Fiber & Leather
Braided rugs are a simple way to recycle old clothes into floor coverings that are as beautiful as they are durable. Popular since colonial times, these reversible, last-a-lifetime rugs are a true American tradition. This 5-weekend series will teach you everything you need to know to transform thrift store treasures into gorgeous gifts. Plus, you’ll be provided with a kit with the finished material you need to create a 2’x3’ oval rug (you can add to it to create a larger rug, too).
Join Fabricate Atlanta for a 4-part class designed specifically for entry level/beginner level sewers. We jump right in, reviewing how to thread your machine, wind a bobbin and use the stitch selector. Then we make some useful projects: a napkin with mitered corners, reversible tote bag, a versatile roll-up bag and a zippered pillowcase!
Ah, the serger: garment sewing’s holy grail. You’ve heard it can save you time, make your projects look more professional and open windows of possibilities for new projects….just as soon as you learn how to thread the darn thing!
Knitting is such a wonderful hobby. In just a few evenings you can create wearable projects that last a lifetime. In this short series with Fabricate Atlanta, we’ll work from start to finish, talking about yarns, weights and their different uses, which needles to use when and then stitch up a project together.
Join MASS Collective for this unique and exciting workshop creating a belt or dog collar from start to finish in natural, veg tanned Hermann Oak leather.
Love those woolly vintage embroideries you find at estate sales? Join Fabricate Atlanta in this two class series you’ll learn the skills needed to create your very own. We cover a series basic stitches, tips and tricks plus you’ll work up a sweet little sampler that’s yours to keep.
These days, hand embroidery isn’t all puppies and kittens on dishtowels….there’s a whole modern movement that’s sprung up in the last few years! Join Fabricate Atlanta for an introduction to this popular handicraft that will have you begging for more.
The modern quilting movement has hit Atlanta! Join us at Fabricate Atlanta to learn the basics and make a charming quilt.
Prerequisite: This class assumes that you’ve completed Fabricate's Sewing 102 course or have similar skills
In this beginning weaving class with Fabricate Atlanta, we learn how to create a woven wall hanging from start to finish. Students wind a warp onto a tapestry loom, weave using both yarn and roving, and complete a finished wall hanging. The loom is provided, and the course fee includes all materials. These wall hangings are great to give as a gift, or keep for yourself!
One of the best things about learning to sew is making custom furnishings for your home. Join Fabricate Atlanta for this awesome 4 weeks series where you’ll design and sew a custom three-paneled, reversible duvet with welt cording details and a zipper or button closure.