It's Sew Easy

Old School, New Tools

From Sewing to Knitting, visit your local Library to discover new tools to streamline tasks or build your skills. In this series of classes, learn everything from basic sewing skills to how to design and create wearable technology.

Upcoming Events

Monday
September
23
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Join the summer of sustainability by upcycling gently used dress shirts. Turn unwanted dress shirts into a cute button-front apron. These aprons make great gifts for that special cook in your family.
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Monday
September
23
2:00​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Are ready to learn some more advanced sewing skills? We will teach you sewing techniques for finished seams using overlock sergers. Students are required to bring fabric. See description for details.
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Monday
September
23
2:30​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.
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Registration Required
Monday
September
23
4:30​pm
(South Trail - Meeting Room 2)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Take the fashion world by storm! We will teach you everything you need to know to start sewing like a pro.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
September
24
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Impress that special someone in your life by wrapping their gift in a handmade gift bag! These gift bags can be made for any occasion. They are fast and easy to make and each one is unique.
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It’s Sew Easy!

Have you always wanted to learn to sew? Get hands-on experience as you explore the world of sewing.

Learn the Tools

Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. To get started, register for the Basic Sewing: Introduction to the Sewing Machine and Patterns and Fabric classes to familiarize yourselves with the tools.

Use the Tools

Already learned the basics? Put your knowledge to use in the studio with project-based classes and Open Labs. The Adjustable Aprons and Gift Bags classes are perfect for beginner and intermediate sewing students. Take a look at the Basic Alterations series of classes to find out how you can put your skills to work in your closet.

Cosplay Help

Once you know how to use the sewing machine and patterns come in to our Open Lab: Ask a Tech Sewing Lab and get personalized help with your costume making! Let’s get creative together!

Add the Tech

No project is complete without a little bling. The DIY: Wearable Electronic Fashion class provides the skills you need to create a functioning electronic circuit on a custom fabric design. Learn about the inexpensive components and how you can sew your own wearable electronic fashions. A materials fee applies.