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With Jennifer Stern
Mar 6, 1:30-4:30pm
You can save money by learning how to alter your own pants! Gather your slacks, pants, and jeans that may need a little TLC, and join Jenn as she guides you through the process.
Mar 6, 9:00am-12:00pm
Sometimes a blouse, shirt, or dress would look and fit better with a small alteration. That doesn’t require a tailor; with just a little guidance, you can get it done.
With Jennifer Stern-Hasemann
Jan 7, 10:00am–12:00pm CST
New serger owners commonly say, “I’m afraid to take it out of the box.” others say, “I only use my serger to finish raw edges.” If this speaks to you, dust off your serger and join Jennifer as she shares a variety of techniques that do more than just finishing edges.
Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 14 days following the event.
Jan 7, 4:00-6:00pm and Jan 8, 4:00-6:00pm CST
Sew a raglan sleeve top from knit fabric. If you are not a fan of sewing a sleeve into an armhole, this is the perfect project for you! Instead of fitting a sleeve cap into a round armhole, the raglan sleeve has gently curved seams that fit together easily and are a breeze to sew.
With Sonya Philip
Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm
Do pants tickle your fancy? Stitch a pair together in next to no time!
With Cal Patch
Jan 7, 1:00-3:00pm CST
Learn the basics of garment-pattern making by drafting a simple custom shirt based on your own unique measurements. Get the fit just the way you like it!
Mar 3, 1:30-4:30pm
Did you know that you don’t need a fancy sewing machine or serger to sew knit fabrics? Explore some cool techniques while making this fun knapsack.
Jan 8, 10:00am-12:00pm and Jan 9, 10:00-12:00pm CST
Sew a simple top and demystify the process of sewing clothing by machine as you learn a few basic skills.
Mar 4, 9:00am-12:00pm & 2:00-5:00pm
Learn to draft a pattern for leggings, using your own measurements, and then sew them up!
Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm
Learn how to properly take your measurements and use them to draft a sloper (simple pattern) for your personal fit profile.
Mar 6, 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-4:30pm
Learn to sew your own clothes, starting with this versatile pinafore dress. Wear it on its own or layer it with a tee, top, or a cardigan; it will become a wardrobe staple and most likely the beginning of a series of self-sewn dresses.
Jan 9, 1:00-3:00pm CST
Sew a tote bag entirely on the serger. This class is full of helpful tips for a professional finish — from constructing the outer shell and lining with the basic 4-thread stitch to embellishing the straps with a reverse flatlock, and even adding a pocket!
With Jean Elizabeth Glass
Mar 3, 9:00am-12:00pm
You’ve spent years honing your craft, learning to dye, spin, knit, and crochet. You are in love with the fiber, and you want to make it your business but need to know what to do next. This is the class for you.
With Sandra Chandler
Jan 9 10:00am-12:00pm and Jan 9, 4:00-6:00pm CST
When your well-loved jeans can’t be worn any longer, you can create a quilt that celebrates their character in home decor — as a blanket, throw, or cushion.
Join Jenn for this fun garment-sewing class and make a knit Maxi dress, starting with a Tee pattern. Learn lots and make a dress that takes you from late summer through the fall, effortlessly.
With Irene Blanck
Jan 7, 7:00-9:00pm and Jan 8, 7:00-9:00pm CST
Learn to make a clamshell quilt the easy, no-stress, fun way! Although the piecing can be done by machine, this quilt can be done completely by hand and is a perfect introduction to hand-piecing.
In this workshop, you’ll learn to create a rub-off of your favorite garment. Basically, this is a pattern that you make by tracing each piece of the garment. You then use this pattern to sew a new favorite!
With Catherine Redford
Learn to use your sewing machine, fabric, and clothesline to stitch a decorative bowl. It’s easy, it’s fun, it’s eco-friendly!