Patchwork Intermediates: Churn Dash Block
Jul
21
6:00 pm18:00

Patchwork Intermediates: Churn Dash Block

Patchwork Intermediates: Churn Dash Block
45.00

Friday, July 21st 6-9pm

Join Brittney for an evening of patchwork and learn how to create the classic Churn Dash block! This traditional designs is super old school, inspired by the shape of a butter churn and its stick (or "dash"). The block itself is a wonderful way to play with contrasting colors and graphic designs, and it makes a great simple skill-building for quilting beginners. Brittney will share tips getting accurate cutting, seaming, and present inspiring layout ideas. In one session, you can create enough Churn Dash blocks to make a charming pillow cover, or be well on your way to making a quilt top!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • 8 fat quarters (18x22") of print or solid fabric. Lots of contrast is ideal!!
  • thread

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Snacks & drinks
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines
  • Use of our cutting and marking tools
  • 15% all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (drop in a little early and let us help you pick out your materials for class!)

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Sewing Basics: Drawstring Bag
Jul
22
1:00 pm13:00

Sewing Basics: Drawstring Bag

Sewing Basics: Drawstring Bag
45.00

Saturday, July 22nd, 1-4pm

Spend 3 hours with amazing sewing teacher and all around good girl Amanda Hall, and end the afternoon with a charming drawstring bag that is the perfect size to hold all your stuff! In this class, you will learn basics of accurate cutting and seaming, as well as how to follow a pattern.  This is a great class for a beginner who is looking to expand their skillset - or for anyone who loves a good bag to stash stuff ;)

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines
  • Water & Snacks
  • 15% off all your materials on class day

Please bring the following materials (come to class a little early so we can help you pick them out!):

  • Lined Drawstring bag pattern
  • 1 fat quarter exterior fabric
  • 1 fat quarter contrast fabric
  • 1 fat quarter lining fabric
  • 1/8 yard fabric OR 2 yard twill tape for drawstring

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Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens
Jul
23
2:00 pm14:00

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens (July)
40.00

Sunday, July 23rd 2-5pm

Join weaving extraordinaire + owner of Black Sheep Goods, Ashley Owens, for a fun afternoon of weaving and leave with a beautiful wall hanging that you will be proud to show off! This class is perfect for the absolute beginner or if you need to brush up on some of your skills!  Ashley will discuss an overview of types of materials and different weaving techniques- including warping, how to make fringe, changing colors and finishing. This class is appropriate for all ages - including kids 8+!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • Loom
  • Tapestry needle

Class includes:

  • Warp, dowels, and yarn (you may purchase your own yarn to use if you are particular about the color)
  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Snacks & drinks
  • 15% all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (drop in a little early and let us help you pick out your materials for class!)

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Sewing Techniques: Zippers
Jul
25
6:00 pm18:00

Sewing Techniques: Zippers

Sewing Techniques - Zippers
45.00

Tuesday July 25th, 6-9pm

Time to conquer that fear of zippers once and for all! Class instructor and zipper pro Lauren Taylor will teach you how to successfully insert two different types of zippers - a standard centered zipper, and a beautifully hidden invisible zipper. Practice your new skills in class by making two pillow covers, and wait for the compliments to start rolling in!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • 1 1/4 yard 45" fabric for each pillowcase (OR 5/8 yard each front and back if you want to contrast!)
  • 14" standard zipper
  • 14" invisible zipper
  • 18" pillow form - one for each pillow

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Snacks & drinks
  • Use of our cutting and marking tools
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines
  • 15% off all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (drop in a little early and let us help you pick out your materials for class!)

