How To Book a Private Class

It’s easy! Choose your Private Class from the selection below. Complete the booking request form on the class description page.
A minimum of two people are required to book a Private Class.
We’ll finalize your date, provide you a private link to pay for registration, and you’re booked!
If you don’t have a class companion to book with, find a class you like below and make an Open Class Request.

Mask-wearing while in the shop, attending class or a Private Circle event is now recommended but not required for all our guests.
Please let us know if you prefer a mask-required experience!

Host a Private Circle or Sit & Sew

  • Up to 3 Hours
  • 7 Days a Week
  • $15 per guest
    $5 for sewing machine rental
Host a private group of 4 to 6 people for up to three hours to stitch, knit, crochet, punch needle, sew, embroider, quilt, loom weave or craft!  Bring refreshments and make it a social gathering. We’re in the Downtown Lancaster Entertainment District so you’re welcome to bring snacks and beverages from our neighbors - they’ll pour your drinks into special cups!
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Figure Drawing: Cosplay!

  • Anna Vigorito
  • 2 hours
  • Weekdays & Evenings
  • 35.00
One of most popular young adult classes is Figure Drawing: Cosplay! with local artist and instructor Anna Vigorito. This is Anna’s specialty and the session is conducted as a figure drawing lesson complete with live, fully-clothed Cosplay model.
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Punch Needle Embroidery:
The Brindle Bunny

  • Chris Shirer
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekdays & Weekends
  • $35 / $60 (includes purchase of professional quality punch needle kit
We’ll learn the delicate side of punch needle embroidery using 1 strand of DMC embroidery floss and a fixed size metal punch needle. We’ll practice technique using simple shapes then move to working a printed pattern - The Brindle Bunny. 
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Princess Party!

  • Andrea Verley
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekdays after 5:00 & Saturdays
  • $35 Class Only
    $40 with personalization
Be the Queen of All Friends and invite your Princesses to stitch your choice of our Andrea Verley’s Princess designs!  We’re happy to customize these with names or a few words and you’re welcome to bring The Royal Refreshments to make it a complete party.
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Embroidery:
The Hedgehog

  • Andrea Verley
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekdays after 5:00 & Saturdays
  • $55
Using our friend Jessica Long’s pattern, instructor Andrea Verley will help you work through Jessica's Hedgehog design together. You'll learn some new stitches and how to thread paint. A favorite class! Everything you need is included: hoop, thread, pattern printed on fabric, needle and threader!
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Sewing:
The Bow Bag

  • Andrea Verley
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekdays after 5:00 & Saturdays
  • $50 (students bring fabric)
Did you buy a sewing machine to make masks and now you’d like to do something different? This is a fun class with a super-useful project - The Bow Bag! It’s useful as a project bag for stashing yarn or other craft WIPs (Works in Progress) or to match up with your favorite jean jacket.
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Sashiko Basics

  • Andrea Verley
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekdays after 5:00 & Saturdays
  • $50
For this beginner class, focused on technique and getting familiar with the art form, we will provide a straight grid pattern and work on our flow and movement. If you’re able to master and complete the grid within class time you can begin a curved pattern for you to practice.
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Couples T-Shirt Quilt

  • Denise Wright
  • Two Sessions, 3 Hours each
  • Weekdays & Weekends
  • $85
They say the couple that quilts together, stays together. (Okay, I made that part up.) BUT, it could be sweet entertainment to bring your significant other with you for a quilting adventure. You’ll create a wall hanging featuring your favorite T-shirts! It can be just you and your SO or invite another couple - we can accommodate up to four guests.
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Sewing Machine Basics

  • Andrea Verley
  • 1-1/2 hours
  • Weekdays after 5:00 & Saturdays
  • $55
In this class, we will learn how to use a sewing machine by making a square pillow with nine-patch design! Instructor Andrea Verley will teach you how to thread the machine and bobbin, stitch and backstitch. This is a great class for beginners and for people who wonder if they could pull that machine out of the closet and make it sing again.
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Learn to Knit SOCKS!

  • Laura Regan
  • Two Sessions, 1 Hour each
  • Weekdays, Evenings & Weekends
  • $50 for class only
    $80 with 2 contrasting yarn
Learn the tips and tricks of knitting socks with Columbus, Ohio indie dyer Laura Regan.  The pattern is Rose City Roller Girls - a kicky, cool little rolled cuff sock good for all year round. You’ll enjoy two one-hour sessions covering toe/cuff kickoff then finishing with the heel.
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Learn to Crochet SOCKS!

