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Darning & Mending On Your Sewing Machine



In this class, we will be using samples of denim, woven, and knit to learn how to mend and darn our clothing! In the world of fast fashion, there is a surplus of waste. As of 2023, the industry created 97 million tons of textile, packaging, and chemical waste. We can help combat this by learning how to repair our already owned and loved garments! We will discuss methods of free motion darning, using the darning program on your BERNINA, and applique to hide the boo-boos decoratively. We will also be using various types of stabilizer and discuss what is best to use when.

Please note: This is a skills class and we are using the samples to learn how to mend, darn, and applique. We will not be mending any items brought from home by students in class.

YOUR $40 KIT INCLUDES:
  • 8 Samples of Various Fabrics That Need To Be Fixed
  • Matching Thread
  • Stabilizer For Samples
  • OESD Stabilizer Guide
  • Class Handout With Room For Notes

WHAT TO BRING TO CLASS:
  • Your Machine In Good Working Order (Please Note: Machine must have the ability to lower the feed dogs so that you can free motion!!)
  • #1/#1C/#1D Reverse Pattern Foot
  • #9 Darning Foot
  • Darning Hoop
  • 3 Empty Bobbins To Fill In Class
  • Basic Sewing Supplies like Scissors, Needles, Marking Tools, etc.
  • #34/#34C/#34D Reverse Pattern Foot w/ Clear Sole (optional)
  • Additional Thread Colors To Make A Unique Mend (optional)
Please note: If you do not wish to bring your sewing machine, you can rent one during class from Studio BENRINA for a $10 fee.
Skill Level:
intermediate
Skill Details:
Must know how to sew proficiently to be in this class, with experience in multiple textile types.
Materials Included:
$40 Kit Fee Includes All Supplies and Handout
Instructor Name:
Megan Lynch

Darning & Mending On Your Sewing Machine

Cost:
$ 50.00
$50 Class Fee DOES NOT Include the $40 Kit Fee
Sat, May 4, 2024 at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
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Fri, May 17, 2024 at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
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