Sewing Basics I (Sept 15th - Nov 10th)

Sewing Basics I (Sept 15th - Nov 10th)

Regular price $260.00

Sewing Basics I
September 15th - November 10th
Saturday, 2:00pm–5:00pm
8 Weeks

Location: EcoEquitable's Classroom, 404 McArthur Avenue
Max class size: 8 
Instructor: Sonja Vermeulen

**There will be no class on September 29th**

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, pattern alterations, and sewing techniques. You will leave the class with a garment made by you and fit to your measurements.

You will learn to:

  • Understand the different parts of, and operate a sewing machine 
  • Properly press and iron garments for sewing 
  • Take measurements 
  • Work with commercial patterns, and pick the right pattern size for you 
  • Select the right fabric for your project 
  • Construct a basic garment with an elastic waistband 

Students will need a domestic sewing machine, iron, and basic sewing kit at home to practice and complete their garments. EcoEquitable will supply the sewing machine during class as well as fabric when possible. Homework will consist of about 2 hours per class.

Prerequisite: None

Skill Levels:
Beginner sewing ability: very little knowledge of sewing
Intermediate sewing ability: Has some sewing knowledge able to successfully sew a garment following a pattern
Advanced sewing ability: Has been sewing for some time is able to follow a sewing pattern and also make fitting modifications to a pattern as well as garment design changes to patterns.

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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.