Introduction to Sewing: Beginners Class
3 Two hour sessions once a week
In this class you will learn the basic functions of a sewing machine. We will go over all parts of the sewing machine, how they work together and how to operate the machine safely. You will learn how to thread your machine, wind the bobbin, how to load the bobbin and insert and thread the needle. You will also learn and practice straight stitches and curved stitches. The project for this class will be a tote bag. We will measure and draft our pattern pieces and construct you bag from beginning to end.
*Learning on your own sewing machine is recommended*
Introduction to Garment Sewing:
5 Two hour session once a week *
In this class you will learn how to create a garment using BurdaStyle PDF Patterns. You will be able to choose from a variety of patterns. We will go over how to tile the pattern together, how to correctly measure for size and what the symbols on a pattern mean. Depending on which pattern you choose you can learn how to attach sleeves, insert a zipper or sew on buttons. We will also go over different fabrics and what fabrics go best with each pattern. The project for this class will be completing a BurdaStyle garment from beginning to end.
* If you has no sewing experience it is recommended that you take the Introduction to Sewing class first before signing up for the Garment Sewing class.
Sewing Technique Instruction:
1 Two hour Session
These classes can be scheduled to help you with a specific garment sewing technique. Need help inserting a zipper or sleeve? Do you need to learn more about choosing the right fabrics? Want help with a specific project? These short one on one classes will help you with your sewing needs!