Classes & Workshops

Interested in learning more about quilting, home décor crafting, sewing, or ScanNCut? Check out my upcoming workshop schedule below.

Instructions for signing up for workshops held at Meissner Sewing & Vacuum Centers can be found here. You need to create a free meissnersewing.com account prior to registering for classes.

QUILTING &SEWING WORKSHOPS
My First Quilt: Rail Fence

If you have been thinking of making a quit but don't know where to begin - start here! Participants will gain the skills to make a simple rail fence quilt. You will learn all the basics, from preparing your fabrics to binding your quilt. 

Sample made by Mona Curtis
Date: 4 Fridays: October 7, 21 and November 4, 18, 2022
Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm (lunch break at 1:00pm)
Location: Meissner Sewing & Vacuum Center in San Jose
Cost: $185
Registration Link


Coffin Tote Bag

Make this cute and "spooky" coffin-shaped tote bag in one day! Perfect for showcasing your favorite Halloween fabrics. This bag is a great size for bringing your favorite reusable water bottle, phone, keys, and journal with you. We will be using a pattern from Seamingly Wicked. All students are required to purchase their own copy of the pattern.


Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Time: 10:00am - 1:30pm
Location: Meissner Sewing & Vacuum Center in San Jose
Cost: $45

Registration link


BROTHER SCAN N CUT WORKSHOPS
Interested in learning more about the Brother ScanNCut Machine - stop by a Meissner Sewing & Vacuum Center or your local Brother sewing dealer to test one out.

Scan N Cut - Out Of The Box!
If you've got a ScanNCut, but aren't sure where to start, this class is for you! Learn the basics of how to operate, maintain, and get great results from your ScanNCut in this one-session class. Once you learn these basics, you will have fun scanning designs and cutting paper, vinyl, fabric, and more! Note: this course is for DX and SDX series machines only.
Date:  Wednesday, October 5 OR November 9 OR December 7
Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Meissner Sewing & Vacuum Center in San Jose
Cost: $30
(Register at Meissnersewing.com)

 
Learn to Applique with your Brother ScanNCut

Learn how to cut fabric on your Brother ScanNCut to esaliy and accurately cut fabric applique pieces. We will use those pieces to make this applique "welcome" sign to brighten your home! No applique experience required! Note: this course is intended for use with DX and SDX series machines only. 
Date: Mondays, October 10 and 24, 2022
Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm (1 hour lunch at 1:00pm)
Location: Meissner Sewing & Vacuum Center in San Jose
Cost: $100

Registration Link

 Last-Minute Holiday Gifts - ScanNCut

Forgot to put someone on your gift list? Use your ScanNCut to easily and quickly make customized holiday gifts in a day! You will leave this workshop with five giftable items made. All consumable materials are included in the class fee.


Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Meissner Sewing & Vacuum Center in San Jose
Cost: $65
Registration Link

Want to learn something, but don't see a class offered? Send me an email to let me know what you would like to do! I offer classes and workshops throughout the year, and am always looking for new groups to collaborate with. 

Looking for private lessons? Rates start at $50 an hour. Send me an email for more information.