Spring is right around the corner, and that means more outdoor fun, especially for SXSW. Check out the classes and workshops coming up in March, especially new options for kids sewing, plus recent projects and inspirations for custom sewing.
Beginner Sewing Classes
For adults and kids who already have some sewing experience and want to expand their skills to take on new projects.
American Girl Doll Clothes and Accessories
Learn how to make one-of-a-kind garments and accessories for your American Girl or other 18″ dolls. This class is for children ages 9 – 13. Parents are welcome to register too if you want to take the class with your child and learn to sew along with them. Learn More
Athletic Leggings and Shorts
For exercising, yoga, running, or other athletic activities, learn to create your own pair of custom leggings or shorts. In this class you’ll learn how to make your own pair of custom athletic leggings or shorts to get your perfect fit and style. These are fun to make, and you’ll come away with the know-how so you can make more for yourself. Learn More
– March 24: SIGN UP
Private lessons and classes to teach kids how to sew. See all of the options available, including in-home private lessons, after-school programs, and classes and camps. Learn More
Fun & Easy Sewing Workshops
These quick-project workshops have been very popular and often sell out. With only a few in March, don’t miss your chance to create your personalized items for SXSW shows and parties. These are great for anyone who doesn’t know how to sew and wants to get a taste for sewing with fun, easy-to-make projects. ALL MATERIALS and MACHINES ARE PROVIDED – you just show up and leave with something cool!
Small Carry-All Tote Bags
Carry your phone, keys, and other essentials in this custom tote bag. Learn More
– March 3: Sign Up
Bottle Gift Bag
Add your unique touch when giving a gift of wine or bottled drink with a custom bag. Learn More
– March 8: SOLD OUT
Protect your furniture and personalize your home decor with custom drink coasters. Learn More
– March 17: SOLD OUT
Keep your favorite canned drink cool with custom cozies. Learn More
– March 22: SIGN UP
Intro to Sewing Course
Do you want a more in-depth sewing experience so you can make your own clothes or other projects? For those who are completely new to sewing, this three-part course is a set of private lessons with projects designed for beginners to provide the perfect introduction to sewing. Scheduled at a time that is convenient for you and in the Ronkita studio so you can use and learn about all of the different sewing equipment. Learn More
Sewing & Creative Supplies
Your one-stop-shop for many of the sewing tools and supplies that you need. If you’re just starting out or need to restock your supplies, we’ve made it easy to find the essential sewing items you need all in one place. This is a new shop with a few supplies to start, are more are added all the time. Learn More
Machine Service Bulk Discount
New Lower Prices – If you sew a lot or use your domestic sewing machine for production, you may want to have it serviced more than once a year. We’ve reduced the rates on machine service packages to make it easier and more affordable for you to get your sewing machine serviced more often. Learn More
Personalize Your Wedding or Party
Get the one-of-a-kind items you want to make your event a unique and memorable experience. Learn More
Made with the Burnside Bibs sewing pattern from Sew House 7. Similar to overalls, and very comfortable to wear. Learn More about custom sewing
The new days and times for machine service appointments have been working out great. Saturdays, plus weekday times in the morning, afternoon, and evening, at 4 locations around Austin, so there are plenty of options to get your machine looked at.
The convenient scheduling gives you a set appointment to review your machine. If your machine can’t be fixed during the diagnostic, most machines that need servicing are returned in less than two weeks!
All brands of new and vintage domestic sewing machines and sergers.