1. There's a foot for that!
    Get the most out of your machine. Use your feet! Here are just a few feet that will help you sew smarter.
  2. The Button foot
    Oh yes! you can sew on a button with a sewing machine!!!!
  3. Automatic Needle Threader
    For those of us who need more help threading.
  4. Sergers
    Why do you need a Serger?
  5. Threading a machine
    This is the beginning of a beautiful relationship!
  6. For Beginners
    Introducing!...a sewing machine for beginners
1001 questions
True or False
Do all sewing machine needles produce the same results

about the sewing machine

Sewing produces thousands of questions and you're going to need answers
Join are classes and get your questions answered

Once you turn it on, 
it means you know
how to sew!
I wish I could say yes!
In fact, the right needle for the job
will produce better results and 
make your sewing  project more enjoyable

Sewing Supplies

S.I.Y.  means...sew it yourself

How many times have you touched something and thought to yourself, "I could sew that myself?"    Join my SIY movement!
Often all you need is guidance through the sewing process.  Learn terms and techniques here at Classic Sewing.
You will learn when and why to use the following in our sewing classes.  Here is a list of starter supplies: 
Pincushions, 2-3 straight pin sizes, seam guide, universal sewing machine needles, 100% polyester thread will get you started, an iron, beeswax, small thread scissors, 8-inch shears/scissors, marking chalk, clear ruler and a seam ripper. This is a shortlist of all the tools that will help you sew smarter. 

Working with a pattern

Measuring, Marking and Cutting

We study the entire package carefully before we do any cutting. Using the instructions and illustrations to help you with each step of working with a pattern. A pattern is a blueprint to a successful project. 
Measuring and marking are often done at the same time as cutting. Marking aids, transparent rulers, chalks, pencils and tracing wheels are common tools in this process.