12.02.2017

Sewing: Handmade Style Basket

Sewing: Handmade Style Basket
With Olivia Cotton
Tuesday, December 5, 5:30-8:30 pm
$30 + supplies

 
Photo via Noodlehead
Spruce up your bookshelves with this cute and versatile basket from the Handmade Style book.  This fast and easy construction will make this a go-to project.
*Note: Please schedule time to cut out your fabric pieces prior to class to ensure project completion by the end of class.
Supplies needed: (see book for details)
●   Handmade Style Book
●   Fabric for exterior
●   Fabric bor interior
●   Fabric for handle cover
●   Pellon 72F stabilizer
●   Leather straps
●   Scraps of interfacing
●   Basic sewing kit

Knitting: Anker's Sweater

Knitting: Anker's Sweater
With Erin Kuester
Tuesdays, December 5 and 12, 4-7pm
$60 + supplies

 

Show some love for your favorite baby or child in your life and knit the Anker's Sweater! Sweater knitting may seem intimidating, but if you can knit and purl, you can make this sweater! Learn all the necessary skills for sweaters in a small, easy to manage project. The Anker's sweater can be made in sizes from 3-6 months to 7-8 years.
Supplies needed:
●      A copy of the pattern, for sale on PetiteKnit's Ravelry page
●      Fingering weight yarn - see the pattern for the necessary amount (the smallest size requires 150 grams of fingering weight)
●      Size 6 circular needles, 16" or 24" (depending on the size you are knitting)
●      Size 6 DPNs
●      Stitch markers, tapestry needle, scissors

(two session class)

Bullet Journaling 101

Bullet Journaling 101
with Natasha Otteson
Wednesday, December 6, 6-8pm
$20 + supplies


Have you wanted to begin bullet journaling, but didn't know where to start? Let us help you! The bullet journal planning system is wonderfully versatile, and it lends itself so well to customization to your own individual needs at any given time. You can be as simple or creative as you want!
Supplies needed:
●   Pen or pencil
●   Blank notebook
●   Other optional supplies:
○   Ruler
○   Colored pencils
○   Colored markers
○   Washi tape
●   We highly recommend shopping at RSVP on Linn St. for all your stationery needs. They have some fabulous products!

Knitting: Knit 101

Knitting: Knit 101
With Angie Jordan
Wednesday, December 6, 6pm-8pm
Wednesday, December 13, 6pm-8pm
Tuesday, January 9, 6pm-8pm
Wednesday, January 17, 6pm-8pm
$25 + supplies
 

Read all the How-To Knit Books, watched YouTube Learning to Knit videos a gazillion times and still unclear how to hold those needles while manipulating the yarn?  Join me, face to face, yarn to yarn and needles to needles as we explore the basics of knitting: terminology, casting on, and the garter stitch.  You will leave this class a knitter just in time to start some basic knit patterns for gifts this upcoming holiday season! 
Supplies needed:
●      Light colored worsted weight yarn 
●      US 8 to US 10 single point knitting needles
●      Scissors
●      Tapestry needle 

Sewing: Holiday Stocking

Sewing: Holiday Stocking
With Linzee McCray
Thursday, December 13, 6-8:30
$25+supplies (pattern included)
 
 
 
The possibilities are endless with this cute, cuffed stocking. Choose any two contrasting fabrics-one for the exterior and one for the inside and cuff-and you'll be ready to stitch up stockings to suit your home and holiday. Home Ec has a great selection of bold, graphic fabrics for a modern look, as well as fabrics for a more traditional feel.
The stocking incorporates straight and zigzag machine stitching, as well as sewing and clipping a curve. This project is perfect for advanced beginners and more seasoned sewists.
 
Stocking pattern is included in the class fee.
 
Each class member must bring a basic sewing kit.
 
Supplies Needed:
* Sewing Kit (scissors, pins, marking pen, seam ripper
* 1/2 yard lining fabric (non-directional); 3/4 if fabric is directional
* 1/3 yard exterior fabric (non-directional); 2/3 if fabric is directional
* For lightweight fabrics, like quilting cottons, you may want to use interfacing.
* 8" trim for hanger
* Thread to match or contrast with your cuff fabric

Craft Party: Wool Felt Ornaments

Craft Party: Wool Felt Ornaments
with Codi Josephson
December 8, 6-8:30
$30 all supplies and snacks included

  

Make adorable appliqu├ęd ornaments using wool felt, embroidery floss and buttons.  You can come with ideas or you can choose from our pattern library.  These are super FAST and super CUTE decorations and gifts.

