SEWING CLASSES


Looking for sewing classes and instruction?  Want to learn to sew with beginner sewing classes?  Sewing instruction is fun and easy with our Sewing Classes!  Take sewing lessons for beginners, clothing, quilting, crafting, embroidery, and more.  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

 

Any new machine that you purchase from us comes with FREE instructional classes as part of our FREE Lifetime Support Package.  If you haven't scheduled your class yet, simply let us know.  We have class dates scheduled so we can accommodate you quickly!  To schedule a class in our Harrisburg store, call (717) 558-8313.  For our Mechanicsburg store, call (717) 691-9638.  If you prefer, you can email us as well.  To email us, click info@discountvacuumandsewing.com.

Any questions?  If so, click here.

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BEGINNING SEWING - TOTE BAG

While making a Tote Bag, you will learn the fundamentals of beginning sewing.  Key points are: Selecting the best fabrics for your project, fabric types, cutting and grain direction, proper pressing skills, and construction details.

HARRISBURG: March 3rd, Tuesday 2-4pm

 

MECHANICSBURG: March 7th,  Saturday 1-3 pm

Tuition: $25


 INSTRUCTOR: Carol Stockard

To download a supply list, click here.

TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS:

You are officially registered when we receive your tuition. Since payments are made to the instructor, we regret that we cannot take credit card payments at this time.  Payment can be made in cash or check (made payable to the instructor).

Any questions?  If so, click here.

USE OUR SEWING MACHINES FOR FREE!

Need a machine to use during class? 
We'll reserve one for you. Let us know by clicking here

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BEGINNING SEWING (LEVEL 1)

SACHET AND APRON

Have a sewing machine but don’t know how to use it or where to start?   Use this basic sewing course to get you motivated into using your machine for all types of great sewing projects. In this class, learn basic sewing skills while making a sachet and an apron.

HARRISBURG: Tuesday, March 31   10:30am-3:30pm

MECHANICSBURG: Sorry, the instructor is not offering this class in our Mechanicsburg store

Tuition: $45

 INSTRUCTOR: Sue Kemmerer

To download a supply list, click here.

TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS:

You are officially registered when we receive your tuition. Since payments are made to the instructor, we regret that we cannot take credit card payments at this time.  Payment can be made in cash or check (made payable to the instructor).

Any questions?  If so, click here.

USE OUR SEWING MACHINES FOR FREE!

Need a machine to use during class? 
We'll reserve one for you. Let us know by clicking here

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BEGINNING SEWING (LEVEL 2)

ZIPPERED TOTE AND HEAD BAND

Have a sewing machine but don’t know how to use it or where to start?   Do zippers make you sweat?  Are buttonholes are a nightmare?  Use this basic sewing course to get you motivated into using your machine for all types of great sewing projects.  You will learn about zippers while making a toiletry bag.  Learn about buttonholes while making a head band.

HARRISBURG: Tuesday, April 7   12:00-4:00pm

MECHANICSBURG: Sorry, the instructor is not offering this class in our Mechanicsburg store

Tuition: $35

 INSTRUCTOR: Sue Kemmerer

To download a supply list, click here.

TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS:

You are officially registered when we receive your tuition. Since payments are made to the instructor, we regret that we cannot take credit card payments at this time.  Payment can be made in cash or check (made payable to the instructor).

Any questions?  If so, click here.

USE OUR SEWING MACHINES FOR FREE!

Need a machine to use during class? 
We'll reserve one for you. Let us know by clicking here

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LEARN TO SEW SERIES

SEWING 101

TUITION: $25


Number of sessions: 1

HARRISBURG

Monday, April 13   6:00 - 8:00pm

Saturday, April 25   10:30am - 12:30pm

Wednesday, May 13   5:00 - 7:00pm

Tuesday,  June 9   5:00 - 7:00pm

 

MECHANICSBURG

Saturday,  April 11   2:00 - 4:00pm

Monday,  April 27   6:00 - 8:00pm

Tuesday,  May 5   5:00 - 7:00pm

Wednesday,  June 24   5:00 - 7:00pm

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 while making a notebook cover.


To download a supply list, click here.

TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS:

You are officially registered when we receive your tuition. Since payments are made to the instructor, we regret that we cannot take credit card payments at this time.  Payment can be made in cash or check (made payable to the instructor).

Any questions?  If so, click here.

USE OUR SEWING MACHINES FOR FREE!

