Beginning Sewing

We will go over the fundamentals of sewing for the new sewist and those who need a refresher. Bring your machine or use ours. We will explain machine features, sewing techniques and stitches. You will have the confidence to choose a pattern, fabric, and notions. $130

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Intermediate Sewing

We will cover sewing seams, darts, hems, zippers and finishing a garment. They will build on what they have learned in Beginning Sewing or from previous experience. Must talk to the instructor if Beginning Sewing wasn't taken at the shop. $130

Wednesdays  11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 11/25     6-8 pm

Designer Techniques

Learn to add unique touches to your garment that will give an extra WOW factor and make your creation stand out. Each class covers different techniques. Must have basic sewing experience. $35

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Buckram Hat - Get Ready for the Kentucky Derby Party!

Learn how to make a custom buckram hat frame that will be covered in a fabric of choice (purchased separately) and with embellishments of choice...fancy flowers, beads or feathers! Bring a lunch or enjoy some of the great food downtown Albany has to offer. $125.00

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Cloche Hat Class

Learn how to sew a stylish 1920's hat out of a fabric of your choosing. $40

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Introduction to Sewing with Knits: T-Shirt

Learn to work with knit fabrics and how to sew a T-Shirt. This will be an all day class with a short break, so please bring a snack. It'll be fun - and you will walk away with a  great T-shirt!

Fabric must be purchased prior to class and fabric must be pre-washed  (will need 1 5/8 yards of 60" wide knit fabric). Students must know the basic functions of a sewing machine. $80

Saturday        11/14                                   12-4 pm

Introduction to Sewing with Knits: Turtleneck

Learn to work with knit fabrics and how to sew a turtleneck. This will be an all day class with a short break, so please bring a snack. It'll be fun - and you will walk away with a  great turtleneck to keep cozy on winter days!

Fabric must be purchased prior to class and fabric must be pre-washed  (will need 1 1/2 yards of 60" wide knit fabric). Students must know the basic functions of a sewing machine. $80

Saturday        11/7                                     12-4 pm

Saturday        12/5                                     12-4 pm 

Introduction to Sewing with Knits: Leggings

students will learn how to make their own leggings for all occasions. This will be an all day class with a short break, so please bring a snack. It'll be fun - and you will walk away with a  pair of great leggings!

Fabric must be purchased and pre-washed prior to class. Students must know the basic functions of a sewing machine. (will need 1 1/2 yards of 60" wide, knit fabric). $80

Saturday        11/21                                   12-4 pm

Saturday        12/12                                   12-4 pm

Holiday Sewing

Time to get ready for the Holidays! We will be sewing tree skirts, stockings and, time permitting, some felt ornaments during these sessions.  Students will need:

 

For the tree skirt: quantity of 2-60" x 60" or 2-45" x 45" square fabric, which can be contrasting, matching thread and  6-10 hook and eyes. For the stockings: 2 half yards of contrasting fabric and matching thread.

Materials will be provided for the ornaments. The projects taught will be simple. All you need to know is how to use a sewing machine.   $100

Thursday        12/2, 12/10, 12/17               6-8 pm