August 16, 2010

Upcoming Events

Classes September 2010

September 2, 10:00-12:30
Electric Needle Madison: Hem Lab
This class is for people who understand the basic use of their sewing machine who are interested in learning how to hem things. In this course you will learn how to hem various garments. Jeans, tailored pants, and skirts will be covered.
6612 Odana Road at Market Square
608-831-3770 or eneedle@hotmail.com

September 3, 10:00-12:30
Stitch Coach Studio: Felted Fridays: Easy Wool Scarf
Make a simple but luxuriously fun felted wool scarf from re-purposed wool sweaters that you will “felt” before coming to class then cut and assemble during the class time. This begins our twice monthly Felted Fridays Series that will feature a new felted craft in each session throughout the fall.
7818 Big Sky Drive, Madison 53719
608-316-2089 or steff.lincecum@gmail.com


September 7, 14, 21, 28, Tuesdays at 10:00-11:00
Electric Needle Madison: Sewing Basics
We will cover basic sewing supplies, measuring for patterns, understanding patterns, basic understanding of your sewing machine from winding bobbins and threading your machine to tension and utility stitches. You will be making a blanket for Project Linus, a charity sewing group, which will be donated to one of Madison's Neonatal Intensive Care Units.
6612 Odana Road at Market Square
608-831-3770 or eneedle@hotmail.com

September 15, 10:00am-1:00pm
Stitch Coach Studio: Fit Club
Come join in this fun and productive ongoing series of fitting basics which include fitting commercial patterns according to your specific measurements, fitting help with your current sewing projects and fitting help and instructions on the best ways to alter your ready to wear garments. The first rule of Fit Club: Bring something to fit!
7818 Big Sky Drive, Madison 53719
608-316-2089 or steff.lincecum@gmail.com

September 16, 10:00-1:00
Electric Needle Madison: Sewing Basics Boot Camp
We will cover basic sewing supplies, measuring for patterns, understanding patterns, basic understanding of your sewing machine from winding bobbins and threading your machine to tension and utility stitches. You will be making a blanket for Project Linus, a charity sewing group, which will be donated to one of Madison's Neonatal Intensive Care Units.
6612 Odana Road at Market Square
608-831-3770 or eneedle@hotmail.com


September 18, 10:30-3:30
Nancy’s Notions, Beaver Dam, WI: Alterations Basics
This hands-on class is focused on the fit and alteration of off-the-rack jackets, pants, and skirts. Quickly and easily learn the techniques for making your existing clothing fit perfectly. Steffani will share with you the secrets and short cuts for altering your favorite garments.
333 Beichl Ave, Beaver Dam, WI
920-887-7321 or
Register Here

September 22, 10:00am-12:30pm
Stitch Coach Studio
Tailoring Fundamentals: Welt Pockets & Bound Buttonholes
The trickiest part of being introduced to tailored projects is the puzzling world of welts. (The bound buttonhole is a variation on the welt) Once you have mastered these fundamental tailoring skills, future tailoring projects will make more sense and will be less intimidating! There are a few tricks that will help you handle these projects with confidence.
7818 Big Sky Drive, Madison 53719
608-316-2089 or steff.lincecum@gmail.com

September 23, 6:00-8:00
Electric Needle Madison: Stitch Lab for Un-finished Objects
Stitch Lab is for people who understand how to use their sewing machines, and who have a project that they need to carve out some time to finish, or projects that you have run into a roadblock with.
6612 Odana Road at Market Square
608-831-3770 or eneedle@hotmail.com

September 24, 10:00-12:30
Stitch Coach Studio: Felted Fridays: Baby Shoes
Make these wildly popular baby basics for the little bambino in your life. Make these fun baby basics from re-purposed wool sweaters that you will “felt” before coming to class then cut and assemble during the class time. This begins our twice monthly Felted Fridays Series that will feature a new felted craft in each session throughout the fall.
7818 Big Sky Drive, Madison 53719
608-316-2089 or steff.lincecum@gmail.com

September 25, 10:00-1:00
Electric Needle Madison: Wrap it up! - Making a wrap skirt
This class is for people who understand the basic use of their sewing machine and who are interested in learning how to make a wrap skirt. You will be measuring yourself and making a wrap skirt.
6612 Odana Road at Market Square
608-831-3770 or eneedle@hotmail.com

September 29, 11:00am-2:00pm
Stitch Coach Studio: Fit Club
Come join in this fun and productive ongoing series of fitting basics which include fitting commercial patterns according to your specific measurements, fitting help with your current sewing projects and fitting help and instructions on the best ways to alter your ready to wear garments. The first rule of Fit Club: Bring something to fit!
7818 Big Sky Drive, Madison 53719
608-316-2089 or steff.lincecum@gmail.com


September 30, 12:00- 2:30 pm
Electric Needle Madison: Zipper Lab - learn to insert zippers
This class is for people who understand at least the basic use of their sewing machine and who have an interest in learning how to insert zippers. You will be making a small bag with 2 zippers.
6612 Odana Road at Market Square
608-831-3770 or eneedle@hotmail.com

September 29, 11:00am-2:00pm
Stitch Coach Studio
Craft & Cupcakes: Exploring the Alabama Stitch Book
This is our monthly casual book club where we will share refreshments, a sewing project and our love for all things crafty. Join us as we stitch and dish on all things sustainable and handmade from the exquisite world of Alabama Chanin and her Alabama Stitch Book & Alabama Studio Style. Bring a show & tell project inspired by the books, or just your interest in sustainable design. My goal is to build a community of like-minded sewing souls. Project: journal cover.
7818 Big Sky Drive, Madison 53719
608-316-2089 or steff.lincecum@gmail.com



Save the Date~ Upcoming Events

October 7, 3:00-4:00
Nancy’s Notions, Beaver Dam, WI: Demo & Dessert, Garment Copying
This will be a brief introduction and demonstration to the garment copying techniques featured in the book Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit. Come see the demo, order your copy of the book and sign up for the Garment copying workshop to be held on November 6th.
333 Beichl Ave, Beaver Dam, WI 920-887-7321

November 6, 10:30-3:30
Nancy’s Notions, Beaver Dam, WI: Garment Copying
Join Steffani as she shares the "rub-off" technique of pattern making from her book "Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit." The rub-off method of creating a pattern from an existing garment without taking the original apart is a well known insider secret from the world of fashion and entertainment and something your grandmother did just to "make do."
333 Beichl Ave, Beaver Dam, WI 920-887-7321

Friday, November 12, 12:30-2:30
Saturday, November 13, 10:30-12:30
Book Signing “Patternmaking for a Perfect Fit”
Oklahoma Baptist University: Centennial Homecoming
OBU Geiger Center, Shawnee, OK 405-878-2707



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