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What is Sewing? 1:38
History of Sewing 2:05
Relevance in Your Classroom 3:16
General Overview 3:08
Types of Sewing 7:31
Finishing Touches 4:10
Skill Builders 3:17
Basic Projects 4:26
Advanced Projects 4:48
Collaborative Projects 4:31
Classroom Management 2:37
Materials Cleanup and Storage 2:13
Project Storage 1:59
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
3 PD Hours
1 Learn how to teach essential sewing safety rules to students.
2 Explore creative basic and advanced sewing projects to use in your classroom.
3 Gain knowledge about sewing history, classroom relevance, and benefits of sewing in your classroom.
Hand sewing is a great skill to teach students of all ages. It can be a great introduction to the world of fiber arts and has incredible engagement among students. If you have ever taught sewing in your classroom, you may already know a few of the challenges and celebrations that come along with it. Join Susie Belzer as she equips you with numerous tips and tricks to make sewing with your students effortless. Check out awesome sewing project ideas and helpful management hacks to make your hand sewing lessons a breeze.
Connected K-12 Art Educator Framework Competencies
7. Media and Techniques
A. Selects best practices when teaching media and techniques to students
B. Scaffolds media and technique skills for students according to age and ability level
C. Designs opportunities for students to experiment with materials and skills
Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #2: Organize and develop artistic ideas and work.
Anchor Standard #3: Refine and complete artistic work.
Elementary Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Susie Belzer is an elementary art educator from Fort Atkinson, WI. She has been teaching art since 2011 and was the Elementary Art Educator of the Year for WI in 2019. In her spare time, Susie enjoys embroidery, crochet, and weaving.