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HMK8757

Course
HMK8757
Course Title
Introduction to Sewing

Description

Join in on the renewed interest in sewing as you learn basic skills in this introductory class. Fabrics, patterns, supplies needed and much more are covered and we even provide the machines.  Apply your new skills to your home design projects or making garments for yourself or others!

 

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
  • Learn to install a center zipper
  • Learn to sew a variety of types of seams
  • Learn to make one kind of buttonhole

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