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2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

October 2019

Learn to Sew

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$45

Whether you’ve never used a sewing machine or you’re feeling a little rusty, this class will get you sewing in just two hours.

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Intro to Knitting

October 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$30 2 tickets left

In our introductory knitting class we will learn to knit cotton washcloths or dishcloths. Students learn to cast on on and off, as well as how to knit and purl. Or bring a project you're working on and knit with friends and a coach. This is a perfect time to troubleshoot, ask questions, and see technique demonstrations. Perfect for ages 12 & up. Join our drop in Knit Nights on Thursdays from 4-6:30 for continued instruction. Materials for washcloths: available at…

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Intro to Quilting

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019

Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$150 2 tickets left

Are you curious about quilting but don't know where to start? Or would you like to learn new skills to improve your sewing proficiency? In this comprehensive three-part series, you'll learn all the quilting basics. We'll cover the progressive steps of quilt-making, from creation to finished product. Students will explore principles of design as well as the mechanics of rotary cutting, piecing, machine quilting and binding. At the end of class students will have completed their own unique quilt and…

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Intro to Sashiko and Decorative Mending

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$40 Sold out

The traditional Japanese art of mending fabric is called Sashiko and it's experiencing an enthusiastic resurgence in the era of Slow Fashion. Using a combination of patchwork and embroidery techniques, you can lengthen the life of a garment by repairing tears and holes or add a whole new personality to a pristine piece. In this two-hour workshop, students will learn basic hand sewing techniques that can be adapted to create a wide variety of designs. Blending fashion and function, Sashiko…

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Teen After School Sewing Workshop

October 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$45 4 tickets left

Monday After School Sewing Workshops at Fabricate are specifically designed with teens and in mind.

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Tuesday Morning Open Sew

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

Join us for a Sew-With-a-Coach sewing session. Bring your current projects and get help with them or come to sew in the company of friends. Feel free to bring snacks or lunch. You may attend one or all sessions, but please register to reserve your spot. Attendees receive a 10% discount on sales during Open Sew.  

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Range Backpack Series

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$90

This handy backpack features lots of storage and fun details. Make it for yourself or give it as a special gift!  This is a great project for an intermediate or advanced beginner sewer. The construction is ingeniously straightforward, but there are lots of different pieces and several fiddly steps, so we will spend four Tuesdays in October creating this backpack from start to finish. Adults as well as experienced teens welcome. Some previous sewing experience is necessary. 1st session Tuesday,…

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Heirloom Christmas Stocking Class

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$50 3 tickets left

Learn to sew unique Christmas Stocking using a combination of fabrics and textures. Make them for loved ones or give them away as gifts!

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Wednesday After School Sewing Workshop – October Series

October 23 @ 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 3:45 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 23, 2019

Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$160

Wednesday After School Sewing Workshops at Fabricate are for children ages 8 and up who are interested in learning more about all things sewing and textile related. Our experienced instructors will guide students through a four-week series where students will learn practical skills and will build on fundamentals as they gain confidence and hone technique. Sewing requires concentration, problem-solving skills, hand-eye coordination, and fine motor skills. Studies have found that sewing helps stimulate creative thinking, promoting self-esteem and perseverance. And completing…

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Throw Pillows with Piping

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$50 3 tickets left

Students will learn how to sew a throw pillow to their desired size including sewing in a zipper and piping.

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Knit Night

October 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$10 5 tickets left

Learn to knit colorful cotton reusable washcloths or dishcloths or bring a knitting project you’re working on and knit with a coach and friends. This is a perfect time to troubleshoot, ask questions, and see technique demonstrations as well as set time aside for yourself. Drop by anytime between 4:30 – 7. Participants will receive a 10% discount on items purchased during the event. Materials: available at Fabricate at a 10% discount when you take the class Fingerling yarn in 100%…

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Wiksten Haori Jacket Class

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$85 4 tickets left

Fully lined, reversible, and with three different options for length, this elegant kimono-style jacket is sure to be a wardrobe staple. This is an intermediate level sewing class; students should have some sewing experience. Materials: Wiksten Haori Jacket Pattern Main fabric: medium weight woven fabric with good drape, such as textured cotton, chambray, linen, soft denim, cotton/linen blend, twill, and wool Lining fabric: light to medium weight woven fabric with good drape, such as textured cotton, chambray, linen, cotton/linen blend,…

