**10% Discount On All Class Supplies Purchased**

Please note that we require payment of tuition at the time of registration to reserve a seat in our classes.


            on Cork  

Join us and stitch fun and creative designs onto Cork... then create a functional and cute zipper bag and bookmark.  These will make the perfect gift for someone special.

                10am - 2pm
        Instructor:  Kelly Arnett

Tuition: $40.00

You will need a 9x6" piece of cork (available at SOTR)

and 7 inch zippers

You must have an embroidery machine with a minimum 5x9

inch hoop.

Circles on Quilts
Level 2 - Ruler Class



10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Tuition:  $40

Materials cost:  Ruler Set 1 - $49.00
  (10% discount on class supplies)

Must have a machine ruler foot and supporting sewing table


Learn to  quilt whole quilts on your

home sewing machine using Sew Steady's Circles On Quilts rulers. 


This is a continuation of the

introductory ruler classes - it is not a beginner class.


You will learn to  quilt whole circles, as well as make the Baptist Fan quilt design.  Participants should bring practice sandwiches and may also bring a small quilt that is sandwiched, pinned and ready to quilt. 

These are popular rulers as they are easy to use and can do so many

Come by the shop on November 15 (morning) to see a demonstration!

Sign up by November 10 (that's the deadline) so we can make sure to have enough ruler sets for all participants. 


When you sign up, please let us know if you have a low shank or high shank machine.  Please remember that your seat is not saved until your class fee is paid.  Call Sewing On the River soon to save your seat!  (252) 671-0611. 
Additional information will be emailed to paid participants.


If you need the introductory class, it will be offered again on November 6.  Call to register ASAP!

Beginner, Learn to Quilt with Rulers

      10 am - 2 pm

       Tuition: $30
  Instructor:  Beth Heal

Add a more professional look to your quilts using Westalee rulers on your home sewing machine.

This class will introduce the 12 inch arch and it's many uses.

You must have a RULER foot for your machine and the 12" arc ruler. 

This is a custom order item, so be sure to have one for class.

      Sign up today! 
     Class size limited.  

Trim the Tree
Paper Piecing Class


           FRIDAY     NOVEMBER 8
                 10 am - 2 pm

           Instructor: Virginia Brooks
           Tuition:  $30

   Pattern and fabrics $6.00

Learn the fun art of foundation paper piecing as you create this "Little Bits" Christmas Tree

Quilts for Okracoke



10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  Join us as we sew away a storm
  and create these Okracoke
  Cracker blocks to be donated to    the Quilts for Ocracoke Project.

 As many are aware, Ocracoke   was devastated by hurricane     Dorian. 
 Lori Millsap will, the originator     of this project will join
 us to lead the brigade.

  The blocks are made with 2 inch 
  strips.  Each block has a center
red and blue strip sewn 
  together.  Other colors added        are of your choosing.

  So gather up your 2 inch strip
  scraps and join as we create
  comfort for the approximately      1,500 people of Okracoke who        are now homeless and quiltless.

  Reserve your seat below for 
  this sew along and receive a
  credit of $5 to spend in our 
  store that day.


  See pattern below:


Long Arm Quilting 
    for Beginners

                   10am - 2pm
            Instructor: Kelly Arnett

                  Tuition:  $125.00  

   Seating is limited for this Class -             please call the shop to book this class



Are you curious about the long arm quilting process.  Trying to decide if purchasing or rentala long arm machine is right for you?  Interested in FINISHING your quilts with ease?

Join this class to learn the first steps in this fun and creative process.

You will learn:

  • Threading the machine

  • Loading the bobbin

  • How to smoothly move the Regalia Long arm machine to create basic quilting shapes

  • Utilize 3 methods of tying off threads

  • Efficiently move yourself and the machine across your quilt sandwich with a basic end-to-end quilt design

  • Understand the basic functionality of regulated stitching.

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(252) 671-0611

127 Market Street

New Bern, NC 28560