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March Fashion Sewing Cub! Last Chance on These Upcoming Classes!

Fashion Sewing Club is this weekend!

Saturday March 9 10:30

Tuesday March 12 10:30 and 6:30

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.

See our Fashion Sewing Club page here!


Make your dream dress for costume, cosplay, reenactment, or just for fun! Learn to make corsets and structural undergarments, dresses, or outerwear from Renaissance through Victorian eras. We’ll cover fitting, historical research, and sewing together the project of your choice from the ground up. Whether your thing is hardcore historic accuracy and tons of hand sewing, or you just want to make a fun costume, you’ll find guidance and inspiration here.

See photos and read more here!

Skill Level: Intermediate

Fee: $145

Instructor: Elizabeth Merritt?

Friday 6:00 – 9:00 March 8, 22, April 12, 26, May 10

Last chance!



Got old sweaters? Turn them into something new! Turn a pullover into a cardigan, cut up a worn sweater to make cozy mittens, or sew a big sweater into fabulous swants – sweater pants!

Skill level: Advanced Beginner

Fee: $35

Instructor: Elizabeth Merritt

Sunday 1:00 – 4:00 March 10



Do you have a serger you don’t know how to use? Are you a little confused about threading? Take the fear out of serging and get comfortable with what could become your favorite sewing tool. Sessions cover machine and stitch knowledge, threading, rolled hem, flatlock, techniques, serging a basic tee and more.

A child sized, cut out tee will be provided to practice your new skills. Construction techniques will be emphasized.

Skill Level: All

Fee: $75

Instructor: Material Girls Debbie & Kristin

Tuesday 1:00 – 4:00 March 12, 19



Don’t toss it, darn it! Repair holes in your socks, sweaters, and other garments! Learn classic darning for discreet fixes. Or use visible mending techniques that add embroidery stitches and new fabrics for a fresh, fun look!

Skill level: Advanced Beginner

Fee: $35

Instructor: Elizabeth Merritt

12:00 – 3:00 March 15

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

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