Sew Simple Class Listing 

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

October 18- Kimberbell Club, 6-7:30pm (Th)

Explore adorable machine embroidery designs and in-the-hoop projects in our Kimberbell Club. A one time $30 grants you access to 12 months of projects. Each meeting is $5 for lecture, demo, tips and the month’s embroidery design. No need to bring your embroidery machine.

October Kimberbell club

October 20 Kimberbell Club, 2-3:30pm (Sat)

A daytime repeat of the October 18th session.

October 25 How to Use a Sewing Machine, 6-8:30pm (Th)

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. Need to buy a machine? We will apply your class fee towards the purchase of one of our Janomes.

October 27 Basics of Free Motion Quilting, 2-4:30pm (Sat)

Discover the fun and freedom of quilting your own projects with free motion quilting on your home sewing machine. Learn how to set up your machine, move your quilt and tackle tension issues while learning basic designs. Class $30 plus $5.00 for materials.

Basics of Free Motion Quilting Class

October 30  Machine Applique, 6-8:30pm (Th)

Machine applique a fun pumpkin project! Learn how to get great applique results with any machine. Granted some machines make this technique easier or with more options for creativity, but any machine in working order will do. Class fee $25 plus $8 for the kit.

November 1, Simple Sewing Series: Simple Tote Bag, 6-8:30 pm (Th)

A Tote bag for beginners! Simple and useful, this class will teach you to make a basic tote bag with webbing straps. If you know how to run your machine and make simple seams (Have you taken our How to Use a Sewing Machine class?), you can tackle this project! Class fee $25 plus $10 for the kit.

November 3, Intermediate Free Motion Quilting and Intro to Ruler Work, 10am to 4pm (Sat)

Ready to rule your quilts? First, we’ll use rulers to lay out a foundation for a small whole cloth quilt (16×16”), then we’ll add free motion fills to really make the design pop. Lunch is provided. Class Fee is $75, practice kit $5.

November 6, Learn to Make a Quilt Series: Basic Binding, 6-8:30pm (T)

The final step for those who have taken our other two Learn to Quilt classes OR a great class for anyone needing to learn this final step of finishing a quilt. You will use our fabric kit to practice your binding skills, and leave ready to take on the binding of your own projects. Class fee $25 plus materials fee of $5

November 8, Free Motion Feathers (For intermediate FMQ quilters) 6-8:30 pm (Th)

Ready to swoosh and swirl with free motion feathers? This class will introduce you to 4 basic methods of stitching feathers. Class fee is $25.

November 13, How to Use a Sewing Machine, 6-8:30pm (T)

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.

November 15, Kimberbell Club, 6-7:30pm (Th)

Explore adorable machine embroidery designs and in-the-hoop projects in our Kimberbell Club. A one time $30 grants you access to 12 months of projects. Each meeting is $5 for lecture, demo, tips and the month’s embroidery design. No need to bring your embroidery machine.

November 17, Kimberbell Club, 2-3:30pm (Sat)

A daytime repeat of the October 18th session.

November 20, Simple Sewing Series: 10-minute Table Runner 6-7:30pm (T)

Another simple project for the newer sewist or for someone looking for a quick and easy make. Makes a great gift too. If you know how to use your machine and stitch simple straight seams, you can do this! Class fee $20, Kit $10.

November 29, Make a Christmas Stocking on our machines! 6-8:30pm (Th)

Join us to make a stocking featuring quick quilt as you go piecing, decorative stitches, and embroidery! We provide the machines, you provide the eager hands. Basic sewing skills needed. Kit purchase $18 required, instruction free, registration required.

December 6, Make and Take Christmas Ornament (Th)

Pop in for a fun Make and Take project on our machines. Two sessions offered; 12pm and 6pm. Instruction is free, kit purchase and registration is required. Kit $ TBD

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.

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