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Topstitch: Dressmaking Essential Skills 10:00 am
Topstitch: Dressmaking Essential Skills @ Topstitch
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Topstitch: Dressmaking Essential Skills @ Topstitch
In our advanced beginner dressmaking class, students will make The Day Dress by The Avid Seamstress. The classic silhouette is the essential dress pattern to teach you necessary dressmaking skills such as darts, set-in sleeves, gathered...
Leather Workshops 12:00 pm
Leather Workshops @ Citizen Supply
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Leather Workshops @ Citizen Supply
MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU as you gain hands-on experience making the leather goods you’d join the resistance for. Craft your own custom leather piece and learn from the Jedi masters of the leather...
Alex And Ani Momtra Event 2:00 pm
Alex And Ani Momtra Event @ Alex and Ani
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Alex And Ani Momtra Event @ Alex and Ani
You’re invited to a special event at ALEX AND ANI in honor of our Mamas on 5/4 from 2-5PM! Bring your mom, enjoy live art installations, and build the perfect gift for Mother’s Day. See you...
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Topstitch Intermediate Class: Pants 11:00 am
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Pants @ Topstitch
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Pants @ Topstitch
In this Intermediate* class, we will be making a classic chino trouser. It can be dressed up or down based on your tastes, but the overall silhouette is the ideal pattern to learn a basic...
Pour Mom Event at Binders 1:00 pm
Pour Mom Event at Binders @ Binders
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pour Mom Event at Binders @ Binders
Binders invites you to enjoy our annual Mothers Day event: Pour Mom. For 10$ on May 5th and May 12th you can have tea, lemonade, and some finger dainties while making a piece of poured...
Readers to the Rescue 2:00 pm
Readers to the Rescue @ Posman Books
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Readers to the Rescue @ Posman Books
Wish you had a buddy to read to who wouldn’t judge? Let Posman Books and LifeLine Animal Project take a load off your early childhood with Readers to the Rescue! We’ll supply the books and...
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Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows 10:30 am
Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows @ Topstitch
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows @ Topstitch
Learning to sew a throw pillow is the classic beginner sewing class. In this 3-hour class, you will learn to sew and make a throw pillow with an invisible zipper. You will learn all the basics of sewing,...
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit 5:30 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
May 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
In this 2-day class you’ll make a chic & simple swimsuit. A perfect class just before the weather warms and pools open. We will be making the Vernazza Two Piece by Friday Pattern Company. The Vernazza features tank...
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Topstitch Intro Sewing: Clutch 11:00 am
Topstitch Intro Sewing: Clutch @ Topstitch
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch Intro Sewing: Clutch @ Topstitch
This fold-over, zippered clutch is a great intro to sewing project! In this class you will learn all the basics of sewing, including learning the parts of the sewing machine and how to use them,...
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Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit 5:30 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
In this 2-day class you’ll make a chic & simple swimsuit. A perfect class just before the weather warms and pools open. We will be making the Vernazza Two Piece by Friday Pattern Company. The Vernazza features tank...
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Anthropologie: Amanda Jewel Floral Pop-Up 11:00 am
Anthropologie: Amanda Jewel Floral Pop-Up @ Anthropologie
May 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Anthropologie: Amanda Jewel Floral Pop-Up @ Anthropologie
Mother’s Day Floral pop-up with fresh cut flowers in prearranged vases available for purchase or make your own bouquet by selecting stems from station, sips and small bites to be served.
Topstitch Friend’s Night 5:30 pm
Topstitch Friend’s Night @ Topstitch
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Friend's Night @ Topstitch
Round up your best buds and join us for a Friend’s Night Sewing Class! In this “taster” sewing class, we provide all of the materials for a cute zipper clutch (aka the Ziplet). No sewing...
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Topstitch Class: Embroider Your Clothes 10:00 am
Topstitch Class: Embroider Your Clothes @ Topstitch
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Embroider Your Clothes @ Topstitch
Learn the beautiful art of embroidery or continue to build on your skills in our all-levels, hand-embroider-your-clothes class. In this class, students will learn essential embroidery stitches such as straight stitching, french knots, backstitch, whipped...
Topstitch Beginner Class: Essential Shirt 1:30 pm
Topstitch Beginner Class: Essential Shirt @ Topstitch
May 11 @ 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Topstitch Beginner Class: Essential Shirt @ Topstitch
Our essential shirt is a great beginner sewing class, introducing you to the world of garment sewing. In this 4-hour class you will learn to sew and make our Topstitch Essential Shirt pattern. You will learn all the...
Drag Queen Story Hour 2:00 pm
Drag Queen Story Hour @ Posman Books
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Drag Queen Story Hour @ Posman Books
Drag Queen Story Hour is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. DQSH captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids...
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Pour Mom Event at Binders 1:00 pm
Pour Mom Event at Binders @ Binders
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pour Mom Event at Binders @ Binders
Binders invites you to enjoy our annual Mothers Day event: Pour Mom. For 10$ on May 5th and May 12th you can have tea, lemonade, and some finger dainties while making a piece of poured...
The Abolitionist’s Daughter 1:00 pm
The Abolitionist’s Daughter @ Posman Books
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Abolitionist's Daughter @ Posman Books
Vividly rendered, culturally important and unexpectedly personal, THE ABOLITIONIST’S DAUGHTER is Diane McPhail’s debut novel. Set in Mississippi during the violent turmoil leading up to and just after the Civil War, the novel illuminates a...
Topstitch Class: Knit Top 3:00 pm
Topstitch Class: Knit Top @ Topstitch
May 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch Class: Knit Top @ Topstitch
In our intro-to-knits* class, students will make our Essential Knit Tee. If you’re a bit intimidated to sew knit fabrics but want to, this class is a great way to dive into knits. In this class,...
Kundalini Keep Up: No Excuses! 9:30 pm
Kundalini Keep Up: No Excuses! @ The Plaza
May 12 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Kundalini Keep Up: No Excuses! @ The Plaza
Bring your A-game: Your Affirmation, Allegiance, and Acceptance of Self! A six-week series for Spiritual Endurance starting Mother’s Day and going for subsequent Sundays from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. Make a reservation for $18...
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Topstitch: Sewing Toolkit 10:30 am
Topstitch: Sewing Toolkit @ Topstitch
May 14 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Topstitch: Sewing Toolkit @ Topstitch
This fold over tool pouch is a great intro to sewing project and getting you set up with your essential sewing tools! In this class you will learn all the basics of sewing, including learning the parts...
Food for Thought w/MODA 6:00 pm
Food for Thought w/MODA
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Food for Thought w/MODA
Join MODA and Ponce City Market for a discussion on the innovations in urban agriculture currently underway in Atlanta. Food for Thought will explore these efforts through the lens of design and innovation in order...
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Topstitch: Hand Embroidery 101 11:00 am
Topstitch: Hand Embroidery 101 @ Topstitch
May 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch: Hand Embroidery 101 @ Topstitch
Learn the beautiful art of embroidery in our hand embroidery 101 class. In this class, students will be making Cozy blue’s “summer garden”– learning essential embroidery stitches such as straight stitching, french knots, backstitch, whipped...
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Topstitch Beginner Class: Essential Shirt 10:30 am
