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									                                                                  HOLIDAY 2011 ISSUE

                                                                Don't Miss Alex
                                                             Anderson's Birthday
                                                            Party and Trunk Show
    SEWING & VACUUM CENTERS                                      Details on page 3

     Don't miss our BIG
                                                       Holiday Sale &
                                                            Gift Guide
        Holiday Sales!
           Nov 25-26
    After Thanksgiving Sale
             Nov 28-Dec 5
             Early Bird Sale
                Dec 8-17
               Holiday Sale
        Dec 19-24
 Last-Minute Shopping Sale
          Dec 26-31
After Christmas Clearance Sale
     In This Issue
 Holiday Inspirations ........................ 2
 Alex Anderson's Birthday Party ....... 3
 Holiday Gift Guide ........................... 4
 Classes & Events ............................ 12
 Folsom Block Party........................ 14
 Serger Seminar ................................15
 2012 Block of the Month ............... 17
 Serger Clinic .................................. 17
 Project Embroidery Party .............. 21
 Mark Your Calendar ....................... 23
            holiday inspiration
Towels on a Roll...
Make fast and easy gifts with dish
towels by the yard from Moda.
Absorbent 100% Cotton and
waffle weave dish towels with
prefinished edges. Personalize
with embroidery for that extra
touch! Colors vary.
$4.49/yard                                                       OESD Premier
                                                                 Christmas Collections
    Make Personalized                                            Multi Format CDs
         Dish Towels!!                                           Now $10 OFF!

                                              NEW! Embroidery Design Studio Collections-
            Make                              Stunning new collections just released by OESD. Impress your
            Gift Bags!                        friends and family with beautiful keepsake gifts that they will
                                              treasure. All major formats

    Easy Holiday Project Idea!                                                         Dakota Collectibles
    Take two linen cocktail                                                            Christmas Gift Card
    napkins; add embroidery,                                                           Holders- Embroidery
    narrow ribbon, and a bit of                                                        Design Colllection
    fiberfill — that’s all it takes
    to make these pretty holi-                                                         Turn your gift cards into
    day ornaments. The 4” x 4”                                                         unique and creative
    center squares make this                                                           gifts! Create 20 different
    perfect for stitching on                                                           gift card holders in the
    any embroidery machine.                                                            hoop!
                                                                                       All major formats
                                      Cocktail Napkin                                  Make
                                      Ornaments!                                       Gift Card

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 Alex Anderson's Birthday Party
 January 14, 2012 10am-3pm
                                         You're Invited! - RSVP Today!
                                 Luncheon - Trunk Show - Special Presentation
                                 Hands-on Demonstrations & More!
                                 Join Alex Anderson on her actual birthday for a fun and entertaining presentation
                                 including a trunk show, lunch, birthday cake, demonstrations
                                 and hands-on activities. A laugh or two is guaranteed as you        Alex Anderson’s
                                 see her work and learn the secret stories behind her quilts.
                                                                                                    Trunk Show starts
                                 Sacramento Store. $35 includes lunch.                             December 3rd at the
                                 Early Bird Special: Only $30 before December 10th!                 Sacramento store!!
    Alex is the author of 30 books in four languages, selling over 1 million copies worldwide.
    Her quilts and, instruction tips have also appeared in numerous magazines. For 11 years, she served as host of “Simply
                                      Quilts” on HGTV. Alex is a founding partner of and The Quilt Life
                                      magazine. She continues to be one of the most sought after instructors and lecturers
                                      in the international quilting and sewing industry.

                                               Space is limited - Sign up today at or call 916-920-2121

Upcoming Virtual Seminars All Brands Welcome!
Join us for inspirational and informative webinars presented by BERNINA
                                                                                  Save the Date!
and hosted by our knowledgeable staff at the Sacramento store. We’ll have         Anna Maria Horner is coming to
free demonstrations after the seminar and answer any questions you may            Sacramento for two days of Special work-
have. These events are FREE, but please RSVP so we can make sure that we          shops and classes!
have a seat for everyone.
                                                                                  February 2-4, 2012
                   CutWork Accessory - Light Up Your Holidays                     To many, the Anna Maria brand means color & inspiration in
                   Monday Nov 28, 11am                                            the form of craft, sewing, needlework, books and friend how-to.
                   Explore a variety of projects for all the upcoming             Since 2006, her evergrowing library of fabrics has delighted and
                   Holidays using the Cutwork Accessory & Software. Learn         adorned creative souls around the globe. Now you can bring her
                   to cut luminaries and create other fun holiday projects        fabulous style to your own home and
and gifts. Plus, take a look at the new BERNINIA Cutwork Companion                wardrobe!
Collection, filled with designs and training material.
                                                                                  Read more about Anna Maria at
                   Embroidery Software 6 - Stitches, Stitches & More    
                 Wednesday, Nov 30, 11am
                 The look of traditional hand embroidery stitches
and the elegant simplicity of redwork designs are in vogue now more
than ever before. In the past, many of these embroidery designs were
hand sewn, but can now be re-created quickly and easily with machine

FREE Lecture/Demonstration. Sacramento Location. Limited Seating –
RSVP today at or call 916-920-2121.
Future webinar presentations will be listed on our website under Sales & Events

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                you've been wishing for

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standards. The B 580 E combination sewing/embroidery                         redefines the experience of
machine is compatible with the BERNINA Stitch Regulator,                     home sewing.
BERNINA Embroidery Software V6 and the CutWork
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- Swiss Quality                                                               Hoop or Bernette 46 Sewing Machine (up to
- Embroidery System                                                           $399 value!)*
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                                               in ways that are intuitive, smarter,
                                               and just plain more enjoyable.
                                               The Horizon MC12000 is now
    Brother Innovis                            compatible with Horizon Link™,
    950D Sewing                                enabling a real-time PC connec-
                                               tion. Your editing screen can now - Large Workspace - 11 inches to the right of the needle
    & Embroidery                               be as large as your PC monitor.      - AcuFeed Flex™ dual feeding system
    Machine                                                                            - Highly-responsive, bright touchscreen panel.
    Luxury features without a luxury                                                   - Retractable High Light™ and AcuView Magnifier™
    price tag!                                                                         - Sleek and compact embroidery unit
    » 150 built-in embroidery designs                                                  - Linear Motion Embroidery System™
    including 35 Disney® characters                                                    - 9 mm stitch width with 20 new feet designed specifically for
                                                                                       this width.
    » USB memory stick                                                                 - New Variable Zigzag™ feature.
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    » Exclusive My Custom Stitch™                                                      and even create new stitch patterns using a drawing tool.
                                                                                       STOP IN TODAY FOR A DEMONSTRATION!
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 Baby Lock
 Ease of a home machine with indus-
 trial capabilities
 • 10 Needle Embroidery Machine                                                                                                            W!
 • 1000 stitches per minute
 • 30 Built-in fonts including Greek let-
      tering, 3 Monogram fonts
 • 8.5" HD TruView Color Touch Screen
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- Holiday Design Collection                                                     Buy by Consumers Digest, and now its even better with even more exciting
                                                                                new features:
- Enterprise Project Book
                                                                                - Color Shuffling: unlimited color

