• Sew a Toaster Sweater
  • Sew a Toaster Sweater
  • Sew a Toaster Sweater
  • Sew a Toaster Sweater
  • Sew a Toaster Sweater
  • Sew a Toaster Sweater
  • Sew a Toaster Sweater
  • Sew a Toaster Sweater
  • Sew a Toaster Sweater

Sew a Toaster Sweater



Interested in attending but no sessions available that fit your schedule? Please fill out this form and we will notify you when new sessions are added!

Please note: All class registrations are final; please view our Cancellation Policy and Covid-19 Policy for more information. By registering for this workshop, you are agreeing to abide by these policies. Thank you for supporting our small business!  

Skill level requirement: this is NOT a learn to sew class; you must have sewn in the recent past, and be confident operating a sewing machine independently. See below for more info. If you're a total beginner, check out our  Sewing 101 Workshops.

Learn to sew a warm and stylish sweater in this two-part workshop! Great for advanced beginners or sewers of any level who are eager to try their hand at sewing knits!

In this two-evening workshop, you'll make a Sew House Seven Toaster Sweater #1, a semi-cropped sweatshirt/sweater. It features raglan sleeves, a wide waistband, loose turtleneck, long cuffs, and falls between the high and low hip. Super cozy and cute!


You'll learn how to:

  • Measure the body accurately to create a perfect fit
  • Work from a commercial pattern, including size selection, deciphering instructions, cutting from paper pattern pieces, and more
  • Sew thicker stretchy knit fabrics 
  • Sew a turtleneck, cuffs and a waistband
  • Please note-- we will only be covering Toaster Sweater #1 in this workshop



    This is a two-part workshop taking place on the following dates:

    Thursday 2/24 and Thursday 3/3 at 6:30pm-9:30pm


    Skill requirements:  Please note this is not a learn-to-sew class. This workshop is suitable for advanced beginners who are comfortable using a sewing machine and have completed a few projects in the recent past.



    Class Details

    Date & Time: Select date above (Date selected is the first of two parts)

    Location: Brooklyn Craft Company, 165 Greenpoint Avenue (here’s where we’re located)
    Cost: $145 includes sewing pattern, 6+ hours of instruction, and use of our BERNINA sewing machines + tools. Does NOT include fabric or notions-- All required materials will be available for purchase during class at a 10% discount. 


    All class registrations are final; please view our policy for more information.




    Diana Rodgers is a fiber artist and educator who grew up on Long Island and is now based in Bronx, NY.  Since receiving a BFA from The Fashion Institute of Technology, Diana has pursued three creative career paths: fashion designer, manufacturer, and sewing educator. Sewing is the common thread among all three.

    Most of her days are spent teaching people of all ages how to sew, but Diana finds time to work on soft sculptures, embroideries, and quilts.  Career highlights include teaching over 1000 people how to use a sewing machine, and selling her products to MoMA Design Store.

    Find her work on Instagram @wonderthreads and dianarodgers.com



    Special Thanks...

    Thank you to BERNINA for furnishing Brooklyn Craft Company's sewing machines. Visit BERNINA online at WeAllSew.com.

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