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Kathy Doughty Trunk Show & Talk
Jul
27
6:00 pm18:00

Kathy Doughty Trunk Show & Talk

Kathy Doughty Trunk Show & Talk
30.00

Thursday, July 27th, 6-8

Preceding her weekend workshop, Kathy Doughty will be visiting Craft South from Australia to share here gorgeous approach to patchwork.  Kathy is an author, quilt maker and fabric designer best known for her beautifully composed and joyously chaotic fabric combinations.  She will be sharing her process, take your questions and speak about her inspirations in patchwork.  She will have many of her quilt samples on hand for your enjoyment.  We will finish the evening with some snacks, drinks and a casual meet and greet.  This event is included in your Taking Shape workshop with Kathy.

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Taking Shapes w Kathy Doughty
Jul
28
Jul 29

Taking Shapes w Kathy Doughty

Taking Shapes w Kathy Doughty
425.00

Trunk Show & Talk: July 27th, 6-8

Instruction: July 28th, 2-6 & 29th, 10-5

Acclaimed quilt maker, author, fabric designer and proprietor of Material Obsession in Sydney, AUS, Kathy Doughty will be visiting Craft South to for a weekend of learning and exploring using the Mariner's Compass block from her Lost at Sea pattern. Using templates and rulers allows us to cut accurately so that sewing accurately is easy!  Kathy will guide you through working on a design wall as your composition evolves keeping an eye on color, value, print and character. Several ideas and patterns will be presented and having her personal quilts on hand will be amazing inspiration.

Class fee includes the following:

  • 10 hours of instruction

  • Use of our Janome Sewing Machines

  • Use of our measuring, cutting, and sewing tools

  • 15% off all in store purchases 

  • A goodie bag filled with some helpful notions & materials

  • Coffee, water, snacks throughout the weekend

Specific material requirements and schedule will be sent to participants in advance of workshop.  Please contact lauren@craft-south.com with your specific questions.

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Teen Crafts: Beginner Embroidery
Jul
30
2:00 pm14:00

Teen Crafts: Beginner Embroidery

Teen Crafts: Beginner Embroidery
40.00

Sunday, July 30th, 2-5pm

Calling all teens! If you're too old for our Kid Craft but not quite old enough to hang with the adults at night, we've got the perfect class for you! Join instructor Morgan Bowling for a fun afternoon of learning this wonderful art form. Morgan will teach you the basics with starting your first embroidery project, and all the various stitches required to make your own masterpiece. 

This class is perfect for ages 10 - 17.

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools
  • Water & Snacks
  • 15% off all your materials on class day

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • Peguin & Fish Embroidery Kit - we have Elephants, Owls, and Giraffes! All materials are included in the kit.

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Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt
Aug
6
2:00 pm14:00

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt (August)
55.00

Sunday, August 6th, 2-6pm

Join Michelle Abegg for a fantastic intro to the world of machine quilting.  This will be a fun opportunity to learn the basics and take the plunge into straight line quilting or free motion quilting (or both!).  You will finish your whole cloth baby quilt with a simple fold-over binding. Michelle will share tips on prepping materials for quilting, stitching technique, machine capabilities, thread and material choices, tension and more.

Required materials:

  • 1 1/8 yard fabric for top of quilt
  • 1 1/4 yard fabric for back of quilt
  • crib-sized cotton batting

Class includes:

  • 4 hours of instruction
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines
  • Use of our measuring, marking and cutting tools
  • 15% off store purchases on the day of your class

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Garment Basics: Miette Wrap Skirt
Aug
8
Aug 22

Garment Basics: Miette Wrap Skirt

Garment Basics: Miette Wrap Skirt
90.00

Tuesday, August 8th + 22nd, 6-9pm

New to sewing and ready to jump into your first garment? Join instructor Lauren Taylor for a fun 2 part class and make yourself the cutest little wrap skirt! We love the Miette skirt from Tilly and the Buttons - it's a simple wrap skirt that crosses over in the back (Lauren can personally vouch that it is anti-flash, even on the windiest day), with optional front-lined pockets and a fun bow closure. The Miette skirt is easy to sew, easy to fit, and best of all - NO ZIPPERS!!!!

