Class Description Level

Learn to Sew I

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This class is designed with absolute beginners in mind. Come make a basic tote bag and learn how to use a sewing machine, including how to adjust tension, stitches and other basic settings.

  • No experience necessary

Learn to Sew II

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The Learn to Sew II class is the follow up class to nido’s very popular Learn to Sew I.

In this class instructor Anya Byam will cover new sewing skills such as piecing, sandwiching and quilting while reinforcing skills  and techniques that were taught in the first class.

  • Beginner

Sew Lab

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Need help tracing a pattern, installing a zipper or setting a sleeve? Than this class is for you! Sew Lab is designed for customers to bring in their own projects and get help from sewing expert Betsy Benton.

Sewing machines, cutting tables, tools and notions are all provided at the shop.

  • Beginner

It’s all in the Bag!

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This  3 part class will cover all you need to know to make a generous size tote bag with great features.

During the first session, instructor Anya Byam, will go over the pattern with the class, you will then start cutting out your pattern pieces and begin interfacing your fabric. In the following weeks you will assemble your bag, learning tons of tip s and techniques along the way including: precise cutting skills, installing a recessed zipper, making gussets, front pocket and elasticized pockets + fun piping and pleat details! Light work at home will be required to keep pace with the class and to finish the bag by the end of the 3rd session.

 

  • Intermediate

Open Craft Night

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nido’s community craft night is THE place to be the second Tuesday of every month! Bring a project to work on, a snack to share and join us for a fun, all inspiring evening of snacking, sewing, knitting, socializing and sharing.

We open up our studio space and provide a relaxing enviornment, cutting tables, iron, ironing board, and tools. If you wish to use a sewing machine, you may either rent one of ours for $14 for the evening, or bring in your own. Sewing machines are reserved the day of the craft night, so be sure to call early if you are planning on using one!

Knitting Help Night

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We have scheduled time to help customers with their knitting!

Customers bring in their own projects with questions about dropped stitches, increasing, decreasing or anything they need extra help with and our knitting expert, Betsy Freeman, will be on hand to help you through. For customers who have purchased their project and materials at nido, this session is FREE, otherwise there s a small fee of $15.

  • Beginner

Knitting I

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In this 3 part class learn how to make a knitting gauge, cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, bind off and piece together while making a great winter hat! Instructor Betsy Freeman will have you knitting in no time. Light work at homework should be expected from week to week to continue progress and to have your project finished by the third session.

  • No experience necessary