Homemaker's Guide: Sewing Fundamentals
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Homemaker's Guide: Sewing Fundamentals

Learn the basic's of sewing and brush the dust off that forgotten sewing machine
4.5 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
23 students enrolled
Created by Daissy Garza
Last updated 1/2017
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 17 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Students will have the knowledge to properly wind a bobbin, thread their machine, and create beginner level projects.
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  • Before you take this course you want to make sure you have:
  • A sewing machine
  • Fabric of your choice (preferably cotton) cut into 18 x 18 piece
  • All-purpose thread (color that matches rabric)
  • Scissors
  • Bobbin
  • seam ripper
  • Straight pins
  • Pin cushion
  • ruler or yard stick

Dust off those forgotten sewing machines! It is time to rid yourself of the fear of using it. Do you know the different parts of your machine or how they function? Do you know the basic stitch and how to execute it? Learn the basics of sewing and complete those projects you always put aside. Anything from a dinner napkin to a dress can be achieved once learning the fundamentals. 

Taking this course, you will learn many of the basic fundamentals needed to execute projects you have wanted to do over the years. You will learn things like the following:

-How to wind a bobbin

-Threading your machine

-History of the Sewing Machine

-The parts and functions of your machine

-and much more!

This course was designed with the beginner hobbyist in mind, but may also be valuable to someone that is looking to create a career out of sewing! Bringing you as much information about sewing, this goal of this course is to leave you feeling confident and excited about the idea of sewing on your own!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for the homemaker who would like to learn how to use a sewing machine, about its components or anyone who would like to pick up sewing.
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Curriculum For This Course
29 Lectures
5 Lectures 09:44
Who is your instructor?

What is this course about?

What will you learn?

History of the Sewing Machine
2 Lectures 09:50
The Pioneers of the Sewing Machine

Understanding your sewing machine
4 Lectures 13:06
Sewing Machine Parts and their Functions

The parts of your machine

Winding the bobbin

Winding your Bobbin
Getting a Feel for your machine
5 Lectures 23:34
Threading your machine

How to Thread your Machine

Controlling the speed of your foot petal

Practice stitching

Practice on paper
Simple Dinner Linen
3 Lectures 07:48
Affordable mistakes, Small victory

Building confidence

Measuring and Cutting your Fabric
Pinning and prepping your material for sewing
4 Lectures 25:38
Marking your material

Marking your Project

Pressing and pinning seam

Pressing and Pinning your Project
Time to get some work done
4 Lectures 16:16
Stitching the seam


Locking seams in

Finishing your Project
2 Lectures 02:25

Conclusion- What you've learned
About the Instructor
Daissy Garza
4.5 Average rating
3 Reviews
23 Students
1 Course
Professional Homemaker

           Mother to 2 children, Daissy takes pride in the family she is growing and tending to. In her free time, she takes part in many hobbies that include gardening, sewing, and cooking. Wife to a truck driver and entrepreneur, she knows what it takes to hold down the fort. She also home-schools her children and enjoys seeing her children learn and flourish. Studying business through college Daissy helps run her family’s businesses through accounting, recording keeping, and much more.

                Daughter to two Mexican immigrants, Daissy has experienced the hard work of her parents on what it takes to sustain a home with her and her 4 sisters. Her parents taught her and her sisters how to care for a home, and so much more. She is now always looking to help others, it’s no wonder teaching is one of the things she finds most rewarding.

                Because of Daissy’s love for family and teaching she has recently decided to teach others whom may want to learn, the skills that she has developed over the years. If you receive the opportunity to take any of her courses you will find that she teaches from the heart and cares if you leave with more than what you came in with.