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 Make Cocktail Napkin Make Ornaments! Gift Card Holders! 2 www.meissnersewing.com | (916) 920 -2121 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 TheQuiltShow.com 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 MeissnerSewing.com 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 annamariahorner.com Stitches 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 embroidery. FREE Lecture/Demonstration. Sacramento Location. Limited Seating – RSVP today at www.MeissnerSewing.com or call 916-920-2121. Future webinar presentations will be listed on our website under Sales & Events Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 3 embroidery you've been wishing for Limited Edition Bonus* NE Special Holiday Price! W! It's time to think bigger 580 E The ultimate high perfor- mance sewing machine that Enter the world of BERNINA embroidery is truly in a class all its own. with the NEW BERNINA 580 E. With technology so advanced, The new B 580 E will wow you with its simple, yet clas- features so thoughtful, the sic design, combined with superior function to set new BERNINA 830 Limited Edition 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 Accessory and Software. Holiday Bonus! 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Financing offers OAC with monthly payments, sales tax paid at time of purchase. 4 www.meissnersewing.com | (916) 920 -2121 Baby Lock Ease of a home machine with indus- NE 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 • MUCH, MUCH MORE! FREE BONUS: ($270 value) The Best Just Got Better! - Jumbo Design Collection The Quattro2 has all the features that made the Quattro 6000D a #1 Best - 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 instantly turn into beautiful embroidery right there on the SHD screen. Financing Obsessed with Embroidery Bundle (Over $8000 value)* While Supplies Last! Quattro Holiday Package: Quattro Custom Luggage + Upgrade 3 + PE-Design Next Embroidery Software with Auto Digitizing, Photo Stitch & Much more! $150 SAVINGS COUPON available in $2500 CASH BACK the BERNINA 2011 Holiday Catalog! for your trade toward this package!* Over Sewing & Embroidery 45% OFF! * Purchase one of the few Introducing the NEW Ellisimo Gold! remaining Ellegante 2 seminar models and save! NE The Baby Lock Ellegante 2 is still one of the most popular sewing and embroidery machines ever produced. W! Some of its great features include: a large 7" x 11" embroidery area, one- touch threading, High-definition color touch screen, auto thread tension, 48 fabric sensor, pivot feature plus thousands of stitch and embroidery MONTHS combinations. From the easiest-to-use LCD display with drag and drop No Interest* capabilities to the only machine with built-in-exclusive Nancy Zieman Financing designs, The Ellegante 2 will give you what you need and more! 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) No Interest* OR - Exclusive NeedleCam™ for scanning and Flawless Positioning PLUS your choice of 48 months No Interest Financing - TruView™ASC LCD Color Touch Screen in HD financing or Obsessed with Embroidery Bundle ($8000 value) Only $4999 with trade* FREE BONUS*: includes Upgrade III, Creative Limited quantities Project Book & Holiday Design CD. ($620 Value) PLUS your choice of 48 months No Interest 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! Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 5 quilter's heaven 820QE FREE Bonus Machine! $999 Value!* The BERNINA 820 QUILTERS EDITION offers the most sought after features for the inspired quilter. From the The Horizon Memory Craft 7700QCP unites years of Janome innovation in the Dual Feed system, BERNINA Stitch Regulator and Jumbo 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 Automatic Plate Converter allows push-button conversion to a Straight and QuiltMotion Stitch Needle Plate for quilt piecing and free motion work. The Horizon of- fers a range of advanced features to Software for open up new possibilities for your BERNINA—the perfect creativity. companions to the BERNINA 820QE. FREE Holiday Bonus* a companion machine to your new Horizon! The 3160 QDC is a full-featured machine made with a quilter's needs in mind. It weighs FREE BERNINA Quilt Frame ($1999 Value) only 12 pounds, so it's easy to take to with your 820QE purchase!* Hurry, limited supply. classes and guild meetings! A $999 value! Quilter's Décor Computer NE A unique long arm W! quilting machine: Sensibly sized & SAVE $600 w/trade!* perfectly priced! 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. 6 www.meissnersewing.com | (916) 920 -2121 NE NE W! 4120QDC W! With sturdy con- struction and stable 550 QE feeding, style fol- lows substance in the well-equipped and intuitively- designed Janome 4120 Quilters Decor Computer. 120 stitches, twin-needle functionality, superior editing, and mirror stitching are just a few of the cutting-edge 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* and the BERNINA Stitch Regulator, making it the perfect match for you as 7 Accessories - $120 value! a quilter interested in a combination sewing/embroidery machine. The extensive range of available BERNINA accessories offers you the choice of expanding your creative options. Experience other sewing specialties such as heirloom, home decorating, crafting and garment sewing with the B 550 QE. Specially priced for Christmas! See store for details. Special Savings PLUS Free Bonus: Extension Table, Applique Foot, Beading Foot, Ultra Glide Foot, Gathering Foot, Border Guide Foot and NEW! TrueCut Rotary Cutting Systems Accessory Box. A $120 Value!* While supplies last. TrueCut Rotary Cutting Systems are the latest in safe and accurate rotary cutting for all crafts! Very easy to use and easy on your hands. The new built-in track on the ruler gives you a perfect cut every time and no slips. The rulers have a special built-in track on each side. The cutters have a special guide that fits and flows along the track on the ruler. The result is perfectly straight cuts with no more slip-ups! 24 Months $22.95 No Interest Financing!