P LUS 48                                                                        schemes instantly displayed for you
                                                                                on the SHD screen.
                                                                                 -New Scan Capture Feature
     MONTHS OR                                                                   -My Custom Design: with included
    No Interest*                                                                tablet, draw your design and watch it
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             $150 SAVINGS COUPON available in
                                                                                 $2500 CASH BACK
             the BERNINA 2011 Holiday Catalog!                                   for your trade toward
                                                                                 this package!*

Sewing & Embroidery              45% OFF! *
Purchase one of the few                                                       Introducing the NEW Ellisimo Gold!
remaining Ellegante 2
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 Elegante 2 Seminar Model (regular $8999)
                                                          48                            - On-Screen Designer with SketchPad Digital Tablet
                                                    MONTHS                              - Color Visualizer gives you endless color schemes
 PLUS Upgrade II with Border Hoop ($400 value)
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 PLUS your choice of 48 months No Interest             Financing                         - TruView™ASC LCD Color Touch Screen in HD
 financing or Obsessed with Embroidery Bundle
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 Only $4999 with trade*                                                                        FREE BONUS*: includes Upgrade III, Creative
 Limited quantities                                                                          Project Book & Holiday Design CD. ($620 Value)
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 Obsessed with Embroidery Bundle includes: 2400 Embroidery Designs
                                                                                    financing or Obsessed with Embroidery Bundle* ($8000 value)
 from Amazing Designs Studio Plus Design Management Software                        As low as $209/month!*
 (Over $8000 value)* While Supplies Last!

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          quilter's heaven

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                                                                  $999 Value!*           The BERNINA 820 QUILTERS EDITION offers the most
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most advanced and comprehensive sewing and quilting machine ever. 11"                    Bobbin, the BERNINA 820QE combines high-performance
x 4.7" of work space makes it the largest machine in its class, and features             features with thoughtful ergonomics and the most space
like AcuFeed and the Superior Plus Feed System ensure accurate operation.                available. Take your quilting to the next level with the
Innovative needle plate markings give extra precision guidance and the                   BERNINA Quilt Frame
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                                         open up new possibilities for your              BERNINA—the perfect
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                                          A $999 value!
        Quilter's Décor Computer

    A unique long arm                                               W!
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                                                                                       SAVE $600
                                                                                      Laura Ashley® NX2000 One of the most impressive sewing
Special Introductory                                                                  and quilting machines available, this machine offers an exceptional range of
Price! See Sacramento                                                                 features to delight both quilters and do-it-yourself home decorators, such as
store for details.                                                                    460 included sewing stitches, an Automatic Height Adjuster™ AHA® Feature
                                                                                      that detects varying fabric thicknesses while sewing to achieve perfectly uni-
- 3 stitching modes: Includes stitch regulation and a special mode for ruler work     form stitches, and a Pivot Feature to allow for easily managed corners the
- 18” arm: Finish 12” blocks and a King Size quilt                                    first time, every time. Exciting included accessories like the Circular Sewing
- Built-in Bobbin Winder: Wind bobbins while you sew                                  Attachment and Bobbin Work Bundle both allow for beautiful embellish-
- Built-in Oil Reservoir: Never get oil on your quilt!
                                                                                      ment on virtually every project imaginable. With the Laura Ashley Limited
                                                                                      Edition Sewing Machine, bringing a touch of sophisticated English flair home
• Fixed Gooseneck Lamp: Sheds light right where you need it, and never loosens        has never been easier!
- All-aluminum body: Sturdy, smooth performance, and just 47 pounds                   Save $600 with trade!* Limited time only, not valid with any other offer.
      *While supplies last, not valid with any other offer. Financing offers OAC with monthly payments, sales tax paid at time of purchase.
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                                                             NE                                                                             NE
                                                                    W!               4120QDC
                                                                                    With sturdy con-
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                                                                                    features of this special machine. The Janome 4120QDC has the power,
                                                                                    precision and convenience you need to realize your creative potential.
For the established hobbyist with a passion for quilting.
The standard package of this new beauty includes both the Walking Foot                               FREE Home Decor Bonus Pack*
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                                         more slip-ups!

                                                                                    24 Months
        $22.95                                                                     No Interest

                                                                                  So many quilting features, the Symphony will be music to your ears. With
                                                                                  460 stitches, 17 feet, and a speed of 1,000 stitches per minute, you can hit
                                                                                  all the right notes. These amazing top-of-the-line features come together
                                                    Only $29.95!                  to allow you to quilt with a full range of creativity.
    6.5x24" $26.95
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             back to basics                                                                                 Over
                                                                                                          40% OFF!*
                                                                             Make a statement with every
                                                                             project, from home décor to
    Décor Line                                                               accessories and garments.
                                                                             With push button features,
                                                                             knee lift and extension
                                                                             table, count on Elizabeth to
                                                                             help make any project easy
                                                                             and successful. With 178
                                                                             stitches, automatic needle
                                                       Décor Computer        threader and drop in bobbin, this feature-packed machine sure has a lot to say!

                                                  Full Size Machines!        - 178 Built-in stitches, including 10      - Automatic thread cutter
                                                      Only 12 lbs!           One-step buttonhole styles and 3           - Hands-free presser foot lift
          Quilter's Décor Computer                                           Built-in Uppercase Alphabet styles         - Adjustable 7mm Stitch Width
                                                                             - Advanced needle threader                 - Programmable stitch functions
Top of the line performance and features at a basic machine price!           - Quick-Set, top-loading bobbin
You love to quilt, sew your own home decor, and express                                                                 - Customize and save stitches
your creativity with fabric. The Decor Computer sewing                       - Quick-Set bobbin winder                  - 13 Snap-on Accessory feet included
machines have all the features you need for every proj-
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                                                                                                   This stylish extra-large sewing basket
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                                                                                                   measures 11.75"L x 11.75"W x 7.50"H and
                       7 Accessories - $120 value!                                                        is covered in the beautiful Pink &
                                                                                                          Chocolate City Blooms fabric designed
                                                                                                          by Kitty Yoshida for Benartex. Lined in a
                                                                                                          matching green satin with wicker trim
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     Beading Foot, Ultra Glide Foot, Gathering Foot, Border Guide Foot and
     Accessory Box. A $120 Value!* While supplies last.                                                   lid. Regular $50

