In this class the student will learn a variety of machine and hand sewing techniques specifically tailored to sewing apparel. At the end of the course the student will have completed a wide range of seam samples that will serve as reference for future sewing endeavors. Basic sewing machine operation and maintenance, as well as reading and understanding commercial home sewing patterns will be explored. Student should have a sewing machine and tools to bring to class or else rent one to bring to class.