Skill Level: Beginner; ages 12 and up
What you will learn:
This class meets once a week for 8 weeks, 2 hours per session. Topics will cover assembling a basic sewing kit (and why quality matters); sewing safety; sewing terminology; understanding fibers and fabrics; how to select fabrics, thread and needles; understanding the parts of your sewing machine and how they work; machine care and maintenance; measuring to fit a pattern; how to layout a pattern; fabric care; following pattern instructions; using a sewing machine and your tools to construct a simple garment (measuring, cutting, threading, stitch settings, construction techniques to include seams, narrow hems, stay-stitching, under-stitching, top stitching, easing & gathering, curves, grading, clipping curves, casings, ties, pockets and other skills specific to the designated project); pressing vs. ironing; various machine techniques; and hand sewing basics (mending, hems, and buttons).
What you need to bring (supply list):
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Meet your instructor:
Christina Harrigan - Click here to read bio.
firstname.lastname@example.org ● (703) 368-7169