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SEWING Machine Basics This class teaches you how to operate a sewing machine and make your own clothes and functional fabric items. Discover the basics of fabric and pattern selection, proper measuring and cutting techniques, and how to read and follow sewing instructions. HEC 4011 $99
22268 Tue 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Jan 15 – Feb 26
22270 Wed 9:30am – 11:30am
Jan 16 – Feb 27
Machine Basics 2 Master the next steps to independent sewing in this class. You’ll learn how to correctly measure for pattern selection and about zippers, blind hems, button holes, casings and Velcro. If you need more confidence in sewing, this class is for you! HEC 4212 $99
22269 Tue 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Mar 12 – Apr 23
22271 Wed 9:30am – 11:30am
Mar 13 – Apr 24
Serging Necessities Bring your machine and get the basics you need to use your serger. You will thread together and run a couple samples using both three-thread and four-thread settings to help you serge with more confidence. Let’s get serging! HEC 4172 $45 | mandatory fee: $5
22223 Sat 10:00am – 1:00pm
22224 Sat 10:00am – 1:00pm
Sewing Fundamentals: Level 2 Build on your basic skills from Sewing Fundamentals: Level 1. Explore the finer points of garment construction including sewing machine adjustments, sewing machine feet and purposes, hand and machine needles, threads, garment shaping techniques, closures, collars, sleeves, facings, pockets, seams and finishing techniques. HEC 1006 $229 | mandatory fee: $30 | CEUs: 1.8
Mar 9 – Apr 27*
22226 Sat 10:00am – 1:00pm *No class on Mar 30, Apr 20.
Sewing Window Treatments: Roman Shades Sewing Fundamentals: Level 1 Stretch your creative muscles and develop a skill that will last you a lifetime. Learn how to operate a sewing machine, select fabric and patterns, take measurements, cut fabric and read sewing instructions. You will complete a project using a pattern and create a portfolio of sewing skills including: hems, zippers, seam finishes, closures, pockets and other professional touches. HEC 1003 $199 | mandatory fee: $30 22050 Sat 2:00pm – 5:00pm *No class on Feb 16.
Heather Reed Jan 12 – Feb 23*
Do you have a window crying for shades instead of curtains? If you can sew a straight line with your sewing machine, use a ruler, and follow directions, you can make your own Roman shades. Explore the tools, equipment, fabrics and preparation necessary to produce professional quality window Roman shades. HEC 1009 $129 | mandatory fee: $20
Heather Reed Mar 9 – Apr 6*
22227 Sat 2:00pm – 4:30pm *No class on Mar 30.
Urge to Serge Now that you have the basic understanding of how to thread your serger, what’s next? Join us to increase your serging skills. HEC 4172 $109 | mandatory fee: $15 22225 Sat 10:00am – 12:30pm *No class on Feb 16.
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Winter 2019 |
Heather Reed Feb 2 – Mar 2*