Sewing for Beginners

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MARCH – JUNE 2021 | 
14 weeks long. Meets once a week for 3 hours.

During this course, students will be introduced to sewing equipment, tools, threads, needles, and sewing trims.  They will learn all the basic techniques for hand sewing, machine sewing, seams, and seam finishes. Learn the operation of sewing machines. Become familiar with vocabulary for sewing. Students are expected to complete all samples of Stitch Album/Reference Book*. This book includes references on how to attach buttons, how to do seam and seam finishes, hems, darts, pleats and bias tape, etc.

 *Stitch Album/Reference Book purchase required.

*This course or its equivalent (approved by School President) is a pre-requisite for Garment Construction 1.

Certification of completion included.

Additional information


Thursdays 10-1 PM, Saturdays 9 AM – 12 PM

Materials List

    • 3 yards of printed cotton calico 45” or wider
    • Fabric scissors
    • Pear Pins
    • Hand sewing needles
    • Pincushion
    • Seam ripper
    • Threads different colors
    • Thread Clipper
    • Tailor’s chalk in different colors
    • Tape measurer
    • Loop Turner
    • Stitch Album: $200.00 – must be purchased from school.

Mandatory Text Book: A Guide to Fashion Sewing. 5th edition. By Connie Amaden – Crawford

All materials may be found at your local Wal-Mart or Joan Fabrics.

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