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In our Sewing 101 course you will learn the essential skills of sewing: how to use a sewing machine, basic pattern reading and sewing construction while creating a simple, A-Line tank top designed by Jenny Gordy of Wiksten. Optional project is a fully-lined bag. We will begin by using muslin for this class, (provided for your use) and will mov
You will learn to thread the machine, wind a bobbin, and see what all those funny-looking machine feet are for. You’ll also learn about threads, needles and stitches. Your newly-learned skills will be used to make a simple pillow. Materials:Thread - cotton, or cotton covered polyester--to match pillow fabricSeam ripperMarking pencil for fabricFab
Always wanted to know how to sew but have been afraid to try? This is the perfect class for you. In this after workshop, students will get introduced to sewing on a sewing machine, through constructing a fully reversible tote bag. The After Workshops are a series of high quality hands-on classes, at low cost and low commitment. Materials, skil
You'll learn sewing basics (threading a machine, loading a bobbin, machine control, various machine stitches), even while making the trendiest item out there Women, Men, Teens...Learn to sew.You'll make a ZIPPERED POUCH which can be used as a Fold-Over Clutch, a Kindle/iPad/Tablet Cover or a stand alone Cosmetic Case.You'll be proud to carry (and s
Our private sewing lessons are for Adults, Teens or Kids. Learn to sew on your sewing machine, or use one of ours. You'll have the teacher all to yourself. And, we'll customize classes just for you! Our private sewing lessons are taught at our studio school for Kids, Teens or Adults. Students come in to our well-equipped studio (instead of sending
Students enrolled in this class will learn the basics of sewing plus how to use a pattern and go green. Our basic sewing class for first timers and knowledge seekers this program is the perfect place to begin. Our Basic sewing fashion lab is our most detailed, most comprehensive sewing course. Feel free to bring in your machine or use ours. Holly w
Surprise someone special with a one of a kind neck tie, or better yet, learn how to make your own custom neck ties! All skill levels welcome for this workshop. Materials: ⅔ yards of main fabric ¼ yard of lining fabric ¼ yard of fusable medium or heavy weight interfacing (or cotton batting) Thread and sewing kit (sc
Going to a wedding? Need to make bow ties for your wedding party, or just as a gift? Why not learn how to make a bow tie and stand out in the crowd? All skill levels welcome for this workshop. Materials: 1/4 yards of fabric, ¼ yard of fusible light or medium weight interfacing, thread and sewing kit (scissors, seam ripper, tailor's chalk
Students will learn the fundamentals of fashion draping, including understanding grainline, draping on the bias, and using styling tape. In this class, students will advance their skills by learning to drape their own clothing over a dress form. The instructor will work with each student to develop a final design project which will then be tur
You'll learn sewing basics and will have you threading a machine, loading a bobbin and sewing straight or curved seams, in no time. You'll receive careful explanations and step-by-step instructions to assemble your project. And, in four short hours later...you’ll walk out the door with a skirt made by you, in a day (1/2 a day, really!) Classes ar
Learn how to sew from scratch, master a new technique, or get a boost on your current project! Small Class environment. A semi-private hour-long class in hand sewing for all levels--absolute beginner to advanced.Note: Materials are not included and must be purchased at our store. No outside materials will be allowed in class. Please arrive at
This 2-hour workshop will get you comfortable threading a machine, winding a bobbin, and using a machine to make basic straight or zig zag stitches. We will also discuss useful tools in home sewing. You'll walk away from this class with cloth napkins made by you and lots of practical knowledge. This introductory sewing class is our most basic class
In this class students will learn the basics of sewing, how to use a sewing machine, sewing construction, simple hand sewing skills and also the basics of deconstructing and re-shaping garments. Can’t bear to donate a dress because you love the color? Drawn to the pattern of a shirt that now has a hole in the wrong spot? Love the texture of
During this workshop you will learn how to thread and use the machine in a variety of applications.The serger, also known as an overlock machine, is used in industry for edging, hemming and seaming a variety of fabrics and products. Overlock sewing machines usually run at high speeds, from 1000 to 9000 rpm, and are extremely versatile, as they can
Students will become familiar with a sewing machine, learn how to read a basic pattern, and explore different sewing construction options, through making a simple reversible bag. All materials for sample making and learning the technique are included. Any additional materials will need to be supplied by the student based on their vision.
Have a project in mind and don't know how to get started? With full access to our classroom design walls & machines you can work on any project & our instructor will also be on hand to help and advise. Why not bring your friends too & sew together? With lots of chat, music and even a glass of wine, you'll soon discover your sewing mojo!
Students will learn to make a classic collared jacket, perfect for work or for outdoor use in the changing seasons depending on the fabric you use. The jacket is lined and double breasted with either full or ¾ sleeves. A great advanced project for someone looking for their next sewing challenge.Materials: Colette Pattern #1023 “Anise
Learn to make this bias cut blouse that skims the body with neck ties and sleeve cuffs for fun decorative touches. This top is versatile, a casual top or blouse for work depending on the fabric you choose. A simple pull over style, with no button or zipper closures necessary due to the bias cut ease, makes for an easy first or second apparel proje
Have you ever thought how much easier it would be to design your quilt using the classroom design walls and sewing machines? Well, here is your chance, because “Open Sewing Forum” is set up to do just that. You can sign up for a two or four-hour time slot once a month and come work on any of your projects. Charles Johns, the instructor, will b
This beginner level class will get you comfortable with sewing from a commercial pattern. This class teaches you how to cut out a pattern, make sense of the instructions, and construct a finished well-fit garment. You’ll walk away from this 3-week course with 2 items made by you: choice of a tote bag (week 1 & first half of week 2) and a dra
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