OC sewing classes

Sewing classes are free and open to the public! All ages welcome -- youth must be accompanied by an adult. The project of the day is not mandatory; you are encouraged to bring your own project to work on during our sit and sew workshops. Please call and reserve your seat.

 

Oldham County Sewing Classes

Past sewing classes include Sewing 101: Introduction to Sewing, Chenille Pillows, Holiday Table Runners, Infinity Scarves, Mother/Daughter Aprons, Rag Quilts, Fabric Storage Containers, and SelfBiding Blankets. See listings below for this year's sewing classes taught by Master Clothing Volunteer Angela Morris.

 

Monday, November 26, 3-8pm Flip'n'Sew Stockings & Fold'n'Stitch Wreaths

Flip’n’Sew Stocking (Designed by Jennifer McLeod) Supply List:

  • Two or four 12 x 18 inch pieces of muslin or solid/small print fabrics for base of stitches
  • Six to ten strips of fabric measuring 12 inches in length and two 5 inches in width
  • 12 x 18 inch piece of interfacing to make your own pattern
  • One decorative piece of coordinating fabric to use on back of stocking
  • Optional: Ribbon, rickrack, buttons, etc. for decorating
  • Optional: Batting or quilted fabric to make a more padded stocking

Bring strips of fabric to share with friends!

Fold’n’Stitch Wreath Supply List:

  • 5/8 yard Fabric for back (green)
  • 5/8 yard fabric for front (red)
  • 1/2 yard fabric for applique (white print)
  • 1/2 to 2/3 yard fusible foam interfacing or Peltex one sided fusible ultra-firm stabilizer (If using fusible fleece and planning to hang wreath, you will need a stiffer interfacing)
  • 17 x 22 inch paper-back fusible web
  • Pressing sheet or parchment paper
  • Optional: any decoration as beads, buttons, sequins, etc.

You will also need: sewing machine, thread, scissors, pins, needles, rotary cutter, mat, measuring tape, ruler, marking pencils, etc. for both projects

 

Monday, January 28, 10am-3pm • Beach Wraps & Kimonos • Supply List coming soon

Monday, February 25, 10am-3pm • Bed Pockets • Supply List coming soon

Monday, March 25, 3-8pm • Coil Baskets • Supply List coming soon

Monday, April 22, 3-8pm • Criss-Cross or Dress Shirt Aprons • Supply List coming soon

Monday, May 20, 3-8pm • Cube/Tube Pillows • Supply List coming soon

 

Call (502) 222-9453 or email the staff assistant for Oldham County sewing class notifications.

 

See Oldham County sewing class photos on Facebook.

how to build a sewing kit

Building a sewing kit? Collect the following items:

  • Tape Measure
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Pin Cushion
  • Hem Gauge
  • Needles
  • Marking Pencil for Sewing
  • Seam Ripper

Finally, find a container for your sewing notions and put your name on it. You can buy an art container at a crafts store or even use a small toolbox.