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Tool Training: Sewing Machine

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Technocopia

44 Portland St

Sixth Floor

Worcester, MA 01608

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This class is for people with little to no sewing machine experience. Students will learn the parts of a sewing machine, how to thread, operate and maintain machine, and how to use the tools available in the sewing area of the textile studio at Technocopia. The students will learn on a Singer Heavy Duty 4423 machine the following: power on/off, pedal attachment, backstitch button, handwheel operation, winding bobbins, loading bobbins, threading machine, changing needles, safe cutting with rotary mats and rulers, simple maintenance of machines, stitch and tension adjustments, and shop standards of cleanliness and organization.

The practice project for this class will be the creation of a small credit or business card wallet. A small selection of free fabric is available to students for this project, but students are also welcome to bring in their own piece of quilters cotton (¼ of yard will be plenty) if they prefer.

Successful completion of this class will result in certification of Technocopia members to use the sewing machines in the textile studio. For members with more advanced sewing experience, contact annie.stegink@technocoipa.org to discuss a more appropriate certification process.

The Instructor, Annie Stegink, has been a Technocopia member for the past year, and has recently jumped into the position of Textiles Shop Steward with great enthusiasm! She has a wide range of hobbies, but has been sewing since she was a young kid tinkering in her Grandma’s sewing room. Coming from an interesting background in engineering, farming, and carpentry, she enjoys seeing how things are made and how pieces are put together to create something beautiful. Her favorite sewing projects are quilts, especially in the winter. Although Annie is not an expert in all areas of sewing, she is excited to see what people are interested in making, and facilitating a space where everyone can learn together!

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Technocopia

44 Portland St

Sixth Floor

Worcester, MA 01608

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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