                          If you’re an ambitious
                          sewer, Grace can help
                          you get to the head of the
    class when it comes to your sewing projects.
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    with garments, décor and more with project-
    enhancing features and convenient extras.                                                      Save
    - 40 Built-in stitches, including five 1-step
    buttonholes                                                                                   $200!*
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    - Adjustable stitch width 0-7mm
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                                                 Over                                            The Innov-ís 80 showcases the latest sewing technology in a
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                                                                                                 and experienced seamstresses alike.
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        635 LE
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                                      Optional Embroidery
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  Baby Lock Sophia2 Sewing & Embroidery
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                                                                                                            Sewing With Nancy DVD
  Cabinet for only $999! (Regular $1,798)                                                                     Quilt with Confidence
  Only $999 includes cabinet!                                                                                        by Nancy Zieman
  See page 22 for cabinet details

                                                                                                                     Learn quilting basics
                                                                                                                        and shortcuts that
                                                                                                                       speed and simplify
                                                                                                                    quilting. Great for be-
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                                                                                                                              with any new
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           the budding sewist
                                                                                 NE                                                       From
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An exciting introduction to sewing! The BERNINA 215 is exceptionally user friendly, easy to handle,
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                                                                                                             If you want your kids (and grandkids) to love
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 Baby Lock 12-Needle Embellisher
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                                                     Only $499*                 Classes                      store that only brings them difficulty and frus-
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 Limited Edition Project Runway! Whether you're new to
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 creative potential the Innov-ís 40 brings to your design table. Dream
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      serger magic
                                                            Baby Lock Evolution                           13
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          classes & events                                                       own speed and learn the tips and techniques to help you make the most
                                                                                 of your sewing time. Prerequisites: Machine Mastery 1 or basic knowl-
                                                                                 edge of your machine. Beginner/Intermediate Level. Instructor Elaine
                                                                                 Buchanan ($60)
 For the most detailed and up-to-date information on classes, including          Folsom: 01/05, 01/12, 01/19 & 01/26: 6-9pm
 new listings, photos, descriptions, session dates & times, and pricing, visit   Advanced Garment Construction
 us online at
                                                                                 This class is designed for the advanced seamstress who wants new
 Sewing Basics                                                                   construction ideas and extra assistance in pattern adjustments and
                                                                                 fitting. You select your own projects which can be for yourself or others
 Introduction to Sewing - Sacramento                                             or simply pattern and/or garment alterations. There will be a lesson each
 This class is designed for the absolute beginner and is a prerequisite to       class meeting which will include demonstrations/handouts/samples
 the Sewing Basics classes. Topics include necessary tools and notions,          explaining the lesson as well as sewing lab time. There will be 2 five
 using the sewing machine, purchasing fabric and supplies, pattern               week sessions and then the class will resume after the first of the year.
 instructions, sewing terms, layout, cutting, marking, and using pressing        Advanced level. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($50)
 equipment. You will be able to complete a project in this 3-week class.
 Beginner level. Instructor: Florence Fong ($60)                                 Sacramento: 01/18, 01/25, 02/01, 02/08, 02/15 & 02/22: 12-3pm
 Sacramento: 11/15, 11/22, 11/29 & 12/06: 5:30-8pm
 Sacramento: 01/10, 01/17, 01/24 & 01/31: 5:30-8pm
                                                                                 Pants for Any Body
 Sewing Basics – Sacramento                                                      Do you love the look and comfort of pants, but not the way they look on
 Learn basic and intermediate sewing techniques while constructing a             you? Using the McCall’s Perfect Fit trouser pattern and personal measure-
 garment of your choice using current construction methods. Prerequisite:        ments you will learn how to fit and construct tailored pants for you. You
 Introduction to Sewing. Beginner level. Instructor: Florence Fong ($60)         will learn construction techniques for the pocket stay, easiest fly zipper,
 Sacramento: 11/14, 11/21, 11/28 & 12/05: 5:30-8pm                               and no roll waistband. Learn the differences between jeans, slacks,
 Sacramento: 01/09, 01/16, 01/23 & 01/30: 5:30-8pm                               and trousers and how to allow for wearing ease in this workshop class.
                                                                                 Intermediate level. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($60)
 Beginning Sewing Adults                                                         Sacramento: 12/06, 12/13, 12/20: 5-8pm
 Adults of all ages learn to sew in this great beginner class! Jeanne Powell
 will guide you through 3 great projects which you will complete in these        Preventing Fitting Disasters
 4 hands-on sewing classes. No previous sewing experience is necessary!          This 3-session class concentrates on the challenge of fitting patterns to
 Don’t own a sewing machine? Not a problem, this is a wonderful way to           you. Working with your individual patterns you will learn about personal
 take a test drive. We will loan you a machine at no extra charge! Learn         ease, designer ease, and how to take the guess work out of pattern
 new skills every week that allow you to progress and build upon that            measuring and fitting. We will also cover and discuss basic pattern
 knowledge to complete each of the assignments. Your completed proj-             adjustments and how to fine-tune your fit to produce a well fitting
 ects include a pillowcase, Capri pajama pants and a stupendous summer           garment. Individual fitting tips will be discussed as they relate to your
 bag! Instructor: Jeanne Powell ($100)                                           pattern preferences. Unique patterns from Scan & Sew will also be fine
 Sacramento: 11/17, 12/01, 12/08 & 12/15: 10am-1pm                               tuned to your fitting needs. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($60)
 Sacramento: 01/05, 01/12, 01/19 & 01/26: 10am-1pm                               Sacramento: 11/15: 5-8pm, 11/26: 9am-12pm & 11/19: 5-8pm
 Beginning and Intermediate Sewing for Adults
 If you are new to sewing or haven't sewn for a while this is the class
 for you. You will learn the basics of your machine, reading and using a         Sashiko Seminar Model
 commercial pattern, and picking out fabrics. We will start with a simple        Create the look of traditional, hand-work
 project, ( a sewing bag to keep your projects in ) and continue with your       stitching passed down through genera-
 choice of a pillow case, PJ bottoms or an apron, or all three if you wish as    tions on the Sashiko Machine. Replicate
 they are great for gift giving. Then we will continue to build your sewing      this distintive and celebrated stitch
 skills with more challenging projects of your choice in future classes.         and add a hand-stitched touch to any
 Beginning/Intermediate level. Instructor: Jo Allyn Brown ($60)                  project with a machine that is truly the
 Rocklin: 01/05, 01/12, 01/19 & 01/26: 1-3pm
                                                                                 first of its kind.

