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
9
10:00​am
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Turn scraps of fabric into beautiful designs using different stitches and stabilizers. Learn three great methods to applique with a sewing machine.
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Tuesday
August
9
12:30​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Put your sewing machine to more use than just the basics! Learn to stabilize and stitch machine buttonholes for a polished finish.
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Tuesday
August
9
3:30​pm
(Sewing Studio)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Perfect gift for the cook in your life. Learn to sew a Chef's Apron from start to finish using patterns, fabric and sewing machines.
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cancelled Registration Required
Tuesday
August
9
4:15​pm
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Life Skills
Add a new pair of palazzo pants to your Spring wardrobe while polishing your sewing skills. Day 1: Measuring Day 2: Cutting /Sewing Day 3: Sewing the waistband, hemming.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
August
9
4:30​pm
(Online Fiber Arts Classroom)
Event Categories: Maker/DIY; Arts & Crafting
An undone hem is an easy fix once you have learn the basic hand sewing techniques used for hemming. These can be applied to pants, skirts, blouses or any piece of clothing that needs hemming.
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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.