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Intro to Macramé

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$55 5 tickets left

Handmade accents created with sustainable materials are one of this year's hottest home décor trends and Macramé perfectly fits this bill. In this three hour beginners workshop, Amie Krug of Boriya & Co, will teach you the history of Macramé and four basic knots to make your own macrame plant hanger! These space-saving hangers are perfect for enlivening any space with handmade! We will also cover topics such as: measuring rope for future projects, where to source rope and answer all…

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Teen After School Sewing Workshops

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$45 3 tickets left

Monday After School Sewing Workshops at Fabricate are specifically designed with teens and in mind.

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Teen After School Sewing Workshops – November Series

October 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$120 3 tickets left

Monday After School Sewing Workshops at Fabricate are specifically designed with teens and in mind.

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Tuesday Morning Open Sew

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$15 3 tickets left

Join us for a casual sew-with-a-coach sewing morning. Bring your sewing project and get help or just sew in the company of friends and enjoy the use of our sewing machines and tools in our lovely studio. You may attend one or all sessions, but please register to reserve your spot. Attendees receive a 10% discount on sales during Open Sew.  

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Range Backpack Series

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm MDT
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$90

This handy backpack features lots of storage and fun details. Make it for yourself or give it as a special gift!  This is a great project for an intermediate or advanced beginner sewer. The construction is ingeniously straightforward, but there are lots of different pieces and several fiddly steps, so we will spend four Tuesdays in October creating this backpack from start to finish. Adults as well as experienced teens welcome. Some previous sewing experience is necessary. 1st session Tuesday,…

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Quilt Club

October 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$15 Sold out

Quilting with friends, led by a coach.  Ask for details.

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November 2019

Learn to Sew

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$45 3 tickets left

Whether you’ve never used a sewing machine or you’re feeling a little rusty, this class will get you sewing in just two hours.

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Coco Holiday Dress

November 2 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$60 4 tickets left

This simple to sew Coco Dress, Top and Tunic pattern by Tilly and the Buttons is easy fitting, and requires no fasteners. The classic design features numerous design variations.

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Pajama Pants Class

November 2 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm MDT
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$45 2 tickets left

Pajama Pants are an excellent beginner garment to learn how to sew.

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Teen After School Sewing Workshops – November Series

November 4 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm MST
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$120

Monday After School Sewing Workshops at Fabricate are specifically designed with teens and in mind.

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Intro to Sashiko and Decorative Mending

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$45 4 tickets left

The traditional Japanese art of mending fabric is called Sashiko and it's experiencing an enthusiastic resurgence in the era of Slow Fashion. Using a combination of patchwork and embroidery techniques, you can lengthen the life of a garment by repairing tears and holes or add a whole new personality to a pristine piece. In this two-hour workshop, students will learn basic hand sewing techniques that can be adapted to create a wide variety of designs. Blending fashion and function, Sashiko…

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Sewing Machine Basics

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$45 3 tickets left

Let’s take the intimidation out of sewing! Start from scratch…put in a needle, wind a bobbin, thread the machine, and practice stitching.

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Kids Learn to Sew

November 9 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm MST
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$45 4 tickets left

Whether your child has never used a sewing machine or they're feeling a little unsure, this class will be an excellent introduction to using a sewing machine.

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Mom and Me Needle Felting

November 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm MST
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$35 6 tickets left

Needle Felting is a fun fiber art in which wool is sculpted using a special needle. In this two-hour class students will learn how to use felting tools and learn the art of needle felting. Students will practice with wool roving supplied by Fabricate and will then begin felting a character of their choice from the kits available in the shop. These needle felted characters make wonderful toys, decorations, or gifts, and they are fun to collect and share! Perfect…

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Modern Robe Class

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm MST
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$90 4 tickets left

This flattering, comfortable robe, inspired by Japanese design, is perfectly suited for today’s modern fabrics. The robe is simply constructed, made from only eight pattern pieces, and includes features such as French seams and interior ties. The belt and neckline can be made in contrasting fabric. The pattern comes in sizes XS-XXL, and is equally well-suited for a man or a woman. Materials: When you register for the class you should purchase the pattern and determine the materials based on…

