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Central Sewing Edmonton Classes

Whether you're an absolute beginner or an experienced sewist, Central Sewing offers a wide range of sewing classes to help you take your skills to the next level. Classes are held weekly at our convenient Edmonton locations. With small class sizes, you'll receive personalized attention every step of the way.

Join Jan to sew an accessory bag that is perfect for Retreats. This bag is zippered and has a internal wire frame. Come together with other sewers to create this lovely bag.

Cost: $ 75.00
Join Custom Bra-Maker, Michelle Noble and take your bra-making to a new level. We’ll be making another lovely European bra pattern with a unique and uplifting shell pattern. A kit will be supplied for the class. Instructions for what size of the PDF pattern you will buy will be given to you after you are custom fit for your pattern. Additional kits will be available to purchase in the class.

Cost: $ 365.00
Join Custom Bra-Maker, Michelle Noble to learn how sew a bra. We’ll be making a lovely European bra pattern, and learning how to use lace. You will make a lovely bra that is very similar in design to some very high-end Ready-to-wear bras. Once you take the class, you’ll be able to make your own lace-cupped bras in any color you want. No more plain bras, or only beige or white. You an now make any color you want. A kit will be supplied for the class. Instructions for what size of the PDF pattern you will buy will be given to you after you are custom fit for your pattern. Additional kits will be available to purchase in the class.

Cost: $ 365.00
Have you tried bra-making? Did you love what you made, but your size has changed and it no longer fits? Did you want to try a sew pattern, but it doesn’t fit the same way as the one adjusted for you in class? Do you want to take your love of bra-making to a new level? Now is your opportunity to learn how to adjust and fit a bra pattern! Any bra pattern. Take this one day workshop with Custom Bra-maker Michelle Noble, and learn just what adjustments are needed to make any bra pattern fit your shape.

Cost: $ 98.00
We have donated our classroom to a fantastic group of volunteers. This group visits us the first and third Thursday of each month. They make quilts and bags which are donated to the Zebra Child Protection Centre. If you are interested in this group, please call the store at 780-486-0047 for details.

This class is ALL ABOUT Baby Lock air-thread sergers! You will learn the parts of your Baby Lock serger, your accessories, threading and basic 3 and 4 thread techniques from one of our serging experts. See below for supply list.

Cost: $ 150.00
This class is ALL ABOUT Baby Lock air-thread sergers! You will learn the parts of your Baby Lock serger, your accessories, threading and basic 3 and 4 thread techniques from one of our serging experts. See below for supply list.

Cost: $ 150.00
From beginners to more advanced, this weekly 2.5 hour class teaches adults the basics of sewing and following patterns. The teachers adapt each lesson to the skill set of those enrolled. As per our class policies If you are unable to attend a class you may ask a friend to take your place instead. There are no refunds or store credits offered if you are unable to attend. See here for all policies - https://www.centralsewing.com/policies.htm

Cost: $ 200.00
Using your selected pattern for a blouse, skirt, pants or jacket, learn to sew in zippers, buttons and buttonholes, sleeves, pockets and linings. Times are 6:00pm till 8:30pm

Cost: $ 200.00
This class is for the confident beginner. Join Tessa and classmates in making a garment from a pattern. She will discuss, pattern selection, fabric selection, and then move on to assisting students to completion. Previous student can take the class again with a new pattern to help increase your confidence with your sewing.

Cost: $ 200.00
Looking for an evening class??? Have you taken a basic sewing class and are ready for the next challenge? Join Tessa and classmates in making a garment from a pattern. She will discuss, pattern selection, fabric selection, and then move on to assisting students to completion.

Cost: $ 200.00
Great beginner's quilting class. This course is to give you the opportunity to create an unique table runnder top and 4 matching placemats tops. By playing with four distintive, gradual colours, you will achieve a unique mirror impression. The sample is using a Christmas colour selection and would be a beautiful display on your festive table. A lot of tips are included.

Cost: $ 65.00
Ready to take your serging skills beyond the basics?

