Have you always wanted to learn how to sew?
Join us for our NEW 5 day, Adult Summer Sewing Camp! It will help get you going. This is a chance to get to know your sewing machine and practice new skills over a week with 3 simple but useful projects that you use for your summer backyard BBQ's.
Skill Level: Beginner
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
- Applying bias binding
Day 1 - Introduction to Cutting + Sewing - Simple Table Cloth
Day 2 - Finish Table Cloth and start Apron
Day 3 - Finish Apron
Day 4 - Pillow Cover (for your backyard furniture or to use to sit on the grass)
Day 5 - Time for finishing projects and review of skills
You will need to purchase the following (or bring from your stash at home!):
Table Cloth - 2 meters of cotton or cotton/linen canvas + coordinating thread
Apron - 1.5 meter of 100% cotton or cotton/linen canvas, 1 m of Interfacing + coordinating thread (depending on style you may need other supplies - this can be discussed in the class)
Cushion Cover - .75m of either quilting cotton, light-medium weight canvas or medium-light weight upholstery fabric + coordinating thread
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!