BEGINNER SEWING BOOTCAMP
$325.00 | 6 weeks
Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 Feb 3, 10
Feb 28, Mar 7, 14, 21, 28, Apr 4
LEARN TO SEW IN SIX WEEKS
In Beginer Sewing Bootcamp students make a series of four simple, fashionable, wearable and useful projects that focus on learning key sewing skills PLUS basic sewing pattern reading, basic fashion design techniques, and project customization based on student aesthetic and fit. After completing this course, you will be able to utilize these skills proficiently on your own.
To best allow you to work at your own pace and practice new skills we include weekly Seamsters Lounge FREE during the course AND for 1 month after! This is open studio time attended by an instructor to answer questions and help if you get stuck.
PART 1: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS
Introduction to the sewing machine & basic sewing. Learning to thread & operate the sewing machine properly. Basic accessory construction. Right side vs. wrong side of fabric. Working with interfacing. Properly sewing a button. Topstitching techniques.
Project: Heather Clutch Bag (One size fits all)
PART 2: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS
Review of machine & sewing. Mastery of threading & filling the bobbin on the sewing machine. Mastery of basic accessory design & construction. Constructing & turning straps right side out. Advanced bag construction skill. Introduction to bag gussetts, Working with lining to elimintating raw edges.
Project: Mia Messenger Bag (One size fits all)
PART 3: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS
Introduction to reading a pattern. Following instructions for project construction. Construction of pockets. Making ties. Making something reversible.
Project: Rebecca Reversible Apron (One size fits most)
PART 4: CONCEPTS AND SKILLS
Review of garment fit. Hemming a rounded edge. Installing a zipper. Attaching skirt yoke and facing.
Project: A-Line Skirt (Size Small, Medium, Large)