Used clothing alchemist since 1987

Upcoming Events

Feb
22
Sun
Blog Theme – Handmade Sweaters
Feb 22 – Feb 28 all-day
Mar
1
Sun
Blog Theme – NYC
Mar 1 – Mar 7 all-day
Mar
3
Tue
Shire City Sanctuary Sewing Circle
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bring your current sewing project to work on or come for inspiration and/or instruction.

Do you work at home and need a social circle of people who share your interest in sewing?
Do you have a sewing machine that you would like to learn to use more comfortably?
Maybe you think you are going to LOVE to sew and just need someone to help you get started.
This sewing circle is your ANSWER!  Bring fabric, thread and ideas.

Shire City Sanctuary hosts Tuesday Night Sewing Circle for anyone interested in hand or machine sewing. Bring you own machine or use our sewing lab equipment.

Suggested Donation $10/week

Shire City Sanctuary Sewing Circle
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bring your current sewing project to work on or come for inspiration and/or group instruction.

Do you work at home and need a social circle of people who share your interest in sewing?
Do you have a sewing machine that you would like to learn to use more comfortably?
Maybe you think you are going to LOVE to sew and just need someone to help you get started.
This sewing circle is your ANSWER!
Shire City Sanctuary hosts Tuesday Night Sewing Circle for anyone interested in hand or machine sewing. Bring you own machine or use our sewing lab equipment.

Suggested Donation $10/week

Mar
7
Sat
Screen Printing workshop
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – Mar 8 @ 4:30 pm

Learn the process of screen printing in this one or two day workshop! Bring an image* to turn into a screen printed graphic paper poster up to 16″x20″. In one day learn the technique of creating a single color image, come for a second day and learn how to make a multi-colored print OR make a second single color print. Paper, ink, emulsion, screen and squeegee will be provided.
skills learned in this class are the foundations to all screen printing processes and can be built upon should you want to venture into materials such as t-shirts and alternative surfaces.
Cost: $195/day or $350/weekend

Studio Opens @ 9:30 am

*contact us for how to get a transparency/stencil larger than 8.5″x11″ made

Have questions:
Call the studio @ 413-236-9600
register for the class here:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/208729005/march-7-8-2015-screen-printing-single?ref=shop_home_active_5

Mar
10
Tue
Shire City Sanctuary Sewing Circle
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bring your current sewing project to work on or come for inspiration and/or instruction.

Do you work at home and need a social circle of people who share your interest in sewing?
Do you have a sewing machine that you would like to learn to use more comfortably?
Maybe you think you are going to LOVE to sew and just need someone to help you get started.
This sewing circle is your ANSWER!  Bring fabric, thread and ideas.

Shire City Sanctuary hosts Tuesday Night Sewing Circle for anyone interested in hand or machine sewing. Bring you own machine or use our sewing lab equipment.

Suggested Donation $10/week

Shire City Sanctuary Sewing Circle
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bring your current sewing project to work on or come for inspiration and/or group instruction.

Do you work at home and need a social circle of people who share your interest in sewing?
Do you have a sewing machine that you would like to learn to use more comfortably?
Maybe you think you are going to LOVE to sew and just need someone to help you get started.
This sewing circle is your ANSWER!
Shire City Sanctuary hosts Tuesday Night Sewing Circle for anyone interested in hand or machine sewing. Bring you own machine or use our sewing lab equipment.

Suggested Donation $10/week

Mar
17
Tue
Shire City Sanctuary Sewing Circle
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bring your current sewing project to work on or come for inspiration and/or instruction.

Do you work at home and need a social circle of people who share your interest in sewing?
Do you have a sewing machine that you would like to learn to use more comfortably?
Maybe you think you are going to LOVE to sew and just need someone to help you get started.
This sewing circle is your ANSWER!  Bring fabric, thread and ideas.

Shire City Sanctuary hosts Tuesday Night Sewing Circle for anyone interested in hand or machine sewing. Bring you own machine or use our sewing lab equipment.

Suggested Donation $10/week

Shire City Sanctuary Sewing Circle
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Bring your current sewing project to work on or come for inspiration and/or group instruction.

Do you work at home and need a social circle of people who share your interest in sewing?
Do you have a sewing machine that you would like to learn to use more comfortably?
Maybe you think you are going to LOVE to sew and just need someone to help you get started.
This sewing circle is your ANSWER!
Shire City Sanctuary hosts Tuesday Night Sewing Circle for anyone interested in hand or machine sewing. Bring you own machine or use our sewing lab equipment.

Suggested Donation $10/week

Mar
21
Sat
2 Day Sweatshirt/Sweater Workshop
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – Mar 22 @ 4:30 pm

The all time favorite workshop, Sweater Chop Shop participants will learn simple cutting and hand sewing techniques to design and construct a wonderfully new garment from discarded wool sweaters and/or cotton sweatshirts.

Turn run of the mill recycled sweatshirts and sweaters into wearable art. Students will learn simple hand sewing stitches and cutting techniques. You will be able to choose between recycled wool sweaters OR 100% recycled cotton sweatshirts . We supply a hearty collection of recycled materials and hand tools. No experience necessary. Bring an open mind, a yummy bag lunch and your favorite pair of cutting scissors (if you have them).
Cost: $195/day or $350/weekend

Studio Opens @ 9:30 am

Looms,tools and materials are available for sale to take home to continue the creativity

Have questions:
Call the studio @ 413-236-9600
register here:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/217644415/march-21-22-2015-sweatersweatshirt-chop?ref=shop_home_active_1