 Adult Sewing - Beginning and Intermediate                                       Only $1999
                                                                                 After $600 Seminar
 What would like to create? We can help you make it happen! Bring your
                                                                                 Model Discount*
 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
                                                                                 Reg. $2599
 or PJ bottoms, and from there the possibilities are endless. Work at your           *While supplies last, not valid with any other offer.

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Zip It Up                                                                      All About ME (Machine Embroidery)
Basic zipper insertion can be a fearsome construction technique for the        This is a virtual machine em-
uninformed. Banish the zipper blues by using current, easy, foolproof          broidery event hosted by a
methods for constructing basic zipper samples. Learn the how, why,             popular instructor from OESD and
and where of centered, lapped and fly front zipper applications in this        facilitated by our staff. You will be
hands on class while sewing your notebook samples. Invisible zippers           inspired by many new embroidery
and handpicked zippers will also be taught. Beginner Level. Instructor:        projects, products, techniques and
Marilyn Stanley ($30)                                                          tips developed by the experts. It’s going to be a fun club with hands-on
                                                                               learning activities after each seminar. If you do not own an embroidery
Sacramento: 12/19: 5-8pm                                                       machine, please come and explore the possibilities! You will bring home
Rocklin: 01/28: 9am-12pm                                                       a CD with all of the project instructions from the seminar. Space is limited
Heirloom Sewing - Lace Shaping                                                 so sign up now to reserve your seat. ($20)
In this class you will learn how to shape lace into hearts without any         Sacramento: 12/16: 10am-1pm
puckers. Inside the heart we will do another heirloom technique of             Sacramento: 01/20: 10am-1pm
your choice, ie. pintucks, folds or cross-hatching. The square can then
be turned into a pillow or the beginning of a baby quilt. Pre-requisite:       Transferring Embroidery Designs At last—a class that will
MMM6. Instructor: Judy Scollay ($30)                                           teach you how to download designs from the internet, or use a multi-
Folsom: 12/16: 5:30-8:30pm & 12/17: 9:30am-12pm                                format CD and transfer the designs to a USB stick and use in embroidery
                                                                               machine to stitch out. This class is for all embroidery/sewing machines
Hand Sewing – Finishing Touches                                                with USB capability. Students need to bring to class their multi-format
The difference between a beautiful custom finished garment and a               embroidery design CD's. Instructors: Judy Dreiling and Janet Potter ($30)
made-at-home look is in the finishing details. Finishing touches for all       Sacramento: 12/07: 6-8pm
fine garments are done by hand. Learn the various hand sewing stitches         Sacramento: 01/12: 6-8pm
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: 01/28: 1-4pm

Artistic Embellishments
Know Your Baby Lock Embellisher
This class has been designed especially for our customers who purchased
the Baby Lock Embellisher. You will learn the proper techniques for
changing needles, cleaning and oiling and what methods of felting work
best. Janome Felting machine owners are also welcome to attend this
class. The class fee is waived for customers who purchased there embel-
lishers from Meissner’s you only pay the $7 registration fee. Instructor:
Betty Wilson ($30)
Sacramento: 01/11: 10am-12:30pm

Machine Embroidery                                                              The Best Just Got Better!
Embroidery Essentials                                                           The PR-1000e by Brother. The
You’ve bought an embroidery machine--Congratulations! During this
lecture/demo, we’ll learn about needles, threads and stabilizers, and the       Ultimate Embroidery Machine for
essentials for a properly stitched embroidery design. This class is strongly    the Enthusiast or Professional!
recommended for anyone taking MMM 9 classes for Embroidery-Only
Machines. $20 plus $7 supply fee.                                               New features include:                                      NEW!
Sacramento: 12/01: 10am-1pm                                                      - Scanning Feature           - New HD Display
Sacramento: 01/06: 9:30am-12:30pm
                                                                                 - New Designs                - Enhanced Innovachrome
                                                                                 - New Color Shuffling        - On-Screen Auto Density Adjustment
                                                                                  Special Introductory Pricing! (see store for details.)

                                     Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You!                                                             13
          classes & events                                                      BERNINA Classes
                                                                                Bernina Series 8 Stitch Regulator (BSR) & 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
 Gifts and Accessories                                                          the stitch length. You'll learn the differences between Mode 1 and Mode
 Fabric Covered Plates                                                          2 and much more… Memory functions and uses will also be covered.
 Cover the back of a clear glass plate with a fun novelty or holiday fabric.    Beginner Level. Staff ($10)
 This is a great gift, or party food decoration. Easy and fun with no sewing.
                                                                                Sacramento: 11/30: 10am-3pm
 Beginner level. Instructor: Michele Richert ($15)
                                                                                Sacramento: 01/25: 10am-3pm
 Folsom: 11/15: 2-3:30pm
                                                                                8-Series Club
 Memory Boards                                                                  Explore the capabilities of your new BERNINA 8-Series machine with
 Make this easy posting spot for pictures, papers and reminders. Choose         special projects designed specifically to teach you how to use the many
 a fun fabric, and we will show you how. No sewing required. Keep your          new and exclusive features that your machine has to offer. There is a new
 desk or study area tidy or show off your favorite drawings and photos.         session each month so make sure you sign up for every month. There will
 Makes a great gift for friends too! Beginner Level. Instructor: Michele        be a limited number of spots available so please sign up right away so
 Richert ($15)                                                                  you won't miss a club! Instructor Judy Dreiling ($15)
 Folsom: 01/24: 2-3:30pm                                                        Folsom: 11/28: 5-8pm
                                                                                Folsom: 01/30: 5-8pm
 Bread Basket Covers
 This simple sewn project makes a great gift or holiday table decoration.       Bernina 8-Series Mastery Classes
 Bring your square or rectangular shaped basket and we will show you            Attention Bernina 820 and 830 owners. The guide class you have all
 how to sew a simple cover in the fabrics of your choice. Check out our         been waiting for is here. This two-day retreat style class will cover all of
 selection of holiday prints and make a seasonal cover for your Christmas       the machine basics in Session I and the embroidery functions in Session
 or Thanksgiving table. Makes a great house warming gift too! Beginner          II. Bernina 820 owners need only attend Session I. Staff. Class Fee is
 Level Instructor: Michele Richert ($15)                                        $150 per session or FREE for those who purchased their 820/830 from
 Folsom: 12/15: 2-3:30pm                                                        Meissner’s. $10 Supply Fee per session.
                                                                                Sacramento: Session I: 01/11: 10am-4pm
                                                                                Sacramento: Session II: 01/18: 10am-4pm

