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Beginner Bee - Machine and Rotary Cutter Basics

Are you a Beginner Bee, ready for an exciting journey into sewing?
This class is perfect to start at the beginning and learn basic sewing skills.

This class will show you the basics of using, clea
ning and maintaining your machine. We will discuss needles, bobbin casings and direction, removing thread properly, skipping stitches, etc. We will also learn the basics of using your rotary cutter. 
Participants under 13 should have a parent/adult present.

Class participants get a 20% discount on Supplies & Fabrics at Busy Bee Quilts. 
Please purchase supplies needed before class day.

Supplies Needed: 
- Sewing Machine 
- Machine manual 
- Small screw driver 
- Rotary cutter click here
- Cutting mat click here 
- 6 1/2" x 6 1/2" ruler or larger
- Fabric scraps to practice
- Thread
- Bobbin for your machine

**We offer a great starter kit for beginners here. 

If you don’t have your machine manual, most are available on the Internet for download.  $10 Non-refundable

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Beginner Bee
Materials Included: none
Requirements: Supplies Needed: - Sewing Machine - Machine manual - Small screw driver - Rotary cutter - Cutting mat - 6 1/2" x 6 1/2" ruler or larger - Fabric scraps to practice If you don?t have your machine manual, you should be able to download it from the internet.
Instructor: Beth Glass
Instructor Bio: My love of quilting began in 1976 when I made my first quilt. I have not stopped since! I managed to quilt while teaching 6th graders for 33 years - my favorite grade. I retired in June 2010, and my husband and I moved from California to New Mexico where I purchased my long arm machine (a long desired dream). I started Cedar Grove Quilting in 2012 and On the Mountain Retreats in 2011 with a friend I met at Busy Bee Quilts. Over the years I have met and made wonderful friends through our passion of quilting. These friendships are valued and never forgotten. I have taught classes in California, Bend, Oregon and New Mexico. While living in Bend, 6 of us started Mt. Bachelor Quilt Guild in 1983 which is still going strong today. I am also Quilt in a Day certified by Eleanor Burns. My husband of 49+ years has always encouraged and supported me in my quilting endeavors!
Price includes $10 registration fee (non-refundable)

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
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  • Busy Bee Quilts
  • 505.281.0195
  • 150 NM-344, Suites F & H
    Edgewood, NM 87015
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Thurs: Open Late ('til 6pm)
*Closed Sunday
Holidays: Hours May Vary

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