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Our Beginning sewing series is PERFECT for new sewers looking to gain basic skills that can be applied to any sewing project. Bring your machine or use one of ours!
Classes included are:
Sewing Machine Basics: July 9th @ 3:45pm
Learn the basic stitches of the machine, proper cleaning techniques, identify the main parts of a machine and how they work, learn how to properly thread your machine for jam-free sewing.
Know Your Tools: July 9th @ 5pm
Learn about the main tools used in the sewing process, how to use them to your maximum benefit, and what tools work best for specific projects. Perfect for those looking to set up a sewing area in their home without wasting space or blowing the budget!
Simple Seams: July 16th @ 3:45pm
There's more to a great seam and edge finish than stitching a line and ironing it flat. Learn different seam finishes, how to properly press your seams, and how to get a professional finish every time!
Pressing 101: July 16th @ 5pm
There's "ironing" and then there's PRESSING. Do you know the difference? Learn to get the most out of your iron and board, and what pressing tools to consider when building your sewing tool chest. If you want to take your sewing to the next level of professionalism quickly and easily, this is the class to take!
Edge Finishes and Hems: July 23rd @ 5pm
Finished edges give a crisp, well executed look to any project. Learn how to narrow edge hem, blindstitch a hem, and explore some fun finishes!
- If you have a sewing machine, please bring it!
- Building is secured, please be on time to be let in
- The perfect series for those just learning to sew or brushing up core skills!
|Materials to bring||
Sewing Machine if you have one, and a pencil and paper to take notes
|What will be provided||
All materials supplied for this class
Judith R.Beginning Sewing Series
This series was really fabulous. I went from knowing virtually nothing about sewing, to having confidence to try a variety of projects. Each class is focused on one aspect of sewing which makes learning how to sew less intimidating. Tish is always prepared with materials and presentations for each class. And she knows what she's talking about! She has years of experience and had so many helpful tips that are really beneficial to a newbie. Take this series - you'll learn a ton!
Shannon L.Beginning Sewing Series
Great teacher! Really takes the time to break things down and make sure all is understood.
Cameron L.Beginning Sewing Series
Each class I've been to has been great! Learning the little things with direct instruction is invaluable. Definitely going to continue.
Katrina E.Beginning Sewing Series
Tish, my instructor, was enthusiastic, prepared and obviously loves her subject. I had a grand time getting over my unreasonable fear of sewing by machine! She's got a great knack for knowing how to put together a class presentation that flows well and makes perfect sense. A++ and highly recommended!
With over 30 years sewing experience and many many sewing "experiments" gone good and bad, it was time to share some of these findings with others who enjoy sewing and making garments and home decor items. We truly believe anyone that wants to learn to sew will be able to make quality items with the proper skills offered to them...We don't just teach sewing, we build confidence and skills at HISS!