  • Laura Regan
  • Two Sessions, 1 Hour each
  • Weekdays, Evenings & Weekends
  • $50 for class only
    $80 with 2 contrasting yarn
Learn the tips and tricks of crocheting socks with Columbus, Ohio indie dyer Laura Regan.  The pattern is Patons Twisted Lace and you’ll enjoy two one-hour sessions covering toe/cuff kickoff then finishing with the heel. 
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Jewelry Making Basics: Earrings

  • Kara Evans
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekday Evenings & Weekends
  • $35
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!
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Sewing:
Zippered Cord Keeper

  • Andrea Verley
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekdays after 5:00 & Saturdays
  • $35 (students bring materials)
This machine sewing class is for advanced beginners who want to learn how to insert a zipper while making a really useful item: a cord keeper for your laptop or travel bag! You’ll bring your own fabric and matching 7-inch zipper so you can make your keeper as fun and colorful as you’d like. 
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Knit the Spin Stitch Poncho

  • Laura Regan
  • 2 Hours
  • Weekdays, Evenings & Weekends
  • $50 for Class Only
    $140 (includes $90 kit)
Learn this elegant (and deceptively simple) stitch as you create this poncho with gorgeous yarn by Columbus, Ohio indie dyer Laura Regan.  Bonus: Laura’s teaching the class! And, we have kits in three colors with pattern, 3 skeins of Laura’s yarn and buttons included to choose from. Or, just come to learn the stitch!
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Knit the Shortcut Cowl

  • Laura Regan
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekdays, Evenings & Weekends
  • $95 class fee includes $45 kit
Kick off a knitting adventure making this drapey, light Shortcut Cowl using gorgeous yarn by Columbus, Ohio indie dyer Laura Regan.  Bonus: Laura’s teaching the class! Your class fee include the multi-color kit with Telleybeans pattern using an array of Laura’s unique fingering weight yarns!
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Punch Needle Embroidery Basics

  • Chris Shirer
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekdays & Weekends
  • $35 / $60 (includes purchase of professional quality punch needle kit
We’ll learn the delicate side of punch needle embroidery using 1 - 3 strands of DMC embroidery floss and a fixed size metal punch needle. We’ll practice technique using simple shapes then move to working a printed piece on fabric. 
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Sewing:
Fabric Basket Trio

  • Andrea Verley
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekdays after 5:00 PM & Saturdays
  • $50 (students bring fabric)
Make a set of nested fabric baskets and use this method to make themed sets for your holiday tables and gift giving! Instructor Andrea Verley will take you through this basic pattern, suitable for Confident Beginners with some sewing experience.
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Learn English Paper Piecing

  • Andrea Verley
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekdays after 5:00 PM & Saturdays
  • $45
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 for a brilliant result with minimal stitch visibility.
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Embroidery:
The Little Fox

  • Andrea Verley
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekdays after 5:00 PM & Saturdays
  • $55
Using our friend Jessica Long’s pattern, we will work through her Little Fox design together with instructor Andrea Verley. We'll learn some new embroidery stitches and how to thread paint. You’ll finish the project at home but will have learned how to work the stitches required. A favorite class!
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Arm Knitting for Beginners

  • Andrea Verley
  • 1 Hour
  • Weekdays after 5:00 & Saturdays
  • $35
They’re big, comfy and a great afternoon project that’s easy to learn and do again - Arm Knitted Throws! (Or scarves! Or pet beds!) In this class, we will learn the basics of arm knitting.  We will learn how to cast on, stitch rows, and how to tie off and/or begin a new skein of yarn.
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Learn to Knit: Brioche Bandana

  • Laura Regan
  • 3 Hours
  • Weekdays, Evenings & Weekends
  • $75 for class only
    $125 with yarn
Learn this advanced knitting technique using two yarn colors taught by Columbus, Ohio indie dyer Laura Regan.  Choose two skeins of Laura’s DK weight yarns or bring two you’re excited to pair up! This pattern is sure to be popular in fall/winter...
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Embroidery Basics:
Flowerly

  • Chris Shirer
  • 1-1/2 Hours
  • Weekdays & Weekends
  • $45
Enjoy time with friends learning how to satin stitch this flower design in your choice of color. Great for a small pillow or a patch you can create with stabilizer to sew on a jacket, jeans or bag. Choose from seven colorways or you’re welcome to choose three colors from over 500 available on our DMC Wheel of Wonder!
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Create a T-Shirt Quilt Top

  • Denise Wright
  • Three sessions, 3 Hours each
  • Weekdays and Weekends
  • $120
Join our resident T-Shirt Quilt Whisperer Denise Wright as she takes you through the process of how to make a T-Shirt Quilt with attention to details that matter. This quilt makes a great graduation gift or keepsake for the T-shirt fan in your life. Students need basic machine sewing skills for this class.
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