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Core Skills

Advanced beginners and up need these core skills! Learn to install a zipper, sew buttonholes and buttons, the best seam finishing techniques, beautiful hems, how to put in pockets, and so much more!


  • sewing machine in good working order and all related accessories
  • 1 yard 100% cotton broadcloth print

  • ¼ yard cotton knit jersey fabric

  • thread in a contrasting color

  • blind hem presser foot for sewing machine (or zig-zag foot if you don’t have one)

  • hand sewing needles

  • one 9" invisible zipper
  • invisible zipper presser foot
  • Optional but helpful: 1/4” quilt-piecing presser foot

You will also need the following BASIC SEWING SUPPLIES:

  • sewing scissors

  • tape measure

  • straight pins

  • seam ripper

  • 6" seam gauge

  • washable fabric marker or chalk pencil

  • one package of assorted size Universal sewing machine needles 

You can find your class supplies for sale at our store. Our staff will be happy to assist you in gathering your supplies! 

Remember, you get 15% off fabrics, patterns, notions, and more at Treadle for the duration of your class. Just let us know you're in a class when you come in to shop!

Full payment is required to reserve your space in class.
Classes are held in our store at 1338 Grand Ave., St. Paul, 55105


If your plans change, and you cannot attend a class, let us know as soon as possible by phone. We will refund your class fee in full up to ONE WEEK before class begins. After that time, class fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Sometimes we must cancel a class. We will let registered students know as soon as we can. You will have the option to transfer into a different class, if applicable, or you may ask for a refund or store credit.

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Advanced beginners and up. You should have some sewing experience and be comfortable threading and using your machine.
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Core Skills

$ 95.00
Fri, Aug 2, 2024 at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fri, Aug 16, 2024 at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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