Classes & Events

Tyler Modern Quilt Guild Mtg
Thu, Sept 22, 4-7pm
Beg Quilting - Pts 1 & 2
Sat, Sept 24, 10am - 4:30pm
Beg Paper Piecing
Thu, Sept 29, 5:30 - 8:30pm
     Open Mon - Sat
       10 am - 5 pm

     (903) 581-4926

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  1813 Capital Drive
    Tyler, TX 75701

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We will be closed Mon Sept 5th and will reopen 10 am, Tue Sept 6th


We will cover topics every embroiderer needs to know such as stabilizers, needle & thread , designs - the things that make your project successful "outside" of your machine!

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn machine embroidery techniques - FREE class with purchase of your BERNINA machine from A Nimble Thimble.

Cost: $ FREE
Come learn this basic hand embroidery stitch that has endless uses!

Cost: $ 30.00

Machine Mastery

BERNINA curriculum and the personal knowledge of our staff, all in one class! Designed to help BERNINA machine owners become familiar with all their machine can do. Get the full value out of your BERNINA machine by attending and learning.

Cost: $ FREE


For more information, contact Sue Nelson: (903) 561-2179

Enjoy the art of wool applique alongside friends - no instructor, no cost to you - social gathering of friends! Contact Wanda Nabors for more information:


Learn the basics of locker hooking - you'll catch on quickly and be making rugs, runners and other creative pieces in no time!

Cost: $ 25.00


"Come & Go" meeting for those interested in modern quilting techniques, patterns and ideas. Meets 4th Thursday of the month.

Rug Hooking

Learn basic techniques of rug hooking, including transferring a pattern to backing material, cutting wool strips and technique for pulling loops.

Cost: $ 25.00
Katie will teach different finishing techniques for borders at this workshop held at her store, A Nimble Thimble in Tyler, TX. Bring a rug you’re working on or have almost finished and put the finishing touch around the edges in this hands-on workshop.

Cost: $ 55.00
Join Katie Hartner and friends from all over for a four-day hook-in beginning at 9:30 am each morning. Hook any project you’d like. Lunch is included so you can hook, hook, hook all day!

Cost: $ 69.00
Come learn different techniques in rug hooking with Martha Lowry! She'll be showing us how to use different techniques within the same rug.

Cost: $ 119.00
Come learn how to use different techniques within the same rug from Martha!

Cost: $ 119.00
Gather with other rug hookers to work together and find inspiration!

Cost: $ 5.00
Rug Hooking Workshop with Janice Johnson of Blue Springs, Missouri.

Cost: $ 215.00
Katie Hartner will teach this rug hooking workshop held at her store in Tyler, Texas, A Nimble Thimble. You may work on any pattern during the workshop. Lunch included each day.

Cost: $ 189.00

Saturday Sampler

Create a quilt in 2016 with free fabric - one block each month for 12 months. At our 2nd Saturday gatherings each month, we'll view the newest notions, fabrics, patterns, ideas and supplies for sewing, quilting and rug hooking! Bring your creative projects for our monthly "Show & Tell."

Cost: $ 10.00


Learn the art of paper piecing with our own Tricia Harvey!

Cost: $ 30.00


Learn what you can do with the new features of BERNINA Embroidery Software 8, including: Color PhotoStitch, 3D Globe Effect, Couching, Multi-hooping for large embroidery designs, and integrated design library.

Cost: $ FREE