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Classes at The Yellow House
Palmer, Massachusetts
Sewing classes at The Yellow House

In this one shot class your instructor will be a resource to help you understand how to use your sewing machine. You will leave this class confident of how to thread your own machine, wind a bobbin and sew a simple draw string bag.

The instructor will provide fabric and drawstrings (for a $5 materials fee). The drawstring project covers a number of skills and you will leave with a feeling of accomplishment finishing your class with a completed project.

 If there is time you will also learn how to use zig-zag stitiches, hem stitch and zipper foot. After this class you should be able to take on projects by on your own!


Instructor: Andrea Zax
Dates: Monday, Nov.9 2015, 1 class, 5:30-8:30pm
Fee: Members: $45   Non-members:$55
Plus materials fee: $5 payable to instructor





This Sewing Workshop is a class designed to help you get started on a project, or help you continue working on a project that you need help with. This workshop will allow you to confidently get your project mapped out, or work through a problem. We'll address topics such as working with difficult fabrics, measuring and making alterations, replacing a zipper, hemming and hand sewing. If you're stuck on a project that is underway, for example maybe you have a pattern and fabric that you have started to make something out of, but the directions are confusing, you'll receive hands-on help in working through the steps.


Please bring basic sewing supplies, including thread, machine and hand sewing needles, straight pins, fabric scissors, measuring tape, a seam ripper and some scrap fabric to test stitches on and please bring your own sewing machine.


Sewing is very satisfying and can be so rewarding! Come to this class and your instructor will help you get past that stumbling block to a place of pride and confidence! You will leave saying, “look what I made!”


Instructor: Andrea Zax
Dates: Tuesdays, March 17, 24, 31 & April 7, 4 classes, 6-8pm OR
           Mondays, June 1, 8, 15 & 22, 4 classes, 6-8pm
Fee: Members:$120    Non-members:$145