* 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 All TrueCut Rulers come with the TrueCutRuler Track that allow precise measure- $1000 Cash Back with trade! ments and cuts. These rulers are perfect for measuring and cutting long strips, 24 Months No Interest Financing* squaring up blocks of fabric or various shapes such as triangles or squares. As low as $104 per month!* Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 7 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- ect - from quilting to home decor. Janome's exclusive Superior Feed System offers super stable feeding in per- fect synchronization with the needle and bobbin. And HOLIDAY SPECIAL 50% OFF the time saving features including memorized needle City Blooms Sewing Basket up/down, one hand needle threader, and lock stitch but- ton make sewing easy. Top-of-the-line performanace has Included with all new machines featured on pages 8 never been so affordable! & 9*. Hurry, limited supply! This stylish extra-large sewing basket FREE Home Decor Bonus Pack* 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 and plastic handle. Includes a clear plastic tray for storage, plus an interior Save $200 PLUS Free Bonus: Extension Table, Applique Foot, pocket and pin cushion sewn into the 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. This versatile machine is equipped to keep up with garments, décor and more with project- enhancing features and convenient extras. Save - 40 Built-in stitches, including five 1-step buttonholes $200!* - Built-in needle threader - Adjustable stitch width 0-7mm - Free-arm sewing Over The Innov-ís 80 showcases the latest sewing technology in a Only $399 with trade! reg. $699 40% OFF!* portable size and at a very reasonable price. This lightweight machine is packed full of features, which is great for beginner and experienced seamstresses alike. *While supplies last, not valid with any other offer. Financing offers OAC with monthly payments, sales tax paid at time of purchase. 8 www.meissnersewing.com | (916) 920 -2121 Meissner 635 LE Get inspired by the incredible design capabilities and innova- Gift Cards tive functions of the stylish artista Available in store and online! 635LE. Expand your sewing, quilt- ing, and embroidery creativity, and fill your life with personality. - Large color touch screen - Free-hand system 20%* - Optional BERNINA Stitch Regulator OFF! - - Optional Embroidery Customizable front panel Baby Lock Sophia2 Sewing & Embroidery A multi-talented machine with impressive embroidery and sewing abilities-- perfect for the new embroiderer! Purchase the NEW Sofia2 with a TailorMade Compact 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- ginners as well as experienced quilters. Save over Save over 50% !* Regular $22.99 40% !* Now Only $9.99 While supplies last! 3-Series - the beginning of something beautiful Step up to a machine that won't hold you back: the BERNINA 3 Series. BERNINA's affordable new line that combines superior performance, outstanding durability and incredible Swiss engineering. Free Classes with any new machine purchase 380 up to $300 value 330 350PE The top of the 3-Series line, the Quality and precision in a well- BERNINA 380 truly shines with Superior design and features in its unique look and countless designed package a quilter’s package. features. Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 9 the budding sewist 215 NE From W! $149!* Over 35% OFF* An exciting introduction to sewing! The BERNINA 215 is exceptionally user friendly, easy to handle, robust and durable. It even grows to meet your demands – if need be, it can be equipped with a host of special accessories, and adapted to your personal sewing requirements. Optional customizable skins make this machine an ultra-cool gift! Great Gifts for Kids! Now only $699!* Regular $1099. If you want your kids (and grandkids) to love sewing, then give them the tools that make sewing quick, easy and fun! Avoid the mistake Baby Lock 12-Needle Embellisher Free of purchasing a cheap machine from a discount Only $499* Classes store that only brings them difficulty and frus- tration. This Christmas, put a quality machine Reg. $899 with any new machine purchase from Meissner's under the tree and guarantee a up to $300 value fun new hobby for someone very special! Embellish with fabrics, yarns, ribbons, decorative threads and trims, paper and almost any other material for sewing! Janome 2212 Package Special 3-Piece Package: Janome 2212, Shears and Tote. The Janome Save 2212 12-stitch machine is an amazing value. It has the features every sewing $200* enthusiast wants and the price every- one can afford. For a limited time, it comes with a FREE black hemline tote and 8” lightweight shears. Colors may vary. All 3 pieces just $199!* A $300 Value! Limited Edition Project Runway! Whether you're new to Great fashion sewing or a skilled veteran of the fitting room, you'll love the creative potential the Innov-ís 40 brings to your design table. Dream Value! it, then do it with the Innov-ís 40's wide array of decorative stitches and convenient machine features. * While supplies last. *While supplies last, not valid with any other offer. Financing offers OAC with monthly payments, sales tax paid at time of purchase. 10 www.meissnersewing.com | (916) 920 -2121 serger magic Baby Lock Evolution 13 » ExtraordinAir Threading for Innovative the easiest threading serger Patents! » Automatic Thread Delivery (ATD) » Pure Lighting with LED lights » Exclusive Wave Stitch » Chain stitch options include sin- gle, twin, and triple cover hem » Full-featured Differential Feed » 2 to 8 Thread serging for 87 stitch combinations FREE BONUS 6 Specialty Feet a $250 Value!