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Fashion Sewing Club and Upcoming Classes!

Come to our sewing classroom and see what you can learn!

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.

Saturday 10:30 January 11

Tuesday 10:30 January 14


Boiled wool is warm, never out of style, and best of all, easy to sew. It is also the perfect weight for fall in Minnesota. Learn the best techniques to work with this fabric, how to streamline construction, and have a new jacket (or two) just in time for cool weather.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Fee: $145
Instructor: Michele Hoaglund

Sundays 10:00 – 5:00 (with 1-hour lunch break) January 12, 26


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Have a favorite something you’ve worn to death, but just can’t part with? You can give new life to old garments! Make a pattern (without taking your old favorite apart) and make a new one! Learn how to copy an existing garment, create a pattern, and make a muslin to test the pattern. An understanding of garment construction required. Sewing will be done outside of class.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Fee: $90
Instructor: Michele Hoaglund

Mondays 6:00 – 8:30 January 13, 20, 27



This class is for those coming back to sewing, beginning sewing or STILL not finding anything to wear after sewing all the time...wardrobe capsules are a solution for what to make next so that dressing is fun-it’s why I want to sew!!
We’ll share our wardrobe capsules and discuss what works for different bodies and why, body shapes, colors, function, etc.
Come to class with your homework (or not) and we’ll all evaluate and help you make a plan that works for you and your lifestyle. Patterns will be suggested!

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner and up
Fee: $30
Instructors: Material Girls Debbie & Kristin

Tuesday 1:30 – 3:30 January 14


Love to sew - except when your machine is acting up? Never know if you’re dealing with a machine hobgoblin or operator error? Learn sewing machine troubleshooting, basic maintenance, and how to get the most from your sewing machine. Top and bottom tension issues, needle choices and stitch configuration will be among the issues addressed.
See supply list here!

Skill Level: All
Fee: $38
Instructor: Michele Hoaglund

Tuesday 6:00 – 9:00 January 21

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

See more info on our registration page

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