Darn it! Fixin' rips, holes, zippers and more!
Jan
12
11:30 AM11:30

Darn it! Fixin' rips, holes, zippers and more!

In this very beginners workshop we will explore the basics of maintaining your wardrobe and home items. Learn about how to hand-sew AND use your machine for those little pesky rips that keep you from wearing your favorite thing or using that beloved pillow. Bring in a stack or pile of simple repairs and your sewing machine and instructor Claire Wright will guide you through the rest. We may EVEN talked about the dreaded ZIPPER! All supplies are included. Ages 10+, under 10 bring a friend older than you. Bring your own sewing machine (suggested) or for $20 rent one of mine. $68.

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Back to the Basics! Sewing 101, getting to know (and love) your machine.
Jan
26
11:30 AM11:30

Back to the Basics! Sewing 101, getting to know (and love) your machine.

Perfect for the very beginner, in this class we will cover ALLLL the basics of getting setup and going on your very own sewing machine! We will demystify any lingering questions and intimidating factors, talk about the best tools for the job, and learn how to clean and oil our machines. We will touch all the buttons and turn all the knobs. We will mess up and we will be successful at solving the problems! You may or not make something in this class, it’s up to you! You can browse my fabrics and use your imagination! Appropriate for ages 10+ without a buddy, or ALL AGES and if you’re under 10 you must bring someone older than you to help you! Bring your own machine (suggested) or rent one of mine for $20. All materials provided. $65

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WAXED CANVAS BACKPACK- Two Part Series
Jan
28
to Jan 29

WAXED CANVAS BACKPACK- Two Part Series

In this ADVANCED fabulous in-depth DIVE into all the zippers, tricks, and details will result in you making your very own WAXED CANVAS BACKPACK. We will choose from a variety of fun colors and create our own durable waxed-canvas packs in the style of your “classic” Jansport pack with two front zipper pockets and the main body. All tools and materials provided! Bring your own machine or rent one of mine for $20. Ages 15+. $148. TWO PART CLASS. You must be able to attend both nights! We will work 5-9PM the first night, and 5-9PM the second night if needed!

**Special for this class! You can purchase extra materials and a pattern to take home and make a duplicate for just $75 more! Everything you need to make a SECOND backpack! COOL!

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WORK (in) IT! Work aprons!
Feb
5
5:00 PM17:00

WORK (in) IT! Work aprons!

Come roll up your sleeves and make a canvas work apron in this beginners workshop. Choose from waxed or regular canvas in a variety of colors and learn about rivets and grommets and how to build a strong and durable item with minimal sewing! All tools and materials provided! Bring your own machine or rent one of mine for $20. Ages 12+. $98

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My Grandpa Called it a DOPP kit.  You probably call it a toiletry bag.
Nov
20
5:00 PM17:00

My Grandpa Called it a DOPP kit. You probably call it a toiletry bag.

Small, simple, important, we all need a toiletry bag or three (in my case). Come choose your own adventure with two designs, many fabric options, and one small zipper. Learn the basics of installing a zipper whilst making yourself (or someone else) and very useful thing. All materials supplied. Use your own machine or rent one of mine for $20. Ages 12+. $82

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TOTES! Waxed canvas totes, to be exact!
Nov
13
5:00 PM17:00

TOTES! Waxed canvas totes, to be exact!

Lets PLAY! Join me in this Beginner Plus workshop where we will have all sorts of killer waxed canvases to play with and a couple of different design ideas and then we can choose our own adventure! All supplies provided, just bring your machine or rent one from me for $20 and make your perfect water-proof durable tote bag…. dreamy! Bring your own machine (suggested) or rent one of mine for $20. Ages 12+. $78

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Back to the Basics! Sewing 101, getting to know (and love) your machine.
Oct
23
5:00 PM17:00

Back to the Basics! Sewing 101, getting to know (and love) your machine.

Perfect for the very beginner, in this class we will cover ALLLL the basics of getting setup and going on your very own sewing machine! We will demystify any lingering questions and intimidating factors, talk about the best tools for the job, and learn how to clean and oil our machines. We will touch all the buttons and turn all the knobs. We will mess up and we will be successful at solving the problems! You may or not make something in this class, it’s up to you! You can browse my fabrics and use your imagination! Appropriate for ages 10+ without a buddy, or ALL AGES and if you’re under 10 you must bring someone older than you to help you! Bring your own machine (suggested) or rent one of mine for $20. All materials provided. $65

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Darn it! Fixin' rips, holes,
Oct
9
5:00 PM17:00

Darn it! Fixin' rips, holes,

In this very beginners workshop we will explore the basics of maintaining your wardrobe and home items. Learn about how to hand-sew AND use your machine for those little pesky rips that keep you from wearing your favorite thing or using that beloved pillow. Bring in a stack or pile of simple repairs and your sewing machine and instructor Claire Wright will guide you through the rest. All supplies are included. Ages 10+, under 10 bring a friend older than you. Bring your own sewing machine (suggested) or for $20 rent one of mine. $68.

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