Have you entertained the idea of owning a long arm? Curious if it’s a fit for you?

Do you own an older long arm? Do you wonder about new features that are available?

Engage in this rare opportunity. Experience the innovative features of the Janome Quilt Maker Pro before you invest. This hands-on learning workshop given by Janome Long Arm expert Susan Enderson will help you decide if a long arm is right for you.

Enrollment is limited, reserve your spot today.

Learn the basics of Long Arm Quilting while trying many techniques including:  free motion, ruler work, pantograph quilting, automation, and more.  Class includes an inspirational trunk show.   

You will take away ideas and confidence in your ability to create.  Atmosphere will be laid back.  Multiple Long arms will be set up and everyone will get to try techniques. 

Come with all your questions and leave knowing if a long arm will work for you.  The six hour class includes handout packet and a light lunch.


Friday August 20th  from 9:30am – 4:00pm


Saturday August 21st from 9:30am – 4:00pm

Fee: $149

includes seminar, lunch and handouts


Call (605-348-1010) or stop in to The Sewing Center for more information and to register.

Meet the Educator:

Susan is not your average instructor. Her extensive experience includes managing a number of dealerships and instructing consumers and dealers in the home industry since 1985. 

She is a professional digitizer, quilter, crafter and seamstress specializing in Machine arts. Susan has also authored many articles for different sewing industry magazines and newsletters as well as having published her own designs and patterns. Susan is an avid Longarm quilting professional as well. 

Susan’s secret passion is anything Artistic. Being a Sulky, Martha Pullen, Nancy Zieman and Jenny Haskins certified instructor, she brings a unique approach to her sewing, crafting and teaching. 

From sergers to software, designing for the home to 18″ dolls, Susan is able to inspire and motivate beginner sewists to the advanced professional. 

* Please refrain from wearing perfume or scented lotion to classes, club meetings, and events.


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"There are soooo many fabrics to choose from and great quality! The staff is super friendly, and the discount room doesn't hurt!"   — Jenny Poker

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"Fabric City/The Sewing Center came to my rescue again. I needed backing for a quilt I'm making for an October wedding gift & of course, they had exactly what I needed! the staff is so helpful, not sure what I'd do without the friendly advice..! Hugs to you all..! BTW the store had tons of quilts on display & lots of pretty fabrics!"    — Pat Winter

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"I can not say enough!! Fun and fantastic classes!! The fabric selection is awesome! The employees are very professional and knowledgeable. The sewing machines are top notch. The owners are professional and really make you feel at home at their Business. I had issues with my embroidery unit and the owners adjusted the tension and my embroidery unit works like a dream!! I highly recommend Fabric City and The Sewing Center!!"    — Marla Knaup

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"Every Time I am in Rapid City I make it a point to go here. I can't wait until I have time to take some of their classes."    — Marie Hull

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"Exceptionally customer focused & working hard to supply mask materials during the pandemic."    — Marci Burdick