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Upcoming classes for October - January

October

Beginner Sewing: Pants

Cost: $35.00

In the pants class, you learn all the skills needed to make a great pair of lounge or pajama pants. Learn how to choose and prepare the correct size pattern, cut out your fabric and mark all the pieces. You then learn how to sew straight and curved seams, finish seam allowances, insert elastic, and make a clean hem. In the end, you?ll have a fabulous pair of pants!

Fit Workshop:Blouse

Cost: $325.00

An intensive 2-day fit workshop will teach you how to fit this classic blouse to your body. Kirsten Wolff and Sandy Larson, both Palmer/Pletsch certified instructors, take you through the step-by-step process of tissue fitting, a proven method of customizing patterns for all shapes and sizes.

Twister Christmas Tree

Cost: $35.00

Join Betty to learn to create this fun Christmas tree using 5 inch squares and the twister ruler. This a great way to learn the ruler and create a unique one of a kind holiday decoration. There will be pre-work required and the pattern is included in the class.

Upgrade Class

Cost: $100.00

Details Coming Soon

Serger 101

Cost: $35.00

Have a brand new serger? Or maybe you?ve had one for awhile but haven?t used it yet. Come join us for an in-depth tour and start learning how to use it. Bring your serger and let?s get started! First learn what all the parts are and what they do. You also learn about the tools and accessories that came with it. Then we thread it! We?ll walk through the manual along side the machine so you can learn to thread your serger. Lastly, you start to sew, learning how to adjust the tensions for a balanced stitch.

Serger Workshop

Cost: $300.00

In the 4-day master course, you go from basic seams and seam finishes to designer details, lingerie, bridal, and even heirloom sewing. If your machine has coverlock capabilities, we?ll work on that too. At the end, you'll have an extensive collection of samples, and your serger won't be a mystery any longer.

November

Kimberbell Merry & Bright

Cost: $199.99

Cue the holiday playlist, hang tinsel and lights it's Christmas in July at Aloha Sewing & Vacuum ! Improve your machine embroidery skills or learn them for the first time! Come and try new techniques as you complete six projects in this two-day retreat. Try a variety of machine embroidery products (all included).

Quilt Binding

Cost: $60.00

Do you love to quilt but struggle to bind? Join Jeri in a class all about how to bind your quilts. By the time you are done you will no longer dread the last step in the quilting process.

Serger 102

Cost: $50.00

In the second class of the serger series, you build on the skills learned in Serger 101. Or if you are already familiar with your serger, this class will give you more in-depth knowledge. We cover how stitch length and width change your seams, how to secure ends, and we?ll review thread tension. Learn flatlocking for seams that look like ready-to-wear and how to do rolled hems for fine fabrics and gorgeous table linens.

Mod Lights Wallhanging

Cost: $60.00

Join Jeri in creating an adorable tree of lights. This modern holiday quilt is sure to warm any home. You will be using the mini curve ruler from Sew Kind of Wonderful. Wall hanging size 21" x 42"

DINGBATS REDUX WITH SAM HUNTER (PORTLAND MODERN QUILT GUILD)

Cost: $ Free

Dingbats Redux is a modern block based quilt with NO curved or set-in piecing. The quilt has two sizes of blocks, set into a generously sized lap quilt. This is a Portland Modern Quilt Guild event so please visit https://portlandmodernquiltguild.com/shop/dingbats-redux-with-sam-hunter to sign up.

Anita's University 502

Cost: $99.00

Are you new to embroidery or maybe your experienced and want to take it up a notch, this is the event for your. This class will feature fan favorites like door d?cor, cork coasters, bottle aprons, and more! Attendees will also receive exciting bonus content with exclusive videos, which are only available on the 502 USB. These videos will highlight tips, tools, tricks, techniques, and more!

InstaTote

Cost: $60.00

Join Betty in learning to create this amazing insulated tote that keeps your food hot or cold. This tote is the perfect size to fit your 6qt inner pot from your instapot, making holiday potlucks or tailgating a breeze.

December

Club

Cost: $ Free

FREE FREE FREE Come join us at 5:30 pm for a fun and inspiring club that showcases new project ideas, products and techniques in embroidery, sewing and quilting.

Coverstitch

Cost: $60.00

Do you have a serger that converts to a coverstitch? Or maybe you have a dedicated coverstitch machine. If you haven?t jumped into the world of coverstitch, join us to learn the basics and beyond. The class begins with a brief lesson on the difference between a serger and a coverstitch.

Free Motion Quilting

Cost: $60.00

Do you have quilt tops that need to be quilted? Join Jeri in learning to create beautiful free motion on your home sewing machine. You will be learning several different techniques to create your own unique quilting. You will finally be able to say you did everything on your quilt.

Sit & Sew

Cost: $10.00

Come finish up your holiday projects and have fun. Do you want to sew with friends? Need help with a project you are working on? Bring all your supplies and come sit and sew in our classroom. When you need help we will be here to assist you with what you are working on. Our room will be open for all to use whether you are embroidering, quilting, sewing or using your scan n cut.

Serger 102

Cost: $50.00

In the second class of the serger series, you build on the skills learned in Serger 101. Or if you are already familiar with your serger, this class will give you more in-depth knowledge. We cover how stitch length and width change your seams, how to secure ends, and we?ll review thread tension. Learn flatlocking for seams that look like ready-to-wear and how to do rolled hems for fine fabrics and gorgeous table linens.

Sit & Sew

Cost: $10.00

Come finish up your holiday projects and have fun. Do you want to sew with friends? Need help with a project you are working on? Bring all your supplies and come sit and sew in our classroom. When you need help we will be here to assist you with what you are working on. Our room will be open for all to use whether you are embroidering, quilting, sewing or using your scan n cut.