Sewing 101 // 4 weeks // Starts Jan 9, Jan 10, Jan 11 or Feb 3
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
[sold out] Section 1 (1912 South St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Jan 6, Jan 13, Jan 20 & Jan 27
[1 spot left] Section 2 (800 S 8th St): 4 Wednesdays 6-9pm on Jan 9, Jan 16, Jan 23 & Jan 30
Section 3 (1912 South St): 4 Thursdays 6-9pm on Jan 10, Jan 17, Jan 24 & Jan 31
Section 4 (800 S 8th St): 4 Fridays 10am-1pm on Jan 11, Jan 18, Jan 25 & Feb 1
Section 5 (1912 South St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Feb 3, Feb 10, Feb 17 & Feb 24