Beginner Sewing Course: March 20 - April 10
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 at least from the instructor at least five days before the course begins
The teacher, Moana Balogh, studied Fashion Design in Munich and Berlin at the Akademie Mode & Design with a focus on womenswear. She worked for two years at UNQ in Berlin as an apparel engineer, and was responsible for pattern-making and sample fitting. Moana also oversaw the preparation of collections for production twice a year at UNQ. These collections included 250 to 300 garments. Since 2018 Moana has worked at Community as a clothing redesigner, designer, and pattern-maker. In 2021, Moana taught a fashion class for teens at the Lyndon House. She also makes clothing for her own womenswear label in Athens.
Please note: Due to space restrictions we are required face masks to be worn during the class.
This is a four week course and includes the following dates.
Sunday, March 20th, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Sunday, March 27th, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Sunday, April 3rd, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Sunday, April 10th, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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.