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Reminder:  If you desire a consideration for Scholarship - you will need to fill out Scholarship Application for each class.

Thank you for taking classes @ The Sewing Labs

December 2020

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 7/10

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
9:00 am11:00 am
Basic Sewing - Phase 1 7/10

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 - This course if for a beginner who has never sewn before or for someone who has not sewn for awhile and needs a refresher course. You will learn to operate a domestic sewing machine including threading, basic operation and safety & maintenance. You will also learn the tools of the trade and add the building block skills of sewing seams, hems, finishes, zippers and more while making some simple projects. Each week you will learn a new skill and you will have home practice work to complete. At the end of this course you can earn a certification thru testing. This course is also part of our Sewing Salon program - for employment, entrepreneurship and enrichment.

This course will be lead by Robert Lackie - Classroom Instructor for Domestic machine.

All materials and supplies are included with this course. You can use our machines & tools or bring your own to learn with.

This course will get you back to sewing and then you can continue to more courses for additional certificates or just for self enrichment.
Limited Scholarships are available - please fill our scholarship form or contact us directly for more information.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
3:00 pm4:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
3:00 pm4:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Thursday, December 3, 2020
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Industrial Basics - Sewing Salon - wk 9/10

Occurs Every Monday & Thursday
Industrial Basics - Sewing Salon - wk 9/10

Industrial Machine Basics - Sewing Salon - this is a NEW program @ TSL and is part of a 40 week course offered to give in depth training in sewing using Industrial Straight needle machines and limited exposure to Industrial serger machines. If you are signing up for this course you are agreeing to up to 40 weeks of instruction including ; Industrial sewing, Domestic Sewing and Entrepreneurial training. You will have multiple classes during the week with a combination of in person and Virtual and homework is expected. In addition you will have the opportunity to be exposed to local Kansas City companies using sewing in their business thru site tours, online job fairs and possible internships. Students will also be exposed to "live sewing products" so that you get a true understanding of the expectation of sewing in a real job situation. Scholarships and student stipends are available for those who qualify.

Industrial course consists of; In-person Industrial Machine Sewing - Monday & Thursday - 1:30 - 4:30,
Entrepreneurial Virtual on Tuesdays (can be viewed online) and Domestic machine course to follow

If you have additional questions - please call.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Thursday, December 3, 2020
3:00 pm4:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Garments & Garments - 6 sessions

Thursday, December 3, 2020
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs - limited in person capacity
Garments &  Garments - 6 sessions

Garments & Garments - Learn to sew with commercial patterns. Participants sign up for a 6 week block of classes (if you miss a week you can make them up). Re sign up for as many 6 week blocks as you want as you continue to grow your skills..

Class covers;
* pattern & fabric selection
* proper garment sizing
* pattern layout and instructions tips
* cutting marking and more

You will select and bring a pattern to sew based on your skill set. Wait to purchase pattern until after first class.
Fabric selection can be from our stash or bring your own.
Then construct your garment with step by step mentor ship by instructors.
This class contains students at different levels of sewing skills. This allows you to see many different types of garment construction - learning from each others challenges.

This course is NOT a job skills certification course but give you complete information to be successful with garment sewing.

Sewing Machine Operator Basics

Friday, December 4, 2020
1:00 am12:30 pm
The Sewing Labs
Sewing Machine Operator Basics

Sewing Machine Operator Basics – Learn to use your new machine or refresh your skills.
This class is for first time sewing machine owners or someone who needs a refresher course. Learn the features of your sewing machine, how they work and what is their purpose. Learn sewing machine maintenance and proper selection of needles & thread.

