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Beginner Sewing Class - Saturday Midday



This beginner sewing class is an entry level class. Students can learn to make any of the following items a pillow, tote bag, cosmetic case, pull-on shorts, or pull on pajama bottoms – one project a week.

Studio provides the sewing machine, basic ruler / tape measure, straight pins, other notions, and scissors.

In this class you may learn any of the following techniques:

  • Measure and cut from measurements (self created simple pattern)
  • Read a sewing pattern and cut from the pattern
  • Take one’s measurements and someone else’s measurements
  • Create a project from measurements
  • Thread elastic
  • Hem pants by hand and by machine
  • Square a corner and create a lining
  • Practice straight stitches and curves
  • Basic hand sewing techniques

While we do provide some basic supplies and there are basic sewing supplies needed for sewing at home and in any other sewing class.  

We also have a basic sewing kit available for purchase at the studio.




Projects for this class can include any of the following.  We may or may not be able to complete all projects in one class.

Project #1: Pillow

Project #2: Tote Bag or PJ pants

Project #3: We will decide in class


Please be sure to visit the workshop and class participation policy for more information.

Sew Chic believes in keeping economic development within the community and the ability to keep small business thriving by patronizing and supporting its community.

The last session for the year will occur December 4th, 11th, and FRIDAY the 17th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM as we will only be available for Holiday Shopping until December 23rd, 2021. Classes will resume on January 8th, 2022. This schedule may change as the holidays approach.


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: No knowledge to basic knowledge of sewing Needles and Fabric
Materials Included: Bernina Basic Sewing Machine for use in class, rulers, thread, and other notions
Requirements: We will have kits to purchase in class via credit card You can purchase the materials needed in the store at the time of the class.
Instructor: Donna Whitaker
Instructor Bio: Donna has over 40 years of sewing experience from bra and jean making, to natural bag making. She is a certified Bernina Sewing Instructor and has served on the Planning Committee for the American Sewing Guild (ASG). She has also served as an influencer for Cricut and Oliso.
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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
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