Archive | October, 2011

Beverly’s Fabrics November Classes

23 Oct

Every month Beverly’s has a line up of different kinds of classes you can take at different levels. Here is a list for November classes offered by the San Luis Obispo store only. Please check your local store for classes offered.

Sewing 

  • Sewing basics: Learn your machine | November 1 6:00-8:30 | Instructor – Ellen | $25.00 {bring your machine & manual}
  • Sewing basics: Fabric & pattern | Nov 2 6:00-8:30 | Instructor – Ellen | $25.00
  • Sewing basics: Drawstring bag | Nov 3 6:00-8:30 | Instructor – Ellen | $25.00 {or $60.00 for all 3 basic classes}
  • Next step sewing: Zippers & buttonholes | Nov 8 & 9 6:00-8:30 | Instructor – Ellen | $40.00 for both classes
  • Aprons | Nov 12 10:00 – 3:00 | Instructor – Ellen | $40.00
Jewelry 
  • Beading: riveting| Nov 10 1:00 – 3:30 | Instructor – Kathleen | $34.00 {all materials included in fee}
  • Beading: criss cross filigree pendant | Instructor – Kathleen | $44.00 {all materials included in fee}
Misc. 
  • Beginning Knitting/Knitted Loom Hat | Every Wednesday 3:30-4:30 | Instructor – Alicia | $12.00
  • Operation Christmas card | Nov 3 1:oo – close | Free {makes a Christmas card for the troops or make your own and drop it off by Nov 4th}
  • Christmas in Candy Land party | Nov 12 11:00 – 3:00 | Free {make and takes, games and fun}
  • Introduction to Etsy | Nov 3 1:00 – 3:00 | Instructor – Kathleen | $24.00 {Learn hot to set up your shop, get marketing tips, take photos and more}
Be sure to check back each month for alist of classes they will offer. Class signups and payments must be made 24 hours in advance. Also, please stop by the links in this post to check out other local areas that offer classes for you to take.
Happy Crafting!
~Ashley & Breana
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October already!?

6 Oct

Wow time flies when you’re working retail! Yes I am alive, just quite busy lately with work and life. I apologize for being so MIA, and yes, I feel awful. This blog has been on my mind about everyday, and everyday I haven’t had much new things to post/show/share, and this saddens me. Some is for personal reasons, and some is really just lack of time. I am really going to work more on this! I’m hoping this chilly weather will inspire me more to knit up some new designs. For the first time I’m looking into making some lovely cowls for my etsy store.

So unfortunately I don’t have much to tell you except my newest listing on my etsy! I have the Slouchy Beanie with a Twist:

 

Don’t you love spontaeous photo opts. I’m hoping to get some  lovelier pictures soon!

Oh hello little mini mock cables! How are you? I love these guys, gives a little umph to the brim. The best part? They are actually alternating cables. Had to give myself bit of a challange!

 

This beanie is quite warm even though it’s not very thick. It’s a fun single strand knitted cap with double ribs for extra stretch. I’m pretty stoked on this beanie, and can’t wait to make a few more! Along with this guy I have a few other beanies for the family if you wanna check it out! So that’s my little update today, and hope to do a couple more tutorials, and of course I haven’t forgotten the last part of Gauge. I still have to teach y’all how to create a pattern!

Happy Fall!

Bre