Roberts Sewing Center 
February 6, 2020 Update

Community Service
Ryan's Case for Smiles Sew-In Day
Date: Sat, Feb. 8
Time: 10:30 am to 4:30 pm

Get ready to join us for an exciting day of making Pillowcase Smiles! We will be demonstrating the Hot Dog/Burrito method of making pillowcases. Roberts will be offering a discount for those willing to contribute fabric for the day.  Don't miss the fun and HELP KIDS FEEL BETTER TO HEAL BETTER!  
Quilts of Valor
Date: Thursday, February 13
Time: 2pm-5pm

A Quilt of Valor is our award to those who have been touched by war. It says "thank you for your service, sacrifice and valor" in serving our nation. If you would like to participate in this local sewing group, please join us on any or all dates to work on your own Quilt of Valor or to assist others with their quilts.

Simple WhatNots Club
Teacher: Sheri Klaich
Dates:Saturdays, Feb 8, Mar 14, Apr 11, May 9, Jun13, 
          Aug 8, and Sep 12
Time: 10am-11am

Come join the Kim Diehl "Simply Whatnots Club" for 2020. Henry Glass and Kim Diehl bring you the next collection of the loved Simple Whatnots Club, featuring Kim's new fabric collection "Ester's Heirloom Shirtings". This club has changed to an annual club and Kim has created EIGHT new simple and beautiful minia ture quilt patterns exclusively for this club. Many of the patterns have fun added bonuses such as fun recipes, an extra project or tips and tricks. All eight miniature quilts are quick and easy to complete using basic quilting skills. These little miniatures are perfect for decorative wall hangings and table toppers!

Come join us for the fun! Bring show and tell.
Machine Embroidery  Technique for  February 
Wing Needle/Twin Needle
Teacher: Diane Juskelis
Dates: Saturdays, Feb 15
Time: 10am-1pm

This month we will learn to use Wing Needle and Twin Needle to stitch out embroidery designs. We will use the built-in designs in the Pfaff and Husqvarna Viking embroidery machines.
travel duffel bag
Travel Duffel Bag 2.0
Date: Sat, Feb. 15 & 22
Teacher: Ranette Travnik
Time: 2pm-4pm

Are you getting ready to escape the cold? Do you have a cruise planned? Then this large duffel bag carries everything you need for travelling and still fits in the overhead bin!  Some quilting work is required prior to class.
PREMIER+2 - Level 2 (PC not Mac)
Teacher: Jane McMurray
Dates: Saturdays, Feb 15 & 22
Time: 2pm-4pm

This class is for PREMIER+TM 2 Embroidery Extra or Premier+2 Ultra owners. We will be learning the options available in the Edit Tab, Background Wizard, ExpressDesign Wizard, PhotoStitch Wizard, QuiltBlock Wizard, and Split Project Wizard.
beginning quilting 101
Beginning Quilting
Date: Saturdays, Feb. 22 & 29, and
        March 7, 14, 21
Teacher: Diane Juskelis
Time: 10 am to Noon

If you have always wanted to learn to quilt then Beginning Quilting is for you! In 5 weeks you will be able to complete a quilt top for a lap sized quilt (cutting and sewing homework is required).
  • Learn about the basic tools required for quilting and choosing fabric
  • Learn skills on how to read a pattern, rotary cutting and machine piecing
  • Learn how to prepare your quilt top for quilting, quilting tips and how to bind and finish your quilt
  • Tips and techniques to make your first quilt a winner will be provided
Test-drive one of our computerized sewing machines to complete your quilt.
Software Sampler
Teacher: Jane McMurray
Dates: Saturdays, Feb. 22, and  March 28
Time: 10am-11:30am

Learn to digitize a new complete project using the PREMIER+ Ultra or PREMIER+ 2 Ultra software.
Dates: Saturday, March 7
Time: 10am-5pm

Join us on the 1st Saturday each month for OPEN SEW SATURDAY! A day for you to come in with your own sewing or embroidery machine, and whatever project you may be working on. We chat and give a little help if you need it. Bring your own lunch, or go out somewhere nearby, just sort of free-wheeling it. We'll leave that up to you.

Roberts Sewing Center has been serving the sewing and quilting community since 1930. We have a large selection of over 8000 bolts of 100% cotton fabrics from major manufacturers. We offer a complete line of quilting and sewing notions, as well as hundreds of patterns and books.

Roberts is proud to be an authorized Pfaff and Husqvarna Viking sewing machine dealer. Our products represent innovative technology and best in class craftsmanship required by today's creative artists through sewing. We have an on-site service and sewing machine repair department that can work on all types and brands of sewing machines. We are also your source for Koala Studio cabinets and Horn cabinets. Stop in to see us today!

Everyone at Roberts appreciates your business. If you have any questions, be sure and let us know.
If you ever see anything in our updates that you would like to buy, but can't make it into the store, we would be happy to mail it to you.
Roberts Hours:
Monday - Saturday - 9:30am-5:30pm
Closed Sundays, EXCEPT for certain Shop Hops
Hope to see you soon!
Call us at 815-729-1600 or FAX 815-729-2698. 

Roberts Sewing Center is a faith based family business that is dedicated to serving our community through you.  You are a special ingredient that makes our business successful.