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

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July 2022

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Machine Rentals

Friday, July 1, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Open Stitch @ The Sewing Labs

Friday, July 1, 2022
10:00 am3:00 pm

Open Stitch Fridays - This is a time for you to come together to stitch. Bring your own projects of sewing, quilting, knitting, crochet, weaving, embroidery, other fiber arts to work on. You can use our stash, our domestic sewing machines, tools etc. NO instruction is offered but, there just might be someone else in the room to ask.
Domestic Machines are available - NO Industrial machines offered.
Pre-registration is recommended
Event occurs most Fridays from 10-3
FREE to the public - ages 10 - beyond (children under 13 must be accompanies by an adult and be working on project)

Closed for Holiday

Saturday, July 2, 2022Monday, July 4, 2022

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 9/9

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 5/9

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

SSTP - Domestic

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Prepare yourself for employment or entrepreneurship in the profession of sewing. The Sewing Salon Training Program @ The Sewing Labs is a 1 year program with a commitment of up to 30 weeks of hands-on sewing instruction on both domestic and industrial machines and entrepreneurial business training to support you and an Apprenticeship Program with a local Kansas City Business covering the remaining 20 weeks.

The Sewing Labs is a Registered Apprenticeship Training Operation with the Missouri Department of Labor and the United States Department of Labor. Student who complete this Apprenticeship program will receive multiple certificates including The Sewing Labs Certificate in Domestic Sewing Skills, Certificate in Industrial Sewing Skills and the US DOL Certificate of Apprenticeship. Each of these certificates represent a significate accomplishment by the student and a great addition to their resume whether they will become a employee or an entrepreneur.

You will learn the fundamentals of the craft of sewing, Industrial productions methods and participate in site tours to local businesses who are actively seeking to hire Industrial Sewing Machine Operators. A tool kit is provided. Participants must participant in an entrance interview & assessment to be accepted into the program.
Limited Scholarships are available.

Training Program Fee $4,500
** If you are need of financial assistance please apply for scholarship - these are limited and must go through approval process

Longarm Quilt Operator Training

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
9:00 am1:00 pm

Longarm Quilt Operator Training - learn to operate the Gammill Statler Stitcher or Gammill Class Stitch Regulated Free Motion machine. This course is required if you want to rent our machines.
You will learn:
* Preparing your quilt
* Preparing the machine
* Loading your quilt
* Gammill Statler Stitcher CAD system
* Gammill Classic Stitch Regulated - Hand driven quilting
* Off loading your quilt
* Tips & Tricks & recommendations

What to Bring to Class
* Face Mask - if desired for COVID
* a willingness to learn and make mistakes
* Bring snack if wanted
* You will learn on practice fabric - you can bring a quilt for discussion but, it may or may not be used for instruction

Machine Rentals

Wednesday, July 6, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Basic Sewing Part 2 - 5/9

Thursday, July 7, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Basic Sewing – Phase 1 Part 2 – Building on the skills learned in Part 1 or start where you are.
You will learn seams and seam finishes and then apply this to simple projects.
Learn hems types while making an apron and finally learn buttonholes, hook and snap closures.

Earn a certification thru testing, if wanted. All materials provided. (Sewing Machine Operation or Basic Sewing Part 1 required)
9 sessions of 2.5 hrs. Fee $270

Clothes Swap

Thursday, July 7, 2022
5:30 pm8:00 pm

Join us for a Clothes Swap - Hosted by Fashion Tech KC at The Sewing Labs 5:30 -
Bring minimum of 3 up to 10 garments to include in the swap - Each participant will get an opportunity to "shop" the inventory of clothes brought in to share. Clothes should be clean and in Good condition. Women's clothing is the primary focus.
Also, learn about the mission of these non-profit organizations: Rose Brooks and The Sewing Labs
Features will be YLAI (Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative) Francisca Gajado and Carolina Montoya
Pizza, salad and drinks will be available.

