Classes at First Sewing, Southtown

First Sewing Class

Monday, Feb. 4, 10:30-12:30, Mar. 4, 10-12

Never threaded a sewing machine? Just dipping your toes in to see if sewing might be your new passion? Take this class, we will have everything you need-or bring your sewing machine and supplies, if you have them.

Our project, along with learning the ins and outs of a sewing machine, will be a pillowcase that will teaches several seam finishes and the hot dog or burrito method.

2 hour class

$40 (supply fee included)

Supply list:

Fabric and thread will be provided-we highly recommend you bring your own machine to learn on if you have one

Sewing tools-pins, scissors, rulers will be available to be shared-bring your own if you have them

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First Sewing Class

For very beginners-bring your machine or use ours. We’ll have all supplies-bring your pins and scissors if you already have them. Project will be a pillowcase for learning 4 seam finishes.


First Pattern Sewing Class

Monday, Feb. 25, 10-12:30, Mar. 11, 10:30-1

Know how to use your machine but can’t figure out all those lines, not to mention the foreign language that they use in those pattern instructions? Make a pair of elastic waist shorts to begin your journey into the world of pattern sewing.

All supplies will be provided but please bring your own machine and sewing supplies if you have them.

2.5 hour class

$45 (supply fee included)

Please specify small, medium, large or extra large (we will refine size in class).

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First Pattern Sewing Class

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And Sew On-Build Your Sewing Muscles

Monday, Feb. 25, 1-4 pm, Mar. 25, 1-4 pm (?)

Now it’s up to you to choose a pattern, size and fabric-you can do it! Then we’ll add new skills and tackle fit issues and best fabric choices. This is for any level of sewing beyond the other two sewing classes offered. First pattern to advanced-if you’re ready for a standard shirt/blouse with all the trimmings, we can walk you through the steps.

Take this class until you achieve the proficiency/wardrobe you are looking for.

3 hour class-repeat as needed

$40 (no supplies provided but you may use store sewing machines)

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And Sew On

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Basic & Beyond Sergery

Monday, Mar. 11 and 18, 10-1 pm

Take this two session class and go from “I haven’t taken my serger out of its box-what are all those threads for!” to “How did I ever sew without a serger!”

Learn all the parts of this wonderful machine and how to apply them to your sewing projects. Basic stitches, fancy stitches and constructing a child size tee will ensure your proficiency with your serger.

Two 3 hour sessions

$75 (includes supplies for child size tee)

Supply list:

Serger and foot pedal

Serger manual

Basic sewing supplies-scissors and pins

4 different colors of thread-cones or spools

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Basic & Beyond Sergery

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