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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




AUGUST CLASSES
Basic 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., Aug. 8, 15, 22, and 29, 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 be themed or just old favorites. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Tues., Aug. 12, 19, & 26, 2:00-4:00

Baseball Legends –America’s favorite pastime is baseball. Now you can make a quilt themed for the baseball lover in your family. This quilt uses easy piecing and some applique. The colors are bright and cheerful enough even for the little league player. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Mon., Aug 4, 18, and 25, 2:00-4:00

Autumn Gems – Your fabric choice can make this very striking. The pieced border adds to its allure. Throw in the fact that it is easier to make than it looks, and you might want to make the crib size, throw, twin, full, queen or even king. This pattern is designed for 10” square packs or fat quarters. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Fri., Aug. 8, 15, & 29, 2:00-4:00

Football Table Runner – Kick off the big game day party by decorating your snack table with a football themed table runner. The center of the runner is designed to look like a football field and is completed by a giant football at each end. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Sat., Aug. 2 & 9, 10:00-12:00 or Mon., Aug. 18 & 25, 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. Ad 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., Aug. 20 & 27, 2:00-4:00

Patchwork Purse – Women love purses, especially unusual ones. Make your own “designer” bag using your choice of fabrics. The pattern gives you two sizes to choose from. You can use coordinating fabrics for handles or purchased handles. This bag looks great in cotton prints as well as denims fabrics. Be sure that your machine can sew through multiple layers of your fabric. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions 
Thurs., Aug. 7 & 14, 2:00-4:00

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.
Tues., Aug. 5, 2:00-4:00 or Sat., Aug. 16, 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.  
Mon., Aug. 11, 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 
Sat., Aug. 2, 10:00-12:00
 September 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.
Mon., Sept. 8, 15,22, & 29, 2:00-4:00
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Disappearing Pin Wheel – You may have made the disappearing nine patch. Now it is time to try disappearing pin wheel. It looks much more challenging than it is. Of course you may use your own choice of colors. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Wed., Sept. 3, 10, & 24, 2:00-4:00

Diamond Dance – Diamonds will be dancing in your eyes as you make this stunning quilt. It looks great in either cotton or batik fabrics. While it is not ideal for a beginner, it should work well for an intermediate quilter. Is it time for you to try your hand at something new? Come to our class where you will have someone to give you hints and tips. $30.00 includes two-hour classes and instructions.
Fri., Sept. 5, 12, & 26, 6:15-8:15


Rag Quilt – An easy quilt, even for a beginner, the rag quilt features “regged” seams to give it a fun, comfy, casual look. The technique for making this quilt has you quilt each block as you go, making it great for any level of experience. It is often made with homespuns as they “rag” nicely. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Thurs., Sept. 4, 11, & 25, 2:00-4:00

Turn It Around -  Another easy quilt. No Triangles or curves – just squares and rectangles. One large print fabric and four solids or tonals are all you need for this attractive quilt. Let your imagination be your guide. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Tues., Sept. 2, 9, & 23. 2:00-4:00

Crazy Quilt Vest – Even if you are not big on vests, this class will teach you the technique of crazy quilting. Adding your favorite trims and decorative stitches allows you to make something uniquely yours. Make this for yourself or a vest-loving friend. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Wed., Sept. 3 & 10, 6:15-8:15

Serger Book Cover with Pockets – Fabric Book covers protect better and last much longer than paper ones. Why not go one better and add pockets to hold accessories? Using your serger makes this a quick and easy project. You will learn a bit about decorative stitches and threads on your serger if you haven’t tried them yet. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Sat., Sept. 6 & 13, 10:00-12:00 or Wed., Sept 17 & Oct. 1, 2:00-4:00

Sisters Tote Bag– Call it a tote or a handbag, either way it is a great accessory. Just think of all the fabric combinations you might like. Make it fun and funky, sassy, or even conservative. You will be sure to love it. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions 
Tues., Sept. 16 & 30. 2:00-4:00

Stagecoach Valance – If you are interested in learning home decorating tips, this is a great place to start. This valance looks great In a child’s room, a recreation room, a bathroom, or anywhere a fun valance is wanted. Sew it in two easy classes. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions
Wed., Sept. 17 & 24, 6:15-8:15

