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Machine Sewing 101


Are you feeling intimidated by that sewing machine in your closet you’ve been meaning to fire up? Dust it off this spring and join Kathryn Bahun at Madderhouse Textile Studios for an introductory sewing workshop. We’ll start with the basics: how it works, basic stitches and troubleshooting. After that you will learn about how to cut a pattern and put it together. Start building confidence by sewing your own tote bag, and get started on bigger and more exciting plans for the future. Refreshments provided.

Materials: Please arrive with thread, bobbins, a set of universal machine needles, and a recently tuned and working machine. Fabrics provided.

Wednesdays in June (5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th), - 6-8pm
$150 +HST / maximum 8 people

Please email questions and registration inquiries to!

Instructor Bio:
Kathryn Bahun is a lifelong sewist, She makes her own patterns and loves to use vintage and second-hand fabrics as well repurposing used garments and housewares. She crafts clothing, purses, dolls, pillows covers, and more. Kathryn is also a return volunteer at the Repair Café, is a feature artistan at a number of shows and retail outlets, and runs her business, Keetarella out of her home in Peterborough, Ontario.


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Earlier Event: June 5
The WBN End of Season Social
Later Event: June 6
Cruise Night at Craftworks