Summer 2017 Class Schedule

Stop by the store, email, or call to reserve your spot!

 

Sewing school 

Katy Hope
Level: Beginner


Learn to sew—or remember what you already knew—in a fun and supportive environment! Using Shea Henderson's Sewing School 101 as our primer, we'll cover fabric selection, essential tools, and basic techniques while making a bunch of great projects: pillowcases, aprons, zipper bags, and more!
4 sessions: Fridays,  7/21, 7/28, 8/4, and 8/11, 9-12PM

$120, includes book

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Stitch sampler

Andrea Lenci-Cerchiara
Level: Beginner

Looking for a great travel project this summer? For portability and relaxation, embroidery can't be beat. Learn the basic stitches while creating an adorable, wall-worthy sampler! 
Wednesday, 7/26 6-9PM

$50, includes all materials

Quilting 101

Katy Hope
Level: Confident Beginner


Making Heather Jones' “Fly Away,” you will learn the basics of quilting: preparing your fabrics, using a rotary cutter, basic piecing, layering and basting your quilt sandwich, machine quilting, and binding. Youyes YOUwill complete a 36" square quilt! Ta-da! You're a quilter!
4 sessions: Mondays, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, and 7/31, 12-3PM.

$110

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EASY PEAZY PAJAMA PANTS

Katy Hope
Level: Confident Beginner

Pajamas. Do you sometimes wonder why you'd ever wear anything else? Take this class and you might wonder why you'd ever make anything else! Comfy and forgiving, pajamas are the perfect beginner garment--and they make great gifts! 
Wednesday, 7/19, 6-9PM OR Sunday, 8/6 10-1

$40

MEET THE MACHINE
Hilary Oak

Has your tension got you tense? Skipped stitches? Frayed nerves? Your machine can be your friend if you understand the signals it sends you. This class covers: proper threading and tension adjustments; choosing the right needles, bobbins, and thread; accommodating different types of fabrics; using specialty stitches, special feet, and attachments; troubleshooting problems; and basic maintenance. Bring your own machine or use one of ours!
Tuesday, 8/15, 6-9PM OR Saturday, 8/19, 2-5PM

$50

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Farrow dress

Katy Hope
Level: Confident Beginner

If you've wanting to try garment sewing from a commercial pattern, or you just want a cool and comfortable addition to your summer wardrobe, the Farrow Dress is a great place to start. With a simple a-line silhouette and practical on-seam pockets, it's the dress you'll reach for time and time again. 
2 sessions: Wednesdays, 6/28 and 7/5, 6-9PM
$40

 

Knitting studio

Kit Burke-Smith

Take a seat on the couch, pick up some needles, and learn to love one of the most portable, popular crafts ever. Perfect for complete newbies as well as folks whose skills may have gotten a bit woolly.  And yes, the pussyhat makes a great beginner project!
4 sessions: Tuesdays 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, and 6/27, 7-9PM
$80

 

 

Garment Lab

Jennifer Ambrosini

Have you made a few simple garments and now you're ready to attempt something more involved? Or maybe there's a pattern you're dying to try, but it looks just a leeeetle bit tricky? Or perhaps you have persistent fit issues you want to address? The Garment Lab is the place for you! Expert seamstress Jennifer Ambrosini will provide hands-on guidance on the project of your choosing, from pattern and fabric selection to cutting, fitting, and finishing. Class limited to four students, register early!
4 sessions: Saturdays 7/1, 8, 15, and 22, 10AM-12PM
$110

And don't forget about...

 

the MAKE OUT!

Thursday nights are craft night! Sewing, knitting, embroidery, whatever you've got, we want to see. We'll be open until 9bring a snack, bring a project, bring a friend! Machines are available at $10 for the evening, make sure to reserve ahead of time.

 

class Policies

  • Full tuition is due at time of registration.
  • You may withdraw from a class and receive a full refund up to one week before class begins. After that time, no refunds will be issued, although you may choose to credit your fee toward a future class. Or you can send a friend to take your spot, just let us know who to expect!
  • If we need to cancel a class you will receive a full refund.
  • Class materials are not included except where noted in the class description. Students receive a 15% discount when shopping for class supplies, just let us know at the register.
  • Sewing machines are available for class use or you may bring your own; please let us know which you prefer when you register as this may affect enrollment. If you are bringing your own machine, make sure to arrive at least 10 minutes early so you can get set up and comfy!