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In the heart of Falls Church, the Finishing School has gained a reputation for providing an outstanding place for learning sewing skills. Many children and adults have been privileged to receive instruction at The Finishing School.


Classes are offered all year. During the school year, hour-long children'sAll Materials Included2 classes are available in the afternoons on weekdays and on Saturday mornings. Day camps during holidays and days off are also available.

During the summer months, there are weekly camps available for five days a week.

Mother/Daughter session are normally scheduled on Weekends.  We even do birthday parties, just let us know when you are ready! 

Why The Finishing School?

Students will thrive in a positive, social and creative environment. Students learn the basics of machine sewing, serging and understanding patterns. They will make fun and useful projects including: shorts, aprons, oven mitts, dresses, skirts, tops, pajamas, bath robes, bags, holiday decorations, pillows and quilts just to name a few!  

The class structure allows new students to join at any time!

Our basic level is for our new students who don't have much experience yet but are eager to get started.  We start off simple to give them confidence.  Normally our Sew Ready projects take about one session.


Our mid-range level is designed for those who are ready for a little bit more of a challenge.  We let them choose their next project when they feel they are ready.  These projects normally take 2-3 sessions depending on project size. 


At the more experienced level is where we begin to challenge your sewing abilities with more challenging projects.  The zipper becomes the challenge but more time, patience, and we get you through it.


A variety of Adult sewing classes are also offered, from beginning to advanced levels. Choose from our collection or bring your own. Sign up for a series or one class at a time.

Ready?  We think you are Oh Sew Ready!  Sign up today to get started!

Try us today!  


Want to learn more?  See our Frequently Asked Page Here.