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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 $30.00 for the first hour, which includes an inspection of you sewing machine ahead of time to be sure it is working properly.  After that the fee is $20.00 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.




MAY
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.
Wed., May 3, 10, 17, & 24, 6:15-8:15

Embroidery Play Date –Coin Pouch – We all know that pennies add up, so we will be making a zippered coin purse – done totally in the hoop. Oh! You noticed the word “zipper”. Yup, that is done with your embroidery machine and while in the hoop. Join us for discovering the magic of zippers and embroidery. Make sure that you not only sign up for the Play Date, but “lay-away” the required kit, too. $10.00 per class or $55.00 for one year.
Sun., May 21, 1:00-3:00 or Mon., May 22, 9:00-11:00

Toys That Travel – Perfect for the beginner or a fast project for the more experienced quilter. The fabrics for the toys can come from your stash. Just add the background, border and sashing. Join the class and make yours. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions. 
Mon., May 1, 8, & 22, 2:00-4:00

A Touch of Attitude – The accent color creates the “attitude” in this quilt. The pieced border is a nice added touch. It is fairly easy. There are no bias sides of triangles to stretch out of shape. Come join us and learn how easy this quilt can be. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions. 
Mon., May 1, 8, & 22, 6:15-8:15

Pleasing Patchwork– Are you starting to feel like you know how to piece quilts? Build your confidence even more with this project. Go with soft colors, or go more modern with bright cheerful fabrics. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Thurs., May 4, 11, & 25, 2:00-4:00

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 old favorites. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Tues., May 9, 16, & 30, 2:00-4:00 

Catch All Caddy – You will fall in love with this caddy. We are running the class again because it is so well loved. The caddy is large enough for the kitchen sink, yet small enough to tote around. Can you imagine 12 pockets?! This is the project that you will be taking everywhere with you. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions. 
Fri., May 5, 12, & 19, 6:15-8:15

Charity sewing for Kyle’s Quillows – There is no charge for this event. On Sunday May 7th from 12:00 noon to 3:30, we will be hosting an event for Kyle’s Quillows. You don’t need much sewing experience to help us make quillows for sick children. You don’t even need to sign up. However we would like you to let us know if you can so we can be better prepared Come and sew for a little while or as long as you would like. We appreciate your helping us help others. Thank you for supporting this worthwhile charity. We will even supply you with the fabrics.
Sunday May 7th from 12:00 noon to 3:30

Ryan’s Case for Smiles – Help make pillow cases for sick children. This 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., May 27, 10:00-12:00

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., May 17, 2:00-4:00 or Fri., May 26, 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.
Fri., May 19, 2:00-4:00 or Fri., May 26, 6:15-8:15, or Sat., May 27, 2:00-4:00

June
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 2, 9, 16, & 23, 6:15-8:15

Embroidery Play Date – Bowl covers  -Bright as a sunny day, a confetti sunflower bowl cover not only protects food, but also decorates a summer table.   Make sure that you not only sign up for the Play Date, but “lay-away” the required kit, too. $10.00 per class or $55.00 for one year.
Sun., June11, 1:00-3:00, or Mon., June 12, 9:00-11:00

A Log Cabin in Summer – In this class we will make a complete quilt top, sandwich, quilt, and bind this bright and summery quilt. We will learn log cabin blocks, add sashing, piano key borders, free motion quilting, and scrappy binding. Join us for all the fun! $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions. 
Wed., June 21, 28, July 12, 19, 6:15-8:45

Grass is Greener – This is a good project for a beginner. The turning of the fence rail blocks gives the illusion of framing the larger print blocks. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions. 
Tues., June 6, 13, & 27, 2:00-4:00

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 block, quilt it, and then put the blocks 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., June 1, 8, & 15, 2:00-4:00

Banded Basket - Wouldn’t these cute baskets be charming in either the nursery or sewing room? Made from your choice of fabrics, they would be useful gifts, would be great to control clutter, or maybe even for Easter baskets next year. Come join us to make your first one, then make many more at home. $10.00 includes the two-hour class and instructions. 
Mon., June 12, 2:00-4:00

Kids’ Sewing Camp #1 – Envelope Pillow with Button – Now is the time to explore the fun of sewing! During the first week of Kids’ Sewing Camp, you will not only enjoy using your sewing machine, but you will also go home with an eye-popping, crazy, fun pillow that had big and sassy buttons on it. So, mark your calendar right now and join us for a really good time. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Mon., Wed., Fri., June 19, 21, and 23, 2:00-4:00

Kid’s Sewing Camp #2 – Accessory Bag with Zipper – Welcome to the second week of sewing camp. Are you ready to kick up your sewing skills along with having loads of fun? Take this class and then you will be qualified to take any other of our sewing camp classes. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Mon., Wed., Fri., June 26, 28, and 30, 2:00-4:00

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 even supply you with the fabrics if you want to help but prefer not to buy the fabrics. 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.
Sat., June 24, 2:00-4:00

Quilts for Michael’s House – Michael’s House is a child advocacy center for abused children. Each child is assigned one advocate who helps the child through the trying times including the trial of the abuser, when necessary. An abused child finds love and comfort when cuddling in a quilt. Help us supply this worthy endeavor so every child who comes in for help gets a quilt to enjoy and keep.
There is no charge for this class. You may supply your own fabrics or use a kit we have ready to go.
Please call or stop in to register.
Thurs., June 29, 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.  
Wed., Lune14, 6:15-8:15