Tag: sewing

Viking Master Class
Posted on December 9, 2022

Viking Master Class Free Guide Class for Epic 1, Epic 2, Epic 95Q, Epic 980Q, Brilliance 80, Sapphire 85, and Ruby 90 Let’s learn some of the more advanced techniques our wonderful Viking’s can do! Some machines may do all the techniques, and some may do a few of them. If your Viking machine does […]

Pfaff Master Class
Posted on December 9, 2022

Pfaff Master Class Free Guide Class for all Icon’s, Expression 720, Creative 4.5, Creative 3.0 Bought at McDougal Sewing Centers Let’s learn some of the more advanced techniques our wonderful Pfaff’s can do! Some machines may do all the techniques, and some may do a few of them. If your Pfaff machine does any of […]

Learn to Sew
Posted on November 26, 2022

You’ve learned to operate your machine, now what? In this class you’ll learn about needle types, thread, grainlines, and interfacings. We’ll review stitching straight lines and practice turning corners, curves, and circles. After a break for lunch, we’ll apply what you’ve learned and construct a NeedleBook to help organize your machine needles. Supply List: 101 […]

How to Use a Pattern
Posted on November 16, 2022

Do you wonder what all those symbols on a pattern mean? This class covers that and more! Learn how to use the information on the pattern envelope to determine your size and fabric requirements. Well cut and construct a pair of elastic waist leisure pants for you or as a gift. Supplies required.  Supply List: […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on November 15, 2022

No experience necessary For the absolute beginner, who just wants to learn how to operate your machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the common tools used in home sewing and we’ll complete a small project. Supply List: NoviceSewingSupplyList

Try a Pfaff Creative Icon 2 (George R Brown Convention Center)
Posted on October 30, 2022

Pfaff is celebrating 160 years and ushering in a new era of sewing with the Creative Icon 2!

How to Use a Pattern
Posted on October 29, 2022

How to use a pattern Do you wonder what all those symbols on a pattern mean? This class covers that and more! Learn how to use the information on the pattern envelope to determine your size and fabric requirements. We’ll cut and construct a pair of elastic waist leisure pants for you or as a […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on October 29, 2022

No experience necessary For the absolute beginner, who just wants to learn how to operate your machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the common tools used in home sewing and we’ll complete a small project.  

Trick or Treat Bag
Posted on October 25, 2022

Trick or Treat bag Class Adult/Child Level hours/sessions Amount Trick or treat bag Child, ( 12-17 ) or adult Beginner Description: Make your own sturdy trick or treat bag just in time for halloween! This is a great project for beginners to practice controlling the machine, or for the more advanced sewer to just have […]

Sewing 2022 Kids Kamp (Day 3)
Posted on June 30, 2022

Kids Kamp June 28-30 Age Group – 9 to 17 years old Click here to Purchase Ticket Let McDougal Sewing and Shari Medford teach your child the basics of sewing! Shari has 25+ years of inspiring people of all ages to find their inner fabric lover. She’ll lead your child into the world of Sewing […]

Sewing 2022 Kids Kamp (Day 2)
Posted on June 29, 2022

Kids Kamp June 28-30 Age Group – 9 to 17 years old Click here to Purchase Ticket Let McDougal Sewing and Shari Medford teach your child the basics of sewing! Shari has 25+ years of inspiring people of all ages to find their inner fabric lover. She’ll lead your child into the world of Sewing […]

Sewing 2022 Kids Kamp (Day 1)
Posted on June 28, 2022

Kids Kamp June 28-30 Age Group – 9 to 17 years old Let McDougal Sewing and Shari Medford teach your child the basics of sewing! Shari has 25+ years of inspiring people of all ages to find their inner fabric lover. She’ll lead your child into the world of Sewing by teaching some of the […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on June 7, 2022

No experience necessary For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project.  There will be a small project that […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on April 4, 2022

No experience necessary For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project.  There will be a small project that […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on February 15, 2022

No experience necessary For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project.  There will be a small project that […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on February 8, 2022

No experience necessary For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project.  There will be a small project that […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on January 10, 2022

No experience necessary For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project.  There will be a small project that […]

