Sewing Machine Basics

Sewing Machine Basics

If you’ve never used a sewing machine or if you need a refresher, this class will build your sewing confidence. This workshop introduces you to the anatomy of the sewing machine and how to get started including: bobbin winding, threading, stitch selection and sewing seams. Put your knowledge into practice with a simple envelope pillow cover. Duration: one 3-hour session Beginner Level Prerequisite: No previous sewing machine experience is required. Cost: €40

Small Sewing Projects

Small Sewing Projects

In this class, you can practice various sewing techniques making a few items for yourself, your home or kids! There will be an assortment of projects to choose from that vary in skill level. (Click on this class to open up window with link for more details.) All materials & trims included. Duration: Three 3-hour sessions Beginner & Intermediate Level Prerequisite: none Cost: €80

Make a Bag

Make a Bag

In this 2 lesson seminar, we will be making a handbag. You have a choice of styles to choose from including designs from Umami's Fabric Bags, a Japanese sewing book, (they have a cult following in the sewing world!) Click on link to learn more. Materials & trim provided. Duration: two 3-hour sessions Intermediate Level Prerequisite: We recommend our beginner sewing class, Sewing Machine Basics or equalvalent experience. Students should know how to thread & use a sewing machine. Cost: €50

Easy Alterations

Easy Alterations

Take your alterations into your own hands and learn some essential tricks and tips. Shorten up those skirts and pants to the proper length when you learn to do an invisible hem by hand. Please bring a few garments that need some care to class with you. Duration: one 3-hour session Beginner Level Prerequisite: We recommend our beginner sewing class, Sewing Machine Basics or equivalent experience. Students should know how to thread & use a sewing machine to take this course. Cost: €35

Intro to Screen Printing

Intro to Screen Printing

Screen printing is a super fun way of getting a design printed onto anything you may want: t-shirts, tote-bags, fabric, etc. While traditional screen-printing is more of a challenge for the non-professional, screen printing with stencils & drawing fluid are the perfect do-it-at-home options. In this workshop, we'll be using these methods to learn about creating textile designs. Duration: One 3-hour session Prerequisite: No previous experience is required. Cost: €65

Soft Toys

Soft Toys

Learn how to make a stuffed doll or animal in this lesson. You will have a variety of patterns to choose from that you can customize with small details. All materials included. Click on link to learn more. Duration: two 3-hour sessions Intermediate Level Prerequisite: We recommend our beginner sewing class, Sewing Machine Basics or equalvalent experience. Students should know how to thread & use a sewing machine. Cost: €60

Intro to Block Printing

Intro to Block Printing

In this seminar you will learn how to carve soft blocks to print designs on fabric with water based inks. Each participant will take home the blocks they carve. All materials included. Duration: One 3-hour session Prerequisite: No previous experience is required. Cost: €50

Learn to Sew from a Pattern

Learn to Sew from a Pattern

Do you want to learn how to make your own clothes? In this class we will learn how to sew a garment from a commercial sewing pattern. There will be a few patterns and fabrics to choose from. Please click on the link to learn more. Duration: Four 2-hour sessions Prerequisite: We recommend our beginner sewing class, Sewing Machine Basics or equalvalent experience. Students should know how to thread & use a sewing machine. Cost: €80

Knock It Off

Knock It Off

The term Knock It off refers to a technique in the fashion industry where a pattern is made using an existing garment. Bring in a few of your favorite pieces of clothing and we will copy one to produce its pattern. Duration: One 3-hour session Intermediate Level Prerequisite: This class is for sewists who have previous garment sewing experience Cost: €35

Soft Toys

Learn how to make a stuffed doll or animal in this lesson. You will have a variety of patterns to choose from that you can customize with small details. All materials included. Click on link to learn more. Duration: two 3-hour sessions Intermediate Level Prerequisite: We recommend our beginner sewing class, Sewing Machine Basics or equalvalent experience. Students should know how to thread & use a sewing machine. Cost: €60

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