Classes & Events

Strippy Zippy Bag

Strippy Zippy Bag
Class starts: 5/19/16 at 11:00am
Class ends: 5/19/16 at 3:00pm

When playing one day, Aileen created a unique zippered bag. By stitching 1-1/2″ strips to a muslin foundation, a one-of-a-kind masterpiece was born.

For this one-session workshop, you will need 21 1-1/2″ strips of fabric, a muslin foundation, variegated thread, a scrap piece of batting, a fat-quarter for lining and a coordinating zipper.

Aileen will provide her pattern, Strippy Zippy Bag, to each paid registrant. Unable to make the class? You may purchase Aileen’s Strippy Zippy Bag patern for just $10.00.

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Nothing But Flying Geese & Offspring

Nothing But Flying Geese and Offspring Quilt
Class starts: 6/9/16 at 1:00pm
Class ends: 6/9/16 at 4:00pm

Aileen is using a very old method of creating Flying Geese and by stitching one additional seam, creates two quilts! The main Flying Geese quilt is large enough for a queen/double bed, and Offspring is a generous throw size. The smaller, Offspring quilt was created, as an experiment, by Aileen to avoid wasting fabric. The result was quite satisfying. The method for making the Flying Geese for Aileen’s two quilts, incorporates only rectangles and squares.

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Beginning Quilting - Session #1

Beginning Quilting Quilt
Class starts: 9/7/16 at 9:30am
Class ends: 9/7/16 at 12:30pm

Would you like to learn to quilt? Have you taken other classes but would like to hone your skills? Join us for this comprehensive 10-session class and learn everything from the dos and don’ts of fabric selection, the best ways to use your tools, perfecting your quarter-inch seam, setting your blocks, adding borders, quilting your quilt, and ultimately binding your masterpiece.

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Beginning Sewing - Session #1

Taylor Made Designs - Any Season Robe
Class starts: 1/9/17 at 1:00pm
Class ends: 1/9/17 at 4:00pm

During this 10-week series, you will have the opportunity to learn much about sewing while making a spectacular two piece robe and pajama botom set. Although you may not be a beginner, your instructor will presume you know absolutely nothing about sewing and present basic sewing principles plus numerous time saving short cuts involved with sewing. At the end of the series, if you have attended class and constructed your projects as presented, you will have learned the basic fundamentals of sewing and will have the ability to read, understand and construct most patterns. Techniques are scheduled and listed below.

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Machine Mastery Classes

Sewing Machine Classes
Private lessons: As Assigned

Temecula Valley Sewing Center offers classes to teach you how to use your sewing machine. These are not project type classes, but are instructions on the operation of your machine.

Many times these machine mastery classes are bundled together with a sewing machine, serger, or embroidery machine purchased here at Temecula Valley Sewing Center, however, we do offer classes for machines purchased at other stores.

Please call Temecula Valley Sewing Center for details. (951) 694-9576