Bring your machine and all its accessories & tools Workbook included. (Part of Phase 1 certification)

Open Sew Fridays

Friday, December 4, 2020
10:00 am3:00 pm
Open Sew  Fridays

Open Sew is a time for you to come together to enjoy sewing on your own projects in The Sewing Labs. Bring your own sewing machine or use one of ours (first come, first serve) Use our tools & stash to practice your sewing skills or start a project or bring a UFO project to work. NO INSTRUCTION IS OFFERED - YOU MUST HAVE SEWING EXPERIENCE! but, volunteers are available for simple help. Domestic machines are available - NO Industrial machines offered.
Due to COVID restrictions - this is limited to 5 sewists - PRE- REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED - if we have reached our capacity - you will be turned away.
Class is FREE

Machine Rentals

Saturday, December 5, 2020
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US
Machine Rentals

Industrial Sewing Machine Rental –
Do you need an Industrial machine to take your sewing business to the next level but can’t yet make this investment? You can rent an Industrial Straight needle or serger machine @ The Sewing Labs. Industrial machines are meant for production or entrepreneurial sewing.

** Pre-requisite of Industrial Operator Classes is required – offered monthly ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 3/10

Saturday, December 5, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm
Basic Sewing - Phase 1 3/10

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 - This course if for a beginner who has never sewn before or for someone who has not sewn for awhile and needs a refresher course. You will learn to operate a domestic sewing machine including threading, basic operation and safety & maintenance. You will also learn the tools of the trade and add the building block skills of sewing seams, hems, finishes, zippers and more while making some simple projects. Each week you will learn a new skill and you will have home practice work to complete. At the end of this course you can earn a certification thru testing. This course is also part of our Sewing Salon program - for employment, entrepreneurship and enrichment.

This course will be lead by Robert Lackie - Classroom Instructor for Domestic machine.

All materials and supplies are included with this course. You can use our machines & tools or bring your own to learn with.

This course will get you back to sewing and then you can continue to more courses for additional certificates or just for self enrichment.
Limited Scholarships are available - please fill our scholarship form or contact us directly for more information.

Shibori Socks & PJs

Saturday, December 5, 2020
1:00 pm4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US
Shibori Socks & PJs

Shibori dyed socks and lounge pants!
Great for your work Zoom calls and fantastic Christmas gifts.
Be cozy and comfy while super on trend!

In this 3 hour class students will learn simple Shibori/tie dye techniques to create resist patterns on socks and lounge/pajama pants.
Indigo dye baths will be pre-mixed at the start of class but other colors will be available and students will learn how to mix dye.
Students will be responsible for bringing cotton socks and/or pants to class.
All other materials and tools will be provided.

Here’s a resource for lounge pants on Amazon - that were used for this photo
https://www.amazon.com/CYZ-Womens-Cotton-Pajama-Pants-F115-S/dp/B07VD6BXXC?ref_=ast_sto_dp&th=1

Please pre-wash your garments.

Industrial Machine Operator & Safety

Saturday, December 5, 2020
1:00 pm4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US
Industrial Machine Operator & Safety

New to The Sewing Labs - This course is required if you want to rent a sewing station @ TSL.
This is a 1 session course covering basic operator & safety skills for the Industrial Straight Needle or Serger machines. It covers proper threading and adjusting for different fabrics, proper tension and how to improve your stitch performance. Changing needles and feet and essential machines maintenance. It is taught by Cali Roberta - Industrial Instructor /Production Manager

This course is REQUIRED prior to rental of an industrial machine @ The Sewing Labs. Class is offered each month, so sign up before you want to rent machines. Space is limited.

Machine Rentals

Monday, December 7, 2020
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US
Machine Rentals

Industrial Sewing Machine Rental –
Do you need an Industrial machine to take your sewing business to the next level but can’t yet make this investment? You can rent an Industrial Straight needle or serger machine @ The Sewing Labs. Industrial machines are meant for production or entrepreneurial sewing.

