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!

October 31

Introduction to Fashion Design: Designing and Drafting

Fridays, October 31, November 7 and 14
10:00am – 12:00pm
$90 (3 week session)
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.

November 8

Sew Like Isabelle

Tuesdays, November 8, 15
1:00 – 3:00pm
$60 (2 week session)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

Level: Beginner
Learn to design and sew like American Girl doll “Isabelle”. Make a fabric bracelet while learning basics of machine sewing.

November 11

Total Beginner Curtain

Tuesdays, November 11, 18, 25 and December 2
6:30 – 8:30pm
$120 (4 week 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.

November 12

Beginner Sewing: Fundamentals

Wednesdays, November 12, 19, December 3, 10 and 17 (Does not meet Nov. 26)
6:30pm – 8:30pm
$30 per session
Instructor: Kimberly Ramberg

Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Bring a project and Kimberly will help you over the difficult portions! Finish a project up or get some assistance laying and cutting out your pattern. Please sign up in advance to insure a spot.

November 13

Button Down Casual Shirt

Mondays, November 13, 20 and December 4 and 11
6:15pm – 8:45pm

$150 (4 sessions)
Instructor: Robyn Fogler

Level: Intermediate (must know basics of machine use)
Make a casual shirt with a back yoke, convertible or stand up collar and learn how to make your buttonholes with Robyn’s help. This will be the perfect school shirt. Make it again with different fabric to dress it up for Sunday or special occasions.

November 17

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!.

November 21

Fashion Design 1 “Design the Dress”

Fridays, November 21, December 5 and 12
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.

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 19

Fashion Design 1 “Sew the Dress”

Fridays, December 19, January 2 and 9
10:00am – 12:30pm
$110 (3 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.

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.