Sewing 101 // 4 weeks // Starts Sep 3, Sep 4, Sep 22, Sep 26 or Oct 4
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 Sundays 10am-1pm on Aug 18, Aug 25, Sept 8 & Sept 15. This section skips Sept 1 for Labor Day weekend.
Section 2 (1912 South St): 4 Tuesdays 6-9pm on Sept 3, Sept 10, Sept 17 & Sept 24
Section 3 (800 S 8th St): 4 Wednesdays 6-9pm on Sept 4, Sept 11, Sept 18 & Sept 25
Section 4 (800 S 8th St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Sept 22, Sept 29, Oct 6 & Oct 13
Section 5 (1912 South St): 4 Thursdays 6-9pm on Sept 26, Oct 3, Oct 10 & Oct 17
Section 6 (800 S 8th St): 4 Fridays 10am-1pm on Oct 4, Oct 11, Oct 18 & Oct 25