Event Calendar

Just bookmark this page and then check back often for the latest programs, retreats, events, and classes.

Quilting - Curves & Sqaures 6 of 6

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Quilting - Curves & Sqaures 6 of 6

Enjoy learning to piece curves and/or squares. You will be learning the tips for these piecing challenges while creating either a pillow or a throw size quilt (great for a baby present) This class will take you from fabric selection thru piecing thru quilting. This class is for beginners thru advanced. The class consists of 6 weeks of 2-hour sessions. Materials available from our stash or you can bring your own.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

T shirt Quilt 6 of 8

Thursday, February 22, 2018
3:00 pm5:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
T shirt Quilt  6 of 8

Do you have too many T-shirts laying around? Do you have someone with Tshirts from special events that you would like to create a remembrance quilt for them? T-shirts quilts make great gifts for graduations, college or just for fun. Gather 20 T-shirts and we will teach you the tricks to using them to make a quilt. We want you to finish your project so class consists up to 8 - 2 hours sessions. Class fee $80 which includes the special interfacing needed. Additional materials needed for your borders & backing.

Tools of the Trade

Thursday, February 22, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Tools of the Trade

This class will teach you the Tools of sewing from scissors to rotary cutters, from pins to needles, rulers, rippers & markers - Oh My! You will learn these tools and practice using them to develop accuracy.

Class Session = 1 session 2 hrs.
Fee = $25 - all materials provided (scholarships available)

Certification - Sewing Skills 4 of 6

Thursday, February 22, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Certification - Sewing Skills 4 of 6

This is a 6-week course that covers; Sewing Machine Basics ( 3 - 2 hr session) Tools of the Trade (1 - 2 hours session) and Sewing Basics (2 - 2 hr sessions) For Certification you will be required to complete a test on the skills/knowledge learned. Students must score 80% or better to earn a certification. This course is a pre-requisite for our Garment or Commerical Certifications. Participants will be required to attend class and do additional homework/practice-work to master the skills/knowledge taught. Practice-work generally requires an additional 12 hours. The Sewing Labs has Open Sew hours available if the student needs to use our machines for practice-work and does not have a home machine available. The course consists of 6 weeks of 2 hours sessions (2nd quarter will have optional sessions available) Each participant will receive a "Sewing Kit" for personal use which will belong to the student and must be available during classes. (Student can provide their own kit if wanted) Kits consist of; scissors & snips, pins, needles, seam ripper, seam gauge, needle threader & tape measure. Course cost - $150 kit included

Art from the Heart - Gelli Printing

Sunday, February 25, 2018
1:00 pm5:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Art from the Heart - Gelli Printing

...a workshop to create a beautiful HeARTful Journal. We will be using Gelli-Art printing plates, rubber stamps and paints to create gorgeous journals and greeting cards. If you already have a Gelli-plate bring it. And if you want to buy one we have those kits available. You will learn lots of NEW techniques to create your journal. Here is a website to see what gelli-printing is about; www.gelliarts.com. You will fall "head over heels" in love with your creations! In addition to creating HeARTful journals, we will enjoy a sense of community with special activities throughout the afternoon sharing from the heart. Limited to 12 participants. Registration will reserve your place.

Skills Testing for Volunteers

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
10:00 am12:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Skills Testing for Volunteers

The Skills Test is for our volunteers wanting to work in our sewing classes. We require our helpers to have basic sewing skills in order to be a to help our students in their learning. The skill tests will guide you thru the basic sewing skills needed.

Sewing Badge W/girl scouts

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
3:00 pm5:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Sewing Badge W/girl scouts

This is a closed class for the troop. : Yes! The Sewing Labs can help your girl scouts to earn their sewing badge. We offer several different projects, from beginners like sewing on buttons and beyond. Call us to see how we can help your troop earn their badges or do community service work.

