2018 School of Embroidery

This is a 6 month club.

Each lesson focuses on a different embroidery technique.

Fee includes embroidery design (no larger than 5" x 7"), project instructions and some supplies. Each class includes a lecture/demo, plus video instructions.

Bring your machine and stay to stitch following the demo. PLUS receive a 20% store discount during the class!

Clubs are a great way to expand your skills!

School of Embroidery Classes  are held on the Second Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am OR the Second Thursday of the month, at 10:30 am OR the Second Saturday of the month, at 10:30 am.


2018 School of Embroidery

Registration is open now for 2018 School of Embroidery. 6 classes for $100 ($125 if your machine wasn't purchased at Bits 'n Pieces.) Call the store at (734) 641-4970 or come and see us to sign up!

 Click here for a .pdf of the 2018 School of Embroidery Class Schedule
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#1 February Mastering T-Shirts

Wednesday February 7 OR Thursday February 8 OR Saturday February 10 10:30 am

Learn how to successfully embroider a knit garment while creating an elegant top. You will embroider on your own t-shirt or other knit top (with a round or scoop neck) while learning how to properly stabilize, align, and hoop a knit garment.  

#2 April Openwork Embroidery

Wednesday April 11 OR Thursday April 12 OR Saturday April 14, 10:30 am

Learn to create beautiful openwork embroidery using your embroidery machine and a pair of scissors. Water-soluble stabilizer makes easy work of this classic technique.  We will create an elegant lingerie bag. 

#3 June Trapunto by Embroidery Machine

Wednesday June 6 OR Thursday June 14 OR Saturday June 9, 10:30 am

Learn a fun and unique technique for creating trapunto with your embroidery machine. You will fall in love with the dimension you'll achieve with this project! We will  stitch a "CREATE" wall hanging that finishes 7" x 36".

#4 August Perfectly Embroidered Towels

Wednesday August 8 OR Thursday August 9 OR Saturday August 11, 10:30 am

Create this useful tote to take to the beach. Easy to carry over the shoulder, your beach towel folds into the tote; it can also hold essentials such as car keys, money, and sunblock. Finished size: 18 x 14" without handles 

#5 October Piecing in the Hoop

Wednesday Oct. 10 OR Thursday Oct. 11 OR Saturday Oct. 13, 10:30 am

Enjoy making this easy patchwork pouch – the paper piecing is all done by embroidery machine – in two fun-to-stitch hoopings. This patchwork pouch features an exposed zipper, and can be effortlessly tailored to almost any color palette. You'll also learn how to utilize what you have learned in other paper piecing projects.

#6 November Multi-hooping

Wednesday Nov. 7 OR Thursday Nov. 8 OR Saturday Nov. 10, 10:30 am

Practice your multi-hooping skills with this Baltimore-inspired appliqué pillow. You'll be pleased with how all the pieces of this project line up perfectly! 

2018 School of Embroidery Examples