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School Day Off Sewing Workshop

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$70 4 tickets left

Improve sewing skills during school days off! Sewing requires concentration, problem-solving skills, hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. Studies have found that sewing helps stimulate creative thinking, promoting self-esteem and perseverance. And completing a project from start to finish gives everyone a sense of accomplishment. Our sewing projects will include apparel, accessories, and fashion for the home. We will begin by reviewing the basics and cover safety, fabric and pattern terminology, and sewing machine mechanics, and get lots of practice sewing. Our…

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Teen After School Sewing Workshops – November Series

November 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm MST
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$120

Monday After School Sewing Workshops at Fabricate are specifically designed with teens and in mind.

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Cross Back Apron

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm MST
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$55 3 tickets left

Fabricate's version of the classic Cross Back Apron is a Japanese-inspired smock that's a one-size-fits-most garment. Learn to sew sturdy straps, facings, pockets, and mitered corners. Choose to bring your own sewing machine or use ours. Materials: 1.5 yards of 45" wide fabric or 1.25 yd 60" fabric. Heavier fabric such as linen, denim or canvas works great* Coordinating thread Sharp dressmaker scissors (if you have them) *If possible, prewash and dry your fabric before class. Instructor: Marlene Swift By registering…

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Redwood Tote

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm MST
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$80 3 tickets left

The Redwood Tote is a mid-size crossbody tote with a front zippered pocket, back slip pocket, zip top closure and reinforced base. This bag is great for traveling or everyday use. The handy short handles make for easy grabbing and the crossbody strap keeps you hands free. Materials: Available at Fabricate for a 15% discount Redwood Tote Pattern by Noodlehead Exterior Fabric - ½ yard Canvas Accent Fabric - ⅓ yard Lining and pocket - 1 yard (¾ if non-directional)…

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Coco Holiday Dress

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm MST
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$60 3 tickets left

This simple to sew Coco Dress, Top and Tunic pattern by Tilly and the Buttons is easy fitting, and requires no fasteners. The classic design features numerous design variations.

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Teen After School Sewing Workshops – November Series

November 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm MST
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$120

Monday After School Sewing Workshops at Fabricate are specifically designed with teens and in mind.

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Reversible Tree Skirt

November 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm MST
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$55 4 tickets left

In this class you'll learn to sew a beautiful reversible holiday tree skirt. Choose your two favorite holiday fabrics, add some festive trim, and enjoy your handmade decor! Some sewing experience is necessary. Materials: 40 inches (1 yard and 4 inches) of one decorative fabric 40 inches (1 yard and 4 inches) of second decorative fabric 1 yard of ribbon for closure ties 3 1/2 yards of pompoms or other decorative trim, if desired coordinating thread, if desired (white is…

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Cross Back Apron

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm MST
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$55 4 tickets left

Fabricate's version of the classic Cross Back Apron is a Japanese-inspired smock that's a one-size-fits-most garment. Learn to sew sturdy straps, facings, pockets, and mitered corners. Choose to bring your own sewing machine or use ours. Materials: 1.5 yards of 45" wide fabric or 1.25 yd 60" fabric. Heavier fabric such as linen, denim or canvas works great* Coordinating thread Sharp dressmaker scissors (if you have them) *If possible, prewash and dry your fabric before class. Instructor: Marlene Swift By registering…

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School Day Off Sewing Workshop

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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$70 4 tickets left

Our Thanksgiving School Day Off Camps will focus on fall-themed sewing projects such as aprons and napkin sets. Our experienced instructors will guide students through a fun-filled morning where students will learn practical skills such as how to thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin, sew hems and buttonholes, read, cut and sew from a commercial pattern, use interfacing, install a zipper and more. Students will build on fundamentals as they gain confidence and hone skills. Sewing requires concentration,…

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Teen After School Sewing Workshops – November Series

November 25 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm MST
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 25, 2019

Fabricate, 2017 17th Street
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
$120

Monday After School Sewing Workshops at Fabricate are specifically designed with teens and in mind.

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