Sewing 101 // 4 weeks // Starts Mar 2, Mar 4 or Mar 15
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. 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 (800 S 8th St): 4 Tuesdays 6-9pm on Feb 4, Feb 11, Feb 18 & Feb 25
[sold out] Section 2 (1912 South St): 4 Wednesdays 6-9pm on Feb 5, Feb 12, Feb 19 & Feb 26
[sold out] Section 3 (1912 South St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Feb 9, Feb 16, Feb 23 & Mar 1
[sold out] Section 4 (1912 South St): 4 Mondays 6-9pm on Mar 2, Mar 9, Mar 16 & Mar 23
Section 5 (800 S 8th St): 4 Wednesdays 6-9pm on Mar 4, Mar 11, Mar 18 & Mar 25
Section 6 (800 S 8th St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Mar 15, Mar 22, Mar 29 & Apr 5
Section 7 (1912 South St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Mar 15, Mar 22, Mar 29 & Apr 5