All excess clothing will be donated to the clothes closet at Rose Brooks Women Shelter. Rose Brooks Center is the leader in innovative domestic violence programs and support

Machine Rentals

Friday, July 8, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Open Stitch @ The Sewing Labs

Friday, July 8, 2022
10:00 am3:00 pm

Open Stitch Fridays - This is a time for you to come together to stitch. Bring your own projects of sewing, quilting, knitting, crochet, weaving, embroidery, other fiber arts to work on. You can use our stash, our domestic sewing machines, tools etc. NO instruction is offered but, there just might be someone else in the room to ask.
Domestic Machines are available - NO Industrial machines offered.
Pre-registration is recommended
Event occurs most Fridays from 10-3
FREE to the public - ages 10 - beyond (children under 13 must be accompanies by an adult and be working on project)

Longarm Machine Rentals

Friday, July 8, 2022
4:30 pm8:00 pm

THIS IS A 2 HOUR SESSION
Rent a Longarm Quilting Machine to Quilt yourself!
To rent a machine you must first attend a Longarm Quilt Machine Operator Training. These classes are generally offered each month. Seats are limited - check our class schedule on the website.

Once you have taken the Operator Training - and been approved to now quilt yourself you can Rent the Longarm machines.
Machine Rental Fees
* Block of 2 hours = $50 minimum
* $15 for each additional hour - time charged in 15m increments
* Fee does not include batting, backing or binding - batting can be purchased for $12 per yd.
* All rental times require pre-registration - NO drop ins!
* Statler Quilting - E2E patterns to choose from

For more inforamtion call 816-888-3051

Machine Rentals

Saturday, July 9, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 5/9

Saturday, July 9, 2022
9:30 am12:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

Possum Belly Bag

Saturday, July 9, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 pm

Create this fun oversized bag - Great for carrying EVERTHING!
Use home décor remnants to craft a one of a kind bag using contrasting materials, that has multiple uses.
All materials supplied from our stash.

Instructor - Cali Roberta
Class Fee = $50

SSTP - Domestic

Monday, July 11, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Prepare yourself for employment or entrepreneurship in the profession of sewing. The Sewing Salon Training Program @ The Sewing Labs is a 1 year program with a commitment of up to 30 weeks of hands-on sewing instruction on both domestic and industrial machines and entrepreneurial business training to support you and an Apprenticeship Program with a local Kansas City Business covering the remaining 20 weeks.

The Sewing Labs is a Registered Apprenticeship Training Operation with the Missouri Department of Labor and the United States Department of Labor. Student who complete this Apprenticeship program will receive multiple certificates including The Sewing Labs Certificate in Domestic Sewing Skills, Certificate in Industrial Sewing Skills and the US DOL Certificate of Apprenticeship. Each of these certificates represent a significate accomplishment by the student and a great addition to their resume whether they will become a employee or an entrepreneur.

You will learn the fundamentals of the craft of sewing, Industrial productions methods and participate in site tours to local businesses who are actively seeking to hire Industrial Sewing Machine Operators. A tool kit is provided. Participants must participant in an entrance interview & assessment to be accepted into the program.
Limited Scholarships are available.

Training Program Fee $4,500
** If you are need of financial assistance please apply for scholarship - these are limited and must go through approval process

Machine Rentals

Monday, July 11, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Industrial Basic for Production 1/4

Monday, July 11, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Learn how to improve your Production skills and in-turn improve your profitability. Industrial Sewing Machines are faster and handle fabric with ease. Learn batching tips and tricks, safety and ergonomic skills to get your products to the marketplace faster.
This is a 4 session classes that will cover Industrial Straight Needles and Industrial Sergers. You are welcome to bring one of your products for mentoring on the production process.

Your Instructor Cali Roberta is a Professional Cut & Sew Manufacturer.
Four (4) Session
Total Fee : $150.00

**NEW session - Basic Sewing - Phase 1 1/9

Monday, July 11, 2022
5:30 pm8:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 6/9

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

SSTP - Domestic

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Prepare yourself for employment or entrepreneurship in the profession of sewing. The Sewing Salon Training Program @ The Sewing Labs is a 1 year program with a commitment of up to 30 weeks of hands-on sewing instruction on both domestic and industrial machines and entrepreneurial business training to support you and an Apprenticeship Program with a local Kansas City Business covering the remaining 20 weeks.

The Sewing Labs is a Registered Apprenticeship Training Operation with the Missouri Department of Labor and the United States Department of Labor. Student who complete this Apprenticeship program will receive multiple certificates including The Sewing Labs Certificate in Domestic Sewing Skills, Certificate in Industrial Sewing Skills and the US DOL Certificate of Apprenticeship. Each of these certificates represent a significate accomplishment by the student and a great addition to their resume whether they will become a employee or an entrepreneur.

