Sewing Basics (June 8th – July 27th)
Sewing Basics (June 8th – July 27th)

Sewing Basics (June 8th – July 27th)

Regular price $260.00

Sewing Basics
June 8th  – July 27th
Thursdays, 6-9pm
Number of students: 10
Instructor: Ludmila Popova

Location: EcoEquitable's Classroom, 404 McArthur Avenue

Sewing Basics

Can’t sew? We can fix that. Join us for our comprehensive beginner course! Learn how to sew while exploring the world of fabric, commercial patterns, alterations, and classic sewing techniques.

You'll make a pajama pants fit for YOU and a cute sewing Apron too! 

 Skills taught:

  • operate a sewing machine and serger
  • to take proper measurements
  • sewing techniques (stay stitching, ease, French seam, Flat-Felled seam, buttonhole and more!)
  • pressing and ironing techniques

- types of fabric, thread, interfacing

- how to work with commercial patterns

- construct basic garment (pajama pants)

Students will need a domestic sewing machine, iron, and basic sewing kit at home to practice and complete homework (approximately 20 hours). Eco-Equitable supplies the sewing machine during class. There is the $15 Supply Fee for the course.

Prerequisites: no sewing experience is required but a serious desire to learn a LOT in a short period of time.

Instructor: Ludmila Popova 

Ms. Popova is Certified Tailor and Sewing Instructor with Masters’ Degree in Education. She has been teaching basic to advance sewing classes at Fashion Program, Algonquin College and Continuing Education (OCDSB) in Ottawa, ON and we lucky to have her to teach courses at EcoEquitable since 2013.  

Ludmila is also an entrepreneur with more than 20 years of wide ranging experience in designing, producing, altering clothing apparel and finishing through her company SewLux www.sewlux.com

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Refund/Cancellation policy:

Written notice of cancellation may be processed with a full refund (minus a 10% admin fee) two weeks prior to the course starting.  Cancellations received 1 week prior to the course are eligible for a 50% refund unless there is a wait list for the course.  Cancellations within the final week prior to the course are non-refundable unless there is a wait list for the course and the course can be run with full attendance.