SEWING MACHINE 101 • Intro to Sewing Class, July 7 (1-4 pm) Saturday

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This class is for anyone brand new to sewing (or for those who last took a sewing class in junior high). You will get to know the basic functions of your machine and complete a simple, lovely, little bag in the process. So dust off that sewing machine or get a new one and let's get you stitching! By the end of class, you'll be ready to take any of our Beginner Sewing classes and get started on sewing beginner patterns. 

• threading your machine
• adjusting tension
• sewing straight seams
• straight and zigzag stitches

• sewing machine (bring your own or rent one of ours for $10)
• 1 yrd fabric
• matching thread
• bobbin

• 3 hours

• Crafty desires, no actual skills needed yet!

TEACHER • Denise Thomas is the ultimate home sewer and crafty lady. She's been teaching kids and adults to sew for decades and isn't showing any signs of slowing down. Denise was the home economics teacher in Ojai before the program was sadly eliminated from the school district. Take a class with Denise and you'll come away happy, for sure!

RESOURCE • Art & Jenny's in Ventura is a great shop for buying or repairing sewing machines. They specialize in Janome machines, which we love, and have excellent prices. Tell Brian we sent you! 

Classes cannot be refunded if the event is within 5 days. Classes may be canceled within 2 days of the event if there are not enough registrations, in which case a full refund would be provided.