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Intro to Sewing

Intro to Sewing



March 23
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Bellingham Makerspace
1 Bellis Fair Parkway, #618, next to Dick's Sporting Goods
Bellingham, WA 98226 United States
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Learn sewing tools, notions, and the basic functions of a sewing machine while making a tote bag!

Learn the basics of machine and hand sewing in this 1.5 hour class.

In class we will learn:

  • Sewing tools and notions
  • Sewing machine parts and safe use
  • Hands on sewing machine

Students will receive a kit with all the fabric, notions and tools needed.

Class Length: 1-1/2 hours

Min/max registrations: 1-4

Prerequisites: None

Instructor bio: Jeanette Clark has been sewing for 30 years and enjoys a number of crafts like crochet, quilting, jewelry making and furniture making.


By purchasing and/or attending this class session, you are agreeing to abide by the Bellingham Makerspace Code of Conduct and signing off on our Waiver of Liability.

Important Information 

COVID-19: Too keep everyone safe; masks (can provide), hand sanitizing (at entrances), and social distancing are encouraged at Makerspace. Maximum class size has been reduced to allow for social distancing.

Class fees: All class fees include materials. If you are a current Bellingham Makerspace member or scheduled volunteer you may select the discounted member registration. Some instructors offer scholarship discounts and volunteers may be eligible for training discounts.

Cancellations: All classes have a minimum number of participants. If the instructor specified number is not reached 24hrs before the class is scheduled to start, the class will be cancelled and any registrations refunded (Eventbrite fees are non refundable).

Refund policy: You may request a refund from Eventbrite no later than 24hrs before the class starts (Eventbrite fees are non refundable). After that point instructors and participants are committed and we won’t be able to provide any refunds.

Other FAQs

  • When and where to arrive? Park near Dick’s Sporting Goods. You can enter the mall through Dick’s. We are the first door on the right.
  • What to bring/not to bring? No loose hair or clothing.
  • Is there an age limit? Under 18, please bring an adult assistant.

Other questions? Email us at manager@bellinghammakerspace.org