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One-of-a-kind Sewing Curriculum for sewing enthusiasts

We have fun, inspirational sewing classes for every skill level and sewing interest. We hope you can join us for these great opportunities, learn new skills and join our community! 

Creative Classes:
The Creative Classes are taught by contract educators that we have the pleasure of working within our local communities! That means you're getting the best instruction from teachers in your area.

Standard Training Classes:
We are also proud to offer Standard Machine Training Classes at no charge for people who have purchased that style of machine from us. The Training Classes' pricing is for customers who have purchased a machine elsewhere but still need assistance. 

Clubs & Groups:
Another benefit of purchasing a machine with us is that your club programs are free when you purchase that style of machine or item from us for 12 months! Meaning, Brother Scan and Cut Club, AccuQuilt Club, Embroidery Club (with a purchase an embroidery machine from us), and all the other clubs are included! After 12 months, you can either purchase the Club as a single session Club fee or a 12 Sessions Club fee. The price of 12 Sessions Club fee is generously discounted, plus there is a guaranteed discount on products you decide to purchase in during Club meetings!

Our Education Team recruits top-notch, leading educators to create events that build confidence in your skills, inspires you about your next project and enhance your love of sewing! We bring in national and international instructors, lecturers and even Sewlebrities to your city to learn new techniques, grow existing skills and actually meet the leaders of sewing education in person. Some of our recent special events include Nicci Brazell, Ruth Barnhill, Floriani, Luana Rubin and more!

Every season, we like to share our classes in a Seasonal Catalog by location to help you plan your sewing education. Take a peek at our Fall/Winter Seasonal Catalog. Click on one of these store locations here: Boulder, CheyenneCasper or Loveland.

And, if you're ever looking for a particular type of Sewing Machine Class in the Boulder, Cheyenne or Casper Wyoming area and do not see something that would fit your needs, please call us to speak with our store instructor. We'd love to help you get started on your creative journey!


Class Availability
Below are our class calendars and listings. You can sign up for each class available in the store location of your choice.

Please note: Classes marked with this symbol (*) are free for those who have purchased their machines and/or software from Blakeman Vacuum and Sewing.

Please note that a class may be canceled if no tickets are sold prior to class meeting.
Be sure to purchase your tickets before class by purchasing through our website, calling your Blakeman location, or dropping by to purchase your class ticket in-store.

If you have purchased your machine or software through Blakeman Sew Vac, please call or stop by your store location to receive your free class. We would love to sign you up for your machine training!

Boulder Calendar


Sep 17
Bernina Basics Boulder*

Casper Calendar


Baby Lock Embroidery Casper

Learn everything you need to know about your Baby Lock embroidery machine!

Sep 17
Baby Lock Dual Feed Casper*
Sep 17
Technique Tuesday Casper

Cheyenne Calendar


Open Sew - Cheyenne

Free Sew Day! Stop by any time, and stay as long as you need.

Bernina Basics Cheyenne*

This class will teach you all about your Bernina sewing machine.

Sep 17
SEW CRAFTY CLUB CHEYENNE

Loveland Calendar


Sep 17
Brother Basics Loveland
Sep 17
Embroidery Mania Loveland

All Sewing Classes


Learn the basics of your Baby Lock machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to use your Baby Lock and Brother Dual Feed.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn everything you need to know about your Baby Lock embroidery machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Master your IQ Designer studio. For the Baby Lock Solaris, Destiny, Destiny 2, and the Brother Luminaire, Dream Machine, Dream Machine 2.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to Sew perfect seams and perfect embroidery placement on your Baby Lock or Brother machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Master your Baby Lock and Brother sergers.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn about the many different ways to use feet on your projects!

Cost: $ 40.00
This class will teach you how to set your machine up for free motion quilting.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to care for and clean your machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn the basics of any sewing machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to use all of those strange stitches on your machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Stop by for a technique demo!

Cost: $ 10.00
This course teach you everything you need to know about your Bernina 7 or 8 Series machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
This class will teach you all about your Bernina sewing machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn all about the embroidery features of your Bernina machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Stuck on a project? Discover a new trick, tip, or technique you want to share? Need feedback on a current project? Bring in your projects and/questions during this weekly socializing event for sewers. BYO snacks to share if you want.

Cost: $ FREE
Learn the ins and outs of your Bernina machine! You will learn about the hidden features of Bernina machines, and will learn a new technique each month.

Cost: $ 20.00
Join our monthly sewing group! We will be creating hygiene kits for women around the world.

Cost: $ FREE
Join us for our monthly Embroidery Club; learn a new embroidery tip or technique!

