INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE SEWING COURSE- 8 WEEKS
INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE SEWING COURSE- 8 WEEKS

INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE SEWING COURSE- 8 WEEKS

DORCAS GISELE

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Introduction to Sewing

This in-person course is designed to introduce young students to the useful and profitable skill of sewing- a skillset that can develop into a hobby or career. Students will acquire knowledge of fabrics, equipment, design, and construction techniques. Since this course is based on hands-on application, students will leave accomplished with clothing products they are proud to have made.

Start Date:

February 16, 2021

Duration:

8 Weeks

Course Curriculum

  • Hand sewing
  • Sewing machines & equipment
  • Upcycling
  • Clothing construction (from pattern)
  • Textiles

Materials Needed

  • 1 yard of muslin  (practice fabric)
  • Dressmaker Scissors
  • Dressmaker Pins 
  • Tape Measure
  • Metal Sliding Seam Gauge
  • Sewing Machine
  • Sewing Machine Needles - Schmetz 80/12 Universal
  • Bobbins
  • Polyester Sewing Thread
  • Fabric Marking Tool
  • Seam Ripper
  • Pin Cushion (optional)
  • Safety Pins  (optional)

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Meet the Instructor:

Melanie Lyke- I am a Culinary Arts teacher at Homewood-Flossmoor High School with over 13 years of experience working in the field of education. I hold a Professional Education License in the state of Illinois as well as TEFL Certification and have taught ages ranging from 3-18 both in the U.S. and abroad in Shenzhen, China. I earned a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Fashion Merchandising from Howard University and currently lead the clothing & lifestyle brand, Dorcas Gisele.

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