SEWING CLASSES

Classroom Format - Sewing Studio Time

Most of our classes at THE SEWING ROOM follow a Sewing Studio format.  Sewing Studio time is WEEKLY time in the workshop with an expert who will guide you through a project of your choice.  Our sewing experts come with a wealth of experience as well as a joy for teaching. We like to create an atmosphere of creative play and are here to make your sewing experience the best it can be.

Students of all skill levels and project diversity are welcome. This page is dedicated to our ongoing classes for Kids, Teens and Adults which are offered on a MONTHLY basis throughout the school year (and all year for Saturday Classes).  You can find our classes listed chronologically Monday thru Saturday.

We also have workshops & specialty classes separate from our weekly classes.    Head on over to our Workshops page for more information.  If you are looking for all-day or multi-day sewing camps, head over to our Sewing Camps page for our schedule.

I like EVERYTHING about The Sewing Room. My instruction from Maria has been invaluable....I love the help I get when my project isn’t going as intended and there is my instructor, right there with a flexible solution. I really love it here.
— Leslie M.

Private Lessons

with different Instructors

Prices &Times Vary

 

Private lessons are perfect at any level for Budding Designers, Fashion Students in either High School or College as well as the Beginning  to Advanced Sewing Enthusiasts. In a private lesson, the student works one-on-one with an Instructor.  Our Goal is to help build student CONFIDENCE by advancing their skills in sewing and/or pattern making.  Private lessons are a FOCUSED way to gain the skills you need to move forward in your Goals. Click on the register button to schedule your private sewing lesson TODAY! **note - Private lessons resume in September -Email Jennifer@TheSewingRoomAlameda.com to arrange a lesson in the meantime.**


Machine Basics Sewing Class

Ages 13-Adult

2nd Sundays 10-Noon

$50 or Free for those who have purchased a FULL PRICE machine from The Sewing Room

 

In our Machine Basics Sewing Class you will learn:

How to Thread Your Machine
How To Thread a Bobbin
How to Top thread and bobbin thread work together
How to use the different stitches on your machine, including buttonholes (If you have them)
How to adjust your machine tension; when and why you do it
Which needles to use with which fabrics

Additionally, students will receive hand outs regarding machine trouble shooting and getting started with projects.

This Class is perfect for those students who have purchased a machine from The Sewing Room, those who have never used a machine and forthose wanting a refresher on how to use their own machine.


Monday Morning Sewing Studio

Ages 16+

2nd/4th Mondays 10-Noon

 

Sewing Studio time is time in the sewing studio with an expert, who will help you achieve your sewing goals. Start a new project, elevate your current skills or learn to sew from the beginning.
In this class a sewing expert will guide you through a project of your choice over the course of 4 weekly classes. Machines and tools are available for student use. Please bring your own project or purchase one in class.

No Regular Class onJanuary 16th, February 17th/20th, April 1st-9th & May 29th, June, July, August, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Week and Winter Break

$160/4 (2-hour) Classes or $50 to drop-in

Please Email (jennifer@TheSewingRoomAlameda.com) to let us know you are coming.       Drop-Ins welcome for $50/Class up to 5 students

 

Monday Sewing for OSA Students

Grades 6-12

Mon - 1:15-3:15pm

 

After School Sewing for Oakland School of the Arts Students
Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level.
No Regular Class on the September January 16th, February 17th/20th, April 1st-9th & May 29th, June, July, August, September 4th, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Week and Winter Break

Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread.  They may also purchase something in our store. Afternoon snack provided. Grades 6-12

$90-$200/month depending on number of weeks in month


Monday After School Sewing for All Levels

Ages 8+

Mon 3:30-5:30pm

 

After School Sewing for Beginning and Intermediate Students
Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level.

No Regular Class on the September January 16th, February 17th/20th, April 1st-9th & May 29th, June, July, August, September 4th, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Week and Winter Break

Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread. They may also purchase something in our store.  Afternoon snack provided.

$90-$200/month depending on number of weeks in month


Tuesday After School Sewing for Teens

Ages 11+

Tues 3:30-5:30pm

 

After School Sewing for Teens.
Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level.
No Sewing Experience necessary!

