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Sewing Boot Camp

Sewing Boot Camp

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Have you always wanted to learn how to sew?  We offer a 4 part sewing boot camp will help get you going. Repetition is important in learning any new skill, so practicing your sewing 4 sessions in a row will help to cement what you have learned and open new doors to your creative sewing life!

Please read our Covid-19 Safety Measures before booking. 

In this workshop you will learn:

  • Basic sewing vocabulary
  • 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 & sewing darts
  • Hemming
  • Applying bias binding and facings

Week 1 – Introduction to Sewing – Shopping Tote

Week 2 – Body Measurements & Pattern Prep, Cutting & Marking

Week 3 – Garment Construction

Week 4 – Garment Construction & Finishing

You will need to purchase the following:

Tote Bag Project  

You will need 2 fat quarters or a 1/2 meter of medium to heavy weight cotton and a matching spool of polyester thread.

Garment Project: 

We have several different pattern options for this workshop! You can view our recommended patterns here.

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! 

Prerequisite: None

Equipment requirements: Please note that we provide a sewing machine for you to use in the studio, but you are more than welcome to bring your machine from home. If you’d like to bring your home machine, please remember to bring the manual (and foot pedal/power cord).

Group size: Maximum 3 (daytime) or 4 (evenings)