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Events

Aug
29
6:30 PM18:30

Panty Party with Jaq!

This by far, has become our most favorite and requested class of all! It is SEW much fun and you get to go home with a pair of panties that fit just you! Jaq will help you measure your size and adjust your pattern so that you go home with possibly the best pair of panties you've ever owned! Bring a friend and have some laughs. I mean who gets to wear their very own personalized panties, right??? You do!!! Class Maximum: 5

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Aug
17
9:00 AM09:00

Back to School Cinch Bags! - Cinch Bags

This is the second of our "Back to School" workshops. Come make fun cinch bags for your favorite little student! These are both cute and functional and your little one will have more fun with a buddy on his or her back. Choose from any of the animal or smily designs to pick for them to head to class in style.

Class limit : 5

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Aug
15
6:30 PM18:30

Back to School Scrunchies and Bookmarks

Join us as we make scrunchies to match all our back-to-school clothes. And throw in a book mark or two for all the studying that will be happening this year!

The scrunchies can be made in three sizes, two minis (pictured on Rosie), medium, and jumbo.

Materials needed- fabric at least 9 inches wide and 25 inches long- a fat quarter will get three medium scrunchies- and 1/4 inch elastic. Fabric scraps, lightweight interfacing and optional ribbon for the book marks.


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Aug
8
6:00 PM18:00

See, Sew & Sip Activity

Bring a friend and join Renee and the gang for a super fun night of weaving beautiful sari silk into a special piece of art created by the one and only, you! This activity was featured in the "Blount County Horizon Magazine" published by "The Daily Times". We provide all the materials needed. You can add charms or baubles to make it extra special and you can bring them if you like. There will be light snacks and coffee and tea offered and you are most welcome to bring your favorite beverage along to enjoy! Class limit: 10

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Aug
6
6:30 PM18:30

Intermediate Freestyle Sewing Class

For those of you wanting to up your sewing game, join us Tuesday evenings in August for Intermediate sewing.

This will be a “freestyle” class. You pick your project and Jaq will help you learn what you need to complete it. Pockets? Done. Invisible zippers? We got you. Pattern hacking? Jaq can do it!

Cost is $75 for four one hour sessions occurring Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 6:30 pm.


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Jun
18
10:00 AM10:00

Make and Take: Pattern Weights

Pattern weights are a great alternative to using pins when cutting out a pattern. They’re faster and you don’t have to worry about potential damage from pinning the wrong spot.


Join us for a quick Make and Take session. All materials will be provided and instructions as well as hands on demonstration. Each participant will get to make and take home a set of pattern weights.

Please RSVP so we can be sure to have enough for everyone to make a full set of pattern weights.


Cost $20 (includes materials) Member cost $10


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Jun
17
9:00 AM09:00

Jelly Roll Rug

Pre-cuts can be used for more than quilting! Take the jelly roll for example; in this class we will be going through the steps to make a jelly roll rug for your home. It’s easier than you would think!

Instructions for how to complete a rug will be given as well as time to get started on your own rug. Demonstration of how to finish your rug at home will be included as well.

Supplies needed:

One jelly Roll

1.25 yards thin cotton batting cut into 2” strips

Sewing machine - Bring your own or rentals available by reservation -  $5/hr.

Thread- two spools

Cost $20 Member cost $10



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Jun
15
9:00 AM09:00

The Quincy Dress Workshop

June is woven dress month for Sew My Style and we are having a party! Join us for a fun filled morning making the Quincy Dress from Jennifer Lauren Handmade. Lunch will be provided! Spots are limited so sign up early by filling out the form on our FB page or by calling (865) 805-4460.


All participants must purchase their own Quincy Dress pattern by going to:

https://jenniferlaurenhandmade.store/product/the-quincy-dress/

Printed copies will then be available the day of the workshop so you don’t have to print at home.

Bring your own sewing machine and materials for the Quincy Dress or you can rent a machine. Sewing machine rental available at $20 for the workshop. You can also purchase a Materials Kit: fabric and notions provided by You Sew Crazy at an additional cost of $35. Reservations for Sewing Machines and Materials Kit must be paid for a week in advance. Sewing machine rental available at $20 for the workshop.


Cost $50 Member cost $25

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Jun
13
6:30 PM18:30

Espadrilles Workshop!!!

Come learn to make your own shoes with the kits from “A Happy Stitch” or order them from Amazon.

