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Ray’s Sewing Machine Center

Presents
Sew Easy
Embroidery Retreat
ATTENTION: JANOME & ELNA
EMBROIDERY MACHINE OWNERS
THIS ONE’S FOR YOU!

Mardi Gras Celebration

July 11 - July 15, 2010


Harrah’s Casino & Resort
Reno, Nevada
“Mardi Gras Celebration”
2010 Sew Easy Embroidery Retreat

Events
Registration: Participant Registration & Support
Sunday, 3 pm – 6 pm and Mon-Thurs, 7:45 am – 8:15 am
Masked Reception: Sunday Evening, 7:00 pm
Parade Competition – Bring your creative Mask!
Sessions: Machine Orientation, Embroidery and Digitizing
Lunches: Provided Daily in the Sammy Davis Showroom
Shopping: Vendors Exhibits Open Daily
Competitions: Embroidery & Sewing Competitions
Mardi Gras Ball: Thursday Evening, 7:00 pm
Final Parade Competition – Individual Projects

Sponsored by:
545 Meridian Ave, Suite F
San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 295-6901
This retreat is especially for Janome & Elna Embroidery Machine Owners! This retreat is a consumer development show, open to quilters,
sewers, embroiderers and those who want to become educators. The sessions feature talented educators, software designers and authors who
are well-known in the sewing industry. These instructors will be sharing techniques and personal tips while participants work on projects
designed to help them use their machines to their fullest potential.
Session Fee, Due Dates: Other Important Information:
Deposit of $150 is due with your Session Registration Form by
May 31, 2010. Your final payment is due by July 1 2010  If you do not own a embroidery machine
Select your Sessions and return with your registration form. contact Lindsay at Ray’s (408) 295-6901.
Registration Packet includes Sessions,  Notebooks, pens and paper will be
• Sewing Kits provided at Participant Registration &
• ATA PC card or USB Memory Stick Support.
• Lunch Vouchers  Participants will receive one raffle ticket at
• Opening Reception lunch and must be present to win.
• Final Celebration  Be sure to check the Daily Announcements
Board at Participant Registration & Support.
Required Sewing Items:  If you will need assistance moving your
Janome Memory Craft Embroidery Machine or Elna supplies from Session to Session, please be
Embroidery Machine with the following accessories: sure to make arrangements with the
• Embroidery Foot (P) • Rotary cutter Retreat Staff at the Participant Registration
• All other feet • 24” ruler & Support.
• All hoops • Small cutting mat  Sessions are designed for all skill levels.
• Machine needles • Straight pins  Sessions are filled on a first-registered, first-
• Threaded bobbins • Seam ripper served basis up to the maximum participant
• Empty bobbins • Seam gauge level of 18, unless otherwise noted in
• Hand sewing needles • Tweezers Session descriptions. If a session is full,
• Fabric shears • Fray check participants will be placed in their second
• Paper & Embroidery scissors • Double-back tape choice session.
 Sessions with enrollment of less than 10 will
If registered for Computer sessions added supplies are be cancelled.
needed:  Tell us who you would like to be in your
• Laptop computers with Janome & Elna software sewing group. We’ll do our best to keep
• Digitizer including dongle (Don’t forget your DONGLE) you together throughout the week.
• And/or Customizer
• ATA PC card and adapter,
• Extra CD’s or USB Memory Sticks for 11000 for storage
• No wireless external mouse
NEWS:
Janome & Elna will be attending this years 10th anniversary of Ray’s Sewing Retreat. Janome executives heard about the
fun and excitement the customers have when they attended Ray’s Sew Retreat, which convinced them to join us in the fun this
year. Ray’s is known for their spectacular sewing retreat throughout the country; we have people coming from : Chicago,
New York, New Orleans, Canada, Australia . . . and more.
Sign –up to experience a great opportunity in personally meeting and talking with Janome executives.

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Instructors
BOBBI BULLARD
Bullard Designs bobbi@bullarddesigns.com
Award winning Bobbi Bullard is known for her wearable art that’s really wearable! She has developed
unique methods for individualizing garments with a variety of embellishment techniques and new ways of
using machine embroidery. She has been entertaining sewing enthusiasts for years, teaching around the
country, inspiring people wherever she goes. She is a contributing editor for Embroidery Journal and
Designs in Machine Embroidery and has written for Quiltmaker, Threads, Fitting Tips and Total
Embellishment Newsletter and contributes to ASG’s Notions.

