A powerful technique, sewing can unite paper, fabrics, and the coattails of congressional party members. Build your fastening abilities with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of classes, repairs, and merchandise at The Sewing Machine Shop in Walnut Creek.
The experienced instructors at The Sewing Machine Shop repair impart pupils with stitching know-how and equip customers with sewing supplies. Learn new ways to keep fly-front jeans or pet robots' mouths closed during the Zippers Revealed class ($40), which provides step-by-step instructions for applying four different kinds of zippers. Twin Needle Fun classes ($30) introduce dual-needling activities such as grid quilting, and Sewing Fundamentals lessons ($30) soak students' brain sponges in needlework basics including how to sew straight and curved seams and how to read a pattern.
Additionally, customers can build their sewing stash with threads ($2.50–$10), scissors ($5–$40), and fabrics ($2.60/fat quarter) from the shop's full stock of supplies. Fostering smooth sewing sessions and uninterrupted body-sock construction, factory-certified technicians heal machine wounds with repairs ($100/hour) that revive weary sewing apparatuses.