Intro to Rug Twine Weaving
Feb
26
1:30 pm13:30

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving (February)
35.00

Sunday, Feburary 26th, 1:30-4:30pm

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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Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt
Mar
5
2:00 pm14:00

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt (March)
45.00

Sunday, March 5th, 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
  • Matching thread

Class includes:

  • 4 hours of instruction
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines
  • Use of our measuring, marking and cutting tools
  • 15% store purchases on the day of your class
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Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf
Mar
11
1:00 pm13:00

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf (March Afternoon)
35.00

Saturday, March 11th, 1-4pm

Learn to knit a beautiful scarf so you can stay cozy this winter! 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 Basics: Pillowcases
Mar
14
6:00 pm18:00

Sewing Basics: Pillowcases

Sewing Basics: Pillowcases
35.00

Tuesday, March 14th, 6-9pm

Are you completely new to sewing, need a refresh or just want to make some new pillowcase for your home?  This is your class!  Lauren will walk you through the basics of creating a charming pillowcase using two fabrics for snappy, fresh addition to your bed-scape.  Class will guide you through making one, but you'll know everything necessary to make the pair!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • 3/4 yard 45" fabric for main (for one pillowcase)
  • 1/4 yard 45" fabric for cuff (for one pillowcase)
  • Matching 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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Tailor Night
Mar
16
6:00 pm18:00

Tailor Night

Tailor Night
40.00

Select Thursdays, 6-9pm

Are you interested in taking your garment sewing to the next level? Whether you're a beginner who is still learning the ropes and wants a little hand-holding, an intermediate who requires a small amount of guidance, or an advanced sewer who just needs that push to tackle your next big project - we have the class for you! Join our fabulous instructors + garment extraordinaires Lauren Taylor and Michelle Abegg on the 3rd Thursday of each month for an open sewing class! There is nothing these ladies can't handle - from the very beginner to the very advanced, they've got you covered!

Want to learn how to cut perfectly matched plaids? Need some help tweaking a pattern to get a custom fit? Have a hankering to sew your own button-up, but need some moral support along the way? Are you a beginner who wants to learn how to read and follow a sewing pattern? Maybe you just want to take advantage of the dedicated sewing time (while also having a lifeline nearby in case you need it!)? Whatever your garment focus, Lauren and Michelle will be there to help!

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 Patchwork: Half Square Triangles
Mar
17
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Patchwork: Half Square Triangles

Intro to Patchwork: Half-Square-Triangles
35.00

Friday, March 17th 6-9pm

Join Brittany for an evening of patchwork and learn the classic patchwork technique to create Half Square Triangles.  This one little element is a starting point for endless design options in your quilting.  This class is perfect for the beginner of all ages or if you just need to brush up on some of your skills!  Brittney will share tips getting accurate cutting, seaming, and present inspiring layout ideas. In one session you'll be well on your way to creating a stunning quilt top.

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • 8 fat quarters (18x22") of print or solid fabric
  • Matching 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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Intro to Embroidery Primer
Mar
18
1:00 pm13:00

Intro to Embroidery Primer

Intro to Embroidery Primer
35.00

Saturday, March 18th, 1-4pm

Have you ever wanted to try hand embroidery but weren't sure where to start? Join instructor Amanda Hall for a fun (and relaxing!) afternoon of learning this wonderful art form. Amanda will teach you the various stitches required to embroider your own sampler. You can take your beautiful embroidered piece and then turn into a lovely keepsake item for yourself or as a gift. 

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):

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Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens
Mar
19
2:00 pm14:00

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens (March)
35.00

Sunday, March 19th 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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Garment Basics: Skirt
Mar
21
6:00 pm18:00

Garment Basics: Skirt

Garment Basics: Skirt
35.00

Tuesday, March 21st, 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.

By popular demand, we have added an INTERMEDIATE option to this class! If you have taken this skirt class before, join us again and learn how to add pockets! Lauren will teach you how to flawlessly insert in-seam pockets to your skirt (or any garment of your choice), which will elevate your skirt to be not only gorgeous, but also gorgeously functional!

