Information About  The Classes

                                  TO ENSURE SAFETY FOR ALL 

  OUR CLASSES WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

                                   

Welcome to our classes for winter/spring 2020.  Classes are added on an on-going basis so visit this page often. To register or for any questions, call us at 306 652-6031. What you need to know regarding classes at The Sewing Machine Store:

 

  • Payment is required at registration; at that time you will receive the materials list.

  • Registration is available over the phone by Visa or Mastercard.

  • Machines are available for your use, if required.

  • Should a class not go because of insufficient interest, it will be cancelled one week prior to the start date with a full refund coming to you. We recommend not purchasing your materials until you know the class will run.

  • Should you need to withdraw from the class and advise us at least one week prior to the start date of that class, a full refund is given. If you give less than 7 days notice, your tuition is forfeited unless we can find a replacement to fill your spot.

Current Classes

Poolside Tote

Saturday, March 21 & 28, 2020

10 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Anne

 

The Poolside Tote is perfect for all your summer adventures.  It is roomy and has pocket options.  Make it from a wide variety of fabrics.  Use some of those special pieces in your stash.  Get great directions, sewing tips, and lots of laughs from Anne.

 

$105.00 plus pattern and materials

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Jewel

Ruby, Sapphire, or Amethyst

Tuesday and Wednesday, March 24 & 25, 2020

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Noreen Nizinkevich Double 'D' Design

Choose your Jewel.  Use cut and sew foam for the cups.  Virtually any stretch fabric can be used to cover the cups.  Best of all use your own custom fit bra pattern.  Learn skills and techniques to sew it up.  Achieve your goal of a beautiful, comfortable, and professional looking bra.  To enjoy this class it is ideal if you have made a bra in the last five years.

 

$220.oo includes, pattern, fabric, and findings

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Stitcher's Garden

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Last Thursday of each month January - June

1 - 4 pm

Instructor: Kathy

What's the best way to get to know your sewing machine?  Use it to make Stitcher's Garden sewing technique block of the month quilt.  The project is a 61" x 83" quilt top that uses feet, stitches, and threads in creative ways.  Try bobbin work, couching, circular sewing, twin and wing needles, fringe foot, ruffler, and the binder foot to add accents.  Bring your sewing machine to start each block or sew it all at home.

PS...It's not too late to come on board!

$180.00 plus materials

To Register Call 306 652-6031

These Pants are Made To Grow

Learn to Sew Knits

Sunday, March 29, 2020

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Jacqueline

 

Is it time for you to learn how to sew?  See how much fun sewing can be while making cute and practical infant pants that you see at all the craft shows.   Learn how to use a PDF pattern and how to sew stretch knits.  We'll us a 3 - 12 month size pattern.  We're supplying the top quality materials for your first pair.  You'll have a choice of fabric.  Make this pair and more for your baby or for some other lucky small one.

 

THIS CLASS IS FULL 

$65.00 including pattern and materials

Call 306 -652-6031 if interested for another time

Folded Star Hotpad Table Runner

Tuesday, March 31 & April 7, 14, & 21, 2020

12:30 - 3:30 pm

Instructor: Anne

 

Make a pretty and practical accent for your dinner table.  Learn or refresh your quilting skills.  Try a new technique as you finish the ends of the runner with Prairie Points.  You'll want to make one for yourself and more for friends and family. 

$105.00 plus materials

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Baby Lock Owners

Brilliant, Katherine, Lyric, Soprano

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

6 - 9 pm

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

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

The Necessary Clutch Wallet

​Thursday, April 2, 9, & 16, 2020

12:30 - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Anne

 

Use an Emmaline Bags pattern to make The Necessary Clutch Wallet.  Keep everything in its place and secure.  Holds your cell phone, cash, cards, coins, cheques and more.  Anne has lots of tips to make construction a breeze and lots of fun.

$105.00 plus pattern and materials

To Register Call 306 652-6031

Sew with Noreen

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

12:30 - 2:30 pm

Instructor: Noreen Nizinkevich Double 'D' Design

Join Noreen for a free afternoon of sewing.  Bring you lingerie (bra) project and enjoy some uninterrupted sewing time with help, if you need it.  Come be part of this informal gathering for information, inspiration, sewing time, and great conversation.

 

No Charge

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Pfaff Owners 

Ambition, Expression, and Performance 

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

6 - 9 pm

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

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Create A Skirt

Learn to Sew Wovens

Wednesday, April 8, 15, & 22, 2020

12:30 - 3 :30 pm

Instructor: Jacqueline

Follow six easy steps to create your skirt pattern.  Choose one of eight silhouettes and custom fit it to your liking.  Sew it up and learn waistband application, invisible zipper installation, hemming type for your skirt style, and closure options.  Put your best foot forward in your new skirt.

$80.00 plus materials

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

NEW CLASS ADDED

Serger 101

Thursday, April 16 & 23, 2020

6 - 9 pm

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.

$60.00 plus materials

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Professional Tote

Thursday, April 23, and May 7 & 14,2020

12:30 - 4:30 pm

Instructor: Anne

Whether you are travelling or going to the office, this tote has it all.  It's large enough for a laptop.  There are zippered pockets inside and out,  pleated pockets at each end, open pockets for cards, keys, and pens, and a secure zippered closure.  Get personalized attention in this small class.  Learn techniques and efficiencies from Anne.  Have loads of fun and take home a fantastic tote.

$105.00 plus pattern and materials

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Janome Owners

Skyline, 6650, 6700, 8200, 8900, 9400, 9450, and M7 Continental 

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

6 - 9 pm

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

To Register Call 306 -652-6031 

Renew, Refresh, Reuse

Learn to Sew

Tuesday, May 5 & 12, 2019

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.​

$60.00 plus materials

To Register Call 306 652-6031

Calendar

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#4 - 1730 Quebec Avenue

 

Saskatoon  SK  S7K 1V9

 

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

 

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