Sewing 101

Learn to sew your own project, and walk away ready to show off your rad skills.
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 10/2014 English

Course Description

Always wanted to learn to sew? Not quite sure how to get started? Have no fear, we’ve got you covered! Roxy, our resident sewing expert at Brit + Co, is going to walk you through everything you need to know to become a sewing rockstar. She’ll start by walking you through the pros and cons of different fabric types. From there, discover some of the most creative places we know to buy colorful fabrics and the right tools. Finally you’ll learn to sew not one, not two—but three different projects. Learn to make a cloth napkin, a pillowcase and a chic maxi skirt.

What are the requirements?

  • To complete the projects in this class you'll need: a sewing machine, jersey spandex knit (3 yards), matching polyester thread, elastic, measuring tape, seam ripper, and straight pins.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You'll learn the basics of sewing, plus create three different projects.

Who is the target audience?

  • Take this class if you have a sewing machine, and want to learn basic sewing skills.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Fabric Fundamentals
Sew Machine Anatomy
Section 2: Easy Projects
Easy Projects: Napkin
Easy Projects: Pillows
Section 3: Advanced Project: Maxi Skirt
Maxi Skirt: Measurements & Pinning
Maxi Skirt: Sewing
Maxi Skirt: Waist Band
Maxi Skirt: Hemming
Section 4: Tips & Tricks
Tips & Tricks

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Instructor Biography

Brit + Co, We unlock creativity by educating and inspiring makers.

At Brit + Co, we believe everyone is a maker.

That's why our mission is to unlock creativity by teaching, inspiring, and supporting the maker community. From calligraphy to DIY electronics, we team up with pro DIY-ers to offer six e-classes that add creativity and fun to your everyday life. Our online community is made of of millions of makers, and each one of our instructor partners was handpicked from our community based on their expertise in their craft.

Not only do we help teach you skills with e-classes, but we also give you access to DIY tools and supplies to start making. You can get the full Brit + Co experience by visiting our website.

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