Everything sewing is right at sewing lab!
Bring your project, whether it is a garment, home textile or handsewing project.
I will guide you to get it finished and looking great. Please, check out the lookbook to see the variety of projects that have passed through the doors of sewing lab! If you are brandnew to sewing, sign up for a private class or Very Basic Pyjama Pants Class!
Pants. Shirts. Skirts
Garment Construction Special Workshops.
These workshops are great opportunities to sew and fit a garment made from a woven fabrics (with no or little stretch) to your own personal measurements and translate the changes to your pattern for future use. Choose a pattern that is realistic for your skill level, but don’t forget to challenge yourself a bit too! To benefit from class content, you need to have advanced beginner sewing skills.
Exploratory Hand Embroidery
Flowers in a vase
An Embroidery & Applique Collage Adventure.
In this “open ended” embroidery exploration I’ll be your guide, helping to figure out how to execute your vision. Inspiration is to be found in your own garden, farmer’s markets, and your own imagination of course…Take picture or draw a rendition and bring it to class.
As is our custom, we’ll discuss and support each other in the process. There is nothing right or wrong!
We meet every other week. 2 hours. 4 times. Class meets on the following dates. Max 5 students. There is embroidery supplies in the classroom for your perusal, but it is advisable to bring your own prints and solids, embroidery yarns and sundries to support your ideas.
Sign up for a one-on-one consultation should you like help with a special project, want a to brush up on old skills or acquaint yourself with a new sewing machine......
If you are signing up for Sewing Lab and would like to polish up on sewing machine skills I offer a discounted ..........
Many new independent pattern companies (run by women pattern makers) offer an array of well designed styles. The old timers, Burda, Simplicity Mc Call etc have upped their game and added budget versions: ( NEW LOOK etc) that are well worth worth checking out.
Here's a few great small pattern making companies:
CASHMERETTE (for curvy ladies)
DEER and DOE
MADE BY RAE
MERCHANT and MILLS
SEW HOUSE SEVEN