Topstitch Beginner Class: Essential Shirt @ Topstitch
May 17 @ 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
Topstitch Beginner Class: Essential Shirt @ Topstitch
Our essential shirt is a great beginner sewing class, introducing you to the world of garment sewing. In this 4-hour class you will learn to sew and make our Topstitch Essential Shirt pattern. You will learn all the...
Topstitch Friend’s Night: Embroidered Pendant 5:30 pm
Topstitch Friend’s Night: Embroidered Pendant @ Topstitch
May 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Friend's Night: Embroidered Pendant @ Topstitch
Round up your best buds and join us for a Friend’s Night Embroidery Class! In this “taster” class, we provide all of the materials for an embroidered pendant. No experience necessary to jump in on this...
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Topstitch Class: Dressmaking with Abbey Glass 10:00 am
Topstitch Class: Dressmaking with Abbey Glass @ Topstitch
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Topstitch Class: Dressmaking with Abbey Glass @ Topstitch
Would you love to learn from one of Atlanta’s premier fashion designers? Join us for Sew Ready to Wear* with designer Abbey Glass. Abbey got her start as a fashion designer at Rhode Island School of Design and...
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Topstitch Class: Beginner Cross Stitch 3:00 pm
Topstitch Class: Beginner Cross Stitch @ Topstitch
May 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch Class: Beginner Cross Stitch @ Topstitch
Learn the beautiful art of cross stitch in our all levels cross stitch class. In this class, students will learn how to cross stitch following a stitch grid pattern. In class you will be making a...
Kundalini Keep Up: No Excuses! 9:30 pm
Kundalini Keep Up: No Excuses! @ The Plaza
May 19 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Kundalini Keep Up: No Excuses! @ The Plaza
Bring your A-game: Your Affirmation, Allegiance, and Acceptance of Self! A six-week series for Spiritual Endurance starting Mother’s Day and going for subsequent Sundays from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. Make a reservation for $18...
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Topstitch Dopp Kit Class 10:30 am
Topstitch Dopp Kit Class @ Topstitch
May 21 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Topstitch Dopp Kit Class @ Topstitch
This Dopp Kit /Toiletries Bag is a great intro to sewing project for both guys & gals. In this class you will learn all the basics of sewing– including learning the parts of the sewing...
Topstitch Class: Ogden Cami 5:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Ogden Cami @ Topstitch
May 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Ogden Cami @ Topstitch
The Ogden Cami* is the perfect stash busting & quick advanced beginner top. This is a great learning garment or ideal for the confident sewist wanting to maximize her handmade wardrobe. The Ogden Cami is a simple...
Books & Booze: An American Marriage 7:00 pm
Books & Booze: An American Marriage @ City Winery Atlanta
May 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Books & Booze: An American Marriage @ City Winery Atlanta
Ponce City Market’s Posman Books and City Winery have teamed up to put a new spin on the term “book club”. Literature lovers can purchase their copy of the month’s selection today from Posman Books...
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Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows 11:00 am
Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows @ Topstitch
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows @ Topstitch
Learning to sew a throw pillow is the classic beginner sewing class. In this 3-hour class, you will learn to sew and make a throw pillow with an invisible zipper. You will learn all the basics of sewing,...
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Topstitch Class: Hemming & Alterations 5:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Hemming & Alterations @ Topstitch
May 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Hemming & Alterations @ Topstitch
Do you struggle with hemming and finishing your garment or have a “me-made” garment that doesn’t quite fit? In this 3-hour class*, you will learn various hemming methods and basic alterations to up your sewing...
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Topstitch: Reversible Knot Bag 11:00 am
Topstitch: Reversible Knot Bag @ Topstitch
May 24 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch: Reversible Knot Bag @ Topstitch
In this class you will learn all the basics of sewing, including learning the parts of the sewing machine and how to use them, learn how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine and troubleshoot...
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National Wine Day at City Winery 12:00 pm
National Wine Day at City Winery @ City WInery
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
National Wine Day at City Winery @ City WInery
Come celebrate National Wine Day at City Winery Atlanta! We’ll throw the cellar door open and welcome our neighbors to learn all about our winemaking – at Atlanta’s only winery. From 12 – 5pm, we’ll...
Meet the Author: Han Vance 1:00 pm
Meet the Author: Han Vance @ Posman Books
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet the Author: Han Vance @ Posman Books
RE: invent by Han Vance (2019, Silver Stone Press) investigates the nature of personal growth via striving for self-invention. In a new direction for the Harriette Austin Award winner (for ATL Fire 2015), Vance bounds...
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit 3:00 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
May 25 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
In this 2-day class you’ll make a chic & simple swimsuit. A perfect class just before the weather warms and pools open. We will be making the Vernazza Two Piece by Friday Pattern Company. The Vernazza features tank...
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Meet the Author: George Weinstein 11:00 am
Meet the Author: George Weinstein @ Posman Books
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Meet the Author: George Weinstein @ Posman Books
ONCE AGAIN… BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! George Weinstein is the author of five novels to date, including The Five Destinies of Carlos Moreno, the contemporary mystery, Aftermath, and the Southern historical novel, Hardscrabble Road, a...
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit 3:00 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
May 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
In this 2-day class you’ll make a chic & simple swimsuit. A perfect class just before the weather warms and pools open. We will be making the Vernazza Two Piece by Friday Pattern Company. The Vernazza features tank...
Kundalini Keep Up: No Excuses! 9:30 pm
Kundalini Keep Up: No Excuses! @ The Plaza
May 26 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Kundalini Keep Up: No Excuses! @ The Plaza
Bring your A-game: Your Affirmation, Allegiance, and Acceptance of Self! A six-week series for Spiritual Endurance starting Mother’s Day and going for subsequent Sundays from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. Make a reservation for $18...
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Topstitch Class: Copy Your Clothes Pt. 1 5:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Copy Your Clothes Pt. 1 @ Topstitch
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Copy Your Clothes Pt. 1 @ Topstitch
Do you have a favorite top, dress, or skirt you’d love re-create to wear again and again? In this 6 hour class over two sessions, you will learn to create a pattern from a favorite...
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Subversive Cross Stitch 11:00 am
Subversive Cross Stitch @ Topstitch
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Subversive Cross Stitch @ Topstitch
Have some cheeky fun and learn the beautiful art of cross stitch in our all levels cross stitch class. In class you will be making a subversive themed design. Students will learn how to cross stitch...
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Topstitch Class: Copy Your Clothes Pt. 2 5:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Copy Your Clothes Pt. 2 @ Topstitch
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Copy Your Clothes Pt. 2 @ Topstitch
Do you have a favorite top, dress, or skirt you’d love re-create to wear again and again? In this 6 hour class over two sessions, you will learn to create a pattern from a favorite...
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Placita Friday 7:00 pm
Placita Friday @ El Super Pan
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Placita Friday @ El Super Pan
Placita is back!!! PLACITA aka La Plaza de Santurce in PR is a open air block of restaurants and bars centered by the Farmers Market where the people of San Juan meet on weekends to...

