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We love to share our passion for sewing, quilting and machine embroidery with you.

Owners Classes
We offer free owners classes to help you get the most out of your new machine. Please bring your machine and some thread to your class.  We want to make sure it is operating properly for you.  If you purchased an embroidery machine, you will receive two classes.  Please bring your embroidery arm and supplies to the second class.

We offer one-on-one lessons for beginning sewers and quilters.  If you would like to learn how to sew, please call us or email mcdonaldssewing@att.net to make an appointment.


We also offer quilting, sewing, embroidery, and software classes that help you go beyond the basics. So that we may be prepared for you, please pre-register for classes.  You  may pre-register online, call, or stop by the store. 

Ark City:  620-441-0939   
Wichita:   316-358-9146  

Class Policies and Procedures

Calendar


Running With Scissors Tool Case class - Ark City

This tool case pattern includes spaces for scissors, markers, rotary cutters, seam rippers, and other small tools. It includes outside pockets for small rulers. If there is the need for a follow up session, we will schedule it at the end of this class.

ASG Wichita - Serger Neighborhood Group

The Serger Group: This group meets on the fourth Monday afternoon of every month. This hands-on group makes a variety of projects that practice a number of serger techniques for all sergers and skill levels. This is an American Sewing Guild Wichita event. For more information, please contact info@asgwichita.org. Please Note: These workshops are offered by the Prairie Quilt Guild. McDonald's Sewing & Vacuum provides workshop space free of charge to support the Guild, but has no other connection to or information about these workshops.

Tuesday Sewcial - Wichita

Need some motivation to finish up those unfinished projects? Get sew-in' on them and hang out in our classroom. You'll meet other sewists, make new friends, gain inspiration, and inspire others.

Feb 27
Kay Barth's Bee
Mar 9
Clothesline Mini-Quilt - Ark City
Mar 10
Heartstrings Quilt Class - Wichita

This tool case pattern includes spaces for scissors, markers, rotary cutters, seam rippers, and other small tools. It includes outside pockets for small rulers. If there is the need for a follow up session, we will schedule it at the end of this class.

Cost: $ 29.00
Make this sweet mini-quilt using paper piecing and hang it in your sewing room, laundry room, or use it to decorate a little girl's room. A pinwheel border and colorful embroidery give it whimsy. If you have never tried paper piecing, this would be a fun project to start.

Cost: $ 29.00
Need some motivation to finish up those unfinished projects? Get sew-in' on them and hang out in our classroom. You'll meet other sewists, make new friends, gain inspiration, and inspire others.

National Quilting Day is March 21 and we're celebrating with our 3rd annual Border Run Shop Hop. This year, we're expanding it to 2 days! McDonald's Sewing & Vacuum - Arkansas City teams up with Field to Fabric Quilt Company in Winfield and Beehive Quilt Shop for this event. Gather your quilting besties and run for the border to get the exclusive pattern and deals on fabrics and notions. Visit each shop to get your passport stamped and get the free pattern. There will be a prize drawing from the passports for a gift basket from each store. Don't forget to check in on Facebook in Ark City to get your free fat quarter.

Join us for this quick and easy quilt class that is open to all, including beginning quilters. We've already started, but if you'd like to learn how to make this quilt, you may join us for the second class session. Be sure to sign up online so that we have enough patterns for you.

Cost: $ 29.00
Take a dive into your creativity and bring out your inner artist as you embroider and sew your own underwater scene. Quilt your fabric in embroidery; add a few sea creatures and some decorative stitches to create your original work of art!

Cost: $ 29.00
This tool case pattern includes spaces for scissors, markers, rotary cutters, seam rippers, and other small tools. It includes outside pockets for small rulers. If there is the need for a follow up session, we will schedule it at the end of this class.

Cost: $ 29.00
This is a Modern Quilt Guild of Wichita event. Please contact the Guild if you have any questions about the event at wichitamqg@gmail.com or https://www.facebook.com/groups/148228968535526/ McDonald's Sewing & Vacuum provides space for the event free of charge to support the Guild.

The Serger Group: This group meets on the fourth Monday afternoon of every month. This hands-on group makes a variety of projects that practice a number of serger techniques for all sergers and skill levels. This is an American Sewing Guild Wichita event. For more information, please contact info@asgwichita.org. Please Note: These workshops are offered by the Prairie Quilt Guild. McDonald's Sewing & Vacuum provides workshop space free of charge to support the Guild, but has no other connection to or information about these workshops.

What do all of those feet on the wall do? Diana will help you take the mystery out of that and learn all of the fun, interesting, and beautiful things you can create with specialty feet. This class is open to owners of Husqvarna Viking and PFAFF machines. You must purchase at least one foot per month to participate in the class. Please contact the store at 316-358-9146 to register.

This is a small group of Prairie Quilt Guild members who quilt for charity.

Workshop Registration & Policies: Please read the Guild Workshop Policies first before registering for one of our speakers' workshops. Please be sure to bring and wear your name-tag at workshops so the speaker will know who you are! Location of Workshops: All workshops are held at McDonald's Sewing & Vacuum, 601 N. West St., Wichita and run from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. unless otherwise indicated. Cost of Workshops: PQG Members : $40 Non-members : $40 + $10 fee If you are interested in signing up for a workshop, or have questions, stop by the Workshop table at the next Guild meeting; or email us at workshops@pqgks.com. Workshops require a sewing machine in good working order along with all general sewing/workshop supplies. Please Note: These workshops are offered by the Prairie Quilt Guild. McDonald's Sewing & Vacuum provides workshop space free of charge to support the Guild, but has no other connection to or information about these workshops. Please refer to the Prairie Quilt Guild website http://pqgks.com/programs-workshops/ or contact the guild at workshops@pqgks.com for more information.

Need some motivation to finish up those unfinished projects? Get sew-in' on them and hang out in our classroom. You'll meet other sewists, make new friends, gain inspiration, and inspire others.

Cost: $ FREE