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The class is perfect for anyone interested in learning how to sew, have never had formal instruction, or are new to machine sewing. This class is for adults (18+).

Cost: $ 30.00
4 week/2.5 hour sessions JUST THE BASICS is a PREREQUISITE for this class and must be taken before the class begins. This a beginner/intermediate class; students may work with either knit or woven fabric. This class is for adults (18+) only.

Cost: $ 140.00
JUST THE BASICS is a PREREQUISITE for this class. It must be taken before the class begins. Beginners or intermediate; bag and adult garments. This class is for adults only (18+).

Cost: $ 140.00
Learn the basics of sewing on knit fabrics. This class is for beginner sewists with focus on construction, not fit. Come learn how fun sewing with knits can be! This is an adult class only (18+). We have some great patterns to pick from!

Cost: $ 100.00
Thinking about what to take next? Want to tackle a harder project? Interested in more detailed garments and refining your garment fitting skills? If you answered "Yes!" to any of these, then this class is for you. This class is for adults only (18+).

Cost: $ 85.00
Zippered Pillow Cover with Piping (4 hours) Don't want to spend $80+ on pillows for your home? No one does! For under $20 in materials, you can make your own professional-looking pillow covers using fabrics of your choice! During this class you'll learn how to make and install your own piping on a pillow cover and finish it off with an invisible zipper. Take home a handout so you can make more on your own. Come find out how simple it is! Bring your sewing machine, notions, regular zipper foot, invisible zipper foot (if you have one), and a pillow form. Fabric, zippers, and cording can be purchased during class. *Must have taken Sewing 101 or have sewing experience.

Cost: $ 56.00
Beginner Quilt Class - Learn the basic of quilting: cutting, seam allowance, binding, etc. You will make a 3 yard quilt from an Elizabeth Hartman book. The book/ pattern will come with the class. The focus of the class is on completing the quilt top. This class is for adults only (18+).

Cost: $ 145.00
Fancy a summer Getaway from the comfort of your sewing machine? Choose between a City Trip, Mountain Trip, or Beach Trip Getaway. This pattern is a "choose your own adventure", where simple blocks turn around to make three striking quilts. The Getaway pattern by Lo and Behold Stitchery is included in the class fee.

Cost: $ 145.00
This class is for all skill levels, and is designed to use 2.5" strips. We will be using quilt patterns from "Jelly Filled" by Vanessa Goertzen. The book is included in the class fee, and all supplies purchased for the class are 20% off. This is a great class for students who have done our 3-yard quilt classes and are looking to make a more complex quilt, or students who are looking to make their first quilt.

Cost: $ 160.00
The Night Sky Quilt is a great pattern for learning to work with various rulers and techniques. With no Y-seams, it comes together easily. This is a fat quarter based quilt best suited for solid or blender fabrics. This a beginner/intermediate pattern, and is great for people who have done the three yard quilting class.

Cost: $ 140.00
In this advanced-level class, students will take detailed measurements of their bodies to draft their own bodice pattern. From the paper pattern, students will sew a muslin mock-up to test the fit. From there, students will adjust the fit of their pattern as needed. This pattern students make can be used to personalize commercial patterns, or design their own patterns.

Cost: $ 140.00
Come learn how to sew! This class is for ages 6-17. Parents, please plan to drop off and pick up your kids!

Cost: $ 30.00
This class is designed for all levels of home school children. This round will focus on garment making. Please plan to drop off and pick up your child accordingly.

Cost: $ 180.00
Open to children ages 6-10 First -fourth grade is ideal for this class. Fabric and patterns will be provided in the cost of the class. Students will use a provided material for projects, and they will get to pick out the fabric. The notions will be bought separate. They will NOT have a finished project each week. Please let the instructor know if you plan on continuing class for another round before projects are picked. Please double check the dates and times of your class. This class is designed for your child to be dropped off. SPRING 2024 - MONDAYS 4-5:30

Cost: $ 160.00
Open to children ages 10 and up. This is ideal for fifth grade and up. Fabric and patterns will be provided in the cost of the class. Students will use a provided material for projects, and they will get to pick out the fabric. The notions will be bought separate. All students must have a pair of sewing scissors purchased at Five Eighth Seams or approved by the instructor. They will NOT have a finished project each week. Please let the instructor know if you plan on continuing class for another round before projects are picked. This class is designed to do more detailed projects. Please double check the dates and times of your class. Please plan to drop off and pick up your child according to the times listed. SPRING 2024 - TUESDAYS 4:30-6:00

Cost: $ 165.00
These classes come free with any machine over $1000. These classes make it easy for you to learn your machine on your pace. They are 1 on 1 classes.

Cost: $ FREE
This class will be on the Designer Ruby 90 and creative icon 2 This class is designed to promote our machines and show you everything they can do! Although purchase is not required or expected during this event there will be machine promotions and discounts for anyone who attends. If you are at all interested in a high end embroidery machine this is a great event to attend.

