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Kids Learn to Sew – 4 Week Workshop

October 18, 2018 at 6:00 PM~8:00 PM

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Kids 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 they make?!

October 18th 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM – Sewing Machine Basics
Learn all about using the sewing machine from bobbin filling, threading, basic 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.

October 25th 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM – 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 construct a decorative pillow. They will learn about design, applique and basic pillow construction.

November 1st 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM French Seam Pillowcases! 
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.

November 8th – 5:30-7:30  Tote bag
Final class of workshop, students will learn how to construct a lined library tote bag with inside pockets.

Prerequisites: None

What you will learn:
Sewing Basics
Hand Embroidery
Pillow Making
Working with Felt
Zipper insertion
Flipping and Turning
Basic Quilting
Seam Allowance
Threading the Machine and SO MUCH MORE!

Ages: 12 – 17 (if your child has taken a class before (under 12 years old) and you would like for them to take this please contact me prior

Max Students: 5
***(please advise in the notes section when registering if you have a machine or need to use one)

Sewing Machine (please note at registration if you need a machine)

Small Sewing Kit
1 Pack of Microtex Needles
Sewing Scissors
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
2 pcs of 10×10 fabric for Applique Pillow
Felt for Applique Pillow
Scrap Fabric for Pincushion on 1st Day


October 18, 2018
6:00 PM~8:00 PM
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2290 Patterson Rd
Kettering, OH 45420 United States
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