Sewing Classes

We want everyone to learn how to sew! Our Sewing Basics and Ready-to-Wear classes are ongoing. As long as there is room in one of our scheduled class times, you can start when it fits your schedule.

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!

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After School Sewing

Sign your child up for exciting sewing classes that will help them learn to sew, and have fun while doing it!

Projects geared to the level of the student. Open to children aged 8 – 13. All sessions include all materials, equipment, and a snack!

Fridays 4:30 – 6:00pm | 4 week session $150.00 plus HST  OR

Tuesdays 4:30 – 6:00pm | 5 week session $150.00 plus HST

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Beginners & Refreshers

All ages are welcome! Whether you are 8 years old or 88 years young. With your desire to learn, we will teach you in our Sewing Basics 1, 2 & 3. Machine sewing as well as hand sewing. Includes all materials and equipment.

Mondays 1:00 – 3:00pm     OR

Mondays OR Wednesdays 6:30 – 8:30pm OR

Saturdays 9:30 – 11:30

4 week session $150.00 plus HST

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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.

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

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Sewing Machine 101

Need a refresher on YOUR sewing machine or serger? Learn the basics including threading, maintenance and all the features of your machine. Bring your mechanical or electronic machine, all accessories and manual. We supply the fabrics.

2 hour session $40 plus HST

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Zipper Workshop

Come learn how to not be afraid of zippers! Learn how to insert a variety of zippers including an invisible zipper.

2 hour session $45 plus HST

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Hemming Workshop

Learn different methods for hemming. Bring 3 articles of clothing that require hems and we’ll show you how to hem for each type of clothing item. For example, dress pants, jeans, blouse or t-shirt.  One 2 hour session $40 + HST

2 hour session $40 plus HST

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Ready to Wear

Choose what you want to make and learn techniques to ensure proper fit and sewing techniques to get that ‘store bought’ look!

6 week session $210 plus HST | Fabric and notions extra

Thursday evenings, 6:30 – 8:30pm. Start your 6 week session at anytime!

Must have some sewing experience. Check out our Sewing Basics class if required.

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T-Shirt Quilt

Gather up all those t-shirts sitting in your cupboard and stitch them together to make a quilt!  You’ll need about 25.

2 day class $150 plus HST | Fabric and notions extra

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Quilting Basics

Learn quilting basics, rotary cutting and piecing while completing a lap quilt.

4 week session $150.00 plus HST | Materials and pattern extra

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PA Day Sewing Camp

Bring your kids in for the morning, afternoon or all day sewing! No experience necessary. Ages 8-13. All materials, supplies, snacks included.

Half days:
9:30 – 12:00pm $50.00 plus HST
1:00 – 3:30pm $50.00 plus HST

Full day:
9:30 – 3:30pm $90.00 plus HST | Bring a lunch

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Sewing with Knits

Learn to sew with knits on a sewing machine & serger and finish with a coverstitch machine. Create a pair of yoga pants and/or a top.

4 week session, 2 hours per week $150 plus HST | Fabric, pattern, and notions extra.

Some sewing experience necessary.

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Private Sewing Time

Need some direction? Want to finish up a project or learn how to better use your Janome embroidery machine? One on one sessions can be arranged to suit your needs and schedule. Please contact us to schedule a time convenient for you.

 

Bra Making Workshop

This 2 day class focuses on personal bra-making. Classes are small, so you get lots of personal attention. Your teacher will do all the fitting, so you can concentrate on learning how to sew your new beautiful and comfortable bra.

Prerequisite – Some sewing experience would be a good thing! 

 Here’s what’s provided:

  • 2 full days of in-class instruction and all the fitting
  • Custom pattern for your perfectly fitting, most comfortable bra you have ever worn!
  • Course Kit: includes everything to make a bra
  • Really Bad Jokes
  • Lunch on Sunday
  • Fun!

You Need to bring:

  • Sewing Machine that will do straight stitches and zigzag stitches, in good working order ( and the manual, if possible)
  • Sharp Scissors (Rotary Cutter if preferred), trimming scissors, paper cutting scissors
  • Pins and an Erasable Marker
  • Your own lunch on Saturday (there are also many good restaurants in the area)

This 2 day workshop is offered on select weekends, Saturday & Sunday 9:30am – 4:00pm. ​

Use our machine or bring your own. Please let us know on registration.

Cost: $250.00 plus HST

 

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