Knitting: Thrummed Mittens

Knitting: Thrummed Mittens
with Natasha Otteson
Mondays, December 11 and 18, 6:30-8:30pm
$45 + supplies
   

Do want to have some of the coziest and warmest mittens ever? Then look no further than thrummed mittens! These mittens knit small amounts of roving right into the fabric to create a thick layer of insulation against the cold temperatures. Over time the oils and sweat from your hands will begin to slightly felt the roving and strengthen that inside layer of wooly-goodiness from ol' Father Winter.
Supplies needed:
●   220 yds of worsted weight yarn
●   Either one big ball of roving or two small baggies of dyed roving from the shop
●   US size 3 and size 6 DPNs
●   Scrap yarn or stitch holder
●   Stitch marker
●   Tapestry needle
●   Scissors
●   Pattern provided in class

(two session class)

Sewing: The Washi Dress

Sewing: The Washi Dress
With Olivia Cotton
Tuesdays, December 12 and 19, 5:30 - 8 pm
$60 + supplies (pattern included)
 
This is such a flattering pattern with a scoop neckline, comfortable shirring in the back and above-the-knee hemline. This was our favorite summer dress, and it transitions perfectly into fall and winter when worn over leggings or tights. This dress can be made with or without sleeves or can be made tunic length.
Supplies needed:
fabric, thread, elastic thread, basic sewing kit

*Please schedule a time to come in and cut out your pattern/pre-washed fabric before the first class.*
(two session class)

Knitting: Lightning Fast Mittens

Knitting: Lightning Fast Mittens
With Erin Kuester
Friday, December 15th 3-6pm
$35 + supplies
 
 
Photo by Hill Vintage and Knits (Via RAVELRY) 
 
We love this mitten pattern by Hill Vintage and Knits.  It's getting cold outside, so learn some new knitting skills with these super fast, and super cozy mittens! Learn how to knit in the round using DPNs, create a thumb gusset, do decreases for a mitten, and knit a thumb. If you can knit and purl, you can make these mittens!
 
Supplies needed:
* 90 yards of Malabrigo Rasta
* Size 13 DPNs
* Stitch markers
* Tapestry needle and scissors
* Pattern is included in the class

Knitting: The Hot Mess Headband

Knitting: The Hot Mess Headband
With Erin Kuester
Tuesday, December 19, 4-7pm
$30 + supplies
 
 
 
Transition to fall weather with this cute and simple headband. This is an easy project for someone who has tried the knit stitch, and wants to learn some new skills. Skills for this headband include purling (and creating a rib stitch), an easy cable, seaming, and an optional live-stitch cast-on. Complete newbie knitters are welcome to join as well!
 
Supplies needed:
* One skein of worsted weight yarn
* Size 8 straight needles (or size 8 16" circulars)
* A cable needle
* Tapestry needle and scissors
* Pattern is included in the class

Bullet Journaling 101

Bullet Journaling 101
with Natasha Otteson
Wednesday, December 20, 6:30-8:30 pm
$20 + supplies
 

 
Have you wanted to begin bullet journaling, but didn't know where to start? Let us help you! The bullet journal planning system is wonderfully versatile, and it lends itself so well to customization to your own individual needs at any given time. You can be as simple or creative as you want!
Supplies needed:
* Pen or pencil 
* Blank notebook

 Other optional supplies:
* Ruler
* Colored pencils
* Colored markers
* Washi tape

 We highly recommend shopping at RSVP on Linn St. for all your stationery needs. They have some fabulous products!


Sewing: Handmade Style Basket

Sewing: Handmade Style Basket
With Olivia Cotton
Tuesday, January 9, 5:30-8:30 pm
$30 + supplies
 
 
Photo via Noodlehead
 
Spruce up your bookshelves with this cute and versatile basket from the Handmade Style book. This fast and easy construction will make this a go-to project.
*Note: Please schedule time to cut out your fabric pieces prior to class to ensure project completion by the end of class.
 
Supplies needed: (see book for details)
* Handmade Style Book
* Fabric for exterior
* Fabric bor interior
* Fabric for handle cover
* Pellon 72F stabilizer
* Leather straps
* Scraps of interfacing
* Basic sewing kit

Sewing: School of Sewing (part 1)

Sewing: School of Sewing (part 1)
with Natasha Otteson
Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24 & 31, 6:30-8:30 pm
$85 + supplies

 
This class will take you back to the very basics of machine sewing. You will learn how to thread a machine, how to choose appropriate fabrics for projects, what sewing tools are a necessity and how to use them. We will work on one project during each session (pillow case, drawstring bag, Zipper Pouch and either an apron OR a lined tote bag (your choice). You are welcome to bring your machine (as long as it is in working order) or you can use the machines in the workshop. You will also have access to the workshop at Home Ec between class sessions to finish up projects!
(four session class)
 
Supplies Needed:
* Copy of School of Sewing by Shea Henderson
* fabric for projects
* basic Sewing kit
 
(four session class)

Sewing: The Beatrix Top

Sewing: The Beatrix Top
with Natasha Otteson
Thursdays, January 11 & 18, 6:30pm-9pm
$65 + supplies (pattern included)
 
 
 
It's never too early to be thinking about spring outfits. Join us to learn how to make this cute top. Make it with ¾-length or short sleeves, a curved hem or a contrasting one. We'll practice bust darts and buttonholes. You'll leave class having learned lots of fun, basic sewing techniques (and have one awesome looking top, too!).
 
