Classes

Sew with a Pro

Sew with a Pro

Wednesday, Sept 12, 19
Monday, Oct 3, 17, Nov 7, 21, Dec 5, 19

Sew with a Pro is the perfect place to receive help with individual garment sewing and fitting projects. There is a full table per person and enrollment is limited to allow plenty of personal attention.  Your highly skilled instructor can assist with your sewing and fitting problems.

Midnight Madness

Midnight Madness

Friday, September 23rd, 2022

Join your quilting buddies for whirlwind evening of sewing, eating and fun.  Arrive at 6 and sew until midnight with a break for a great dinner.  Leave with your Midnight project almost finished.  Always an annual favorite.

  Supply List and Homework Instructions

Teddy Bear Weekend

Teddy Bear Weekend

Saturday and Sunday, Sept 24th and 25th

Join us for a day or a weekend to help sew little teddy bears for Emerson Hospital. A soft little flannel teddy bear is given to every child arriving for treatment. The hospital staff has commented upon how much the bears help the children feel safer at a frightening time.

We have work for everyone: cutting, sewing and stuffing the bears. All help is appreciated.

September  Sewca-tion

September Sewca-tion

Thurs, Sept 29, Fri, Sept 30 and Sat, Oct 1

Tired of staying home but no place to go?  Spend three sewing with friends.  Arrive Thursday, Sept 29th, and stay through Saturday, October 1st.   Bring all those unfinished projects.  Space is limited to ten, there is a full table per person.  Please, do not bring embroidery machines to this event.

Embroidery Studio

Embroidery Studio

Saturday, October 29th and Sunday, 30th

Two day opportunity to use your embroidery machine with friends and help, if needed.  Deverie will be there to answer questions and assist with the project of your choice.


Selvage Quilt Notions Bag

Selvage Quilt Notions Bag

Saturday, November 5th

We will make a darling, zippered, notions clutch with selvages.  Learn the methods of stitching the strips in place, foundations and projects to make with the strips we usually throw away.  Lots of fun.  A kit of strips and foundation will be provided.  

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Sweatshirt Jacket or Vest

Sweatshirt Jacket or Vest

Sun, Nov 13th and Sat Dec 3rd

Stitch up a cuddly jacket, coat or vest from a sweatshirt and jour fabric scraps.  Come to class and learn the first steps.  Then stay at Open Sews the next to days with the instructor to work on the fabric layout and grid stitching.  Sew up a storm to complete the grid stitching that holds the fabric in place.  Come to the fitting and finishing class to put it all together.


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Block of the Month  2022-2023

Block of the Month 2022-2023

3rd Monday of the each month through June

The Block of the Month for 2022 and 2023 are a study in color and value.  We will be using the same curved log cabin pattern for each block.  What will change is the combination of colors and values = the degree of light and dark in each block.  Register below, see calendar for monthly dates

November Sewca-tion

November Sewca-tion

Sat, Nov 26th, Sun, 27th, Mon, 29th and Tues, 30th

Tired of staying home but no place to go?  Spend four days sewing with friends.  Arrive Sat, Nov 26th, and stay through Sun, 27th, Mon, 28th and Tues 29th. .   Bring all those unfinished projects.  Space is /limited to ten, there is a full table per person.  Please, do not bring embroidery machines to this event.