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For class dates, times, and to sign-up: 951-275-5350

  • Prefer to email? Please contact us at: info@Vocademy.com and we will respond ASAP.
  • Some classes are mandatory and must be taken in order. Take as many as you like.
  • Our classes are open to everyone 14 years and up. Beginners are absolutely welcome.
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes. Some classes have additional clothing requirements.


$12 (+ tax) materials fee. In this class we teach students the basics of how to use a standard Brother sewing machine. Students will learn the settings, basic functions, basic stitches, how to thread the machine, and how to use the machine safely. The class project starts with sewing a straight line and ends with the student creating their own beautiful tote bag / bookbag. A Make & Take Class. THIS CLASS GIVES MEMBERS ACCESS TO: Using the standard sewing machines for basic operations covered in this class.

$12 (+ tax) materials fee. In this class you will learn how to read, interpret, and use commercial sewing patterns. We will discuss the directions and terms on the pattern envelope, as well as the symbols, terminology, sizing the actual pattern and tricks of the trade. Students will learn how to measure yourself and choose your pattern size correctly. Using a laser to cut patterns will also be discussed in this class. Students will create their own small shaped pillow from a pattern. A Make & Take Class. 12-105 Pre-Req.

$12 ( tax) materials fee. In this class students will learn essential techniques for hemming clothing by hand as well as with the sewing machine and learn various techniques for covering the raw edges of your new garment. We will also cover how to sew decorative edges to create more elaborate detailing. Students will use their new skills to create a beautifully edged pouch for sunglasses. A Make & Take class. 12-105 Pre-Req.

$12 (+ tax) materials fee. In this class students will learn the techniques of how to install regular zippers, lapped zippers, and invisible zippers. In addition, we will cover adding piping and buttonholes to your projects. Students will get hands-on practice and create a zippered pouch of their own. A Make & Take Class. 12-105 Pre-Req.

$12 ( tax) materials fee. In this class students will learn how to make the perfect easing stitch for set-in sleeves. Plus how to embellish your garment with flounces and ruffles to add style and body to your wardrobe. Students will also learn how to create sharp pleats for your skirt or kilt and get plenty of practice time with instructor supervision. 12-105 Pre-Req.


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