Sewing 101 // 4 weeks // Starts Nov 3, Nov 25, Nov 26 or Jan 5
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 (800 S 8th St): 4 Mondays 6-9pm on Oct 28, Nov 4, Nov 11 & Nov 18
[sold out] Section 2 (1912 South St): 4 Tuesdays 6-9pm on Oct 29, Nov 5, Nov 12 & Nov 19
Section 3 (800 S 8th St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Nov 3, Nov 10, Nov 17 & Nov 24
Section 4 (800 S 8th St): 4 Mondays 6-9pm on Nov 25, Dec 2, Dec 9 & Dec 16
Section 5 (1912 South St): 4 Tuesdays 6-9pm on Nov 26, Dec 3, Dec 10 & Dec 17
Section 6 (1912 South St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Jan 5, Jan 12, Jan 19 & Jan 26