Calendar

Dec
9
Sat
Poinsettia Candle Mat Class – Alexandria @ Bonny's Alexandria
Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Need a last-minute, quick and easy, festive centerpiece for your holiday dinner? We’ve got you covered with this candle mat class! Create this “square in a square” quilt block completely in the hoop, featuring a beautiful poinsettia applique and custom quilting. We’ll even demonstrate how to apply mitered binding to finish as a candle mat, or you have the option to leave it unfinished, create more blocks at home, and create a unique table runner or table topper.

Instructor: Juanita Goad
Class fee $19.99
Kit fee $6.99

Difficulty level: Confident beginner (machine embroidery)
Please call 703-451-8480 to register.

Feb
10
Sat
Welcome Home Event featuring projects by Kimberbell Designs – Alexandria @ Bonny's Alexandria
Feb 10 – Feb 11 all-day

Create four exclusive projects at our two-day machine embroidery event!

Projects include:

  1. Life is Sweet Pineapple Tote
  2. What-Knot Quilted Basket
  3. Flying Home Zipper Pouch
  4. Welcome Home Pillow

Receive a Kimberbell project bag with four fabric kits and all the embellishments including the pillow form and canvas tote! Plus full-color, detailed instructions and design CD.

Beginners welcome.

We supply the machines for you.

Learn from experienced instructors and improve your machine embroidery skills.

Try new techniques in a large hoop.

 

To register, please call the Alexandria store at 703-451-8480 by Saturday, February 3rd.

Registration requires all fees to be paid by Saturday, February 3rd.

Mar
14
Wed
Beyond the Basics Viking/Pfaff – Stafford @ Bonny's Stafford
Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Each session we will explore a few of the many features, techniques and accessories available for  your VIKING or PFAFF computerized sewing machine.  We’ll have some fun with manipulating, customizing, combining, and editing stitches.  Learn about  tapering, decorative twin needle,  beading, candlewicking, decorative bridging, bobbinwork, and SEW MUCH MORE!

Registration Fee:  $15 if you purchased your machine at Bonny’s  ($25 if purchased elsewhere)

Kit Fee: $5-$15 will vary

 

To register, please call the Stafford store at 540-288-2022 by March 8th.  Only one Student per registration.  Be sure to read our Class Polices.

Mar
17
Sat
Flower Dance BOM Month 1 – Stafford @ Bonny's Stafford
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Here’s a great series for the beginner to learn new skills and yet interesting and fun for those who have more experience.

MONTH ONE of THREE

Do you want something better than another Block of the Month?  Do you want something that won’t cost as much either?  It’s hard to keep up with the all the work added to your project month after month.  Here’s a better way to expand your embroidery and quilting knowledge and still get all the designs, directions and information if you want to create the quilt later on.

At Bonny’s, the 6 part Flower Dance Series by Smith Street Designs will be presented as a series of coordinated Home Dec projects. And if the Flower Dance Quilt is on your list, all the designs and instructions are contained within the series so you can start your quilt anytime.

These traditional Scottish floral designs work well with any décor and the kits will be available in jewel or earth-tone color themes will add an elegant touch to any room.  Any one of the projects you’ll create in this series would make fantastic anniversary or wedding gifts.

Besides the basic machine embroidery techniques covered in this series, you’ll learn appliqué in the hoop techniques, design placement, re-hooping with design alignment along with some basic piecing and quilting techniques.  Hoop Size Minimum:  240 x 150 mm

Cost:  $59 (three months of instruction), plus monthly kit fees

Skill Level:  Confident Beginner

Class Time:  2-2½ hours

To register, please call the Stafford store at 540-288-2022 .

Apr
19
Thu
Free Motion Skill Builder 101 – Alexandria @ Bonnys Alexandria
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

No need to be scared of Free-Motion Quilting on your domestic sewing machine! Save hundreds of dollars when you quilt it yourself instead of paying a long-armer.  In this five-hour workshop, you will learn the building blocks of various patterns and increase your skills as you progress through the sampler.   Using a pre-printed sampler panel, practice the rhythm, motion, and muscle motor skills for sixteen varieties of straight lines and curves.

Instructor: Juanita

Class Fee: $89.99  Kit Fee:  $39.99 (includes all materials needed to participate in class.  Skill Builder panel, batting, backing, thread, needles, etc.)

PLEASE REGISTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.   Supply List will be provided at registration.  All Students receive a 20% discount.  Some items needed for class may have to be ordered to fit your make and model.

Call 703-451-8480 to register.

Apr
28
Sat
Flower Dance BOM Month 2 – Stafford @ Bonny's Stafford
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

MONTH TWO of THREE

Must have already joined the Flower Dance BOM club which started in February.

May
12
Sat
Flower Dance BOM Month 3 – Stafford @ Bonny's Stafford
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

MONTH THREE of THREE

Must have already joined the Flower Dance BOM club which started in February.

May
26
Sat
Free Motion Skill Builder: Focus on Feathers- Stafford @ Bonny's Stafford
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

This is an excellent class to refine your free-motion skills.  With the basics under control, it’s time to focus on feathers.  This Skill Builder panel has 26 different feather variations.  In this five-hour workshop, you will start with a few simple feather patterns and progress into more intricate and sophisticated feather borders and designs.  Using a pre-printed sampler panel, practice the rhythm, motion, and muscle motor skills  for all kinds of graceful and elegant feathers.  Basic free-motion skills required.

Instructor: Juanita

Class Fee: $89.99  Kit Fee:  $29.99 (includes Skill Builder #2 panel, batting, backing, etc.)

PLEASE REGISTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.   Supply List will be provided at registration.  All Students receive a 20% discount on all class related .  Some items needed for class may have to be ordered to fit your make and model.

To register, please call the Stafford store at 540-288-2022 by May 22, 2018

Jun
16
Sat
Free Motion Quilting Skillbuilder #3 Block Designs – Stafford @ Bonny's Stafford
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Turn your UFO (Un-Finished Objects) to BFO (Beautifully Finished Objects). Learn how to size and transfer patterns, marking quilts, and how to select and create quilting designs. This class will provide quilting ideas for squares, triangles, octagons, stars, borders and sashings. Available tools are:

  • Skillbuilder #3 colored practice panel (Provided as part of kit for classwork)
  • A book that is a companion to Skillbuilder #3 color practice panel. (Optional – Available for purchase at student 20% discount)
  • A CD that contains printable designs in multiple sizes. (Optional – Available for purchase at student 20% discount)

Kit Fee:  $29.99

Call 540-288-2022 for registration.

Aug
11
Sat
Specialty ITH Techniques – Cork @ Bonny's Stafford
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Specialty ITH Techniques - Cork @ Bonny's Stafford | Stafford | Virginia | United States

Image making the cutest zippered bag without sewing.  A perfectly straight zipper with using a zipper foot.  Everything including the applique is done entirely in the hoop with the embroidery feature.

Using this “In The Hoop” (ITH) technique  stitch up a lovely wristlet case or cosmetic bag designed by Pickle Pie Designs using fun and trendy cork fabric.  See for yourself how easy it is to install a zipper perfectly straight with just the touch of your finger.  All makes and models  can attend.A machine will be provided if you don’t own an embroidery machine

At the end of class you will have a bag measuring approximately 5″x7″.

Class Fee:  $39.99 and includes everything you need to complete the Cork Bloom Bag project

Limited space for this class.  Please call 540-288-2022 to reserve your space in this class.