(Age 15 and Over)
In this three-week beginning class you will learn to operate a sewing machine and serger, use a pattern, measure fabric, create French seams and more! You will take away an understanding of sewing that will enable you to move on to bigger projects. In this class you will complete at least two projects, a bag and a throw pillow, and more if time allows. Bring your project ideas so the instructor can incorporate new projects into the curriculum!
Skills Needed: To be successful in Beginning Sewing class, you will need to be able to thread a sewing machine and bobbin and sew basic stitches using a machine. Hand sewing skills are helpful but not necessary. If you are new to sewing and haven’t used a machine before or it has been many years and you need a refresher, please also register for the Introduction to Sewing Class which runs 30 minutes before the first class of every session.
Materials: All materials are provided including sewing machines and sergers, fabrics, needles, thread, scissors and other necessary supplies. You are welcome to bring your own sewing supplies if you like.
Registration: Registration is required one week in advance and can be completed in person or online. Some classes require a minimum enrollment. If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment, you will be notified two days in advance and the full fee will be returned.
Cancellation: If you need to cancel your registration, please do so one week in advance to receive a full refund. If you cancel within a week of the class start date you will receive store credit for the entire fee paid. There will be no refunds after the class start date. Emergency situations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Enrollment Fee: $120.00
Time: 1 1/2 Hours