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Prepaid registration is required for all classes at Pottstown Sewing.  A list of any additional supplies will be provided upon paid registration. Paid participants receive a 15% discount off all non-sale items purchased for the class. Bring your own sewing machine, serger, or embroidery machine in good working order for the project classes as appropriate. You will also need basic sewing supplies for the project classes.  If you need to withdraw from a class, call us prior to the start of the class and we will transfer your paid class fee to another class of your choice. Class fees are not refundable or transferable after the start of class. Now Offering Private Lessons €“ Is there a project you want help with, or a technique you'€™ve wanted to learn? Pottstown Sewing is now offering private lessons in addition to our catalog of classes. Individual classes are $20.00 per hour, or round up a friend or two for a semi-private lesson and save. Two-person classes are $15.00 per person per hour; three-person (or more) classes are $10.00 per person per hour. If you need to withdraw from a Private Lesson, call us prior to the start of the class and we will transfer your paid class fee to another available private lesson block. Class fees are not refundable or transferable after the start of class




 Charity Sewing for CCK – Travel Quilt. Free class to make small quilts for The Center for Courageous Kids, a camp for medically challenged children. This pattern is easy enough for any sewer. You don’t have to quilt it. We will do that for you. Why not spend a little time learning more about quilting and making something for a good cause.
We supply the instruction, have the quilt quilted, and send it to CCK. We will embroider the camp mascot on your quilt for you if you don’t have an embroidery machine, or we will give you the design so you can do the embroidery. Stop in, call , or email for more info. There is no charge for this class and we give you a 30% discount for the fabrics and batting you buy from us for this project.
Fri., April 3 & 10, 2:00-4:00 or Mon., April 20 & 27, 2:00-4:00

APRIL CLASSES
221 Featherweight Service Class – Do you own a Singer 221 Featherweight and wonder what you should be doing to maintain it? Would you like to be able to do a little more than just oil your baby? She will love you and serve you well when she is well cared for. This class has you doing more than just oiling your machine. You will learn more about tensions and how to adjust them, how to remove, replace and adjust the clutch, how to change and adjust the belt, and much more. $75.00 includes the 4 hour class and some supplies.
Sunday, April 12, 12:00-4:00

What’s New for your 221 - Even though your 221 Featherweight is no spring chicken, there are still things being made for use with it. This class shows you the latest accessories for your Featherweight and what to use them for. There is no charge, but you must pre-register. You will also receive special discounts on some of the items shown.
Sat., April 11, 10:00-12:00

What’s New in Notions – Are you a gadget lover? Do you like things that make sewing easier and more fun? New motions can fulfill this niche. Come in to see what is the “latest and greatest” in sewing notions. There is no charge, but you must pre-register. You will also receive special discounts on some of the items shown.
Sat., April 11, 2:00-4:00

Basic Sewing – This is a four-part class to teach basic sewing skills. It is designed for the person who has either never sewn or not sewn for a while and wants to learn from the beginning. You will learn what all those crazy markings on a pattern mean. Sewing hems, gathers, elastic, buttons, buttonholes, and zippers are all included in this class. All you need for this class is a sewing machine in good working order and to know how to thread it, wind a bobbin, select stitches, and other basics of using your machine. If you don’t know how to use your machine, please call us to arrange a class to learn that. If you don’t have a machine, come see us and we can fix you up with a new machine or a reconditioned used one. $60.00 includes the four two-hour classes, some supplies, and instructions
Mon., April 6, 13, 20 & 27, 6:15-8:15

T-shirt Quilt – Do you have a bunch of t-shirts that are favorites of your child or grandchild and want to make something with them? Making them into a memory quilt to take to college or their first home or apartment is one great way to do this. The t-shirts can follow a theme or just be your old favorites. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Fri., April 10, 17, & 24, 6:15-8:15

Smile Laugh Giggle – Girls and boys of all ages will love this quilt. Use fun colors to suit the taste of the special person you are making this for. You may add yoyos, buttons, or whatever embellishments you may desire or none at all. The quilt is so cute just the way the pattern has you do it. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Wed., April 8, 22, & 29, 2:00-4:00

 Summer Holiday –Get in the mood for summer while you make this cheery, summery wall hanging. Summer fun is on the way. A wall hanging for the season could brighten up your room. You will learn how to do fusible applique. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Tues., April 7, 14, & 28, 2:00-4:00

