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Sewing & Fashion

We offer sewing and fashion classes at all experience levels, for adults, teens and kids. You may also wish to browse classes in Fiber Arts.

Check each class for prerequisites. Feel free to take any class more than once, increasing skills each time.


  • Scroll down for upcoming classes in chronological order.
  • Classes for children and teens are marked by age. All other classes are for adults.
  • Use our Find a Class tool to narrow your search.

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All Current Classes

  • Deborah West
    Length:3 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:July 25-August 8, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM

    In Sewing Immersion, you'll spend three sessions going beyond the basics.  Learn how to sew in zippers and get started on a custom garment of your choice.

    $125.00
  • Deborah West
    Length:3 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:June 30-July 14, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM

    In three sessions, you'll learn how to operate a a sewing machine & the meaning of basic sewing terms, as well as basic sewing techniques and tools of the trades. Then apply your newly found skills by sewing a pillow, basic apron or simple drawstring pants.

    $125.00
  • Seymour Beckford
    Length:8 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Dates:June 14-August 2, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Learn to upholster with a project all your own.

    Join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community.

    $360.00
  • Seymour Beckford
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Friday
    Dates:June 10-August 12, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Learn to upholster with a project all your own.

    Join a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community.

    $450.00
  • Kathleen Gaskin
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:April 14-June 16, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM

    Have you taken an upholstery class before, but are looking to complete your project?

    $190.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Kathleen Gaskin
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:April 14-June 16, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM

    Jump in with both feet and learn to upholster your own furniture in a shop away from home, with tools, mentorship and community!

    $470.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Kathleen Gaskin
    Length:10 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Wednesday
    Dates:April 6-June 8, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Have a piece of furniture that has potential, but needs a makeover?  Looking to learn how to do-it-yourself?  Join our Upholstery Immersion course.

    $450.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Aurora Barksdale
    Length:8 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Dates:April 12-June 7, 2022
    Time:4:30 PM-5:45 PM
    Excluded dates: 
    • Tuesday, April 19, 2022

    Let your child get started with simple sewing by hand and machine. Pillows and stuffed toys lead to more complex projects. The small class allows for individual attention, and we encourage kids to share their skills. Limit 6 students.

    $190.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Deborah West
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Thursday
    Dates:April 14-May 19, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM

    If you need to learn how to use a sewing machine for the first time, Basic Sewing is for you. 

    $245.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Deborah West
    Length:6 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Dates:May 2-June 13, 2022
    Time:6:30 PM-9:00 PM
    Excluded dates: 
    • Monday, May 30, 2022

    Go beyond basics with zippers and get started with a garment of your choice. Adjust a pattern for your size; choose and cut fabric expertly.

    $245.00
    Class is no longer open for registration.
  • Kathleen Gaskin
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 29-September 2, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Take a week off from your summer routine and spend it in our upholstery workshop!  Spend five full days working on a project of your choice.

    $500.00
  • Seymour Beckford
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 8-12, 2022
    Time:3:30 PM-9:30 PM

    Dig in to an upholstery project of your choice. Spend five full days learning and practicing this useful craft.

    This class follows an open workshop format, incorporating students of all levels. Work at your own pace, on your own piece of furniture, with the teacher as your guide.

    $530.00
  • Kristina Goransson
    Length:2 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Sunday
    Dates:September 18-25, 2022
    Time:10:00 AM-2:00 PM

    Learn how the indigo-dyeing process works to create deep, rich blues. Use shibori stitching and binding techniques to resist dye, and learn how to remove indigo to create additional stunning effects. Create unique and beautiful scarves or samples.

    $150.00
  • Seymour Beckford
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 22-26, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Take a week off from your Summer routine and spend it in our upholstery workshop!  Spend five full days working on a project of your choice.

    $550.00
  • Seymour Beckford
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 15-19, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    Take a week off from your Summer routine and spend it in our upholstery workshop!  Spend five full days working on a project of your choice.

    $550.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 8-12, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    They say that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. What a shame to throw away an old milk carton or a toilet paper roll when it came turned into something new. A piece of art, a toy, a new invention.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 8-12, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    They say that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. What a shame to throw away an old milk carton or a toilet paper roll when it came turned into something new. A piece of art, a toy, a new invention.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 1-5, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Let’s make something big, like really big, like monumentally big. Or put the world into miniature.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:August 1-5, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Let’s make something big, like really big, like monumentally big. Or put the world into miniature.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 25-29, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Do you have an invention that you’re dying to make? Ever wondered how machines and motors work? In this week investigating engineering, tinkering, and technology, dream about new futures and discoveries. What could the world be like in 50 years?

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 25-29, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Do you have an invention that you’re dying to make? Ever wondered how machines and motors work? In this week investigating engineering, tinkering, and technology, dream about new futures and discoveries. What could the world be like in 50 years?

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 18-22, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    What makes a city or town your home? What types of monuments do we wish to see in our parks and public spaces? Explore ideas about the communities we live in, our neighborhood identities, and ways our cities are used.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 18-22, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    What makes a city or town your home? What types of monuments do we wish to see in our parks and public spaces? Explore ideas about the communities we live in, our neighborhood identities, and ways our cities are used.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 11-15, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Fly off to other planets and discover how alien societies work or dive into miniature fairy lands. Create alternate realities in which the world as we know it is completely unknown.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 11-15, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Fly off to other planets and discover how alien societies work or dive into miniature fairy lands. Create alternate realities in which the world as we know it is completely unknown.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:4 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 5-8, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Happy Fourth of July! In celebration of the multiplicity of American identities, this week students will explore what their own cultural and personal identities mean to them.

    $340.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:4 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:July 5-8, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Happy Fourth of July! In celebration of the multiplicity of American identities, this week students will explore what their own cultural and personal identities mean to them.

    $340.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:June 27-July 1, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    From the subjects we paint to the materials we use; the natural world is an integral part of the art making process. During this week we will feel our feet firmly planted in the dirt and our heads aloft in the clouds.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:5 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:June 27-July 1, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    From the subjects we paint to the materials we use; the natural world is an integral part of the art making process. During this week we will feel our feet firmly planted in the dirt and our heads aloft in the clouds.

    $420.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:4 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:June 21-24, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Leaves fall, flowers bloom, clouds form and disappear. Nothing stands still, not even us. In this week, we will explore spaces, communities and identities constantly in flux.

    $340.00
  • Summer Instructors
    Length:4 sessions
    Day of week: 
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Dates:June 21-24, 2022
    Time:9:00 AM-3:30 PM

    Leaves fall, flowers bloom, clouds form and disappear. Nothing stands still, not even us. In this week, we will explore spaces, communities and identities constantly in flux.

    $340.00