Sew Simple Class Listing 

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

July 12, Learn to Use a Sewing Machine, 6pm (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.

July 19, Kimberbell Club, 6pm (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. This month’s design is a refreshing take on cutwork! (This club time is full.)

July 21, Kimberbell Club, 2pm (Sat)- A daytime repeat of our popular Kimberbell Club, see above. (Spots available)

July 26, Simple Sewing Series, 6pm (Th)- Still learning the basics of sewing? Join this class for the beginning sewist and make an easy and attractive pillowcase. A fun project for more experienced sewists as well. Class $25 plus kit fee of $12

July 28, Learn to Use a Sewing Machine, 1pm (Sat) – 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.

August 2, Basics of Quilting: Piecing, 6pm (Th)- We begin at the beginning with measuring and cutting strips, then discovering how to get a ¼ seam while making a simple table runner. Class fee $25 plus $8.97 material fee.

August 4, Quilting with Rulers, 2pm (Sat)- People all over the world have taken this class via Craftsy online with Amy, now you can take it in person. Learn how to use rulers to guide your free motion quilting for smooth curves and straight lines. You don’t have to be an expert with free motion, but must be comfortable with the basics of moving the quilt with free motion. The ruler foot for your machine is required, but rulers are provided. Class $35 plus $7.50

August 9, Basics of Free Motion Quilting, 6pm (Th)- 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.

August 14, Learn to Use a Sewing Machine, 6pm (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. Need to buy a machine? We will apply your class fee towards the purchase of one of our Janomes.

August 16, Kimberbell Club, 6pm (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. (This club time is full.)

August 18, Kimberbell Club, 2pm (Sat)- A daytime repeat of our popular Kimberbell Club, see above.

August 23, Simple Sewing Series, Zipper Pouch, 6pm, (Th)-  Join this class for the beginning sewist and make zippered pouch or wristlet. A fun project for more experienced sewists as well. Class $25 plus kit fee of $12

August 30, Basics of Machine Embroidery, 6pm, (Th)- Join this relaxed Q and A session and demo on machine embroidery. Class fee $10.

September 4, Simple Sewing Series, Pretty Pillow, 6pm (Th)- Explore the use of decorative stitching and sewing techniques to create a pretty pillow top and create an envelope pillow closure. A fun project for more experienced sewists as well. Class $25 Kit TBD

September 8, Full-day Intermediate FMQ and Ruler Work Workshop- Join Amy and explore quilting feathers, and designs for sashing and borders with free motion quilting then add ruler work and background fills. Details to be announced later.

September 13, Kimberbell Club, 6pm (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. (This club time is full.)

September 15, Kimberbell Club, 2pm (Sat)- A daytime repeat of our popular Kimberbell Club, see above.

September 20, Learn to Quilt Series, Baste and Quilt (Th)- Learn how to baste the quilt layers and do a variety of quilting techniques with your machine and walking foot. Details to come soon.

September 27, Learn to Use a Sewing Machine, 6pm (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. Need to buy a machine? We will apply your class fee towards the purchase of one of our Janomes.

October 27, MC15000 Full-day Workshop (Sat)- Learn how to use basic and advanced features of your amazing machine! Sewing, embroidery, software and apps will be covered. Details to be announced later.

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