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 Oakland Gardens Class Schedule

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Clothing & General Sewing

Machine I (evening)

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Limit: 6 students per class.

Due to the immense popularity of this class, we ask that you call to check and see if the class you wish to take still have space available before signing up.

Supply List: 
1/2 yard cotton fabric (no stripes, plaids or checks)
14 inch pillow form
14 inch zipper to match fabric
Thread to match
Straight pins

Learn the fundamentals of using a sewing machine while making a simple throw pillow. No sewing experience is necessary. Sewing machines available or bring your own, start on the right foot. Choose from the following dates.


         Wed. Oct. 15       6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

OR   Wed. Nov. 19      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

OR   Wed. Dec. 17      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

FEE: $30 plus supplies for each class

(Call for list of supplies in advance if desired )

Instructor: Barbara K






Beginner’s Basic Alterations Class

Supply List:
- Something to be altered (optional but recommended)
- Tailor’s chalk
- 1 box straight pins
- Scissors
- Measuring tape
- Ruler

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This class will introduce you to the world of altering your own personal clothing. Learn how to do your own alterations. Save money! Skills learned will include shortening and lengthening hems or sleeves, and taking something in. Learn how to fit your clothing to your body. Students are welcome to bring in their own clothes that need altering.

         Jan. 4, 2015  (11:30 am – 2:30 pm)

OR   Mar. 8, 2015 (11:30 am – 2:30 pm)

OR   Apr. 19, 2015  (11:30 am – 2:30 pm)

3 hour class

Limit: 6 students


Class is $45 plus supplies

Instructor: Rebecca D




Pajama Pants

Supply List: 
- 1 to 3 yard of fabric (depending on your   size)
- Twill Tape
- Elastic to fit your waist size, with extra
- 1 box sraight pins
- Scissors Measuring tape
- Ruler

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Learn to sew while making your very own pajama pants! Machine experience necessary (Machine I)

       Mar. 22, 2015    (12 pm – 4 pm)

OR  May 17, 2015  (12 pm – 4 pm)


4 hour class

Limit 10 students


Class is $45 plus supplies

Instructor: Rebecca D







Basic Sewing 1

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Learn how to layout a pattern, read a pattern and sew a simple skirt and top in this basic sewing class. Machine 1 is a prerequisite. Choose from the following dates. Each session is 2 (5-hour) classes from 10:30am – 3:30pm.

         Aug. 16 & Aug. 23

OR   Nov. 15  &  Nov. 22


Class is $100 plus supplies

Instructor: Barbara K




Intermediate Sewing

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Choose from the following dates. Basic Sewing 1 is a prerequisite. Bring in a pattern of your choice for approval of the instructor and then work on your custom project with the instructor’s help. Explore zipper insertion, button holes, and set in sleeves.

Class is $100 plus supplies. Fabric and notions need to be purchased in store. 

Each session is 2 (5-hour) classes (10:30am – 3:30pm) 

         Sept. 20  & Sept. 27 

Instructor: Barbara K





Kid’s Tote Bag Class

Supply List:
- ½ yard outer fabric
- ½ yard lining fabric
- Handles (can be chain, rope, fabric, or premade handles- be creative!)
- Straight pins
- Scissors
- Measuring tape
- Ruler

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Choose your own personal fabric and create your own tote bag for school or play. Learn how to make a bag that is both fashionable and functional! Great for kids ages 8 and up, no sewing experience necessary.

        Jan. 25, 2015   (12:30 pm – 2:30 pm)

OR  Mar. 15, 2015   (12:30 am – 2:30 pm) 

OR  Apr. 26, 2015   (12:30 am – 2:30 pm) 


2 hour class

Limit 10 students


Class is $25 plus supplies

Instructor: Rebecca D





Barbados Bag

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This bag boasts lots of pockets including cell phone pocket. It has an east zipper top closure and a shoulder strap.!

Bag measures 10 1/2” wide by 10” tall and 2” deep.

          Mondays, Nov 24 & Dec 1  (6:00 – 8:30 pm)

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FEE: $50  (plus materials)


Instructor: Barbara K.






"Modern or Not" Quilt

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This class offers you the choice of making a modern style quilt or a tradition style quilt pattern utilizing a Quick Curve Ruler. Easy method of cutting curved pieces and squaring up blocks to produce unique quilt patterns.

Mondays , Oct. 27, Nov. 3 & Nov. 17 ( 6:00 – 8:30pm

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Fee – $90 Plus Supplies (Class Fee includes the ruler)

Instructor: Barbara








Holiday Zig Zag Table Runner

Beginning quilting techniques

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New to quilting? Here is your chance to create beautiful table runner for you or your friend.

Sundays , 10/26 and 11/2  (11am – 1pm). 

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Fee – $40.00 
plus supplies 

Instructor: Barbara




Quick & Easy Table Runner

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Need last minute holiday gifts. You can make this table runner in under 30 minutes. Make all your holiday or hostess gifts in one weekend.

       Thursday, 10/23   (11am – 12pm). 

OR  Thursday, 10/23   (7pm – 8pm).

OR  Thursday, 11/13   (11am – 12pm).

OR  Thursday, 11/13   (7pm – 8pm).

OR  Thursday, 12/4   (11am – 12pm). (Class Cancelled)

OR  Thursday, 12/4   (7pm – 8pm). (Class Cancelled)

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Fee – $25.00 plus supplies 

Instructor: Renee



Quilting on the Long Arm Quilter and Frame Orientation Class

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Learn how to use out long arm quilting machine from loading the quilt onto the frame to doing free motion stitching or programming the automated robot.

Class is 2 hours long for $65 - includes a credit towards one hour free when you rent the machine to do your quilt.

Class Dates:  Mon.  Nov 3. – (10:30am-12:30pm)

                      Mon.  Dec 1  – (10:30am-12:30pm)


Instructor: Barbara K




Negative / Positive Quilt – November

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This class will concentrate on Thread Stitches and Color. We will be making (4) 8” square negative positive blocks, these blocks are made very fast so we have most of the day to explore your machine stitch capabilities. At home I have (9) blocks that I hang in Andy Warhol fashion! If you have a knee lift control for your machine or machine extension table - it will come in very handy in this class.

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One-Day Class: Sunday, November 2, 2014. 10am – 4pm.

Fee – $85.00

Instructor: Teresa Fusco








New Pieced Block of the Month – Shakespeare in the Park Quilt

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This BOM program will have the beginner and the intermediate quilter piecing beautiful blocks to conclude in a quilt that looks like it is swirling. This is a real stunner. Choose your options below.

$20 a month includes pattern and classroom instruction.

$10 a month includes pattern and written instructions
no hands on classroom instruction. 

Reamining class dates are as follows:
        9/15, 10/13, 11/10 and 12/8

        from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

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Instructor: Barbara K









TruEmbroidery for Mac

If you have purchased TruEmbroidery software for Mac from us at Sewtime you are entitled to two free lessons on getting started with the software.  Sign up for the classes at right.




            New Schedule TBD

Instructor: Barbara K   


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