Sewing Club ~ Beginner Lessons
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Following are the tips and techniques for beginner designers and
what you are expected to learn after beginner lessons:
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Sewing Basics
  • How and Where to Set up Sewing Area
  • Safety First!
  • Sewing Machines (Straight Stitch, Serger, Blind Hem, etc.)
  • Iron
  • Learn Sewing Machine Features and Functions
  • Threading Machine, filling bobbins
  • Presser Foot/Presser Foot Leaver
  • Straight Stitch, Back Stitch, Pivot, Stitch Length/Tension
 
Begin To Sew #1
(Pin Cushion or Portable Tissue Holder)
 
(2 hours (Preparation, Project, Clean-up)
Prerequistes:  None:  Sewing machine and materials provided.
 
Begin To Sew #2
(Draw-String Bag)
 

(Draw-String Bag
by M. Clarke)
(2 hours (Preparation, Project, Clean-up)
Prerequistes:  None:  Sewing machine and materials provided.
 
Begin To Sew #3
(Small Tote)
  • Evaluating Fabrics, Notions, Interfacing, Supplies
  • Needles, Pins, etc.
  • Selecting Designs
  • Reading Patterns
  • Sew Basic Project
(2 hours (Preparation, Project, Clean-up)
Prerequistes:  None:  Sewing machine and materials provided.
Suggested Sewing
Tools/Equipment