        You're Invited!                                                         Bernina Club-All Bernina Owners Welcome
                                                                                Each monthly session incorporates a virtual presentation by a BERNINA
                                                                                Educator with a hands-on session to be follow. Monthly projects are go-
                                                                                ing to be the same at each store. A variety of feet, accessories and notions
                                                           To our               are presented each month! Instructor: Staff ($15)

                            Folsom Block
                                                                                Sacramento: 12/09: 10am-1pm
                                                                                Sacramento: 01/13: 10am-1pm
                                                     Party                      Clubs and Monthly Classes
          & 2012 Block of the Month                                             Banish The UFO's - Sacramento
                                                                                Bring your unfinished quilts or not quite done sewing projects and let
                                                      Preview                   Meissner's staff help you finish them. You'll get the the advice you need
        Calling all Quilters, Wanna-be quilters and 2010 Block of the           to get that project out of the closet and completed. No project is too old,
     Month participants--We’re having a party! Come and see finished            undone, or unusual , (no fitting problems please). This class is designed
       quilts, enjoy free refreshments, door prizes and lots of time for        to be fun! Bring your favorite snack to share, relax, and sew with friends.
                                                                                Instructor: Florence Fong ($10)
      sharing. Preview the 2012 Block of the Month Quilt and reserve
      your spot for next year. Helen Hardwick will be here along with           Sacramento: 12/02: 5-10pm
     many of your quilting friends and teachers. Everyone is welcome.           Sacramento: 01/27: 5-10pm
                    If you have a finished quilt you would like to share,
               please contact the Folsom store by November 30. FREE!            Embroidery Club
                                           Folsom: 12/3: 10am-1:30pm            All embroidery machine owners are invited to this class where the
                                                                                emphasis is on improving the student's techniques and building your

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confidence as you become more proficient using your embroidery ma-            "Wow" or " I didn't know I could do that with my serger" or " This is really
chine. You'll also learn what's new in the market for machine embroidery.     easy!" Each month a different project will be taught. Instructor: Marilyn
Instructor: Florence Fong ($10)                                               Stanley ($15)
Sacramento: 12/10: 9:30-11:30am                                               Sacramento: 12/03: 2-4:30pm
Sacramento: 01/07: 9:30-11:30am                                               Sacramento: 12/09: 9am-12pm
                                                                              Sacramento: 01/07: 1-4pm
Finish Up Night - Sacramento                                                  Sacramento: 01/13: 9am-12pm
This get away evening is planned for the busy person who wants to
spend an evening with new friends learning techniques, fitting gar-
                                                                              Sit and Sew - Folsom
                                                                              Bring your not quite done sewing projects or unfinished quilts and let
ments, altering patterns, and/or finishing projects. These sessions are
                                                                              Meissner's staff help you finish them. You'll get the the advice you need
designed for you to have fun and relax whether you are serging or
                                                                              to get that project out of the closet and completed. No project is too old,
sewing. Bring a project for the evening and a snack to share. Instructor:
                                                                              undone, or unusual, (no fitting problems please). This class is designed
Marilyn Stanley ($10)
                                                                              to be fun! Bring your favorite snack to share, relax, and sew with friends.
Sacramento: 12/02: 4-10pm                                                     STAFF ($10 per session)
Sacramento: 01/27: 4-10pm
                                                                               Folsom: 11/25. 12/9, 12/16, 12/23 or 12/30: 6-9pm
Folsom Girls' Night Out                                                       Janome Club
Escape from your hectic life and join the fun and camaraderie of fellow       Join Jennifer Hoke long time Janome owner as she guides you through
sewers. Come to sit and sew, stand and talk, or just to eat! Bring your       a fun project each month. This club is designed for all Janome owners.
unfinished projects, ideas for new ones, or your mending. Get those           Class project and supplies will be posted each month. ($15)
projects out of your growing pile. Bring a snack to share and get ready for
some great fun! Staff ($10)                                                   Sacramento: 12/10: 1-4pm
                                                                              Sacramento: 01/07: 1-4pm
Folsom: 11/19: 5-10pm
Folsom: 01/21: 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

You're Invited
"I Had No Idea You could Do That
With A Serger!"
Hands-on Workshop - Holiday Apron
Friday, December 2
Sacramento Location: 10am-1pm OR 3-6pm
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 new serger? Or do you
just want to know more about what sergers can do? If the answer to any of
these questions is "yes", then do not miss this fun and informative hands-on workshop. We'll show you the incredible and
time-saving techniques that can be accomplished with a serger. You will have the opportunity to sew on the most advanced
sergers available while you create a beautiful holiday apron to take home. You will learn zipper application, belt loop, wave
stitch and more. This class will cover the latest technology available in sergers and show you just how easy they are to use!
At only $39, this class is a great value as all of the project supplies are included, and the machines are provided for you to use
in the workshop. Sign up Today!
        Space is limited so sign up early! or by phone 916-920-2121

