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 Three Options
- $39 for one learning design and patterns class with materials for one (up to a $250 value)
- $79 for one learning design and patterns class with materials for two (up to a $500 value)
- $119 for one private beginner sewing class for up to six (up to a $1,500 value)
During design and patterns classes, students will use provided materials and patterns (or their own they have brought along) to craft garments such as ties, nightgowns, or an A-line dress. Basic sewing skills—including how to thread the machine and sew in a straight line—are needed for this course. The Nashville location holds classes on Monday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.. The Dickson location offers classes on Wednesday and Thursday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Attendants with their own fabric or sewing machine are welcome to bring it along, though neither are required.
Winnie’s Fashion Design
Eponymous owner Winnie Williams uses Winnie’s Fashion Design as a stage from which she illuminates the mesmerizing world of fashion. Winnie lovingly curates a rotating selection of handmade clothing alongside a collection of exhibits, publications, and programs that educate her patrons about fashion. The shop’s staff alters clothing for clients and instructs the design curious in introductory and advanced clothing- and accessory-making classes. During classes, attendees learn basics, such as how to thread a needle, operate a sewing machine, and how to perform sutures on accident-prone dolls. They might also complete advanced projects, such as constructing a handbag from scratch. During its periodic fashion shows, Winnie’s Fashion Design shows off the modest, classy designs that characterize the company.