Saturday, Sep 1, 1-4 PM

Make Your Own Umbrella!

Getting there
4610 MAGAZINE ST., New Orleans, LA

Let's Make an Umbrella! (class suitable for ages 14 thru adult, must have SOME machine sewing experience) GRAB A FEW FRIENDS AND HAVE SOME FUN! This umbrella is suitable for "Second Line" use, or for a rainstorm! In this class you will learn to piece together panels to make your own unique umbrella!
Make your beautiful umbrella with your favorite cotton print (we will waterproof it for you), laminated cotton, or natural fabric of your choosing. We have some beautiful prints that make for some fun umbrellas. Frames for adults (48" automatic frame) or children. You may bring your own fabric (natural fabrics ONLY*), or use some of our cottons (1.5 yards.) If you choose a one-way design fabric, or if you choose a cotton laminate, you may need to purchase additional fabric so that your design can be placed like you want it. Whatever your fabric purchase, you receive a 15% class discount for your fabric purchase.
*Natural fabrics only - plain cotton, cotton canvas or cotton poplin.
Oilcloth or upholstery fabrics are not suitable. REMEMBER to bring a sack lunch and beverage as we will work thru lunch! $38, includes umbrella frame, thread, use of our sewing machine (or bring your own); we will also furnish waterproofing, pattern and instruction. You will complete a good bit of your project in the workshop and be able to complete your project at home with some simple hand stitching. We will waterproof your umbrella after you complete it. Our policies for all classes and workshops at Uptown Needle & Craftworks include:• Full payment is due upon class registration. You may pay by credit card via telephone 504-302-9434 or Eventbrite. If you prefer to pay by cash or check your registration is not confirmed until payment is received.• All class fees are refundable or transferable to another class if cancellation is made by telephone or email at least 72 hours before class start time.• No refund or transfer of funds to another class is possible for cancellations with less than 48 hours notice or if you fail to show-up for a class you have registered and paid for.* Depending upon each participant’s skill level, you may or may not complete your project in class. You are always invited back to work on your project in our shop at a mutually convenient time. By registering for this workshop you are agreeing to these policies.
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