Classes and Workshops


SPRING CLASSES OPEN NOW!!!!

Find out more and sign up below! Or give us a call at 203-421-6853.
From beginning sewing to quilts, bags, and garments; our one-day or series-based workshops and classes will build up your basics or elaborate on your learned knowledge. Whichever you choose, you will be rolling out a new project (almost) faster than you can click “enroll”!

Open Sews and Other Events

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Cate’s Sew Modern offers classes and workshops for all ages and skill levels. Sewists young and old gather together, to learn all about sewing and quilting in our bright and spacious shop. We also offer workshops, and open sews throughout the week. Take a look at our calendar below for specific times and dates.

Calendar


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Open Sew 1:00 pm
Open Sew
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Fridays) 6:00 pm
School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Fridays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
School of Sewing - Winter 2024 (Fridays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Join the fun! Learn how to sew the basics in our School of Sewing. You’ll learn skills like french seams, binding, zippers and more!   …
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School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Wednesdays) 11:00 am
School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Wednesdays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Feb 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
School of Sewing - Winter 2024 (Wednesdays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Join the fun! Learn how to sew the basics in our School of Sewing. You’ll learn skills like french seams, binding, zippers and more!   …
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Open Sew 1:00 pm
Open Sew
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Fridays) 6:00 pm
School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Fridays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
School of Sewing - Winter 2024 (Fridays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Join the fun! Learn how to sew the basics in our School of Sewing. You’ll learn skills like french seams, binding, zippers and more!   …
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School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Wednesdays) 11:00 am
School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Wednesdays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
School of Sewing - Winter 2024 (Wednesdays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Join the fun! Learn how to sew the basics in our School of Sewing. You’ll learn skills like french seams, binding, zippers and more!   …
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Open Sew 1:00 pm
Open Sew
Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Fridays) 6:00 pm
School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Fridays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
School of Sewing - Winter 2024 (Fridays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Join the fun! Learn how to sew the basics in our School of Sewing. You’ll learn skills like french seams, binding, zippers and more!   …
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School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Wednesdays) 11:00 am
School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Wednesdays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
School of Sewing - Winter 2024 (Wednesdays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Join the fun! Learn how to sew the basics in our School of Sewing. You’ll learn skills like french seams, binding, zippers and more!   …
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Open Sew 1:00 pm
Open Sew
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Fridays) 6:00 pm
School of Sewing – Winter 2024 (Fridays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
School of Sewing - Winter 2024 (Fridays) @ Cates Sew Modern
Join the fun! Learn how to sew the basics in our School of Sewing. You’ll learn skills like french seams, binding, zippers and more!   …
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Open Sew 1:00 pm
Open Sew
Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Our basic roster of classes:

  • School of Sewing I – This is our foundational class, seven three-hour sessions. It kicks off with our well-known class, “Meet Your Maker,” where you learn to make friends with your machine! Please call the shop at (203) 421-6853 to be put on a waitlist for either the day or evening class
  • School of Sewing II – Part 2 of our foundational class. If you have completed School of Sewing and want to continue doing steadily more challenging projects, this is for you! Please call the shop at (203) 421-6853 to be put on a waitlist for the class. It rotates between a day class (11-2pm) and an evening class (6-9pm).
  • Intro to Quilting – Always wanted to quilt but never knew where to start? Have your attempts left you frustrated? This is the class for you! Build good habits and techniques from the start. We’ll walk you through finishing a quilt block from fabric to finish in this series for quilters to be.
  • Garment Workshops – Itching to make something you can wear? We’ve got you covered. With classes ranging from simple to more intricate, we’ll sew through some fan-favorite indie patterns and teach you the basics of garment construction.
  • Bag Workshops – Never be intimidated by a bag pattern again! In this workshop series, our instructors will cover everything from cork to heavy-duty interfacing, and how to use basic techniques to your advantage in any bag pattern you may come across. We’ve picked out some of our best-selling patterns to teach you!

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