Sewing Classes

 

We want everyone to learn how to sew! Our Sewing Basics will get you going, from learning your way around a sewing machine to using a pattern to create a pillow and a lined zippered pouch. 

Do you have a specific project you need help with? Or a busy schedule that interferes with weekly classes? Book a private lesson! Or a sewing evening with your friends. Compare schedules and give us a call to book a sewing session!

Before you book a session, please review our Class Payment and Cancellation Policy.

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Summer Sewing Camp 2022

Thank you for your registrations! Our Camps are now all sold out. Look for us on Instagram and Facebook to see pictures of what they have been making!

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Sewing Basics

All ages are welcome! Whether you are 8 years old or 88 years young. With your desire to learn, we will teach you how to sew in our Sewing Basics 1, 2 & 3. You can be a complete novice or in need of a refresher, as you haven’t sewn since high school! Machine sewing as well as hand sewing. 

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Long Arm Quilting

Do you have quilt tops waiting to be quilted? Somewhere between the cutting, the piecing and then the binding, the quilting needs to be done. Whether you have baby quilts, table runners or a king size quilt, we can quilt them for you.

With our 20” Amara quilting machine, we use our Pro-Stitcher computer program to perfectly quilt your quilts edge to edge.

We also sell batting, 80% cotton, 20% polyester and wool batting 96″ or 108″ wide Backing fabrics too, 108″ wide.

Please call for pricing.

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Sewing Machine 101

Need a refresher on YOUR sewing machine? Learn the basics including, maintenance, needles, proper threading and all the features of your machine. Bring your mechanical or electronic machine. If you bought your machine from us, please call to register.

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Learn to Quilt Workshop

In this 5 week workshop, learn quilting basics including, rotary cutting, piecing and pressing, while completing a baby or lap quilt. We supply the rulers, rotary cutters, mats and sewing machines for you to use during class time.  Experience all the tools of quilting!

Learn to Quilt Workshop – Baby Quilt

In this 5 week workshop, learn quilting basics including, rotary cutting, piecing, pressing, quilting and binding, while completing this adorable, baby quilt, 42″ x 54″ with our Little Duckling fabric from Moda fabrics.

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Knits, Knits, Knits

Confused about sewing with knits? Whats the difference between a Jersey and a Double knit?  What pattern to use? What stitches to use? How to hem your garment? There are 2 workshops to chose from, Introduction to Knits and Advanced Knits. 

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Sew with Me – Halloween

Spend a fun afternoon and create a ghost pillow with your child. Our Sew with Me class is for boys and girls, 5 – 7 years old, with an adult, to spend a couple of hours sewing on our sewing machines. No sewing experience necessary.

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Rope Bowl

Come and spend a couple of hours making a unique bowl with rope, fabric scraps and thread. We supply everything including the sewing machine. Use as a flower planter, trinket bowl, fruit bowl, knitting basket…..fill with treats for a truly unique gift!  Some sewing experience is helpful.

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Hemming & Mending Workshop

Learn how to hem your pants and fix that rip and sew back on the buttons that have fallen off! And some simple alterations.  Bring in 3 – 4 articles of clothing or items that need work. You’ll learn the best way to hem or fix it!  We’ll supply the sewing machine!

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Serger Workshop

Need a refresher on YOUR serger? Own one and terrified to use it or even rethread it! Overcome your serging fears by learning all about your serger – how it works, simple threading techniques, and basic construction skills for successful serged projects.

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Machine Quilting

In this workshop, explore ways to machine quilt your Yellow Brick Road from the Quilting Basics Workshop.  Or if you have a quilt top from a previous class needing quilting. You’ll try out free motion and straight line quilting with a walking foot.

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Jelly Roll Rugs

We are making rugs out of Jelly Rolls of fabric! Come join this fun two session class.  Some sewing experience necessary. 

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Hand Embroidery

Hand embroidery has become very popular over the last little while for all ages.  Create something beautiful with your hands and a needle and thread and make a tea cup pin cushion.

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After School Sewing

Introduce your child to the world of sewing on a sewing machine!  This is for everyone ages 8 – 10 yrs old who wants to learn to sew. They will learn how to thread the machine, use different stitches, learn about seam allowances and make 4 projects in the 8 weeks, including a vinyl pouch, a pillow, tote bag. 

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Lacy Bralette

Learn to make a stretch lacy bralette with adjustable straps for a fraction of the cost of one in the store. Pattern, fabric and notions supplied. Take home the confidence and pattern to make more!  Please supply bra size when registering.
Includes all materials, thread, pattern and the use of our sewing machines! Please bring a basic sewing kit.

Some sewing experience necessary, including threading a sewing machine and understanding and following seam allowances.  

New dates coming for Fall 2022

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Coffee Break Sewing

Need a sewing machine, serger, cutting table? Finish those UFO’s, mend those clothes. This is independent sewing as you work at your own pace and your own projects.

$15/hr plus HST | Please call ahead to make sure there is space and a machine available. You will need to bring your own thread or purchase in shop.

Prerequisite – Our Sewing Basics Class or a Refresher on our sewing machine before you begin ($10 plus HST).

Recyled Mitten Workshop

Do you have an old sweater you’re no longer interested in wearing? Even if it has a rip or a hole, it can still be repurposed into a pair of warm, winter mittens.

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Bra Making Workshop

Fall 2022

Please send us an email if you are interested in our Bra Making Workshop.  We will be looking at dates for Fall 2022!

Class Payment and Cancellation Policy