Sew Simple Class Listing 

Dates, descriptions, and pertinent policy information listed below.  Complete material and supply list available upon request. Advance registration and payment is required.

Roses and Arrow Quilt Along January 16, 7pm

This is a free quilt along program hosted twice a week by Amy on the AmyQuilts Facebook page. Buy the kit, make your top and follow along as Amy shows how you can free motion quilt and use ruler work to finish this fun panel project. The videos will be available on FB after each lesson. Kits are available online at AmyQuilts.com (in-store pick up saves you shipping) as well as at Sew Simple. Anyone can follow along without purchase. Not a substitute for an in-depth class on free motion or ruler work. Great for building your skills.

Kimberbell Embroidery Club January 17 at 6pm or 19 at 2pm
Learn embroidery techniques and tips as this lecture demo style session works through a series of adorable embroidery designs. Join the club and receive a new design each month. Monthly fee $5.

Learn to Use a Sewing Machine, January 24 at 6pm
This is our absolute beginner’s class. Bring a machine if you have one and learn to use it, or arrange to use one of ours. You will learn the basic operation of the machine and create a simple project. All materials are provided for the project. Class is $25, plus a $5 fee for the materials. Want to buy a machine? We will apply your class fee towards the purchase of one of our Janomes.

Basics of Quilting: Piecing, class 1 of 2 January 31 at 6pm
In this two-part series you will learn how to select fabrics, cut accurately and piece a simple table runner, finding the elusive “perfect ¼” seam” on your machine and build the skills needed by every quilter. Class fee is $30, with a kit of $10. All tools are provided during the class. Class 2 is Feb. 28

Quilting with Rulers, February 2 at 2pm


Learn to guide your free motion quilting with acrylic rulers for super straight lines and smooth curves. Explore was of placing rulers for simple but effective quilting designs. Must already be familiar with setting up for free motion quilting and moving a quilt under your machine. Class fee $35, $7.50 for materials.


Simple Sewing Series: Tote Bag, February 7 at 6pm


Make a simple tote bag and build upon your basic sewing skills. Bring your machine or arrange to use one of ours. Class fee $20 plus materials, $10.


Saturday Sampler Begins February 9


Pick up your first block kit for just $5 and return with your finished block the following month to receive the next block kit for free! Miss a month or forget your block? Start up again with a kit for $5. More details to come.


Kimberbell Club February 14 at 6pm or 16 at 2pm.


Learn embroidery techniques and tips as this lecture demo style session works through a series of adorable embroidery designs. Join the club and receive a new design each month. Monthly fee $5.

 

Learn to Use a Sewing Machine February 21 at 6pm
This is our absolute beginner’s class. Bring a machine if you have one and learn to use it, or arrange to use one of ours. You will learn the basic operation of the machine and create a simple project. All materials are provided for the project. Class is $25, plus a $5 fee for the materials. Want to buy a machine? We will apply your class fee towards the purchase of one of our Janomes.


Janome Embroidery Club Feb 23 at 2pm


This class is free to attend for anyone with a Janome 500e, S9, 14000 or 15000 purchased from Sew Simple. Purchase the session’s design for download on your USB for $5. Let our tips and instruction help you get the most out of your machine. Lecture demo format. Others may attend with a $10 class fee.


Jen Kingwell Tempter Club begins February 26, 10:30am until 1pm


Details to come on this scrap-busting fun and skill building quilting club. One part class, one part Open Sew, the admission to this club is the purchase of one of Jen’s Tempter Templates from Sew Simple. Monthly club meeting are free and will include tips on piecing these challenging blocks as well as time to work on them. More details to come.


Basics of Quilting, Class 2 of 2, February 28 at 6pm


Bring back your table runner blocks and learn how to piece them into the table runner. Class only open to those who took Class 1.

 

Simple Sewing Series: Hemming March 7 at 6pm


Learn this basic of garment sewing and alteration. Learn to do 3 types of hems and what types of garments they are best for. Bring your machine or use one of ours at no charge. Class fee $25, materials included.


Saturday Sampler March 9, Demos at 11 and 4


Continuation of our Saturday Sampler block program. Pick up your first block kit for just $5 and return with your finished block the following month to receive the next block kit for free! Miss a month or forget your block? Start up again with a kit for $5. More details to come.


Kimberbell Club March 14 at 6pm or 16 at 2pm.


Learn embroidery techniques and tips as this lecture demo style session works through a series of adorable embroidery designs. Join the club and receive a new design each month. Monthly fee $5.


Learn to Use a Sewing Machine March 21 at 6pm


This is our absolute beginner’s class. Bring a machine if you have one and learn to use it, or arrange to use one of ours. You will learn the basic operation of the machine and create a simple project. All materials are provided for the project. Class is $25, plus a $5 fee for the materials. Want to buy a machine? We will apply your class fee towards the purchase of one of our Janomes.


Janome Embroidery Club March 23 at 2pm


This class is free to attend for anyone with a Janome 500e, S9, 14000 or 15000 purchased from Sew Simple. Purchase the session’s design for download on your USB for $5. Let our tips and instruction help you get the most out of your machine. Lecture demo format. Others may attend with a $10 class fee.


Jen Kingwell Tempter Club March 26, 10:30am until 1pm


Details to come on this scrap-busting fun and skill building quilting club. One part class, one part Open Sew, the admission to this club is the purchase of one of Jen’s Tempter Templates from Sew Simple. Monthly club meeting are free and will include tips on piecing these challenging blocks as well as time to work on them. More details to come.

Call Sew Simple for more information 434-239-6708 or email at amy@sewsimpleoflynchburg.com

All classes require pre-registration, which can be done in person or over the phone. Space is very limited, so don’t delay. We have fabulous teacher/student ratios!  Can’t make it to a class that you signed up for? Refunds are given with a minimum of 1 week notice. Any other cancellations or no-shows will be issued store credit only. No-shows may affect your ability to register for classes in the future.

Bring your own machine and basic sewing supplies unless class listing says otherwise. Don’t have a machine? One can be provided in most cases for a $5 fee. Class materials list will be provided in store or online as soon as available. Some classes also require a class kit at an additional fee. This makes gathering the materials need easy as the kit provides them for you.

Sorry, no guests or children may accompany the student unless they are also a paid student. Check with us on suitability of a particular class for older children.

Want something other than what is offered here? More classes will come, but suggestions are welcome and private to semi-private classes can be arranged on a variety of topics. With scheduling difficulties, this can be the best way to get the class you want, especially for busy people (kids too!) so we  can tailor classes to fit you!

Sew Simple of Lynchburg 2414 Wards Rd. Lynchburg VA 24502  434-239-6708

www.sewsimpleoflynchburg.com