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Sunday May 8, 1:30-4:30pm
Wednesday May 11, 6-9pm
Tuesday May 24, 6-9pm
Thursday May 26, 6-9pm
Sunday June 5, 10am-1pm
Sunday June 19, 2-5pm
Tuesday June 28, 6-9pm
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 March 14th, 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 students (maximum) unless otherwise stated. Workshops that do not required a sewing machine are limited to 6 students. A minimum age of 18 is required for all our classes unless otherwise stated. Students must have completed the Sewing Machine Basics class or have equivalent experience in order to participate in workshops that require the use of a sewing machine.
Instructors and students will be required to wear masks and/or face coverings for the entire duration of the workshop.
Payment and Cancellation Policies
To reserve a spot in any of our workshops, full payment of the class fee is due upon registration. Cancellations made at least 72 hours prior to the class start time are eligible for a full refund. To ensure that we are able to meet the minimum number of students required to run a workshop, cancellations made within 72 hours of the workshop are subject to cancellation penalty equal to 50% of their class fee, with the remaining 50% placed on file as store credit. Cancellations within 24 hours of the class start time forfeit the fee entirely. To avoid a cancellation fee, please provide notice at least 72 hours prior to your scheduled workshop.
You may register for a class online, in person, or over the phone (905-667-5663) with Visa or Mastercard.