Private Workshops and One-on-one Sessions

Book a specific workshop with me for yourself, or a group. Contact me for scheduling and pricing.

  • Sewing 101: Learn the basics of sewing on your machine or one of ours.
  • Serging 101: Learn the basics of serging stretch and non-stretch fabrics.
  • Industrial Sewing 101: Learn the basics of industrial sewing leather, heavy canvas and outdoor fabrics.
  • Patterns 101: If you want to use a pattern, learn how to read and follow a paper pattern.
  • Machine Use, Troubleshooting and Maintenance: I can help you get to know your machine. Lessons include troubleshooting and cleaning your machine.
  • Zippers Made Easier: Install zippers into any garment the easy way.
  • Repair/Alterations: Easily repair or alter that pile of ‘mending’ or ‘wrong-size’ clothing taking up spice in your closet.
  • Original Design: Get inspired by sketching, combining styles and learn how to let the fabric design the garment for you.
  • Gifts and Home Decor: Make unique hats, bags, toys, pillows, curtains, blankets and home decor with fabric or reclaimed materials.
  • Functional Heirloom Upcycling: Make something functional out of a special garment or textile.
  • Thrifting Field Trip; How to find great fabric and raw materials at thrift stores.

Equipment, Tools and Materials Provided:

  • Sewing machines & replacement needles
  • Industrial sewing machines
  • Serger machines
  • Adjustable bust form
  • Threads of all colors
  • Scissors
  • Rotary cutters and matts
  • Pins & needles
  • Tape measures
  • Practice fabrics
  • Notions: zippers, buttons, closures, etc.
  • Large selection of Upcycled fabrics and materials
  • Pattern library
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