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   Oakland Gardens Class Schedule:  2017

     Please Call for Class Supply List When Signing Up. All “no-shows” forfeit class deposits and fees. Read More.

Clothing & General Sewing

Machine I (evening)

Machine 1 Class

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
- 16 inch polyester All Purpose
- Thread: general purpose, dual
    duty or sew all type thread.
- Straight pins
- Scissor


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.        

Wednesdays. (6:30pm – 8:30 pm )  
         January 25, 2017 (Class Full) 
OR   February 15, 2017 
OR   March 15, 2017
OR   April 19, 2017
OR   May 17, 2017


FEE: $30 plus supplies for each class

Instructor: Barbara K


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Basic Sewing 1

Basic Sewing 1 Class


This class teaches the basics of understanding how to purchase a pattern for your body size, how to shorten or lengthen a pattern, read and understand pattern instructions and how to construct the garment. The pattern is a simple skirt and top and all students use the same pattern in class. Supplies are to be purchased at the time of the first class.

Prerequisite : Machine 1 class or Student must know how to use basic skills on a sewing machine.

   Saturdays: Jan. 21, 28 & Feb. 4 
                      (First two classes:10am–12:30pm; last class: 10am–3pm)

   Saturdays: March 4, 11 & 25
                      (First two classes:10am–12:30pm; last class: 10am–3pm)

   Saturdays: April 22, 29 & May 6 
                      (First two classes:10am–12:30pm; last class: 10am–3pm)

Class is $100 plus supplies

Instructor: Barbara K

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PJ Pants


Looking for a quick and fun project to do, come and bring some friends and join and make a pair of PJ Pants.  We will teach you how to cut the pattern out and put it together, while having lots of fun. Great class for all ages. 3-1/2 hours class instruction. Choose from the following dates.  

      March 4 (1pm – 4pm)

     April 22  (1pm – 4pm)    


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Class is $50 plus supplies

Instructor: Barbara K

Basic Serger Class

Basic Serger Class


This is a class you wont want to miss. Learn how to thread your 4 thread overlock serger and create a cute and useful little bag. Even insert a zipper!!!

        Monday, February 6

OR   Monday, March 6

OR   Monday, May 15

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FEE:  $40 plus supplies

Instructor: Barbara K

Easy Alterations 

Alterations Class




In this lecture/demo class learn how to do basic alterations of your purchased garments. The demonstrations will include machine hems on skirts and pants, hand stitched hems for fine garments, taking in a waistband, and refitting with darts.

        Tuesday  January 31 (6:30pm – 8:30pm)
        Tuesday  February 28 (6:30pm – 8:30pm)

Fee: $30 plus supplies

 Instructor: Barbara K



Westalee Free Motion Ruler Classes: Quilt as you go Sampler Quilt

Westalee Free Motion Ruler Classes


Leonie West has designed these amazing rulers and the ruler foot for your machine to make free motion quilting easy and precise. With the ruler foot and the Sampler Template Set 1 you can create a beautiful sampler quilt one block at a time.

Classes will be held on a monthly basis and require the purchase of the Westalee Design Ruler Foot for your machine and the Sampler Template Set 1 along with the fabrics, batting and threads.

The program will run 10 months - dates will be added once we get started.

Saturdays:  1
/7, 1/28, 3/11, 5/13  (1:30pm – 3:30pm)

Sunday:  4
/2  (10:30am – -12:30pm)

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Fee: Each class is $10 

Instructor: Barbara K

Hoopsisters 2016  - “ Elegant Elements”

Hoopsisters 2016 Elegant Elements


The beautiful, intricate details shown here can only be realized with the REAL thing.
We invite you to our Oakland Gardens location to see this quilt in person and be amazed how beautiful it is.

This beautiful quilt is a joy to stitch out. Each block is unique and you will learn new techniques each month. Quick to stitch out, the average time is about 30 minutes per block.

Embroidery machine is required with at least a 5” square embroidery area. You can make 5”, 6”, 7”, 8” or 9” blocks depending on your embroidery machine.

Dates: Mondays: 1/23, 2/20, 3/20, 4/17 (final class)
           (6:00pm – 8:30pm)

Fee:  $125 Includes embroidery designs and instructions.
                  Supply list responsibility of student.

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Instructor: Barbara K

Quilt Close-Up Details below

Hoopsisters 2016

Easy, Piecy Quilting 

Easy, Piecy Quilt Class


For the beginner or the advanced beginner quilter, create this colorful quilt during the 5 month sessions. The lessons will take you from cutting your pieces to stitching them together into blocks and then block assembly for the entire quilt top. There will be discussion on how to layer your quilt top and quilt it for completion. Homework is required.

Mondays:  2/27, 3/27, 4/24, 5/22 and 6/19
  (6:30pm – -8:30pm)

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Fee:  $125 

Instructor: Barbara K




Long Arm Quilting

Long Arm Quilting




Take this orientation class to get acquainted with our Pfaff Power Quilter 3.  After taking the orientation class you can sign up for rental time to quilt your own quilts.  


Fee - $65 gives you one free hour rental time.

Class Dates: Available Mondays (10:30 – 12:30)  Call For Appointment.

Instructor: Barbara K

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