Select one of the following sessions from the drop down menu above:
- Wednesday January 11th, 6 – 9pm
- Thursday January 12th, 6 – 9pm
- Sunday January 15th, 10am – 1pm
- Sunday January 15th, 2 – 5pm
- Wednesday January 25th, 6 – 9pm
- Monday January 30th, 12 – 3pm
- Thursday February 2nd, 6 – 9pm
- Monday February 6th, 6 –9pm
- Sunday February 19th, 10am – 1pm
- Monday February 27th, 12 – 3pm
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 December 2022
GENERAL CLASS POLICIES
In order to ensure that each student completes their project in the allotted time frame, our sewing machine based workshops are limited to 5 participants. A minimum age of 17 is required for all workshops, unless otherwise stated. Students must have completed the Sewing Basics 1 class or have equivalent experience in order to participate in workshops that require the use of a sewing machine.
As of December 2022, all instructors and students are required to wear masks and/or face coverings for the entire duration of our workshops.
PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION POLICIES
You may register for a class online, in person, or over the phone (905-667-5663) with Visa or Mastercard. As space in our classes are extremely limited, in order to reserve a seat we require a 100% non-refundable deposit due upon registration.
For one session/day workshops:
Cancellations made 5 days [120 hours] prior to the class start time will be issued store credit equal to the class fee that can be used for future classes or in-store purchases.
Cancellations made within 3 – 5 days [120 and 72 hours] prior to the class start time are subject to cancellation penalty equal to 50% of their class fee, with the remaining 50% placed on file as store credit.
Cancellations within 3 days [72 hours] of the class start time forfeit the fee entirely, and will not be issued store credit.
For multi-session workshops:
Cancellations made 10 days prior to the class start date will be issued store credit equal to the class fee that can be used for future classes or in-store purchases.
Cancellations made within 4 – 10 days [96 and 240 hours] prior to the class start time are subject to cancellation penalty equal to 50% of their class fee, with the remaining 50% placed on file as store credit.
Cancellations within 4 days [96 hours] of the class start time forfeit the fee entirely, and will not be issued store credit.
Please ensure your availability prior to registration, and provide ample notice of withdrawal to avoid penalties and the loss of class fees.