MARY JO CABEL
Gabel Enterprises www.sergeandsewwithmaryjo.com
Mary Jo has developed and successfully taught serger sewing classes for the past twenty-one years. In her
hands on classes, she has worked with all makes and models of sergers. She has put together a series of
serger instructional DVDs to share her knowledge with home sewers everywhere. Her step-by-step
instructions can be followed by the novice sewer and/or the accomplished seamstress. Great close ups in
all of her DVDs make for private lessons in your own home!

GAY GERLACK
Sewabration www.sewabration.com
Owner of Sewabration. She has a line of patterns and booklets, and is available to teach at educational
seminars. She is a member of the American Sewing Guild and the Sewing Educators Alliance. Gay has
taught for the Original Creative Festivals, International Quilt Festival, the Sewing and Stitchery Expo, the
International Embroidery Conference, the Creative Embroidery Conference, the Machine Enthusiasts
Embroidery Conference, the Janome Sew Easy Retreat, the Sparkle Cruise, the Sew, Quilt and Embroidery
Festivals, the Valley Stitcher’s Guild, and at a variety of sewing centers.
Gay’s designs have been featured in Threads Magazine, Sew Stylish Magazine, Designs in Machine
Embroidery, and The Embroidery Journal. She has also written articles for Pattern Review. The classes and
projects are part of a simplified sewing series designed to make sewing fast, fun and creative….a
Sewabration!

VALORA HAMMOND
Janome America vhammond@janome-america.com
Valora is an educator for Janome America. Her love of sewing began as a child and along the way, she’s
worked in a fabric store and made costumes for state shows. She has been doing custom sewing since she
was in high school, expanding to creating garments for contests, stage and special occasions. She
graduated from Colorado State University with a major in secondary teaching and a minor in apparel
production. She loves to teach Janome customers all the things their machines can do for them.

CINDY LOSEKAMP
Sew Artfully Yours, Inc. cindy@sewingart.com
Is a fun and enlightening teacher known for her incredible amount of samples and ingenious way of
creating. She has written numerous books and patterns and created many beautiful embroidery design
CD's. Cindy has been creating her entire life. She started learning at her Grandmother’s knee and then
continued at singer sewing classes and in 4-H. Cindy also is known for her ultra creative ideas and
methods for using embroidery machines and the decorative stitches that most people never use. Cindy has
been a guest on many of the popular TV shows and she has traveled extensively. Her love of sewing,
crocheting, embroidering and painting is the driving force behind her company, Sew Artfully Yours.
You will enjoy learning from this exciting and empowering sewing personality

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Instructors

CAROL MCKINNEY carol@carolmckinney.com


www.janome.com
Although a hairdresser by profession, Carol has always loved to sew. Having been self-taught, she perfected her
skills by making clothing for her and her family including men’s suits, heirloom dresses, formals and wedding
gowns. In 1990, she began designing and marketing wearable art vest patterns and teaching classes on the
appliqué cut-work construction. In 1997 she won first prize in the Sulky Challenge and had projects featured in
two Sulky concepts books. In 1996 Shirley Adams featured Carol’s Cherokee Nations vest on her program.
Serger Art by Diane Bossom, published in 1997, features two of her Peek-a-Boo Pleats garments. She was
credited in the January 2002 ―Threads Magazine‖ for her machine embroidery lace technique. She has numerous
projects featured in ―Janome Digest‖, taught at the Janome Institute three times and started as an educational
coordinator in 2004.
She truly loves sharing her sewing enthusiasm and continues to master new skills that she teaches others such as
quilting, lace making, and machine crochet.

JACKI MCNEIL
Jacalyns Joys www.jacalynsjoys.com
Jacki has been sewing for 16 years. She loves quilting, home decorator projects, wearable art and sewing for her
grandchildren. She is active with the American Sewing Guild, Placerville Gold Country Chapter. Jacki’s goal for
her students is that they leave each class with a sense of joy knowing that they have successfully completed their
projects.

