Classes at Treadle Yard Goods

To register for Treadle classes, please call them at 651-698-9690 OR you can now register/pay for classes on their

Questions about classes? Call Material Girls at 952-201-3863 or email us:

Garment Sewing Group changes to Wednesdays!!! And our regular Saturdays…AND WE’RE BACK IN PERSON!!

Garment Sewing Group is a monthly meeting featuring garments, pattern modification and review, and the latest news in the sewing world. You will be provided with tips, techniques and new ideas that are sure to inspire you. Current fashion, chic wear, proper fit, and children’s wear are some of the topics we will explore. Whether you are an experienced sewist (and you’ve been quilting while waiting for something like this:) or just beginning – this club is for you! Bring Show and Tell for a chance to win a door prize.

Fee for Garment Sewing Group is $10. Register using PayPal button below-no need for a Paypal account.

Your first meeting is free!

Upcoming Garment Sewing Group Meetings at Treadle Yard Goods:

Saturday, July 10th, 10:30

(Our Wednesday meeting, July 14, will be held at Lakes Makerie, 5257 Chicago Av. S., in Minneapolis. This is in no way a permanent change of venue, just a little “Garment Sewing Group on the Go” and Treadle had kids’ camp so we’re checking out the local fabric stores!)

Wednesday, August 11, 10:30

Saturday, August 14, 10:30

Garment Sewing Group

Monthly meeting to see what’s sewing in the garment world-


Questions: or 952-201-3863

July-August 2021 Classes

Treadle Yard Goods-You will need to go to to register/pay

Pick a Pattern and Make It

Have you got something in mind but want a little guidance? Ready to make something for summer? We have 2 three hour sessions for you to get a great start or maybe even finish a summer project. Perfect class for serger or Coming Back to Sewing grads or anyone that would like some help getting a garment sewing project done.

Wednesdays, July 7 and 21, 10-1 pm


What ever you need for your project 🙂

Cost: $75

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PDF Patterns-Exploring, Ordering and Printing

Seeing things on Instagram that you’d love to make but can’t bring yourself to tape 55 pieces of paper together to get it? We’ll walk you through the whole process, including where to store them on your device. To get the full experience you will need to actually buy a pattern so you may want to do a little looking and make a list before class. This is a hands-on class so an iPad (or equivalent), laptop or smart phone is required.

Wednesday, July 7, 2-3 pm


Your phone and iPad (or equivalent) and/or laptop-one to do Zoom call and one to go to websites

A short list of pdf patterns you may want to order

Note taking supplies as desired

Cost: $25

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Cover Stitch or Catch Up Sergery

Learn the tricks and techniques for the coverstitch machine or catch up on a missed serger class or technique that still escapes you. Let us know what you’d like to cover so we can bring appropriate supplies.

Wednesday, July 21, 2-3 pm


Serger or coverstitch machine, manual and accessories

Cost: $25

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Basic & Beyond Sergery IN A DAY!

Do you have a serger you don’t know how to use? Are you a little confused about threading? Take the fear out of serging and get comfortable with what could become your favorite sewing tool. Sessions cover machine parts, threading, rolled hem, flatlock, techniques, serging a basic tee and more.

A child sized, cut out tee will be provided to practice your new skills. Construction techniques will be emphasized.

Wednesdays, August 4, 10-4 pm (with a lunch break 🙂


Serger, manual and accessories-don’t forget power cord/pedal

Basic sewing supplies-scissors, pins

4 different colored spools of thread-helpful if they match the 4 colors on your machine

Cost: $85

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