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Vanora Studio Classes

Sewing 101

Sewing 101A

Threading, Buttons and Knots, Oh My!

Learn sewing machine basics and how to use a needle & thread like a pro. Project kits and all supplies provided.

(Class limited to 10)

Level: Beginners through Intermediate (All Welcome!)

 

Date: Tuesday, May 7th, 6 PM to 8:30 PM or

Thursday, May 16th, 2 PM to 4:30 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.

(Class limited to 10)

Level: Beginners through Intermediate (all welcome!)

Date: Tuesday, May 21th, 6 PM to 8:30 PM or

Thursday, May 23, 2 PM to 4:30 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 Equipments
About Our Leather
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: Monday, May 13th 6 PM to 8:30 PM 

Location: Vanora Studio Learning Center

215 N Main St Winnsboro, TX 75494

Cost: $75

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

Up-Cycled Neck
Tie Knot Bag

Create your favorite everyday little bag! Easy access to phone and essentials while remaining firmly closed on your wrist. An earth-friendly project as we up-cycle men’s neckties. Trending right now, so make one for yourself and one for all those fashionistas in your life!

Instructor: Carol Sutherland

(Class Limited to 10 individuals)

Date: Next Class Time Coming Soon!

Level: Moderate (must know basic skills and ability to use sewing machine straight stitch)

Cost: $65 with all supplies included or $55 you bring your own supply kit (supply list below)

 

Supply list: 

-1/3 yard feature fabric (drapery or upholstery weight preferred) (minimum 45” wide)

-1/3 yard lining (45” wide)

-1/3 yard light weight fusible interfacing

-Thread to match

-One Men’s necktie

-Coordinating  or complementary embroidery thread

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Flower Power!
Beginning Felting Class

Join our beginning felting class and discover the art of felting!  Learn fundamental skills in needle and wet felting while creating a stunning flower project.  Unleash your creativity as you sculpt petals, layer wool, and craft intricate details.  Dive into the world of felting with us!

Instructor: Dianna Powrie & Kathy Petty

(Class Limited to 10 individuals)

Date: Next Class TBD 

Level: Beginner

Cost: $45

 

Supply list: 

All supplies included

About Our Leather

Design

To Drape or Not to Drape 101

This is a 2-session class that focuses on clothing construction basics and the difference between flat pattern and drape design.  Leave with one completed basic project and 3 basic flat patterns for your pattern portfolio.  Workbook sheets provided.  

Date: Next Class TBD

Prerequisite: basic sewing skills or participating in Sewing 101-A or Sewing 101-B classes.

Location: Vanora Studio Learning Center

215 N Main St Winnsboro, TX 75494

 

Cost: $150

Garment supplies pre-purchased or kits available at time of class (kits range from $10 to $25). 

 

Age: 18 and over.

Sketching a Dress
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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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