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
August
21
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
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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Tuesday
August
21
2:00​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Reading the hieroglyphics on a sewing pattern can be quite intimidating. Let us take you to that next level.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
August
21
4:30​pm
(South Trail - Meeting Room 2)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Create a classy box pleated skirt using your body measurements. Learn how to create professional seams on this fast and easy project.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
August
22
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Digital sewing patterns offer instant access to get started on a project. Patterns can be reprinted when needed. Learn settings for printing, assembling pattern pieces and adding seam allowances.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
August
22
2:00​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
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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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.

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