Charity sewing for Kyle’s Quillows – There is no charge for this event. On Sunday September 21st from 12:00 until 3:30, we will be hosting a event for Kyle’s Quillows. You don’t need any 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.
September 21st from 12:00 until 3:30

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., Sept. 6, 2:00-4:00 or Thurs. Sept. 18, 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., Sept. 15, 6:15-8:15 or Fri., Sept. 19 6:15-8:15
October Classes
What’s New for your 221 Featherweight
 If you did not take the 221 service class, you won’t want to miss free class. Here is your chance to learn about the new notions and parts for your 221 Featherweight. You will have a chance to purchase the items shown at special discounts during the class. There is no charge for the class. The class is limited in size so preregistration is required. Sign up soon to insure your seat.
Thurs., Oct. 2, 9:00-10:30, or Fri., Oct. 3, 2:00-3:30, or Sat., Oct. 4, 9:00-10:30

What’s New in Notions 
 Come on in and join others to learn about what’s new in notions to make your sewing easier and more fun. This demonstration is free. All participants will receive special discounts in this class only. The class is limited in size so preregistration is required. Sign up soon to insure your seat.
Thurs., Oct. 2, 11:30 - 12:30, or Fri., Oct. 3, 10:00 to 11:00, or Sat. Oct. 4, 11:30 to 12:30  

Serger Try It and Buy It
 Have you wondered about sergers? Do you have an old serger that you don’t like because it is hard to use? Come in and try one of the easy to use Baby Lock sergers. We are offering special discounts for this event. There is no charge, but preregistration is required.
Thurs., Oct 2, 2:00-3:00, or Fri., Oct. 3, 6:15-7:15 or Sat., Oct. 4, 2:00-3:00

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., Oct. 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2:00-4:00 

Starry Nights – The Christmas tree or a Wreath panel are so easy to finish. Add the string of LED lights and you have a wonderful wall hanging. We offer a class to learn how to add lights to your project. You will need to have your wall hanging quilted for this class. We will focus on adding the light string. $10.00 includes the 2 hour class and instructions.
Sat., Oct. 11, 2:00-4:00 or Fri., Oct. 24, 6:15-8:15

Turkey Feathers – Do you need a decorative quilt to set the holiday mood for that big family dinner? This is it. Using quick fuse applique techniques, you can make this in time for Thanksgiving $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Wed., Oct. 8, 15, & 29. 2:00-4:00

Flying Geese – Using the patter Fly Away Home, you can make this quilt in one of several sizes and make a pillow sham as well if you wish. Flying geese look difficult because of the triangles and points, but with this technique they are not hard. Come take this class and see how easy they can be. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Thurs., Oct. 9, 16, & 30, 2:00-4:00

Rough and Tumble – Quilts for little boys are not something you see everywhere. Boys will love this quilt with its appliqued truck, train, car, dog, lizard, etc. Learn to applique and make something for that special boy to cherish. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Fri., Oct. 10, 17, & 31, 6:15-8:15

Driftwood – The name makes you think of the blues of the sea and the browns of driftwood. Of course, you may use any color combination you choose. It is great for using scraps from your stash. Make crib or any bed size you wish. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Tues., Oct.7, 14, & 28, 2:00-4:00

Lined Tab Curtains – Do it yourself home décor is “in” these days. Some techniques are easier than they look. This class will teach you how to make an easy, beautiful tab curtain for any room in your living space. The lining adds life to the curtain, and filters out some light giving you more darkening when you want it. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Mon., Oct. 6 & 13, 6:15-8:15

Pillowcase Dresses for Charity – We are participating in this project to make dresses for little girls in Africa. All it takes is a pillowcase, some decorative trims, thread , and your time and ingenuity. We have the directions for you. Ribbons and trims are inexpensive and we have a variety if you don’t have much in your leftovers. There is no charge for this class. But we do want you to sign up to reserve a space.
Mon., Oct. 13, 2:00-4:00 or Tues., Oct. 21, 2:00-4:00

Serger Gift Bag – Create a cute medium-sized, reusable gift bag for any occasion. Once you know the technique, you can change change the size to fit any gift. This project is quick, easy, and versatile – a great one for anyone wanting to use your serger more confidently.
Thurs., Oct. 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 
Wed., Oct. 1, 6:15-8:15