Sewing 101 // 4 weeks // Starts Mar 31, Apr 2, Apr 3 or Apr 19

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.


Skills learned:
- 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. 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 on the first day of class!

[sold out] Section 1 (1912 South St): 4 Mondays 6-9pm on Mar 2, Mar 9, Mar 16 & Mar 23

[sold out] Section 2 (800 S 8th St): 4 Wednesdays 6-9pm on Mar 4, Mar 11, Mar 18 & Mar 25

[sold out] Section 3 (800 S 8th St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Mar 15, Mar 22, Mar 29 & Apr 5

[sold out] Section 4 (1912 South St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Mar 15, Mar 22, Mar 29 & Apr 5

Section 5 (800 S 8th St): 4 Tuesdays 6-9pm on Mar 31, Apr 7, Apr 14 & Apr 21

Section 6 (1912 South St): 4 Thursdays 6-9pm on Apr 2, Apr 9, Apr 16 & Apr 23

Section 7 (1912 South St): 4 Fridays 10am-1pm on Apr 3, Apr 10, Apr 17, & Apr 24

Section 8 (1912 South St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Apr 19, Apr 26, May 3 & May 17

  • $275.00