Top 10 Reasons for Sewing Skills

January 11th, 2016 by kecrowe745

Sewing machine

Never sewn a stitch in your life? Want to learn how to use a sewing machine? Get to know the ins and outs of a standard sewing machine so you can easily maneuver and operate one on your own.

Then, take on the challenge of learning how to make your own clothes or sew home decor items to suit your personal style. Learn how to select, cut, and stitch commercial sewing patterns.

Besides the satisfaction of learning something new in one of our Continuing Education courses, you will also enjoy the following benefits:

  1. Sewing teaches discipline, calmness, and patience.
  2. Sewing encourages creativity and a sense of accomplishment, especially for children.
  3. If you need assistance or inspiration, there is an endless amount of free online and print resources.
  4. It is amazingly cool to follow a compliment with, “Well, I made that!”
  5. Providing loved-ones and charity organizations with handmade items is fulfilling.
  6. Meet a completely new community of supportive, hip sewers from all over the world.
  7. Sewing allows you to be kinder to the environment by upcycling existing items.
  8. You can easily make money sewing popular items others want.
  9. Personalize the look and fit of anything you want or need, from home décor to clothing.

Register today to learn how to sew or improve your skills:

Class: Sewing Machine Basics
Dates: February 4 – March 3
Times: Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Wilmington Campus
Cost: $55

Class: Sewing Small-Scale Projects
Dates: April 14 – May 5
Times: Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: Wilmington Campus
Cost: $55

About the Instructor:

As a self-taught sewer of several years, Cheryl Saba loves the creative process of turning fabric and simple objects into beautiful clothing and accessories, and useful, decorative home items. Having been a professional teacher for almost twenty years now, Cheryl loves to introduce people to creation through sewing, share sewing projects and knowledge with others, and host sewing and craft parties. Her philosophy is that we can all create beauty through hand and heart.