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 40 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.

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

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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.

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I will be teaching a very limited amount this next year (2018)

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


 

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