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

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet (January)
40.00

Thursday, January 17th, 6-9pm

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:

  • 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!)

PLEASE NOTE: Our class and workshop policies have changed for 2019. By signing up for this class, you acknowledge that you have read + agree to our updated policies. Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

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Intro to Embroidery Primer
Jan
19
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Embroidery Primer

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Color Wheel (January)
40.00

Saturday, January 19th, 1-4pm

Have you ever wanted to try hand embroidery but weren't sure where to start? Join instructor Lizi for a fun (and relaxing!) afternoon of learning this wonderful art form. Lizi will teach you the various stitches required to embroider your own Color Wheel 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):

  • Dropcloth Color Wheel Sampler (we will have plenty of these in our shop on the day of class for students to purchase)

  • Embroidery hoop

  • Embroidery thread and needle

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Intro to Rug Twine Weaving
Jan
22
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving (January)
40.00

Tuesday, January 22nd, 6-9

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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Sew Your Own Classic Shirt Weekend Workshop
Jan
25
to Jan 27

Sew Your Own Classic Shirt Weekend Workshop

Sew Your Own Classic Shirt Weekend Workshop
550.00

Fitting + Cutting Half Day: Friday, January 25th, 2 - 6pm

Instruction: Saturday + Sunday, January 26th + 27th, 10a - 5p

Round out your me-made wardrobe with the classic button-up shirt! This workhorse wardrobe staple is a classic for a good reason - it’s versatile, timeless, and can be made in a variety of fabrics!

Students will learn how to make button-up shirts using the Archer pattern from Grainline Studio - a classic design with all the necessary features (button placket, collar stand, yoke, and sleeve placket), available in sizes 0-18 (please note that students can sub for the Cashmerette Harrison shirt if they do not fit in the Archer size range).  Lauren will go over everything you need to know to make a professional looking shirt - choosing the correct size, tips for a perfect collar + stand, sleeve cuffs and plackets, as well as the best button placement for each individual body (no more bust gape!)! We will kick off the weekend with a half day to choose your size, cut and mark your fabric. Construction will begin on Saturday and go all through the weekend. Please note that while this is not a fitting class, Lauren will cover basic flat pattern alterations and minor fitting adjustments as needed.

Prior garment experience is required to take this class. You must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine, as well as reading and following a sewing pattern. If you are a beginner, we recommend starting with an easy-to-handle fabric to minimize any stressful situation in class!

Class fee includes the following:

  • 18 hours of instruction

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

  • Use of our Janome sewing machines

  • 15% off all in store purchases throughout the weekend

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

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Crochet Basics: Granny Squares
Jan
31
6:00 PM18:00

Crochet Basics: Granny Squares

Crochet Basics: Granny Square
40.00

Thursday, January 31st, 6-9pm

Take your crochet skills to the next level and learn how to make a Granny Square! This classic crochet motif works up quickly and it's so satisfying, you might have trouble stopping! The design lends itself well for combining up to 4 colors (although you can also make these in a solid color!). In this class, you will learn the skills to make these fun little squares, which you can continue working until you have a big enough square for a vintage-style blanket, or you can make multiple squares and stitch them together!

This class is best suited for beginners who already have a little bit of crochet experience. Don’t know how to crochet? Take our Learn to Crochet Class and you will have all the skills you need to rock this one!

Required Materials (available in our shop):

  • 4 skeins of worsted weight yarn (we love Quince & Co Osprey!), in 4 different colors

  • 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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Garment Basics: Cozy Kimono
Feb
2
1:00 PM13:00

Garment Basics: Cozy Kimono

Garment Basics: Cozy Kimono (February)
55.00

Saturday, February 2nd 1-5pm

Get your snuggle on this winter in 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.

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 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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Intro to Embroidery Primer: Original Sampler
Feb
2
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Original Sampler

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Original Sampler (February)
40.00

Saturday, February 2nd, 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 sampler. 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):

PLEASE NOTE: Our class and workshop policies have changed for 2019. By signing up for this class, you acknowledge that you have read + agree to our updated policies. Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

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Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt
Feb
3
12:30 PM12:30

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt (February)
60.00

Sunday, February 3rd, 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 Night w Lauren Taylor
Feb
7
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.

