OSF November Sales and Workshops

Hi everyone! We’re shaking it up this month! Our Social Fabric will be OPEN 4 days in a row in November:

  • Thursday, November 15, 5-8pm
  • Friday, November 16, 5-8pm;
  • Saturday, November 16, noon to 3pm
  • Sunday, November 17, noon to 3pm

More information will be posted on Instagram and Facebook in the coming days about featured fabrics and fabulous new donations. We are also super excited to offer “a-workshop-a-day” from November 15-18! Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, so, don’t delay. Check out the line-up of workshops below and click on the HERE links to register, or visit our website at www.oursocialfabric.ca or click on the Workshops Page. Questions? Drop us a line at oursocialfabric@gmail.com.

Workshop #1: Pattern Drafting from Ready to Wear SORRY, THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL

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Have you ever wanted to re-create a favourite tank top or t-shirt? Bring your garment and Denise will guide you through the steps to create a pattern from your ready-to-wear garment.

Date: Thursday, November 15, 5:30 – 8:00 pm (one session 2.5 hrs)

  • Instructor: Denise Jones Chu from Hello Beautiful
  • Skills: Student will have some general sewing experience.
  • Equipment/Supplies: Bring your own basic sewing kit and the garment that you wish to re-create (a simple tank top or t-shirt is recommended). Students will create a pattern from a ready-to-wear garment, pattern paper will be provided.
  • Cost: $30. Class size is limited to 8 students. Click HERE to register for “Pattern Drafting from Ready to Wear or visit oursocialfabric.ca

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Workshop #2: Christmas Stocking Fun pic_blue christmas stocking

Learn how to make a delightful felt (or optional burlap) Christmas Stocking  – all materials provided including fabric, trim, thread, sewing machines and a sprinkling of fun! This class is suitable for new or experienced sewers. Make a stocking to hang on your mantle or stuff it with goodies to give as a gift.

Date: Friday, November 16, 5:30 – 8:00 pm (one session 2.5 hrs)

  • Instructor: Carol Smith from Our Social Fabric
  • Skills: Student will have some general sewing experience and familiarity with domestic sewing machines
  • Equipment/Supplies: Bring a basic sewing kit and some creativity! (Students may bring their own sewing machine if desired)
  • Cost: $30. Class size is limited to 8 students. Click HERE to register for Christmas Stocking Fun or visit oursocialfabric.ca

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Workshop #3: Know Your Knits  SORRY, THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL

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We’re delighted to welcome Helen Wilkinson of Helen’s Closet to Our Social Fabric. Helen will offer a presentation of knits exploring the various types of knit fabrics their applications. Students will learn how to sew with knits on a domestic machine and apply elastic on sample fabric.

Date: Saturday, November 17, 12:30 – 3:00 pm (one session 2.5 hrs)

  • Instructor: Helen Wilkinson, Helen’s Closet
  • Skills: Student will have some general sewing experience and familiarity with domestic sewing machines.
  • Equipment/Supplies: Bring your own basic sewing kit and your questions.
    (Students may bring their own sewing machine if desired)
  • Cost: $30. Class size is limited to 8 students. Click HERE to register for Know Your Knits or visit oursocialfabric.ca

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Workshop #4: Zipper Tablet Bag SORRY, THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL

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Laura will teach us how to create a lovely tablet / laptop or smartphone bag with velcro or zipper closure. All materials and sewing machines will be provided, bring your eReader, iPad or Laptop for the perfect fit! Not high-tech? Just bring a book!
Date: Sunday, November 18, 12:30 – 3:00 pm (one session 2.5 hrs)

  • Instructor: Laura Auffray
  • Skills: Student will have some general sewing experience and familiarity with domestic sewing machines
  • Equipment/Supplies: Bring your own basic sewing kit. (Students may bring their own sewing machine if desired)
  • Cost: $30. Class size is limited to 8 students. Click HERE to register for Zipper Tablet Bag or visit oursocialfabric.ca

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