Thursday Nov 9th, Friday Nov 10th and Saturday Nov 11th!

Join us for our first Pre Covid Style Sew Fair in YEARS! Three days of fun and educational seminars, super sale prices on all products and lots of door prizes and free giveaways! This is a "can't miss" event. Stay all day, come all three days! We will have beverages and lunch (and chocolate!) every day, AND IT'S FREE! Seating will go fast, so sign up today!



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Thursday Nov 9th

9:30 – 11:30 Unlocking your Serger’s Potential with Gail Yellen

           Discover the full potential of your serger with the inspiring Gail Yellen. From professional finishes to sewing made easy, Gail showcases a myriad of techniques and real-world examples that will transform your creations. This is also a great opportunity for non serger owners to see what the fuss it all about!

11:30 – 12:30 Shopping and Lunch Break

           Indulge in some retail therapy and grab free delicious lunch to refuel for the creative journey ahead.

12:30 – 1:30 Notions Commotion with Debbie Lafrance

           Debbie is back in action, armed with a treasure trove of sewing accessories and tools that will make your sewing endeavors a breeze. Elevate your sewing experience with these must-have gadgets!

2:00 – 4:00 Quilting with your Embroidery Machine with Ashley Jones

Ashley Jones takes the stage to demonstrate how quilting with your embroidery machine can be a breeze, yielding incredible results that anyone can replicate. Learn the tools and techniques you’ll want to get your own in-the-hoop quilting going in no time!

Friday Nov 10th

9:30 – 11:30 Mastering the Art of Hooping with Ashley Jones

           Embroider anything you fancy! Ashley unveils the simplicity of hooping just about anything. From magnetic hoops to adhesive stabilizers and more, let Ashley teach you tricks and tips for success. Learn the secrets of selecting the right stabilizer, thread, and needles for every embroidery project.

11:30 – 12:30 Shopping and Lunch Break

           Time to stretch your legs, shop and have lunch on us!

12:30 – 2:30 The Magic of Decorative Serging and Accessories with Gail Yellen

           Gail has a plethora of ideas for delightful gifts and stylish accessories, all crafted using decorative stitches and specialty threads. Get inspired to do more than just a 4 thread overlock!

3:00 – 4:30 Notions Commotion Part 2 with Debbie Lafrance

           Debbie's love of notions knows no bounds as she unveils even more essential tools, ingenious gadgets, and must-have sewing notions! Get inspired by her knowledge and excitement!

Saturday Nov 11th

10:00 – 12:00 Beyond Hemming: Unleashing the Power of the Coverstitch with Gail Yellen

           Gail will demonstrate the myriad ways you can utilize the versatile coverstitch. From separating zippers and lapped seams to creating neckline facings without fuss, applying elastic, and even drawing on fabric with a chainstitch – it's a journey into endless creative possibilities!

12:00 – 1:00 Shopping and Lunch Break

           Buy some stuff, eat a free lunch! You know the drill.

1:00 – 3:00 – Ask Ashley! With Ashley Jones

           Tap into Ashley's wealth of expertise as she shares her favorite tips and tricks for embroidery and quilting. Discover her go-to techniques and the tools she swears by – learning from a true expert has never been more fun!


Ashley Jones, Events & Education Director at DIME, brings a wealth of expertise to the world of embroidery. With a background in IT, she has transitioned her technical knowledge into a passion for educating machine embroiderers. Having trained countless individuals, Ashley is not only well-versed in various embroidery techniques but also specializes in DIME embroidery software. As a valuable contributor to DIME's software development team, she actively shapes the tools embroiderers use every day.

    Beyond software, Ashley is a creator of innovative home embroidery products and designs. She seamlessly integrates cutting machines, heat transfer vinyl, decorative threads and custom quilting, adding a unique dimension to her craft. What truly drives Ashley is her dedication to sharing knowledge with fellow embroiderers, empowering them to achieve success in their craft.

Gail Yellen teaches classes and workshops across the country including American Sewing Guild National Conferences and Chapter events, Puyallup Sewing & Stitchery Expo, Houston Quilt Festival, sewing machine dealers and Craftsy. 

   Zoom classes keep Gail interactive with sewists around the world. She is a BERNIN Ambassador and author of two books, Serger Essentials Master the basics; beyond! and It’s All About Embellishment.

   Gail loves teaching serger basics as well as how to use specialty feet and attachments. Creating innovative serger embellishments with decorative threads expands skills and creates beautiful surface embellishments. Her patterns include many serger skill building techniques and are available to purchase on her website, gailpatrice.com. Check out YouTube.com/GailYellen for free tutorials and free projects. Her Pinterest Board “Serge Outside the Seams is full of serger “pinspiration.”