PLEASE NOTE: Our class and workshop policies have changed for 2019. By signing up for this class, you acknowledge that you have read + agree to our updated policies. Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

 

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Intro to Patchwork: Log Cabin
Feb
8
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Patchwork: Log Cabin

Intro to Patchwork: Log Cabin
45.00

Friday, February 8th, 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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Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit
Feb
9
1:00 PM13:00

Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit

Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit (February)
40.00

Saturday, February 9th, 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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Beginner Calligraphy
Feb
9
1:00 PM13:00

Beginner Calligraphy

Beginner Calligraphy (February)
70.00

Saturday, February 9th, 1-4pm

This modern beginner calligraphy workshop is a great introduction into the world of dip-pen calligraphy. Instructor Elizabeth will cover basic techniques and letter formation for creating your own cards, gift tags, and table placeholders. This class includes a kit with all the high-quality tools that you need to get started and for continued practice at home.

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • All materials included!

  • Water & Snacks

  • 15% shop discount on your class day

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Intro to Embroidery Primer: Happy Plants
Feb
10
2:00 PM14:00

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Happy Plants

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Happy Plants
65.00

Sunday, February 10th, 2-5pm

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 little garden. This class includes all the supplies you need so you can jump right in and stitch your way to a fun new piece of art that you’ll be proud to show off!

Class includes:

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • Supply kit (includes a small embroidery hoop, frixon pen, needles, embroidery floss, pearle cotton, fabric, and the pattern)

  • Water & Snacks

  • 15% discount in our shop on class day

Required Materials:

  • All materials are included in this class!

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Knitting Basics: Circular Knitting
Feb
10
2:00 PM14:00

Knitting Basics: Circular Knitting

Knitting Basics: Circular Knitting
40.00

Sunday, February 10th, 2-5pm

Learn the skills to make your own beanie with Rebecca Tillinghast! These knit up quick & make the raddest of gifts for your friends & family! In this class, you will learn everything you need to know about knitting in the round - from casting on and joining, avoiding “ladders” in your work, plus how to work ribbing and decreases. 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: Bassline Skirt
Feb
12
6:00 PM18:00

Garment Basics: Bassline Skirt

Garment Basics: Bassline Skirt
60.00

Tuesday, February 12th, 6-9pm

Spend three hours with our talented friend and wonderful teacher, Lauren Taylor, and leave with a beautiful new skirt!  The Simple Start Bassline skirt is a great introduction to garment sewing, because the fit is flattering yet relaxed and the pattern is suitable for many fabric types. In this class you will learn how to choose your pattern size, accurately cut your fabric, and sew together a skirt with a fixed waistband in front & elastic in the back.

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:

  • Simple Start Bassline Skirt pattern (sizes XXS - XXL)

  • 3 hours of instruction

  • Use of our cutting, marking, and measuring tools

  • Use of our Janome sewing machines

  • Water & Snacks

  • 15% off all your materials on class day

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

  • 1 3/4 yards 44" wide woven fabric

  • 1/4 yard tricot fusible interfacing

  • 5/8 yard of 3/4" wide elastic

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Intro to Rug Twine Weaving
Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving

Intro to Rug Twine Weaving (February)
40.00

Tuesday, February 26th, 6-9pm

Combine the art of weaving with your love of fabrics and 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!

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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Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet (February)
40.00

Thursday, February 28th, 6-9pm

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:

  • 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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Make Your Own Dress w Cal Patch
Apr
27
to Apr 28

Make Your Own Dress w Cal Patch

Make Your Own Dress w Cal Patch
495.00

Saturday, April 27th & Sunday, April 28th 10a-5p

In this weekend class taught by Cal Patch, you'll learn how to draft a pattern (using your own measurements) for your own custom shift dress with sleeves, make a muslin to test the fit, alter the pattern, and then sew a real dress! Skills covered will include taking measurements, pattern drafting, darts, bias tape facings, (optional) invisible zippers, hemming, and more. This classic and versatile style can also become a blouse or tunic, with infinite sleeve variations.

