Sewing was invented to turn the tumbling balls of thread that littered the badlands habitat of early man into a soft, warm blanket for man's first pet rock. Create something cozy with today's Groupon to Stitch Cleveland in Lakewood. Choose between the following options:
- For $25, you $50 worth of sewing services or two one-hour private lessons (a $50 value).
- For $20, you get four hours of sewing studio time (a $40 value).
Stitch Cleveland imbues its students with the knowledge and techniques of modern sewing, teaching thread enthusiasts how to make their own crafts and giving experienced artists the space and machinery to create their own items. Stitch Cleveland revives clothing with in-house sewing services, saving customers from tossing their cherished jeans long before they've reached denim's radioactive half-life. Bell bottoms can again see the light of day with jean hemming ($16), and skirts can be taken up and tailored ($24) by the deft hands of a expert stitch-smith. Many items have specific fabric needs or details that require special attention, so prices may vary.
Stitch’s private lessons tackle the crafting of an item of the students' choice, from sundresses and pillowcases to shirts and housecat cravats. With project in hand, students will follow the instruction of an experienced teacher, learning techniques to make the project both easier to complete and more professional in appearance. Needle-wielders can bring their own sewing machine to familiarize themselves with its individual quirks or use one of the studio's machines at no cost. Stitch Cleveland does ask students to provide a basic sewing tool kit, including a good pair of sharp scissors for fabric, a small pair of scissors for clipping threads, straight pins and pincushion, a tape measure, and more. See the site for a full list of materials.
Those with a strong background in the pointy profession seeking a crafty roost may opt for four hours of sewing studio time to finish projects and deftly trim down to-do lists. Stitch Cleveland offers a spacious studio packed with professional cutting tables and ample equipment, eliminating the need to spend cramped hours hemming in bathroom cupboards. Customers can utilize Stitch’s professionally packed confines for up to four hours, split into multiple visits, if desired.