Beginners

1st Lesson                                                                   

  • Learn what YOUR machine can do                                              cropped-IMG_0523-1.jpg
  • Wind a Bobbin
  • Thread the machine
  • Sew a sample of stitches for YOUR machine
  • Find and mark seam allowances
  • Make a buttonhole
  • Learn about fabrics and patterns
  • Learn about different threads and needles

2nd LessonIMG_0717

  • Sew a pillowcase (with or without a hem)
  • Learn to sew in a straight line and use a finishing stitch
  • Use knowledge of seam allowances
  • Learn to read fabric layouts
  • Use ¼” foot with guide
  • Bring the fabric and pattern for pajamas

3rd & 4th Lesson

  • Make pajama bottoms (shorts or pants)                          IMG_0720
  • Use previous skills
  • Sewing curves
  • Hand sewing buttons
  • Buttonholes
  • Elastic
  • Hems
  • Casings

5th Lesson

  • Tote Bag (Great bag for storing foot control or supplies)
  • Work with liningIMG_0721
  • Handles
  • Sewing box bottoms
  • Topstitching