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"Make it -- Take it" Scarf/Cowl/Collar Workshop Mom's -- or Dad's -- Morning Out Baby Yoda Workshop Individual Lesson - 1 Hour
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"Make it -- Take it" Scarf/Cowl/Collar Workshop <strong><i>Mom's -- or Dad's -- Morning Out</i><strong> Baby Yoda Workshop Individual Lesson - 1 Hour

Holiday Gift Idea -- Make a Scarf/Cowl or Faux Fur Collar!

Nothing says I love you like something handmade for the holidays. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas or some other tradition this is something everyone can do!

Be ready for winter -- and the holidays -- in our "Make it -- Take it" open workshop. We will help you make your own stylish scarf/cowl or faux fur collar. Projects are easy to make and most can complete one in about 30-45 minutes. Add some glamour to your wardrobe and dress up any ensemble with an item that is classic, stylish and practical, and always in style. Do you have limited -- or no -- sewing experience? No worries... we'll help you from the start to finish. We promise -- it'll be the perfect accompaniment to your outfit.

Join us on Friday evening, December 11th from 4 to 7 p.m. or on Sunday, December 20th from 1 to 4 p.m. in this "open workshop" and we'll help you make your own Scarf/Cowl or faux fur Collar. Make one for $22, make two for $36 or make three for $48. Choice of fabric and colors available. Appropriate for all sewing levels (including beginner). Discounts taken at checkout. Fabulous gift idea!


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Want to do some shopping on your own? Want to take advantage of Black Friday sales? Need something for your sewist to do while you shop?


We are again hosting a "Black Friday Sew-In" where your sewist will join us for a few hours and we'll work together a to create a cute and adorable reindeer stuffie similar to Gracie (in red) or Gabriella (in green). Or if they prefer they can make a fox or hound (like the ones shown here). These can be made as gift for say a younger sibling or simply added to their group of favorite friends. To sign up for this class add this to the shopping cart and pay for the class online.

The details... Workshop will run from 9:00 a.m. to up to approx. noon on Friday, November 27th or Saturday, December 12th. Suitable for ages 7 and up. All projects can be done in-person or as a virtual project. Choose your project and we'll have a kit of precut fabric and materials. Gracie and Gabrielle will require the use of a sewing machine and previous sewing experience. The fox and hound can be hand sewn - no prior sewing experience required. Our in-person workshop will include a late morning snack. Want more information? Feel free to give us a call. Registration is limited, in-person will be limited to 5 sewists! Additional project kits are available for purchase.

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Baby Yoda! (What more do we need to say?)


What is cute, cuddly, embodies all the powers of the force and has stolen the hearts and minds of millions? Why Baby Yoda of course!

In this workshop your sewist will make his/her own adorable stuffie -- Baby Yoda. Disney missed the mark by not marketing this adorable imp but we've crafted a pattern so your sewist can create her own Baby Yoda look alike! Your friends and neighbors alike will wonder where your sewist was able to purchase this pint-sized force of cuteness and will be more amazed to hear that "She/He made it herself!". Be the first to sign up for this class and get your own one-of-a-kind stuffie.

Skills learned include hand sewing, stuffing, sewing on a curve and machine stitching.

As usual, space is limited and these classes can fill up quickly. Appropriate for beginner sewers ages 8 and above. We recommend you guarantee your spot by signing up now before its too late!


This class is only being offered on Wednesday afternoon workshop: December 30th, 2020 from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. While you are at it, be sure to check out our other Classes and workshops for young sewists page.


Learn. Create. Sew!

This is a 1 hour individual lesson for your student -- or maybe even yourself. Learn the basics, brush up on your skills or learn an advanced sewing technique. Sign up below and we'll call you to schedule your time. Pictured here is a younger student with the vest she made for her American Girl Doll during an individual lesson. Lesson cannot be scheduled for less than one hour. Single individual lessons are not available virtually unless pre-approved by JMIS.

The Wyler Top Workshop Private Lesson - 1 Hour Introduction to Sewing (and fashion) Ernest & Hugh Workshop
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The Wyler Top Workshop Private Lesson - 1 Hour Introduction to Sewing (and fashion) Ernest & Hugh Workshop

The Wyler Top workshop!


This project is the perfect layering piece for transitional weather and is perfect for tweens and teens. This pattern offers a variety of stylish layers for your wardrobe. One can choose to make this in either the vest style or as a pullover. The pattern features a hood and crossover front -- and, of course, pockets! You will love the unique construction for creating side seam welt-like pockets. Sewists making this project can choose from one of our sweater knits, French terry, or more. Give the gift of an experience this year as one of your gifts that doubles as both a learning experience while being fun and engaging. This project is not a first time sewing project and is appropriate for those who have sewn with us before.

As usual, space is limited and these classes can fill up quickly and can be done virtually. Appropriate for sewists ages 8 and up. We recommend you guarantee your spot by signing up now before its too late!


This class is only being offered on Tuesday, December 29th, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. While you are at it, be sure to check out our other Classes and workshops for young sewists page.


Learn. Create. Sew!

To accommodate individuals who may not be comfortable with people coming into the store or sharing our studio space with others taking individual lessons at the same time, we are offering a "closed door" lesson time where the shop will not be open for business during our regular business day. These hours may be scheduled prior to the regular opening of the store, or at the end of the day. Private lessons are only offered on an 'In-store" basis.

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Ernest and Hugh holiday mini-canp!


Give the gift of an experience this year and have your sewist make their own Ernest (fox) or Hugh (hound) stuffie in this one day mini-camp. These are projects for those who have sewn with us before and will stretch their sewing skills.

