Pattie’s Classes

Fredericksburg, VA
September 26, 27 & 28
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Sew Fair LogoClasses at Sew Vac
8480 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21043 Phone410-465-6366


Kids Sonoma Tee
Friday, August 16th

Let’s help the younger generation start sewing with the fun pullover top class. The class is designed to help beginners with the basics of looking at a pattern, identifying fabrics, laying out and cutting fabric, seaming and hemming a garment.

Teens and Tweens who have some sewing experience are welcome as well as those who have never sewing before. Students between 9 and 12 need to be accompanied by an adult who is also welcome to take the class. They can share a machine.  Click here for class info.

Beginning Sewing
Saturday, August 24th


Are you new to sewing or looking for a refresher? Sewing Basics will introduce you to the inspiring world of sewing while you create this versatile Ten Pocket Tote. Class will begin by familiarizing you with the basics of your sewing machine as you learn the mechanics, practice threading, how to wind a bobbin and use seam guides to sew simple seams.

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Pants Class
Friday, August 30th

Pants can be so easy to sew. Let Pattie Otto show you how along with some expert fitting advice. Knit or woven fabric? The choice is yours. Great Copy Maui Pants is a full leg pant or capri designed for lightweight fabrics such as cottons, batiks, rayon challis, etc. The Long Island Pant is a slim leg pant for light to mid weight stable knits such as Ponte de Roma*, Leggaro, cotton jersey.  Click here for class info.
*Fabric is available from the instructor for purchase.

Classes at Stitch ‘n Time
Greencastle PA
(717) 597-0051

Elegant Cutwork
Friday, August 2nd

Creating elegant cutwork is quick and easy with your embroidery machine. Learn how easy this timeless craft is while you create a classic cutwork placemat and blouse.

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Private lessons for garment sewing, fitting and how to use your machine are available. Contact Pattie at