Hemming Techniques

Learn different hemming techniques so you can modify and professionally finish your garments


One of the most common things I hear from new students when asked why they want to learn to sew is: "So I can hem my own pants!" This class will provide you with a wide array of hemming techniques that you can use/apply to hem your trousers, jeans, skirts, shirts, shorts, and knit garments too.


What You'll Learn

In the interest of time you will NOT be hemming actual garments, instead you will make small samples of each of these hemming techniques:

  • Double fold (2 types)
  • Zig zag
  • Blind hem
  • Rolled hem
  • Original jean hem
  • Twin needle
  • Bias bound
  • Hem tape
  • Lace hem tape
  • Serged (will be demoed with a serger)

Prerequisites

This class is for anyone who already knows how to sew, or the confident beginner who knows how to use a sewing machine and basic sewing techniques. If you're new to sewing, check out these options: Quick-Project workshops, Beginner Basics class, or the in-depth Intro to Sewing Course.


Materials to Bring

  • Thread
  • Your sewing machine, along with these presser feet:
    • Zig zag
    • Overedge
    • Rolled hem
    • Blind hem
    • Edge stitch
  • All other materials will be provided

Price

Private Sewing Classes When and Where You Want

Price / Person:

1 = $35 / hour
2+ = $55 / person
Duration
1 x 2 hour session

Sewing machines available if you don't have your own.

Discounts

Discounts are available for multiple people in your group, so bring friends or family members too.

2 students
$55 / person
3 students
$50 / person
4 students
$45 / person
5 students
$40 / person




Travel Fee

If you want the class/lesson to take place at your location, input your address to find your travel zone and related travel fee. The travel fee is charged per trip.

Zone 1 = $10 / trip
Zone 2 = $15 / trip
Zone 3 = $20 / trip

Zone 1 = $10 / trip
Zone 2 = $15 / trip
Zone 3 = $20 / trip
* Outside the travel zones, please contact me.

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About the Instructor

Vanessa has 18+ years of experience teaching adults and children. She was an instructor at the Stitch Lab where she taught intro and specialty sewing classes, gave private lessons, hosted parties, and ran summer camps. In addition to sewing, she has also taught art, English and grammar to children as young as two all the way through high school-aged kids. Her teaching experience extends overseas as well when Vanessa was in the Peace Corps and she taught grades 1-12, and ran clubs and summer camps. Vanessa has taught adults and kids of all ages, and especially likes seeing how everyone applies their newfound sewing skills to express themselves.

Vanessa is a full-time seamstress, working with clients on a wide variety of custom projects and production, that helps to keep her current with the latest sewing trends and technologies. She is also a machine service technician and has expert knowledge on a wide range of sewing machines. This experience is shared with her students by showing them how to properly use and maintain their sewing machine.




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Hemming Techniques

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