SEWING CLASSES



Our sewing classes offer something for sewists of every skill level! Please click on a class title below to view its description, cost and dates.  Class sizes are small and spaces fill quickly - Register today! Call now - 510-845-6106 - email us, or stop the store.

Need help deciding which class is best for you? Contact the store during business hours for personal assistance.

Please note that our classes are held upstairs at Stonemountain & Daughter. Our second floor is NOT wheelchair accessible. We apologize for any inconvenience and are happy to accommodate you as best we can.
 

Intro to Sewing & Beyond

 30 - Crash Course Sewing   
 35 - Easy Project Based Intro
 40 - 4 Hour Intro - Throw Pillows
 55 - Cool Tools with Mrs. Gadget 
 99 - All About Textiles   
101 - Beginning & Beyond Series    
102 - Mini Beginning Series
900 - Summer Sew Camp Series
940 - After School Sewing Club
 

Techniques & More!         
290 - Sewing With Knits           
311 - Fearless Zippers    
312 - Perfect Seams
314 - Easy Bindings & Facings 
319 - Hand Sewing Basics
330 - Soft, Silk, and Sheer
380 - Magical Bias Cut Lecture
390 - Intro to Serger


Patterns, Fitting, and Design

250 - Sew & Fit Lab
401 - Intro to Design
501 - Fitting Made Easier with
         Sandra Betzina
502 - Pattern Alteration Workshop
         with Sandra Betzina
505 - Well-Fitted Pants Pattern
531 - Copy Ready to Wear
540 - Fitting the Plus Bust

Time To Quilt
705 - Quilt as You Go       
719 - Paper Piecing
723 - Log Cabin Crazy Quilt
733 - Binding Your Quilt
734 - Making Hexagons
740 - Half Square Triangles
741 - Beginner Patchwork Quilt
742 - Spiderweb Quilt Block
743 - Glam Clam Quilt Top
744 - XO Quilt Top
755 - Strips, Strings, & Slivers
771 - Beyond Cotton Quilts
772 - Explore the Square
773 - Quilting without a Pattern
774 - Oh My Stars!
777 - Quilt Project Lab   
Projects & Specialty Classes
613 - Sew Leggings!
610 - Make the ESP Dress
615 - Sewn Postcards
621 - Intro to Faux Fur
622 - Intro to Vinyl
623 - Faux Fur & Vinyl Lab
624 - Kigurumi Workshop
632 - Making Lingerie
635 - Bias Tube Scarf Workshop
651 - The Scout Tee
652 - Tiny Pocket Tank
653 - Linden Sweatshirt
658 - Overnight Duffle Bag
Get Crafty!
433 - Recycled Garments
435 - Beginning Embroidery
436 - Basic Cross Stitch
437 - Cross Stitch on Gingham
438 - Intro to Crewel Embroidery
439 - Embroidery Transfer Methods



   
   
       
   
 

ABOUT OUR CLASSES


Intro to Sewing & Beyond
Get started sewing! For absolute beginners, we have classes about reading
patterns, learning about fabrics, sewing machine basics, and easy project-based
classes to start.  Conquer your fears about sewing and get started today in
one of our friendly, easy sessions!

Sewing Techniques
Take your skills to the next level with exciting classes on zippers, sergers, hand
sewing, and garment construction techniques! Learn about challenging fabrics like
knits and silks or brush up on your mending. Take your sewing from great
to phenomenal!

Patterns, Fitting, & Design

Conquer those fitting issues and make a pair of pants tailored to your unique shape
alter your favorite patterns.  Recycle your clothes to make new designs, learn to
make full bust adjustments, take and intro to design class, and more!

Creative Sewing Lab
This is your sewing studio away from home! Come get advice and tips on your own
project while using our large cutting tables, sewing machines, sergers, and dress
forms. Is there a class that you don’t see, a garment you want to make, or a simple
home decorating project you’d like a hand with? With a sewing consultant at your side
you can focus on fitting, cutting, technique, tailoring, or anything you need help with!

Time to Quilt
From beginner's freeform patchwork to learning to quilt without a pattern, we have
quilt classes for every level.  Learn paper piecing, curved piecing, quilt as you go,
or polish up your binding skills!

Get Crafty
We're not just about sewing and quilting here at Stonemountain:  we love crafting! 
Learn the basics of embroidery, crewel, and cross stitch.  We also offer classes on
getting your crafty business started and how to sell on Etsy!

Youth Sewing Camps
Our overwhelmingly popular youth sewing summer camps continue! Kids age 7 to 15
learn sewing machine basics, reading a commercial pattern, and make an item of
clothing or a simple accessory like a tote or a pillow. So much fun!
Get a group of friends together and check it out!
 
Project & Specialty Classes

Take these one of a kind classes before they're gone!  Learn to work with fur and vinyl
or make the super popular ESP dress.  We also have three different classes on Grainline
Studio patterns that are great for beginners and advanced sewists alike—something for
everybody!