Sewing 101 // 4 weeks // Starts Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 18 or Sept 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
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 Saturdays 12-3pm on July 20, July 27, Aug 3 & Aug 10
[sold out] Section 2 (1912 South St): 4 Sundays 11am-2pm on July 21, July 28, Aug 4 & Aug 11
Section 3 (800 S 8th St): 4 Tuesdays 6-9pm on Aug 6, Aug 13, Aug 20 & Aug 27
Section 4 (1912 South St): 4 Wednesdays 6-9pm on Aug 7, Aug 14, Aug 21 & Aug 28
Section 5 (1912 South St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Aug 18, Aug 25, Sept 8 & Sept 15. This section skips Sept 1 for Labor Day weekend.
Section 6 (1912 South St): 4 Tuesdays 6-9pm on Sept 3, Sept 10, Sept 17 & Sept 24