                                     Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You!                                                               15
          classes & events                                                                                   out the designs for pins, earrings and magnets. This is an easy and fun
                                                                                                             project with no sewing. Bring a friend! Beginner Level Instructor: Michele
                                                                                                             Richert ($15)
                                                                                                             Folsom: 12/15: 4-5:30pm 1+ $15.00
                                                                                                             Memory Boards - Kids
 Kids and Teens                                                                                              Make this easy posting spot for pictures, papers and reminders. Choose
 Rocklin: Kids Beginning Sewing 8 years-Teens                                                                a fun fabric, and we will show you how. No sewing required. Keep your
 This fun class is for kids 8 years through Seniors in high school. You will                                 desk or study area tidy or show off your favorite drawings and photos.
 learn the basics of your sewing machine, reading and using a commercial                                     Makes a great gift for friends too! Beginner Level. Instructor: Michele
 pattern, and picking out fabrics. We will start with a simple project,( a                                   Richert ($15)
 sewing bag to keep your projects in ) then continue with a pillow case,                                     Folsom: 01/24: 4-5:30pm
 PJ bottoms or an apron. Once you have mastered the basics you can sew
 simple projects of your choice and continue building your sewing skills
 with more challenging projects of your choice in future classes. Beginner                                   Quilting Basics
 Level. Instructor: Jo Allyn Brown ($60)                                                                     Basic Quilting for Beginners -Evening
 Rocklin: 01/05, 01/12, 01/19 & 01/26: 3:30-5:30pm                                                           This class is for the new quilter, someone with NO quilting experience.
                                                                                                             Each student will make a two to four block sampler quilt from start to
 Folsom: Kids Can Sew - 8-12 years                                                                           finish. Techniques covered will include use of the rotary cutter, machine
 Using the Kids Can Sew curriculum, children will have their own pattern                                     and hand piecing, hand and machine quilting, and how to finish a quilt.
 and instruction packet to complete approximately 12 projects. The packet                                    Beginner level. Instructor: Florence Fong ($65)
 takes between 9-12 months to complete as the children will work at their                                    Sacramento: 01/11, 01/18, 01/25, 02/01, 02/08 & 02/15: 5:30-8pm
 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                                   Basic Quilting for Beginners--Day Class
 cut pattern pieces, garment assembly and how to proudly attach their “I                                     Have you always wanted to make a quilt? This is the best time to start!
 Made It” label. First Year packet- $40.00 payable to instructor. Beginner                                   Jeanne Powell teaches you piecing and quilting from A-Z in this wonder-
 Level. Instructor: Roberta Kitowski                                                                         ful sampler quilt. Learn the basics and build traditional blocks leading
 Folsom: 01/04, 01/18, 01/25 & 02/01: 2-3:30pm                                                               to a modern adaptation of this great classic. Class size is limited to a
 Folsom: 01/04, 01/18, 01/25 & 02/01: 3:30-5pm                                                               maximum of 10 so don't miss out and sign up today! This class meets for
 Folsom: 01/04, 01/18, 01/25 & 02/01: 5-6:30pm                                                               4 weeks. Beginner level. Instructor: Jeanne Powell ($60)
                                                                                                             Sacramento: 11/15, 11/22, 11/29 & 12/6: 10am-2pm
 Kids Can Sew - Reversible Holiday Apron - ages 8-12                                                         Sacramento: 01/10, 01/17, 01/24 & 01/31: 10am-2pm
 Using The Mary Mulari “Newfangled Reversible Apron” pattern, students
 will complete a two-sided apron. One side a holiday or theme print, and                                     Quilting
 the other side a different pattern. A suitable for gift giving for a man or                                 Diamond Log Cabin
 woman. Instructor: Roberta Kitowski ($40)                                                                   Your completed quilt may be finished as a table-topper or a Christmas
 Folsom: 11/21: 12-4:30pm                                                                                    tree skirt. This is a striking design that can be extended into a larger quilt.
 Folsom: 12/19: 12-4:30pm                                                                                    Advanced beginner level. Instructor: Helen Hardwick ($50)
 Fabric Pins & Earrings - Kids                                                                               Folsom: 11/16 & 11/30: 10am-2pm 1
 Get together with Michele once a month and let her inspire you. Michele
 has a trunk full of easy craft ideas. No sewing machine will be necessary,                                  Holiday Bargello Placemats
 but a desire to create is required! Choose a great themed fabric and cut                                    Make beautiful bargello placemats with or without machine embroidery.
                                                                                                             You will be proud to present these to your holiday hostess or use them on
                                                                                                             your own family table. Bargello rows surround the embroidered center
                                                                                                             on the sample. Learn to use the No-Math Miter Template while finishing
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                                                                                                             these lovely placemats. Your family will treasure these for years to come.
                                                                                                             Instructor: Helen Hardwick ($30)
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                                                                                                             warms the body and whispers of love in every stitch. Dorie will be teach-
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Monthly Quilt Classes & Clubs                                                 Block of the Month 2012—
Mystery Block of the Month - Sacramento                                       Folsom Series
Have you taken Florence's Mastery Quilt series and feel ready reach out
and tackle more quilt blocks? Join Florence for this monthly mystery class                                       Meissner's is thrilled
where you will receive a different pattern each month to construct during                                        to announce “Wings
the class. Florence will help you with fabric selection and will teach                                     Aloft,”this year's exclusive
you new quilting techniques to help you with the month's new block.                                         new Block of-the-Month
All quilters are welcome. Basic quilting knowledge is a pre-requisite.                                            program, designed
Instructor: Florence Fong ($15)
                                                                                                                  by Helen Hardwick.
Sacramento: 12/15: 5:30-8pm                                                                                    Join Helen on the first
Sacramento: 01/19: 5:30-8pm
                                                                                                            Saturday of each month
Serger                                                                                                           as she demonstrates
Serger Mastery Series I                                                                                     each step in the creation
This beginning serger class is a must for anyone who is determined to           of twelve blocks of this masterpiece. The quilt may
conquer their serger. Threading, balancing tensions, basic stitches, serger     be finished as a queen or king or smaller if desired.
construction techniques, and maintenance will be covered. Using differ-          Suggestions for different sizes will be provided. A
ent fabric weights, you will learn where, when, why, and how to easily
change settings on your machine. At the end of this class, you will have       sew-in class will be available to complete the center
the confidence and knowledge to begin using your machine. Beginner                                                          medallion.
level. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($45)                                          To participate in the 2012 Block of the Month pro-
Folsom: 11/28: 10am- 1pm                                                          gram, you MUST purchase a Completion Kit. Your
Folsom: 01/09: 10am-1pm                                                       Completion Kit order may be personalized to include
Sacramento: 12/10: 1:30-4:30                                                     the center medallion, alternate blocks and borders
Sacramento: 01/21: 9am-12pm
                                                                                   for either queen or king size. By purchasing your
Rocklin: 12/12: 10am-1pm
Rocklin: 01/23: 10am-1pm                                                            Completion kit at the beginning of class you can
                                                                                   rest assured that you have all of the coordinating
Serger Mastery Series II                                                           fabrics you need to complete this beautiful quilt.
This class builds on Serger Mastery I with more construction techniques
using the basic overlock stitch, including how to sew corners, elastic            Each month you could make your BOM block plus
application, and spaghetti straps. Rolled edge basics, flat lock settings      the coordinating alternate blocks and border blocks
                                                                                needed to complete your quilt. Imagine not having
                                                                              to wait until the end to sew all of the finishing blocks.

