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January 2022

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Friday, December 24, 2021Sunday, January 2, 2022

Machine Rentals

Saturday, January 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

SSTP Industrial

Monday, January 3, 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.

New session starts October 2021
Next session will start in Spring 2022

Machine Rentals

Monday, January 3, 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

Zippers

Monday, January 3, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Zippers – Does applying zippers scare you? Each week Cali Roberta will guide you through mastering zipper installation.
You can learn 3 different zippers if you want to be attending each week’s class or you can just take the one session you need.
1/3 - Invisible Zippers
1/10 - Separating Zippers
1/17 - Centered Standard Zippers
Choose
Weekly sessions $25 each week
or 3 sessions for $60.00
Taught by Cali Roberta

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 4/10

Tuesday, January 4, 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.

Microwave Fabric Bowls

Tuesday, January 4, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 pm

Come learn to make a quick and easy sewing project - Microwave Fabric Bowl Cozies. Great for holding your bowl for microwaving and great for keep your fingers from getting burnt by the hot bowls. They make great gifts and take scraps of fabric.

All material supplied to make 1 bowl
1 session $25

Machine Rentals

Wednesday, January 5, 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

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

Thursday, January 6, 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 to apply buttonholes, hook and snap closures.
You will end making a cross body bag with the skills you learned.

Earn a certification thru testing, if wanted. All materials provided. (sewing machine operation required)
9 sessions of 2.5 hrs. Fee $200

Curved Pillows 1 of 3

Thursday, January 6, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Curved Pillows – Instructor, Robert Lackie will guide you to make 1 pillow while learning the skills of sewing curves.
Master Concave & Convex curves while sewing a pillow top, then complete the pillow with hand stitching.
All materials included or bring you own.

3 sessions 2.5 hrs. Fee $90
Taught by Robert Lackie

Open Sew Fridays

Occurs almost every Friday
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

Open Sew–Open Sew is a time for you to come together to enjoy sewing on your own projects in The Sewing Labs. Bring your sewing machine or use ours (first come, first serve). Use our tools & stash to practice your skills or start a project or bring your own 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.
PRE- REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED - if we have reached our capacity - you will be turned away. Class FREE

Machine Rentals

Saturday, January 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

**NEW session - Basic Sewing - Phase 1 1/10

Saturday, January 8, 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.

SSTP Industrial

Monday, January 10, 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.

New session starts October 2021
Next session will start in Spring 2022

Machine Rentals

Monday, January 10, 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

Zippers

Monday, January 10, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Zippers – Does applying zippers scare you? Each week Cali Roberta will guide you through mastering zipper installation.
You can learn 3 different zippers if you want to be attending each week’s class or you can just take the one session you need.
1/3 - Invisible Zippers
1/10 - Separating Zippers
1/17 - Centered Standard Zippers
Choose
Weekly sessions $25 each week
or 3 sessions for $60.00

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 5/10

Tuesday, January 11, 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.

Hemming Pants

Tuesday, January 11, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Hemming Pants – Do you have pants or jeans that need hemmed? Learn the bases of hemming pants using a sewing machine. Bring 1 pair of pants to hem in class.

1 session 2.5 hours FEE $25
Taught by Robert Lackie

Machine Rentals

Wednesday, January 12, 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

NEW SESSION START UP Pt 2 Basic Sewing - 2/9

Thursday, January 13, 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 to apply buttonholes, hook and snap closures.
You will end making a cross body bag with the skills you learned.

Earn a certification thru testing, if wanted. All materials provided. (sewing machine operation required)
9 sessions of 2.5 hrs. Fee $200

Curved Pillows 2 of 3

Thursday, January 13, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Curved Pillows – Instructor, Robert Lackie will guide you to make 1 pillow while learning the skills of sewing curves.
Master Concave & Convex curves while sewing a pillow top, then complete the pillow with hand stitching.
All materials included or bring you own.

3 sessions 2.5 hrs. Fee $90
Taught by Robert Lackie

Open Sew Fridays

Occurs almost every Friday
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

Open Sew–Open Sew is a time for you to come together to enjoy sewing on your own projects in The Sewing Labs. Bring your sewing machine or use ours (first come, first serve). Use our tools & stash to practice your skills or start a project or bring your own 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.
PRE- REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED - if we have reached our capacity - you will be turned away. Class FREE

Machine Rentals

Saturday, January 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 2/10

Saturday, January 15, 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 - Intro to Garments - Phase 2 Part 1 - 1/10

Saturday, January 15, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 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 - $250.00

SSTP Industrial

Monday, January 17, 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.

New session starts October 2021
Next session will start in Spring 2022

Machine Rentals

Monday, January 17, 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

Zippers

Monday, January 17, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Zippers – Does applying zippers scare you? Each week Cali Roberta will guide you through mastering zipper installation.
You can learn 3 different zippers if you want to be attending each week’s class or you can just take the one session you need.
1/3 - Invisible Zippers
1/10 - Separating Zippers
1/17 - Centered Standard Zippers
Choose
Weekly sessions $25 each week
or 3 sessions for $60.00

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 6/10

Tuesday, January 18, 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.