You will learn the fundamentals of the craft of sewing, Industrial productions methods and participate in site tours to local businesses who are actively seeking to hire Industrial Sewing Machine Operators. A tool kit is provided. Participants must participant in an entrance interview & assessment to be accepted into the program.
Limited Scholarships are available.

Training Program Fee $4,500
** If you are need of financial assistance please apply for scholarship - these are limited and must go through approval process

Machine Rentals

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Longarm Machine Rentals

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
10:00 am12:00 pm

THIS IS A 2 HOUR SESSION
Rent a Longarm Quilting Machine to Quilt yourself!
To rent a machine you must first attend a Longarm Quilt Machine Operator Training. These classes are generally offered each month. Seats are limited - check our class schedule on the website.

Once you have taken the Operator Training - and been approved to now quilt yourself you can Rent the Longarm machines.
Machine Rental Fees
* Block of 2 hours = $50 minimum
* $15 for each additional hour - time charged in 15m increments
* Fee does not include batting, backing or binding - batting can be purchased for $12 per yd.
* All rental times require pre-registration - NO drop ins!
* Statler Quilting - E2E patterns to choose from

For more inforamtion call 816-888-3051

Longarm Machine Rentals

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
1:00 pm3:00 pm

THIS IS A 2 HOUR SESSION
Rent a Longarm Quilting Machine to Quilt yourself!
To rent a machine you must first attend a Longarm Quilt Machine Operator Training. These classes are generally offered each month. Seats are limited - check our class schedule on the website.

Once you have taken the Operator Training - and been approved to now quilt yourself you can Rent the Longarm machines.
Machine Rental Fees
* Block of 2 hours = $50 minimum
* $15 for each additional hour - time charged in 15m increments
* Fee does not include batting, backing or binding - batting can be purchased for $12 per yd.
* All rental times require pre-registration - NO drop ins!
* Statler Quilting - E2E patterns to choose from

For more inforamtion call 816-888-3051

Serger Workshop 1/3

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Serger Workshop - Serger Basics - Learn how to use a serger.
Bring your own serger to add to your skills or use ours
This class covers basic serger sewing. Proper Threading and maintenance, thread tension and understanding serger features. Participants of this class will create a workbook with samples of stitches, mastering curves on your serger, creating special hems and more.
All materials provided
3 sessions of Fee $ 90

**NEW SESSION - Intro to Garments - Phase 2 Part 1 - 1/10

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
5:30 pm8:00 pm

Intro to Garments - This course takes you from Basic Sewing into Garment Elements and Construction. You will be introduced to patterns, fabric & fiber types. You will learn to decipher sewing vocabulary gaining understanding and making samples of facings & linings, curved seams and corners, darts, tucks and gathers. You will learn the proper way to cut out a garment while making a simple top. This course involves a lot of sewing and sewing homework to assure your success.

Course consists of 10 weeks of 2.5 hour sessions
All materials included with course - you can choose fabric for top from our stash or provide your own. More information will be given during course.

Course Fee - $300.00

Basic Sewing Part 2 - 6/9

Thursday, July 14, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Basic Sewing – Phase 1 Part 2 – Building on the skills learned in Part 1 or start where you are.
You will learn seams and seam finishes and then apply this to simple projects.
Learn hems types while making an apron and finally learn buttonholes, hook and snap closures.

Earn a certification thru testing, if wanted. All materials provided. (Sewing Machine Operation or Basic Sewing Part 1 required)
9 sessions of 2.5 hrs. Fee $270

Machine Rentals

Friday, July 15, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Open Stitch @ The Sewing Labs

Friday, July 15, 2022
10:00 am3:00 pm

Open Stitch Fridays - This is a time for you to come together to stitch. Bring your own projects of sewing, quilting, knitting, crochet, weaving, embroidery, other fiber arts to work on. You can use our stash, our domestic sewing machines, tools etc. NO instruction is offered but, there just might be someone else in the room to ask.
Domestic Machines are available - NO Industrial machines offered.
Pre-registration is recommended
Event occurs most Fridays from 10-3
FREE to the public - ages 10 - beyond (children under 13 must be accompanies by an adult and be working on project)

