2430 Main Street, Longmont | 303-485-6681

1833 East Harmony #1A, Fort Collins | 970-484-1094

Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Classes for Everyone

Our staff teaches sewing, quilting and embroidery classes featuring a wide variety of projects for different skill levels. We've even got sewing classes for kids! These classes are open to owners of any brand of sewing or embroidery machine—all you have to know are the basic functions of your machine and how it works. Please click here to read our Class Policies and other general information before you enroll in your class!

Below is a preview of what's coming up at The Presser Foot. Please click the link below the class listing to view the entire class description and to see the link to the supply list. Class fee does not include supplies unless specifically stated. Please review and download the supply list before you register for the class. We add new classes frequently. Don't see what you want? Get a couple of your friends together and ask us about creating a class just for you! To see more information about each class below, click the link in the class listing to go to the calendar information page for that class.

 



Machine Quilting with
#72 Ruler Foot and Templates

in Longmont
Thursday, June 7, 2018
from 10am to 2pm
OESD Super Spree Event

in Longmont
Friday, June 8, 2018 and
Saturday, June 9, 2018

 
Tool Tote

in Fort Collins
Tuesday, June 12, 2018  and
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
from 1pm to 4:30pm
 
This class is for intermediate level quilters
who want to learn to use the
BERNINA #72 Ruler Foot and
Templates.

Get comfortable using these fabulous
quilting tools as you quilt your own
BERNINA Ruler Panel designed by
Amanda Murphy, just for this purpose!

Once you complete your panel, you will
have the confidence and skills you need to
use your rulers to quilt all your projects.
 
 
 
Do you love machine embroidery—or
maybe you just want to try it? We have
the perfect event for you!
We're sewww excited to be hosting
OESD Super Spree again this
spring at our Longmont location!
With all new projects, tips and
techniques, you don't want to miss it!
There's nothing to bring—all
project materials are provided, machines
are provided, and we'll even feed
you lunch and snacks.

You'll do three "spa themed" projects
each day—these make lovely gifts
(but you're allowed to keep them)!
Since we're limited to only 30
attendees, so don't wait to register!

The Tool Tote is perfect for LOTS
of different things: use it to
carry notions and tools to sewing
class, use it as an accessory
case or even as a purse!
There's a place or a pocket for
everything: with divided pockets
inside and several pockets on
the outside, you'll find just the
perfect use for your Tool Tote.
Make yours in this two session class.
 
Class fee $35
Event fee $59 for one day OR
$99 for both days

Class fee $45



 Instructor: Sally Pauzauskie

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.


Instructor: Sharon Smith
OESD Educator and Embroidery
Expert


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for more information.



Instructor: Sally Pauzauskie

Visit the Fort Collins Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.

 



   
Edge to Edge Quilting with
Your Embroidery Machine--
Table Runner

 
in Longmont
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
from 1pm to 4pm
Necessary Clutch Wallet

in Fort Collins


Friday, June 15, 2018
Friday, June 22, 2018

from 2pm to 5pm
Bag of the Month--June
Walkabout Wallet

in Longmont
Friday, June 15, 2018 and
Friday, June 22, 2018
from 10am to 1pm
 
After you've learned the basics in the
Zippered Pouch class, you can apply
the easy-connect edge-to-edge
embroidery technique to larger scale
projects. In this class you will make
a table runner and use the easy-connect
technique to quilt the center panel.
Once you've completed the entire
panel, you'll have the confidence
to apply edge-to-edge embroidery to
even larger pieces including quilts!
 
Create your own stylish and
functional wallet in this two-session
class for intermediate / adventurous
beginner level sewers.

The Necessary Clutch Wallet has
plenty of space for all your cards,
cash and coins. It even has room to
hold your cell phone or other
personal items so that you can leave
your purse behind. Add an
optional wrist or shoulder strap so that
you can carry your wallet hands-free.


You'll love the convenience of a
wallet that can instantly transform into a
shoulder or cross-body bag!
Leave your full-sized bag in the
trunk and enjoy the freedom of
shopping totally hands-free.
You can also attach an optional
wrist strap and your
Walkabout Wallet is instantly ready
for an enjoyable evening on the town!
This one has tons of pockets plus room
for credit cards, cash and even an
expandable section that can hold your
reading glasses.