Students will learn how to read and follow a pattern, including choosing a size, cutting and assembling. Lauren will provide tips for accurate cutting, beautiful topstitching, and easy seam finishes. If you can thread and operate a sewing machine, you can tackle this class!

Class includes:

  • 6 hours of instruction
  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines
  • Water & Snacks
  • 15% off all your materials on your class day

Please bring the following materials (available in our shop!):

  • Miette sewing pattern from Tilly and the Buttons
  • 3 yards 44" wide fabrics  OR 3 1/4 yards 60" wide fabric
  • 1/2 yard fusible interfacing
  • Matching thread
  • Optional: contrasting thread for topstitching

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Kid Craft: Mexican Yarn Painting
Aug
10
4:30 pm16:30

Kid Craft: Mexican Yarn Painting

Kid Craft: Mexican Yarn Painting (August)
40.00

Thursday August 10th 4:30-6:30p

Say hello to our newest kid's classes - Kid Craft! Unlike our regular classes, these are *just* for the kiddo's! Each month will focus on different sewing + fiber-related techniques, which will give your kid a chance to learn, grow, and really stretch those creative muscles!

Let's dive into a cultural and colorful project together inspired by the Huichol people of Mexico. Fiber "paintings" can be created with just a few simple materials, including all those bits of yarn left over from previous projects. We will express ourselves through this medium with brightly colored fibers to tell a story, make abstract art, or just experiment for fun and see what comes out! 

Kid Craft: Mexican Yarn Painting is appropriate for ages 6+. The class fee includes all materials. While we provide help, supervision, and a project direction, students are encouraged to be creative and take their own crafting avenues.

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Intro to Patchwork: Paper Piecing
Aug
11
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Patchwork: Paper Piecing

Intro to Patchwork: Paper Piecing
45.00

Friday August 11th 6-9pm

Join Elizabeth for an evening of patchwork and learn the art of paper piecing! In this class, you will learn how to read a paper pieced pattern (included in the cost of the class) and create a unique mini that can be used for a mug rug, wall hanging or a part of a quilt. These adorable mini's will show you that perfect points and curves can be accomplished! It is a great way to use up scraps and show your personality through fabric choice. 

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • Add-A-Quarter Ruler
  • Fabric! This can be scraps or a collection you'd like to feature.

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Snacks & drinks
  • Use of our cutting and marking tools
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines
  • 15% all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (drop in a little early and let us help you pick out your materials for class!)

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Craft South Knit + Crochet Club
Aug
14
5:00 pm17:00

Craft South Knit + Crochet Club

Craft South Knit + Crochet Club
5.00

2nd Monday every month, 5-7pm

Join us on the second Monday of each month for a relaxing evening of knitting + crocheting, drinking, and hanging out with your fellow fiber enthusiasts! We supply the wine and snacks, you bring your WIP! See you then!

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Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor
Aug
17
6:00 pm18:00

Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor

Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor
45.00

Select Thursdays, 6-9pm

Bring your fave pattern and join us for an open sewing night! This class is a great segway between a group class and a private lesson - you get to pick the project/pattern that YOU want to work on, and know that there is a knowledgable instructor on hand to help you whenever you get stuck. This class is perfect for all levels - from the super beginner to the intermediate/advanced who is ready to step up their game! Our instructor Lauren Taylor has made practically all garments - from jeans, to silk dresses, even lingerie - and can help you with whatever questions you may have! Tailor Night is a fun way to make your sewing a little more social, while also learning the techniques and projects that interest you the most!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • Whatever you want to work on! Make sure to bring your pattern, fabric, and necessary notions.

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines & thread - including our sergers and coverstitch machines!
  • Snacks & drinks
  • 15% off all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (yes, we will have the registers open during class!)

Choose your preferred date by selecting the option in the drop-down menu. If you paid for a class and cannot make it, you can simply use your paid pass for the next available Thursday!

For any questions, you can email lauren@craft-south.com or call the shop @615-928-8766.

