Sewing Lessons - level 1

updated 8/09/08

Sample Flyer (coming soon)

Handout for the first class: Thread information

Handout for the second class: Tote Bag

Handout for the third class: Pillow Sham

Handout for the fourth class: Classic Pillow Case

Lesson plan outline:

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Beginner 1 Sewing Lessons

 

 

 

These lessons will help you to become familiar with your sewing machine's basic sewing functions. Beginner level one classes will give you practice with straight seams.

 

 

 

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Class One: Your Machine

 

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Supplies:

 

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Sewing machine (it must work well), power cord, foot control, bobbins, accessories, and manual

 

 

must be in good working order

 

 

must have straight and zig zag stitches

   

nice-to-have stitch:

   

 

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Mettler or Gutermann sewing thread (not embroidery thread) - one spool white, one spool black

 

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Two bobbins for your machine

 

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Small scissors or thread snips

 

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Sewing machine needles, universal point, size 70/10

 

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