In this workshop your sewist will make his/her own stuffie. Skills your sewist will learn include sewing on curves, stuffing, adding the nose, eyes, ears, clothing, etc. Your family, when they ask where your bought these adorable stuffies will be amazed to hear that "She/He made it herself!".

As usual, space is limited and these classes can fill up quickly. Appropriate for sewists ages 8 and above and those that have sewn with us before. We recommend you guarantee your spot by signing up now before its too late!


This class is only being offered on Monday, December 28th, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. While you are at it, be sure to check out our other Classes and workshops for young sewists page.


Learn. Create. Sew!

Individual 2 Hour Lesson Mommy and Me (or Friend) Sewing Lesson Sewcial Society Individual Lessons - 5
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Individual 2 Hour Lesson Mommy and Me (or Friend) Sewing Lesson Sewcial Society Individual Lessons - 5

Sometimes an hour just isn't enough to finish what you are looking to do. Recommended for all beginning sewists. Save 10% over the cost of 2 one-hour lessons purchased individually! To help us plan, please choose if you will be attending in-person or virtually. Please note: virtual lessons may require advance preparation by JMIS. Such preparation will be discussed and charged against the prepaid time in quarter hour increments as needed to gather materials or prepare projects prior to the lesson.


This is a special offer sewing lesson for any two people interested in taking a two hour sewing lesson together. Great taken together as the Introduction to Sewing or for learning a skill together with your child. We are offering this as a 2-hour individual lesson or class where two people together are learning the same skills. Sign up for a two hour lesson for yourself and a friend (or child). A great learning opportunity! (Must be used together, no other discounts apply. If used for the Intro to Sewing class, time allowed to complete your first project.) This is designed as an in-person class. If you are interested in taking this virtually, please contact us before signing up.


Sewing is something that is shared by all peoples throughout the world. Together with your sewist we will weave a thread of fashion and learning together in this after-school sewing social. Students can choose from a list of available projects or bring their own. We'll work with students in this group class in either in-person or virtual sessions. These sessions will begin around 4:45 p.m. and last until approximately 6:15 p.m and will go for five (5) consecutive Wednesdays for either in-person or virtual sessions. This series is appropriate for beginner to advanced beginner students.


Sessions will run five (5) consecutive Wednesdays from January 13th, 2021 thru February 10th, 2021.


Fabric is not included in these sessions and will need to purchased separately. Projects may be chosen from our library of patterns at no charge. The virtual workshop will include a kit of pre-cut materials based on the project(s) chosen and fabric purchased. The kit(s) will be available for curbside pickup or can be mailed. Please allow at least 1 week for mail delivery prior to the first date in the session. Appropriate for ages 8 and up. Makeup sessions for missed classes are at the discretion of Just Make it Sew.

Want to take your sewing to the next step? Sign up and pay for five one-hour sewing lessons. Regularly $187.50 when purchased individually, but payment in advance will save you 20% over the one-hour lesson rate.

To help us plan, please choose if you will be attending in-person or virtually. Virtual lessons may require advance preparation by JMIS. Such preparation will be discussed and charged against the prepaid time in quarter hour increments as needed to gather materials and/or prepare projects prior to the lesson. Once purchased as in-person or virtual, you are not limited by that original choice.

Please note: The purchase of a block of lessons is intended to be used within six months of purchase. Any balance not used within 6 months from the date of purchase will incur a $5 per month handling fee on any remaining balance.

Private Lesson - 5 Hour Individual Lessons - 10 Just Make it Sew Fashion Design Series Private Lesson - 10 Hours
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Private Lesson - 5 Hour Individual Lessons - 10 Just Make it Sew Fashion Design Series Private Lesson - 10 Hours

To accommodate individuals who may not be comfortable with people coming into the store or sharing our studio space with others taking individual lessons at the same time, we are offering a "closed door" lesson time where the shop will not be open for business during our regular business day. These hours may be scheduled prior to the regular opening of the store, or at the end of the day. Private lessons are only offered on an 'In-store" basis. The cost of a block of 5 private lessons is a 10% off the one-hour rate.

Want to take your sewing to the next step? Sign up and pay for ten (10) one-hour sewing lessons or five (5) two-hour sewing lessons. Signing up for a block of 10 one-hour lessons will save you 25% over the one hour lesson rate, paid individually Our best value!

To help us plan, please choose if you will be attending in-person or virtually. Virtual lessons may require preparation by JMIS outside of the actual lesson time. Such preparation will be discussed and charged against the prepaid time in quarter hour increments as needed to gather materials or prepare projects prior to the lesson.


Please note: The purchase of a block of lessons is intended to be used within six months of purchase. Any balance not used within 6 months from the date of purchase will incur a $5 per month handling fee on any remaining balance.

In this series we'll take you from idea to runway and work with you every step along the way over an eight-week series.  These will primarily be individual lessons to help you through the steps of picking your design(s), initial stages of creating your design, picking our your fabric, doing a mock-up (a muslin) and sewing your garmet(s).  There will be eight sessions, averaging about an hour and a half each.  This may even include a guided shopping trip to New York City's Fabric District.  Here is a sample of the sessions.

To accommodate individuals who may not be comfortable with people coming into the store or sharing our studio space with others taking individual lessons at the same time, we are offering a "closed door" lesson time where the shop will not be open for business during our regular business day. These hours may be scheduled prior to the regular opening of the store, or at the end of the day. Private lessons are only offered on an 'In-store" basis. The cost of a block of 10 private lessons is a 15% off the one-hour rate.