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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Discount Vacuum & Sewing Center Sewing Classes
 
 


 

 

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.

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CAREFREE T-SHIRT

 TUITION: $25

HARRISBURG: Wednesday, April 30    TIME: 11:00am – 1:00pm

MECHANICSBURG: Monday, April 28    TIME: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

 

INSTRUCTOR:  Sue Kemmerer

To download the supply list, click here

Take an ordinary T-shirt, add some embellishments and VOILA! You have an artful shawl.  Please bring normal sewing supplies, a t-shirt and any embellishments you would like.  This shirt can be old or new.  A size XL is suggested. Embellishment can be yarns, trims, fringes, buttons, or appliqués.  We will be using a regular sewing machine with a zigzag foot.

To download the supply list, click here.


To register, stop in to either of our Centers.  You can also mail in your tuition.

Any questions?  Email us by clicking here.


Carefree T-Shirt


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EMBELLISHED PURSE


TUITION: $30

HARRISBURG: Wednesday, April 30    TIME: 2:30pm – 4:30pm

MECHANICSBURG: Monday, April 28    TIME: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

 

INSTRUCTOR:  Sue Kemmerer


Need that small purse for a night on the town?  What about that different gift to give someone?  Have you seen or used the Baby Lock Embellisher but are afraid to create and play?  This 2 hour course takes you Out of the Box in constructing a small bag that has plenty of room for keys, phone, wallet etc.    You will use a free motion foot on a regular sewing machine, a serger and the BABY LOCK EMBELLISHER.   No experience necessary.  See how easy embellishing can be and how it can open a whole new world for you.  Please bring regular sewing supplies, any odds and ends of fabrics, scarves, silks, yarns, pretty threads; whatever you have lying around.  Bring your imagination and creativity.  Course fee includes material, batting and purse cording.  See supply list for all details.


To download the supply list, click here.


To register, stop in to either of our Centers.  You can also mail in your tuition.

Any questions?  Email us by clicking here.



Embellished Purse


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INTRO TO QUILTING

THIS IS A 2 SESSION OVERVIEW CLASS. AN IN-DEPTH 8 SESSION CLASS IS ALSO BEING OFFERED.  SEE "BEGINNING QUILTING" BELOW.

 

TUITION: $45

 

HARRISBURG: Fridays, May 16, 23    TIME: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

MECHANICSBURG: Saturday, May 10    TIME: 11am – 3pm

 

INSTRUCTOR: Cindy Shultz


Quilting has become the fastest growing segment in the field of sewing.  If you want to find out what all the commotion is about, then this is where you belong.  You will learn the language and techniques of quilting such as how to use a rotary cutter & sew a 1/4” seam.  After learning the basics, you will see how fun quilting can be when you complete your first nine patch block! Warning: quilting is addictive.  Teacher is not responsible for future uncontrolled quilting.  :)


To register, stop in to either of our Centers.  You can also mail in your tuition.

Any questions?  Email us by clicking here.


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INTRO TO SEWING


TUITION: $50

 

HARRISBURG: Saturday, May 17    TIME: 10:30am – 3:00pm

MECHANICSBURG: Saturday, June 7    TIME:  10:30am – 3:00pm

 

INSTRUCTOR: Cindy Shultz


Want to learn to sew, but don’t know where to begin? Perhaps it’s been a long time since you have used your sewing machine and you need a refresher?  Either way, this class will get you sewing in no time.  You will learn the lingo of sewing, get comfortable with a sewing machine, learn about patterns, and how to select the right thread and fabric for the job. You will take what you’ve learned and sew a tote bag!  The class will show you how fun sewing can be. . . guaranteed! There will be a break for lunch.


To register, stop in to either of our Centers.  You can also mail in your tuition.

Any questions?  Email us by clicking here.


