If you’ve visited the shop recently, you’ve seen this lovely piece, another design from Jessica Long’s Namaste Hand Embroidery collection. Look closely and you’ll see the word LOVE in the center of the heart, created by stitching the design around the letters. Your instructor, Andrea Verley, will help you learn the required stitches on practice fabric so you can then move to creating this beautiful pattern. The red fabric will have the pattern on it so it will be easy to follow. Your finished piece can either be kept for display in the hoop, framed or made into a small [...]
Join a circle of knitting fans to work on your projects and learn from others!
In this beginner English Paper Piecing (EPP) class, we will learn how to use non-traditional methods to achieve great results with hand-sewing. Instructor Andrea Verley will show how to glue-baste fabric to paper pieces and then use a “flat back” stitch to sew hexagonal pieces together for a brilliant result that minimizes stitch visibility on the front. We will create a flower shape, which can serve as the beginning block to an amazing quilt! All supplies (needle, thread, scissors, fabric, EPP papers, glue) for this class will be provided. If you would like to bring your own [...]
Bring your project and enjoy the company of other stitchers, knitters and crochet fans in our comfy social circle living room!
Our last macrame class for the wall hanging sold out so register for this one before it’s gone, too! In this class, we’ll make a beautiful hanging basket for a plant you bring. Maximum size is an 8-inch pot. (It’s a great excuse to go plant shopping and get rid of the winter blues!) You’ll learn 3 basic macrame knots including the pretty twisting knot and techniques that you can use over and over to get your deck and windows ready for spring! No experience with macrame is required - just bring your plant and your willingness to learn, we’ll [...]
In this class, we will learn how to appliqué fabric for use in quilting (or for other projects!) using self-adhesive. This class is targeted for beginners as we will learn how to cut pieces, arrange and adhere to a background, and finally learn how to stitch using a blanket stitch around the edges of the fabric. All materials will be provided for this class - just show up and have fun learning something new!
Join a circle of embroidery fans to work on your projects and learn from others!
Kara Evans’ jewelry classes are a huge favorite with our workshop friends. People are so excited to find out they get to choose exactly what they’d like to include in their finished pieces. Everything you make with Kara is your design and she’s there to help you with understanding how to get to the design you want! For this Friday night maker party, you’ll create a bracelet! Please feel free to bring your favorite refreshments - we set aside a table for snacks and beverages. You’ll design and create a one-strand beaded bracelet using mostly glass beads and some semi-precious [...]
YES! It’s a sewing class completely and totally about sewing Scrunchies. Make Scrunchies with your personal design! Each student will be able to make as many Scrunchies as they can in the 90-minute class and will then know how to do this at home for endless Scrunchie-making fun! We will provide everything needed that is listed in the supplies list below but if you’d like to bring your choice of fabrics to use for your Scrunchies, please feel free! Each Scrunchie will require a strip of fabric that is 22-inches long by 3-1/2 inches wide. We will have cutting tools [...]
Learn the basics of crochet with instructor Anna Ruff. She’ll share the terminology and abbreviations you’ll find in patterns, how to make a slip knot, hold the crochet hook and yarn, create chain, single and double crochet stitches and how to fasten off when you’re finished. We’ll touch briefly on how to read patterns but this class is for the true beginner or someone needing a refresher course in how to get started. Whether you are right- or left-handed, you will learn the basics of crochet and be ready to take the intermediate class where we will make a simple [...]