Through a variety of projects, the students will learn to use the sewing machine. No previous knowledge or experience is necessary. Students work at own pace, and acquire skills as work proceeds. The students will learn basic life skills: mending a rep or tear, sewing on a button, ironing a shirt, and possible hemming pants. Project work at the level may include a potholder (strip piece quilting) a pincushion (sewing on buttons), a fabric bag (lean-finishing) and season related work (Christmas ornament or stocking, Halloween puppet, etc.). All materials are supplied unless a student expresses an interest for a special fabric or project, and then it will be his/her responsibility to purchase the supplies.
Supplies: stitch 9seam) ripper, hand sewing needles, pins, pin cushion.