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SCHMETZ Inspired to SEW via Zoom

Confused about what needle to use? What do all those numbers mean on the needle package? Is changing the needle really important before it breaks? What needle should I use?  Successful sewing is often about paying attention to the little things – like the needle in your sewing machine. Get the low-down about how this little piece of steel can solve some very BIG problems, including broken threads, skipped stitches and puckered fabrics. Your sewing machine is an investment and protection begins by using the very best needle. Sew SCHMETZ!

Instructor: Rhonda Pierce
Instructor Bio: Rhonda Pierce has a dream job. . . teaching sewing enthusiasts about the most important 2 inch piece of steel in the sewing machine: the SCHMETZ needle. During Rhonda's classes students respond with "a ha" moments and giggles as they learn needle facts. Until 2020 Rhonda enjoyed sharing needle knowledge in classrooms and sewing shows throughout North America. She traveled with the SCHMETZ "Super"Needle -- it's 17" tall. Although her popular classes are now virtual, she still asks "What's Your Favorite SCHMETZ Needle?" Rhonda is delighted with the ingenuity and remarkable creations that sewing enthusiasts share. She publishes the Constant Contact Seven Year All Star Winner SCHMETZ newsletter and inspirational e-zine, SCHMETZ Inspired to SEW. She is a certificated FitNice System Instructor and earned a Brendon Burchard High Performance Certificate. Her last quilt, Color Splash, was displayed at three International Quilt Festivals. Rhonda's personal blog documenting sewing & quilt projects is With quilt shop, wholesale distributor management experience, and the love of sewing, Rhonda delivers a unique perspective as VP, Marketing Director of Euro-notions and Spokesperson for North America.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

Monday-Saturday, 11-5
Sunday 12-5


  • Tel: 301-527-0598
  • 15926 Luanne Drive
  • Gaithersburg, MD 20877