CLASSES - Learn with Lisa!
These pre-recorded classes are ready whenever you are! Purchase a class once and you can log back in anytime to view the videos again, and learn at your own pace! These are housed on
a separate platform called Podia.com.
LIVE Virtual Classes via Zoom
Join a live virtual class and sew, quilt or create along with Lisa and others in the class. Can't make the class on that day? For most classes, you can register, then receive the class recording afterwards.
IN-STUDIO Classes -- Rahway, NJ
SEWING MACHINE 101
Is sewing for you? Try it out as you create a simple project
using African prints and our Janome Skyline S5 sewing machines (or bring your own). INCLUDES project supplies
and take-home packet. Private Sessions scheduled Wed. thru Fri. $75 / 2½ hours
PRIVATE STUDIO TIME
Learn one-on-one with Lisa, using our Janome S5 sewing machines (or your own) and studio equipment. Bring your fabrics or purchase them in the studio. The hourly fee starts at $60/hour, based on your project. Contact us for details...
Tired of Paint'n'Sip? Gather your friends for a creative sewing or crafting party with cultural significance! Choose from a variety of sewing and no-sew projects for all skill levels, including sewn pouches, ankara fabric flowers, African bead & brass jewelry, waistbeads, home dec projects and more
Contact us for details...
NOTE to Groups:
The above on-demand classes can generally also be taught as live sessions for guilds and groups. Minimum group size ranges from 8 to 10, depending on the class.
For the Young Creatives...
Plan a fun and culturally enriching craft activity, like AnkaraPaj, Beaded Jewelry, Bogolan Pouch Necklace and other no-sew and low-sew options. Available at our location or yours!
Programs for GUILDS and GROUPS
Choose from a variety of inspiring activities for your
quilt guild or organization!
Available in-person at your location, or virtually, via Zoom.
Choose a project, date and time and make something fabulous along with Lisa, step-by step, with insider tricks and techniques. Optional kits available, depending on the project. Each project has a set minimum number of students. Rates are per person and will vary according to the project.
TRUNK SHOWS / LECTURES
Lecture / presentation focusing on African textiles and how Lisa uses them to create quilts, accessories, home decor and crafts. You’ll gain lots of inspiration and creative tips, so be prepared to take notes if desired! Combines live show-n-tell of fabrics and finished projects, slide show images of African artisans. 1 hour.
Quilting with African Fabrics
All About Ankara!
Global Textile Influences
African Accents for the Home