Face it -- you know very little about sewing, if anything. Staples and duct tape are probably found in your sewing kit. Believe it or not, you'll leave this class with a completed pair of drawstring pants. (You're a fast learner you say? Well then, you can make a pullover shirt to match, too!) This class moves really quickly and fills even more quickly! Limited to 12 students, be sure to enroll early to avoid missing out! 4 Sessions. $159 includes your pattern and use of sewing machines in class - You provide your basic sewing supplies, fabric and a smile! Supply list provided at first class.
Continue to hone your sewing skills by learning to install zippers, create darts and correct fit while you construct a lightly tailored lined or un-lined skirt in this second in our series of three classes designed to provide you a solid foundation upon which to further your creative sewing genius. You may also select from either a collared or collarless tunic or lightly tailored camp shirt with a convertible collar. Enrollment is capped at 10 students. $179 plus pattern, fabric and supplies.
In Sewing S1B, you easily mastered French seams and zippers. Ready to conquer the sewing world? Try Sewing S1C on for size! During this next stop in our popular introductory sewing series, you'll have a really hard time making a choice. For this session, you can choose to make a dress or jeans (made to fit), a men's or women's classically tailored collared dress shirt, or a jean jacket. Limited to 8 students. $199 plus pattern, fabric and supplies. Supply List.
You’ve got your serger… And it looked so much like once you got it home, it would make perfect sense. And now you realize that if you had about another 14 hours in the day you’d be able to master it. No worries! Before you head down the path of overlock destruction, this class will unwind the mystery of threading and tension and will explore a bunch of knit garment construction techniques while making a sweatshirt, a pair of yoga pants, and finally, the t-shirt with which everyone thinks they want to start... Limited to 6 students. 4 Sessions. $199, plus materials. Supply List.
You've got the basics of sewing with stretch knits under your belt. Stretch your skills with this course new to our schedule. With the able guidance of Ivy Vining, you'll learn how to color-block and construct a pair of legins and a sports bra. You'll even learn how to customize fit. The enrollment cap on this class is six students. 4 Sessions. $199, plus materials. Supply List.
We are extraordinarily excited to launch a new block of the month program at Sewing Arts! With the loads of folks who’ve been joining us for our illustrious QuiltWorks QW1A series, here’s the perfect opportunity to put some notches in your quilting belt. Join us once each month for this 9 month class and watch while not only you learn to piece a bunch of different blocks and learn to applique, but your skills build, too! $259 for the 9-month tour, or $39 per month, plus pattern, kit fee, materials. Pay up front and receive the pattern absolutely free! (Saves you $39.95!) Supply List.
Blueprinting, also known on cyanotype, uses photosensitized fabric, opaque design media, and sunshine to create amazing designs. We will design, explore, experiment and discover a creative approach to textile design. At the end of class, you will have useable swatches that you can incorporate into your sewing projects, and the knowledge to design and create yardage on your own. $39, plus materials. Supply List. 1 Session.
We're very pleased to introduce you to Barbara Rain's newest addition to the Sewing Arts Schedule: a course showing you how to rub-off ready made garments. In this 3-hour introductory course, using your favorite hoodie, you'll learn all the fundamental skills needed to take your favorite garments back to flat patterns so that you can recreate fabulous fashion that fits you to a "T".
This crafty carrier is just the source to put order to your crafting chaos! These carriers have handles, outside divided pleated pockets on front and back, and a single outside pocket on each side. The outside carrier is made from three different fabrics and the inside carrier is made from a fourth fabric choice. There is a firm heavy-weight interfacing between the outer and inner layers. $59 plus materials. Supply List. 2 Sessions.
Crochet is making a huge comeback. We’ve received numerous requests for crochet classes, and are thrilled to be able to provide. Sharon McCauley joins the Sewing Arts faculty to provide you expert tutelage in this two session introductory crochet course! You’ll learn the fundamentals you need to set you squarely on your way to expert crochet. 2 Sessions. $59, plus materials. Supply List.