Punch Needle Workshop w Bookhou
Sep
21
10:00 AM10:00

Punch Needle Workshop w Bookhou

Punch Needle Workshop w Bookhou
175.00

Saturday, September 21st, 10a-1p

Join Arounna of bookhou in creating your own design using the Oxford punch needle. This traditional technique of rug hooking is a fun and quick way to create an image that can be used for wall hangings, pillows and rugs.

In this workshop, you will create a wall hanging while learning the basic fundamentals of this fun and addictive technique. All materials are included (including pre-printed designs!) and no experience is required.

Workshop fee includes the following:

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • All supplies are included - students will receive the oxford punch needle, a wood frame pre-stretched with ‘monks’ cloth, and a selection of yarn

  • Use of our marking, measuring, and cutting tools

  • 15% off all in store purchases

  • Coffee, water, snacks throughout the weekend

All materials are included in cost of the workshop. A schedule will be sent to participants in advance of workshop.  Please contact lauren@craft-south.com with your specific questions.

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Block Printing + Indigo Overdyeing w Bookhou
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Block Printing + Indigo Overdyeing w Bookhou

Block Printing + Indigo Overdyeing w Bookhou
175.00

Sunday, September 22nd, 10a-1p

Join Arounna of bookhou and learn how to create and develop your own design for block printing! In this workshop, students will learn the process of carving designs into soft linoleum, which they will then use to print a repeat pattern on fabric.

After printing, students will learn the art of indigo dying to overdye their fabric with natural indigo. Each student will leave with a large piece of cloth that can be worn as a scarf or used as a pillow cover or wall hanging. All materials are included, and no prior experience is required!

Workshop fee includes the following:

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • All supplies are included! Please be sure to dress appropriately, as the ink and dye are permanent

  • Use of our marking, measuring, and cutting tools

  • 15% off all in store purchases

  • Coffee, water, snacks throughout the weekend

All materials are included in cost of the workshop. A schedule will be sent to participants in advance of workshop.  Please contact lauren@craft-south.com with your specific questions.

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Intro to Patchwork: 9 Patch
Sep
24
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Patchwork: 9 Patch

Intro to Patchwork: 9 Patch
45.00

Tuesday, September 24th 6-9pm

Join Brittany for an evening of patchwork and learn the foundation of the beautiful craft of quilting.  This class is perfect for the absolute beginner or if you need to brush up on some of your skills!  Brittany will share tips getting accurate cutting, seaming, and present inspiring layout ideas. In one session, you can create enough pretty little 9-patch blocks to make a charming pillow cover (or the beginnings of a gorgeous new quilt!)

While prior quilting experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • 4 fat quarters (18x22") of print or solid fabric

  • 1/2 yard for pillow backing

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • Snacks & drinks

  • Use of our Janome sewing machines

  • Use of our cutting and marking tools

  • 15% all in store purchases before, during and after on class day (drop in a little early and let us help you pick out your materials for class!)

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Sewing Basics: Patchwork Zipper Pouch
Sep
25
6:00 PM18:00

Sewing Basics: Patchwork Zipper Pouch

Sewing Basics: Patchwork Zipper Pouch (September)
50.00

Wednesday September 25th, 6-9pm

Join Michelle Abegg 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.  Students will create a simple patchwork design for the front of their pouch, then Michelle will cover using interfacing for stability, inserting a zipper, and lining your bag.

While prior sewing experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Class fee includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • 14” nylon zipper (you may bring your own if you are particular about the color but we have a nice rainbow to choose from!)

  • cotton batting

  • 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:

  • 3-6 quarter yard cuts of cotton or cotton/linen blend fabrics

  • 1/4 yard Pellon SF 101 Shape-Flex interfacing

  • matching thread

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Open Sewing w Lauren Taylor
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

Open Sewing 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 middle ground 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 knowledgeable instructor on hand to help you & answer questions whenever you need it! Suitable for all levels, our Open Sewing Night is a fun way to make your sewing a little more social, while also learning the techniques and projects that interest you the most!

While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class! Please note that this is a garment class and we do not cover patchwork or quilting techniques. If you are a true beginner who needs one-on-one attention, we encourage you to sign up for a private lesson instead!

