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Machine Project
Spin!
Discover!
Monday, October 30, 2006
sewing outline

I. Introduction: The ins and outs of your sewing machine

A. Threading the needle
B. Meet the bobbin
C. Meet the foot and the pedal
D. Tension
E. Reverse
F. Stitch length – standard, basting, zig-zag

Practice!

II. The basics of Sewing

A. The seam: right sides together, securing the seam, and pressing it out
B. Additional frequently encountered stitches – machine hem, gathering, etc.
C. Fabric basics – Choosing your fabric: Woven vs. Knit, straight of grain and bias, direction of the nap; fabric width. Preparing your fabric for sewing.

Practice!

III. Patterns & Construction

A. Pattern basics – how to choose a pattern; sizing & difficulty. Know what you are getting into and what you need before you get to work. When to do a mock-up first.
B. Laying out the pattern pieces, notching, pinning and cutting out your fabric
C. Prepare to sew! Pinning pieces together.

VI. Sewing!

A. Step-by-step let’s put our garment together
B. Finishing touches – buttons, hand sewing, etc.
D. How does it look & fit. Making adjustments.

V. Extras Demo (time permitting) – because you’ll need them….

A. Demystifying the zipper
B. Demystifying the dart
C. Button hole
D. Hemming by hand

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