Open Sewing Night w Lauren Taylor
Sep
21
6:00pm 6:00pm

Open Sewing Night w Lauren Taylor

Open Sewing 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! This open class 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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Bra Making w Amy Chapman of Cloth Habit
Sep
22
to 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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Garment Basics: Skirt
Sep
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

Garment Basics: Skirt

Garment Basics: Skirt
45.00

Tuesday, September 26th, 6-9pm

Spend three hours with our talented friend and wonderful teacher, Lauren Taylor, and leave with a beautiful new skirt!  This is a great introduction to garment sewing, because the fit is flattering yet relaxed and the pattern is suitable for many fabric types.  Lauren will teach you how to accurately cut and skirt with a fixed waistband in front & elastic in back, and also how to adjust to the pattern for a custom fit & length. 

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines
  • Use of our skirt pattern
  • 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!):

Sizes XS-M (waist measurement up to 32"):

  • 1 1/2 yards 44" wide woven fabric
  • 1/4 yard tricot fusible interfacing
  • 20" of 3/4" wide elastic
  • Optional: 1/2 yard woven fabric for pockets

Sizes L-XL (waist size of 33" + up)

  • 2 yards 44" wide woven fabric
  • 1/4 yard tricot fusible interfacing
  • 20" of 3/4" wide elastic
  • Optional: 1/2 yard woven fabric for pockets

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Sewing Techniques: Smocking
Sep
29
6:00pm 6:00pm

Sewing Techniques: Smocking

Sewing Techniques: Smocking
45.00

Friday, September 29th, 6-9pm

Learn to smock! Smocking is an 3D embroidery technique and a wonderful way to add a unique twist to your textile design. In this class, you'll learn how to create a honey comb smocking stitch which you'll be able integrate into projects of your choice. This class is perfect for the absolute beginner - no hand or machine sewing skills necessary.

Supplies needed (available in our shop!): 

  • fabric of choice (max. 1 yard needed)
  • embroidery thread
  • embroidery needles 
  • individual accessories (zippers, buttons, ribbons etc. they might want to use for the project)

Class includes:

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

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Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf
Sep
30
1:00pm 1:00pm

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf

Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit (September)
40.00

Saturday, September 30th, 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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Sewing Knits: Agnes Tshirt
Oct
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

Sewing Knits: Agnes Tshirt

Sewing Knits: Agnes Tshirt
50.00

Tuesday, October 3rd, 6-9pm

Ready to tackle the brave new world of sewing knits? Join instructor Lauren Taylor for this 3 hour class and learn all the secrets behind making your own tshirts! We love the Agnes jersey top from Tilly and the Buttons - the simple, fitted shape is perfect for showing off your fave knit pattern! We will be making view C - with the plain neckline and sleeves - in this class, but you will learn everything you need to know to make the other views at home!

Students will learn how to read and follow a pattern, including choosing a size, cutting and assembling. Lauren will provide tips for accurate cutting, sewing knits on a standard sewing machines, and special finishes for knits. If you can thread and operate a sewing machine, you can tackle this class!

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • 1/4" elastic + ballpoint sewing machine needles
  • 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!):

  • Agnes sewing pattern from Tilly and the Buttons
  • 1 5/8 yards 58" wide knit fabrics  OR 1 5/8 - 2 1/4 yards 45" wide knit fabric, depending on your size
  • Matching thread
  • Optional: contrasting thread for topstitching

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

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
3:00pm 3:00pm

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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Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt
Oct
8
1:00pm 1:00pm

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt (October)
55.00

Sunday, October 8th, 1-5pm

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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Craft South Knit + Crochet Club
Oct
9
5:00pm 5:00pm

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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Intro to Knitting
Oct
9
6:00pm 6:00pm

Intro to Knitting

Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit
40.00

Monday, October 9th, 6-8pm

Do you have visions of spending a relaxing evening knitting while watching Netflix? (Especially now that the cold is on it's way!) Don't think you have enough time to learn how to knit? Now you do! This 2 hour class is the perfect way for you (and your friends!) to learn all the skills you need to start knitting! Great for brand new beginners or for those who've forgotten and want to refresh their knitting skills. Let us set you up for a successful knitting journey! 

