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Seasonal Sewing Workshops

$58.00

Our seasonal workshop allow students to sample an array of classes with less time commitment. With most workshop being 1 - 3 sessions you can enhance your skills and create great projects in no time. You'll receive an informational reminder email a week before your course with a small list of Sewing Tools needed.

Feel free to bring your own sewing machine or rent one from the studio for a onetime fee of $15 per course. 

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Blissed Out

Saturday, May 15 & 22 ~ 2:00pm- 4:15pm

Ahhhhhh how we love spring and summer! It's a time to get outside, shed those winter blues and focus more in-depth on self care. Yoga and mediation have been practiced for centuries for it's mental, spiritual and physical benefits. Join us for this new course to relax and learn how to create your very own Yoga Mat Bag and Essential Oils Aromatherapy masks while listing to therapeutic music and smelling the sweet smell of lavender essential oils.

Course Cost: $89. A small materials list will be sent a week before the class.  

Prerequisite:  Sewing 100  or equivalent experience.  


Tote Bags, Farmers Markets

Market Bags

Saturday, June 12th & 19th ~ 2:00pm - 4:15pm

Join us for our new Market Bags Course and make your very own! Whether your brining it to the famer's market, the grocery store or the beach this durable bag will last for years to come! In this two session course students will learn to work with medium weight fabrics and stabilizers to create a bag that is durable. You will also learn how to top stitch, make two internal pockets, box corners and how to add a magnetic snap to your bag. 

Course Cost: $89 + $25 material fee 

Prerequisite:  Sewing 100  or equivalent experience.  


Doggie Leashes and Collars

Saturday, July 24th ~ 2pm - 5pm

Calling all Puppy and Dog lovers….. could anything be better than spending time learning and creating great personalized pieces for your pooch!?!
You'll learn how to make your very own personalized collar and leash. If time allows we will also discuss how to make bandannas. The possibilities are endless, just think … a seasonal bandanna for the 4th of July, Halloween or Saint Patrick’s Day, a basic matching collar and leash set or a set in colors specific to the season, make for your pooch or as a nice gift for a new puppy owner.
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Leave With:  A finished leash and collar, List of over 40 local sewing stores, Info on where to purchase more hardware for future projects

Course Cost: $58. A small materials list will be sent a week before the class.  

Prerequisite:  Sewing Patterns 101  or equivalent experience


Applique Beach Bags

Saturday, July 31, August 7 & 14 ~ 1:30pm - 4:00pm

In this course you will learn:

•bag making with sail boat or anchor applique detail
•different applique styles, stitches and techniques
•about an array of stabalizers
•how to apply basic top stitching techniques
•how to create internal pockets
•how to add magnetic snap closures
•how to use grommets to attach your bag handles
several tips that will make the whole sewing process much easier

Leave with: Your very own Beach Bag, Instructions to make more and Applique Templates. 

Cost: $140. A list of materials will be sent one week before your course.

Prerequisite: Sewing Patterns 101  or equivalent experience.


sewing bags, sewing clutches, fashion design, accessories

Clutches & Purses

 August: TBD

Who doesn't want their very own personalized clutch and change purse!? In this zippers class you will learn how to select the correct length zippers, how to shorten them and create a new zipper stop. You'll learn how to select the correct stabilizers, make boxed corners and so much more!

These are great to keep for yourself or make as gifts! You’ll be provided with dozens of fabric options for pouches & clutches. All pouches and clutches can have equally as pretty and fun linings and zipper closures as the outside fabric, to make them extra cute!

Leave With: Two finished projects, Locations to purchase zippers, List of over 40 local fabric stores

Course Cost: $68 + $15 fee brought to first class is applied toward supplies for pouch and clutch.  

Prerequisite:  Sewing Patterns 101  or equivalent experience

 

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Sewing Stuffed Animals

Spring Bunnies

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Hop on over to the studio for this fun afternoon workshop! Create adorable bunnies from soft fabrics like laundered cottons, felt  or fleece. Learn how to create darts, work with interfacing and tuck fabric to give your bunny a three-dimensional look. 

Leave With:  An adorable stuffed bunny, templates and instructions to make more.


HUGE Donut Pillows

This new fun spring workshop is sure to bring a smile to your face and laughter into you heart. I mean who wouldn't want a huge donut pillow that you could literally wear around your neck! :) Become more comfortable sewing around curves and utilizing your zigzag stitch in addition to straight stitch. Work with lightweight home décor fabrics, felt and stuffing to create this cute pillow! 

Leave With:  A finished project, List of over 40 local sewing stores, and the skills to make more!


