Classes

If you’re interested in taking a scheduled class from me, the dates, times, locations, and links to more information including how to sign up are below. If you are interested in a class that I currently don’t have a date for, a specific class, or private sewing instruction, please contact me at kcsewingclass at gmail dot com. If I have enough interest in a particular class, I will set a date.

To sign up for my mailing list to find out when new classes are scheduled, please follow the link below and complete the form.

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Private Sewing Lesson(s)

Price: $20 per hour (my location) or $25 per hour (your location)

Location: My home studio is located in North Kansas City, right across the river. Otherwise, I’m happy to come to you.

Sign Up: Email me at kcsewingclass at gmail dot com.

 

Private Sewing Lessons Package – NEW

If you plan to have recurring lessons, this would be a great option for you. Purchase multiple hours and use them however you would like – split it into two sessions, three sessions, multiple 1-2 hour sessions, etc.

Price:

Buy 10 hours – $180 (my location) or $225 (your location)

Buy 15 hours – $240 (my location) or $300 (your location)

Buy 20 hours – $280 (my location) or $350 (your location)

Buy more than 15 hours: Email me at kcsewingclass at gmail dot com and we will negotiate a rate.

Sign Up: Email me at kcsewingclass at gmail dot com.

Note: You must use the hours within 6 months of purchasing. I will work with you to find dates and times that work for both of us. No refunds.

 

Sewing Machine Rental – NEW

If you do not have a sewing machine or do not want to bring you sewing machine to class, you can rent one from me for the duration of the class.

Price: $20 per class

Sign Up: Email me at kcsewingclass at gmail dot com. Please tell me which class you would like the machine for.

 

CLASSES

 

If you are interested in a class that I currently don’t have a date for, a specific class, or private sewing instruction, please contact me at kcsewingclass at gmail dot com.

 

Modern Apparel Sewing with Knits for Beginners

Sewing is a very rewarding craft, hobby, and skill and there has been a great resurgence of handmade crafting recently. If you took either of the Modern Sewing classes, have taken sewing classes before, or have some sewing skills and want to delve into apparel sewing, then this is the next course for you. You will learn how to purchase, print, put together, and read a PDF sewing pattern, buy apparel fabric, and sew knit apparel projects. Projects will be beginner friendly, fit forgiving, and in a large range of sizes for every shape. You will finish the course with four projects, two tops and two bottoms.

Date and Time: Wednesdays from  6 – 9 pm (5 Sessions) – June 20, 2018 – July 25, 2018. Holiday, no class on July 4, 2018.

Price: $140

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: Park Hill Community Education Catalog

 

Hand Quilting

Learn to cut and sew together quilt pieces & to create various quilting stitches by hand.

Date and Time: Friday, July 6th, from 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Price: TBD

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: JOANN Fabrics and Crafts, 2201 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64154 – Will be available to register in May 2018.

 

Everyday Tank

Learn to construct the Slight Sleeve Top & Tunic pattern by Indygo Junction. This staple piece will surprise you with its simple construction using only three pattern pieces. In the class, we will walk through each step with tips and tricks for a successful finished project.   

Date and Time: Saturday, July 7th, from 10 am – 2 pm

Price: $45

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: Prairie Point Quilt & Fabric Shop

 

Hand Quilting

Learn to cut and sew together quilt pieces & to create various quilting stitches by hand.

Date and Time: Thursday, August 2nd, from 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Price: TBD

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: JOANN Fabrics and Crafts, 2201 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64154 – Will be available to register in May 2018.

 

Fabriflair Ornament

Ready to create dimensional fabric art! This class will walk you through how to work with the special Fabriflair stabilizer and construct 3D ornaments using your sewing machine and hand sewing techniques.

Date and Time: Thursday, August 9th, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Price: $35

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: Prairie Point Quilt & Fabric Shop

 

Learn to Quilt

Learn rotary cutting techniques, piecing techniques, basic seam pressing & assemble a quilt block!

Date and Time: Saturday, August 18th, from 9:30 am – 12 pm

Price: $35

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: JOANN Fabrics and Crafts, 2201 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64154

 

Kids’ Lap Quilt

Date and Time: Monday, September 3rd, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm AND Monday, September 10th, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Price: $35

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: JOANN Fabrics and Crafts, 2201 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64154

 

Learn to Quilt

Learn rotary cutting techniques, piecing techniques, basic seam pressing & assemble a quilt block!