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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Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf
Mar
21
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf (March Evening)
35.00

Tuesday, March 21st, 6-9pm

Learn to knit a beautiful scarf so you can stay cozy this winter! Join Jenny Reichert for a relaxing evening 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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Tula Pink Trunk Show & Talk
Mar
23
6:00 pm18:00

Tula Pink Trunk Show & Talk

Tula Pink Trunk Show & Talk
30.00

**This event is sold out, please email us (info@craft-south.com) to be put on the waiting list!

Thursday, March 23rd, 6-8pm

Can't make it for the whole fantastic Tula Pink weekend?  Don't miss the chance to come meet Tula and enjoy some snacks and cocktails while she presents a trunk show of her work!  Tula will be sharing insights about her process and inspirations when design patchwork and her luscious fabric collections.  This event is included with your purchase of her Workshop Weekend!  Space is limited, we'd love to see you!

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Tula Pink Weekend Workshop
Mar
24
Mar 25

Tula Pink Weekend Workshop

Tula Pink Weekend Workshop
425.00

**This event is sold out, please email us (info@craft-south.com) to be put on the waiting list!

Trunk Show & talk: March 23rd, 6-8pm

Instruction: March 24th 2-6 and and March 25th 10-5

We are thrilled to welcome the talented, vibrant and fun Tula Pink to Craft South for a weekend of paper piecing!  Tula will share her inspirations, methods, and techniques for creating gorgeous patchwork by hand.  Tula will guide you through material choices, preparing your shapes, choosing layout. and finally the techniques involved in joining and finishing your quilt. She'll have her own beautiful examples on hand for you to see up close!

Class fee includes the following:

  • 10 hours of instruction

  • Use of our marking, 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.

Click here to see Nashville Area info to help plan your trip!

 

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Intro to Rug Twine Weaving
Mar
26
2:00 pm14:00

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving (March)
35.00

Sunday, March 26th, 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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Tassel Zipper Pouch
Apr
4
6:00 pm18:00

Tassel Zipper Pouch

Tassel Zipper Pouch
35.00

Tuesday April 4th, 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 Knitting: Beginner Scarf
Apr
8
1:00 pm13:00

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf (April Afternoon)
35.00

Saturday, April 8th, 1:00-4:00pm

Learn to knit a beautiful scarf so you can stay cozy this winter! 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
Apr
9
2:00 pm14:00

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens

Beginner Weaving w Ashley Owens (April)
35.00

Sunday, April 9th 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):

  • 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
  • 5% 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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Patchwork Intermediates: Improvisational Piecing
Apr
14
6:00 pm18:00

Patchwork Intermediates: Improvisational Piecing

Patchwork Intermediates- Improvisational Piecing
35.00

Friday, April 14th 6-9pm

Ready to bump those patchwork skills to the next level? Join Brittney for an evening of patchwork and learn the secrets behind improvisational piecing!  This class will teach you techniques to let the piecing process happen organically - utilizing scraps and yardage with no rulers or patterns involved! Jessica will cover stripes, improv log cabins, as well as free-styled traditional blocks. Essentially, take everything you know about quilting, throw it in a blender - and let's see what comes out! This class is best suited for those who have prior experience with patchwork.

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • scraps, fabric yardage, and/or fat quarters (18x22") of print or solid fabric
  • matching 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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Beginner Knitting: Beginner Beanie
Apr
15
1:00 pm13:00

Beginner Knitting: Beginner Beanie

Beginner Knitting: Beginner Beanie (April)
35.00

Saturday, April 15th, 1-4pm

Learn the skills to make your own beanie with Jenny Reichert! These knit up quick & make the raddest of gifts for your friends & family! In this class, you will learn how to measure & pick appropriate sizes, joining in the round, ribbing stitches, decreases, how to avoid "ladders" in your work, as well as an array of skills such as how to use both DPN's or circulars for Magic Loop. No worries if you've never knit in the round before - the only skills you need to be able to rock at this class are the basic knit and purl stitches.

In this class, you will knit an adorable "teeny beanie," which will teach you the skills you need to make an adult or kid sized one on your own!

