Class Schedule

Jan 15, 2019

Mount Rainier Sewing Guild Meeting

7PM-9PM

FREE

Join us for our monthly Mount Rainier American Sewing Guild meeting!  Learn about our local sewing guild, meet the coordinators and sign up to join.  Want to know more?

Meeting Dates:

Tuesday, January 15, 2019: 7PM-9PM

Tuesday, February 19, 2019: 7PM-9PM

Tuesday, March 19, 2019: 7PM-9PM

Jan 16, 2019

Open Studio

6:00PM - 9:00PM

$50

Need help finishing a project? This is the class for you! Open studio is for students who need extra help with unfinished sewing projects, alterations, zippers, buttonholes or any other sewing techniques. 3 hours of instruction.

 

Jan 18, 2019

Knitting Basics

$145

Learn the basic knitting techniques -- the knit and purl stitches -- and use them to create a scarf or other rectangular project, such as a washcloth or pillow cover. You'll learn the basic mechanics of knitting: how a series of interlocking loops creates a strong, elastic fabric. You'll also learn how to form your stitches using both English and Continental styles, and how to avoid common mistakes. Supply list will be available soon.

Class Schedule:

Friday, January 18, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Friday, January 25, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Friday, February 1, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Jan 19, 2019

Beginning Sewing Level 1

Winter Session 1

$145

Entry level class for true beginners. Students will learn to make a pillow, tote bag and pull on pajama bottoms. Emphasis will be placed on machine operation and reading a pattern.  Please click here for supply list.

 

Classes will meet:

January 19, 2019: 10:00AM - 1:00PM

January 26, 2019: 10:00AM - 1:00PM

February 2, 2019: 10:00AM - 1:00PM

February 9, 2019: 10:00AM - 1:00PM

Jan 23, 2019

Corset Making

$145

Just in time for Valentine’s Day but there’s nothing like a corset to give you that perfect hourglass figure. In this class we will construct a basic boned corset from start to finish. Sewing experience required.  Click here for supply list. 

Class Schedule:

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 6pm-9pm

Sunday, January 30, 2019 6pm-9pm

Sunday, February 13, 2019 6pm-9pm

Sunday, February 20, 2019 6pm-9pm

Jan 26, 2019

Design Series: Children's Clothing

2:00PM-7:00PM

$65

Learn design and construction techniques to create unique, one of a kind clothing for children.  Led by Mama Afia Nson Bonsu, this series focuses on traditional and contemporary African design techniques without the use of patterns. For advanced beginning seamstresses and above.


 

Jan 26, 2019

Beginner Sewing 3

$145

Students will learn to construct and assemble a skirt and a pair of pants. Emphasis will be placed on inserting a zipper, hemming, fitting, construction, buttonholes and top-stitching techniques.  Please click here for supply list.

 

Classes will meet:

Saturday, January 26, 2019 10am-1pm

Saturday, February 2, 2019 10am-1pm

Saturday, February 9, 2019 10am-1pm

Saturday, February 23, 2019 10am-1pm

Feb 01, 2019

Sewing Palooza

6PM-11PM

$20

We all have them, and we all need to get them done. This will be the night where you can bring in your sewing project(s) to complete or work on in an exciting sewing environment! This is not a class but you can come in and use the sewing machines, notion and space to cut and layout. The session is potluck style, so please bring a dish to share with everyone. Registration is required to secure a table.  We will also have a sewing swap! The swap is optional but if you participate please feel free to bring your sewing notions, supplies, fabric, or any materials you would like to donate or get rip of to swap for something else!

 

Feb 06, 2019

Open Studio

6:00PM - 9:00PM

$50

Need help finishing a project? This is the class for you! Open studio is for students who need extra help with unfinished sewing projects, alterations, zippers, buttonholes or any other sewing techniques. 3 hours of instruction.