 
Class fee $25

Class fee $45

Class fee $45


 Instructor: Sharon Campbell

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.

Instructor: Kathleen Cunningham

Visit the Fort Collins Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.


Instructor: Marla Bryant

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.

 



   
Edge to Edge Quilting with
Your Embroidery Machine--
Zippered Pouch

in Longmont
Saturday, June 16, 2018
from 1pm to 4pm

 
 
In the Beginning

in Longmont
two Saturdays a month


Saturday, June 16, 2018

from 10am to 1pm
Sisterhood Quilt
from Hoop Sisters

in Fort Collins
3rd Saturdays
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Saturday, June 16, 2018
from 10am to 1pm
This easy-connect quilting technique
allows you to use your home
embroidery machine to get
quilting results similar to what you'd
get from computerized longarm
quilting.

In class you'll make a sample piece
to learn the technique, then turn it
into a small zippered bag to carry
your quilting supplies! Once you
learn the technique, you can use it
for any project you want to quilt
with an edge-to-edge design. There
are so many different designs
available that you'll love all the
possibilities!
For adults with little or no sewing
experience. Start your sewing journey
the right way—you'll being with a
project appropriate for your skill
level and become a confident sewist,
working on projects at your own pace.

Use our classroom machines if you
wish—kits are available for
some projects.
 
 

 
Chase away the blues with the
Sisterhood quilt from Hoop Sisters.
This beautiful embroidery applique
quilt can be made with 5", 6", 7"
or 9" blocks to fit the hoop size for
your embroidery machine. Quilt sizes
range from wall hanging to bed sized
quilts, with optional borders.

This five session class includes the
multi-format embroidery designs (except
optional border designs which must be
purchased separately) and is for
beginner to advanced students who are
familiar with how their embroidery
machine works.
 
Class fee $25

Class fee $25 per session
Fee $150

 Instructor: Sharon Campbell

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.

Instructor: Marla Bryant

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the basic supply list.


Instructor: Kathy Weichmann

Visit the Fort Collins Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.

 



   
Sisterhood Quilt
from Hoop Sisters

in Longmont
3rd Saturdays
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Saturday, March 17, 2018
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Saturday, June 16, 2018
from 1pm to 4pm
 
Edge to Edge Quilting with
Your Embroidery Machine--
Zippered Pouch

in Longmont
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
from 10am to 1pm
 
 
 
Baby Cuddle Blanket

in Longmont
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
from 10am to 1pm
 

 
Chase away the blues with the
Sisterhood quilt from Hoop Sisters.
This beautiful embroidery applique
quilt can be made with 5", 6", 7"
or 9" blocks to fit the hoop size for
your embroidery machine. Quilt sizes
range from wall hanging to bed sized
quilts, with optional borders.

This five session class includes the
multi-format embroidery designs (except
optional border designs which must be
purchased separately) and is for
beginner to advanced students who are
familiar with how their embroidery
machine works.
 
This easy-connect quilting technique
allows you to use your home
embroidery machine to get
quilting results similar to what you'd
get from computerized longarm
quilting.

In class you'll make a sample piece
to learn the technique, then turn it
into a small zippered bag to carry
your quilting supplies! Once you
learn the technique, you can use it
for any project you want to quilt
with an edge-to-edge design. There
are so many different designs
available that you'll love all the
possibilities!
Cuddle (also known as minkee) can
be a little tricky to work with, so
make this your first project and
learn all of Marla's tricks for making
it easy! Using one of the kits that
already has coordinating prints
and solids with textures that match--
choose from either boy or girl colors.

Babies and toddlers can never have
enough blankets, especially when
they're made of this super soft, furry,
durable knit. Once you've made
your baby cuddle blanket, you'll be
confident working with this
wonderful fabric and you'll want to
use it in other projects!
 
Class fee $150

Class fee $25
Class fee $30

 Instructor: Debi Urban

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.

Instructor: Sharon Campbell

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.


Instructor: Marla Bryant

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.