Costume Novice Dragon/Dinosaur Tail
Posted on October 27, 2021

Just in time for Halloween, you can make this quick dragon/dinosaur tail to complete a costume. Age: Attendee must be 16 or older Cost – $40 includes pre-cut kit, excluding the stuffing for tail. A COSTUME NOVICE No experience whatsoever is needed. Unable to thread machine, wind bobbin, or operate the machine. Novice sewing is […]

Costume Novice Reversible Cape
Posted on October 27, 2021

Just in time for Halloween, you can make this quick reversible cape to complete a costume. Age: Attendee must be 16 or older Cost – $40 includes pre-cut kit (please note, pre-cut kit is for a 24″ cape) A COSTUME NOVICE No experience whatsoever is needed. Unable to thread machine, wind bobbin, or operate the […]

Heirloom Sewing Blouse (Open to Public)
Posted on October 7, 2021

Open to Public In this class, we will be learning some heirloom techniques to create a lovely top/blouse for you or a young one. I made a couple for my 5-year-old grand girls. The top or blouse should be a very simple style to let the stitches be the focus. I chose McCall’s M7799 style […]

LoveBug Slippers
Posted on September 24, 2021

Make a pair of these fun and cozy slippers for you and your favorites – we dare you to stop at one pair! They’re great for gifts, guest rooms, traveling, and all your most pressing lounging needs. Use the included embroidery designs to embellish the top, or leave them unadorned and use a crazy fabric. […]

Sew for Fun – Comfy Pillow
Posted on September 15, 2021

No Experience necessary!            For children over 7, adults welcome too! Make a cushy comfy pillow with a fabric that coordinates with your room or choose a fabric to complement your living room decor. Makes a great gift. Supplies List: Sew-for-fun.ComfyPillow

Sew for Fun – Oven Mitt
Posted on September 15, 2021

No experience necessary 3 hrs   $25 For children ages 7 and up. Adults welcome! This easy oven mitt is quilted and lots of fun to sew. We trace your hand to make a pattern so if you’re making the mitt for someone else please bring a tracing of that person’s hand. Make it to […]

Juki Techniques Workbook
Posted on August 7, 2021

Specialty Techniques for JUKI  machines with decorative stitches and/or stitch combination programs. We would like to share with our customers a new JUKI Technique Workbook Class designed by McDougal Sewing. We will focus on 1 technique in each class and have workbook pages to support that technique and do a Project using the same technique. […]

Pfaff Technique Workbook
Posted on August 5, 2021

We would like to share with our customers a new Technique Workbook Class designed by Pfaff. We will focus on 1 technique in each class and have workbook pages to support that technique and do a Project using the same technique. We feel that by connecting a project to it – you will see the […]

Invisible Zippers
Posted on July 28, 2021

Once you see how easy it is to install an invisible zipper, you’ll never use anything else! In class you’ll learn to use an invisible zipper foot and make a small unlined pouch. You’ll also learn to install an exposed zipper and how to shorten a zipper. Prerequisite:101 Beginner Sewing or equivalent skills. Supply List: […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on July 17, 2021

No experience necessary For the absolute beginner, who just wants to learn how to operate your machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the common tools used in home sewing and we’ll complete a small project. Supply List: Novice sewing Supply list

Novice Sewing
Posted on July 17, 2021

No experience necessary For the absolute beginner, who just wants to learn how to operate your machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the common tools used in home sewing and we’ll complete a small project.   Supply List: Novice sewing Supply list

Sew for Fun – Oven Mitt
Posted on July 7, 2021

No experience necessary For children ages 7 and up. Adults welcome! This easy oven mitt is quilted and lots of fun to sew. We trace your hand to make a pattern so if you’re making the mitt for someone else please bring a tracing of that person’s hand. Make it to match your kitchen or […]

Sew for Fun – Comfy Pillow
Posted on July 7, 2021

No Experience necessary!            For children over 7, adults welcome too! Make a cushy comfy pillow with a fabric that coordinates with your room or choose a fabric to complement your living room decor. Makes a great gift. Supplies List: Sew-for-fun.ComfyPillow