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December 12 | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

JJ’s Flower Hour

JJ's Flower Shop

Gather together and build beautiful floral arrangements from JJ’s new shop inside of Ponce City Market. JJ’s provides the flowers, a vase, all supplies, and instruction. Grab a cocktail or growler at your favorite PCM restaurant to sip on during the workshop! This is a weekly, intimate workshop capped at 5 people. If you have 5 pals, bring ’em with you and you’ve got a private workshop! If not, you’ll be paired with 4 of your new best friends.

May
5
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Topstitch Intermediate Class: Pants @ Topstitch
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Pants @ Topstitch

In this Intermediate* class, we will be making a classic chino trouser. It can be dressed up or down based on your tastes, but the overall silhouette is the ideal pattern to learn a basic fly construction, introductory pants fitting, and simple alterations.  We will be using the Alina Sewing Chi-Town Chinos pants pattern– mid-rise, easy-fitting, and straight through the hip and leg. The waistband is faced, maintaining a clean finish.

  • Skills taught: How to sew a zipper fly, how to sew a neat waistband, how to make basic alterations.
  • Skills expected: This is an intermediate class. Please be sure you have the equivalent amount of experience up to a level 3 class.
  • Materials needed: Bring pre-washed and cut fabric to class; check pattern for yardage required for your size.
  • Materials provided: Sewing pattern, a sewing machine, thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tap,e and an iron.

*Note: Fabric not included. To save time and space for your fellow sewists, please cut out your pattern and fabric pieces before class. We will mail your pattern approximately two weeks before class to give you time to cut out. If you want to collect your pattern in person, just let us know in the notes at check out. We encourage you to contact the shop before class if you need help cutting out your fabric.

Pour Mom Event at Binders @ Binders
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pour Mom Event at Binders @ Binders

Binders invites you to enjoy our annual Mothers Day event: Pour Mom. For 10$ on May 5th and May 12th you can have tea, lemonade, and some finger dainties while making a piece of poured art with or for Mom.

Readers to the Rescue @ Posman Books
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Readers to the Rescue @ Posman Books

Wish you had a buddy to read to who wouldn’t judge? Let Posman Books and LifeLine Animal Project take a load off your early childhood with Readers to the Rescue! We’ll supply the books and the buddies. All you need is a love for learning and for snuggly, adoptable shelter dogs. And a parent or guardian to drive you, of course.

May
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Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows @ Topstitch
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows @ Topstitch

Learning to sew a throw pillow is the classic beginner sewing class. In this 3-hour class, you will learn to sew and make a throw pillow with an invisible zipper. You will learn all the basics of sewing, including learning the parts of the sewing machine and how to use them, how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine, and troubleshoot common issues. You’ll also learn how to cut out your pattern, learn the basics of understanding seam allowance, straight stitching and sewing along curves. We’ll provide the pattern and specific instructions and guide you along the way to make a the pillow. The pattern and sewing tools are included in class. Fabric not included. Please bring 1 yard fabric to class .

  • Skills taught: How to use a sewing machine, the concept of seam allowance and how to sew to a particular seam allowance, how to pin and cut fabric, how to sew in a straight line and how to sew curves.
  • Skills expected: None, just an open mind!
  • Materials needed: 1 yard fabric. Recommended fabrics such as quilting cotton, canvas or linen. Please refrain from upholstery weight fabric for your first time sewing
  • Materials provided: pillow form, sewing pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, invisible zipper and an iron.
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
May 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch

In this 2-day class you’ll make a chic & simple swimsuit. A perfect class just before the weather warms and pools open. We will be making the Vernazza Two Piece by Friday Pattern Company. The Vernazza features tank straps, an adjustable tie front, and a soft waistband. The bottoms hit at about your belly button and can easily be adjusted for a higher or lower rise. This is a simple swimsuit with a lot of style. It is fun to sew and is perfect for the very confident beginner or intermediate sewist.

