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Sewing Techniques

at Linda Z's Sewing Center - Arlington Heights 1216 E Central Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60005

A class for new sewers, it also is great as a refresher course for others. You will learn the basic 3Ts – Terms, Tools and Techniques! Join us and also learn: Sewing Machines – What you need to look for when buying a new machine Essential Supplies and Tools – What to buy now and what to put on your wish list Thread – Why is thread important...

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Crochet 201

at Knitche, Inc. - Downers Grove 5221 Main St, Chicago, Illinois 60515

Take your crochet skills to the next level by mastering some new stitches, in a beautiful shawl or cowl pattern.   Pre-requisite:  Beginning Crochet or equivalent. 

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Cast On Conundrum

at Knitche, Inc. - Downers Grove 5221 Main St, Chicago, Illinois 60515

Rumor has it that there are over 50 different cast-on methods! We'll cover a few of our favorites and the meritsof each. This is an invaluable class that will change the way you start every new  project. 

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Nuno/Laminated Felted Silk Satin Scarf (Westmont)

at TLD Design Center & Gallery - Westmont 26 E Quincy St, Westmont, Illinois 60559

Using the natural properties of wool and the laminating (Nuno) technique, students will create a light, summery scarf. Wool felt is generally thick, stiff and sculptural, but by using smaller quantities of wool and the luxurious drape of silk satin, a unique light and airy felt can be created.  During this 4 hour class students will explore color...

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Dyeing To Print

at Chicago Printmakers Collaborative - Lincoln Square 4912 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60625

In this one-day, five-hour course, participants will learn how to make monoprints on fabric. Techniques covered include dyeing cotton fabric and stencil screenprinting with dye and ink.  This experimental course encourages students to embrace play and experimentation. Work with artist and instructor Cassie Tompkins to develop your design, then...

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Crochet a Hat

at Knitche, Inc. - Downers Grove 5221 Main St, Chicago, Illinois 60515

Add some new stitches to your crochet repertoire (slip stitch and half-double crochet) while making this watchman's style unisex hat.   Pre-requisite: BCD or equivalent. 

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Embrace Sewing

at Linda Z's Sewing Center - Arlington Heights 1216 E Central Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60005

Shannon Fabrics ambassador, Teresa Coates is back!  Join us to learn how easy it is to sew with Embrace, with a little bit of Cuddle mixed in - make a summer t-shirt and an infinity scarf and a baby’s self-binding blanket. After attending this workshop you’re going to want to make more & more embrace & cuddle...

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Learn to Cable - Beginner

at Sister-Arts Studio Inc. - Lincoln Park 721 W Wrightwood , Chicago, Illinois 60614

Cables look so complicated but honestly they are EASY! You will learn how to cable from a written instructions and a chart. By then end of this class you will know how to cable front and cable back with many variations.  Expand your skills and join us!  Students should bring worsted weight scrap yarn and knitting needles sized for the yarn....

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Batik Workshop (Ages 14+)

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Learn the origins and basics of batik and ways to incorporate hot wax batik with a tajanting tool into your art, as well as how to create decorative fabrics and Earth friendly art with wax, cloth, rice paper and dye.

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3 sessions

What's New From Bernina

at Linda Z's Sewing Center - Arlington Heights 1216 E Central Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60005

Join us as we unveil & demonstrate some of the AWESOME AND EXCITING NEW ITEMS we’ve brought back from the recent BERNINA UNIVERSITY! We are SEW EXCITED - we can’t wait to show you WHAT’S NEW! There will be something for everyone - crafters, quilters, garment sewers or embroiderers, young or old, new or experienced, women or men.

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Crocheted Motif Blanket

at Knitche, Inc. - Downers Grove 5221 Main St, Chicago, Illinois 60515

Colorful hexagons are joined as you work to create a masterpiece for your home.  Pre-requisite: C201 or equivalent

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2 sessions

Fabrics 101

at Vogue Fabrics - Evanston 718 Main St, Evanston, Illinois 60202

In this 3 hour lecture we will explore the characteristics and qualities of fabrics, identifying their uses, and how to make better choices when selecting fabric for a pattern.   We'll discuss weights, drape, body and stretch in addition to fibers.        

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Beginning Knitting

at Knit Nirvana - Forest Park 7453 W Madison St, Chicago, Illinois 60130

Learn to cast on, knit, purl, bind off, and pick up dropped stitches.  Always wanted to learn how to knit? Now is your chance! This class is for people who have never had needles in their hands and for those who need a refresher course. We will also talk about Ravelry, an essential resource for knitters these days. Supplies needed: ...

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Beginners Sewing

at Trixy Xchange - Wicker Park 1579 N Milwaukee Ave Stu #232, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Have you always wanted to learn how to sew but afraid to touch a sewing machine? Or wonder why your hungry sewing machine keeps eating your projects and jamming? Let me help you get started and make you feel comfortable using a sewing machine while teaching you the basics! In this class you will be making a 16" pillow cover with a zipper! Sewing...

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3 sessions

Summer Sewing Design Camp

at Sew Anastasia - West Town 2041 W Carroll Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60612

Spend a week in the sewing studio learning from sewing educator Anastasia Chatzka. From beginner to advance learn at your skill level to advance your skills to the next level. Work on projects that speak out to you while learning new techniques and skills. Anastasia shows the basics of draping and pattern drafting to help you drape and pattern...

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