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

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Intro to Embroidery Primer: Take Good Care
Sep
28
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Take Good Care

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Take Good Care (September)
40.00

Saturday, September 28th, 1-4pm

Have you ever wanted to try hand embroidery but weren't sure where to start? Join instructor Lizi Kelly for a fun (and relaxing!) afternoon of learning this wonderful art form. Lizi will teach you the various stitches required to embroider your own sweet daily reminder. You can take your beautiful embroidered piece and turn it into a lovely keepsake item for yourself or to use 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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Garment Basics: Breezy Kimono
Sep
28
1:00 PM13:00

Garment Basics: Breezy Kimono

Garment Basics: Breezy Kimono (September)
60.00

Saturday, September 28th 1-5:30pm

Add a stylish layer to your wardrobe this summer with handmade kimono! Our Breezy Kimono is a snap to make, a delight to wear, and we guarantee yours will be uniquely one of a kind! In this 4.5 hour class, Michelle will show you how to cut and construct your own thigh-length kimono, giving tips on choosing fabric, accurate cutting, and simple seam finishes.

Ages 16+ (we are happy to consider younger students on a case-by-case basis - if you are under 16 and would like to take this class, please email lauren@craft-south.com). While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Class fee includes:

  • 4.5 hours of instruction

  • Use of our cutting, marking and measuring tools

  • Use of our Janome sewing machines

  • Use of our Kimono pattern (30.5” - 44” bust) (pattern is available for in-class use. If you would like to trace the pattern for future makes, please plan on arrive at least 30 minutes early to allow time for tracing)

  • 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:

Lightweight fabrics are ideal for this garment - shot cotton, lawn, and voile will all do fine! Beginners will want to avoid rayons, silks, or anything with a loose weave (such as double gauze). Please note: this pattern includes sizes up to a 44” bust.

  • 3 yards fabric for all sizes

  • Matching thread

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Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit
Sep
29
2:00 PM14:00

Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit

Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit (September)
40.00

Sunday, September 29th, 2-5pm

Do you have visions of spending a relaxing evening knitting while watching Netflix? Don't think you have enough time to learn how to knit? Now you do! This 3 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! This class is suitable for ages 10+.

Materials:

  • 2 skeins 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:

  • 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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Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit
Oct
5
1:00 PM13:00

Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit

Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit (October)
40.00

Saturday, October 5th, 1-4pm

Do you have visions of spending a relaxing evening knitting while watching Netflix? Don't think you have enough time to learn how to knit? Now you do! This 3 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! This class is suitable for ages 10+.

Materials:

  • 2 skeins 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:

  • 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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Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt
Oct
6
12:30 PM12:30

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt (October)
60.00

Sunday, October 6th, 12:30-5pm

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.

While prior quilting experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

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:

  • 4.5 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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Open Sewing w Lauren Taylor
Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

Open Sewing 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 middle ground 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 knowledgeable instructor on hand to help you & answer questions whenever you need it! Suitable for all levels, our Open Sewing Night is a fun way to make your sewing a little more social, while also learning the techniques and projects that interest you the most!

While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class! Please note that this is a garment class and we do not cover patchwork or quilting techniques. If you are a true beginner who needs one-on-one attention, we encourage you to sign up for a private lesson instead!

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

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Garment Basics: Cozy Kimono
Oct
12
1:00 PM13:00

Garment Basics: Cozy Kimono

Garment Basics: Cozy Kimono (October)
60.00

Saturday, October 12th 1-5:30pm

Fall is here, and what better way to keep cozy during those chilly mornings and evenings than with a handmade kimono? Our Cozy Kimono is a snap to make, a delight to wear, and we guarantee yours will be uniquely one of a kind! In this 4 hour class, Michelle will show you how to cut and construct your own thigh-length kimono, giving tips on choosing fabric, accurate cutting, and simple seam finishes.

Ages 16+ (we are happy to consider younger students on a case-by-case basis - if you are under 16 and would like to take this class, please email lauren@craft-south.com). While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Class fee includes:

  • 4.5 hours of instruction

  • Use of our cutting, marking and measuring tools

  • Use of our Janome sewing machines

  • Use of our Kimono pattern (30.5” - 44” bust) (pattern is available for in-class use. If you would like to trace the pattern for future makes, please plan on arrive at least 30 minutes early to allow time for tracing)

  • 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:

Lightweight fabrics are ideal for this garment - shot cotton, lawn, and voile will all do fine! Beginners will want to avoid rayons, silks, or anything with a loose weave (such as double gauze). Please note: this pattern includes sizes up to a 44” bust.

