Sewing 101 // 4 weeks // Click for start dates
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
Note that we have two studio locations so !!please!! pay attention to where this class is hosted so you arrive at the correct studio on the first day of the class.
Class size is limited. For information relating to class policies and safety protocols for COVID-19, please click here. Face masks are required for participation.
[sold out] Section 1 (1912 South St): 4 Mondays 6-9pm on July 20, July 27, Aug 3 & Aug 10
[sold out] Section 2 (800 S 8th St): 4 Wednesdays 6-9pm on July 22, July 29, Aug 5 & Aug 12
Section 3 (800 S 8th St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on July 26, Aug 2, Aug 9 & Aug 16
Section 4 (1912 South St): 4 Tuesdays 6-9pm on Sept 8, Sept 15, Sept 22 & Sept 29
Section 5 (1912 South St): 4 Sundays 10am-1pm on Sept 13, Sept 20, Sept 27 & Oct 4