CLASSES - Learn with Lisa!

On-Demand Classes

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.

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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

Contact us for details...

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...

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CORDED CABIN

QUILT BLOCK

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PILLOW PERFECTION

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ANKARA

STRING QUILT

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FAT QUARTER

POCKET POUCH

GROUP PARTIES

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...

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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!

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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.

 

LIVE WORKSHOPS

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.  

   Trunk Shows
  • Quilting with African Fabrics
  • All About Ankara!
  • Global Textile Influences
  • African Accents for the Home

More Class Options...

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These are just a few of the available workshops for guilds and private groups, whether virtually or in-person...