Select one of the following dates from the drop down menu above:
- Wednesday September 6th, 6 – 9pm
- Wednesday September 13th, 6 – 9pm
- Sunday September 17th, 10am – 1pm
- Thursday September 28th, 6 – 9pm
- Sunday October 1st, 10am – 1pm
- Wednesday October 11th, 6 – 9pm
Sunday October 15th, 2 – 5pm
No skills or experience required! Learn the basics behind machine sewing while making an envelope back pillow cushion cover. This three-hour workshop is perfect for anyone with little to no experience using a sewing machine or for someone interested in a refresher course. Orient yourself to machine basics like threading a machine, loading a bobbin, sewing a straight seam, and more. Leave this class with knowledge that will allow you to venture into further sewing projects!
Completion of this class is the pre-requisite for taking our other machine-based workshops and for use of our Sew By The Hour space.
Level: Total beginner
Max number of participants: 5
Length: 3 hours
Class fee includes the use of our sewing machines and tools. Fabric, thread and pillow are not included. Find a list of supplies here.
Updated May 2023
GENERAL CLASS POLICIES
All sewing machine-based workshops are limited to 5 participants. A minimum age of 17 is required for all classes unless otherwise stated. Students must have completed the Sewing Basics 1 class or have equivalent experience to participate in workshops that require the use of a sewing machine.
PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION
Due to the limited number of seats in our workshops, we require full payment of class fees at the time of registration. You may register for a class online via our website, in person, or over the phone (905-667-5663) with Visa or Mastercard.
Class fees are 100% non-refundable, though store credit will be issued if given adequate notice of changes or withdrawals. See below for our store credit guidelines.
For single-session workshops, store credit will be issued for changes or withdrawals made 72 hours prior to the start of the class. Changes/withdrawals within 72 hours of the class result in a forfeit of fees, though registrants are permitted to transfer their spot to another person if they cannot attend, pending approval.
For multi-session workshops, store credit will be issued for changes or withdrawals made one week prior to the start of the class. Changes/withdrawals within one week result in a forfeit of class fees, though registrants are permitted to transfer their spot to another person if they cannot attend, pending approval.
Please ensure your availability before registration, and provide ample notice of changes or withdrawals to avoid the loss of registration fees.
As of May 2023, masks are no longer mandatory to attend our workshops. We reserve the right to amend this policy at any given time.