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This is YOUR Sewing Machine

  • Josephine's Dry Goods 2609 SE Clinton Street Portland, OR 97202 USA (map)

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This class is for you if you have never sewn on a sewing machine, if it’s been a VERY long time since you have sewn on a machine or if you have been wanting to use your ‘new’ or existing machine and just don’t know where to begin.

In this 2-hour beginners class we will walk you through the basics of your machine, how to thread it and show you a variety of basic stitches. We will also review the basic sewing tools and notions you will need for your sewing projects. Lastly, we will practice your new skills and make a lined, sunglass/glasses case that you can proudly use and say “I made this!”

Instructor:  Karin Dejan

Please let us know if you would like to use one of our machines.   If you will be bringing your own machines – please bring all accessories and the manual too!

Tools provided for use during class:

  • Paper scissors
  • Pins
  • Measuring tape
  • Seam gauge or 6 ruler
  •  Pen or pencil

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You will receive a 15% discount the day of your class!  Please arrive 30 minutes early if you are purchasing your class supplies prior to class.

If you are unable to finish your project during the allotted class time - don't worry!  You will be granted one free hour of Open Sew at Josephine's to finish!

Earlier Event: August 29
PJ Shorts
Later Event: August 30
Custom Stamped Zipper Pouch