Triangle Purse – We have offered a variety of classes making purses. Here is another new one. The triangle purse is cute and economical as it doesn’t require a lot of fabric. It can even be made with fat quarters. No zippers in this purse, so if you prefer not to sew in zippers, this class will work for you. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Wed., April 1 & 8, 6:15-8:15

Shower Curtain with Organizer Pockets – Are bath time toys invading your shower? Here is a quick fix for a small space. Add decorative pockets to the inside or outside of the shower curtain to help clear the clutter in the bath or shower, or to accent your décor. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Wed., April 1 & 15, 2:00-4:00

Serger Baby Bib and Burp Pad – Cute and quick baby bibs and burp pads make nice gifts as well as practical items for everyday use. These projects are so simple you can create more than one set. They can be reversible with colorful contrasting fabric on each side. You can learn more about working with decorative threads on your serger. $10.00 includes the two-hour class and instructions.
Fri., April 3, 6:15-8:15 or Sat., April 4, 2:00-4:00


Quilt Binding – Some quilters are not sure how to add binding to their quilts. We would love to teach you how to do this easy task, including mitering the corners. You can use a quilt you already off ready to bind or just practice on a small quilt sandwich. $10.00 includes the two-hour class and instructions.
Mon., April 13, 2:00-4:00 or Thurs., April 23, 2:00-4:00

Sit ‘N Sew - If you just need a little space to work on a project, then Sit ‘n’ Sew is for you. Bring your project, and escape from the phone, the kids, and the housework for a couple of hours. Don’t worry, talking is permitted. There’s no charge for the Sit ‘n’ Sew 
Mon., April 6, 2:00-4:00 or Thurs., April 30, 2:00-4:00

Let’s Get It Done - A project that you need just a little bit of help with is the perfect excuse you need to sign up for this. You get two hours in our classroom. A teacher is available as you need her, but she doesn’t hover or smother you. The charge is only $5.00.  
Thurs., April 16, 2:00-4:00 or Tues., April 21, 2:00-4:00
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MAY CLASSES
Beginning Quilt Piecing – This is a four-part class to teach basic quilt skills. If you aren’t sure of how to put the pieces together to make a quilt top, this class will teach basic techniques. You will make a sampler table runner while learning how to make your points “pointy”, how to appliqué, etc. $40.00 includes the four two-hour classes and instructions.
Fri., May 1, 8, 15, & 22, 6:15-8:15

Quilt as You Go – Would you like to know how to quilt each block as you go instead of putting your blocks together and then quilting? This class is to teach you how to take each quilt block, quilt it, and then put them together to get a finished quilt. You will need four blocks already pieced. They can be any style and fabric. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Thurs., May 7, 14, & 28, 2:00-4:00

Well Springs– This quilt lends itself to batiks. Are you a little unsure of working with batiks? This class can show you that batiks are fun and can give you striking results. Make this in any size from crib to king. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Fri., May 1, 8, & 22, 2:00-4:00

Soft Whispers – A large print makes a great focal point for this quilt. Simply choose one large print you love and then fabrics that pull out the colors in your print. We will show you easy ways to do triangles. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Wed., May 6, 13, & 27, 2:00-4:00

Glory Days – What a whimsical patriotic wall hanging! Learn applique and stitch in the ditch quilting while you make this fun project. You can use fabrics from your stash. Pick a few buttons from your button box and you have most of the supplies you need. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Mon., May 4, 11, & 18, 2:00-4:00

Sister Tote – Make this tote for any of your many needs. It can be a great bag for many different purposes. Learn tips and tricks that will help you with other sewing projects. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Tues., May 5, & 12, 2:00-4:00 or Wed., May 6 & 13, 6:15-8:15

Shirred Shaped Valance – A valance can really change the look of your window and add to your rooms décor. Learn how to make a lined valance with corded accents in this class. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Fri., May 15 & 29, 2:00-4:00


Charity Sewing for Michael’s House – Michael’s House is a child advocacy center for abused children. Each child is “greeted’ with a cuddly quilt to help through the trying times. Please come help us make easy quilts for these children. You will get a 30% discount on all fabrics you buy for this. If you can’t afford to buy the fabrics, you can use some from your stash, or we will supply you with fabrics that were donated to us to use for charity quilts. There is no charge for this class.
Sat., May 30. 10:00-12:00 or 2:00-4:00

Sit ‘N Sew - If you just need a little space to work on a project, then Sit ‘n’ Sew is for you. Bring your project, and escape from the phone, the kids, and the housework for a couple of hours. Don’t worry, talking is permitted. There’s no charge for the Sit ‘n’ Sew 
Mon., May 18, 6:15-8:15, or Sat., May 23, 10:00-12:00

