Learn-To-Sew Classes:

KidStart (6 Sessions)

$150 + materials
This project-based, beginner-level class for children 9 years and up will start them building a solid foundation in the world of sewing. Each of the three projects has been selected to focus on a different sewing skill, and students will complete this class understanding the basics of sewing machine safety and operation. Sewing machines are provided for these classes.
Thu, Apr 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9 & 16 (4:30pm-6:30pm)

Beginner Adult Sewing (6 Sessions)

$150 + materials
Learn the fundamentals of sewing in this hands-on, project-oriented learn-to-sew class. With a focus on simple construction skills you will complete a zipper-pocketed tote, leading up to beginner garmentry, namely a full pyjama set.
Sat, Apr 6, 13, 27, May 11, 18, & 25 (9am-12pm)
Wed, Apr 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15 & 22 (1:30pm-4:30pm)

Carry-On Adult Sewing: Shirt (4 sessions)

$100 + materials
Continue perfecting your sewing foundation with the “Essential Shirt”: make a casual, semi-fitted yoked shirt with a collar and stand, cuffs,  and placket—no wardrobe is complete without several of these fashion stand-by’s! (
Prerequisite: Beginner Adult Sewing from That Sewing Place)
Sat, Jun 8, 15, 22 & 29 (9am-12pm)

Carry-On Adult Sewing: Pants (4 Sessions)

$100 + materials
Use the skills gained in the beginner session with a greater emphasis on garmentry and pattern-reading in this intro to basic pant construction featuring darts, a dressy pocket, a fly zipper and fitted waistband. Explore various pant hem finishes (topstitch, blind hem, and cuff) with additional hem options, time permitting. (
Prerequisite: Beginner Adult Sewing from That Sewing Place)
Watch for this returning to The Learning Centre in Fall 2019

Denim Jeans (5 Sessions)

$125 + materials
Having trouble finding jeans that fit your body shape? Create a pair of jeans just for you: choose straight or flared legs, construct a fly front and add top stitching details.

Wed, May 29, Jun 5, 12, 19 & 26 (1:30pm-4:30pm)

Designer Shirts (3 sessions)

$75 + materials
Begin with the essential shirt master pattern already fitted to your body and learn to add trendy design changes to fashion yourself a lovely, drapable rayon shirt. Explore pocket options, shaped hemlines and other design features to truly customize for your style.  (Prerequisite: Carry-On Adult Shirt class)
Watch for this returning to The Learning Centre in Fall 2019

Intro to Knits (2 sessions)

$50 + materials
This beginner knits class will focus on the unique properties of knitted fabric and the techniques required to sew successfully with it. Explore handling and construction details as you learn to fit a t-shirt to your body using either a sewing machine or serger. This pattern will be used down the road in a Lecture/Demo session demonstrating how to redesign it for a different look each time you make it.
Fri, Jun 7 & 14 (9am-12pm)

Knits Level 2 (4 sessions)

$100 + materials
Make a pair of stretch pants to fit as desired (skinny/slim/relaxed fit as you wish), and, of course, no bottom is complete without a top: complement the pants with a zip-front vest or hoodie/sweatshirt with topstitch detail.
Watch for this returning to The Learning Centre in Fall 2019

Knits Level 3 (4 sessions)

$100 + materials
The world of 4-way stretch: Make a racerback shirt and fitted leggings. Make some trendy design changes: keep 'em full-length or Capri-styles, and play with the possibilities: peek-a-boo panels, colour blocking and hidden pockets. Now... here a serger becomes a must! Learn invaluable tips, tricks and techniques for working with "super-stretch" fabrics, from fitting to stitching to finishing.  (recommended prerequisite: Serger 101 & Serger 102)
Watch for this returning to The Learning Centre in Fall 2019

Intro to Knits Level 4 (1 sessions)

$25 + materials
Sit in on this Lecture/Demo class and expand on the Basic Tee: discover design changes and details that will vary the look of your t-shirt and elevate it to high-fashion: change up hemlines, necklines, back detail and sleeve design. Kick it up another notch with colour blocking, lace insets and woven fabric accents.
Watch for this returning to The Learning Centre in Spring 2019

MoJo Jean Jacket (5 sessions)

$125 + materials
Step away from the stereotypical moto and jean jackets: combine them into this stylized denim jacket featuring lots of character! Mix and match style options such as topstitching, zipper applications, lining, and hem lengths to express your personal fashion style. (Prerequisite: intermediate to advanced sewing skills required)
Fri, Mar 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 (1pm-pm)
Fri, May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 (1pm-4pm)