Need a machine to use during class? 
We'll reserve one for you. Let us know by clicking here

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LEARN TO SEW SERIES

SEWING 102

TUITION: $25


Number of sessions: 1

HARRISBURG

Wednesday, April 29   5:00 - 7:00pm

Friday, May 8   6:00 - 8:00pm

Saturday, May 30   10:30am - 12:30pm

Monday, June 15   6:00 - 8:00pm

 

MECHANICSBURG

Wednesday, April 15   5:00 - 7:00pm

Friday, April 24   6:00 - 8:00pm

Saturday, May 9   10:30am - 12:30pm

Monday, June 1   6:00 - 8:00pm

 

INSTRUCTOR:  Nicole Browne

In this class, you will learn turning a tube, trimming, clipping, notching and topstitching while making a messenger bag.  Please note, you must know how to thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin before taking this class.


To download a supply list, click here.

TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS:

You are officially registered when we receive your tuition. Since payments are made to the instructor, we regret that we cannot take credit card payments at this time.  Payment can be made in cash or check (made payable to the instructor).

Any questions?  If so, click here.

USE OUR SEWING MACHINES FOR FREE!

Need a machine to use during class? 
We'll reserve one for you. Let us know by clicking here

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LEARN TO SEW SERIES

SEWING 103

TUITION: $25.00


Number of sessions: 1

 

HARRISBURG

Monday, May 18   6:00 - 8:00pm

Saturday, June 27   10:30am - 12:30pm

                  

 

MECHANICSBURG

Friday, May 22   6:00 - 8:00pm

Saturday, June 13   10:30am - 12:30pm

 

INSTRUCTOR:  Nicole Browne

 

Now that you have some sewing skills under your belt, it’s time to learn some more advanced techniques.  While making a ruffled tote bag, you will learn basting and gathering, both of which have many applications. please note, you must know how to thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin before taking this class.

To download a supply list, click here.

TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS:

You are officially registered when we receive your tuition. Since payments are made to the instructor, we regret that we cannot take credit card payments at this time.  Payment can be made in cash or check (made payable to the instructor).

Any questions?  If so, click here.


USE OUR SEWING MACHINES FOR FREE!

Need a machine to use during class? 
We'll reserve one for you. Let us know by clicking here

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LEARN TO SEW SERIES

SEWING 104

TUITION: $25.00

Number of sessions: 1

HARRISBURG

Friday, June 5   6:00 - 8:00pm

 

MECHANICSBURG

Wednesday, May 27   5:00 - 7:00pm

Friday, June 19   6:00 - 8:00pm

 

INSTRUCTOR:  Nicole Browne

You are now on your way to becoming an experienced sewer!  In this class, you will be making a pair of pajama shorts, while learning how to make a casing and insert elastic.  Other skills you’ll learn are hemming, reinforcing seams and finishing edges.

To download a supply list, click here.

TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS:

You are officially registered when we receive your tuition. Since payments are made to the instructor, we regret that we cannot take credit card payments at this time.  Payment can be made in cash or check (made payable to the instructor).

Any questions?  If so, click here.


USE OUR SEWING MACHINES FOR FREE!

Need a machine to use during class? 
We'll reserve one for you. Let us know by clicking here

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LEARN TO SEW SERIES

SEWING 105

TUITION: $25.00


Number of sesssions: 1

HARRISBURG

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

 

MECHANICSBURG

Monday, June 29   6:00 - 8:00pm

 

INSTRUCTOR:  Nicole Browne

 

Wow, you’ve reached the 105 level!  Congratulations!  It’s time to learn some more involved techniques.  While making a pencil case or make up bag, you will learn how to do a centered zipper and zipper tabs.  These are great skills to have as they can be applied to numerous sewing projects.


To download a supply list, click here.

TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS:

You are officially registered when we receive your tuition. Since payments are made to the instructor, we regret that we cannot take credit card payments at this time.  Payment can be made in cash or check (made payable to the instructor).

Any questions?  If so, click here.

USE OUR SEWING MACHINES FOR FREE!

Need a machine to use during class? 
We'll reserve one for you. Let us know by clicking here

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MICROWAVE POTATO BAG

In this class you will learn to make a microwave baked potato bag. You will also learn all about the walking foot for your sewing machine. This foot is invaluable when working with multiple layers. Don’t worry if you don’t have a walking foot.  You are welcome to borrow one for the day.  The class fee includes one kit for a large size bag. Also included is an instruction sheet on how to make potatoes and more in your new bag. Extra kits will be available for purchase.

HARRISBURG: Friday, April 3, Friday, 5:30-7:30 pm

 

MECHANICSBURG: March 28, Saturday, 10:30am-12:30pm


Tuition: $33 (Included in your tuition is a kit with the potato fabric and special batting for your bag!)


INSTRUCTOR: Cindy Shultz


To download a supply list, click here.

TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS:

You are officially registered when we receive your tuition. Since payments are made to the instructor, we regret that we cannot take credit card payments at this time.  Payment can be made in cash or check (made payable to the instructor).

Any questions?  If so, click here.

USE OUR SEWING MACHINES FOR FREE!

Need a machine to use during class? 
We'll reserve one for you. Let us know by clicking here

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BLOCK OF THE MONTH

9 BLOCK QUILT

This class is geared for the beginning quilter and those wanting to improve their basic skills. Students will be taught how to piece one or two quilt blocks at each class.  You will learn the following: piecing squares, half square triangles, quarter square triangles, strip piecing, appliqué,  rotary cutting, and bias strips. At the end of the class you will have completed 9 full blocks that can be combined together. We will also discuss sashings , backing, batting  and borders.

HARRISBURG: 5:30 - 7:30pm

March 30, April 27, June 1, June 29


Mechanicsburg: 5:30 - 7:30pm

March 23, April 20, May 18, June 22


Tuition: $120 for SIX Classes (January through June)

 INSTRUCTOR: Diane Fitzgibbon

To download a supply list, click here.

Block of the Month Discount Vacuum & Sewing Center

Class sample 60”x75”

TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS:

You are officially registered when we receive your tuition. Since payments are made to the instructor, we regret that we cannot take credit card payments at this time.  Payment can be made in cash or check (made payable to the instructor).

Any questions?  If so, click here.

USE OUR SEWING MACHINES FOR FREE!

Need a machine to use during class? 
We'll reserve one for you. Let us know by clicking here

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SERGER CLUB

Serger club is for anyone who has a serger of any kind and wants to learn all of the great things that it can do. We will work our way through many of the projects in the book “Ready, Set, Serge” by Georgie Melot. You won’t believe all that you can do with your serger! It’s not just for overlocking seams.

 

HARRISBURG:

2nd Saturday of the month

10:30am-12:30pm

March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13

MECHANICSBURG:

2nd Monday of the month

2:00-4:00pm

March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8

 

TUITION: $25.00 per session


INSTRUCTOR: Cindy Shultz

The projects for each month will be: 

February: Cosmetic Bag

March: Pillowcase

April: Business Card Holder

May: Checkbook Cover

June: Gift Bag

 

Serger club is for anyone who has a serger of any kind and wants to learn all of the great things that it can do. We will work our way through many of the projects in the book “Ready, Set, Serge” by Georgie Melot. 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.

TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS:

You are officially registered when we receive your tuition. Since payments are made to the instructor, we regret that we cannot take credit card payments at this time.  Payment can be made in cash or check (made payable to the instructor).

Any questions?  If so, click here.

USE OUR SEWING MACHINES FOR FREE!

Need a machine to use during class? 
We'll reserve one for you. Let us know by clicking here

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Serving the following PA towns and more for sewing machine classes, sewing instruction, learn to sew classes, quilt and quilting classes, clothes and garment sewing classes,  home dec classes, embroidery classes, and more:  Abbottstown 17301, Annville 17003, Aspers 17304, Blain 17006, Boiling Springs 17007, Bressler 17113, Camp Hill 17011, Carlisle 17013, 17015, Dauphin 17018, Dillsburg 17019, Etters, 17319, Dover 17315, Duncannon 17020, Elizabethtown 17022, Elizabethville 17023, Elliottsburg 17024, Enhaut 17113, Enola 17025, Gardners 17324, Grantham 17027, Grantville 17029, Gratz, 17030, Halifax 17032, Hanover 17331, 17332, 17333, 17334, Harrisburg  17101, 17102, 17103, 17104, 17105, 17106, 17107, 17108, 17019, 17110, 17111, 17112, 17113, 17120, 17121, 17122, 17123, 17124, 17125, 17126, 17127, 17128, 17129, 17130, 17140, 17177,  Hershey 17033, Hummelstown 17036, Ickesburg 17037, Jonestown 17038, Landisburg 17040, Lebanon 17042, 17046, 17091, Lemoyne 17034, Lewisberry 17339, Lewisburg 17837, Linglestown 17112, Liverpool 17045, Loysville 17047, Lykens 17048, Marysville 17053, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050, 17055, Middletown 17057, Mifflinburg 17844, Millersburg 17061, Millerstown 17062, Mount Holly Springs 17065, New Kingstown 17072, New Cumberland 17070, New Bloomfield 17068, Newport 17074, Newville 17241, Oberlin 17113, Palmyra 17078, Port Royal 17082, Shermans Dale 17090, Shiremanstown 17011, Spring Grove 17362, Steelton 17113, Wellsville 17365, Wormleysburg 17043, York Haven 17370, PA

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