Sewing and embroidery classes

Become a part of Whistler creative community, clean your head and put your hands in work

 

Are you missing creative time with friends and family? Do you want to learn new skills? Whistler Sewing Services offers a range of sewing classes, from students who have never sewed before (EASY PEASY) to more advanced students taking our pants hemming or zipper classes. This season we will also offer 3 embroidery classes, where you can learn everything you need to repair your clothes by hand, sew on buttons and also enjoy art of modern embroidery.

Classes every Thursday for 9 weeks

We will be meeting every Thursday in beautiful 81 meeting space in Summit Lodge Boutique Hotel Whistler from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Please choose one of the classes and register to became part of Whistler creative community. Meet people with a similar interest and learn some basic life skills which are being slowly forgotten.

Summit hotel and incredibly kind people who works in Summit support this project with amazing optimism and very generous deal, so we can keep the budget down and bring the community together over the slow season and the festive time. Easy said – they have been incredibly cool and helpful. So lets fill that amazing space and create some warm creative mess!!!

CHOOSE YOUR FAVOURITE CLASS:

October 26th –  Voodoo pincushion 

  • EASY PEASY, great class for adults and kids over 10*

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FIRST SEWING CLASS will be spooky and special. You can create your own creepy or cute voodoo pin cushion and learn basics of hand sewing. In 2 hour lesson we will cover 3 basic and 4 decorative embroidery stitches. All what you need to know to fix and hand sew practically anything. You will also learn how to sew on a button, which will never fell of!!

!!!If you don’t agree with voodoo culture you can create hards, flowers, animals or other shapes!!! 😉

  • 2 hours, $39 plus GST, all material and supplies included in the price

November 2th-  Modern embroidery – forget the kittens!!!

  • EASY PEASY, great class for adults and kids over 10*

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Its time to forget cross stitching, kittens, and awfully big never ending embroidery pictures. Modern embroidery is faster, cleaner and simpler, give you much more space to be creative, relax and do whatever hell you want! Learn the techniques of modern embroidery. In one class you will learn 10 most important embroidery stitches – which will keep you entertain for a while. You will create a picture with your significant world or testament. May be a first christmas gift this year?

  • 2 hours, $39 plus GST, all material and supplies included in the price

November 9th –  Your original shopping bag

  • EASY PEASY, great class for adults and kids over 10*

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Meet your new friend – sewing machine. Learn, how to thread it, set up the length, and tension, which stitches you can use, what is a bottom bobbin… In the first class we keep the lines strait and simple and the design cool, modern and beautiful – don’t buy the plastic bags – next time bring your own original shopping bag!!

  • 2 hours, $55 plus GST, all material and supplies included in the price, unlimited access to sewing machine

November 16th –  Zippers are not scary!!!

  • ADULTS ONLY, you need to attend one of the EASY PEASY classes to be able work on this project

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For some reason, most of the seamstresses and tailors are scared of zippers! Don’t be one of them and learn the proper technique sooner than you can start with some confusing improvising. With the one simple trick you will learn during this class, you will be able to insert zipper to cushion covers, cute original pouches, skirts or dresses. Does it sound too nice? Trust us – after this class you will became a zipper master!!! And you walk away with a cute cushion cover, isn’t it a great deal?

  • 2 hours, $55 plus GST, all material and supplies included in the price, unlimited access to sewing machine

November 23th –Lavender eye pillow

  • EASY PEASY, great class for adults and kids over 10*

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Comfy, relaxing and original – take your pillow to the plane, chill at home or give it like a christmas gift to your friends. In this class we will remind you, how to work with a sewing machine, you will learn couple of new techniques, you will sew strait in curvy lines, use elastic and hand blind stitch. You will receive pattern, beautiful polar bear material and amazing organic lavender to calm your busy mind.

