End the “second sock syndrome” by learning to knit socks two at a time using the magic loop method at the Milwaukee shop. Besides working on both socks at the same time, Eileen Waldo will guide you through knitting them toe-up instead of cuff down AND you will be learning the Sweet Tomato Heel. We will be using one of Cat Bordhi’s patterns, “Minnesota Moonlight.” The pattern is available on
Knitting Boot Camp – This class is designed for those who are new to knitting. Veteran knitter Laurie Muench will begin this class by introducing you to knitting equipment, yarn types, and knitting jargon. Successive classes will teach you how to cast on, knit, and purl and all of the other basic techniques you will need to become a confident knitter. Class Schedule: Five 2-hour classes held from 1-3 pm on
January 10th (Sat) at 10:30am and January 23rd (Friday) at 10:30am In this class Judy will teach you how to cast on and knit to create a fun baby hat! This is the perfect class for beginners. Cost $30.00 cash or $35.00 credit card Please note that payment is due at time of sign-up. We are more then happy to take a payment over the phone!
This is a one evening technique class January 28th (Wednesday) 6:30pm Cost $20.00 cash or $25.00 credit card In this class students will learn to make an Eye Spy quilt using the Attic Window technique. This will teach the useful skill of set in seams. Students must bring their own sewing machine. Payment is due at sign up. We are more than happy to take a payment over the phone!
January 15th and 22nd (Thursdays) 6-8 pm Cost $35.00 cash or $40.00 credit card In this class students will learn the basics of garment sewing as well as several techniques they can use in their future garments. Students will be able to choose between two different pattern variations to create a simple dress that is perfect for all seasons. This class covers reading patterns, how to cut fabric, seam finishing,
Beginner Sewing for Adults January 14th (Wednesday) 6pm Cost $20.00 cash or $25.00 credit card OR February 28th (Saturday) 1pm Cost $20.00 cash or $25.00 credit card In this class students will learn how to use their own sewing machine to make a pillow case. This class covers threading and using your own sewing machine, cutting fabric, and assembling fabric in order to produce the final product,
Starting January 2015 we will be offering Open Knitting every Sunday from 12-3pm along with our usual first Thursday of the month. The next Thursday session is New Years Day so we will be knitting from Noon to 4pm to accommodate our adjusted hours for the holiday. Sit and have some camaraderie with fellow knitters. Make new friends, and learn some new things from others. It will also be on
We were graced by the presence of Dr. Sharon Kipetz, Dean of Students from UW Oshkosh. She made an umbrella twice! This is her second one, and she plans on doing still more. She is doing them for Christmas gifts. She is an avid knitter, but doesn’t sew very often. Can you believe it? That’s just how easy it is to do these. And, fun too! A gift like this
We have so many talented people that come into the shop. I always make certain to tell them to bring in finished projects. I really love to see the projects that people have done using fabric from the Bungalow. But, I like to see other things too. Even if they didn’t buy their fabric from me, the quilts are still awesome. Colleen Jansen is really talented. She makes such