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, W-323

Student Supply: 

  • Sewing Pattern # N6859 – Size A:  Available online
  • Industrial Sewing Kit : Available at the College Bookstore (201-445-7174) or online  
  • One yard of solid cotton fabric or muslin
  • One spool of contrasting color thread
  • Hand-Sewing Needles – Sharps #8 or #9
  • 18” Clear Plastic Ruler
  • Fabric Scissor
  • Dressmaker Pins
  • Tailor’s Marking Pencil
  • Seam Ripper
  • Tape Measure
  • Fabric for the sewing project: to be discussed in class.

If you need accommodations, please call the Disability Services at 201-612-5269.

Course: Sewing Essentials & Techniques

Start Date End Date Fee
October 5th, 2024 December 14th, 2024 $460
Course Content
Sewing Essentials & Techniques - CD-592 001
Start Date End Date Class Schedule Time Instructor Location Credits/CEU's
Oct 5th, 2024 Dec 14th, 2024 Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBD Paramus 3