Sewing 101 // 4 weeks // Starts June 27, July 20, July 21 or Aug 6
When in doubt, start at the very beginning. This course is designed to give novice stitchers a comprehensive foundation in machine sewing. Students will make a lined, zippered fold-over clutch or laptop bag, and will graduate with the confidence to begin tackling anything.
- Machine threading and operation: sewing straight lines, pivoting, backstitching, changing machine settings, troubleshooting
- Textile selection
- Pattern layout, grainlines, and cutting techniques
- Seaming and topstitching
- Fusing interfacing
- Incorporating a lining
- Attaching a patch pocket
- Installing a zipper
- Attaching hardware (snaps, D-rings)
Skill Level: Novice. No experience needed.
Project materials not included. You do not need to bring anything to the first week and we will go over all the supplies you need to purchase by the second class.
4 Weeks; 12 Course Hours
[2 spots left] Section 1 (1912 South St): 4 Thursdays 6-9pm on June 27, July 11, July 18 & July 25. This section skips July 4 for the holiday.
[sold out] Section 2 (800 S 8th St): Tuesdays 6-9pm on July 9, July 16, July 23 & July 30
Section 3 (1912 South St): 4 Saturdays 12-3pm on July 20, July 27, Aug 3 & Aug 10
Section 4 (1912 South St): 4 Sundays 11am-2pm on July 21, July 28, Aug 4 & Aug 11
Section 5 (800 S 8th St): 4 Tuesdays 6-9pm on Aug 6, Aug 13, Aug 20 & Aug 27