MARGARET MOORHEAD
MKKB Enterprises, Inc. garet@margaretmoorhead.com
Margaret is the first Internationally-Accredited Jenny Haskins Tutor, being personally invited to make the trip
around the world to Australia, in order to receive private, one-on-one training from the world-renowned Jenny
Haskins. Margaret is regularly featured in Jenny's magazine, Creative Expressions, and her beautiful work is
being showcased in other illustrious magazines as well as on television.
You will encounter a magical experience when you take a class with Margaret. She cares deeply about her
students and clients, and she is passionate about her work. Her skills and talents are among the best in the
industry, and she continuously receives exceptional reviews from her students. With experience teaching all over
the United States, as well as her background in education, Margaret employs imaginative teaching techniques that
are unique in her industry. She makes difficult techniques simple by breaking down the process. By doing this,
you will be able to understand every step perfectly, and replicate it later on your own. Margaret believes that
learning is more than being able to follow instructions—it's about understanding the steps on a deeper level, and
internalizing the skills so they truly become your skills. With her help and teaching, you will be able to put the
perfect finishing touch on all your work. Margaret knows that you deserve the best, so she always makes sure to
give it to you.
When Margaret shares her knowledge and love of sewing with you, she doesn't just want to teach you how to
sew—she wants to provide you with a new medium through which to enjoy life and to succeed, because you are
worth it!

LISA SHAW
Buzz Tool, Inc Lisa.Shaw@sew-bubbles.com

Technical support manager for Buzz Tools. She can be found at many embroidery shows and class rooms. Lisa
has been with Buzz Tools from the early days and is also deeply involved in the development of all new programs
and features as she really knows what the embroidery community needs and wants.

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Sessions
Eight Hour Sessions
***LIMIT: 18 PARTICIPANTS IN ALL SESSIONS, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED***

3Rs – REDUCE, RE-USE, RECYCLE BOBBI BULLARD


Transform a denim jacket into a work of art! Embroider designs on a separate piece of
fabric, then insert it into the jacket using a variety of embellishments to create your
personal work of art. The pictured sample is only an idea, each participant’s finished
work will be unique.
Extra supplies: denim jacket (possibly from a thrift store)

SESSION #801 Monday: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm


SESSION #802 Thursday: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

DIGITIZER MB-101 - COVER UP FOR MARDI GRAS VALORA HAMMOND

Make a mask all in the hoop so bring your imagination and some metallic thread, feathers, beads,
buttons, etc. to embellish your mask. You will open the design and add ―stuff‖ to it. We will use
software designs to edit by tearing them apart, resizing or reshaping them. Create in the morning
– stitch and decorate in the afternoon.
Class requirements: Computer, Digitizer ProMB installed on your computer, Digitizer dongle and
an auxiliary mouse (not wireless!)

SESSION #803 Monday: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm


SESSION #804 Tuesday: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

DIGITIZER MB-ADVANCED – MASKING THE TRUTH VALORA HAMMOND


Digitize a Mardi Gras mask and stitch it all in the hoop. Bring embellishments and learn how to
attach them on the machine if possible. Use existing designs or design a new one using your
imagination. Design the mask in the morning – stitch and embellish in the afternoon.
Class requirements: Computer, Digitizer ProMB installed on your computer, Digitizer dongle and an
auxiliary mouse (not wireless!)

SESSION #805 Wednesday: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

RAGS TO RICHES WALL HANGING CINDY LOSEKAMP


Create a beautiful wall hanging using the latest of techniques – machine embroidery appliqué using
vintage designs and hand-dyed fabrics to make it look like grandma stitched them lovingly by hand,
but you did it quickly and easily by machine. Using the 11k astounding hoop size to create the blocks,
and quilting, then following we’ll piece together and add border s and with Cindy’s magical fold over
binding with perfectly mitered corners to finish this project in one day! Can’t get any better than that!

SESSION #806 Wednesday: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

IT’S A NO SEW PILLOW LISA SHAW


Create a grid layout and split this design into 4 sections. Learn to create alignment inside the design
to stitch an oversized design and no one will know you don’t have a single hoop that big! Work on
the software in the morning and stitch the design in the afternoon.
Extra Supplies: 2 Prewound white bobbins, computer with wired mouse, BuzzEdit v2 installed.

SESSION #807 Tuesday: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm


SESSION #809 Wednesday: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
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Sessions
Half-Day and Evening Sessions
***LIMIT: 18 PARTICIPANTS IN ALL SESSIONS, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED***

MAKING LINES BOBBI BULLARD


Have you dreamed of long, sinuous lines of luscious embroidery running down the front
of your jacket, down your pants leg and across your linens? Bobbi will teach you her
tricks for stitching a perfect continuous line of designs. You’ll go home with a beautifully
stitched line of exquisite designs to insert into your next project.

SESSION #401 Tuesday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


SESSION #402 Wednesday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

SPLENDID MASK WALL HANGING BOBBI BULLARD


Learn the art of perfect placement and re-hooping so you can stitch designs larger than
your largest hoop while creating a spectacular festive wall hanging. During this session
you’ll stitch out a large, multi-part embroidery design using a fool-proof method for
perfect placement. The finished design will be framed with multiple borders to take home
along with many new skills.

