Sewing is a lifelong learning skill, and this class covers the fundamentals so you can operate a sewing machine with confidence. You will learn everything you need to know to get started including selecting the right needle and thread; winding a bobbin; threading a machine; stitch settings; tension adjustments; trouble shooting common problems; and best practices. A basic sewing machine will be provided for you to use in this class, and you will be able to apply what you learn to any sewing machine that you own. This class will prepare you to make your own projects whether you like to craft, make a quilt, sew garments, or create home décor projects. You will practice some common sewing techniques so you will be well-prepared to tackle your sewing projects. This course is meant for the true beginner with little or no sewing experience. Enrollment will be limited so the instructor can provide ample attention to each student. All class materials will be provided.