Saskatoon

#4 - 1730 Quebec Avenue

 

Saskatoon  SK  S7K 1V9

 

306-652-6031 or 1-800-665-6031

 

fax: 306-652-5955

 

thesewingmachinestore@gmail.com

 

 

 

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Sergers 101

Two 3 hour sessions

Instructor:  Kathy

 

After this six hour class, you will have made friends with your serger.  It is important to understand how a serger works so we focus on basic theory which includes understanding tensions and choosing correct stitches for the project.  You will practice basic techniques - rolled hems, using differential feed, turning corners, flatlock, attaching elastic, using heavy thread and coverstitch for those who have it.  To practice your new skills, you'll make a cover for your machine.  Tons of tips will be provided with lots of laughs thrown in.

Pfaff Ambition, Expression, and Performance Owners

One 3 hour session

Instructor: Kathy

Learn all the little known facts about your machine.  This hands on class will take you from maintenance through the basics of your machine.  You will have a tour through buttonhole options and learn all the tie on/tie off variations.  You'll combine alphabet and designs, practice with the maxi stitches and try your hand at free motion.  Kathy will take you beyond the book.

No Charge $30.00 if machine purchased elsewhere

Baby Lock Brilliant, Katherine, Lyric, and Soprano Owners

One 3 hour session

Instructor: Kathy

Learn how you and your Baby Lock can make beautiful music together.  Start with the basics and move through your machine step by step in this hands on class.  Become familiar with settings, functions, editing and combine stitch patterns, memory, care and maintenance and so much more.

No Charge  $30.00 if machine purchased elsewhere

Janome Skyline, 6650, 6700, 8200, 8900, 9400, and 9450 Owners

One 3 hour session

Instructor: Kathy

Would you like to find out how to make the most of your Janome machine?  There are tons of little tricks to learn that will help you utilize your machine much better and more efficiently.  Home cleaning and maintenance of your machine, needle positions, menu functions, buttonhole making, button sewing, free motion and much, much more.  Let us help you use all of your wonderful Janome.

No Charge $30.00 if machine purchased elsewhere

Knickers 101 

Panties Galore

One 6 - 7 hour class.

Instructor: Noreen Nizinkevich Double 'D' Design

 

If you have never sewn lingerie and want to, this is the class for you.  Make beautiful, custom fit, professional looking panties as well as technique samples for future reference.  There are lots of options - basic panties, boy shorts, and more.  Learn to work with elastic and lace and use techniques specific to knit fabrics.  Noreen has a variety of tricot fabrics, lace, and elastic.

Introduction to Corset Building

Friday       6 - 9 pm

Saturday  10 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Noreen Nizinkevich Double 'D' Design

 

You have asked for this class.  Whether you are into cos play, historical garb, making your own fashion statement, or wanting to make a foundation garment, this is the class for you.  Noreen uses her personal touch to guide you step by step to a beautifully finished corset.  You will learn about boning, fitting, the 'innards' needed, finishing and more.  After the basic corset is made there are numerous options for design and style changes for future corsets.  Bring your lunch so you have more uninterrupted sewing time.

Learn to Sew Wovens

 THE DRESS

Four evening sessions       6 - 9 pm

Instructor: Anne

 

It is warm and time for a wardrobe change.  Learn the ins and outs of dressmaking.  Choose your own pattern but make sure it has a zipper and facing(s).  We have pattern suggestions to give you some ideas.  See how to shape with darts, insert a zipper, face a neck or arm edge, and much, much more.  Dress it up or down and wear it with pride because you made it yourself.  Suitable for the confident beginner and beyond.

Learn to Sew Wovens

THE BOTTOM

Four evening sessions       6 - 9 pm

Instructor: Anne

 

​Try a DIY project.  Choose a skirt or pant pattern and "sew it yourself". Learn how to install a zipper and put on a waistband.  We have pattern suggestions.  You will master the tricks of the trade and efficiencies while navigating through pattern use and construction techniques.  Suitable for beginners and beyond. Use your own machine or one of ours.

Learn to Sew Knits SERGER TOP

One evening sessions       6 - 9 pm

Instructor: Kathy

 

​Here is our newest DIY class.  Use your serger to make a basic T shirt or knit top.  Learn fitting and style change techniques, serging shortcuts, band application, and blind hemming.  In one evening you will complete a well fitted, professionally finished top.

Learn to Sew

Renew, Refresh, Reuse

Two evening sessions       6 - 9 pm

Instructor: Kathy

 

Have a man's shirt that's too special to give away?  Give it a new life.  Fashion it into a jumper or a beach cover up.  Keep the front and back details.  Use the sleeves to make neckline and armhole bindings.  Voila!  You've got a cute addition to your wardrobe.​