Friday, December 9, 2011

Diamond D Retreat Starts at 8:00 Am on Tuesday Dec 27 Ends at 12:01 Am On Dec 29, 2011

Come one Come all, Anyone who has a Husqvarna Viking Sewing Machine, or  3D, 4D, or 5D Software To our  Retreat!

Please Bring Memory Stick (this is very important if you want free embroidery designs)
Please Bring a Pot luck anything from Breakfast to Dinner, We want to eat and Party!
Please Bring a Usable white Elephant Gift related to the Sewing Field
Please Bring a Fat quarter we can have a fat Quarter exchange with
Please Bring your lap tops and Dongles
Please Bring your embroidery machines and everything with That Thread, Stabilizer etc
Please Bring your UFO's  (So other words please bring everything but the kitchen sink)
Sew Beautiful Class Projects are available for purchase

Tentative Class Schedule (We will try to stay on Schedule this year! Ha! or LOL!) you may come to one or all the classes you can sew during our software class time what ever you want to do It is more important to have fun!

Software Classes    December 27
9:00 am Redwork in a Hurry!
11:00 am Edit a ready make Design
1:00 pm Digitize a mouse pin cushion To assemble in the hoop

Sewing Machine Class

4:00 pm  Make a mouse pin cushion in the hoop
               Please bring  1/4 yard of Sherpa, Fleece or Felt, anything that does not fray,
                                     3 black shank buttons for the nose & Eyes
                                     6 colors of Machine embroidery thread
                                             at least four of them should be green, dark pink, Med Pink, light Pink,
                                      cording for a tail
                                       small 4x4 hoop or the smallest hoop you have and a 150 x 150  hoop
                                       tear away stabilizer
                                       hand sewing needle and stuffing to stuff your mouse with & Sewing thread.

Those of you who went to the first retreat we had with Connie Palmer & Jodie got a free gift of this mouse. Wendy has lost the design so I did it again I want to teach it to all of you!!!!!!!  if you do not want to digitize it yourself  You still get the design.

6:30 pm White elephant Gift Exchange- Jamie is in charge of it
8:00 pm 5D Sketch
9:30 Sewing Jeopardy with lots of prizes.

Day 2 Wednesday

Software Classes
10:00 am embossing or trpunto and making Fabric decorations
1:00 pm Adding cut work commands and turning them into a majestic hoop design

Sewing Classes
3:00 pm Stitching out a large redwork Design that is about 32 x 32 inches
                           Please bring tearaway stabilizer
                           Please Bring a large piece of cotton or muslin fabric at least 1 yard
                           Please Bring  Thread. 

Software Class
6:30 pm  Helpful Software: Not by Viking Backing up your data and Getting Free clip art on the web carbonite & Mosey We will also go over Sew Iconizer (To show thumbnails of your embroidery designs)

8:00  open question time anything related to  out software and machines.

Retreat Ends at 12:00 am on Dec 29th Until next Year!

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