Skills you will learn: Sewing with knits & swimsuit fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro-to-sewing classes or have the equivalent amount of experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Your fabric. See pattern for recommended fabric. You only need your fabric. We provide everything else.

Materials provided: The Vernazza sewing pattern, elastic, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.

May
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Wed
Topstitch Intro Sewing: Clutch @ Topstitch
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch Intro Sewing: Clutch @ Topstitch

This fold-over, zippered clutch is a great intro to sewing project! In this class you will learn all the basics of sewing, including learning the parts of the sewing machine and how to use them, learn how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine and troubleshoot common issues. You’ll also learn how to cut and pin fabric, learn the basics of understanding seam allowance, straight stitching, sewing curves and corners, and inserting a zipper. We’ll provide the pattern to cut and specific instructions to guide you along the way to make a useful and beautiful clutch.

Skills you will learn: The skills you will learn in the class are how to understand a sewing machine, the concept of seam allowance and how to sew to a particular seam allowance, how to pin and cut fabric, how to sew in a straight line, pivot at corners & how to insert a zipper.

Skills expected: None!

Materials needed: 1/2 yard of fabric each for the Main fabric & Lining. Recommended fabrics include quilting cotton, linen, canvas, chambray. We have several suitable fabrics available for purchase in our shop online & in person.

Materials provided: A sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape, an iron, interfacing, and your zipper.

May
9
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Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch

In this 2-day class you’ll make a chic & simple swimsuit. A perfect class just before the weather warms and pools open. We will be making the Vernazza Two Piece by Friday Pattern Company. The Vernazza features tank straps, an adjustable tie front, and a soft waistband. The bottoms hit at about your belly button and can easily be adjusted for a higher or lower rise. This is a simple swimsuit with a lot of style. It is fun to sew and is perfect for the very confident beginner or intermediate sewist.

Skills you will learn: Sewing with knits & swimsuit fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro-to-sewing classes or have the equivalent amount of experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Your fabric. See pattern for recommended fabric. You only need your fabric. We provide everything else.

Materials provided: The Vernazza sewing pattern, elastic, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.

May
10
Fri
Anthropologie: Amanda Jewel Floral Pop-Up @ Anthropologie
May 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Anthropologie: Amanda Jewel Floral Pop-Up @ Anthropologie

Mother’s Day Floral pop-up with fresh cut flowers in prearranged vases available for purchase or make your own bouquet by selecting stems from station, sips and small bites to be served.

Topstitch Friend’s Night @ Topstitch
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Friend's Night @ Topstitch

Round up your best buds and join us for a Friend’s Night Sewing Class! In this “taster” sewing class, we provide all of the materials for a cute zipper clutch (aka the Ziplet). No sewing experience necessary to jump in on this course. So feel free to stop in for a pressure free evening of sewing with friends.

  • Skills taught: The concept of seam allowance and how to sew to a particular seam allowance, how to sew in a straight line, pivot at corners & how to insert a zipper.
  • Skills expected: None!
  • Materials needed: None! We will provide everything for this course pre-cut and ready for you the evening of your class!
  • Materials provided: A sewing machine, fabric, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron and your zipper.
May
11
Sat
Topstitch Class: Embroider Your Clothes @ Topstitch
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Embroider Your Clothes @ Topstitch

Learn the beautiful art of embroidery or continue to build on your skills in our all-levels, hand-embroider-your-clothes class. In this class, students will learn essential embroidery stitches such as straight stitching, french knots, backstitch, whipped backstitch, satin stitch, lazy daisy, and stem stitch. In class you will be embellishing a piece of clothing you bring in from home to give it a brand new life! Students will also learn about various types of threads and needles and embroidery materials.

  • Skills expected: None.
  • Materials needed: Bring in something from home you would like to embroider on.
  • Materials provided: Embroidery hoop, stabilizer, thread, needles.
2019-12-12 19:00:00 2019-12-12 20:30:00 America/New_York JJ’s Flower Hour Gather together and build beautiful floral arrangements from JJ's new shop inside of Ponce City Market. JJ's provides the flowers, a vase, all supplies, and instruction. Grab a cocktail or growler at your favorite PCM restaurant to sip on during the workshop! This is a weekly, intimate workshop capped at 5 people. If you have 5 pals, bring 'em with you and you've got a private workshop! If not, you'll be paired with 4 of your new best friends. JJ's Flower Shop

December 19 | 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Board Games & Brew

Rhen's Nest

Unplug with Rhen’s Nest every 3rd Thursday of the month for game night at Ponce City Market. Bring the whole family or come solo, we’ll have a library of games for you to choose from or bring your own. The Tap on Ponce will provide discounted brew and guests that purchase any of our games will receive a discount.
Stop by, say hi, and PLAY!

May
5
Sun
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Pants @ Topstitch
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Pants @ Topstitch

In this Intermediate* class, we will be making a classic chino trouser. It can be dressed up or down based on your tastes, but the overall silhouette is the ideal pattern to learn a basic fly construction, introductory pants fitting, and simple alterations.  We will be using the Alina Sewing Chi-Town Chinos pants pattern– mid-rise, easy-fitting, and straight through the hip and leg. The waistband is faced, maintaining a clean finish.

  • Skills taught: How to sew a zipper fly, how to sew a neat waistband, how to make basic alterations.
  • Skills expected: This is an intermediate class. Please be sure you have the equivalent amount of experience up to a level 3 class.
  • Materials needed: Bring pre-washed and cut fabric to class; check pattern for yardage required for your size.
  • Materials provided: Sewing pattern, a sewing machine, thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tap,e and an iron.

*Note: Fabric not included. To save time and space for your fellow sewists, please cut out your pattern and fabric pieces before class. We will mail your pattern approximately two weeks before class to give you time to cut out. If you want to collect your pattern in person, just let us know in the notes at check out. We encourage you to contact the shop before class if you need help cutting out your fabric.

