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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.

Willow Tank Top or Dress

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You will make a breezy tank top or dress. It’ll be a summertime favorite! Skills covered include darts, hemming, and applying bias facing. Materials: 2 - 3 yards of cotton fabric and coordinating thread. Pattern Included. Prerequisites: Sewing 101, Serger 101, or entire Sewing Skills series. Must be comfortable using a rotary cutter and have previously completed a multi-piece commercial pattern project. Skill Level: Intermediate Sessions: This class meets on Saturday, June 24, 1:00pm - 5:00pm.

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.

Beginner Sewing Camp: June 2017

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kids will learn how to use a sewing machine while making a pillowcase, tablet holder, mini messenger bag, felt monster, and emoji keychains. Kids that already know how to sew will have great time too! Materials: All materials included. Skill Level: Newbie Sessions: This camp meets Monday, June 26 -Thursday June 29, 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Romper for Adults

July 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Rompers are all the rage this summer. Get in on this trend by making your own! Materials: Requires 2 to 3 yards of moderate stretch knits (e.g., Cotton Jerseys, Rayon Jerseys, ITY knits); 1.75 yards of 1/4” wide elastic; and coordinating thread. Skill level: intermediate Prerequisites: Sewing 101, Serger 101, or entire Sewing Skills series. Must be comfortable using a rotary cutter and have previously completed a multi-piece commercial pattern project. Sessions: This class meetings on Saturday, July 1, 12:00pm-4:30pm

Beginner Sewing Camp: July 2017

July 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kids will learn how to use a sewing machine while making a pillowcase, tablet holder, mini messenger bag, felt monster, and emoji keychains. Kids that already know how to sew will have great time too! Materials: All materials included. Skill Level: Newbie Sessions: This camp meets Monday, July 3 - Friday, July 7, 1:00pm - 4:00pm (No camp Tues, July 4th)

Serger T-shirt

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

Using a serger, learn how to make a cool, casual t-shirt. Materials: Requires 2 yards of jersey knit fabric. Skill level: intermediate Prerequisites: Serger 101 or prior experience using a serger. Must have previously completed a commercial pattern project. Sessions: This class meetings on Thursday, July 6, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Open Sew

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come sew with other sewists in our studio space. Fee allows the use of sewing machines, sergers, cutting tables, irons, and sewing tools. Note: No instruction is provided. Prior sewing experience is required. Materials: Bring your own project to work on. Skill level: beginner Prerequisites: Sewing 101 or equivalent experience. Sessions: This class meetings on Friday, July 7, 6:00pm - 9:00pm Please note: Not available for online purchase. Please pay $10 fee in-person at event. Spaces are limited.

Linen Aprons

July 8 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Make the perfect apron! This linen cross-over apron has a modern style and maximum functionality. The apron has two roomy front pockets, no ties or buckles, and one size comfortably fits all. Materials: All materials are included. Skill level: intermediate Prerequisites: Sewing 101, Serger 101, or entire Sewing Skills series. Must be comfortable using a rotary cutter and have previously completed a multi-piece commercial pattern project. Sessions: This class meetings on Saturday, July 8, 12:30pm - 4:30pm

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.

Sewing 101 3-week series for Adults- July

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

If you’re eager to start sewing, this three-week series is just the perfect class for you!  In just three sessions, you’ll learn all of the basic machine sewing skills and how to cut and pin while having fun making a pillowcase, a reversible tote bag, and a zipper bag with lining. Materials: The pillowcase requires one 2/3 yard and one 1/3 yard of two coordinating fabrics.  The reversible tote requires two 1/2 yards of coordinating cotton fabrics, 1.25 yards of…

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

Serger Circle Skirt

July 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn how to make a fabulous circle skirt out of knit fabric. You will be twirling all summer long in this fun skirt! Materials: Requires two yards of 60" wide jersey knit fabric with at least 20% stretch and 1.25 yards of 1" wide elastic. Pattern included. Skill level: intermediate Prerequisites: Serger 101 or prior experience using a serger. Must have previously completed a commercial pattern project. Sessions: This class meetings on Thursday, July 13, 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

Kids’ Garment Camp: July 2017

July 17 @ 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, July 17 -…

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

Teens Garment Camp: July 2017

July 24 @ 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, July 24 - Thursday, July 27, 1:00pm -…

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

Nettie Bodysuit or Dress

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Nettie pattern is a quick and easy to make wardrobe staple. Close fitting with high cut arms, it can be made into a knit dress or a bodysuit. Materials: For either bodysuit or dress, requires 2 yards of 4-way stretch fabrics with good recovery and at least 50% crosswise stretch (cotton-lycra and lycra are ideal); 3 metal snaps for the snap crotch (optional); clear elastic or twill tape to stabilize shoulder seams; and coordinating polyester thread. Skill level: Intermediate…

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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+.