Garment & Home Decor

Beginner Sewing

This beginner class is for those who haven’t sewn before or who haven’t sewn for a long time. Students will make two sewing related projects while they learn how to use a sewing machine and sewing tools.  



  • Learn the parts of the sewing machine and the tools needed to complete most projects 

  • Learn to thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin 

  • Lean how to select machine stitch patterns 

  • Learn how to adjust tension, stitch length and width 

  • Learn to read a sewing pattern  

  • Learn to lay out and cut out fabric according to pattern instructions 

  • Learn to sew straight seams 

  • Learn how to sew a buttonhole and hand sew a button in place 

  • Sew a “sewing tidy and pin cushion”  and a snap bag

Serger Basics

Learn how easy it is to thread your serger, get perfect tension and trouble shoot a variety of common issues. 

This class is for those who have a new serger, have a serger in their closet that they haven’t used in a while; or those interested in purchasing a serger and want to find out what sergers can do.  We will have a serger or two available for rental ($25) 


In this class you will learn how to thread the machine, learn how to adjust the machine to get perfect tension and play with the various stitches available on a variety of sergers.

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