September  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

Flower Dance Block of the Month Embroidered Quilt

Flower Dance, a beautiful block of the month quilt from Smith Street Designs, combines traditional piecing as well hoop embroidery. The finished size of the quilt is 84″ x 96″. Two lap quilt layouts are also included.
This is a 6 part program, and each part includes 1 set of embroidery designs, piecing instructions plus a separate bonus project! The recommended hoop size for this project is 200mmxx300mm, however, the designs are divided for multi-hooping and will fit a 150mm x 240mm hoop. The first class is informational only, Sue will go over all the fabric and supplies needed to make this quilt.

Saturday,  Oct 19th      Introduction 10am – 11:00

Saturday, Nov 16th  Part 1  10am – 1:00    class fee:  $19.00

Saturday, Dec (tbd) Part 2 10am – 1:00    class fee: $19.00

    

Home is Where the Haunt Is Wall Hanging

Filled with fun and whimsical touches, this wall hanging is sure to be a frightful delight! Make the full finished size: 39x42in. Or make just one half (finished size approx. 22” x 42”). This quilted wall hanging features both  traditional piecing and machine applique. An embellishment kit is available.

Wednesday, Sept 25th & Oct 2nd  10am—3    Class Fee: $45.00

Shoreline Sewing Machine Company Elna 664

Serger Workbook Class

Dust off those sergers and let’s get serging! This is a technique class only where you will complete a workbook with samples for your reference. You will learn how to set up for different stitches using 3 and 4 threads, how to turn corners and much more! You must be able to thread your serger. Private lessons are available to learn how to thread your serger, call the shop for more info!

Thursday, Sept 26th   10am—1   Class Fee: $35.00

Custom Quilting on Your Embroidery Machine

Classic quilt tops with custom quilting! In this class you will make a table runner and finish it with custom quilting from Amelie Scott’s new book, Custom Quilting on Your Embroidery Machine.  The book features 6 classic quilt top designs, 30 embroidery designs and instructions how to finish each one with custom quilting and borders.

Friday, Sept 27th & Oct 4th  10am—1    Class Fee: $38.00

October  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

Software Demonstration:  DesignerPlus Embroidery Software 8

Come and see what the DesignerPlus Embroidery Software is all about! You can design, import, edit, manage, and freely configure your embroidery designs.   Create exceptionally beautiful “carved” embroideries, personalized labels and monograms, elegant borders and quilt layouts in no time flat. This program can be used with any brand of embroidery machine.

Tuesday, Oct 1st  10am    Class Fee: Free! *please call and let us know you are coming!

Fit Lab for Sophia Swing Coat, Swing Jacket and Liberty Shirt Classes

In an effort to streamline our clothing classes, we are offering a Fit Lab for anyone who needs help fitting and adjusting their patterns for any of their upcoming clothing classes here at the shop.  Please call the shop  with any questions.

Tuesday,  Oct 1st   3:00 – 6:00pm      Class Fee:  $10.00                    

    

Slice Rug

Decorate your home just the way you want it with the Slice Rug. Pick the perfect coordinating fabrics or even a jelly roll of your favorite fabrics and start sewing. This rug finishes to approximately 18″ x 31″.

Thursday, October 3   10am – 3:00    $30.00

Pillows with Piping and Lapped Zipper

Give your home a new pop of color for the Holiday season when you learn how to make pillows with piping. You will learn how to make and insert your own piping and will see how easy it is to make a lapped zipper on the back of your pillow.  sew in piping and insert a zipper.  Class fee includes materials.

Saturday, Oct 5th    10am – 1:00    $35.00

Sophia Swing Coat

This easy to wear, unlined swing coat features raglan sleeves & back yoke for a sophisticated style.  You can make it up in our new  ponte fabric or heavy cotton print of your choice. **(Fit lab on Oct 1st is available to those who take this class)

Tuesday, Oct 8th   10am—4    Class Fee: $35.00

Silver Bells Wall Hanging

Now is the time to start your holiday sewing!  Silver Bells is a sparkling design collection of blue and silver embroidered tiles that can be put together in different combinations to make a quilt, wall hanging or table toppers. We have put together a kit that includes thread, fabric and stabilizer to make a 36 tile wall hanging.  When you purchase the kit, you get the Silver Bells embroidery design disc for free! (A $75.00 value!)

