Sewing 201: Don't Fear the Zipper!
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Sewing 201: Don't Fear the Zipper!

In this 2.5 hour workshop you'll learn how to sew a professional looking lined zipper pouch.

We'll go over techniques to ensure a high quality finished product. We'll cover how to get nice neat corners that aren't pinched, beautiful top stitching to give your project a professional look, and how to make the best use of your zipper foot.

Students will choose from our selection of fat quarters for their project. We'll use 9" molded zippers for a more modern look.

At the end of class you'll take home a completed zipper pouch and a handout with detailed photos and instructions so that you can continue making zip pouches at home!

This is a intermediate sewing class. Students should have completed at least 5 sewing projects on their own before taking this class.

Students should be comfortable with the following:

Threading the machine and winding the bobbin
Maintaining a consistent seam allowance
Right Side and Wrong Side of fabric
Pressing with an iron and applying interfacing
Changing out feet on the sewing machine
Using a rotary cutter and ruler

Overall be familiar with and comfortable operating a sewing machine

All of the needed supplies and materials are included in the class fee. Students will select fabrics from our Fat Quarters  We will use our classroom machines and the included zipper foot. We'll go over how this might look different on your home machine and how to adjust.

If our classes are not financially affordable for you we invite you to apply for our scholarship program! Details can be found here.

*All students will be required to wear a mask for the duration of class for the safety of our instructors.

*Cancellations must be made 72 hours in advance. Late cancellations and no shows will forfeit the class fee.

*This class is designed for adults. Children 15 an up are welcome to attend with an adult who is also registered

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Students should be very comfortable operating a sewing machine, maintaining a consistent seam allowance, and changing out sewing machine feet. Students should have completed 5-10 sewing projects on their own time.
Instructor: Kael Zayas
All of the needed supplies and materials are included in the class fee

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