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Sew a Cool Back-to-School Desk Accessories Collection by Hand
Ellen Lumpkin Brown
In this one-week class, students will learn how to sew a personalized pencil case; a desk organizer tray; a stuffed cactus potted plant and more!
In this week-long workshop, we will use innovative patterns, a bit of fabric and a needle and thread to stitch a cool collection of useful items for your desk including organizer trays; a pencil case; and a decorative potted cactus that never needs watering! The sewing lesson will include applied mathematics including measurement, proportion and geometry. Each day, we will review the pattern and instructions, select fabrics, cut, and sew. At least 3 unique items will be completed during the...
Students will learn: Different types of fabric and what makes a good fabric choice How to measure and mark fabric How to thread a needle and tie a knot (if they are not already familiar, I will teach this) How to read and follow a simple pattern How to cut fabric and/or felt How to use elastic How to stitch layers of fabric together Measurement How to create a simple personalized embellishment The difference between fabric 'inside' and 'outside' Finishing techniques An illustrated project printout will be available at the end of each session so that students can sew independently if they desire
Several 1/4 yard pieces of fabric Several threaded needles (I will teach this if students are unfamiliar) All purpose thread 1/2 yard of elastic 1/4 yard of craft felt (or three 9x12" pieces of felt) Ruler Scissors a few pins an embroidery needle Embroidery floss A regular pencil Scraps of felt
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Parent or caregiver presence is useful as we will be using scissors, needles and pins to make the items.
Meet the teacher
Hello There! I’m Ellen Lumpkin Brown and I so excited to share my expertise with you! I am a bit obsessed with sewing. I know that might sound a little odd but it’s true - for me, sewing is power! It is powerful to be able to make what you want....
$65for 5 classes
5x per week, 1 week
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(1)
Completed by 5 learners
Live video meetings
3-6 learners per class