Class is 2 sessions total, each 2 hours long
If you have never used a sewing machine . . . or it has been a long time, this will be your starting point. In this class you will learn the parts of the sewing machine, how to wind a bobbin and thread the machine. Learn how to adjust stitches, length, width and type. You will also learn to make a simple patchwork pillow in this class. 1 additional hour of open studio time comes included in the class package. This can be used at anytime.
- 1/2 yard Fabric A (must be non-stretch, med-weight woven fabric. No thick fleece,faux-fur, velvet etc. Must be easy fabric for beginner sewer, cotton quilting fabric or home decor fabric is fine). This fabric will be used for two of the squares on the front of the pillow. It will also be used for the entire back of the pillow.
- 1/2 yard Fabric B (same notes as above-use contrast or coordinating fabric, whatever you like together!). This fabric will be used for 2 of the squares on the front of the pillow only.
- 1 spool of all-purpose thread to match
- one 16″ pillow form.
- The only supply you must have for first class is the thread
Don’t forget that Firecracker Fabrics in Morningside carries all the supplies you need for this class – stop by during their regular hours M, T, W 10-5, Thurs 12-8 Fri & Sat 10-6, Sun 11-5
Please also note that the studio is not necessarily open prior to class time so please do not arrive more than 10-15 mins early for a class. If the studio is open instructor needs that time to prep for class so if you do arrive early please feel free to stop by the Bookshelf Cafe a half block away on Chislett to relax, grab a quick bite to eat or have a drink.
Instructor: Catherine Batcho