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Intro to Sewing

Original price was: $79.00.Current price is: $55.30.

This is a course for anyone interested in learning how to operate a sewing machine, understand basic tools, properly set up your sewing space, and work with fabric and sewing patterns.

Dip your toes into the world of sewing without the pressure of a big project.

Includes lifetime access to this online course and community. Backed by our 30 day money-back guarantee.

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for complete beginners

Intro to Sewing

What kind of machine should I get? How do I use it? What in the world is a bobbin? You’ll know all these answers and more by the end of this course – you’ll be a competent sewing machine operator!

But that’s not all. You’ll learn all about fabric during a virtual field trip to a fabric shop, and understand what all those charts and symbols mean on a sewing pattern.

Get to Know Your Sewing Machine

What kind of machine should I get? How do I use it? What in the world is a bobbin? And how do I troubleshoot wonky stitching and jumbled-up thread? You’ll know all these answers and more by the end of this module – you’ll be a competent sewing machine operator!

Your Basic Sewing Toolkit

A list of every tool and supply you’ll need to begin, as well as why you’ll need them.

Tips for Setting Up Your Sewing Space

Tour Meg’s beautiful home sewing studio and learn how she creates a cozy environment that is both useful and peaceful – no matter the size of your space. 

All About Fabric

What’s the difference between wovens, knits, rayons, linens, cottons, etc.? What type should I look for? By the end of our virtual field trip to Mulberry Silks in Carrboro, North Carolina, you’ll feel confident in your ability to choose the right fabric for your first project.

How to Use Sewing Patterns

Learn how to read a sewing pattern info sheet, how to take your measurements and choose your size, how to cut your pattern sheets, and much more.

Skills learned:

  • How to confidently operate & maintain a sewing machine
  • Assembling a basic sewing toolkit & how to use each tool
  • How to set up your sewing space
  • Understanding fabric anatomy
  • How to choose the right kind of fabric for your projects
  • Properly preparing your fabric for cutting
  • How to read a sewing pattern info sheet
  • Demystifying sewing pattern symbols
  • How to take your own measurements & choose your size
  • How to work with both PDF and printed patterns

What’s included:

  • 6 hours of video instruction
  • Lifetime membership in our private, online support group
  • Exclusive discounts at our favorite fabric shops

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Get to Know Your Sewing Machine

What kind of machine should I get? How do I use it? What in the world is a bobbin? And how do I troubleshoot wonky stitching and jumbled-up thread? You’ll know all these answers and more by the end of this module – you’ll be a competent sewing machine operator!

Your Basic Sewing Toolkit

A list of every tool and supply you’ll need to begin, as well as why you’ll need them.

Tips for Setting Up Your Sewing Space

Tour Meg’s beautiful home sewing studio and learn how she creates a cozy environment that is both useful and peaceful – no matter the size of your space. 

All About Fabric

What’s the difference between wovens, knits, rayons, linens, cottons, etc.? What type should I look for? By the end of our virtual field trip to Mulberry Silks in Carrboro, North Carolina, you’ll feel confident in your ability to choose the right fabric for your first project.

How to Use Sewing Patterns

Learn how to read a sewing pattern info sheet, how to take your measurements and choose your size, how to cut your pattern sheets, and much more.

Skills learned:

  • How to confidently operate & maintain a sewing machine
  • Assembling a basic sewing toolkit & how to use each tool
  • How to set up your sewing space
  • Understanding fabric anatomy
  • How to choose the right kind of fabric for your projects
  • Properly preparing your fabric for cutting
  • How to read a sewing pattern info sheet
  • Demystifying sewing pattern symbols
  • How to take your own measurements & choose your size
  • How to work with both PDF and printed patterns

What’s included:

  • 6 hours of video instruction
  • Lifetime membership in our private, online support group
  • Exclusive discounts at our favorite fabric shops
Includes lifetime access to this online course and community. Backed by our 30 day money-back guarantee.
Skill Level

Beginner