  • 3 yards fabric for all sizes

  • Matching thread

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Garment Basics: PJ Pants
Oct
15
6:00 PM18:00

Garment Basics: PJ Pants

Garment Basics: Pajama Pants
45.00

Tuesday, October 15th, 6-9pm

Spend three hours with our talented friend and wonderful teacher, Lauren Taylor, and leave with a comfy pair of pajama pants!  This is a great introduction to garment sewing, because the fit is relaxed and the pattern is suitable for many fabric types.  Lauren will teach you how to accurately cut and seam the pants with a dual elastic/drawstring waistband. 

While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools

  • Use of our Janome sewing machines

  • Use of pajama pants pattern

  • Water & Snacks

  • 15% off all your materials on your class day

Please bring the following materials:

  • 3 yards of woven fabric (cotton, lawn and rayon are all great - or try our new plaid flannels!)

  • 3/4" elastic as long as your waist size + a few inches

  • 2-3 yards of 1" cotton twill tape

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Sewing Basics: Patchwork Zipper Pouch
Oct
16
6:00 PM18:00

Sewing Basics: Patchwork Zipper Pouch

Sewing Basics: Patchwork Zipper Pouch (October)
50.00

Wednesday October 16th, 6-9pm

Join Michelle Abegg 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.  Students will create a simple patchwork design for the front of their pouch, then Michelle will cover using interfacing for stability, inserting a zipper, and lining your bag.

While prior sewing experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Class fee includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • 14” nylon zipper (you may bring your own if you are particular about the color but we have a nice rainbow to choose from!)

  • cotton batting

  • 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:

  • 3-6 quarter yard cuts of cotton or cotton/linen blend fabrics

  • 1/4 yard Pellon SF 101 Shape-Flex interfacing

  • matching thread

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Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet
Oct
17
6:00 PM18:00

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet (October)
40.00

Thursday, October 17th, 6:30-9pm

Learning to crochet keeps your hands busy and your brain active - gives you a great sense of accomplishment! In this class, Angela will teach you how to pick out your yarn and crochet hook for your project. You will then learn the basic chain and single crochet stitch and use this skill to create a gorgeous scarf.  This class is great for ages 10+, as well as returning students who are ready to learn some new crochet stitches!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • 2 skeins of worsted weight yarn (approximately 438 yards)

  • Size J crochet hook

Class includes:

  • 2.5 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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Intro to Embroidery Primer: Customize Your Clothes!
Oct
20
2:00 PM14:00

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Customize Your Clothes!

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Customize Your Clothes!
45.00

Sunday, October 20th, 2-5pm

Learn the wonderful art of embroidery and give your clothes some fun new flair all in one afternoon! Instructor Lizi Kelly will show you how to transfer a design to an article of clothing, and then the basic stitches to bring it to colorful life! Use one of our designs or bring your own - either way, your wardrobe will never be the same!

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • Stabilizer

  • Use of our cutting and marking tools

  • Water & Snacks

  • 15% discount in our shop on class day

Required Materials:

  • WOVEN garment to embroider on (we recommend garments with no stretch, such as a button-down shirt or denim jacket)

  • 6-stranded Embroidery floss

  • Embroidery needle

  • Embroidery hoop

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Intro to Patchwork: Log Cabin
Oct
22
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Patchwork: Log Cabin

Intro to Patchwork: Log Cabin
45.00

Tuesday, October 22nd, 6-9pm

Join Brittney for an evening of patchwork and learn the fun and simple Log Cabin block! This class is perfect for the absolute beginner or if you 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 your can create enough pretty Log Cabin blocks to make a charming pillow cover or be well on your way to a baby quilt (or more!)!

While prior patchwork experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • 12 fat quarters (18x22") of print or solid fabric (6 darker, 6 lighter)

  • 1 fat quarter for contrast

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)

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Intro to Jewelry Making: Every Day Necklace
Oct
23
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Jewelry Making: Every Day Necklace

Intro to Jewelry Making: Every Day Necklace (September)
50.00

Wednesday, October 23rd, 6-9pm

Are you curious about jewelry making but get overwhelmed by all the skills and tools that are required? This beginner class has you covered by introducing you to wire-wrapping - an essential cold connection technique that will have you turning every bead, button, and pendant you see into dazzling necklaces or earrings! In this 3 hour class, instructor Jenny Holbrook will guide you through the entire process of making your own simple everyday necklace, using allergy-safe brass.

