• Open Sew in the Classroom
  • July 3, July 15
  • August 13, 19, 27
  • 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Need a place to escape to finish that certain project? Need a cutting table to cut on instead of the floor? Do you need room to lay out that quilt top? Our classroom is available all day for those very purposes! Use our space, spread out, make new friends! Get those projects done without the interruptions from those everyday distractions from home!

Call the store at 804-270-1882 to sign up!!



Brighten up any room with a fun flamingo applique pillow! This pillow is a great scrap buster project and is really fun to make. Download the template and you'll be making applique flamingos in no time! Download printable instructions. Download flamingo template.




Add a modern and contemporary touch to your space with this quilt! Change out the fabrics for a new baby, child, home decor or holiday; they will really pop with this quilt's clean lines and symmetry. And the triangles couldn't be easier with the included template! Download printable instructions.

Modern Triangle Quilt   



This adorable tank from Modkid and Patty Young is made with your favorite knit fabrics and uses two techniques that add lots of flair to your garments: shirring and lettuce edge rolled hems. We will take you step-by-step through both of these techniques, so you can easily complete this project in one afternoon. Download printable instructions, sizing chart and templates.




Your table will be the star of summer with these easy serged napkins!  This simple project is a great way to learn how to use the overlock rolled edge stitch to give your napkins that professional finish.   Download printable instructions.

Rolled Napkins




Looking for a great scrap buster project? Try this scrappy quilted sunglasses case from ModKid's Patty Young! This case is perfect for protecting your sunglasses in your car or purse, and you can customize it with fabrics and quilting style.   Download Printable Instructions.

Quilted Sunglasses Case




Between the ruffles, lace and intricate peplums, a serger's the perfect machine to use for making a flower girl dress. Follow this serger tutorial to make a cute dress for the adorable little flower girl in your life.  It will be a day and a dress she will always remember.  Download printable instructions.

Pretty Flower Girl Dress




If you’re looking for a fun, quick and easy beginning sewing project, try these shoelaces! They are a great way to transform any ordinary pair of sneakers into something extraordinary. Plus, making these laces will help you learn to sew straight on your new Baby Lock Accomplish. Download printable instructions.






If your little girl likes to match her outfits to her doll’s, make these sweet dresses! The dresses follow a simple pattern, and this project will show you how to customize the pattern through appliqués and fussy cuts. Your daughter or granddaughter can help you make these fun outfits on your Baby Lock Jubilant sewing machine! Download printable instructions.

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  • Monday, June 24, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 1, 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Skill Level: All Levels
  • Cost:  $20.00

Learn tips and techniques for making alterations for ready to wear garments. Learn hemming, waist adjustments, shortening sleeves and other alterations. Come learn about the tools of the trade and learn how to save yourself some money in the long run. Bring one or two garments needing alterations and be prepared to take notes.

 Call 804-270-1882 to make a reservation.

If you want to step up your creativity to include embroidery, the new Baby Lock Accord fits the bill. This machine will suit your sensibility for creating even more elegant projects with embroidery. It delivers all the features you need: 141 built-in designs, 250 built-in stitches, advanced thread cutter, Quick-set bobbin and more. Move your sewing projects to the next level with Accord!  Click on the image below to find out more about  the  Accord.


The Destiny II embraces the future of sewing. You'll enjoy a larger workspace, a tablet-sized screen, and an impressive selection of built-in stitches and embroidery designs. We've also included new, smart features powered by Baby Lock IQ Technology to make every step of your projects easier than ever before.  Click the image below to learn more about the Destiny II.




It is necessary to pre-register for all classes. 

Payment is due upon registration. When you register, please request a supply list for your class. Supplies are not included in class fees unless otherwise stated. Students receive a 15% discount on class supplies purchased here. We make a commitment to our teachers one week prior to class time. Therefore, no refunds will be made after that time.  If you have not paid for the class, you will be counted as a non-enrollment. In the event class is cancelled by the teacher, low enrollment or inclement weather (we follow Henrico County school closings), students who are registered and paid will receive a refund, store credit or may apply fees to another class. To prevent cancellations due to low enrollment, you are encouraged to register early.