Welcome to our St. Louis Park Location!!!
Just Sew Studio is a proud authorized PFAFF dealership. We offer a wide range of services including certified repair and maintenance, many classes, and longarm quilting. Also in the shop we carry notions, threads, patterns, books and even embroidery designs.
Our classes are designed to get you sewing!!! Whether you want a quilting class, some time to sew away from home or are just starting out, we have something for you. Our class list can be found below and we update it often so check back soon. If you are brand new to sewing check out our Learn to Sew Program.
We are located on Minnetonka Blvd just off Hwy 100 to the west. Looking for something specific or have a fun idea for a class? We would love to hear from you.
Give us a call at 952.285.9927 or email us at QuiltersFromJustSewStudio@gmail.com.
Download a copy of our class schedule here.
Learn to Sew Series (Click here for more info)
Class Schedule – Winter/Spring 2020= Sewing Q = Quilting E = Embroidery = PFAFF Owner Fundamentals
Learn 2 Sew Series $149 or complimentary w/ purchase of a PFAFF Smarter Series machine
Thursday, April 30, May 7, May 14, May 21 6 - 9 pm
This package includes 4 classes with all fabric and patterns included. You will create three different projects and learn the skills to become confident with your machine and as a sewer. Let’s get sewing!
Learn 2 Sew Garment Series $149 or complimentary w/ purchase of a PFAFF Smarter Series machine
Tuesday, Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25 6 – 9 pm
This package includes four classes. Learn how to purchase, cut and construct a commercial garment pattern. You will learn many skills to make you a confident garment sewer. Choose between two garment patterns and learn how to shop for your own fabric. Let’s make clothes!
Double Zipper Pouch $30 (purchase pattern at JSS, class discount given)
Tuesdays, January 14 and 28 6 – 9 pm
Whether organizing toiletries when you travel or just like to keep your things sorted, this is the bag for you! Learn decorative stitches, and mirroring and sequencing features of your machine in this class.
Bring your favorite fat quarter for the outside and 2 coordinating fat quarters for the inside and we’ll provide the zippers and interfacing. Use your creativity to decorate!
Garment Project: Modern Silhouette Vest $45
Tuesdays, March 24, 31 and April 7 6 – 9 pm
Make your own unique vest with multiple modern style options. Project perfect for beginner or experienced sewers or anyone who wants to get more comfortable with garment projects.
Spring Sew In $40 (2 days)
Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Have you wished for 2 days of sewing with no interruptions? Here it is! Leave your machine and project set up overnight and continue to sew both days. All skill levels, all projects, all fun. We are here to help and give you the time you need to stitch. We will have our cutting station, iron, and design wall available for your use. If you need a little guidance or want to try a new skill, this is a great chance to get some coaching. Limited space available, register early.
‘Sewing for Others’ Workshop Free
Wednesdays, Jan. 29, March 25, and May 27 10:30am-4:30pm
Giving back to our community is an important part of what we do. Please join us as we plan a great day of sewing to help those that need a hand up. This event is free to attend but pre-registration is required. Be sure to call to reserve your spot.
Q Machine Woolwork Applique $30
Tuesday, March 3 and March 10 6 – 9 pm
If you love the look of wool applique but don’t have the time or desire to do it by hand, this class is for you. Whether you have done wool applique before or whether you are a beginner come and learn how to take a smaller piece of fabric and stitch it on top of another fabric, using all sorts of shapes and sizes to create a fabulous design using your sewing machine. Bring a wool project that you own or purchase one of the 2 patterns from Just Sew Studio as your project.
Q Curved Piecing $30 (purchase ruler and book at JSS, class discount given)
Friday, April 24 and May 8 12 – 3 pm
Intrigued by curved piecing? We are too! We love this technique. It allows you to cut and sew your blocks before you trim them to the perfect size. You can choose one of several fun, seasonal designs and make a quilt that’s truly unique to you!
Q Pillow Talk $129 ($28.95 book included in price) 12 – 3 pm
Thursdays, January 9, February 20, March 26, April 23, May 28 and June 25 OR
Saturdays, January 11, February 22, March 28, April 25, May 30 and June 27
Learn a whole host of quilt piecing techniques. We’ll cover piecing basics, applique, foundation paper piecing, triangle paper, and more! These fun blocks can be finished as a throw pillow, table runner, or several sizes of quilts. Again we will be team teaching so that you get the best of our staff.
