Classes

Birds of a Feather is for those who own vintage Singer Featherweight machines, other vintage machines, or simply have an interest in them. We meet the second Wednesday of the month at the Tri-Lakes Chamber Building on Second Street.

Open Sews are scheduled periodically to allow you to have uninterrupted sewing time and to get help and advice, if needed. Watch our FaceBook page for dates.

09-27-2019 9:00 am -5:00 pm

quilt a fairVendors from near and far and for the first time, Sew In Tune will be participating. Be sure to stop by and say, “hi.” Admission $8. Cash only.

10-04-2019 4:30 pm -8:00 pm

100419aDo you need some uninterrupted sewing time? Do you like sewing and chatting with others? Would you like some inspiration or help with sewing projects? Come join us for the Sewing Lounge! Bring your sewing machine, supplies and BYOS (bring your own snacks). We'll supply the water, tea, & coffee and GIVEAWAYS!!! $10 reserves your spot.

10-09-2019 9:30 am -3:30 pm

100119Teresa Barbagallo, owner of Treelotta and Certified Laura Heine Instructor, will be teaching a brand new pattern from Laura Heine. It’s a Featherweight wall hanging! Open to all, not just Birds of a Feather. We will be offering this class to local guilds. Reserve your spot before notice goes out to them. Class fee $100. Kit fee $75.

10-10-2019 9:30 am -1:00 pm

q101Want to learn to quilt, enhance your skills, or just complete a quick and easy quilt top? We are using a new pattern this time. Most will be able to complete the quilt top over the 2 day class. Then join us at one of the Sewing Lounges to sandwich, quilt or have quilted, & bind it. $60 class fee.

10-15-2019 9:30 am -1:30 pm

eppSlow down, relax, and enjoy hand sewing in Beginner English Paper Piecing! English Paper Piecing (EPP) is a portable technique you can sew almost anywhere! Join Demauri as she goes through the stages of cutting fabric, wrapping the hexagon papers and joining the shapes to create a basic but beautiful hexagon paper pieced flower. She’ll also have lots of simple but beautiful projects to share. $35 class fee, $30 kit (most kit items will allow you to complete numerous projects.)

10-21-2019 9:30 am -1:00 pm

joomla blackDo you need some uninterrupted sewing time? Do you like sewing and chatting with others? Would you like some inspiration or help with sewing projects? Come join us for the Sewing Lounge! Bring your sewing machine, supplies and BYOS (bring your own snacks). We'll supply the water, tea, & coffee and GIVEAWAYS!!! $10 reserves your spot.

10-22-2019 9:30 am -2:30 pm

102219What is a Four-Patch Stacked Posie? This technique is a method of cutting 4 layers of one central fabric or repeat so that each block is made from four identical segments of the fabric. Are you curious now? Have you used this technique before but need a bit of a refresher? Want a fun quilt top that is more than a straight 4 patch pieced top? Come join the fun and create a fresh new quilt using prints with lots of colors. Color is key in this technique so don’t be shy. This class is sure to let your inner artist shine through. $35 class fee.

11-01-2019 4:30 pm -8:00 pm

110119Do you need some uninterrupted sewing time? Do you like sewing and chatting with others? Would you like some inspiration or help with sewing projects? Come join us for the Sewing Lounge! Bring your sewing machine, supplies and BYOS (bring your own snacks). We'll supply the water, tea, & coffee and GIVEAWAYS!!! $10 reserves your spot.

11-09-2019 9:00 am -5:00 pm

BOF 2019 11 zipper funWhether you have been wanting to learn Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) or are an experienced paper piecer, you won’t want to miss the Take Wing Class with National Instructor, Nicole Young of lillyella stitchery. In this one day class you will learn all the basics of FPP while stitching up her Take Wing Butterfly along with many helpful tips, tricks and advanced knowledge for every skill level including how to prep your project for minimal waste, get perfect fussy cuts, master those tricky angles, use directional fabric with success, and achieve perfect precision when joining sections. $75 class fee includes the pattern, planning sheet, and foundation papers.

11-12-2019 9:00 am -5:00 pm

BOF 2019 11 zipper funWhether you have been wanting to learn Foundation Paper Piecing (FPP) or are an experienced paper piecer, you won’t want to miss the Take Wing Class with National Instructor, Nicole Young of lillyella stitchery. In this one day class you will learn all the basics of FPP while stitching up her Take Wing Butterfly along with many helpful tips, tricks and advanced knowledge for every skill level including how to prep your project for minimal waste, get perfect fussy cuts, master those tricky angles, use directional fabric with success, and achieve perfect precision when joining sections. $75 class fee includes the pattern, planning sheet, and foundation papers.

11-13-2019 9:00 am -1:00 pm

BOF 2019 11 zipper funZipper fun. Demo by Pam. Open to all. FREE.

11-18-2019 9:30 am -1:00 pm

20190213 094646Do you need some uninterrupted sewing time? Do you like sewing and chatting with others? Would you like some inspiration or help with sewing projects? Come join us for the Sewing Lounge! Bring your sewing machine, supplies and BYOS (bring your own snacks). We'll supply the water, tea, & coffee and GIVEAWAYS!!! $10 reserves your spot.

12-06-2019 4:30 pm -8:00 pm

20190213 094704Do you need some uninterrupted sewing time? Do you like sewing and chatting with others? Would you like some inspiration or help with sewing projects? Come join us for the Sewing Lounge! Bring your sewing machine, supplies and BYOS (bring your own snacks). We'll supply the water, tea, & coffee and GIVEAWAYS!!! $10 reserves your spot.

12-11-2019 9:00 am -1:00 pm

BOF 2019 12 CherryPickin dresdenMake a Dresden plate completely on the machine. No raw edges! Demo by Pam. Open to all. FREE.

12-16-2019 9:30 am -1:00 pm

20190213 094646Do you need some uninterrupted sewing time? Do you like sewing and chatting with others? Would you like some inspiration or help with sewing projects? Come join us for the Sewing Lounge! Bring your sewing machine, supplies and BYOS (bring your own snacks). We'll supply the water, tea, & coffee and GIVEAWAYS!!! $10 reserves your spot.