All materials are included, and tools will be provided for class use. Choose from a variety of bead colors and a length range from 16"- 20". Ages 16+, no previous experience necessary.

Class includes:

  • All materials are included!

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • Use of our jewelry making tools

  • Water & Snacks

  • 15% discount in our shop on class day

Required Materials:

  • All materials are included!

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Intro to Embroidery Primer: Poppy Power
Oct
26
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Poppy Power

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Poppy Power (October)
40.00

Saturday, October 26th, 1-4pm

Have you ever wanted to try hand embroidery but weren't sure where to start? Join instructor Lizi Kelly for a fun (and relaxing!) afternoon of learning this wonderful art form. Lizi will teach you the various stitches required to embroider your own gorgeous poppy. You can take your beautiful embroidered piece and turn it into a lovely keepsake item for yourself or to use 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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Patchwork Weekend w Jen Kingwell
Nov
1
to Nov 2

Patchwork Weekend w Jen Kingwell

Patchwork Weekend w Jen Kingwell
425.00

November 1st, 2-6 & November 2nd, 10-5

Famed quilt maker, author, fabric designer and all around wonderful Jen Kingwell will be visiting Craft South (all the way 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.

Workshop fee includes the following:

  • 11 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 Workshop w Natalie Chanin
Dec
6
10:00 AM10:00

Embroidery Workshop w Natalie Chanin

Embroidery Workshop w Natalie Chanin
585.00

Friday, December 6th , 10am-4pm

Join our lovely and inspiring friend, Natalie Chanin, for an unforgettable and relaxing day of immersing yourself in her techniques for hand embroidery.  Natalie’s One-Day Workshop includes a discussion of the physics of sewing, reverse appliqué, and an overview of garment construction and other sewing techniques. This workshop is suited to beginners and experienced sewers alike. Attendees will create a hand-sewn project from a selection of custom kits (included in the cost of the workshop). Enjoy coffee, refreshments, lunch – as well as stories and laughter!

TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT, please sign up through alabamachanin.com.

For more information, contact: workshops@alabamachanin.com, or call: 256-760-1090 Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm CST

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Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet
Sep
19
6:00 PM18:00

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet (September)
40.00

Thursday, September 19th, 6-9pm

Learning to crochet keeps your hands busy and your brain active - and you can get a headstart on your handmade Christmas gifts this year! ;) In this class, Angela will teach you how to pick out your yarn and crochet hook for your project. You will then learn the basic chain and single crochet stitch and use this skill to create a gorgeous scarf.  This class is great for ages 10+, as well as returning students who are ready to learn some new crochet stitches!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • 2 skeins of worsted weight yarn (approximately 438 yards)

  • Size J crochet hook

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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Open Sewing Night w Lauren Taylor
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

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 middle ground 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 knowledgeable instructor on hand to help you & answer questions whenever you need it! Suitable for all levels, our Open Sewing Night is a fun way to make your sewing a little more social, while also learning the techniques and projects that interest you the most!

While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class! Please note that this is a garment class and we do not cover patchwork or quilting techniques. If you are a true beginner who needs one-on-one attention, we encourage you to sign up for a private lesson instead!

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

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Sewing Basics: Patchwork Zipper Pouch
Jul
17
6:00 PM18:00

Sewing Basics: Patchwork Zipper Pouch

Sewing Basics: Patchwork Zipper Pouch (October)
50.00

Wednesday October 16th, 6-9pm

Join Michelle Abegg 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.  Students will create a simple patchwork design for the front of their pouch, then Michelle will cover using interfacing for stability, inserting a zipper, and lining your bag.

While prior sewing experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Class fee includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • 14” nylon zipper (you may bring your own if you are particular about the color but we have a nice rainbow to choose from!)

  • cotton batting

  • 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:

  • 3-6 quarter yard cuts of cotton or cotton/linen blend fabrics

  • 1/4 yard Pellon SF 101 Shape-Flex interfacing

  • matching thread

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Intro to Embroidery Primer: Show Up
Jul
13
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Show Up

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Poppy Power (October)
40.00

Saturday, October 26th, 1-4pm

Have you ever wanted to try hand embroidery but weren't sure where to start? Join instructor Lizi Kelly for a fun (and relaxing!) afternoon of learning this wonderful art form. Lizi will teach you the various stitches required to embroider your own gorgeous poppy. You can take your beautiful embroidered piece and turn it into a lovely keepsake item for yourself or to use 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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Sewing Basics: Patchwork Zipper Pouch
Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

Sewing Basics: Patchwork Zipper Pouch

Sewing Basics: Patchwork Zipper Pouch (September)
50.00

Wednesday September 25th, 6-9pm

Join Michelle Abegg 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.  Students will create a simple patchwork design for the front of their pouch, then Michelle will cover using interfacing for stability, inserting a zipper, and lining your bag.

