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Sewing Machine Basics

Sewing Machine Basics In-Person

Coffee cup inside a machine sewn coffee cup carrier slingHave you ever wanted to learn how to sew, but were unsure of where to start? In this hour-long workshop, you'll learn the basics of sewing by creating a coffee cup / bubble tea carrier sling. From patterns, to stitching, to ironing on a digital design cut on the DME's Cricut, we have your beginner level sewing needs covered in this no-cost workshop.

Workshop Overview:

Faciltated by TMU Libraries Digital Media Experience staff, workshop attendees will learn how to operate a Janome SUV-1222 sewing machine to stitch basic fabric types. After completing the workshop, learners will:

  • Understand how the internal components inside a sewing machine work to stitch fabric.
  • Be able to thread the sewing machine needle and bobbin.
  • Select stitch types.
  • Specify stitch lengths
  • Determine when to adjust tension from default levels for various fabric types
  • Operate back stitching functions
  • Safely replace sewing machine needles.
Date:
Friday, April 12, 2024
Time:
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
SLC 308 DME
Categories:
  Additive Fabrication  

Registration is required. There are 3 seats available.

Event Organizer

Cathy Yan

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