Get Crafty!

Make new, unique garments and accessories by recycling your tired and old sweaters!

Cost: $ 60.00
Beginners and those needing a refresher will enjoy learning basic outline embroidery and build their stitching confidence.

Cost: $ 30.00
Students will stitch a simple design on aida cloth using a kit provided in class.

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn to do cross stitch embroidery on gingham (checked) fabric, also known as "chicken scratch".

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn this beautiful and rewarding method of fill-in embroidery by stitching a simple sampler in class.

Cost: $ 30.00
In this workshop, we will explore different methods for getting your design onto fabric so that it can be embroidered, painted, or more!

Cost: $ 30.00

Intro to Sewing & Beyond

Our premiere class for beginners and those who want to repeat the class and work on projects of their choice in a 15 hour series!

Cost: $ 140.00
This is a mini 9 hour version of our 15 hour 101 series. Learn to read a pattern, select fabric, and other basic sewing and finishing techniques that build the foundation skills needed to create basic garments.

Cost: $ 85.00
This is our most basic class. We supply the machines and teach you what you need to get started. You'll learn how to thread the machine, wind the bobbin, change needles, adjust tension, and start sewing!

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn to use the sewing machine and take home a finished pillowcase, purse, or apron in this 3-hour intro to sewing.

Cost: $ 30.00
Brighten up your home with new throw pillows! Learn how quick, easy, and satisfying this project can be.

Cost: $ 35.00
Come join our very own Mrs. Gadget, instructor Mary Patrone, to learn about some of the innovative and useful tools that are the foundation of a sewing toolkit.

Cost: $ FREE
After School Sewing Club - Youth Sewing

Cost: $ 100.00
All About Textiles with Barbara Beccio

Cost: $ 35.00

Patterns, Fitting & Design

Get help fitting your patterns before cutting out your fabric. Bring in your latest project or those UFO’s (unfinished objects), get help with difficult garment construction techniques (zippers, pockets, hems, collars, button holes, serging, etc.) that have you stuck.

Cost: $ 30.00
Julianne Bramson, author of Bias Cut Blueprints, shares her tips for fantastic bias-cut garments. Learn how to use the bias cut and how it can be flattering for all sizes, ages, and body types!

Cost: $ 20.00
Learn flat sketching, elements of design, and how to bring your fashion ideas to life.

Make a muslin for pants that fit your individual body.

Cost: $ 170.00
Bring your favorite top, pant, or skirt to class and learn to copy a wardrobe staple WITHOUT taking it apart.

Cost: $ 80.00
Go beyond the basic full bust adjustment! In this class we will cover different types of bodice adjustments on both patterns and muslin.

Cost: $ 85.00
Sandra Betzina is back with a trunk full of new clothes and patterns to inspire you!

Cost: $ 30.00

Projects & Specialty Classes

Make it tonight, wear it tomorrow! From Berkeley-based Decades of Style pattern company, this versatile and figure-flattering dress (with pockets!) will quickly become a staple in your wardrobe.

Cost: $ 55.00
Learn how to sew and fit a pair of leggings, a great staple to have in your wardrobe!

Add your personal creative touch to correspondence!

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn the basics of sewing with faux fur!

Cost: $ 30.00
Learn the basics of sewing with vinyl!

Cost: $ 30.00
This lab is designed to help you gain confidence and further your knowledge in working with faux fur & vinyl fabrics, while getting individualized attention on your project.

Cost: $ 55.00
Because you're never too old for a onesie! Originating as mascot costumes but more commonly known as an oversized hooded onesie, Kigurumi comes from the Japanese verb kiru (to wear) and noun nuigurumi (stuffed toy).

Cost: $ 55.00
Create beautiful lingerie in the fabrics you love!

A simple and elegant bias cowl scarf uses just a half yard of delicious fabric and is quick and easy to make!

Cost: $ 20.00
Come find out why this is one of our bestselling patterns, perfect for beginners!

Cost: $ 35.00
Whip up this versatile tank from Grainline Studio patterns in just a few hours!

Cost: $ 35.00
You can make a comfy and chic sweatshirt by Grainline Studio patterns in just a few hours!

Cost: $ 35.00
Make handmade Christmas stockings!

Cost: $ 25.00
Make this perfectly sized overnight bag that is great for a trip to the beach or hitting the gym.

Cost: $ 35.00

Techniques & More!

Learn the tools and tricks of working with knit fabrics! Choose one of our recommended patterns and make a great tee, camisole or skirt as you learn to work with these versatile fabrics.

Cost: $ 40.00
Stop zipper intimidation now with this incredibly helpful workshop.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn to sew flat-felled, french, welt, bias bound, and Hong Kong seams.

Cost: $ 60.00
Learn to cut and join bias strips, create double-fold bias binding, double-fold bias facing, single-fold bias binding, and single-fold bias facing to add a distinctive and personal touch to your garments.

Cost: $ 30.00
Find out how easy these hand sewing techniques are and never again feel challenged when your clothing needs simple repair!

Cost: $ 30.00
While sheer, lightweight fabrics make beautiful garments, they can be challenging to sew. Conquer cutting and sewing tricky fabrics, and learn how to easily finish seams and stitch hems.

Cost: $ 55.00
Experience how serging can take projects to the next level in our machine-equipped classroom!

Cost: $ 55.00

Time to Quilt

Quilt small sections of your quilt and then sew them together with the "quilt as you go" method. Beginners and experienced quilters welcome.

Cost: $ 75.00
Paper piecing is a sewing technique that can be used to help with accuracy. In this class, you will learn to piece some small traditional blocks.

Cost: $ 25.00
In this class, students learn how to piece an easy log cabin block.

Cost: $ 25.00
Learn how to paper piece hexagons by hand AND by machine while making Grandmother's Flower (7 hexagons).

Cost: $ 25.00
Come play with half square triangles and discover how easy and versatile this quilt block can be.

Cost: $ 25.00
This is a great overview of how to put together a quilt. Master the basics of patchwork and quilting!

Cost: $ 85.00
Get ready for Halloween with these festive and skill-building quilt blocks.

Cost: $ 55.00
Learn how to piece curves like a pro! This innovative twist on a traditional quilt block makes curved piecing quick and easy.

Cost: $ 55.00
In this class, you will learn how to piece, quilt, and bind this easy but impressive quilt.

Cost: $ 85.00
Make many types of blocks using strips and understand how to put all those blocks together to make your own unique quilt.

Learn how to back or prepare these non-traditional fabrics so that they can be used in quilts or wall hangings.

Explore the array of quilt patterns made with only a square, from 1-patch, 4-patch, and 9-patch to a square within a square.

Cost: $ 25.00
Create a quilt without using a pattern and learn about Gwen Marston's liberated quilting theory.

Cost: $ 25.00
This is a class for quilters of many levels: from the beginner quilter who wants to work with triangles but is intimidated with the idea of making "perfect points," to an experienced quilter who wants to "loosen" up and have fun.

Cost: $ 25.00
Quilt lab is the perfect answer to all quilt issues and more. Work independently with teacher support.