Adult Sewing Classes with the Beginner in Mind

Welcome Adult Sewing Classes

Welcome to Ruth Sewing Academy a part of Ruth Sewing Room. A place to learn to sew,  and where I try to make it easy to learn sewing.

I am a certified sewing educator and I teach part-time at Central Piedmont Community College as a Sewing Professor, Hobby Lobby as a Sewing Instructor and Ruth Sewing Academy.

With over 50 years of experience, I have, hands-on experience with how to take short cut to make it easier to construction anything you can make with fabric, needle, and stitch.

I've been teaching sewing for over 20 years so rest assure sure you will learn to sew. 

Come to join Ruth Sewing Academy for a six week or four-week hands-on workshop, or online  (coming soon)

Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know when we add new items.

Adult Sewing Classes

This course is designed for the adult who always wanted to sew. We will cover topics such as:

  • Getting acquainted with your machine.
  • Introduction to tools, and notions.
  • Introduction to mastering seams,  such as how to Sew Straight Seam,  French Seam, and Overcast Stitch
  • We will also learn Basting Stitch, and how to make Ruffles.
  • We will touch a bit of Alteration with learning to do a  blind hem.
  • Also, we will learn how to do one kind of Zipper application and Buttonhole.
  • Introduction to reading instruction and patterns and so much more.
  • To conclude the course we will incorporate all these elements into a sewing project.
  • Techniques and tips.

For the Adult class, I ask you to be 17 or older, classes are 2 hours long weekly for six weeks meeting once a week.  Classes are hand on base, Students are encouraged to have their own sewing
machine but not required (machine are available on request).  If you are thinking of buying a sewing machine before class please wait until the first class. I will let you know which machines are worth buying and which ones are not. Supplies are not included in the class fee, I do have kits available for a discount price of 49.95,  again students are welcome to purchase, at locate fabric store also.  A supply list will be given out the first day.  What to bring the first day your SEWING MACHINE and THREAD  ( if you don’t have a sewing machine I have two students are welcome to use) If you’re looking to buy one please wait till after the first class I will talk about which one are good and which ones are a waste of your money.

******Gift Certificate available too  -- if you want to give this class to someone just pick which class you want, then add a note and I will email you a certificate you can use to give them. ******

NOTICE FOR SOME REASON MY EMAIL ADDRESS THAT I USE TO REPLY TO ALL EMAIL IT’S BEING BLOCKED ON YAHOO, GMAIL, AND HOT MAIL. I always ask all emails within 24 hours so if you don’t receive a reply please email on Facebook.   Sorry for this inconvenience and I’m working with Yahoo, Gmail, and Hotmail to fix this problem email me on Facebook click here

You can see my policy on the Ruth Sewing Academy on this page 


8 products