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S2 Basic Sewing

Charlotte Williams or Ginny Hummel

In this class you will learn the basics of working with patterns, reading pattern instructions and techniques for sewing construction. Work on simple patterns for home dec items, clothing, crafts or quilts. Beginner or novice sewers welcome! Sign up for the month - $68/mo. (exceptions noted!)

Sign up for the month - $68/mo. (exceptions noted!)

Mondays - 1/7, 1/14, 1/21 ($51) - 6-8pm
Mondays - 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25 - 6-8pm
Mondays - 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25 - 6-8pm
Mondays - 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29 ($85) - 6-8pm
Tuesdays - 1/8, 1/15, 1/22 ($51)- 10-12 noon
Tuesdays - 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26 - 10-12 noon
Tuesdays - 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 - 10-12 noon
Tuesdays - 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30 ($85) - 10-12 noon

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S57 Beyond Basics

Kathleen Gastgeb

Sew… you mastered the basics of clothing construction, and you really want to work on things a bit more difficult. We're not talking wedding gowns here, mind you, but you pick a reasonable project and Kathleen will be there to lend her expertise and guidance. This class requires moderate to advanced skills and has limited enrollment so talk to Kathleen about your expectations. Not to that level yet… try our Basic Sewing class! Sign up for the month - $68/mo. (exceptions noted!)

1 session

$25

Tuesdays - 1/8, 1/15, 1/22 ($51) - 10-12 noon
Tuesdays - 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26 - 10-12 noon
Tuesdays - 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26 - 10-12 noon
Tuesdays - 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30 ($85) - 10-12 noon

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S60 Angled Front Jacket

Kathleen Gastgeb

This semi-fitted unlined jacket is sure to become a favorite. Easy to wear and flattering. It's at home in a number of situations and you'll wear it often. Let Kathleen show you the finer points of making this wardrobe staple. You can use either your serger or your sewing machine to make this. Pattern purchase required.

1 session

$40

Friday - 2/22 - 10-4pm

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S63 Jellyroll floor Pillows

Kathleen Gastgeb

If you loved the tuffets, you’re going to love these, too! Constructed similarly, but without the base and legs, one jellyroll will make one large and one smaller floor pillow. Perfect for extra seating…kids and pets love 'em too! Join Charlotte for a fun time!

1 session

$30

Monday - 4/15 - 10-2pm

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S61 Scissors Satchel

Cathy Lynch

These little sewing themed bags combine a few of our favorite notions blocks, a few little accessories and some basic bag piecing to create one-of-a-kind bags that will make you happy each and every time you take one out to sew. We’ll be making the scissors bag and you can follow up with the spools and the buttons...these couldn't be more fun to assemble! Pattern purchase required.

1 session

$25

Thursday - 4/4 - 1-4pm

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S55 Jelly Roll Rug

Kathleen Gastgeb

Nope…Much easier than the crocheted rugs of yesteryear! (Don't you love that word???) Anyways, just grab a favorite jelly roll, and batting…or even easier a roll of precut batting(!) and all will be revealed. A fun project for a sit and gab!

2 sessions

$40

Saturdays - 2/12 and 3/12 - 1-4pm

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S59 Jelly Roll Rug - Rectangular

Kathleen Gastgeb

These rugs are this season’s new "must-do!" These rugs are sturdy and make a real statement. A fun change of pace from your usual quilting projects. These just could be addictive! See you there! Pattern Purchase required.

2 sessions

$40

Saturdays - 2/2 and 2/23 - 1:30-4:30pm

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S42 Small Projects

Kathleen Gastgeb and Cathy Lynch

There are so many cute ideas we’ve come across we just couldn't resist! We've seen some awesome patterns – this is one of our favorites. Join Kathleen and Cathy monthly for a fun new project. You'll be learning a new technique each month, and making adorable and fun items for all of your sewing BFFs! Kit purchase required.

1 session

$20 plus kit fee

Tuesdays - 1/22, 2/26, 3/19, 4/23 - 1-4pm

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S25 Sew Together Bag

Kathleen Gastgeb

Looking for a great way to carry all of your tools? Here it is! This bag is a nifty little bag with three zippered pockets, four open pockets, a pincushion and a great little needle landing all held together by a zipper that forms two handles. It will easily hold your 8" scissors, rotary cutter, marking pencils, seam ripper, extra needles, thread, snippers, and much more. It will amaze you how much you can hold in this fun and compact bag. Pattern Purchase required.

1 session

$40

Thursday - 3/21 - 10-4pm

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S41 Rockport Tote

Charlotte Williams

This bag screams to be made from a fabric that makes a big statement! A whole-cloth type project, with linear quilting, to let your selected fabric take center stage for this standout bag. Pattern purchase required.

1 session

$30

Tuesday - 3/26 - 1-5pm

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S45 Banded Baskets

Kathleen Gastgeb

For those of you who loved the Newport Tote last semester, this is a basket made with a similar concept. Perfect for those large graphic prints you love. Make a set in coordinated fabrics to stow your sewing supplies. You can never have too many baskets! Pattern purchase required.

1 session

$30

Tuesday - 4/9 - 1-5pm

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S4 Pillow Talk

Cathy Lynch

Learn how to create a pillow with piping and a zipper enclosure…the easy way! Pillows are a great decorating accessory, especially as the holidays approach and with these techniques you'll want to make new pillows for yourself and maybe some gifts, too!

1 session

$30

Thursday - 2/21 - 1-5pm

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S13 UFO Night

Ceil Roberts

Join us one Friday evening each month to work on your UFO's (unfinished objects). Registration is required as space is limited. This is a non-instructional evening of sewing bliss. Bring a covered dish to share with others and enjoy good food as you sew and socialize!

1 session

$10 plus a covered dish

Fridays - 1/25, 2/22, 3/22, 4/26 - 6-9 pm

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