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Machine Basics For Shirt No. 1 Beginner One-Time Class April 29 IN PERSON

  • 1500

Sewing Machine Basics for Shirt No. 1*


True Beginner to Advanced Beginner—no prior experience necessary
When: Thursday Evening April 29 
Time: 6:15-6:45pm

Instructor: Alice Swan

For true beginners enrolled in Shirt No. 1. Basic machine operation, winding a bobbin and sewing seams.


*If you do not already have a foundation in sewing machine basics, please sign up for our Machine Basics class prior to taking Shirt No. 1.  


Pattern Tracing and Sizing

Fabric cutting

French Seams

Making and Applying Bias Tape


Supplies Needed:

Your own copy of the pattern--it's a legal thing

1 yard of Pattern Ease tracing paper

Fabric for your size, washed, dried and pressed before class.

Coordinating thread

This class will take place live in our studio. Please arrive early for each class. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late to any class, the instructor may not be able to catch you up. 

Please adhere to the following social distancing guidelines:

  • Wear a mask that securely covers your nose and mouth at all times. 

  • Upon entering the shop or studio, please use either our hand sanitizer (available at the entrance and at stations in the shop and studio) OR our disposable gloves. 

  • Please observe 6’ of distance between you and others. 

  • Please stay home if you are sick in any way. We’ll try to get you caught up by the next class. 



Patterns, fabric and notions purchased for classes receive a 15% discount when purchased through the shop. Come in and let’s talk, or we can schedule a Zoom meeting to get a closer look at what's in store! We can arrange for pick up or ship anywhere.

Registration and Cancellation**: Please register in advance. Classes with less than 50% enrollment may be cancelled at the discretion of the instructor within 72 hours of the first class. In this case, a full refund will be given. Full refunds granted up to 2 weeks before first scheduled class. After that, and up to 72 hrs before a scheduled class, cancellations will result in credit toward another class on a stand-by basis. Cancellations within 72hrs or less of a scheduled class are non-refundable/non-transferrable unless the class sells out and a replacement can be found.

*Makeups are not available for classes. If you miss a class, we'll try to get you caught up in the next class. 

**By registering for this class, you are agreeing to our registration and cancellation policies.

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