 

Feb 09, 2019

Sip and Sew DC

$50

Saturday, February 9, 2019 3:00PM-7:00PM

 

Sip and Sew DC presents its first up cycling class while vibing to the best Afrobeat music!  You'll need to bring a top of any kind (t-shirt, sweathshirt, denim jacket, blazer) and customize to your own style.  The sky is the limit!  From adding pockets and hoodies to changing sleeves, you'll leave this class with a new piece that you can call your own.  No experience necessary.  You must bring a top and we will provide everything else including fabric, sewing machine plus two complimentary glasses of wine. ​

Feb 10, 2019

Intermediate Sewing 1

Formal Wear

$145

Sewing an evening gown or any formal attire can seem intimidating, but no need to fear! Bring your dress to life by learning some tips and tricks of the fashion industry. You may choose your own pattern and fabric for this class. Sewing experience is required. Click here for the supply list.

Class Dates:

Sunday, February 10, 2019 9am-12pm

Sunday, February 24, 2019 9am-12pm

Sunday, March 3, 2019 9am-12pm

Sunday, March 10, 2019 9am-12pm

Feb 16, 2019

Sip and Paint on Silk

1PM-4PM

$65

Led by master silk artist Diane Tuckman, you will learn the basics of silk painting while creating two samples and a silk scarf. You will also observe a demonstration by Diane, who produces wall hangings, silk scarves and has co-authored four silk painting books. All supplies included including 100% silk fabric and two glasses of wine.

Feb 20, 2019

Open Studio

6:00PM - 9:00PM

$50

Need help finishing a project? This is the class for you! Open studio is for students who need extra help with unfinished sewing projects, alterations, zippers, buttonholes or any other sewing techniques. 3 hours of instruction.

 

Feb 22, 2019

Intro to Patternmaking

$145

Have you ever wanted to create your own patterns that fit perfectly? In this class, students will learn the fundamental steps used to create basic patterns and the flat pattern drafting techniques required to manipulate shape, style and fit. At the completion of the 4-week course, students will have completed two basic paper patterns that can be used over and over again. Supply list will be available soon.

Class Dates:

Friday, February 22, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Friday, March 1, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Friday, March 8, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Friday, March 15, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Feb 23, 2019

Zoom Online Class - Faux-leather clutch

12PM-3PM

$50

Sew Creative Lounge is coming to you with its new online class. First up, you'll create a faux-leather clutch in the comfort of your home with the help of master seamstress Tisha Thorne. Fabric, thread and pattern will be shipped to you a week before the class. Registration ends: February 13, 2019. No sewing experience required however you must be able to thread your sewing machine.

Required materials:

Sewing machine

Scissors

Chalk

Seam Ripper

Sewing guage or measuring tape

Sewing pins

Chop stick

Mar 02, 2019

Beginner Sewing 1

Winter session 2

$145

Entry level class for true beginners. Students will learn to make a pillow, tote bag and pull on pajama bottoms. Emphasis will be placed on machine operation and reading a pattern.  Please click here for supply list.

 

Classes will meet:

Saturday, March 2, 2019: 10AM -1PM

Saturday, March 9, 2019: 10AM -1PM

Saturday, March 16, 2019: 10AM -1PM

Saturday, March 23, 2019: 10AM -1PM

 

Mar 02, 2019

Beginner Sewing 2

$145

This class is designed for students who have a basic knowledge of sewing or have taken our Beginner Sewing 1 class.  Students will make two shirts and build the following skills: buttonholes, collar, sleeves and cuff.  Please click here for supply list.

Classes Will Meet :

Saturday, March 2, 2019 : 10AM - 1PM

Saturday, March 9, 2019 : 10AM - 1PM

Saturday, March 16, 2019 : 10AM - 1PM

Saturday, March 23, 2019 : 10AM - 1PM

Mar 06, 2019

Open Studio

6:00PM - 9:00PM

$50

Need help finishing a project? This is the class for you! Open studio is for students who need extra help with unfinished sewing projects, alterations, zippers, buttonholes or any other sewing techniques. 3 hours of instruction.

 

Mar 09, 2019

Sip and Sew DC

$50

Saturday, March 9, 2019 3:00PM-7:00PM

 

Come join us on a lovely Saturday and sew with us while sipping wine! This special edition series is for beginner and above seamstresses.  All materials including fabric just for each class and sewing machine usage is included plus two complimentary glasses of wine.

Project: Tote Bag

Music: Prince vs. Michael Jackson

 

Mar 13, 2019

Bomber Jacket Construction

$145

Create your own personalized bomber jacket. Style it in a variety of ways using fabrics such as brocade, denim or leather. Stitch or iron on patches or add embroidery to elevate the look. Advanced Beginner & above. Click here for supply list.