While prior sewing experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Class fee includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • 14” nylon zipper (you may bring your own if you are particular about the color but we have a nice rainbow to choose from!)

  • cotton batting

  • 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:

  • 3-6 quarter yard cuts of cotton or cotton/linen blend fabrics

  • 1/4 yard Pellon SF 101 Shape-Flex interfacing

  • matching thread

Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

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Garment Basics: Breezy Kimono
Jun
22
1:00 PM13:00

Garment Basics: Breezy Kimono

Garment Basics: Cozy Kimono (October)
60.00

Saturday, October 12th 1-5:30pm

Fall is here, and what better way to keep cozy during those chilly mornings and evenings than with a handmade kimono? Our Cozy Kimono is a snap to make, a delight to wear, and we guarantee yours will be uniquely one of a kind! In this 4 hour class, Michelle will show you how to cut and construct your own thigh-length kimono, giving tips on choosing fabric, accurate cutting, and simple seam finishes.

Ages 16+ (we are happy to consider younger students on a case-by-case basis - if you are under 16 and would like to take this class, please email lauren@craft-south.com). While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Class fee includes:

  • 4.5 hours of instruction

  • Use of our cutting, marking and measuring tools

  • Use of our Janome sewing machines

  • Use of our Kimono pattern (30.5” - 44” bust) (pattern is available for in-class use. If you would like to trace the pattern for future makes, please plan on arrive at least 30 minutes early to allow time for tracing)

  • 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:

Lightweight fabrics are ideal for this garment - shot cotton, lawn, and voile will all do fine! Beginners will want to avoid rayons, silks, or anything with a loose weave (such as double gauze). Please note: this pattern includes sizes up to a 44” bust.

  • 3 yards fabric for all sizes

  • Matching thread

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Open Sewing Night w Lauren Taylor
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

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 middle ground 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 knowledgeable instructor on hand to help you & answer questions whenever you need it! Suitable for all levels, our Open Sewing Night is a fun way to make your sewing a little more social, while also learning the techniques and projects that interest you the most!

While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class! Please note that this is a garment class and we do not cover patchwork or quilting techniques. If you are a true beginner who needs one-on-one attention, we encourage you to sign up for a private lesson instead!

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

Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

 

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Intro to Embroidery Primer: Fairy Ring
Jun
8
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Fairy Ring

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Take Good Care (September)
40.00

Saturday, September 28th, 1-4pm

Have you ever wanted to try hand embroidery but weren't sure where to start? Join instructor Lizi Kelly for a fun (and relaxing!) afternoon of learning this wonderful art form. Lizi will teach you the various stitches required to embroider your own sweet daily reminder. You can take your beautiful embroidered piece and turn it into a lovely keepsake item for yourself or to use 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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Garment Basics: Breezy Kimono
Jun
8
1:00 PM13:00

Garment Basics: Breezy Kimono

Garment Basics: Breezy Kimono (September)
60.00

Saturday, September 28th 1-5:30pm

Add a stylish layer to your wardrobe this summer with handmade kimono! Our Breezy Kimono is a snap to make, a delight to wear, and we guarantee yours will be uniquely one of a kind! In this 4.5 hour class, Michelle will show you how to cut and construct your own thigh-length kimono, giving tips on choosing fabric, accurate cutting, and simple seam finishes.

Ages 16+ (we are happy to consider younger students on a case-by-case basis - if you are under 16 and would like to take this class, please email lauren@craft-south.com). While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Class fee includes:

  • 4.5 hours of instruction

  • Use of our cutting, marking and measuring tools

  • Use of our Janome sewing machines

  • Use of our Kimono pattern (30.5” - 44” bust) (pattern is available for in-class use. If you would like to trace the pattern for future makes, please plan on arrive at least 30 minutes early to allow time for tracing)

  • 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:

Lightweight fabrics are ideal for this garment - shot cotton, lawn, and voile will all do fine! Beginners will want to avoid rayons, silks, or anything with a loose weave (such as double gauze). Please note: this pattern includes sizes up to a 44” bust.

