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Sewing 101
Jun
18
6:30 PM18:30

Sewing 101

So there’s that pesky sewing machine sitting in your basement (closet, corner of your dining room) and you’re not quite sure what to do with it? Let Modern Maker show you how. In this sewing basics class, you’ll learn the ABCs of your (or the studio’s in case you don’t own one) machine, how to sew a straight and zig-zag stitch, and come away with an amazing tote bag (perfect for lugging around your supplies for your next sewing class).

Cost: $20 + supplies (available through Modern Yarn)

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Summer Maker Monday Series
Jul
15
to Aug 12

Summer Maker Monday Series

Makers! Start your engines! Modern Maker is launching our summer maker series—5 summer Mondays, 5 distinct workshops. Take one, or all five; you’re certain to spread your creative wings! All workshops are from 7-9pm. For details about each, click the button for to learn more.

July 15: Sew or knit your own log cabin quilt! (with Paige Sato & Kristen Carlberg)

July 22: Nail Your Aesthetic (with Caarin Fleischman

July 29:  From Dream to Design (with Caarin Fleischman)

Aug. 5: DIY Authentic Alabama Chanin skirt (with Paige Sato & Kristen Carlberg)

Aug. 12: Sashiko Sampler (with Paige Sato & Kristen Carlberg)

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Summer Jeans Workshop/July 19-21
Jul
19
to Jul 21

Summer Jeans Workshop/July 19-21

Hate ill-fitting jeans? Why not make your own! In this Jeans Workshop, over the course of a weekend you will cut and sew your own high rise jeans (the Megan Nielson Dawn Jean). This is a two day sewing workshop with a custom fit session on Friday night (along with wine & cheese). Once you’ve found your fit, we’ll make alterations to your pattern pieces, cut the premium denim and start sewing! On Sunday evening you’ll walk out of our studio dope as hell. Your tuition includes delicious lunches, jean sewing pattern, and a premium denim kit (denim, topstitching thread and hardware). Prior to the start of class, you’ll receive a detailed survey regarding your sizing and denim preferences.

July 19 (Friday) 7-10pm: try on sample jeans, find your fit, and pick your pant leg style (tapered, straight, or wide leg)

July 20 (Saturday) 10-5: cut fabric, sew pockets, install zip or button fly, attach back yoke, top stitch pockets

July 21 (Sunday) 10-5: sew inseam, attach waistband and belt loops, finish with premium hardware and VOILA!

This class is suitable for adventurous beginners on up through accomplished sewists who are eager to make their first pair of jeans.

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