Learn To Sew Series - Sewing for your kids


A four week series of weekly sewing classes (Thursdays 6:30 - 9:00) designed for the beginner sewist. Focussing on one project each week, you'll create some fun and useful projects that are perfect for your kids (and one for you!)
Week 1 - The pencil case / zipper pouch
You'll learn how to sew a zipper, and a french seam
Week 2 - Apron
You'll learn how to use facing, and sew simple straps and pockets and the pattern will include multiple sizes
Week 3 - Blanket
You'll learn mitred corners, how to hand tie a quilt, sewing with different fabrics (flannel is an option)
Week 4 - Tote bag 
You'll learn how to sew and attach straps, box corners, different types of interfacing and stabilizers and how to insert a lining.
Teacher - Sherri Sylvester of Thread Riding Hood. An expert at sewing for kids, Sherri has created numerous tutorials and original patterns including The Fat Quarter Skirt, and numerous Quiet Books.  She has been a featured speaker at Creativ Festivals, is a Janome Artisan currently working with Janome Canada, and she writes for the Craftsy Sewing blog.
Schedule -  6:30 - 9:00 PM
Thursday March 23, Thursday March 30, April 6, April 13
Suggested Experience -  This course is designed for sewists who know the basic operation of their machine but have limited sewing experience.
Skills you'll develop - You'll learn about choosing fabrics, you'll learn new techniques including putting in a zipper, making straps and pockets, mitred corners, gusset corners, and more.
Materials Required - Bring your own sewing machine. A complete list of requirements will be provided for each project. Patterns are included in the course.


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