In this class you will learn how to work with a domestic sewing machine, a serger, and industrial sewing machine, and an industrial walking foot machine. An overview of different textiles, threads, and basic sewing techniques will also be covered.
Sewing machine basics include:
- Sewing Machine features
- Needle Types and features
- Arriving at the machine: what to look for and how to set it up, both domestic and industrial
- Threading the Sewing Machine
- Loading the bobbin with thread
Please note, due to COVID-19, we have implemented the following policies:
Everyone must wash their hands upon entering the building.
Non-medical masks must be worn for the duration of the class. Everyone will be required to bring their own masks.
- Everyone must practice physical distancing and stay 6’ apart during the class.
- Brother Overlock
- Brother Domestic Sewing Machine
- Consew 230 Straight Stitch
- Juki LU-563 Industrial Walking Foot
- Closed-toed shoes
- Remove dangling jewelry
- Tie back long hair
Is there an age limit to enter the event?
The minimum age for participants is 13 years old with a participating guardian or 18 otherwise.
What are my parking options at MakerLabs?
MakerLabs' parking lot is located on the east side of the building on the corner of Hawks Avenue and East Cordova Street.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
Can I sign up for the member rate?
If you sign up for a membership on the day of the class, you'll receive a refund for the difference between the general and membership class price.
How do I cancel or reschedule my class?
Refunds (minus Eventbrite fees) or credit for future classes will only be provided if we are notified by email to email@example.com at least 24 hours in advance of the class. No refunds will be provided for late cancellation, but we do offer a 50% credit torwards a future class.
What happens if I show up late?
Please arrive 15 minutes before the schedule start of the class so that it can start on time. Attendees arriving more than 5 minutes late will not be allowed in the class.