Class Dates:

Wednesday, March 13, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Wednesday, March 20, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Wednesday, March 27, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Wednesday, April 10, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Mar 20, 2019

Open Studio

6:00PM - 9:00PM

$50

Need help finishing a project? This is the class for you! Open studio is for students who need extra help with unfinished sewing projects, alterations, zippers, buttonholes or any other sewing techniques. 3 hours of instruction.

 

Mar 23, 2019

Cricut 101

$145

It’s time to take your cricut out of the box and put it to use! This class will go over how to use your Cricut to create beautiful cards, decals and more. Supply list will be available soon.

Class Dates:

Saturday, March 23, 2019: 2PM-5PM

Saturday, March 30, 2019: 2PM-5PM

Saturday, April 6, 2019: 2PM-5PM

Saturday, April 27, 2019: 2PM-5PM

Mar 23, 2019

Crochet Overlay

2PM-5PM

$140

Details coming soon!

Saturday, March 23, 2019: 2PM-5PM

Saturday, March 30, 2019: 2PM-5PM

Saturday, April 6, 2019: 2PM-5PM
 

Mar 24, 2019

Machine Quilting

$145

If you’re tired of turning your quilt over to someone else to finish, then it's time to learn how to learn to machine quilt using your domestic sewing machine. This class will teach you techniques and machine quilting designs that will help you confidently finish your quilting projects. Supply List will be available soon.

Class Dates:

Sunday, March 24, 2019: 9AM-12PM

Sunday, March 31, 2019: 9AM-12PM

Sunday, April 7, 2019: 9AM-12PM

Sunday, April 28, 2019: 9AM-12PM

Mar 29, 2019

Sewing Palooza

6PM-11PM

$20

We all have them, and we all need to get them done. This will be the night where you can bring in your sewing project(s) to complete or work on in an exciting sewing environment! This is not a class but you can come in and use the sewing machines, notion and space to cut and layout. The session is potluck style, so please bring a dish to share with everyone. Registration is required to secure a table.  We will also have a sewing swap! The swap is optional but if you participate please feel free to bring your sewing notions, supplies, fabric, or any materials you would like to donate or get rip of to swap for something else!

 

Apr 03, 2019

Open Studio

6:00PM - 9:00PM

$50

Need help finishing a project? This is the class for you! Open studio is for students who need extra help with unfinished sewing projects, alterations, zippers, buttonholes or any other sewing techniques. 3 hours of instruction.

 

Apr 14, 2018

Earth Day Project

12PM-3PM

$45

Reduce, Reuse & Recycle : Bring a pair of jeans and transform them into a stylish skirt. (3 hours).

Apr 17, 2019

Open Studio

6:00PM - 9:00PM

$50

Need help finishing a project? This is the class for you! Open studio is for students who need extra help with unfinished sewing projects, alterations, zippers, buttonholes or any other sewing techniques. 3 hours of instruction.

 

Apr 27, 2019

Zoom Online Class

12PM-3PM

$50

Details coming soon!

May 01, 2019

Open Studio

6:00PM - 9:00PM

$50

Need help finishing a project? This is the class for you! Open studio is for students who need extra help with unfinished sewing projects, alterations, zippers, buttonholes or any other sewing techniques. 3 hours of instruction.

 

May 08, 2019

Pocket Construction Techniques

$140

Learn to construct a variety of pockets to accent your clothing and accessories including patch, welt and zippered pockets. Supply list will be available soon.

 

Class Schedule:

Wednesday, May 8, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Wednesday, May 15, 2019: 6PM-9PM

Wednesday, May 22, 2019: 6PM-9PM

May 15, 2019

Open Studio

6:00PM - 9:00PM

$50

Need help finishing a project? This is the class for you! Open studio is for students who need extra help with unfinished sewing projects, alterations, zippers, buttonholes or any other sewing techniques. 3 hours of instruction.

 

Jun 05, 2019

Open Studio

6:00PM - 9:00PM

$50

Need help finishing a project? This is the class for you! Open studio is for students who need extra help with unfinished sewing projects, alterations, zippers, buttonholes or any other sewing techniques. 3 hours of instruction.