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Intro to Rug Twine Weaving
Aug
19
1:00 pm13:00

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving (August)
40.00

Saturday, August 19th, 1:00-4:00pm

We are combining the art of weaving with our love of fabrics and offering a new class to expand your weaving skills! Rug Twine Weaving takes colors and textures to a whole new level by using a traditional loom - but with FABRICS (!!!) - to create functional, utilitarian pieces of art such as place mats, table runners, rugs, and more! This type of weaving is a great introduction for the beginner or a wonderful way to expand on your current skills - and it's a fabulous way to use up fabric scraps from previous projects! Come relax and work with your hands while learning this centuries-old heritage craft with local fiber artist, Dana Stein. After completing this project, you will have a unique, one-of-a-kind place mat to use and enjoy!

Techniques you will be learning:

  • How to lace a peg loom using yarn as your warp
  • How to Twine fabrics together to form weft
  • How to match colors and textures together
  • How to bind off and finish your piece

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Water & Snacks
  • 15% off store purchases on class day

Materials required:

  • Peg Loom
  • 1 yard light colored fabric
  • 1 yard dark colored fabric
  • Yarn (25', any color)

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Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf
Aug
19
1:00 pm13:00

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf (August)
40.00

Saturday, August 19th 1-4pm

Learn to knit a beautiful scarf so you can ward off that A/C chill this summer! Join Jenny Reichert for a relaxing afternoon and learn the calming art of knitting.  Not only is knitting fun and relaxing - it's scientifically proven to reduce stress! This class is great for several levels - from brand new beginners who want to learn the ropes, to those who want to brush on their basics and learn some new skills, we've got you covered!

Techniques you will be learning: Cast-On, Knit and Purl Stitches, Binding-Off, as well as several other tips & tricks to get you on your way to creating your favorite scarf, and more! 

Materials:

  • One skein of worsted weight yarn (something beautiful & that your hands love to touch!)
  • knitting needles, sized appropriately for your yarn

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Snacks & drinks
  • 15% off all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (drop in a little early and let us help you pick out yarn and needles for class, and leave a little extra time to have your skein rolled into a “cake” before class begins! 

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Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens
Aug
20
2:00 pm14:00

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens (August)
40.00

Sunday, August 20th 2-5pm

Join weaving extraordinaire + owner of Black Sheep Goods, Ashley Owens, for a fun afternoon of weaving and leave with a beautiful wall hanging that you will be proud to show off! This class is perfect for the absolute beginner or if you need to brush up on some of your skills!  Ashley will discuss an overview of types of materials and different weaving techniques- including warping, how to make fringe, changing colors and finishing. This class is appropriate for all ages 12+!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

Class includes:

  • Warp, dowels, and yarn (you may purchase your own yarn to use if you are particular about the color)
  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Snacks & drinks
  • 15% off all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (drop in a little early and let us help you pick out your materials for class!)

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The Modern Natural Dyer: An Introduction w Kristine Vejar
Sep
15
Sep 16

The Modern Natural Dyer: An Introduction w Kristine Vejar

The Modern Natural Dyer: An Introduction w Kristine Vejar
425.00

September 15th, 2-6 & September 16th, 10-5

Discover the beautiful ways in which plants can be used to dye wool, silk, cotton, and linen. Using her book, The Modern Natural Dyer, as reference, Kristine will teach you the process of natural dyeing and how to create a wide spectrum of long-lasting color.


In this class, you will create a series of dyebaths from grown and gathered plants as well as from highly concentrated powders derived from plants called natural dyeing extracts. You will learn to make an indigo vat, how to create indigo dyed goods, and how, using a thread and needle, to create patterns upon cloth (shibori). You will leave this class with a collection of naturally dyed swatches and a practical foundation to starting your own natural dyeing practice using The Modern Natural Dyer.