Q Quilting with Rulers $15
Wednesday, April 8 12 – 3 pm OR 6 - 9 pm
Quilting with rulers makes it easier to quilt your quilt on a domestic sewing machine and easier to add shapes to your quilting project. In this class you will learn what quilting rulers and ruler feet are and how to use them.
Q Quilting and Free Motion Work on Your Domestic Machine $45
Tuesdays, May 19, 26 and June 2 6 – 9 pm
You’ve pieced the quilt top now finish it by quilting it yourself! The first night you will learn the basics of using your sewing machine to quilt using stitch in the ditch, guide stitching and free motion quilting and we will work together to decide on a method and design for your project. The second night we will sandwich your quilt, mark and start quilting. The last night we will continue quilting until you are done or the class ends.
E Q Hop to It Embroidered OR Machine Applique Quilt $60 (purchase pattern at JSS w/ class discount)
Indicate whether you want to do machine embroidery or traditional applique. 12 – 3 pm
Fridays, Jan 24, Feb 14, March 20 & April 17 OR Saturdays, Jan 25, Feb 15, March 21 & April 18
Come join us in making 12 floral appliqued blocks for a quilt or project of your choice. You may choose to purchase the CD and make your blocks with your PFAFF embroidery machine or purchase the Hop to It book and make them with your choice of raw edge fusible or invisible machine applique. If you are doing the second method all brands of machines are welcome. It is recommended that those doing the machine embroidery version also purchase the book as it is a great reference on color and fabric selection. in the first class, we will go over color and fabric selection and applique techniques. We will continue to give instruction and guidance in the remaining 3 sessions to assist you in completing your project by spring time. This is a hands-on class.
E Embroidered Trapunto Snowflake Runner $40 (Includes stabilizer & $16 project instructions & design )
Thursday, Jan 16 and Feb 6 OR Saturday, Jan 18 and February 8 12 – 3 pm
Trapunto Snowflake Runner $40 for the 2 class series – A beautiful embroidery project! The trapunto blocks are pieced and embroidered in the hoop. After assembling the blocks, the blocks will be finished with custom quilting in the hoop. Exclusively for PFAFF Embroidery Machine Owners.
E Embroidered Floral Cutwork $20 (Includes stabilizer & project instructions & design)
Thursday, April 9 OR Saturday, April 11 12 – 3 pm
Reminiscent of vintage lace embroidery, is now machine stitched with flair, floral cutwork napkins will complete any dining room table. Choose contrasting colors or stitch tone-on-tone. An embroidered set would be an enchanting gift for anyone or a lovely heirloom gift for the bride and groom. Exclusively for PFAFF Embroidery Machine Owners.
E Embroidered Popsicle table runner $20 (Includes stabilizer & project instructions & design)
Thursday, May 7 OR Saturday, May 9 12 – 3 pm
What’s the one thing that can make a hot summer day perfect? Definitely a Popsicle on a stick! Juicy colors and appliqued popsicles make this bright table runner exciting. This multi-hoop project has a pieced center section. Exclusively for PFAFF Embroidery Machine Owners.
E Embroidered Square Zipper Pouch $20 (Includes stabilizer & project instructions & designs for 25 bags)
Thursday, May 14 OR Saturday, May 16 12 – 3 pm
Customized zippered bags are numerous and exciting to make with the directions and a CD full of designs you will receive in this three hour class! There are bags in varied shapes, sizes, backgrounds, and merge-able embroidery designs so you can combine all of your favorite elements to create dozens of different bags for any occasion! In class we will make a square one but there are 5 different bag shapes and many different designs. Exclusively for PFAFF Embroidery Machine Owners.
E Embroidered Greeting Cards $20 (Includes stabilizer & project instructions & design)
Thursday, June 11 OR Saturday, June 13 12 – 3 pm
We are excited to again bring embroidered greeting cards but with a twist. The design packet and CD includes 4 different themes with many designs for each theme and all of the designs can be merged with the 10 saying designs. We will be adding fabric to our cards. Exclusively for PFAFF Embroidery Machine Owners.
