Sewing Machine Class with Option for Grocery Tote Class, or Clothing Construction Classes at 8-Limbs (Up to 57% Off)

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In a Nutshell

Fashion designer Erika Ikeler teaches sewing basics that culminate in clean-seamed projects, from grocery tote bags and reversible T-shirts

The Fine Print

Expires Apr 24th, 2013. Limit 2 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required 30 days in advance. 48 hr cancellation notice required or $25 fee may apply. Must be 13 or older. Classes must be used by the same person. Must have prerequisite of Sewing Machine Operation or be proficient with a sewing machine to take Intro to Construction class. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Knowing how to sew can come in handy in numerous scenarios, such as patching up a favorite pair of jeans or concealing a flask inside a teddy bear. Nurture your sutures with this Groupon.

Choose from Four Options

  • $30 for a two-hour Sewing Machine Operation class (a $60 value)
  • $55 for a two-hour Sewing Machine Operation class and a two-hour Make a Grocery Tote class (a $120 value)
  • $156 for a four-hour Intro to Clothing Construction class and a four-hour Construction II class (a $360 value)

During the Sewing Machine Operation class, students learn to navigate a sewing machine's sea of bobbins to create seams, change the needle, and adjust controls. Students who know how to thread and operate a sewing machine can participate in the Make a Grocery Tote class, during which instructors demonstrate how to build totes with woven fabric. Intro to Clothing Construction applies pupils' existent skills to designing and developing a T-shirt from conception to completion, before Clothing Construction II teaches them how to construct a reversible T-shirt.

Though 8-Limbs sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.

8-Limbs

The educated, collaborative team of instructors at 8-Limbs hold laid-back fashion-design seminars each month. A sewing school with a strong focus on building fashion, the 8-Limbs team hopes to provide inspiration to every student they get the chance to meet. The space is now also available for students to rent by the hour to work on projects in a creative workshop atmosphere. As Silverlake buzzes outside, the team infuses the funky workshop with their own artistic energy, equipping novice designers with the skills necessary to fashion their own threads, home goods, or any number of projects. Hands-on classes maintain modest sizes, ensuring budding designers receive personal attention. Each student mans a sewing machine, available to rent for $5—or his or her own trusted apparatus—and learns the gamut of garment creation, from sewing machine basics to the intricacies of alterations and clothing construction. 8-Limbs also offers new and used sewing machines for sale, a variety of the sewing supplies including fabric and tools, and a friendly and knowledgable staff.

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