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                  We use a wide screen TV so that everyone can see in class.                     General Information about our confidence building Classes

 
All of our sew-in classes are hands-on.

When you bring a machine to class, please make sure that your machine is in good working order, OR you may borrow a machine from us. Please let us know in advance.

If you do not see a class or topics you would like us to offer, please contact us at 503-393-0132 and we will  try to design a class for you.

All classes are held for two hours unless otherwise specified.    

                                                                      Our Friendly Class Policies
  • If you must cancel class, allow at least two weeks notice for full in store credit.
  • Arrive on time and be ready to learn with materials & supplies prepared for class.
  •  Leave your area clean for the next class.
  • Please make sure cell phones are off & put away, as they are a distraction.
  • Children are welcome, but must be considered a cell phone.
  • Please keep extra talking to a minimum while the teacher is talking.
  • Many people are allergic to fragrance- please act accordingly.
  • Thank you for your consideration for others.
BASIC SEWING KIT
All of the hands-on sewing classes will need a basic set of supplies that you like to use when sewing.  In addition to the materials listed with each class, please bring the following items to
each class:
1.  Your sewing machine in good repair, cleaned and oiled with the foot control and cord.  If you need to borrow one of ours, please let us know at least 48 hours in advance.
2.  Good scissors--1 pair for cutting fabric and 1 pair for snipping threads.  You may also want to bring a pair for paper if it is a pattern class.
3.  Good rotary cutter and a small mat
4.  Easy to read ruler
5.  Extra machine needles, cutter blades, bobbins
6.  Seam Ripper
7.  Marking pencils of your choice
8.  Small iron & ironing pad (Optional--we have 2 ironing stations)
9.  "Best Press" or spray starch
10.  505 Temporary Spray Adhesive
11.  Additional items that you like to have handy when you sew.  Please share your ideas.  We're always looking for new tips!

Not every class will require all of these items, but if you have your kit assembled, you will have everything you need for class.
Please be sure to check the website for instructions on what to do to prepare for your class.  Most classes will need you to have your pattern and precut your fabric before your first class.



Classes


Open Sewing all are invited.
- May 25, 2019 10:30 am

Bring in your UFO"S (unfinished projects) and your machines and sit in our classroom and get them completed.

Cost: $ 5.00
2019 Sizzling Software Sampler
- Jun 15, 2019 10:00 am

This is a year Long Club that meets once a month or the third Friday or Saturday. Bring your laptop loaded with version 8.1 or Designer 7 and try new techniques. Lots of fun and someone to help you at every turn.

Cost: $ 100.00
2019 Sizzling Software Sampler
- Jun 21, 2019 10:00 am

This is a year Long Club that meets once a month or the third Friday or Saturday. Bring your laptop loaded with version 8.1 or Designer 7 and try new techniques. Lots of fun and someone to help you at every turn.

Cost: $ 100.00
Stripe-pies Rug
- May 20, 2019 10:00 am

Using the 2 1/2" strips that Benartex or other fabric lines have created, create you own small rug for your bedroom, bathroom or kitchen. Easy to do, and fun. Oh so colorful, and soft under the feet.

Cost: $ 35.00
RE-useable Grocery/shopping bag
- May 22, 2019 10:00 am

This Sturdy, trendy bag is done with cork, kraft-tex, canvas, denim or quilting cottons. Great size for groceries, you can even make pockets to hold bottles, eggs, or frozen foods. Size is 17 1/2" wide, 15" tall & 5" deep. Easy to do, we have added our own touches.

Cost: $ 35.00
Tool Organizer Class
- May 23, 2019 10:00 am

This handy zip-up Tool Case holds your rotary cutter, scissors, threads,and more in the Vinyl, mesh and quilted pockets, many of which have zippers. Easy, fast and very useful.

Cost: $ 35.00
Carry This - a Cross-over bag Class
- May 24, 2019 10:00 am

This is a great bag to take to shows, or anywhere you just need to carry a few things, not your large handbag that has everything but "the kitchen sink". Three zippered pockets and much more. Use the new Cork for a great look.

Cost: $ 35.00
Ruler Organizer
- Jun 04, 2019 10:00 am

Amanda Murphy has created a great wall hanging organizer for your cutting & quilting rulers. Very organized and easy to do.

