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Introductory Classes

From sewing to skill building, our introductory classes offer a starting point for everyone's creative journey in sewing. Expand your skills to expand your potential.

Intro to Sergers

Learn how to thread your serger, set tensions, and create a 4 thread overlock, 3 thread overlock, rolled hem and more!
3 hours

Intro to Garment Sewing

Intro to Sewing

If you have been wanting to learn the basics about using a sewing machine, this class is for you.
3 hours

Introduction to Hand Embroidery

Intro to Sewing 2.0

Learn five basic embroidery stitches, supplies, transfer methods, finishing methods and more.
3 hours

Introduction to Quilting Level 1

Intro to Quilting Level 1

As part of a three-class series, learn the essentials of quilting from fabric selection, rotary cutting, and piecing.
3 hours

Intro to Quilting Level 2

Intro to Quilting Level 2

Part two of the Intro to Quilting series will cover the quilting aspect of quilting - attaching the quilt top to batting and backing.
3 hours

Intro to Quilting Level 2

Intro to Quilting Part 3: Binding

Quilt binding is the final step in finishing a quilt. Your quilt border is not only for the utility of hiding your raw edges and locking everything together, but it can also be used to accent specific colors in your quilt!
3 hours

Introduction to Quilting Level 1

Intro to Garment Sewing

Learn the basics of garment sewing from taking size measurements, garment sewing tools and materials, and how to read commercial and indie patterns. Our goal is to give you the confidence and skill to start sewing garments!
3 hours

Intro to Quilting Level 2

Intro to Garment Sewing 2.0

In this class, you will get into the details of a garment sewing pattern. You will learn the differences between pattern styles, what the pattern markings mean, and how to transfer them onto your fabric all while sewing your first pair of boxer shorts.
3 hours

Intro to Quilting Level 2

Intro to Garment Sewing 3.0

In this class, you will take your garment sewing experience to the next level by learning to sew with knits! You will work on a pattern to make a Lark Tee out of knit fabric with all the tips and tricks. It will be such a good experience you will want to make T-shirts for every day of the week.
3 hours

Introduction to English Paper Piecing



Intro to English Paper Piecing

Learn this handiwork technique and tips and tricks. Includes everything needed to complete one block of the Lucy Boston, Patchwork of the Crosses quilt.
3 hours

Introduction to Paper Piecing



Intro to Paper Piecing



Paper piecing offers precise points and angles without having to measure. Learn this technique and a few tips and tricks.
3 hours

Intro to Fabric Collage Mini Quilt

Learn Laura Heine's method to fabric collage by completing an 8" block that can be turned into a quilt, bag, or pillow panel later. There are many to choose from so you can take this class again and again. 3 hours

Introduction to Free Motion Quilting

Intro to Free Motion Quilting

Learn how to quilt your quilt top using a home sewing machine. Covers batting, basting the quilt, and techniques.
3 hours

Introduction to Longarm Quilting

Intro to Longarm Quilting

Learn how to load a quilt onto a longarm frame, basic machine operation, and technique pratice.
3 hours

Introduction to Machine Embroidery

Intro to Machine Embroidery

Learn hooping techniques, how to pick the best stabilizer, threads, and the basics of digitizing.
3 hours

 
Introduction to Quilting Level 1

Intro to Longarm Quilting 2.0

Did the Intro to Longarm Quilting class time go to fast? This class is by the customer’s request. It is a continuation of the Intro to Longarm Quilting class. It reinforces what you have already learned, an instructor is supervising you with more tips and tricks to share. 
3 hours

Intro to Quilting Level 2

Mexican Inspired Floral Machine Embroidery

We think we have found the perfect embroidery pattern so that you can create your own Mexican inspired clothing. This pattern will look great on the Remy Raglan Top or a special summer pillow. This is a great time to bring in your handmade or store-bought garments to embroider.
3 hours

Introduction to Hand Embroidery

Intro to Hand Embroidery

Learn five basic embroidery stitches, supplies, transfer methods, finishing methods and more.
3 hours

Christmas Tote

Christmas Tote

This is a great class to take after the Intro to Sewing class since it reinforces all the skills just learned. Make it in Christmas fabric for the holidays to give as a gift or use as a gift bag.
3 hours