SEWING CLASSES


Looking for sewing classes or sewing instruction?  Want to learn to sew with beginner sewing classes?  Sewing instruction is fun and easy with our Sewing Classes!  Choose from beginners, clothing, quilting, crafting, embroidery, kids and other sewing classes.  Your age or skill level doesn't matter.  We have sewing classes for kids, teens, and adults.  Are you a beginning sewer?  Our basic beginner classes assume you know nothing about sewing.  You'll enjoy learning how to sew in a fun, relaxed, judgement-free atmosphere!  If you're an advanced sewer, we have classes that will challenge you and sharpen your skills.


 
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FREE SEWING MACHINE CLASS

If you bought a new sewing machine or serger from us, sign up for your FREE class(es) on how to use your machine.  Call us or stop in to schedule your class.  Call our Harrisburg store (717) 558-8313, or our Mechanicsburg store (717) 691-9638 to check class dates and times.

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BEGINNER SEWING

Sewing 101

TUITION: $ 25.00
 

MECHANICSBURG: Tuesday, Sept. 29

TIME: 5:00pm-7:00pm


HARRISBURG: Sorry, this class is not being offered in our Harrisburg store.

 

INSTRUCTOR: Nicole Browne

In this class, you will learn how to thread your machine and wind a bobbin, as well as adjust your stitches.  We will learn straight, zig zag and curved stitching.  We will also learn pivoting and hemming.  The project for this class is a notebook cover.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS

You are registered for a class when we receive your tuition payment. You can stop in with your payment or mail it to us.  Since our instructors are not part of our store staff, we cannot take credit cards for tuition payment at this time.  Payment would need to be by check (made payable to the instructor) or cash.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Instructors have a minimum number of students that need to be paid and registered to hold a class.  The deadline to make that decison is approximately one week prior to the class.  You will be notified whether or not the class is taking place about a week before the class date.  PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE CLASS SUPPLIES BEFORE WE CONFIRM THAT THE CLASS IS TAKING PLACE.



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BEGINNER SEWING

Sewing 102

TUITION: $ 25.00
 

HARRISBURG: Friday, Oct. 2

TIME: 6:00pm-8:00pm

MECHANICSBURG: Sorry, this class is not being offered in our Mechanicsburg store.

 

INSTRUCTOR: Nicole Browne

In this class, you will learn turning a tube, trimming, clipping, notching and topstitching.  The project for this class is a messenger bag. *You must know how to thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin before taking this class.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS

You are registered for a class when we receive your tuition payment. You can stop in with your payment or mail it to us.  Since our instructors are not part of our store staff, we cannot take credit cards for tuition payment at this time.  Payment would need to be by check (made payable to the instructor) or cash.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Instructors have a minimum number of students that need to be paid and registered to hold a class.  The deadline to make that decison is approximately one week prior to the class.  You will be notified whether or not the class is taking place about a week before the class date.  PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE CLASS SUPPLIES BEFORE WE CONFIRM THAT THE CLASS IS TAKING PLACE.


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NEED A MACHINE FOR CLASS?

Use one of ours for FREE!  Just let us know you need one and we'll reserve one for you.  Reserve your machine by clicking here and providing us your information.

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BEGINNER SEWING

Sewing 103

TUITION: $ 25.00

MECHANICSBURG: Friday, Oct. 7

TIME: 5:00pm-7:00pm

HARRISBURG: Sorry, this class is not being offered in our Harrisburg store.

INSTRUCTOR: Nicole Browne

In this class, you will learn basting and gathering.  The project for this class is a ruffled tote bag.  *You must know how to thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin before taking this class.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS

You are registered for a class when we receive your tuition payment. You can stop in with your payment or mail it to us.  Since our instructors are not part of our store staff, we cannot take credit cards for tuition payment at this time.  Payment would need to be by check (made payable to the instructor) or cash.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Instructors have a minimum number of students that need to be paid and registered to hold a class.  The deadline to make that decison is approximately one week prior to the class.  You will be notified whether or not the class is taking place about a week before the class date.  PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE CLASS SUPPLIES BEFORE WE CONFIRM THAT THE CLASS IS TAKING PLACE.

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NEED A MACHINE FOR CLASS?

Use one of ours for FREE!  Just let us know you need one and we'll reserve one for you.  Reserve your machine by clicking here and providing us your information.

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BEGINNER SEWING

Sewing 104

TUITION: $ 25.00

HARRISBURG: Friday, Oct. 14

TIME: 5:00pm-7:00pm

MECHANICSBURG: Sorry, this class is not being offered in our Mechanicsburg store.

