Archive for August 2017

Sewing Class Schedule

We’re starting to roll out our classes for the Fall!  Deb Gowling is back to teach sewing for us and we’ve got a fun line up of classes for you.  We’re still ironing out the details on knitting and felting classes since our dear Alexis has moved on to other projects but look for those classes coming soon!
Truly Beginner Sewing – Zippered Cushion Cover
 
A class for everyone who thinks that sewing might be a neat thing to try but isn’t sure where to go from there. We’ll help you demystify your sewing machine, learn about different fabrics, and get some basic techniques under your belt.
Four different class sessions to choose from!
Sundays September 10th + 17th 12-3pm
Mondays September 11th + 18th 10-1pm
Sundays November 12th + 19th 12-3pm
Wednesdays November 15th +22nd 10-1pm
Cost:$50
Minimum 3 students, Maximum 6
Materials: Sewing Machine, Basic Sewing Kit (thread, scissors, measuring tape, marking tool, pins) Please bring your machine manual if you have it.

Mitred Corner Placemats
 
Let’s talk about sewing something that you and your family are going to use day in and day out. Let’s talk about placemats! This workshop is going to teach you how to make neat and tidy mitred corners with fun fabrics on a set of reversible placemats.
Saturday September 23rd 11-4pm
Cost: $35
Minimum 4, Maximum 6
Materials list available in store.

Sewing Pattern Basics
 
Three triangles, two triangles, dots labeled with a 3, dotted lines, dashed lines, lines with dots AND dashes…sewing patterns can be complex! We’ll teach you to decode all the symbols, abbreviations and instructions and make a great garment while you’re at it. You’ll pick a pattern that YOU want to make and we’ll help you every step of the way.
Thursdays September 14th, 21st, 28th 10-1pm
Cost:$50
Minimum 3, Maximum 6
Materials: Sewing Machine, Basic Sewing Kit, EITHER a Kwik-to-Sew paper pattern OR a Burda “Super Easy” paper pattern (If you want to use a pattern from another brand or the internet please get in touch with us to make sure it’s going to be something we can complete inside of class time)

Secret Pocket Infinity Scarf
 
This scarf is perfect for the sewist on the go! For a wander among the trees, or a ramble on the beach, this stylish scarf does double duty keeping the breeze at bay and giving you a place for your keys, phone or ipod.
Sunday October 1st 12-3pm
Cost: $25
Minimum 3, Maximum 6
Materials list available in store.