Sewing (Beginner)

4 weeks Course


Whether you're a complete beginner or someone looking to refresh their sewing skills, this class is tailored for you. You'll learn everything about your sewing machine, from threading and basic maintenance to using different stitches effectively. We'll cover understanding machine dials and settings, mastering control over fabric, and ensuring consistent stitching. Throughout the course, you'll start with simple projects to build confidence and progress to more challenging ones. Topics include reading patterns, basic hand-sewing techniques, handling buttons, zippers, buttonholes, and working with various fabric types from easy to more intricate materials.

Requirements: Sewing machine and accessories (these include: machine feet, bobbins, needles, scissors, seam ripper, measuring tape, hand needles, machine needles, straight pins, thread, scraps of fabric, pen and paper).

You may enroll in a Continuing Education course at Canadore College if you are 19 years of age or older or if you have earned an Ontario Secondary School Diploma/Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or equivalent.

We recommend that you use a computer to complete the online registration process as you may encounter an error if using a device such as a phone or tablet. If you have already encountered an error when registering please contact us:

Admissions Office

Continuing Education Office

705.474.7600 ext. 5123

705.474.7600 ext. 5601

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Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.