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HMK8757

Course
HMK8757
Course Title
Introduction to Sewing

Description

Discover the pleasures of sewing in this introductory class where you will learn all about fabrics, patterns and the supplies needed to begin sewing, including needles!. We provide the machines to get you started.

Objectives

Students will learn:

  • The terminology of sewing
  • What supplies are needed 
  • The different types of fabrics
  • To select patterns and fabrics for your project
  • To set up and thread the sewing machine
  • To wind the bobbin and load it in the machine
  • To sew a seam, follow the seam guide, adjust stitch length, reverse the stitching, change a needle and clean the machine when putting it away

Content

1. Terminology

 2. Supplies

 3. Fabric and pattern selection

 4. Sewing machine set-up

Prerequisites

None

Method of Instruction

Lecture, demonstration, hands-on

Evaluation

  • Exam:  No
  • Demonstration of Skills: Yes
  • Class Participation: Yes