 



   
Machine Quilting with
#72 Ruler Foot and Templates

in Fort Collins
Friday, June 22, 2018
from 10am to 1:30pm
 
 
Summer Fun Sewing
Kids Camp--Level One

in Longmont


Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Thursday, June 28, 2018

from 10am to 3pm
In the Beginning

in Longmont
two Saturdays a month


Saturday, July 7, 2018

from 10am to 1pm
 
This class is for intermediate level quilters
who want to learn to use the
BERNINA #72 Ruler Foot and
Templates.

Get comfortable using these fabulous
quilting tools as you quilt your own
BERNINA Ruler Panel designed by
Amanda Murphy, just for this purpose!

Once you complete your panel, you will
have the confidence and skills you need to
use your rulers to quilt all your projects.
 
 
 
Summer Camp is sewww much fun!
Level One is for kids age 8 (or third
grade) with little or no sewing experience.
You'll make three projects and learn
new skills with each one: a pillowcase,
a snap bag and a reversible hobo bag.
Use our classroom machines and
learn how to thread them and wind
a bobbin.

Kids who complete Level One
Sewing Camp can go on to
Level Two Sewing Camp!

Bring your lunch on Tuesday and
Wednesday. Lunch is provided Thursday.
Snacks, drinks and bottled water are
provided all three days.
For adults with little or no sewing
experience. Start your sewing journey
the right way—you'll being with a
project appropriate for your skill
level and become a confident sewist,
working on projects at your own pace.

Use our classroom machines if you
wish—kits are available for
some projects.
 
 
Class fee $35

Camp fee $125
Includes all project materials
(see basic supply list for things
 you need to bring)

Class fee $25
per session


 Instructor: Sally Pauzauskie

Visit the Fort Collins Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.

Instructor: Marla Bryant

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the basic supply list.


Instructor: Marla Bryant

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the basic supply list.

 



   
Summer Fun Sewing
Kids Camp--Level Two

in Longmont


Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Thursday, July 12, 2018

from 10am to 3pm
Kathy's Expandable
Carry-All

in Fort Collins

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 and
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

from 12:30pm to 4pm
 
Bag of the Month--July
Maker's Tote

in Longmont

Friday, July 13, 2018 and
Friday, July 27 2018

from 10am to 1pm
Level Two Sewing Camp is for
kids who have completed Level One
or who have made at least two
projects during Sew Fun for Kids
classes during the year.

Level Two campers will make the
Charming Stamp Mini-Bucket Bag.
This fun bag has two pockets on the
outside and a pocket on the inside
that fits a cell phone. You can
personalize yours with your monogram
using an embroidery machine in class.

Kids who complete Level Two
Sewing Camp can go on to
Level Three Sewing Camp!

Bring your lunch on Tuesday and
Wednesday. Lunch is provided Thursday.
Snacks, drinks and bottled water are
provided all three days
You'll love Kathy's Expandable
Carry-All from Creative Thimble!

In this two-session class, you'll make
this bag that gives you extra space
when you need it.

Use Kraft-tex, cork, vinyl or faux
leather for this structured, sturdy bag.
With tons of pockets and two sizes
to choose from, this will
quickly become
your new favorite bag.
 
 
July's Bag of the Month is the
Maker's Tote from Noodlehead.

For the crafter, artist or Mom on the go,
the Maker's Tote is designed with
storage in mind. Offering two size
options and tons of pockets, this
tote is well thought out and stylish
at the same time. Create your
own Maker's Tote in this
two-session class.

 
 


Camp fee $125
Includes all project materials
(see basic supply list for things
you need to bring)

Class fee $45

Class fee $45


 Instructor: Marla Bryant

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the basic supply list.

 Instructor: Becky Williamson

Visit the Fort Collins Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.


 Instructor: Marla Bryant

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.

 



   
Necessary Clutch Wallet

in Fort Collins


Saturday, July 21, 2018
Saturday, July 28, 2018

from 1pm to 4pm
In the Beginning

in Longmont
two Saturdays a month


Saturday, July 21, 2018

from 10am to 1pm
 
Summer Fun Sewing
Kids Camp--Level Three

in Longmont


Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Thursday, July 26, 2018

from 10am to 3pm
Create your own stylish and
functional wallet in this two-session
class for intermediate / adventurous
beginner level sewers.

