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Pottstown, PA 19464

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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.




Embroidery Play Date – Stunning Tree of Life Earring - Although the tree of life has traditionally represented knowledge, wisdom, and insight, we will be adding family to the equation. Machine embroider absolutely stunning - one of a kind - tree of life earrings accented with family birthstones or anniversary stones. 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., Nov. 19, 1:00-3:00 or Mon., Nov. 20, 9:00-11:00
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.
Wed., Nov. 1, 8, 15, & 29, 2:00-4:00

Ball Table Runner – Use your serger to make a quick table runner. Serge using some decorative thread to make an interesting edge finish and you are done. This technique can also be used on placemats and other home dec projects. $10.00 includes the two-hour class and instructions.
Sat., Nov. 11, 10:00-12:00

Over Size Rail Fence – Here is another twist on the split rail fence quilt. You don’t need to buy a pattern or book to make this quilt. Our same is in Christmas colors and fabrics, but you can easily use your own color scheme. Stop in and we’ll help you pick out your fabrics if you wish. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Mon., Nov. 6, 13, & 27, 2:00-4:00

Holiday Elegance – A Christmas wall hanging that is elegant, yet easy to make. The white, silver and red are not the typical Christmas colors but go well with many color schemes. Add this to your holiday decorations or start a whole new scheme this year. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Tues., Nov. 7, 14, & 28, 2:00-4:00

Twice Broken Dishes – A rotary cut and strip pieced variation of the traditional Broken Dishes block – with a few cracks!! What an interesting fun quilt. Join the class and make yours. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Thurs., Nov. 9, 16, & 30. 2:00-4:00

Triangle Purse – We have offered a variety of classes making purses. This triangle purse is both cute and economical as it doesn’t require a lot of fabric. It can even be made using fat quarters!!. There are no zippers in this purse – perfect for those who don’t like to sew in zippers. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Fri., Nov. 3 & 10, 6:15-8:15

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.
Fri., Nov. 24, 2:00-4:00

Ryan’s Case for Smiles, formerly known as ConKerr Cancer – 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.
Tues., Nov. 24, 6:15-8:15

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., Nov. 25, 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., Nov. 25, 10:00-12:00

November
Charity sewing for Kyle’s Quillows  There is no charge for this event. On Sunday, Nov. 12th from 12:00 noon to 3:30, we will be hosting an event making quillows for children at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. You don’t need to sign up. However, we would like you to let us know if you can so we can be better prepared. Come in 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.
Sunday, Nov. 12th, 12 noon to 3:30.

January
Free Embroidery Machine Tryout – You Keep the Project – Here is your chance to come sew on a Baby Lock embroidery machine and you even get to keep the project you make. The New Baby Lock Verve is a small sewing and embroidery machine that packs a lot of punch. Great for taking with you to classes, to college, or wherever. Try the embroidery and sewing as you make a tote embroidered with a fancy initial. There is a $5.00 signup fee, but you get a $5.00 credit toward your purchase at the time of the class.
Sat., Jan. 13. 10:00-12:00 or 2:00-4:00

Embroidery Play Date – Do you want to build a snowman? Do you hate the cold? Do you really dislike snow? How do you feel about shoveling? Fear no more. You can now enjoy winter in Pennsylvania by making your very own indoor snowballs! Soft, jolly snowballs to look at or to toss in the comfort of your home. And the best part is that there is no “melting”. So, sign up so that you, too, can fortify your supply of snow fort ammunition! 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., Jan. 21, 1:00-3:00 or Mon., Jan. 22, 9:00-11:00
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.
Wed., Jan. 3, 10, 17, & 24, 2:00-4:00

Machine Embroidery & Computer Help - Are your computer skills less than you would like? This class will teach you how to make a folder to store your embroidery designs, how to get designs from your computer into this folder, how to get designs from a CD into your folder, how to get designs from the folder into your embroidery machine. After this class, you should be comfortable to find a design you like and get it into your embroidery machine. $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Fri., Jan. 5 & 12, 2:00-4:00

Cute Monster Panel – This cute panel can easily be made into a throw for that special child in your life. Learn how to add borders and then how to quilt using your walking foot. This is a quick project for anyone wanting to make a cute gift. (You can even come in the next week for a class on binding your throw. See below.) $20.00 includes the two two-hour classes and instructions.
Thurs., Jan. 4 & 11, 2:00-4:00

Quilt Binding – Some quilters are not sure how to easily add binding to their quilts, especially at the corners. We love to teach you how to do this task, including mitering the corners. You can use a quilt you have ready for binding, or just practice on a small quilt sandwich. $10.00 includes the two-hour class and instructions.
Thurs., Jan. 18, 2:00-4:00

Contra Dance – Here is a great little quilt for showcasing a medium or a largescale print. It features an easy, fun technique for achieving an on-point setting without diagonal rows or cutting of setting triangles! Only three different blocks create this whole quilt. This project also features mitered corners! $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Wed., Jan 10, 17, &31, 6:15-8:15

A Touch of Attitude –The accent color creates the “attitude” in this quilt. The pieced border is a nice added touch. This is for a beginner to intermediate quilter. There are no bias sides of triangles to stretch out of shape. Come join us and learn how easy it can be. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Fri., Jan 5, 12, & 26, 6:15-8:15

Got Squares – Here is another quilt with an easy way to do “on point” without the issues of dealing with bias. This pattern is not good for obvious horizontal prints. $30.00 includes the three two-hour classes and instructions.
Tues., Jan. 2, 9, & 23, 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.
Mon., Jan. 8 & 15, 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., Jan. 19, 6:15-8:15

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