NEISD - Community Education

Home & Garden - Basic Sewing: Machine Mastery - Online

Learn to love and/or troubleshoot your sewing machine through this very basic sewing machine class. You will learn how to thread your machine, wind the bobbin, adjust the tension, learn the functions and how to operate your machine safely. Upon completion of this class, you will have the knowledge and confidence needed to use your sewing machine and start on your first sewing project. Your instructor, Lori Nease, is a fashion designer, with a degree in fashion design and pattern making. She has 35+ years of sewing experience and 10 years as a sewing instructor. Important: make sure your sewing machine is in good working condition! Obtain a supply list by visiting This is a distance learning class held through Zoom. Instructions for logging into Zoom will be emailed by the instructor prior to the first class meeting.