Sewing - Beginning
This class is both an introduction and a refresher course for those interested in learning (or re-learning) the basic fundamentals of machine sewing. During the six week session of Beginning Sewing, students will receive step-by-step instruction on how their machine works with discussion and demonstrations on fabric construction, pattern selection, pattern placement, as well as focus on class project. The course will include learning how to operate your machine and the other tools of the trade, working on different stitches, fabric selection, pattern cutting, and completion of a sewing project.
Please note: The second session of this class will not take place at TCC. The class will meet at JoAnn Fabrics for a session on fabric selection.
Each student will work on a caftan, made of fabric of their choice:
Instructor Julia Carlyne Wormley is an educator, professional fashion designer, and entrepreneur. As an instructor, she has taught diverse age groups and diverse subjects. View more information about Carlyne on her instructor page.
Requirements: Supplies needed: For the first class, bring your machine and pedal with the manual if you have it, plus paper for taking notes. Carlyne will walk you through what additional materials you may need to purchase. Expect to spend an additional $50-$100 on materials and fabric.
Please note this class requires all participants to complete and sign a University Release and Indemnification Agreement before being considered enrolled in the class. The form can be downloaded from our FAQs page.