Pour Mom Event at Binders @ Binders
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pour Mom Event at Binders @ Binders

Binders invites you to enjoy our annual Mothers Day event: Pour Mom. For 10$ on May 5th and May 12th you can have tea, lemonade, and some finger dainties while making a piece of poured art with or for Mom.

Readers to the Rescue @ Posman Books
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Readers to the Rescue @ Posman Books

Wish you had a buddy to read to who wouldn’t judge? Let Posman Books and LifeLine Animal Project take a load off your early childhood with Readers to the Rescue! We’ll supply the books and the buddies. All you need is a love for learning and for snuggly, adoptable shelter dogs. And a parent or guardian to drive you, of course.

May
7
Tue
Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows @ Topstitch
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows @ Topstitch

Learning to sew a throw pillow is the classic beginner sewing class. In this 3-hour class, you will learn to sew and make a throw pillow with an invisible zipper. You will learn all the basics of sewing, including learning the parts of the sewing machine and how to use them, how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine, and troubleshoot common issues. You’ll also learn how to cut out your pattern, learn the basics of understanding seam allowance, straight stitching and sewing along curves. We’ll provide the pattern and specific instructions and guide you along the way to make a the pillow. The pattern and sewing tools are included in class. Fabric not included. Please bring 1 yard fabric to class .

  • Skills taught: How to use a sewing machine, the concept of seam allowance and how to sew to a particular seam allowance, how to pin and cut fabric, how to sew in a straight line and how to sew curves.
  • Skills expected: None, just an open mind!
  • Materials needed: 1 yard fabric. Recommended fabrics such as quilting cotton, canvas or linen. Please refrain from upholstery weight fabric for your first time sewing
  • Materials provided: pillow form, sewing pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, invisible zipper and an iron.
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
May 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch

In this 2-day class you’ll make a chic & simple swimsuit. A perfect class just before the weather warms and pools open. We will be making the Vernazza Two Piece by Friday Pattern Company. The Vernazza features tank straps, an adjustable tie front, and a soft waistband. The bottoms hit at about your belly button and can easily be adjusted for a higher or lower rise. This is a simple swimsuit with a lot of style. It is fun to sew and is perfect for the very confident beginner or intermediate sewist.

Skills you will learn: Sewing with knits & swimsuit fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro-to-sewing classes or have the equivalent amount of experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Your fabric. See pattern for recommended fabric. You only need your fabric. We provide everything else.

Materials provided: The Vernazza sewing pattern, elastic, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.

May
8
Wed
Topstitch Intro Sewing: Clutch @ Topstitch
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch Intro Sewing: Clutch @ Topstitch

This fold-over, zippered clutch is a great intro to sewing project! In this class you will learn all the basics of sewing, including learning the parts of the sewing machine and how to use them, learn how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine and troubleshoot common issues. You’ll also learn how to cut and pin fabric, learn the basics of understanding seam allowance, straight stitching, sewing curves and corners, and inserting a zipper. We’ll provide the pattern to cut and specific instructions to guide you along the way to make a useful and beautiful clutch.

Skills you will learn: The skills you will learn in the class are how to understand a sewing machine, the concept of seam allowance and how to sew to a particular seam allowance, how to pin and cut fabric, how to sew in a straight line, pivot at corners & how to insert a zipper.

Skills expected: None!

Materials needed: 1/2 yard of fabric each for the Main fabric & Lining. Recommended fabrics include quilting cotton, linen, canvas, chambray. We have several suitable fabrics available for purchase in our shop online & in person.

Materials provided: A sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape, an iron, interfacing, and your zipper.

May
9
Thu
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch

In this 2-day class you’ll make a chic & simple swimsuit. A perfect class just before the weather warms and pools open. We will be making the Vernazza Two Piece by Friday Pattern Company. The Vernazza features tank straps, an adjustable tie front, and a soft waistband. The bottoms hit at about your belly button and can easily be adjusted for a higher or lower rise. This is a simple swimsuit with a lot of style. It is fun to sew and is perfect for the very confident beginner or intermediate sewist.

Skills you will learn: Sewing with knits & swimsuit fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro-to-sewing classes or have the equivalent amount of experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Your fabric. See pattern for recommended fabric. You only need your fabric. We provide everything else.

Materials provided: The Vernazza sewing pattern, elastic, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.

May
10
Fri
Anthropologie: Amanda Jewel Floral Pop-Up @ Anthropologie
May 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Anthropologie: Amanda Jewel Floral Pop-Up @ Anthropologie

Mother’s Day Floral pop-up with fresh cut flowers in prearranged vases available for purchase or make your own bouquet by selecting stems from station, sips and small bites to be served.

Topstitch Friend’s Night @ Topstitch
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Friend's Night @ Topstitch

Round up your best buds and join us for a Friend’s Night Sewing Class! In this “taster” sewing class, we provide all of the materials for a cute zipper clutch (aka the Ziplet). No sewing experience necessary to jump in on this course. So feel free to stop in for a pressure free evening of sewing with friends.

  • Skills taught: The concept of seam allowance and how to sew to a particular seam allowance, how to sew in a straight line, pivot at corners & how to insert a zipper.
  • Skills expected: None!
  • Materials needed: None! We will provide everything for this course pre-cut and ready for you the evening of your class!
  • Materials provided: A sewing machine, fabric, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron and your zipper.
May
11
Sat
Topstitch Class: Embroider Your Clothes @ Topstitch
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Embroider Your Clothes @ Topstitch

Learn the beautiful art of embroidery or continue to build on your skills in our all-levels, hand-embroider-your-clothes class. In this class, students will learn essential embroidery stitches such as straight stitching, french knots, backstitch, whipped backstitch, satin stitch, lazy daisy, and stem stitch. In class you will be embellishing a piece of clothing you bring in from home to give it a brand new life! Students will also learn about various types of threads and needles and embroidery materials.

