Sewing-Machine Class with Optional Grocery-Tote Class and Clothing-Construction Classes at 8-Limbs (Up to 63% Off)

Silverlake, Los Angeles

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Learning how to sew has numerous benefits—you can patch up holes in your clothes, craft a purse, or make a quilt to finally snuff out that fire. Pinpoint your new hobby 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)
  • $129 for a two-hour Sewing Machine Operation class, a two-hour Make a Grocery Tote class, and a four-hour Intro to Clothing Construction class (a $300 value)
  • $179 for a two-hour Sewing Machine Operation class, a two-hour Make a Grocery Tote class, a four-hour Intro to Clothing Construction class, and a four-hour Construction II class (a $480 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.


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.


This place is like a dream. It is so well organized and all the classes are so well thought out. Each lesson builds in to the next

Marie K., Yelp, 3/26/13

I learned how to competently operate and master my machine and the sewing basics...The studio space is beautiful and peaceful to work in.

Julia K., Yelp, 11/27/12
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    2529 Berkeley Avenue

    Los Angeles, California 90026


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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 Nov 13th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation recommended in advance. 48hr cancellation notice required or fee up to half of Groupon price may apply. Must be 13 or older. All classes must be used by the same person. Not valid towards retail supplies or private lessons. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • Silverlake (2274.6 miles)

    2529 Berkeley Avenue

    Los Angeles, California 90026

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