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Sewing 101 Part A

  • 6 Oct 2021
  • 29 Oct 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • 6 Oct 2021, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 29 Oct 2021, 6:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • The House of (DE-FI)ance: A Fashion & Design Coworking Experience
  • 6

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  • Must be in good working order and remember to bring your cords and foot pedal.
  • Must be in good working order and remember to bring your cords and foot pedal.

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If you've never used a sewing machine or it's been a while since you've used a sewing machine, our Get To Know Your Sewing Machine class is perfect for you! This is a 1 time class that is 3hrs long.Open to everyone ages 12 and better. In this one time class you will learn:

  • Basic Sewing Terms
  • Sewing Kit components
  • How your machine works
  • Parts of your machine
  • Threading Machine
    Needles
  • Bobbin filling and insertions
    Basic Stitches
  • Basic Seams
  • Troubleshooting

 Fee: $35+ Tax for Members $45+ Tax for Non-Members

 List of supplies needed- (Please Note: Participants are responsible for purchasing their own supplies):

 Sewing Machine- (If you do not have your own sewing machine, you may rent one of ours)

  • Machine needles size 10 or 12 universal
  • Bobbin appropriate for your machine
  • Shears for cutting fabric (if you prefer to use a rotary cutter, you may bring one but must bring a cutting mat and something to snip threads)
  • Seam ripper
  • Straight pins
  • Measuring:  You need a long straight edge such as a yard stick or quilting ruler- a measuring tape can work.  You will benefit from a smaller ruler-a seam gauge or a 6 inch ruler
  • 1yard of cotton fabric or decorator fabric (NO stretchy fabric)
  • Thread to match your fabric or contrast if you prefer (this should be a standard sewing thread such as Gutermann or Coats and Clark- be sure it is NOT embroidery thread)
8x10 piece of cardboard, foam core board, or needlepoint plastic or the bottom (this can be added later)
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