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A class for new sewers, it also is great as a refresher course for others. You will learn the basic 3Ts – Terms, Tools and Techniques! ...and make a quick little project in the meantime!

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Linda Z's Sewing Center, 1216 E Central Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005, USA

About the Event

Class Fee: $39 plus supplies

(Prerequisite: Beginning Sewing Class or some previous sewing knowledge)

What you will learn:

· Sewing Machines – What you need to look for when buying a new machine

· Essential Supplies and Tools – What to buy now and what to put on your wish list

· Thread – Why is thread important

· Fabric – The basis for a perfect result after all of your hard work

· Patterns – Determining size, type and how to read the back cover

· Laying Out and Cutting a Pattern – Pinning and cutting tips

· Sewing the Perfect Seam – Learn tips for sewing straight lines 

· Sewing curves – De-mystify this!

· Marking Tools and How To’s

· Pressing – Some say proper pressing is more important than sewing (?)

· Removing Stiches – Un-sewing happens to the best of us

· Seam Finishes

· Darts

· Zippers (regular & invisible) – Do not be intimidated when sewing in a zipper

· Hemming – There is more than one way

· Facings – How to have pretty necklines and armholes

· Button Holes – This doesn’t have to be scary

· Other Fasteners – Discover a few options to a button hole

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