Beginning Sewing 101

This 3 hour beginner intensive class will teach you the basic functions of your sewing machine and basic machine sewing skills.

Students will learn:

  • Parts of the sewing machine and what they do
  • how to wind the bobbin and thread the machine
  • Useful sewing tools
  • Stitching and pressingseams
  • Turning corners
  • Seam finishing techniques
  • Project: drawstring bag
  • online resources available

After this class, you will be ready to tackle any class offered at The Stitching Studio.

If you have your own portable machine, please bring it with the instruction manual, accessories and an empty bobbin. Otherwise, there are machines available to use for a fee. All other supplies and tools will be provided during class.


  • Maximum 6 people $50 per student
  • Machine rental $10 per class

Click here to see current dates available and to sign up

Note:Minimum age is 15. Class fees are paid the night of the class via cash, check or charge.

Lori Wolter 2012