sewing Series Introduction to Sewing Do you want to learn to sew, but just aren't sure how to start? Learn the basics of sewing while making and completing a tote bag. In this fun class, you will learn several sewing techniques that you will find yourself using over and over on future sewing projects. Some of these techniques include sewing seams, making a casing (great to know for making hems, waistbands, and draw cord casings), adding lining, top stitching, handle placement, and even how to add depth and dimension to a project. As a bonus, you will be able to make your bag one-of-a-kind by personalizing it with machine embroidery. No experience needed for the first class! We supply the sewing machine, fabric and all the tools you will need. All you need to bring is yourself! In the next three subsequent classes you will complete a pillowcase, pajama bottoms and a cosmetic bag with a zipper. You will learn various seaming and quilting techniques and learning to work with a pattern and put in a zipper. A supply list for the continuing series will be given on the first day of class. Project #1 - Tote Bag Project #2 - Pillowcase Four 3-Hour Classes: Only $99.99 when you sign up for all four sessions. Reg. $14999 See web-site for dates and times. Look for Fun & Easy Introduction to Sewing and Fun & Easy Sewing Series Sign up for classes 24 hours a day at www.Meissnersewing.com Project #3 - Pajama Bottoms Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! Project #4 - Cosmetic Case 7 classes & events Hems 101 Tired of paying someone else to shorten or lengthen your clothes? Learn to do it yourself! This hands-on class will teach you what you need to know and how to handle the basic hemming jobs from jeans, skirts, pants and knits, etc. Bring your problems and sewing machine and we'll find solutions. Samples will be made in both sessions with sample fabrics provided. Beginner level. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($40) Rocklin: 01/21 & 02/18: 1:30-4:30pm Sacramento: 03/09 & 03/16: 1-4pm Machine Embroidery Embroidery Essentials You’ve bought an embroidery machine--Congratulations! During this lecture/ demo, we’ll learn about needles, threads and stabilizers, and the essentials for a properly stitched embroidery design. This class is strongly recommended for anyone with an embroidery machine, and is a prerequisite for MMM 9 classes or the Embroidery-Only Machine Mastery class. $20 plus $7 supply fee. Instructor: Staff Rocklin: 01/19: 9:30am-12pm Folsom: 01/28: 1:30-4pm Sacramento: 02/08: 5-8pm Rocklin: 03/12: 10am-1pm All About ME (Machine Embroidery) Machine Embroidery–Sit n Sew NEW! Bring your embroidery machine and embroidery project you are working on and Sherri will help guide you through the embroidery process. If you don’t have an embroidery machine but would like to do some embroidery, come use one of our beautiful Brother 950D Disney embroidery machines. All Levels. Instructor: Staff ($15 per session) Sacramento: 01/28, 2/11, 2/25, 3/11, 3/25: 1:30-4:30pm BERNINA Classes BERNINA 8-Series Mastery Classes The comprehensive guide class for BERNINA 820 and 830 owners. This two-day retreat-style class will cover all of the machine basics in Session I and the embroidery functions in Session II. BERNINA 820 owners need only attend Session I. Class Fee is $150 per session or FREE for those who purchased their 820/830 from Meissner’s. $10 Supply Fee per session. Bring your machine and accessories. Instructor: Staff Sacramento: Session I: 02/06: 10am-4pm Sacramento: Session II: 02/20: 10am-4pm Sacramento: Session I: 04/10: 10am-4pm Sacramento: Session II: 04/17: 10am-4pm 48 MONTHS NO INTEREST!* You will be inspired by many new embroidery projects, products, techniques and tips developed by the experts in this class. It’s going to be a fun club with a different focus each month. If you do not own an embroidery machine, please come and explore the possibilities! You will bring home a CD with all of the project instructions from the seminar. You do not need to bring your machine. Instructor: Judy Dreiling. ($20) Rocklin: 01/17: 10am-1pm Rocklin: 02/21: 10am-1pm Rocklin: 03/21: 10am-1pm Rocklin: 04/18: 10am-1pm Transferring Embroidery Designs At last—a class that will teach you how to download designs from the internet, or use a multi-format CD and transfer the designs to a USB stick and use in your embroidery machine to stitch out. This class is for all embroidery/ sewing machines with USB capability. Students need to bring to class their multi-format embroidery design CD's, or purchase one from us before class. Instructors: Judy Dreiling and Janet Potter. ($30) Sacramento: 01/18: 10am-1pm Folsom: 02/12: 10am-1pm Rocklin: 02/21: 2-5pm Sacramento: 03/19: 5-8pm *48 mos. on BERNINA purchases of $3000 or more. OAC with monthly payments. See store for details. 8 www.MeissnerSewing.com | (916) 920-2121 Professional Home Dec Embraces Elegant Embroidery! All Day Seminar Lectures - Tips & Techniques - Demonstrations - Trunk Show Book Signing - Door Prizes - Catered Lunch & Fun! Friday, April 5th: 10am-4pm Sacramento Store Join Decorating Diva Pam Damour for a full day of lectures, demonstrations, and a special trunk show where she will show you how to add pizazz to your home dec projects with beautiful embroidery and other embellishments. She’ll also be signing copies of her book “Cheaper By the Dozen!” Pam’s techniques can be used in all areas of sewing. They’re great for quilts, garments and, of course, home decorating projects. Learn about which stabilizers work best, 3D embroidery, easy binding, endless borders, scalloped edges, pleated trims and more! Pam will wow you with her techniques, samples and sense of humor. Everyone welcome. No experience necessary. $35 seminar fee includes lunch. Hands-On Workshop th Saturday, April 6 : 9:30am-4:30pm Sacramento Store In this all-day, hands-on class, Decorating Diva Pam Damour will share many of the great techniques highlighted in her book “Cheaper by the Dozen.” These techniques can be used in all areas of sewing, whether your passion is quilting, garment construction or just making accessories! Take home a workbook full of embroidery, embellishments and finishing. Snacks and bottled water provided - bring your own sack lunch. Workshop: $69 plus $25 kit fee Early Bird Special! Sign Up Before March 9th for only $59 +$25 kit fee Featured Techniques: - Easy zipper insertions - Border endless embroideries - 3D embroideries - Miters and More! - Perfect scalloped and pleated trims Space is Limited! Sign up TODAY at www.MeissnerSewing.com or call 916-920-2121 The NEW BERNINA 750 QE 7 Things You'll Love About the New BERNINA 7 Series: Even more comfortable quilting The BERNINA 750 QE includes a meticulously-engineered extra-long freearm with ten inches / 254 mm of space to right of the needle—plenty of room for large sewing projects. With more space and the added benefit of the super-sized embroidery area, your creativity can have free rein. • Extra-Long Freearm • BERNINA Stich Regulator (BSR) • Color touch screen • BERNINA Dual Feed Place Your • Revolutionary BERNINA 9 Hook Order Now! 1. Extended Free Arm - 10" Right of the Needle 2. The BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) 3. Exclusive BERNINA Dual Feed 4. Total Stitch Control 5. Great Sewing Comfort - The presser foot automatically lowers at the start of a seam and lifts again at the end. 6. Large Selection of Stitches 7. Tips & Tricks with Sewing Consultant Now in Stock! BERNINA 780 Superb Sewing & Embroidery • • • • Reolutionary New BERNINA 9 Hook Extended Free-Arm and Extra-Large Embroidery Area 80% More Bobbin Thread** BERNINA Dual Feed Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 9 classes & events BERNINA Series 8 Stitch Regulator (BSR) and Memory Class This is the perfect class for those Bernina 830/820 owners who have taken the Series 8 session 1 class. In this hands-on informative class, you'll learn how easy it is to attach the BSR foot to your machine and set the stitch length. You'll learn the differences between Mode 1 and Mode 2 and much more… Memory functions and uses will also be covered. Don't forget your BSR and quilting thread. Beginner Level. Staff ($10) Sacramento: 01/30: 10am-3pm Sacramento: 02/27: 10am-3pm Sacramento: 04/24: 10am-3pm Bernina 8-Series Club Explore the capabilities of your BERNINA 8-Series machine with special projects designed specifically to teach you how to use the many new and exclusive features that your machine has to offer. There is a new session each month so make sure you sign up for every month. There will be a limited number of spots available so please sign up right away so you won't miss a club! Instructor Judy Dreiling. ($15) Folsom: 01/28: 5-8pm Folsom: 02/25: 5-8pm Folsom: 03/25: 5-8pm Folsom: 04/22: 5-8pm Continuous Embroidery & More -For 830 & 780 Owners Continuous Embroidery on your Bernina 830 is easier than you think! Bring a long strip of fabric 8-inches wide and 45inches long and create a beautiful design you thought only the professionals could do. Did you know you can bring decorative stitches and stitch combinations from the sewing machine into the embroidery module and stitch them out? Find out how easy it is to create unique designs to embroider on your projects that will be the envy of all who see them. Instructor: Judy Dreiling ($40) Folsom: 04/22: 1-4pm Clubs & Monthly Classes Finish Up Night -Sacramento This is a get-away evening the last Friday of the month spent with friends learning techniques, fitting garments, altering patterns, and/ or finishing projects of all kinds. These sessions are designed for you to have fun and relax while sewing. Bring a project for the evening and a snack to share. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($10) Sacramento: 02/22: 4-9pm Sacramento: 03/22: 4-9pm Sacramento: 04/26: 4-9pm WeAllSew.com Ideas & Inspiration from BERNINA Speed Dating with BERNINA Feb 11-18, 2013 Make a Valentine. Buy a BERNINA. Save up to $500 instantly!* Create a valentine postcard by sewing at several BERNINA machine stations. As you visit each machine, you'll get a stamp to fill your speed dating card . When your speed dating card is full, and your valentine postcard is complete, you'll receive a free BERNINA chocolate bar!* *While supplies last. Not valid with any other offer. See store for details. 10 www.MeissnerSewing.com | (916) 920-2121 Does your serger spend more time in the closet than sewing? Are you frustrated trying to remember how to thread it every time you use it? Discover why more people are trading up to the Baby Lock Evolution! LET YOUR SERGER THREAD ITSELF! Can you thread your serger in less than 3 minutes? The Baby Lock Evolution now has ExtraordinAir™ threading that instantly threads all three loopers ELECTRONICALLY! Bring in your closet serger and we will give you * $700 CASH BACK! Towards the purchase of a New Baby Lock Evolution with ExtraordinAir™ Threading Do you have to thread your serger in a particular order? Baby Lock’s patented tubular loopers allow you to thread in any order you want. No other serger can offer this. Are you constantly adjusting your tensions when you change fabrics, stitch function or type of thread? Baby Lock’s Automatic Thread Delivery System (ATD) eliminates the need for tension all together by delivering the perfect amount of thread for each stitch on whatever fabric, with any thread, every time! 16 different patents set the New Baby lock Evolution apart from all others! IMAGINE ENLIGHTEN Can you imagine how easy serging The exclusive Wave stitch opens your could be if you didn’t have to thread world to more decorative stitches for more the machine? Look no further than creativity the Imagine--Baby Lock’s most • Exclusive ExtraordinAir™ popular serger. This advanced home Threading makes threading a serger includes Jet-Air Threading™, breeze which threads the lower loopers with • Automatic Thread Delivery * the touch of a lever. System (ATD) for no tensions • Exclusive Jet-Air Threading™ makes Towards the purchase • Built-in needle threader threading a breeze of a baby lock imagine • Exclusive Wave stitch for or enlighten • Automatic Thread Delivery System (ATD) additional stitch options for no tensions • 4/3/2 Thread • Built-in needle threader serging • 4/3/2 Thread serging •Full-featured • Full-featured differential feed differential feed • Pure Lighting LED lights $500 CASH BACK! *Not valid with any other offer or discount. May be limited to stock on hand. See store for details. Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 11 classes & events Sacramento: 02/08: 9am-12pm Sacramento: 03/02: 1-4pm Sacramento: 03/08: 9am-12pm Sacramento: 04/12: 9am-12pm Sit and Sew -Folsom Folsom Girls' Night Out Escape from your hectic life and join the fun and camaraderie of fellow sewers. Come sit and sew, stand and talk, or just to eat! Bring your unfinished projects, ideas for new ones, or your mending. Get those projects out of your growing pile. Bring a snack to share and get ready for some great fun! Staff ($10) Folsom: 01/26: 5-10pm Folsom: 02/16: 5-10pm Folsom: 02/23: 5-10pm Folsom: 03/16: 5-10pm Folsom: 03/23: 5-10pm Folsom: 04/20: 5-10pm Serger Club Whether you have a 3-, 4-, or 5-thread serger, you'll want to come and explore what your serger can really do. Students are always saying "Wow" or “I didn't know I could do that with my serger" or "This is really easy!" Each month a different project will be taught. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($15) Sacramento: 02/02: 1-4pm Bring your not-quite-done sewing projects or unfinished quilts and let Meissner’ staff help you finish them. You'll get the advice you need to get that project out of the closet and completed. No project is too old, undone, or unusual, (No fitting problems please for the evening Sit and Sew’s). This class is designed to be fun! Bring your favorite snack to share, relax, and sew with friends. Staff ($10) Folsom: 01/25: 6-9pm Folsom: 02/08: 6-9pm Folsom: 02/22: 6-9pm Folsom: 03/08: 6-9pm Folsom: 03/22: 6-9pm Folsom: 04/12: 6-9pm Project Embroidery All Embroidery enthusiasts invited! Join Laura Silva our resident sample maker and embroiderer, as she shares her secrets and techniques each month and guides you in the creation of beautiful embroidered projects. Laura uses the Anita Goodesign Project CD's each month. Platium and VIP Anita Goodesign club members receive these Project CD's with their monthly shipments. Diamond club and all other embroiderers may order the CD's for class. Instructor: Laura Silva ($20) Sacramento: 02/09: 1-4pm Start Sewing & Start Saving Hurry in to test drive a new BERNINA and receive up to $500 instant savings with purchase!!* March 14-18, 2013 PLUS! 24 Months No Interest Financing on purchases over $500* *Offer excludes the 7 Series and DesignWorks Software Suite and Accessories. OAC with monthly payments. Not valid with any other offer. See store for details. 12 www.MeissnerSewing.com | (916) 920-2121 Meissner’s Machine Mastery Series Rocklin: 02/15: 9am-12pm Folsom: 02/15: 2-5pm Sacramento: 03/09: 1-4pm Rocklin: 03/15: 9am-12pm Folsom: 03/15: 2-5pm Rocklin: 04/19: 9am-12pm Folsom: 04/19: 2-5pm Sacramento: 04/20: 1-4pm Friday Night Sew-cial -Sacramento Join us for an evening where you can get help on your projects, show off your last project, and get inspiration for your next project! All skill levels are welcome. Fitting and alteration issues, too! Plus, kick back and relax while you enjoy a fun demonstration of one new sewing gadget each month. Bring a snack/dish to share. Staff ($10) Sacramento: 02/22: 4-9pm Sacramento: 03/22: 4-9pm Sacramento: 04/26: 4-9pm www.Janome.com FREE Instructional Videos Take your sewing to a whole new level with Janome's new technique videos live on www.Janome.com Our popular series of classes is designed to take you from sewing machine basics to total computer machine mastery. All machine brands are welcome. Stop in any of our locations or visit MeissnerSewing.com for a complete listing of locations, dates, and times. MMM1: Getting to Know Your Machine Learn about the basic operation of your machine including thread & needle types, machine threading, accessories and machine maintenance. ($30) MMM2: Basic Applications Buttonholes, blind hems, knit stitches, gathering, and edge finishes. ($30) MMM3: Professional Finishes Shirttail hems, felled seams, shell edges, fine rolled edges, and lettuce edges. Prerequisite MMM1 & MMM2. ($30) MMM4: The Ways of Embellishment Applique, couching ribbon, sequins, cording, and available feet for embellishment on your machine. ($30) MMM5: Creating with Free Motion Learn free-motion quilting and embroidery techniques using a darning foot and sewing with the feed dogs down. ($30) Know Your Baby Lock Serger Series Meissner's Know Your Baby Lock Serger Series consists of three levels designed to give you the basic skills required to operate your new Baby Lock serger. These 3-hour classes will not only help you understand how to operate and maintain your serger but maximize your serger’s potential. You’ll get more dividends from your serger and more with Machine purchase pleasure from the time you spend serging. The Class fee is $50 for each levels 1, 2 & 3. A $5 Registration fee covers handouts, samples, and other supplies used in class. When you purchase your serger from Meissner's, we'll waive the class fee (and you'll save up to $150!) Visit www.MeissnerSewing.com for a complete list of classes. Free Classes MMM6: Double & Wing Needle Work French Heirloom sewing techniques using the wing needle, pintucks using the double needle, and more! ($30) MMM7/MMM8: Memory Magic and Advanced Features. Designed for computerized machines with memory capabilities. Learn about the programming features on your sewing machine, combine decorative stitches and/or lettering, and how to store and retrieve these programmed pattern combinations. ($30) MMM9: Embroidery Basics for machines with embroidery capabilities. Explore editing, combining designs, rotating, mirror image, and valuable embroidery tricks. ($40) Additional $7 non-refundable registration and supply fee per class FREE CLASSES when you purchase your new machine from Meissner's ($90-$200 value!) See store for details. Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 13 classes & events Folsom: 02/27, 03/06 & 03/20: 3:30-5pm Folsom: 02/27, 03/06 & 03/20: 5-6:30pm Folsom: 04/03, 04/17 & 04/24: 2-3:30pm Folsom: 04/03, 04/17 & 04/24: 3:30-5pm Folsom: 04/03, 04/17 & 04/24: 56:30pm Quilting Basics Kids and Teens Folsom: Kids Can Sew - (Kids & Teens) Using the Kids Can Sew curriculum, children will have their own pattern and instruction packet to complete approximately 12 projects. The packet takes between 9-12 months to complete as the children will work at their own pace. Students will learn: sewing machine skills, basic sewing terms, measuring for pattern sizing, how to read a pattern, how to layout and to cut pattern pieces, garment assembly and how to proudly attach their "I Made It" label. First Year packet-$40.00 payable to instructor. Beginner and Intermediate Levels. Instructor: Roberta Kitowski ($45) Folsom: 02/06, 02/13 & 02/20: 2-3:30pm Folsom: 02/06, 02/13 & 02/20: 3:30-5pm Folsom: 02/06, 02/13 & 02/20: 5-6:30pm Folsom: 02/27, 03/06 & 03/20: 2-3:30pm Quilting Academy 100 Series – Folsom The complete Quilting Academy ‘100’ (beginning) series of five classes will cover all of the basics to make any size quilt. A 17" square quilt will be completed in class. Each class may be taken separately if preferred. Beginner Level. Instructor: Helen Hardwick ($100) Folsom: 02/15, 02/22, 03/08, 03/15, 03/22: 10am-2pm Quilting Academy 101 - Folsom Folsom: 02/15: 10am-2pm Quilting Academy 102B - Folsom Folsom: 02/22: 10am-2pm Quilting Academy 103A - Folsom Folsom: 03/08: 10am-2pm FREE VIP TICKETS!! will be available for a limited time at Meissner stores! Join our email list for advanced notification 14 www.MeissnerSewing.com | (916) 920-2121 Quilting Academy 103B - Folsom Folsom: 03/15: 10am-2pm Quilting Academy 104 - Folsom Batiks Fabric Blowout! Folsom: 03/22: 10am-2pm Quilting Academy 200 Series - Folsom The complete Quilting Academy '200' (intermediate) series of five classes will provide a basis for making nearly any pieced block. Class participants will construct a sampler lap quilt with twelve 9" blocks. Accuracy, quick-piecing and shortcuts will be emphasized. Classes may be taken separately but should be taken in sequence. Intermediate level. Instructor: Helen Hardwick ($25) Folsom: 04/12, 04/19, 04/26, 05/10 & 05/24: 10am-2pm Quilting Academy 201 - Folsom Folsom: 04/12: 10am-2pm Quilting Academy 202 - Folsom Folsom: 04/19: 10am-2pm Quilting Academy 203 - Folsom Folsom: 04/26: 10am-2pm Quilting Academy 204 - Folsom Folsom: 05/10: 10am-2pm Quilting Academy 205 - Folsom Folsom: 05/24: 10am-2pm Starts Jan 21st Batavian Batiks Limited Quantities at Each Location While Supplies Last We made a special purchase on a beautiful selection of Batavian Batiks fabrics and we’re passing the savings on to you! For a limited time, this special collection of Batiks will be on sale for $7.99 per yard. Regularly priced at $11.50 per yard, you’ll receive a whopping 31% savings! You won’t find this deal anywhere else, so hurry in for the best selection! Regular Price: $11.50/Yard Sign-Up for Our E-Mail List Today! For the Latest Classes, Sales & Events Sale Price: Only $7.99/Yard "I Had No Idea You Could Do That With a Serger!" Hands on with Tonja McCarthy Sacramento: Monday, Feb 18: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 2 - 5 pm Sacramento: Monday, April 15: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm OR 2 - 5 pm Workshop Fee: $39 includes machine use and all supplies for your project. Is your serger just sitting in the closet because you don't know what to do with it? Have you been thinking about getting a serger? Do you just want to know more about what sergers can do? If the answer to any one of these questions is yes, then you need to attend this fun and informative hands-on workshop with our very own Tonja McCarthy. Join Tonja as she demonstrates all of the incredible and time-saving techniques that can be done on a serger. You will have the opportunity to create a beautiful project while you sew on the most advanced sergers on the market today. This class will cover the latest technology available in sergers and show you just how easy they are to use! $39 includes machine use and all supplies for your project - Incredible Value! Machines provided--No experience necessary! Already have a Baby lock evolution? We reserved a few seats just for you at a special price, just call the store and register. Space is limited so sign up early--This workshop always fills quickly! Find out more and register at www.MeissnerSewing.com or by phone 916-920-2121 Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 15 classes & events Sacramento: 02/05: 9am-1pm Sacramento: 02/12: 9am-1pm Sacramento: 02/19: 9am-1pm Sacramento: 02/26: 9am-1pm Sacramento: 03/05: 9am-1pm Sacramento: 03/12: 9am-1pm Sacramento: 03/19: 9am-1pm Sacramento: 03/26: 9am-1pm Basic Quilting for Beginners: Daytime: Sacramento Ever wanted to learn to quilt? Come take Beginning Quilting with Jeanne Powell. Jeanne will take you through the steps to make a 9 block quilt with sashing and borders. After you have your quilt top together you will learn how to layer top, batting and backing together and then baste it. You will machine quilt it using the stitch in the ditch method and then finish off with learning to bind your quilt. Beginner level. Instructor: Jeanne Powell ($90) Sacramento: 02/19, 02/26, 03/05, 03/05, 03/12, 03/19 & 03/26: 9am-1pm Sacramento: 04/02, 04/09, 04/23, 04/30, 05/07 & 05/14: 9am-1pm Quilt Workshop for Continuing Beginner Quilters: Daytime: Sacramento This weekly quilt workshop is for Jeanne Powell's beginner quilters who want to continue quilting. Help will be given on your own projects. Simply sign up on a weekly basis or pay for as many sessions as you would like all at one time! Continue to bring the same supplies that you needed for Jeanne's Basic Beginner Quilting class. Beginner/ Intermediate level. Instructor: Jeanne Powell ($10 per session) Quilting Basics For Beginners: Evening: Sacramento This class is for a beginning quilter, no quilting experience required. In this class we will learn quilting terminology and many different techniques. Some of the techniques covered will be how to use the rotary cutter, how to sew a quarter inch seam, and machine piecing. Techniques will include rotary cutting, basic piecing skills, strip piecing, cutting and assembly of double half square triangles and more... MUCH, MUCH more. We will create a sampler block quilt top and assemble it before the completion of our last class. Beginner level. Instructor: Inez Shipp ($90) Sacramento: 02/20, 02/27, 03/06, 03/13, 03/20 & 03/27: 5:30-8pm Sacramento: 04/10, 04/17, 04/24, 05/01, 05/08 & 05/15: 5:30-8pm Those who sleep under a quilt, sleep under a blanket of love. The NEW Dreamweaver Series from Brother...Visit Store for Special Pricing! The Dreamweaver VQ3000 The Dreamweaver XE The Dreamaker VE2200 Virtual Perfection in Embroidery Industry Firsts! V Sonic Pen Pal for Sewing Sew Straight Laser Vision Guide DreamWeaver™ XE is the exciting new mid-priced combination quilting, sewing and embroidery machine, which is downright dreamy – revolutionary technology, reliability, and ease of operation. Packed with Brother exclusive and industry-first features, the DreamWeaver™ XE offers brother’s largest work space ever, 5" x 11.25”! Tackle bigger, bolder projects than you may have dreamed of with the new DreamWeaver™ XE! 16 Brother's Most Advanced Quilting & Sewing Machine This versatile machine is the most advanced home quilting and