Class List

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)

Pink pillow class project

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.

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 )
 July 19, 2017 OR  August 16, 2017

Fee: $30 plus supplies for each class
Instructor: Barbara K

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Basic Sewing 1

Dress made in basic sewing 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: July 1, 8 and 29
(First two classes:10am–12:30pm; last class: 10am–3pm)

Saturdays: August 26, Sept 2 and 9
(First two classes:10am–12:30pm; last class: 10am–3pm)

Class is $100 plus supplies
Instructor: Barbara K

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Easy Alterations

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.
Oakland Gardens:

Monday, July 31 - 6:30-8:30 PM

Instructor: Barbara K

Limit: 6 students

FEE: $40

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NEW - 2017 Kids Four-Day Fun Sew Camp

 

Give your crafty, creative kid a summer of fun with the four day Sew camp-(age 10 and up)!
They will learn to sew while our teachers guide them in making some fun projects. 6 Kids max per session. Choose from one of the following sessions.

Session 1: July 10 & 11 & 12 & 13- 10AM-1PM

Session 2: July 17 & 18 & 19 & 20-10AM-1PM

Session 3: Aug 7 & 8 & 9 & 10-10AM-1PM

Session 4: Aug 14 & 15 & 16 & 17-10AM-1PM

Fee: $225 per session

Instructor: Ada

Bring your own machine or use one of our classroom machines!

Register early-limit of 6 campers per session.

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Fancy Bag

Learn how to strip piece and design your own fancy tote bag with different fabrics with a kit that is included in this class.

using beautiful stitches that are built in your machine, From cross stitches, heirloom, embroidery, art, and so many more. 
These skills taught can be applied to many other projects
Your Tote will be one of a kind, to keep for yourself or give to someone special.

Date: Tuesday, August 1

Time: 11AM to 1:30PM

Cost: $50 

All supplies included, classroom machines provided

Instructor: Ray

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QUILTING

Westalee Free Motion Ruler Classes:

Quilt as you go Sampler Quilt

Free Motion Rule sampler quilt

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. You may also need the “Sew Steady” Table for your machine model and the free motion glider teflon sheet.
Saturdays:  
July 8 (1:30pm – 3:30pm) OR
August 26 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)

Fee: Each class is $10
Instructor: Barbara K

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Hoopsisters 2017 - “Charmed Adventure”

Hoopsisters "Charmed Adventure" quilt

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 created in the hoop of your embroidery machine. The class will take place once a month over a 5 month period. Homework is required. Learn to do foundation piecing, pinwheels, matching insertion elements, and surface pleating in many of the blocks.

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. Each size block will yield a different size quilt in the end.

An orientation class will be on May 13 at our Oakland Gardens location to discuss fabric choices and supplies required, 10:30-12pm.

Dates: Mondays: 6/12, 7/17, 8/7, 9/11 and 10/16
(6:00pm – 8:30pm)

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

Instructor: Barbara K

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The Chevron Quilt

Quilt with brown chevrons

This beautiful quilt utilizes a colorful “jelly roll” of precut 2 1/2” strips of fabrics of your choosing. Couple it with a background fabric and some simple cutting techniques and you have a stunning quilt. Borders can be added for extra width if desired. Homework is required.

Mondays: 6/5, 6/19, 6/26, and 7/3 (6:00pm – 8:30pm)

Fee: $100
Instructor: Barbara K

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New Class-Outside My Window

 

In this workshop we will create a quilted wall hanging resembling an outside window with a window box. You will be able to "plant" your window box with a floral / life design of your own. Any season can be portrayed like a season or a bird,animal, a candle may be added. This is your chance to use your textured fabrics like stone or wood. You might use a part of a pre-printed panel as a focal point and some of the lovely floral fabrics you may have in your stash. Free motion and thread painting will be demonstrated to help you with your finishing techniques. Some quilting experience needed for this class. If you have any questions please call our store at 718-776-1900. Saturdays, July 22 (1pm-4pm) and July 29 (1pm-4pm) Fee: $80 (plus supplies - see Supplies here) Instructor: Janice
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Quilt 101 - "Slice It Up"

Quilt with brown and white triangular pattern

Make this fun quilt using rotary cutting methods, and foundation sewing. (Homework required). This quilt project utilizes a precut package of 10” squares and additional coordinating yardages. Refer to the attached supply list. Various layouts create different finished design tops.

Mondays: 8/14, 8/21, 8/28, and 9/18 (6:00pm – 9:00pm)

Fee: $125
Instructor: Barbara K

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SOFTWARE

Long Arm Quilting

Long arm quilting machine

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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Westbury Class Schedule: 2017

We're located in the BACK AREA inside Joann's at Our Westbury Location.
Please Call for Class Supply List When Signing Up. All “no-shows” forfeit class deposits and fees. Read More.

Machine I (evening)

Pink pillow class project

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.

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 )

July 5, 2017 OR  August 9, 2017

Fee: $30 plus supplies for each class
Instructor: Barbara K

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Basic Sewing 1

Dress with purple/black flowers made in basic sewing 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.
First two classes: 10am – 12:30 pm. Last class: 10am – 3pm.

