This certificate is to show the student has knowledge and skill that is proficient in sewing a garment using current methods of construction. Available for all ages.
1. Fabric weaves
2. Hand stitches
3. Seam finishes
4. Invisible Zipper Application
5. How to operate a Sewing Machine and Serger
6. How to read a pattern
7. Able to identify pattern pieces — Markings and Directional Sewing
8. How to use a French Curve
9. Sewing machine parts and appropriate needles
Written exam to illustrate knowledge of seams, fabrics and proper finishes. Areas of weakness will be discussed and suggestions will be made for preparing for the exam.
Approximately a four hour exam that covers sewing by machine and hand stitching. Pre-cut fabrics and pressing equipment are provided for each step. All work is done in the classroom. You must bring your own sewing machine and tools.
Tools needed for Exam:
~ Your Own Machine
~ Invisible Zipper Foot (that fits your machine)
~ Rotary Cutter
~ 4.0 Double Needle
~ 2 spools of thread (any color)
~ 1 filled bobbin
**IT MAY BE NECESSARY TO TAKE EITHER TEST MORE THAN ONCE.**