Sewing Techniques: Fundamentals Online

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$625 4 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Jul 12, 6:00pm - Aug 18, 8:30pm Central Time (12 sessions)

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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this sewing class:

Joining fabrics to cover the body and create shelter has been a prized skill in the progress of civilization. Students will build on that tradition by learning fundamental seams and finishes used in modern day garment construction. Industry standards of sewing are emphasized and all techniques are taught and practiced on professional, industrial sewing machines. 

In addition to creating a personal library of seam samples, students will apply the techniques in two basic projects. The class will also discuss fabric characteristics and the proper copying and cutting of patterns. Once mastered, these techniques can be used to sew together garments from patterns, create original designs, or explore fabric as a medium for soft sculpture. 

No previous sewing experience is necessary. A sewing machine is required.

Note: This online course will combine live sessions weekly with independent work time. The Canvas learning management system and Zoom video conferencing platform will be used to access course content and communicate with the instructor and peers.

A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited degree programs as well as Continuing Studies programs for adults and children, ages 4-18. Considered one of the most influential art and design schools in the world, SAIC has continuing studies programs available to all skill levels. Students develop their creative and critical abilities while working with renowned faculty, utilizing state-of-the-art resources, and visiting the breath-taking galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
FOR ADULTS:
  • 100 percent tuition refund one week prior to first class.
  • No refunds will be issued less that one week prior to first class.
FOR KIDS:
  • 100 percent tuition refund prior to Friday, May 13.
  • 100 percent tuition refund less $100 cancellation fee after May 13 and prior to the second class.
  • No refunds will be issued after the second class has met.
Any requests for exceptions to the cancellation policy as stated above must be submitted in writing and accompanied by the school's refund exception form which will be sent to you by CourseHorse after we receive your request.
Start Dates (1)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 8:30pm Central Time TBD 12 $625
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Jul 14 6:00pm - 8:30pm Central Time TBD
Mon, Jul 19 6:00pm - 8:30pm Central Time TBD
Wed, Jul 21 6:00pm - 8:30pm Central Time TBD
Mon, Jul 26 6:00pm - 8:30pm Central Time TBD
Wed, Jul 28 6:00pm - 8:30pm Central Time TBD
Mon, Aug 02 6:00pm - 8:30pm Central Time TBD
Wed, Aug 04 6:00pm - 8:30pm Central Time TBD
Mon, Aug 09 6:00pm - 8:30pm Central Time TBD
Wed, Aug 11 6:00pm - 8:30pm Central Time TBD
Mon, Aug 16 6:00pm - 8:30pm Central Time TBD
Wed, Aug 18 6:00pm - 8:30pm Central Time TBD

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