Class List

Oakland Gardens Class Schedule: 2018

All “no-shows” forfeit class deposits and fees. Read More.

Clothing & General Sewing

Machine I (Evening)-Oakland Gardens Location

Pink pillow class project

Limit: 6 students per class

Class Description 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 ONE  Date
Wednesday JUNE 20-SOLD OUT 6:30pm-8:30pm
Tuesday July 10 6:30pm-8:30pm
Tuesday August 21 6:30pm-8:30pm
Tuesday September 11 6:30pm-8:30pm
Tuesday October 16 6:30pm-8:30pm
Tuesday November 13 6:30pm-8:30pm
Instructor Barbara K.
Fee $30
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE
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Machine I (Daytime)-Oakland Gardens Location

Pink pillow class project

Limit: 6 students per class

Class Description 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 ONE  Date
Thursday
June 7
11am-2:00pm
Thursday June 28 11am-2:00pm
Thursday July 12 11am-2:00pm
Thursday July 26 11am-2:00pm
Thursday August 16 11am-2:00pm
Thursday August 30 11am-2:00pm
Instructor Ada
Fee $30
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE
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Basic Sewing-Oakland Gardens Location

Shirt with purple and black flowers

Class Description 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.
Choose ONE  Session
Session 1 Saturdays MAY 19, MAY 26 (10AM-12:30PM) & JUNE 2 (10-3PM)
Session 2 Saturdays JUNE 30, JULY 7 (10AM-12:30pm) AND JULY 14 (10-3PM)
Session 3 Saturdays AUGUST 25 AND SEPTEMBER 8 (10AM - 3PM)
Session 4 Saturdays OCTOBER 20 AND OCTOBER 27 (10AM - 3PM)
Instructor Barbara K.
Fee $100
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE
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Alterations Class-Oakland Gardens Location

Class Description
Learn how to shorten on your jeans, without cutting them. Double fold topstitch hem,
Blind hem or invisible hem with hand whipstitch and making darts for you-a great fitting in your garments. Our teacher will be demonstrating all of these techniques and answering all your alternations questions.  
Choose ONE  Session
Wednesday JUNE 27 6:30PM-8 PM
Instructor Ada
Fee $30
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE

Serger Basics-Oakland Gardens Location

Close up of serger stitching

Class Description Bring your 4 thread serger to class and learn how to thread it to make a small zippered
cosmetic or travel bag
Choose ONE  Session
Monday JULY 23 6:30PM-9 PM
Monday AUGUST 27 6:30PM-9 PM
Instructor Barbara K.
Fee $40
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE
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Sewing Bootcamp for Boys and Girls -Age 11+-Oakland Gardens Location

Class Description
Learn how to thread and operate a sewing machine. You will be making your own Creative Beach Carry-All!
Attendees will love this fun creative project, that holds your flip-flops and towel and so much more. Campers can bring their own lunch or $5 for pizza lunch.
Pick Your Session
Session 1 July 9 ,10 & 11 10:30 AM to 2 PM
Session 2 July 13,14, & 15 10:30 AM to 2 PM
Session 2 August 13,14, & 15 10:30 AM to 2 PM
Instructor Ada
Fee $225 Per Session
Reserve your Spot RESISTER HERE
Supply Info  Camp Kit and supplies Included

Embroidery

Silk Ribbon Embroidery- Oakland Gardens

Class Description Learn the beautiful hand embellishment technique of silk ribbon embroidery. It is super easy - beginners welcome. We will be making a small scissor case for your favorite embroidery
scissors.
2 Session Class
TUESDAYS June 12 , 2018

June 26, 2018

6 PM-8:30 PM

 

Instructor Barbara
Fee FEE- $60 PLUS SUPPLIES  (Base Silk Fabric included in Fee)
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE

Zundt Embroidered Pillow Sham- Oakland Gardens

Class Description Learn how to use the beautiful Zundt rose design to create a pillow sham for your bed or couch.  Techniques involve multiple embroidery placement and quilting.
An embroidery machine with a 5” x7” or larger hoop is required. The larger hoops (preferred)require
less hoopings and easier placement. 
2 Session Class
Mondays September 17 , 2018

October 8, 2018

6 PM-9 PM

 

Instructor Barbara
Fee FEE- $100 PLUS SUPPLIES  Design Fee of $40 additional if  you don't own them
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE    
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Embroidered in the Hoop Pencil Case- Oakland Gardens

Class Description Make this adorable in the hoop pencil case on your embroidery machine. Even the zipper
is sewn in the hoop. Great as a back to school special gift.
Embroidery machine with 5” x 7” minimum hoop size required.
1 Session Class
Sunday August 26 , 2018 11 AM-3 PM

 

