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In-Person: Sewing - Introduction to the Sewing Machine

2022-08-06 10:30:00 2022-08-06 12:30:00 America/New_York In-Person: Sewing - Introduction to the Sewing Machine Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. Southwest Branch

Saturday, August 06
10:30am - 12:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-08-06 10:30:00 2022-08-06 12:30:00 America/New_York In-Person: Sewing - Introduction to the Sewing Machine Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams. Southwest Branch

Southwest Branch

Technology Classroom

Ever wanted to make your own custom clothes, home decor, costumes or accessories? Join us in this basic sewing class and learn about sewing safety, basic sewing machine skills and stitching seams.

  • Class Duration: 2 hours
  • Age Requirements: 13-Adult, 11-12 with accompanying adult
  • Recommended Prerequisite: None
  • Required Skills: None
  • Materials Fee: None
  • Out of District Fee: $10 (includes class and materials fees)

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Maker/DIY | Life Skills |

TAGS: | tec101 | sewing | fiberarts | back-to-school |

Southwest Branch

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Aug 15 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Aug 16 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Aug 17 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Aug 18 10:00AM to 7:00PM
Fri, Aug 19 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Aug 20 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Aug 21 Closed

About the branch

The Southwest Branch opened on March 21, 1989 in a beautiful Mediterranean style building designed by Schweizer and Associates Architecture Firm, who also designed the Orlando Public Library. Serving the Dr. Phillips and Metrowest communities, Southwest is near International Drive and the attractions. Southwest is a popular place for local adults, children, students and tourists.

Read the Southwest blog often for more information on upcoming programs for children and adults, book news and book club discussions, technology classes, art exhibits, new library materials, and more. Email us your suggestions or questions; or post a comment. Let us hear from you!

Upcoming events

Thu, Aug 18, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Thu, Aug 18, 10:30am - 10:55am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Aug 18, 11:00am - 11:25am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Aug 18, 11:30am - 11:45am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Fri, Aug 19, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Sat, Aug 20, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Sun, Aug 21, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Early Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Tue, Aug 23, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Voting will take place from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Tue, Aug 23, 10:15am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Take your knitting to the next level. Learn how to knit cables to beautify your knitting.

Wed, Aug 24, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Learn Internet concepts and terminology. Become familiar with Web browsers while surfing the Web.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 24, 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Start hand embroidery today. Learn the basics of using a hoop and needles to create running, back and cross stitches to create a beautiful sampler.

Thu, Aug 25, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Display your data in stunning charts and graphs. Insert recommended and custom charts. Edit chart data, elements and styles.

Thu, Aug 25, 10:30am - 10:55am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Aug 25, 11:00am - 11:25am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Aug 25, 11:30am - 11:45am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Aug 25, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Dread analyzing data? Simplify the process and create meaningful reports using the powerful PivotTable tools. Learn how to create and customize PivotTables and PivotCharts using Microsoft Excel.

Sat, Aug 27, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Need to pack up some small things for a trip to a theme park or just carry snacks for a short hike? This is the perfect easy to make backpack for those times when you only need to carry a few things.

Sat, Aug 27, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Technology Classroom
Make a cute juice box case for your portable charger in this easy, introductory embroidery project.

Mon, Aug 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Now, that big kid is back in school, it’s baby time! Focus on baby, while moving to the shape of fun through songs and rhymes which develop early literacy skills. Recommended for babies 0-18 months.

Tue, Aug 30, 10:15am - 10:45am
Technology Classroom
Are you stuck on a software-related project or simply need constructive ideas to get you started? Let us help! A technology trainer will be available to assist you in this open lab.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories and engage in hands-on learning activities to celebrate World Elephant Day. Recommended for preschoolers.

Tue, Aug 30, 12:45pm - 2:45pm
Technology Classroom
Create a classic pillowcase with a contrasting cuff. Professionally finish your project with French seams, while practicing straight stitches. Students are required to bring fabric.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 31, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Learn about search engines and search techniques to help you find exactly what you are looking for on the Web.

Wed, Aug 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Help your child explore their world with stories and activities that encourage mathematical thinking. Recommended for toddlers 18-36 months.

Wed, Aug 31, 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Technology Classroom
Add to your stitch repertoire. Learn how to create French knots, chain stitches and satin stitches, while practicing the running and back stitches.

Wed, Aug 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Go back to school in style by making a statement with new decorations for your backpack. Recommended for ages 9-12.

Thu, Sep 01, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Sep 01, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Identify the basic features and tools to get you started. Learn how to create a presentation by using templates, text, and picture files.

