Sewing Basics


Sewing Basics 1 - Essentials

Learn to use a sewing machine and put a complete sewing project together using a commercial pattern. This is a self-paced class, so you can start your classes anytime, choose your project, and attend class sessions on your own schedule. more


Sewing Basics 2 - Supervised Sewing

The Supervised Sewing classes move you beyond the essentials to develop a set of common techniques used in most sewing projects. These sessions are flexible and open-ended, so you can return to your sewing classes for as long as you wish to have a teacher helping you. Choose your projects based on the skills you want to learn. more


Serger Sewing 1 - Serger Skills for Knits

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Build proficiency on your serger to sew on knit fabrics. Bring your serger to class and learn a set of practical techniques to give your knitwear a professional look. In just 3-hours you will acquire the various skills and techniques for construction and finishing of knit garments. more


Fast Start on the Sewing Machine

Just bought a new machine? So let’s get it out of the box and put it to work! Bring us your new machine for a 1-hour private orientation on how to thread it, select stitches, and use the accessories. more


You and Your New Sewing Machine

Just bought a new machine? Let’s get it out of the box and put it to work! Bring us your new machine for a 1-hour private orientation on how to thread it, select stitches, and use the accessories. more


Fast Start on the Serger

No serious sewing room is complete without a serger. This 3-hour class introduces the main tasks and capabilities of a basic serger. We get you through the learning curve of threading and operating a basic serger, including 3-thread and 4-thread serging and use of the basic machine accessories. Learn on our machines before you invest in your own. more


You and Your New Serger

Go ahead and take it out of the box and meet your new best friend! This private class helps you get off to a smooth start on your new serger, as we take you through the fine points of threading, adjusting and operating the main features of your machine. Includes plenty of practice time to take you from frustration to fun in no time! more

Pattern Fitting

Sure-Fit Designs Pattern Fitting System

Pattern Fitting - The Dress Bodice

In a 3-day pattern fitting workshop, based on the Sure-Fit Designs pattern system, you will draft your own personal pattern, unique to you, using your body measurements, for a perfect fit. more


Quilting for Beginners

This beginner’s class is perfect for new and experienced sewers to check out the fun, creative challenge of quilting. See how easy it can be to make a beautiful quilt while learning the basic techniques for quilt making. more


Fast Start to Sewing for Cosplay

See how fast and easy it is to get started sewing your cosplay costumes! Using one of our studio machines, learn how to thread it up and sew a straight line. In just 3-hours you will prove you can sew by making a quick, easy cape! It’s a perfect chance to learn about sewing machines before investing in your own. more


Cosplay Workshops

These open-ended, flexible sessions are designed so you can make fast progress on your costume project with a teacher at your side. Bring in your sewing machine, plus your project, and we’ll help you through the challenging parts. Purchase a one-off session or a series. No sewing Machine? Rent one of ours. more