Classes at Excellence in Education

Perfect for homeschoolers, these classes revive time-honored yarn and fabric crafts in a fun, modern way. Students will make practical projects, build lifelong skills, and spark creativity. Classes held at Excellence in Education 2640 S. Myrtle Avenue, Suite A-7, Monrovia, CA 91016.

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Stitch Lab
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Mondays 9:00 – 9:50 am
Fall 2016 semester begins September 12th
Ages: 5 – and up
Tuition: $200 per semester (Charter students $225 per semester)

Let’s play with stitches! In this class students will explore knitting, crochet, and hand sewing. Handcrafts can strengthen hand-eye coordination and encourage relaxation all while instilling practical life skills. Perfect for both girls and boys alike. Tools and materials for first project provided by instructor. Additional materials to be discussed in class.


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Sew EASY 

Mondays 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Fall 2016 semester begins September 12th
Ages: 8 – Adult

Tuition: $250 per semester (Charter school students $275)
Jump start your sewing savvy with this beginner level class! Get to know your sewing machine – inside and out; learn to use commercial sewing patterns and create your own simple sewing patterns; discover the secrets of fabric selection, and much more. Ages: 12 – Adult

Required Tools and Materials:
Sewing machine**, fabric scissors, tape measure, 18″ transparent ruler, tailor’s chalk and/or fabric marker, straight pins, pin cushion, seam ripper, and scrap fabric such as an old bed sheet. Pattern and fabric requirements will be discussed in class.

Tuition: $250 per semester (Charter School Students: $275)
Special Family Rate: $465 per semester per parent/child team

**Sewing machines need not be new or computerized models. Any full sized machine in good working order will suffice. No “miniature” or toy sized machines. Please bring the machine manual to class. If you no longer have the manual on hand, try searching online since manufacturers often make PDF copies available on their websites. Instructor has a limited number of sewing machines available for purchase.


Payment Plan:
For sewing students only: Add $15 to total and divide into 4 equal monthly payments. ($66.25 per month) Checks, money orders, Visa, MasterCard, and Paypal accepted. Ask about multi-class and sibling discounts.

Charter Schools:
Purchase orders accepted from California Pacific, Golden Valley, iLead, Inspire, Sage Oak, and Sky Mountain charter schools. 

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