Back to TechShop Mid-Peninsula Class Catalog
TXL101: Basic Sewing Machine SBU
Class Number 139-28599

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 Mid-Peninsula
Room / Area: Textiles Room
Instructor: Elisabeth Esponnette
 
Class Date: Thursday, Jan 17, 2013
Start Time: 5:00 PM
Class Length: 1.5 Hours
 
Price: $45.00
Lab Fee: $3.00
 
Age Range: 12 and Up (Contact the store to register students under 13.)
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 4
Current Students: 4
Seats Left: 0
Sorry, this Class is Full! But We Have Another "Basic Sewing Machine SBU" Class with Seats Still Available:

Wednesday, 5/7/2014 Basic Sewing Machine SBU