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Sew something fun! Grab a space in these upcoming spring classes!


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, or Elizabeth Merritt

Friday 1:00 – 3:00 May 17 with Elizabeth

Friday 6:00 – 8:00 May 31 with Michele

Friday 10:30 – 12:30 June 7 with Melissa

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Zippers don’t have to be scary. Learn the simplest, most fool-proof methods and install zippers with confidence! We’ll cover invisible as well as traditional zipper styles.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Fee: $35
Instructor: Elizabeth Merritt

Monday 6:30 – 9:30 May 20

OUTSIDE THE BIG 4 BOX: Working With Indie Patterns & PDFs

Do you want to go beyond the Big 4-Butterick, McCalls, Vogue, Simplicity - but you’re not quite sure if they are “good” or not? And then you buy them and they’re online and you don’t know how to get them printed? Or you’ve spent hours taping 8 ½ x 11 sheets into a full size pattern and never want to do it again? We’ve been there and done that so let us show you how to make sense of it all, including tracing those Burdastyle magazine patterns!!

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Fee: $25
Instructor: Material Girls Debbie & Kristin

Tuesday 1:00 – 3:00 May 21



Learn how to embroider by hand with a variety of traditional stitches, including stem stitch, French knots, feather stitch, and more. You can practice stitches on a sampler or stitch an embroidered piece to finish. You will also learn how to transfer designs to fabric, the easiest way to thread a needle, how to block embroidery, and how to create your own designs to stitch!

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Fee: $60

Instructor: Elizabeth Merritt

Friday 12:00 – 3:00 May 24, 31

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

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