Date and Time: Saturday, September 8th, from 9:30 am – 12 pm

Price: TBD

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: JOANN Fabrics and Crafts, 2201 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64154

 

Modern Sewing – Bags

If you took any of the Modern Sewing classes, have taken sewing classes before, or have some sewing skills, then this is a great next class for you. Everybody loves bags, but they often shy away from making them because of specialty techniques and fabrics. In this course, students will be walked through the process and techniques to make two in depth bags.

Date and Time: Wednesdays from  6 – 9 pm (5 Sessions) September 12, 2018 – October 10, 2018

Price: $140

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: Park Hill Community Education Catalog will be released late summer/early fall.

 

Embroidery Stitching

Learn how to create five different embroidery stitches including back stitch, french knot, chain stitch, satin stitch & feather stitch plus how to use an embroidery hoop.

Date and Time: Thursday, September 27th, from 5:30 – 8:30 pm

Price: $40

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: JOANN Fabrics and Crafts, 2201 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64154

 

 

Easy Top & Tunic

The Easy Top & Tunic pattern by Indygo Essentials is a versatile wardrobe staple with bust darts, sleeve and neck facings, and a fun hemline. Choose from three lengths and layer a long sleeve shirt and leggings underneath with a pair of tall boots for a fall/winter look. In class, we will walk through each step with tips and tricks for a successful finished project.

Date and Time: Saturday, September 29th from 1-5 pm

Price: $45

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: Prairie Point Quilt & Fabric Shop

 

Learn to Quilt

Learn rotary cutting techniques, piecing techniques, basic seam pressing & assemble a quilt block!

Date and Time: Thursday, October 11th, from 5:30 -8:00 pm

Price: $35

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: JOANN Fabrics and Crafts, 2201 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64154

 

Kids’ Lap Quilt

Date and Time: Wednesday, October 10th, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm AND Wednesday, October 24th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Price: $35

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: JOANN Fabrics and Crafts, 2201 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64154

 

Embroidery Stitching

Learn how to create five different embroidery stitches including back stitch, french knot, chain stitch, satin stitch & feather stitch plus how to use an embroidery hoop.

Date and Time: Saturday, October 27th, from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Price: $40

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: JOANN Fabrics and Crafts, 2201 NW Barry Road, Kansas City, MO 64154

 

Warm & Cozy Wrap

With only three pattern pieces and an oversize fit, the Warm & Cozy Wrap pattern by Indygo Junction is perfect for beginners. In class, you will learn how to construct a simple garment including choosing a size, cutting fabric using pattern pieces, and reading a garment pattern.

Date and Time: Saturday, October 27th from 2-5 pm

Price: $45

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: Prairie Point Quilt & Fabric Shop

 

Lucy Dress

Learn to sew an adorable, fully lined dress for a child in your life! The Lucy pattern by Children’s Corner Patterns is a beginner friendly pattern with the potential to add details and embellishments as your skills grow. In class, we will walk through each step with tips and tricks for a successful finished project.

Date and Time: Saturday, November 3rd from 1-5 pm

Price: $45

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: Prairie Point Quilt & Fabric Shop

 

Raglan Top

Part of the Indygo Essentials patterns, the Raglan Top is the “perfect everyday top to wear on any occasion!” With raglan sleeves and gentle gathers, this top is great for beginners wanting a garment with just a little more detail than your basic shirt. In class, we will walk through each step with tips and tricks for a successful finished project.

Date and Time: Saturday, December 15th from 1-5 pm

Price: $45

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: Prairie Point Quilt & Fabric Shop

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Modern Intermediate Sewing

If you took either of the Beginner Modern Sewing classes, have taken sewing classes before, or have some sewing skills and want to take your sewing to the next level, then this is the next course for you. The course will focus on specific techniques to advance your sewing skills. New techniques will include foundation paper piecing, English paper piecing, sewing curves, matchstick quilting, and sewing zippers.

Date and Time: Wednesdays from  6 – 9 pm (5 Sessions) – Next date TBD

Price: $280

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

 

Intro to Knits: Raglan Sweatshirt

If you find sewing with knits intimidating, this is the class for you! In this class, we will use the ‘Relaxed Raglan’ pattern from Patterns for Pirates to create a knit sweatshirt with raglan sleeves. No serger is needed and newbies are welcome.

Date and Time: TBD

Price: $45

Duration: 4 hours

Location: TBD

Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

 

Intro to Sewing: Speedy Pillowcase

Are you just learning to sew and need a little encouragement and some help? This class is for you! Let me help you navigate your sewing machine while making this pillowcase from ‘The School of Sewing.’ We will cover all the basics and you will leave with a finished project! No experience necessary.

