325 1st Ave W

Albany OR 97321

541-979-3121

By appointment only

until further notice.

Classes

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  $130.

Thursdays 

3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26                          6-8 pm

 


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. Cost  $130

 

Thursdays

4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23                       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 snack. It will also be a fun class and you will walk away with a  great t-shirt. Fabric and pattern must be purchased prior to class and fabric must be pre-washed. Cost is $80.

Saturday

3/28                                              12-5 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

3/7                                            10:30-1:30

4/4                                            10:30-1:30

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 previous Designer Techniques classes. Must have basic sewing experience. Cost $35

 

Wednesday

3/25                                           6-8pm

Designer Techniques V

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 previous Designer Techniques classes. Must have basic sewing experience. Cost $35

 

Wednesday

4/22                                         6-8pm

Leggings 

In this class students will learn how to make their own leggings. Fabric must be purchased and pre-washed prior to class. Cost $80

 

Wednesday

4/25                                        6-8pm     

Buckram Hat Class - Get Ready for the Kentucky Derby Party!

In this class, students will 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! Please note that students will get their heads measured at the time of registration. Bring a lunch or enjoy some of the great food downtown Albany has to offer. Registration deadline is April 18th. Cost $120.00

Sunday

4/26                                            9-5pm

 

 

Sewcial

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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