Brimming with gifts on Christmas morning, beautifully decorated handmade stockings are a delight to wake up to. Customize your stockings to suit your decor or use a playful fabric your kid's will love! From buffalo plaid, burlap or even Star Wars themed, you have full freedom to create your own design. You can even add some ruffle, tassles or heck, faux-fur to the cuff to dress it up!
We have NO idea how to sew, so we've invited Regan from A Bit Stitchy in Elmira to help us out! This is the perfect sewing course for you if you are a complete beginner wishing to have a thorough introduction to using a sewing machine, learn different sewing techniques, understand basic sewing patterns and learn basic cutting skills.
You will be taken through the very basics of setting up and threading a sewing machine to make 2 lined stockings with a cuff. You can choose to use one of our machines (3 available for rent - additional $10) or, we prefer you bring your own if you’d like to learn to use it. Come and be part of a lovely small group with plenty of individual attention from the teacher, learn to sew, chat and make friends. The tea and biscuits are on us!
YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN SEWING MACHINE IF YOU ARE NOT RENTING ONE OF OURS (a $10 fee to rent)
***YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN FABRIC***
- you need 1 yard of outer fabric, 1 yard for inner fabric and half a yard for the cuffs.
- feel free to add tassles, ruffles, buttons, fur or any any fringe you like for the cuff too
Other Supplies Required
Coordinating thread, scissors, straight pins, extra machine needles in case you break one!
Optional: rotary cutter, cutting mat and lined ruler of you have one
Make sure your sewing machine is in working order and you have a bobbin
You do not need to pre wash your fabrics
Time: 3 hours
Where: reFIND Studio - 58 Mill St. West Elora - directly across from our retail store