  • Skills expected: None.
  • Materials needed: Bring in something from home you would like to embroider on.
  • Materials provided: Embroidery hoop, stabilizer, thread, needles.
2019-12-19 17:30:00 2019-12-19 21:00:00 America/New_York Board Games & Brew Unplug with Rhen's Nest every 3rd Thursday of the month for game night at Ponce City Market. Bring the whole family or come solo, we'll have a library of games for you to choose from or bring your own. The Tap on Ponce will provide discounted brew and guests that purchase any of our games will receive a discount. Stop by, say hi, and PLAY! Rhen's Nest
Event details listed next to photo of floral workshop table

December 19 | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

JJ’s Flower Hour

JJ's Flower Shop

Gather together and build beautiful floral arrangements from JJ’s new shop inside of Ponce City Market. JJ’s provides the flowers, a vase, all supplies, and instruction. Grab a cocktail or growler at your favorite PCM restaurant to sip on during the workshop! This is a weekly, intimate workshop capped at 5 people. If you have 5 pals, bring ’em with you and you’ve got a private workshop! If not, you’ll be paired with 4 of your new best friends.

May
5
Sun
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Pants @ Topstitch
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Pants @ Topstitch

In this Intermediate* class, we will be making a classic chino trouser. It can be dressed up or down based on your tastes, but the overall silhouette is the ideal pattern to learn a basic fly construction, introductory pants fitting, and simple alterations.  We will be using the Alina Sewing Chi-Town Chinos pants pattern– mid-rise, easy-fitting, and straight through the hip and leg. The waistband is faced, maintaining a clean finish.

  • Skills taught: How to sew a zipper fly, how to sew a neat waistband, how to make basic alterations.
  • Skills expected: This is an intermediate class. Please be sure you have the equivalent amount of experience up to a level 3 class.
  • Materials needed: Bring pre-washed and cut fabric to class; check pattern for yardage required for your size.
  • Materials provided: Sewing pattern, a sewing machine, thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tap,e and an iron.

*Note: Fabric not included. To save time and space for your fellow sewists, please cut out your pattern and fabric pieces before class. We will mail your pattern approximately two weeks before class to give you time to cut out. If you want to collect your pattern in person, just let us know in the notes at check out. We encourage you to contact the shop before class if you need help cutting out your fabric.

Pour Mom Event at Binders @ Binders
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pour Mom Event at Binders @ Binders

Binders invites you to enjoy our annual Mothers Day event: Pour Mom. For 10$ on May 5th and May 12th you can have tea, lemonade, and some finger dainties while making a piece of poured art with or for Mom.

Readers to the Rescue @ Posman Books
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Readers to the Rescue @ Posman Books

Wish you had a buddy to read to who wouldn’t judge? Let Posman Books and LifeLine Animal Project take a load off your early childhood with Readers to the Rescue! We’ll supply the books and the buddies. All you need is a love for learning and for snuggly, adoptable shelter dogs. And a parent or guardian to drive you, of course.

May
7
Tue
Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows @ Topstitch
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows @ Topstitch

Learning to sew a throw pillow is the classic beginner sewing class. In this 3-hour class, you will learn to sew and make a throw pillow with an invisible zipper. You will learn all the basics of sewing, including learning the parts of the sewing machine and how to use them, how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine, and troubleshoot common issues. You’ll also learn how to cut out your pattern, learn the basics of understanding seam allowance, straight stitching and sewing along curves. We’ll provide the pattern and specific instructions and guide you along the way to make a the pillow. The pattern and sewing tools are included in class. Fabric not included. Please bring 1 yard fabric to class .

  • Skills taught: How to use a sewing machine, the concept of seam allowance and how to sew to a particular seam allowance, how to pin and cut fabric, how to sew in a straight line and how to sew curves.
  • Skills expected: None, just an open mind!
  • Materials needed: 1 yard fabric. Recommended fabrics such as quilting cotton, canvas or linen. Please refrain from upholstery weight fabric for your first time sewing
  • Materials provided: pillow form, sewing pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, invisible zipper and an iron.
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
May 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch

In this 2-day class you’ll make a chic & simple swimsuit. A perfect class just before the weather warms and pools open. We will be making the Vernazza Two Piece by Friday Pattern Company. The Vernazza features tank straps, an adjustable tie front, and a soft waistband. The bottoms hit at about your belly button and can easily be adjusted for a higher or lower rise. This is a simple swimsuit with a lot of style. It is fun to sew and is perfect for the very confident beginner or intermediate sewist.

Skills you will learn: Sewing with knits & swimsuit fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro-to-sewing classes or have the equivalent amount of experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Your fabric. See pattern for recommended fabric. You only need your fabric. We provide everything else.

Materials provided: The Vernazza sewing pattern, elastic, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.

May
8
Wed
Topstitch Intro Sewing: Clutch @ Topstitch
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch Intro Sewing: Clutch @ Topstitch

This fold-over, zippered clutch is a great intro to sewing project! In this class you will learn all the basics of sewing, including learning the parts of the sewing machine and how to use them, learn how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine and troubleshoot common issues. You’ll also learn how to cut and pin fabric, learn the basics of understanding seam allowance, straight stitching, sewing curves and corners, and inserting a zipper. We’ll provide the pattern to cut and specific instructions to guide you along the way to make a useful and beautiful clutch.

Skills you will learn: The skills you will learn in the class are how to understand a sewing machine, the concept of seam allowance and how to sew to a particular seam allowance, how to pin and cut fabric, how to sew in a straight line, pivot at corners & how to insert a zipper.

Skills expected: None!

Materials needed: 1/2 yard of fabric each for the Main fabric & Lining. Recommended fabrics include quilting cotton, linen, canvas, chambray. We have several suitable fabrics available for purchase in our shop online & in person.

Materials provided: A sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape, an iron, interfacing, and your zipper.

May
9
Thu
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch

In this 2-day class you’ll make a chic & simple swimsuit. A perfect class just before the weather warms and pools open. We will be making the Vernazza Two Piece by Friday Pattern Company. The Vernazza features tank straps, an adjustable tie front, and a soft waistband. The bottoms hit at about your belly button and can easily be adjusted for a higher or lower rise. This is a simple swimsuit with a lot of style. It is fun to sew and is perfect for the very confident beginner or intermediate sewist.

