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Modular Sewing Lesson Units for Kids

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UNIT OBJECTIVES COVER PROJECT(S)
level 1 logo LEVEL 1 - BEGINNER
1-0 Learn to use the Sewing Machine lesson 10
1.5 hours
1-1 Learn to sew straight lines, measuring, & pressing hems lesson 11
Blanket & Tote --- 2.5 hours each
1-2 Learn body measuring & cutting patterns lesson 12
Playtop & Playskirt --- 2.5 hours each

level 2 logo LEVEL 2 - EASY
2-1 Learn to sew straight seams & use notches lesson 21
Skirt & V-top --- 5 hours each
2-2 Learn to sew gently curved seams & clipping lesson 22
Pants & T-top --- 5 hours each
2-3 Learn to sew sharper curves & one way fabrics lesson 23
Shorts & R-top --- 4 hours each

level 3 logo LEVEL 3 - KNITS
3-0 Learn to use the Serger lesson 30
1.5 hours
3-1 Learn to sew & cut interlock knits lesson 31
Tank & Shorts --- 3 hours each
3-2 Learn to sew sweatshirt knits, bands & one-step elastic lesson 32
Sweatshirt & Sweatpants --- 4 hours each
3-3 Learn to sew single knits, elastic band, & double needle hem lesson 33
Crop Top & A-line Skirt --- 3 hours each
3-4 Learn to sew lycra knits & stitched-on elastic lesson 34
Sport Top & Bike Shorts --- 4 hours each

level 4 logo LEVEL 4 - BASIC
4-1 Learn to sew easy pockets, belt & narrow elastic lesson 41
Nightshirt & Robe --- 7 hours each
4-2 Learn to sew two-piece pockets & facings lesson 42
Scoop Neck Top & Pants --- 7 hours each
4-3 Learn to sew half-welt pockets & flat fell seams lesson 43
Vest & Shorts --- 7 hours each

level 5 logo LEVEL 5 - INTERMEDIATE
5-1 Learn to sew shank buttons & loops, full lining, faux welts lesson 51
Vest --- 9 hours
5-2 Learn to sew "princess seam" reverse curves, lapped zipper lesson 52
Princess Seam Dress --- 9 hours
5-3 Learn to match stripes, make buttonholes, yoke lesson 53
Striped Shirt --- 8 hours
5-4 Learn to match stripes, make buttonholes, yoke lesson 54
Fly-Front Trouser --- 9 hours
5-5 Learn to install a separating zipper, apply trim, hood lesson 55
Hooded Coat --- 8 hours

**4 more to come in level 5**


level 6 logo LEVEL 6 - ADVANCED

** under development**


accessories logo ACCESSORIES
#71 Skillcard Reference Binder (with free personalization and dividers) binder 71
The best place to keep your growing collection of Skillcards
#72 Teach your Child to Sew book 72
Our "Mother's Helper" Book
#73 Start a Children's Sewing Classroom book 73
Our "Teacher's Helper" Book
#74 Classroom Safety Posters posters 74
A set of 6 posters, each 12x18 and ready for hanging




Use our Online Shopping Cart to order all your Lesson Modules for personal or classroom use

Start here to get your beginner's Learn To Sew Set or build your own sewing curriculum. Entitlement discounts calculated automatically for new customers.


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