Costume and Prop Meetup - Basic Sewing Class

  • 16 Dec 2017
  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Cyberia Makerspace
  • 6

Registration

  • You can thread a needle, but some of the basics of your machine elude you.

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For December:  Basic Sewing Class

By taking this course you will be able to:

  • identify parts of your sewing machine
  • become able to sew straight lines
  • learn basic sewing terminology
  • thread your machine correctly
  • troubleshoot stitching problems
  • sew a simple project to keep and use
  • observe the importance of pressing (ironing) your work


What to bring to class:

  1. Sewing machine (WITH A NEEDLE!), if you have one
  2. Owner’s manual (download online if you don’t have one)
  3. Bobbin (the tiny spool for thread on the part under the needle)

Brenda Truax is an expert seamstress with nearly 50 (!) years' experience. Her skills range from simple techniques, tailoring, designing, creating costumes, and transforming an existing garment into something new. She offers a relaxed atmosphere and gets excited when people want to learn new things. 

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