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 TEXTILES (TXL)
 
   
TXLCH001: Skill Builder: Lined Drawstring Bag

This class is the first in a series of pouch based sewing workshops. In this project based class, you will learn to sew a bag with a finished lining and drawstring. By the end of the class you'll have learned skills including how to:

Choose Needle and Thread for Fabric, Create a Lining, Sew Long Even Lines, Press Seams, Make a Drawstring Strap, Finish Ends of Strap, Piece Together Different Fabrics, Create a Boxed Bottom on a Bag.

Prerequisites:
  • Required: This is not an SBU and will not count towards machine access.

  • Recommended: TechShop Basic Sewing Machines SBU

Equipment access:

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.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

There are currently no sessions of this class scheduled.
    Please Email Us to request more sessions of this class to be added to our schedule.
 
   
TXLCH002: Skill Builder: Heavy Duty Tool Roll

This class is the second in a series of pouch based sewing workshops. In this class, you will learn how to sew a heavy weight, durable tool roll with pockets for hand tools, paintbrushes, or knitting needles, and straps to tie it closed. At the end of class, you’ll be able to:

• choose needle and thread for fabric

• sew heavy fabric like canvas and denim

• finish seam allowances to prevent fraying

• press seams

• mark stitching lines on fabric

• sew straps

• sew long, straight seams

• topstitch

• make an sturdy “x box” stitch

This is not an SBU and will not count towards machine access.

  • Recommended: TechShop Basic Sewing Machines SBU

    Equipment access: None

    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.

    Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

  • There are currently no sessions of this class scheduled.
        Please Email Us to request more sessions of this class to be added to our schedule.