BEGINNER SEWING BOOTCAMP

 
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$325.00 | 6 weeks

Sunday 9:30am-noon
Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 Feb 3, 10

Thursday 6:30-9:00pm
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.


THE PROJECTS

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)