Class List

Please sign up two weeks prior to the start of class. You will receive a 15% discount on all supplies purchased for your class projects including equipment and sewing machines. If make-up classes are needed, they will be determined by the instructors.

To register for a class online, please go to the calendar page, click on the appropriate class with your cursor, and fill out the requested information. You may also call and register with a credit card or stop by our NEW store location. Looking forward to teaching you!

Attention! We try to keep this list up-to-date but sometimes an additional class or change is made that isn’t reflected here. So please call or stop by to see if there are new classes that haven’t been added yet. Thanks!

December 4 and 18

Pillows & Piping

Thursdays, December 4 and 18
10:00am – 12:00pm
$60 (2 week session)
(class does not meet December 11)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

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.

December 5

Fashion Design 1 “Design the Dress”

Fridays, December 5, 12 and 19
10:00am – 12:30pm

$110 (3 week session)
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Level: Intermediate
Learn the basics of fashion design. Learn how drape muslin on a dress form for a simple bodice for a dress. Create your own paper pattern and write your instructions. Apply a $5 discount for signing up for the “Sew the Dress” session to follow.

January 6

Fashion Sewing and Design for Kids

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays
4:00pm – 6:00pm
$125 monthly fee(once a week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Ages 7 – 17

Level: Beginner
Pick one day a week and learn the fundamentals of garment sewing, how to operate a sewing machine, master a commercial pattern or design your own….and just have fun with the art of sewing!.

December 22

Holiday Camp Stitch

December 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 and 31

Full or Half Day Options
10:00am – 4:30pm (full day)

10:00am – 1:00pm or 1:30pm – 4:30pm (half day)

$135 (three half days)
$270 (three full days)

Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Ages 7-17
Skill level: Beginner

Need something for your kids to do while you are getting ready for the holidays? Or the week after…Make holiday crafts, doll clothing, last minute gifts of scarfs and Christmas stockings, holiday clothing or make a pair of flannel p.j.s to keep you warm this winter! Start the new year off with new skills and clothing to add to your wardrobe. Sign up for all 6 full days and receive a discount of $50.

January 2

Introduction to Fashion Design: Designing and Drafting for Clothing

Fridays, January 2, 9 and 16
10:00am – 12:00pm
$90 (3 week/ 2 hour sessions)
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Level: Beginner to intermediate (must know basics of machine use)
Learn the basics of draping for fashion design and pattern drafting. Bring your design ideas and some muslin and learn how to manipulate the fabric like a sculpture! You will have a finished paper pattern for a bodice or skirt to make later. Continue with “Design the Dress” and “Sew the Dress” to start sewing up your designs in the winter.

January 5

Fashion Sewing and Design for Kids

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays
4:00pm – 6:00pm
$125 monthly fee(once a week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Ages 7 – 17

Level: Beginner
Pick one day a week and learn the fundamentals of garment sewing, how to operate a sewing machine, master a commercial pattern or design your own….and just have fun with the art of sewing!.

January 5

Designers’ Apron

Mondays, January 5, 12, 19 and 26
12:00pm – 2:30pm
$150 (4 week/2.50 hour sessions)
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Level: Beginner
In this beginner class for sewing and pattern designing we will make the ideal Apron while focusing on useful sewing techniques. You will have an introduction to draping and pattern making, learn how to sew darts, how to add pockets, a sash and neck ties and make your own ruffle or bias tape for your personally designed apron. Follow this class with “Design a Dress” and “Sew a Dress”.

January 6

Fashion Sewing and Design for Kids

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays
4:00pm – 6:00pm
$125 monthly fee(once a week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Ages 7 – 17

Level: Beginner
Pick one day a week and learn the fundamentals of garment sewing, how to operate a sewing machine, master a commercial pattern or design your own….and just have fun with the art of sewing!.

January 7

Fashion Sewing and Design for Kids

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays
4:00pm – 6:00pm
$125 monthly fee(once a week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Ages 7 – 17

Level: Beginner
Pick one day a week and learn the fundamentals of garment sewing, how to operate a sewing machine, master a commercial pattern or design your own….and just have fun with the art of sewing!.

