Learn how to sew by making your very own pillow using fabrics designed by Oakland artist, La Tinta !
This is an intimate workshop lead by Maker's Loft Boutique's Co-Owner Xela (IG: @alexbackwards). There are only 5 spots available for this class, purchasing your ticket in advance is required. $5 discount if you bring your own machine (use promo code BYOM at checkout)
Workshop participants will learn the basic features and operation of a sewing machine to create a removable pillow cover. All materials (12x12 pillow insert, fabrics, thread & zipper) and sewing machine usage is included. There will be an assortment of beautiful fabrics designed by La Tinta to choose from, but students are welcome to bring their own materials too.
In this workshop, students will learn:
- how to measure & cut fabric
- how to use a sewing machine (fill a bobin, thread the machine & change tensions)
- tricks on how to sew woven fabric together
- how to sew in a zipper
Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes early in order to check in and choose your materials.
Snacks and drinks provided. Before or after the class you are welcome to shop the wide selection of locally made products in Maker's Loft Boutique. Workshop attendees will receive 10% discount at checkout.