Sewing Classes & Events

All our sewing classes run from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, unless otherwise stated. Be sure to bring your sewing machine, your basic sewing tools plus the items on the supply list below for an enjoyable and productive session.

Parking in our driveway is available but space is limited. Pull right up as we can fit up to 3 cars. If there is room in the front yard parking area, please pull in parallel to the road as tight as you can to the other cars (no bumping allowed) so there will be room for more sewers. There is direct access through the big door at the end of the driveway, then just a few steps down to our comfortable classroom. We do not provide meals so please be sure to pack a lunch for our full day classes. We are also located just a short walk from Twiggs Coffee Roasters if you wish to grab a bite nearby.

Please stop in or contact us to confirm your attendance to ensure that there’s a space reserved for you. It’s the only way we can guarantee you a spot.
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Thursday Anything Goes
Every Thursday
9:30 am to 3:30 pm (6 hours)
$30 per class  – or $150 for 6 classes

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Plenty of time to really get into your sewing project(s). Our instructors are expert sewers; able to help you whether you are a beginner or  an experienced sewer. Garment sewing, quilting, or bag making, this fun weekly class covers it all.
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Flower Patch Applique Runner
Tuesday May 28, 2019. 9:30 – 3:30
Join Lynne and refine your appliqué techniques. This project could be a runner or a wall hanging.

Choose your fabrics and have fun.

Background  .5m.
Inner Border and binding .5m.
Outer Border .5m.
Various fabrics for Applique
Steam-a-seam
Thread for construction, thread for Applique – can be invisible or matching Applique

Price $30

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Embroidery Club

All classes, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please bring your own embroidery machine.

New project coming soon!
Embroidery club fees
$30 (Free if you purchased your machine from The Sewing Machine).
6 lessons for $150.

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Making Friends With Your SergerBe Serger Savvy

Saturday June 1 9:00 – 3:00

From our 20+ years of teaching serger classes, our feedback indicates that  Serger Savvy can be fun and informative, suitable for all levels of students.

In  this “hands on” class, the focus will be on practical applications of overlocking with particular emphases on “cause and effect”. Topics covered will include standard 4 thread stitch, 3 thread wide and narrow, rolled hem, pseudo rolled hem, 2 thread edges, decorative edging, inside corners, outside corners and ovals.

Participants can expect to come away with a new appreciation of the overlocking process!

Bring your serger in good working order, 4 or 5 cones of thread, small scissors and all the accessories that you have.

THIS IS A CLASS YOU HAVE BEEN ASKING FOR. SIGN UP NOW AND BE SURE TO ATTEND.

Price $40

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Moxie Crossbody  Bag by Betz White

Tuesday June 4 – 9:30 – 3:30


Download and print the PDF file from betzwhite.com
Your Supply List will be there too.

Price $30
$30 for the day, or use one of your 6 lessons you purchased for $150.

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Private Lessons are also available

Appointment made as required: $30/hour
FREE when you purchase a machine

Let’s find an hour that works well for your schedule and ours. Learn your way around your machine, it’s threading idiosyncrasies, and how to use it to it’s full potential. We’ll show you how to make your serger and sewing machine your friend.

Happy sewing no matter where you are,

Jackie

NOTE: Classes to be paid for in advance (class fees do not include HST). Should you prefer a class at a different time, or on a topic we haven’t covered, or would like to do one our past classes, find two like-minded friends and we’ll do our best to make it happen. After eight students are signed up, registration for the next available date will begin. Should a class have to be postponed or cancelled, you will have the option of attending the rescheduled class, signing up for a different one, or getting a full refund. Should you cancel less than one (1) week before a class begins, your payment will be forfeited.

Please remember to check for class re-scheduling for holidays. And again, please stop in or contact us to confirm your attendance to ensure that there’s a space reserved for you.