** Pre-requisite of Industrial Operator Classes is required – offered monthly ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals

Industrial Basics - Sewing Salon - wk 10/10

Occurs Every Monday & Thursday
Industrial Basics - Sewing Salon - wk 10/10

Industrial Machine Basics - Sewing Salon - this is a NEW program @ TSL and is part of a 40 week course offered to give in depth training in sewing using Industrial Straight needle machines and limited exposure to Industrial serger machines. If you are signing up for this course you are agreeing to up to 40 weeks of instruction including ; Industrial sewing, Domestic Sewing and Entrepreneurial training. You will have multiple classes during the week with a combination of in person and Virtual and homework is expected. In addition you will have the opportunity to be exposed to local Kansas City companies using sewing in their business thru site tours, online job fairs and possible internships. Students will also be exposed to "live sewing products" so that you get a true understanding of the expectation of sewing in a real job situation. Scholarships and student stipends are available for those who qualify.

Industrial course consists of; In-person Industrial Machine Sewing - Monday & Thursday - 1:30 - 4:30,
Entrepreneurial Virtual on Tuesdays (can be viewed online) and Domestic machine course to follow

If you have additional questions - please call.

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 8/10

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
9:00 am11:00 am
Basic Sewing - Phase 1 8/10

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 - This course if for a beginner who has never sewn before or for someone who has not sewn for awhile and needs a refresher course. You will learn to operate a domestic sewing machine including threading, basic operation and safety & maintenance. You will also learn the tools of the trade and add the building block skills of sewing seams, hems, finishes, zippers and more while making some simple projects. Each week you will learn a new skill and you will have home practice work to complete. At the end of this course you can earn a certification thru testing. This course is also part of our Sewing Salon program - for employment, entrepreneurship and enrichment.

This course will be lead by Robert Lackie - Classroom Instructor for Domestic machine.

All materials and supplies are included with this course. You can use our machines & tools or bring your own to learn with.

This course will get you back to sewing and then you can continue to more courses for additional certificates or just for self enrichment.
Limited Scholarships are available - please fill our scholarship form or contact us directly for more information.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
3:00 pm4:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
5:00 pm7:00 pm
The Sewing Labs - Virtual format
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs!
This is a one session orientation training which will give you an overview of the mission of The Sewing Labs and how you can serve as a volunteer.
Orientation will cover;the mission of TSL, the opportunities for volunteers from the classroom to community to boardroom, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. We want you to do what you heart & hands love.
Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is all about.
All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation within the first 90 days of service Pre-registration is requested.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
3:00 pm4:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Thursday, December 10, 2020
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Industrial Basics - Sewing Salon - wk 10/10

Occurs Every Monday & Thursday
Industrial Basics - Sewing Salon - wk 10/10

Industrial Machine Basics - Sewing Salon - this is a NEW program @ TSL and is part of a 40 week course offered to give in depth training in sewing using Industrial Straight needle machines and limited exposure to Industrial serger machines. If you are signing up for this course you are agreeing to up to 40 weeks of instruction including ; Industrial sewing, Domestic Sewing and Entrepreneurial training. You will have multiple classes during the week with a combination of in person and Virtual and homework is expected. In addition you will have the opportunity to be exposed to local Kansas City companies using sewing in their business thru site tours, online job fairs and possible internships. Students will also be exposed to "live sewing products" so that you get a true understanding of the expectation of sewing in a real job situation. Scholarships and student stipends are available for those who qualify.

Industrial course consists of; In-person Industrial Machine Sewing - Monday & Thursday - 1:30 - 4:30,
Entrepreneurial Virtual on Tuesdays (can be viewed online) and Domestic machine course to follow

If you have additional questions - please call.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Thursday, December 10, 2020
3:00 pm4:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Garments & Garments - 6 sessions

Thursday, December 10, 2020
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs - limited in person capacity
Garments &  Garments - 6 sessions

Garments & Garments - Learn to sew with commercial patterns. Participants sign up for a 6 week block of classes (if you miss a week you can make them up). Re sign up for as many 6 week blocks as you want as you continue to grow your skills..

