Classes


Classes

Know Your Machine Part I

(All Models)

The basics of using your machine will be covered along with proper needle and thread use, maintenance, tension adjustments and buttonholes.  You will need to bring your machine to class.  All machines included in this class. (FREE for one year to Sun Sew Vac purchasers)

Call 703-780-0400 or email sunsew@verizon.net to schedule.

Know Your Machine Part II

(All Models)

Learn more about what your machine can do.  Included are sequencing, tapering, memory and much more.  Bring your machine to class. 

(FREE for one year to Sun Sew Vac purchasers)

Call 703-780-0400 or email sunsew@verizon.net to schedule.

Know Your Machine Part III

(All Models)This is the class you've anticipated.  Learn just what your embroidery machine can do.  You'll practice the proper hooping, design placement and stabilization of your embroidery designs.  Plus, you will learn what all those buttons actually do.  Bring your machine and embroidery unit to class. (FREE for one year to Sun Sew Vac purchasers)

Call 703-780-0400 or email sunsew@verizon.net to schedule.

Serger Basics

(All Models)Learn the proper threading, rolled hem, tension adjustments, differential feed, and maintenance for your serger. You will need to bring your machine to class.(FREE for one year to Sun Sew Vac purchasers) Call 703-780-0400 or email sunsew@verizon.net to schedule.

5-Thread Serger and Cover Stitch

(All Models)Threading, needle placement and tension adjustments will be the main focus of this class.Discover what else these magnificent sergers will do.  You will need to bring your machine to class.  Prerequisite: Serger Basics. (FREE for one year to Sun Sew Vac purchasers)

Call 703-780-0400 or email sunsew@verizon.net to schedule.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are available for any and all of your sewing needs.

  • If you need one-on-one help with a computerized machine, embroidery machine or the computer software for your embroidery machine, we can help you with that for $75/hour.
  • If you need help with any other sewing machine or sewing skills, we offer lessons for $50/hour.
  • Private sewing lessons for garment construction, home dec., etc is $50/hour.

          Call 703-780-0400 or email sunsew@verizon.net to schedule.

         


Clubs

All Clubs are $30 per session or you may purchase a Club Card (6 sessions) for $120 to use toward any club we offer.

Pfaff Embroidery Club

Each session, we will create an easy-to-construct project using both the embroidery and sewing features of your machine.  The projects could be anything from placemats to sachets to tote bags.

Date: 2nd Thursday & Saturday EVEN months (Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct, Dec)

Thursday: 10am-1pm

Saturday:  2pm-5pm

 

Serger Club

Sergers aren't just for overcasting seams! We will explore many creative uses for this wonderful sewing tool. Each session will cover a new technique, a novel use for an old technique or a creative project.

2nd Saturday in the months of (April, June & October) 2pm-5pm

Premier+ Ultra Software Club

Learn just what you and your software can create! We will use all the modules to create, edit and modify not only designs but graphics.

2nd Thursday & Saturday ODD months (Jan, Mar, May, July, Sept, Nov)

 

Thursday: 10am-1pm

Saturday:  2pm-5pm

Class Policies

 

Registration:

 

Class fees are due when registering for a class. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and class sizes are often limited to 6 students or less. Classes may be cancelled if we don't reach the minimum number of 4 students. If we do not have a minimum enrollment 1 week prior to the class date, the class may be re-scheduled or cancelled.

 

Class fees are for instruction only. The supplies and/or kits required for your class are extra unless otherwise specified.

 

Cancellations/Refunds:

  • If we cancel a class, the class fees may be transferred to another class or you will receive a refund.
  • If we re-schedule a class, and you are unable to attend, you are entitled to a refund or store credit.
  • Class fees will not be refunded in any way if you do not attend the class, or if you cancel less than 1 week prior to the start date.

 

Class Rules/Etiquette

  • Students are required to bring a sewing machine and basic sewing supplies to each class. Please ensure your machine is in good working condition, technicians may not be available to assist you. (Refer to the specific class supply list for equipment and/or software requirements.)
  • Each student must have a LEGAL COPY of the pattern or book.
  • Class will start on time so please arrive 15 minutes early and be set up and ready to go.
  • If help is needed in the selection of class materials, please do so prior to the start of class.
  • If you don't know how to use your sewing machine, please take one of our Know Your Machine classes prior to the class.

 

 

 

   
   

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SunSewVac
7770 Richmond Highway Suite E, Alexandria, VA 22306
Phone: (703) 780 0400, Fax: (703) 780 0409