Longarm Quilt Operator Training

Friday, July 15, 2022
4:30 pm8:30 pm

Longarm Quilt Operator Training - learn to operate the Gammill Statler Stitcher or Gammill Class Stitch Regulated Free Motion machine. This course is required if you want to rent our machines.
You will learn:
* Preparing your quilt
* Preparing the machine
* Loading your quilt
* Gammill Statler Stitcher CAD system
* Gammill Classic Stitch Regulated - Hand driven quilting
* Off loading your quilt
* Tips & Tricks & recommendations

What to Bring to Class
* Face Mask - if desired for COVID
* a willingness to learn and make mistakes
* Bring snack if wanted
* You will learn on practice fabric - you can bring a quilt for discussion but, it may or may not be used for instruction

Machine Rentals

Saturday, July 16, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 6/9

Saturday, July 16, 2022
9:30 am12:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

**NEW session - Basic Sewing - Phase 1 1/9

Saturday, July 16, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

SSTP - Domestic

Monday, July 18, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Prepare yourself for employment or entrepreneurship in the profession of sewing. The Sewing Salon Training Program @ The Sewing Labs is a 1 year program with a commitment of up to 30 weeks of hands-on sewing instruction on both domestic and industrial machines and entrepreneurial business training to support you and an Apprenticeship Program with a local Kansas City Business covering the remaining 20 weeks.

The Sewing Labs is a Registered Apprenticeship Training Operation with the Missouri Department of Labor and the United States Department of Labor. Student who complete this Apprenticeship program will receive multiple certificates including The Sewing Labs Certificate in Domestic Sewing Skills, Certificate in Industrial Sewing Skills and the US DOL Certificate of Apprenticeship. Each of these certificates represent a significate accomplishment by the student and a great addition to their resume whether they will become a employee or an entrepreneur.

You will learn the fundamentals of the craft of sewing, Industrial productions methods and participate in site tours to local businesses who are actively seeking to hire Industrial Sewing Machine Operators. A tool kit is provided. Participants must participant in an entrance interview & assessment to be accepted into the program.
Limited Scholarships are available.

Training Program Fee $4,500
** If you are need of financial assistance please apply for scholarship - these are limited and must go through approval process

Machine Rentals

Monday, July 18, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Industrial Basic for Production 2/4

Monday, July 18, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Learn how to improve your Production skills and in-turn improve your profitability. Industrial Sewing Machines are faster and handle fabric with ease. Learn batching tips and tricks, safety and ergonomic skills to get your products to the marketplace faster.
This is a 4 session classes that will cover Industrial Straight Needles and Industrial Sergers. You are welcome to bring one of your products for mentoring on the production process.

Your Instructor Cali Roberta is a Professional Cut & Sew Manufacturer.
Four (4) Session
Total Fee : $150.00

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 2/9

Monday, July 18, 2022
5:30 pm8:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

NEW SESSION START UP Basic Sewing Part 2 - 1/9

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Basic Sewing – Phase 1 Part 2 – Building on the skills learned in Part 1 or start where you are.
You will learn seams and seam finishes and then apply this to simple projects.
Learn hems types while making an apron and finally learn buttonholes, hook and snap closures.

Earn a certification thru testing, if wanted. All materials provided. (Sewing Machine Operation or Basic Sewing Part 1 required)
9 sessions of 2.5 hrs. Fee $270

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 7/9

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

July - Flying Geese - Basics & Beyond

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
6:00 pm8:00 pm

Come explore the Basic and Beyond of Quilt Blocks
Your instructor; Annette Hossman will guide you through how one simple block can be changed and manipulated into many different looks and applications. This is the second in a series of 3 quilt block. You can sign up for just 1 (one) month or take all 3 (three)
July - Flying Geese
Not the geese you see in the sky but a classic quilting block that is used frequently in quilting. Students will learn three ways to make this block and how to adjust the size. Fabric will be provided and finished blocks will contribute to a Community Quilt Project with Flying Geese.
All materials provided!

August = Maple Leaf

These are not your grandma's quilting blocks anymore!

