Expand your repertoire of sewing skills with three awesome projects! This class is perfect for those with some sewing experience and includes learning to read a pattern, sew with stretch fabric, making simple clothing, hemming knit fabrics, installing an invisible zipper, making and installing piping, gathering fabric, test driving a serger and more.
Project 1: Cushion Cover with invisible zipper closure and piping Project 2: Half-Apron Project 3: T-shirt- choose from 4 different sleeve lengths and 27 sizes!
You can sign up and pay in full online, or call the store (705-822-9182) to pay a 50% deposit of $99.50, with the remainder (plus taxes) due on the first day of class. This deposit is not refundable, but can be date-transferred (to a future class) up to 10 days before the start of the original class. This policy is strictly enforced.
Covid-19 safety policies for classes: -Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination required prior to the start of the first class. -Everyone must wear a face mask over mouth and nose. -Everyone must sanitize upon entering the space. -All equipment will be sanitized (with your help!) at the end of each class.
Install invisible zipper
Join fabric on the bias
Proper measuring to determine pattern size
Use a multi sized commercial pattern
Sew knit fabric
Basic serger operations
Hem knit fabric with twin needle or stretch stitch
Instructions for all projects, plus 1 pattern (choose Jalie 2805 or Jalie 2918)
Sewing Essentials 1 or equivalent. Should be comfortable with these skills:
Thread sewing machine
Wind a bobbin
Basic sewing operations (backstitch, pivot, zigzag)
Use a rotary cutter, ruler, and cutting mat
Marja is a highly skilled self-taught sewist with a life-long passion for making.
Her classes are relaxed and fun, thanks to her sense of humour, enormous well of patience and ability to make the best of any sewing mistake!
Sewing Essentials 2 - Evening
$ 199.00 You may register online and pay for the class in full, or call us at 705-822-9182 to register with a 50% deposit of $100, with the remaining balance due on the first day of class.