Sewing classes for the beginner to the advanced stitcher!
Kids & Teens Beginning and Advanced Sewing - Ages 8 - 14
Mondays, April 15-July 8, 4-5:45 pm
$69 per level or $199 for the three beginning (Levels 1-3) classes together. Priced per person. +$5/level kit fee -- includes book "I Can Sew."
You will learn to sew! Become friends with a machine, learn basic stitches fearlessly, then go on to make clothes and gifts for yourself or your friends and family!
Want a class you can do together? Then try Mommy & Me.
Level 1 - Pillowcase, drawstring bag and I-pod purse. Mondays, April 15-May 6, 4-5:45 pm
Get to know your sewing machine. Learn all the parts, how to thread it and make a bobbin. Sew straight lines and corners while making the perfect iPod purse. We’ll make pillowcases for sleepovers or for a gift. Then we'll make a drawstring tote bag, perfect for carrying books or carrying clothes for a sleepover. No sewing experience is required. Includes handouts.
Level 2 - PJ pants & embellished t-shirt. Mondays, May 13-June 10, 4-5:45 pm
Build on what you learned in Level 1. Improve on your sewing skills and learn how to sew pull on elastic pajama pants, perfect for relaxing at home. To coordinate with your PJ pants, we can embellish a ready-made t-shirt with leftover PJ fabric for a truly one of a kind outfit. Includes pattern. Prerequisite: Level 1 or private lessons.
Level 3 - Comfy robe. Mondays, June 17-July 8, 4-5:45 pm
Make fun seams and easy hems. Learn about kimono sleeves and more complicated layouts. Learn how to make belts and the proper way to sew seams. Wear your outfit on spirit day or around the house or sleepovers. Includes pattern. Prerequisite: Level 2
Kids & Teens Advanced Sewing
Learn how to sew hems. Sew on elastic. Add trims and sparklies. Make your skirt one layer or several or add tiers. Wear your new skirt home!
Level 5 - Pants. Mondays, Mondays, June 17-July 8, 4-5:45 pm
Learn how to make belt loops, add a zipper and make pockets. Make a fun tie belt to slide through your belt loops.
Looking for a project the two of you can do together? Try Mommy & Me! $79/couple. Saturdays, Feb 2 & 9, 2-5 pm
Don't have a sewing machine? Rent one of our nice, new machines for $10/class meeting. Apply your rent to owning to machine when you buy your machine from us.
Choose an Option: K&T Beginning Series ($214.00) K&T 1 ($74.00) K&T 2 ($74.00) K&T 3 ($74.00) K&T 4 ($74.00) K&T 5 ($74.00) Sewing machine rental - the whole series (12 class ($120.00) Sewing machine rental - 1 class meeting ($10.00)
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2111 NE 43rd Ave.,
Phone: (503) 927-5457
1 block north of NE 43rd & Sandy
BUS: #12 bus,
MAX: 7 blocks from the Hollywood MAX station
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