Adult Workshops Schedule

2022 Summer-Fall 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 

Friday August 12, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Sewing Open Studio
Learn to safely use our shop’s basic sewing machines and serger machines through demonstration and hands-on training. Bring your own project or I’ll give you one. If you have your own machine, I can help you get to know it better. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45.00, FREE for Truckee Roundhouse members. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Friday August 19, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Sewing Open Studio
Learn to safely use our shop’s basic sewing machines and serger machines through demonstration and hands-on training. Bring your own project or I’ll give you one. If you have your own machine, I can help you get to know it better. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45.00, FREE for Truckee Roundhouse members. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Monday August 22, 4:00 – 7:00 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. All materials provided. Ages: 12 – Adult. Students under 15 must be accompanied by adult. Class fee: $55.00. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Friday August 26, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Sewing Open Studio
Learn to safely use our shop’s basic sewing machines and serger machines through demonstration and hands-on training. Bring your own project or I’ll give you one. If you have your own machine, I can help you get to know it better. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45.00, FREE for Truckee Roundhouse members. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Friday August 26, 5:30 – 8:00 pm
Learn to Sew- 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. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult. Class fee: $45.00. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Friday September 2, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Sewing Open Studio
Learn to safely use our shop’s basic sewing machines and serger machines through demonstration and hands-on training. Bring your own project or I’ll give you one. If you have your own machine, I can help you get to know it better. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45.00, FREE for Truckee Roundhouse members. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Friday September 2, 5:30 – 8:00 pm:
Learn to Sew- Mending, Alterations and Fix-it Workshop
Bring your clothing needing repair, alterations or mod your favorite old clothing into something new. . Instruction includes machine sewing, using a pattern, basic construction and design. Beginner, Intermediate. Ages: 12 – Adult. Students under 15 must be accompanied by adult. Class fee: $45.00

Friday September 9, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Sewing Open Studio
Learn to safely use our shop’s basic sewing machines and serger machines through demonstration and hands-on training. Bring your own project or I’ll give you one. If you have your own machine, I can help you get to know it better. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45.00, FREE for Truckee Roundhouse members. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Friday September 9, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
Learn to Sew- 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, design and zipper installation. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult. Class fee: $45.00. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Monday September 12, 4:00 pm – 7:00 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. All materials provided. Ages: 12 – Adult. Students under 15 must be accompanied by adult. Class fee: $55.00. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Tuesday & Wednesday September 13 & 14, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2-Day Workshop- Sewing 101 Practical Sewing Fundamentals
The broad goal of this course is to help students cultivate the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to start and troubleshoot basic sewing projects. Students are not expected to have any prior textile experience and the information should be a helpful refresher for anyone looking to get back into the textile shop. This course is designed to give students hands-on experience with the home sewing machine and work on a project. The course also includes an opportunity to be checked out on the home sewing machines.

At the end of the course, students will be able to:
-Learn, have fun, and be inspired in the textile shop while also managing expectations on new projects
-Be a steward of the textile shop
-Identify different types of fabrics and their appropriateness for different projects
-Perform basic hand sewing techniques / repairs including measuring, cutting, pinning, and stitching fabric
-Set up and operate a home sewing machine
-Plan and carry out a sewing project

Ages: 12 and above. Students under the age of 16 must attend with an adult also taking the course.  Class Fee $145

Friday September 16, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Sewing Open Studio
Learn to safely use our shop’s basic sewing machines and serger machines through demonstration and hands-on training. Bring your own project or I’ll give you one. If you have your own machine, I can help you get to know it better. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45.00, FREE for Truckee Roundhouse members. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Friday September 16, 5:30 – 8:00 pm
Learn to Sew- 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. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult. Class fee: $45.00. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Friday September 23, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Sewing Open Studio
Learn to safely use our shop’s basic sewing machines and serger machines through demonstration and hands-on training. Bring your own project or I’ll give you one. If you have your own machine, I can help you get to know it better. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.
Class fee: $45.00, FREE for Truckee Roundhouse members. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Friday & Saturday September 23 & 24, 5:30 – 8:30 pm
2-Day Workshop- Overalls
Make lightweight overalls for yourself. Either bring your own pre-washed fabric, 2 yards. Or choose from our selection the Friday prior to class. Class includes instruction in; machine sewing, serging, pattern-making, basic construction, design and button holes. Intermediate sewing experience needed. Ages 16– Adult. Class fee: $90.00. Space is limited so pre-registration required.

Friday September 30, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Sewing Open Studio
Learn to safely use our shop’s basic sewing machines and serger machines through demonstration and hands-on training. Bring your own project or I’ll give you one. If you have your own machine, I can help you get to know it better. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.

Friday October 7, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Sewing Open Studio
Learn to safely use our shop’s basic sewing machines and serger machines through demonstration and hands-on training. Bring your own project or I’ll give you one. If you have your own machine, I can help you get to know it better. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.

Friday October 14, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Sewing Open Studio
Learn to safely use our shop’s basic sewing machines and serger machines through demonstration and hands-on training. Bring your own project or I’ll give you one. If you have your own machine, I can help you get to know it better. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.

Friday October 21, 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Sewing Open Studio
Learn to safely use our shop’s basic sewing machines and serger machines through demonstration and hands-on training. Bring your own project or I’ll give you one. If you have your own machine, I can help you get to know it better. No experience is necessary, beginners welcome. Ages 12 – Adult, students under 15 must be accompanied by adult.

Friday & Saturday October 21 -22, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2-Day Workshop- Sewing 101 Practical Sewing Fundamentals
The broad goal of this course is to help students cultivate the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary to start and troubleshoot basic sewing projects. Students are not expected to have any prior textile experience and the information should be a helpful refresher for anyone looking to get back into the textile shop. This course is designed to give students hands-on experience with the home sewing machine and work on a project. The course also includes an opportunity to be checked out on the home sewing machines.

At the end of the course, students will be able to:
-Learn, have fun, and be inspired in the textile shop while also managing expectations on new projects
-Be a steward of the textile shop
-Identify different types of fabrics and their appropriateness for different projects
-Perform basic hand sewing techniques / repairs including measuring, cutting, pinning, and stitching fabric
-Set up and operate a home sewing machine
-Plan and carry out a sewing project

Ages: 12 and above. Students under the age of 16 must attend with an adult also taking the course. 
Class Fee: $145

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