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Home Sewing Boot Camp (Beginner)
Home Sewing Boot Camp (Beginner)
Home Sewing Boot Camp (Beginner)
Home Sewing Boot Camp (Beginner)
Home Sewing Boot Camp (Beginner)

Home Sewing Boot Camp (Beginner)

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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 - Table cloth, napkins or zippered toiletry bag

Week 3 - Quilted Place Mat, Soup Bowl Cozy or oven mitts 

Week 4 - Time for finishing projects and review or skills

 

What we provide:

  • Equipment: sewing machines and all tools
  • Material: Batting 

What you provide:

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
  • Zippered toiletry bag -  1/2m for outer, and 1/2m for inner (quilting cotton or canvas), coordinating thread. 
  • Table cloth or napkins - 1 -1.5 meters of quilting cotton or canvas (depending on style/size) + coordinating thread
  • Quilted Place Mat, Soup Bowl Cozy or oven mitts - 1/2 - .75m 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 
  • Sewing machine (optional): we highly encourage you bring their own sewing machine, if they have one. Don't forget to pack the manual, foot pedal & power cord!

 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! 

Group size: Maximum 6 guests to keep our classes cozy and fun!