sewing machine ever introduced by Brother™. You'll love working on their largest workspace ever, and the included wide table will expand your workspace even more! Immerse yourself in the advanced DreamWeaver™, the machine that makes your hobby easier and more enjoyable than ever! Everything you love about embroidery, and everything you've ever dreamed of has come together in this amazing embroidery-only machine. • 318 Built in Embroidery Designs • 13 Bobbin Work Designs • 14 Embroidery Fonts • 140 Frame Pattern Combinations • 3 Japanese Embroidery Fonts www.MeissnerSewing.com | (916) 920-2121 Basic Quilting Workshop -Evening Folsom: 04/20: 9:30am-4pm This class is designed for those students who would like to continue working on their quilts after the Basic Quilting class. Class space is limited, so please register for each class session you want to attend. Instructor: Inez Shipp ($10 per session) Sacramento: 02/06: 5:30-8pm Sacramento: 02/20: 5:30-8pm Sacramento: 02/27: 5:30-8pm Sacramento: 03/06: 5:30-8pm Sacramento: 03/13: 5:30-8pm Sacramento: 03/20: 5:30-8pm Sacramento: 03/27: 5:30-8pm Sacramento: 04/10: 5:30-8pm Sacramento: 04/17: 5:30-8pm Quilter's B & B (Borders & Bindings) Quilting One Block Wonder It is easier than you think. Let a beautiful fabric do the work. You have all seen the sunflower sample, now make one of your own. The first class will guide you through cutting and block assembly. In the second class we will place the blocks on the design wall in preparation for sew. Book required, One Block Wonders by Maxine Rosenthal (available at Meissner’s). Intermediate level. Instructor: Helen Hardwick ($40) Folsom: 04/02 & 04/16: 1:30-5:30pm Color Camp One-Day Retreat Do you stress out when it's time to choose colors and fabrics for a new quilt or garment? You need a retreat! You need to come to Color Camp! The no-sew workshop consists of cut-and-paste color exercises, that focus on value (light and dark), temperature (warm and cool), and intensity (bright and dull). These characteristics, more than color itself, determine the impact of a quilt or garment. An overview of the color wheel shows quilters how to use this invaluable tool to build a color scheme from scratch, or to fix one that doesn't work. The final exercises explores the effects of light and warmth coming from behind the quilt surface. It's lots of creative fun, and you'll leave "Color Camp" with fresh ideas for working with color. Christine will present a mini trunk show of her garments and quilts to show you how she applies color basics to her work. Instructor: Christine Barnes ($60) Like us on Facebook!! For news, special event information, free projects, fun contests, special offers, giveaways and more! Go to facebook.com and search for 'Meissner Sewing' and click the "Like" button! This class answers the requests for a class with an exclusive focus on borders and bindings. You'll learn several methods of applying and finishing borders and border corners in the first class. The second class focuses on bindings. Corners, joinings and curved edges will all be addressed in this class. This is a skills development class. Advanced beginner level. Instructor: Helen Hardwick ($40) Folsom: 03/04 & 03/11: 1:30-5:30pm Quilt-as-You-Go-Workshop Learn the Quilt-As-You-Go technique, where each block is quilted individually and then joined together with special sashing strips. We will work on a small quilt in class, but this is a great technique for quilting larger quilts in smaller, manageable sections. You will learn everything you need to complete your quilt during this class. Beginner Level. Instructor: Kristin Echols ($35) Folsom: 03/16: 2-6pm Folded Corners and Flipped Strips Take sew and flip to a new level. Striped units are all made with sew and flip techniques. A great way to use a gradation of colors in a small quilt. You may make any quilt in Donna Lynn Thomas’ book, “Flip Your Way to Fabulous Quilts” in this class. Most of these quilts are lap/nap size, one is a table runner. The sample is a single block from Donna’s quilt “Blackford Blue.” Book purchase required. Advanced Beginner/Intermediate level. Instructor: Helen Hardwick ($40) Folsom: 03/06 & 03/27: 10am-2pm Applique Workshop -Folsom Join Dana monthly to make beautiful small table top calendar quilts from “Count On It” from Art to Heart. Each month she will feature a different technique or medium. Dana promises lots of quilting, socializing and fun! September’s class will be starting with the November quilt so that we can get our holiday table toppers done in time for December. Instructor: Dana Lahargoue ($20) Folsom: 02/11: 6-9pm Folsom: 03/18: 5:30-8:30pm Folsom: 4/15: 5:30-8:30pm Folsom Quilt Guild 2013 Quilt Show “Generation of Stars” February 8-10, 2013 Folsom Community Center 52 Natoma Street Folsom, CA 95630 Daily Fashion Show For more details, visit www.folsomquilt.org Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 17 classes & events Quilt Journaling & Labeling Quilting NEW! Get out of the cold weather and join me for a warm and cozy evening of making labels and learning how to journal all of your precious quilts. Our quilts are our legacy to our family for many generations yet to come, so let's make sure that your hard work and love is well documented. In this very fun, relaxing class you will learn all the different ways and materials that can be used to make beautiful labels to compliment your quilts. As my grandma always said, it should be as pretty on the back as the front. All Levels. Instructor: Dana Lahargoue ($20) Folsom: 03/15: 5:30-8:30pm Paper Pieced Pineapple Quilt NEW! Make it scrappy, make it homey, make it sophisticated. You’ll find this pattern to be very versatile, just look up some of the variations on the web. The quilt will be made of 12” blocks so you can easily change the size of the completed quilt by the number of blocks you make. Class meets once for basic paper piecing instruction. You may be able to leave class with one or two blocks completed. Advanced Beginner. Instructor: Helen Hardwick ($35) Folsom: 04/17: 10am-2pm Pretty Plaid Quilt-As-You-Go NEW! Using the Quilt-As-You-Go techniques, we will make large blocks set on point to create a beautiful plaid patterned quilt. This is a great design for some of those larger prints that you don’t want to cut into tiny pieces, Serger Clinic Only 10! $ Have You Forgotten What Your Serger Looks Like? Does your serger spend more time in the closet than