Congratulations on your decision to learn the amazing life skill of sewing! My name is Felicia Ray and I am so excited to help guide you on your sewing journey.
In this course
Back to basics. Learn how to thread a sewing machine and wind a bobbin. We also cover what needle size and thread to use when sewing.
Fabric preparation. We discuss the fabric you should be working with as a beginner, how to lay patterns onto the fabric and cutting tips. We also look into how to mark fabric for professional results.
Back at the sewing machine covers sewing basics. Looking at sewing a standard stitch, using a correct seam allowance, increasing the stitch length and how to deal with tension problems.
Next we look at the zigzag stitch on the sewing machine and uses of the stitch; lingerie, sewing knits, finishing seams without an overlocker and appliqué.
Finally, we will go over sewing accuracy issues, how to sew curves and corners, matching seams as well as pressing tips and techniques.
Hopefully you will find that you learn something new from the classes that will help to improve your sewing and take it to the next level! Let me know how you get on, I would love to hear from you.