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:

  • 2 skein of worsted weight yarn (we love Manos variegated colors!)
  • 1 set of 32" circular knitting needles (size US 8 or 9) (We love our Olive Woods!)

Class includes:

  • 2 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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Kid Craft: Sewing Pincushions
Oct
12
4:30pm 4:30pm

Kid Craft: Sewing Pincushions

Kid Craft: Sewing Pincushions
40.00

Thursday October 12th 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!

Make your own fruit or vegetable pincushion! In this class you will learn the basics of sewing both by hand and by machine. You will proudly go home with a delicious looking pincushion which can be a perfect and practical tool to keep your sewing supplies in order or a precious gift to give away to anyone who likes to sew.

Kid Craft: Sewing Pincushions is appropriate for ages 7+. 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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Slow Knitting Book Launch Party w Hannah Thiessen
Oct
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Slow Knitting Book Launch Party w Hannah Thiessen

Slow Knitting Book Launch Party w Hannah Thiessen
5.00

Friday October 13th, 6-8pm

Join us for a book launch party featuring our own Hannah Thiessen! We will have a meet and greet, trunk show, excerpt readings (from Hannah herself!) - and of course, light snacks and drinks! Come meet the fabulous author and see the samples from the book up close and personal! Tagalong knitting is encouraged ;)

Your $5 entrance fee is redeemable toward the purchase of the book, which you can pick up + have signed at the event!

Like the “slow food” movement, Slow Knitting: A Journey from Sheep to Skein to Stitch encourages knitters to step back, pare down, and celebrate the craftsmanship of their work.

In five chapters centered around the tenets of slow knitting—sourcing carefully, making thoughtfully, thinking environmentally, experimenting fearlessly, and exploring openly—Hannah Thiessen challenges knitters of all skill levels to view their practice in a new way.

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Simplicity 90th Anniversary Event: Vintage Clutch (Morning Session)
Oct
14
10:00am10:00am

Simplicity 90th Anniversary Event: Vintage Clutch (Morning Session)

Simplicity 90th Anniversary Event: Vintage Clutch
15.00

Saturday, October 14th, 10a - 1p // 2 - 5pm

Learn to make your own simple and stylish vintage inspired clutch with Michele Muska, crafting and sewing enthusiast at Simplicity. Michele will walk you through sewing Simplicity #8530 (view D) - from fabric selection, clever techniques for inserting the zipper, embellishing, and professional finishes. Students will also learn how to create their very own pom pom or tassel using the Pom Pom Tassel Maker by Boye to personalize their clutch. You will leave this class with creative ideas for your crafting and sewing adventures! This class is great for ages 16+!

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Pattern + all materials
  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools
  • Use of our Janome Sewing Machines
  • Cupcakes, hors d'oeuvres, wine and other tasty treats!
  • Entry in our raffle to win your own Boye Pom Pom Tassel Maker! Students will automatically qualify in the pool of raffle upon signing up for the class
  • 15% off all your materials on class day

Required Materials (included with the cost of the class!):

  • Simplicity 8530, by Andrea Schewe design
  • Fabrics: Brocade, Satin, Taffeta, Velvet, Novelty Sequin, etc
  • Thread
  • 12" zipper
  • 6 3/4 yard of 1/8" wide ribbon

We are thrilled to offer 2 Saturday sessions for this class! Please choose your preferred time (10a - 1p OR 2p - 5p) from the drop-down menu. Both 3 hour classes include all materials, as well as snacks and drinks!

Celebrating 90 years of creativity with Simplicity patterns! Recognizing this milestone as an occasion to acknowledge Simplicity's success within the industry through forward thinking and innovation. Simplicity's attention to detail in creating fashion forward and classic looks, heavily constructed designs and instructions encourages satisfaction and success.

