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TXL101: Basic Sewing Machine SBU
Class Number 139-54119

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to use a sewing machine. Acquire skills to correctly thread machine, fill and place the bobbin, and change the foot. Also learn to sew straight, zig-zag, basting, and other specialty stitches. This machine sews through regular weight fabric but not heavy duty materials like leather or thick canvas. Go on to create messenger bags, rocket parachutes, clothing, plushies, sails, costumes, and more!

Project: Pocket bag

Prerequisites: None

Equipment access: Sewing machine

Minimum age: 12

Supervision requirements: During class, all 12- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the sewing machine outside of class time, 12- to 15-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are required.

Passing this class is a requirement to use this equipment at TechShop

TechShop Location: TechShop San Francisco
Room / Area: Textiles Room
Instructor: Melinda Messing
 
Class Date: Sunday, Sep 28, 2014
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Class Length: 1.5 Hours
 
Member Price: $45.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
Non-member Price: $55.00
Lab Fee: $5.00
 
Age Range: 12 and Up (Contact the store to register students under 13.)
Must Attend with Parent: 12 through 15
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 4
Current Students: 2
Seats Left: 2

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