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Our Cancellation Policy:
Regular Classes without a Registration Deadline
  • If you cancel at least 14 days before class, you would receive a full refund, less a $5.00 processing fee and the PayPal fees.
  • Between 7 & 14 days, a 100% credit towards another class to be taken within 6 months.
  • No refunds on cancellations within 7 days of the class except: if the class is full when you cancel and we can fill your space, we would issue 100% credit towards another class to be taken within 6 months.
  • If a class is postponed due to weather conditions or the instructor is ill, you will be notified and the class rescheduled. If we cancel the class for any reason, a full refund is issued.

Our Cancellation Policy for Classes, Workshops and Trips with a Registration Deadline

  • If you cancel before the registration deadline, you will receive a full refund, less a $5.00 processing fee and the PayPal fees.
  • If you cancel after the registration deadline, a student will need to replace you, you will receive a full refund, less a $5.00 processing fee and the PayPal Fees..

Start with the Learn to Sew 1 classes if you have no sewing experience or want to brush up on your sewing and need a few good tips to get you going.  No supplies are needed. $65 for 3 hours.

Thursday March 26, 9:30-12:30 Click Here

Saturday, April 25, 2-5 pm Click Here


If you have sewing experience but need help consider taking an Open Lab. 

Mondays 9:30-3:30  Bring your own machine $60 Click here 
Mondays 9:30-3:30 with a machine $65 click here

Classes


The Bookstore


Serger Thread for Sale - Natural
- Mar 02, 2021 12:00 pm

Natural color serger thread for sale

Cost: $ 6.00
Tacoma Poncho Pattern by Ryliss Bod
- Mar 26, 2021 12:00 pm

Tacoma Poncho pattern with collar and front closure.

Cost: $ 14.00
Serger Thread for Sale - Mastic Beige
- Mar 29, 2021 12:00 pm

6,000 yards of Mastic Beige Serger Thread

Cost: $ 6.00
Jan Minott's handout for adjusting pants and skirt patterns for your posture type.

Cost: $ 15.00
Jan Minott's handout for adjusting pants and skirt patterns for your posture type.

Cost: $ 32.00
Serger Thread for Sale - Desert Tan
- Mar 30, 2021 12:00 pm

Desert Tan Serger Thread, 6000 yards

Cost: $ 6.00
Serger Thread for Sale - Brown
- Mar 30, 2021 12:00 pm

6,000 yards of brown serger thread per cone.

Cost: $ 6.00
Serger Thread for Sale - Le Khaki color
- Mar 30, 2021 12:00 pm

6,000 yard spool of Le Khaki poly wrap poly serger thread for sale.

Cost: $ 6.00
Child's Dress Form, on a stand with an arm, size 6

Cost: $ 192.85
Digital version of the Beginning Sewing Class notes with measurement charts, sizing charts, ease charts and basic sewing information.

Cost: $ 27.00
An easy method developed by Jan Minott to alter commercial patterns for a custom fit.

Cost: $ 47.00
Wrinkle Chart from the Total Pattern Fit by Jan Minott.

Cost: $ 40.00
Face Mask Pattern
- Apr 30, 2021 12:00 pm

Face Mask Pattern with 2 sizes and 2 options.

Cost: $ 12.00
Genuine Bernina Lap Seam Old Style Foot #174, 4mm wide, for sale.

Cost: $ 19.00
De-Mystifying Fit offers a visual approach to fitting with your Moulage or Sloper Basic Pattern.

Cost: $ 27.95
This is a handout given to student's attending Jan Minott's Skirt and Pant Alteration Classes that is emailed to you.

Cost: $ 12.00
Total Pattern Fit and Skirts and Pants; Adjusting, Drafting, Coding and Fitting Sewing Patterns. Get both books and save money.

Cost: $ 47.00
The Minott method takes into account figure differences; skirts and pants are drafted to fit one's hip shape and posture type, not just waist and hip measurements.

Cost: $ 31.95
This is an easy method of adjusting commercial patterns.

Cost: $ 31.95
The Minot Method is an easy method of adjusting commercial patterns to fit.

