Classes at Treadle Yard Goods

To register for Treadle classes, please call them at 651-698-9690.

Questions about classes? Call Material Girls at 952-201-3863 or email us: materialgirlsewing@gmail.com

Garment Sewing Group
Fashion Sewing Club 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-Please send an email to materialgirlsewing@gmail.com for the Zoom code and notes.

All meetings are currently being held on Zoom at 10:30 am.

Saturday, May 8, 10:30

Tuesday, May 11, 10:30

Thursday, May 13, 10:30

Tuesday, June 8, 10:30

Thursday, June 10, 10:30

Saturday, June 12, 10:30

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Garment Sewing Group

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

$10.00

Questions: materialgirlsewing@gmail.com or 952-201-3863

Basic Sergery & Beyond – Online OR In-Store!

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 and stitch IN-STORE Wednesdays 10:00 – 12:00 June 16, 23, 30  Fee: $95, 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 (pick up at Treadle). Construction techniques will be emphasized.

Skill Level: All

Instructor: Material Girls Debbie & Kristin

ONLINE Tuesdays 1:00 – 3:00 May 18, 25, June 8  Fee: $85

IN-STORE Wednesdays 10:00 – 12:00 June 16, 23, 30  Fee: $95

IN-STORE Wednesdays 10:00 – 12:00 June 16, 23, 30  Fee: $95

Please see our covid safety guidelines for in-person classes here.

Collar Techniques Online

In this hands-on class you will be supplied with a kit containing several collars and we will go step by step through the techniques for a wrapped collar, one seam collar, and collar-into-stand methods of construction. You may want to have a shirt cut out or have your pattern handy at class so you can adapt your pattern for these great techniques.

Skill Level: All

Instructor: Material Girls Debbie & Kristin

Fee: $35

Tuesday 10:00 – 12:00  May 11

Free Monthly Online Sewing Talks via Zoom

May: Do I need a serger?

Coverstitch? Overlock? Flatlock? Rolled hem? What will a serger do that my sewing machine isn’t already doing? What do I need to know before I go shopping? This and more from the teachers of Basic & Beyond Sergery.

Saturday 10:30 May 15 Register with Treadle for Zoom code

Jalie Eleonore Pull-on Pant – In-Store

A breeze to sew and wear, skinny jeans are a wardrobe staple. Make yours from stretch denim/twill or ponte knit and the Jalie Eleonore pattern. Without a zipper, the techniques are pretty easy! This is just the best pattern for crotch fit, close to thigh, close to ready to wear, that we can find!! 

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Instructor: Material Girls Debbie & Kristin

Fee: $95

Wednesdays 1:00 – 3:00 June 2, 9, 16

Coming Back to Sewing – In-Store

Garment sewing for the first time or getting back into it – we’ll outline the things that will make the adventure a bit less hazardous and more satisfying. Garment sewing isn’t for the faint of heart, but seen as a pursuit rather than a pass/fail event and armed with what we’ve learned over the years, you will fall in love with the craft and art of sewing. Choosing your size, indie patterns, PDF printing, knits and new fabrics, fit issues, and techniques are some of the topics we’ll cover in this discussion-based class.

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Instructor: Material Girls Debbie & Kristin

Fee: $55

Wednesdays 1:00 – 3:00 June 23 & 30

Post Sergery: Woven Top Online

Make the Melrose Top by Itch to Stitch (pattern provided) and serge/sew an easy to wear summer top. We’ll cover techniques for bias neck binding, French seams, and band application, plus learn hands-on how to order and work with a large format printing of a PDF pattern.

Skill Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Instructor: Material Girls Debbie & Kristin

Fee: $48

Tuesdays 10:00 – 12:00 May 18 & 25

Post Sergery: A Knit Tee for Me! – In-Store

You made a no-stress tee for a child in Basic Sergery. Now it’s time to tackle a tee that you will actually wear! We’ll supply the tee pattern from Itch to Stitch; it has a variety of necklines and silhouettes to keep you serging all summer long. We’ll cover techniques for measuring your body to choose a pattern size, fit issues, neckband application, hems, plus learn hands-on how to order and work with a large format printing of a PDF pattern.

You don’t have to be a Basic & Beyond graduate but you do need to know how to get a 4 thread stitch on your serger 🙂

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

Instructor: Material Girls Debbie & Kristin

Fee: $55

Wednesdays 10:00 – 12:00 June 2 & 9

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