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Sewing Techniques: Fundamentals

Joining fabrics to cover the body and create shelter has been a prized skill in the progress of civilization. Students will build on that tradition by learning fundamental seams and finishes used in modern day garment construction. Industry standards of sewing are emphasized and all techniques are taught and practiced. In addition to creating a personal library of seam samples, students will apply the techniques in two basic projects. The class will also discuss fabric characteristics and the proper copying and cutting of patterns. Once mastered, these techniques can be used to sew together garments from patterns, create original designs, or explore fabric as a medium for soft sculpture. No previous sewing experience is necessary.

Note: A sewing machine is required.

 

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Sewing Tech: Fund
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Class meeting time 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. CDT
Class meeting days Thursday
Building and room Online
Course number 2446
Course instructor Jasper Alan Drummond