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 Registration for any class can be done directly online, simply click thru the class description to register. 
OR Call 541-383-1999 to register for classes.  Many of our classes are FREE to customers that have purchased their machines from Cynthia's.  A $5-$10 deposit will be required to hold your place in some classes, this deposit will be refunded to you at class time.  All other classes require payment in full to hold your place in class.  Refunds for class fees will be honored up to 3 days prior to class.  * Refund policy may vary based on individual teacher, or major event.

Classes


We are very excited to start this great class again. Pat Roland has been sewing and quilting for years, she has a love for free motion quilting and enjoys teaching others as well. This hands-on class will cover everything from choosing batting, threads, needles to adjusting your machine tension. Free motion techniques include, starting and stopping, backtracking, points & curves, stitch in the ditch, stippling, simple backgrounds and much more. Space is limited, sign up early. This is a two-day, 8 hour class.

Cost: $ 80.00
Dream Big Dahlia, get creative with your Brother My Design Center or Baby Lock IQ Design Center with this pre printed panel. Create decorative fill patterns for each leaf section to create an exquisite quilt panel. Join Velda Aldous for this 2-day deep dive into your top model embroidery machine. ** Requires Brother Luminaire, Dream Machine, Stellaire OR Baby Lock Solaris, Destiny, Altair, Meridian. Class size limited, sign up early. SUPPLY LIST: 1. 9.5 x 9.5 hoop (or 10.5 x 10.5 hoop if you purchased the upgrade), 10.5 x 16 hoop 2. Stylus that works with your machine. I recommend the Meko stylus sold at Amazon. They cost about $14 for 2 of them. 3. Bobbins. You can use prewounds or match the color of your thread. 4. Thread. You can use all one color or coordinate and contrast with your panel. 5. Dahlia panel. There are many choices on Amazon, Etsy, and fabric stores. The panel needs to be assembled together with batting and backing before class. Use pins or 505 or your own way. WE WILL NOT HAVE A WAY TO DO THIS IN CLASS!! I recommend thin batting. It?s easier to get in and out of the machine which you will do often. 6. BRING A LUNCH! 7. If you have any questions, call me at (916) 205-0059 or email me at velda.aldous@yahoo.com.

Cost: $ 75.00
BASIC FUNDAMENTAL TIPS AND TECHNIQUES ARE COVERED IN THIS CLASS FOR YOUR NEW EMBROIDERY MACHINE. LEARN ABOUT STABILIZER, HOOPING, POSITIONING AND MORE. THIS IS A HANDS ON CLASS, BRING MACHINE, EMBROIDERY UNIT, EMBROIDERY FOOT, BOBBIN THREAD & 2 COLORS OF THREAD, 5X7 OR 6X8 HOOP. CYNTHIA'S PROVIDES FABRIC AND STABILIZER

Cost: $ 50.00
Discover a Winter Wonderland, Kimberbell's two-day machine embroidery event! Create a Winter Cardinal Ornament from felt and dimensional foam, then leap into the season with a Dream Skate Felt Stocking. Stitch a Dear Santa Bench Buddy for a special North Pole delivery, and anticipate Christmas with our dazzling December Days Advent Calendar! Projects feature elegant whites, golds, crimsons, and creams, all made in 6X10 and 5X7 hoops with additional sizes available. From shiny Embroidery Leather to twinkling fairy lights, Kimberbell's Winter Wonderland is filled with magic and memories!

Cost: $ 169.99
Hello Longarmers, For this month only, we will meet on Friday the 20th, my apologies, but one of my granddaughter?s graduation is on Saturday in Vancouver. Same time - 10:00 am - noon. HERE ARE THE TOPICS WE WILL COVER FOR MAY. MAY - it?s Spring Cleaning time! We all need reminders now and then of all the step to get your machine ready for quilting and keeping it running smoothly: https://youtu.be/8RH-EwsDAOE Another reminder - do you shut down your ProStitcher properly? https://youtu.be/cGtmyqUtxs0 Just for Fun - Free Motion Art Quilting (a quick video): https://youtu.be/vi935IeRCG4 Bring your tips, questions, and Show and Tell.

Cost: $ FREE
INTRODUCTION TO YOUR MACHINE. LEARN THE BASIC FUNDAMENTALS OF THREADING, BOBBIN WINDING & BASIC MAINTENANCE. UTILITY FOOT USAGE FOR OVERCAST, BLIND HEM, BUTTONHOLE & ZIPPER WILL BE COVERED AS WELL. THIS IS A GREAT FOUNDATION CLASS FOR ANY MACHINE. **COVID UPDATE** ALL GROUP CLASSES ARE LIMITED TO FOUR STUDENTS PER CLASS, ONE AT EACH TABLE. MASK OR FACE SHIELD MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES BY STUDENTS AND STAFF. CLASS TABLES WILL BE CLEANED BEFORE AND AFTER CLASS. CLASS SUPPLY LIST: MACHINE IN PROPER WORKING ORDER, POWER CORD, FOOT CONTROL, ALL STANDARD ACCESSORIES, INSTRUCTION BOOK & THREAD. CYNTHIA'S WILL PROVIDE FABRIC.

