sewing101-hos

sewing 101

Class 1: DOWN TO BASICS & CUSHION COVER

Get acquainted with the sewing machine and basic tools of the trade. Learn how to thread a machine, sew in a straight line and a few other stitches. Apply these techniques by making your very own cushion cover. 

 

Class 2: CANVAS TOTE

Make a multi-purpose tote and learn about topstitching, reinforcement stitching, and how to finish raw seams. 

 

Class 3: ZIPS

Step it up a notch and throw a zipper into the mix. Expand your skills by inserting a zip into a lined wash bag and add hand sewing onto your resume.

 

Class 4: BASIC ALTERATIONS

From hemming to taking in side seams for a better fit, gain valuable skills to help you alter and repair your clothes.**

 

Included in the price of workshop:

  • Selection of fabrics for all three projects  
  • Cushion pad for your cushion cover
  • Sewing guides

 

**Materials required: Bring a few loved pieces in need of repair from your wardrobe to alter in the last session.

 

 

Max. 8 students

Class Length: 4 x 3 hour sessions or weekend session

Prerequisite: none

Cost: $249 +gst

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