SESSION #403 Tuesday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm


SESSION #404 Wednesday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

CLASSY SHIRT MARY JO GABEL


Make a T-shirt from cutting from serging to finishing hems on the Cover Pro. Fabric will
be provided but if you prefer, bring 1 ½ yard of suitable knit, prewashed fabric. Using
measurements from a current shirt that you bring to class you will make a master pattern
to construct your new classy shirt with a crew neck, lowered or V-neckline.
Extra Supplies: Your favorite T-shirt, 2 Cones of dark or matching thread
Sergers are provided by Ray’s Machine Sewing Center
Do not bring your sewing machine to this session

SESSION #405 Monday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm


SESSION #406 Wednesday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

MARY JO’S LILLIAN BAG MARY JO GABEL


This is a quick and fun bag to make! The technique used to construct this line bag will be
valuable knowledge to apply to other projects.
Extra Supplies: 1 Dark Spool of thread, 1 Empty Bobbin

SESSION #407 Tuesday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm


SESSION #408 Thursday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

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Sessions
Half-Day and Evening Sessions
***LIMIT: 18 PARTICIPANTS IN ALL SESSIONS, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED***

PRETTY PARTY PURSE MARY JO GABEL


This cute little lined bag will teach you the fun things you can do with a serger. To make this
bag, you will use a decorative thread to do a wide, wrapped stitch, flatlocking and a rolled hem
in addition to the basic, balanced stitch.
Extra Supplies: 2 Cones of dark serger thread, tweezers
Sergers are provided by Ray’s Machine Sewing Center
Do not bring your sewing machine to this session

SESSION #409 Tuesday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


SESSION #410 Wednesday: 2:00 am – 6:00 pm

MASTER THE COVER PRO MARY JO GABEL


Learn little tricks to successfully use of the Cover Pro. The demo will include the use of
the following:

• Cloth Guild • Clear View foot


• Elasticator attachments • Tape Binder
• Clear View foot
Extra Supplies: 2 Cones of dark serger thread, tweezers
Cover Pros are provided by Ray’s Machine Sewing Center
Do not bring your sewing machine to this session

SESSION #411 Monday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm (hands on)


SESSION #201 Tuesday – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (lecture)

DECORATIVE JACKET MAKE OVER GAY GERLACK


Bring a shirt to class and you’ll learn how to convert it into an attractive jacket. Shirt
should be larger than normally worn. Denim shirts are great for this project but any
shirt will work. Lots of ideas and supplies for embellishment will be provided as well
as detailed instructions.
Extra Supplies: Denim shirt (larger than normal size)

SESSION #412 Tuesday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


SESSION #413 Wednesday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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Sessions
Half-Day and Evening Sessions
***LIMIT: 18 PARTICIPANTS IN ALL SESSIONS, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED***

SNAPPY CELL PHONE/IPOD POUCH GAY GERLACK


This quick and easy project is the perfect holder for your cell phone or iPod.
Participants will receive a kit and a free pattern. The only supplies you will need are
your sewing machine and thread. Any color sewing thread will work since there are
no visible top stitches.

SESSION #414 Monday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


SESSION #415 Tuesday: 2:00 –pm 6:00 pm

EMBELLISHMENT HEAVEN GAY GERLACK


Bring any project to this session and turn it into a one-of-a-kind original. OR … use
sample fabrics provided in the session. This workshop will cover fabric painting,
stenciling, discharge techniques, appliqué, foiling and embroidery. Original Mardi
Gras designs have been digitized to make your project unique. Fabric paints, fabrics,
buttons, beads, foils and feathers are available for your Embellishment Heaven.

SESSION #416 Wednesday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


SESSION #417 Thursday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

MARDI GRAS TIME! VALORA HAMMOND


Appliquéing in the hoop will give us time to do other things…. like having fun and
celebrating!. In this class, we will open a design to arrange it and appliqué it in the hoop.
With a little Marie Laeau magic, we will then take this Fleur deLei design and create a
clock. Come learn the magic!

