Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Is sewing taught in your local school system? - Threads

Is sewing taught in your local school system? - Threads

I thought this article was very interesting. I don't know
of a school in Gwinnett County that teaches Sewing do you?

I do feel sewing is being re-birthed. Especially, since Project
Runway started airing. What are your thoughts?

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

What's Happening

I hope everyone had a Wonderful Christmas! I'm looking forward to a Happy New Year!

The Arts & Craft Bazaar at Life Time Fitness was an OUTSTANDING event! A great Crowd, lots of Sales. I am a member and frequent the Johns Creek Location. I had so much fun meeting new people, having great conversations. You will definitely see me at this show again.

Thank you for all those that stopped by to say Hello and shop. I finished all my orders just in time for Christmas.

Things to look for:

2011 Class Schedule - Almost complete
U tube video - How to cut out a pattern
and sew much more....


Friday, November 19, 2010

Holiday Arts & Craft Bazaar

Well the Holiday Season is among us. I am now preparing for a upcoming Craft Show so please mark your calendar.
Life Time Fitness - Johns Creek Location
Holiday Arts & Crafts Bazaar!
Saturday, December 4th
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This event is open to members and non-members who are ready to Shop til they Drop!

More information to come...

You can also follow me on FaceBook

Thursday, November 4, 2010


I am currently updating the blog. Classes has been updated. The Registration page will be updated tomorrow and the rest of the blog will be updated tomorrow as well.


Tuesday, September 7, 2010

New Happening


I'm excited about the changes I am making to my blog. There are now tabs at the top of the page to see classes at a month glance and also to register for classes. Hopefully, this will make registering for classes easier. Please let me know what you think.

I will still be making changes and adding pictures of the class projects. Please join to follow this blog.


Friday, September 3, 2010

Blogging Difficulties


Thank you for stopping in to find out more about the September Classes being offered.

I've been working on making changes to my blog to make it easier for registration and realized my links are not working.

SORRY for the inconvenience. I thought I new what I was doing. LOL With a little assistance hopefully I should have it running right soon the latest tomorrow morning. I will send out another email to let you know.

Thanks sew much!
Courtenay Christian

Friday, June 25, 2010

Buttercup Bag

Maybe you have heard of it or seen it. If not, it's a must for your wardrobe. This is a free pattern by Rae (to be made for personal use only)

So much to learn with this free pattern. Lets create one together! Make a Beautiful pleated purse with a magnetic closure.

Saturday, July 17, 2010 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Cost: $35.00 pp

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Window Treatment Demo

You will learn how a window treatment is put together. The demonstration will include step by step examples of a window topping. Upon registration you will receive a worksheet to provide your window measurements. We will review how to calculate the amount of material you will need if you were to make panel curtains. There will be an example of a panel curtain.

You will take home information, so you can make your own Window Treatment at home.

FREE - Invite to the Sewing Circle

Prereq. - must know how to sew or have taken Sewing 101
No sewing machine required. Please bring paper and pen.

Date: August 14, 2010
Time: 10:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Cost: $55.00

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Children's Beginner Sewing

You Can Sew Too!
Introduction to Sewing Part I - is designed for the new or returning sewer. This class will take you from zero to sewing.

Learn the mechanics of threading, bobbin winding, needle insertion, interfacing, types of fabrics & tool basics. Practice basic stitches. Introduction to pattern reading, get ready for the next class.

Thank you Emma for the pictures. The middle Bag was made in class. The other two she made at home. This is her first time sewing and she is 16.

Practice fabric provided.

SPECIAL: Small Shoulder Bag - Kit included - make and take home or give as a gift.
COST: $35.00

Supplies: Sewing Machine, Machine Manual, thread, straight pins, scissors, empty bobbin.

PLEASE Bring a snack and a drink.

If you need to rent a sewing machine, Please let me know. Limited Rentals

Saturday May 22, 2010 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday, June 5, 2010 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Toddler Romper

This Romper is adorable, for a boy or girl (I'm working on the Girl Romper)

The above BEAUTIFUL Romper was made by Lydia Wright
She is featured in this months newsletter. She has taken several classes. She does my embroidery for me. Awesome Lady!! Thanks Lydia

Mark the date!

Saturday, April 17, 2010 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Skills to learn: Learn to make Button holes. If making a Romper for a girl, making ruffles. As well as use other sewing skills.

Prerequiste: Sewing 101 & Sewing 102
Homework: Please cut out pattern

Purchase the pattern at:
Please cut and paste to your address bar

Window Treatments

It's time to refresh your Window Treatment!!

Create a Simple Lined Window Topper!

You will learn;
  • How to measure your window - upon registration you will receive a worksheet to complete before class
  • How to calculate how much material you will need to sew panels
  • Choosing your fabric
  • Demonstration of how to make Lined Panel Drapes
  • Helpful literature given

Cost: $65.00 pp.


AFTER 4/27/10

Cost: $75.00 pp.

Saturday, May 1, 2010 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Bring a snack
Hobby Lobby in Buford, GA

Monday, February 15, 2010

Window Treatments

You've asked for it!

This class will be offered Saturday, March 13, 2010

Mark your calendar

More information to come.......