SSTP - Domestic

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Prepare yourself for employment or entrepreneurship in the profession of sewing. The Sewing Salon Training Program @ The Sewing Labs is a 1 year program with a commitment of up to 30 weeks of hands-on sewing instruction on both domestic and industrial machines and entrepreneurial business training to support you and an Apprenticeship Program with a local Kansas City Business covering the remaining 20 weeks.

The Sewing Labs is a Registered Apprenticeship Training Operation with the Missouri Department of Labor and the United States Department of Labor. Student who complete this Apprenticeship program will receive multiple certificates including The Sewing Labs Certificate in Domestic Sewing Skills, Certificate in Industrial Sewing Skills and the US DOL Certificate of Apprenticeship. Each of these certificates represent a significate accomplishment by the student and a great addition to their resume whether they will become a employee or an entrepreneur.

You will learn the fundamentals of the craft of sewing, Industrial productions methods and participate in site tours to local businesses who are actively seeking to hire Industrial Sewing Machine Operators. A tool kit is provided. Participants must participant in an entrance interview & assessment to be accepted into the program.
Limited Scholarships are available.

Training Program Fee $4,500
** If you are need of financial assistance please apply for scholarship - these are limited and must go through approval process

Longarm Quilt Operator Training

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
9:00 am1:00 pm

Longarm Quilt Operator Training - learn to operate the Gammill Statler Stitcher or Gammill Class Stitch Regulated Free Motion machine. This course is required if you want to rent our machines.
You will learn:
* Preparing your quilt
* Preparing the machine
* Loading your quilt
* Gammill Statler Stitcher CAD system
* Gammill Classic Stitch Regulated - Hand driven quilting
* Off loading your quilt
* Tips & Tricks & recommendations

What to Bring to Class
* Face Mask - if desired for COVID
* a willingness to learn and make mistakes
* Bring snack if wanted
* You will learn on practice fabric - you can bring a quilt for discussion but, it may or may not be used for instruction

Machine Rentals

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Serger Workshop 2/3

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Serger Workshop - Serger Basics - Learn how to use a serger.
Bring your own serger to add to your skills or use ours
This class covers basic serger sewing. Proper Threading and maintenance, thread tension and understanding serger features. Participants of this class will create a workbook with samples of stitches, mastering curves on your serger, creating special hems and more.
All materials provided
3 sessions of Fee $ 90

Intro to Garments - Part 1 - 2/10

Wednesday, July 20, 2022
5:30 pm8:00 pm

Intro to Garments - This course takes you from Basic Sewing into Garment Elements and Construction. You will be introduced to patterns, fabric & fiber types. You will learn to decipher sewing vocabulary gaining understanding and making samples of facings & linings, curved seams and corners, darts, tucks and gathers. You will learn the proper way to cut out a garment while making a simple top. This course involves a lot of sewing and sewing homework to assure your success.

Course consists of 10 weeks of 2.5 hour sessions
All materials included with course - you can choose fabric for top from our stash or provide your own. More information will be given during course.

Course Fee - $300.00

Basic Sewing Part 2 - 7/9

Thursday, July 21, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Basic Sewing – Phase 1 Part 2 – Building on the skills learned in Part 1 or start where you are.
You will learn seams and seam finishes and then apply this to simple projects.
Learn hems types while making an apron and finally learn buttonholes, hook and snap closures.

Earn a certification thru testing, if wanted. All materials provided. (Sewing Machine Operation or Basic Sewing Part 1 required)
9 sessions of 2.5 hrs. Fee $270

Market Bag

Thursday, July 21, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 pm

GREEN SEWING - Reusable Market Bag.
Make 1 or a ton of these bags to keep for your shopping needs. Easily washable and quick to make.
Robert Lackie your instructor will guild you through the steps to sew these versatile bags. You will make 1 bag in class!
Make for gifts too!
This is a beginner project - Youth friendly

Machine Rentals

Friday, July 22, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Sew Powerful Purse Workshop

Friday, July 22, 2022
10:00 am2:00 pm

SEW POWERFUL PURSE taught by Chris McMullen – Sew Powerful, a non-profit organization, asks seamstresses from around the world to make and donate a purse for a schoolgirl in Zambia. The purse is filled with re-usable feminine hygiene supplies made by those employed in Zambia by Sew Powerful. The girl receives the purse and supplies in her health training class to enable her to attend school all month and improve her academic performance. With Chris' instruction, you will learn to sew the cross-body purse from the free pattern provided by Sew Powerful. Your bag created will be donated to Sew Powerful! You will learn the skills to make this bag and you can contribute to this wonderful organization by helping them achieve their 2022 goal of collecting and distributing 24,000 purses. All materials included.

