Sewing 101 // 4 weeks // Starts Apr 27 or Apr 29
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
- Fabric selection
- Pattern layout, grainlines, and cutting techniques
- Seaming and topstitching
- Fusing interfacing
- Installing a zipper
- Incorporating a lining
- Hemming & edgestitching a patch pocket
- 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
Please refer to our registration policies before signing up for a class. *Updated March 2020: In light of current circumstances regarding COVID-19, we have made adjustments to our normal refund and transfer policy. If you register for a class after March 20 and your class is postponed or cancelled OR if you are not able to attend class due to a personal health concern, you are entitled to a full refund or transfer.
Note that we have TWO studio locations. Each section below will list its location so make sure that is the one you prefer, and mark it on your calendar and GPS so you arrive at the correct one for class!
[sold out] Section 1 (800 S 8th St): 4 Tuesdays 6-9pm on Mar 31, Apr 7, Apr 14 & Apr 21
[sold out] Section 2 (1912 South St): 4 Thursdays 6-9pm on Apr 2, Apr 9, Apr 16 & Apr 23
[sold out] Section 3 (1912 South St): 4 Fridays 10am-1pm on Apr 3, Apr 10, Apr 17, & Apr 24
[sold out] Section 4 (1912 South St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Apr 19, Apr 26, May 3 & May 17
Section 5 (1912 South St): 4 Mondays 6-9pm on Apr 27, May 4, May 11 & May 18
Section 6 (1912 South St): 4 Wednesdays 6-9pm on Apr 29, May 6, May 13 & May 20