Instructor Barbara
Fee FEE- $75 Includes Design Fee + sewing supplies
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE    
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HOOPSISTERS 2018 - “SISTERHOOD EMBROIDERED BLOCK IN THE HOOP QUILT”

 
Class Description This is a 10 month program - meeting once a month.  you can do it as a sit and sew bringing all your supplies and your embroidery machine , or as a lecture demo - taking the month’s instructions and design files home each month.
Choose ONE Session MONDAYS   - 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM

JUNE 11,  JULY 2,  AUGUST 20, SEPT. 24,  OCTOBER 15,  AND NOVEMBER 5

Instructor:  Barbara
Fee $150 PLUS SUPPLIES
 Reserve your Spot  REGISTER ONLINE Download Supply List

Quilting

Quilting 101-Patchwork Sampler quilt-Oakland Gardens Location

Class Description Learn how to machine sew various sampler blocks, including “log cabin,” “double four
patch,” blocks using half square triangles, and star or pinwheel blocks. Learn how to square
up for final quilt construction and set with borders and “corner stones”.
Class includes precut kits for the blocks.
Fabric of your choice will be purchased separately to complete the quilt top setting.
Pick a 4-Class Session
Mondays June 18, June 25, July 9 and July 16 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Mondays October 22, October 29, November 12 and November 19 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Instructor Barbara K.
Fee $100 + $40 Kit Fee to instructor and sewing supplies
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE
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Jelly Roll Rug Event-Oakland Gardens Location

Class Description We have added a brand-new retreat with you in mind! Join us for a new "twist on an old favorite.
Using pre-cut batting and a single jelly roll (or 2-1/2" strips from your stash!), you too can create
this beautiful accent for your home. We'll start on Friday evening (pizza will be provided!) to get
our project underway. After joining all the strips together into a very long piece, you'll start to
create your roping that evening. Come back fresh on Saturday to finish up the roping, then learn
how easy it is to zig-zag your rug together. Many of you will finish your rug by the end of the
day! This project is a blast to make!
Friday

Saturday

September 21, 2018

September 22, 2018

5:00 PM-9:00 PM

10:30AM-4:30PM

Instructor Barbara K.
Fee $99 Plus sewing supplies
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE
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FREE MOTION QUILTING WITH WESTALEE RULERS-Oakland Gardens Location

Free Motion Rule sampler quilt

Class Description This wonderful ruler system insures beautiful quilted patterns on your domestic sewing machine.  Get started with this table runner project using the rulers to create a free motion pattern as the focal point of the table runner.
Three Session Class
Sundays October 14, 2018 11:00am-2:00pm
October 21, 2018
October 28, 2018
Instructor Barbara
Fee $75 Plus Supplies
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE
Supply Info Call 718-776-1900

Westbury Class Schedule: 2018

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.
Class Description Learn the fundamentals of using a sewing machine while making a simple throw pillow. No sewing experience necessary.   Sewing machines available or bring your own, start on the right foot. Choose ONE  of the following dates.
Choose ONE  Session
Wednesday June 6, 2018 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Tuesday July 3, 2018 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Tuesday August 14, 2018 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Tuesday September 4, 2018 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Tuesday October 9, 2018 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Tuesday November 6, 2018 6:30 PM-8:30 PM

All other sessions are Full

Instructor Barbara
Fee $30 - Plus Supplies
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE      Machine I Supply List

Basic Sewing

Shirt with purple and black flowers

Class Description 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.
Choose ONE  Date
SESSION A Saturdays  JULY 28 AND AUGUST 4 (10AM -3PM)
SESSION B Saturdays SEPTEMBER 29 AND OCTOBER 13 (10AM-3PM)
SESSION C Saturdays NOVEMBER 3 AND NOVEMBER 10 (10AM-3PM)
Instructor Barbara
Fee $100
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE
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The Cool Easy Jacket-Westbury Location

Class Description This easy to construct jacket is perfect for the summer. This class
is open to beginners but requires a working knowledge of the sewing machine.
2 session class
Sundays JULY 8

July 15

 10:30 AM-1:00 PM
Instructor Barbara
Fee $60 (Includes Pattern) + Sewing Supplies
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE
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PJ Pants-Westbury Location

Plaid pyjama pants

Class Description Join this fun class - easy and finished in the one class session. Learn to measure for a commercial pattern, pattern adjustments, layout and construction.
Choose Your Session
Sunday JULY 29  10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Saturday August 18 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Instructor Barbara
Fee $50 (Includes Pattern) + Sewing Supplies
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE
Supply Info  Coming soon

