Perfect if you missed learning earlier in life, and for young adult guys n gals going out into the world! Save money, cultivate self-reliance, and learn new skills. Learn and practice: threading a needle, knotting the thread, basic hand stitches and their uses, mending a fallen hem, fixing a snag, sewing on a button, and pinning and cutting fabric with a simple pattern. Then pick one of two projects to practice skills, such as a shopping tote. Next, learn to operate a machine: threading the machine, winding a bobbin, adjusting tensions, sewing straight seams and finishing. Then pick one of two projects to practice: infinity scarf or pillow. Supply list provided once class determined to run. Jeanette teaches adult sewing classes at CE and Scarborough adult education. She’s a former Scarborough Middle School teacher of Applied Humanities and coordinated their students’ sewing club.
Four Thurs, 1/23 to 2/13/2020, 5:30 to 7:30 pm, $45 plus students provide supplies, Limit: 6
Instructor: Jeanette Guglielmetti