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2-Day Beginner Track: Sewing Basics and Certification

  • Dates: 07 – 07 Jul, 2018
  • <strong>Location:</strong> Baltimore, Maryland
  • <strong>Address:</strong> 1400 Greenmount Ave
  • <strong>Contact:</strong> Will Holman
  • <strong>Email:</strong> <a href='mailto:will@openworksbmore.com'>will@openworksbmore.com</a>
  • Website: http://www.openworksbmore.com/
  • <strong>Phone:</strong> (410) 862-0428
2-Day Beginner Track: Sewing Basics and Certification
 
Required prior to using the sewing machines in the textiles shop during open work hours, this 2-day course provides an overview of the textiles shop as well as giving basic instruction and plenty of practice time to make sure you’re comfortable and confident with the machines.
 
It covers safety and how-to for using the sewing machines with hands-on instruction as well as best practices for working in a community shop. You walk away with the certification and access to the space, confidence to use the machines, an understanding of control and material and a sewn bag from the 2-day class.
Classes take place on Saturdays and occur 2 weeks in a row, i.e.: Saturday, July 8 and July 15, etc. 
 
Location: Textiles Shop
Cost: $85
 
Interested in scholarship opportunities?
Email education@openworksbmore.com or call 410-862-0424

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