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

Registration Required
Thursday
February
21
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Create embroidery files from simple clipart and images. Learn to digitize images and edit them for use on a embroidery machine.
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Registration Required
Thursday
February
21
2:00​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
This tool belt is a handy place to keep small tools of any kind. Great for crafters, gardeners and DIY warriors. Learn to make this tool belt from start to finish.
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Registration Required
Thursday
February
21
5:30​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Do you have T-shirts full of memories stacked in dresser drawers? If so, then a T-shirt quilt may be just what you need to make.
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Friday
February
22
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
From first cut to final stitch, learn how to create a four block sampler quilt! Students will learn rotary cutting and piecing techniques in this 4-day series for beginner quilting.
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Registration Required
Friday
February
22
1:30​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Are you stuck on a sewing project? Do you need help with a pattern, quilt or garment? Do you simply need to practice your new sewing skills?
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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.