Dates and Times: TBD

Price: $35

Duration: 3 hours

Location: TBD

Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

 

The Lark Tee

Mix and match the four neckline and sleeve options to create your perfect tee using ‘The Lark Tee” pattern from Grainline Studio! No serger needed! Bring your pre-washed knit fabric, a pack of ballpoint needles, and your sewing machine and leave with a finished shirt!

Date and Time: TBD

Price: $45

Duration: 4 hours

Location: TBD

Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

 

School of Sewing Class

Choose a project from the School of Sewing book! Whether it’s the zipper pouch, apron, tote bag, or any of the other projects in the book, I will walk you through the instructions.

Date and Time: TBD

Price: $35-$45 depending on the project

Duration: 3-4 hours depending on the project

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

 

My First Quilt (Part 1, 2, 3)

This class is for all of those who would love to learn how to make a quilt. If you have basic sewing skills, you CAN quilt! We will be using School of Sewing as a resource and will be covering each step of quilt-making in two sessions. Part 1 will cover fabric cutting and piecing your quilt top. Part 2 will cover basting and machine quilting. Part 3 will cover binding.

Date and Time: TBD

Price: $45 per class

Duration: 4 hours per class

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

 

Modern Sewing for Beginners

Sewing is a very rewarding craft, hobby, and skill and there has been a great resurgence of handmade crafting recently. This course is for the absolute beginner or for somebody who has dabbled and wants to take it to the next level. You will learn how to properly use a sewing machine and sewing tools, shop for fabric and supplies, read a sewing pattern, and complete handmade items. You will finish the course with four completed projects!

Date and Time: Wednesdays from  6 – 9 pm (5 Sessions) – Next date TBD

Price: $140

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

 

Modern Sewing for Advanced Beginners

Sewing is a very rewarding craft, hobby, and skill and there has been a great resurgence of handmade crafting recently. If you took Modern Sewing for Beginners, have taken sewing classes before, or have some sewing skills, then this is the next course for you. The course will walk you through four advanced projects from School of Sewing and allow you to choose an additional project from the book for the last session.

Date and Time: Wednesdays from  6 – 9 pm (5 Sessions) – Next date TBD

Price: $140

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

 

Modern Serging for Beginners

If you, like many crafters and sewists, have a serger/overlock that rarely gets used, this class will show you how to make the most of that machine. You will learn how to thread, change needles, and set up your machine for different stitches. Projects will be beginner friendly and you will finish the course with at least four completed projects.

Date and Time: Wednesdays from  6 – 9 pm (5 Sessions) – Next date TBD

Price: $140

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

 

Modern Sewing for Baby

Sewing is a very rewarding craft, hobby, and skill and there has been a great resurgence of handmade crafting recently. This course will focus on projects for the babies (or future babies) in your life. The projects would also make great baby shower gifts. Whether you are a beginner who is still getting familiar with your machine or more advanced and want some fun baby project ideas, this is a great next course for you. You will finish the course with multiple items including blankets, apparel, and toys.

Date and Time: Wednesdays from  6 – 9 pm (5 Sessions) – Next date TBD

Price: $140

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

 

Modern Quilting for Advanced Beginners

Sewing is a very rewarding craft, hobby, and skill and there has been a great resurgence of handmade crafting recently. If you took either of the Modern Sewing classes, have taken sewing classes before, or have some sewing skills and want to take on a bigger project, then this is the next course for you. You will learn how to cut, piece, sandwich, quilt, and bind a quilt. You will finish the course with a completed quilt to snuggle up in!

Date and Time: Wednesdays from  6 – 9 pm (6 Sessions) – Next date TBD

Price: $165

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

 

Modern Intermediate Sewing 2

If you took either of the Beginner Modern Sewing classes or the first Modern Intermediate Sewing class, have taken sewing classes before, or have some sewing skills and want to take your sewing to the next level, then this is the next course for you. The course will focus on specific techniques to advance your sewing skills. New techniques will include working with interfacing, tiny piecing, embroidery, and piping.

Date and Time: Wednesdays from  6 – 9 pm (10 Sessions) – Next date TBD

Price: $280

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

 

Button Back Shirt

Learn to construct the Button Back Shirt pattern by Indygo Junction in this two part class. This classic and comfy shirt will surprise you in the details with a front pleat, shirt collar, and button back. In the classes, we will walk through each detail with tips and tricks for a successful finished project.

Date and Time: TBD

Price: $60

Location, Sign Up, and More Information: TBD

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