Events

Baby Lock retailers nationwide are hosting events celebrating National Serger Month throughout the month of April. Check the list below for an event near you. Don’t see a retailer near you? Find your local retailer here.

ALASKA

When: April 23, 2016, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Event: Decorative Pillow Class
Location:  Blue Ribbon Sew n Vac, 300 Old Steese Highway, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: (907) 474-4739
Event Infohttp://www.blueribbonsewing.com/module/class.htm?classId=127662

When: April 28 – April 29, 2016, Every 2 hours beginning at 10:00 am
Event: Free Make & Take Project
Location:  Blue Ribbon Sew n Vac, 300 Old Steese Highway, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: (907) 474-4739
Event Info: Sign ups are encouraged. Call (907) 474-4739 to reserve your spot today!

CALIFORNIA

When: March 31 – April 2, 2016
Event: Sue Green-Baker Event
Location:  Meissner’s Sewing & Vacuum Centers, 2414 Comorant Way, Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (916) 483-1414
Educator: Sue Green-Baker

When: April 7 – April 9, 2016
Event: Sue Green-Baker 3-Day Serger Event
Location: Eddie’s Quilting Bee, 480 S. Mathilda Ave, Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Phone: (408) 830-9505
Educator: RoseMary Keene

When: April 9 – April 10, 2016, 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Event: 2 Day Hands-On Serger Test Drive
Location: Kingdom Sewing & Vacuum, 1790 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley, CA 93065
Phone: (805) 579-1571
Educator: Gina Coleman
Description: To sign up, call the store or register online: http://www.kingdomsewing.com/module/class.htm?classId=127825

When: April 14 – April 16, 2016
Event: Sue Green Baker 3-Day Basic Serger Event
Location: Singer Sewing Center of Orange County, 1239 East Imperial Hwy, Placentia, CA 92870
Phone: (714) 993-2739
Educator: RoseMary Keene

When: April 14 – April 16, 2016
Event: Sue Green-Baker 3-Day Boot Camp
Location: Sewing Machines Plus, 713 Center Drive, San Marcos, CA 92069
Phone: 760-739-8222
Educator: Sue Green-Baker
Website: www.sewingmachinesplus.com

COLORADO

When: March 31 – April 2, 2016
Event: Sue Green-Baker 3-Day Basic Serger Event
Location: Sew Downtown, 824 A 9th St., Greely, CO 80631
Phone: (970) 352-9230
Educator: RoseMary Keene

When: April 14, 2016, 10:00 am – Noon, OR 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Event: Serger Make ‘N’ Take
Description: If you’ve been considering adding an Easy to Use serger to your sewing tools, this little event will give you the chance to get your hands on them and test drive drive. We will be putting a project together in a class.
Location: Hi Fashion Sewing Machines, 2854 Unit B Patterson Road, Grand Junction, CO 81505
Phone: (970) 256-1293 or (970) 242-1890
Educator: Trista Pike of Hi Fashion

CONNECTICUT

When: April 28 – April 29, 2016, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Event: Serger Savvy Retreat
Event Location: Masonicare at Ashlar Village, 74 Cheshire Rd., Wallingford, CT
Retailer Information: Close to Home Stores at 3 locations: Glastonbury, Orange, and Southington, CT
Phone: (860) 793-6639
Educator: Sue Kostroski
Websitehttp://www.closetohomestores.com/ 

FLORIDA

When: April 7 – April 9, 2016
Event: Sue Green-Baker 3-Day Basic Serger Event
Location: Paula’s Fine Fabrics, 8358 Point Meadows Dr., Suite 4, Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone: (904) 519-7705
Educator: Patsy Shields

When: April 14 – April 16, 2016
Event: Sue Green-Baker 3-Day Basic Serger Event
Location: Quilts and Lace LLC, 7720 N. Wickham Rd., Suite 111, Melbourne, FL 32940
Phone: (321) 622-8602
Educator: Patsy Shields
Websitehttp://www.quiltsandlace.com/

KENTUCKY

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Beach’s Sew Center, 700 Monmout St., Newport, KY 41071
Phone: (859) 431-1040

MARYLAND

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Ellicott City Sew Vac, 8480 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043
Phone: (410) 465-6366

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Hooven Sewing, 302 Spry Island Rd., Joppa, MD 21085