Supplies Needed:
* Fabric
* Thread
* Interfacing
* Buttons
* Basic sewing kit

(two session class)

Kids Knitting 101

Kids Knitting 101
with Natasha Otteson
Saturday, January 13, 11am-1pm
$50, all supplies included (needles and choice of ball of worsted weight yarn)
Ages 8 and up
 
 
 
Kids, come to Home Ec and join us for a Knitting 101 class. Learn the foundations of knitting (casting on, knit stitch, purl stitch, and casting off) and get started on your own yarn-y adventure.

 

Knitting: Winter Honey Shawl

Knitting: Winter Honey Shawl
with Natasha Otteson
Mondays, January 15, 22, and February 5, 6:30pm-8:30pm
$45 + supplies
 
 
(photo credit is pattern designer Andrea Mowry [@dreareneeknits] on ravelry.com)
 
Raise your hand if you want a super cozy, worsted weight shawl. I know I do! This pattern uses honeycomb cables to create a beautifully textured and squishy winter accessory must-have.
 
Supplies needed:

* Worsted weight yarn
 

* 605 yds for smaller shawlette
* 1050 yds for larger shawl
* US size 9 32" (or longer) circular needle
* Pattern (digital pattern is available for sale through us at the shop)
* Scissors
* Tapestry needle
* Stitch markers
* Cable needle
 
(three session class)

Quilt Start to Finish: Four Winds Quilt

Quilt Start to Finish:  Four Winds Quilt
With Codi Josephson
Tuesdays, January 16, 23 and 30,  6-8:30
$85 + Supplies (pattern included)
  
This quilt comes together quick as can be, thanks to the large scale of the patchwork and an ingenious & efficient method of making your flying geese blocks. It's simple enough for new quilters and is a great introduction to matching your points, as the large blocks are pretty forgiving.  We will be making the Large throw size 64"x64"
Supplies Needed: 6 fat quarters, 2-2/3 yards background fabric, 4-1/4 yards backing/binding fabric (this quilt calls for a self binding--if you want a contrast binding purchase half yard of fabric.  Batting and *basic sewing kit.
(three session class)

Sewing: Toaster Sweater

Sewing: Toaster Sweater
With Codi Josephson
Sunday, January 21, 1-5 pm 
$60 + Supplies (pattern included)
 
 
Use one of our lovely knits to sew up this cozy sweatshirt/sweater that can be dressed up or down all winter long.  This is a good project for beginner and intermediate sewists wanting to try out sewing with knits. Class participants can choose between version 1 or 2.

Supplies Needed:  Fabric, *basic Sewing kit

Knitting: Two-at-a-time Top-down Socks

Knitting: Two-at-a-time Top-down Socks
with Amy Gullen
Saturdays, January 20, 27 and February 3, 1-3
$60 + supplies
 
 
 
Do you want to learn how to knit socks? Do you suffer from second sock syndrome or do your socks turn out different sizes? Two-at-a-time, top-down socks are a great way to learn how to knitsocks and are a fix for those common sock issues. This is also a great project to learn the magic loop method for knitting in the round.
During the class, you will make a pair of baby socks so that you can work through all parts of sock knitting over the 3 sessions.
 
Supplies needed:
* 1 center-pull or 2 smaller balls of Fingering weight yarn- 70 yards total. The average skein of sock yarn will give you plenty of yarn to make the class project and a pair of medium women socks.
* US 1 (or US 0 if you are a loose knitter and US1.5 if a tight knitter) 36" circular needle (24-48" will also work). You can also bring 2 circular needles if you don't want to use magic loop. Gauge is not particularly important for the class project but will be for children and adult socks.
* Pattern provided in class
 
(three session class)
 

Knitting: Maize Mittens

Knitting: Maize Mittens
with Natasha Otteson
Tuesdays, January 23 and February 6, 6:30pm-9pm
$40 + supplies
 
 
              (photo credit is pattern designer @tincanknits on ravelry.com)
 
Winter is here--that's for sure! Make sure your hands stay warm with a great pair of mittens or fingerless mitts. Worked in worsted weight yarn, these mittens will whip up in no time.
 
Supplies needed:

* 50-200 yds of worsted weight yarn, depending on type and size to be made
* US size 6 DPNs (or 32" circular needle if using magic loop method)
* Pattern (please take the time to print your pattern prior to class; it can be downloaded for free on ravelry.com)
* Scissors
* Stitch markers
* Tapestry needle
* Scrap yarn or stitch holder
 
(two session class)