Learn sewing skills including: taking body measurements, layout option, facing, gathers, pockets, zippers, hems, hand stitches, and selecting patterns, fabrics and equipment. Students will make a simple dress, shorts, slacks or shirt. Each student must bring a portable sewing machine to class.
Classes consist of six two-hour sessions.
This class is designed to empower students with the ability to skillfully sew basic outfits and quickly advance to the next level of sewing with ease. Students will learn how to operate their sewing machines and how to use the attachments that comes with their machines. Students will also acquire basic sewing techniques that will be with them for a lifetime.
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Angela is the owner/operator of a home based Sewing & Alteration business located in McDonough, GA. and sewing instructor. Angela has over 40 years of sewing experience, she specializes in bridal wear and alterations. Her garments have been worn by ministers, models and blushing brides alike. They have been featured in pageants, school bands, weddings, fashion shows and many other special occasions. She is well known for her ability to “work miracles” with projects that seem impossible and for her prompt pleasant service to her clients. In fact, she strives to make every sewing project or sewing lesson a pleasant and unique experience for each individual.
Angela is a native of Asheville, North Carolina where there was great emphasis in arts and crafts. She immersed herself in a host of courses and activities in the genre as a child and began developing the gift and passion for sewing at the early age of seven.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Students Required to Purchase Patterns, Notions & Fabric Needed for Sewing Projects
Target Audience: Anyone wanting to learn how to sew.