A Prickly Pair

Handmade Purses, Handbags, Totes, Wallets & More


Want to finally be able to make all those projects you have pinned?

We are offering semi-private and private lessons in the Syracuse area on the topics of  Intro To  Sewing Machines, Intro to Apparel, Intro to Quilts,  Bag-making Intro,  and Serger 101. Contact Us to get started:


Intro To Sewing Machines

Get that sewing machine from Christmas out of the box and start creating! We teach you basic maintenance, what notions you might need (needles, thread, bobbins, etc), how to control your seams and stitching speeds, which feet to use of what project, and how to use button hole attachments.  You can pick out a beginner project and we will walk you through it.  You can tailor your lesson to what you want to learn,  each lesson is a one hour minimum.

Intro to Apparel

Tired of finding generic clothes that are expensive and not what you want?  Make your own!  We will walk you through fabric types, good starter patterns and basic fit adjustments!  You can pick from a variety of patterns based on your style!  One hour minimum for each lesson.



Intro to Quilts

Start on the road to making heirloom gifts and home decor with our Intro to Quilts class.  We will show you best practices of cutting, piecing, pressing, and assembly of your choice of three different quilt types- square patch work, modern stripe, or chevron.  This lesson has a one hour minimum.