Beginner students in Homeschool Level I Sewing (ages *8-12) practice hand sewing skills while creating several fun and useful projects with introductory fabrics and thread. Lessons will include sewing tool safety, essential hand stitches, marking and cutting fabric, basic measuring and drafting of simple shapes, as well as a teacher-assisted sewing machine tour. 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:
- felt needle case
- pin cushion
- personalized stuffie
- drawstring bag or backpack
- pencil case
- embroidered and appliquéd wall hanging
- fleece blanket with pocket
- small accessories
Each Homeschool Level I student will receive a basic sewing kit assembled by Monroe Street Studio included in their tuition.
*Students age 7 can attend the Homeschool class if they’ve had prior sewing experience.