Intro To Sewing For Adults

Learn all the basics of sewing, how to thread and operate the machine, basic technique, then make a slipcover case for a pillow! This is the first class for all newbies! This is an in-person 1 day class for 3 hours.


Recommended Experience Level: Newbie.  No experience necessary!

Please be sure to read the adult class specifics for Covid-19 on the FAQ page.


When choosing to order supplies from Firecracker Fabrics while they are closed for COVID – please read the note from Firecracker found on the FAQ page so you will understand ordering procedures and be prepared for class.

Our beautiful and local fabric shop located right inside Cut & Sew Studio is currently closed for in person shopping but they are definitely open for ONLINE SHOPPING!  Please visit their website  Once you place your order they will let you know that your order is ready for pickup.  Since you are enrolled in a class you are welcome to leave the order in the shop and it will be waiting for you when you arrive for class, no need to make an extra trip to the shop!  Please order at least 3 days prior to class to ensure order is ready for class.


A note on fabrics: must be easy fabric for beginner sewer – non-stretch, med-weight woven fabric. No thick fleece, faux-fur, velvet, etc. Cotton quilting fabric, canvas or home decor fabric is best. Use contrast or coordinating fabrics, whatever you like together!  Pillow has 3 vertical stripes of various sizes on the front..

• 1 spool of all-purpose thread to match
• one 18″ pillow form.
• 5/8 yard Fabric A (used for largest stripe and pillow back)
• 1/8 yard Fabric B (used for middle stripe)
• 1/4 yard of Fabric C (used for end stripe)


Note:  You do not need to bring a sewing machine or sewing tools to class – just the supplies listed above!  If you have your own machine at home you want to use in class please check in advance.  *To help cut down on the time needed to sanitize supplies, if you have your own scissors and pins please bring with you to class!

If you are purchasing supplies from Firecracker Fabrics:

Pillow Form Found HERE

For Fabrics – although there are some other options that could work – to make it easiest – Select from the following:
Quilting Cottons HERE
Canvas HERE
Solid Quilting Cottons HERE

***Firecracker fabrics has also created special discounted kits for this class, if you find it easier, just select one of the fabric kit options HERE.  It will include everything you need!  Plus it’s discounted!

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