Wednesday, Oct 9th & 23rd  10am – 2    class fee:  $40.00

Helix Pants

The simple and straight lines of these pants make them a great staple for any wardrobe. They are easy to make, easy to fit  and very easy to wear. It is meant to be made in stretch fabric,  and we have a few bolts of some wonderful  Ponte knits that make up beautifully in this pant style!  The pants features a wide elastic waistband stitched into the waist and can be made up in two different lengths. We are offering this class in two parts.  In the first part you will cut and sew a trial pair of pants, along with any size adjustments to your pattern as needed. In the second part you will construct your final pair of pants using your adjusted pattern and fashion fabric.  For more information please call the shop.    Class Fee: $75.00 includes pattern and trial fabric

Thursday, Oct 10th (10am -1)  & 24th  (10am -3)   OR   Thursday, Oct, 17th (10am -1)  & 24th  (10am 3)                                  

Introduction to Quilting: Table Runner

Just in time for the holidays! Make this simple table runner as you learn the basics of quilting.  In this class you will learn how to rotary cut and piece quilt blocks together, add a border and finish it by layering, quilting  and binding the edges.  Class fee incudes the pattern.

Tuesday, Oct 15th  & Oct 22nd  10am—2    Class Fee: $45.00

Beginning Sewing

Learn the basics of sewing in this 3 week class.  You will learn how to pin and cut out a pattern, construct a garment and so much more!  We will make a pillow case and a pair of boxer-like sleep shorts.  If you don’t have a sewing machine, you can use one of ours- just let us know when you sign up.

Friday, Oct 11th, Oct 18th and Oct 25th  10am—1:00    Class Fee: $55.00

Liberty Shirt

The Liberty shirt (or jacket) has diagonal side seams angled to the front, soft stand-up collar, and set-in sleeves with vent openings. This shirt makes up  beautifully in linen, and is a nice follow up to the London Shirt. **(Fit lab on Oct 1st is available to those who take this class)

Saturday, Oct 26 & Nov 2nd   10am – 3    Class Fee: $55.00

Serger Class:  Swing Jacket

This casual jacket with a swing silhouette, can be made up in tow lengths.  No closures and dolman sleeves make it easy to construct.  Our shop sample is made up in our Ponte Fabric that is perfect for this jacket. Your will bring your serger to class to construct most your garment on- straight stitch machines will be available to use as needed.  **(Fit lab on Oct 1st is available to those who take this class)

Tuesday, Oct 29th    10am- 3:00    Class fee:  $35.00

 

Embroidery Class:  Edge-to-Edge Quilting  Seasonal Swirl Placemats

Quickly make 4 quilted placemats at a time, using one of 4 seasonal designs that will charm and delight. This product is also an easy way to learn the basics of our Edge-to-Edge quilting in the hoop technique.

Wednesday, Oct 30th & Nov 6th    10am—1    Class Fee: $45.00

November  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

Embroidery Class:  Trapunto Snowflake Runner

A beautiful embroidery project for the holiday and winter season! The trapunto block is pieced and embroidered in the hoop. Assemble the blocks, then finish your table runner with custom quilting in the hoop.

Friday, Nov 1st    10am – 3:00   Class Fee:  $35.00

Tiny Treasures Embroidered Pendants 

Need just a dash of embroidery? These bite-sized designs are small on stitches and big on fun – perfect for jewelry, key chains, and decorating pockets.  We will mount them in mini wooden hoop pendants.

Friday, Nov 8th  10am—12:00    Class Fee: $15.00

Serger Class:  Linen Pumpkin

This charming linen pumpkin is just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday! While it’s not orange and perfectly round, the natural colored linen and tonal stitching gives it a whimsical & subtle look that is welcome in any room. Class fee includes kit.

Saturday , Nov 9th    10am – 1:00   Class Fee:  $30.00

Stand ‘N Stow

This simple sack stands up while you pack it, then it folds and stows away! Three sizes included. The small size is a great lunch bag, the medium size is about the size of a grocery bag, and a 9″ x 13″ pan fits perfectly in the large size.

Tuesday, Nov 12th    10am – 3:00   Class Fee:  $35.00

Beginning Ruler Work 

Let Diane teach you how to work with rulers when you free motion quilt on your sewing machine.  You will use a ruler foot and work on small, manageable quilt squares as you learn how to free motion quilt with these wonderful rulers.  In this 3 hour class you will focus on straight edge rulers and a basic arc ruler as well.  Please call the shop for more details.  Class fee includes practice  quilt squares.

Thursday , Nov 14th    10am – 1:00        OR  

Saturday, Nov 23rd     10am – 1:00 

Class Fee: $35.00

Leather Patchwork Bag

If you always wanted to try sewing on leather, this is your chance! It is a great opportunity to use your built-in decorative stitches on your sewing machine.  Class fee incudes the leather squares.

Wednesday , Nov 20th    10am – 1:00   Class Fee:  $30.00

Embroidery Class:  Boho Soul Embroidered Denim Jacket

Bring in your denim jacket and learn how easy it is to embellish on pre made garments!  We are using an embroidery design from a new collection that is perfect for adding that special touch to your clothes- great idea for Christmas gifts too!

Friday, Dec 13th    10am – 1:00   Class Fee:  $20.00