Events

Sunday, April 22
T-Shirt Re-Design | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Learn how to take a basic t-shirt pattern and transform it into your own design.  The students will learn how to change sleeve detail, work with necklines, and various yoke details.  We will work with ½ scale models practicing various exercises to learn techniques.
April 23 at 10:00 AM - April 24, 2018 at 4:00 PM
Necessary Clutch Wallet
This wallet can carry all your necessities! Cell phone, cash, credit cards, and more! Learn how to put in clasps and a zipper! Upon class sign up you’ll receive a supply list of materials.  Pattern purchase required.
Event Location
The Sewin' Asylum
Tuesday, April 24
T-Shirt Re-Design | 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Learn how to take a basic t-shirt pattern and transform it into your own design.  The students will learn how to change sleeve detail, work with necklines, and various yoke details.  We will work with ½ scale models practicing various exercises to learn techniques.
Event Location
The Sewin' Asylum
Saturday, April 28
Zip It Up | 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Did you know that April 28 is National Zipper Day?  In honor of this momentous occasion, we’re having a zipper workshop- an intense zipper workshop.  Now, don’t let the title scare you!  Zippers aren’t the beasts they’re portrayed to be.  Come learn how to sew the different styles of zippers and lose your fear. 
$59 includes materials and a light lunch. 
Event Location
The Sewin' Asylum
Saturday, May 5
Know Your Knits | 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Does the thought of sewing on knits leave you frazzled?  Don’t fear the knit- we’ve got you covered.  We’re doing a lecture/demo/trunk show.  We’ll show you new tips and techniques for sewing on this fabric.  In addition, we will be featuring a trunkshow of garments made from the patterns we stock at the shop.  See how the various sizes run and how the fabrics look made up.  Don’t fear that you have to own a serger to work with this material.  We’ve got great methods for the sewing machine to achieve the most professional result. 
Event Location
The Sewin' Asylum
Saturday, May 12
Stitch a Project for Mom | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Shhh, it’s a secret!  All materials are included in this class to make a nice gift for Mom.$45
Event Location
The Sewin' Asylum
June 4 at 10:00 AM - June 7, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Quilt Camp
We have had so much fun hosting this camp in the summers.  It has always been one of our most popular sessions.  The students will design their own lap-size quilts.  They will be taught various quilt techniques and will also learn about quilt blocks, half square triangles, and more.  This year, as an option, the students can make their quilt into a floor pillow from their quilt.
Event Location
The Sewin' Asylum
Saturday, June 16
Stitch a Project for Dad | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Do you need a special gift for dad? We have to perfect idea!
*Bring your own tie or you can choose one from us.
Event Location
The Sewin' Asylum
Saturday, June 30
How to Follow a Pattern | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
You see such cool fashions that you want to stitch up.  The pattern says, “it’s easy”, but for whom?  In this class you will learn the pattern terminology, sizing, and techniques necessary to sew with a sewing pattern.  We’ll go over how to determine your proper size, what type of fabric to use, and what the notions are that are listed on the back of a pattern.  As a bonus, we’ll also explain the difference between a paper pattern and a “PDF” electronic pattern.  From newbie to “seasoned sewist”, this class will make your sewing experience much more enjoyable  $49
Event Location
The Sewin' Asylum
Saturday, July 28
Fabric 101 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
There are so many different fabrics-how do you know what will work with the pattern you’ve chosen, and how do you sew with it?  Is there special care or a special stitch?  We’ll unlock this mystery and provide you with sample cards of the various fabrics.  You’ll gain confidence to stitch up something new!  Materials included in tuition. $49
Event Location
The Sewin' Asylum