Sewing Classes

Sewing Classes

Learn to sew or improve your techniques with our wide range of classes offered at our retail store in Evanston, IL.  
Vogue Fabrics, 718 Main St in Evanston, Illinois, also offers seasonal workshops & special events.  
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Click HERE for the Spring 2020 Sewing Class Handout

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    Sewing Classes for Beginners with Veronica Brackett. Ages 14 through adult. Learn to sew and enjoy it!  First timers learn to read, layout & cut a store-bought skirt pattern: insert the zipper, put in the waistband, make pleats and stitch hems.  Cover all the basics to get you started.  Registration is held once payment is received.

    Spring Session 2020:

    Sat., Feb. 22 - April 4         •  9:00-11:30-----No Class 3/21     3 hours per class, 6 classes
    Sat., April 11 - May30            9:00-11:00      (8 weeks)
    Mon., March 2 - April 6         9:00-11.30 
    Mon., April 13 - May 18         9:00-11:30 
    Thur., April 2 - May 21       •  12:30-2:30     (8 weeks)                             
    Sun., March 8 - April 19        12:00-2:30-----No Class 4/12


     

    • $120.00

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    STEP BEYOND BEGINNER Sewing Class - Intermediate Sewing Class with Veronica Brackett.  For those of you with a little sewing knowledge who want an intermediate class--this is it! Learn to sew a basic dress, blouse or shirt. Tackle new issues, such as cuffs, collar, buttons & buttonholes, darts, etc.  Students receive a 10% Student Discount Card. Choose the session your want from out drop-down menu.  Times and duration of classes vary.  Registration is held once payment is received. 

    Early Spring Session 2020:

    Sat., Feb. 22 - April 4         •  11:30-2:00 ----No Class 3/21       
    Sat., Apr. 11 - May 30         •  11:00-1:00                                 
    Sun., Mar. 8 - April 19         •  2:30-5:00 ----No Class 4/12           
    Mon., Mar. 2 - April 6          • 11:30-2:00 
    Mon., Apr. 13 - May 18        • 11:30-2:00      
    Thur., Apr. 2 - May 21         • 10:30-12:30   
    Thur., Apr. 2 - May 21         • 5:00-7:00        

    • $120.00

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    Sewing Class - Advanced Sewing with Veronica Brackett
    Have you been sewing for a while, can follow directions from a sewing pattern and have made shirts and dresses before? Or have you completed Veronica's Step Beyond Beginner class? If you said YES to either, you are ready for this class that will focus more on detailed garment construction. It's time to get the most out of your sewing! Six, 3-hour sessions. Class fee $139.  Choose the session your want from out drop-down menu. Instructor: Veronica Brackett. 

    Early Spring 2020
    Fri., Mar. 27 - May 1       •  9:30- 12:30      

    Fri., Mar. 27 - May 1       •  1:30- 4:30 
    Sat., Feb. 22 - April 4     •  2:30-5:30         No class 3/21 
    Sat., Apr. 11 - May 16     •  2:30-5:30 
    Mon., Mar. 2 - April 6      •  2:30-5:30    



    • $139.00

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    Weaving Class –  Learn to Weave for Beginner To Advanced. Weaving class for beginners, intermediates or advanced students.  $120 per 4 week session.  Class times are Tuesdays, 2:00-5:00.

    Tuesdays - 2:00-5:00  --  Classes are continuous and ongoing.  Sign up and jump right in

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  • Cosplay Cafe - FREE Meet Up with Cheryl of Sew much Cosplay
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    Join us for Cosplay Café, hosted by Cheryl of Sew Much Cosplay!  

    ------>>>>>     Use Discount Code to waive registration fee:  MEETUP

    Bring your latest cosplays, works-in-progress, or builds and get tips & tricks on how to make your cosplays even better.
    Shop for new fabrics and check out the latest in the Sew Much Cosplay line!
    Meet up with fellow like-minded cosplayers and get ready for the next con.
    We will meet from 1-4pm on the second Sunday of each monthin the Notions Department at Vogue Fabrics!
    No cost to attend, just come and have fun

    January 12, 1:00-4:00   •  Notions Department
    February 9, 1:00-4:00   •  Notions Department
    March 8, 1:00-4:00   •  Notions Department


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    Pants Pants Pants with Peggy Sagers of Fit2Stitch on PBS

    Thursday, March 19  •  11:00-2:00  ALMOST FULL - CALL 847-864-9600 TO REGISTER

     We can never know enough about pant fitting and questions concerning pants. Come listen to the “Queen of Pants” and find out everything you wanted to ever know about pants and how to get them to fit like you want. You are welcome to bring or wear a pair that you just do not know what is wrong and you will finally find out how to fix those pants! Also bring a muslin pair of pants and Peggy will drape them on you and show you how easy it all is. Learn how the French curve makes a big difference as to how our pants fit through the hips and tummies!

    Pattern included in price of class.  Must use a Silhouette Pants Pattern.  Please list the Silhouettes pattern you want in the space provided and we will send it to your billing address.  Last day for mailing is October 1 (after that, please pick up in store).

    Class limited to 10 students.


    • $125.00

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    Fit Yourself...By Yourself with Peggy Sagers of Fit2Stitch on PBS

    Thursday, March 19  •  2:00-5:00  

     We think we need a fitting buddy…but you do not! What you need is the knowledge to fix what is wrong…we know what we do not like, we just do not know how to fix it…learn how to fit what is wrong and how to do it by yourself, on yourself!!! Bring any pre-made muslin of any Silhouette Pattern and we will drape the pattern on you and show you the how’s and why’s.

    Pattern included in price of class.  Must use a Silhouette Pants Pattern.  Please list the Silhouettes pattern you want in the space provided and we will send it to your billing address.  Last day for mailing is October 1 (after that, please pick up in store).

    Class limited to 10 students.

    • $125.00

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    T-shirts at their Best with Peggy Sagers of Fit2Stitch on PBS

    Friday, March 20 •  9:30-12:30  

    Using Silhouette Pattern #195, come try on and find out your perfect size. Peggy Has made up all the sizes from size 2 to size 28 and in all cup sizes. you can try the size on and learn what few adjustments need to be made for your perfect fit. Fitting principles will be taught and

    Pattern included in price of class.  Must use a Silhouette Pattern #195.  Please indicate in the space provided if you need the pattern by typing "I need the pattern" or "I do not need the pattern".

    Class limited to 12 students.

    No preparation necessary for this class.


    • $125.00

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  • Serger 101 - Introduction to your machine
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    Serger 101 - Introduction to your machine

    Do you have a serger and haven't taken it out of the box because you don't know how to thread it?  Or maybe you used it, but can't figure out how to change the threads?  Serger guru Jim Borden welcomes you to this small class format that provides a social setting to demystify this wonderful machine.  One class is a two hour session.  Class fee: $45.  

    Choose a class time:
    Saturday, March 21, 2:30-4:30
    Wednesday, March 25, 2:30-4:30

    What to bring to class:
    • your serger, power cord & foot pedal and sewing foot
    • a cone thread to match each color of your tension dials
    • Tweezers
    • Flashlight (the one on your cell phone will work)
    • 1 yard of muslin


    • $45.00

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