May 26, 2024

Basics of Sewing Weekly Workshop


We accept makers of all levels, with all types of sewing goals! Projects and instructions are tailored to what a user is interested in learning/making. However, a user coming in with no experience will typically follow this progression: 


  • Learn how to thread and use a sewing machine to sew a basic seam 
  • Complete a beginner project: make a scrunchie or pencil pouch 
    • Learn how to cut fabric using a rotary cutter 
    • Optionally learn how to sew a zipper 
    • Optionally learn how to use the serger 


  • Complete an intermediate project: make one of these beginner plushies 
    • Learn how to cut fabric following a directional pattern 
    • Optionally learn how to use the sewing machine