Sewing Machine Operator Basics

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Sewing Machine Basics – Domestic = Did you receive a sewing machine as a gift or are just getting started? Learn to use your new machine or refresh your skills. If you don't have a machine but, still want to learn - you can use one of ours for this class. You will learn how to thread your machine, wind a bobbin and more. Basic sewing operations including stitch width & length & pattern selection will be covered. You will make samples as you learn for future reference.
Bring your machine and all its accessories & tools. This does not cover embroidery machines.
Workbook included.
Taught by Robert Lackie
1 session 2.5 hours Fee $30

Quilting with Half Square Triangles

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
6:00 pm8:00 pm
526 Campbell KCMO 64106

This class will explore the many ways you can use half square triangles in quilts. Participants should be able use a sewing machine, rotary cutter and consistent 1/4 inch seam.
The class will cover one basic method for making half square triangles and how to trim them to be accurate. Each participant will be able to choose from many layout options possible
The project will be a lap size quilt top sized at 64 X 64 inches. or 56 X 72 inches completely of half square triangles. Fabric will be available at The Sewing Labs for the project. Two yards each of two colors or the equivalent in smaller pieces will be needed. (Does not include binding and backing for quilt)

Dates January 18, January 25, Feb 1, and Feb 8. at 6:30 pm.
Instructors - Annette Hosmann and Mary Nelson

Machine Rentals

Wednesday, January 19, 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

Pt 2 Basic Sewing - 3/9

Thursday, January 20, 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 to apply buttonholes, hook and snap closures.
You will end making a cross body bag with the skills you learned.

Earn a certification thru testing, if wanted. All materials provided. (sewing machine operation required)
9 sessions of 2.5 hrs. Fee $200

Curved Pillows 3 of 3

Thursday, January 20, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Curved Pillows – Instructor, Robert Lackie will guide you to make 1 pillow while learning the skills of sewing curves.
Master Concave & Convex curves while sewing a pillow top, then complete the pillow with hand stitching.
All materials included or bring you own.

3 sessions 2.5 hrs. Fee $90
Taught by Robert Lackie

Hand Embroidery

Friday, January 21, 2022
10:00 am2:00 pm

Hand Embroidery – Learn the basic stitches in hand embroidery while making a fun Heart motif.
Brenda Dailey will guide you through learning basic hand embroidery stitches while you stitch a simple design.
All materials & tools provided
1 session 2-4 hours Fee $30

Open Sew Fridays

Occurs almost every Friday
526 Campbell
Kansas City, MO 64106
US

Open Sew–Open Sew is a time for you to come together to enjoy sewing on your own projects in The Sewing Labs. Bring your sewing machine or use ours (first come, first serve). Use our tools & stash to practice your skills or start a project or bring your own 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.
PRE- REGISTRATION IS RECOMMENDED - if we have reached our capacity - you will be turned away. Class FREE

Machine Rentals

Saturday, January 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 3/10

Saturday, January 22, 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.

Intro to Garments - Phase 2 Part 1 - 2/10

Saturday, January 22, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 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 - $250.00

SSTP Industrial

Monday, January 24, 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.

New session starts October 2021
Next session will start in Spring 2022

Machine Rentals

Monday, January 24, 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 7/10

Tuesday, January 25, 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.

Top 20 Sewing Hacks

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 pm

Top 20 Sewing Hacks – Come enjoy a talk and presentation of the TSL staffs Top 20 Sewing Hacks.
Robert will guide you.
You are welcome to bring your own hacks to share.
1 session FREE

Quilting with Half Square Triangles 2/4

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
6:00 pm8:00 pm
526 Campbell KCMO 64106

This class will explore the many ways you can use half square triangles in quilts. Participants should be able use a sewing machine, rotary cutter and consistent 1/4 inch seam.
The class will cover one basic method for making half square triangles and how to trim them to be accurate. Each participant will be able to choose from many layout options possible
The project will be a lap size quilt top sized at 64 X 64 inches. or 56 X 72 inches completely of half square triangles. Fabric will be available at The Sewing Labs for the project. Two yards each of two colors or the equivalent in smaller pieces will be needed. (Does not include binding and backing for quilt)

Dates January 18, January 25, Feb 1, and Feb 8. at 6:30 pm.
Instructors - Annette Hosmann and Mary Nelson

Machine Rentals

Wednesday, January 26, 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

Pt 2 Basic Sewing - 4/9

Thursday, January 27, 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 to apply buttonholes, hook and snap closures.
You will end making a cross body bag with the skills you learned.

Earn a certification thru testing, if wanted. All materials provided. (sewing machine operation required)
9 sessions of 2.5 hrs. Fee $200

Machine Rentals

Saturday, January 29, 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

Basic Sewing - Phase 1 /10

Saturday, January 29, 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.

Intro to Garments - Phase 2 Part 1 - 3/10

Saturday, January 29, 2022
1:00 pm3:30 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 - $250.00

SSTP Industrial

Monday, January 31, 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.

New session starts October 2021
Next session will start in Spring 2022

Machine Rentals

Monday, January 31, 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 ***
Register on line @ TSL Machine Rentals (https://thesewinglabs.community/classes/machine-rentals.html)

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