Class covers;
* pattern & fabric selection
* proper garment sizing
* pattern layout and instructions tips
* cutting marking and more

You will select and bring a pattern to sew based on your skill set. Wait to purchase pattern until after first class.
Fabric selection can be from our stash or bring your own.
Then construct your garment with step by step mentor ship by instructors.
This class contains students at different levels of sewing skills. This allows you to see many different types of garment construction - learning from each others challenges.

This course is NOT a job skills certification course but give you complete information to be successful with garment sewing.

Simple Projects - Monogrammed Stockings

Friday, December 11, 2020
10:00 am1:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Simple Projects - Monogrammed Stockings

Join us during Open Sew time to Sew a simple project -
Simple Sewing Project – Each month we offer a simple sewing project that is quick and suited for beginner sewists or kids with help.

December = Monogrammed Stockings, just in time for holidays. Choose from our home décor remnants to make one (1) Fee $20

Open Sew Fridays

Friday, December 11, 2020
10:00 am3:00 pm
Open Sew  Fridays

Open Sew is a time for you to come together to enjoy sewing on your own projects in The Sewing Labs. Bring your own sewing machine or use one of ours (first come, first serve) Use our tools & stash to practice your sewing skills or start a project or bring a UFO project to work. NO INSTRUCTION IS OFFERED - YOU MUST HAVE SEWING EXPERIENCE! but, volunteers are available for simple help. Domestic machines are available - NO Industrial machines offered.
Due to COVID restrictions - this is limited to 5 sewists - PRE- REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED - if we have reached our capacity - you will be turned away.
Class is FREE

Machine Rentals

Saturday, December 12, 2020
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US
Machine Rentals

Industrial Sewing Machine Rental –
Do you need an Industrial machine to take your sewing business to the next level but can’t yet make this investment? You can rent an Industrial Straight needle or serger machine @ The Sewing Labs. Industrial machines are meant for production or entrepreneurial sewing.

** Pre-requisite of Industrial Operator Classes is required – offered monthly ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 4/10

Saturday, December 12, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm
Basic Sewing - Phase 1 4/10

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 - This course if for a beginner who has never sewn before or for someone who has not sewn for awhile and needs a refresher course. You will learn to operate a domestic sewing machine including threading, basic operation and safety & maintenance. You will also learn the tools of the trade and add the building block skills of sewing seams, hems, finishes, zippers and more while making some simple projects. Each week you will learn a new skill and you will have home practice work to complete. At the end of this course you can earn a certification thru testing. This course is also part of our Sewing Salon program - for employment, entrepreneurship and enrichment.

This course will be lead by Robert Lackie - Classroom Instructor for Domestic machine.

All materials and supplies are included with this course. You can use our machines & tools or bring your own to learn with.

This course will get you back to sewing and then you can continue to more courses for additional certificates or just for self enrichment.
Limited Scholarships are available - please fill our scholarship form or contact us directly for more information.

Holiday Table Runner

Saturday, December 12, 2020
1:00 pm4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US
Holiday Table Runner

Table runner with Holiday embroidery

Make a decorative table runner accented with holiday embroidery just in time for your holiday table.
All materials included - choose from our home décor remnants. 1 session 3hr. Fee $30

** Watch for new photo

Machine Rentals

Monday, December 14, 2020
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US
Machine Rentals

Industrial Sewing Machine Rental –
Do you need an Industrial machine to take your sewing business to the next level but can’t yet make this investment? You can rent an Industrial Straight needle or serger machine @ The Sewing Labs. Industrial machines are meant for production or entrepreneurial sewing.

** Pre-requisite of Industrial Operator Classes is required – offered monthly ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 9/10

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
9:00 am11:00 am
Basic Sewing - Phase 1 9/10

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 - This course if for a beginner who has never sewn before or for someone who has not sewn for awhile and needs a refresher course. You will learn to operate a domestic sewing machine including threading, basic operation and safety & maintenance. You will also learn the tools of the trade and add the building block skills of sewing seams, hems, finishes, zippers and more while making some simple projects. Each week you will learn a new skill and you will have home practice work to complete. At the end of this course you can earn a certification thru testing. This course is also part of our Sewing Salon program - for employment, entrepreneurship and enrichment.

