Classes

Carol Cruise leads a class at Expo.

More than 100 daily classes!

There are hundreds of opportunities to learn and connect with other sewists and fiber artists. If you would like a physical copy of the class catalog, be sure to complete the sign-up form at this link.

The 2021 Class Catalog will be available in print and online in December 2021. Sign up here to get a copy in the mail!

View the 2020 Class Catalog

2020 Fairgrounds Map

Expo offers four levels of learning experiences:

One Needle Classes Cartoon sewing needle and thread

One Needle Classes are a traditional lecture/demo format — the perfect class for an introduction to a new concept, tips and tricks to make your creative life better, or brushing up on fundamentals.

  • 45 minutes
  • Price: $6 in advance ($8 at the Expo)

Two Needle Classes Cartoon sewing needle and threadCartoon sewing needle and thread

Two-Needle classes offer two ways to learn. Master a technique through expert-led hands-on experiences, or learn in a traditional lecture-demonstration format. This is the perfect opportunity to get inspired.

  • 90 minutes
  • Price: $20

PLUS KIT FEE, if applicable (Kit fee is payable to the instructor on the day of class. Exact change is appreciated.) See class listing for additional student supplies.

Pre-registration strongly encouraged. 

Three Needle Classes Cartoon sewing needle and threadCartoon sewing needle and threadCartoon sewing needle and thread

You will learn new techniques or finish projects in these engaging hands-on classes. Don’t worry — all machines are provided by our partners. Three Needle Classes are a great opportunity to hone your skills and develop new ones, and you may even leave with a finished product!

  • 2- 1/2 hours
  • Price: $30

PLUS KIT FEE, if applicable (Kit fee is payable to the instructor on the day of class. Exact change is appreciated.) See class listing for additional student supplies.

Pre-registration strongly encouraged.

Four Needle Classes Cartoon sewing needle and threadCartoon sewing needle and threadCartoon sewing needle and threadCartoon sewing needle and thread

This is the Expo boot camp! Four Needle classes are immersive learning experiences and are primarily held on Wednesday before our vendor floor opens. They present an ideal opportunity to learn and experience in-depth techniques and ignite inspiration for more complex projects.

  • 4 hours
  • Price: $50

PLUS KIT FEE, if applicable (Kit fee is payable to the instructor on the day of class. Exact change will be appreciated.) See class listing for additional student supplies.

Pre-registration strongly encouraged.

Free Stage

Get inspired with a selection of free learning opportunities presented every day during Expo in the Showplex. Free Stage classes are 45 minutes long, and free.