The Necessary Clutch Wallet has
plenty of space for all your cards,
cash and coins. It even has room to
hold your cell phone or other
personal items so that you can leave
your purse behind. Add an
optional wrist or shoulder strap so that
you can carry your wallet hands-free.
For adults with little or no sewing
experience. Start your sewing journey
the right way—you'll being with a
project appropriate for your skill
level and become a confident sewist,
working on projects at your own pace.

Use our classroom machines if you
wish—kits are available for
some projects.
 
 
Level Three Sewing Camp is for
kids who have completed Level Two
or who have attended Sew Fun for Kids
classes regularly during the year.
Instructor permission is required to
register for Level Three.

Level Three campers will make Lucy's
Kraft-tex Bag with band for the
outside of the bag. Students will have the
opportunity to personalize the band
 with their monogram using the store's
embroidery  machine if they choose.
(The band snaps onto the bag
and can be used alone if desired
to carry a picnic blanket or yoga
mat. Make other bands later on
your own to give the baga
completely different look.) The bag has
an outside pocket with zipper and an
optional inside pocket perfect for travel
documents. Students will learn to sew
the lining into the bag and to sew an
outside zippered pocket.

Bring your lunch on Tuesday and
Wednesday. Lunch is provided Thursday.
Snacks, drinks and bottled water are
provided all three days.
 
Class fee $45


Class fee $25
per session
Camp fee $125
Includes all project materials
(see basic supply list for things
you need to bring)


 Instructor: Kathleen Cunningham

Visit the Fort Collins Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.

 Instructor: Marla Bryant

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the basic supply list.


 Instructor: Marla Bryant

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the basic supply list.

 



   
Road Trip Bag

in Longmont


Wednesday, August 1, 2018 and
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

from 10am to 1pm
 
Friday Sew In

in Longmont

Friday, August 3, 2018
from 12pm to 9pm

(sorry, no Friday Sew In
in July due to 4th of July holiday)
In the Beginning

in Longmont
two Saturdays a month


Saturday, August 4, 2018

from 10am to 1pm
 
The Road Trip bag from byAnnie is
the perfect organizer every day!

In this two-session class, you'll make
this bag that will keep your car
clutter free and your passengers
occupied. This multi-purpose tote is
the perfect backseat buddy: it can be
filled with snacks, toys, games, books
and more. Pockets and dividers made
from mesh and fabric will organize
your items for easy visibility and quick
access. It can be used for more than
just a car organizer--you'll come up
with lots of ideas once you discover
how versatile it is!
Dedicated time for you to finish
your projects without distractions!
Bring your machine and your
UFOs and use our space to make
some progress on your sewing and
quilting projects. We have
irons, ironing boards and cutting
mats you can share. This is a
fun way to get to know other folks
that share your passion for
sewing, quilting and embroidery too!
We have a refrigerator and microwave
you can use, and there lots of places
to eat nearby.
 
 
For adults with little or no sewing
experience. Start your sewing journey
the right way—you'll being with a
project appropriate for your skill
level and become a confident sewist,
working on projects at your own pace.

Use our classroom machines if you
wish—kits are available for
some projects.
 
 
 
Class fee $45


Fee $5
Class fee $25
per session


 Instructor: Marla Bryant

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the supply list.

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information. Space is limited
to 30 people. Your space is reserved
when your fee is paid.


 Instructor: Marla Bryant

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information and to download
the basic supply list.

 



   
 
 
Graffiti Quilting with
Karlee Porter

in Longmont


Friday, August 4, 2018

from 10am to 5pm


Karlee Porter invented Graffit
Quilting as a translation of her
artwork to quilting. Her passion for
drawing, hand lettering, painting and
color shines in her fun, modern
techniques--and now YOU can learn
them right from her!

Once Karlee teaches you the different
components of Graffiti Quilting and how
to combine them, you will love the
results! Karlee will teach you about
different materials, when to use
Graffiti Quilting and how to start. She
will guide you through your own
Graffiti Quilting sample so that you can
continue with confidence! Don't miss
out on this amazing opportunity to learn
this fun technique from the
inventor herself.

 
 
 
Class fee $99
includes lunch




 Instructor: Karlee Porter

Visit the Longmont Calendar
for more information. Supply list
coming soon.