Applique Messenger Bags

Sunday, April 11, 18, 25 & May 2 ~ 3pm - 5pm

This course will take you on a creative journey away from our common straight stitch and into a world of delightful decorative stitches like Colonial knots, blanket stitches, whip stitches and over stitches. By combining machine and hand stitching on felt you'll see your bag come alive! We'll start with practice stitching, then move on to our flower pattern as seen in the photo and end with creating a wonderful messenger bag out of felt. 

Leave With: One completed bag, Instructions to make more, List of over 40 local fabric stores

Prerequisite:  Sewing 100  or equivalent experience.  *Depending on how quickly or slowing you work there may be up to four hours needed of "out of class" time to complete your project.


Funky Felted Mittens

We're at it again with our most popular seasonal workshop ~ Funky Felted Mittens. If you want the warmest, most creative, personally designed mittens for yourself or family and friends then this workshop is a must! Learn the technique of felting old sweaters to make mittens and other future creations.

Leave With: One finished set of mittens, template to make more, list of over 40 local fabric stores


Origami Style Face Masks 

We've now made over 2,000 face masks and have come up with some great tips and tricks along the way to have your masks looking professional, being durable and super cute! Join us for this fun one session workshop and learn to make your very own! All supplies will be provided.

Leave With:  One completed mask and tips to make more. 

Boutique Quality Cowls

These popular scarves are being made and sold everywhere from H&M to Etsy for up to $55! This is your opportunity to create your very own boutique quality cowl with fabric of your choice! Select faux fur, knit or cotton blends to create your cowl from. They make a wonderful addition to any outfit and make great gifts!

Leave With: One finished cowl, List of over 40 local fabric stores


Aromatherapy Eye Mask Pillows

Ahhhhh nothing says relaxation like the smell of soothing essential oils like lavender, lemongrass and orange. During this seasonal workshop you will create your very own aromatherapy eye-mask pillow and choose your favorite scent or mix a couple. These make wonderful holiday gifts or keep for yourself and use during Savasana at the end of your yoga practice or while distressing at the end of your day.

Leave With: Two finished projects, List of over 40 local fabric stores


Doggie Leashes and Collars

Calling all Puppy and Dog lovers….. could anything be better than spending time learning and creating great personalized pieces for your pooch!?!
You'll learn how to make your very own personalized collar and leash. If time allows we will also discuss how to make bandannas. The possibilities are endless, just think … a seasonal bandanna for the 4th of July, Halloween or Saint Patrick’s Day, a basic matching collar and leash set or a set in colors specific to the season, make for your pooch or as a nice gift for a new puppy owner.
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Leave With:  At least two finished projects, List of over 40 local sewing stores, Info on where to purchase more hardware for future projects


Fabric Bowls & Trivets

 What happens when you combine fabric scraps, rope and a zigzag stitch? Well…….beautiful pieces of fiber art of course! Explore working with fabric in a whole new way while creating these delightful bowls and trivets! Students will learn how to use their zig-zag stitch, wrap fabric and tips and tricks on how to begin and finish these pieces. This is a great project to use up some fabric scraps or purchase new and coordinate with the room you plan to display your pieces of art.

Leave With: Two completed projects, List of over 40 local fabric stores


Cutie Cubes

Join us for this fun workshop to make your very own Cutie Cubes! All creations can have equally as pretty and fun linings and zipper closures as the outside fabric, to make them extra cute! In this class you’ll learn how to sew in a zipper specific to this project, select the correct length zippers, make boxed corners, create 3-d projects and so much more! We’ll be making a Cutie Cube that’s about 8” x 3".  * Please note this project may be challenging for those with hand limitations. 

Leave With: One completed project, Instructions to make more 8" x 3" and to make a 3" x 3", List of over 40 local fabric stores 


Spring Bunnies

Hop on over to the studio for this fun afternoon workshop! Create adorable bunnies from soft fabrics like laundered cottons or fleece. Learn how to create darts and work with interfacing and tuck fabric to give your bunny a three-dimensional look. 

Leave With:  An adorable stuffed bunny, templates and instructions to make more


 Holiday Mini Quilt Coasters

This delightful workshop offers four separate projects to choose from, Holiday Rudolf, Christmas Tree Truck, Snow Birds and Joy. These Applique and Quilted Coasters, also known as Mug Rugs measure about 7" x 10" when completed. This is the perfect project if you'd like to sample quilting and applique! You'll leave with one adorable coaster to place your morning coffee or hot coco on. And of course you can always place cookies on during Christmas eve for Santa!

Leave with: A completed coaster, Instructions and template, List of over 40 local fabric stores


Invisible Zippers

Zippers can mystify the most skilled of sewists but you don’t have to struggle alone. During this course we will help you navigate the world of zippers and teach you how to install an invisible zipper into a basic throw pillow.

These are great to keep for yourself or make as gifts! In this course you'll learn how to to shorten zippers, create a new zipper stop, how to use your invisible zipper foot and so much more!

