1.06.2018

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: Knit 101

Knitting: Knit 101
With Angie Jordan
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 
 
You will receive 15% off all supplies you purchase for class!

Sewing: The Beatrix Top

Sewing: The Beatrix Top
with Natasha Otteson
Thursdays, January 11 and 18, 6:30-9pm
$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)

Kids Sewing: Wise Owl Backpack

Kids Sewing:  Wise Owl Backpack
With Codi Josephson
Thursdays, January 25 and February 1, 3:30-5:30
$55 All supplies included 
*ages 8+


Learn to sew this playful drawstring backpack and embellish it with your own wise owl!
(Two session class)

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)

Sewing: Toaster Sweater

Sewing: Toaster Sweater
With Codi Josephson
Sunday, January 28 OR February 4, 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 and supplies per pattern, *basic Sewing kit

You will receive 15% off all supplies you purchase for class!

Knitting: Peppermint & Pine

Knitting: Peppermint & Pine
With Karen Carcia
Mondays, January 22, 29, February 5, 6-8
$50 + supplies
 
 
This sweet hat & mitten set, designed by Alicia Plummer, is meant to call to mind the loveliness of winter pines and soft snow-and what better way to ward off the cold than knitting warm accessories? In this three session class you can choose to make either the hat or mittens...or cast on both! We'll work through these relaxing patterns and learn the tubular cast on, how to create a thumb gusset, and experience the joy of working perfectly planned patterns.
 
Supplies needed:
* Aran weight yarn in one or two colors: 170 yards to make either mittens or hat 340 yards for both projects
* US 8 and US 9 needles dpns; 16" circulars optional
* Tapestry needle, scissors, stitch markers
* Pattern provided in class
 
You will receive 15% off all supplies you purchase for class!
 
(three session class)

Sewing: Minimalist Robe


Sewing: Minimalist Robe
With Liz Munger 
Mondays, January 22nd & January 29th, 6-8:30 pm
$60 + supplies

  
This robe is lovely and functional. In this class we will sew this pattern together using a series of rectangles and french seams! Now is the time for that wild fabric you have been secretly wanting to use. It can be made with one piece of fabric, but is easily customizable to incorporate stylish details in multiple fabric pattens such as; the top and bottom or back to front, collar, sleeves, belt, or even pockets if you like a secret detail.  
Supplies needed:
  • 3.5-3.75 yards of fabric (cotton)
  • Basic sewing kit (scissors, pins, marking pen, seam ripper, thread)
  • Pattern provided in class
You will receive 15% off all supplies you purchase for class!
Requirements: please cut your pattern out before hand, we won't have enough time to finish if we have to do this in the workshop. Im happy to come in and help you cut it out before the class. Please get ahold of me to schedule a time to meet at Home Ec. mungerliz@yahoo.com
(Two 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)

Knitting: Garter Ear Flap Hat

Knitting: Garter Ear Flap Hat
with Natasha Otteson
Thursdays, January 25 and February 1, 6:30pm-9pm
$40 + supplies
 
Do either you or a little one in your life need a super cute and quick hat? Look no further than the Garter Ear Flap hat. With this hat, we'll work on short rows, garter stitch in the round, central double decreases, and tassels. This hat will be anything but boring, and you may learn a new skill or two along the way!
Supplies needed:
(two session class)

Craft Party: Throw Pillow With Invisible Zipper

Craft Party:  Throw Pillow With Invisible Zipper
With Codi Josephson
Friday, January 26, 6-9 pm
$35 + Supplies
 
 
 
Expand your sewing skills by learning how to insert an invisible zipper.  Spend the evening making a throw pillow that is professionally finished with a zipper and serged seams.
 
Supplies Needed: 5/8 Yard of fabric (we suggest one of our lovely canvas, home dec or cotton linen blends), 18" Pillow form, 22-24 inch invisible zipper, *basic sewing kit
  
You will receive 15% off all supplies you purchase for class!

Knitting: Basic Hat

Knitting: Basic Hat
With Angie Jordan
Wednesdays, January 31 and February 7, 6-8 pm
$35 + supplies
Design & Photo Credit: Kathy North
 
 
 
Let's make a hat! You know how to knit, now you're looking to make your first wearable project?  Use your skills to create a "Hat for Anyone", apattern by Kathy North.  We will expand  your knitting abilities by teaching you the rib stitch, decreasing, and knitting in the round. The pattern is free on Ravelry.com.
 
Supplies needed:
* US 8, 16" circular needles
* US 8 double pointed needles (dpn)
* 200 yards worsted weight yarn, light, color suggested
* Scissors, place markers, & tapestry needle

We are happy to assist you in picking out your supplies at Home Ec. Workshop a few minutes before class
 
You will receive 15% off all supplies you purchase for class!
 
