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NorCal Sewing and Vacuum

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909 D Street
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
(415) 456-4146 norcalsewvac.com/

March 2020

Basic Machine Sewing / Love your sewing machine

March 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
NorCal Sewing and Vacuum, 909 D Street
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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Whether it is your brand new machine or one that has been sitting idle for a while, this class will get you excited and ready to be creative and at ease going into your next project. Hands-on practice during class builds confidence and skills. We will practice bobbin winding, threading, and study the purpose and identity of the basic presser feet. You’ll understand how to set the thread tension. I will teach you tricks to sewing straight, corners and curves.…

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Make a T shirt – Basic Serger Workshop

March 15 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
NorCal Sewing and Vacuum, 909 D Street
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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Bring your serger and instruction book. We’ll be making a simple T-shirt. You may bring your own pattern/fabrics or use my pattern. I have some spare knit fabrics available for your perusal.   Sunday, March 15. $135. All-day workshop. 11 am - 5 pm   Requirement: Knowing how to thread your machine and basic sewing skills. Pattern provided. Some fabrics are available for your perusal.   If you need help learning how to thread your machine, I offer a combo…

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Home Textiles

March 29 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
NorCal Sewing and Vacuum, 909 D Street
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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Home Textiles, Sunday, March 29, 11 am - 5  pm, $135 A full-day workshop. Max 4 students   The following styles will be covered. Fabric Basket. Napkins /mitered corners. Pillows.  Quilted placemats. Lined curtains (sample only or max 3ft x 4 ft). Patterns provided. This class is well suited for beginners. (The lined curtain portions are for intermediate/advanced students.) See pictures at https://marinsewinglab.com/millvalley Sign up marinsewinglab@gmail.com 

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April 2020

Basic Machine Sewing / Love your sewing machine

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
NorCal Sewing and Vacuum, 909 D Street
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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Whether it is your brand new machine or one that has been sitting idle for a while, this class will get you excited and ready to be creative and at ease going into your next project. Hands-on practice during class builds confidence and skills. We will practice bobbin winding, threading, and study the purpose and identity of the basic presser feet. You’ll understand how to set the thread tension. I will teach you tricks to sewing straight, corners and curves.…

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Bag Day – Make a perfectly wonderful bag 

April 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
NorCal Sewing and Vacuum, 909 D Street
San Rafael, CA 94901 United States
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Bag Day - Make a perfectly wonderful bag  Sunday, April 26. Full-Day Workshop. 11 am -5 pm $135. Max 4 students.   Sign up at marinsewinglab@gmail.com_ The following bag styles will be covered: Lotta Jansdotter’s Wilma Bag, Grainline Studio's Stowe Bag. (advanced beginners). Simple Tote Bag w/pockets. (beginners). Patterns provided. Or a bag style of your own choice at your own level. 

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