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WINTER 2024: Construction 1

Introduction to proper sewing techniques

  • Started Feb 17
  • 299 US dollars
  • Online Session: Zoom

Service Description

In Construction 1, students are introduced to proper sewing techniques such as how to sew and press a seam, how to choose the right needle, thread and presser foot for a project, how to sew darts, insert slot and invisible zippers, edge stitching, top stitching and understitching, how to sew a point and a corner, a flat-felled and French seam, creating buttonholes and more. In addition to building a solid foundation for your sewing practice, students gain a better understanding of their sewing machine. Students will create a sample binder of about 20 techniques aided by written and in-class instruction. Expect about three hours of homework between classes. Prerequisite: Students should have access to a sewing machine and should be able to wind a bobbin, thread the machine and sew a simple straight stitch. ​ Class meets once a week for eight weeks. Cost: $299 Class size: 12-15 students All classes are online through Zoom. Class recordings are available to students for eight weeks after the session ends. Refund Policy: Full refund if cancellation request is received seven days or more before the start date of the class. No refunds within seven days of the start date.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

• Full Refunds with email notice 15 days prior to the start of a class • No refunds within 14 days of the start date of a class

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