Tuesday, February 05, 2008

february classes

CLASS 2/12, 2/19, 2/26 BEGINNER SEWING, DESIGN YOUR OWN TOTE workshop at the Etsy Labs

Beginner Sewing Class: design your own tote! at the Etsy Labs $120.00

Date: 3 week Tuesday Series: 2/12, 2/19, 2/26 2008
Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Etsy Labs, 325 Gold Street 6th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

If you've been wanting to learn to sew, this introductory class is for you! You will learn how to operate a sewing machine and design and complete your own tote bag. We will cover various techniques such as pockets, straps, lining and trims, and you can choose which to incorporate into your first project. With these skills, you'll soon be stitching up whatever your heart desires...

1 yard of fabric for tote
thread to match
basic sewing kit: scissors, pins, pincushion, seam ripper, tape measure, tailor's chalk

*** optional: 1 yard of lining fabric, scraps of contrast fabric or trims for decoration, pockets and/or straps

click here to register!

Sewing 101 (Beginner): Wrap Skirt at Brooklyn General $150

Four 2-hour classes
This class will teach you all the basics: how a sewing machine works, cutting from a pattern, and how to sew a simple wrap skirt. With these techniques, you’ll be on your way to stitching up all kinds of projects!

2 yds light- to medium-weight woven fabric
thread to match
1 pkg extra-wide, double fold bias tape to match
basic sewing supplies: scissors, pins and pincushion, seam ripper, tailor's chalk

Session C: Tues 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2/19, 26, 3/4, 11

click here for more info or call 718-237-7753 to register

Sewing 102 (Beginner/Intermediate): Tote Bag at Brooklyn General

Four 2-hour classes.
Step up your stitching skills with this very practical “All-Day Tote” bag from Lotta Jansdotter's book Simple Sewing. You'll learn how to do pockets, linings, topstitching and straps, and become much more confident with your sewing. Beginner sewing skills required.


1 yard medium- to heavy-weight fabric for bag
1 yard medium-weight fabric for lining
1/2 yard of twill tape (1" wide)
thread to match
optional: quick-release metal key clip
basic sewing supplies (scissors, pins, pincushion, ruler or tape measure, tailor's chalk, seam ripper)

Session A: Wed 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 2/6, 13, 20, 27
Session B: Tues 6:30 to 8:30 pm, 3/18, 25, 4/1, 8

click here for more info or call 718-237-7753 to register


Keepitmoving said...

I want to take a pattern making class with you Cal!! Will you tell me when the next one comes???

daniellexo said...

this picture makes me want to take the class. i assume you'll be handing out little chihuahuas to go in the completed bags?