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Sewing Basics

Sewing Basics

Start sewing the right way with instructor Aprille Sweatt as she guides you through beginner sewing machine techniques. Sewing SpoolsWhether you’re new to sewing or want to freshen up your skills, Aprille will teach you many tips and techniques that will build your confidence as you get to know the machine. Students in the class will be sewing on Serger sewing machines.

Next Class Dates: TBD

Course Topics

  • Learn Basic Sewing Terminology
  • Thread a Machine
  • How to Easily Change Seam Allowances
  • How to use Pressure Feet and Attachments
  • Different Fabric Types
  • Cutting Techniques

Examples of What You Might Make in Class

  • Pillowcases with accents
  • Drawstrings bags and drawstring backpacks
  • Infinity scarves
  • Zippered pouches

Course Fees

Cost: $125

To Sign Up

Contact Richmond Community College at (910) 410-1700.


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