Materials needed:

  • 1 skein Worsted weight yarn,
  • 32" circular knitting needles to match yarn weight

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, and leave a little extra time to have your skein rolled into a “cake” before class begins! 
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Garment Basics: Popover Tank
Apr
18
6:00 pm18:00

Garment Basics: Popover Tank

Garment Basics: Popover Tank
35.00

Tuesday, April 18th 6-9pm

Summer is just around the corner, which means it is time to brush up your garment sewing skills and bare those shoulders!  Our Garment Basics series continues with this simple but sweet tank top suitable for layering over a lacy layer or under a cosy sweater.  The fit is relaxed and flowy, and the sewing is ideal for a beginner!  In one class you will learn French seams, using knit strip facings and the perfect 1/4" rolled hem.

Class fee includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction
  • Use of our cutting, marking and measuring tools
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines
  • Water & snacks
  • Pre-cut strips of knit fabric for bindingg
  • 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:

Lightweight voile, lawn, rayon, or simple cottons will all do fine!

  • 1 3/4 yards fabric for Sizes XS-M
  • 2 yards fabric for Sizes L-XL (or lengthened smaller sizes)
  • Matching thread
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Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf
Apr
23
2:00 pm14:00

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf (Sunday Afternoon)
35.00

Sunday, April 23rd, 2-5pm

Learn to knit a beautiful scarf so you can stay cozy this spring! Join Jenny Reichert for a relaxing evening 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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Building Blooms w Anna Maria Horner
Apr
28
Apr 29

Building Blooms w Anna Maria Horner

Building Blooms w Anna Maria Horner
425.00

April 28th 2-6, April 29th 10-5

Join artist, patchworker, and Craft South founder, Anna Maria Horner, for an exciting weekend of building gorgeous floral quilts using various techniques!  Anna Maria will share her process and techniques that include hand applique, machine applique, reverse applique and various patchwork. These tutorials can help you to create her Plot Twist, Folk Flower, Cross Country or Safe Passage quilts.... or create your own!  Whether you go more improv or planned, you will walk away inspired!  She'll share her tips for color and fabric selection, cutting, layout, stitching and planning your finish.  Anna Maria can also guide you more specifically through making one of her new applique quilts patterns that use all of these techniques.  BONUS- all students will receive her template sets, and will be guided through using them for perfect cutting, pressing and placement!

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 

  • Anna Maria's In Bloom templates & fabric bundle!!

  • 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.

Click here to see Nashville Area info to help plan your trip

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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 (April)
35.00

Sunday, April 30th, 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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Carolyn Friedlander Trunk Show & Talk
May
25
6:00 pm18:00

Carolyn Friedlander Trunk Show & Talk

Carolyn Friedlander Trunk Show & Talk
30.00

May 25th 6-8pm

Can't make it for the whole fantastic Carolyn Firedlander weekend?  Don't miss the chance to come meet Caroylyn and enjoy some snacks and cocktails while she presents a trunk show of her work!  She'll will be sharing insights about her process and inspirations when design patchwork and her modern and fresh fabric collections.  This event is included with your purchase of her Workshop Weekend!  Space is limited, we'd love to see you!

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Carolyn Friedlander Quilting Weekend
May
26
May 27

Carolyn Friedlander Quilting Weekend

Carolyn Friedlander Quilting Weekend
425.00

Lecture & Trunkshow: May 25th 6-8pm

May 26th 2-6, May 27th 10-5

Ready to take your home machine quilting skills to the next level? In this class, modern quilt designer and fabric designer,  Carolyn Friedlander, will focus on free motion quilting with your home sewing machine. She’ll cover design strategy by discussing how to approach your project and what to put where. We’ll move into the technical stuff by exploring the mechanics behind making those design strategies come to life. Students are encouraged to bring one quilt top that will be a part of the class discussion. In looking at each student's actual work,all students will gain a varied perspective of strategy and design implementation.  Carolyn will have several of her finished works on hand and will spend time with students one-on-one in order to guide your unique project hopes.

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

  • 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.

Click here to see Nashville Area info to help plan your trip!