Class fee includes the following:

  • 10 hours of instruction

  • Use of our Janome Sewing Machines

  • Use of our measuring, cutting, and sewing tools

  • 15% off all in store purchases 

  • A goodie bag filled with some helpful notions & materials

  • Coffee, water, snacks throughout the weekend

Specific material requirements and schedule will be sent to participants in advance of workshop.  Please contact lauren@craft-south.com with your specific questions.

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Bra Making w Amy Chapman of Cloth Habit
Sep
22
Sep 23

Bra Making w Amy Chapman of Cloth Habit

Bra Making w Amy Chapman of Cloth Habit
425.00

September 22nd 2-6, September 23rd 10-5

Learn to make your own custom bras with Amy Chapman, patternmaker and designer at Cloth Habit. Amy will walk you through cutting, sewing and fitting the Harriet, a lovely 3-piece underwired bra pattern designed for great support in all shapes and sizes. We’ll start the class with fittings and from there students will learn the basics of cutting and sewing supportive bra materials, tips for handling sheer fabrics and elastic, and professional finishing touches. Students will also learn practical methods of fitting and how to alter patterns to achieve the best support and style. You will leave this class packed with creative ideas for your bra making adventures!

Note: the Harriet pattern includes lined and unlined options. Students will make the unlined version with supportive cup fabrics and a lace upper cup for ease of sewing and fitting.

Class fee includes the following:

  • 10 hours of instruction

  • Use of our marking, measuring, cutting, and sewing tools

  • Use of our Janome Sewing Machines

  • 15% off all in store purchases

  • A goodie bag filled with some helpful notions & materials

  • A copy of the Harriett bra pattern

  • Coffee, water, snacks throughout the weekend

Specific material requirements (we will have kits!) and schedule will be sent to participants in advance of workshop.  Please contact lauren@craft-south.com with your specific questions.

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Contemporary Embroidery w Sarah K Benning
Oct
7
10:00 am10:00

Contemporary Embroidery w Sarah K Benning

Contemporary Embroidery w Sarah K Benning
160.00

Saturday, October 7th 10a - 2p // 3p - 7p

Abandon your embroidery expectations and embrace freestyle stitching and experimentation during a hands-on Contemporary Embroidery workshop with fiber artist Sarah K. Benning.

In this 4-hour session, Sarah will help you prep your hoop and fabric, transfer a design from paper to cloth, and introduce you to some of her favorite stitches, while encouraging you experiment with mark-making and non-traditional embroidery techniques. A selection of workshop-exclusive botanical designs will be provided for you to get started, but there are no rules here, just you + your creativity!

Sarah’s contemporary approach to embroidery pulls this craft out of the past and into the present with modern designs and a relaxed attitude. Her emphasis is on drawing, composition, and color choice over rigid structures and traditional stitches. This workshop celebrates intuitive decision making and a departure from the conventions of hand-embroidery, grants you permission to experiment with thread, play with color, embrace imperfections and leave full of inspiration and a new piece of wall art.

Class fee includes the following:

  • 4 hours of instruction

  • All materials - including a 5" embroidery hoop, fabric, embroidery floss, and 2 botanical embroidery patterns

  • Use of our measuring and cutting tools

  • 15% off all in store purchases 

  • Snacks and drinks

We are thrilled to offer 2 Saturday sessions for this class! Please choose your preferred time (10a - 2p OR 3p - 7p) from the drop-down menu. Both 4 hour classes include all materials, as well as snacks and drinks!

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Contemporary Embroidery w Sarah K Benning
Oct
7
3:00 pm15:00

Contemporary Embroidery w Sarah K Benning

Contemporary Embroidery w Sarah K Benning
160.00

Saturday, October 7th 10a - 2p // 3p - 7p

Abandon your embroidery expectations and embrace freestyle stitching and experimentation during a hands-on Contemporary Embroidery workshop with fiber artist Sarah K. Benning.