Supplies Needed:

Espadrille soles

Pins

Espadrille needles

100% cotton yarn/string

Outer fabric (canvas)

Lining fabric (cotton)

Yarn wax

Needle pullers

All of these supplies come in the kits available from A Happy Stitch or the amazon links below:

Soles: https://amzn.to/2HB0DNs

Needles: https://amzn.to/2YNoBuL

Wax:  https://amzn.to/2YQxuns

Yarn: https://amzn.to/2Ey87iw

Needle Puller: https://amzn.to/2EzR6o2

Any Canvas will work for the fashion fabric- you need a fat quarter. Dritz has some great options here: https://amzn.to/2YOwfoI

Lining fabric should be 100% cotton- again you will need a fat quarter.


Pre-registration is required! Pre registration includes filling out class paperwork and paying for class.


Cost $20 Member cost $10


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Jun
13
9:00 AM09:00

Leggings!!!

Want to learn how to sew knit fabrics? Join our next leggings class!

Our most popular class, the Leggings class teaches you how to sew knit (stretchy) fabrics and some basic pattern grading skills. You will go home with a customized leggings pattern and a pair of leggings made by you!

Supplies Needed:

Sewing machine - Bring your own or rentals available by reservation - $5/hr.

1.5 yards of knit fabric (cotton lycra brushed poly, double brushed poly, athletic knit, all will work)

Paper and fabric scissors

Pattern weights or pins

Matching thread

Cost $20 Member cost $10


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Jun
12
to Jun 19

Kids Beginning Sewing

Have a child age 8-12 that wants to learn how to sew? This class is for them!

In this two week course your child will learn the basics of sewing such as threading a machine, sewing straight lines, how to use a pattern and much more!

The first session, June 12, will include intro to the machine and making a pillowcase.

The second session, June 19, will be learning to use a pattern and making leggings or shorts.

An adult over 18 years of age must drop off/pick up. Extra charges will occur for pick up ten minutes or more after end of class time.

Supplies Needed:

Sewing machine - Bring your own or rentals available by reservation - $5/hr.

Basic sewing kit - paper and fabric scissors, pins and measuring tape.

Week one class - 1 yard of woven fabric

Week two class - 1 yard of knit fabric.

Cost for both sessions is $50


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Jun
11
9:00 AM09:00

Beginning Pattern Drafting

Want to start drafting your own patterns but don’t know where to start? This class is for you!

Join us as we learn to take measurements and translate them to a Sloper. All skill levels welcome!

Class Limit: 8

Cost Includes Materials: $30 Non-Members / $15 Members

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Jun
6
6:30 PM18:30

Espadrilles Workshop!!!

Come learn to make your own shoes with the kits from A Happy Stitch. Jaq will walk you through the process and you will finish the night off with at least one completed espadrille.

Pre-registration is required! A coupon code will be available to students for a discount on the A Happy Stitch espadrille kits on Etsy.

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May
25
9:30 AM09:30

Sewing with Knits-Leggings

Gain some confidence sewing with knit fabrics in this workshop style class. Everyone will leave with a finished pair of leggings!

Supplies:
Scissors
Fabric Clips
1.5 yards of knit fabric
Sewing machine (shop machines available on a first registered basis)

Optional- Free Peg Leg pattern from Patterns for Pirates

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May
15
6:30 PM18:30

It Has Pockets!!!

What’s the deal with women’s clothing not having pockets? Join us for an evening and learn three simple ways to add pockets to your me-made clothes. If you’re adventurous you can even try adding some to you ready-to-wear clothes!

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Apr
6
1:00 PM13:00

April Demonstration - Circular Sock Knitting and Dyeing Sock Yarn Blankets

We are SEW excited to announce our next Demonstration on Saturday, 4/6 from 1-3pm, we will have Patty Benton demonstrating an antique Gerhart 1904 Circular Sock Knitting Machine and will also be talking about dyeing Sock Yarn Blankets. She will also be sharing info on the Smoky Mountain Fiber Art Festival on 4/12-14, where she will also be demonstrating!

It's only $10 a person and you won't want to miss this opportunity to learn so put it on your calendar and let us know you're coming!!!

Here is a video of another demonstrator using a circular sock knitting machine to quench your curiosity! https://youtu.be/iVbPi0EAVoA

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Mar
27
6:00 PM18:00

The Burrito Method of Finishing with Jaq

The Burrito Method of Finishing, March 27, 6-8 pm $20 nonmembers, $15 members

The “burrito method” of finishing is a quick trick to avoid hemming. Join us to learn how to burrito with a demonstration of how to do it on a sleeveless garment, then practice burrito-ing by making a pillowcase.

Supplies needed: 1 yard of woven fabric, 2 accent/contrast fabrics- ¼ yard each, scissors, measuring tape

Call Jaq at 865-360-7560 to reserve your space now!

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Mar
20
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Pattern Grading with Jaq


Intro to Pattern Grading, 2 hours March 20, 6-8pm $20 nonmembers, $15 members

You have your measurements, you have your pattern, you have your fabric. But what do you do if your measurements fit into different sizes? Join Jaq for a workshop on how to grade patterns for a better fitting finished garment.