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Making Faces w Melissa Averinos
Jun
16
Jun 18

Making Faces w Melissa Averinos

Making Faces w Melissa Averinos
425.00

June 16th 2-6, June 17th 10-5

We are thrilled to welcome the multi-talented artist and award winning quilter Melissa Averinos to Craft South for a weekend of her signature raw-edge applique class, Making Faces!  Drawing on her lifelong experience as a painter and mixed media artist, Melissa will guide you to use fabric, thread and a sewing machine as art supplies.  You'll  learn the basic facial proportions, experiment with simple ways to create features in fabric and try out stitching options to finish your work. Melissa's warm and engaging teaching style will help you let go and have fun as you embrace the texture and ease of raw-edge applique. No drawing experience necessary!  Melissa will bring her own beautiful examples for you to see up close!

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

  • 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.

Click here to see Nashville Area info to help plan your trip!

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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 templates 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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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

  • 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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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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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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Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf
Feb
21
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf (February Evening)
35.00

Tuesday, February 21st, 6-9pm

Learn to knit a beautiful scarf so you can stay cozy this winter! Join Jenny Reichert for a relaxing evening 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 Knitting: Beginner Beanie
Feb
19
1:30 pm13:30

Beginner Knitting: Beginner Beanie

Beginner Knitting: Beginner Beanie
35.00

Sunday, February 19th, 1:30-4:30pm

Learn the skills to make your own beanie with Jenny Reichert! These knit up quick & make the raddest of gifts for your friends & family! In this class, you will learn how to measure & pick appropriate sizes, joining in the round, ribbing stitches, decreases, how to avoid "ladders" in your work, as well as an array of skills such as how to use both DPN's or circulars for Magic Loop. No worries if you've never knit in the round before - the only skills you need to be able to rock at this class are the basic knit and purl stitches.

In this class, you will knit an adorable "teeny beanie," which will teach you the skills you need to make an adult or kid sized one on your own!

Materials needed:

  • 1 skein Worsted weight yarn,
  • 32" circular knitting needles to match yarn weight

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, and leave a little extra time to have your skein rolled into a “cake” before class begins! 
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Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf
Feb
11
1:00 pm13:00

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf (Sunday Afternoon)
35.00

Sunday, April 23rd, 2-5pm

Learn to knit a beautiful scarf so you can stay cozy this spring! Join Jenny Reichert for a relaxing evening 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
Feb
9
6:00 pm18:00

Tailor Night

Tailor Night
40.00

Select Thursdays, 6-9pm

Are you interested in taking your garment sewing to the next level? Whether you're a beginner who is still learning the ropes and wants a little hand-holding, an intermediate who requires a small amount of guidance, or an advanced sewer who just needs that push to tackle your next big project - we have the class for you! Join our fabulous instructors + garment extraordinaires Lauren Taylor and Michelle Abegg on the 3rd Thursday of each month for an open sewing class! There is nothing these ladies can't handle - from the very beginner to the very advanced, they've got you covered!

Want to learn how to cut perfectly matched plaids? Need some help tweaking a pattern to get a custom fit? Have a hankering to sew your own button-up, but need some moral support along the way? Are you a beginner who wants to learn how to read and follow a sewing pattern? Maybe you just want to take advantage of the dedicated sewing time (while also having a lifeline nearby in case you need it!)? Whatever your garment focus, Lauren and Michelle will be there to help!

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
Jan
29
1:30 pm13:30

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving (March)
35.00

Sunday, March 26th, 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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Intro to Embroidery Primer
Jan
28
1:00 pm13:00

Intro to Embroidery Primer

Intro to Embroidery Primer
35.00

Saturday, March 18th, 1-4pm

Have you ever wanted to try hand embroidery but weren't sure where to start? Join instructor Amanda Hall for a fun (and relaxing!) afternoon of learning this wonderful art form. Amanda will teach you the various stitches required to embroider your own sampler. You can take your beautiful embroidered piece and then turn into a lovely keepsake item for yourself or as a gift. 

