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Monday, May 2, 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

Monday, May 2, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 pm

ESL - Literacy KC Sewing - This course is a collaboration partnership between Literacy KC/ Don Bosco and The Sewing Labs. These students are registered through Literacy KC. Students can be enrolled in the Sewing classes at The Sewing Labs while taking English as a Second Language class.
Enrollment is available through Literacy KC - @ 816-333-9332 or email @ info@literacykc.org

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 pm

ESL - Literacy KC Sewing - This course is a collaboration partnership between Literacy KC/ Don Bosco and The Sewing Labs. These students are registered through Literacy KC. Students can be enrolled in the Sewing classes at The Sewing Labs while taking English as a Second Language class.
Enrollment is available through Literacy KC - @ 816-333-9332 or email @ info@literacykc.org

This quilt is magic - even the ugliest fabric turn into a beautiful kaleidoscope of designs.
The photo pictured has added sashing (borders) to set off the color.
Learn the techniques to cut and piece these block using a single block method.

Materials needed: 3 yds. of a medium to large scale print or 3 - 1 yd. panels
Instructors - Annette Hossman & Mary Nelson

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

Wednesday, May 4, 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

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 pm

ESL - Literacy KC Sewing - This course is a collaboration partnership between Literacy KC/ Don Bosco and The Sewing Labs. These students are registered through Literacy KC. Students can be enrolled in the Sewing classes at The Sewing Labs while taking English as a Second Language class.
Enrollment is available through Literacy KC - @ 816-333-9332 or email @ info@literacykc.org

Thursday, May 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.

Thursday, May 5, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 pm

ESL - Literacy KC Sewing - This course is a collaboration partnership between Literacy KC/ Don Bosco and The Sewing Labs. These students are registered through Literacy KC. Students can be enrolled in the Sewing classes at The Sewing Labs while taking English as a Second Language class.
Enrollment is available through Literacy KC - @ 816-333-9332 or email @ info@literacykc.org

Friday, May 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

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

Friday, May 6, 2022
4:30 pm6:30 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

Saturday, May 7, 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

Saturday, May 7, 2022
9:30 am12:00 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 $ 75

Garment Construction Fundamentals is Part 2 of Garments @ The Sewing Labs. This course introduces sleeve types; raglan vs.. set - in, collars & cuffs; Waistbands; casing with elastic, linings and more.
Learn the sewing vocabulary terms and make samples of these fundamental elements for future reference.
Make a pant/skirt and sample top

Course consist of 12 weekly session 2.5 hrs. each.
Instructor: Cali Roberta
Pre-requisite recommended; Intro to Garments

Monday, May 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

Monday, May 9, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 pm

ESL - Literacy KC Sewing - This course is a collaboration partnership between Literacy KC/ Don Bosco and The Sewing Labs. These students are registered through Literacy KC. Students can be enrolled in the Sewing classes at The Sewing Labs while taking English as a Second Language class.
Enrollment is available through Literacy KC - @ 816-333-9332 or email @ info@literacykc.org

Tuesday, May 10, 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.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 pm

ESL - Literacy KC Sewing - This course is a collaboration partnership between Literacy KC/ Don Bosco and The Sewing Labs. These students are registered through Literacy KC. Students can be enrolled in the Sewing classes at The Sewing Labs while taking English as a Second Language class.
Enrollment is available through Literacy KC - @ 816-333-9332 or email @ info@literacykc.org

This quilt is magic - even the ugliest fabric turn into a beautiful kaleidoscope of designs.
The photo pictured has added sashing (borders) to set off the color.
Learn the techniques to cut and piece these block using a single block method.

Materials needed: 3 yds. of a medium to large scale print or 3 - 1 yd. panels
Instructors - Annette Hossman & Mary Nelson

Wednesday, May 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

Wednesday, May 11, 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

Wednesday, May 11, 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

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 pm

ESL - Literacy KC Sewing - This course is a collaboration partnership between Literacy KC/ Don Bosco and The Sewing Labs. These students are registered through Literacy KC. Students can be enrolled in the Sewing classes at The Sewing Labs while taking English as a Second Language class.
Enrollment is available through Literacy KC - @ 816-333-9332 or email @ info@literacykc.org

Thursday, May 12, 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.

Thursday, May 12, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 pm

ESL - Literacy KC Sewing - This course is a collaboration partnership between Literacy KC/ Don Bosco and The Sewing Labs. These students are registered through Literacy KC. Students can be enrolled in the Sewing classes at The Sewing Labs while taking English as a Second Language class.
Enrollment is available through Literacy KC - @ 816-333-9332 or email @ info@literacykc.org

Friday, May 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

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

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 WILL NOT be used for instruction

Saturday, May 14, 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

Garment Construction Fundamentals is Part 2 of Garments @ The Sewing Labs. This course introduces sleeve types; raglan vs.. set - in, collars & cuffs; Waistbands; casing with elastic, linings and more.
Learn the sewing vocabulary terms and make samples of these fundamental elements for future reference.
Make a pant/skirt and sample top

Course consist of 12 weekly session 2.5 hrs. each.
Instructor: Cali Roberta
Pre-requisite recommended; Intro to Garments

Monday, May 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

Tuesday, May 17, 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.

