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Sewing & Project Classes

We offer a variety of classes for all levels. Whether you are entirely new to sewing or more advanced we have something that will interest everyone. Our instructors have years of sewing experience and can help you learn the fundamentals and new techniques.

Class fee is due at the time of registration. Most classes are limited in number of attendees accepted. Some classes have minimum attendance requirements and will not meet if not filled within three days of meeting date. Please register early.

Current Classes Offered

Serger Classes

Holiday and Special Occasion Gift Basket (2 hours, hands-on class):
Learn how to use your serger to make beautifully adorned gift baskets for the holidays. Dress up a plain basket with holiday themed fabrics and decorative threads to present your culinary arts or themed gifts at their best! (This class is for those who already know basic serging techniques).

Class Fee: $25.00 + supplies
Saturday, December 1, 10 a.m. – Noon

T-shirts (2-1/2 hours, hands on class):
Learn how quick and easy it is to make a basic t-shirt using your serger. Learn how to apply ribbing and do a quick hem finish using the serger. This class will require prepreparation in cutting out the t-shirt fabric pieces for your proper size. If you only wish to learn the process of constructing a tshirt, you may make prior arrangements with the instructor and a sample tshirt will be provided for an additional fee. (This class is for those who already know basic serging techniques).

Class Fee $25.00 + supplies
Burda Pattern $8.50
Optional: Small sized precut t-shirt to use in class $10 (fabrics vary)
Saturday, December 8, 9:30 a.m. – Noon
Class Size Limited to Four

Basic Serger Seminar (4 hours hands-on in two 2-hour Sessions):
This class will take you from opening the box to confident threading and serging using several different techniques. You will learn threading, balancing tensions, maintenance, seaming, gathering, applying ribbing, easing sleeve heads and circular hems, serging smooth outer corners, curves and more; serging cottons, blends, knits, and silkies; and an introduction to using the serger for embellishment using specialty threads. A binder is included with instructions and sleeves to keep your samples for future reference.

Class Fee $49.95 + supplies
January 12 & 19, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Class Size Limited to Four

Sewing Classes

Machine Appliqué Class (2 hours, hands-on class):
Learn how to design your own appliqués, or use a commercial pattern, and stitch them in a professional manner on your sewing machine. Learn how to set the proper tension, techniques to maneuver around any shape, how to layout the appliqué pieces for easy composition and sewing, and how to make appliqués from any simple design. (This class is for those who already know basic sewing techniques).

Class Fee $25.00 + supplies
Thursday, January 24, 10:00 a.m. – Noon