Petite Cross Body Bag 1 of 2

Tuesday, February 27, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Petite Cross Body Bag 1 of 2

Create a petite fun crossbody bag using elements of fabric scraps, quilting, buttons and more. This bag is just the right size for your cell phone and credit cards. This workshop will take you from start to finish to complete this bag. Each one is truly unique. Bring your own fabrics or purchase one of our kits. If you have favorite charms, buttons or patches bring them too! We do have lots of choices for embellishment Class Fee $35. Kit available for $10.

T shirt Quilt 7 of 8

Thursday, March 1, 2018
3:00 pm5:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
T shirt Quilt  7 of 8

Do you have too many T-shirts laying around? Do you have someone with Tshirts from special events that you would like to create a remembrance quilt for them? T-shirts quilts make great gifts for graduations, college or just for fun. Gather 20 T-shirts and we will teach you the tricks to using them to make a quilt. We want you to finish your project so class consists up to 8 - 2 hours sessions. Class fee $80 which includes the special interfacing needed. Additional materials needed for your borders & backing.

Certification - Sewing Skills 5 of 6

Thursday, March 1, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Certification - Sewing Skills 5 of 6

This is a 6-week course that covers; Sewing Machine Basics ( 3 - 2 hr session) Tools of the Trade (1 - 2 hours session) and Sewing Basics (2 - 2 hr sessions) For Certification you will be required to complete a test on the skills/knowledge learned. Students must score 80% or better to earn a certification. This course is a pre-requisite for our Garment or Commerical Certifications. Participants will be required to attend class and do additional homework/practice-work to master the skills/knowledge taught. Practice-work generally requires an additional 12 hours. The Sewing Labs has Open Sew hours available if the student needs to use our machines for practice-work and does not have a home machine available. The course consists of 6 weeks of 2 hours sessions (2nd quarter will have optional sessions available) Each participant will receive a "Sewing Kit" for personal use which will belong to the student and must be available during classes. (Student can provide their own kit if wanted) Kits consist of; scissors & snips, pins, needles, seam ripper, seam gauge, needle threader & tape measure. Course cost - $150 kit included

Petite Cross Body Bag 2 of 2

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Petite Cross Body Bag 2 of 2

Create a petite fun crossbody bag using elements of fabric scraps, quilting, buttons and more. This bag is just the right size for your cell phone and credit cards. This workshop will take you from start to finish to complete this bag. Each one is truly unique. Bring your own fabrics or purchase one of our kits. If you have favorite charms, buttons or patches bring them too! We do have lots of choices for embellishment Class Fee $35. Kit available for $10.

T shirt Quilt 8 of 8

Thursday, March 8, 2018
3:00 pm5:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
T shirt Quilt  8 of 8

Do you have too many T-shirts laying around? Do you have someone with Tshirts from special events that you would like to create a remembrance quilt for them? T-shirts quilts make great gifts for graduations, college or just for fun. Gather 20 T-shirts and we will teach you the tricks to using them to make a quilt. We want you to finish your project so class consists up to 8 - 2 hours sessions. Class fee $80 which includes the special interfacing needed. Additional materials needed for your borders & backing.

Certification - Sewing Skills 6 of 6

Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Certification - Sewing Skills 6 of 6

This is a 6-week course that covers; Sewing Machine Basics ( 3 - 2 hr session) Tools of the Trade (1 - 2 hours session) and Sewing Basics (2 - 2 hr sessions) For Certification you will be required to complete a test on the skills/knowledge learned. Students must score 80% or better to earn a certification. This course is a pre-requisite for our Garment or Commerical Certifications. Participants will be required to attend class and do additional homework/practice-work to master the skills/knowledge taught. Practice-work generally requires an additional 12 hours. The Sewing Labs has Open Sew hours available if the student needs to use our machines for practice-work and does not have a home machine available. The course consists of 6 weeks of 2 hours sessions (2nd quarter will have optional sessions available) Each participant will receive a "Sewing Kit" for personal use which will belong to the student and must be available during classes. (Student can provide their own kit if wanted) Kits consist of; scissors & snips, pins, needles, seam ripper, seam gauge, needle threader & tape measure. Course cost - $150 kit included

Prayer Flags - Popular Class!!!

