Night Stitchers

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5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
February 19, 2019
Central Library

Shared Learning - 522 (5th floor)
710 W. César Chávez St.
Night Stitchers
Quilted Bowl Cozies

Night Stitchers is a monthly make and take machine sewing workshop for adults (18 & up) designed to help you build a solid sewing foundation, learn new skills, and make fun projects! Each month we start with a basics crash course from 5:30 - 6:20pm which will certify you for that evening’s workshop as well as future workshops. From 6:30-8:30 we’ll make that month’s project, all tools and supplies are provided.

Night Stitchers is led by Niku Arbabi, whose approach to teaching sewing and textile arts is to meet you where you are and empower you with the skills and guidance to make the most of your own sewing journey.

All sewing levels are welcome! If you are new to sewing, haven’t used a machine in awhile, or if you just need to brush up on basics, you will need to complete the basics certification.

This class is limited to six stitchers.  Please claim your spot at our registration page.  Those with registrations will get a seat, if there are spots available and you did not register, you can join us.  There is a waitlist at the registration page, if there are no current tickets available please get on the waitlist!  

2/19 Quilted Bowl Cozies
Cute quilted sleeves for bowls that let you comfortably hold them when they’re full of hot soup or cold ice cream. Fun for using scraps and mixing fun prints.
Room: 522
Skills learned: quilting, sewing heavy and thicker materials

3/26 Applique drawstring bags
Try out improvisational piecing plus applique and reverse applique techniques and make a drawstring project bag!
Room: 522
Skills learned: improvisational piecing, applique and reverse applique, sewing a casing, edge stitching

4/16 Oilcloth Zip Pouches
This project is perfect for conquering zippers and learning to work with oilcloth and vinyl. Make an art supply tool pouch or pencil case.
Room: 522
Skills learned: Sew with oilcloth, install a zipper

The Austin Public Library is committed to providing equal access to all customers, including those with disabilities, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require an accommodation in order to access this program, please email Jennifer Connor at All reasonable requests for accommodations will be considered. In the event that a preferred accommodation cannot be provided, Library staff will attempt to provide an effective, alternate accommodation. For more information about accessibility accommodations please call 512-974-7449.

Join us for making and crafting and, while you're at the Library, explore our diverse collection of DIY books!

5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Central Library

Shared Learning - 522 (5th floor)
512-974-7400 | 710 W. César Chávez St.
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