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BEGINNING QUILTING

THIS IS AN 8 SESSION IN-DEPTH CLASS. A 2 SESSION OVERVIEW CLASS IS ALSO BEING OFFERED.  SEE "INTRO TO QUILTING" ABOVE

TUITION: $150

 

HARRISBURG: Thursday, May 29    TIME: 5:30pm – 8:00pm

                             Saturday, June 7      TIME: 10:30am – 3:30pm

                            Monday, June 9       TIME: 5:30pm – 8:00pm

                              Saturday, June 14    TIME: 10:30am – 3:30pm

                            *Any additional classes needed can be arranged with the instructor and are included in the price

 

MECHANICSBURG: None scheduled.  If there is enough interest, a class can be arranged.

 

INSTRUCTOR: Sue Kemmerer

 

Learn how to simply and accurately piece traditional blocks. We will cover log cabins, triple rail fence, 9-patch, paper piecing and many more. This 8-9 session class is an excellent foundation for any beginner quilter.  Each class will teach one-two different quilt blocks and techniques. Tuition includes the classes and notes. Materials are extra. The first class will meet at Discount Vacuum & Sewing Center where we will talk about fabrics and general quilting information. Then we head to the local fabric store to pick your fabrics and discuss color for this great quilt!  You will have a completed quilt (approx 48 x 48) at the end of this project!



To download the supply list, click here.

To register, stop in to either of our Centers.  You can also mail in your tuition.

Any questions?  Email us by clicking here.


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BIAS SCARF


TUITION: $25

 

HARRISBURG: Monday, June 2    TIME: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

MECHANICSBURG: Monday, June 2    TIME: 1:00pm – 3:pm

 

INSTRUCTOR: Sue Kemmerer

 

Make beautiful bias scarves without having to cut on the bias.  Learn great sewing tricks using a serger machine. Give everyone a wonderful summer or winter scarf with little effort and time.



To download the supply list, click here.

To register, stop in to either of our Centers.  You can also mail in your tuition.

Any questions?  Email us by clicking here.


Bias Scarf 1   Bias Scarf 2




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SERGER CLUB

 

Classes in Mechanicsburg will be held on the third Friday of every month from 5:30 - 7:30pm.

Classes in Harrisburg will be held on the second Monday of each month from 1:00 - 3:00pm.

 

Please pre-register by calling ahead:
Harrisburg store: (717) 558-8313
Mechanicsburg store: (717) 691-9638

 

Tuition: $30 per session


You will be receiving a lot of paper handouts with these classes.  A three ring binder is suggested for your examples and handouts.


To download a Supply List of basic  supplies needed for ALL classes, click here.


April: Quilter's Tote Bag (Continued)
Mechanicsburg: April 18, 5:30-7:30pm
Harrisburg: April 14, 1:00-3:00pm
To download a picture and a supply list, click here.


May: Decorator Pillow
Mechanicsburg: May 16, 5:30-7:30pm
Harrisburg: May 12, 1:00-3:00pm
To download a picture and a supply list, click here.
 

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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KID'S CLUB

 

Discount Vacuum & Sewing Center Kid's and Children's Sewing Classes

Calling all young sewers! Want to learn to sew cool stuff in a fun atmosphere?  Come to Kid's Club each month and make a project that you'll be proud to show your friends and family.  It's a very relaxed atmosphere where mistakes and skill level don't matter.  Grow your sewing skills, make new friends, and just have a LOT of fun!
Tuition: $30 per session

Please pre-register by calling ahead:
Harrisburg store: (717) 558-8313
Mechanicsburg store: (717) 691-9638

To download a Supply List of basic sewing supplies needed for ALL classes, click here.

April: Striped Pillow
Mechanicsburg: April 7, 5:30-7:30pm
Harrisburg: April 12, 11:00am-1:00pm
To download a picture and a supply list, click here.

May: First Aid Case
Mechanicsburg: May 5 5:30-7:30pm
Harrisburg: May 10, 11:00am-1:00pm
To download a picture and a supply list, click here.

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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HARRISBURG STORE
Union Square Shopping Center
(with Weis Market & Gabriel Bros.)
3873 Union Deposit Road
Harrisburg, PA 17109

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


MECHANICSBURG STORE
Gateway Square Shopping Center
(w/Outback Steakhouse & TJ Maxx)
45 Gateway Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

(717) 691-9638 * (800) 569-5691


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Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-4pm

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