Current and Upcoming Sewing Classes

3rd Saturday of Month
Embroidery Club

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Embroidery Club:  Every 3rd Saturday of the Month

Be part of this fun club, dedicated to the art of machine embroidery!

Every third Saturday of the month, pack-up your embroidery machine and join us in the Let’s Sew classroom to try the latest in design trends and techniques.  Each month a new embroidery design and new technique will be selected.  A small, varying kit fee will be charged.  This will include stabilizer, thread, design and/or fabric and other project items needed.

You will bring your embroidery machine, embroidery hoop, and a bobbin full of 60 weight thread.  No limit in the size of hoop or machine.  A working experience with your machine is recommended for this club.  Class is open to all embroidery machines, but registration priority is given to Let’s Sew embroidery machine owners.

The first class begins on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 2:30pm – 4:30pm.

Limit of 7 students can be enrolled per month.

Cost:  $20 per month, or $215 annually (over 10% discount!)

Call (812) 471-7945 to register and join the club!

January 9 - February 6, 2018
Quilting 101

Quilting 101 quilt sample

Quilting 101 is a four-week class series designed to teach students who have never quilted before how to create a quilt. You will leave with a finished quilt at the end of week four.

  • PLEASE NOTE:  REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT FOR THE 4-WEEK SERIES MUST BE MADE PRIOR TO THE FIRST CLASS.  CLASS IS LIMITED TO 4 STUDENTS, SO ENROLL NOW!  CALL (812) 471-7945.

January 9, 2018 || Week One: How to Choose Your Fabrics (3 hours)

During this first class, you’ll learn how to pick colors and/or patterns that compliment each other. Fabrics are not included in the cost of the class however, all students will receive 20% off on each class day.

January 16, 2018 || Week Two: Cutting and Layout (3 hours)

This class will go over how to use a quilting ruler, a rotary cutter and how to cut your quilt pieces to an exact size. You will learn how to arrange your quilt in an attractive way.

January 23, 2018 || Week Three: Sewing Your Quilt (3 hours)

Week three will go over how to sew and press your quilt. You will also learn how to layer squares the correct way. Matching seams and corners will be emphasized.

February 6, 2018 || Week Four: Quilt and Bind (3 hours)

You will wrap up class by quilting and binding your quilt.

Some homework may be required with this class. All materials can and should be bought before class starts except for fabric, which will be chosen during week one’s class time.

A supply list will be given at the time of registration.

COST IS $80. Class is from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30p.m. each week.

Note: Our store is a FRAGRANCE-FREE ZONE. Please be courteous of other students and staff when attending class and do not use fragrances.

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January 20, 2018
Destiny IQ Designer Upgrade 1

Destiny IQ Designer Upgrade 1:   January 20, 10am – 2 pm

Want to know more about IQ Designer capabilities?  This class was offered when the upgrade first came out in the fall of 2016.  Come join us and become familiar with the IQ Designer techniques or just refresh your skills with this class.

The Embroidery Upgrade I provides access to new creative tools, shapes, fills, stitches and stunning new embroidery designs.  Additional Color Sorting, Design Grouping and Editing Screen functions are included in the upgrade.

This class will be “hands-on”, so be prepared to bring along your Destiny machine and sewing supplies.  Supply list will be given at registration.  You’ll be instructed and shown a presentation about the new features and guided in the use of the new selections this upgrade will provide.

IMPORTANT TO KNOW:

  • Spots are limited to 6 people, so register early!
  • This class is free for Destiny machine owners who have purchased their upgrades from Let’s Sew. If software was purchased elsewhere, enrollment price is $65.00.
  • Call us at (812) 471-7945 to register and/or ask questions about the course.

Hope to see you there!

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January 23 - February 6
Tuffet Class

tuffet class sample 16 Kaffe Fassett fabrics for tuffet class sample16 Kaffe Fassett fabrics for Tuffet Class sample

Tuffet Class:  January 23 and February 6, 2018,  5:30pm – 8:30pm

Create your very own tuffet!

This adorable tuffet is easy to make with the tuffet kit and pattern. Students may choose their own fabrics 🙂

Class is broken down into two guided sessions, exactly one week apart to allow students time to complete “homework”.

