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Sewing Essentials 1- Daytime

This series of classes is offered in 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:
-We strongly prefer all participants to be vaccinated against Covid 19 and influenza but do not require proof.
-Everyone must wear a face mask over mouth and nose. 
-Everyone must sanitize upon entering the space.

*Please note: Evening courses are also available!

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Thread sewing machine Wind bobbin Basic sewing operations (straight stitch, zig zag, backstitch, pivot, topstitch, edge-stitch) Use rotary cutter, ruler and cutting mat Hem 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
Materials Included: Patterns and Instructions for each project
Requirements: Skill requirements: None Fabric Requirements: 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!
Instructor: Marja
Instructor Bio: 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!
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.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

Contact Us:

Phone: 705-822-9182

Address: 1 Serpentine St
                 Copper Cliff, ON P0M 1N0

Sun/Mon - CLOSED
Curbside pick up:
Tues/Thurs - 11am-8pm
Wed - 5pm-8pm
Fri/Sat - 12pm-5pm

In store shopping:
Thurs - 10am-3pm
Sat - 10am-2pm