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Tool Training: Serger 101 At Technicopia Downtown Makerspace

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Date & Time: Tuesday, December 6, 2022
6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Suggested Audiences: Elders, Adult, College, High School, Middle School
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Technocopia in The Printer's Building
44 Portland Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Cost: $40-$75
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**In order to take this class, students must have successfully passed the sewing machine tool training at Technocopia**
This class is for people with little to no serger experience. A serger is a machine that uses up to four threads to sew a seam, cut off the raw edges, and finish the edges in a neat stitch pattern all at the same time. Using the Textile Studio's Juki MO-1000 serger, students will learn the parts of a serger, how to thread, operate, and maintain the machine, and how to use the tools available in the sewing area of the textile studio at Technocopia.. We will also go over safe cutting with rotary mats and rulers and shop standards of cleanliness and organization.
The practice project for this class will be the creation of a tool roll up pouch. A small selection of free fabric is available to students for this project, but students are also welcome to bring in their own piece (½ yd) of heavy, stiff fabric (such as home decor fabric, duck canvas, or a heavy cotton) if they prefer.
Successful completion of this class will result in certification of Technocopia members to use the serger in the textile studio. For non-members, this makes students eligible to participate in upcoming project based classes, and for members, this results in free use of the machine during their membership hours.
Successful completion of this class will result in certification of Technocopia members to use the serger in the textile studio. For members with more advanced serging experience, contact BEFORE signing up for serger class to discuss an alternative certification process.
Please fill out this online student registration form and liability waiver before visiting our makerspace:
The Instructor, Jessica Sadlier, is a Technocopia member with extensive experience in sewing, both garment and craft, and fiber arts. She is a multi-disciplinary designer and maker with an extensive history of creative projects and pursuits who has worked in a variety of disciplines including architecture, design tech, marketing, prop design and costume design. Jessica loves to combine various media and techniques to create interesting projects ranging from functional decor to wearable tech. She relishes the challenges and thrills of learning new skills and enjoys sharing this experience with others through fun, accessible, and high quality creative educational experiences.
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Phone: 774-420-2244
Entered by: Technocopia

Created: August 1, 2022 at 10:45 AM
Last Modified: August 1, 2022 at 2:05 PM

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