Classes for All Ages

Regardless of your level of sewing experience, Mayhall’s has the class for you. We offer a variety of classes for any age group. We provide classes to learn about software, quilting, pattern making and more.

Classes for All Ages

Regardless of your level of sewing experience, we have just the class for you. We offer a variety of classes for any age group. We provide classes to learn about software, quilting, pattern making and more!

Our Class Offerings

Beginner Classes

Beginning Sewing

This class focuses on the basics of sewing with a sewing machine. The techniques to be taught in this class include machine operation and basic maintenance, seams and seam finishes, top-stitched hems, simple zipper insertion and elastic casings. There will be three easy projects completed in the four 3-hour sessions. Cost: $120

Advanced Beginning Sewing

This class requires completion of the Beginning Sewing Class or prior sewing experience.  It will build on information and techniques taught in the Beginning Class.  The student will bring pattern and supplies for the project they wish to make – either a continuation of the beginning sewing PJ’s, i.e. PJ top, simple top or discuss with teacher.    4 – 3 hour sessions.  Cost:  $120.00

Children's Beginning Sewing

This class will teach children age 9 + the basics of sewing with a sewing machine. They will learn how to SAFELY use the machine, cutting fabric based on a pattern, basic seams, elastic casing and top stitched hem while making a pair of pull on pajama pants. 3 – 2 hour sessions. Cost: $100.00

Machine Quilting Classes

Beginning Machine Quilting I

In this class, you will make a 50-inch by 50-inch sampler/four different blocks using strip piecing techniques. Blocks included are Log Cabin, Courthouse Steps, Nine-Patch and Fence Rail. You will learn how to cut and prepare fabric, construct blocks and assemble into a quilt top. Four 3-hour sessions. Cost: $120

Beginning Machine Quilting II

In this class your quilt top will become a QUILT! Learn to layer the quilt top batting and backing, machine quilt and bind for a completed project. 4 – 3 hour sessions. Cost: $120.00

Machine Quilting III/Intermediate Techniques

This class builds on the beginning piecing/quilting skills and will include: Foundation piecing, Half-square triangles, Curved piecing, Mitered borders and binding. 4 – 3 hour sessions. Cost $120.00

Machine Quilting Techniques

This class will focus on free motion quilting of the completed top, batting and backing, using stencils and other marked techniques as well as free motion/unmarked techniques. Cost: $35.00/3 hour session

Other Class Offerings

Serger Classes I & II

These two classes include the many techniques that can be accomplished with the serger ― beyond the finishing of seams. The prerequisites for the serger classes are the operational classes given by dealers to learn the basics of threading and using the serger. Cost: $150 plus $35 for workbook with fabric. Three 3-hour sessions.

Beginning Patternmaking
This class will focus knocking off an existing garment and then manipulating the 
pattern.  Cost $175.00/5 – 3 hour sessions. 
Alterations/Fitting

The focus of this class will be altering garments to fit correctly. From hems to shortening sleeves, or to recut a sweater to fit correctly. You chose the garments and we will help you achieve the correct fit.        Cost $175.00/4 – 3 hour sessions.

Bernina Software Class

This is a monthly class focusing on the learning/using the current version of the embroidery software.  This class is FREE to all customers who have purchased the software at Mayhall’s Sewing Center.   Cost: $35.00/3 hour session (all others)

Bernina Software ― Software Sampler

A monthly session that will incorporate a software/embroidery presentation by a Bernina Educator with a hands-on session to follow. This will increase your comfort level with Bernina Embroidery Software. Cost: $35.00/3 hour session

Bernina Club

The Bernina Club is a monthly session based on information, projects and techniques prepared and presented by a Bernina Educator that we, in turn, present to you. Each month will feature different projects and techniques using various Bernina presser feet. You will receive a CD with the presentation of the projects, project handouts and video clips of the featured presser feet. You will also have the opportunity to purchase or order any of the featured feet and supplies at a discount.

There will also be the opportunity to get hands-on practice on some of the techniques presented. There will be a sample of a selected project available on the day of the club. Cost: $35 per 3-hour session

All About ME! (Machine Embroidery) Club

The All About ME! (Machine Embroidery) Club is a monthly session based on information, projects and techniques prepared and virtually presented by a Bernina educator. Each month will feature different projects and techniques focusing on a wide variety of embroidery techniques, stabilizer types and uses and up-to-date on new embroidery collection releases.​

You will receive a CD with the presentation of the projects, project handouts and a design of the month. You will also have the opportunity to purchase or order any of the featured feet and supplies at a discount.

There will also be the opportunity to get hands-on practice on some of the techniques presented. There will be a selected sample of the project of the month available on the day of the club. Cost: $35 per 3-hour session

What Our Customers Say

Mayhall’s is a Montrose charmer. The staff is knowledgeable and i love Louise, the instructor, who knows her stuff. Her sewing class will inspire all levels. If you want to learn to use that sewing machine in your closet – or see some of the newer systems, Mayhall’s will set you in the right direction plus it preserves all that Montrose stands for.

I love Mayhalls. I took a beginning sewing class there a few years ago and have continued taking classes ever since. The teachers are wonderful. You get so much personal attention. I have also now purchased a machine from Mayhalls and had machines serviced. The technicians really are experts. Feel so lucky I found this place.

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