May Classes

BASIC SEWING SUPPLIES: Sewing machine in good working order, pins, scissors, marking pen, new machine needles, bobbins. If you don’t have a machine and would like to use one of ours, please make arrangements before coming to class. Class fees are due in full upon sign up. Shoreline Sewing Machine Co, 27 N Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. Ph: 860.388.1832

Pillow with Invisible Zipper Closure

Spring time is a perfect time to freshen up your home decor with some new pillows! If you need a pillow in a flash- this is the one to make!  You will learn how easy it is to insert an invisible zipper in the seam of your pillow.

Thursday, May 9th   6pm-8:30 Class Fee: $30.00

Hoop Embroidery Class:  Random and Off Edge Embroidery Placement.

In this class you will embroider a few single motifs that are randomly placed on a tea towel, including off the edge placement-that gives the appearance that the towel was made from an all over fabric.  We used an embroidery from our featured Botanical Beauty design collection.

Friday, May 10th     10am—2       Class Fee: $20.00  includes tea towel

Fit Lab:  Help with Pattern Alterations/Fitting for Clothing Classes  taken at Shoreline Sewing Machine Co.

In an effort to streamline our clothing classes this season,  we are scheduling the  Fit Lab for any of our students who need help with fitting or minor pattern alterations for an upcoming clothing class here at Shoreline Sewing Machine Co.  Please call the shop for more information.

Tuesday, May 14th     5:00pm- 7:00      Class Fee: $10.00

Serger Class:   Cover Hem T-Shirt

Just in time for the warmer weather!  In this class you will make a basic T-Shirt on your serger and then use your cover hem function to stitch up your hems.  A coverhem is used when you see the double row of stitching on ready to wear clothing.  You need to know how to thread your serger, and your serger needs to have the ability to do a cover hem. (if your serger does not have this capability, and you would like to try one, please let us know!) The Fit Lab is available to those of you who are taking this class.)

Wednesday, May 15th  10am – 1      Class Fee: $30.00 

Pillows with Piping and Lapped Zipper

Spring time is a perfect time to freshen up your home decor with some new pillows! You will learn how to make your own piping and you see how easy it is to insert a lapped zipper to the back of your pillow. Class fee includes materials.

New date added:    Thursday, May 16th    10am – 1   Class Fee: $35.00

The Quick Corky Wallet 

Looking for a quick, fun and stylish project? Here it is!  These little wallets aren’t only cute, they are functional. Finishing at 5in wide x 3 1/2in tall, there is enough room for a few credit cards, your ID and some cash.

Friday May 17th,  10am—1       Class Fee: $24.00 includes pattern

Serger Class:   Swing Jacket Featuring Serged Edges

This casual jacket with a swing silhouette, can be made up in two lengths. No closures and dolman sleeves make it easy to construct. Make it out of our cotton/linen blend fabric and you will have the perfect jacket for Spring!       You will bring your serger to class to construct most of the garment on. We will have straight stitch sewing machines set up in class for you to use. Sizes SX-3X. (The Fit Lab is available to those of you who are taking this class.)

Saturday, May 18th  10am – 4pm     Class fee:$ 35.00

Serger Class:   Basic T-Shirt 

Just in time for the warmer weather!  In this class you will make a basic T-Shirt on your serger.  We will hem your T-Shirt using a double needle in a sewing machine.  We will have sewing machines set up for you to use.    You need to know how to thread your serger to take this class. If you don’t own a serger but would like to try one, please let us know!) The Fit Lab is available to those of you who are taking this class.

Thursday,  May 23rd  6:00pm-9      Class Fee: $30.00 

Beginning Quilting: Baby Quilt 

This adorable patchwork baby quilt (40″ x 46″) is made up of one Birdsong charm pack and a panel across the bottom that can be embroidered with a name or applique. Learn the basics of quilting while you make this sweet baby quilt.

Wednesday, May 29th & June 5th   10am – 2 Class Fee: $40.00 + quilt top kit.

Picasso Pants 

The Picasso pants are an easy fitting pair of pants that is perfect for the warmer weather.  The loose-fitting pants with front, side and back panels is finished with a lantern shaped hem.  Flat-front waistband with elastic sides and back.

Thursday, May 30th   10am – 2   Class Fee: $20.00

Heirloom Pin Cushion

Learn some of the basics of heirloom sewing when you take this class.  You will combine pintucks, decorative stitches and wing needle stitching to make up this lovely little pincushion.

Friday, May 31st  10am – 1        Class Fee: $35.00 includes materials.

Thursday, June 6th   6pm – 9   Class Fee: $35.00 includes materials.

