Beginner Sewing


In this Beginner Sewing class you will learn how to take body measurements, select sewing patterns, make basic pattern adjustments, follow a commercial sewing pattern and use a sewing machine. You will also learn about selecting the right fabrics for your projects and various sewing techniques.

This is a small group class with a maximum of five students and requires pre-registration. This class is designed for absolute beginners. Individual private sewing lessons and private group classes are also available.

*This is an adult class; however, youths 14+ are welcome to join at the discretion of their parents or guardian. To register kids 6+ and youths 11+ please visit our kids beginner sewing for more information.

Instructor: Yvette-Michelle Cottle Darby
Materials Needed: Materials Included and Sewing Machine Available

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This Beginner Sewing class is the perfect place to start if you are learning to sew for the first time or if you are looking to refresh your sewing skills. This class meets for two hours once a week for six weeks (12 hours).

Skills: Beginner

  • Learn how to take body measurements
  • Select sewing patterns
  • Make basic pattern adjustments
  • Follow a commercial sewing pattern
  • Choose the right fabric for projects
  • Sew up to two beginner projects
  • Learn various sewing techniques

You will develop the skills and confidence needed to explore new sewing projects. No prior sewing experience is required for this class. This is a small group class with lots of opportunity for one-on-one attention.

Commercial sewing pattern and materials included. Access to a sewing machine is also included. However, you are welcome to bring your machine. If you are thinking of buying a sewing machine, read our Tips on Buying a Sewing Machine.

*Maximum 5 students. Private group registration and one-on-one private sewing sessions are also available. Please contact us for group registrations and discounts.

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Important Notice

This class includes the use of our studio sewing machines, but you are welcome to bring your own machine.


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