Pattie’s Classes

Sew Fair LogoClasses at Sew Vac
8480 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21043 Phone410-465-6366



Sewing With Rayon Challis
Friday, June 14th

The ultimate warm weather fabric, rayon challis is a lightweight breathable woven fabric that will help keep you cool all summer long. You can make so many garments with this wonderful fabric. Don’t be intimidated by its soft hand and drape. Pattie will show you how to handle these and any other challenges that you might encounter.
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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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Classes at Stitch ‘n Time
Greencastle PA
(717) 597-0051


Savannah Tee View A with Contrast CollarKnits for the Absolutley Terrified Lecture
Thursday, May 23rd 10am – Noon

Racks are filled with them, as are your closets and drawers. Knits are everywhere, so why aren’t you sewing with them? A little hesitant? Palms a bit sweaty? Admit it. You’re terrified of them. Put those fears to rest with this class.

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Knit Serger Techniques
Thursday, May 23rd 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Master the four basic techniques needed to serge knits: seaming, neckbands, hems, and applying elastic. This hands-on class covers basic seaming on various types of knit and where and when to use stabilizers and topstitching.

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Knit Pullover Class
Friday, June 7th

Enjoy the satisfaction of serging the perfect knit top customized for your figure and style with this hands-on class. With Pattie’s 40+ years of serging knits, you’ll pick up invaluable techniques for creating a knit pullover that will become a wardrobe staple and leave you wanting to create more. Choose from Great Copy #2550 Savannah Tee – A great basic pullover with three neckline variations, Great Copy #2660* LaBelle Tunic – A tunic length pullover with lower front insert or Great Copy #2840* Charlotte Dress and Pullover.

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