Learn to Sew
This class covers the basics of sewing. A discussion on which tools are needed to be a successful sewer, how to use some of the most basic stitches, and how to maintain and troubleshoot your machine. Attendees will learn how to change needles and presser feet, wind bobbins, thread a machine and bobbin, and experience the outcome of adjustments to length and width during sewing.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own, personal machines to this class. There are a few loaner machines available. If you need to borrow a machine for this class, please call or text Sue, the class instructor, at 865-385-2773 as soon as possible so you may reserve a machine. All other materials for this class will be provided and are included in the fee.
There will be a fee for this class of $40 for the general public, $35 for current Knox Makers members. There will be a maximum of 4 spots for this class. If no tickets are sold 48 hours prior to the time the class is scheduled to begin, the class will be canceled.
Knox Makers is a place for the Knoxville area’s engineers, artists, hobbyists, innovators, educators and entrepreneurs to work and play. We are a technology and art collective dedicated to the promotion of creativity enabled and informed by science. Our lectures, workshops, and outreach programs inspire and educate both members and the general public. Our workshop provides members with both the space for large projects and the tools to complete them. We are a non-profit educational organization supported by member dues and staffed by volunteers.