CD-592 | Sewing Essentials

Students will learn basic hand sewing techniques, and sewing/overlock machine operations. They will learn the fundamentals of fabric grain, pattern layout, cutting, sewing, pressing and hand finishing, through a variety of sewing projects, which includes learning how to utilize commercial sewing patterns.
Total Program Hours: 30 hours

Sewing Essentials

Classroom: West Hall, Room W-323, Paramus

Student Supply: 

  • Pattern: New Look Sewing Pattern Misses’, Men’s, & Teens’ Separates
    Item Number N6859
  • Industrial Sewing Kit : Call the College Campus Bookstore at 201-445-7174 to purchase. 
  • 1 yard of solid cotton fabric or cotton sewing muslin
  • 1 spool of contrasting color thread
  • #8 or #9 Sharps – hand sewing needles
  • 18” clear plastic ruler
  • Fabric scissors
  • Dressmaker pins
  • White or yellow tailor’s marking pencil
  • Seam ripper
  • Tape measure

If you have any questions, please contact your instructor, Barbara Arata-Gavere, at [email protected].

Course: Sewing Essentials & Techniques

Start Date End Date Fee
March 23rd, 2024 June 8th, 2024 $450
Course Content
Sewing Essentials & Techniques - CD-592 002
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Mar 23rd, 2024 Jun 8th, 2024 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBD Paramus 3