January 7

Beginner Sewing: Fundamentals

Wednesdays, January 7, 14, 21 and 28
6:30pm – 9:00pm
$150(4 week/2.50 hour sessions)
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

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 band in this first class.

January 8

Fashion Sewing and Design for Kids

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays
4:00pm – 6:00pm
$125 monthly fee(once a week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Ages 7 – 17

Level: Beginner
Pick one day a week and learn the fundamentals of garment sewing, how to operate a sewing machine, master a commercial pattern or design your own….and just have fun with the art of sewing!.

January 8

Make friends with your sewing machine

Thursdays, January 8 and 15
10:30am – 12:00pm
$45(2 week/1.50 hour sessions)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

Level: Beginner
Is the sewing machine gifted to you a year ago still sitting in the box? You are not alone. Come in and get a little hand holding in the process of learning your machine. Don’t have one yet? Come try the Pfaffs in the classroom and see if you like them! Les Fabriques has been a Pfaff dealer for 35 years and we offer support as you begin your sewing adventure. And as you will find out…it can be a lifetime of fun and learning.

January 8

Total Beginner Curtain

Thursdays, January 8, 15, 22 and 29
1:00pm – 2:30pm
$90 (4 week/1.5 hour session)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

Level: Beginner
Learn the very basics of machine sewing while making a simple curtain for your window. Learn to measure and cut and sew your fabric for rod casing and hemming. Arrive with your window and frame measurements and let Robyn help you choose the proper fabric for the project on the first day. And don’t forget, you receive a 15% student discount for class materials!

January 10

Fashion Sewing and Design for Kids

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays
4:00pm – 6:00pm
$125 monthly fee(once a week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Ages 7 – 17

Level: Beginner
Pick one day a week and learn the fundamentals of garment sewing, how to operate a sewing machine, master a commercial pattern or design your own….and just have fun with the art of sewing!.

January 10

Portraits in Fiber

Saturdays,January 10, 17, 24 and 31
10:00am – 12:00pm
$120(4 week/2.00 hour sessions)

Ages 7 and up
Instructor: Tetayna Antrobious

Level: Beginner
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.

January 13

Tailored Jacket

Tuesdays, January 13, 20, 27, February 3 and 10
6:15pm – 8:15pm
$150 (5 weeks/2 hour sessions)
Instructor: Tricia Emlet

Level: Intermediate
Do something special for yourself this winter. Make a jacket that actually fits you (and your style). Learn to fit the pattern to your body, choose the best fabric for the pattern and line the jacket so it looks fantastic inside and out. We have beautiful coating wools, velvets, silk and rayon linings which you can detail and finish beautifully.

January 20

Pillows & Piping

Tuesdays, January 20 and 27
12:30pm – 2:30pm
$60 (2 week/2 hour sessions)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

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.

January 22

A “Piece of Cake” T-shirt

Thursdays, January 22, 29 and February 5
10:00am – 12:00pm
$90(3 week/2.00 hour sessions)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

Level: Beginner
This project will soothe your sweet heart because it is easier than you may think to make a t-shirt with this new pattern! Pick out fabric on the first day with Robyn and choose from our wonderful knits!

January 23

Introduction to Fashion Design: Designing and Drafting for Bags

Fridays, January 23, 30 and February 6
10:00am – 12:00pm
$90 (3 week/ 2 hour sessions)
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Level: Beginner to intermediate (must know basics of machine use)
Learn the basics of pattern drafting for a bag. Bring your design ideas and measurements. Draft paper pattern and cut one sample from fabric with Kimberly’s help and tweak your pattern and directions for finishing on your own.

February 2

Fashion Sewing and Design for Kids

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays
4:00pm – 6:00pm
$125 monthly fee(once a week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Ages 7 – 17

Level: Beginner
Pick one day a week and learn the fundamentals of garment sewing, how to operate a sewing machine, master a commercial pattern or design your own….and just have fun with the art of sewing!.