  • 2 hours, $55 plus GST, all material and supplies included in the price, unlimited access to sewing machine

November 30th – Hem your jeans and pants by yourself

  • ADULTS ONLY, you need to attend one of the EASY PEASY classes to be able work on this project

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There is only two types of people – one have to have hemmed every single part of pants they buy because it is too long. The other hem the pants for them 😉 Either… or… you will find this class useful and you will never have to pay for your pants being hemmed again. You will learn a way how to hem jeans, regular pants and dress pants (blind hem). For this class bring your pants with you to safe yourself some money. If you don’t have pants to be hemmed, you can practice on a dummy.

  • 2 hours, $55 plus GST, all material and supplies included in the price, unlimited access to sewing machine

December 7th – Holliday runner or placemat – basics of home decor

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  • ADULTS ONLY, you need to attend one of the EASY PEASY classes to be able work on this project

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Decorate your holiday table with original handmade runner or placemat. You can adjust the size and style to your table. You will learn how to do perfect professional hem with “MITERED CORNERS” (45 degree angle). This technique will be very useful for your future projects – placements, aprons, tablecloths and even skirt hemming.

  • 2 hours, $55 plus GST, all material and supplies included in the price, unlimited access to sewing machine

December 14thChristmas stockings and gift bags

  • EASY PEASY, great class for adults and kids over 10*

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Sitting in sewing class, sipping a hot tea, eating christmas cookies and chilling instead of stressing around town? Not a dream, it could be a beautiful reality!!! Come for this special holiday class to enjoy great company, treats and your sewing project – you can choose if you will work on christmas stocking or on gift bags for your love ones!

  • 2 hours, $55 plus GST, all material and supplies included in the price, unlimited access to sewing machine

December 21st – Mini hoops embroidery

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  • EASY PEASY, great class for adults and kids over 10*
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    Enjoy the quiet time before Christmas with this special project. You are actually buying two in one gift – some quality piece time for yourself and special gift for someone you love. Learn some new embroidery stitches and decorate your own wooden mini hoop with flowers, messages, abstract art, name… anything you can imagine. Put your

    beautiful art piece in broach or hang it on necklace and send it to the world. I bet you it will be the most adored present under the tree!!!

  • 2 hours, $45 plus GST, all material and supplies included in the price

*Kids over 10 can attend classes only with an adult supervision!!

All classes will take place in beautiful 81 meeting space in Summit Lodge Boutique Hotel Whistler Register and join us every Thursday from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. Please arrive 10 minutes early.

Deals for sewing lovers

I want it all

Every class is unique and different and always bring something new and fun. If you don’t want to miss any of the 9 classes we offer a special deal. Get it all for $399 – regular price for single classes is $453 so you save 54$. 

Parent deal

Only six of those classes are suitable for kids and their parents. Parent and a child can attend all six classes together and pay only $499!

You save yourself $78. Full price for six single classes for adult and child is $576.

REGISTER FOR CLASSES NOW

To register for a class or if you have any questions please call or email us. To save yourself a spot in class, you need to pay the full price in advance. Please call us at 6049672422 to place your deposit over the phone with a credit card, or email whistlersewing@gmail.com for information about email transfer and cash deposit.

In case you can’t attend the class you registered for, we will return 50% of the cost of the class.

IMPORTANT INFO

By attending the class you understand and agree that Whistler Sewing Services or the lectors are not responsible for any accidents or injuries that occur during the time of class.

SPECIAL THANKS TO

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5 thoughts on “Sewing and embroidery classes

  1. Mieke says:

    Hi! I’m also interested in knowing what plans there might be, for future sewing classes. Please let us know. I’ve also found your Facebook page and liked / followed. Cheers and I look forward to hearing some details soon.

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  2. Sara Jennings says:

    Do you think you will be running these next year. My daughter would love to learn sewing and I have very little skill. She is only 9 1/2 though and I don’t think she would focus as much as needed yet for a class instruction. But maybe next year?

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  3. Gillian Hamilton says:

    Hi Barbara,
    Im very interested in the hemming class, if there is space, do I bring my own machine?
    Thanks Gill
    You have previously hemmed my pants!

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