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 the following:

  • 13 hours of instruction

  • Use of our marking, measuring, cutting, drafting, 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 fabric requirements 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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Make Your Own Medallian w Erin Harris
Jun
7
to Jun 8

Make Your Own Medallian w Erin Harris

Make Your Own Medallion w Erin Harris
425.00

Friday, June 7th 1p-6p & Saturday, June 8th 10a-6p

Build your own medallion quilt from the center out with Erin Burke Harris. In this hands-on class, learn all the skills you need to make a successful medallion quilt. Using Erin’s book, Make Your Own Medallion, you’ll select blocks and borders to add to a medallion of your choosing. The class will explore how scale, fabric prints, shapes and colors come together to make a successful medallion quilt. Erin will help you tackle all the quilt math necessary and teach you how to achieve perfect fitting borders. You’ll leave with a good start on your medallion quilt and a plan on how to finish it.

Students must come to class with a center medallion already made to use as the starting point of their quilt. This can be as simple as a 12” finished quilt block. Erin will provide a few options, but you are welcome to choose something of your own.

This workshop is best for intermediate sewers who have some basic quilt piecing experience.

Class fee includes the following:

  • 13 hours of instruction

  • Use of our marking, measuring, cutting, drafting, 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 fabric requirements 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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Cross Country Patchwork w Anna Maria Horner
Jul
26
to Jul 27

Cross Country Patchwork w Anna Maria Horner

Cross Country Patchwork w Anna Maria Horner
425.00

Friday, July 26, 2019 2-6 PM & Saturday, July 27 10AM-5 PM

Anna Maria will give you a Cross Country tour by sharing her own variations of this beautiful quilt and help you build your own. Do a simple but stunning patchwork, add a lot or a little applique, Anna Maria will share demos on everything with a focus on material choices, composition and technique. This quilt has such “good bones” that any variation will be dynamic and exciting.

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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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.

Class 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!

Class 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.

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

PLEASE NOTE: Our class and workshop policies have changed for 2019. By signing up for this workshop, you acknowledge that you have read + agree to our updated policies. Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

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

Garment Basics: PJ Pants

Garment Basics: Pajama Pants
45.00

Tuesday, January 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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Intro to Embroidery Primer
Dec
15
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Embroidery Primer

Intro to Embroidery Primer: Original Sampler (February)
40.00

Saturday, February 2nd, 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 sampler. 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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Open Sewing Night w Lauren Taylor
Dec
13
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.

PLEASE NOTE: Our class and workshop policies have changed for 2019. By signing up for this class, you acknowledge that you have read + agree to our updated policies. Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

 

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

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet (February)
40.00

Thursday, February 28th, 6-9pm

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:

  • 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
Dec
2
12:30 PM12:30

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt

Machine Quilting Primer: Baby Quilt (February)
60.00

Sunday, February 3rd, 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

PLEASE NOTE: Our class and workshop policies have changed for 2019. By signing up for this class, you acknowledge that you have read + agree to our updated policies. Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

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Knitting Basics: Pom Pom Beanie
Nov
18
2:00 PM14:00

Knitting Basics: Pom Pom Beanie

Knitting Basics: Circular Knitting
40.00

Sunday, February 10th, 2-5pm

Learn the skills to make your own beanie with Rebecca Tillinghast! These knit up quick & make the raddest of gifts for your friends & family! In this class, you will learn everything you need to know about knitting in the round - from casting on and joining, avoiding “ladders” in your work, plus how to work ribbing and decreases. 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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Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit
Nov
17
1:00 PM13:00

Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit

Knitting Basics: Learn to Knit (February)
40.00

Saturday, February 9th, 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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Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet
Nov
8
6:00 PM18:00

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet

Crochet Basics: Learn to Crochet (January)
40.00

Thursday, January 17th, 6-9pm

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:

  • 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!)

PLEASE NOTE: Our class and workshop policies have changed for 2019. By signing up for this class, you acknowledge that you have read + agree to our updated policies. Click here to see our Craft South class policies.

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