hand sewing basics: in person
Please note this is an in person lesson, and is only available to students in the Washington, D.C. area. If you are not in the Washington, D.C. area, click here for the virtual lesson, conducted via Zoom.
If you've been curious about hand sewing, repairing your own clothing, or the simple beauty of hand embroidery, this is the lesson for you!
In two and a half hours, you will learn the most common hand stitches used in sewing garments and accessories, mending clothing, and in hand embroidery.
This 2.5 hour lesson comes with a kit that includes everything you need to complete your first hand sewing project (a mini sewing kit!).
lesson duration: one 2.5 hour session
materials: all included
This kit includes:
- felt & cotton fabric for sewing kit
- practice fabric
- paper templates & written instructions
- embroidery hoop
- hand sewing & embroidery needles
- needle threader
- leather thimble
- two buttons
- spool of all-purpose thread
- embroidery floss
- bobbins for embroidery floss
- thread snips