Registration is required for this class. The tuffet kit, pattern and fabric ARE NOT included in the cost of the class. Students will receive 20% off any materials purchased for the class and again on the days of class.

The tuffet class costs $50 to register and includes both sessions.

Call Let’s Sew at (812) 471-7945 to register and pay for the class and/or to ask questions.

If you have told us that you wish to be in the class, but have not yet paid for it, your spot is not reserved. The only way to guarantee a spot in any class is with payment in full. We will only take payment in full if the class is not already full. If we tell you that we can or have put you on a Wait List, that doesn’t necessarily mean you will be in the class; it just means that you will be the first one called if someone drops out of the class. We will not take any payment for wait list. If your spot becomes available in the class, we will expect payment in full to reserve your spot in the class.

Note: Our store is a FRAGRANCE-FREE ZONE. Please be courteous of other students and staff when attending class and do not use fragrances.

January 24, 31 and February 7, 2018
Sewing with Knits

Sewing with Knits: January 24, 31 and February 7, 2018,   10:00am – 1:00pm

  • PLEASE NOTE:  REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT FOR THE 3-WEEK SERIES MUST BE MADE PRIOR TO THE FIRST CLASS.  CLASS IS LIMITED, SO ENROLL NOW!  CALL (812) 471-7945.

Learn how to sew two knit garments.

You will learn how to create professional looking seams, prevent stretch during sewing, and how to work with the fabric. Students will use both a sewing machine and a serger to create a knit top and knit drawstring pants.

This class is for students who have already taken the Beginning Garment Sewing class or who have prior experience sewing garments.

This is a three-part series.

Part 1:  January 24, 2018
Part 2:  January 31, 2018
Part 3:  February 7, 2018

Each class is three hours long, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

A 20% off discount will be given to students for any materials they need for the class and again on each day of class. The fabric is not included in the cost of the class.

Cost is $95.

Note: Our store is a FRAGRANCE-FREE ZONE. Please be courteous of other students and staff when attending class and do not use fragrances.

January 27, 2018
Destiny IQ Designer Upgrade 2

Destiny IQ Designer Upgrade 2:   January 27, 10am – 2 pm

This class will familiarize you with the Upgrade II purchased in fall of 2017 for the Baby Lock Destiny II sewing/embroidery machine.

Baby Lock Destiny Embroidery and Sewing Upgrade II pairs with the Upgrade I to advance several of the embroidery capabilities.  Additional features include monograms, fonts, decorative fills and 70 new embroidery designs.  New technical functions include the multi-functional Presser Foot, convenient Progress Bar, and Stitch Simulator.

This class will be “hands-on”, so be prepared to bring along your Destiny machine and sewing supplies.  Supply list will be given at registration.  You’ll be instructed and shown a presentation about the new features and guided in the use of the new selections this upgrade will provide.

IMPORTANT TO KNOW:

  • Spots are limited to 6 people, so register early!
  • This class is free for Destiny machine owners who have purchased their upgrades from Let’s Sew. If software was purchased elsewhere, enrollment price is $65.00.
  • Call us at (812) 471-7945 to register and/or ask questions about the course.

Hope to see you there!

 

February 26 & 27, 2018
Beading Workshop/Class

This class teaches techniques for bead embellishing and beading. Below are some examples of what you will be doing in the class.

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Close up pictures taken to show texture and design. These designs are not all of what will be available. Click on the pictures for a closer look.

When:

Monday, February 26th and Tuesday, February 27th, 2018. 10AM-5PM with a break for a provided lunch.

Cost:

$175 Total. There is an $85 Required, non-refundable deposit at time of registration.
The other part will be collected in January.

What does Cost include?

Price includes lunch each day and everything necessary to learn how to make all the different types of embellishments.

Special Guest Teacher Sheilah Cleary:
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“My name is Sheilah Cleary and I’ve been a devoted craft person all my life. My needle art works have won numerous awards and my authentically reproduced Baltimore Album quilt was judged the finest of its class in several national competitions. But, by far, my best-known creations – and my absolute favorite handwork – involve wire and bead design.” -From her website

 

Stay tuned to this post for further information!