Pins and Needles

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Intro to Sewing ~ Pins and Needles

Next Class July 25th- September 5th. Thursdays 5:30-7:30 p.m.

 

 

 

Week one: Introduction to the sewing machine    

Introduction to the sewing machine segment and basic stitches along with a completed project that makes students feel proud and accomplished.

  • Getting to know the ins and outs out your sewing machine.
  • Sewing on note bookpaper (lines)
  • Learning the different stitch patterns (straight line, zigzag, overlock, etc.)

Week 2 & 3:  sewing project (Tote Bags)

  • Learning about different types of fabrics (cotton, polyester, silks, etc.)
  • How to cut fabric
  • Sewing from a template
  • Reading a template
  • Pinning your fabric

Week 4 ,5 & 6:  sewing project (short making/short sleeves button-down)

  • Learning about different types of fabrics (cotton, polyester, silks, etc.)
  • How to cut fabric
  • Sewing from a template
  • Reading a template
  • Pinning your fabric

 

 

Details

Age

16+

Difficulty

Beginner and Intermediate

Instructor

Nester Taylor

Dates

May 30th- July 11th *Class will not meet on July 4th

Cancellation Policy

Students will receive a refund of tuition minus 10% if the student contacts us no later than 7 days prior to the first day of class. Cancellations up to 48 hours before the start of the class will receive a 50% refund. Any cancellations within 48 hours before the start of the class, or after the class has begun will not be refunded. In the case of an emergency, the student may be able to transfer their payment towards another class based on availability.

Class sizes are limited and enrollment is on a first-come, first-served basis. Unfortunately, FCAC is unable to prorate students for missed classes or classes that they are unable to attend. We strive to provide the highest quality art classes and we value your feedback. If you would like to share your experience or have questions or concerns, please email us at create@firstcityart.org.