Skills you will learn: Sewing with knits & swimsuit fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro-to-sewing classes or have the equivalent amount of experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Your fabric. See pattern for recommended fabric. You only need your fabric. We provide everything else.

Materials provided: The Vernazza sewing pattern, elastic, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.

May
10
Fri
Anthropologie: Amanda Jewel Floral Pop-Up @ Anthropologie
May 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Anthropologie: Amanda Jewel Floral Pop-Up @ Anthropologie

Mother’s Day Floral pop-up with fresh cut flowers in prearranged vases available for purchase or make your own bouquet by selecting stems from station, sips and small bites to be served.

Topstitch Friend’s Night @ Topstitch
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Friend's Night @ Topstitch

Round up your best buds and join us for a Friend’s Night Sewing Class! In this “taster” sewing class, we provide all of the materials for a cute zipper clutch (aka the Ziplet). No sewing experience necessary to jump in on this course. So feel free to stop in for a pressure free evening of sewing with friends.

  • Skills taught: The concept of seam allowance and how to sew to a particular seam allowance, how to sew in a straight line, pivot at corners & how to insert a zipper.
  • Skills expected: None!
  • Materials needed: None! We will provide everything for this course pre-cut and ready for you the evening of your class!
  • Materials provided: A sewing machine, fabric, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron and your zipper.
May
11
Sat
Topstitch Class: Embroider Your Clothes @ Topstitch
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Embroider Your Clothes @ Topstitch

Learn the beautiful art of embroidery or continue to build on your skills in our all-levels, hand-embroider-your-clothes class. In this class, students will learn essential embroidery stitches such as straight stitching, french knots, backstitch, whipped backstitch, satin stitch, lazy daisy, and stem stitch. In class you will be embellishing a piece of clothing you bring in from home to give it a brand new life! Students will also learn about various types of threads and needles and embroidery materials.

  • Skills expected: None.
  • Materials needed: Bring in something from home you would like to embroider on.
  • Materials provided: Embroidery hoop, stabilizer, thread, needles.
2019-12-19 19:00:00 2019-12-19 20:30:00 America/New_York JJ’s Flower Hour Gather together and build beautiful floral arrangements from JJ's new shop inside of Ponce City Market. JJ's provides the flowers, a vase, all supplies, and instruction. Grab a cocktail or growler at your favorite PCM restaurant to sip on during the workshop! This is a weekly, intimate workshop capped at 5 people. If you have 5 pals, bring 'em with you and you've got a private workshop! If not, you'll be paired with 4 of your new best friends. JJ's Flower Shop

December 20 | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Placita Friday

El Super Pan

Placita is back!!!

PLACITA aka La Plaza de Santurce in PR is a open air block of restaurants and bars centered by the Farmers Market where the people of San Juan meet on weekends to eat, drink, dance and socialize. On Friday’s (most popular Placita day) the crowds start arriving after work 5pm and it goes on till 4am or later…everyone from teenagers to grandpas hang out together and celebrate LIFE!

We are Super excited to bring you Placita ATL this Friday. Come party with us at Ponce City Market. As always, we’ll have tasty libations from Don Q and delicious Puerto Rican inspired tapas. Where else in Atlanta can you groove to great tunes, while holding a Don Q cocktail in one hand and a Bacalaito in the other? No where! Only in Placita! We’ll see you this Friday! Wepa!!!

May
5
Sun
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Pants @ Topstitch
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Pants @ Topstitch

In this Intermediate* class, we will be making a classic chino trouser. It can be dressed up or down based on your tastes, but the overall silhouette is the ideal pattern to learn a basic fly construction, introductory pants fitting, and simple alterations.  We will be using the Alina Sewing Chi-Town Chinos pants pattern– mid-rise, easy-fitting, and straight through the hip and leg. The waistband is faced, maintaining a clean finish.

  • Skills taught: How to sew a zipper fly, how to sew a neat waistband, how to make basic alterations.
  • Skills expected: This is an intermediate class. Please be sure you have the equivalent amount of experience up to a level 3 class.
  • Materials needed: Bring pre-washed and cut fabric to class; check pattern for yardage required for your size.
  • Materials provided: Sewing pattern, a sewing machine, thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tap,e and an iron.

*Note: Fabric not included. To save time and space for your fellow sewists, please cut out your pattern and fabric pieces before class. We will mail your pattern approximately two weeks before class to give you time to cut out. If you want to collect your pattern in person, just let us know in the notes at check out. We encourage you to contact the shop before class if you need help cutting out your fabric.

Pour Mom Event at Binders @ Binders
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pour Mom Event at Binders @ Binders

Binders invites you to enjoy our annual Mothers Day event: Pour Mom. For 10$ on May 5th and May 12th you can have tea, lemonade, and some finger dainties while making a piece of poured art with or for Mom.

Readers to the Rescue @ Posman Books
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Readers to the Rescue @ Posman Books

Wish you had a buddy to read to who wouldn’t judge? Let Posman Books and LifeLine Animal Project take a load off your early childhood with Readers to the Rescue! We’ll supply the books and the buddies. All you need is a love for learning and for snuggly, adoptable shelter dogs. And a parent or guardian to drive you, of course.

May
7
Tue
Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows @ Topstitch
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Topstitch Intro Class: Pillows @ Topstitch

Learning to sew a throw pillow is the classic beginner sewing class. In this 3-hour class, you will learn to sew and make a throw pillow with an invisible zipper. You will learn all the basics of sewing, including learning the parts of the sewing machine and how to use them, how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine, and troubleshoot common issues. You’ll also learn how to cut out your pattern, learn the basics of understanding seam allowance, straight stitching and sewing along curves. We’ll provide the pattern and specific instructions and guide you along the way to make a the pillow. The pattern and sewing tools are included in class. Fabric not included. Please bring 1 yard fabric to class .

