Kona Classes

Here you’ll find all of our current and upcoming classes and events. For all classes, space is limited so we encourage you to register well in advance. Please contact the store at (808) 326-7474 for more information on any of our classes or events. Registration is in-person only at this time.

** On-Going Classes **

Learning To Love

Our Learning to Love classes are intended to help owners learn the basics of using and maintaining their machines. For each class, please bring your own machine as well as basic accessories and supplies. A supply list for the specific class you are registering for will be available upon registration.

All Learning to Love classes are free if you purchased your machine from us. Click on the name of the class to learn more.

LEARNING TO LOVE YOUR MACHINE
October 08, 2019
October 22, 2019
November 05, 2019

All classes are 11AM - 2PM unless otherwise noted.
Cost: Free if you purchased your machine from us!
LEARNING TO LOVE YOUR SERGER
November 12, 2019

All classes are 11AM - 2PM unless otherwise noted.
Cost: Free if you purchased your machine from us!
LEARNING TO LOVE YOUR EMBROIDERY MACHINE
October 29, 2019

All classes are 11AM - 2PM unless otherwise noted.
Cost: Free if you purchased your machine from us!


**On-Going Classes**
Discount Fabric Warehouse | Open Sew DayOPEN SEW
Every Wednesday
11AM - 5PM
OPEN SEW Fridays were a delightful time this summer, so we will be continuing them indefinitely (but changing the date to Wednesday). Come anytime 11 am – 5 pm on Wednesday, bring your own project or work on one of our donation items. Mary will ‘float’ in the machine department to offer brief assistance or advice, but let you do your project on either your own machine or arrange to use one of ours.
Discount Fabric Warehouse | Dress A Girl Sit N SewDRESS A GIRL SIT-N-SEW
First Thursday of Every Month
10AM - 1PM
No Fee, but Registration is Required
An open sew time to make dresses for this program. They supply the fabric kits, we offer instruction or advice, and you can request to use one of our machines if you like!
EMBROIDERY CLUB

NEXT MEETING:
NEXT MEETINGS:
October 20, 2019
November 17, 2019

12PM - 3PM
Cost: Free (unless otherwise noted)



**Up-Coming Classes**
LEARN FROM NANCY BRONSTEIN, HUSQVARNA VIKING EDUCATOR
October 16, 2019
10AM
Nancy Bronstein, Educator for Husqvarna Viking, will be presenting a lecture/demo teaching you time-saving tips and tricks along with lots more valuable sewing insight and information and bringing her beautiful samples from her Trunk Show. You'll also be one of the first on the island to see the Epic 2 as we'll be launching the product at this time! Don't miss out!
A TOUCH OF OMBRE QUILT
Saturday, October 19, 2019
10:30AM - 5PM
Cost: $35 + pattern & supplies
You can make a throw/single, a queen or a king bed size. Level Advanced beginner.
Join Viv Smith, the teacher and designer for this full day class.
This is a simple quilt to make but being set on point and the addition of the ombre fabric gives it an intricate and different look.
In this class you will learn to cut the blocks, setting triangles and corners from your focus fabrics. To cut the block borders and the ombre pieces correctly and sew the blocks, setting triangles and corners to the borders.
When you sign up for this class, purchase the pattern to have the supply list for your preferred size of quilt as well as the instructions of course.
SOLARIS UPGRADES
October 25, 2019
12PM - 2PM
Cost: TBA
We will be covering all of the new things in the update and upgrade that is now available - including the yarn foot, the new fills and the new border function.
NO-LONGER-BEGINNER SEWING
October 28, 2019
11AM - 3PM
Cost: $12 + supplies
This new class will offer selected projects to help you move from beginning sewing, to learn some more advanced techniques. C'mon -- you can do it!!
This series begins with a reversible table runner with mitered corners on the contrasting side. Class will be October 28, 11 – 3. Class fee will be $12 plus supplies.
BEGINNING SEWING WITH MELISSA - HOLIDAY EDITION!
EASY STOCKING
November 14, 2019
11AM - 3PM
Cost: $15 + supplies
BEGINNING SEWING WITH MELISSA - HOLIDAY EDITION!
TREE SKIRT
November 21, 2019
11AM - 3PM
Cost: $15 + supplies
BEGINNING SEWING WITH MELISSA - HOLIDAY EDITION!
ORNAMENTS
December 05, 2019
11AM - 3PM
Cost: $15 + supplies

 


 


If there’s a class you think might be well-received or if you’d like to teach a class at the Kona store, please let us know! If you’d like to teach, you’ll need to come in to the store to see Mary and she can give you all of the info. But, if you just have some class suggestions, please feel free to drop us a line using the contact form on our Kona info page, just make sure you include that it’s an idea for Kona Sewing Classes so we know what you’re talking about! We’d love to hear from you