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Baby Lock and Brother Classes

Ruthies Notions in Baker FL is planning some of the very best hands-on classes and lecture demos with the absolute best teachers in the industry today! We only list classes a few months in advance. Sign up early as classes fill up fast!!

You are going to love all the new classes coming in 2018!!!

Full List of Upcoming Classes

To sign up for any of the following classes just simply click on the “Register” link under each one.

Birthday Bash with Mike Johns

February 22, 2018 –  IT’S A BIRTHDAY BASH!

It’s time for a PARTY!! Join us for a day filled with fun, laughter and learning as we celebrate Mike, David and Willie D’s birthdays!  Mike will be showing you tons of fun and exciting techniques throughout the day, covering everything from the amazing BabyLock Triumph serger to the incredible BabyLock and Brother embroidery machines (single and multi-needle) to the Brother Scan N Cut and Cameo Silhouette.

This jam packed day will be one you don’t want to miss so be sure and sign up today!  A delicious catered lunch will be provided and who knows, there might even be birthday cake!


Mike Johns Scan N Cut

2-Day Hands-On Scan-N-Cut Class with Mike Johns

CLASS IF FULL!! Please view all of our other exciting classes we have coming up!!

Join Mike Johns for this fun filled, two-day, hands-on Scan-N-Cut party! You will work on a wide variety of projects from fabric to vinyl and more! You will need to bring your Scan-N-Cut (please make sure it is in good working order), a Standard Cutting Mat, a Standard Blade, and any weeding tools you would like to use. All other supplies, including vinyl and fabric, will be provided in your kit. Due to internet connectivity issues, please do not bring your computer. Any projects requiring using Scan-N-Cut Canvas will be done as a demonstration.

The cost for the 2-day class is only $248 and seating for this class is extremely limited, so make sure you reserve your place ASAP. 

As always, a fully catered lunch will be provided both days!

Kim Novak 3-Day Event

3-Day Event with Kim Novak from Brother International

March 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, 2018

Classes are 10 am – 4 pm. Doors open at 9 am

Kim helped write a new book with videos for the Brother Dream Machine II. It is one of the best books and videos ever for learning your machine. It os really so helpful beyond words.

Kim will teach each day and you will learn so much!!

Kim is so talented and knowledgable in the sewing/embroidery world today! She taught at one of our other events and she was so awesome!

Sign Up Today! Seating is limited!!!

Class is FREE and you will receive a FREE catered lunch each day!!


Lori Hernandez 3-Day Event

3-Day Variety Class with Lori Hernandez

March 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2018

Class is from 10 am – 4 pm. Doors open at 9 am.

Lori-HernandezThis class is our gift to you!! Lori will teach you how to use your IQ or My Design Center. Lori is absolutely wonderful and you will love all the incredible projects and techniques she will teach you each day!!!

Lori will teach you heirloom sewing with your serger plus also with your sewing embroidery machines. Lori is excellent with Scan-N-Cut too. Plus she will show you how awesome it is to use your Everyday Works and Advanced Plus Creator 3 too!!

This will be a power-packed 3 Day Event!

Sign up early! Class will fill up fast!!


Cathy Brown 3-Day Event

March 15th, 16th,& 17th Cathy Brown Presents 3 Creative Seminars

Join Cathy Brown for three Creative Seminars that are just as much fun as they are informative. Each day Cathy will explore a variety of techniques, tips, projects and all types of machines, including embroidery, sewing, quilting, cutting machine, multi-needle and sergers.

How will she fit all that information into three days? Come and find out and you will leave with the itch to stitch!

You will be having a great time while exploring embroidery, quilting, Free Motion with Rulers, serving, Scan N Cut, Silhouette, software and all kinds of sewing and crafting.

Each day will be different and you will be sure to be inspired with something new each day, so attend ALL THREE DAYS for the most fun and inspiration!!

A FREE catered lunch will be provided all three days!!

Classes are from 10 am to 4 pm. Doors open at 9 am.


Mike Johns IQ Designer : My Design Class

March 20, 2018 – IQ Designer/My Design Center

If you own (or are thinking about owning) a BabyLock Destiny or Valiant or the Brother Dream Machine or Entrepreneur Pro X, this is a must have class!! During this class Mike Johns will teach you all about IQ Designer/My Design Center, beginning with the basics and working up to more involved projects.  With IQ Designer/My Design Center you are able to create digitized embroidery files in a variety of ways, such as scanning original artwork or using pre-existing line art.  These programs also allow you to enhance pre-existing embroidery files by adding stipple stitches or fancy-fills.  Mike will cover all of these plus a whole lot more so come and join us for this free class!
A fully catered lunch will be provided.

Amanda Autrey March 23rd & 24th

2-Day Cameo Silhouette & Embroidery Class with Amanda Autrey!

March 23rd & 24th, 2018

Class is 10 am to 4 pm. Doors open at 9 am!

IF you have a Cameo Silhouette and embroidery machine, this class is for you. IF you would like learn how to run a successful business with your Cameo and embroidery machine, this class is for you!
Sign up today for this amazing 2-Day Hands-On Class!!
This is one of the most informative learning opportunities ever. Amanda is absolutely excellent and has a very successful business using her Cameo Silhouette. Over the last year she has added an embroidery machine to her business with has helped it grow beyond her wildest dreams!
You will need to bring your Cameo Silhouette to class and your computer. We will use the embroidery machines in the shop for the class.
Class is only $248 for both days and you will receive a FREE catered lunch both days!
Don’t delay – Sign up TODAY!!

Floriani Event - April

Floriani Event at Ruthie’s Notions – April 5th or 6th and 7th

New and Exciting Educational Classes for all who love to embroider and quilt!
No matter what kind of machine you own, you will learn tips, tricks, and techniques at this event that will inspire you, reinvigorate your interest and enhance your enjoyment of your hobby!!

Pick a Day!  April 5th OR 6th, 2018 – Each day will be the same stabilizers class.

Then come back on April 7th, 2018 for an awesome software class on Floriani Total Control U. Plus you will learn so much more!!!

Class is from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Doors open at 9:00 am.

Inspire your creativity with these industry secrets:

  • Secrets to proper stabilization and thread choices
  • How to choose designs based nohow they will affect your garments
  • Stress-free techniques for hooping and eliminating puckering
  • How to choose the right needle for stitch and garment type
  • How to have fun in your sewing room with perfect results

Classes included a FREE lunch.

Seating is limited so please sign up now!

We will also have door prizes each day and all the classes are FREE!!!
Most places charge $49 a day!!