Learn & Discover

Sew Sew Sundays

October - March
Every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month
2 pm - 4 pm

 

On your marks; get set; SEW! Have you ever wished you knew how to sew on a button or a patch? Have you ever wondered how to use a sewing machine? Want to make some cozy pyjama pants? Prepare to be amazed by the things you can do with some fabric, some thread, and a handy-dandy sewing machine.

*Registration required
(506) 856-4383

FREE, but please bring your own fabrics.
Ages 14 and up – younger folks welcome with adult accompaniment! 

Sew Sew Sundays

October 7

How to Sew Buttons!

How to sew buttons, and make a puppet with a mitten. Please bring your own mittens. 


October 21

Intro to Sewing Machines!

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about sewing machines – how to thread them, set them up, and use them. This will get you ready for all the cool stuff we’ll do later!

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November 4

Hem and Shorten Pants or Skirts!

Pants and skirts aren’t meant to be tripped over, let’s get them sorted out!


November 18

Sewing Patches!

How to sew patches to the inside or outside of clothes – bring in your items, and learn how to make them less drafty!

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January 13

Elastic Waist Pajama Pants!

January is the time to get cozy. Bring enough flannel or fleece for your size, and a package of 1” elastic for the waist. (Second Sunday of the month exception)


January 20

Fleece or Shrunken Wool Mittens!

You know that shrunken wool sweater you can’t bring yourself to throw out? Let’s make something with it! OR go find a reasonably priced fleece blanket; we can use that too!

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February 3

Fixing Wool Sox!

Mending vs. Darning the toes and heels of your favorite warm socks.


February 17

Shrunken Wool Hats!

Time to get that shrunken wool sweater or old sheet out again, and make it into a cozy hat! 

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March 3

Splash Pants!

Bring rainwear fabric and elastic for the waist and cuffs, and then learn to do the rest!


March 17

Sew Your Own Shopping Bag!

Check the nearest Thrift Stores for enough fabric remnants to make a reusable shopping bag. Shouldn’t cost you much more than $1.00 or so!

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