Adult Workshops Schedule

2022-2023 Winter Workshops at Truckee Roundhouse

Register at: Truckee Roundhouse
* Masks are not required, but recommended. You can read more about our COVID 19 policies here: https://www.truckeeroundhouse.org/covid19-appointments 

Weekly on Fridays
2:00 – 5:00 pm
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Intermediate Sewing Open Studio
If you are new to the Textile Shop, do a Safety Check Out and learn to safely use our shop’s sewing machines and sergers with hands-on training, allowing you to use the Textile shop during open hours and attend Open Studio for mentoring.
What to Bring: We provide sewing machines, sergers, tools, fabric and notions. If you have your own machine, and I can help you get to know it better. Bring your own project.
Level: Intermediate, must have basic sewing skills. Beginners must take an Intro to Sewing class first.
Ages: 12 to Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45.00, FREE for Truckee Roundhouse members.
Class Size: 4 students
Pre-Registration required

Monday, January 30
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Intermediate Serging: Upcycled Fingerless Mittens
Make a fingerless mittens out of upcycled sweaters and fleece. Class includes instruction in; machine sewing, serging, hand sewing, using a pattern, basic construction and design.
What to Bring: We provide materials, but feel free to bring old sweaters and/or fleece to cut up. We provide sewing machines, sergers, tools, fabric and notions. If you have your own serger, please bring it and I can help you get to know it better.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Ages: 12 to Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45, discount for Truckee Roundhouse members.
Class Size: 6 students
Pre-Registration required

Sunday, February 2 to Monday, February 3
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Intro to Sewing: 2-Day Workshop- Sewing 101 Practical Sewing Fundamentals
Learn the basics sewing skills with hands-on experience with the home sewing machine and work on a project. This detailed class includes instruction in; fabric types and uses, machine sewing, serging, hand sewing, using a pattern, pattern-making, basic construction, reconstruction, zipper installation, closures, buttonholes and design.
What to Bring: We provide materials, sewing machines, sergers, tools, fabric and notions. If you have your own sewing machine, please bring it and I can help you get to know it better.
Skill Level: Beginning
Ages: 12 to Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $145, discount for Truckee Roundhouse members.
Class Size: 6 students
Pre-Registration required

Monday, February 6
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Intro to Sewing- Zippered Pouch
Make a zippered pouch out of our huge selection of printed cotton fabrics. Class includes instruction in; machine sewing, serging, pattern-making, basic construction, design and zipper installation.
What to Bring: We provide materials, sewing machines, sergers, tools, fabric and notions. If you have your own machine, bring it and I can help you get to know it better.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Ages: 12 to Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45, discount for Truckee Roundhouse members.
Class Size: 6 students
Pre-Registration required

Monday, February 13
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Encaustic Painting
Learn the basics of painting with this hot beeswax medium. Hot molten pigmented wax is applied to wood substrates then fused with a torch. Colors can be layered, segmented, embedded with objects and scraped to create abstract paintings.
What to Bring: All materials included.
Skill Level: Beginning
Ages: 12 to Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $55, discount for Truckee Roundhouse members.
Class Size: 6 students
Pre-Registration required

Monday, February 20
5:00 – 8:00 pm
Family Friendly Intro to Sewing- Make a Scrappy Kitty Pillow
Make a one-of-a-kind personalized kitty pillow out of our huge selection of fabrics, yarns, and buttons. This is a family-friendly workshop is open to individuals and families. Instruction includes: learn the basics of machine sewing, serging, hand sewing and using a pattern.
What to Bring: We provide materials, sewing machines, sergers, tools, fabric and notions. You are welcome to bring any special ribbons, fringe, buttons or flair you might to add. If you have your own machine, bring it and I can help you get to know it better.
Skill Level: Beginning
Ages: 8 and above. Students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45, discount for Truckee Roundhouse members.
Class Size: 6 students
Pre-Registration required

Sunday, February 26 to Monday, February 27
5:00 – 8:00 pm
2-Day Intermediate Workshop– Cargo Pajama Pants
Make warm cozy pajama pants, choosing from our huge selection of cotton flannel fabrics. Class includes instruction in; machine sewing, serging, pattern-making, basic construction and design
What to Bring: We provide materials, sewing machines, sergers, tools, fabric and notions. If you have your own sewing machine, please bring it.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Ages: 12 to Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $90, discount for Truckee Roundhouse members.
Class Size: 6 students
Pre-Registration required

Date TBD:
Intro to Serging: Upcycled Neck Buff
Make a neck buff out of upcycled sweaters and fleece. Class includes instruction in; serging, threading, hand sewing, using a pattern, basic construction and design.
What to Bring: We provide materials, but feel free to bring old sweaters and/or fleece to cut up. We provide sewing machines, sergers, tools, fabric and notions. If you have your own serger, please bring it.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Ages: 12 to Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45, discount for Truckee Roundhouse members.
Class Size: 6 students
Pre-Registration required

Date TBD:
Intro to Sewing: Make an Apron
Learn to sew while making a fun apron. Class includes instruction in; machine sewing, serging, hand sewing, basic construction and design.
What to Bring: We provide materials, sewing machines, sergers, tools, fabric and notions. If you have your own machine, bring it and I can help you get to know it better.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Ages: 12 to Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45, discount for Truckee Roundhouse members.
Class Size: 6 students
Pre-Registration required


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