101 – Adult – Learn to Sew – 4 Week Workshop

The class will be every Wednesday Night – 4 Week Workshop

Learn to Sew

4-week workshop – Learn the basic techniques that will help inspire creations to come! Each week we will learn a new technique or skill to help build confidence. Projects will be straight stitch projects to help master the basics of keeping a straight line, seam allowance and clean stitching.

WHAT WILL BE MADE?!

Week One – Sewing Machine Basics 
Learn all about using the sewing machine from bobbin filling, threading, necessary cleaning, changing a needle, about needles and more! Then we will practice our stitches on sewing sheets getting us prepped to make a square pincushion! After students make a pincushion, fabric and polyfill are provided to complete the project.

Week 2 –  Pillows Applique Felt Pillows 10×10 
Each student creates a pillow with their first initial.  Using felt and they will choose pieces to construct their design on the pillow front, then learning about applique they will sew on their design. Students will learn the proper order to build a decorative pillow. They will learn about design, applique and basic pillow construction.

Week 3  – French Seam Pillowcases!15
Then we will tackle French seams! A fantastic finishing that makes a project go from homemade to handmade! Students will learn about pivoting and turning, french seams, and the burrito roll.

Week 4  – Tote bag
The final class of the workshop, students will learn how to construct a lined library tote bag with inside pockets.

Skill Level:

What you will learn:
Sewing Basics
Applique
Pillow Making
Working with Felt
Flipping and Turning
Cutting
Piecing
Seam Allowance
Threading the Machine and SO MUCH MORE!

Ages: 16+

Max Students: 6
***(please advise in the notes section when registering if you have a machine or need to use one)

Bring:
Sewing Machine (please note at registration if you need a machine)
Small Sewing Kit
Thread (matching spool of thread for each project)
1 Pack of Microtex Needles
Sewing Scissor
1/4 Yard Cotton Solid (Pillowcase project)
3/4 Yard Cotton Print (multi-directional prints work best – Pillowcase Project)
1/2 Yard Solid Cotton (Tote Bag Main Fabric)
1/2 Yard Solid Cotton (Tote Bag lining)

Supplies provided by the instructor:
Sewing machine for those that need to borrow one
Felt for Applique Pillow
Polyfil for pillow
2 – 10×10 pieces of muslin for applique pillow
Scrap Fabric and polyfill for Pincushion on 1st Day

Check out this great tutorial on cleaning your machine!

Date

Mar 03 2020

Time

6:00 AM - 8:15 PM

Cost

$225.00

More Info

Register here!

Labels

Adult Classes
Needle, Ink and Thread

Location

Needle, Ink and Thread
3491 Dayton-Xenia Rd, Beavercreek OH 45432
Needle, Ink and Thread

Organizer

Needle, Ink and Thread
Phone
9374909353
Email
[email protected]
Website
https://www.needleinkandthread.com
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Wind: 8 MPH
Humidity: 1 %

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