   Serger Clinic -                                                              You could actually complete your quilt as you com-
                                                                                  plete the last BOM block.WOW! We have a limited
   Have You Forgotten What Your Serger Looks                                  supply of Completion kits, so reserve your spot in the
   Like?                                                                                           BOM program by December 30th.
   Does your serger spend more time in the closet than actually                  We will start the quilt on Saturday, January 7, with
   sewing? Are you frustrated that you aren't able to use your                  the first $5 block. Each 'first Saturday' after that you
   serger because you've forgotten-or never quite mastered-how                    will receive a free block kit if you attend the block
   to thread it?                                                                presentation and bring your completed block from
   Then this clinic is for you…both of you. Get your serger out of                  the previous month. If you are unable to attend
   the closet, dust it off, and bring it in to our new Serger Clinic!            any of the 'first Saturday' presentations you will be
   Let us help you learn how to correctly thread your serger and                                    charged $5 for that month's block
   remind you of all the wonderful things that sergers can do. See                                                Completion Kit $90
   the new innovations in today's sergers that make threading so                        Folsom: 01/07: 9:30-10:30am, 10:30-11:30 &
   easy and take serging to another level.                                                                       11:30am-12:30pm
   Enrollment is limited for this hands-on event. Just $10 reserves
   your spot!
   Sacramento: Wednesday, Jan 4, 10am-1pm

                                     Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You!                                          17
            gifts for everyone                                                                           Huge selection of tools and accessories for all types of ma-
                                                                                                         chines! BERNINA, Brother, Baby Lock, Janome & More.

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                                                                                                            Quilting! Choice of 8 beautiful Koala finishes.
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 Thread Trays                                                                                                                                         a $1425 value
 Extra Set $16.95 holds 18 spools. Thread not included.                                                                                              while supplies last.

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       stocking stuffers
                                                            20% OFF Embroidery
                                                            & Cutwork Software*
Dakota Collectibles
Tasty Treats
Embroidery Applique
Design Collection
Turn plain kitchen
towels into tasty treats!
15 Designs – All
major formats

Embroidery Angels                                       Ginger TESSA 2011              Handy Tools
4” Stainless Steel Embroidery                           Designer Series                we can't live
Scissors. A whimsical spin,                             Unique Limited Edition sure    without:
with the quality that                                   to become an heirloom.         Rotary Cutters,
you love. Four colors                                   8" Dressmaker, 5" Sewing,
available.                                                                             Mats & Rulers
Only $3.99*                                             4" Embroidery
MSRP $10.00                                             $36-$45

                                 Beautiful Quilting
                                & Embroidery Thread                                   Give the
                                $1 per
                                                                    Gift of Creativity!
                                                                     Inspire everyone
                                          Only $18          *        on your list to
                                                                     get creative with
                                 Choose one or both col-             a gift certificate
                               lections of Madeira's best
                                                                     from Meissner's.
                           embroidery or quilting thread.
                                      18 Full-size spools.           Perfect for stocking
                                                                     stuffers, teacher
                              Aerofil 18-Spool Gift Box              gifts, hostess/girlfriend gifts, daughters-in-law,
                                      Quilting Collection
                                                                     special neices or anyone that loves to create!
        Books &                                 MSRP $53.10
        Patterns                 Rayon 18-Spool Gift Box
                                    Embroidery Collection
                                                                      Meissner Gift Cards:
        Galore!                             MSRP $65.70
                                                                    Available in store and online!
*Prices good while supplies last. Not valid with any other offer.
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          make everything               sparkle
                                      A Gift High on Everyone’s List
               A quality vacuum cleaner...the perfect gift for when the celebration is over.
       Make sure a new floor care system from Meissner's is on the top of your wish list. Don't settle for a throw-away, discount-store model--a quality
                                   vacuum is built to last for 20 holiday seasons. Now that's a gift that keeps on giving!

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                           $10 OFF                   *
                                                                                               formance with exceptional value.
           Your Next Vacuum Service*                                                           Includes SBD 350-3 combination
                                                                                               carpet/ smooth floor tool.
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                                                                                              S4212 Polaris 1200-watt, high-output
                                                                                              Miele-made Vortex Motor SystemTM .
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 pet hair
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 features.                              castor wheels.                                                                                MADE IN THE USA!
                                                                                            Riccar Premier
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                                     tion and carrying.                                     vacuum from the Premier Series has it
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     Vacuums and vacuum service available at our Sacramento and Folsom locations.

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         classes & events                                                    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
and the use of heavier decorative threads on your serger are also covered.   a software/embroidery presentation by a BERNINA Educator via video
All models and brands are welcome, however, you must know how to             conferencing and will be followed by a hands-on session. For each
thread your machine. Serger Mastery I is a pre-requisite for this class.     sampler session, you will be given a FREE CD containg the video clip and
Intermediate level. Marilyn Stanley ($45)                                    the instructional handouts necessary to complete the project. Don't miss
                                                                             this opportunity to expand your knowledge base and get your creative
Folsom: 12/05: 10am-1pm
                                                                             juices flowing! Instructor: Janet Potter ($20)
Folsom: 01/16: 10am-1pm
 Sacramento: 12/17: 9am-12pm                                                 Sacramento: 01/21: 10:30am-1pm
Sacramento: 01/21: 1-4pm
Rocklin: 12/19: 10am-1pm                                                     Electric Quilt Version 7 – Advanced Class
Rocklin: 01/30: 10am-1pm                                                     This class will go into depth on the use of the EQ software as a tool
                                                                             to develop finer and more precise quilt designs. Topics will include:
Serger Mastery Series III (Advanced Serger)                                  Developing quilt blocks; Developing Quilts in; Adapting a Pieced Block
This creative serger class will explain circles (for placemats), four ways   to a Full Quilt; Techniques for sharing blocks & Quilts. Prerequisites:To
to gather, hemming techniques, “V” necklines, lace and additional            qualify for this class students must have completed the EQ7 Basics class
elastic applications, tucks, and other creative uses with your wonderful     or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills taught in that
machine. Additional rolled edge and flat lock uses will be demonstrated.     class. Instructor: Skip Norman ($50)
Serger Mastery I and Serger Mastery II are prerequisites for this class,     Folsom: 11/14: 10am-4pm 1+ $50.00
as they are the foundations for further explorations of your machine.
Advanced level. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley ($45)
Sacramento: 12/17: 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 balanc-
ing tension basics to using the extra accessory feet and experimenting
with decorative threads. Samples will be made using the various settings       Project Embroidery
on your machine. Intermediate level. Instructor: Marilyn Stanley
Sacramento: 12/12: 5-8pm
                                                                               Saturday, December 3: 10-11am
Software                                                                       All embroidery enthusiasts are invited! Come enjoy
                                                                               a brief preview of our newest project
Floriani Digitizing Club                                                       driven embroidery club. This new club
Club meets every other first Thursday of the month. You will learn             is based on numerous requests to of-
"hands-on" how to create beautiful embroidery designs. Learn all the
                                                                               fer a club that would use the Anita
tools and techniques in this great software. Each club you will learn
                                                                               Goodesign project CDs. The monthly
something new about your software as you make a new design. We
will cover many techniques and shortcuts. Bring your laptop and have           club will utilize the monthly project
fun! Each class comes with a fully illustrated step by step workbook.          CD that our Platinum
Instructor: Sue Green-Baker ($25)                                              Club members receive,
                                                                               but has been tailored for
Sacramento: 11/03: 10am-1pm                                                    our Diamond Club members and all embroiderers.
Sacramento: 1/05: 10am-1pm                                                     Laura Silva, our resident sample maker and em-
                                                                               broider will share her secrets and techniques each
Floriani Software Project Club                                                 month so that you too can create beautiful em-
Club meets alternate Thursdays every other month. In this club, digitize
an easy design and incorporate it into a project that you can sew in club      broidered projects. All the details will be explained
or at home. Each project comes with instructions by Kathi Quinn from           during the party! The first club will be in January.
Floriani and many also have a short video as well. See in each class what
Kathi has dreamed up next for a quick, easy and beautiful project, using        The party is FREE but please RSVP online or by
your Floriani Software! Instructor: Sue Green-Baker (25$)                      phone so we know how much cocoa to cook up!
Sacramento: 02/02: 10am-1pm