INSTRUCTOR: Nicole Browne

In this class, you will learn how to make a casing and insert elastic, as well as hemming,  reinforcing seams and finishing edges.  The project for this class is a pair of pajama shorts.   *You must know how to thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin before taking this class.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS

You are registered for a class when we receive your tuition payment. You can stop in with your payment or mail it to us.  Since our instructors are not part of our store staff, we cannot take credit cards for tuition payment at this time.  Payment would need to be by check (made payable to the instructor) or cash.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Instructors have a minimum number of students that need to be paid and registered to hold a class.  The deadline to make that decison is approximately one week prior to the class.  You will be notified whether or not the class is taking place about a week before the class date.  PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE CLASS SUPPLIES BEFORE WE CONFIRM THAT THE CLASS IS TAKING PLACE.

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NEED A MACHINE FOR CLASS?

Use one of ours for FREE!  Just let us know you need one and we'll reserve one for you.  Reserve your machine by clicking here and providing us your information.


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BEGINNER SEWING

Sewing 105

TUITION: $ 25.00

HARRISBURG: Friday, Sept. 14

TIME: 6:00pm-8:00pm


MECHANICSBURG: Friday, Oct. 23

TIME: 6:00pm-8:00pm

INSTRUCTOR: Nicole Browne

In this class, you will learn how to do a centered zipper and zipper tabs.  The project for this class is a pencil case or make up bag.  *You must know how to thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin before taking this class.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS

You are registered for a class when we receive your tuition payment. You can stop in with your payment or mail it to us.  Since our instructors are not part of our store staff, we cannot take credit cards for tuition payment at this time.  Payment would need to be by check (made payable to the instructor) or cash.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Instructors have a minimum number of students that need to be paid and registered to hold a class.  The deadline to make that decison is approximately one week prior to the class.  You will be notified whether or not the class is taking place about a week before the class date.  PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE CLASS SUPPLIES BEFORE WE CONFIRM THAT THE CLASS IS TAKING PLACE.

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NEED A MACHINE FOR CLASS?

Use one of ours for FREE!  Just let us know you need one and we'll reserve one for you.  Reserve your machine by clicking here and providing us your information.

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INTRO TO QUILTING

TUITION: $ 30.00

HARRISBURG: Saturday October 17   TIME: 1:00 – 3:30pm

 

MECHANICSBURG: Friday, October 9    TIME: 5:00 – 7:30pm

 

INSTRUCTOR: Cindy Schultz

For those who want to see what this “Quilting Craze” is all about, this is the class for you.  This introductory quilting class will show you just how fun quilting can be. From the choice of all those luscious fabrics to easy rotary cutting and sewing blocks,  you will discover why so many are involved in this craft.  By the end of class you will have put together your first block, and be on your way to a new adventure in the quilting world.

To download a supply list, click here.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS

You are registered for a class when we receive your tuition payment. You can stop in with your payment or mail it to us.  Since our instructors are not part of our store staff, we cannot take credit cards for tuition payment at this time.  Payment would need to be by check (made payable to the instructor) or cash.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Instructors have a minimum number of students that need to be paid and registered to hold a class.  The deadline to make that decison is approximately one week prior to the class.  You will be notified whether or not the class is taking place about a week before the class date.  PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE CLASS SUPPLIES BEFORE WE CONFIRM THAT THE CLASS IS TAKING PLACE.

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SERGER CLUB

TUITION: $ 25.00

 

HARRISBURG: Saturdays: Sept. 19, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12th

TIME: 10:30am-12:30pm

 

MECHANICSBURG: Second Monday Each Month: Sept. 14, Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14

TIME: 5:30pm-7:30pm

 

INSTRUCTOR: Cindy Shultz


Serger club is for anyone who has a serger of any brand and wants to learn all of the great things that it can do. We will be making projects from two great books: “Ready, Set, Serge” by Georgie Melot & “Serge With Confidence” by Nancy Zieman.  You won’t believe all that you can do with your serger!  It’s not just for overlocking seams.

To download a supply list, click here.


The projects for each month will be:

  

September: Neck Purse and Hot Pad

October: (2) Christmas Stockings

November: Holiday Basket with Wire Edged Ribbon

December: Round Reversible Napkins and Wine Coasters (Cindy’s Pattern)

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS

You are registered for a class when we receive your tuition payment. You can stop in with your payment or mail it to us.  Since our instructors are not part of our store staff, we cannot take credit cards for tuition payment at this time.  Payment would need to be by check (made payable to the instructor) or cash.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Instructors have a minimum number of students that need to be paid and registered to hold a class.  The deadline to make that decison is approximately one week prior to the class.  You will be notified whether or not the class is taking place about a week before the class date.  PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE CLASS SUPPLIES BEFORE WE CONFIRM THAT THE CLASS IS TAKING PLACE.