Leave With: One finished pillow, Locations to purchase zippers, List of over 40 local fabric stores


Beach Bags

In this course you will:

Focus on components of making a bag with applique detail
•Learn different applique products, styles and techniques
•Learn common decorative applique stitches like satin and blanket
•Gain experience working with various kinds of fusibles
•Learn how to apply basic top stitching techniques
•Learn how to create internal pockets
•Learn how to add magnetic snap closures
•Learn how to use grommets to attach your bag handles
•Become more familiar with terminology used with instructions
•Learn several tips that will make the whole sewing process much easier

Leave with: Your very own Beach Bag, Instructions to make more , Applique Templates and List of over 50 local fabric stores


Walk on the Wild Side

This super fun sewing patterns course is sure to delight and expand your sewing skills. This class is perfect for those who want to explore working with array of different fabrics like leather, suede, vinyl and pleather and leave with a super cute bag! You'll learn to install zippers, top-stitch and select the correct needles for your projects. We'll build off skills learned in our pattern courses by navigating store bought patterns, layout, terminology and so much more! 

Students will have a choice of four different animal bags to create; dog, owl, cat or fox. 

Leave With: A wild bag to take home, Pattern to make more, List of over 40 local fabric stores


 

 

Seasonal Wine Bag with Matching Tags 

Oh what fun it is to sew...........holiday inspired projects! Join us for this one-time seasonal class to create your very own seasonal wine bags and matching gift tag! Create wine bags for yourself, as a teachers gift or house gift for a holiday host!

Leave With: One finished wine bag, instructions to make more, list of over 40 local fabric stores


Decorative Zipper Pillows

Zippers can mystify the most skilled of sewists but you don’t have to struggle alone. During this course we will help you navigate the world of zippers and teach you how to install an invisible zipper into a basic throw pillow.

These are great to keep for yourself or make as gifts! In this course you'll learn how to to shorten zippers, create a new zipper stop, how to use your invisible zipper foot and so much more!

Leave With: One finished pillow, Locations to purchase zippers, List of over 40 local fabric stores


Yoga Mat Bags

We all carry our Yoga Mats back and forth to class. How about carrying yours in style with a custom bag created by you! By choosing the right fabrics and materials your bag with last several years and will match your personality and style. You will use patterns to develop your bag and leave with the skills to make more! This is a great project to make for yourself or as a gift for someone you know who enjoys yoga. 

Leave With: Finished Yoga Mat Bag, A pattern to make more, List of over 40 local fabric stores


Infinity Scarves

These popular scarves are being made and sold everywhere from H&M to Etsy for up to $45! This is your opportunity to create your very own boutique quality infinity scarves with fabric of your choice! They make a wonderful addition to any outfit and make great gifts too! Think Mother's Day Gifts or a great workshop to take with mom!

Leave With: One finished Scarf and a list of over 40 local fabric stores


Customized Christmas Stockings

Come customize and personalize your own Christmas Stockings! Bring the flashiest, most elegant, kitschy or funky Christmas fabric you can find. Bring in novelty prints, holiday inspired, velvets or flannel and as Tim Gunn says, ‘We’ll make it work!” Two pattern size options will be available to choose from and design style is limitless.

Leave With: One finished stocking, a pattern to take how and make more from, list of over 40 local fabric stores


  

Customized Drink Koozies

In honor of the coming of spring and summer we are offering a new workshop, Customized Drink Koozies!

In this seasonal workshop students will work from two different templates that will enable you to create customized Beer Koozies and/or Customized Coffee Sleeves! Students can create a project using a Velcro closure and one using elastics and buttons for closures. This will allow students to not only learn how to size but also how to work with batting, insulate, Velcro, elastic, buttons and more! These koozies will help keep hot beverages warm and keep cold beverages cool. They will also help absorb condensation from cold bottles to keep your hands and other surfaces dry. Join us and learn how to make these really fun party, new home, birthday and Mother’s Day gifts!

Leave With: At least one finished project, List of over 40 local fabric stores.



Decorative Ruffle Pillow

Zippers can mystify the most skilled of sewists but you don’t have to struggle alone. During this course we will help you navigate the world of zippers and teach you how to install an invisible zipper into a decorative ruffle pillow. These are great to keep for yourself or make as gifts! Think how lovely they could be in a new babies room, or a gift for mom. How about using fun fabric to create a funky look or elegant fabric for a more sophisticated look.

In this zippers class you will learn how to select the correct length zippers, how to shorten them and create a new zipper stop. You'll learn how to use your invisible zipper foot, how to make ruffles and so much more!

Leave With: One finished pillow, Locations to purchase zippers, List of over 40 local fabric stores



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