Let’s Get It Done - A project that you need just a little bit of help with is the perfect excuse you need to sign up for this. You get two hours in our classroom. A teacher is available as you need her, but she doesn’t hover or smother you. The charge is only $5.00.  
Thurs., May 21, 2:00-4:00 or Fri., May 29, 6:15-8:15

JUNE CLASSES
Basic Sewing – This is a four-part class to teach basic sewing skills. It is designed for the person who has either never sewn or not sewn for a while and wants to learn from the beginning. You will learn what all those crazy markings on a pattern mean. Sewing hems, gathers, elastic, buttons, buttonholes, and zippers are all included in this class. All you need for this class is a sewing machine in good working order and to know how to thread it, wind a bobbin, select stitches, and other basics of using your machine. If you don’t know how to use your machine, please call us to arrange a class to learn that. If you don’t have a machine, come see us and we can fix you up with a new machine or a reconditioned used one. $60.00 includes the four two-hour classes, some supplies, and instructions.
Fri., June 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2:00-4:00

Zanzibar – a different play on squares and rectangles. This quilt looks a little like disappearing Nine Patch in the layout, but is done differently. It is fairly quick to piece together. If you love Hot Ziggity in the red, black, and white, you can use the same color theme here. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Tues., June 2, 9, & 16, 2:00-4:00

Rough and Tumble – We are offering this class again because of its popularity. Little boys love trucks, dinosaurs, and just about anything thing that goes “grrr.” What rough and tumble boy wouldn’t love this quilt. If you are new to applique quilting, you will learn the tips and tricks in this class. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Thurs., June 4, 11, & 18, 2:00-4:00

Diamond Dance – This colorful quilt is suitable for all skill levels and sews up quickly. You will be able to practice accurate 1/4” seams with the long strips. Mix and Match for a random effect. Try a selection of 8 different batiks or other bright and contrasts. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Fri., June 5, 12, & 26, 6:15-8:15

Button Bag– This charming bag features buttons as accents. It looks great in homespuns or your choice of complementary cotton fabrics. If you afraid of sewing in a zipper, this is done a little differently. Try our technique and be surprised! $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Mon., June 15 & 22, 6:15-8:15

Stagecoach Valance – A valance can really change the look of your window and add to your rooms décor. The stagecoach valance is much easier to make than you would think. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Mon., June 15 & 22, 2:00-4:00, or Wed., June 17 & 24, 6:15-8:15

Patriotic Place Settings 
made with your serger. – Make your picnic table setting themed for July 4th, or make it in colors to suit your décor. In two classes you will make both placemats and napkins. Our supply list is for four of each, but you can make more if you wish. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Mon., June 1 & 8, 2:00-4:00

Destiny – Digitize a line drawing and connect them. In this class we will explore making an embroidery design from a line drawing. Then we will connect several of these designs using the Destiny’s camera. This class is free to those who purchased their Destiny at Pottstown Sewing or $10.00 for anyone else.
Wed., June 24, 2:00-4:00
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ConKerr Cancer – Help make pillow cases for sick children. ConKerr Cancer is a local charity that gives pillowcases to the pediatric units in hospitals. If you would like to help, you can come in and sew pillowcases, donate fabrics, and/or donate cash. We can supply you with fabrics for pillowcases or you may bring some in. We would prefer that you bring in your own sewing machine so you can enjoy sewing for charity without the hassle of learning a different machine. If you would like to help make pillowcases but can’t come at the times shown below, stop in for the directions. We can even give you fabric to make the pillow cases if you need it. Of course, there is no charge for this class.
Sat., June 20, 10:00-12:00 or 2:00-4:00

Sit ‘N Sew - If you just need a little space to work on a project, then Sit ‘n’ Sew is for you. Bring your project, and escape from the phone, the kids, and the housework for a couple of hours. Don’t worry, talking is permitted. There’s no charge for the Sit ‘n’ Sew.
Wed., June 3, 2:00-4:00, or Thurs., June 25, 2:00-4:00

Let’s Get It Done - A project that you need just a little bit of help with is the perfect excuse you need to sign up for this. You get two hours in our classroom. A teacher is available as you need her, but she doesn’t hover or smother you. The charge is only $5.00.  
Sat., June 27, 10:00-12:00 or Mon., June 29, 2:00-4:00

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