Altering a Pattern
Posted on June 29, 2021

Altering a Pattern   (I, A ) 3 people could measure to be a size 10,  yet all three are different shapes and heights.  This class shows you how to take a pattern in your size and “tweak” it to fit your specific body shape. Learn what “ease” is and how it affects the fit of […]

Embellished Book Marks
Posted on June 28, 2021

Create a personalized bookmark for the devoted bookworm. The beautiful ribbon stitches are one of the exclusive stitch techniques for PFAFF® available on creative™ 4.5 and creative sensation™ pro but you can create these bookmarks with any decorative stitch of your choice. You can also try the creative bobbin case accessory to make an embellishment […]

101 Beginner Sewing
Posted on June 28, 2021

101 Beginner Sewing  ( B )                             For the absolute beginner, the Novice sewer who’d like more in depth instruction and those who want to brush up their sewing skills. Learn to sew straight lines, curves, and corners. Become familiar with needles, thread, […]

Practice: Tote Bag Lining w/Zippered Pocket
Posted on June 22, 2021

Practice Project: Tote bag lining w zippered pocket   Put your new zipper installation skill to good use as we construct and install a lining with a zippered pocket (or 2) for your previously made tote bag. Supplies required Prerequisite: Beginner practice Project Tote bag and Zippers Supply List: PracticeProject-ToteBagLining-SupplyList

Zippers
Posted on June 22, 2021

Zippers  (B, I )                                 Once you see how easy it is to install an invisible zipper, you’ll never use anything else! In class you’ll learn to use an invisible zipper foot and make a small unlined pouch. You’ll also learn to install an exposed zipper and how to shorten a zipper. Prerequisite:101 Beginner Sewing or […]

Novice Project Pillow
Posted on June 21, 2021

Novice Practice Project: Pillow (N)   Stay and practice your new skills by making a Toss Pillow. This quick and easy project will help you practice even seam allowances, turning corners and building confidence. As  bonus you’ll learn 2 different hand stitches. Supplies needed Prerequisite: Novice Sewing Supply List:  Novice Practice Project Pillow

Novice Sewing
Posted on June 21, 2021

Novice Sewing  (N)     For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project. Free project kit available from instructor. […]

Altering a Pattern
Posted on June 14, 2021

Altering a Pattern   (I, A ) 3 people could measure to be a size 10,  yet all three are different shapes and heights.  This class shows you how to take a pattern in your size and “tweak” it to fit your specific body shape. Learn what “ease” is and how it affects the fit of […]

How to Use a Pattern
Posted on June 8, 2021

102  How to use a pattern ( B )                                  Do you wonder what all those symbols on your pattern mean? This class covers that and much more. Learn all about the information on the pattern envelope to determine your […]

Practice: Tote Bag Lining w/Zippered Pocket
Posted on June 7, 2021

Practice Project: Tote bag lining w zippered pocket   Put your new zipper installation skill to good use as we construct and install a lining with a zippered pocket (or 2) for your previously made tote bag. Supplies required Prerequisite: Beginner practice Project Tote bag and Zippers Supply List: PracticeProject-ToteBagLining-SupplyList

Zippers
Posted on June 7, 2021

Zippers  (B, I )                                 Once you see how easy it is to install an invisible zipper, you’ll never use anything else! In class you’ll learn to use an invisible zipper foot and make a small unlined pouch. You’ll also learn to install an exposed zipper and how to shorten a zipper. Prerequisite:101 Beginner Sewing or […]

101 Beginner Sewing
Posted on May 26, 2021

101 Beginner Sewing  ( B )                             For the absolute beginner, the Novice sewer who’d like more in depth instruction and those who want to brush up their sewing skills. Learn to sew straight lines, curves, and corners. Become familiar with needles, thread, […]

Beginner Practice Project: Tote Bag
Posted on May 24, 2021

Beginner Practice Project: Tote bag (B)                Continue using your skills to make an unlined canvas tote bag with a contrasting reinforced bottom and self handles. With so many canvas prints to choose from you can express your personality with this project. Prerequisite: 101 Beginner Sewing Supply List: Beginner […]

