Do you have a sewing machine sitting in the closet and no idea how to use it? Whether you’ve never sewn a stitch or just need the confidence boost of a refresher course, then this beginner sewing class is for you.
In this class, we’ll teach you all the basics you need to start sewing. We’ll cover how to thread the machine, wind the bobbin, common sewing terminology, fabric basics and some beginner stitches. You’ll leave class with the confidence to start sewing on your own and a simple bag that you made yourself. You should bring your sewing machine with you to class along with the machine’s manual and power cords.
Thread your machine and set it up for sewing
Wind and insert a bobbin
Common sewing terminology
Sew a straight stitch
Sew a hem
Basics of woven fabric
Sew a tie-top bag
Worksheet with project instructions
Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
These Hands Maker's Collective
1629 Abbott Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291
Enter through The Piece Collective building next door to The Tasting Kitchen and make your way to the back on the building. Street Parking on Abbott Kinney or metered parking behind studio.
A little bit about the Artist:
Beth Wood is the pattern designer and blogger at Sew DIY. She designs sewing patterns that are easy-to-wear, wardrobe builders you will want to sew over and over again. Beth has been sewing garments for 25 years and brings that wealth of knowledge and joy for sewing into the classroom. She currently lives in Los Angeles, CA where she designs patterns and sews as much as possible.