Learn the tips & tricks to use a rotary cutting system. You will learn cutting techniques, proper safety & storage, use of different rulers and blades. We have added some tips & tricks. You will come away with an informational handout to reference.
Class Instructor – Robert Lackie

This quilt is magic - even the ugliest fabric turn into a beautiful kaleidoscope of designs.
The photo pictured has added sashing (borders) to set off the color.
Learn the techniques to cut and piece these block using a single block method.

Materials needed: 3 yds. of a medium to large scale print or 3 - 1 yd. panels
Instructors - Annette Hossman & Mary Nelson

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

Wednesday, May 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

Thursday, May 19, 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.

Friday, May 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

Friday, May 20, 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

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

Friday, May 20, 2022
4:30 pm6:30 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

Friday, May 20, 2022
6:00 pm8:00 pm

Who Do You Want to Hang Out with?
Are you a Sewist, Quilter or other Fiber maker and just want to gather with others with the same interest?
Come check out Downtown SEWcial @ The Sewing Labs.

April 2022 we will celebrate our recent graduates from The Sewing Salon Training Program

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!

Shibori – Instructor – Ann Greenleaf - Learn traditional Japanese Shibori techniques to create patterns in fabric and immersion bath dye processes. We have gathered a variety of textiles for students to dye but are welcome to bring their own t-shirt to dye.
Shirts must be 100% cotton . cotton socks & silk scarves will be available for $5 each to purchase.

This class fills quickly - so register early!
1 session 4 hours $ 85

Saturday, May 21, 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

Garment Construction Fundamentals is Part 2 of Garments @ The Sewing Labs. This course introduces sleeve types; raglan vs.. set - in, collars & cuffs; Waistbands; casing with elastic, linings and more.
Learn the sewing vocabulary terms and make samples of these fundamental elements for future reference.
Make a pant/skirt and sample top

Course consist of 12 weekly session 2.5 hrs. each.
Instructor: Cali Roberta
Pre-requisite recommended; Intro to Garments

Monday, May 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

Tuesday, May 24, 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.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 pm

Robert Lackie will help you to explore your color scope and let your thoughts & feelings be expressed in a unique project using the Sulky Solvy product with a mixture of yarns, fabric scraps, words and more.
You will come away with a unique wall piece and some fiber therapy to reflect on.
All materials included

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.

This quilt is magic - even the ugliest fabric turn into a beautiful kaleidoscope of designs.
The photo pictured has added sashing (borders) to set off the color.
Learn the techniques to cut and piece these block using a single block method.

Materials needed: 3 yds. of a medium to large scale print or 3 - 1 yd. panels
Instructors - Annette Hossman & Mary Nelson

Wednesday, May 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

Wednesday, May 25, 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

Wednesday, May 25, 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

Thursday, May 26, 2022
1:00 pm4:00 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
Donation Requested

Friday, May 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

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 2021 goal of collecting and distributing 24,000 purses. All materials included.

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

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

Are you a Sewn Product Professional looking to "find your people" Sew Connected is a face-to-face meet up were we gather for FREE to build conversations and connection about our industry. Each month we gather for coffee and a short talk about what is important to us and supporting the Industry of Sewing Professionals.

What is a "Sewing Professional"? We define it as the following groups, but, if you think we left someone out - Let us know!
* Sewn Product Professional - Cut & Sew Manufacturers, Factories, Micro-factories, Custom Sewist - person/businesses being hired to sew a product in relationship to textiles like; fashion or clothing, accessories, home goods and more.
* Designers - product designers using textiles or fiber as their medium. This could include Fashion Designer, Surface Pattern Designers, Product designer.
* Supplies/Vendor - Businesses that sell the supplies needed to create the items listed above - typically wholesalers. Possible shop owners.
While we welcome most everyone - Professional Persons within the Sewing Industry is the focus. We are building this community of talented people who are eager to share and collaborate to rise each other up

These gathering are currently hosted by The Sewing Labs at The Sewing Labs - 526 Campbell, KCMO 64106
Volunteer hosts are needed to keep it organized. And the support of local Coffee Co or wine/beer and refreshments is welcome.
Support partnerships are welcomed - this is where a business supports us and in turn, we highlight them!

You must register beforehand and reserve your spot!

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 WILL NOT be used for instruction

Saturday, May 28, 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

Saturday, May 28, 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.

Garment Construction Fundamentals is Part 2 of Garments @ The Sewing Labs. This course introduces sleeve types; raglan vs.. set - in, collars & cuffs; Waistbands; casing with elastic, linings and more.
Learn the sewing vocabulary terms and make samples of these fundamental elements for future reference.
Make a pant/skirt and sample top

Course consist of 12 weekly session 2.5 hrs. each.
Instructor: Cali Roberta
Pre-requisite recommended; Intro to Garments

The Sewing Labs is CLOSED today in honor of Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 31, 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.

Tuesday, May 31, 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

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