Do you find yourself always avoiding zippers? Well you don't have to anymore! Come and join us to learn about different zippers and how they are used. Practice installing regular, centered and lapped zippers. Plus learn an easy technique for invisible zippers that you can use on different types of fabrics.
Tuesday Mar 13th, 10am
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.
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...
This class unifies textiles with unfettered artistry. Students become liberated from traditional patterns and structure by weaving in a stream of conscious manner. Previous weaving experience is not necessary-- just and open mind and a willingness to experiment! Those unsure of a color scheme or design concept for their project are welcome to draw...
Sunday Jan 21st, 1pm
Now that you have learned the basics of sewing, continue the adventure while learning advanced techniques. Construct a skirt with fitted waistband, darts and a zipper. Prerequisite: sewing I or basic sewing skills.
Learn how to construct a timeless, classic mud cloth jacket for yourself or a friend. You will learn how mud cloth is made, where it come from and the meaning behind the symbols coded in the fabric for this class. i have chosen two easy to sew , loose fitting patterns: McCalls 7132 and Simplicity 1318.
Monday Jan 22nd, 1pm
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.
This class, is for total beginners, teaches basic sewing techniques including machine basics, how to read and use a pattern. Students will make two easy projects (a tote bag and pajama pants) to prepare them for more advanced classes.
LOVE TO SEW?...WANT TO TEACH? Helen De Roo You love sewing and want to teach your skills to others but you don't know where to start. This class is designed for you! The instructor, an experienced teacher, will guide you through identifying goals, breaking down large tasks into teachable units, sequencing and managing time. Participants will leave...
Saturday Jan 20th, 2pm
Have you recently acquired a new sewing machine but are intimidated about using it. Set your fear aside when you bring your machine to class, open the box and learn what your new "toy" can do for you. You will learn how to thread it, adjust stitch widths and lengths, use various presser feet and built-in stitches. There might even be some surprises...
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...
Learn the basics of patternmaking and how to manipulate the flat pattern to create new designs. Prerequisite: basic sewing knowledge.
Saturday Jan 20th, 10:30am