Sewing 101

Building A Strong Sewing Foundation

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Created by Mathew John Last updated Thu, 26-Nov-2020 English
What will i learn?
  • Learn sewing machine basics
  • Learn a multitude of stitches and seam finishes
  • How to make a pattern for any size envelope pillow
  • Correctly sew the 4 basic seams

Curriculum for this course
10 Lessons 01:30:10 Hours
Getting the most out of the course
1 Lessons 00:20:36 Hours
  • Welcome To Sewing 101 00:20:36
Sewing basics
2 Lessons 00:07:41 Hours
  • Sewing Supplies 00:07:41
  • Basic Sewing Terms
Setting up a sewing machine
2 Lessons 00:16:48 Hours
  • The Parts Of A sewing Machine 00:09:07
  • How To Use Your Foot Pedal and Control the Speed of the Machine 00:07:41
Fabric Basics
2 Lessons 00:20:36 Hours
  • Fabric basics 00:20:36
  • How to Accurately Mark Fabric For Sewing
1 Lessons 00:09:07 Hours
  • Ironing and Pressing Tools 00:09:07
Sewing machine care and maintenance
1 Lessons 00:07:41 Hours
  • Changing the Needle On Your Machine 00:07:41
  • Sewing Machine
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Scissors, Tape Measure, Straight Pins, Fabric Scissors, All-Purpose craft scissors, Thread, Fabric marker or chalk, Seam Ripper
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This course follows the same format that I have used to teach hundreds of people how to sew in my studio, fabric stores and schools for over 15 years.

We’re starting right from the beginning, so don’t worry if you’ve never sewn before. And if you’ve been sewing for a while, but without much guidance or without a strong technical focus, I'm sure you’ll notice your skills and your finished projects improve significantly.

We’ll start by taking a quick look at the sewing machine and some of the tools used in sewing. You’ll learn various stitches and seam finishes and, of course, we’ll have lots of time to sew! By the end of the course, you will feel confident enough to begin tackling some of those projects you've been dreaming about!

  1. What am I going to get from this course?Over 40 lectures and 1.5 hours of video content
  2. Learn sewing machine basics
  3. Thread Your Sewing Machine
  4. Wind A Bobbin
  5. Cut out fabric
  6. Pin Fabric to get it ready to sew
  7. Sew in a straight line
  8. Learn a multitude of stitches and seam finishes
  9. Correctly sew the 4 basic seams
  10. How to choose fabric and care for it
  11. How to choose thread
  12. How to use a pattern book
  13. How to read a sewing pattern
  14. How to sew a pillowcase
  15. How to make a pattern for any size envelope pillow
  16. How to sew an envelope pillow
  17. and much more!
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