Kids April 2023 Learn to Sew Cohort WorkshopsRegular price $127.00
In this private group workshop learn basic principles and techniques of using a sewing machine, tools and notions. Participants have the option to take classes on Saturdays in College Park, GA or Mondays in Fairburn, GA.
Dates of the cohort include Saturdays in College Park, GA in April 8, 15, 22, 29, 2023.
Times: 1:15 PM-2:15 PM PM Advanced Beginner Kids Session (Ages 8-14) (January-March Participants only)
2:20 PM-3:20 PM Beginner Kids Session
Cost: Kids classes $127 for four 1 hour sessions in College Park (total of 4 hours)
Location for Saturday classes is 3480 E. Main Street, College Park, GA 30337 (St. John's Episcopal Church) on Saturdays.
Dates of cohort Mondays in Fairburn, GA April 10, 17, 24, 2023. (Three sessions only due to Spring Break for Fulton County Schools)
5:00-6:20 PM New Beginner Kids Session ( Ages 8-14)
Cost: $127 for three 1 hour and 20 minute sessions in Fairburn (total of 4 hours)
Location for Monday classes is 7905 Senoia Road, Fairburn, GA 30213. (Holiday Inn Express Board Room)
Students have the option to take the Advanced Beginner Class in May. Ask within for details. Call 678-435-9072 or email email@example.com.
Class size: 6 students maximum per session.
***When paying for workshop please include EMAIL and PHONE NUMBER. Further registration is required. After payment is made an email will be sent from firstname.lastname@example.org within 48 hours. This email will include Contract for Services, Media Consent and Pre-sewing Questionnaire. Please save email@example.com to your contacts or check your spam folder for further registration!***
No prior experience is required! This workshop will enhance beginner skills in sewing.
Participants will leave the workshop with an understanding of basic sewing machine skills, knowledge of basic sewing tools, basic troubleshooting techniques and a few easy projects including a choice of pillow, letter pillow, infinity scarf, simple tote or zipper bag!
Masks are not required for these workshops! Masks are PREFERRED! Masks will be provided for all participants if needed.
Kids New Student Weekly Workshop
Supplies and Fabric Needed:
All Supplied included! Sewing Machine, Basic Sewing Kit, Notions, Fabric, Pillow Fluff are included in class fee. Feel Free to bring 1 yard of fabric for the first and second project if desired. (Pillow and Tote Bag)
No refunds. Makeup classes are available in the May cohort due to emergencies or illness. Please reach out to instructor for more information.
Outline of Class/Classes includes:
Your Why? An introduction to Sewing and Flowing, Basic Sewing Tools & Notions, Explaining the Sewing Machine 101, Sewing Machine Threading, Machine Stitching and Practice, Review, Basic Patterns and Pinning, Creation of Pillow Project.
Review of Sewing Machine Basics and Practice, Threading a Bobbin practice, Finish Pillow Project.
Review Sewing Machine Basics, Practice Curves and Pivoting, Fabric Basics 101, Pattern Basics Part 2, Creation of Tote Bag.
Review Sewing Machine Basics, Finish tote bag. Start Zipper Bag Project or Create Infinity scarf or letter pillow if time allows.
Kids Intermediate Beginner Workshop
A two month or 8-week commitment is required in order to finish the clothing item. In this sewing workshop students will create a clothing and accessory item using various easy patterns. Students will create a basic gathered skirt with elastic waistband or a gathered waist apron. In this workshop student will learn more sewing techniques including basic hems, gathers, casings, edge finishes and pattern basics. Some homework may need to be completed to finish garments by the end of class. The following images are replicas of the finished garments. Finished garments will vary slightly.
Supplies included: Sewing machine, basic sewing kit, some notions, some fabric are available for project.
Fabric and Notions(sewing accessories)
Sewing Machine Review and Practice, Patternmaking basics, understanding selvage, notches, placing on fold, darts, pinning, sewing tools for patternmaking, measuring your body, sewing a garment using an easy pattern. Starting first project by cutting out and sizing pattern and fabric with all markings.
Reviewing sewing machine and practice, review pattern basics and finish all cutting. Learn gathering techniques. Create skirt or apron.
Session #3 and #4
Review sewing machine and practice, review pattern basics, Learn hem techniques and casings. Finish skirt or apron.
(Before the class session starts instructor will advise students of pattern choice options. Instructor will have pattern choices for student.)
Supplies included: Sewing machine, basic sewing kit, some notions, some fabric choices depending on pattern chosen are included in class fee.
Fabric and Notions(sewing accessories) for pattern
Sewing Review and Practice, Commercial Patternmaking basics, reading the pattern, understanding selvage, notches, placing on fold, darts, pinning, sewing tools for patternmaking, measuring your body, sewing a garment using an easy commercial pattern. Starting first project by cutting out patterns and fabric with all markings.
Session #2, #3 or #4
Student projects of choice with advisement from instructor. Create garments.
Neci has been an avid sewist for over 20 years. She is a master teacher having taught for over 12 years in the areas of Sewing Education, Art Instruction, and Nutrition & Food Science. She has a degree in Fashion Merchandising and Design, studied graduate fashion coursework at Savannah College of Art and Design and has a Master Teacher's Certificate and Degree. She has created over 400 sewn handbags through the Neci LoveHarmon brand. She has also created her wardrobe many times over the last 20 years including prom dress, wedding dress, home decor and everything in between. Neci has the special gifting to break complex learning material down into easy, concise information for all. Join us in the next sewing session!
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