Online Class

Sew Ready: Machine Basics

Free!

Don't let broken needles or skipped stitches ruin your sewing! Learn how to fix common sewing machine problems in this free Craftsy class presented by Baby Lock.

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 5 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Over an hour of close-up instruction
  • Q&A in our virtual classroom with fellow crafters and makers
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Whether you need to solve common sewing machine problems or want to brush up on the anatomy of your machine, Amy Alan covers all the bases in Sew Ready: Machine Basics. In this free Craftsy class presented by Baby Lock, you'll learn how to thread, clean and use your machine.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Welcome to Your Free Mini-Class!
00:51
Find out more about how Craftsy classes work, and differences between free and paid classes.
2. Meet Amy Alan & Get Started
18:39
3. Needles, Feet & Stitches
17:18
4. Troubleshooting
08:55
5. Machine Maintenance
11:30

Recommended with this class

  • Soft brush or cotton swab
  • Scrap thread and fabric to practice

Taught by

Amy Alan
Amy Alan
Amy teaches sewing at Modern Domestic in Portland, Ore. and blogs at Really Handmade. She started crafting as a small child and has always made an effort to turn the everyday into art!
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