February 2

Beginner Sewing: Fundamentals

Mondays, February 2, 9, 16 and 23
10:00am – 12:30pm
$150(4 week/2.50 hour sessions)
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

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 band in this first class.

February 3

Fashion Sewing and Design for Kids

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays
4:00pm – 6:00pm
$125 monthly fee(once a week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Ages 7 – 17

Level: Beginner
Pick one day a week and learn the fundamentals of garment sewing, how to operate a sewing machine, master a commercial pattern or design your own….and just have fun with the art of sewing!.

February 4

Fashion Sewing and Design for Kids

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays
4:00pm – 6:00pm
$125 monthly fee(once a week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Ages 7 – 17

Level: Beginner
Pick one day a week and learn the fundamentals of garment sewing, how to operate a sewing machine, master a commercial pattern or design your own….and just have fun with the art of sewing!.

February 4

Designers’ Apron

Wednesdays, February 4, 11, 18 and 25
6:30pm – 9:00pm
$150 (4 week/2.50 hour sessions)
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Level: Beginner
In this beginner class for sewing and pattern designing we will make the ideal Apron while focusing on useful sewing techniques. You will have an introduction to draping and pattern making, learn how to sew darts how to add pockets, a sash and neck ties and make your own ruffle or bias tape for your personally designed apron. Follow this class with “Design a Dress” and “Sew a Dress”.

February 5

Fashion Sewing and Design for Kids

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays
4:00pm – 6:00pm
$125 monthly fee(once a week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Ages 7 – 17

Level: Beginner
Pick one day a week and learn the fundamentals of garment sewing, how to operate a sewing machine, master a commercial pattern or design your own….and just have fun with the art of sewing!.

February 7

Fashion Sewing and Design for Kids

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays or Saturdays
4:00pm – 6:00pm
$125 monthly fee(once a week for 4 consecutive weeks)

Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Ages 7 – 17

Level: Beginner
Pick one day a week and learn the fundamentals of garment sewing, how to operate a sewing machine, master a commercial pattern or design your own….and just have fun with the art of sewing!.

February 10

A “Piece of Cake” T-shirt

Tuesdays, February 10, 17 and 24
1:30pm – 3:30pm
$90(3 week/2.00 hour sessions)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

Level: Beginner
This project will soothe your sweet heart because it is easier than you may think to make a t-shirt with this new pattern! Pick out fabric on the first day with Robyn and choose from our wonderful knits!

February 12

Pillows & Piping

Thursdays, February 12 and 19
10:00am – 12:00pm
$60 (2 week/2 hour sessions)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

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.

February 12

Make friends with your sewing machine

Thursdays, February 12 and 19
12:30pm – 2:00pm
$45(2 week/1.50 hour sessions)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

Level: Beginner
Is the sewing machine gifted to you a year ago still sitting in the box? You are not alone. Come in and get a little hand holding in the process of learning your machine. Don’t have one yet? Come try the Pfaffs in the classroom and see if you like them! Les Fabriques has been a Pfaff dealer for 35 years and we offer support as you begin your sewing adventure. And as you will find out…it can be a lifetime of fun and learning.

February 13

Introduction to Fashion Design: Up-Cycle your Clothing

Fridays, February 13, 20 and 27
10:00am – 12:00pm
$90 (3 week/ 2 hour sessions)
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Level: Beginner to intermediate (must know basics of machine use)
Learn the basics of draping for fashion design. Bring clothing which is need of design changes and you will learn some hands on techniques to up-cycle your wardrobe. Make sure your clothing is freshly laundered and without strong perfumes.