Cost: $ 47.00
The KDK Bag, shipping Internationally
- May 31, 2021 12:00 pm

The Kenneth D. King Sewing Tool Bag

Cost: $ 110.00
CD Book offers a visual approach to fitting. A moulage/sloper/basic pattern that has been fitted or drafted to your personal measurements is duplicated in clear plastic with the necessary reference points

Cost: $ 39.95
This CD Book offers a visual approach to fitting. A moulage/sloper/basic pattern that has been fitted or drafted to your personal measurements is duplicated in clear plastic with the necessary reference points

Cost: $ 27.95
Bodice Wrinkle Charts are taken from the Total Pattern Fit by Jan Minott.

Cost: $ 15.00
The KDK Bag, shipping within the US
- Aug 29, 2021 12:00 pm

The Kenneth D. King Sewing Tool Bag

Cost: $ 92.00
Both Minott Method Books: Total Pattern Fit and Skirts and Pants on a Flash Drive or Digital Version International orders .

Cost: $ 67.00
Hems 101
- Oct 01, 2021 12:00 pm

Hem depths for pants, skirts, dresses, jackets, coats, blouses and shirts.

Cost: $ 12.00
Kenneth outlines his techniques for sewing first, leather, and then fur.

Cost: $ 29.27

Private Lessons available for hectic schedules


Torri is learning how to use her new sewing machine by making a sleeveless blouse. She completed 2 pairs of pants, one lined, before heading off to college on the east coast on a volleyball scholarship.  Pants are generally too short for her and now she has a pattern to fit and can continue to make variety of styles.
Kristina 1st dress was Vogue 8900
Her goal: study Fashion Design in New York





Mattie finished her top and wore it home in her Learning to Sew class.  Her goal is to be a fashion designer.












Draping


Make Your own DRESS FORM


Email Ryliss@comcast.net if interested in this class.












Dress Forms 2015












Inspiration from the runways


 

Koos van den Akker Vogue 1277

Calendar


Sew Expo

4 Day Sew Expo in Puyallup at the Western Washington Fairgrounds, seminars, classes, vendors for fabrics, notions, patterns, tools, sewing machines...

Private Lesson with Ryliss Bod Sundays

Take a private sewing lesson with Ryliss Bod.

Digital Version of BRUSH FRINGE JACKET by Kenneth D. King

This Digital Version of the PDF Book Brush Fringe Jacket shows you how to make tailored clothing with self-fringed edges, while still being able to incorporate sew-in interfacings.

Feb 28
Private Lesson with Ryliss Bod Sundays
Mar 1
Open Lab Mondays 9:30-3:30 pm
Mar 1
Open Lab Mondays w/sewing machine 9:30-3:30 pm

Gift Cards


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Amount: $ (Expires in 12 months)
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Maison Margiela


Magpie trend fall 2015

Fendi


Frayed Tweed

New Pattern Vogue 9166





New Pattern Vogue 1484


Boss


Basic Knit Block Workshop with Lynda Maynard





New Patterns


New Patterns


New Pattern Vogue 9167


 

Our Cancellation Policy:
  • If you cancel at least 14 days before class, you would receive a full refund, less a $5.00 processing fee.
  • Between 7 & 14 days, a 100% credit towards another class to be taken within 6 months.
  • No refunds on cancellations within 7 days of the class except: if the class is full when you cancel and we can fill your space, we would issue 100% credit towards another class to be taken within 6 months.
  • If a class is postponed due to weather conditions or the instructor is ill, you will be notified and the class rescheduled. If we cancel the class for any reason, a full refund is issued.

Our Cancellation Policy for Classes with a Registration Deadline: Workshops or events with instructors brought in from another state or country.

  • If you cancel before the registration deadline, you will receive a full refund, less a $5.00 processing fee.
  • If you cancel after the registration deadline, a student will need to replace you, less a $5.00 processing fee.

Our Cancellation Policy for Trips with a Registration Deadline
  • If you cancel before the registration deadline or date the trip fills and arrangements are booked, you will receive a full refund, less a $5.00 processing fee. You will be notified prior to the early booking.
  • If you cancel after the registration deadline, you will need cancellation insurance, at an additional cost.

Welt Pocket Opening Instructional Video


 
Watch a Video on construction a Welt Pocket Opening by Threads.