Sewing & Quilting Lessons

 

 

 

We teach our basic classes in small groups of 4. This allows you to learn at your own speed and style, and focuses on your individual sewing goals.  Each of our lessons, whether sewing or quilting, are designed to build on the skills of the last lesson.

You can find the dates and times for our upcoming sessions on the Classes Tab.

                PLEASE NOTE: Prices below are for lessons only and do not include supplies or materials. Tools such as scissors, rotary cutters, and pins are not provided. Beyond each first lesson, students must come prepared with their own basic sewing supplies, tools and materials. We do offer a basic sewing supply kit ($99 + tax), which includes all the BEST sewing tools, and we have all materials for each lesson available for purchase in store.

  • For Adults and Teens: Basic Sewing is a series of six 2 hour lessons = $179 +tax

  • Beginning Machine Quilting is a series of 8 two hour lessons = $149 +tax

  • Advanced Beginning Machine Quilting is a series of 6 two hour lessons = $109 +tax

  • Individual Lessons for items not covered in our Basic Sewing series, or Quilting series = $45 per hour with a one hour minimum (limited appt. times).

                                                  We do book up fast so call the store early to save your spot. (802) 872-5363.

Basic Sewing Lessons

 

For Adults and Teens:

In our first lesson, you will get to know the functions and threading of your sewing machine (or rent one of ours for $15), all basic machine sewing skills and everything you need to know about fabrics, marking, pinning, threads, cutting and pressing.  Your next lessons will include:

  • Sewing straight lines and zigzags

  • Seam finishing

  • Pressing vs ironing

  • Turning and top stitching

  • Inserting Elastic

  • How to make ruffles

  • How to sew in a zipper

  • How to measure yourself

  • How to read a pattern

 

Beginning Quilting by Machine

 

This introduction to quilting is a series of 8 two hour lessons.

 

Our lessons will take you through the whole process of quilting from start to finish, and by the end you will have a finished baby or lap size quilt (your choice).  

 

You will learn:

  • Quilt terminology and quilt math

  • How to select fabrics

  • How to measure and cut your fabric with confidence.

  • Set and sew that prefect quarter inch seam

  • Nesting of seams

  • Pressing vs ironing

  • How to make the “Quilt Sandwich”

  • How to quilt your quilt

  • How to bind and label your quilt

 

We also spend time going over your sewing machine so that you can get the most out of your lessons. There is also minimal homework. This series of lessons also comes with a 30-page illustrated Student's Handbook with complete directions for each class.

 

Cost: $149 + tax

 

Call the store (802) 872-5363 if you would like to set up a time to start your Quilting Journey!!

 

 

Advanced Beginning Quilting by Machine

This series of 6 two hour classes, will help you to build on your skills learned in our Beginning Quilting by Machine classes. 

 

You will be introduced to 5 basic quilt blocks and their construction techniques.  These additional lessons will empower you to try more sophisticated projects. Although this class is designed to build on the techniques taught in the beginning class, it’s suitable for anyone who has already taken a begin to quilt class, is comfortable with a rotary cutter and a 1/4” seam. 

Cost: $109 + tax

 

Call the store (802) 872-5363 if you would like to set up a time to start your Quilting Journey!!

 

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