Saturday, March 10, 2018
9:00 am12:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Prayer Flags - Popular Class!!!

POPULAR CLASS!!!Back Do you need a "positive - pick-me-up" or to spread some "good JuJu" - Join us @ The Sewing Labs to create your own personal Prayer Flags. These inspirational flags are created to share positive energy with the world around us. This is a mixed media creative class combining; fabric, trims, charms, beads, stamping and more. We had a large inventory of items to choose from. Create a flag for your home, garden or a personal necklace or pin. This is a great class for your prayer group, or women friends to do together. Class session available; Saturday, March 10th, 9 am - 12pm. Or call to schedule a private group time Class Fee - $15/ea.

Phase Testing 1 of 2

Thursday, March 15, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Phase Testing 1 of 2

Certification Testing for Phase 1 Basic Sewing. This is a closed class. Enrolled student, only, can take the test. If you are needing to test out of Phase 1 contact us for more information. Students will receive a sample test to study from. Testing consists of some writing questions as well as demonstration items. Testing consist of 2 - 2hours session. Testing is Free if enrolled in the course. Test out fee is $40.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

Phase Testing 2 of 2

Thursday, March 22, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Phase Testing 2 of 2

Certification Testing for Phase 1 Basic Sewing. This is a closed class. Enrolled student, only, can take the test. If you are needing to test out of Phase 1 contact us for more information. Students will receive a sample test to study from. Testing consists of some writing questions as well as demonstration items. Testing consist of 2 - 2hours session. Testing is Free if enrolled in the course. Test out fee is $40.

SignUp - Meet the Teacher

Thursday, March 29, 2018
4:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs

Come meet our teachers, get informed and sign up for our Certification Program for Commerical Sewing. Students wanting to earn a certificate and enter into our Commerical Sewing Skill Certification course are required to have an entrance interview with our instructors. Our Commercial Sewing Course is a unique opportunity to build & master your skills to be job ready but, also, gives you access to other Kansas City business that using sewing in their business. We expect our program participants to be serious about completing our program with high marks and we are here to help you do it! This Meet the Teacher time

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

2018 Gratitude & Grace Quilting Retreat

Friday, July 27, 20186:00 pmSunday, July 29, 20182:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
2018 Gratitude & Grace Quilting Retreat

Join us for our Annual Gratitude & Grace Quilting Retreat - This is a FUN retreat for you and your friends to get together to quilt. Bring your own machine or reserve one of ours. The retreat starts on Friday night @ 6 pm until 9 pm, Saturday 8-6, Sunday 8-2.
Stay tuned for this year's quilt design photo - we have selected a houndstooth pattern with a fun twist with fabrics. I just love it! Special Guest - Diane Little will be conducting a Yoga session on Saturday to stretch & re-energize us for more power sewing.
Advance Registration is available immediately - a $50 deposit holds your spot and if received before May 1st - we will discount your total price by $25. Or Choose your payment type. Payments are accepted. Choose Link below for Retreat Information & Hotel Listing. This information will be sent when you register.
The cost of the retreat covers; 5 meals, all fabrics needed for quilt top & binding are included.
Please call if you have questions - information packet will be sent when registered.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
6:00 pm8:00 pm
The Sewing Labs
Volunteer Orientation

We want you to volunteer at The Sewing Labs! All of our volunteers are expected to go thru an orientation. This is a one session orientation training which will give you the tools and insights on how to be the best volunteer you want to be. Orientation will cover; opportunities for volunteer, rules of operation and safety precautions for everyone in the program and more. Pre-registration is required. Even if you are just interested in finding out more before deciding to volunteer this is a great opportunity to explore what The Sewing Labs is.

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