Thankfully we have 4 other Beginner Sewing Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.
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Learn how to design and cross-stitch a custom portrait in this two-part virtual workshop! Make a portrait of your favorite people -- newlyweds, families, roommates, BFFs, your favorite band -- the sky's the limit!
You'll begin with our provided templates to use as a jumping-off point for designing people and pet figures. Next, you'll add custom details like hair color, facial hair, glasses, clothing, and any other distinguishing features you'd like. (Don't worry, it's easy, we promise!)
Finally, you'll learn how to translate your design to fabric and work it in cross stitch.
The finished piece makes an amazing gift for your favorite people!
NOTE: Have on hand a photo of the people/pets you want to include in your portrait so that the instructor can help you translate their likeness to your pattern.
In this workshop you will:
Due to the time-consuming nature of cross stitch you may not finish your piece in the allotted class hours, but you'll leave with your custom-designed pattern and your cross stitch work-in-progress.
Materials needed for the project are listed below.
Household tools needed (not included in supply bundle):
This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.
Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.
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Due to the current situation with Covid-19, we have relaxed our cancelation policy a bit until further notice. We still cannot provide refunds for class cancelations, but for the time being, we are not requiring 48 hours notice to receive a class credit. Students can reach out to reschedule/ receive a credit at any point before the workshop takes place.
WORKSHOP CANCELLATION POLICY
We do not issue refunds on workshop registrations.
If you register for a workshop and later become unable to attend, we will gladly offer a school credit if you notify us at least 48 hours before the workshop. We are unable to offer credits of any kind, or honor reschedule requests, with less than 48 hours advance notice.
About Our Policy
Our workshops require a great deal of pre-planning, including ordering supplies and tools, booking staff, and making commitments to pay our instructors -- all based on the number of students who register. When students ask to cancel or reschedule at the last minute, we lose money. As a small business, we are unable to absorb these costs and still keep our class prices low.
In fairness to all of our customers we are unable to make exceptions to our policy, including for reasons of illness or travel. If you are unable to attend a workshop at the last minute, we suggest giving your spot to a friend!
Thank you for understanding!
Brooklyn Craft Company
Online Classroom via Zoom
New York, New York Online
Online Classroom via Zoom
New York, New York
This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!
Brooklyn Craft Company is a brick-and-mortar space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn featuring modern craft + DIY classes and events.
Our class offerings include:
This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified NYC educator.
For total beginners--if you've been wanting to learn to sew or you haven't touched a machine in years, this is the virtual class for you! In just one evening we'll walk you through the basics; you'll leave class with a finished elastic-waisted skirt. Here's what we'll cover: Basic intro to a sewing machine, including how to sew a straight...
Saturday Mar 6th, 4pm - 6pm Eastern Time(2 sessions)
This is an online class. The classes will be taught through live video instruction. Students must have their own sewing machine, tools & supplies. This 6-week "learn to sew" class that can be taken anywhere in the world. Students will learn basic sewing skills, in addition to basic pattern reading skills used in creating fashionable accessories...
Monday Mar 29th, 6:30pm - 9pm Eastern Time(6 sessions)
This is an online class. The classes will be taught through live video instruction. Students must have their own sewing machine, tools & supplies.In this 4 week class the instructor will teach you how to make a series of sewing projects from patterns you print at home. The sewing projects will be things you can use in your home. They will teach...
Thursday Apr 1st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
The New York Sewing Center is proud to announce we now offer Sip & Sew for beginners! This is one of our favorite classes and is fun for everyone 21 and older! In this class, you learn sewing machine basics and will complete a denim tote bag perfect for carrying bottles of wine all while enjoying a glass of wine. During this course you...
Friday Mar 12th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time
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