Course Expectations for Sewing:
Recommended for grades 7-12
Students will gain knowledge and experience in basic machine operation, knowing all the parts of the sewing machine, creating a library of various types of stitches and being able to replicate them; understanding and reading patterns, creating projects like pajama pants, book bags, sewing caddy etc. from patterns; learning about various types of material; hand sewing, and embroidery.
Following is a list of general supplies needed for the class:
Note: We will be discussing needle choices, thread choices, fabric choices etc. in the first class.
1” three ring binder
6-8 binder dividers
Double stick tape
Spiral notebook and pen/pencil for note taking
Sewing machine in good working order
Small screwdriver (most machines come with one)
Plastic shoe box or sewing case containing the following:
Sewing machine needles
Hand sewing needles (variety pack)
Sharp Sewing Shears
Pin cushion or pin box
Fabric marking pen or pencil
There will be additional supplies necessary as we progress.
- $25.00 Administrative fee payable to: ARCHES
- $10.00 Materials fee payable to: Elizabeth Bishop (Fall and Spring Semester)
- $125.00 Tuition payable to: Elizabeth Bishop
Tutor: Elizabeth Bishop