Saturday: 
OR 8/5, 8/12 (10–12:30pm) & 8/19 (10–3pm)

Class is $100 plus supplies
Instructor: Barbara K

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Intermediate Sewing

Green and orange intermediate sewing dress

Choose a pattern of your choice with approval from the instructor and learn how to insert a zipper, darts, set in sleeves, collars and waistbands. Limit your project to a fitted skirt, a simple dress, an unlined jacket or a child’s garment.

Prerequisite for this class is Basic Sewing
Thursday Evenings: (6:00 – 8:30pm)

August 10, 17, 24, 31

Wednesday Evenings: (6-8:30pm)

August 23, August 30, Sept. 6, Sept. 13

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

Instructor: Barbara K

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PJ Pants

Plaid pyjama 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.

August 5 (1 – 4pm)

Class is $50 plus supplies
Instructor: Barbara K

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NEW - 2017 Kids Four-Day Fun Sew Camp

 

Give your crafty, creative kid a summer of fun with the four day Sew camp-(age 10 and up)!
They will learn to sew while our teachers guide them in making some fun projects. 6 Kids max per session. Choose from one of the following sessions.

Give your crafty, creative kid a summer of fun with the four day Sew camp-(age 10 and up)! They will learn to sew while our teachers guide them in making some fun projects. 6 Kids max per session. Choose from one of the following sessions.

Session 1: July 17 & 18 & 19 & 21  9am-12pm
Session 2: July 17 & 18 & 19 & 21 2pm-5pm
Session 3: Aug 14 & 15 & 16 & 18 9am-12pm
Session 4: Aug 14 & 15 & 16 & 18 2pm-5pm

Fee: $225 per session

Instructor: Joann

Bring your own machine or use one of our classroom machines!
Register early-limit of 6 campers per session. No Thursday Class.

Fee: $225 per session

Instructor: Ada

Bring your own machine or use one of our classroom machines!

Register early-limit of 6 campers per session.

REGISTER ONLINE

QUILTING, CRAFTS, KNITTING & CROCHETING

Westalee Free Motion Ruler Classes:

Quilt as you go Sampler Quilt

Free Motion Rule sampler quilt

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. You may also need the “Sew Steady” Table for your machine model and the free motion glider teflon sheet.

Sunday: June 25 (10:30am – 12:30pm)
Sunday: July 16 (1:30pm – 3:30pm)
Sunday: August 6 (10:30pm – 12:30pm)
Sunday: Sept 10 (10:30pm – 12:30pm)

Fee: Each class is $10
Instructor: Barbara K

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Hoopsisters 2017 - “Charmed Adventure”

Hoopsisters "Charmed Adventure" quilt

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 created in the hoop of your embroidery machine. The class will take place once a month over a 5 month period. Homework is required. Learn to do foundation piecing, pinwheels, matching insertion elements, and surface pleating in many of the blocks.

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. Each size block will yield a different size quilt in the end.

An orientation class will be on May 13 at our Oakland Gardens location to discuss fabric choices and supplies required, 10:30 – 12pm.

Dates: Sundays 6/4, 7/2, 8/13, 9/24, & 10/15 (final class for blocks) (11am – 1:30pm)

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

Instructor: Barbara K

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Intro to Free Motion Quilting

Get started with some simple exercises for doing free motion quilting on your domestic sewing machine. If your sewing machine can lower its feed dogs then you can do free motion work on it.

Pick Your Session: Thursdays: June 29 (6-9pm) OR July 20 (6-9pm)

Fee: $40 plus supplies

Instructor: Barbara K

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The Chevron Quilt

Quilt with brown chevrons

This beautiful quilt utilizes a colorful “jelly roll” of precut 2 1/2” strips of fabrics of your choosing. Couple it with a background fabric and some simple cutting techniques and you have a stunning quilt. Borders can be added for extra width if desired. Homework is required.

Mondays: 8/1, 8/8, 8/22, and 8/29 (6:30pm – 9:00pm)

Fee: $100
Instructor: Barbara K

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Sarah’s Star Embroidered Wall Hanging

Sarah's Star embriodered wall hanging

This small quilt utilizes designs by Sarah Vedeler and is done in your embroidery machine’s hoop. Machine hoop 5” x 7” or larger required.

Sundays: 6/11, 7/30, 8/27, 9/17 and 10/22 (11-2pm) (CLASS FULL)

Fee: $160 includes embroidery designs
Instructor: Barbara K

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Crocheting

You will learn how to read instructions and yarn labels. Hands on instruction. Will start you on a scarf. All you will need is a crochet hook and a ball of yarn.

Fee: $50

2 hour Private lesson, call and schedule an appointment
Instructor: JoAnn

Call 516-997-2702

SOFTWARE

Premier Plus Software Classes

Premiere Plus software boxes

Each month we will be covering a unique skill in the Premier Plus Software Suite.
Classes are $18 a class on Tuesdays (6:30 – 8:30pm).
April 18
May 16
June 20
July 18
August 15

Instructor: Barbara K

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