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  1. 1. Join our Teaching Community<br />How to Make a Audio Powerpoint Presentation<br />1<br /><br />
  2. 2. Class Title and Description<br />Choose an easy to remember class title name<br />Choose a catchy description<br />Remember to use key words in class title and description<br />Remember to check your spelling and grammar<br />2<br /><br />
  3. 3. Read presentation out loud to someone else to check the flow<br />Test sew your project to insure it can be made for the skill level you have designated<br /> Check the timing of your presentation<br /><br />3<br />
  4. 4. Designing Your Class<br />Create an outline of class<br />Write class objective<br />Decide on broad subject areas<br />Break down into more detailed areas<br />Does the student need to know common errors to avoid?<br />4<br /><br />
  5. 5. Does the student need to know a procedure?<br />Are examples necessary?<br />Does the student need to read theory, history, or basic concepts?<br />Does the student need to acquire factual information?<br /><br />5<br />
  6. 6. Create Samples & Photos<br />Create step by step samples<br />Take photos of each step<br />Use a plain background for photos<br />Choose a background that contrasts with your project<br />Keep background consistent for all photos of your project<br />6<br /><br />
  7. 7. May need to add extra lighting<br />Edit photos with photo editing software (Photoshop Elements or GIMP)<br />Use largest image setting on your camera<br /><br />7<br />
  8. 8. Create Powerpoint Presentation<br />Create title slides<br />Use a white background for presentation<br />Keep slides clean and streamlined without extra animations or transitions<br />Add text to slides<br />Use Georgia text throughout presentation<br />8<br /><br />
  9. 9. Add photos<br />Don’t forget to include close-ups where appropriate<br /><br />9<br />
  10. 10. Add narration<br />Create a short script for your narration<br />Practice your narration so that you sound natural and comfortable<br />Eliminate distracting background noises or use a noise reduction microphone<br /><br />10<br />
  11. 11. Sample Class Presentation<br />The next few slides are an example of a sample class to use as a guideline. This would be a class for inserting an invisible zipper into a pillow.<br /><br />11<br />
  12. 12. Invisible Zipper<br /><br />12<br />High-end designer pillows are sewn with invisible zippers. The invisible zipper is hidden in the seam which creates a beautifully finished pillow. <br /> Supplies Tools<br /> Fabric for pillow Sewing machine<br /> Pillow form Zipper foot<br /> Invisible zipper Scissors<br /> Thread Pins<br /> Decorative cording<br />
  13. 13. Pre-Assemble the Pillow<br />Cut front & back of pillow the same size<br />Add welt cord or decorative cording on front side of pillow fabric<br />13<br /><br />
  14. 14. Zipper length-minimum 2” shorter than pillow, preferably as long or longer than pillow bottom<br />Open zipper full length<br />14<br /><br />
  15. 15. Sew In the Zipper<br />Place zipper teeth next to the decorative welt cord (zipper tape should line up with selvage edge of pillow).<br />Stitch zipper tape to fabric with basting stitch.<br />15<br /><br />
  16. 16. Roll teeth flat (open) and stitch in the ditch as close as possible to zipper teeth without stitching the teeth.<br />Start and stop stitching about 2” from each end of the pillow.<br />16<br /><br />
  17. 17. Roll teeth flat (open) and stitch in the ditch as close as possible to zipper teeth without stitching the teeth.<br />Start and stop stitching about 2” from each end of the pillow.<br />17<br /><br />
  18. 18. Zip the zipper closed, this will help you match the side edges of the pillow.<br />With right sides together pin zipper in place at the bottom of the pillow back, matching outside edges of the pillow. <br />18<br /><br />
  19. 19. Open zipper at this time. <br />Baste the zipper in place with the<br /> tape of zipper on the bottom edge<br /> of the fabric.<br />19<br /><br />
  20. 20. Return to the beginning of the zipper and fold the teeth open and stitch in the ditch as close as possible without catching the teeth in your stitching.<br />20<br /><br />
  21. 21. Now you are ready to close the pillow at the zipper ends.<br />21<br /><br />
  22. 22. Begin stitching the pillow at one end of the zipper and continue around to the other end.<br />22<br /><br />
  23. 23. Finish & Enjoy!<br />Turn your pillow right side out, insert pillow fill and zip pillow!<br />23<br /><br />
  24. 24. Want to teach with Sewedu?<br />Contact us @ for a instructor package<br />Complete package and include the following:<br />A bio of yourself and your teaching experience<br />A short presentation (3-4 slides).<br />Include pictures<br />Include a narration <br />West coast office: 623-878-7350 or East coast office: 727-328-1431<br /><br />24<br />