Skills Classes for New Machine Owners

These Skills Classes are free for customers who purchased new machines from one of our two stores. Learn how to use your new machine! You must register prior to class.
Call Dover (302) 674-9030 to schedule a class
Bring your machine, scissors, thread, note pad and pen for notes.

What Class Should I Take?
#1 Basic Machines
All customers who have not purchased a new machine since 1995. (Persons who buy an Embroidery only machine would not need this class.)This class will start with the threading, bobbin winding, and basic machine and fabric handling. You will learn how to use the basic attachments for basic sewing including buttonholes (4-step or 1-step). You will also learn how to choose the proper needles and the care and troubleshooting of your machine.
#2 Electronic Machines
For all new owners of electronic machines. The class will cover stitch selection, memories, keyhole buttonholes, and the special features of electronic machines that are not available on mechanical machines.
#3 Embroidery Machines
This class will be for all machines that do the professional Style Embroidery. We will discuss the design selection and editing features of the embroidery machines. We will also discuss threads and stabilizers and embroider a design in class.
#4 PC (Computer) Programs
This class will be discussing the use of the Computer with the machines. You will learn to transfer designs to the machine, using a direct connection, Compact Flash Card or Jump Drive. We will also discuss the basic use of the computer and the various software programs that are available.
#5 Large Machines
If you purchased a Janome 15,000, 12,000, 9900, 11000, M7, 9450, 9400, 8900, or 6700 please look for large machine classes below #1, #2, #3. All these machines take #1 and #2. If you purchased a Janome 15,000, 12,000, 11000, 9850 S9 you will also take #3 embroidery.


Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Basic Machines 1:30 p.m.
Basic Machines 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Large Machines #2 1:30 p.m.
Large Machines #2 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Embroidery Machines, 15000, 9850, 550E, 500E, 400E, S9 1:30 p.m.
Embroidery Machines, 15000, 9850, 550E, 500E, 400E, S9 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 26, 2010
PC Software 1:30 p.m.
PC Software 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Basic Machines 1:30 p.m.
Basic Machines 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Large Machines #1 1:30 p.m.
Large Machines #1 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Embroidery Machines, 15000, 9850, 550E, 500E, 400E, S9 1:30 p.m.
Embroidery Machines, 15000, 9850, 550E, 500E, 400E, S9 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
PC Software 1:30 p.m.
PC Software 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Basic Machines 1:30 p.m.
Basic Machines 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Large Machines #2 1:30 p.m.
Large Machines #2 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Embroidery Machines, 15000, 9850, 550E, 500E, 400E, S9 1:30 p.m.
Embroidery Machines, 15000, 9850, 550E, 500E, 400E, S9 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
PC Software 1:30 p.m.
PC Software 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Sergers 1:30 p.m.
Sergers 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May6, 2020
Basic Machines 1:30 p.m.
Basic Machines 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Large Machines #1 1:30 p.m.
Large Machines #1 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Embroidery Machines, 15000, 9850, 550E, 500E, 400E, S9 1:30 p.m.
Embroidery Machines, 15000, 9850, 550E, 500E, 400E, S9 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
PC Software 1:30 p.m.
PC Software
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Basic Machines 1:30 p.m.
Basic Machines 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Large Machines #2 1:30 p.m.
Large Machines #2 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Embroidery Machines, 15000, 9850, 550E, 500E, 400E, S9 1:30 p.m.
Embroidery Machines, 15000, 9850, 550E, 500E, 400E, S9 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020
PC Software 1:30 p.m.
PC Software 6:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.

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