Monterey’s SEWING, CRAFT and DESIGN studio

(831) 920-2272 - 140 West Franklin Street, Suite 309 • Monterey, CA 93940

What We Offer

Private Lessons, Personal Project Time, Home School Instruction, Groups/Parties/Friends, Retail Products/Fabrics/Notions/Supplies, Consulting and Design Services.

SEWING LESSONS WITH BELLA

On the surface, sewing looks so easy, until you actually have to fire up the sewing machine and hope the machine functions. Private lessons focus on the student developing a secure understanding on how the process of sewing interrelates with all the varied components, parts and steps necessary to complete a project.

Beginner Package (Private one-on-one): This package includes 2 hours of private instruction and is tailored to your interest and sewing level. It includes sewing machine instruction, project planning and selection, and materials for a simple project, plus a 10-hour studio punchcard. Cost: $170
Let Me Introduce You (Private one-on-one): If learning to sew or returning to sewing is on your bucket list, but you're not sure how much of a commitment you want to make, come to the Studio and "test the stitches" first. During this 2-hour private session Bella will show you the marvels of the modern sewing machine, books, and easy contemporary projects. We identify your specific area of interest and explore some options. Cost: $80, includes materials for an easy project
Sewing For Two (2 per class): This 1.5 hour companion sew-along session is a fun way to create a memory and share some creative time with someone special -- a daughter, friend, granddaughter, niece or mate. Come sew a fun, easy project Cost: $85 for 2 people., includes all fabrics and materials for the project.
Private Classes (Private one-on-one) One-on-one sessions with Bella Cost: $40 per hour
OPEN STUDIO FOR PERSONAL PROJECTS

Are you tired of dragging out your old sewing machine that barely works? Do you dream of having your own fully stocked sewing studio complete with new sewing machines, large cutting tables, materials, notions and helpful assistance? Then Bella’s Open Studio for Personal Projects is for you -- an open-lab time where you can bring any project to work on and have full use of the Studio’s resources. Recommended for those with some sewing experience. You must call to reserve your times. Open Studio is limited to 4 adult students or 2 youths per hour.

Adult 10-hour Studio Punch Card: Adult open lab for personal projects $80
Youth Sewist Sessions Youth Sewist Sessions are for young stitchers with some sewing experience. Each 90-minute session is semiprivate and limited to 2 students, with individualized instruction for each student. Sessions can be scheduled for after school hours or Saturdays. You can purchase a Youth Sewist Punch Card for either 4 or 6 sessions Four (4) 90-minute sessions: $100, plus $45 materials fee for 3 projects. - OR - Six (6) 90-minute sessions: $140, plus $45 materials fee for 3 projects
HOMESCHOOL CLASSES

Bella’s Studio is an approved vendor for Ocean Grove Charter School and provides personalized small class sessions. Please call to discuss scheduling, options and pricing. Bella is also a credentialed teacher with 20 years teaching experience.

CELEBRATIONS IN THE STUDIO

Looking for a unique venue to host a group of friends who want to sew together, or celebrate a milestone by creating a memorial gift for a bride, new mom or birthday star? You can reserve time at Bella’s Studio. Bella will help you plan an activity or project and have everything ready when your guests arrive. Price is based on activity and number of participants.

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