Beginner Sewing Course: August 1 - August 22
This is a 4-week introductory sewing course that will be held in our sewing area at Community after store hours with a maximum class size of 6 students.
Students will learn to be proficient with their sewing machine; how to wind a bobbin, how to thread the machine, adjust tension, and general machine troubleshooting. Students will be gain understanding in woven fabrics, will learn to be consistent in stitch quality and seam allowance, be familiar with how to handle fabric while constructing a garment, and learn sewing and fabric vocabulary. By the end of this course you will have made a shirt that is yours to keep!
Supplies are not included in the price of the course. You are responsible for bringing your own sewing machine and supplies. You will receive a supply list from your instructor at least five days before the course begins.
The instructor, Alyssa Peace, has worked at Community as a clothing redesigner and alterations seamstress. Additionally, during the pandemic she was instrumental in making thousands of face coverings for Piedmont Hospital. Her focus is currently on her own vintage clothing business, Daughters of Liberte. She finds and redesigns vintage clothing, and you can find her quality collection at weekend pop-ups and local markets.
Please note: Due to space restrictions we are requiring face masks to be worn during the class.
This is a four week course and includes the following dates.
Monday, August 1st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Monday, August 8th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Monday, August 15th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Monday, August 22th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
For Ages 16+
For cancellations, you will receive a full refund until seven days before the workshop. Cancellation seven days or less before the workshop, results in a refund of 70% of the workshop cost.
We require a minimum of four students to sign up in order for the class to begin. If we do not reach this capacity, then you will be notified and refunded in full.
No refunds will be issued after the course has begun.