This course will be lead by Robert Lackie - Classroom Instructor for Domestic machine.

All materials and supplies are included with this course. You can use our machines & tools or bring your own to learn with.

This course will get you back to sewing and then you can continue to more courses for additional certificates or just for self enrichment.
Limited Scholarships are available - please fill our scholarship form or contact us directly for more information.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
3:00 pm4:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Quilt Raffle Drawing

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
3:00 pm4:00 pm
Quilt Raffle Drawing

Quilt Raffle
2020 has been a year of uncertainty due to the COVID pandemic but The Sewing Labs is proud to have been part of a community of sewists who came together to sew and distribute over 63,000 masks and counting. As we continue to reopen for training, workshops and classes we need your help to raise needed funds to close out this year.

We will draw quilt winners on December 16, 2020.

Visit https://thesewinglabs.community/snuggle-up-with-the-sewing-labs---quilt-raffle.html to purchase your raffle tickets!

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
3:00 pm4:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Thursday, December 17, 2020
1:00 pm2:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Industrial Basics - Sewing Salon - wk 11/10

Occurs Every Monday & Thursday
Industrial Basics - Sewing Salon - wk 11/10

Industrial Machine Basics - Sewing Salon - this is a NEW program @ TSL and is part of a 40 week course offered to give in depth training in sewing using Industrial Straight needle machines and limited exposure to Industrial serger machines. If you are signing up for this course you are agreeing to up to 40 weeks of instruction including ; Industrial sewing, Domestic Sewing and Entrepreneurial training. You will have multiple classes during the week with a combination of in person and Virtual and homework is expected. In addition you will have the opportunity to be exposed to local Kansas City companies using sewing in their business thru site tours, online job fairs and possible internships. Students will also be exposed to "live sewing products" so that you get a true understanding of the expectation of sewing in a real job situation. Scholarships and student stipends are available for those who qualify.

Industrial course consists of; In-person Industrial Machine Sewing - Monday & Thursday - 1:30 - 4:30,
Entrepreneurial Virtual on Tuesdays (can be viewed online) and Domestic machine course to follow

If you have additional questions - please call.

Literacy KC/Don Bosco Sewing as a Second Language

Thursday, December 17, 2020
3:00 pm4:30 pm
Literacy KC/Don Bosco are online classes
Literacy KC/Don Bosco  Sewing as a Second Language

Literacy KC/ Don Bosco - Sewing as a Second Language - registration for these classes are through Literacy KC/Don Bosco. Participants will learn domestic sewing machine operation, tools of the trade and start to build fundamental skills in sewing. Student will also be exposed to businesses in Kansas City who need sewist for employment. Students can also take this class for entrepreneurship and personal enrichment.
If you are wanting to take this type of course you can enroll in the Sewing Basics - Phase 1 course.

Garments & Garments - 6 sessions

Thursday, December 17, 2020
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs - limited in person capacity
Garments &  Garments - 6 sessions

Garments & Garments - Learn to sew with commercial patterns. Participants sign up for a 6 week block of classes (if you miss a week you can make them up). Re sign up for as many 6 week blocks as you want as you continue to grow your skills..

Class covers;
* pattern & fabric selection
* proper garment sizing
* pattern layout and instructions tips
* cutting marking and more

You will select and bring a pattern to sew based on your skill set. Wait to purchase pattern until after first class.
Fabric selection can be from our stash or bring your own.
Then construct your garment with step by step mentor ship by instructors.
This class contains students at different levels of sewing skills. This allows you to see many different types of garment construction - learning from each others challenges.

This course is NOT a job skills certification course but give you complete information to be successful with garment sewing.

