I hope you enjoyed the holiday and refreshing rain we needed yesterday in Austin! Check out everything coming up in July, plus recent news and projects.
My summer has so far been extremely busy with a few scheduled classes, and many private classes and lessons. Weekends fill up quickly, but there are still weekday spots available if you want to schedule time for you or your kiddos.
Dog Collar & Leash
Show off your pup’s unique style by learning to create a custom dog collar and leash.
In this class you’ll learn how to make a custom collar and leash from sturdy webbing and lined with ribbon of your choice to make them one of a kind. This is a fun way to dress up your dog in something special and show off their individual personality. Learn More
– July 21 at Me & Ewe: SIGN UP
Knit Pencil Skirt
An intro to sewing with knits using a classic design that’s simple to make.
In this class you will receive a pattern all your own, and once we do a quick fitting, minor pattern adjustments can be made so you can make a great fitted pattern over and over again! Learn More
– August 18 at Me & Ewe: SIGN UP
Fun & Easy Sewing Workshop
ALL MATERIALS and MACHINES ARE PROVIDED – you just show up and leave with something cool!
Sign up for the workshop, and at the beginning of the class you’ll select one of these items to make:
- Clutch Handbag
- Drink Cozy
- Tote Bag
- Drink Coasters
These quick-project workshops have been very popular and often sell out. The workshop is great for anyone who doesn’t know how to sew and wants to get a taste for sewing with fun, easy-to-make projects. Learn More
Private lessons and classes to teach kids how to sew.
Many options available, including in-home private lessons, after-school programs, and classes for one or small groups.
More Ways to Learn to Sew
- Private Lessons – Focus exclusively on what you want to learn.
- Intro to Sewing Course – An in-depth series for beginners to cover essential sewing techniques and using a sewing machine.
- Private Classes – Any Ronkita class, when and where you want.
Why Are Clothing Alterations So Expensive?
Even though I don’t perform clothing alterations as often, this is a question I get asked a lot by clients who have taken their clothes to others to be tailored. I think it’s helpful to explain what goes into altering clothes so you have an understanding next time you need it done. I’ve also included some tips on what to look for when shopping for clothes. Continue reading
Sewing is a Great Way to Exercise Your Brain
Sewing isn’t just a creative skill for making stuff. It’s also a great way to learn and apply concepts related to math, engineering, and problem solving. Continue reading
Custom Drink Cozies
Stand out from the crowd and show off your unique style with personalized drink cozies.
Have your very own custom cozies made from the fabric of your choice. The cozies can be made from existing fabric, or use custom-designed fabric to get a truly one-of-a-kind look. Custom-designed fabric is a great option for your next event, wedding or party, or brand them with your unique identity. 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. Learn More
Custom Sewing Services
Custom clothing, decor, items for pets, branded products, design, production, prototyping & development, and just about any sewing request. Learn More