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
Tuesday
October
23
3:00​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
If you already know how to use a sewing machine, it is time to discover the versatility of using a serger. Get an overview of how a serger works and how to properly and safely use one.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
October
23
4:15​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Sergers can perform many different types of stitches as long as you know how to thread them properly. Learn to thread paths for upper and lower loopers, and for both needles.
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Tuesday
October
23
4:30​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Create a simple dress from start to finish in this 4-day camp.
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Registration Required
Wednesday
October
24
10:00​am
(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 pro-finish sergers.
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Wednesday
October
24
4:30​pm
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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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.