1 Session - Fee - Donation Optional to cover materials $15

Open Stitch @ The Sewing Labs

Friday, July 22, 2022
10:00 am3:00 pm

Open Stitch Fridays - This is a time for you to come together to stitch. Bring your own projects of sewing, quilting, knitting, crochet, weaving, embroidery, other fiber arts to work on. You can use our stash, our domestic sewing machines, tools etc. NO instruction is offered but, there just might be someone else in the room to ask.
Domestic Machines are available - NO Industrial machines offered.
Pre-registration is recommended
Event occurs most Fridays from 10-3
FREE to the public - ages 10 - beyond (children under 13 must be accompanies by an adult and be working on project)

Longarm Machine Rentals

Friday, July 22, 2022
4:30 pm8:00 pm

THIS IS A 2 HOUR SESSION
Rent a Longarm Quilting Machine to Quilt yourself!
To rent a machine you must first attend a Longarm Quilt Machine Operator Training. These classes are generally offered each month. Seats are limited - check our class schedule on the website.

Once you have taken the Operator Training - and been approved to now quilt yourself you can Rent the Longarm machines.
Machine Rental Fees
* Block of 2 hours = $50 minimum
* $15 for each additional hour - time charged in 15m increments
* Fee does not include batting, backing or binding - batting can be purchased for $12 per yd.
* All rental times require pre-registration - NO drop ins!
* Statler Quilting - E2E patterns to choose from

For more inforamtion call 816-888-3051

SEWcials

Friday, July 22, 2022
6:00 pm8:00 pm

Come check out Downtown SEWcial @ The Sewing Labs.
July - we have invited the employers of sewing from the Kansas City Market to be present - this is a great networking opportunity if you want/need a job in sewing. If you are wanting to find out how you can support this pipeline or you are just curious of all the different types are sewing there are available in Kansas City. At TSL, we believe sewing is a pathway to financial independence - come find out how!

Most months on the 3rd Friday from 6-9 The Sewing Labs offers an "open house" atmosphere where you can come to connect with kindred spirits of sewing and The Sewing Labs. We will have simple projects (or bring your own) and light refreshments for your to enjoy! But you do not have to come to sew, you can just come for conversation and community. You never know who you will run into!

Machine Rentals

Saturday, July 23, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 7/9

Saturday, July 23, 2022
9:30 am12:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 2/9

Saturday, July 23, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

SSTP - Domestic

Monday, July 25, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Prepare yourself for employment or entrepreneurship in the profession of sewing. The Sewing Salon Training Program @ The Sewing Labs is a 1 year program with a commitment of up to 30 weeks of hands-on sewing instruction on both domestic and industrial machines and entrepreneurial business training to support you and an Apprenticeship Program with a local Kansas City Business covering the remaining 20 weeks.

The Sewing Labs is a Registered Apprenticeship Training Operation with the Missouri Department of Labor and the United States Department of Labor. Student who complete this Apprenticeship program will receive multiple certificates including The Sewing Labs Certificate in Domestic Sewing Skills, Certificate in Industrial Sewing Skills and the US DOL Certificate of Apprenticeship. Each of these certificates represent a significate accomplishment by the student and a great addition to their resume whether they will become a employee or an entrepreneur.

You will learn the fundamentals of the craft of sewing, Industrial productions methods and participate in site tours to local businesses who are actively seeking to hire Industrial Sewing Machine Operators. A tool kit is provided. Participants must participant in an entrance interview & assessment to be accepted into the program.
Limited Scholarships are available.

Training Program Fee $4,500
** If you are need of financial assistance please apply for scholarship - these are limited and must go through approval process

Machine Rentals

Monday, July 25, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Industrial Basic for Production 3/4

Monday, July 25, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Learn how to improve your Production skills and in-turn improve your profitability. Industrial Sewing Machines are faster and handle fabric with ease. Learn batching tips and tricks, safety and ergonomic skills to get your products to the marketplace faster.
This is a 4 session classes that will cover Industrial Straight Needles and Industrial Sergers. You are welcome to bring one of your products for mentoring on the production process.

