This class is set up for the intermediate to advanced level sewer. Please bring your most difficult to challenging projects to class and get professional help to complete projects.
If you have wanted to learn to read a pattern, sew a simple project, or just need a little confidence then this class is for you. In this series we will explore and learn using a sewing machine to make three (3) simple projects. Each class is designed to increase your sewing skills. Class # 2: Learn to read a pattern, top and edge stitching, sew a...
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Students will bring a chair of their choice to class and reupholster it. Some sewing is involved in the majority of chairs brought in. A supply list will be handed out on the first day of class. Our apologies, no storage facilities are available.
The time-conscious sewer will learn during two sessions to construct a skirt with a fitted waistband, darts and a zipper. Beginning Sewing I or basic sewing skills recommended.
This Open Sewing time is for Intermediate and Advanced students. Get professional help with any apparel project; whether starting a new project or finishing up something that is already under construction. You must be able to work on your own when the instructor is helping other students. This class has the option of taking 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 sessions...
Need help on a project that requires more than a quick ask of our staff, but don’t want to deal with scheduling a private? This is for you! For one hour, Rachel will be completely available to assist you on your projects that require a little extra help. All skill levels are welcome, so bring in that scarf you’re stuck on or that sweater that just...
This class, for total beginners, teaches basic sewing techniques including machine basics, how to read and use a pattern. Learn to make two easy projects (a tote bag and pajama pants) to prepare you for more advanced sewing classes.You'll start by learning the basics of using a sewing machine and use those skills to sew a tote bag. Then you will learn...
This class is intended for teens with intermediate sewing skills. Meaning that you must have taken all the teen classes/camps including Sew as you go and High School Fashion Runway. You will be able to start with a basic pattern and make design changes to your pattern based on your level and creativity. Change the neckline, hemline, sleeves whatever...
Quilting by hand is immensely satisfying and a terrific stress-reliever. Not only that, others will ooh and aah over your beautiful quilt. Put on your favorite music or a book tape and find your quilting Zen. Chris will show you how to mark your fabric, what needles, thread, and thimbles to use, and how to do the stitches. A state of peace...
Tuesday Apr 24th, 10:30am
Do you have an unfinished quilt that you need help to complete? Bring an unfinished quilt, drafting challenge or an idea for a new quilt and let an expert teacher help you find solutions.
A simple technique for your fashion design. From the method of ESMOD, the French Design school, Raia will teach you simple techniques for creating your own designed clothes by draping your fabric around the dress form. You don't need to use flat pattern or sloper.
In this class you will be able to learn to do all of your hand sewing alterations! we will practice basic hemming stitches that will include hand serger, basting and a slip stitch for invisible seams. Sew on a button, snap and hook and eye.
Linda first used fishing lure swivels to make cut-out pieces of a larger quilt rotate in 2000 for a millennium quilt challenge, her first kinetic quilt. She has received the prestigious Judges Choice ribbon at Quilt Odyssey and has also won at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Show with her unique two-sided, mobile-like art quilts. Learn her secrets in...
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