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Confident Stitching -- Intro To Sewing



During this session, we will cover the following: 

The anatomy of a sewing machine 
How to plug in and turn on your sewing machine 
How to thread your machine 
How to fill (wind) a bobbin 
How to properly seat a bobbin 
Common thread issues and how to fix them 
Needle and thread types and purposes 
How to measure accurate seam allowances 
How to stitch precise ¼” seam allowances 
How and when to pivot a seam 
You’ll have plenty of time to get friendly with your machine and practice stitching so you can take that 
quilting class you’ve been longing to sign up for.  Class instruction includes visual aids, handouts, and 
loads of hands-on help. 
What to Bring for Class*: 
Sewing machine and all its parts (power cable, foot pedal, and all accessories that came with it, 
including presser feet and bobbins) 
Sewing machine manual (search online for a downloadable copy if yours has gone missing) 
Sewing kit (at a minimum:  sharp scissors, hem gauge or small narrow grid ruler, pins, and a 
seam ripper) 
Scrap fabric for practice (must be woven and non-stretchy like quilting cotton or muslin or an old 
pillowcase) 
A spool of sewing machine thread 
Your crafty self with a can-do attitude 
*NOTE:  Many of these items can be purchased at the store prior to class if you do not already have 
them.

 Download class information here.

Skill Level:
beginner
Skill Details:
Skill Level: Super beginner? (You have never touched a sewing machine) Beginner/Refresher?have used a sewing machine but don't know/remember how to thread it, fill and seat a bobbin, or stitch precise seams)
Requirements:
Please make note of our Cancellation Policy. In the case that you are unable to attend the class, you must cancel at least 5 days prior to class date for a FULL refund. If you cancel 4 days prior to class, there is a 50% forfeiture fee deducted from your class fee. You may choose to transfer to another class if available, with a $20 transfer fee plus additional registration fee if applicable. If you cancel 3 days or less prior to class, your class fee is 100% forfeited. Transfer to another class is not available with a 3 day cancellation.
Instructor Name:
Lynette Elliott

Confident Stitching -- Intro To Sewing

Cost:
$ 40.00
Fri, Feb 24, 2023 at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Sat, Apr 8, 2023 at 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
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