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TRENDY FABRIC BASKET

For adults and kids ages 10 and up

TUITION: $ 25.00


HARRISBURG: Saturday, Oct. 17

TIME: 10:30am-12:30pm

MECHANICSBURG: Saturday, Sept. 26

TIME: 10:30am-12:30pm

INSTRUCTOR: Nicole Browne

Brought back by popular demand, the “Trendy Fabric Basket” features two Dritz grommets and can be converted into a nice handbag by adding straps and two more grommets.  This class is for adults and children over the age of ten.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS

You are registered for a class when we receive your tuition payment. You can stop in with your payment or mail it to us.  Since our instructors are not part of our store staff, we cannot take credit cards for tuition payment at this time.  Payment would need to be by check (made payable to the instructor) or cash.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Instructors have a minimum number of students that need to be paid and registered to hold a class.  The deadline to make that decison is approximately one week prior to the class.  You will be notified whether or not the class is taking place about a week before the class date.  PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE CLASS SUPPLIES BEFORE WE CONFIRM THAT THE CLASS IS TAKING PLACE.

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NEED A MACHINE FOR CLASS?

Use one of ours for FREE!  Just let us know you need one and we'll reserve one for you.  Reserve your machine by clicking here and providing us your information.

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READING A COMMERCIAL SEWING PATTERN AND INSTRUCTION

TUITION: $ 25.00

HARRISBURG: Tuesday, Oct. 20

TIME: 5:00pm-7:00pm

MECHANICSBURG: Wednesday, Sept. 16

TIME: 5:00pm-7:00pm

INSTRUCTOR: Nicole Browne

Have you ever tried to work with a commercial sewing pattern and felt like you were reading a different language?  If so, this class is for you!  In this class, you will learn how to take your measurements and figure out what size pattern you need.  Then we will look inside the envelope and learn how to read and interpret the direction sheets and pattern layout.  If time permits, we will start cutting the pattern pieces out that you need and pin them to the fabric.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS

You are registered for a class when we receive your tuition payment. You can stop in with your payment or mail it to us.  Since our instructors are not part of our store staff, we cannot take credit cards for tuition payment at this time.  Payment would need to be by check (made payable to the instructor) or cash.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Instructors have a minimum number of students that need to be paid and registered to hold a class.  The deadline to make that decison is approximately one week prior to the class.  You will be notified whether or not the class is taking place about a week before the class date.  PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE CLASS SUPPLIES BEFORE WE CONFIRM THAT THE CLASS IS TAKING PLACE.

Baby Lock Melody Discount Vacuum & Sewing Center

NEED A MACHINE FOR CLASS?

Use one of ours for FREE!  Just let us know you need one and we'll reserve one for you.  Reserve your machine by clicking here and providing us your information.

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FLAT IRON/CURLING IRON CASE

TUITION: $ 25.00

HARRISBURG: Monday, Oct. 5

TIME: 5:00pm-7:00pm

MECHANICSBURG: Saturday, Oct. 31

10:30am-12:30pm

INSTRUCTOR: Nicole Browne

Another requested popular class that was a summer hit.  A zippered bag that has elements of quilt piecing in its construction. A fun item to learn how to construct.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS

You are registered for a class when we receive your tuition payment. You can stop in with your payment or mail it to us.  Since our instructors are not part of our store staff, we cannot take credit cards for tuition payment at this time.  Payment would need to be by check (made payable to the instructor) or cash.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

Instructors have a minimum number of students that need to be paid and registered to hold a class.  The deadline to make that decison is approximately one week prior to the class.  You will be notified whether or not the class is taking place about a week before the class date.  PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE CLASS SUPPLIES BEFORE WE CONFIRM THAT THE CLASS IS TAKING PLACE.

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NEED A MACHINE FOR CLASS?

Use one of ours for FREE!  Just let us know you need one and we'll reserve one for you.  Reserve your machine by clicking here and providing us your information.

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EMBROIDERY TECHNIQUES

TUITION: $ 15.00 per class

HARRISBURG: Fridays, Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, Dec. 18

TIME: 5:30pm-7:30pm

MECHANICSBURG: Mondays, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 21

TIME: 5:30pm-7:30pm

INSTRUCTOR: Garry Ruper

A monthly embroidery techniques class for ALL embroidery students using a 4” x 4” frame format. Each month a different technique or project is taught.

HOW TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS

You are registered for a class when we receive your tuition payment. You can call or stop in with your payment or mail it to us.  Since this class is being taught by one of our store staff, we can take a credit card payment.

Instructors have a minimum number of students that need to be paid and registered to hold a class.  The deadline to make that decison is approximately one week prior to the class.  You will be notified whether or not the class is taking place about a week before the class date.  PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE CLASS SUPPLIES BEFORE WE CONFIRM THAT THE CLASS IS TAKING PLACE.

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NEED A MACHINE FOR CLASS?

Use one of ours for FREE!  Just let us know you need one and we'll reserve one for you.  Reserve your machine by clicking here and providing us your information.

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3873 Union Deposit Road
Harrisburg, PA 17109

(717) 558-8313 * (800) 822-7398


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Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

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