Eliza Vlasova offers sewing, textile, and jewelry classes by appointment in her studio in Denver, Colorado.  
These individual classes are perfect for beginners who want a productive learning experience without having to wait for assistance in group classes.
The lessons can be tailored to your interests, level of experience, and what you are applying these skills towards.

Below is some equipment you can learn to use:

Sewing equipment

Industrial straight stitch machine
Household sewing machine
Household serger

Textile Equipment

Schacht floor loom
Passap Duomatic 80 knitting machine
Propane stove for fabric dyeing

Jewelry and Craft EQUIPMENT

Foredom flex shaft
Electroforming setup
Rivet press

RATE: $20/HR - 2hr blocks
THURSDAY - SUNDAY | other days may be available by request

Some classes (listed as workshops) will require more than one session and a minimum of 5-10hrs because of the involved nature of the techniques being taught.
The full session is reflected in the price, but it can be split up into smaller time blocks. Discounts are offered to individuals booking additional sessions.
Materials will be provided for most classes/workshops, but bringing your own is encouraged.
Upon adding a class to your cart, you will be asked to select a day and time frame that works best for you. Once the purchase goes through, we will contact you to confirm a day and time.

Sewing Classes

No sewing experience necessary for classes below

Clothing Repair Basics

An introductory class for beginner sewers interested in focusing on clothing repair.

OPTIONAL: Bring in your own projects to work on and learn to best way to repair your favorite items.

Beginner Handsewing

A 2hr class introducing basic hand sewing stitches used in clothing production.
Materials will be provided to create sewing samples.

Sewing Classes

Some sewing experience needed for classes below

Hemming Techniques

Learn different hemming techniques and how they should be used when finishing clothing.

Optional: Bring in a clothing item you would like to hem and learn the best way to do it!

Industrial Sewing

Beginning class that teaches how to use an industrial straight stitch machine.

We will create samples using a variety of fabrics and thread weights, and learn to adjust the machine for proper tension.

Textiles & Crafts

Weaving Workshop

Weaving workshop that is split in two 5-hour sessions in learning the basics of weaving and creating your own piece using provided materials or your favorite yarns.

The first session will be dedicated to instruction, learning to basics of weaving on a floor loom, and dressing the loom for weaving. In the second session you will be able to finish your piece. The price includes two sessions.


Learn to use an airbrush. It can be useful in many areas such as theatre, jewelry, and crafts. 

Jewelry Classes

Electroforming Workshop

Bring in your favorite small items you always wanted to see polished in metal for this 6-hour workshop. We will learn how electroforming (copper plating) works and will do the entire process from beginning to end.

If you are interested in learning about patinas and ways of creating a finished product with electroformed objects you can book an additional session.

Digital Design

If you'd like to request help with a project of your own or are unsure if we offer instruction on a certain subject send us message.
We will get back to you as soon as possible!

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