  • 3 yards fabric for all sizes

  • Matching thread

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Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet (September)
40.00

Thursday, September 19th, 6-9pm

Learning to crochet keeps your hands busy and your brain active - and you can get a headstart on your handmade Christmas gifts this year! ;) In this class, Angela will teach you how to pick out your yarn and crochet hook for your project. You will then learn the basic chain and single crochet stitch and use this skill to create a gorgeous scarf.  This class is great for ages 10+, as well as returning students who are ready to learn some new crochet stitches!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • 2 skeins of worsted weight yarn (approximately 438 yards)

  • Size J crochet hook

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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Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt
Jun
2
12:30 PM12:30

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt (October)
60.00

Sunday, October 6th, 12:30-5pm

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.

While prior quilting experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

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:

  • 4.5 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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Intro to Embroidery Primer: Midnight Flight
May
25
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Midnight Flight

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Poppy Power (October)
40.00

Saturday, October 26th, 1-4pm

Have you ever wanted to try hand embroidery but weren't sure where to start? Join instructor Lizi Kelly for a fun (and relaxing!) afternoon of learning this wonderful art form. Lizi will teach you the various stitches required to embroider your own gorgeous poppy. You can take your beautiful embroidered piece and turn it into a lovely keepsake item for yourself or to use 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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Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet
May
23
6:00 PM18:00

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet (October)
40.00

Thursday, October 17th, 6:30-9pm

Learning to crochet keeps your hands busy and your brain active - gives you a great sense of accomplishment! In this class, Angela will teach you how to pick out your yarn and crochet hook for your project. You will then learn the basic chain and single crochet stitch and use this skill to create a gorgeous scarf.  This class is great for ages 10+, as well as returning students who are ready to learn some new crochet stitches!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • 2 skeins of worsted weight yarn (approximately 438 yards)

  • Size J crochet hook

Class includes:

  • 2.5 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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Open Sew w Lauren Taylor
May
9
6:00 PM18:00

Open Sew 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 middle ground 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 knowledgeable instructor on hand to help you & answer questions whenever you need it! Suitable for all levels, our Open Sewing Night is a fun way to make your sewing a little more social, while also learning the techniques and projects that interest you the most!

While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class! Please note that this is a garment class and we do not cover patchwork or quilting techniques. If you are a true beginner who needs one-on-one attention, we encourage you to sign up for a private lesson instead!

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

Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

 

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Open Sewing Night w Lauren Taylor
Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

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 middle ground 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 knowledgeable instructor on hand to help you & answer questions whenever you need it! Suitable for all levels, our Open Sewing Night is a fun way to make your sewing a little more social, while also learning the techniques and projects that interest you the most!

While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class! Please note that this is a garment class and we do not cover patchwork or quilting techniques. If you are a true beginner who needs one-on-one attention, we encourage you to sign up for a private lesson instead!

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

Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

 

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Garment Basics: Breezy Kimono
Apr
13
1:00 PM13:00

Garment Basics: Breezy Kimono

Garment Basics: Breezy Kimono (September)
60.00

Saturday, September 28th 1-5:30pm

Add a stylish layer to your wardrobe this summer with handmade kimono! Our Breezy Kimono is a snap to make, a delight to wear, and we guarantee yours will be uniquely one of a kind! In this 4.5 hour class, Michelle will show you how to cut and construct your own thigh-length kimono, giving tips on choosing fabric, accurate cutting, and simple seam finishes.

Ages 16+ (we are happy to consider younger students on a case-by-case basis - if you are under 16 and would like to take this class, please email lauren@craft-south.com). While prior garment experience is not required to take this class, you must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine. Don't know how to use a sewing machine? Take our Sewing Machine Basics class!

Class fee includes:

  • 4.5 hours of instruction

  • Use of our cutting, marking and measuring tools

  • Use of our Janome sewing machines

  • Use of our Kimono pattern (30.5” - 44” bust) (pattern is available for in-class use. If you would like to trace the pattern for future makes, please plan on arrive at least 30 minutes early to allow time for tracing)

  • 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:

Lightweight fabrics are ideal for this garment - shot cotton, lawn, and voile will all do fine! Beginners will want to avoid rayons, silks, or anything with a loose weave (such as double gauze). Please note: this pattern includes sizes up to a 44” bust.

  • 3 yards fabric for all sizes

  • Matching thread

Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

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