Join Us-FSC This Week!

Fashion Sewing Club kicks off this Thursday at SR Harris in Burnsville! Following FSC dates at Treadle. Hope to see you and your creativity there.

Thursday, Nov. 8th at 10:30a, SR Harris (Burnsville)
Don’t forget-we’re offering our Sew It Fits class at 1 pm!!
Register here
Saturday, Nov. 10th at 10:30a, Treadle Yard Goods
Tuesday, Nov. 13th at 10:30a & 6:30p, Treadle Yard Goods

Here’s a few more photos from last month’s club. Enjoy!

Sew House Seven Tabor

Sew House Seven
Sewing Workshop Verona coat

McCalls 7349

New and Upcoming Classes-SR Harris too!


Serger classes have been very well attended this fall so we’ve added another Basic and Beyond series at Treadle:
November 20, 27 and Dec. 4 from 10-12 pm-call Treadle to register-(651) 698-9690

Serger classes are being offered at Joann Edina. It is open to all levels and may be repeated to acquire the skills you need.
November 5th from 5:30-8
and December 10 from 12:30-3-register here

We are starting to offer classes at SR Harris Burnsville! Our popular Sew It Fits is a lecture class with a few hands on measurements included 🙂 If you want help choosing patterns and fabric and figuring out your most successful route to sewing, this class is for you. And you can make a day of it and attend Fashion Sewing Club first!
Thursday, November 13, 1-3 pm
OR Thursday, December 13 -register here or at SR Harris

And if you are itching to use your serger (or sew knits with your sewing machine) we have:
Sew & Serge: Kids’ Undies, November 6, 10-12:30 at Treadle
Sew & Serge: Knit PJ’s-December 4 and 11, 1-3:30 at Treadle
Happy Halloween!!

See you this week?

We’re not all work and no play…

But Fashion Sewing Club starts tomorrow at Treadle so gotta go sew!

July Fashion Sewing Club
Tuesday, July 10, 10:30 and 6:30, at Treadle
Thursday, July 12,10:30 SR Harris, at Burnsville
Saturday, July 14, 10:30 at Treadle

Here’s the calendar for the month:
July 2018 Calendar

Classes at JoAnn Fabrics Yorktown/Edina:

Sew Social, Thursdays, July 12, 19, 1:00-4:00
Learn To Sew, Monday July 9, 1:00-3:30
Reversible Pillowcase, Monday, July 16, 1:00-4:00
Boxed Corners (Tissue Box), Monday, July 16, 1:00-4:00
Comfy Pants, Monday, July 30, 1:00-4:30
Sew Scallops, Monday, July 30, 1:30-4
Sew With Knit Fabric, Monday, July 30, 1:30-4
Kids’ Summer Sewing, Thursdays, July 12, 19, 4:30-6:00

Classes at Treadle Yard Goods, St. Paul

Basic Serger and Beyond, Tuesday, July 10, 17, 1;00-4:00
Jalie No Zip Skinny Jeans, Tuesday, July 17, 24 and 31,6:00-8:00

Kids’ Beginning Sewing Camp:
Monday-Friday, 10:00-12:00
Session 2, July 23-27
Session 3, August 6-10

Kids’ Advanced Beginning Sewing
Monday-Friday, 1:00-3:00
Session 2, July 23-27
Session 3, August 6-10

Kids’ Summer Sewing Club
Tuesdays, 4:14-5:45
Session 2, July 24, 31, August 7 and 14

June Fashion Sewing Club Photos

Here is a sampling of the creative ideas we saw at the Tuesday and Thursday Club meetings.
Saturday’s were posted previously.
Garment photos and Club sheets from Debbie, Katie and Kristin can be seen here.

New Look 6163
Butterick 6026
Cutting Line Relax a Little
Vogue 1550
And the shoes make the outfit!
Cutting Line Light and Shadow
Butterick 6491

Burda 6821

McCalls 7512

Saturday’s Show & Tell-See You Tomorrow?

The Saturday Fashion Sewing Club meeting at Treadle was over the top for a second month in a row! We were joined by five women from South Dakota who were in search of wool for making garments for the Make It With Wool contest. They strongly encourage anyone to enter.

Check out all the indie pattern companies featured below-

We’ll be at Treadle Tuesday morning and evening-will you??

In the Folds Peplum Top
Moneta Dress featuring Alabama Chanin handwork

Sew Over It Heather Dress

Ebb and Flow-Cutting Line Designs

Tilly and the Buttons Joni Dress
Tilly and the Buttons “Stretch” book-features Joni Dress and more

June Club Meetings Coming Up

As seen at Sew Social:

Socks

and

shirt

Tomorrow morning we’ll be at Treadle! In case you didn’t see the sneak peek video, take a look at the previous blogpost for the link to Facebook.

Here’s the schedule for June:

June Fashion Sewing Club:

Saturday, June 9, 10:30 at Treadle
Tuesday, June 12, 10:30 and 6:30 at Treadle
Thursday, June 14, 10:30 at SR Harris, Burnsville

Classes at JoAnn Fabrics Yorktown/Edina:

Sew Social, Thursdays, June 14, 21, 1:00-4:00
Serger Bells and Whistles, Monday, June 11, 1:00-4:00
Reversible Pillowcase, Monday, June 11, 5:30-8:30
Sew Summer Shorts, Monday, June 18, 5:30-9
Kids’ Summer Sewing, Thursdays, June 14, and 21, 4:30-6:00
Kids’ Design Camp, Monday – Thursday, June 18-21,1:00-3:30,

Classes at Treadle Yard Goods, St. Paul

Kids’ Beginning Sewing:
Monday-Friday, 10:00-12:00
Session 1, June 25-June 29
Session 2, July 23-27
Session 3, August 6-10

Kids’ Advanced Beginning Sewing and More
Monday-Friday, 1:00-3:00
Session 1, June 25-June 29
Session 2, July 23-27
Session 3, August 6-10

Kids’ Summer Sewing Club
Tuesdays, 4:15-5:45
Session 1-June 19, 26, and July 10 and 17
Session 2-July 24, 31, August 7 and 14

Inspirational Sewing from May Meetings

So many great garments to see in May (thanks to April snow?!?) You keep amazing us with new and different ideas-rock on and thanks for sharing!

Enjoy the heat and the long weekend-just in case your idea of a perfect 95 degree day is sewing in your cool lower level studio :)….

Cute Kids’ Clothes-Come Sew Some!

Sewing for kids is so much fun! Here are the patterns we’ll be featuring at tomorrow’s class (which still has a few spaces 🙂


This pattern is a sweatshirt with a ruffle replacing the bottom band to make it a bit more girly. Sizes run birth to 18 months but will probably easily fit a 2 year old.


This pattern is from Burdastyle magazine-11/2017 and comes in sizes 3-7. We’ll have this pattern for you to use if you don’t have the magazine.


This is the tunic version of the pattern which goes from size 4-9.

All fabric shown is knits from Treadle Yard Goods. Great class to for giving your serger a workout!

Sewing Children’s Clothes meets Tuesday, February 27th from 1-4 pm at Treadle Yard Goods. Please call the store at (651) 698-9690 to register.

Thanks to my two cute grandkids (one of whom wanted to remain faceless 🙂 for the fun photos!

Dye-ing to See You

After having my colors done, there were a few items in my closet that had too much contrast between the light and dark colors. Since Katie had done some dyeing, we got together and changed the dominant color (or lack thereof).

All garments had a white background


Pretty good match for my colors
After drying

Of course, the real test is what it looks like next to my skin color, but for that, you’ll have to come to Fashion Sewing Club 🙂

Fashion Sewing Club:
Saturday, February 10, 10:30
Tuesday, February 13, 10:30 and 6:30

Classes at Treadle Yard Goods

Workroom Social, Tuesdays, February 13, 1:00-4:00
Basic Serger and Beyond, Saturdays, February 10 and 24, 1:00-4:00
Sewing For Your Lifestyle, Tuesday, February 20, 1:00-4:00
Sewing Kids Clothes, Tuesday, February 27, 1:00-4:00

Classes at Edina Yorktown JoAnn

Sew Social, Thursday, February 22, 1:00-4:00
Peasant Top, Monday, February 12, and Monday, February 26,1:00-3:00
Three Seam Pillowcase, Monday, February 12, 5:30-8:30
Comfy Pants, Monday, February 26, 5:30-9:00
Serger Down and Dirty, Monday, February 12, 1:00-4:00
Serger Bells and Whistles, Monday, February 26, 1:00-4:00
Sewing For Kids, Thursday, February 22, 9:30- 11:30 and 6:00-8:00
Classes For Kids
Kids After School Sewing, Thursdays, February 22, 4:30-6:00

January’s Inspiration and February Calendar

A sampling of the sewing that inspired us at January Fashion Sewing Club meetings-
and thanks for going beyond our wildest dreams with so many people at the first Tuesday evening meeting!!

Tilly and the Buttons Agnes Top
Tilly and the Buttons Coco Dress/Top

Burda 6475
Black dress-Vogue 9047

New Lisette pattern
Butterick 6526
Two Sewing Workshop Hudson Tops

Little Something Jacket
Very happily finished coat class project
Sewing Workshop Peony Vest
Sandra Bezina vest Vogue 1453
Shapes High Five Jacket
Sewing Workshop Now Shirt as jacket
Sewing Workshop Frankie Blouse
Stylearc Esme Top
Stylearc Grace Coat

And February’s calendar-

Fashion Sewing Club:
Saturday, February 10, 10:30
Tuesday, February 13, 10:30 and 6:30

Classes at JoAnn Edina Yorktown

Sew Social, Thursday, February 1, 8, 22, 1:00-4:00
Learn To Sew, Monday, February 5, 5:30-8:30
Zippers, Monday, February 5, 5:00-8:00
Peasant Top, Monday, February 12, and Monday, February 26,1:00-3:00
Three Seam Pillowcase, Monday, February 12, 5:30-8:30
Comfy Pants, Monday, February 26, 5:30-9:00
Serger: Down and Dirty, Monday, February 12, 1:00-4:00
Serger: Bells and Whistles, Monday, February 26, 1:00-4:00
Sewing For Kids, Thursday, February 22, 9:30-12:30 or 6:00-8:00

Classes For Kids at Joann

Kids’ Comfy Pants, Thursday, February 8, 4:30-6:30 and Thursday, February 22, 4:30-6:30
Kids’ After School Sewing, Thursdays, February 1, 8, 22, 4:30-6:00
Kids’ Learn to Sew, Saturday, February 24, 9:30-12:30

Classes at Treadle Yard Goods

Workroom Social, Tuesdays, February 6 and 13, 1:00-4:00
Basic Sergery and Beyond, Saturdays, February 10 and 24, 1:00-4:00
Sew For Your Life, Tuesday, February 20, 1:00-4:00
Sewing Kids’ Clothes, Tuesday, February 27, 1:00-4:00