Intro to Serger --- Making an Infinity Scarf (Saturday Afternoons)

DATE: Oct 17 - 31, 2020
TIME:   2:00pm - 5:00pm
# OF CLASSES: 3 
LOCATION: 404 McArthur Ave. Ottawa, On
Max. number of students: 6
Min. number of students to run: 5

 

Did you get your own serger machine, but you're not sure how exactly does it work or what can you do with it?  Don’t worry we can help you with that!

This course will give you an introduction to serger parts and basic features that will help you to feel more capable and comfortable using your serger and also to understand how to use your serger to its fullest potential.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Machine basics parts, to better understand how it works.
  • How to use differential feed and stitch length in order to get the best results when using them.
  • How to properly thread your machine to avoid problems.
  • Adjusting the cutting width of your fabric.
  • Different stitches using 2, 3, and 4 thread:  serging, flatlock stitch, rolled hem and when to use them.
  • Decorative stitches using specialty thread.
  • Troubleshooting, cleaning and maintenance of your machine.
  • How to sew inside and outside curves and corner successfully for professional finishes.

 

IN-CLASS PROJECT

  • Infinity Scarf

 

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING

  • Your serger machine 
  • Instruction manual (If you don’t have one, it's likely that you'll be able to find it online) 


PREREQUISITE

Sewing I or Intermediate sewing ability

 

MATERIALS

Materials are not included. Materials are not included. A list of materials will be provided by your instructor before the first class or the first day of class. 

**Visit our Fabric and Notions boutique ( Book an appointment herewhere you'll find a wide selection of recycled fabric and notions at a reasonable price**

 

IMPORTANT INFO

In order to provide a safe place to all our community and reduce the spread of the virus, we have modified our programs to adhere to the provincial and Ottawa Public Health safety and health guidelines.

EcoEquitable Inc. and its staff commit themselves to comply and exceed the requirements and recommendations of Ottawa Public health and to put in place and adopt all necessary measures to reduce the spread of the virus.

Participant's COVID-19 Questionnaire: Please complete and submit the questionnaire online here ... or if you prefer please print out this PDF file, fill it out and hand it in to your instructor on your first class. 

Refund/Cancellation policy: Please visit our COVID-19 Refund Policy

If you have further questions, please contact us to classes(@)ecoequitable(dot)ca