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Curing the Tension Headache



Everybody, it seems, is afraid of adjusting the thread tension on their machines. But that dial is made to move for a reason! Join this class to learn the highs and lows of tension adjustment and gain the confidence to defy your home ec teacher's admonishments. You'll be rewarded with better stitch quality, the freedom to experiment with different thread weights and decorative stitches, and a general feeling of well-being, all without the help of Excedrin.
Skill Level:
beginner
Requirements:
Supply List: Sewing machine (with either manual or electronic tension control) in good working condition, with manual, power cord and foot control; Zigzag foot; Fancy Stitch foot; Free-motion foot; New needle: Microtex 80/12; Thread: Two contrasting colours (NOT BEIGE) of 50-wt 100% cotton (Konfetti). Wind a bobbin in one colour; Second thread: Two contrasting colours (NOT BEIGE) of 60-wt 100% cotton (Efina). Wind a bobbin in one colour; Small ruler; Frixion pen; Non-erasable pen or mechanical pencil (for writing on muslin); Basic sewing kit: Thread snips, awl, seam ripper, etc; Leave your fear at home.

Curing the Tension Headache

Cost:
$ 35.00
Includes fabric kit
Fri, Jun 10, 2022 at 10:00 am to Noon