In this 4-hour session, Sarah will help you prep your hoop and fabric, transfer a design from paper to cloth, and introduce you to some of her favorite stitches, while encouraging you experiment with mark-making and non-traditional embroidery techniques. A selection of workshop-exclusive botanical designs will be provided for you to get started, but there are no rules here, just you + your creativity!

Sarah’s contemporary approach to embroidery pulls this craft out of the past and into the present with modern designs and a relaxed attitude. Her emphasis is on drawing, composition, and color choice over rigid structures and traditional stitches. This workshop celebrates intuitive decision making and a departure from the conventions of hand-embroidery, grants you permission to experiment with thread, play with color, embrace imperfections and leave full of inspiration and a new piece of wall art.

Class fee includes the following:

  • 4 hours of instruction

  • All materials - including a 5" embroidery hoop, fabric, embroidery floss, and 2 botanical embroidery patterns

  • Use of our measuring and cutting tools

  • 15% off all in store purchases 

  • Snacks and drinks

We are thrilled to offer 2 Saturday sessions for this class! Please choose your preferred time (10a - 2p OR 3p - 7p) from the drop-down menu. Both 4 hour classes include all materials, as well as snacks and drinks!

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Jen Kingwell Trunk Show & Lecture
Nov
9
6:00 pm18:00

Jen Kingwell Trunk Show & Lecture

Jen Kingwell Trunk Show & Lecture
30.00

November 9th, 6-8pm

Preceding her weekend workshop, inspiring quilter, author and fabric designer Jen Kingwell will be in the Craft South studio to offer insight into her process.  She will have several of her beautiful quilts oh hand to share and open the floor to your questions.  We'll end the evening with drinks, snacks and a casual meet & greet. This event is included with the Jen Kingwell Patchwork Weekend.

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Jen Kingwell Patchwork Weekend
Nov
10
2:00 pm14:00

Jen Kingwell Patchwork Weekend

Jen Kingwell Patchwork Weekend
425.00

Trunk Show & Talk: November 9th, 6-8

Instruction: November 10th, 2-6 & November 11th, 10-5

Famed quilt maker, author, fabric designer and all around wonderful Jen Kingwell will be visiting Craft South (from Australia) to share her stunning patchwork methods.  Among skills offered by Jen will be hand-piecing, applique, and quilt as you go techniques.  She will have several of her finished works on hand which are teaching tools in themselves.  While Jen will be working with specific demos, students will have the freedom to explore their own direction with her good guidance at their side.

Class fee includes the following:

  • 10 hours of instruction

  • Use of our Janome Sewing Machines

  • Use of our measuring, cutting, and sewing tools

  • 15% off all in store purchases 

  • A goodie bag filled with some helpful notions & materials

  • Coffee, water, snacks throughout the weekend

Specific material requirements and schedule will be sent to participants in advance of workshop.  Please contact lauren@craft-south.com with your specific questions.

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Delilah's Secrets w Jen Kingwell
Nov
13
10:00 am10:00

Delilah's Secrets w Jen Kingwell

Delilah's Secrets w Jen Kingwell
225.00

Monday, November 13th, 10-3

We convinced Jen Kingwell to stay an extra day for a bonus half-class! Tack this on on after her Patchwork Weekend Workshop or just join us for one day! Jen is a famed quilt maker, author, fabric designer and fellow shop owner visiting all the way from Australia. In this particular class, Jen will share all the tips and tricks in the Delilah quilt. If you are following Jen's Delilah Block of the Month, you'll be about halfway through receiving and working, so this a great opportunity to bring along your progress and share!

Class fee includes the following:

  • 4 hours of instruction

  • Lunch

  • Use of our Janome Sewing Machines

  • Use of our measuring, cutting, and sewing tools

  • 15% off all in store purchases 

  • One of Jen's patterns - Delilah would be perfect if you don't already have it! :)

  • Coffee, water, snacks

Specific material requirements and schedule will be sent to participants in advance of workshop.  Please contact lauren@craft-south.com with your specific questions.

