Friday, August 21, 2009

Learn to Sew

Autumn 2009 Sewing Class Schedule

Basic Sewing Classes – Beginner to Intermediate LevelTuesday Evenings 7:30-9:30

Class size is limited to 4

This series of classes will introduce, or re-introduce you to the basics of machine and hand sewing, reading a pattern, cutting out from a pattern. You can choose your project – some possibilities are a reversible toddler/child jacket, an apron, simple dress, tote bag or pillows. If you choose a smaller project you can possibly complete two projects during the 4 week course. Please contact me by phone or email before the first class meeting so I can give you a materials list for your chosen work.

$65 per 4 week session

First Session: 9/15, 9/22, 9/29 & 10/6

Second Session: 10/13, 10/20, 10/27 & 11/3

Sunday Afternoon Workshops –Sunday Afternoons 1:00-5:00pm

Join me for tea and an afternoon workshop and learn something new to bring your sewing to a new level. All of the workshops will teach you how to make beautiful handmade items that are perfect for gift giving...the holidays are just around the corner!– All sewing levels welcome :) Afternoon tea will be served.

$40 per workshop

9/13Zipper workshop learn to insert a zipper and make a zipped make-up bag (these make great gifts!)

Materials needed: ½ yard fabric,thread, zipper will be provided

9/27 – Bias Binding Learn the “bias tube” method of making bias binding. We will explore the many different uses for bias binding (samples will be shown) and by the end of the afternoon you willhave made a teapot cosy or simple small handbag.

Materials needed: ½ yard fabric for bias binding and ½ yard contrasting fabric for cosy or handbag, thread. Interfacing will be provided

10/11 – Tote Bag make a tote bag from start to finish-complete with pocket and magnetic snap

Materials needed: ½ yard outer fabric and ½ yard contrasting lining fabric,thread. Snap and interfacing provided.

10/25- Soft Baby Blocks Learn to make beautiful toy blocks for your little one or to give as gifts. You can use new materials or recycle baby blankets to create a keepsake.

Materials needed: ½ yard of two contrasting fabrics or blankets to recycle and cotton or polyester batting

***Please bring your sewing machine if you have one...if you don't , not to worry, just let me know and I can provide one for your use.

Call or email me to reserve your spot!!! tel. 978-771-9032

1 comment:

  1. Where are these classes being held? Crunch granola? I wanted to take them last year, but couldn't make it. I would love to attend some of the Sunday workshops!!! I live in Haverhill.