Your Instructor Cali Roberta is a Professional Cut & Sew Manufacturer.
Four (4) Session
Total Fee : $150.00

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 3/9

Monday, July 25, 2022
5:30 pm8:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

Basic Sewing Part 2 - 2/9

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Basic Sewing – Phase 1 Part 2 – Building on the skills learned in Part 1 or start where you are.
You will learn seams and seam finishes and then apply this to simple projects.
Learn hems types while making an apron and finally learn buttonholes, hook and snap closures.

Earn a certification thru testing, if wanted. All materials provided. (Sewing Machine Operation or Basic Sewing Part 1 required)
9 sessions of 2.5 hrs. Fee $270

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 8/9

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 more while making some simple projects & a tool caddy. 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 Cali Roberta on Saturdays & Robert Lackie - on week days -Classroom Instructors 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.

Volunteer Orientation

Every 4th Tuesday - watch for times

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;
* Mission of TSL
* 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 your heart & hands love.
Even if you just want to find out more before deciding to volunteer. This is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is all about.
All volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation within the first 90 days of service Pre-registration is requested.

SSTP - Domestic

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Prepare yourself for employment or entrepreneurship in the profession of sewing. The Sewing Salon Training Program @ The Sewing Labs is a 1 year program with a commitment of up to 30 weeks of hands-on sewing instruction on both domestic and industrial machines and entrepreneurial business training to support you and an Apprenticeship Program with a local Kansas City Business covering the remaining 20 weeks.

The Sewing Labs is a Registered Apprenticeship Training Operation with the Missouri Department of Labor and the United States Department of Labor. Student who complete this Apprenticeship program will receive multiple certificates including The Sewing Labs Certificate in Domestic Sewing Skills, Certificate in Industrial Sewing Skills and the US DOL Certificate of Apprenticeship. Each of these certificates represent a significate accomplishment by the student and a great addition to their resume whether they will become a employee or an entrepreneur.

You will learn the fundamentals of the craft of sewing, Industrial productions methods and participate in site tours to local businesses who are actively seeking to hire Industrial Sewing Machine Operators. A tool kit is provided. Participants must participant in an entrance interview & assessment to be accepted into the program.
Limited Scholarships are available.

Training Program Fee $4,500
** If you are need of financial assistance please apply for scholarship - these are limited and must go through approval process

Machine Rentals

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
9:00 am4:00 pm
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

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 ***
Please register using catalog link below

This is NOT rental for Longarm Quilting Machines - please look for those separately

Serger Workshop 3/3

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Serger Workshop - Serger Basics - Learn how to use a serger.
Bring your own serger to add to your skills or use ours
This class covers basic serger sewing. Proper Threading and maintenance, thread tension and understanding serger features. Participants of this class will create a workbook with samples of stitches, mastering curves on your serger, creating special hems and more.
All materials provided
3 sessions of Fee $ 90

Intro to Garments - Part 1 - 3/10

Wednesday, July 27, 2022
5:30 pm8:00 pm

Intro to Garments - This course takes you from Basic Sewing into Garment Elements and Construction. You will be introduced to patterns, fabric & fiber types. You will learn to decipher sewing vocabulary gaining understanding and making samples of facings & linings, curved seams and corners, darts, tucks and gathers. You will learn the proper way to cut out a garment while making a simple top. This course involves a lot of sewing and sewing homework to assure your success.

Course consists of 10 weeks of 2.5 hour sessions
All materials included with course - you can choose fabric for top from our stash or provide your own. More information will be given during course.

Course Fee - $300.00

Basic Sewing part 2 - 8/9

Thursday, July 28, 2022
9:00 am11:30 am

Basic Sewing – Phase 1 Part 2 – Building on the skills learned in Part 1 or start where you are.
You will learn seams and seam finishes and then apply this to simple projects.
Learn hems types while making an apron and finally learn buttonholes, hook and snap closures.