 June Classes

BASIC SEWING SUPPLIES: Sewing machine in good working order, pins, scissors, marking pen, new machine needles, bobbins. If you don’t have a machine and would like to use one of ours, please make arrangements before coming to class. Class fees are due in full upon sign up. Shoreline Sewing Machine Co, 27 N Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. Ph: 860.388.1832

London Shirt

Just in time for Spring! The London Shirt will be a great addition to your wardrobe. Our sample is made up in one of our beautiful 100% linen fabrics that we have at the shop! This loose-fitting, easy to wear shirt features diagonal-to-the-front side seams, swing back, and stand up or fold down collar. You must have basic sewing skills to take this class.  (The Fit Lab is available to those of you who are taking this class.)

Saturday, June 1  10am—4   Class Fee: $35.00

Heirloom Pin Cushion

Learn some of the basics of heirloom sewing when you take this class.  You will combine pintucks, decorative stitches and wing needle stitching to make up this lovely little pincushion.

Thursday, June 6th   6pm – 9   Class Fee: $35.00 includes materials.

Koda Crossbody Bag

The Koda Cross Body Bag is the perfect size for any event. Approx. 9 1/2″ H by 10″ W with a front zipper pocket for your phone. A top zipper closure keeps the rest of your possessions safe and easy to access.  If you have been wanting to try sewing with cork- this is a great opportunity! Pattern included.

Tuesday, June 11th & 18th   6pm-8   Class fee:  $25.00

The Cottage Shirt

Perfect for the warmer weather! We thought this might be a nice follow up to the London Shirt. This loose-fitting camp shirt with a modern twist has tailored collar and stand, back yoke, armhole bands and exaggerated hems with side vents. Six-button closure.  Adv. Beginner level.  (The Fit Lab is available to those of you who are taking this class.)

Thursday, June 13th, 20th and 27th   6pm – 8:30   Class Fee: $40.00 

Hoop Embroidery Class:  Multiple Hoopings in a Row

In this class you will learn how to hoop and stitch multiple designs in a row.  We have used several embroideries from the Beautiful Botanicals embroidery collection. You will hoop and stitch your designs out on a piece of cotton/linen fabric that can be made into a pillow or can even be used for the pocket of our Linen Apron, a class that we are having on June 26th.

Friday, June 14th  10:00am-2            Class Fee:  $15.00

Linen Apron

Aprons are so popular- great for the kitchen or gardening. Our pinafore style apron is made from a flax colored linen/cotton blend. You can embellish the pockets any way you would like.  We have embellished both pockets of our store sample with several designs from the Botanical Beauty Design Collection.  Our linen apron, that was designed especially for our shop,  is really fun and easy to sew.

Wednesday, June 26th   10:00am- 1           $20.00 includes pattern

The Sew Together Bag

With so many uses, the Sew Together Bag has to be one of the most funcitonal zipper pouches ever made!  This cute & clever bag is perfect for sewing notions, makeup, toiletries, and more!  An innovative construction, makes this bag with its four zippers, a fun bag to make & use!     Finished Size: 10Wx5in h x5inD.

Friday, June 28th     10am-2         Class fee:  $25.00

My BERNINA Sewing Mastery–New Version!
(For Bernina 880, 790, 770QEE, 700, New Generation 590, 570 QEE and 500)

In this course you will learn to master your BERNINA Sewing machine. You will learn your machine to it’s fullest capabilities. Understanding your machine’s features and how to navigate it, will allow you to maximize your creativity. We will work step by step through hands-on activities from the My BERNINA Sewing Mastery Workbook. **The class fee for this course is free to those who bought their machine from Shoreline Sewing Machine Co.

Saturday, June 29th   10am—1 Class Fee: **$60.00 + material fee

 July Classes

BASIC SEWING SUPPLIES: Sewing machine in good working order, pins, scissors, marking pen, new machine needles, bobbins. If you don’t have a machine and would like to use one of ours, please make arrangements before coming to class. Class fees are due in full upon sign up. Shoreline Sewing Machine Co, 27 N Main St, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. Ph: 860.388.1832

My BERNINA Embroidery Mastery–New Version!

(For Bernina 880, 790, 770QEE, 700, New Generation 590, 570 QEE and 500)

In this course you will learn to master your BERNINA Embroidery machine. You will learn everything you need to successfully embroider with your machine, including setting up your machine for embroidery, customizing your machine’s settings, navigating your embroidery screens, adding lettering, editing your designs, placing designs, changing thread colors and more. We will work step by step through hands-on activities from the My BERNINA Embroidery Mastery Workbook. **The class fee for this course is free to those who bought their machine from Shoreline Sewing Machine Co.

Saturday, July 13th     10am—1       Class Fee: **$60.00 + material fee

Fold Away Tote

This bag class is for all sewing levels. A perfect bag to take when you travel or go shopping. Great for travel because the Fold Away Tote can be folded up into it’s front pocket and easily tucked away!

Tuesday, July 16th  10am—1 Class Fee: $20.00 includes pattern

Bernina Accessory Foot Demonstration:     Couching

 

Tuesday, July 16th  10am—1 Class Fee: $20.00 includes pattern