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Sewing Techniques

at Linda Z's Sewing Center - Arlington Heights

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Arlington Heights, Suburbs
1216 E Central Rd
Btwn Arlington Heights Rd & Arthur Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60005
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this sewing & textile class:

A class for new sewers, it also is great as a refresher course for others. You will learn the basic 3Ts – Terms, Tools and Techniques!

Join us and also learn:
  • Sewing Machines – What you need to look for when buying a new machine
  • Essential Supplies and Tools – What to buy now and what to put on your wish list
  • Thread – Why is thread important
  • Fabric – The basis for a perfect result after all of your hard work
  • Patterns – Determining size, type and how to read the back cover
  • Laying Out and Cutting a Pattern – Pinning and cutting tips
  • Sewing the Perfect Seam – Learn tips for sewing straight lines
  • Sewing curves – De-mystify this!
  • Marking Tools and How To’s
  • Pressing – Some say proper pressing is more important than sewing (?)
  • Removing Stiches – Un-sewing happens to the best of us
  • Seam Finishes
  • Darts
  • Zippers (regular & invisible) – Do not be intimidated when sewing in a zipper
  • Hemming – There is more than one way
  • Facings – How to have pretty necklines and armholes
  • Button Holes – This doesn’t have to be scary
  • Other Fasteners – Discover a few options to a button hole

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Refund Policy
You must make cancellations at least 7 days prior to class. You will be issued a store credit provided that your cancellation does not reduce the class participation below minimum.

Linda Z’s and our guest teachers reserve the right to cancel 48 hours prior to any class if participation level is below minimum. (Minimum number of students is four.) If we cancel a class due to lack of registration, you will be given a full refund.

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School: Linda Z's Sewing Center

Linda Z's Sewing Center

Linda Z's has been serving the Arlington Heights area since 1967! Actually, it started before then, because Linda's mother was very accomplished in the field of sewing and Linda obviously grew up knowing the difference between a Singer and a singer.

At the University of Minnesota, Linda observed and...

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