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 Custom Fashion Design
Eponymous owner Winnie Williams uses Winnie’s Custom 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 Custom Fashion Design shows off the modest, classy designs that characterize the company.