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Community Classes

Beginner Sewing Course: February 1 - 22, 2023

Beginner Sewing Course: February 1 - 22, 2023

Regular price $120.00 USD
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This is a 4-week introductory sewing course that will be held in our sewing area at Community on Wednesday evenings 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 long sleeve shirt from one of Community's own patterns. 

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 at least from the instructor at least five days before the course begins. Your sewing machine needs to have the following functions: Straight stitch and zig zag stitch, ability to adjust stitch length and width, and thread tension.

Meet the instructor:

Lauren DeBeers works as an alterations seamstress at Community while she studies public relations with a minor in public health at UGA.  She has taught sewing lessons since high school where she was also involved in costume making for musicals and plays. She is a member of Delta Phi Epsilon.

This is a four week course and includes the following dates.

Wednesday, February 1st, 6:30pm -8:30pm

Wednesday, February 8th, 6:30pm -8:30pm

Wednesday, February 15th, 6:30pm -8:30pm

Wednesday, February 22nd, 6:30pm -8:30pm 

For Ages 18+

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.  No refunds will be issued after the course has begun. 

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