Undergraduate instructed workshop, Sewing machine basics

sewing machine

| 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm

Come learn from your peers how to operate a sewing machine, including the various components, how to thread the machine, wind bobbins, and sew forwards and backwards. Undergraduates Caroline Solomon and Casey Serrano will teach this workshop. 

Caroline is a fourth year studying Environmental Economics & Management and Russian. She is president of UGA’s Fashion Design Student Association and was project lead for the Close the Loop Sustainability Grant project. Close the Loop worked to combat fast fashion and reduce clothing waste through sewing repair workshops and included collaborations with the Swap Shop, Fair Fashion UGA, and other student organizations. She has several years of experience in machine and hand-sewing, clothing construction, and mending. 

Casey is a Makerspace student assistant and fourth year Geography student. Casey wants all students to feel confident using makerspace equipment. Casey was awarded UGA Student Employee of the Year in 2022 for their work creating project-based tutorials for the laser cutter and hand embroidery kits. In addition to experience designing and fabricating with 3D printers, a vinyl cutter, and laser cutter, Casey has many years of hand and machine sewing experience.

This workshop is free and open to all UGA undergraduates. Limited to 10 participants. Supplies provided. Please RSVP on the McBay Science Library Makerspace calendar.   

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