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Teen Class Details

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Basic Information:
Who: for guys & gals ages 12-18 
What: 1 week beginner sewing lessons 
Where: FCCG Workroom (our workroom)
When: See calendar or schedule for Dates and Times
Why: to learn to use a sewing machine and follow simple sewing patterns.
How: by completing at least 4 simple sewing projects designed to teach various basic sewing skills. 

Also Note:
All classes will be small (2-4 people).
No sewing equipment is required—we supply the sewing machines and “tools” needed to complete the projects.  
The only thing needed is fabric/materials for the projects. A list of materials  will be supplied.  Some materials may also be available on our website.
A sewing guide book will be included with the course.

Cost:
10 Week Course $150

Taxes are INCLUDED in all prices.

REGISTER ONLINE NOW: SEWING CLASSES and CLUBS
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Details:
Here is a listing of what will be covered in the course:
Tools & Equipment—what they are and how they are used
Sewing Machine—the parts and what each one does; threading the machine; bobbing winding; maintenance; feet; tension; stitch length; forward & reverse; types of stitches 
Activity: play with machine—thread machine; adjust tension; adjust stitch length; try basic stitches; stitching in forward and reverse 
Fabrics—types of fabrics; needles & threads for types of fabrics
Activity: selecting fabric based on project type—sorting through bins of fabric and selecting fabrics that would be good for specific projects; if using our materials for the project they will also select fabric for their projects  
Patterns—how to read patterns; pattern piece layout, pinning & cutting; transferring and marking; following pattern directions; finishing projects (turning, clipping seams, stitching closed)
Activity: pin, mark and cut out pattern for 1st project; stitch sewing Project 1 (select 1 project from options listed)
Zippers–zipper types; how to install a zipper using a zipper foot; 2 methods to attach a zipper
Activity: pin, mark and cut out pattern for 2nd project; stitch sewing Project 2 (select 1 project from options listed)
Patterns, part 2—how to take measurements and select a pattern size; how to make a simple pattern
Simple clothing—how to make an elastic waist band; how to hem
Activity: take measurements, make pattern, pin, mark and cut out pattern for 3rd project; stitch sewing Project 3 (select 1 project from options listed); 
Simple Clothing, part 2—how to attach collars; what is interfacing used for; how to attach sleeves 
Activity: pin, mark and cut out pattern for 4th project; stitch sewing Project 4 (select 1 project from options listed); 
 Sergers & Embroidery Machines (if time allows) - what they do; why use them
Activity: pin, mark and cut out pattern for 5th project; stitch sewing Project 5 — Memory board (if time allows).

PROJECTS:
#1 - Project focus: basic stitching
Options (select 1 from list) : 
fabric ball
letter shaped pillow 
Square pillow/bolster or other pillow 
fabric cube 
hat
 #2 - Project focus: zippers
Options (select 1 from list) : 
purse
messenger bag 
binder cover 
pencil case
 #3 - Project focus: casings and hemming
Options (select 1 from list) : 
shorts 
Skirt
Curtains
#4 - Project focus: collars and sleeves
Options (select 1 from list) : 
kimono (basically a bathrobe with tie)
hoodie
doll with clothes
#5- Project focus: creativity (bonus project, if time allows) 
 Memory board

FOR FURTHER DETAILS, PLEASE CONTACT US: 
450-9890 or 
e-mail fccg@fellowscreations.com.

Download Materials List HERE.

Download Registration Form HERE.  This will need to be brought to the first class or scanned & e-mailed to fccg@fellowscreations.com.  We use this to generate your receipt.

**A brochure will be added here shortly.**

About the Instructor:  I have been sewing for over 20 years.  I was a supervisor for a middle school hiking club—with overnight supervisions approval (i.e. a police check was done).  I greatly enjoy working with teens.  I have a daughter in high school (who may also be helping out).

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