Earn a certification thru testing, if wanted. All materials provided. (Sewing Machine Operation or Basic Sewing Part 1 required)
9 sessions of 2.5 hrs. Fee $270

Home Décor Pillows 1/2

Thursday, July 28, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Learn to construct home décor pillows -
This class will teach you to cutting techniques and sewing tips to make the perfect pillow for your home. You will learn from the professional, tips of cutting your fabrics to create matching pillows. You will learn how to do a hidden zipper installation. watch a demonstration on how to create a variety of edges; self-corded, flange, ruffled and knife edge. You will make cording from pillow fabrics so that you will always have a perfect match. You will construct one (1) pillow during class and make several trim samples.
Instructor - Robert Lackie
The class is 2 - 3hr. sessions.
All Materials Provided from our stash

Gratitude & Grace Quilt Retreat

Friday, July 29, 2022Sunday, July 31, 2022

7th Annual Gratitude & Grace Quilt Retreat - July 29th, 30 & 31st

Be a Member of our Gratitude & Grace Quilt group. We are very excited about this friend-raiser, a quilting retreat. Join our kindred spirit group of sharing/learning the art of quilting. This year's quilt pattern is “Starstruck” by Missouri Star Quilt Company

What to Expect:

We currently do not offer overnight stay - hotel reservation information is available for local stay.

Friday Night – Doors open & check in starting @ 5 pm. Gathering starts @ 6 pm. We will gather to get to know each other.

Participate in Sew-N-Tell and have a round table talk. Set-up sewing stations. Quilt Pattern & fabrics will be distributed. Snacks served.

Saturday – Doors open @ 7:30 am Continental Breakfast available @ 8– 8:30am 7:30 am – Morning Yoga session – Optional. Sewing Room rules & overview explained. Finish sewing Station set up & overview of quilt design explained. Cutting instructions and off we go!!!! Lunch break @ 12 noon – serving thru 1pm. Sewing throughout the day, Dinner served @ 5- 6 pm. Trunk show of a selected designer will be following dinner @ approximately 7 pm for those who want to participate. Sewing room is open until 10 pm.

** Special YOGA session taught to stretch you out from sewing – by TBA **

Guest Trunk Show – To Be Announced

Stash Bash – we have selected a special inventory of fabrics, notions and more – many vintage sales will support TSL – Exclusive to the G&G Attendees

Sunday – Door open @ 8 am Continental Breakfast available from 8 - 8:30am. Sewing & sewing throughout the day. Quick Tips lesson @ 11 am. Roundtable focusing on Gratitude during lunch. Lunch served 12-1. Finishing up & preparing to leave by 2 pm.

Snacks – We encourage you to bring a snack to share with the group – these snacks will be available at all times in the Community Center Kitchen area.

**Children are not allowed at the retreat – Age limit – 13 & beyond. Young sewers must be making a quilt and have prior sewing experience & be accompanied with an adult.

Register online @ Retreat Online Registration

What to Bring

□ Bring your own sewing machine & accessories (extra needles, ¼” foot or regular foot, etc.)(sewing machines are available if wanted)

□ Basic supplies – cream thread, pins & pin cushion

□ Power strip or extension cord

□ Cutting board, cutter, ruler, scissors (optional we have some available)

□ Ironing board & iron – Optional; we will have some available

□ Casual, comfy attire

□ Personal sewing lamp - optional

What we Supply

□ Pattern & Fabric* for Throw Size 75” x 75” quilt top (Add-On fabrics for larger sizes and backing will be available) □ 5 meals – Saturday = B,L,D, Sunday = B,L Friday night snacks

□ Table for cutting

□ Irons & ironing boards

□ Sewing tables & electrical outlets

□ A kitchen (microwave, refrigerator)coffee pot

□ Dishes, mugs, flatware

The Quilting Retreat for July 2021 will be located at The Sewing Labs , 526 Campbell KCMO 64106 - Don Bosco Community Center. Parking lots are located adjacent to the building on the north side.

REGISTER NOW! For this 3 day & 2-night extravaganza of quilting. Single Registration = $275.00 suggested donation, Double Registration = $500.00 suggested donation Registration online @ Gratitude & Grace 2022 Registration

Payment Type – please do not send cash thru the mail - PayPal available online@ http;//thesewinglabs.community

REFUND POLICY - Your initial deposit of $50 is a NON-REFUNDABLE donation. If you register and are unable to attend, this portion of your fee will go to support the program. If you are unable to attend, any remaining portion of your payments will be refunded to you, or you may transfer this registration to someone else or to a future event (future event must be used within 12 months)

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