SESSION #418 Thursday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


SESSION #419 Thursday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

TWINKLING TINKERBELL NEEDLE FELTED SILK SCARF CINDY LOSEKAMP


You’ll be amazed at the beauty of this scarf. Starting with a hand-dyed silk scarf, you’ll
add beautiful fibers called Tinkerbell fluff while needle felting (find a sea of color
emerging from a mass of curly wool and Angelina). What’s that ….you're done; you’ll
have time to make another! This may possibly be the most fun you’ll have in this century!
Felting Machines are provided by Ray’s Machine Sewing Center

SESSION #420 Tuesday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


SESSION #421 Thursday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Sessions
Half-Day and Evening Sessions
***LIMIT: 18 PARTICIPANTS IN ALL SESSIONS, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED***

CROCHET CONFECTION CINDY LOSEKAMP


Create a beautiful edge that look just like it was done by hand. You will create edges on a
beautiful piece of linen along with an antique embroidery design using Sulky 12 weight cotton
in solid colors resulting in a truly authentic look and feel. Beautiful decorative stitches,
wonderful cotton threads and heavyweight water soluble combined to give us the beauty of
yesteryear with the ease of today!

SESSION #422 Monday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

SILK SCREENED AND STITCHED CINDY LOSEKAMP


Create a panel using silk screens and shimmery metallic paints for a jacket, a quilt center
or any garment. Start with a high quality cotton panel and the silk screening then dry.
Add other components of stitching using a silk hankie , a little felting, lace pieces and
bobbin drawing. Learn to create with easy free motion to add details and life to your
work along with silk screening techniques to produce a work of art.

SESSION #423 Monday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

APPLIQUE ELEGANCE IN QUILTING CINDY LOSEKAMP


Bring a nice sweatshirt and join Cindy for this elegantly adorned sweatshirt jacket
modification. We’ll be fashioning our free form background using hand-dyed fabrics and
adding gorgeous floral appliqués created by the embroidery machine and finishing up
with a simple couched crocheted edge with trim.

SESSION #424 Tuesday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

DIMENSIONAL LANDSCAPES CINDY LOSEKAMP


In this twist of fiber, cloth and thread, you will learn to take a photo and turn it into a
textural work of art! See how dissect a picture, simplify it and crate the patterns for it,
layer it, then create many types of needlework. Work with free motion, heavy thread,
various stitching including couching and use a felting machine and hand tools.
Felting Machines are provided by Ray’s Machine Sewing Center

SESSION #425 Thursday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

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Sessions
Half-Day and Evening Sessions
***LIMIT: 18 PARTICIPANTS IN ALL SESSIONS, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED***

SILK SCREENS, GLITTER AND JEANS CINDY LOSEKAMP


Bring a pair of jeans, or shirt, slacks or whatever….and go home with a masterpiece! Silk
screens and glitter are not a common combination but Oh so beautiful!! Learn to
silkscreen a design and then accent it with new glitter paints that are completely washable
and will last for year! Join in for inspiration at play……!
Extra Supplies: A pair of jeans or other apparel item of your choice

SESSION #202 Tuesday: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

VICTORIAN BOBBIN WORK CINDY LOSEKAMP


You love the look of the vintage crazy quilted pieces you see, but when you try it, it’s
never as easy as it seems. Learn fool-proof methods for patchwork using paper piecing
and using the gorgeous on your machine for elegant embellishments. Create bobbin work
with heavy metallic threads to add extra glamour and glitz to create this adorable bag,
lined in satin with a satin cord.

SESSION #203 Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

LAP TOP COVER JACKI McNEIL


This beautifully embroidered laptop sleeve is the added touch to help protect your laptop
from any mishaps. Don’t have a laptop? That’s OK. The sleeve can also be used as a
storage sleeve for platters, holiday decorations, or a shoe tote to pack away in your
suitcase. Finish this project using the designs included with your sewing machine!

SESSION #426 Wednesday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


SESSION #204 Tuesday: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SESSION #205 Wednesday: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

JENNY’S NAPKIN MAGIC MARGARET MOOREHEAD


Learn the technique that will free you from embroidery fears and allow your imagination
to soar! Create a beautiful pillow using Jenny Haskins’ designs, learn Embroidered
Decoupage, and eliminate the feat to create beautiful embroidered projects.

SESSION #427 Tuesday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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Sessions
Half-Day and Evening Sessions
***LIMIT: 18 PARTICIPANTS IN ALL SESSIONS, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED***

BE STILL MY HEART PILLOW MARGARET MOOREHEAD


Learn so many techniques…..sheer reverse appliqué, wing needle work, free standing lace,
free motion stitching. The finishing touch on the wonderful cushion is the lovely flower
filled with lavender.