No Regular Class on the September January 16th, February 17th/20th, April 1st-9th & May 29th, June, July, August, September 4th, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Week and Winter Break

Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread. They may also purchase something in our store. Afternoon snack provided.

$90-$200/month depending on number of weeks in month ( $25/month for pick up from any East End Alameda Schools)


Wednesday Morning Sewing Studio

Ages 16+

Wed 10am-NOON

 

Sewing Studio time is time in the sewing studio with an expert, who will help you achieve your sewing goals. Start a new project, elevate your current skills or learn to sew from the beginning.
In this class a sewing expert will guide you through a project of your choice over the course of 4 weekly classes. Machines and tools are available for student use. Please bring your own project or purchase one in class.

No Regular Class on the September January 16th, February 17th/20th, April 1st-9th & May 29th, June, July, August, September 4th, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Week and Winter Break

$160/4 (2-hour) Classes or $50 to drop-in

Please Email (jennifer@TheSewingRoomAlameda.com) to let us know you are coming.       Drop-Ins welcome for $50/Class up to 5 students

 

Wednesday After School Sewing for Advanced Learners

Ages 9+

Wed 3:30-5:30

 

After School Sewing for Intermediate and Advanced students.
Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level.

Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread. They may also purchase something in our store. Afternoon snack provided.

No Regular Class on the September January 16th, February 17th/20th, April 1st-9th & May 29th, June, July, August, September 4th, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Week and Winter Break

$90-$200/month depending on number of weeks in month


Wednesday Evening Sewing Studio

Ages 13+

Wed 7-9PM

 

Sewing Studio time is time in the sewing studio with an expert, who will help you achieve your sewing goals. Start a new project, elevate your current skills or learn to sew from the beginning.
In this class a sewing expert will guide you through a project of your choice over the course of 4 weekly classes. Machines and tools are available for student use. Please bring your own project or purchase one in class.

No Regular Class on the September January 16th, February 17th/20th, April 1st-9th & May 29th, June, July, August, September 4th, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Week and Winter Break

$90-$200/month depending on number of weeks in month


Friday After School Sewing for All Levels

Ages 8+

Fri 3:30-5:30

 

After School Sewing for All Level students.
Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level.

Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread. They may also purchase something in our store. Afternoon snack provided.

No Regular Class on the September January 16th, February 17th/20th, April 1st-9th & May 29th, June, July, August, September 4th, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Week and Winter Break

$90-$200/month depending on number of weeks in month( $25/month for pick up from any East End Alameda Schools)


Parent /Child Sewing

Ages 6-100

Sat 10am-NOON

 

In These 3, 4 or 5-week sessions, parent and child work together to create a beautiful keepsakes to remember their experience together. Both machine and hand sewing techniques will be addressed each week in the work toward completion of the project.

Each session will take the students through similar techniques creating different projects, however they will be refined with each progressive session.

No Regular Class on the September January 16th, February 17th-20th, April 1st-9th & May 29th, September 4th, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Week and Winter Break

$200-310 (depending on number of weeks in session) - Session fee includes one parent and one child and all materials associated with project.


Saturday Sewing for Kids

Ages 8+

Sat 1-3pm

 

 

Sewing for Kids Ages 8+                                                                                                                                    Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level.

Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread. They may also purchase something in our store. Afternoon snack provided.

No Regular Class on the September January 16th, February 17th-20th, April 1st-9th & May 29th, September 4th, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Week and Winter Break

$90-$200/month depending on number of weeks in month


Saturday Sewing for Teens & Adults

Ages 13+

Sat 3:30-5:30pm

 

Sewing for Teens & Adults                                                                                                                                    Students are guided through a project of their choice. Instruction is customized to each student's skill level.

Students bring a project which includes Pattern, fabric and thread. They may also purchase something in our store. Afternoon snack provided.

No Regular Class on the September January 16th, February 17th-20th, April 1st-9th & May 29th, September 4th, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Week and Winter Break

$90-$200/month depending on number of weeks in month