103 Stretch Sewing Techniques
Posted on May 24, 2021

103  Stretch sewing techniques  (B, I )        Use a pattern to construct a sweatshirt with a knit fabric of your choice. Learn techniques to sew on knits and finish seams. You’ll also learn to apply rib knit at the neckline, cuffs and bottom band (optional). Supplies needed, project is precut before class at home Prerequisite: […]

Novice Practice Pillow
Posted on May 18, 2021

Novice Practice project: Pillow (N)   Stay and practice your new skills by making a Toss Pillow. This quick and easy project will help you practice even seam allowances, turning corners and building confidence. As  bonus you’ll learn 2 different hand stitches. Supplies needed Prerequisite: Novice Sewing Supply List:  Novice Practice Project Pillow

Novice Sewing
Posted on May 18, 2021

Novice Sewing  (N)     For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project. Free project kit available from instructor. […]

How to Use a Pattern
Posted on May 17, 2021

102  How to use a pattern ( B )                                  Do you wonder what all those symbols on your pattern mean? This class covers that and much more. Learn all about the information on the pattern envelope to determine your […]

Altering a Pattern
Posted on May 11, 2021

Altering a Pattern   (I, A ) 3 people could measure to be a size 10,  yet all three are different shapes and heights.  This class shows you how to take a pattern in your size and “tweak” it to fit your specific body shape. Learn what “ease” is and how it affects the fit of […]

101 Beginner Sewing
Posted on May 10, 2021

101 Beginner Sewing  ( B )                             For the absolute beginner, the Novice sewer who’d like more in depth instruction and those who want to brush up their sewing skills. Learn to sew straight lines, curves, and corners. Become familiar with needles, thread, […]

Practice: Tote Bag Lining w/Zippered Pocket
Posted on May 4, 2021

Practice Project: Tote bag lining w zippered pocket   Put your new zipper installation skill to good use as we construct and install a lining with a zippered pocket (or 2) for your previously made tote bag. Supplies required Prerequisite: Beginner practice Project Tote bag and Zippers Supply List: PracticeProject-ToteBagLining-SupplyList

Zippers
Posted on May 4, 2021

Zippers  (B, I )                                 Once you see how easy it is to install an invisible zipper, you’ll never use anything else! In class you’ll learn to use an invisible zipper foot and make a small unlined pouch. You’ll also learn to install an exposed zipper and how to shorten a zipper. Prerequisite:101 Beginner Sewing or […]

Novice Project Pillow
Posted on May 3, 2021

Novice Practice Project: Pillow (N)   Stay and practice your new skills by making a Toss Pillow. This quick and easy project will help you practice even seam allowances, turning corners and building confidence. As  bonus you’ll learn 2 different hand stitches. Supplies needed Prerequisite: Novice Sewing Supply List:  Novice Practice Project Pillow

Novice Sewing
Posted on May 3, 2021

Novice Sewing  (N)     For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project. Free project kit available from instructor. […]

Beginner Practice Project: Tote Bag
Posted on April 27, 2021

Beginner Practice Project: Tote bag (B)                Continue using your skills to make an unlined canvas tote bag with a contrasting reinforced bottom and self handles. With so many canvas prints to choose from you can express your personality with this project. Prerequisite: 101 Beginner Sewing Supply List: Beginner […]

103 Stretch Sewing Techniques
Posted on April 27, 2021

103  Stretch sewing techniques  (B, I )        Use a pattern to construct a sweatshirt with a knit fabric of your choice. Learn techniques to sew on knits and finish seams. You’ll also learn to apply rib knit at the neckline, cuffs and bottom band (optional). Supplies needed, project is precut before class at home Prerequisite: […]

Altering a Pattern
Posted on April 26, 2021

Altering a Pattern   (I, A ) 3 people could measure to be a size 10,  yet all three are different shapes and heights.  This class shows you how to take a pattern in your size and “tweak” it to fit your specific body shape. Learn what “ease” is and how it affects the fit of […]

How to Use a Pattern
Posted on April 20, 2021

102  How to use a pattern ( B )                                  Do you wonder what all those symbols on your pattern mean? This class covers that and much more. Learn all about the information on the pattern envelope to determine your […]