SESSION #428 Wednesday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


SESSION #429 Monday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

FLOWERS ON THE EDGE MARGARET MOOREHEAD


Do you love embroidery, but don’t know where to start? Let Margaret teach you all
of Jenny's appliqué techniques on this beautiful yet simple doily. Learn appliqué in
the hoop, sheer reverse appliqué and sheer shadow appliqué! Remember……..just
because it’s beautiful, doesn’t mean it’s difficult!

SESSION #430 Tuesday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


SESSION #431 Wednesday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

JENNY’S ½ HOUR PURSE MARGARET MOOREHEAD


Don’t have an embroidery machine, but looking to learn some of Jenny Haskin’s
techniques? Create this adorable little purse and learn to create tassels, fringe, twisted cord
and even do the Jenny Join (fabulous techniques for creating PERFECTLY FLAT seams!)
Butterflies will be included in your kit. The construction of this purse only takes a ½
hour…the embellishing takes a bit longer!

SESSION #432 Monday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm


SESSION #433 Thursday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
SESSION #206 Tuesday: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SESSION #207Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

A REAL CUT UP PILLOW MARGARET MOOREHEAD


This beautiful cushion is packed with techniques. Create this wonderful cutwork…but let
me assure you when you use Jenny’s designs, it is really ―cutwork minus the work!‖ the
finishing touch on this spectacular pillow is the hanging flower filled with lavender.

SESSION #434 Thursday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

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Sessions
Half-Day and Evening Sessions
***LIMIT: 18 PARTICIPANTS IN ALL SESSIONS, UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED***

ABC – ANGELINE, BUZZSIZE & CREATIVITY LISA SHAW


See how easy it is to customize a design in BuzzSize using both the resize and density functions. We
will also play with Angeline fibers and stitch a design with a new unique look!
Extra Supplies: 2 Prewound white bobbins, Computer with wired mouse, BuzzSize installed.

SESSION #435 Monday: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

ANY WAY YOU SLICE IT LISA SHAW


From pocket toppers to buttonholes, light switch covers to clock faces – creating customized
embroidery designs have never been easier. Use BuzzEdit to create designs that are ready to stitch for
four fast fun easy projects.
Extra Supplies: Computer with wired mouse, BuzzSize installed.
Do not bring your sewing machine to this session

SESSION #436 Monday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


SESSION #437 Thursday: 8:30 – 12:30

QUEEN OF THE TREADMILL LISA SHAW


Use BuzzWord to create an exercise towel – software techniques includes adding a custom font
(included in kit), inserting a design, creating text on a path, changing and sorting colors.
Extra Supplies: Computer with wired mouse, BuzzWord installed

SESSION #438 Thursday: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

ACUFIL AND ALL IT’S SECRETS CAROL McKINNEY


Learn too achieve perfect results with the Hand-Look Quilting Stitches, #Q63, 64, 65, 66 and 67
how to use the AcuFilTM Calculator to print a quilting template and how to place the AcuFilTM
template on the quilt to adjust and aligning the reference lines with the markings on the quilt.

Extra Supplies: MC 11000 with upgrade installed

SESSION #439 Monday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm


SESSION #440 Tuesday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
SESSION #441 Wednesday: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
SESSION #442 Thursday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
SESSION #208 Tuesday: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SESSION #209 Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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JUST FOR THE MEN

When the girls are having fun the boys can


come out and play. Come join us for Ray’s
first Reno Golf Classic and Fly Fishing
Tournaments in the Truckee River. Call or
stop by and sign-up early for 2010 Retreat.

Prizes and Awards will be given for Golf & Fishing


Tournaments. Fun for all from beginners to experts.

Sign-up and enjoy the fun.

Fishing Golf Name Address Telephone No.


Ray’s Sew Easy Embroidery Retreat ~ Redefining the Art of Sewing
Sunday, July 11 – Thursday, July 15, 2010
Harrah’s Casino and Resort – Reno, NV
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Ray’s Sewing Machine Center
If any questions call Ray’s 408-295-6901
545 Meridian Ave, Suite F
San Jose, CA 95126

Session Mon, July 12 Tues, July 13 Wed, July 14 Thurs, July 15

First Choice
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
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Second Choice
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
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LUNCH BREAK LUNCH BREAK LUNCH BREAK LUNCH BREAK LUNCH BREAK
First Choice
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
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Second Choice
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
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DINNER BREAK DINNER BREAK DINNER BREAK DINNER BREAK DINNER BREAK
First Choice
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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Second Choice No Mardi Gras


7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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Sessions 7:00 pm
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