Sewing Beginner Classes

Here you will find a list and description of all of our current Beginner classes.   Scroll down to see all the options and when you see the one you want to take follow the Book Now link to be taken to our Booking site to reserve your spot.

The following prerequisites and Class policies apply to all Beginner Classes.  Please familiarise yourself with them.  Please refer to each class below for a list of required supplies.

Prerequisites:

  • none - no sewing experience necessary (or have not sewn for a long time - several years) and/or have never used a sewing machine before.
  • All fabric and supplies can be purchased in store or provided by yourself.
  • Minimum registration for this class is 3 students. Maximum is 4.
  • These classes are for those ages 16 and up.

Space in our classes is limited, therefore in order to reserve your seat, a 100% non-refundable deposit is required. You may register for a class in person, online, or over the phone (613-854-9091) with a credit card.

There are no refunds for classes. Please note that we reserve the right to postpone and reschedule a class because of unforeseen circumstances. ​We will make every effort to contact our students to inform them that a class has been cancelled and arrange makeup classes.​

Please refer to our Class Policies for more information before scheduling a class.

Beginner Classes 


Envelope Pillow Cover Class

Have you wanted to learn how to sew but need some help? Would you like to spruce up your couch at the same time? Learn to sew by making a simple envelope pillow case! You will learn how to use a sewing machine, how to cut fabrics and how to sew a simple project. End result is a cute pillow for your living space.

What is provided:

  •  18" x 18" pillow form

You will need to bring:

Click here to sign up: June 26, 2022

Learn to Sew with Wovens and Knits!

Want to learn how to sew, but not sure where to start? This is a great class for you! In this class you will learn to how to use a sewing machine and sew both woven and knit fabrics. You will then use your new skills to make a 'Rosie the Riveter' style woven headband & twist knit headband!

Prerequisites:

  • none - no sewing experience necessary (or have not sewn for a long time - several years) and/or have never used a sewing machine before.

You will learn:

  • Sewing machine basics
  • How to sew a simple seam with both knit and woven fabrics
  • How to cut with a rotary cutter and ruler

You will need:

  • 0.25m jersey knit fabric like cotton jersey, french terry or performance wear fabrics (non-directional)
    • A knit with good recovery is key! Look for lycra/spandex content.
    • Please choose a non-slippery knit fabric.

Click here to sign up:  June 24, 2022