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Events

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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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
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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Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

See, Sew & Sip Activity

Quick Silk Weaving

Join us for a fun Activity Night! Make a quick project for yourself among sewing friends! $10 per person, includes all materials, Basic sewing knowledge required. Please call ahead and pay for reservations, space is limited.

We proudly serve Vienna Coffee and Teas or BYOB.

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