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Vanora Studio Classes

Sewing 101

Sewing 101A

Threading, Buttons and Knots, Oh My!

This is our beginner class. Learn sewing machine basics, how to use a needle & thread like a pro, and complete a project.

Project kits and all supplies provided.

(Class limited to 10)

Level: Beginners through Intermediate (All Welcome!)

 

Date: Tuesday, July 16th, 6 PM to 8:30 PM or

Thursday, July 18th, 1 PM to 3:30 PM

 

Location: Vanora Studio Learning Center

215 N Main St Winnsboro, TX 75494

 

Cost: $45

Project kits and supplies provided. Ages 8 to 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Ask for multiple family member discounts.

 

Sewing 101B

A Million Fabric Choices and Why It Matters

Learn how to achieve your project goals through fabric and pattern selection.  We will use what we learn to complete a project.

(Class limited to 10)

Level: Beginners through Intermediate (all welcome!)

Date: Thursday, July 25th, 6 PM to 8:30 PM or

Location: Vanora Studio Learning Center

215 N Main St Winnsboro, TX 75494

Cost: $45

Project kits and supplies provided. Ages 8 to 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Ask for multiple family member discounts.

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Sewing Machine

Personal Styling

Who's That In My Closet?

In this fast-paced course, you'll learn about body type and style to help choose clothes that bring you joy.  This is a non-sewing class. Learn about color, cut, fit, and how to plan your wardrobe (and yes, how to use what's already in your closet!) to create the biggest impact on your daily needs. Even on a budget!  

Level: None

Date: Next class--TBD 

Location: Vanora Studio Learning Center

215 N Main St Winnsboro, TX 75494

Cost: $75

Booklet, packet, and all supplies provided.  No class prerequisite requirements.

Floral Knot Bag

Take a break from the heat and create an easy breezy knot bag from this go-with-everything linen floral. This lightweight bag is roomy enough to fit all the essentials and packs flat for all your summer adventures.

Instructor: Carol Sutherland

(Class Limited to 10 individuals)

Skills Learned: machine stitching, hand stitching, adding a lining, pattern marking/cutting, top stitching, and adding an internal pocket.

Date: Saturday, July 13th, 2024 @ 1:00-3:30 PM

Level: Intermediate (must be familiar with a sewing machine and ability to use sewing machine straight stitch)

Cost: $60 with all supplies included 

 

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Crocheting at Home

Learn to Crochet!
Beginning Crochet Class

Join our beginning crochet class and learn fundamental skills to complete your first project.  Create a chain stitch, single crochet, and double crochet stitches along with how to read a pattern.  No previous experience is required.  The project is the student's choice and can become a dishcloth, placemat, table runner, or scarf. 

Instructor: Dianna Powrie

(Class Limited to 10 individuals)

Date: Tuesday, July 23rd, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM 

Level: Beginner

Cost: $45

 

Supply list: 

All supplies included

Learn How to Create Broomstick Lace! 

Students in this class will learn the art of this historical crochet style called Broomstick Lace.  This technique is believed to have started in the 19th century and is made by using a crochet hook and a "broomstick". No previous experience is required. 

Instructor: Dianna Powrie

(Class limited to 10 individuals)

 

Date: Saturday, July 27th, 2024, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Level:  Beginner to Advanced

Location: Vanora Studio Learning Center

215 N Main St Winnsboro, TX 75494

 

Cost: $45

All supplies are included in this class. 

 

Age: 14 and over.

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Striped Textile Purse

Don't miss out on our second class with the very talented Carol Sutherland! She is going to show you how to make this artesian textile bag accented with hand-made fabric feathers. This purse will add effortless style to any wardrobe. The class will be held at Vanora Studio on Tuesday, March 5th from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM, so mark your calendars and prepare for a great time with friends while learning a new skill. You’ll leave our time together with a completed project.  All supplies are included, so just bring yourself and a willingness to learn. But hurry, because this class is limited to 10 participants, and spots are filling up fast. Don't wait, book your spot today and get ready to create something amazing!

Instructor: Carol Sutherland

(Class Limited to 10 individuals)

Date: Next Class TBD

Level: Intermediate to Advanced (must know how to use a sewing machine and sew a straight stitch)

Cost:  $65 

Supply List:  All supplies included.

Participant:  Ages 17 and older

(Previously held)
Pleasant Hill Quilters Workshop

The students of the Pleasant Hill Quilters class went on an extraordinary journey Saturday, March 9th 2024 as instructors taught the Monkey Wrench quilt pattern, which has historical significance as part of the Secret Quilt Codes and the Underground Railroad. It was an exceptional opportunity to be transported back in time through stories and songs while being guided through the process of creating a student's very own quilter’s square. Stay tuned for future possible dates!

Instructors were: Pleasant Hill Quilters

Next Date: TBD (Fall 2024)

Level: Beginners through Advance.  All welcome!  Must know how to sew a straight stitch on a sewing machine. 

Please note: any person registered for this class can practice on sewing machines at Vanora Studio for free before the class date.

Cost:  $55 

Supply List:  Lunch and all supplies were included. 

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