Master The Art of Sewing

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Update 1/14/22

Good Morning on this January Friday,

I hope this update finds you in a comfortable situation as we make our way through January, 2022. 

I hope you’re thinking about what to sew next, or maybe that it’s time to finish up some unfinished projects? For me, it’s wrapping up our Classic Tailoring class, and moving into 2022, with the Lace Skirt class underway. 


Here are quickly approaching opportunities brought to you by Master the Art of Sewing:


  • 1. Make a Super Sportsbra: Kim Larcom, Astrosportswear Activewear Entrepreneur, Instructor 

REMOTE via Zoom - Thursdays, 2/03 - 2/17, 6:00 - 8:00PM

See the Super Sportsbra registration page

  • 2. French Jacket: Jane Headley, Couture Seamstress, Instructor 

Hybrid Model - Thursdays, 2/10 -  4/14 (This is a 9 week class with Mar. 10 off), 1:00 - 3:30PM

See the French Jacket registration page (in person, remote)

  • 3. Athletic Leisure Wear Series
    - Nancy Hoell

Hybrid Model  - Thursdays, starting 3/10, 6:00 - 8:30PM

This is a 2 class series; take 1 or both

See the Athletic Leisure Wear registration page (in person, remote)


  • 4. Serging Specialty Fabrics - Nancy Hoell

One session, in person, Friday, 4/15, 1:00 - 3:30

See the Serging Specialty Fabrics registration page


  • 5. Machine Embroidery -  Nancy Hoell 2 levels, 2 weeks each

In person, Thursdays, starting 4/21, 6:00 - 8:30PM

This is a 2 class series; take 1 or both

See the Machine embroidery registration page

  • 6. Pam Leggett Returns to teach “Pants Perfected!”

In person, 2 day workshop (public health issues will dictate)

Thursday  / Friday, Mar 10th and 11th, 9:00  -  5:00PM

See the Pants Perfected registration page


  • 7. Couture Dress - Jane Headley  - Hybrid (In Person and Remote)

  • 9 weeks ($315) Thursdays, 4/21 - 6/16, 1:00PM - 3:30 


See the Couture Dress registration page (in person, remote)


A few results from Classic Tailoring fall 2021:



Please send this message to others who may be interested. In-person participants must be “fully vaccinated” having had an original vaccination plus booster. 

Feel free to email any questions to Barbara at mastersewing2020@gmail. 

Thank you. Have a great weekend! 




Update 11/22/21

It’s time to think “winter / spring,” so we hope you’ll find the class offerings posted to be of interest. Please note:


Classes are designated as “In-person,” “Hybrid,” or “Remote”


In person classes will be capped at 8 participants. ALL class participants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to attend in person classes. 

These classes are held at West Side Sewing Studio, 27 Sims Ave., Providence.


Hybrid classes have a combination of in-person and remote attendees. Classes will be capped at 12, with only 8 in-person slots available. In-person participation will be held at West Side Sewing Studio, 27 Sims Ave., Providence. The remote participants will be using Zoom. 

All hybrid class participants will have access to recorded classes; video recordings used during class by instructors are posted to our YouTube channel as well, for the duration of the class plus two weeks minimum.


Remote classes are carried out via Zoom. 

Participants receive an emailed link shortly before class is scheduled to begin. Most remote classes are recorded and posted to our YouTube channel for review by class participants, extending to a minimum of two weeks after the class concludes.


All classes are taught live, are instructor led and there are opportunities to interact with instructors. 


Some offerings winter and spring 2022:

Lace Skirt