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Sewing lessons at Studio Tissue8 are perfect for beginners who want to start their sewing journey, or wish to build on current skill level. We offer a fun and supportive environment with practical classes that teach basic sewing to advance skills. Our experienced instructors will guide you through every step of the process, ensuring that you are well equipped with the fundamentals needed to succeed. Join us today and discover the wonderful world of sewing!

Sewing Lessons
march - june 2024

Hello Future Sewists!


Sew It! 

Come join us at "Sew it!" and learn how to operate a sewing machine, sew in a straight line and what all those buttons are for.

This class is perfect for anyone looking to jump start their sewing journey by learning beginner sewing skills. Our experienced instructor, Chris Cooper, will guide you through the process step by step, so don't worry if you're new to sewing! Sewing machines and supplies provided, just bring your enthusiasm and creativity.

It's SEW much fun!


✂︎  @ Fabric Place Basement, 6660 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA.

✂︎   Adults: 18 and over

✂︎   Date: 4/20/24

✂︎   Time: 10:30a – 12:30p

✂︎   Fee: $65


Sew Happy Party! 

This fun and creative hands-on workshop offers a great opportunity for participants (kids ages 9-13) to learn a new skill. In our small group setting, participants will learn basic sewing techniques that will help their creativity shine as they make one take home project.

Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience! Materials and supplies provided.


✂︎   Age for child: 9-13

✂︎   Date: 3/26

✂︎   Time: 10:00a – 12:30p

✂︎   Fee: $65

Unboxing your Sewing Machine - Adults/Kids

Get your new sewing machine up and running with ease in the "Unboxing Your Sewing Machine" class at studio-tissue8. I will guide you through the process of setting up your machine, ensuring you know how to operate it without a hitch.  Also, I'll answer any questions you may have along the way, so you can start creating beautiful projects in no time. Must bring a sewing machine, operators manual and all parts.

✂︎   Adults & Kids

✂︎   Kids age: 9-13 (a parent/guardian must accompany all kids)

✂︎   Dates: 4/20 

✂︎   Time: 3-4:15p

✂︎   Fee: $85pp

Sewing for Beginners 


Begin your sewing journey now! Learn basic skills and the foundation of sewing with our Sewing for Beginners class at Studio Tissue8. Chris Cooper, experienced seamstress will guide you through the process of mastering sewing techniques, from threading a needle to creating a simple project. Whether you want to create your own clothes or just learn a new hobby, our beginner sewing classes are perfect for you. Sewing supplies required. Sewing machines provided.

✂︎   Adults & Kids

✂︎   Kids age: 9-17 (a parent/guardian must accompany all kids)

✂︎   DATES: 3/16, 3/23 & 4/6

✂︎   TIME: 10 - 11:30a

✂︎   Fee: $250.00/adults

✂︎   Fee: $210.00/kids


Friday Nights Sip & Sew Meet-up (Adults only) 

Join us on Friday Nights for our Sip & Sew events at Studio-Tissue8. This is a creative and fun meet-up for beginners and/or girls’ night out. Sew while enjoying a beverage of your choice. Our experienced instructor will guide you through the process and help you create your own unique piece. Don't miss out on the opportunity to unwind and let your creativity flow. Register now!

Fee: $106 ea.

Meets on Friday evenings, once a month

Time: 6:30 - 8:30p

Date: TBD

Fabric for project $15 (payable @ class).

Sewing supplies and machine provided by ST8.

What you should know about the sewing classes:

"A"/adults: 18 & up

"K"/kids: 9-13, or 9 - 17 (will be noted)

Parents/guardian must accompany all kids at every lesson.

All lessons are hands-on group instruction (no guests are allowed to sit in on classes).

All lessons are held at Studio Tissue8, Fairfax Station, VA, near Henderson & Ox Road (address provided after registration).

Sewing supplies and sewing machines are required for some classes (will be noted).

Please read the cancellation policy b/f you register.

Use "Contact me" form for questions.

Happy Sewing!

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