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Beginners Sewing Course: August 13-September 3, 2024

Beginners Sewing Course: August 13-September 3, 2024

Regular price $130.00 USD
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This is a 4-week introductory sewing course that will be held in our sewing area at Community on Tuesday 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 cropped tank top 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:

The instructor, Lauren DeBeers, works at Community as a redesigner and alterations seamstress. She just received her degree from the University of Georgia, where she studied public relations and public health. She is continuing to work on a graduate degree. Lauren has enjoyed sewing and teaching sewing classes since she was in high school. 

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

Tuesday, August 13, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuesday, August 20, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuesday, August 27, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuesday, September 3, 6:30-8:30pm

For Ages 18+

Please provide an email AND phone number at checkout.

For cancellations, you will receive a 75% refund until seven days before the beginning of the course. Cancellation seven days or less before the course results in a refund of 25% of the workshop cost.  No refunds will be issued on the day the course begins or after the course has begun. 

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