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Showroom Location:
713 Center Drive
San Marcos, CA 92069

Phone: 760-739-8222

Showroom Location:
4606 Mission Bay Drive
San Diego, CA 92109

Phone: 858-225-2739

CANCELLED MB NOC: New Owners Class - Sewing Machines

This will be a Zoom virtual class. You will receive a Zoom link 24 hrs prior to the start of class.
This class is designed to educate you on the basic operation and threading of your new sewing machine. We will use the zipper foot to install a zipper and make a buttonhole with the buttonhole foot. 

We will cover:

  • Basic Sewing knowledge of needles & thread
  • Threading your machine, winding and inserting a bobbin
  • Basic machine operation, including what those buttons do and how to change stitches
  • Using Decorative Stitches
  • Machine Maintenance & Basic Troubleshooting
  • Feet: Zipper Foot, Button Hole & Button Foot
  • We will make a zippered bag during this class

Supplies to bring to class:

  • Sewing machine, foot pedal, and cord
  • Manual
  • All accessories included with the machine
  • All feet that came with your machine
  • Empty bobbin
  • Small scissors
  • Seam ripper
  • Sewing Thread: One light color, one dark color
Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Beginning New Owners - Intermediate
Materials Included:
COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: Please be aware that AVS wants to keep our staff and students healthy. During this time, AVS will not be supplying classrooms with cutting mats, rulers, irons, ironing boards or rotary cutters. Please bring your own. All machines, tables and chairs will be sanitized BEFORE and AFTER each class. We ask that you sanitize your hands often, practice social distancing and wear a mask. Thank you!
CLASS REGISTRATION PROCEDURES You can register for any class in the store. If you are paying by credit card, you can register by mail or phone (619-225-2739, 760-739-8222 or 800-401-8151). For a free class, you can send an e-mail to Please include your name, address, phone number, the name of the class and the time and date. The registration fee must be received to reserve your space. Most classes have a minimum number of students to run. If we do not meet the minimum of students three (3) days prior to the class, we will notify you that the class is cancelled. If your class is not held for any reason, you may transfer to another class or receive a refund. You may cancel for a full refund up to four days prior to the class. No refunds can be given within three (3) days prior to the class.
Instructor Name:
Candace Trevino
Instructor Bio:
Candace Trevino

CANCELLED MB NOC: New Owners Class - Sewing Machines

$ 75.00
+ $5 Kit Fee. Contact store to register for class if you purchased your machine from SMP. We will waive the class fee