Intermediate Sewing

Class Description 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 or an unlined jacket.
Prerequisite for this class is Basic Sewing.
Choose ONE  Session
Thursdays JUNE 21, JUNE 28, JULY 5, AND JULY 12 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Thursdays AUGUST 30, SEPTEMBER 6, SEPTEMBER 13 AND SEPTEMBER 20 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Thursdays SEPTEMBER 27, OCTOBER 11, OCTOBER 18, AND OCTOBER 25 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Thursdays NOVEMBER 8, NOVEMBER 15, NOVEMBER 29 and DECEMBER 6 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Instructor Barbara
Fee $100 - Plus Supplies
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE

Parent Child Learn to Sew

Mother and child smilling

Class Description Ages 8 and up with an adult sewing partner.  Learn how to use your sewing machine together!  Make a pencil/cosmetic case with a zipper.  Machines available or bring your own.  Not just for girls, boys are always welcome.  3 TEAM LIMIT
Choose ONE  Session
Monday May 21, 2018 4:15 PM-6:15 PM
Monday June 4, 2018 4:15 PM-6:15 PM
Instructor Joann
Fee Fee: $60.00 per team, plus supplies     
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE 
Supply Info Call 516-997-2702 for supply info

 

 

 

 

Kids Camp-Ages 9+ -Westbury Location

Class Description
Learn the basics of using a sewing machine while making some fun projects.
Projects include: Tote bag, zippered pencil case and ear bud holder/change purse.
Bring your own machine or use one of ours.
Everything is included, just bring water and a small snack.
Choose ONE  Session
Session 1 July 9, 10, & 11th 9am-12:30pm
Session 2 July 16, 17, & 18th 9am-12:30pm
Session 3 August 13, 14, 15th 9am-12:30pm
Instructor Joann
Fee Fee: $225.00 per session
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE

EMBROIDERY

HOOPSISTERS 2018 - “SISTERHOOD EMBROIDERED BLOCK IN THE HOOP QUILT”-WESTBURY LOCATION

 Class Description This is a 10 month program - meeting once a month.  you can do it as a sit and sew bringing all your supplies and your embroidery machine , or as a lecture demo - taking the month’s instructions and design files home each month.
Dates  SUNDAYS- 10:30 AM-12:30 PM

JUNE 10, JULY 1, AUG. 19 , SEPT. 9, OCT. 7 AND NOV. 4.

 Instructor  Barbara
 FEE  $150 PLUS SUPPLIES
Reserve your Spot  REGISTER ONLINE Download Supply List

QUILTING

Free Motion Quilting Intro-Westbury Location

Class Description 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 a 1 Session
Thursday June 14, 2018 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Thursday November 1, 2018 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Instructor Barbara K.
Fee $40 + sewing supplies
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE
Supply Info  Download Supply List

Quilting 101-Patchwork Sampler quilt-Westbury Location

Class Description Learn how to machine sew various sampler blocks, including “log cabin,” “double four
patch,” blocks using half square triangles, and star or pinwheel blocks. Learn how to square
up for final quilt construction and set with borders and “corner stones”.
Class includes precut kits for the blocks.
Fabric of your choice will be purchased separately to complete the quilt top setting.
Pick a 4-Class Session
Thursdays JULY 26, AUGUST 2, AUGUST 16 AND AUGUST 23 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Instructor Barbara K.
Fee $100 + $40 Kit Fee to instructor and sewing supplies
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE
Supply Info  Download Supply List

Finishing Your Quilt-Westbury Location

Woman making quilt

Class Description After you have made your quilt top and quilted your layers together - you need to bind it, and maybe add a hanging sleeve for displaying on the wall. This class will teach you the
proper way to affix both to your quilt.

Student supplies the quilt project to be bound and the fabrics. (machine and hand
sewing)

1-session Class
Tuesday JULY 24, 2018 2:30PM-4:30PM
Instructor Barbara K.
Fee $25
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE

SOFTWARE

Premier Plus Software Classes-Westbury

Premiere Plus software boxes

Class Description Each month we will be covering a unique skill in the Premier Plus and Premier Plus 2 Software Suite.
Choose from following options:  Tuesdays from 6:30 – 8:30pm:

JUNE 19
JULY 24
AUGUST 28
SEPTEMBER 25
OCTOBER 23
NOVEMBER 27

 Instructor  Barbara K
 Fee  $18
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE

Computer Basics 101-Westbury

Class Description If you own a PC or a Mac and you struggle with understanding how to locate your files,
add new files, transfer files to a USB device or download files from the internet - then this is the
class for you. Bring your laptop computer, a mouse and a blank USB to get comfortable with
these procedures.
One Session Class FRIDAY                 JUNE 29, 2018       10:30 – 1:30pm

 

 Instructor  Barbara K
 Fee  $35
Reserve your Spot REGISTER ONLINE

CRAFTS, KNITTING & CROCHETING

Crocheting

 

Class Description 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.
Instructor:  JoAnn
Fee:  $50
Reserve your Spot  2 hour Private lesson, call and schedule an appointment at 516-997-2702