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

Tuesday
November
30
10:00​am
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Category: Live Online Class
Here’s an easy-to-make solution to burnt fingers and spilled soup. Protect hands and furniture from hot soup, chili, and oatmeal with this easy sewing project. Great for yourself or as a gift.
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Tuesday
November
30
12:30​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Category: Live Online Class
Ready for your first sewing project or just want to make a unique potholder for your kitchen? Learn to make a simple and easy potholder with fabric and batting.
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Tuesday
November
30
3:00​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Learn embroidery by using basic stitches and create a sampler. This session requires materials that we will send out to you via our PEP.
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Registration Required
Thursday
December
2
10:15​am
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Category: Arts & Crafting
Sashiko hand sewing is a Japanese style hand sewing technique using the simple running stitch. Pre-Requisite: Hand Sewing: basic hand sewing skills.
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Thursday
December
2
1:30​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
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.