actually sewing? Are you frustrated that you aren't able to use your serger because you've forgotten-or never quite mastered-how to thread it? Then this clinic is for you…both of you. Get your serger out of the closet, dust it off, and bring it in to our new Serger Clinic! Let us help you learn how to correctly thread your serger and remind you of all the wonderful things that sergers can do. See the new innovations in today's sergers that make threading so easy and take serging to another level. Enrollment is limited for this hands-on event. Just $10 reserves your spot! Sacramento: 01/28: 10am-1pm Sacramento: 04/08: 10am-1pm 18 or use masculine fabrics to make a quilt for that special guy in your life! Each block is quilted individually then joined together with a special sashing technique. This is a great technique for quilting larger quilts in smaller, manageable sections. You will learn everything you need to complete your quilt during two class sessions. Intermediate Level. Instructor: Kristin Echols ($50) Folsom: 04/13 & 04/27: 1:30-4:30pm Elegant Circles NEW! Circles cut from printed fabrics seem to float of an backdrop of lightervalue triangle squares. The workshop begins with a discussion of the role of value in creating depth and volume in a quilt design, followed by an overview of the process for creating the circles, shadows, and background triangle squares. Basting the fabric circles using an iron and appliquéing the circles and shadows to the background makes these techniques doable for all skill levels. Instructor: Christine Barnes ($60) Folsom: 03/09: 9:30-4pm Twist & Turn Bargello Any design in the book, ‘Twist and Turn Bargello Quilts’ by Eileen Wright, can be done in this class. Please purchase the book before class and use the supply list for your preferred design. The photo and sample quilt are “Surf Song Wallhanging” (page 70), it requires ¼ yard each of 20 fabrics. Color gradation is the key to an exceptional quilt. Instructor: Helen Hardwick ($40) Folsom: 04/08 & 04/29: 1:30-5:30 Monthly Quilt Classes & Clubs Block of the Month - BOM Completion Blocks Stars, Baskets, Checkerboard, Shoofly and more: there are eight different completion blocks in the 2013 BOM Quilt. This class will help you get a head start on the ‘filler’ blocks that you will need to make the quilt. Cutting must be done before class. Please read the supply list carefully. Instructor: Helen Hardwick ($10) Folsom: 04/06: 1:30-4:30pm Folsom: 02/02: 1:30-4:30pm Serger Serger Mastery Series I This beginning class is a must for anyone who is determined to conquer their serger. Threading, balancing tensions, basic stitches, serger construction techniques, and maintenance will be covered. Using different fabric weights, you will learn where, when, why, and how to easily change settings on your machine. Beginner level. Marilyn Stanley ($45) Folsom: 02/04: 10am-1pm Folsom: 03/04: 10am-1pm Sacramento: 01/09: 5-8pm Sacramento: 03/23: 9am-12pm Rocklin: 01/21: 10am-1pm Rocklin: 03/18: 10am-1pm www.MeissnerSewing.com | (916) 920-2121 Meet Martha Pullen at the Love of Sewing Retreat May 16-18, 2013 Lions Gate Hotel & Conference Center $299 - Includes Classes & Lectures FIRST APPEARANCE EVER IN SACRAMENTO! Dear Friends, I'm so pleased to invite you to attend our exciting event. I've also invited some of the most talented teachers, with new classes just for you! I'm looking forward to sharing some of my favorite heirloom techniques with you at this once-in-a-lifetime event. Your three days will include hands-on classes, fun with fantastic kits, the best teachers in the world, lunches, an evening dessert reception and lots of other goodies. I hope these amazing techniques inspire you the way they have inspired me. I'll also spill all my Lace Shaping secrets, and give you some advice I've learned over the years about starting my own business and how you can start yours. I want this event to be as memorable for you as it is for me. That's why I have worked hard to plan a weekend you'll never forget. I can't wait to see you there! Martha Sit and Sew Classes - Truly Unique Experiences What can be more fun than learning a new tip or technique that improves your sewing? In each of these classes you will learn secrets, tips and lessons while sharing fun and inspiration with other sewers just like you. Everything is provided for you - fabric, thread, and lovely Baby Lock machines to sew, embroider, serge and embellish with. You will create four beautiful coordinating projects: a Serger Tote, Serged Shoulder Tote, Tablet Portfolio and In-the-Hoop Lace Shaped Wallet. Lectures - Informative and Inspiring Learn Martha's favorite tips and techniques for heirloom sewing in exclusive lectures with Martha Pullen. You will also enjoy a photo opportunity with Martha at a special dessert reception. 3-Day Retreat Includes • • • • • • • • Martha's beautiful lace designs Exclusive Lectures with Martha Photo Opportunity with Martha Three Full Days of Classes All supplies for Four Beautiful Projects Evening Dessert Reception with Martha Continental breakfast, lunch & snack each day Free Prizes & Special Discounts each day Plus Secret Surprises we can't talk about! Event schedule available at www.MeissnerSewing.com Register Today! • • • 3-Day Retreat Registration $299 paid by April 15th Early Bird Special: Only $279 paid by March 1st Lectures Only (includes all four lectures) $59 Class space is limited and is sure to fill quickly. Register online at www.MeissnerSewing.com or call (916) 920-2121 today! Heirloom designs by Martha Pullen Lions Gate Hotel & Conference Center • 3410 Westover Street, Sacramento, CA 95652 • (886)258-5651 Ask for Special Love of Sewing Retreat Room Rate. Visit www.MeissnerSewing.com for details. Retreat fees may not be refundable. See page 23 for Cancelation Policy. Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 19 classes & events Serger Mastery Series II This class builds on Serger Mastery I with more construction techniques using the basic overlock stitch, including how to sew corners, elastic application, and spaghetti straps. Rolled edge basics, flat lock settings and the use of heavier decorative threads on your serger are also covered. All models and brands are welcome, however, you must know how to thread your machine. Serger Mastery I is a pre-requisite for this class. Intermediate level. Marilyn Stanley ($45) Folsom: 02/11: 10am-1pm Folsom: 03/11: 10am-1pm Sacramento: 01/12: 1-4pm Rocklin: 01/28: 10am-1pm Rocklin: 03/25: 10am-1pm Serger Mastery Series III (Advanced Serger) This creative serger class will explain circles (for placemats), four ways to gather, hemming techniques, “V” necklines, lace and additional elastic applications, tucks, and other creative uses with your wonderful machine. Additional rolled edge and flat lock uses will be demonstrated. Serger Mastery I and Serger Mastery II are prerequisites for this class, as they are the foundations for further explorations of your machine. Advanced level. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($45) Sacramento: 04/13:1-4pm Five Thread Serging Are you ready to explore further with your 5-thread serger? Learn more about the chain stitch and cover stitches— from threading and balancing tension basics to using the extra accessory feet and experimenting with decorative threads. Samples will be made using the various settings on your machine. Intermediate level. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($45) Sacramento: 05/04: 1-4pm Software Floriani Digitizing Club: Basic Learn how to digitize with your Floriani Software! Come and digitize a project and sew it out in class! Leave with a finished project…We will take the first half of club time and digitize…then use the second half of the club time to embroider the project. (Embroidering the project in class is optional.) Every month you will be learning something new about your software while making a fun project. You will also have step-bystep instruction sheets to take home so you can make the project again. Instructor: Sue Green-Baker ($25) Sacramento: 02/07: 10am-1pm Sacramento: 04/04: 10am-1pm 20 Floriani Digitizing Club: Advanced For Sue's advanced digitizers only. Come and digitize a project and sew it out in class! Leave with a finished project…We will take the first half of club time and digitize…then use the second half of the club time to embroider the project. (Embroidering the project in class is optional.) Every month you will be learning something new about your software while making a fun project. You will also have step-by-step instruction sheets to take home so you can make the project again. Instructor: Sue Green-Baker. ($25) Sacramento: 03/07: 10am-1pm Sacramento: 05/02: 10am-1pm BERNINA Software Sampler Join us in the Virtual Software Sampler Program designed to help you get the most from your Bernina Embroidery Software. Each month will incorporate a software/embroidery presentation by a BERNINA Educator via video conferencing and will be followed by a hands-on session. For each sampler session, you will be given a FREE CD containg the video clip and the instructional handouts necessary to complete the project. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge base and get your creative juices flowing! Instructor: Janet Potter ($20) Sacramento: 01/19: 10:30am-1pm Sacramento: 2/16: 10:30am-1pm Sacramento: 4/20: 10:30am-1pm Baby Lock Crescendo NEW! The Crescendo deluxe sewing and quilting machine is sure to make your next composition a masterpiece. Innovative features powered by Baby Lock IQ Technology™ add to a luxurious sewing and quilting experience. The Crescendo also has the largest workspace of any machine in the Baby Lock sewing line, making it the perfect accompaniment to creativity of all sizes. Digital Dual-Feed System www.MeissnerSewing.com | (916) 920-2121 Sensor Pen for Sewing Popular Dyson Models On Sale DC33 Multi Floor - Lightweight & easy to carry - just 17.6 lbs. - Certified asthma & allergy friendly™ - Lifetime washable filters and no bags to buy - Lifetime HEPA filter - Captures allergens, expels cleaner air DC35 Digital Slim DC39 Animal & Multi Floor The fastest, most power-efficient motor ever developed for a cordless vacuum cleaner. - Fade free 22.2V lithium-ion battery - Dual power mode - Detachable long-reach wand - Captures more dirt than any other cyclone - Turns on a dime for greater control - Triggerhead tool - Detachable handle Multi Floor Check out our large display of Dyson accessories - more than any big box store! MEISSNER’S COUPON MEISSNER’S COUPON Bring this coupon to receive Bring this coupon to receive $10 OFF* Vacuum Service or Repair 20% OFF* All Dyson Allergy Care Kits All Brands & Models (Fits most vacuums) *Offer valid 01/01/2013-04/30/2013. Discount taken from regular price. Not valid with any other offer. *Offer valid 03/01/2013-04/30/2013. Not valid with any other offer. Household dept only. American Made Vacuum Sale Legendary cleaning performance and durability. VIB Classic • • • • • 3 Year Warranty On-Board Tools Performance HEPA filtration Steel Brushroll Manufactured in Missouri reg. $299 Only $199 * RSL1 with Supraquick Cannister • • Only 8 lbs. EcoPure Filtration reg. $449.90 Only Vibrance Premium Plus • • • Floor Selection Tool HEPA Filtration Lifetime Serpentine Belt with Hall Sensor Protection reg. $599 $299 * Only FREE! Supraquik Cannister* $140 Value • 700 Watt motor • Electrostatic filtration • 25-foot cord • 2 year warranty $399* WE MATCH INTERNET PRICES! *While supplies last. Not valid with any other offer. Household dept only. Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 21 Winter Inventory Clearance - Floor Models, Used & Open Box! We've just completed inventory of all of our locations and in order to make room for all of the new 2013 models, we must reduce our inventory of new demo, floor models and like-new sewing machines, embroidery machines, sergers, quilt systems & more. Some items have been reduced below original wholesale prices. Hurry, deals like this won't last! a. Brand & Model Category & Description Reg Sale Store Store Sewing Machines b. c. d. e. f. g. White 935 (U) Mechanical $299 $129 Necchi 4575 (U) Basic Sewing $399 $149 Baby Lock Grace (f ) (U) 40 Built-in Stitches, 1-Step Button Hole $799 $299 Brother 1500S (i) (U) Heavy Duty Straight Stitch Only $999 $499 Janome 4052 (U) Excellent Beginner Machine $499 $149 BERNINA 820 (b) (U) Fabulous 8-Series Quilting Machine $7,799 call for $ BERNINA artista 640 (c) (FM) Like-New, Won't Last $5,899 $3,999 BERNINA 450 (g) (U) Great buy - Like-New $4,499 $1,699 Riccar 806 (U) Mechanical $499 $149 BERNINA artista 630 (U) Patented CB Hook, Swiss Made $4,499 $2,999 Bernette 340 (e) (U) Embroidery Only, 5x7 Hoop $1,499 $599 Janome 350E (a) (U with warranty) Large Embroidery Area $1,999 $1,299 S S S S S S j. k. S S S S Embroidery Machines S S l. Sewing & Embroidery Machines Pfaff 2140 (m) (U) Computerized Precision $5,999 $999 Janome MC10000 (U) Awesome Deal - Won't Last $4,999 $899 Pfaff Creative 5.5 (h) (FM) Top of the Line - Affordable $9,999 $4,500 Pfaff Creative 5.5 (h) (U) Great Buy - Large Embroidery $9,999 $2,499 BERNINA artista 730e (d) (U) Sewing & Embroidery, Prior top of the line $8,999 $3999 BERNINA artista 180 (j) (U) Swiss Made - Dependable prior top of line $4,999 $899 S S S S S S m. Sergers & Coverhems S S S S S S S S S Baby Lock B14-428D (U) Baby Lock Quality Four-Thread $999 $199 Juki 654DE (U) 3/4 Thread with Differential - Won't Last $699 $349 Elna 614D (U) 4-Thread with Differential $699 $299 BERNINA 2000DE (U) Excellent Value $1,699 $399 Baby Lock BL4-736 (U) Made in Japan - Good Quality $1,299 $199 Baby Lock DBL 3460 (U) 2-3-4-Thread $799 $249 White 634D (U) Differential Feed $699 $199 Janome 1000 CPX (l) (U) Cover Hem Only $799 $399 Baby Lock 418 (U) 3-Thread $499 $149 Janome 1110DX (U) 4-Thread, Like-New $1,000 $299 Juki 734D(k) (U) 3/4 Thread Serger - A Steal $1,099 $450 S S (U) Heavy-Duty, Great for Garmet Sewing/ Quilting $2999 $899 S Specialty Machines Baby Lock Serenade(n) h. n. Store Key S- Sacramento F- Folsom R- Rocklin i. Machine Key FM- Floor Model U- Used OB- Open Box 22 www.MeissnerSewing.com | (916) 920-2121 Don't Miss a Thing! MARK YOUR CALENDAR at www.MeissnerSewing.com Winter Inventory Clearance Sale . . Jan 28-Feb 4 Sign up for our e-Newsletter & get the Latest Info on Sales & Events! NEW! John Deer Embroidery Education . . Jan 25 & 26 Serger Clinic · · · · · · · · · · Jan 28 BERNINA 4 YEARS NO INTEREST* · Jan 31-Feb 4 Starting at Meissner’s $99! Complete Protection Plan Meissner’s now offers a Complete Protection Plan that enables you to protect your investment and ensures that your sewing machine is always in top working condition. Our coverage includes: • “Bumper to Bumper” protection for your new machine for three years • Unlimited tune-ups on your machine • 100% Guaranteed Trade-in Value towards upgrade purchase for one year Serger Event I Had No Idea You Could Do That w/ a Serger! · Feb 18 NEW! Quilt Show--Folsom Quilt & Fiber Guild · Feb 8-10 BERNINA Speed Dating · · · · · Feb 11-18 Presidents' Day Sale · · · · · · Feb 13-18 Lunch Box Quilts Workshop . . . . . . . . Feb 15-16 Mary Mulari Sewing & Gifts Inspirations. . Feb 23 Zundt Design Embroidery Event · · Mar 14-16 Start Sewing & Saving w/ BERNINA · Mar 14-18 Sacramento Quilt-Craft-Sewing Festival · Mar 21-23 Easter Eggstravaganza Sale · · Mar 25-Apr 1 Pam Damour The Decorating Diva · · · Apr 5-6 Love of Sewing with Martha Pullen Cancellation Policy Full Refund given for seminar cancellations on or before March 31st, 2013. Between April 1st and April 30th, a 20% cancellation fee will be applied to the seminar refund. No refunds given after April 30th. Meissner’s is not responsible for reimbursements for any other expenses, including hotel or other travel expenses. It’s Finally Here! A Stitch Regulator for Your Baby Lock or Brother Machine! Serger Clinic · · · · · · · · · · · Apr 8 Serger Event I Had No Idea You Could Do That w/ a Serger! · Apr 15 Martha Pullen Love of Sewing Retreat . . May 16-18 NEW for your Baby Lock or Brother! - Enhance your luxury quilting experience with the TruStitch Stitch Regulator from Baby Lock! - Free-Motion Quilting and Surface Embellishment at your own pace! - Evenly spaced stitches every time! - Easily connects to the Baby Lock Ellisimo and Ellisimo Gold and NOW many other Baby Lock models! - Comes with the controller, receiver, coaster and magnet! AVAILABLE - Works on Brother Quattro and 12 Other Baby Lock & AT MEISSNER'S Brother models. Although we try to check all content in our publications, we are not responsible for typographical errors, misprints or printing errors. All sales, discounts and specials in this publication are good only while supplies last and, unless otherwise stated, are not valid with any other offer. Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 23 SEWING & VACUUM CENTERS 2417 Cormorant Way | Sacramento, CA 95815 Meissner's Low Price Guarantee We shop our competition regularly to make sure that whenever you buy from us you can be confident that you are getting the best value possible. If you should find a lower price on any product that we carry from an authorized dealer, please call it to our attention and we will beat the price! February Coupon February Coupon Cleaning Products* Feb. 1-19,2013 Feb. 20-28,2013 30% Off Riccar Dry Carpet *Discount taken from regular price. May not be combined with any other offer. Limited to stock on hand. See store for details. March Coupon 20% Off Needles & Thread* *Household Dept only. Discount taken from regular price. May not be combined with any other offer. Limited to stock on hand. See store for details. March Coupon Vacuum Bags & Belts* Buy 2 Books Get 1 Free of equal or lesser value *Discount taken from regular price. May not be combined with any other offer. Limited to stock on hand. See store for details. *Household Dept only. Discount taken from regular price. Not valid with any other offer. Limited to stock on hand. See store for details. April Coupon April Coupon Buyof equal 2, Get 1 Free or lesser value March 1-14, 2013 20% Off March 25-30,2013 20% Off Embroidery Design CDs April 1-15, 2013 Floriani Stabilizers April 18-29.2013 *Household Dept only. Discount taken from regular price. Not valid with any other offer. Limited to stock on hand. See store for details. *Household Dept only. Discount taken from regular price. Not valid with any other offer. Limited to stock on hand. See store for details. Sacramento Store – Our 20,000 Square Foot Superstore 2417 Cormorant Way Business 80 & El Camino Sacramento, California 95815 (916) 920-2121 Monday-Friday 10-6 Saturday 9-5 Closed Sundays Industrial Sewing Machines & Parts Mon-Fri 9am-5pm Rocklin Store 6848 Five Star Boulevard Hwy 65 & Stanford Ranch Road, across from Scandinavian Designs Rocklin, California 95677 (916) 791-2121 Monday-Friday 10-6 Saturday 9-5 Closed Sundays Folsom Store 1013 Riley Street next to Kohl’s Folsom, California 95630 (916) 984-7071 Monday-Friday 10-6 Saturday 9-5 Closed Sundays FREE Classes with New Machine purchase! Buy a new sewing machine from us and you'll receive FREE classes from our Meissner's Machine Mastery Series. Buy a new serger and get FREE classes from our Know Your Baby Lock Serger Series. Up to $300 value!
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