(two session class)

Knitting: Flax Pullover Sweater

Knitting: Flax Pullover Sweater
With Angie Jordan
Fridays, February 2, 9, 16, and 23 6-8pm
$60+supplies
 
 
 
Design & Photo Credit: TincanKnits
 
Okay beginners, ready to move on from knitting scarves and hats? Never made a top-down, in-the-round pullover? This class is great for beginners who have a comfortable grasp on knitting & purling.  TinCan Knits provides an amazing pattern free on Ravelry.com, with sizes ranging from new born to 4XL.
 
Supplies:
* US 6, 16" circular needles
* US 6 double pointed needles (dpn)
* US 8, 32" circular needles
* US 8 double pointed needles (dpn)
* 1100 (size medium) - 1400 (size large) yards of worsted weight yarn
* stitch markers
* tapestry needle
* scissors
 
You will receive 15% off all supplies you purchase for class!
 
(four session class)

Sewing: School of Sewing (part 1)

Sewing: School of Sewing (part 1)
with Natasha Otteson
Thursdays, February 8, 15, 22, & March 1, 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 (pillowcase, 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!
 
Supplies Needed:
* Copy of School of Sewing by Shea Henderson
* Fabric for projects
* Basic sewing kit
 
You will receive 15% off all supplies you purchase for class!
 
(four session class)

Sewing: Wool and Wax Tote

Sewing: Wool and Wax Tote
with Codi Josephson
Tuesdays, February 13 and 20, 6-8:30 pm
$55 + supplies 
 
Photo via Noodle-head.com
 
A classic and sophisticated tote featuring a structured bottom. This simple and elegant tote will look great with anything and will keep your must-have essentials close at hand. A divided front pocket is perfect for stashing keys and a phone. Don't let the name fool you, this tote is great in all types of fabrics!

Supplies needed: (all supplies are available at Home Ec with the exception of rivets and waxed canvas...if you would like to use it for the class, talk to us about how to make your own! As always you will receive 15% off all materials needed for the class)

  • 3/4 yard exterior fabric*
  • 1 yard lining fabric (non-directional)
  • 1/2 yard contrast bottom fabric*
  • 2 1/4 yards fusible woven interfacing (Pellon SF101 20" wide)
  • (2) 1"-wide leather handles or cotton webbing, 28" long
  • Basic Sewing kit- thread, pins, scissors, marking pen and seam ripper
  • A copy of Everyday Essential pattern booklet (we will be teaching all three of these patterns in upcoming classes!)
  • Optional: (3) 8-9 mm double cap rivets and setting tool

*Recommended Fabrics: Canvas weight, cork or waxed canvas for contrast bottom. Cotton or blended canvas, waxed canvas, denim, wool, twill, home dec for Exterior and cotton or canvas blend for lining. 
 
*If substituting regular canvas for contrast bottom fabric, additional interfacing may be needed for desired structure (½ yard of byAnnie's Soft and Stable recommended).  

Sewing: Hadley Top

Sewing: Hadley Top
with Natasha Otteson
Saturday, February 10, 12-5 pm
$55 + supplies (pattern included)
 
 
 
The Hadley is drapey, fluid, and sophisticated. It can be both semi-formal and casual, depending on how you like to style it. View A has a jewel neck, a pleat at the back neckline, and bracelet lengths sleeves. View B is sleeveless and features a soft v-neck. Both have center seams in the front and back, as well as a wide hem.
Techniques involved include sewing straight and curved seams, setting sleeves, darts, pleating, and applying facings.
 
 
Supplies needed:
Woven fabric with good drape (cottons, cotton-linen blends, linen, double gauze, voile, lawn, rayon, and silk, for example)
* Fusible interfacing
* Hook and eye (if making the pleated back)
* Thread
* Basic sewing kit

You will receive 15% off all supplies you purchase for class!

Knitting: Marley Shawl

Knitting: Marley Shawl
With Natasha Otteson
Wednesdays, February 14, 28, and March 14, 6:30-8:30pm
$45+supplies
 
 
 
Calling all those who are brioche-curious! Dive into the wonderfully addicting world of brioche, and knit this beautiful shawl with us!
 
Supplies needed:
* 545 yds each of a main color and a contrasting color in fingering weight yarn
* US size 4 and 5 needles (either 32" or 40" circular needle is recommended)
* Tapestry needle
* Scissors
* Stitch markers
* Pattern (digital pattern is available for sale with us at the shop)
 
You will receive 15% off all supplies you purchase for class!
 
(three session class)