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Machine Basics 2: Zippers

Build confidence and skill in using zippers. Practice invisible and all purpose zippers. Make a small project. Students must have completed Machine Basics 1 (general machine use) or have equivalent experience (be comfortable with your sewing machine, sew a seam, thread machine, fill and replace bobbin).

Emma Pants

Great basic pants for any occasion. The Emma Pants can be made close fitting or slightly more relaxed, with the waistband below the waist. These pants are detailed but not hard to make, with a free PDF pattern available. Works best for twill or pants weight fabrics with some stretch.

Tilly and the Buttons STRETCH! Bibi Skirt

The Bibi Skirt is a comfortable form fitting pencil skirt from Tilly and the Buttons STRETCH! book. This skirt is made with a ponte or double knit fabric so it's a great project for a novice at sewing with knits. We'll make the basic Bibi in our first session and select a hack to sew up a second Bibi during the second session. The Bibi is sized for hip measurements of 33-47". Please contact the shop if you fall outside of this range.

Jan 30
Beginner Drawstring Bag/Purse
Feb 3
Cityscape Block of the Month 2018-2019
Feb 6
Quilt Lab - Questions Answered

Classes


Make an easy drawstring backpack in this class. The backpack is fully lined and sturdy with a front pocket. Make it with leather cording for an upscale look or with jersey cord or even the same fabric that you chose for the bag or the lining.

Cost: $ 35.00
This is a great beginner project that is super versatile. You can make it with handles so that it becomes a handy, easy to carry purse, lunch bag or even shoe bag or leave off the handles and give Christmas and birthday gifts in beautiful cloth bags.

Cost: $ 35.00
Yearning to knit that pattern you love? Learn to read and use knitting patterns and charts by completing a series of knitting exercises.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn the basic functions of your sewing machine and complete a simple project!

Cost: $ 35.00
Build confidence and skill in using zippers. Practice invisible and all purpose zippers. Make a small project. Students must have completed Machine Basics 1 (general machine use) or have equivalent experience (be comfortable with your sewing machine, sew a seam, thread machine, fill and replace bobbin).

Cost: $ 38.00
Use a sewing machine and its hemming presser foot to complete a practice machine hem. Make a small waist utility apron to practice skills. Machine Basics 1: Machine Use is required prerequisite or equivalent experience.

Cost: $ 38.00
Learn to read, fit and use a commercial sewing pattern through a series of short exercises. 1.5 hours.

Cost: $ 35.00
Great basic pants for any occasion. The Emma Pants can be made close fitting or slightly more relaxed, with the waistband below the waist. These pants are detailed but not hard to make, with a free PDF pattern available. Works best for twill or pants weight fabrics with some stretch.

Cost: $ 75.00
Sew a pair of leggings in fabrics that you really love. This class will allow you to make comfortable leggings that you can sew over and over!

Cost: $ 40.00
This is a really flattering dress with many options. We'll be making the standard Freya at either sweater or dress length (student's choice) in the first session. This version has a mock turtleneck. In the second session, the student can choose to make a Freya with a cowl or full turtleneck out of a different fabric or a different length. You'll be surprised by how flattering this basic A-Line sweater or dress can be. Fabric choices are varied: Jersey, Sweater knit, ponte or doubleknits are all good choices for Freya. Designed for bust sizes 30-44".

Cost: $ 65.00
The Stella Hoodie is a feminine take on a classic hoodie sweatshirt. Stella is easy fitting without being baggy. The pattern, from the Tilly and the Buttons STRETCH! book offers dropped shoulders, a three piece drawstring hood and full length cuffed sleeves. You'll learn about sewing with sweatshirt fleece in this course and you'll have a chance to create a Stella hack in the second session.

Cost: $ 65.00
The Bibi Skirt is a comfortable form fitting pencil skirt from Tilly and the Buttons STRETCH! book. This skirt is made with a ponte or double knit fabric so it's a great project for a novice at sewing with knits. We'll make the basic Bibi in our first session and select a hack to sew up a second Bibi during the second session. The Bibi is sized for hip measurements of 33-47". Please contact the shop if you fall outside of this range.

Cost: $ 65.00
The Frankie Tee from Tilly and the Buttons STRETCH! book is a classic raglan baseball t-shirt with a relaxed by feminine fit. This is a great tee for color blocking or for using up some of your jersey stash! Learn all about sewing on jersey knits and grow your skills with garment sewing basics such as sewing a neck binding. This pattern (and all patterns from the book) can be sewn on a regular sewing machine as long as it has an adjustable zigzag stitch. Sized for 30-44" bust. If you are outside this size range please contact the shop before registering.

Cost: $ 65.00
The Joni is a showstopper dress with a fitted bodice that features a stunning draped twist at the base of a deep V neckliine. The dress flares out into a flirty half-circle skirt that's great for twirling! Choose from three quarter or elbow length sleeves. The Joni can be made out of a rayon or cotton jersey for everyday or a stretch velvet, silk jersey or sequin jersey for a perfect party dress. The Joni is sized for busts 30" - 44". If your measurements fall outside of this range, please contact the job before registering.

Cost: $ 65.00
The Stella Joggers are the perfect joggers in sweatshirt fleece but they're also a great pant in a ponte for dressier casual wear. They feature a tapered slim fitting leg, slightly low rise with an elasticized waist and slash pockets. The base pattern comes with ankle cuffs but the pant can be lengthened and the cuff eliminated for a less casual look. The Stella Joggers are designed for hip sizes 33"-47". Please contact the shop if your size differs before registering for the course.

Cost: $ 65.00
Store all the notions! The Bionic Gear Bag has four zipper pouches and a fold out tray. Closes to a 5" x 16" x 9.5" little travel bag.

Cost: $ 65.00
A new block each month designed by Cassandra Ireland Beaver. Each block will be a realistic take on a local landmark using paper piecing techniques. 13 months, May 2018 - May 2019. Join anytime.

Cost: $ 395.00
Having an issue with a quilting project and need some help? Stop in to have all your quilting questions answered, or if you just need a little kick start to get you sewing again! Cost is $10, drop ins are welcome!

Cost: $ 10.00

SCHEDULE AN INDIVIDUALIZED LESSON

Learn at your own pace! You can bring a pattern from home or come in and we can pick out a project together. Sewing lessons are $30 per hour and can be scheduled during shop hours or outside of shop hours. Email us at info@dabbleandstitch.com to arrange a time.