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786 Goldstream Ave. Victoria BC. V9B 2X6

Sewing For All (Beginner's Sewing)

Bonnie's relaxed sewing class offers a supportive environment for all levels of sewing enthusiasts. Here's what you can expect:

  1. Guidance for Beginners: If you're new to sewing, Bonnie will assist you in choosing appropriate patterns and materials, particularly for quick and easy projects like PJ bottoms. You'll receive personalized guidance to kickstart your sewing journey.

  2. Progressive Skill Development: As your confidence and skills grow, you'll have the opportunity to tackle more challenging projects. Bonnie will be there to support your progression, helping you choose patterns and materials that align with your evolving skills.

  3. Assistance Tailored to You: Whether you're a novice or an experienced sewist, Bonnie will offer individualized assistance, ensuring everyone feels comfortable and supported in their sewing endeavors.

  4. Relaxed and Supportive Atmosphere: The class fosters a laid-back setting where learning is enjoyable and stress-free. It's a space to explore your creativity at your own pace.

Whether it's starting with simple PJ bottoms or advancing to more intricate projects, Bonnie's class provides a nurturing space for sewing enthusiasts of all levels to learn, grow, and create with confidence.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: The techniques covered in Bonnie's sewing class can vary based on individual project choices and skill levels. However, here are some fundamental sewing techniques commonly included: 1. Fabric Selection & Cutting: Choosing appropriate fabrics for projects and mastering precise cutting techniques. 2. Pattern Reading & Layout: Understanding pattern instructions, layout, and marking on fabric. 3. Seam Sewing & Pressing: Sewing accurate seams and pressing for professional-looking results. 4. Elastic Application: Learning how to attach elastic for waistbands, cuffs, or other garment features. 5. Finishing Techniques: Hemming, serging, or finishing edges for a polished final product. Project-Specific Techniques: Techniques specific to the chosen project, such as pocket construction, applying trims, or working with interfacing. These techniques cater to various skill levels and projects, offering a comprehensive foundation for beginners while accommodating more advanced techniques for those seeking to challenge themselves.
Requirements: Supply List via Email: Registered students will receive a detailed supply list via email, outlining all necessary materials required for the class. This list ensures you're fully prepared to dive into the quilting experience. Discount Offer: All supplies purchased for the class entitle you to an exclusive 20% discount on regular-priced merchandise. Take advantage of this offer to gather your quilting essentials at an advantageous rate. Sewing Machine Rental: For added convenience, sewing machine rental is available at a nominal fee of $5.00 per class. While machines can be rented during the session, it's strongly recommended that students have their own machine for homework assignments and practice. Machine Selection Assistance: Looking to invest in a portable sewing machine? Our experts are on hand to assist you in selecting a great sewing machine suitable for quilting and sewing needs. We offer a range of quality machines to suit various preferences and budgets. At our store, we prioritize providing you with the necessary tools and equipment to enhance your quilting journey. Whether it's acquiring supplies at a discounted rate, renting a machine for class convenience, or selecting a sewing machine tailored to your requirements, we're here to support your quilting endeavors. Prepare for an enriching quilting experience and take advantage of our resources to ensure you have everything needed to embark on this creative journey with confidence!
Instructor: Bonnie Harper
Includes class fee and $100 fabric/pattern supply kit.

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