The Sewing Room in Alameda - Schedule of classes
Bay Area Sewing Classes Schedule

After School Sewing for Oakland School of the Arts Students

Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level.
$155/ per 4 week session
November and December combined for $195

Time and Dates

1:15-3:15pm
Mondays
September 8th - December 15th
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Tuesday Sewing for Teens - Ages 13+

After School Sewing for Teens. Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level. No Sewing Experience necessary! Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread. They may also purchase something in our store.
Afternoon snack provided.
$155/per 4 week session

Times and Dates

4-6pm
Tuesdays
September 2nd - December 16th 2014
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Sewing Studio Time with Jennifer Serr - Ages 13+

Sewing Studio time is time in the sewing studio with an expert, who will help you achieve your sewing goals. Start a new project, elevate your current skills or learn to sew from the beginning. In this class sewing expert, Jennifer Serr will guide you through a project of your choice. This is a quiet time of day and appropriate for adults and Home Schooled Teens. Machines and tools are available for student use. Please bring your own project or purchase one in class.
Instructor: Jennifer Serr
$40/week - drop-in

Times and Dates

Wednesday mornings from 10am-Noon
September - December 2014
Drop-in

Sewing Studio Time with Lacie Murphy - Ages 13+

Sewing Studio time is time in the sewing studio with an expert, who will help you achieve your sewing goals. Start a new project, elevate your current skills or learn to sew from the beginning. In this class sewing expert, Lacie Murphy will guide you through a project of your choice over the course of 4 weekly classes. Machines and tools are available for student use. Please bring your own project or purchase one in class.
Instructor: Lacie Murphy
$150/session

Times and Dates

6-8pm
Wednesdays
Sept 10th- October 1st
October 8th - 29th
Nov 5th-Dec 3
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Wednesday Sewing for Advanced Learners - Ages 9+

Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level. Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread. They may also purchase something in our store.
Afternoon snack provided.
$155/ per 4 week session

Times and Dates

3:30-5:30
Wednesdays
September 3rd - December 17th 2014
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Thursday Sewing for Beginners and Intermediate sewers - Ages 8+

Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level. Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread. They may also purchase something in our store.
Afternoon snack provided.
$155/ per 4 week session

Times and Dates

3:30-5:30
Thursdays
September 4th - December 18th 2014
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Sewing 101- Getting to know your machine - Ages 13+

Get to know your sewing machine or use one of ours. Students will learn the following skills: Threading the machine, Making a bobbin, Sewing machine guidelines (seam allowance), Sewing straight lines, curved lines and back stitching, Sewing a plain seam & Overcasting edges. You will come away with a binder full of hand outs as well as basic knowledge to start sewing!
Instructor: Lacie Murphy
$50

Times and Dates

6pm-8pm
Thursdays
Sept 4th/18th
Oct 9th/23rd
Nov 6th/20th
Dec 4
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Sewing 102 - Sewing the Emma Tote Bag

This class is for those who have moved past threading their machine and making a bobbin. Students will use the Bonjour Teaspoon Emma Tote Bag pattern to create their own market tote. Fabric and pattern are included in class fee. Skills students will put into practice: Reading a pattern, Cutting fabric, Sewing Straight lines, Sewing Curved lines, Edge stitching, Gathering & Making a reversible bag.
Instructor: Lacie Murphy
$80

Times and Dates

6-9pm
Thursdays
Sept 11th/25th
Oct 16th/23rd
Nov 13
Dec 11th
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Undergarments Series - Panties - Ages 13+

Learn to make basic panties and alter the pattern to fit your preference. Pattern and basic supplies included in class fee. Some sewing machine experience needed. Great for beginners and advanced.
Instructor: Lacie Murphy
$85
Additional $30 materials fee due to instructor at the beginning of class.

Times and Dates

1-4pm
September 6th & November 2nd
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Sew a Reusable Grocery Sack - Ages 13+

These re-usable grocery sacks are great to personalize for birthdays, wedding gifts, and baby showers. The bag is a rectangle with mitered corners and deep sides. The top is folded over twice to create a contrasting band and create stability for loading. The pattern includes handles for carrying, and an optional over the shoulder strap. They're washable and extremely durable. A great starter project that encourages reuse and recycling and is easy to recreate without assistance.
Some Sewing Machine experience needed.
Instructor: Lacie Murphy
$75
Additional $25 materials fee due to instructor at the beginning of class.