Materials needed: Measurements, pattern, pencil, ruler (hip or French curve optional)

ALSO:

Measurement Service by appointment $10

Are you unsure of your exact size? Not sure you’re getting accurate measurements when you do them yourself? Book an appointment to have your measurements taken for you! Comprehensive measurements will be taken by an experienced costume designer and given to you for your personal use so you can be sure to pick the right size for you! No materials needed.




Call Jaq at 865-360-7650 to make a reservation now!!!

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Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

PDF Patterns Workshop with Jaq

PDF Patterns Workshop, 9am- 11am: March 16th, $20 nonmembers, $15 members

Have you heard of PDF patterns? What about Indie Patterns? These accessible patterns are easier to use than you think! Join Jaq as she helps you learn the ins and outs of working with a PDF pattern.

Supplies needed: PDF pattern of your choice already printed out, fabric for pattern, tape, scissors (fabric)

Call Jaq at 865-360-7560 to reserve your space now!!!

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Mar
9
1:00 PM13:00

Simple Roman Shade Demonstration

Join us Saturday, March 9th from 1-3pm for a Simple Roman Shade Demonstration by our own member, Sandy Marine. $10 per person - please call ahead to reserve your seat.

Sandy will share some easy tips with her extensive home decor experience on how to make your Roman Shades look like they were professionally made!

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Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

So Simple There's No Sewing Activity!

Our very own member, Ruth Harper is going to show us how to make lovely and easy decorative tassels for your home decor, jewelry, clothing or what may have you! There’s no sewing involved so any crafty person can easily learn how to make this and take it home! $10 per person - includes all materials and instructions.

Bring a friend and join us for some Vienna Coffee or Tea and a whole lot of fun!

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Mar
2
9:00 AM09:00

Second Session - Beginner Sewing Classes with Jaq

Beginner Sewing- A Two part Intro to Sewing class February 23 and March 2, 9am-noon $75

Do you want to learn to sew? Come join our new teacher, Jaq, as she teaches the basics of sewing in a

two part class made especially for brand new sewists.

Week one includes learning about the sewing machine and getting some practice in by completing a 3

color pillowcase.

Week two will cover the basics of using a sewing pattern while we make a pair of pajama pants.

General supplies needed: sewing machine, scissors, pins, thread.

Week one: One yard of main fabric, ¼ yard of two contrasting/complimentary fabrics

Week two: Fabric, elastic, and a pajama pant pattern. (Recommended patterns are P4P Walk the Planks (free pdf pattern) or ???)

Call Jaq at 865-360-7560 to reserve your space now!!!

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Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

Introduction to Sewing with Knits with Jaq

Intro to Sewing with Knits, Tuesday February 26, 6-8 pm, $20 nonmembers, $15 members

During this workshop you will make a pair of knit leggings perfect for yoga, hanging around home, or whatever you want! Tips and tricks for sewing with knits will get you off to a great start working with this versatile substrate.

Supplies needed: Sewing machine, knit fabric, elastic (optional), scissors, thread

Recommended pattern: P4P Peg Legs PDF pattern (free for P4P facebook group members)

Call Jaq at 865-360-7560 to reserve your space now!!!

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Feb
23
1:00 PM13:00

February Demo Event

Fiber Artist Demonstration
~ By Raeus Cannon ~

Amazing Local Artist, Raeus Cannon, will be sharing her ideas and processes that inspire her most creative pieces!

$10 per person. We proudly serve Vienna Coffee and teas, or BYOB. Please come join us!!!
raeuscannon.com

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Feb
9
12:00 PM12:00

February Demo Event

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ATTENTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! UPDATE 2/9/2019

Unfortunately, Raeus Cannon has become sick this morning and deeply apologizes for NOT being able to demonstrate for us today. WE ARE STILL MEETING AT THE STUDIO, so if anyone would like to join us and see a hodgepodge of demonstrations from our talented members and still join in for a lot of fun, by all means, please come along anyways!!! We're making lemonade from our bowl of lemons today and it should be a zinger!!! :D

We are planning on having Raeus back very soon once she gets better to proceed with her fabulous demonstration so please keep following us on FB and our website, yousewcrazy.net for more information on that!

Hope to see you all at the Studio!!!

Demonstration change for February! 

Artistic Multi-Media Weaving is now the demonstration for February! Amazing Local Artist, Raeus Cannon, will be sharing her ideas and processes that inspire her most creative pieces! Must call ahead and pay for reservations as space is limited. $10 per person.

http://www.raeuscannon.com/knitting.htm

We proudly serve Vienna Coffee and teas, or BYOB.

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