325 1st Ave W

Albany OR 97321



Tues-Fri:  10:30-5:30

Saturday: 10:30-5:00


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.

Cost is $130.


1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30                          6-8 pm


Intermediate Sewing


We will cover sewing seams, darts, hems, zippers and finishing a garment. Due to the holidays we have condensed the usual four sessions into three sessions.

Cost is $130.



2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27                       6-8 pm


Introduction to Sewing with Knits T-Shirt Class


Students will learn about various knit fabrics and how to sew a t-shirt. This will be an all day class with a short break so please bring a bag lunch. It will also be a fun class and you will walk away with a  great t-shirt.

Cost is $80.


1/11                                              11-5 pm

Fit Clinic

Get expert fitting help with Sew Chic pattern designer Laura Nash. When you come, please have your muslin sewn up and ready for fitting, or your pattern traced and ready for a tissue fit. We ask that you RSVP so that you have a time slot set and don’t have to wait too long. Cost is $15 for the first 20 minutes and $10 for each additional 15 minute increment.


1st Saturdays of the month

1/4                                            10:30-1:30

2/1                                            10:30-1:30

Designer Techniques III

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



1/15                                           6-8pm

Yoga Bag

Learn how to create your own unique prints wit textile paint.   Cost $35



1/21                                          6-8pm

Bust Adjustment - Pattern Alteration

In this class, students will learn how to make the  most common adjustments to a pattern to fit a larger bust than what the pattern is designed for. Cost $25


1/4                                            6-7:30pm

Designer Techniques IV

Learn to add unique touches to your garment that will give an extra WOW factor and make your creation stand out. This class covers different techniques than from Designer Techniques I. Must have basic sewing experience. Cost $35



2/19                                         6-8pm

Fortune Cookie Bag

In this class, you will learn how to make a bag loved by crafters as well as those who are fashion-minded. This is a simple bag that is lined and has pockets on the inside.  $25



2/12                                      6-8pm     


Look for more exciting classes coming in March and April!




Join us every first Friday (5-7 pm), of each month.  Bring a sewing project to finish, get help with fitting a garment, meet like minded sewists and chat about sewing, or something else.

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