  • Skills taught: How to use a sewing machine, the concept of seam allowance and how to sew to a particular seam allowance, how to pin and cut fabric, how to sew in a straight line and how to sew curves.
  • Skills expected: None, just an open mind!
  • Materials needed: 1 yard fabric. Recommended fabrics such as quilting cotton, canvas or linen. Please refrain from upholstery weight fabric for your first time sewing
  • Materials provided: pillow form, sewing pattern, a sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, invisible zipper and an iron.
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
May 7 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch

In this 2-day class you’ll make a chic & simple swimsuit. A perfect class just before the weather warms and pools open. We will be making the Vernazza Two Piece by Friday Pattern Company. The Vernazza features tank straps, an adjustable tie front, and a soft waistband. The bottoms hit at about your belly button and can easily be adjusted for a higher or lower rise. This is a simple swimsuit with a lot of style. It is fun to sew and is perfect for the very confident beginner or intermediate sewist.

Skills you will learn: Sewing with knits & swimsuit fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro-to-sewing classes or have the equivalent amount of experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Your fabric. See pattern for recommended fabric. You only need your fabric. We provide everything else.

Materials provided: The Vernazza sewing pattern, elastic, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.

May
8
Wed
Topstitch Intro Sewing: Clutch @ Topstitch
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Topstitch Intro Sewing: Clutch @ Topstitch

This fold-over, zippered clutch is a great intro to sewing project! In this class you will learn all the basics of sewing, including learning the parts of the sewing machine and how to use them, learn how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine and troubleshoot common issues. You’ll also learn how to cut and pin fabric, learn the basics of understanding seam allowance, straight stitching, sewing curves and corners, and inserting a zipper. We’ll provide the pattern to cut and specific instructions to guide you along the way to make a useful and beautiful clutch.

Skills you will learn: The skills you will learn in the class are how to understand a sewing machine, the concept of seam allowance and how to sew to a particular seam allowance, how to pin and cut fabric, how to sew in a straight line, pivot at corners & how to insert a zipper.

Skills expected: None!

Materials needed: 1/2 yard of fabric each for the Main fabric & Lining. Recommended fabrics include quilting cotton, linen, canvas, chambray. We have several suitable fabrics available for purchase in our shop online & in person.

Materials provided: A sewing machine, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape, an iron, interfacing, and your zipper.

May
9
Thu
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch
May 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Intermediate Class: Swimsuit @ Topstitch

In this 2-day class you’ll make a chic & simple swimsuit. A perfect class just before the weather warms and pools open. We will be making the Vernazza Two Piece by Friday Pattern Company. The Vernazza features tank straps, an adjustable tie front, and a soft waistband. The bottoms hit at about your belly button and can easily be adjusted for a higher or lower rise. This is a simple swimsuit with a lot of style. It is fun to sew and is perfect for the very confident beginner or intermediate sewist.

Skills you will learn: Sewing with knits & swimsuit fabrics, sewing bra elastic, sewing curves.

Skills expected: You’ve taken one of our intro-to-sewing classes or have the equivalent amount of experience. You know how to thread and use a sewing machine. You’ve sewn within the last 2 years. You have some basic garment sewing experience. You will not be taught to sew in this class so please be sure you already know how to sew!

Materials needed: Your fabric. See pattern for recommended fabric. You only need your fabric. We provide everything else.

Materials provided: The Vernazza sewing pattern, elastic, a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, iron and ironing board.

May
10
Fri
Anthropologie: Amanda Jewel Floral Pop-Up @ Anthropologie
May 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Anthropologie: Amanda Jewel Floral Pop-Up @ Anthropologie

Mother’s Day Floral pop-up with fresh cut flowers in prearranged vases available for purchase or make your own bouquet by selecting stems from station, sips and small bites to be served.

Topstitch Friend’s Night @ Topstitch
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Topstitch Friend's Night @ Topstitch

Round up your best buds and join us for a Friend’s Night Sewing Class! In this “taster” sewing class, we provide all of the materials for a cute zipper clutch (aka the Ziplet). No sewing experience necessary to jump in on this course. So feel free to stop in for a pressure free evening of sewing with friends.

  • Skills taught: The concept of seam allowance and how to sew to a particular seam allowance, how to sew in a straight line, pivot at corners & how to insert a zipper.
  • Skills expected: None!
  • Materials needed: None! We will provide everything for this course pre-cut and ready for you the evening of your class!
  • Materials provided: A sewing machine, fabric, coordinating thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, measuring tape and an iron and your zipper.
May
11
Sat
Topstitch Class: Embroider Your Clothes @ Topstitch
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Topstitch Class: Embroider Your Clothes @ Topstitch

Learn the beautiful art of embroidery or continue to build on your skills in our all-levels, hand-embroider-your-clothes class. In this class, students will learn essential embroidery stitches such as straight stitching, french knots, backstitch, whipped backstitch, satin stitch, lazy daisy, and stem stitch. In class you will be embellishing a piece of clothing you bring in from home to give it a brand new life! Students will also learn about various types of threads and needles and embroidery materials.

  • Skills expected: None.
  • Materials needed: Bring in something from home you would like to embroider on.
  • Materials provided: Embroidery hoop, stabilizer, thread, needles.
2019-12-20 19:00:00 2019-12-20 23:00:00 America/New_York Placita Friday Placita is back!!! PLACITA aka La Plaza de Santurce in PR is a open air block of restaurants and bars centered by the Farmers Market where the people of San Juan meet on weekends to eat, drink, dance and socialize. On Friday's (most popular Placita day) the crowds start arriving after work 5pm and it goes on till 4am or later...everyone from teenagers to grandpas hang out together and celebrate LIFE! We are Super excited to bring you Placita ATL this Friday. Come party with us at Ponce City Market. As always, we'll have tasty libations from Don Q and delicious Puerto Rican inspired tapas. Where else in Atlanta can you groove to great tunes, while holding a Don Q cocktail in one hand and a Bacalaito in the other? No where! Only in Placita! We'll see you this Friday! Wepa!!! El Super Pan

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