101 – Adult – Learn to Sew – 4 Week Workshop – August 14th – Sept 4th 6-8:15PM
The class will be every Wednesday Night – 4 Week Workshop – August 14th – Sept 4th 6-8: 15 PM
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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 – August 14th 6-8:15
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 – August 21th 6-8:15
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!- August 29th 6-8:15
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 – September 4th 6-8:15
The final class of workshop, students will learn how to construct a lined library tote bag with inside pockets.
What you will learn:
Working with Felt
Flipping and Turning
Threading the Machine and SO MUCH MORE!
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
Thread (matching spool of thread for each project)
1 Pack of Microtex Needles
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!
- If you prefer to pay by cash, please come to the studio any TUESDAY 11 am – 6 pm to prepay before the class or credit card. Registrations are not complete until payment is received.
• 100% of fees credited to another course if the student cancels 72 hours (3 days) before the scheduled date.
- However, you will need to reschedule within 15 days and scheduled for no more than 30 days from the original class.
- Class fee is forfeit if not rescheduled within this timeframe.
•IF CANCELLATION LESS THAN 72 HOURS, there will be no credit.
- No exceptions, this ensures that other students waiting for a seat are not missing learning opportunities due to late cancellations.
• No-shows give up any refund or exchange.
All classes start and end on time. Please be prompt, if you can come up with 5 minutes early for set up.
Please do not come more than 5 minutes early to the studio; I will be getting there 15 min before to set up for the class.
If you use freeways to get to us, be aware of the rush-hour traffic, please plan accordingly.
If you are over ½ an hour late, you will need to schedule a private lesson at your cost. You might miss out on precious information. I might not be able to catch you up if it’s a full class, please make sure you give yourself time for traffic and travel.
No Refund or Transfer of funds, if upon cancellation is 72 hours (3 days) or less before the start of the class.
If you are canceling before the 72 hours cut off will result in a CLASS Credit only.