Cost: $ 140.00
This class will be on the Designer Ruby 90 and creative icon 2 This class is designed to promote our machines and show you everything they can do! Although purchase is not required or expected during this event there will be machine promotions and discounts for anyone who attends. If you are at all interested in a high end embroidery machine this is a great event to attend.

Cost: $ 89.00
This is only for people with mySewnet Platinum ONLY

Cost: $ 25.00
In this 4 day camp students will make a garment and a scrunchie. This is a great class for any child going into first through fourth grade. All supplies are included in the course fee. Please select the class to view dates.

Cost: $ 230.00
In this 4 day camp students will make a garment and a scrunchie. This is a great class for any child going into first through fourth grade. All supplies are included in the course fee. Please select the class to view dates.

Cost: $ 230.00
We will be going over quilting techniques and creating a small quilt. This is only a 4 day camp as we will be creating a small quilt from start to finish.

Cost: $ 260.00
We will be going over quilting techniques and creating a lap size quilt. This is a 4 day camp as we will be creating a quilt from start to finish.

Cost: $ 260.00
In this 3 day camp students will make a tote bag, zipper pouch and pillowcase depending on the week. This is a great class for any child going into first through fourth grade. All supplies are included in the course fee. Please select the class to view dates.

Cost: $ 195.00
In this 4 day camp students will make a cosmetic bag, a tote bag and a pillow cover. We cover basic sewing skills on the first day. There will be an additional project time permitting. All supplies are included in the course fee. Please select the class to view dates.

Cost: $ 230.00
Make a floor pouf that you can hide your stuffed animals in. This will have a zipper opening to store stuffed animals in or you can stuff it. In this 3 day course students will select their projects with the guidance of the instructors. A registration form is required for this class. Please mail, email or drop a registration form as soon as possible.

Cost: $ 170.00
Make 3 easy stuffed animals in in 3 days!

Cost: $ 170.00
This is a 3 day camp. This camp will take you in to the world of stretchy fabrics. Make jogger pants. This class includes the pattern, fabric and machine rental

Cost: $ 150.00
Rising 4th-8th grade Invisible Zipper Class & Applique - Machines basics will be included -Supplies included

Cost: $ 95.00
Rising 4th-8th grade This is a one-day camp designed for beginners. There is no prerequisite to this camp however we do suggest taking a beginner weeklong camp or a just the basics ahead of time for younger students. LUNCH: Students MUST bring in a packed lunch. We take a 30-minute break for lunch. There is no food for purchase on site.

Cost: $ 95.00
Rising 3rd-8th grade This is a one-day camp designed for beginners. There is no prerequisite to this camp however we do suggest taking a beginner weeklong camp or a just the basics ahead of time for younger students. LUNCH: Students MUST bring in a packed lunch. We take a 30-minute break for lunch. There is no food for purchase on site.

Cost: $ 95.00
This is a single day class. Please bring a packed lunch. Make knit flare pants in this full day class. Learn more about sewing with stretch fabrics!

Cost: $ 95.00
Rising 1st-6th grade Advanced Camp Make a sleep mask and matching pajama pants In this 3 day course students will select their projects with the guidance of the instructors.

Cost: $ 180.00
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Open sew is a great time to get things done and have fun with others in the sewing community. There is NO instruction during open sew, just use of the space. Discounted machine rental fees apply unless you have already rented a machine for class and open sew is during/after the duration of your class. Drop in at any time.

Cost: $ FREE
Private Class Session

Cost: $ 84.00
Private class scheduled with employee or teacher. Pricing varies. If you are interested in setting up a private class please call the store at 843-225-3958 or email 58seams@gmail.com or sewhappy@fiveeighthseams.com

Girls Night Out, Birthday Party, Etc. Time Block

Sew Saturdays with the local Modern Quilt Guild. Must be member to attend. charlestonmodernquiltguild@gmail.com

Private Parties

Get everyone together and have a fun night sewing! – NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

4-8 people – 2 hours – $40 a person

*included fabric and supplies to make a zipper pouch
This is not like a private lesson. These are set up for people that just want to have a fun night sewing. Most cutting and directions are done for them by instructors. 

No experience needed. Invite friends, co-workers, family or neighbors. We will provide machines unless you have your own. BYOB- bring beverages and snacks for a fun social night at Five Eighth Seams



Private Lessons

1 on 1 private   $55/ hour 
semi-private  (2-3 people) $30/ hour per person
 
If you have a group of 4 or more, it will be treated like a class, which is $14.00  per person per hour. Classes that are lecture heavy and not projects like Just the Basics are $15 an hour.  Private lessons are different then private parties as they do not provide fabric or materials for the lesson.