Open Sew Fridays

Friday, December 18, 2020
10:00 am3:00 pm
Open Sew  Fridays

Open Sew is a time for you to come together to enjoy sewing on your own projects in The Sewing Labs. Bring your own sewing machine or use one of ours (first come, first serve) Use our tools & stash to practice your sewing skills or start a project or bring a UFO project to work. NO INSTRUCTION IS OFFERED - YOU MUST HAVE SEWING EXPERIENCE! but, volunteers are available for simple help. Domestic machines are available - NO Industrial machines offered.
Due to COVID restrictions - this is limited to 5 sewists - PRE- REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED - if we have reached our capacity - you will be turned away.
Class is FREE

Machine Rentals

Saturday, December 19, 2020
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US
Machine Rentals

Industrial Sewing Machine Rental –
Do you need an Industrial machine to take your sewing business to the next level but can’t yet make this investment? You can rent an Industrial Straight needle or serger machine @ The Sewing Labs. Industrial machines are meant for production or entrepreneurial sewing.

** Pre-requisite of Industrial Operator Classes is required – offered monthly ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 5/10

Saturday, December 19, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm
Basic Sewing - Phase 1 5/10

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 - This course if for a beginner who has never sewn before or for someone who has not sewn for awhile and needs a refresher course. You will learn to operate a domestic sewing machine including threading, basic operation and safety & maintenance. You will also learn the tools of the trade and add the building block skills of sewing seams, hems, finishes, zippers and more while making some simple projects. Each week you will learn a new skill and you will have home practice work to complete. At the end of this course you can earn a certification thru testing. This course is also part of our Sewing Salon program - for employment, entrepreneurship and enrichment.

This course will be lead by Robert Lackie - Classroom Instructor for Domestic machine.

All materials and supplies are included with this course. You can use our machines & tools or bring your own to learn with.

This course will get you back to sewing and then you can continue to more courses for additional certificates or just for self enrichment.
Limited Scholarships are available - please fill our scholarship form or contact us directly for more information.

Zippered Make-up Bag

Saturday, December 19, 2020
1:00 pm4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

Zippered Make-up

Zippered Make Up Bag – Make this fun personal sized make up bag with zipper – a perfect gift. This is a quick fun project that incorporates the application of a zipper and lining skills. You will choose from a variety of cotton or fashion fabrics.
All Materials included 1 session 3 hr. Fee $30

Machine Rentals

Monday, December 21, 2020
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US
Machine Rentals

Industrial Sewing Machine Rental –
Do you need an Industrial machine to take your sewing business to the next level but can’t yet make this investment? You can rent an Industrial Straight needle or serger machine @ The Sewing Labs. Industrial machines are meant for production or entrepreneurial sewing.

** Pre-requisite of Industrial Operator Classes is required – offered monthly ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 10/10

Tuesday, December 22, 2020
9:00 am11:00 am
Basic Sewing - Phase 1 10/10

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 - This course if for a beginner who has never sewn before or for someone who has not sewn for awhile and needs a refresher course. You will learn to operate a domestic sewing machine including threading, basic operation and safety & maintenance. You will also learn the tools of the trade and add the building block skills of sewing seams, hems, finishes, zippers and more while making some simple projects. Each week you will learn a new skill and you will have home practice work to complete. At the end of this course you can earn a certification thru testing. This course is also part of our Sewing Salon program - for employment, entrepreneurship and enrichment.

This course will be lead by Robert Lackie - Classroom Instructor for Domestic machine.

All materials and supplies are included with this course. You can use our machines & tools or bring your own to learn with.

This course will get you back to sewing and then you can continue to more courses for additional certificates or just for self enrichment.
Limited Scholarships are available - please fill our scholarship form or contact us directly for more information.

Merry Christmas - Closed for Holidays

Thursday, December 24, 2020Sunday, December 27, 2020
Merry Christmas - Closed for Holidays

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