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Basic Sewing 104

Basic Sewing 104

Regular price $65.00 USD
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In this class, you will learn the following:

  • Part 1 –
    • Learn different sizes of zippers (example: #10 jacket zippers verses #5 invisible dress zippers)
    • Learn zipper pieces (teeth, tape, stopers) zipper tape patterns and what they mean
    • Learn to install two different types of zipper installations (Standard & Invisible zippers) using two different zipper pressor feet
  • Part 2 –
    • Sew a Dog Walking Crossbody Bag with linings, buttonhole, multiple zipper closures and purse hardware
    • or Crossbody Bag with lining, zipper closures & purse hardware (buttonhole is omitted)

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)
  • Standard Zipper Pressor Foot and an Invisible Zipper Pressor Foot
  • Machine Needles per your machine; both single & double needles (note: always check the package of needles when purchasing to ensure that your sewing machine model appears for usage)
  • Sewing Machine Toolbox (Note: all can are available at The Sewing Station Learning Center Online Boutique or NWSC):
    • 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 for stitching the sample zippers
    • For Part 2: 1 yard of outside fabric and 1/2 yard of lining fabric
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