Teacher Licensing Express Dallas 2024: The Joy of Sewing
Classic Sewing Events

Class Sewing Teacher Licensing EXPRESS

The Joy of Sewing...embellishment, embroidery, serging and more!


Dallas-Irving, TX | August 3-6, 2024 | Irving Convention Center & Westin Hotel

500 W Las Colinas Blvd Irving, TX 75039 | irvingconventioncenter.com


Registration is FULL | Click here for waiting list >>


Special thanks to our Sewing Machine Dealer Partners: Husqvarna Viking and Suddenly Sewing



Do you love sewing, sewing and more sewing? If so, then this curriculum has been created just for you. Originally offered as a full, week-long retreat, it has now been streamlined for you to complete in just three days, and at a very special price. AND, it’s right before Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, so you can stay on for more sewing fun! Complete the accreditation program to become a Certified Classic Sewing Licensed Instructor. Graduate with a ready-to-teach collection of exclusive curriculums which you will co-own the copyright to. Click here for full curriculum details.

Saturday, August 3: Classroom opens at 6:00pm; Welcome Reception 6:30-7:30pm
Sunday, August 4: Classroom opens at 8:30am. Class is in session 9am-5pm; Optional Open Sew 6-8pm
Monday, August 5: Classroom opens at 8:30am. Class is in session 9am-5pm; Optional Open Sew 6-8pm
Tuesday, August 6: Classroom opens at 8:30am. Class is in session 9am-3pm; Closing dinner 5:30-7:30pm


As a part of your Licensing Express experience, you’ll also enjoy:

  • 4 nights hotel stay at The Westin Irving Convention Center (shared with a fellow student roommate, or pay an extra $440 for a private room). Check-in is on Saturday August 3rd, and Check-out is on Wednesday August 7th (add-on nights at $220 each are a private room).
  • Welcome Reception with light Hors d'oeuvres
  • Lunch on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday
  • Graduation Dinner on Tuesday evening
  • Your own sewing station with a state-of-the-art, brand-new machine
  • VIP General Admission multi-day pass to Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, which takes place PRIOR to Licensing Express
  • Expo Shopping Bag and Project Pouch
  • Discounted pricing on Thursday, Friday and Saturday Expo classes PRIOR to Licensing Express. Class sessions are regularly $29/session, but Licensing Express students pay only $16/session, plus any material fees. (Call us at 800-699-6309 to place your Expo order so we can apply this special discount.)
  • Treats, surprises and things you’ll really use and more sewing fun than you can imagine!



Click here for full curriculum details.


Cost: $1,999


Travel and Hotel Details

The Westin Hotel has direct access to the Irving Convention Center, where your Licensing EXPRESS class and Original Sewing & Quilt Expo take place. Just 8 miles from the DFW International Airport, hotel amenities include outdoor pool, fitness center, refrigerator and more!


Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be received in writing by July 1, 2024. A cancellation fee of $500 will be withheld from any refund. Should the event be cancelled or postponed by Hoffman Media or the venue, payments will be refunded in full.


Reserve Your Spot

Registration is FULL | Click here for waiting list >>


Supply List
A basic supply list will be available approximately 60 days before the event.


Contact Information

Call 800-699-6309 Monday through Friday, 10am-3pm ET or email info@sewingexpo.com

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