Sewing Basics and Beyond with Peapod and Nate at Upslope

Sewing Basics and Beyond! This workshop is a fantastic introduction to sewing where participants will spend the first part learning the basics including: tips to make sewing go faster and more consistent, how to master a straight stitch and an overview of the important tools needed by anyone just picking up a needle and thread that will help them be well on their sewing adventure! From there we will go step-by-step using what we just learned to make a lovely market tote bag made from high quality linen/cotton blend fabrics, perfect for carrying around all your daily essentials!

This is a beginner sewing class but basic knowldege of how to use your sewing machine is required. Buy your tickets here!

2:00pm – 2:10pm
Come for a beer, and meet your fellow crafters. (First beer is on us!)

2:10pm – 4:00pm
Let the sewing begin! Lindsey will take you through a introduction to sewing. Then, we’ll take you step by step through sewing a market tote!

Do I need to bring any supplies?
Yes, see list below:

Working Sewing machine. Don’t have a machine, but want to join in the fun? We have a limited supply that can be rented for the duration of the class! Just purcahse the sewing machine rental ticket.

White thread

Rotary Cutter and/or scissors (we’ll have a limited supply to borrow if needed)

Pins (we’ll have some you can borrow as well)

Seam ripper

What is included in the ticket price?
Detailed instruction, access to classroom supplies, all fabric needed to make one tote bag and 1 beer ticket.

Do you do other events?
Yes! Check out to see our other events.

About Peapod & Nate
Peapod & Nate was born in 2016 after owner, Lindsey Berlin, a stay-at-home mom to two, struggled to find unique and modern baby bedding for her second child’s nursery. Putting needle to thread, she crafted a warm and inviting space, completely unique to her littlest love. Peapod & Nate has blossomed well beyond the walls of her house, offering modern threads for the littlest loves including baby bedding, as well as a variety of dresses. All items are handmade in Boulder, CO and are available by visiting