Cost: $ 80.00
Sew up a handful of different applications including pants fly zippers, invisible zippers, sport zippers and more. You will make a step by step sample guide for each of the 5 zipper applications to keep in a reference binder. Zippers will be supplied.

Cost: $ 90.00
If you own Bernina V9 Designer+ Software, join Bev for these virtual lessons. Bev has been using Bernina software since it's inception and will show you many tips and tricks along the way. Each lesson will be three parts , beginner information on the topic, then advanced information, and then Bev's extras on the topic.

Cost: $ 180.00
In this hands-on workshop you will learn to identify the fitting problems and how to solve them. Ron will show how to correct fitting problems regarding sloping and square shoulders, large bust, high and low bust, removal of a bust dart, broad and round upper back, sway back or down-sloping back waistline, large upper arm, tight armholes, flat seat and many more.

Cost: $ 165.00
Make your best fitting swimsuit with a customised fit, various bust support options and flattering features that you can wear all day. All swimwear styles are welcome, from one piece maillot, to tankini, two piece and bikini options.

Cost: $ 195.00
This workshop will be started by Ron's detail in his jeans and jean jackets in various fabrics from traditional denim, twills and linen to faux leather and gabardine. You will see great techniques from seams, zippers, waistbands and more.

Cost: $ 435.00
If you have not sewed fitted pants before this is the workshop to start out with!!! The Jalie ?Eleonore? is a great stretch pull-on jean (long or cropped) with an extra wide waistband. It has the details of a jean yoke and back patch pockets, with the details of a faux front pocket and fly front which is a sharp detail. Students will try on the jeans that have been made up in a stretch woven denim with 20% stretch in the cross grain. Ron has sewn the 15 different sizes (4-22) in the ?Eleonore? for you to try, so all necessary pattern fitting adjustments are made to the pattern before you cut the fabric. Ron then will identify your fitting problems and give you the necessary alterations (flat seat, protruding seat, low seat, knock/bowed legs, gaping waistband, length, etc.) for your jeans before cutting into your pattern.

Cost: $ 245.00
Three days with Ron Collins and the ultimate sewing retreat. Is fitting your nemesis? Bring your favorite patterns and muslins to uncover tips and techniques for fitting. Go home with patterns altered just for you. Is it time to liberate some of those fabrics you are afraid to cut into? With Ron by your side and you working on whatever you want, he will teach you some time saving techniques for professional looking results. It's time for you to come and relaxed and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew!

Cost: $ 350.00
FOUR days with Ron Collins and the ultimate sewing retreat. Is fitting your nemesis? Bring your favorite patterns and muslins to uncover tips and techniques for fitting. Go home with patterns altered just for you. Is it time to liberate some of those fabrics you are afraid to cut into? With Ron by your side and you working on whatever you want, he will teach you some time saving techniques for professional looking results. It's time for you to come and relaxed and have a great time, bring any sewing project your heart desires and Ron will help you overcome those trouble spots in fit and construction. Get ready to sew!

Cost: $ 480.00

Frequently Asked Questions


What types of sewing classes are offered?
Central Sewing offers a variety of sewing classes for different skill levels, including beginner sewing classes that teach adults the basics of sewing and following patterns. We also have specialized classes like the Beginner Bra Class to learn how to make custom-fitted bras. Quilting classes are available for those interested in learning quilting techniques.


Where are the sewing classes held?
The sewing classes are held at our Central Sewing retail locations in Edmonton. "West" is our 18514 - 104 Avenue location and "South" is our 8649 - 63 Ave location.

How much do the sewing classes cost?
The cost varies based on the class. They range from $75 to $400 per a class. For example our beginner adult sewing class costs $200 for the weekly 2.5 hour sessions, while the specialized Beginner Bra Class costs $365.

Do I need to bring my own sewing machine?
For most classes, yes you need to bring your own sewing machine that is in good working order. However, some classes it is not required. Please read the class "supply list" to confirm or contact us for more information.