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Beginning Sewing (Basic)/Quilt Piecing 100 - Pin Cushion

The goal of this class is to teach the basics of sewing in preparation for sewing and quilt piecing! This is the perfect class for true beginners who have never sewn before and don't know where to start. You'll learn basic stitches, terms, how to use a machine, basic tools, and more!

Techniques you will learn: 

  • Hand Sewing
    • Threading needle
    • Stitches  (basic stitch, slip stitch, basting stitch)
    • Sewing on buttons
  • Machine
    • Threading bobbins
    • Threading machine
    • Stitches (straight stitch, zig zag stitch, decorative stitches)
    • Seam allowance  (1/4, ½, 5/8 inch seams)
    • Seam finish (stitch or sheer)
    • Ironing (importance of no steam)

Materials Needed: 

  • Scissors (Must be used for fabric only) 
  • Needles  (hand & machine needles)
  • Bobbins  (correct one for machine) – Quantity -2
  • Thread*  (good quality all-purpose thread, exclude Coats & Clark)
  • Ruler* (6” or longer)
  • Pin Storage
  • Seam Ripper
  • Optional – Tracing wheel/paper
All materials can be purchased from Quilt 'N Fabric at a 15% discount upon registration for class.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: You don't need to know anything about sewing to take this class. It always helps if you have experience with a sewing machine or you are familiar with your own machine.
Requirements: See Description list.
Instructor: Sheilah Butler
Instructor Bio: Sheilah was born & raised in San Fransico Bay Area. Sheilah began sewing in Junior High School and has continued for the past 50+ years. Sheilah loves to create and design gowns and children's clothes, bag making and quilts. Sheilah Loves "Gospel" and "Old School Music"

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.