DIY with these beginner classes | Boomtown

In a world full of commercial clothing, making handcrafted pieces can add a special flair to any wardrobe.

Whether you are an expert at making your own clothes or a newbie, Columbia offers courses to teach the basics of the craft.

Shipwrecked yarns

Location: Woodridge Center, 3600 I-70 Drive SE, Suite E.

Phone: 443-1299.


Castaway Yarns specializes in knitting and crochet courses. For beginners, the shop offers 30-minute courses by appointment, in which customers receive an introduction to knitting and crocheting. Customers can also get personal help to improve their skills. Both options cost $ 15. They have also posted seasonal events on the website.

Appletree Quilting Center

Location: 2541 Bernadette drive.

Phone: 446-2655.


Customers can improve their technical sewing skills at the Appletree Quilting Center. The lessons range from operating a sewing machine to making children’s clothes. In the courses, customers also learn how to make handbags and quilts. Sewing machine guide lessons range from free to $ 25. Wearable fashion classes start at $ 45.

Satin stitches sewing & embroidery

Location: 705 Vandiver drive.

Phone: 817-0006.


Satin Stitches offers sewing enthusiasts the opportunity to get to know each other through its Open Sewcial classes. Community members can bring their projects and materials to sew for a full day. The courses are free and last from 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Hillcreek Yarn Shoppe

Location: 4093 E. Ketterer Strasse.

Phone: 449-5648.


Hillcreek Yarn Shoppe offers courses that teach customers how to knit or crochet everything from socks to lace patterns. Each course is by appointment and costs $ 10 per hour. Customers can schedule courses for one-on-one or in small groups.


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