Learn to Sew: Placemats and Napkins, Saturday March 10, 2-6 pm
Skill Level: Learn to Sew, ages 18 and up
Decorate your table with a fun set of napkins and coordinating placemats! In this class you will learn to create rolled hems with a BERNINA serger and stitch perfect mitered corners to give your placemats a professional finish. You will gain experience using a rotary cutter, edge-stitching and learn pressing techniques. This class is perfect for first-time sewists and for beginners who want to gain confidence using our classroom BERNINA sewing machines.
Supplies: *yardage is for two placemats and two napkins
• Placemats Main: ½ yard print or solid medium-weight cotton canvas.
• Placemats Contrast: ½ yard print or solid quilting-weight cotton
• Napkins: ½ yard print or solid quilting cotton or one fat quarter per napkin • Wash-away Wonder Tape
• Coordinating all-purpose thread to match your main fabric (such as Mettler Metrosene Plus.)
*Thread for the sergers (napkin hems) will be supplied in class in a variety of neutral colors, which may include white, grey and black.
*Time typically allows for finishing one placemat and two napkins during class. You may use our open sewing studio to finish your project or use the skills you learn in class to make more at home.
Please purchase supplies in advance of your class. If you plan to shop for supplies the day of your class we recommend arriving at least 30 minutes early.
All supplies are available for purchase at Modern Domestic.
What is a “Learn to Sew” class at Modern Domestic?
You have never touched a sewing machine before or it has been years since you have. You know very little to nothing about sewing but you are eager to get started.