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Simplicity 90th Anniversary Event: Vintage Clutch (Afternoon Session)
Oct
14
2:00pm 2:00pm

Simplicity 90th Anniversary Event: Vintage Clutch (Afternoon Session)

Simplicity 90th Anniversary Event: Vintage Clutch
15.00

Saturday, October 14th, 10a - 1p // 2 - 5pm

Learn to make your own simple and stylish vintage inspired clutch with Michele Muska, crafting and sewing enthusiast at Simplicity. Michele will walk you through sewing Simplicity #8530 (view D) - from fabric selection, clever techniques for inserting the zipper, embellishing, and professional finishes. Students will also learn how to create their very own pom pom or tassel using the Pom Pom Tassel Maker by Boye to personalize their clutch. You will leave this class with creative ideas for your crafting and sewing adventures! This class is great for ages 16+!

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Pattern + all materials
  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools
  • Use of our Janome Sewing Machines
  • Cupcakes, hors d'oeuvres, wine and other tasty treats!
  • Entry in our raffle to win your own Boye Pom Pom Tassel Maker! Students will automatically qualify in the pool of raffle upon signing up for the class
  • 15% off all your materials on class day

Required Materials (included with the cost of the class!):

  • Simplicity 8530, by Andrea Schewe design
  • Fabrics: Brocade, Satin, Taffeta, Velvet, Novelty Sequin, etc
  • Thread
  • 12" zipper
  • 6 3/4 yard of 1/8" wide ribbon

We are thrilled to offer 2 Saturday sessions for this class! Please choose your preferred time (10a - 1p OR 2p - 5p) from the drop-down menu. Both 3 hour classes include all materials, as well as snacks and drinks!

Celebrating 90 years of creativity with Simplicity patterns! Recognizing this milestone as an occasion to acknowledge Simplicity's success within the industry through forward thinking and innovation. Simplicity's attention to detail in creating fashion forward and classic looks, heavily constructed designs and instructions encourages satisfaction and success.

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Natural Wooden Bead and Linen Tassel Necklace
Oct
14
5:30pm 5:30pm

Natural Wooden Bead and Linen Tassel Necklace

Natural Wooden Bead and Linen Tassel Necklace
10.00

Saturday, October 14th,  5:30 - 6:30p

Michele Muska from Simplicity will be at Craft South on "I Love Yarn Day"! Help her celebrate the day by learning to create tassels with Simplicity's new Boye Pom and Tassel Maker. You will be using beautiful linen yarns in two colors with your choice of natural wooden rings and beads. After this class you will be able to create endless pieces of jewelry and accessories for yourself and gifts.

This class is great for ages 10+, no sewing experience needed!

Class includes:

  • 1 hour of instruction
  • All materials to make 1 tassel necklace
  • Use of the Boye Pom and Tassel Maker
  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools
  • Cupcakes, hors d'oeuvres, wine and other tasty treats!
  • 15% off all your materials on class day

Celebrating 90 years of creativity with Simplicity patterns! Recognizing this milestone as an occasion to acknowledge Simplicity's success within the industry through forward thinking and innovation. Simplicity's attention to detail in creating fashion forward and classic looks, heavily constructed designs and instructions encourages satisfaction and success.

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Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens
Oct
15
2:00pm 2:00pm

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens (October)
40.00

Sunday, October 15th 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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Kid Craft: Knitted Door Sign
Oct
18
4:30pm 4:30pm

Kid Craft: Knitted Door Sign

Kid Craft: Knitted Door Sign
40.00

Wednesday October 18th 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!

Knitting is just not for keeping warm! We will knit a small square together and embroider a letter, shape, or fun design that you can hang on your door or wall!

Learned Skills: Casting on, knitting, purling, casting off, duplicate stitch embroidering, weaving in ends.

Kid Craft: Dreamcatcher is appropriate for ages 8+ (this class is also suitable for younger children who have some exposure to knitting). 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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Open Sewing Night w Lauren Taylor
Oct
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

Open Sewing Night w Lauren Taylor

Open Sewing 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! This open class 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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Knitting Intermediates: Cables + Lace
Oct
21
1:00pm 1:00pm

Knitting Intermediates: Cables + Lace

Knitting Intermediates: Cables + Lace
40.00

Saturday, October 21st, 1-4pm

Ready for the next steps in knitting? Learn Cables and Lace! Jenny will walk you through increases, decreases, lace and cables, and more. Using cotton and/or linen, you will create a luxurious washcloth, the perfect piece to learn these techniques on! Hand knit washcloths make quick, fast and envy-worthy gifts, great for last-minute housewarming, baby, birthday, Christmas or Hanukkah gifts! And you'll want to make one for yourself too of course (just try and keep your family from fighting over at the chance to use it!)

