Home Sewing Boot Camp
Home Sewing Boot Camp
Home Sewing Boot Camp
Home Sewing Boot Camp
Home Sewing Boot Camp
Home Sewing Boot Camp

Home Sewing Boot Camp

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Have you always wanted to learn how to sew? 

Our 4 week Home Sewing Boot Camp will help get you going! This is a chance to get to know your sewing machine and practice new skills on 3 simple but useful projects that you can use around the home. 

Skill Level: Beginner 

Skill requirements:

There are no prerequisites for this class; no sewing experience is necessary. These classes are for brand new sewers who have no sewing machine experience or for those who have not sewn in a long time.

Must be aged 16+

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Basic sewing vocabulary
  • Basic fabric knowledge 
  • Helpful tools you’ll need to sew at home
  • Sewing machine parts and functions
  • How to wind a bobbin and thread the machine
  • How to sew in a straight line and pivot around corners
  • How to sew in reverse
  • Sewing a straight seam
  • Marking fabric
  • Basic quilting
  • Hemming
  • Applying bias binding


Week 1 - Introduction to Cutting + Sewing - Envelope Cushion Cover or Pillow Slip

Week 2 - Kitchen Apron

Week 3 - Quilted Place Mat or Soup Bowl Cozy

Week 4 - Time for finishing projects and review or skills


You will need to purchase the following (or bring from your stash at home!):

Envelope Cushion Cover - 2 fat quarters or 1/2 meter of cotton or cotton/linen canvas + coordinating thread

Pillow Slip - 1 meter of 100% cotton + coordinating thread

Kitchen Apron - 1 -1.5 meters of quilting cotton or canvas (depending on style/size) + coordinating thread

Quilted Place Mat or Soup Bowl Cozy - 1/2 meter of quilting cotton (you can sometimes use scraps from your previous projects to make this!), bias tape (optional - we can also make bias tape from leftover fabrics) + coordinating thread 
*we'll provide the batting as we only need a wee bit!

We offer a 20% student discount on all your supplies for this workshop! You will be sent a code to use online once you've registered for your class! 

Equipment requirements: We highly encourage you to bring your own sewing machine, however if you don't own a machine, one will be provided for you. If you’d like to bring your home machine, please remember to bring the manual (and foot pedal/power cord) and arrive 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time.

Group size: Maximum 5 guests to keep our classes cozy and fun!