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Embroidery Day w Natalie Chanin
Dec
2
10:00 am10:00

Embroidery Day w Natalie Chanin

Embroidery Day w Natalie Chanin
585.00

December 2nd, 10-4

Join our lovely and inspiring friend, Natalie Chanin, for an unforgettable and relaxing day of immersing yourself in her techniques for hand embroidery.  Drawing on the rich content of her new book The Geometry of Hand-Sewing, Natalie will present her wealth of materials knowledge and specific techniques to achieve the beautiful examples presented in her book and her illustrative body of fashion work.  Students will receive a copy of her book as well as materials needed for the day.  Enjoy coffee and refreshments provided by our studio.  And our neighborhood is perfect for venturing out on foot for your lunch break.

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Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor
Jul
20
6:00 pm18:00

Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor

Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor
45.00

Select Thursdays, 6-9pm

Bring your fave pattern and join us for an open sewing night! This class is a great segway between a group class and a private lesson - you get to pick the project/pattern that YOU want to work on, and know that there is a knowledgable instructor on hand to help you whenever you get stuck. This class is perfect for all levels - from the super beginner to the intermediate/advanced who is ready to step up their game! Our instructor Lauren Taylor has made practically all garments - from jeans, to silk dresses, even lingerie - and can help you with whatever questions you may have! Tailor Night is a fun way to make your sewing a little more social, while also learning the techniques and projects that interest you the most!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • Whatever you want to work on! Make sure to bring your pattern, fabric, and necessary notions.

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines & thread - including our sergers and coverstitch machines!
  • Snacks & drinks
  • 15% off all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (yes, we will have the registers open during class!)

Choose your preferred date by selecting the option in the drop-down menu. If you paid for a class and cannot make it, you can simply use your paid pass for the next available Thursday!

For any questions, you can email lauren@craft-south.com or call the shop @615-928-8766.

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Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf
Jul
8
1:00 pm13:00

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf (August)
40.00

Saturday, August 19th 1-4pm

Learn to knit a beautiful scarf so you can ward off that A/C chill this summer! Join Jenny Reichert for a relaxing afternoon and learn the calming art of knitting.  Not only is knitting fun and relaxing - it's scientifically proven to reduce stress! This class is great for several levels - from brand new beginners who want to learn the ropes, to those who want to brush on their basics and learn some new skills, we've got you covered!

Techniques you will be learning: Cast-On, Knit and Purl Stitches, Binding-Off, as well as several other tips & tricks to get you on your way to creating your favorite scarf, and more! 

Materials:

  • One skein of worsted weight yarn (something beautiful & that your hands love to touch!)
  • knitting needles, sized appropriately for your yarn

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Snacks & drinks
  • 15% off all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (drop in a little early and let us help you pick out yarn and needles for class, and leave a little extra time to have your skein rolled into a “cake” before class begins! 

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Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor
Jun
15
6:00 pm18:00

Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor

Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor
45.00

Select Thursdays, 6-9pm

Bring your fave pattern and join us for an open sewing night! This class is a great segway between a group class and a private lesson - you get to pick the project/pattern that YOU want to work on, and know that there is a knowledgable instructor on hand to help you whenever you get stuck. This class is perfect for all levels - from the super beginner to the intermediate/advanced who is ready to step up their game! Our instructor Lauren Taylor has made practically all garments - from jeans, to silk dresses, even lingerie - and can help you with whatever questions you may have! Tailor Night is a fun way to make your sewing a little more social, while also learning the techniques and projects that interest you the most!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • Whatever you want to work on! Make sure to bring your pattern, fabric, and necessary notions.

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines & thread - including our sergers and coverstitch machines!
  • Snacks & drinks
  • 15% off all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (yes, we will have the registers open during class!)

Choose your preferred date by selecting the option in the drop-down menu. If you paid for a class and cannot make it, you can simply use your paid pass for the next available Thursday!

For any questions, you can email lauren@craft-south.com or call the shop @615-928-8766.

