Learning to Sew
The foundation of being a fashion designer.
Learn to sew in our easy to understand classes.
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Sewing 101 (class size limited) Kids and Adults
$140 (includes all materials, no books or materials to purchase,) - 5 sessions
Home Scholar and Mom & Me specials, scroll to bottom for info
Please register early, we need a minimum of 3 students to hold the class. Class gets cancelled or pushed if 3 are not signed up 24 hours before. :-(
If you are new to our academy, please see our new student registration page, register as a new student and give us your name, childs age and phone number.
Our foundation class. Exploring the basics of sewing while learning to make a simple skirt and simple accessories.
Learn the skills you will need if want to sew simple drapes and pillows too.
We will learn to use a basic sewing machine, how to thread it, how to use patterns,
correct layout, marking and cutting and the importance of fabric grainlines for garment and home decor success.
Each week we will focus on a new technique like seam allowances, elastic casings, patch pockets, pressing and hems.
We have sewing machines and your welcome to bring your own as long as it is in good working order.
Tuesday Morning 10:00-11:30 (all ages) Nov 5 -Dec 17 Home school 20% discount (no class Nov 27)
Monday afternoons 12:30 - 2:15 (all ages) Jan 13 - Feb 10 Home school 20% discount
Monday afterschool 4:15/30 - 6:00 (kids) Jan 13 - Feb 10
Monday evenings 6:05 - 7:50 (teens & adults, mom & me) - Nov 4 - Dec 16 (no class Dec 2)
Monday evenings 6:05 - 7:50 (teens & adults, mom & me) Jan 13 - Feb 10
Beginners Introduction to Sewing (kids & adults!)
1 session, all materials included, $35 (no one-time registration fee)
Please register early, we need a minimum of 3 students to hold the class. Class gets cancelled if 3 are not signed up 24 hours before. :-(
If you have a Living Social/Amazon voucher, please call the studio to register.
Please give us 24 hours notice if you cannot make the class you registered for, "No Shows" forfeit their voucher.
Learn the basics of the sewing machine, how to thread and operate it properly and some basics on how to get started in a fun, creative hobby and useful skill.
Special 2 hour class. A great way to see if you'd like to learn more! Fun class to take with your kids! (ages 8 & up)
Saturday, Nov 23 11:00 - 1:00 (full)
Monday, Dec 16 6:00 - 8:00
Monday, Jan 13 4:15 - 6:00
Monday, Jan 13 6:00 - 8:00
Saturday, Jan 18 2:00- 4:00
Saturday, Jan 25 11:00 - 1:00
SEWING 102 & Intermediate $135 - 5 sessions,
Ready to learn more? We will be making a new skirt style that has a few more details, designed to learn more techniques.
We will be learning about darts, facings, buttonholes, zippers and more on the machine.
Our adult students will be working from a commercial pattern and will need to bring in their own fabric to the second class.
Our kids class will be designing a patchwork skirt in 102 and a custom project for 103 students.
You can take this class multiple times, we will be working on different projects, depending on what you would like to learn.
Tuesday afterschool 4:15/4:30 - 6:00 (kids) Jan 14 - Feb 11
Tuesday evenings 6:05 - 7:50 (teens & adults) Tues Jan 7 - ongoing (join on any Tue for 5 consecutive Tuesdays)
Wed afternoons 12:30 - 2:00 (all ages) Jan 15 - Feb 12 (home school discount)
*New Re-Fashion Design, (upcycling)! 3 sessions, $85 trims & etc included(some sewing skills required)
THE REASON TO KNOW HOW TO SEW! Think of all the cool things you can create or recreate.
Make your t-shirts, shorts, skirts and all truly unique. Make them into wearable art pieces.
We will show you ideas to turn your boring pieces into fun wearable art.
Bring in a few pieces you think need an upcycle and we'll show you how to give it a new identity!
Who know's maybe you'll turn it into a business!
some basic sewing skills required
Thursdays 6:15 - 8:00 (teens & adults) Ongoing thru Dec 19th, (join in for 3 consecutive sessions)
Technique Wednesdays $28 per class (please register early to avoid us cancelling a class!)
Each Wednesday we will offer a different technique in sewing to help you develop your sewing skills.
We will be working on muslin so no need to bring anything. All materials included!
Wednesdays 6:00-7:30, some classes may go a little later.
Our classes include:
How to Read those Patterns! Nov 6th learn symbols and layout
All about ZIPPERS, Nov 13
ALTERATIONS, Nov 20 bring in yours or learn on ours
All about RUFFLES, Dec 4,cancelled
ALL about FABRICS, Dec 11, learning to sew on differnt types,
Piping and Bias Edging, Dec 18 makes beautiful finishes
Perfect Pockets, Jan 8
Princess seams & Darts, Jan 15
Waist and Neck Facings, Jan 22
Fashion Accessories, 3 sessions,$85 materials included!
You've taken sewing 101 or know basic sewing. We will be making fashion accessories like headbands, scrunchies,
tote bags/purses, sunglass holders, bows, waterbottle holders, ruffle scarves and hats even critter hats!
And if you have any ideas just let us know.
You can take this class again and again, always working on different projects.
Make beautiful hats, scarves, totes...
Wed afterschool 4:30 - 6:00 (all ages)
Tuesday afterchool 4:30 - 6:00
Designer Panel Skirt 3 sessions, $85 all materials included
For our students who have taken sewing 101 and haven't sewn for awhile, we have created a new class for you!
We will be reviewing, learning new techniques and making new skirts similar to our beginners skirt to refreshen you skills.
Wed afterschool 4:30 - 6:00 (all ages)
Monday afterschool 4:30 - 6:00 (all ages)
Sewing Pants3 sessions, (prerequisite of sewing 101 required)
We will be learning to make simple elastic cased pants. Learn to use a pattern, finding the right pattern size and how to layout and cut properly.
Then constructing the pant.
Students need to bring fabric to second class.
Tuesdays 4:30 - 6:00(all ages)
Wednesdays 4:30 - 6:00 (all ages)
HOW TO READ THOSE DANGED PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS!
1 session, $28 (all materials included)
Our most requested private tutoring, Seems they are daunting and you need help!
We will look inside those mixed up instruction pages and learn to read between the lines and understand the illustrations. Once you learn their system it all becomes easier!
We'll do pattern layouts on pattern paper, learn how to use grainlines- the foundation of garment success, how to pin and cut and then how to map it all out.
Wed evening 6:05-8:00 (all ages) Nov 6th
1 session, $28, basic sewing skills required
Save money, do your own alterations! If you have some sewing skills use them to update and fit your clothes to fit you perfectly!
Learn some simple alterations techniques like hemming, tapering, replacing zippers, and letting out.
Bring in a few garments of your own for you to learn on or use some of our samples.
Wed evening (teens & adults) NOV 20th Now in the Wed Techniques class,
Memory Quilt,4 sessions,$100, quilt materials not included
Recycle your favorite t-shirts and other special pieces that you just can't part with! Put them into a special quilt that you make.
Something special you will always have with you. basic sewing skills required.
Baby clothes, loved ones, your school old clothes, soveigner shirts, team shirts.....
You'll need to bring in your garment pieces to the first class to get started and later your choice of quiltcontrast and backing. plus quilt batting if you wish.
Wed 10:30 - 12:00 (all ages) let us know your interest!
* A one-time new student registration fee applies ** See Registration Tab for details & specials discounts.