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Print & Stitch: Relief, Screen Printing and Embroidery

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

Print& Stitch: Relief, Screen Printing and Embroidery for Textiles  Explore woodcut and screen print in combination with embroidery to create wearable objects and artworks. You will learn basics of screen printing, relief printing and hand stitching and complete 3 projects.  Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate

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4 sessions

Felt Cuffs And Bracelets - Beginners (Westmont)

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

An ancient method of creating fabrics resurrected in contemporary style. Learn this fun, unusual process that by-passes spinning and knitting and capitalizes on the natural attributes of animal hair fibers to bond together in the formation of a sturdy "non-woven" bracelet base fabric. During Tammy's 2.5 hour workshop, each student will color select,...

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Garment Sewing

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

Building A Great Fitting Wardrobe, One Piece At A Time! Pattern, fabric & supplies are extra and must be purchased here. Bring your machine if it was purchased here. Whether you're an experienced garment sewer or someone looking to start, Connie will guide you along a journey to create new pieces or a whole wardrobe. Choose any pattern here -...

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2 sessions

3-D Felting

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

We invite you to join us for this new exciting needle felting class! Adults will learn how to work with special felting needles and wool roving to sculpt an adorable 3-Dimensional animal. Choose from 6 different kits. 

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Introduction to Sergers

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

If you have never used a serger and are interested in learning what they can do, this class is for you.   Well, join us and…SERGE TO THE HEAD OF THE CLASS! Get a hands-on feel for what a serger can do and create a small project. Now’s the right time! See what’s new and have fun too! Kit included.

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Draping 101

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

The concept of Draping is not understood by most sewers. Draping is how we recognize the issues and solve them when sewing our clothing. Draping helps us understand how and why to change the patterns so that our garment will fit just the way we want.  Bring to class any Silhouette Pattern in the collection and we will drape the mock up on you,...

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Zipper Workshop

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

End the frustration now with this incredibly helpful workshop. Learn once and for all how to get the perfect look with your zippers. This hands-on workshop will leave you confident in your ability to insert any zipper into any outfit. Our expanded format allows students more time to work on samples before going home to put zippers in their projects....

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Steek and Steep

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

Stranded colorwork is enjoyable and rewarding.  Steeking, or cutting the knitted fabric, allows the process to flow more smoothly because it eliminates the need to strand colors on the wrong (purl) side.  Our mug cozy project isn't just cute, it will take the "eek" out of "steek" and empower you to take on larger colorwork projects with confidence....

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2 sessions

Textiles 101

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

Learn about fabrics to make better sewing choices. This workshop will cover characteristics and qualities of fabrics, identifying their uses. 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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Fit to Flatter Workshop

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

Making clothes for yourself can be incredibly rewarding, but can come with challenges when trying to fit your body. Join us & pattern designer, Lindsey Marsh, of Sew To Grow designs, to learn how making clothing for yourself can be fun & extremely rewarding, especially with one of our NEW SEWING MACHINES! Using one of her attractive &...

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2 sessions

3rd Dimension Jacket

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

Create an easy jacket … a great sewing OR serger project.   Pieced for a casual look…separating zipper opening…elastic bands…learn these & other techniques to use in your soon to be many garment projects! You’ll want to make several of these charmers in a variety of fabrics! Note: Class Fee does not include fabric, pattern &...

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3 sessions

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Felt Hat Workshop (Berwyn)

at TLD Design Center & Gallery - Berwyn 2619 Ridgeland Ave, Berwyn, Illinois 60402

Each student will design and make their own felted hat on a three-dimensional form. This is not a knit and shrink technique! We are exploring traditional wet felting methods using un-spun, loose fiber to create the base of the hat which allow us to include different surface design elements inlaid within the structure.  Prior experience in felt...

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Arm Knitting

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

Super chunky knits are the rage. Did you can know you can make them without any equipment - just your arms? In this class, we'll use felt to make chunky yarn and learn arm knitting. You'll go home with a new cowl or scarf! Class fee includes materials.

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Saturday Sewing

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

Anastasia’s Sewing Classes are taught as open-studio. During your 6 weeks of classes you can come into the sewing studio and make your projects come to life. We have plenty of sewing machines for you to use (or you can bring your own!), along with embroidery machines and sergers and a huge cutting table— in short, everything you could need for...

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6 sessions

Hexie Potholders

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

Create fun and easy potholders for yourself or friends!  They’re quick and make great teacher gifts, bunco party gifts, open house gifts, birthday gifts, bosses gifts, welcome gifts, …! You get the idea!! Soon your own kitchen will be awash with hexagons - the perfect pot picker-uppers! Note: Class Fee does not include  fabric...

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