Thu, Sep 01, 10:30am - 10:55am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Sep 01, 11:00am - 11:25am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Sep 01, 11:30am - 11:45am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Sep 01, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Capture your audience attention with a visually compelling presentation. Learn how to insert and customize SmartArt graphics, tables, charts and video.

Sat, Sep 03, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Create a classic infinity scarf. Turn a simple rectangle of fabric into a stylish accessory. Students are required to bring thread and fabric.

Sat, Sep 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Technology Classroom
Animate stories with code. Create custom characters and backgrounds, then write programs to bring your stories to life with motion & sound. Learn the basics of computer science with the ScratchJr app.

Tue, Sep 06, 10:15am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Learn the basics of lace knitting. Create a beautiful knitted lace bookmark.

Tue, Sep 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Preschoolers will celebrate grandparents through stories, songs, and a special craft. All grandparents are welcome. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tue, Sep 06, 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Technology Classroom
Create polished documents in Microsoft Word. Navigate the Word user interface and apply basic word processing techniques to create a formatted letter. Ensure readability with basic review tools.

Wed, Sep 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Fuel your creativity with a cardboard box! Explore imaginary places with friends during an interactive storytime and free play. Recommended for toddlers 18-36 months.

Wed, Sep 07, 10:45am - 11:45am
Technology Classroom
Discover how you can use Microsoft's powerful productivity tools to connect and collaborate with your team. Learn how to access and install apps, and store and share files.

Wed, Sep 07, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Learn to create a safe sleep environment, the 5s technique to soothe babies, and how to avoid Shaken Baby Syndrome at this class presented in partnership with the Florida Department of Health.

Thu, Sep 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Sep 08, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Get more precise control over your presentation. Learn how to insert slide transitions, add animations and hyperlinks. Create a customized photo album with simple to use tools.

Thu, Sep 08, 10:30am - 10:55am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Sep 08, 11:00am - 11:25am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Sep 08, 11:30am - 11:45am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Sep 08, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Make universal style changes to all slides in your presentation. Learn how to customize a theme and to format slides through the slide master.

Thu, Sep 08, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Aprende como crear un ambiente seguro para dormir, las 5 tecnicas para calmar y tranquilizar a sus bebes, y como evitar el sindrome del bebe sacudido.

Fri, Sep 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Sing along, clap along and laugh along with one of America’s funniest entertainers.

Sat, Sep 10, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Learn beginner line dances to all types of music and discover a great way to exercise and have fun. Partners not needed. Non-stick sole shoes recommended. 18+

Mon, Sep 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
A Spanish immersion Mother Goose on the Loose with interactive songs, rhymes, and activities to grow your baby's early literacy and Spanish skills! Recommended for ages 0-18 months.

Mon, Sep 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Connect with other caregivers to meet and mingle while your little one explores imaginary play with new and old friends. Recommended for babies.

Mon, Sep 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for math, science, history, art and literature-based learning to support your homeschool curriculum. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Tue, Sep 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Sing, dance and learn your way through the alphabet and numbers with interactive stories and activities inspired by Plaza Sésamo! Recommended for preschoolers.

Wed, Sep 14, 10:15am - 11:15am
Technology Classroom
Calculate your data with formulas and functions. Use the Function Library to find the best fit for your project. Insert financial, logical, lookup, math and text functions.

Wed, Sep 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Weave in a little Art-time as we travel up and down The Andes! Create a paper tapestry inspired by the traditional patterned textiles of Peru. Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up.

Wed, Sep 14, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Technology Classroom
Automate everyday tasks with macros. Record data entry and formatting. Insert and modify objects to run macros without coding.

Thu, Sep 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Drop-in before and after storytime to create a make-and-take craft. Recommended for toddlers and preschoolers.

Thu, Sep 15, 10:30am - 10:55am
The use of picture books, songs and told stories will encourage your child to read, talk, sing, write and play.

Thu, Sep 15, 11:00am - 11:25am
The use of picture books, finger plays, songs and flannel board stories will encourage the development of verbal and listening skills for this active age group.

Thu, Sep 15, 11:30am - 11:45am
The rhythm and repetition of nursery rhymes are used to introduce young children to literature. Hold your child in your lap and enjoy this special time together. Recommended for babies 0 to 18 months.

Thu, Sep 15, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Technology Classroom
Join the Ready, Set, Code! club to design your own video game from scratch. Create a storyboard to outline your game, then use real code to bring it to life.

Sat, Sep 17, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Learn about author, illustrator and muralist Rafael Lopez. Then create a masterpiece in his style. Recommended for families with children ages 5 and up.