March & April Sewing Workshops

Our Social Fabric Sewing Workshops – March & April 2018

We are delighted to announce that OSF is offering three more sewing classes. Those who attended the first Start to Sew class has so much fun and are excited to learn more sewing techniques and make more awesome stuff!
The next series of Start to Sew classes will start next Tuesday, March 13th.

In addition, we are launching two “Zero Bag” workshops. In two classes, you will learn how to design, cut and construct a sturdy and beautiful tote bag with “zero waste”. Click here to register for any of these three classes

Start to Sew

Date: Tuesdays, March 13, 20, 27 and April 3, 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Cost: $110

  • Classes: 1 session per week
  • 5 hours per session
  • 4 sessions / per series
  • Class size 4-8
  • Prerequisite/s: none

*Learn to use a domestic sewing machine
*Gain confidence with basic Sewing exercises
*Learn the basics in fabric, cutting and pattern use
*Achieve 2 basic projects (pin cushion & tote bag)


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“Zero Bag” Workshops

Zero Bag Morning Workshop

Date: Saturdays, April 7 and 14
Time: 9:00 am to 12noon
Cost: $70                                


Zero Bag Afternoon Workshop

Date: Saturdays, April 7 and 14
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Cost $70                        

Learn to plan, cut & sew OSF’s new “Zero Tote Bag” using off-cuts from industry. Participants will learn lay out strategy, cutting techniques, piecing and matching fabric, French seams, sewing pockets, applying snaps and more! The Zero Bag is designed to be cut from a bolt of fabric without leaving left over fabric scraps (zero waste!) – and a beautiful, useable bag to match your personal style!

  • Classes: 1 session per week
  • 3 hours per session X 2 sessions
  • Class size 4-8
  • Prerequisite: Basic sewing skills and understanding of sewing terminology, or student will have taken the “Start to Sew” class, or have equivalent experience.
  • Equipment/Supplies: Bring your personal sewing machine and sewing tools (rental machines available upon request $5/class)


Click here to register for any of the above classes

Questions? Contact us at
or contact the instructor (Denise Jones Chu) directly at: