So Right Now: Sewing!

Got the itch to stitch? There are now a plethora (that means lots!) of opportunities for junior sewers to learn sewing basics or grow their skills. So fire up those Singers and sign up for a class near you:

Sewn Studio (Oakley) has Sewing 101 for newbies and rusty sewers aged 13 and up. You’ll learn your way around the machine and pattern basics while making a pillow cover from one of the fresh, modern fabrics they carry.

Creativities (Madeira) schedules multi-week class sessions throughout the year from beginner to advanced and grouped by age: elementary (8-10 years), tween (10-13), and teen (14+).

Mary Helen Boeddeker, (O’Bryonville) offers private and group sewing instruction for all ages at her eponymous shop, mary helen, where she also sells her own line of sweet handmade clothes for boys and girls 2-12.

Silk Road Textiles (North College Hill) stocks fair trade fabrics from around the globe and offers beginners aged 8 and up a two-hour intro class that lays a foundation for more advanced class projects like critters, shorts with pockets, and teen clothes.

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