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Intro to Hand-Sewing Workshop

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Instructor: The School of Making team

Our Intro to Hand Sewing Workshop includes discussion of the physics of sewing, reverse appliqué, and an overview of garment construction and other techniques from The School of Making. This workshop is suited to beginners and experienced sewers alike. Work with The School of Making team to create a hand-sewn project from a selection of custom kits. 

Friday, August 14, 2020
10:00am – 12:00pm

Alabama Chanin @ The Factory
462 Lane Drive
Florence, AL 35630

$225 includes materials, instruction, lunch, stories, and laughter.

New for 2020, we are excited to announce that chef John Cartwright of Rivertown Coffee will be popping in to The Factory for private lunches throughout the course of the workshop. Rivertown Coffee has been a staple in Florence for the past 16 years and John joined us in the kitchen for the Supper Club Dinners in 2018. Bringing the interesting (and delicious) cuisine that Rivertown is known for, meals with John will allow you to truly experience our local community.

For more information, contact:, or call: 256-760-1090 Monday - Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm CST

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Intro to Hand-Sewing Workshop Itinerary

Intro to Hand-Sewing Workshop Itinerary

  • 9:30am: Doors Open and Coffee
  • 10:00am – 12:00pm: Physics of Sewing, Techniques, and Project Overview
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch from The Factory Café
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm: Open Sewing (Optional)
  • 2:00pm: Factory Tour (Optional)
  • 2:45pm – 5:00pm: Open Sewing and Shopping at The Factory (Optional)