September 2nd-December 16th
Sign-up and join the class from 12:00pm – 2:00pm $30
Great for personal projects, finishing up a project, or just to have some special one–on–one attention! Schedule time if you would like to get a better “fit” for your garments, learn special techniques for advancing your sewing skills, learn basic sewing techniques, draping fabric on a dress form for fashion design; learn how to draft the design onto paper and make a plan on sewing steps or make a pattern of an existing garment.
Beginner Sewing: Fundamentals
Thursdays, September, 3rd, 10th, 17th & 24th, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Thursdays, October 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg
$150 (each 4 week session)
Skill level: Beginner
For the very beginner, this class will teach you the fundamentals of garment construction. From pattern use, fabric grain, measuring, and machine use; form the foundation for a lifetime of creative sewing! You will make a simple little skirt or pj’s with an elastic waist band in this first class.
Portraits in Fiber
Fridays, September 11th, 18th, 25th & October 2nd, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Instructor: Tetayna Antrobious
$130 (4 week session)
Ages 7 and up!
Beginner level for children and adults
Paint a portrait from a picture or from life. Map out the colors with fabric scraps to sew a portrait with a combination of hand and machine stitching. Do a selfie! Make gifts, or gather around and put the whole family together as a quilt.
Pillows & Piping
Saturday, September 19th, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Instructor: Robyn Fogler $45
Skill level: Beginner to intermediate (must know basics of machine use)
Learn techniques on how to make easy continuous bias tape for piping a pillow and how to install a zipper.
Special Event! Bodice Fit Workshop
Monday October 26th & Tuesday October 27th, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Instructor: Claudia Parker Hughes
$150 (2 day workshop)
Skill level: intermediate
This hands-on fitting course uses the Palmer/Pletsch system, taught by a Certified Sewing Instructor for Palmer/ Pletsch. Bring your patterns and learn how to fit your body with confidence with Claudia’s help during this intensive 2 day workshop.
Intro to Cosplay: Costumes for Kids and Adults
Saturdays, TBA, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Instructor: Kristina Joy Emerick
$120 (4 week session)
Ages 13 & up
Skill level: Intermediate
Learn some valuable wearable shape and line techniques while recreating your favorite character as a costume for yourself. Master the art of interfacing and wire bending to create “fantastic” designs for cosplay conventions or Halloween. Learn the value of nude colored netting. Individual experience based upon costume choice. Intermediate learners may use store-bought patterns while advanced learners will find it in their best interest to create their own pattern.
Instructors: Kimberly Ramberg and Robyn Fogler
Call for appointment $50 per hour
All Skill Levels
Great for personal projects, finishing up a project, or just to have some special one-on-one attention! Schedule time if you would like to get a better “fit” for your garments, learn special techniques for advancing your sewing skills, learn basic sewing techniques, make a roman shade, draping fabric on a dress form for fashion design; learn how to draft the design onto paper and make a plan on sewing steps or make a pattern of an existing garment.
Visit us at your lunch hour? $10 for first hour, $5 for every hour after.
Do you need to use our classroom space to work on a project? Come in at your lunch hour and make a skirt to wear for your night out! Please call ahead to see if the classroom is available. You must have basic sewing skills needed for machine use. No instructor.
Please register at least one week prior to the start date of class and if the class is full we may schedule another or offer you a comparable alternative. Two weeks’ notice for dropping a class is necessary for a store credit towards another class or merchandise. A refund is only issued if we cancel the class. You may call and register with a credit card or stop by our NEW store location. Looking forward to teaching you!
You will receive a 15% discount for all supplies purchased at Les Fabriques for your class projects during class enrollment, including the purchase of equipment and sewing machines.Make-up classes will be determined by instructors.