Youth Summer Camps

Beginning Camp
June 15-19
July 20-24

Anita Goodesign Embroidery Party

APRIL 17 & 18
Put it on your calendar now!
Law's Lodge
Louisville Seminary

Guess Where I Am

I just came back from a wonderful shopping trip up north and purchased lots of fabulous new garment fabrics for Austin's.   All you fabriholics have got to come and see!

Attention All Quilters

Baby Lock Donates to Local Charity

We love to work with and offer Baby Lock products. They are a great company that donated to a sewing club at St. Mary's locally here in Louisville. Read the full story, and know we are blessed to work with such a great company. 

                 April 17th-18th: You're Invited

Stitchin' in the Kitchen
You're invited to the best party of the Spring at our Anita Goodesign Embroidery Party! $99 includes - 1 Registration, Lunch on both days, snacks, Complete Tutorial guide, and a free $500 CD with 9 original design collections.

So what is an Embroidery Party?
  • Fun, organized, and educational
  • Learn multiple techniques
  • Team Sewing projects
  • Beginner friendly environment
  • Includes Lunch, snacks and desserts

The Decorating Diva is coming to Austin's April 13

Sew Inspired Embroidery and Serging!
With Pam Damour

April 13    10am-4pm
$30 Admission includes Lunch


As a sewing professional Pam Damour is continuously morphing and changing the way we sew. Her innovations in the sewing room help you to create in a more efficient and fun way. Join Pam to see what’s new in her sewing repertoire, as she shares samples and sewing secrets in techniques, serging, embroidery and more! Pam’s enthusiasm and knowledge are second only to her sense of humor. Learn how to make designer trims on your serger, sewing machine and in the hoop! A Certified Zentangle Teacher, Pam will show you how she’s incorporated Zentangle into many of her sewing projects. This all day trunk show/lecture/demonstration will start your head spinning with sewing inspiration that you’ll use for years to come.  

Baby Lock    *    Pfaff    * Juki

A Taste of the Fall Fashion Show - October 5th & 6th

Judith Kessinger (shown above) is featuring Joe Vecchiarelli's Dress Form in this pre-release video. BOTH will be joining us in October for our annual Fall Fashion Show. BOTH will give a workshop on their fabulous fashion concepts. Judy will share her Top Ten Tips along with all new designs in our fashion show and Joe will bring his expertise form fitting the stars on shows like "Dancing with the Stars" and "Fashion Star" along with a fabulous draping class. We could not be more excited! Tickets are $30 for BOTH days and you can get yours by calling the store - 502-239-2222. 

Day 1   October 5--Monday

10am-12pm   Meet and Greet with Joe
                                                              Have coffee and a muffin with Joe.  Meet the fashion show designers.  Talk fashion.

Noon-1   Shopping at Austin's  
                                                              This is your first opportunity to explore our new fashion fabrics.  Ooh, la, la!

1:00-2:30   Austin's Inspired Designs Fashion Show
                                                              Our wide range of fashions for the REAL person will inspire the designer in you.  The show
                                                              includes an entire set of new Judy Kessinger "Fit Nice" designs.

2:30-3:30   Shopping and Demos
                                                              Let Austin's team of professionals show you how important it is to have the right equipment
                                                              for the job.   Sewing up your new creation can be a breeze.

3:30-4:30   Joe V Presentation "The Joe Show"

                                                              Los Angeles' own, Joe Vecchiarelli, will wow you with his stories of dressing the stars and
                                                              show you his secret to the perfect fit, his custom dress forms.  See why every star needs
                                                              their own personalized dress form and just how easy it is to create the perfect fit when
                                                              you have one.

 Day  2   October 6--Tuesday

10am-11am   Judy's Top Ten Tips       
                                                              Of all Judy Kessinger's (Fit Nice) classes, tips, and techniques, you won't want to miss her
                                                              Top Ten.  Judy can show you how these top ten help her to create all of her Fit Nice design
                                                              pieces including  the ones in our fashion show.

11:15am-12:15pm   Draping with Joe
                                                              All of you fashion sewers out there listen up.  Joe V can show you the tricks to draping and
                                                              how easy it is to design your own draped garments with his customized dress form.  As
                                                              always with Joe, the entertainment value is priceless.

Noon-12:30pm   Shop Til' You Drop
                                                              Grab an appetizer to hold you over.  This is your last opportunity to talk with the designers,
                                                              see the fashion show designs up close, and take home some of the beautiful fabrics for your
                                                              own creations.