Class includes:

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

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Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf
Jan
24
6:00 pm18:00

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf (March Evening)
35.00

Tuesday, March 21st, 6-9pm

Learn to knit a beautiful scarf so you can stay cozy this winter! Join Jenny Reichert for a relaxing evening 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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Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf
Jan
14
1:00 pm13:00

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf (March Afternoon)
35.00

Saturday, March 11th, 1-4pm

Learn to knit a beautiful scarf so you can stay cozy this winter! 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
Jan
12
6:00 pm18:00

Tailor Night

Tailor Night
40.00

Select Thursdays, 6-9pm

Are you interested in taking your garment sewing to the next level? Whether you're a beginner who is still learning the ropes and wants a little hand-holding, an intermediate who requires a small amount of guidance, or an advanced sewer who just needs that push to tackle your next big project - we have the class for you! Join our fabulous instructors + garment extraordinaires Lauren Taylor and Michelle Abegg on the 3rd Thursday of each month for an open sewing class! There is nothing these ladies can't handle - from the very beginner to the very advanced, they've got you covered!

Want to learn how to cut perfectly matched plaids? Need some help tweaking a pattern to get a custom fit? Have a hankering to sew your own button-up, but need some moral support along the way? Are you a beginner who wants to learn how to read and follow a sewing pattern? Maybe you just want to take advantage of the dedicated sewing time (while also having a lifeline nearby in case you need it!)? Whatever your garment focus, Lauren and Michelle will be there to help!

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 Primer: Baby Quilt
Jan
8
2:00 pm14:00

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt (April)
45.00

Sunday, April 23rd, 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
  • Matching thread

Class includes:

  • 4 hours of instruction
  • Use of our Janome sewing machines
  • Use of our measuring, marking and cutting tools
  • Snacks & drinks
  • 15% off store purchases on the day of your class
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Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf
Jan
8
1:30 pm13:30

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf (April Afternoon)
35.00

Saturday, April 8th, 1:00-4:00pm

Learn to knit a beautiful scarf so you can stay cozy this winter! 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
Dec
29
6:00 pm18:00

Tailor Night

Tailor Night
40.00

Select Thursdays, 6-9pm

Are you interested in taking your garment sewing to the next level? Whether you're a beginner who is still learning the ropes and wants a little hand-holding, an intermediate who requires a small amount of guidance, or an advanced sewer who just needs that push to tackle your next big project - we have the class for you! Join our fabulous instructors + garment extraordinaires Lauren Taylor and Michelle Abegg on the 3rd Thursday of each month for an open sewing class! There is nothing these ladies can't handle - from the very beginner to the very advanced, they've got you covered!

Want to learn how to cut perfectly matched plaids? Need some help tweaking a pattern to get a custom fit? Have a hankering to sew your own button-up, but need some moral support along the way? Are you a beginner who wants to learn how to read and follow a sewing pattern? Maybe you just want to take advantage of the dedicated sewing time (while also having a lifeline nearby in case you need it!)? Whatever your garment focus, Lauren and Michelle will be there to help!

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: Knit Yourself Sane
Dec
18
1:30 pm13:30

Intro to Knitting: Knit Yourself Sane

Intro to Knitting: Beginner Scarf (April Afternoon)
35.00

Saturday, April 8th, 1:00-4:00pm

Learn to knit a beautiful scarf so you can stay cozy this winter! 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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Intro to Rug Twine Weaving
Dec
16
11:00 am11:00

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving (February)
35.00

Sunday, Feburary 26th, 1:30-4:30pm

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
Dec
15
6:00 pm18:00

Tailor Night

Tailor Night
40.00

Select Thursdays, 6-9pm

Are you interested in taking your garment sewing to the next level? Whether you're a beginner who is still learning the ropes and wants a little hand-holding, an intermediate who requires a small amount of guidance, or an advanced sewer who just needs that push to tackle your next big project - we have the class for you! Join our fabulous instructors + garment extraordinaires Lauren Taylor and Michelle Abegg on the 3rd Thursday of each month for an open sewing class! There is nothing these ladies can't handle - from the very beginner to the very advanced, they've got you covered!

Want to learn how to cut perfectly matched plaids? Need some help tweaking a pattern to get a custom fit? Have a hankering to sew your own button-up, but need some moral support along the way? Are you a beginner who wants to learn how to read and follow a sewing pattern? Maybe you just want to take advantage of the dedicated sewing time (while also having a lifeline nearby in case you need it!)? Whatever your garment focus, Lauren and Michelle will be there to help!

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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