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Classes and Events

Amy Johnson in studio for online quilting classes on ruler worf and quilting with rulers


Learn online anytime with Amy's two Classes with Craftsy as well as Craftsy's new subscription plan called Bluprint.

Learn the basics of free motion quilting with rulers with Quilting with Rulers on a Home Machine

Once you've learned the basics of quilting with rulers, learn how to choose and create designs that utilize basic rulers that you may already have for results that are anything but basic and fit in a multitude of spaces with Creative Quilting with Rulers; More Techniques and Motifs

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Classes at our location in Lynchburg, Virginia

Sew Simple Class Listing 

Dates and descriptions listed below.  Complete material and supply list available upon request. Advance registration and payment is required.

November 8, Free Motion Feathers (For intermediate FMQ quilters) 6-8:30 pm (Th)

Ready to swoosh and swirl with free motion feathers? This class will introduce you to 4 basic methods of stitching feathers. Class fee is $25.

November 13, How to Use a Sewing Machine, 6-8:30pm (T)

This is our absolute beginner’s class. Bring a machine if you have one and learn to use it, or arrange to use one of ours. You will learn the basic operation of the machine and create a simple project. All materials are provided for the project. Class is $25, plus a $5 fee for the materials. Want to buy a machine? We will apply your class fee towards the purchase of one of our Janomes.

November 15, Kimberbell Club, 6-7:30pm (Th)

Explore adorable machine embroidery designs and in-the-hoop projects in our Kimberbell Club. A one time $30 grants you access to 12 months of projects. Each meeting is $5 for lecture, demo, tips and the month’s embroidery design. No need to bring your embroidery machine.

November 17, Kimberbell Club, 2-3:30pm (Sat)

A daytime repeat of the October 18th session.

November 20, Simple Sewing Series: 10-minute Table Runner 6-7:30pm (T)

Another simple project for the newer sewist or for someone looking for a quick and easy make. Makes a great gift too. If you know how to use your machine and stitch simple straight seams, you can do this! Class fee $20, Kit $10.

November 29, Make a Christmas Stocking on our machines! 6-8:30pm (Th)

Join us to make a stocking featuring quick quilt as you go piecing, decorative stitches, and embroidery! We provide the machines, you provide the eager hands. Basic sewing skills needed. Kit purchase $18 required, instruction free, registration required.

December 6, Make and Take Christmas Ornament (Th)

Pop in for a fun Make and Take project on our machines. Two sessions offered; 12pm and 6pm. Instruction is free, kit purchase and registration is required. Kit $ TBD

Call Sew Simple for more information 434-239-6708 or email at

All classes require pre-registration, which can be done in person or over the phone. Space is very limited, so don’t delay. We have fabulous teacher/student ratios!  Can’t make it to a class that you signed up for? Refunds are given with a minimum of 1 week notice. Any other cancellations or no-shows will be issued store credit only. No-shows may affect your ability to register for classes in the future.

Bring your own machine and basic sewing supplies unless class listing says otherwise. Don’t have a machine? One can be provided in most cases for a $5 fee. Class materials list will be provided in store or online as soon as available. Some classes also require a class kit at an additional fee. This makes gathering the materials need easy as the kit provides them for you.

Want something other than what is offered here? More classes will come, but suggestions are welcome and private to semi-private classes can be arranged on a variety of topics. With scheduling difficulties, this can be the best way to get the class you want, especially for busy people (kids too!) so we  can tailor classes to fit you!

Sew Simple of Lynchburg 2414 Wards Rd. Lynchburg VA 24502  434-239-6708