Get Hooked on Crochet

Crochet is back at the M Avery Designs sewing studio and we’re pretty sure you’ll get hooked!!

Join us for this special three week class & we’ll teach you the basics of crochet so you can make your very own projects like these:

We’ll Start by teaching you the basics- single crochet, double crochet, and the chain stitch.  Once you have mastered these three stitches, there is no end to what can be created!

Week One

  • Techniques on how to hold the hook and yarn for proper tension
  • Crochet vocabulary and abbreviations
  • Stitches- chain (ch), single crochet (sc), double crochet (dc)
  • Choosing types of yarn for projects

Week Two

  • Using what we learned in week one to make a scarf, cowl, potholder or something similarly shaped.
  • Reading and following along with a pattern- starting with a foundation chain and working a pattern using the double crochet and chain stitches

Week Three

  • How to change colors/adding on a new skein of yarn
  • Stitches- half double crochet (hdc) and how to increase stitches
  • Finishing techniques
  • Using what we learned to make a coffee cup coaster

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Supplies:  We make it easy-peasy – All supplies for all three classes are included! You don’t have to bring a thing!

However, You ARE totally welcome to bring your own yarn & hook, if you choose.

Suggested:

  • 1 skein of worsted (medium) weight yarn in a light solid color (acrylic yarn like Red Heart Super Saver or Bernat Super Value Yarn will work great!)
  • Crochet Hook- size H/8 (5 mm) or size I/9 (5.5 mm)

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Small, Personal Classes | There are only 8 spots per session.
Ages 16 & Up welcome to take this class!

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3 Week Class – Get Hooked on Crochet:  $129
Includes yarn & crochet hook

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Next Session Starts January 31st, 2018

Dates: Jan. 31, Feb 7 & Feb 14 7-9:30pm
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Hand Embroidery Lab

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Ornament Making Party | Free Holiday Workshop

Come Celebrate the Holiday Season with us! 

This Annual Holiday Event is Free for all our Customers!

Sunday December 22nd, 2019

This festive Holiday open house will go from 12-4pm.  This is a very popular event!
Please sign up for a 1 hour time slot below and come at that time so we can comfortably accommodate as many people as possible.

There is absolutely no sewing experience necessary! We'll teach you! 

Children, accompanied by adults (age5+) are more than welcome!  No drop-offs please.

Please bring all your holiday cheer!

You must sign up below if you plan on attending. We have four time slots to accommodate as many people as possible. Please come only during the time slot you sign up for.

If you're coming with kids, please sign up for everyone. If this is not possible, please send follow-up email saying how many will be in your group!

Back to School means Back to Sewing Class

If you’ve got kids, we’ve got sewing classes for them!
(Well at least ages 4 & Up)

Pre-K & Kindergarden Handsewing & Textile Craft Class

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1st, 2nd & 3rd Grade Sewing Class

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4th, 5th & 6th Grade Sewing Class

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7th – 12th Grade Sewing Class

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Homeschool Sewing Class

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Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop

We’re super excited to announce we’ll be offering our very first macrame wall hanging workshop!

This popular craft from the seventies has made a come back in a really big way. Our workshop will help you to create a modern piece, using a couple of different knots. You’ll leave the workshop with a gorgeous wall hanging to decorate your home.

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Megan Avery, studio owner, long time sewing instructor and recently macrame obsessed, will help you through this process.

The price of the 2 hour workshop is $65 and will include all the supplies you’ll need to complete your wall hanging including cotton rope & driftwood.

4th, 5th & 6th Grade After School & Saturday Sewing Class

We would absolutely LOVE to teach your 4th, 5th or 6th Grader how to sew!

For kids this age, we have seasonal sessions of after school classes on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays.

In our creative & hands on sewing classes your child will learn:

  • Basic sewing machine usage & sewing project construction.

  • Improving fine motor skills including pinning, cutting fabric, sewing on the line.

  • Creativity in designing their own sewing projects.

  • How to follow basic sewing patterns and instructions

  • Projects include things like stuffed animals, toys, purses, fashion accessories, clothing and more.

More Details

  • 10 Week Seasonal Session + 1 Makeup Class = $225

  • Price includes all tools, supplies and fabrics.

  • Every child works at their own pace.  Up to 8 students per session.

  • Sewing classes take place at the M Avery Designs Sewing Studio.

  • Class meets weekly on Tuesdays 3:30-4:30pm, Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm or Saturdays 1-2pm.

  • See below for seasonal start dates (Fall 2017, Winter 2018 & Spring 2018) & To Sign Up for one of the sessions offered.

  • Each student is invited to participate in the end of session Runway Show

View all the dates for FALL 2017, WINTER 2018 & SPRING 2018 school year. This includes class dates, makeup class dates & holidays when there is no class.

If a session has already started and you’d like to join late, this may be possible  if we have space available. Send us an email to find out.

1st, 2nd & 3rd Grade After School & Saturday Sewing Classes

We would absolutely LOVE to teach your 1st, 2nd or 3rd Grader how to sew!

For kids this age, we have seasonal sessions of after school classes on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Saturdays.

In our creative & hands on sewing classes your child will learn:

  • Basic sewing machine usage & sewing project construction.

  • Improving fine motor skills including pinning, cutting fabric, sewing on the line.

  • Creativity in designing their own sewing projects.

  • How to follow basic sewing patterns and instructions

  • Projects include things like stuffed animals, toys, purses, fashion accessories, clothing and more.

More Details

  • 10 Week Seasonal Session + 1 Makeup Class = $225

  • Price includes all tools, supplies and fabrics.

  • Every child works at their own pace.  Up to 8 students per session.

  • Sewing classes take place at the M Avery Designs Sewing Studio.

  • Class meets weekly on Tuesdays 4:30-5:30pm, Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm or Saturdays 12-1pm.

  • See below for seasonal start dates (Fall 2017, Winter 2018 & Spring 2018) & To Sign Up for one of the sessions offered.

  • Each student is invited to participate in the end of session Runway Show

View all the dates for FALL 2017, WINTER 2018 & SPRING 2018 school year. This includes class dates, makeup class dates & holidays when there is no class.

If a session has already started and you’d like to join late, this may be possible if we have space available. Send us an email to find out.

All Kids Sewing Classes

Modern Quilting Lab

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In this quilting & applique class, each of the three weeks we'll focus on a few different modern, yet traditional quilting  technique per week. At the end of the class, your work can be put together to create a beautiful modern mini quilt. Whether you're a complete quilting beginner, or if you've done some quilting before, there's going to be a lot of information and different techniques packed into this 3 week workshop.

Price $179 (All Supplies are provided)

Pinterest Fanatic Sewing Class

[slider id=”pinterest-fanatic-slider”] Are you Pinterest obsessed, but don’t have a clue where to start when it comes to making all the awesome sewing projects? If yes, this class is for YOU! And don’t worry – No sewing experience is ever required.

In our Pinterest Fanatic Sewing Class, you’ll be sure to improve your sewing skills, as well as make some new sewing friends! Each class we’ll teach you how to make a popular sewing project you can commonly see on Pinterest. We suspect this workshop will become habit once you see what an awesome way this is to unwind.  All you have to do is show up. The supplies for the featured project are included in the price!

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$40 | Drop in Class | Buy

$100 | 3 Class Pack (good for 4 months) | Buy

$150 | 6 Class Pack (good for 8 months) | Buy

The class packs can be used interchangeably with the the Pinterest Fanatic Sewing Class, Sip ‘n Stitch ClassGarment District TourIntro to the Machine/Hem Workshop or the Dress Makers Club.

 

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