Cost: $ 50.00
COMPUTER MACHINE WORKSHOP. LEARN ADVANCED FEATURES OF YOUR COMPUTERIZED MACHINE. PROGRAMMING, ELONGATION, MIRROR IMAGE, ALPHABET SEQUENCING, MEMORY STORAGE AND MUCH MORE. **COVID UPDATE** ALL GROUP CLASSES ARE LIMITED TO FOUR STUDENTS PER CLASS, ONE AT EACH TABLE. MASK OR FACE SHIELD MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES BY STUDENTS AND STAFF. CLASS TABLES WILL BE CLEANED BEFORE AND AFTER CLASS. CLASS SUPPLY LIST: MACHINE IN PROPER WORKING ORDER, POWER CORD, FOOT CONTROL, ALL STANDARD ACCESSORIES, INSTRUCTION BOOK & THREAD. CYNTHIA'S WILL PROVIDE FABRIC.

Cost: $ 50.00
Sewing machine rental form for Quilter's Affair, July 4th-9th 2022. Cynthia's of Bend will be providing machine rentals for classes at Quilter's Affair. Cost of rental is $40 per day. Rental signup deadline is April 15, 2022. PLEASE CALL 541-383-1999 AFTER APRIL 15TH.

Cost: $ 40.00
EXPLORE THE BASIC FUNCTIONS OF YOUR SERGER. WE WILL COVER THREADING, TENSION ADJUSTMENTS FOR A VARIETY OF FABRICS, BASIC SERGERING TECHNIQUES. LOCKING THREADS, INSIDE & OUTSIDE CORNERS, USING DIFFERENTIAL FEED.

This Year's KimberBell Embroidery Club will feature "KimberBell Cuties" seasonal table toppers project book. Tammy Berg our certified KimberBell educator and one of our embroidery enthusiasts will be leading the club. Our club will run September 2021 thru June 2022 and meet on the last Saturday of each month. This class is a hands-on workshop. The annual class fee will include the KimberBell Cuties book and companion Design CD. Club members will have the option of buying a monthly fabric kit for each project for $29.99 per month, OR providing their own fabrics. Fabric kit does not include batting or fabric interfacing.

Cost: $ 109.99

Calendar


KIMBERBELL CLUB - "CUTIES"

This Year's KimberBell Embroidery Club will feature "KimberBell Cuties" seasonal table toppers project book. Tammy Berg our certified KimberBell educator and one of our embroidery enthusiasts will be leading the club. Our club will run September 2021 thru June 2022 and meet on the last Saturday of each month. This class is a hands-on workshop. The annual class fee will include the KimberBell Cuties book and companion Design CD. Club members will have the option of buying a monthly fabric kit for each project for $29.99 per month, OR providing their own fabrics. Fabric kit does not include batting or fabric interfacing.

MACHINE WORKSHOP #1

INTRODUCTION TO YOUR MACHINE. LEARN THE BASIC FUNDAMENTALS OF THREADING, BOBBIN WINDING & BASIC MAINTENANCE. UTILITY FOOT USAGE FOR OVERCAST, BLIND HEM, BUTTONHOLE & ZIPPER WILL BE COVERED AS WELL. THIS IS A GREAT FOUNDATION CLASS FOR ANY MACHINE. **COVID UPDATE** ALL GROUP CLASSES ARE LIMITED TO FOUR STUDENTS PER CLASS, ONE AT EACH TABLE. MASK OR FACE SHIELD MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES BY STUDENTS AND STAFF. CLASS TABLES WILL BE CLEANED BEFORE AND AFTER CLASS. CLASS SUPPLY LIST: MACHINE IN PROPER WORKING ORDER, POWER CORD, FOOT CONTROL, ALL STANDARD ACCESSORIES, INSTRUCTION BOOK & THREAD. CYNTHIA'S WILL PROVIDE FABRIC.

MACHINE WORKSHOP #2

COMPUTER MACHINE WORKSHOP. LEARN ADVANCED FEATURES OF YOUR COMPUTERIZED MACHINE. PROGRAMMING, ELONGATION, MIRROR IMAGE, ALPHABET SEQUENCING, MEMORY STORAGE AND MUCH MORE. **COVID UPDATE** ALL GROUP CLASSES ARE LIMITED TO FOUR STUDENTS PER CLASS, ONE AT EACH TABLE. MASK OR FACE SHIELD MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES BY STUDENTS AND STAFF. CLASS TABLES WILL BE CLEANED BEFORE AND AFTER CLASS. CLASS SUPPLY LIST: MACHINE IN PROPER WORKING ORDER, POWER CORD, FOOT CONTROL, ALL STANDARD ACCESSORIES, INSTRUCTION BOOK & THREAD. CYNTHIA'S WILL PROVIDE FABRIC.

Jun 15
SERGER WORKSHOP #1
Jun 16
DREAM BIG DAHLIA
Jun 17
DREAM BIG DAHLIA