ONSITE: Introduction to Sewing for Your Home

Learn the basics of how to use a sewing machine, cutting tools and work with fabric. We'll create two different types of pillow covers; one with a flap and the other with a zipper closure design.

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  • Students must follow current Covid-19 protocols, as outlined by our website. For more info visit This is an On-site course. On-site courses do not come with studio access outside of class time. Paid open studio access is available through our Studio Access Program: if interested please visit

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About the Instructor

Michelle Carter

Michelle Selwyn is a textile maker in Richmond, VA. She received her undergraduate degree in Craft and Material Studies at VCU. Since graduating a few years ago Michelle has been setting up her studio practice working towards weaving yardage of fabric that will be used for garment production. She is excited to be teaching classes at VisArts to help pass on the love of weaving to all!

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ONSITE: Introduction to Sewing for Your Home

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Class Details
January 11 - February 16 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Day: Wed
Tuition: $145.00
Member Tuition: $130.50
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Michelle Carter
Level: Beginner