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Christmas in ... August?!?!

We're a little late for Christmas in July, but that's nothing new around here.  Join us for one, or all, of our CIA classes in 2023 for only $10.00 each!

IMPORTANT:  $10.00 Class Fee DOES NOT include supplies/kits.  Please verify the supply list for each class in addition to the general supply list at the bottom of the page.

Quick & Easy Table Runner - Thursday, August 10th @ 10:30 am
Select from the preset kits in store, or choose 2 fabrics, 1/3 & 1/2 yards for your inner and outer fabrics, respectively.Pattern will be provided at no additional charge.

Microwave Bowl Cozy - Friday, August 18th @ 10:30 am
Choose a precut batting pack, or cut Wrap N Zap with our in store AccuQuilt Cutting System.
You'll need 1/3 yard Wrap N Zap (or precut pack), 1/3 yard 100% cotton fabric and 100% cotton thread.  Special Offer:  Purchase our Patrick Lose Fat Quarter Bundle (4) of Christmas Fabrics for only $9.99.  Use them in both this class AND to make the Hot Pad & Jar Opener.

Free Standing Lace Snowflake - Thursday, August 17th @ 6:00 pm
Curious about machine embroidery?  Have an embroidery machine and curious about free standing lace?  Just want to get out of the house?  All we need is YOU!  We will provide the design, stabilizer and even use of our classroom machines.

Hot Pad with BONUS Jar opener - Thursday, August 17th @ 10:30 am
You'll need 5 10" squares, or enough fabric to cut the squares with our in store AccuQuilt.  Add a 10" square of Fusible Fleece, Batting or Insul Fleece to complete your Hot Pad. 
Special Offer:  Purchase our Patrick Lose Fat Quarter Bundle (4) of Christmas Fabrics for only $9.99.  Use them in both this class AND to make the microwave bowl cozy.

Quick & Easy Apron - Thursday, August 10th @ 1:30 pm
Need a quick gift? Convert a holiday tea towel into up an apron in 30 minutes or less, just add ribbon! Select your tea towel of choice, 3 yards of ribbon & thread.  You'll be amazed at how quickly this project is completed.

Merry Christmas Cuddle Throw - Thursday, August 24th @ 10:30
Complete this Merry Christmas throw using a cuddle panel, cuddle backing & even cuddle binding!Class Kit is only $39.99 (a $54.99 Value).  In addition, you'll need to bring the following:  Mettler all purpose thread (white recommended), ballpoint pins, 505 basting spray, ballpoint machine needles, rotary cutter, mat (18x24 or 24x36) and 24" ruler.   

Glass Etching - Friday, August 11th @ 1:00 pm
What does glass have to do with sewing & embroidery, you ask?  Have you heard of a Scan N Cut?  Join us for this craft project featuring the Brother Scan N Cut and leave with another piece for your holiday table scape, a gift "box" for cookies or something else entirely.  All we need is YOU!  We will provide the glass, stencila nd all of the supplies.  $5.00 kit fee the day of class.

Rope Coasters - Friday, August 11th @ 10:30 am

Want to learn the basics of making rope bowls?  Join us for this basic class and make 2 coasters using the same techniques. Kit Fee of $5.00 payable the day of clas.

Easy Striped Table Runner - Friday, August 18th @ 1:00 pm

Come meet Kathy, our newest instructor, who will guide you through this project with ONLY 5 SEAMS!  You'll need the following for class:  Pattern, 1 1/2 yards border print, 1 1/3 yards backing, 1 1/3 yards batting, thread, 60 degree triangle ruler, Rotary Cutter, Mat.  Consider taking both the Hexagonal Table Topper AND the Easy Striped Table runner to create coordinating tablescapes for the upcoming holiday season.

Petitfour Basket - Thursday, August 31 @ 10:30 am

Use 10" squares, fat quarters or squares from your scraps to make this small organizer, great for gift giving (full or empty).  You'll need the Petit Four Kit, 2 fabrics 10" x 10" or larger, 1/4" piecing foot & walking foot, Wonder Clips recommended.  Rotary Mat, Cutter & Ruler 

Hexagonal Table Topper - Wednesday, August 30th @ 6:00 pm

Complete a hexagonal holiday table topper, from kit ($15.00), and get started on your seasonal decor for the fall & winter.  You'll need a 60 degree ruler, rotary cutter & mat in addition to the class kit.


Quick, Quilted Table Runner

Featuring a snowman (4 available) or gingerbread man (2 available) panel, make a quick gift and learn how to make add faux binding.

Embroidered Towels
Embroidery on terry towels can be tricky.  Join us and learn thew tricks to comlete your embroidery with confidence.  $10.00 Kit Fee includes printed reference materials, 2 towels, and stabilizers.  Please bring design of choice (max 4" x 4" & 30,000 stitches) along with your machine thread(s), hoop appropriate for design as well as basic embroidery supplies.


Your machine in good working order, including the foot control & power cord

Thread to coordinate with your fabrics.  NOTE:  Some projects require 100% cotton thread, others may require embroidery thread.

Needles appropriate for project.

Pins & pincushion

Marking pen, pencil, chacoliner, etc.

Scissors & snips

Seam Ripper

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:
Instructor: Sew What! staff

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
To adequately prepare for classes and events, we ask that you please register at least 2 weeks prior to the start date.  Your space in class will not be held withhout payment.  Each class has a minimum, and maximum, number of students and may fill, or be cancelled, prior to your payment.

If a
minimum number of students is not met, you will be notified, and your class fees refunded, at least 1 week prior to the class start date.  If you need to cancel cancel, please call the store at least 1 week prior to class for a full refund. No refunds of class or kit fees will be issued for cancellations under 1 week before the class start date. No shows will forfeit class and kit fees.

Upon registration you will be emailed a list of supplies needed for the class. All supplies should be purchased prior to class. Classes typically do not include time to purchase supplies. Unless otherwise noted, all supplies are available at Sew What! Inc.  Students will receive a 10% discount on all supplies listed.

We are diligent about enforcing copyright laws; if a book, pattern or embroidery design is required for a class, each student must purchase their own copy. There are no exceptions.

Students should bring their sewing machine with all of the appropriate parts (including the instruction manual, foot control and power cord). Students must be familiar with the basic operation (i.e. winding a bobbin and threading the machine) of their machine for creative classes, and the machine must be in good working condition. Alternatively, a student may pre-register to rent a sewing machine (when avail;able) for creative classes at a rental rate of $15 per class session.  Students who experiences great difficulty with their sewing machine during class may need to rent a machine.

Please be considerate of others. Do not bring children to class, wear heavy perfume or use cell phones during class. Please be prepared to start class on time.  Our doors typically open 30 minutes prior to your class start time to allow you to set up your sewing space. Classes begin and end promptly at the scheduled time.