This series of classes is offered in 4 (3-hour) or 5 (2.5-hour) sessions in our modern studio. You can expect to learn all the sewing basics in a fun, casual, supportive atmosphere while working on four awesome projects over the 12 hour course. We aim to send you off feeling confident, inspired and ready to tackle new projects on your own. This class is great for beginners or for those who would like to brush up on the basics.
Project 1: Envelope-Style Cushion Cover Project 2: Burrito Pillowcase Project 3: Travel Case Project 4: The Ultimate Library Bag
You can sign up and pay in full online, or call the store (705-822-9182) to pay a 50% deposit of $95, with the remainder (plus taxes) due on the first day of class. This deposit is not refundable, but can be date-transferred (to a future class) up to 10 days before the start of the original class. This policy is strictly enforced.
Covid-19 safety policies for classes: -Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination required prior to the start of the first class. -Everyone must wear a face mask over mouth and nose. -Everyone must sanitize upon entering the space. -All equipment will be sanitized (with your help!) at the end of each class.
Thread sewing machine
Basic sewing operations (straight stitch, zig zag, backstitch, pivot, topstitch, edge-stitch)
Use rotary cutter, ruler and cutting mat
Finish raw edges
Sew a French seam
Use fusible interfacing
Install zipper in a seam
Make box corners
Install exposed zipper
Install magnetic snap
Make adjustable strap
Patterns and Instructions for each project
Skill requirements: None
Fabric and notions required for each project. Supplies must be purchased from Sew Local Stitch Lounge, or, if purchased elsewhere, approved by the instructor prior to the first day of class. This is to ensure that the correct type of fabric is used for the project and you are not disappointed with the results. Supply list will be provided after registration.
We have an amazing selection of fabrics at competitive prices, and offer a discount for class registrants!
Marja is a highly skilled self-taught sewist with a life-long passion for making.
Her classes are relaxed and fun, thanks to her sense of humour, enormous well of patience and ability to make the best of any sewing mistake!
Sewing Essentials 1- Daytime
$ 190.00 You may register online and pay for the class in full, or call us at 705-822-9182 to register with a 50% deposit of $95, with the remaining balance due on the first day of class.
Sat, Jan 29, 2022 at Noon to 3:15 pm Sat, Feb 5, 2022 at Noon to 3:15 pm Sat, Feb 12, 2022 at Noon to 3:15 pm Sat, Feb 19, 2022 at Noon to 3:15 pm