MINNESOTA

When: April 14 – April 15, 2016, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Event: The Curvy Quilted Wallhanging, 2-day Workshop
Location: Creative Sewing Centers, 13520 Wayzata Blvd., Minnetonka, MN 55305
Phone: (952) 593-3866
Educator: Karen C. Clancy
Websitehttp://www.creativesewingcentersmn.com/

When: April 16 – April 16, 2016, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Event: I Love my Serger!
Location: Kelleys Quality Sewing Center, 3432 55th St. NW, Rochester, MN 55901
Phone: (507) 288-9051
Educator: Sue Kostroski
Websitehttp://kqsc.net/

When: April 16 – April 17, 2016, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Event: The Serger Spectacular Workshop
Location: Creative Sewing Centers, 8195 University Ave, Spring Lake Park, MN 55432
Phone: 952-593-3866
Educator: Karen C. Clancy
Websitehttp://www.creativesewingcentersmn.com/

MISSOURI

When: April 19 – April 22, 2016
Event: Baby Lock Serger Getaway
Location: Tacony Achievement Center – St. Louis, MO
Phone: 800-298-8817 ext.2244
Educator: Diane Aholt, Margo Morris, Chris Tryon
Event Infowww.babylock.com/serger-getaway/

NEW HAMPSHIRE

When: April 29 – April 30, 2016, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Event: Curvy Quilted Wallhanging with Karen Clancey
Description: Over the course of our 2 fun-filled, days together you will be creating a fabulous wall hanging while exploring the many aspects of the overlock machine and their uses in the world of quilting. This workshop and the “Curvy Quilted Wallhanging” pattern itself was designed specifically with the Quilter and the “wanna be” Quilter in mind! If you are a “purist” you may need to breathe deep before we start, but you will discover that the serger is an amazing tool in your “Quilting” arsenal!
Location: Angels Sewing and Vacuum Center, 236 N Broadway, Salem, NH 03079
Phone: (603) 898-0777
Event Info:  Early bird registration is $149.00 until April 10. $179.00 after that date. Price includes project kit, lunch, snacks, and 2 fun filled days with the Angels!

When: May 13 – May 14, 2016, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Event: “Classy” Lay-flat Quilters/Sewers Travel Tote
Description: Students will create this lovely travel tote while learning some of the fabulous things the serger is capable of, way beyond just a seam. This project provides a “classy” and practical solution for transporting tools and notions to and from classes and workshops. As the title alludes, this tote opens up revealing a small pressing surface, pockets and pouches galore, it even has space for your mini iron and 6″ x 12″ ruler!
Location: Angels Sewing and Vacuum Center, 236 N Broadway, Salem, NH 03079
Phone: (603) 898-0777
Event Info: Early bird registration is $149.00 until April 10. $179.00 after that date. Price includes project kit, lunch, snacks, and 2 fun filled days with the Angels!

NEW YORK

When: April 6 – April 9, 2016
Event: Serger Savvy 3 Day Retreat
Location: Sew Creative, 23 N Main St., Fairport, NY 14450
Phone: (585) 388-0230
Educator: Sue Kostroski

NORTH CAROLINA

When: April 1 – April 2, 2016
Event: Serger Pre Cut Palooza
Location: Coastal Sewing Center, 6320 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27616
Phone: (919) 873-1981

When: April 11 & April 18, 2016
Event: Fun With Serger Feet
Location: Coastal Sewing, 894 South Kerr, Unit 5B, Wilmington, NC 28403
Phone: (910) 395-7285

When: April 12, 2016
Event: Serger Pillowcase with Andrea Walker
Location: A Stitch in Time, 23 Macon Center Dr., Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: (828) 524-3300
Event Infohttp://www.astitchintimenc.com/module/events.htm?month=4&year=2016 

When: April 15, 2016
Event: Serger Zipper Bag with Sarah Overton
Location: A Stitch in Time, 23 Macon Center Dr., Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: (828) 524-3300
Event Infohttp://www.astitchintimenc.com/module/events.htm?month=4&year=2016 

When: April 15 – April 16, 2016
Event: Serger Pre Cut Palooza
Location: Coastal Sewing Center, 1249 Buck Jones Rd., Cary, NC 27606
Phone: (919) 469-4730

When: April 15 – April 16, 2016
Event: Make & Take Cute Zipper Pouch
Location: Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Rd., Gastonia, NC 28054
Phone: (704) 861-9100

