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Sewing Skills- Zippers

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn the fundamental skills of garment making.  Take just one or all five classes! Skill level: Beginner Prerequisites: Sewing 101 or equivalent experience. Zippers- This class will focus on installing a regular and invisible zipper. Materials: Requires one 9"+ regular and one 9"+ invisible zipper. This class meets on Thursday, August 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm.

Freestyle Friday: Fold-over Clutch

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

We love a great handbag. We love a hand- made one even more! Make your own stylish clutch in this freestyle class. Materials: Requires one 14” - 18” metal or plastic zipper, 1/2 yard of cotton or home dec fabric for exterior, 1/2 yard of cotton of home dec fabric for interior, 3/4 yard heavyweight fusible interfacing, 12"x12" piece of leather or faux leather (optional), and coordinating thread. Skill level: Beginner Prerequisites: Sewing 101 or equivalent experience. Sessions: This class…

Charlie Caftan Class

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Nothing says summer elegance quite as well as a dramatic caftan. Meet the Charlie Caftan, a fresh take on this warm weather staple. Materials: Suggested fabric: 3 to 4 yards of light to medium weight wovens such as linen, chambray, rayon challis, crepe de chine, and voile, 1/4 yard of lightweight fusible interfacing and coordinating polyester thread. Skill level: Intermediate Prerequisites: Sewing 101, Serger 101, or entire Sewing Skills series. Must be comfortable using a rotary cutter and have previously…

Kids’ Garment Camp: August 2017

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kids with sewing experience will learn how to use patterns to make their own clothing! In this camp, kids will learn how to take their measurements, read a pattern, cut out fabric, and stitch it all together. Kids will make a peplum top, shorts, and a tank dress. Materials: All materials included. (girls' sizes 7-16) Skill Level: Intermediate. Must have completed Sewing 101 or Beginner Sewing Camp and previously completed a commercial pattern project. Sessions: This camp meets Monday, August 21 -…

Sewing Skills- Buttons and Buttonholes

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn the fundamental skills of garment making.  Take just one or all five classes! Skill level: Beginner Prerequisites: Sewing 101 or equivalent experience. Buttons & Buttonholes- This class will focus on how to make a buttonhole using a sewing machine. Materials: Bring Buttons. This class meets on Thursday, August 24, 7:00pm - 8:30pm.

Ebony Top or Dress

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Make a swingy knit dress or modern cropped top, with your choice of scoop or jewel neckline, and long or 3/4 sleeves. For the ultimate leggings companion, make an Ebony tunic, with a cascading hem and short raglan sleeves. All necklines are finished with a knit band. Materials: Requires two yards of 60” wide light to medium weight drapey knits with at least 30% stretch and coordinating thread. Skill level: Intermediate Prerequisites: Sewing 101, Serger 101, or entire Sewing Skills…

Teens Garment Camp: August 2017

August 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teens with sewing experience will learn how to use patterns to make their own clothing! In this camp, kids will learn how to take their measurements, read a pattern, cut out fabric, and stitch it all together. Teens will make a top, romper, and a sundress. Materials: All materials included. Skill Level: Intermediate. Must have completed Sewing 101 or Beginner Sewing Camp and previously completed a commercial pattern project. Sessions: This camp meets Monday, August 28 - Thursday, August 31, 1:00pm -…

Sewing Skills- Fabric 101

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Learn the fundamental skills of garment making.  Take just one or all five classes! Skill level: Beginner Prerequisites: Sewing 101 or equivalent experience. Fabric 101- Curious about fabric? What are ITY, Volie, and Broadcloth? There are so many different types of fabrics, it can be confusing to know what, when, and how to use it. Join us in this class to expand your fabric knowledge. You’ll have a chance to see and feel various types of fabric and learn what types…

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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+.