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Kids’ Easy Skirt

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Kids will learn how to make a cute skirt with an elastic waistband and hem. Materials: All materials are included. Prerequisites: Sewing 101 or equivalent experience. Skill Level: Beginner Sessions: This class meets on Saturday, June 24, 11:00am - 1:00pm.

Open Sew

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come sew with other sewists in our classroom space.  Fee allows the use of sewing machines, sergers, cutting tables, irons, and sewing tools.  Prior sewing experience is required.  No instruction in provided. Materials: None Skill Level: Beginner Prerequisites: Sewing 101, Serger 101, or equivalent experience. Please note: Not available for online purchase. Please pay $10 fee in-person at event. Spaces are limited.

Summer Sewing Camp for Adults- Beginner

July 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

If you are ready to make your OWN clothes this summer, we have a sewing camp just for you! This camp is a great follow up to our Sewing 101 3-week series. Learn how to choose the correct size for you. Learn about what fabrics work best with the pattern. Learn how to make three summer wardrobe pieces using knit fabrics: tank top, elastic waist skirt, and a dress. Materials: Requires 1 yard (tank top), 1 to 2.5 yards (skirt),…

Decorate your Bedroom Camp: July 2017

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kids will use a sewing machine to create fun items for their room! Kids will learn how to make fabric baskets, sunglass holder, laundry bag, throw pillows, and more! Materials: All materials included. Skill Level: Beginner. Must have completed Sewing 101 or Beginner Sewing Camp. Sessions: This camp meets Monday, July 10 - Thursday July 13, 1:00pm - 4:00pm.

Sunny Day Shorts

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Make the little ones in your life these super cute, super easy shorts. Sizes 6m-4T and 5-12. Materials: All materials included. Skill level: beginner Prerequisites: Sewing 101 or equivalent experience. Sessions: This class meetings on Wednesday, July 12, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Kids’ Easy Summer Dress

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kids will have fun learning how to read and cut out a pattern while making this easy pullover dress! Materials: Requires 1 to 2 yards of cotton fabric and coordinating thread. Skill level: beginner Prerequisites: Sewing 101 or equivalent experience. Sessions: This class meetings on Friday, July 14, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Pants No. 1- 100 Acts of Sewing Pattern

July 15 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Treat yourself to a comfortable pair of crop pants with an elastic waist. Great for lounging about, working in the garden, or running errands. Materials: Requires 2.5 yards of cotton fabric (chambray, linen or seersucker), 1.5 yards of 3/4” wide elastic, and coordinating thread. Skill level: beginner Prerequisites: Sewing 101 or equivalent experience. Sessions: This class meetings on Saturday, July 15, 12:30pm - 4:30pm

Girl’s Knit Dress

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An easy knit dress that is perfect for summer! Materials: Requires .75 - 1 yard (sizes 3-6) or 1 to 1.25 yard (sizes 7-14) of moderate stretch knits (e.g., Cotton Jersey, ITY, or Cotton Knit) and coordinating thread. Pattern included. Skill level: beginner Prerequisites: Sewing 101 or equivalent experience. Sessions: This class meetings on Saturday, July 22, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Rope Baskets

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Making rope baskets is ridiculously fun! Using a zigzag stitch and cotton clothesline, we're going to make beautiful and functional baskets. This is a great project to use up all of those threaded bobbins. Materials: Requires 2 spools of thread in your choice of color and pre-wound bobbins. Cotton clothesline included. Skill level: beginner Prerequisites: Sewing 101 or equivalent experience. Sessions: This class meetings on Wednesday, July 26, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Decorate your Bedroom Camp: August 2017

August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kids will use a sewing machine to create fun items for their room! Kids will learn how to make fabric baskets, sunglass holder, laundry bag, throw pillows, and more! Materials: All materials included. Skill Level: Beginner. Must have completed Sewing 101 or Beginner Sewing Camp. Sessions: This camp meets Monday, August 14 - Thursday, August 17, 1:00pm - 4:00pm.

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Handcraft Workshop offers a wide variety of kid and adult sewing classes.  From the very beginner to the very advanced, there’s a class for everybody!If you’re a beginner or haven’t sewn awhile in need a refresher, Sewing 101 is the perfect class for you.  From there, you’ll find project based classes of varying skill levels, skill classes that focus on particular techniques, serger classes, and more.  Experienced sewist can start with a project class that interests them and matches their skill level.

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Skill Level Recommendations

Newbie: No experience necessary
Beginner: Taken Sewing 101 or equivalent
Intermediate: Ready for some serious sewing
Advanced: Could teach a class or two!

Kids classes are intended for students aged 8-15.  Adult classes are intended for students aged 16+.