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Beginner Sewing Course: January 16-February 6, 2024

Beginner Sewing Course: January 16-February 6, 2024

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 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 basic tee 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  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.

*Please include your phone number and email when going through checkout, as the instructor will need to contact you with further information about the course.

Meet the instructor:

Alex Bell currently works at Community as a seamstress. They have a degree in costume construction and sewing from DePaul University in Chicago and five years of professional experience in sewing for theater productions. Alex taught sewing classes at their university and is excited to continue sharing their knowledge and passion with others. 

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

Tuesday, January 16th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Tuesday, January 23th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Tuesday, January 30th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Tuesday, February 6th, 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 on the day the course starts or after the course has begun. 

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