Workshops

Jump into one of Ragfinery’s workshops and find inspiration and a lively creative community! Our sewing and crafting classes are taught by local artists and crafters and are geared toward helping participants find their own unique style and creativity. Browse our list of offerings below and contact us if you have any questions, comments, or suggestions.

If you’re interested in a class which is full, please call us at (360) 738-6977 to be added to our waiting list.


We’ve introduced a new referral program called Fine Friends. Sign up for any one of our workshops and receive $5 in Ragfinery store credit for everyone in your party!  The only rule is that you have to pay with one transaction for the same workshop. So if you sign up and pay for yourself and two buddies, your group goes home from your class with $15 in store credit (excluding consignment items and future workshop fees). 


 

KIDS: Creature Features Camp (registration closed)

Get ready for a wild time in this brand new camp full of squishy beasts and stitched bugs. We’ll start with drawing and crafting small upcycled projects to build the skills for making our own stuffies later in the week. Along the way you’ll learn to sew a button, embroider dots and lines, print your ...Read more >

2018-07-12T18:24:27+00:00

KIDS: Totes Awesome Sewing Camp

Upcycle your own unique tote bag and learn to sew in one week! We’ll begin by exploring creative ideas and inspirations, drawing out designs for a bag, and having fun collecting and drawing inspiration from found materials. Next we will work on creating patterns and learning about sewing basics and safety tips. For the remainder ...Read more >

2018-06-12T11:08:38+00:00

FULL – Teen Upcycle Fashion Camp

In this hands-on camp we will focus entirely on the process of upcycle fashion design – taking existing clothing and reinventing it to be uniquely your own! We’ll walk through the process of envisioning your design, selecting the right materials, putting it all together, and of course showing it off! Leave with the skills to ...Read more >

2018-07-12T11:41:46+00:00

Sewing Bootcamp

Note: This workshop is held on two consecutive Saturday mornings, 8/4 and 8/11. Learn to upcycle or alter your own clothes in this beginning sewing “bootcamp” series! Get familiar with the care and use of your sewing machine and solving basic sewing problems, take accurate body measurements and learn to fit items to your own aesthetic and body ...Read more >

2018-06-14T20:09:20+00:00

CLASS FULL – Sashiko Style Mending

This workshop is now full. If you would like to be added to our waiting list, please call the shop at (360) 738-6977. Sashiko mending is a Japanese style of visible mending that uses embroidery stitching to create beautiful surface designs. It's simple to learn, but has endless style variations. In this workshop you'll learn ...Read more >

2018-07-09T08:37:25+00:00

CLASS FULL – Dog Days of Summer: Fabric Sculptures

This workshop is now full. If you would like to be added to our waiting list, please call the shop at (360) 738-6977. Local artist Phoebe Wahl will guide participants through playfully and intuitively creating wire armatures to form the skeleton, and hand-sewing your sculpture’s exterior using fabric scraps and notions either brought from home ...Read more >

2018-07-15T19:59:29+00:00

CLASS FULL – No-Sew Braided Rugs

This workshop is now full. If you would like to be added to our waiting list, please call the shop at (360) 738-6977. Come learn how to craft a beautiful no sew braided rug from old sheets! This four strand technique eliminates the need for sewing braids together and results in a sturdy rug able ...Read more >

2018-07-06T22:40:04+00:00

Sashiko Style Mending

Sashiko mending is a Japanese style of visible mending that uses embroidery stitching to create beautiful surface designs. It's simple to learn, but has endless style variations. In this workshop you'll learn the basics of sashiko and various sashiko patterns and styles of mending. You will design a sashiko patch, and go home with a ...Read more >

2018-07-11T13:04:11+00:00