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Continuing Education

Sewing I

Dates:September 7 - October 12, 2024
Meets:10:00 AM to 12 N
Location:CE Main Campus 301
Cost: $199.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.


In this class, you will learn the basic techniques of garment construction and fitting. You will complete at least one garment and expand your knowledge and abilities for performing basic sewing techniques and methods. You will make a simple garment such as a dress, skirt, shorts, slacks or shirt. In this class, you will learn: " The terminology of sewing " To set up and thread the sewing machine " To wind the bobbin and load it in the machine " To sew a seam, follow the seam guide, adjust stitch length, reverse the stitching, change a needle " To cut, pin and assemble one simple project such a dress, skirt, shorts, slacks or shirt Required Textbook: Simply the Best Sewing Book: The Essential Reference for All Home Sewers ISBN- 1843405571 Author- Simplicity Publishing Required Equipment: " sewing machine " sewing machine manual " shears " straight pins (dressmaker or quilt pins) " pin cushion of choice " tape measure " six-inch seam or hem gauge " tracing wheel and paper " marking pencil, chalk or sliver of soap " bobbins to fit your machine " hand and machine needles " seam ripper " sewing machine " sewing machine manual " one yard of scrap material " buttons " interfacing (fusible) " miscellaneous sewing equipment, i.e. scissors, pins, needles, etc.


Students must bring a portable sewing machine to class.
Fee: $199.00

CE Main Campus 301

2000 Clayton State Blvd.
Going I-75 South or North, take exit 233 and turn left. Go to sixth light and turn right on Clayton State Blvd. Take the next right at traffic light onto North Lee Street and then left on Simpson Drive. The Harry S Downs Center for Continuing Education will be the last building on your left. You will pass Spivey Hall and the Music Education Building.

Angela Worrell

Date Day Time Location
09/07/2024Saturday10 AM to 12 N CE Main Campus 301
09/14/2024Saturday10 AM to 12 N CE Main Campus 301
09/21/2024Saturday10 AM to 12 N CE Main Campus 301
09/28/2024Saturday10 AM to 12 N CE Main Campus 301
10/05/2024Saturday10 AM to 12 N CE Main Campus 301
10/12/2024Saturday10 AM to 12 N CE Main Campus 301

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