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INTRO TO SEWING (After School Edition)

Skill Level:
 Beginner; ages 12 and up

What you will learn:

This is a special time set for teenage students to attend after school. There is a morning session starting January 11 for adults. 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). Please plan to arrive 10 min early to set up, so we can start on time.

What you need to bring (supply list):

Click here to view supply list.

Meet your instructor: 

Christina Harrigan - Click here to read bio. ● (703) 368-7169

Class registration ends 3 days prior to the class for teacher preparation.  A minimum of 2 participants is required for the class to be held.  If there are not enough people registered, a credit will be given. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS. Contact the shop or instructor for any questions regarding registration.

INTRO TO SEWING (After School Edition)

$ 199.00
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