Fitted Coat / Raincoat Retreat

Fitted Coat / Raincoat Retreat Come and join us for this amazing retreat at the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum.  This three day retreat will focus on learning how to construct a coat with little effort.  Muslin Fittings will be provided to maximize the finished fit.  The coat will feature a Tailored Collar, In-seam Pockets and two piece Set-in sleeves.   The coat will also be fully-lined.   Why not create that…

Flanged Pillow – Level #2

Flanged Pillow   Level 2 In this course, students will learn how to create a beautiful pillow with a flange. The back of the pillow also features a button placket which allows easy removal of your pillow for cleaning. These pillows are one of the most popular pillows that we are requested to make. Come and learn how we make these for our clients! A sample…

Beginner Hat Making – Fascinator

Beginner Fascinator        New Class!!! Have you always dreamed of making your own hat?  Why not try your hand at Millinery! This is a one day course where students will learn how to form a base using buckram and then cover and embellish to their liking. Basic sewing skills are necessary.   In this Class, you will be taught by Delia Leogreen .   Delia studied…

Finishing Techniques

Finishing Techniques       This class will cover some of the essential finishing techniques that one might need when sewing clothing.  In this class students will learn how to make buttonholes, sew on buttons properly, make fabric covered buttons, make continuous bias tape, hemming pants by hand, make french seams, Hong Kong Finish and also flat felled seams. Sewing will be done in our classroom.   This…

Introduction to Sewing 101-1

Intro to Sewing 101-1 Lined Tote Bag  Everyone can learn to Sew with the proper instruction. This class is entry level. We will teach you everything to get you started sewing. This Class will be 100% hands on experience. Sewing will be done in our classroom. In this class you will learn…. 1. All about your sewing machine 2. Proper threading techniques 3. Pressure feet and…

Home Decor Beginner Pillow Level #1

Students learn the basics while making a decorative square cushion. This class will include learning how to make your own pattern, how to eliminate Dog-ears and how to make your pillow as beautiful as those in stores.. Many of the techniques learned in this class will apply to other classes. DATE:  Thursday August 31st Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m  6 seats available FEE:    $ 50.00 

Designer Silk Infinity Scarf

In this course, students will learn how to design and create handmade Scarves good enough to sit on any self at any high-end boutique. At the end of this course, the student will have created their silk scarf..  What a perfect class to create a gift for that special someone! Many of the elements that will be learned during this course may be applied to clothing construction also.  There…

Designer Fitted Skirt

The Designer Fitted Skirt In this course, students will learn all of the elements to create a professional looking skirt. The Skirt will have facings and an invisible zipper. All of the students will learn how to create a muslin from their measurements, read a pattern and alter your pattern for future use.  The Skirt can be created in approximately 1 hour after all of…