Frequently Asked Questions

HOW OLD DOES MY CHILD HAVE TO BE TO USE THE SEWING MACHINE? 8 YEARS OLD AND UP. HOWEVER, WE MAKE SOME EXCEPTIONS FOR 7- YEAR-OLDS WHO HAVE BEEN ASSESSED AND DEEMED READY.

CAN I TAKE CLASS WITH MY CHILD? YES! IT’S A GREAT WAY TO SPEND QUALITY TIME WITH HIM/HER.

CAN BOYS TAKE SEWING CLASSES? OF COURSE! WE WELCOME EVERYONE!

CAN I DROP MY CHILD OFF? YES! WE SUPERVISE STUDENTS AT ALL TIMES.

IS SEWING DANGEROUS? IT CAN BE, BUT WE PUT SAFETY FIRST AT ALL TIMES. THEY WILL BE TRAINED ON THE DOS AND DONT’S DURING THEIR LESSON, SO YOU CAN BREATHE EASY!

CAN YOU ACCOMMODATE STUDENTS WITH ALLERGIES OR SPECIAL NEEDS? DEFINITELY! JUST LET US KNOW THE SPECIFICS BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR CLASSES AND WE’LL FIGURE OUT THE BEST METHOD OF TEACHING TOGETHER.

CAN I BRING MY OWN SEWING MACHINE? FOR GROUP CLASSES, YOU CAN BRING YOUR OWN SEWING MACHINE IF IT IS SIMILAR TO THE BROTHER INNOVIS 40. IF IT’S A DIFFERENT MODEL, YOU CAN ONLY BRING IT FOR PRIVATE LESSONS. [NOTE: WE SELL BROTHER INNOVIS 40 MACHINES FOR $499. CALL FOR DETAILS.]

DO I NEED TO BRING FABRIC & SEWING SUPPLIES? NOPE! WE HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED HERE. EACH CLASS HAS HIGH-QUALITY FABRIC AND SUPPLY KITS INTEGRATED INTO CLASS AND PARTY FEES. ALL OTHER SUPPLIES, SUCH AS PINS, SCISSORS, ETC. ARE COMPLIMENTARY.

HOW BIG ARE CLASSES? CLASSES RANGE FROM 3 STUDENTS MINIMUM TO 15 STUDENTS MAXIMUM. CLASSES THAT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM ARE SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION, AND REGISTERED STUDENTS WILL BE REFUNDED OR RECEIVE CREDIT TOWARDS A FUTURE CLASS. LEVEL 1 BEGINNING SEWING CLASSES ARE ALMOST ALWAYS AT CAPACITY, SO RESERVE EARLY!  SUMMER CAMPS HAVE 18 STUDENTS MAXIMUM, EARLY REGISTRATION IS ADVISED. *STUDENT TO TEACHER RATION IS 4 TO 1. 

CAN I SCHEDULE A PRIVATE CLASS OR LESSON? YES. PRIVATE ONE-ON-ONE LESSONS ARE $60 AN HOUR.

CALL TO SCHEDULE  408-757-3434