Practice: Tote Bag Lining w/Zipper Pocket
Posted on April 19, 2021

Practice Project: Tote bag lining w zippered pocket   Put your new zipper installation skill to good use as we construct and install a lining with a zippered pocket (or 2) for your previously made tote bag. Supplies required Prerequisite: Beginner practice Project Tote bag and Zippers Supply List: PracticeProject-ToteBagLining-SupplyList

Zippers
Posted on April 19, 2021

Zippers  (B, I )                                 Once you see how easy it is to install an invisible zipper, you’ll never use anything else! In class you’ll learn to use an invisible zipper foot and make a small unlined pouch. You’ll also learn to install an exposed zipper and how to shorten a zipper. Prerequisite:101 Beginner Sewing or […]

101 Beginner Sewing
Posted on April 17, 2021

101 Beginner Sewing  ( B )                             For the absolute beginner, the Novice sewer who’d like more in depth instruction and those who want to brush up their sewing skills. Learn to sew straight lines, curves, and corners. Become familiar with needles, thread, […]

101 Beginner Sewing
Posted on April 13, 2021

101 Beginner Sewing  ( B )                             For the absolute beginner, the Novice sewer who’d like more in depth instruction and those who want to brush up their sewing skills. Learn to sew straight lines, curves, and corners. Become familiar with needles, thread, […]

Beginner Practice Project: Tote Bag
Posted on April 12, 2021

Beginner Practice Project: Tote bag (B)                Continue using your skills to make an unlined canvas tote bag with a contrasting reinforced bottom and self handles. With so many canvas prints to choose from you can express your personality with this project. Prerequisite: 101 Beginner Sewing Supply List: Beginner […]

103 Stretch Techniques
Posted on April 12, 2021

103  Stretch sewing techniques  (B, I )        Use a pattern to construct a sweatshirt with a knit fabric of your choice. Learn techniques to sew on knits and finish seams. You’ll also learn to apply rib knit at the neckline, cuffs and bottom band (optional). Supplies needed, project is precut before class at home Prerequisite: […]

Novice Practice Pillow
Posted on April 6, 2021

Novice Practice project: Pillow (N)   Stay and practice your new skills by making a Toss Pillow. This quick and easy project will help you practice even seam allowances, turning corners and building confidence. As  bonus you’ll learn 2 different hand stitches. Supplies needed Prerequisite: Novice Sewing Supply List: Novice Practice Project Pillow

Novice Sewing
Posted on April 6, 2021

Novice Sewing  (N)     For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project. Free project kit available from instructor. […]

How to Use a Pattern
Posted on April 5, 2021

102  How to use a pattern ( B )                                  Do you wonder what all those symbols on your pattern mean? This class covers that and much more. Learn all about the information on the pattern envelope to determine your […]

Applique Made Easy
Posted on April 3, 2021

Creating beautiful and unique applique quilts is easier than ever using your embroidery machine and embroidery software.  You can even use your electronic cutter if you have one.  Use the design included to make a fun wall hanging or follow along using your embroidery software to make your own designs.   ◘ Click Here to Download […]

Beginner Sewer
Posted on March 30, 2021

Level: B For the absolute beginner, the Novice sewer who’d like more in-depth instruction, and those who want to brush up their sewing skills. Learn to thread and control your machine to sew straight lines, curves, and corners. Become familiar with tools, needles, thread, fabric, and interfacing basics. Apply your new skill Supply List: Novice-Beginner-Sewing […]

Altering a Pattern
Posted on March 29, 2021

Level:  I, A 3 people could measure to be a size 10, yet all three are different shapes and heights.  This class shows you how to take a pattern in your size and “tweak” it to fit your specific body shape. Learn what “ease” is and how it affects the fit of your pattern.  We’ll […]

Fleece Robe
Posted on March 23, 2021

Level B, I Use a walking foot to make an easy hooded fleece robe for yourself or for a loved one. This beginner project is so impressive you’ll want to make more, and it makes a great gift. Project is precut at home before class. 30-minute break for lunch, supplies needed Prerequisite: How to use […]

