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Basic Sewing Series: Seams and Seam Finishes in Longmont


This basic sewing series consists of 4 three-hour sessions.  It includes topics of interest to new sewists looking to master basic garment sewing skills.  Each session is presented as a stand-alone class and must be enrolled in individually.  Pick and choose the sessions you wish to attend or enroll for the entire series.  
Session 2- Seams and Seam Finishes will include the following topics:

  • Using the features on the sewing machine to accurately sew a variety of common seam widths
  • Sewing straight lines, turning sharp corners and sewing curves
  • Applying various seam finishes to prevent raveling

Students must bring to class:
  • Sewing machine, thread, bobbin, sewing machine manual (if you have one), spare machine needles, accessory feet, foot control and power cord
  • Basic sewing supplies such as thread snips, seam ripper, making pencils, straight pins, seam gauge, tape measure

If you need to purchase supplies for your class, Maggie's offers a 15% discount.


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:
Instructor: Andi Bechberger
Instructor Bio: Andi holds a BA in Home Economics from Adrian College, Adrian, Michigan and a Master Degree in Educational Technology from George Washington University, Washington, DC. She has been sewing since she was a teenager. "If I wanted a new dress, my mom bought the pattern and material, and I made it." Additionally, she brings 27 years of classroom experience as a Career and Technology Education Educator; 17 as a middle school Family and Consumer Science (Home Economics) teacher. She is excited to share this experience with students in Maggie's Sewing Classroom.
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