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January Fashion Sewing Cub and Upcoming Classes!

January Fashion Sewing Club!

Fashion Sewing Club is a monthly meeting featuring garments, pattern modification and review, and the latest news in the sewing world. You will be provided with tips, techniques and new ideas that are sure to inspire you. Current fashion, chic wear, proper fit, children’s wear and home dec are just some of the topics we will explore.


Whether you are an experienced sewist or just beginning – this club is for you! Bring show and tell for a chance to win a door prize.

Club meets every second Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., and second Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $10 (your first meeting is free) and you will receive 10% off regularly priced fabrics that day.

Tuesday January 8 at 10:30 and 6:30

Saturday January 12 at 10:30

Beginners and Beyond

Beginners will learn to use a sewing machine and finish several projects, including a pillowcase to learn basic construction techniques. Students who have already sewn will begin pattern sewing with a pajama pant and then may choose another pattern with the guidance of instructors. Bring your sewing machine or use one of ours!

Project costs NOT included in class fee and will vary with project chosen.

Skill level: All
Fee: $60
Ages: 9 - Teens
Instructor: Material Girls Debbie & Kristin

Tuesday 4:15 - 5:45 January 8, 15, 22, 29


Need a little extra help with your sewing, but not enough to take a full class? This 2-hour block of time is a flexible mini-workshop on the project or technique of your choice. You probably won’t complete a whole project, but we’ll help you through the tricky bits!

Skill Level: All
Fee: $25 each
Instructor: Michele Hoaglund, Melissa Sternal, Kristen Weller, or Elizabeth Merritt

Friday 10:30 – 12:30 January 11 with Melissa
Thursday 6:00 - 8:00 January 17 with Michele
Thursday 1:00 – 3:00 January 24 with Elizabeth


Learn the basics of quilting - from fabric and color choices, rotary cutting, machine piecing and construction, to binding and finishing. Some sewing outside of class may be required.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Fee: $65
Instructor: Melissa Sternal

Sunday 1:30 – 4:30 January 13, 20

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Did you graduate from Basic and Beyond but just can’t quite take the next step to using your serger to make something? Bring your pattern and fabric and we’ll talk you through best tips and techniques and give you the confidence (or hold your hand ) so you can maximize your machine and sew faster and better than before.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Fee: $70
Instructor: Material Girls Debbie & Kristin

Tuesday 1:00 – 4:00 January 15, 22

To sign up for a class, call us at (651)698-9690, or simply stop by the store!

Our Semi-Annual Clearance Sale continues on select groups of fabric!

New Clearance Markdowns Added!

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