Install Cording
Posted on March 22, 2021

Level: B, I                             Cording takes a project to the next level- it can be used as a decorative trim around a cushion, or to define a seam…the uses are only limited to your imagination. You will learn 2 techniques to install cording, […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on March 22, 2021

Novice Sewing  (N)     For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project. Project supply kit available from instructor […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on March 20, 2021

Novice Sewing  (N)     For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project. Project supply kit available from instructor […]

Needles and Threads Primer
Posted on March 19, 2021

How often should I change my needle?  No, the answer is not “when it breaks”  This lecture/demo class will explain the anatomy of needles and how certain needles work best for particular fabrics and techniques.  In addition you will learn that not all thread is created equal and which threads to use for your various […]

Sew with Knits
Posted on March 16, 2021

Level: B, I Use a pattern to construct a sweatshirt with a knit fabric of your choice. Learn techniques to sew on knits and finish seams. You’ll also learn to apply rib knit at the neckline, cuffs, and bottom band (optional). Supplies needed; the project is precut before class at home Prerequisite: How to use […]

Add Side Seam Pockets
Posted on March 16, 2021

Level: B, I                             In this fun class, you’ll learn how to draft and install a side seam pocket in an existing garment. We will practice by making a mini sample (think toddler size) before putting a full-size pocket in a garment you […]

How to Use a Pattern
Posted on March 15, 2021

Beginner Sewing (B) Do you wonder what all those symbols on your pattern mean? This class covers that and much more. Learn all about the information on the pattern envelope to determine your size and fabric requirements. We’ll cut and construct a pair of elastic waist leisure pants for yourself or a loved one. 30-minute […]

Pencil Skirt
Posted on March 9, 2021

Level:  I, A We will use a Simplicity pattern to make a flattering unlined pencil skirt, with facings and an invisible zipper. Your choice of fabric can make this skirt elegant or casual. Precut at home, Supplies needed. 30-minute break for lunch Supply List: pencilSkirt Experience Levels  (N)          Novice. No experience whatsoever   Unable to […]

Invisible Zipper
Posted on March 8, 2021

Level: B, I                 Once you see how easy it is to install this type of zipper, you’ll never use anything else! In class, you’ll learn to use an invisible zipper foot and make a small unlined pouch. Supplied needed, Kit is available from instructor-$10 Experience Levels  (N)          […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on March 2, 2021

Novice Sewing  (N)     For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project. Project supply kit available from instructor […]

Sew with Knits
Posted on March 2, 2021

Level: B, I Use a pattern to construct a sweatshirt with a knit fabric of your choice. Learn techniques to sew on knits and finish seams. You’ll also learn to apply rib knit at the neckline, cuffs, and bottom band (optional). Supplies needed; the project is precut before class at home Prerequisite: How to use […]

Beginner Sewing
Posted on March 1, 2021

Level: B For the absolute beginner, the Novice sewer who’d like more in-depth instruction, and those who want to brush up their sewing skills. Learn to thread and control your machine to sew straight lines, curves, and corners. Become familiar with tools, needles, thread, fabric, and interfacing basics. Apply your new skill Supply List: Novice-Beginner-Sewing […]

Fleece Robe
Posted on February 23, 2021

Level B, I Use a walking foot to make an easy hooded fleece robe for yourself or for a loved one. This beginner project is so impressive you’ll want to make more, and it makes a great gift. Project is precut at home before class. 30-minute break for lunch, supplies needed Prerequisite: How to use […]

Mug Rug
Posted on February 22, 2021

Beginner Sewing (B) This small project is perfect to try out your new machine skills. Learn how to sew on non-skid grip fabric as we make a mug rug for your hot and cold drinks. Project kit available from instructor – $5 Prerequisite: Novice Sewing or Beginner Sewing Supply List: MugRug Experience Levels  (N)          Novice. […]

Sew with Knits
Posted on February 22, 2021

Level: B, I Use a pattern to construct a sweatshirt with a knit fabric of your choice. Learn techniques to sew on knits and finish seams. You’ll also learn to apply rib knit at the neckline, cuffs and bottom band (optional). Supplies needed; project is precut before class at home Prerequisite: How to use a […]

