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Basic Sewing 101

Basic Sewing 101

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Basic Sewing 101

Class Description: Do you have a sewing machine and need the fundamentals of sewing?  Well, you are in the right place! 

In this class, you will learn the following:

  • Part 1 –
    • Review your manual to your machine – what to look for
    • Familiarize yourself with the basic parts & features of a sewing machine
    • Set up & threading – what type of thread to use & why
    • Top tension & bobbin basics (how to spin a bobbin; how to load the bobbin; what types to purchase for your machine and how to store your bobbins)
    • Needle education – why do we use different types
    • Straight stitch, zig zag and others found on your machine to practice
  • Part 2 –
    • Review & understand patterns, measurements, how many yards to purchase per product, how to cut & lay out patterns, & read sewing instructions

Select a Sewing Project to be sewn on Basic Sewing 101-Part2: a Pin Cushion, a Dog Chew Toy or a Coaster); layout, cut & sew project

Date & Time: See options; Duration will be a total of Four (4) hours; classes are broken down to 2-hour Classes (includes a small break); two consecutive classes scheduled at your own pace & calendar

Class Size: 6

Location: In person classes The Sewing Station 401 West Pecan Street, Suite E Pflugerville, TX 78660

Class Cost: $65 each class

Prerequisite: N/A

Specific Material List: 

  • Sewing Machine (including any tools that come with your machine)
  • Sewing Machine Manual (if you do not have a printed-out copy, please be prepared to bring a downloaded version)
  • Thread
  • Bobbins for your Machine (note: always check the package of bobbins when purchasing to ensure that your sewing machine model appears for usage)
  • Universal Pressor Foot (usually it’s included with your sewing machine when purchased)
  • Machine Needles per your machine (note: always check the package of needles when purchasing to ensure that your sewing machine model appears for usage)
  • Sewing Machine Toolbox (Note: Supply Kits are available at The Sewing Station Learning Center Online Boutique):
    • Hand Stitch Needles
    • Scissors for cutting fabric
    • Snippers for cutting threads
    • Seam ripper
    • Tape measure and/or ruler
    • Straight Pins (25)
  • Fabrics -
    • For Part 1: Any scrap fabric will do to stitch out samples
    • For Part 2: two different types of Fat Quarters or bring their own fabric
NOTE: THERE ARE NO RETURNS FOR THIS PRODUCT! However, we are happy to reschedule or provide you with credit on future products in our boutique.  Contact us direct for questions/concerns.
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