When: April 19, 2016
Event: Serger Quilt Top with Maxine Ramey
Location: A Stitch in Time, 23 Macon Center Dr., Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: (828) 524-3300
Event Infohttp://www.astitchintimenc.com/module/events.htm?month=4&year=2016 

When: April 22, 2016
Event: Serger Roll Hem Scarf with Judy Lowery
Location: A Stitch in Time, 23 Macon Center Dr., Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: (828) 524-3300
Event Infohttp://www.astitchintimenc.com/module/events.htm?month=4&year=2016 

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Free Test Drive on Baby Lock Sergers
Location: Coastal Sewing & Appliance, 894 S Kerr Ave, Ste 5B, Wilmington, NC 28403
Phone: (910) 392-7285
Websitehttp://www.coastalsewing.net/

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Pillowcase
Location: A Stitch in Time, 23 Macon Center Dr., Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: (828) 524-3300
Event Informationhttp://www.astitchintimenc.com/module/events.htm?month=4&year=2016

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: A Stitch in Time, 23 Macon Center Dr., Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: (828) 524-3300

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Ann’s Sew & Vac, 360 Faison Highway, Clinton, NC 28328
Phone: (910) 592-8071

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Asheville Cotton Company, 1378 Hendersonville Rd, Ste B, Asheville, NC 28803
Phone: (828) 277-4100

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Calla Lily Quilts, 2917 E Battleground Ave., Greensboro, NC 27408
Phone: (336) 763-0528

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Charleston Sewing Center II, 5113 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28217
Phone: (704) 525-9022

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Mary Jo’s Cloth Store, 401 Cox Rd., Gastonia, NC 28054

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Sewingly Yours, 1329 Lewisville-Clemmons Rd., Lewisville, NC 27023

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: We’re Sew Creative, 8637 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord, NC 28027

OHIO

When: April 1 – April 2, 2016
Event: Original Sewing and Quilting Expo (OSQE) Serger Classes
Location: Pins & Needles at the Cleveland I-X Center, Cleveland, OH 44130
Phone: (440) 243-6400
Educator: Susan Zellers

When: Every Saturday in April, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Event: Serger Make n Take
Location: Stitch, 4024 N. Holland Sylvania Rd., Toledo, OH 43623
Phone: (419) 517-7092

When: April 7 – April 9, 2016
Event: Advanced Serger Retreat
Location: Quilt Beginnings, 6591 Sawmill Rd., Dublin, OH 43017
Phone: (614) 799-2688
Educator: Joan Friedrich

When: April 7 – April 9, 2016
Event: Serger Sew Fair
Location: Seams So Easy, 2326 Mack Rd., Fairfield, OH 45014
Phone: (513) 860-1373

When: April 12, 2016
Event: Quick and Easy Tuffet Demo
Description: Utilize your serger for this strip pieces hot items.
Location: Somewhere Sewing, 11004 County Road 320, Millersburg, OH 44654
Phone: (330) 674-1677
Websitehttp://www.somewheresewing.com/

When: April 12 – April 13, 2016
Event: Serger & Destiny Lecture/Demos
Location: Domestic Sewing Ctr, 2011 Youngstown Rd. SE, Warren, OH 44484
Phone: (330) 369-5410
Educator: Emily Carter

When: April 15, 2016
Event: Serger Boot Camp
Location: Pins & Needles, 7300 Pearl Rd, Middlesburg Heights, OH 44130
Phone: (440) 243-6400

When: April 18, 2016
Event: Folded Wreath
Description: Demo using your serger for quick completion of this fun project
Location: Somewhere Sewing, 11004 County Road 320, Millersburg, OH 44654
Phone: (330) 674-1677
Websitehttp://www.somewheresewing.com/

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: A Touch of Thread, 2885 East Pike, Zanesville, OH 43701
Phone: (740) 454-8372

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Angelics…A Quilters Haven, 3095 Cleveland Ave. SW, Canton, OH 44707
Phone: (330) 484-5480

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Barne’s Sewing Center, 2585 State Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Phone: (330) 920-1583

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Findlay Sewing Center, 1207 Tiffin Ave., Findlay, OH 45840
Phone: (419) 422-5812

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Pins & Needles.West: 7300 Pearl Rd., Middleburg, OH 44130. East: 5937 Mayfield Rd., Mayfield Heights, OH 44124. North: 24201 Lorain Rd., North Olmstead, OH 44070.
Phone: West – (440) 243-6400. East – (440) 243-6400. North – (440) 734-8380