Add Side Seam Pockets
Posted on February 17, 2021

Level: B, I                             In this fun class, you’ll learn how to draft and install a side seam pocket in an existing garment. We will practice by making a mini sample (think toddler size) before putting a full-size pocket in a garment you […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on February 17, 2021

Novice Sewing  (N)     For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project. Project supply kit available from instructor […]

Install Cording
Posted on February 16, 2021

Level: B, I                             Cording takes a project to the next level- it can be used as a decorative trim around a cushion, or to define a seam…the uses are only limited to your imagination. You will learn 2 techniques to install cording, […]

Invisible Zipper
Posted on February 16, 2021

Level: B, I                 Once you see how easy it is to install this type of zipper, you’ll never use anything else! In class, you’ll learn to use an invisible zipper foot and make a small unlined pouch. Supplied needed, Kit is available from instructor-$10 Experience Levels  (N)          […]

Beginner Sewing
Posted on February 15, 2021

Level: B For the absolute beginner, the Novice sewer who’d like more in-depth instruction, and those who want to brush up their sewing skills. Learn to thread and control your machine to sew straight lines, curves, and corners. Become familiar with tools, needles, thread, fabric, and interfacing basics. Apply your new skill Supply List:  BeginnerSewing […]

Altering a Pattern
Posted on February 9, 2021

Level:  I, A 3 people could measure to be a size 10, yet all three are different shapes and heights.  This class shows you how to take a pattern in your size and “tweak” it to fit your specific body shape. Learn what “ease” is and how it affects the fit of your pattern.  We’ll […]

Mug Rug
Posted on February 8, 2021

Beginner Sewing (B) This small project is perfect to try out your new machine skills. Learn how to sew on non-skid grip fabric as we make a mug rug for your hot and cold drinks. Project kit available from instructor – $5 Prerequisite: Novice Sewing or Beginner Sewing Supply List: MugRug Experience Levels  (N)          […]

Add Side Seam Pockets
Posted on February 8, 2021

Level: B, I                             In this fun class, you’ll learn how to draft and install a side seam pocket in an existing garment. We will practice by making a mini sample (think toddler size) before putting a full-size pocket in a garment you […]

Brother Technique Workbook
Posted on February 5, 2021

Specialty Techniques for Brother Luminaire and Stellaire, some Dream Machines with the Techniques used that month. We would like to share with our customers a new Technique Workbook Class designed by McDougal Sewing. This is for people who bought their Brother Machines from McDougal sewing. We will focus on 1 technique in each class and […]

Pfaff Technique Workbook
Posted on February 5, 2021

We would like to share with our customers a new Technique Workbook Class designed by Pfaff. We will focus on 1 technique in each class and have workbook pages to support that technique and do a Project using the same technique. We feel that by connecting a project to it – you will see the […]

How to Use a Pattern
Posted on February 2, 2021

Beginner Sewing (B) Do you wonder what all those symbols on your pattern mean? This class covers that and much more. Learn all about the information on the pattern envelope to determine your size and fabric requirements. We’ll cut and construct a pair of elastic waist leisure pants for yourself or a loved one. 30-minute […]

Invisible Zipper
Posted on February 1, 2021

Level: B, I                 Once you see how easy it is to install this type of zipper, you’ll never use anything else! In class, you’ll learn to use an invisible zipper foot and make a small unlined pouch. Supplied needed, Kit is available from instructor-$10 Experience Levels  (N)          […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on February 1, 2021

Novice Sewing  (N)     For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project. Project supply kit available from instructor […]

Novice Sewing
Posted on January 26, 2021

Novice Sewing  (N)     For the absolute novice who just wants to learn how to use their sewing machine. You will learn to thread your machine, wind a bobbin, and sew a straight line. I’ll show you the basic tools used in sewing and we will complete a small project. Project supply kit available from instructor […]

Sew with Knits
Posted on January 26, 2021

Level: B, I Use a pattern to construct a sweatshirt with a knit fabric of your choice. Learn techniques to sew on knits and finish seams. You’ll also learn to apply rib knit at the neckline, cuffs, and bottom band (optional). Supplies needed; the project is precut before class at home. Prerequisite: How to use […]

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