Fashion & Sewing

In this course, students will learn basic hand sewing techniques and become familiar with a sewing machine. They will familiarize themselves with different fabrics to incorporate into multiple sewing projects.

Kids Sewing (G2-G3)

- start a foundation for sewing with hand sewing. 

-strictly hand sewn projects 

  • Hand sewing (running, back, whip stitches)

  • Button sewing

  • Understand right and wrong sides

  • Draw shapes and patterns from fabric 

 

Fashion & Sewing I  Beginner Sewing (G4-G8)

- Introduction to basic hand and at-home sewing machine techniques 

  • Hand sewing (running, back, and whip stitches)

  • Button sewing (parallel and cross)

  • understanding the workings of an at-home sewing machine 

  • practice sewing techniques through multiple projects throughout the term

 

Fashion & Sewing II Advanced Sewing (G4-G8)

- Learn to read commercial patterns 

  • ​Strengthen hand sewing techniques with a variety of hem finishings

  • Learn to use an at-home serger machine 

  • Understand commercial sewing patterns

 

Fashion & Sewing III Apparel Sewing (G4-G8)

- Further knowledge and skills working with commercial clothing patterns.

  • Incorporate serging all pattern pieces

  • Read pattern instructions with full comprehension

Advanced Fashion & Sewing  Independent Sewing (G4-G8)

- Personal study of making personal projects (apparel and accessories)

  • Continue to strengthen sewing techniques through an array of projects 

  • Broaden knowledge of variant design details   

  • Experiment with different fabrics

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