Introduction to Sewing Machines
Sewing machines can be a bit intimidating. Like any other tool, once you become familiar
with its pieces and parts you will have more success (and fun!) using it to your advantage.
In this introductory course, Jenny Murphy, Director of Perennial, will cover the basic
parts and functions of the sewing machine. This crash course will cover threading
the machine, threading the bobbin, adjusting tension, adjusting the stitch width and
length, and will introduce you to basic sewing language. You will leave with a finished
lunch bag and an arsenal of sewing machine knowledge. All materials provided.
CRFT:713 | $30 | Age 60+: $30
F09 | Th 6:30-8 p.m. | Oct. 11 | Perennial
Your Personal Dress Form
Construct a dress from that exactly matches your body. You will begin by being wrapped
in paper tape, cutting off this shell and then fill it with foam. We will make a simple
stand for the form. Wear good undergarments and old t-shirt. All materials provided.
CRFT:713 | $59 | Age 60+: $47
F06 | Sa 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Anne Stirnemann | Sept. 29 | City Sewing Room
Sewing Halloween Costumes
Get some help in making your child's Halloween costume. Bring your pattern and fabric
and we will get it started-or finished if you are stuck in the middle. Must be able
to use a sewing machine.
CRFT:713 | $39 | Age 60+: $31.50
F03 | Sa 9 a.m.-noon | Anne Stirnemann | Oct. 6 | City Sewing Room
Holiday Gift Ideas
Discover several great easy gifts you can stitch. Everyone loves the hand crafted
gift and you can do it! We have several easy ideas like infinity scarves, cosmetic
bags, placemats to choose from. You will be able to make several gifts at class and
learn to make more at home. No sewing experience necessary.
CRFT:713 | $59 | Age 60+: $44
F07 | Tu 9 a.m.-noon | Anne Stirnemann | Nov. 27-Dec. 4 | City Sewing Room
Holiday Fairy Garden
Create a holiday themed container garden. Students will construct a miniature fairy
house, make miniature decorations, and garden accessories.
CRFT:765 | $79 | Age 60+: $79
F03 | Sa 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Dec. 15 | Craft Central