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Poughkeepsie, NY Location
2600 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Albany, NY Location
1789 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203

Classes - Registration Required

Poughkeepsie Classes

All you ever wanted to know about monograms, but were afraid to ask! This quick and easy accessory keeper makes a great gift for a bride or keep it for yourself to organize you garment with accessories. This project is compatible with any machine with an embroidery capability of 3" x 8".

Cost: $ 35.00
How many sewing machine feet do you own that you don't know how to use? Bring your feet and your machine with you to this class and we'll teach you how to use them.your machine we will learn how to use them. We will also demonstrate additional feet to expand your knowledge.

Cost: $ 30.00
This In-the-Hoop goodie bag topper is perfect for a variety of special occasions when a simple treat needs a little extra boost. You'll learn about double applique, when to change bobbins for In The Hoop projects, and how to add your own design or monogram.

Cost: $ 35.00
Fabric Designer Hoodie Crescent showcased her one-of-a-kind apron at her trunk show here at Sew and Vac and she is going to teach us how to make one of her fun aprons.

Cost: $ 35.00
Learn to embroider paper and make a greeting card to wow your love ones with a embroidered card for Easter or Mother's Day.

Cost: $ 35.00
Join us for open sewing classes here at Sew and Vac! Have an unfinished project, need some advice, want to share your latest project or just to sew with other sewers? This is the class for you. We will also demonstrate a specialty sewing machine foot to inspire you. Registration required, class size limited.

Cost: $ 10.00
Instruction for machines not purchased from Sew and Vac. Sewing ,machines or serger. Make and model required. Mechanical, electronic $35.00 per/hr. Computerized, embroidery, or serger $60.00 per/hr

In this 2-day Workshop you'll stitch each of 13 different blocks using the templates included in the Westalee Class in a Bag and make a 48" x 40" quilt-as-you-go designed by Leonie West, the genius behind the Westalee brand of quilting templates. The workshop is recommended for confident, enthusiastic beginners & intermediate quilters.

Cost: $ 150.00
Try this exciting embroidery technique from Patricia Gates, the owner and creative developer of Purely Gates Embroidery Designs. Purely Gates is the world leader in Mylar Embroidery having pioneered the process and holds the trademark on the name Mylar Embroidery. As the number one provider of Mylar Embroidery designs, Purely Gates has to date over 160 collections featuring this process, more than any other company.

Cost: $ 20.00
Get creative with your sewing machine and make a bowl using rope. We will be making a oblong shape bowl to store our scissors next to our sewing machines for quick access.

Cost: $ 40.00
Make a trench coat because everyone needs a statement coat. Or make more than one to coordinate with the many outfits in your closet.

Cost: $ 125.00
World renowned Fabric Designer Hoodie Crescent will spend two days teaching you how to make a quilted wall organizer with a secret pocket for all your stuff.

Cost: $ 40.00
Learn how to insert basic, invisible and lap zippers. We will also learn how to shorten a zipper

Cost: $ 30.00


Albany Learn to Sew Level 3

Join our lively group of makers! Learn more about using a pattern, zippers, darts, hems and more. We'll be making a simple skirt.

*ALBANY New Owners' Class Embroidery Sewing Machines: EMBROIDERY

EMBROIDERY: This class is to teach all new owners of embroidery machines how to use the embroidery functions. The class is free if you purchased your machine from from Albany Sewing Machine Center or the Yardstick in Cobleskill within the past year. Others welcome for a fee of $35.

Albany Make-It and Take It

Make-It Take-It projects are a great way to learn new things and complete an item in about 90 minutes. Master a new technique or product in an informal, fun atmosphere.

Feb 21
ALBANY Open Sewing
Feb 22
Albany Bernina Sewing Machine Mastery Part 2-February
Feb 26
Poughkeepsie OESD February Embroidery Class

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