Sewing fabric and sewing class-Fabric for Sewing, Curtains and more

Sewing is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread. Sewing is one of the oldest of the textile arts, arising in the Paleolithic era. Before the invention of spinning yarn or weavingfabric, archaeologists believe Stone Age people across Europe and Asia sewed fur and skin clothing using bone, antler or ivory needles and "thread" made of various animal body parts including sinew, catgut, and veins.

For thousands of years, all sewing was done by hand. The invention of the sewing machine in the 19th century and the rise of computerization in the later 20th century led to mass production and export of sewn objects, but hand sewing is still practised around the world. Fine hand sewing is a characteristic of high-quality tailoring, haute couture fashion, and custom dressmaking, and is pursued by both textile artists and hobbyists as a means of creative expression.

The first known use of the word sewing was in the 14th century.

sewing fabric

In our neibourhood we have sewing class called sewing junction:

http://www.sewingjunction.ca

The Sewing Junction

2841 Dundas St. West Toronto, Ontario M6P 1Y6 info@sewingjunction.ca Tel: 647-783-7397

STUDIO SCHEDULE

We will be closed for holidays: July 21 - July 28

We are a sewing studio space and are open for scheduled classes, workshops, and private lessons (7 days a week)!

If you have any questions or would like to book a class, please send us an email, give us a call, or register on our 'Classes' page.

PARKING

There is Green P parking right behind our studio! (on Keele St. just south of Dundas St. W.)

TRANSIT

From Keele subway station:

Take the 41 or 89 bus north (approx. 4 min).

Get off at Dundas Street West and walk east. We're on the south east side - 2841 Dundas Street West.

From Dundas West subway station:

Take the 40 Junction bus (approx. 7 min) and get off at the Keele Street stop. We're across the street at 2841 Dundas Street West.

another sewing class is

http://www.themakeden.com

Contact

The best way to get in touch with us is via email at info@themakeden.com

We reply to all of your emails! We do get a heavy volume of emails, so please be patient – we try to answer everyone as thoroughly as possible. If you need to book a make-up class for Sewing Fundamentals 1,2 or 3 in Bloordale, you can sign up online here. If you need to book a make-up class in Leslieville, you can sign up online here. For Leather make up classes click here.

If you need to change your class start date, order a sewing machine or ask questions about which class is most appropriate for your skill level, please email us at: info@themakeden.com

  • Bloordale Studio: location & directions

  • Leslieville Studio: location & directions

Our Bloordale Studio: 1244 Bloor St. W.

We are located on the north side of Bloor St, just west of Brock. If you are coming by TTC, take the Bloor line to Lansdowne station and leave through the Emerson exit.

There is free parking on Brock and a green P parking lot just up the street on Margueretta.

If you are coming by the studio to buy fabric or to register in person, our Bloordale location is open during class hours:

  • Mon – Thurs: 6-10:15pm

  • Friday: 6-9pm

  • Sat – Sun: 12-7pm

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