E Sewing with my Gnomies: Kimberbell Embroidery Event $169 - includes patterns, instruction, project kit,
and lunch on both days
Thursday, March 5 and 12 OR Saturday, March 7 and 14 9 am – 4 pm
This event is for our PFAFF owners, their friends, other embroidery machine owners and those that want to
find out what machine embroidery is all about. Create 5 exclusive event projects! A two-day event with a
sewing and garden theme! This event features Kimberbell Blanks: polka dot tea towel, buffalo check tote, and
rectangle pillow form, plus darling scissors and tape measure. You will learn new techniques like
over-the-edge appliqué and more! It’s a cheery celebration, sewing with friends, and Kimberbell.
Receive a Kimberbell project bag and fabric kit featuring embroidery, plus all the Kimberbellishments, step-by-step instructions, and
Q Quilting Demo by Sharyn Resvick Free
Saturday, Feb 1 11 am – 1 pm
Sharyn will be sharing some of her vast knowledge, experience and tips on how to create outstanding quilting projects. Sharyn has a wealth of knowledge around the history of quilting and on current fabric and quilt designers and is very active in the local quilting community.
Q Color and Fabric Selection Free
Saturday, Feb 29 11 am – 1 pm
With so many beautiful fabrics available to us, it’s a challenge to choose the ones that will make our quilts pop. Cheri has been teaching quilters for years how to pick fabrics with confidence. Join this award-winning quilter to learn her tips for color and her methods for fabric selection to produce results that sing.
Q Trunk Show with Cheri Merritt Free
Saturday, May 2 11 am – 1 pm
Colorful. Inspiring. Eye Candy. That describes our experience in viewing Cheri Merritt’s eclectic collection of quilts. Cheri’s quilting journey has taken her from self-taught quilter to award winner to quilting teacher. Every quilt she has made in the span of 35 years has been her teacher. There have been bumps along the way, and Cheri will show you those too! Come for the entertainment, leave inspired.
PFAFF machine owner classes are complimentary when you purchase your machine at Just Sew Studio. Be sure to register early as classes fill quickly.
PFAFF Owner’s – My Machine Class 1 (Machine Introduction)
1 – 4 pm
6 – 9 pm
1 – 4 pm
6 – 9 pm
1 – 4 pm
6 – 9 pm
All electronic and computerized machines will be included in this class. Identify included accessories, discuss machine maintenance and practice techniques on all PFAFF sewing machines.
PFAFF Owner’s – My Machine Class 2 (Decorative Sewing)
1 – 4 pm
6 – 9 pm
1 – 4 pm
6 – 9 pm
1 – 4 pm
6 – 9 pm
All computerized machines will be included in this class. Learn gathering, satin stitch applique, tapering, programming, tie-off options, memory capabilities, sequencing, free-motion sewing and more.
PFAFF Owner’s Machine Embroidery
6 – 9 pm
6 - 9 pm
6 – 9 pm
All computerized embroidery machines will be included in this class. Learn types of needles, hooping fabric, selecting hoop size, adjusting and resizing an embroidery design, creating a combination, work with transferring, saving, and interfacing with your computer. We will also work on precise positioning, moving designs in the hoop, and the shape creator feature.
PFAFF Owner’s –Software for Mac or Windows
12 – 3 pm
6 – 9 pm
12 – 3 pm
Take your embroidery designs to new heights. Whether you’re a beginner and have not yet installed it or you want to learn more about how to use it, this class is for you. Embroidery software makes it possible for you to create, edit, resize and do more with your embroidery designs. Bring your laptop with the software installed and ready to learn. This is a hands-on class where we will explore many of the basic features. There will be time for questions so please bring yours. If you need assistance installing your software please call and schedule a time prior to class.
Class Supply List and Other Information
° Classes listed with a PFAFF in the title are reserved for PFAFF owners only.
° For each class there is a supply list. Please stop by and pick up your supply list for each class you are attending.
° Sewing machines should be in good working order prior to start of class.
° All classes will require basic sewing supplies. Ask us for a basic sewing supply list to ensure you are ready for enjoying your new hobby.
° Payment in full is required at time of registration. Payments can be made in store or by phone.
° In consideration of class mates, children should not accompany you to class. Youth classes that are designed for young sewers are the exception to this rule and parent attendance is required.
° As a courtesy to all attendees, please arrive 15 minutes prior to start of class to set up your machine, organize your supplies and be ready to sew so we can all start on time.
° If you need to cancel your enrollment in a class for any reason a full refund will be given if you provide one week notice. Prior to 48 hours of class start you will be given a class credit toward your next class. If a cancellation is within 48 hours no credit or refund will be given.