* Baby Lock Enlighten Discover why people are » ExtraordinAir Threading for trading up to a the easiest threading serger » Automatic Thread Delivery (ATD) Baby Lock Serger! » Pure Lighting with LED lights DO YOU HAVE A cLOSET SERGER? » Exclusive Wave Stitch Answer this questionnaire to determine why your serger spends more time in the closet than being Baby Lock Imagine used. » Effortless, Jet-Air Threading 1. Can you thread your serger in less than 3 minutes? » Automatic Thread Delivery (ATD) Baby Lock's Instant Jet-Air Threading™ System » Full-Featured Differential Feed threads with a blast of fresh air. » 4/3/2 Thread serging 2. Do you have to thread your serger in any particular order? Baby Lock's patented tubular loopers allow you to thread in any order that you want. No other serger can offer this. BRING IN YOUR CLOSET SERGER AND WE WILL GIVE YOU 3. Are you constantly adjusting your tensions when you change fabrics, stitch function or type of thread? Baby Lock's Automatic Thread Delivery $500 CASH BACK!* System (ATD) eliminates the need for tension TOWARD THE PURCHASE OF A NEW all together by delivering the perfect amount BABY LOCK IMAGINE, ENLIGHTEN OR of thread for each stitch on whatever fabric, EVOLUTION with any thread, every time! *while supplies last, not valid with any other offer. Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 11 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 www.MeissnerSewing.com. 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 Garments 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. 12 www.meissnersewing.com | (916) 920 -2121 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 14 www.meissnersewing.com | (916) 920 -2121 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! www.MeissnerSewing.com 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 Download this year's 2011 H oliday Catalo these lovely placemats. Your family will treasure these for years to come. g Instructor: Helen Hardwick ($30) BERNINA Holiday Folsom: 12/07: 10am-2pm Catalog Morning Dew at MeissnerSewing.com Morning Dew is a quilt the not only warms the heart with beauty, it warms the body and whispers of love in every stitch. Dorie will be teach- ing how to take this pattern and modify it making it an easy quilt that and receive valuable coupons Look in savings side for in — only spirationa from BE l id RNINA.eas and gr B 83 looks challenging. Instructor: Dorie Javier ($50) for machines and accessories 0 LE eat Folsom: 01/28: 11am-4pm 16 www.meissnersewing.com | (916) 920 -2121 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. Hemline Studio Collection You Save Quality Machine Luggage 3-Bag Trolley Quilting Set 30%* Serger Trolley 19995 MSRP 3-Bag Trolley XL Serger 69 $ 95 $ 299 95 Embroidery Set Sewing Trolley MSRP 99 $ 19995 $ 95 Machine $ 8995 MSRP $29995 Trolley MSRP $9995 $ 6995 MSRP $ 9995 C'est La Vie Sewing Boxes Black and white damask print sewing boxes will Sewing add a sophisticated touch Serger Tote Machine Tote to your sewing room. Available in 3 colors. $ 1995 1995 $ MSRP 29 $ 95 MSRP $2995 Only $35.95 MSRP $44.95 Hemline SewEasyTM Machine Luggage Notions shown in box not included Stylish design with an attractive price. Serger Trolley You Save Sewing $ 4995 2-Bag 40% * Machine Trolley MSRP 89 $ 95 Trolley Set $ 11995 $2500 total $ 4995 MSRP Value! 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Thread not included. while supplies last. 18 www.meissnersewing.com | (916) 920 -2121 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 $39.95 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 only $1 per Gift of Creativity! Inspire everyone Spool! 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. Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 19 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! COUPON Quality Canisters Get Ready for the Holidays! S2121 Olympus Superior per- $10 OFF * formance with exceptional value. 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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 Party! 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 0S% 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 22 www.meissnersewing.com | (916) 920 -2121 Don't Miss a Thing! MARK YOUR CALENDAR Sign up for our e-Newsletter at www.MeissnerSewing.com After Thanksgiving Sale · · · · · Nov 25-26 COUPONS Receive special coupons only available to the Closing Thanksgiving Eve at 3pm · · Nov 23 members of our email list. NEW PRODUCTS Be the first to hear about new Thanksgiving Day Closed · · · · · Nov 24 machines, accessories, sewing products, embroidery designs, and fabric! BERNINA Cutwork Webinar · · · · · Nov 28 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 details are available. Early Bird Sale · · · · · · · Nov 28-Dec 5 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 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT 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! Although we try to check all content in our publications, we are not responsible for typographical errors, misprints or printing errors. All sales, discounts and specials in this publication are good only while supplies last. Three Locations Across the Sacramento Area to Serve You! 23 SEWING & VACUUM CENTERS 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. Meissner's Low Price Guarantee We shop our competition regularly to make sure that whenever you buy from us you can be confident that you are getting the best Holiday Hours value possible. If you should find a lower Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve - Open until 3pm price on any product that we carry from Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day - Closed an authorized dealer, please call it to our attention and we will beat the price!
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