We’ll teach you the basics of sewing in SIX (super fun) weeks!
When you’re enrolled in the Beginner Sewing Boot Camp, you will learn basic sewing skills & basic fashion design techniques used in creating unique, custom made accessories & clothing.
This is a sewing course is designed for the beginning stitcher. The course is 15 hours in total divided up between 6 weekly classes.
Each of the six classes is project oriented and as a student you will take home 4-5 completed sewing projects. (This is of course dependent on how quickly you work.)
Part 1 Concepts & Skills: Introduction to the sewing machine & basic sewing. Learning to thread & operate the sewing machine properly. Basic accessory construction. Right side vs. wrong side of fabric. Working with interfacing. Properly sewing a button. Topstitching techniques. Project: Heather Clutch Bag
Part 2 Concepts & Skills: Review of machine & sewing. Mastery of threading & filling the bobbin on the sewing machine. Mastery of basic accessory design & construction. Constructing & turning straps right side out. Advanced bag construction skill. Introduction to bag gussetts, Working with lining to elimintating raw edges. Project: Mia Messenger Bag
Part 3 Concepts & Skills: Introduction to sewing patterns. Construction of pockets. Making ties. Making something reversible. Project: Rebecca Reversible Chef Apron
Part 4 Concepts & Skills: Following sewing tutorial instructions for project construction. Introduction to garment fit. Hemming basics. Making a buttonhole. Project: Wrap Skirt
Bonus Concepts & Skills: Tailoring, working with fabric cut on the bias & more. Project: Men’s Tie
Cost of 15 Hour Workshop: $299
This includes free Sew Club during AND one month past your beginner sewing boot camp classes. Sew Club is a great time to “makeup” anything you might have missed in a class, catch up on anything you fall behind on, or just sew whatever you’d like. Cost of Sew Club is normally $20/class.
Please note: No classes on the following days due to holidays: Sat. 10/7, Wed. 11/22, Thurs. 11/23, Sat. 11/25
All students will receive PDF copies of the patterns instructions for each of the projects we work on in class.
Small, Personal Classes | There are only 8 spots per session.
Fabric is not included. Students should purchase their fabrics before the class or fabrics can be purchased at the M Avery Designs Studio.
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