Cost: $ 20.00
Free Sew Day! Stop by any time, and stay as long as you need.

Cost: $ FREE
Learn new quilting techniques and show off your creations!

Cost: $ 20.00
Join us for our monthly serger club! You will learn a new technique each month!

Cost: $ 20.00
Do you want to FEEL INSPIRED? Have you felt stuck looking for FUN NEW IDEAS? We have found some great ideas for you and other sewists JUST LIKE YOU that want to share their ideas as well!

Cost: $ FREE
This class is for those who want to learn quilting from the beginning. Quilting basics will be introduced and participants will construct 1-2 blocks at each class.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn the basics of your Baby Lock machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to use your Baby Lock and Brother Dual Feed.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn everything you need to know about your Baby Lock embroidery machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to use your Baby Lock IQ Design software!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn "sew" much more with this Mastery Class

Cost: $ 40.00
Sew perfect seams & place your embroidery correct every time!

Cost: $ 40.00
Master your Baby Lock and Brother sergers.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to use your multi-needle machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn about the many different ways to use feet on your projects!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to set up your machine for free motion quilting.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to set up and start sewing on your long arm quilting machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to care for and clean your machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Get advanced hands-on Pro-Stitcher training!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn the basics of any sewing machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to use all of those strange stitches on your machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Stop by for a technique demo!

Cost: $ 10.00
This course will teach you everything you need to know about your Bernina 7 & 8 Series Machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
This class will teach you all about your Bernina sewing machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to use your Bernina Embroidery Machine

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn the ins and outs of your Bernina machine! You will learn about the hidden features of Bernina machines, and will learn a new technique each month.

Cost: $ 20.00
Don't miss this party! Check our the fun new embroidery features!

Cost: $ 30.00
Perfect your embroidery skills in our Make and Take Embroidery party.

Cost: $ FREE
Free Sew Day! Stop by any time, and stay as long as you need.

Cost: $ FREE
Show off your fun quilting projects and learn fun and new techniques!

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn about sergers!

Cost: $ 30.00
Do you want to FEEL INSPIRED? Have you felt stuck looking for FUN NEW IDEAS! We have found some great ideas for you and other sewists JUST LIKE YOU that want to share their ideas as well!

Cost: $ FREE
Learn How to: Cut fabric perfectly so your quilts look amazing! Save money by using more of your fabric stash Combine creative shapes to create amazing quilt tops! Learn quilting secrets that you will use!

Cost: $ 10.00
We've designed this class to be unlike any other. This hands-on class gives you the opportunity to use the most current dealer-supplied embroidery machines and tools for two-days. You'll be learning, creating and having fun alongside your classmates in this completely hands-on event.

Cost: $ 129.00
Learn How to: Cut an entire block with one technique! Save a ton of time with this secret to creating quilt tops faster than ever! Line up blocks, match blocks, and pick blocks!

Cost: $ 10.00
Learn How to: Cut angles, corners, and use specialty patterns Curved piecing Special quilting insider techniques!

Cost: $ 10.00
Learn the basics of your Baby Lock machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to use your Baby Lock and Brother Dual Feed.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn everything you need to know about your Baby Lock embroidery machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to use your Baby Lock IQ Design software.

Cost: $ 40.00
Sew perfect seams every time you sew with the built-in tools on your Baby Lock or Brother machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to place your embroidery like a pro!

Cost: $ 40.00
Master your Baby Lock and Brother sergers.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to navigate stitch and screen settings on your Baby Lock and Brother machines.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn about the many different ways to use feet on your projects!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to set up your machine for free motion quilting.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to set up and start sewing on your long arm quilting machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to care for and clean your machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Get hands-on Pro-Stitcher training!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn the basics of any sewing machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to use all of those strange stitches on your machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Stop by for a technique demo!

Cost: $ 10.00
This course will teach you everything you need to know about your Bernina 7 Series Machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn everything you need to know about your Bernina 8 Series!

Cost: $ 40.00
This class will teach you all about your Bernina sewing machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn all about the embroidery features of your Bernina machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to create beautiful blocks with your AccuQuilt cutter!

Cost: $ 20.00
This class will explore some of the secrets that Bernina machines offer that you may not know or forgot about. The class is open to all Bernina owners AND WannaB's! There is no need to bring a machine or any supplies. Space is limited, so sign up today!

Cost: $ 20.00
Free Sew Day! Stop by any time, and stay as long as you need.

Cost: $ FREE
Do you want to FEEL INSPIRED? Have you felt stuck looking for FUN NEW IDEAS! We have found some great ideas for you and other sewists JUST LIKE YOU that want to share their ideas as well!

