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Learn to Sew Session 1:: Get to know your machine


In this class you will learn all the basics of sewing, including learning the parts of the sewing machine and how to use them, learn how to wind a bobbin, thread the machine and troubleshoot common issues. Once you've threaded the machine you'll learn the basic stitches and their uses as well how and when to change the stitch length and width,  the importance of a seam allowance, and how to sew along a curved line.

Skills you will learn

The skills you will learn in the class are how to understand a sewing machine; including how to thread the machine, some of the more useful stitches and how to adjust the settings.  Additionally, we will cover the concept of a seam allowance and how to sew to an accurate seam allowance, how to sew a straight line and how to sew a curved line. The studio is equipped with computerized bernette b38 sewing machines.

This class is for adults only.

Skills expected: None, just an open mind.

Materials provided: Use of a sewing machine, sewing thread, fabric shears, pins, marking tools, an iron and ironing board.


*You are welcome to bring your own machine if you would like to become more familiar with it.

Minimum and max number of people for class: Min 3 / Max 6

Workshops are non-refundable.


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Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: This class is suitable for those who need a refresher as well as ones who have never touched a machine before.
Materials Included: Use of a sewing machine and all necessary tools and notions.
Requirements: Just an open mind!
Instructor: Hilarie Dayton
Instructor Bio: Hilarie Wakefield Dayton is the owner and lead instructor of Little Stitch Studio.

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.