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Sewing Machine Essentials

If you’ve never used a sewing machine or if you simply need a refresher, this class will build your sewing confidence. This workshop introduces you to the anatomy of the sewing machine and how to get started including, bobbin winding, threading, stitch selection and sewing seams. Put your knowledge into practice with a simple envelope pillow cover.

Eleven opportunities to take this popular one-session beginner sewing class:

  • Friday February 22, 11am-2pm – SOLD OUT
  • Monday February 25, 6-9pm – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday March 2, 3-6pm
  • Wednesday March 6, 6-9pm – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday March 9, 3-6pm – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday March 16, 3-6pm – SOLD OUT
  • Friday March 22, 11am-2pm
  • Saturday March 23, 3-6pm
  • Tuesday April 9, 6-9pm
  • Saturday April 13, 11am-2pm
  • Thursday April 25, 6-9pm


SPECIAL OFFER! Students who have completed Sewing Machine Essentials will receive $10 off when they register for our new companion class, Sewing Machine Essentials 2

Instructor :  Karyn Valino, Kristiann Boos or Johanna Masko

Prerequisite : No previous sewing machine experience is required for this class.

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Please note that this class or equivalent experience is required to take most sewing classes, workshops or to Sew by the Hour at the workroom.

Some recommended companion classes to take after Sewing Machine Essentials are Sewing Machine Essentials 2Beginner Pattern Sewing, Ribbons Quilt, Amish Bars Quilt, Zippered Pouches, and Willow Tank You can also view all our Beginner sewing classes here.