Southern Maryland
Vacuum & Sewing Center

Class Policy 

  • Registration and class fees must be paid in full one (1) week prior to the class start date.  Classes with less than 3 students will be cancelled.
  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to set up and be ready to start class on time.
  • Space is reserved on a first come, first serve basis.
  • A working machine is needed for each class. Technicians may not be available to assist you.
  • You must have a legal copy of the pattern for class, as applicable.
Note:  If St. Mary's County schools close due to inclement weather,
classes for that day will be cancelled.     

Upcoming Classes

Hoopsisters Embroida quilt this year features a beautifully appliqued Celtic theme. As in years past, this is a Quilt-as-You-Go Block of the Month quilt. ***Unfortunately, this class session is full. Please contact us to be put you on our wait list for the next class session.***

** NEW ** January's Hoopsisters Sisterhood Retreat theme is "Baby". We will make and embroider a Burp Cloth. ** Please note: There is only one class this month, we will not have evening classes in January or February. It is too dark and weather conditions tend to be dicey. Keep an eye out for Hoopsister's Open Sewing during regular business hours.

Cost: $ 49.99
** NEW ** December's Hoopsisters Sisterhood Retreat theme is "Travel". We will make and embroider Bag Tag/Handle Cover on Monday, December 17th, 4:30 - 7:00pm.

Cost: $ 49.99
** NEW ** December's Hoopsisters Sisterhood Retreat theme is "Travel". We will make and embroider Travel Slippers - Saturday, December 22nd, 10 am - 1 pm

Cost: $ 49.99
Quilts of Valor is a nationwide organization that volunteers to make quilts that are given to our veterans of World War Two, the Korean War, and lately, the Vietnam War. We believe in this mission, if you share our passion and are looking for a way to give back to our service members, then join us every third Sunday, 1-3pm.

** NEW ** Sign your kid up for this sewing camp free with the purchase of any sewing machine purchased from us*. This is a two-day class. The projects will be a pair of PJ pants and a Signature pillow. *Purchase price $399 or more.

Cost: $ 75.00
** NEW ** Take the fear out of binding a quilt. Learn by making two mug rugs using left over embroidered blocks. You will learn: How much binding is needed; How much fabric to buy; To make continuous bias binding; To make binding from WOF (width of fabric); To make a mitered corner; How to sew binding on using your sewing machine.

Cost: $ 25.00
** NEW ** No two snowflakes are alike; therefore, no two placemats will be alike and that's perfectly OK. Kit available for $7.00 (please preregister at least three days in advance to ensure your kit is ready for class).

Cost: $ 20.00
The Premier+ 2 software club is designed to teach you creative ways to make wonderful designs using the various features within the software. There are so many endless possibilities right at your fingertips.