Beginner students in Adult Level I Sewing practice machine & hand sewing skills while creating fun and useful projects. Lessons will include sewing machine anatomy & safe operation, essential hand stitches, fabric properties, marking and cutting fabric, basic measuring and drafting of shapes, machine sewn button holes, basic sewing repairs and garment alterations. Small class sizes ensure personal attention from Sewing Teacher Najah Carroll and focus on supporting individual skill and knowledge building.
Students will be able to choose from variety of beginner-friendly projects to make after sewing-as-a-group with the first class project:
- tools apron
- tote bag
- small accessories
- straight seam garment
- basic sewing repairs
- jeans hemming
Each Adult Level I student will receive a basic sewing kit assembled by Monroe Street Studio included in their tuition. Machines are available for classroom use, or students may opt to bring their own.