Small Hands Sewing: This is the perfect class for small, eager hands that aren't quite ready for machine sewing. Students will use felt and embroidery thread to learn various stitches such as- over cast, running stitch, hem stitch and more! Make 2 projects: a framed art piece and an adorable owl pin cushion. Class sessions are 60 minutes. Tuition price for the 10 class session is $175 and includes materials. 8 students maximum. Open availability please contact me
Mommy & Me Sewing: Create memories with your daughter as you both learn to sew an American Girl costume! This class is designed to get students ready for Beginning Sewing. Girls will learn to familiarize themselves with the machine but moms will primarily use it. Students will learn hand sewing techniques, how to use a pattern and complete 1 doll outfit. American Girl Doll Tea Party on the last day of class! Tuition for 8 - 90 minute class sessions is $200. 6-8 students maximum. prerequisite: Student needs their own machine and supplies. I come to your home and hostess gets 1/2 off
Beginning SewingThis class is a perfect transition from the Mommy and Me sewing class. We will focus on small projects that can be completed in 2-3 weeks maximum. We will be sewing from small, manageable patterns. The students will learn to follow step by step instructions. This is a skill based learning class focusing on the fundamentals of sewing. See below.Minimum of 3 sewing projects plus a ministry projectStudent will:Learn how to thread upper and lower threadsKnow sewing termsKnow parts of sewing machineSew straight lines, curves and cornersLearn how to pivotLearn how to trim seamsLearn how to sew a 3/8 in. and 5/8 in. seamLearn seam finishesLearn how to clip curves and notchComplete a project by following step by step instructionsLearn how to press their fabricSew a hemSew on various kinds of buttons Complete a minimum of 3 projects Tuition: $310 Supply Fee $10- semester fee Current classes with limited openings on Monday and Thursdays at Independent Learning Academy. See their website for details.
Intermediate Sewing This class is for those students who have had beginning sewing either with myself or another teacher (Fashion Camp ok). They must be able to thread their machine and wind a bobbin. They are required to know sewing terms and have knowledge of sewing tools. Do they feel confident with straight stitches and simple patterns? Are they ready to challenge themselves and take their sewing to the next level? This class is for students with some sewing experience and will focus on garment construction using a pattern. Student will learn to read a pattern and follow step by step instructions. Minimum of 2 projects plus 1 ministry project. Tuition $310 plus $10 Supply Fee- semester fee Current classes with limited openings on Mondays at Independent Learning Academy- South Coast Church, San Juan Capistrano. See ILA website for details.
Girl's Night Out Sewing (or day!): Dust off your sewing machine (or take it out of the box) and enjoy 7 class sessions learning to sew. All levels welcome! Tuition is $200 (does not include materials). A supply list will be sent to registrants before the first class. They will complete one project (apron or bag) and learn skills to sew on their own! The host gets 1/2 price for opening her home. 5 attendees minimum. prerequisite: Student needs their own machine and supplies. Let's book one for the Summer 2019 Summer Workshops We make a beachbag from a beach towel. We can do this in a 1 week workshop. 5- 2 hours classes 5 students minimum 8 maximum $175
Sewing Nights You know the basics but want to sew with other women and have guided help. Contact me to meet once a week for a 2 hour sewing night. Drop in at $30 a night. I will give a discount to the hostess. Contact me to set a date. 4 students minimum
Homeschool Moms I am a Sky Mountain, Ilead, NUA, Inspire, River Springs, Sage Oak, Compass, Peak and an Excel Vendor. Fall 2019, I will be teaching at South Coast Church in San Juan Capistrano on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Check out Independent Learning Academy's website for registration and openings.