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Sew Nice, 200 West Wyandot Ave., Upper Sandusky, OH 43351
Phone: (419) 294-2200

OKLAHOMA

When: April 28 – April 30, 2016
Event: Sue Green-Baker Serge-A-Thon
Location: B Sew Inn, 1624 W. I-240 Service Rd., Oklahoma City, OK 73159
Phone: (405) 680-9100
Educator: Sue Green-Baker
Event Infohttp://www.bsewinn.com/serge-a-thon-with-suegb.html

TEXAS

When: April 16, 2016, 1:30 pm
Event: Make It and Take It Serger Zipper Bag
Location: Alton’s Sewing Machine Co, 929 Butternut St., Abilene, TX 79602
Phone: (325) 698-4770

When: April 17, 2016, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Event: Urge to Serge? Hands-on Serger Extravaganza!
Description: Be one of the lucky few who get to join Mary Kay and Edie they introduce you to the world of serging! Serge away for 3 hours as you make a cool fabric bag and learn all about serging. Mary Kay and Edie are ready to answer all your serger questions in this fun 3 hour class for non-serger owners. You’ll create a take home bag and utilize the serger’s famous overlock and rolled hem stitches. All while Edie “whips up” a tee shirt! Find out all about the features and benefits of various serger models. No need to bring anything except your questions – We’ll supply everything you need to complete your project.
Location: Sew Much More, 3010 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757
Phone: (512) 452-3166
Event Info: ONLY $5! Call today to reserve your seat!
Website: www.sewaustin.com

UTAH

When: April 28 – April 30, 2016, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Event: 3-Day Sue Green Baker Serger Event
Location: Daines Cotton Shop, 6100 South State, Murray, UT 84107
Phone: (801) 266-6942
Educator: Kailen Kinsey

VIRGINIA 

When: April 8, 2016
Event: Serger Quick Stitch
Location: All Brands Servicenter, 8079 W Broad St., Richmond, VA 23294
Phone: (804) 270-1882

When: April 9 and April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Basics and Beyond
Location: Ragtime Fabrics, 926 West Market St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: (540) 434-5663
Websitehttp://www.ragtimefabrics.com/ 

When: April 11 and April 18, 2016
Event: Serger Tote
Location: All Brands Servicenter, 8079 W Broad St., Richmond, VA 23294
Phone: (804) 270-1882

When: April 23, 2016
Event: Serger Make It & Take It
Location: Ragtime Fabrics, 926 West Market St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Phone: (540) 434-5663
Websitehttp://www.ragtimefabrics.com/ 

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Attic Treasures, 203 Washington, OccoQuan, VA 22125
Phone: (703) 490-1536

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Berger Sew & Vac, 9026 Mathis Ave, Manassas, VA 20110
Phone: (703) 368-7196

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: The Final Yard, 33 E Gerrard St., Winchester, VA 22601

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: The Sewing Studio, 1310 S Memorial Blvd, Martinsville, VA 24112

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Threads Run Thru It, 961 Aspen Rd., Phenix, VA 23959

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Tidewater Sew Vac, 1620 Centerville Turnpike, Suite 106, Virginia Beach, VA 23464

WASHINGTON 

When: April 23, 2016, 9:15 am – 11:15am
Event: Free Make & Take “Lickety-Split” Serger Zipper Bag
Location: Sew-Creative Sewing & Vacuum, 1139 Princeton Ave. N., Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone: (509) 663-5516
Websitehttp://www.sewvacshop.com/

WEST VIRGINIA 

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Bolts & Quarters Quilt Shop, 1809 Dupont Rd., Suite 1, Parkersburg, WV 26101
Phone: (304) 428-4933

When: April 1 – April 30, 2016
Event: Serger Test Drive
Location: Sew Many Blessings, 1925 Adams Ave., Huntington, WV 25704
Phone: (304) 429-0050

WISCONSIN

When: March 31 – April 2, 2016
Event: Serger Savvy 3-Day Retreat
Location: Nancy’s Notions, 333 Beichl Ave., Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Phone: (920) 887-7321
Educator: Joan Friedrich
Event Infohttp://www.nancysnotions.com/product/serger+savvy+3+day+retreat.do?sortby=ourPicks