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Machine Quilting: Baby Quilt
Jun
4
2:00 pm14:00

Machine Quilting: Baby Quilt

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt (August)
55.00

Sunday, August 6th, 2-6pm

Join Michelle Abegg for a fantastic intro to the world of machine quilting.  This will be a fun opportunity to learn the basics and take the plunge into straight line quilting or free motion quilting (or both!).  You will finish your whole cloth baby quilt with a simple fold-over binding. Michelle will share tips on prepping materials for quilting, stitching technique, machine capabilities, thread and material choices, tension and more.

Required materials:

  • 1 1/8 yard fabric for top of quilt
  • 1 1/4 yard fabric for back of quilt
  • crib-sized cotton batting

Class includes:

  • 4 hours of instruction
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines
  • Use of our measuring, marking and cutting tools
  • 15% off store purchases on the day of your class

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Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens
May
21
2:00 pm14:00

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens (July)
40.00

Sunday, July 23rd 2-5pm

Join weaving extraordinaire + owner of Black Sheep Goods, Ashley Owens, for a fun afternoon of weaving and leave with a beautiful wall hanging that you will be proud to show off! This class is perfect for the absolute beginner or if you need to brush up on some of your skills!  Ashley will discuss an overview of types of materials and different weaving techniques- including warping, how to make fringe, changing colors and finishing. This class is appropriate for all ages - including kids 8+!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • Loom
  • Tapestry needle

Class includes:

  • Warp, dowels, and yarn (you may purchase your own yarn to use if you are particular about the color)
  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Snacks & drinks
  • 15% all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (drop in a little early and let us help you pick out your materials for class!)

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Tailor Night
May
11
6:00 pm18:00

Tailor Night

Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor
45.00

Select Thursdays, 6-9pm

Bring your fave pattern and join us for an open sewing night! This class is a great segway between a group class and a private lesson - you get to pick the project/pattern that YOU want to work on, and know that there is a knowledgable instructor on hand to help you whenever you get stuck. This class is perfect for all levels - from the super beginner to the intermediate/advanced who is ready to step up their game! Our instructor Lauren Taylor has made practically all garments - from jeans, to silk dresses, even lingerie - and can help you with whatever questions you may have! Tailor Night is a fun way to make your sewing a little more social, while also learning the techniques and projects that interest you the most!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • Whatever you want to work on! Make sure to bring your pattern, fabric, and necessary notions.

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines & thread - including our sergers and coverstitch machines!
  • Snacks & drinks
  • 15% off all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (yes, we will have the registers open during class!)

Choose your preferred date by selecting the option in the drop-down menu. If you paid for a class and cannot make it, you can simply use your paid pass for the next available Thursday!

For any questions, you can email lauren@craft-south.com or call the shop @615-928-8766.

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Intro to Rug Twine Weaving
Apr
30
2:00 pm14:00

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving (August)
40.00

Saturday, August 19th, 1:00-4:00pm

We are combining the art of weaving with our love of fabrics and offering a new class to expand your weaving skills! Rug Twine Weaving takes colors and textures to a whole new level by using a traditional loom - but with FABRICS (!!!) - to create functional, utilitarian pieces of art such as place mats, table runners, rugs, and more! This type of weaving is a great introduction for the beginner or a wonderful way to expand on your current skills - and it's a fabulous way to use up fabric scraps from previous projects! Come relax and work with your hands while learning this centuries-old heritage craft with local fiber artist, Dana Stein. After completing this project, you will have a unique, one-of-a-kind place mat to use and enjoy!

Techniques you will be learning:

  • How to lace a peg loom using yarn as your warp
  • How to Twine fabrics together to form weft
  • How to match colors and textures together
  • How to bind off and finish your piece

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Water & Snacks
  • 15% off store purchases on class day

Materials required:

  • Peg Loom
  • 1 yard light colored fabric
  • 1 yard dark colored fabric
  • Yarn (25', any color)

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