March 2

It’s a Cinch – Introduction to Corset Making

Mondays, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
10:00am – 12:00pm
$150 (5 weeks/2 hour session)
Instructor: Tricia Emlet

Level: Intermediate
Have you always wanted to make a corset but felt intimidated by the prospect? Making a corset is complicated, but it isn’t hard when the process is broken down into organized, doable steps. If you’re comfortable using a sewing machine and understand basic sewing techniques, you can make a corset. Sign up for this class, learn from one of the best local costumers and you will leave this class with a quality corset and a pattern that fits you so well you can make another one whenever you want. Choose from our cotton sateen, lace and other fine fabrics and receive 15% student discount.

March 3

Make friends with your sewing machine

Tuesdays, March 3 and 10
2:00pm – 3:30pm
$45(2 week/1.50 hour sessions)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

Level: Beginner
Is the sewing machine gifted to you a year ago still sitting in the box? You are not alone. Come in and get a little hand holding in the process of learning your machine. Don’t have one yet? Come try the Pfaffs in the classroom and see if you like them! Les Fabriques has been a Pfaff dealer for 35 years and we offer support as you begin your sewing adventure. And as you will find out…it can be a lifetime of fun and learning.

March 4

Beginner Sewing: Fundamentals

Wednesdays,March 4, 11, 18 and 25
6:30pm – 9:00pm
$150(4 week/2.50 hour sessions)
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

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 band in this first class.

March 5

Endeavor Pants – Sailor Style

Thursdays,March 5, 12, 19 and 26
10:00am – 12:30pm
$150(4 week/2.50 hour sessions)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

Level: Intermediate
Make your first pair of very sleek, sailor style pants with flat front that fits any figure. This is just the endeavor for the spring days ahead as it can be made up in several lengths from short to long. Having trouble fitting pants? This is the class for you to learn the concepts of fit and style for both those hips and legs to move happily. Choose from our lovely cottons and linens for beautifully designed and sewn pants just for you!

March 7

Portraits in Fiber

Saturdays,March 7, 14, 21 and 28
10:00am – 12:00pm
$120(4 week/2.00 hour sessions)

Ages 7 and up
Instructor: Tetayna Antrobious

Level: Beginner
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.

March 9

Beginner Sewing: Alter your clothing “Techniques”

Mondays, March 9, 16, 23 and 30
12:30pm – 2:30pm
$120(4 week/2.00 hour sessions)
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Level: Beginner
Bring clothing which is in need of alteration in design and fit and you will learn some hands on techniques to save your clothing. Make sure your clothing is freshly laundered and without strong perfumes.

March 13

Fashion Design 1 “Design the Dress”

Fridays, March 13, 20 and 27
10:00am – 12:30pm

$110 (3 weeks/2.50 hour session)
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Level: Intermediate
Learn the basics of fashion design. Learn how drape muslin on a dress form for a simple bodice for a dress. Create your own paper pattern and write your instructions. Apply a $20 discount for signing up for the “Sew the Dress” session to follow if you sign up for both at the same time.

March 17

“Pipi” Shell in knit

Tuesdays,March 17, 24 and 31
1:30pm – 3:30pm
$90(3 week/2.00 hour sessions)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

Level: Beginner
This brand new pattern for a knit top will put a little pep in your step this spring when you realize what you are capable of accomplishing! Pick out fabric on the first day with Robyn and choose from our wonderful knits! Also on the first day you will learn to measure yourself, size and trace your pattern.

April 3

Fashion Design 1 “Sew the Dress”

Fridays, April 3, 10 and 17
10:00am – 12:30pm
$110 (3 week/2.50 hour sessions)
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Level: Intermediate (prerequisite is “Design the Dress”)
Make your simple and elegant dress design with muslin; learn how to line the bodice and gather or pleat the skirt; learn how to insert a zipper (regular or invisible zipper). We will choose materials appropriate for the design on the first day with teacher’s guidance. Take these classes over again to add to the complexity of the design.

April 4

Intro to Cosplay: Costumes for Kids and Adults

Saturdays, April 4, 11 and 18
5:30pm – 7:30pm
$90(3weeks/2 hour sessions)

Ages 13 and up
Instructor: Kristina Joy Emerick

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. 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. Sign up again for more help.