Intro To 4 Week “Sewing 101” Lessons



If you have ever wanted to learn to sew but classes local to you are difficult to find? expensive? or just not what you are looking for? Then this 4 week sew-along will help turn you into a bona fide seamstress!


The video below will explain the sew-along and how to enter the GIVEAWAY so make sure to watch.




Every Friday I will post a new step-by-step video with that weeks lesson, handout and homework if applicable and you will get the chance to sew along other new seamstresses learning just like you. It will be like having me there with you every week! You will also be able to post your progress,  questions and finished your skirt on the FLICKR group I created (Click HERE to join) just for our little group.

This is what all you need to do to SIGN UP  for class! 

1. enter your email address in the “Follow by Email” box in my sidebar

(If you already follow me here via email you are all set)


Simplicity.com has been generous enough to offer a GIVEAWAY of the pattern I will be using in class to two lucky winners! and I am GIVING away a $20 gift cards to help those two winners purchase fabric and notions! Enter to win by watching the video above and following the instructions given.

The Winner + Class Supplies Announced on Monday


Week #1

Sewing Machine Basic + Threading Basic Tools and Understanding Picking a Machine + What To Look For How To Read Pattern Envelopes How to Understand Measurements How to Read The Pattern How to Gather Tools and Fabric

Week #2

Tackling The Pattern Reading Instructions Understanding Pattern Markings Fabric Layouts Choosing Your Size Cutting The Pattern

Week #3

Discussing Fabric Laying Out Pattern Pieces Grain-lines and Importance Understanding Pattern Pieces and Instruction Cutting The Fabric Cutting Interfacings Creating A Lining Preparing For Sewing Sewing Part 1 (Step by Step)

Week #4 

Sewing Part 2 (Step by Step) Sewing A Lining Applying A Waistband Applying A Zipper Finishing The Skirt

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