OSF Sewing Workshops

Our Social Fabric Sewing Workshops – November 15, 16, 17 and 18, 2018
“Come and Sew” with us—our Shop will be open 4 days in a row in November and we’re offering four different workshops! 

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

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, 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.
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#2. Christmas Stocking Fun  SORRY, THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL

Learn how to make a delightful felt Christmas Stocking  – all materials provided including blue felt, 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
  • Skills: Student will have some general sewing experience and familiarity with
    domestic sewing machines (Students may bring their own sewing machines if desired)
  • Equipment/Supplies: Bring a basic sewing kit and some creativity!
  • Cost: $30. Class size is limited to 8 students. Click HERE to register.
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#3. Know Your Knits -SORRY, THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL

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. (Students may bring their own sewing machines if desired)
  • Equipment/Supplies: Bring your own basic sewing kit and your questions
  • Cost: $30. Class size is limited to 8 students. Click HERE to register.
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#4. Zipper Tablet Bag SORRY, THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL

Laura will teach us how to create a lovely tablet / laptop / 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. (Students may bring their own sewing machines if desired)
  • Equipment/Supplies: Bring your own basic sewing kit
  • Cost: $30. Class size is limited to 8 students. Click HERE to register.
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