Required Skills: Comfortable with the Knit and Purl Stitch

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • Cotton or linen yarn - we have lots of lovely options!  Try: Rowan Cotton (DK or Worsted can be held single, if smaller, needs to be held double), Quince Willet (held double), Quince Sparrow Linen (held w/ a cotton)
  • Needles in a size US 5 or 6 (we love our Olive Wood needles!)
  • Cable needle

Class includes:

  • 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 yarn and needles for class!)

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Tassel Zipper Pouch
Oct
24
6:00pm 6:00pm

Tassel Zipper Pouch

Tassel Zipper Pouch
45.00

Tuesday October 24th, 6-9pm

Join Lauren Taylor for one beginner sewing class and finish with a million reasons to use this lovely zipper bag!  This is the perfect class for the beginning seamstress who is comfortable setting up and threading a sewing machine.  She will cover using interfacing, sewing a zipper, boxed corners, and lining a bag.  

Class fee includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Use of our cutting, marking and measuring tools
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines
  • Water & snacks
  • 15% of your materials purchases on class day (come in a little early and let us help you pick out your discounted materials)

Required Materials:

  • 1/3 yard medium weight weight fabric for exterior
  • 1/3 yard medium weight fabric for lining
  • 1/2 yard 20" wide fusible interfacing
  • one 14" zipper
  • matching thread
  • Any favorite yarn for tassel (we will have some to share!)

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Intro to Patchwork: Dresden Plates
Oct
26
6:00pm 6:00pm

Intro to Patchwork: Dresden Plates

Intro to Patchwork - Dresden Plates
45.00

Thursday October 26th, 6-9pm

Join Brittney for an evening of patchwork and learn the snazzy little Dresden Plate. You will fall in love with this gorgeous and versatile block - it can be as simple or elaborate as you choose to make it, and beautiful either way! It is best to have a little patchwork experience already or at least sewing experience before taking this class- but it is perfect for all ages!  Brittney will share tips getting accurate cutting, seaming, and present inspiring layout ideas. In one session your can create a multitude of little blocks to join for a baby quilt, pillow or the beginnings of a full size quilt.

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • 8-12 fat quarters (18x22") of print or solid fabric
  • 1 yard solid or printed fabric to sew your circles onto (enough for a pillow front and back)

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Use of our classroom tools + Janome sewing machines
  • 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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Intro to Rug Twine Weaving
Oct
29
2:00pm 2:00pm

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving (October)
40.00

Sunday, October 29th, 2:00-5:00pm

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

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
2:00pm 2:00pm

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
10:00am10:00am

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
10:00am10:00am

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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Craft South Knit + Crochet Club
Sep
11
5:00pm 5:00pm

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

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens (October)
40.00

Sunday, October 15th 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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Intro to Rug Twine Weaving
Aug
19
1:00pm 1:00pm

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving (October)
40.00

Sunday, October 29th, 2:00-5:00pm

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

Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor

Open Sewing 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! This open class 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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Craft South Knit + Crochet Club
Aug
14
5:00pm 5:00pm

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

Kid Craft: Mexican Yarn Painting

Kid Craft: Sewing Pincushions
40.00

Thursday October 12th 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!

Make your own fruit or vegetable pincushion! In this class you will learn the basics of sewing both by hand and by machine. You will proudly go home with a delicious looking pincushion which can be a perfect and practical tool to keep your sewing supplies in order or a precious gift to give away to anyone who likes to sew.

Kid Craft: Sewing Pincushions is appropriate for ages 7+. 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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Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt
Aug
6
2:00pm 2:00pm

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt (October)
55.00

Sunday, October 8th, 1-5pm

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

Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor

Open Sewing 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! This open class 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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Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor
Jun
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

Tailor Night w Lauren Taylor

Open Sewing 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! This open class 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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