Cost: $ 35.00
Backyard Beverage / condiment Caddy
- Jun 10, 2019 10:00 am

This caddy is designed to hold your favorite bottled or canned beverages, or condiments for your picnics. You can even convert it to a carrier for all your sewing supplies for classes. Use cork, vinyl, kraft-tex, quilted cotton prints or denim.

Cost: $ 35.00
There are so many new features in the embroidery unit of the upgraded 790, or 880 machine. Here is your opportunity to learn first hand what they are and how to use them.

Cost: $ 100.00
There are so many new features in the embroidery unit of the upgraded 790, or 880 machine. Here is your opportunity to learn first hand what they are and how to use them.

Cost: $ 100.00
Personalized Top Fitting Class
- May 30, 2019 10:00 am

Learn to make your own top. We will be taking all your measurements that are needed for a good fitting top. A Class where you make a muslin pattern to fine tune your measurements and can apply this muslin pattern to any other top pattern you may want to use.

Cost: $ 35.00
Personalized Pants fitting class
- May 31, 2019 10:00 am

Learn to make your own pants. We will be taking all your measurements that are needed for a good fitting pair of pants. A Class where you make a muslin pattern to fine tune any other pants pattern you may want to use.

Cost: $ 35.00
V-necklines class
- Jun 19, 2019 10:00 am

Tired of the same old neckline. Create new one on old shirts, or ready-to-wear you have purchased. Changing is simple. You will create two different v-necklines in class and have samples to take home.

Cost: $ 25.00
Thanks to several customer's suggestions, we are offering a FREE day to prepare for your upcoming classes at BERNINA/ Stretch & Sew Fabrics.

Cost: $ FREE
Thanks to several customer's suggestions, we are offering a FREE day to prepare for your upcoming classes at BERNINA/ Stretch & Sew Fabrics.

Cost: $ FREE
Thanks to several customer's suggestions, we are offering a FREE day to prepare for your upcoming classes at BERNINA/ Stretch & Sew Fabrics.

Cost: $ FREE
Thanks to several customer's suggestions, we are offering a FREE day to prepare for your upcoming classes at BERNINA/ Stretch & Sew Fabrics.

Cost: $ FREE
Embroidery Mastery class for 830 machines Only.

Cost: $ 200.00
Learn to use your new BERNINA! For owners of the 8 series and the 7, 5, and 4 series that use the BERNINA B9 Hook.

Cost: $ 400.00
My BERNINA Designer Software 8.1
- Jun 20, 2019 01:30 pm

BERNINA has outdone itself with this version of the Designer Software. They have given many new updates and added many new features. 12 Classes. Please register by 1/9/19.

Cost: $ 400.00
Learn to use your new BERNINA! For owners of the 8 series and the 7, 5, and 4 series that use the BERNINA B9 Hook.

Cost: $ 400.00
My BERNINA Serger Class
- Aug 07, 2019 01:30 pm

We work from a Workbook so that you have samples and notes to refer to at home. Your serger can be your best friend, if you learn to thread it and take care of it. The second and third part of the training covers the more advanced aspects of the serger and will make using your serger much easier.

Cost: $ 100.00
Learn to use your BERNINA Sewing Machine. This class is for owners of all non-B9 hook machine owners and Bernette owners

Cost: $ 175.00
Learn to use your new BERNINA! For owners of the 8 series and the 7, 5, and 4 series that use the BERNINA B9 Hook.

Cost: $ 400.00
My BERNINA Serger Class
- Nov 04, 2019 10:00 am

We work from a Workbook so that you have samples and notes to refer to at home. Your serger can be your best friend, if you learn to thread it and take care of it. The second and third part of the training covers the more advanced aspects of the serger and will make using your serger much easier.

Cost: $ 100.00
OESD has created a great block of the month for a quilt using embroidery blocks and pieced blocks. We have added a second set of classes for this quilt. If you missed out when we started this class in January, you now have a second chance to do it.

Cost: $ 99.00
Braided Twist Table Topper or Runner
- May 29, 2019 10:00 am

This versatile tool can make several different styles of table toppers or runners!

Cost: $ 35.00
No Quilting, No Binding, No handwork- Learn the secret in the book or class. The book includes the ruler and six additional projects. Looks so hard, but it is easy and fun.

Cost: $ 35.00