Essential Sewing Skills to practice as a Beginner

Being a new sewist can be both scary and frustrating but sewing is such a rewarding skill to learn. We have taught learn to sew classes for the past 10 years and have poured all that knowledge into making an at home sewing pattern that will teach you all the basic skills you need to … Read more

Sewing Tips To Be A Better Sewist

Photo of a sewing machine and text over top that reads "sewing tips to become a better sewist"

The Beginner Note to self: Remember we sew inside out (or right sides together) then turn the pretty  side out (the right side) to hide our seams on the inside. Don’t know where to start? Take a Beginner’s Sewing Class with us! Ready for More? Need some guidance? Join our Adult Sewing Level 1 Course! … Read more

Great Gifts to Sew for the Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner so it’s the perfect time to put your sewing lessons to the test! We’ve collected a few quick, thoughtful, and cool gifts a sewist of any level can create. Most of these gifts can be made with small amounts of fabric or you can use up some of you … Read more

A New look for our Adult Beginner Sewing Classes

3 sling tote bags and text that reads "the new sling tote!" and "including a downloadable pdf sewing pattern"

Our new intro sewing workshop and a free pdf sewing tutorial of our original tote! We are always striving to grow and keep with the trends here at La Movida! You may have noticed that our adult sewing courses have gotten special attention lately. We have been working on improving a lot of things, from … Read more

How to Sew your own Scrunchie with or without a Sewing Machine

Scrunchie sewing tutorial

Today I have a very special request from one of our youth sewing students! Presley has been asking for weeks for a rundown on how to make her very own Scrunchie. We have limited time in our youth classes as we plan out their projects and curriculum far in advance. While we won’t get a … Read more

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