Times and Dates

1-4pm
September 27th & November 9th
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Kids DIY Accessories - Ages 8+

It's never too early to Do-It-Yourself! Join local crafter Jo Anne Yada for this 4-week session where your student will upcycle fabric scraps, feathers, plastic, and other rescued materials to make fun fashion accessories like "Shrinky-Dink" jewelry, shoe clips, and hair flowers. This 4-week session meets each Monday evening from 3:30 - 5:00 during the month of November. Kid's come away with an awesome accessory each week!
Instructor: Jo Anne Yada
$120/session including supplies

Times and Dates

3:30-5pm
November 3rd - 24th
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DIY Accessories for Teens and Adults - Ages 13+

It's never too late to Do-It Yourself! Join local crafter Jo Anne Yada for this series of DIY classes where you will upcycle jewelry, fabric scraps, plastic, and other rescued materials to make fashion accessories like "Shrinky-Dink" jewelry, shoe clips, and hair flowers. Individual classes meet each Tuesday night from 6:30 - 8:00 during the month of November. Sign up for the weeks that work best for your schedule.
Everyone comes away with an awesome accessory each class!
Instructor: Jo Anne Yada
$40/week

Times and Dates

6:30-8pm
Weekly classes Tuesdays November 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th
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Veteran's Day Camp - Ages 10-16

In this fun two-day camp students work on a project of their choice, picking from the Bonjour Teaspoon Sewing Pattern and Fabric Kit collection. Lot's of fun sewing options, including tote bags, hats, dresses, shorts, skirts and More. To see Jennifer's Kit Selection, visit her Etsy shop at: www.bonjourteaspoon.etsy.com and have Jennifer reserve your choice today! Fabric and Pattern Kit included in price of camp.
Note: for those students who have not used a sewing machine, please consult Jennifer for the most appropriate pattern selection.
Afternoon snack provided. Please have your child bring a lunch. Minimal sewing experience a plus, but not required.
$200 for the two day camp

Times and Dates

9:30-3pm
November 10th & 11th
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Sewing for your American Girl Doll - Thanksgiving Week - Ages 9+

In this camp students sew clothing and accessories for their American Girl Dolls. They will learn sewing and design techniques specific to sewing doll clothes. Students may pick styles from my Bonjour Teaspoon pattern collection for dolls or from my personal collection of patterns as well. Fabric, trims and notions included. Bring your doll and have some fun!
Afternoon snack provided. Please have your child bring lunch.
$200

Times and Dates

9:30-3pm
Monday/Tuesday
November 24th/25th 2014
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Kid's night out - Sewing Gifts and Cards - December

We are going to have a lot of fun sewing little gifts for our family and friends. We will sew on cards, make zipper pouches or sew something else that suit's our fancy!
Supplies, Pizza and snacks provided.
$65 - price increases after October 1st 2014

Times and Dates

6-9pm
December 5th 2014
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Winter Break Camp - Week 1 - Ages 10-16

In this fun two-day camp students work on a project of their choice, picking from the Bonjour Teaspoon Sewing Pattern and Fabric Kit collection and/or the coordinating American Girl Patterns. Lot's of fun sewing options, including tote bags, hats, dresses, shorts, skirts and More. To see Jennifer's Kit Selection, visit her Etsy shop at: www.bonjourteaspoon.etsy.com and have Jennifer reserve your choice today!
Fabric and Pattern Kit included in price of camp. Afternoon snack provided. Please have your child bring a lunch. Minimal sewing experience a plus, but not required.
Note: for those students who have not used a sewing machine, please consult Jennifer for the most appropriate pattern selection.
$200

Times and Dates

9:30am- 3pm
Monday & Tuesday
December 22nd & 23rd 2014
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Winter Break Camp - Week 2 - Ages 10-16

In this fun three-day camp students work on a project of their choice, picking from the Bonjour Teaspoon Sewing Pattern and Fabric Kit collection and/or the coordinating American Girl Patterns. Lot's of fun sewing options, including tote bags, hats, dresses, shorts, skirts and More. To see Jennifer's Kit Selection, visit her Etsy shop at: www.bonjourteaspoon.etsy.com and have Jennifer reserve your choice today!
Fabric and Pattern Kit included in price of camp. Afternoon snack provided. Please have your child bring a lunch. Minimal sewing experience a plus, but not required.
Note: for those students who have not used a sewing machine, please consult Jennifer for the most appropriate pattern selection.
$250

Times and Dates

9:30am- 3pm
Monday-Wednesday
December 29th-31st
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Students bring their own machines and general supplies. Afternoon snack provided. Sewing Classes are based in Jennifer's Studio at 2434 Webb Avenue in Alameda, near Park Street, unless otherwise noted. Get directions.

Thanks so much for your interest and Happy Sewing!!!

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