Cost: $ FREE
Learn How to: Cut fabric perfectly so your quilts look amazing! Save money by using more of your fabric stash Combine creative shapes to create amazing quilt tops! Learn quilting secrets that you will use!

Cost: $ 10.00
Fun time with other quilters. Learn new techniques.

Cost: $ FREE
Learn How to: Cut angles, corners, and use specialty patterns Curved piecing Special quilting insider techniques!

Cost: $ 10.00
Learn How to: Use conventional rotary cutting methods with the Go! cutting system to save time to cut many layers at a time Read patterns for clues on how to calculate basic math methods to get more creative with your quilting Convert 4 rotary cutting patterns of various methods to go! system

Cost: $ 10.00
Join us for this unique block of the month featuring Bloc Loc rulers. Class fee includes fabric, and ruler sets.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn about the many different ways to use feet on your projects!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to set up your machine for free motion quilting.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to set up and start sewing on your long arm quilting machine.

Cost: $ 100.00
Learn how to care for and clean your machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn the basics of any sewing machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to use all of those strange stitches on your machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Stop by for a technique demo!

Cost: $ 10.00
Learn the basics of your Brother sewing machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to use your Brother Dual Feed.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn everything you need to know about your Brother embroidery machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to use your Brother My Design software!

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to Sew perfect seams and perfect embroidery placement on your Brother machine.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to navigate stitch and screen settings on your Brother machines.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn new cutting techniques and discover new AccuQuilt dies each month! You'll discover tricks and tips to make cutting with your AccuQuilt even faster!

Cost: $ 20.00
Join our monthly sewing group! We will be creating hygiene kits for women around the world.

Cost: $ FREE
Join us for our monthly Embroidery Club; learn a new embroidery tip or technique!

Cost: $ 20.00
Perfect your embroidery skills in our Make and Take Embroidery party.

Cost: $ FREE
Learn to master your Floriani Total Control U Software! Lisa will take you through all of the different tools and icons so you can become a digitizing master!

Cost: $ 40.00
Free Sew Day! Stop by any time, and stay as long as you need.

Cost: $ FREE
Join us for our monthly serger club! You will learn a new technique each month!

Cost: $ 20.00
Do you want to FEEL INSPIRED? Have you felt stuck looking for FUN NEW IDEAS! We have found some great ideas for you and other sewists JUST LIKE YOU want to share. Get your show and tell projects, prepare to have FUN, and come get your free gift! You might win the grand prize as well...

Cost: $ FREE
Learn new techniques for your Brother Scan N Cut at our Loveland location!

Cost: $ FREE
Learn to use your Qube dies to make a new and exciting block each month.

Cost: $ 20.00
These trees are fun to make using Creative Grid Rulers.

Cost: $ 50.00
Do you have an embroidery machine that you want to use more? Join us each month stitching out a project on your embroidery machine.

Cost: $ 30.00
Join Cindi in making these blocks that celebrate positive and uplifting words for each month.

Cost: $ 20.00
Join us each month as we embroider a Dealer Exclusive Kimberbell in-the-hoop project!

Cost: $ 20.00
These make great Christmas gifts!

Cost: $ 30.00
Make a stylish, timeless blouse, with a beautiful cowl drape in the front, that will be custom fit to your body!

Cost: $ 59.00
Make pants that will be custom fit to YOUR body!

Cost: $ 59.00
We've designed this class to be unlike any other. This hands-on class gives you the opportunity to use the most current dealer-supplied embroidery machines and tools for two-days. You'll be learning, creating and having fun alongside your classmates in this completely hands-on event.

Cost: $ 129.00
A fabulous Kimberbell one-day event during the busy holiday season - we're talking less stress, more sparkle! Pick out your coziest winter sweater and sparkle all the way to Kimberbell's one-day Christmas event!

Cost: $ 99.00
You'll fall head over heels for these 3 darling projects featuring rich autumn flannels and fun products! Grab your pumpkin spice drink, get cozy for sweater weather, and enjoy this Kimberbell event!

Cost: $ 99.00
Join us at the YMCA of the Rockies for three fun-filled days of exclusive projects and new techniques taught by our expert staff! Take a break and sharpen your sewing skills with us, enjoy the themed party nights and learn to love sewing even more than before. Pricing includes your room at the lodge, meals, machines and materials.

Cost: $ 399.00
OESD's Super SPREE is a fun, hands-on event for embroidery enthusiasts of all skill levels.

Cost: $ 129.99
Master your Janome sewing machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Become an embroidery pro on your Janome machine!

Cost: $ 40.00
Master your Janome sergers.

Cost: $ 40.00