                                     Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You!                                                        21
                                   Your Dream Studio is Waiting for You

          2 F M RP                  *
              OF                                                                                    Koala Studios are custom built in America
                                                                                                    to fit your home and creativity, with one
                                                                                                    of eight gorgeous finishes and a height
                                                                                                    that’s best suited for you. Why wait for
                                                                                                    your dream studio? Koala is ready to cre-
                                                                                                    ate it for you. Visit our showroom today!
While supplies last. May not be combined with other offers or discounts. Delivery extra.

     The popular Tailormade Eclipse is exceptionally built                                                           The Compact
     with style and quality in mind. Large lift platform
     accomodates the latest, largest sewing machines.                     Only $599
                                                                               Reg $799
                                                The Eclipse

                                                                                                              The Compact
                                                                           Good things come in small packages! Our Tailormade
                                                                           Compact is no exception, built as a stylish, mobile and
                                                                           fully-featured cabinet.
                                                     Only $999             Extra-stable construction - German-built hydraulic airlift
                                                                           No-snag hinges - Convenient storage accessories included
                                                     Reg $1,399            Teak exterior finish - Easy rolling locking castors
                                                                           Fully assembled - Acrylic machine insert available
                                                                           Closed Dimensions: 23 5/8"W x 17 1/3” D x 29 7/8 “H
     Extra-stable construction - German-built hydraulic airlift
     No-snag hinges - Convenient storage accessories included
     Serger storage & platform - Teak exterior finish
     Fully assembled - Acrylic machine insert available
     Closed Dimensions: 43 ¼”W x 19 ¾” D x 30 “H

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SPECIAL EVENTS The members of our email list are                           BERNINA Emb Software V6 Webinar  · Nov 30
  always notified of our upcoming events as soon as
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NEW CLASSES We’re constantly adding new classes to                         Serger Seminar  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  · Dec 2
  our schedule and adding extra dates to those quick-
  filling classes! Don’t miss out.                                         Project Embroidery Party  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  · Dec 3

cMerry Christmas
                                                                           Folsom Block Party  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  · Dec 3
                                                                           BERNINA 48 Mos No Interest Financing--
from the entire staff                                                          "Let it Sew"  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·Dec 3-10
at Meissner's.                                                             Alex Anderson Trunk Show ·  ·  ·  ·  ·Dec 3-31
                                                                           Holiday Sale  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·Dec 8-17
                                                                           Last-Minute Shopping Sale  ·  ·  · Dec 19-24
                                                                           Closing Christmas Eve at 3pm ·  ·  ·  · Dec 24
                                                                           Christmas Day Closed ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  · Dec 25
                                                                           After Christmas Shopping Sale  ·  · Dec 26-31
FOR OESD Design Connection OWNERS:                                         Closing New Year's Eve at 3pm  ·  ·  · Dec 31
If you have any blank CDs left in your Design
Connection set, you must bring them in to the                              Alex Anderson's Birthday Party  ·  ·  ·  ·Jan 14
Sacramento store right away for your embroidery
design downloads. Your blank CDs will expire in                            Serger Clinic  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  · Jan 4
December, as OESD is discontinuing the ETO and
Design Connection programs. We want to make                                Anna Maria Horner's Workshop  ·  ·  · Feb 2-4
sure we can accomodate everyone who needs
their blank CDs filled, so please don’t wait until                         John Deer Seminar  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  ·  · Mar 2-3
the last minute—bring them in today!

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                                Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You!                                                   23
2417 Cormorant Way | Sacramento, CA 95815

                Meissner's                                                                    Sacramento Store – Our
                                                                                                  20,000 Square Foot
            AFTER-THANKSGIVING                                                                            Superstore

                  BIG 2-DAY SALE
                                                                                                         2417 Cormorant Way
                                                                                                       Business 80 & El Camino
                                                                                                  Sacramento, California 95815

           Friday and Saturday, Nov 25-26                                                                  (916) 920-2121
                                                                                                            Monday-Friday 10-6
           HUGE SAVINGS on Home Sewing                                                                             Saturday 9-5

        Machines, Sewing Furniture, Notions,
                                                                                                                Closed Sundays
                                                                                             Industrial Sewing Machines & Parts
       Fabric, Embroidery Designs, Vacuums,                                                                   Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
         Special Financing Offers & More!                                                                    Rocklin Store
                                                                                                        6848 Five Star Boulevard
                             Doors open at 9am                                                  Hwy 65 & Stanford Ranch Road,
                                                                                              across from Scandinavian Designs
                                                                                                        Rocklin, California 95677
                                                                                                           (916) 791-2121
                                                                                                            Monday-Friday 10-6
                                                                                                                 Saturday 10-5
                                                                                                               Closed Sundays
                                                                                                             Folsom Store
    AFTER THANKSGIVING DAY SALE                                                                               1013 Riley Street

    40% OFF
                                                                                                                 next to Kohl’s
                                                                                                       Folsom, California 95630

    ONE ITEM UP TO $50 RETAIL VALUE*                                                                       (916) 984-7071
                                                                                                            Monday-Friday 10-6
    Good at all Meissner locations                                                                                Saturday 9-5
                                                                                                               Closed Sundays
    Nov 25 & Nov 26, 2011
 * Limit one coupon per customer. Not valid with any other offer. Limited stock on
 hand. Some items excluded. Household department only.
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                                                                                     sure that whenever you buy from us you can
                                                                                     be confident that you are getting the best
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                                                                                     attention and we will beat the price!

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