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Henry Ford College M-TEC

The Industrial Sewing Certificate Program trains individuals for entry level jobs within the industrial sewing industry. Topics of instruction include safety, ergonomics, sewing machine operation, stitching and finishes, set-up, quality, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Students train with woven, knits, expanded vinyl, fine fabrics, and leather. Successful program enrollees prepare for careers in:

  • Automotive sewing

  • Automotive interiors

  • Clothing manufacturing

  • Boat canvas and interiors

  • Awning manufacturing

  • Upholstering

Future career pathways include pattern making, machine repair, cutter, time study, supervisor, and engineer.


The cost of the program is $2,000 per student, however, funding is available for those who qualify. If you would like to determine your eligibility, please contact your nearest Michigan Works! center. Center locations are available HERE.







3601 Schaefer Rd.,

Dearborn, MI 48126





Jan Artushin




HFC Industrial Sewing Program News

Next Classes

Day Program

April 10, 2017

Monday through Friday

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Evening Program

Currently in session until May 22, 2017

Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.


Industrial Sewing Orientation

Thursday, December 15

6:30 p.m.

If you're interested in learning about the Industrial Sewing Program, meeting other students and instructors, taking a tour of the classroom, learning about class projects and, most importantly, learning about the program content and career opportunities -- this is for you!

RSVP to Jan Artushin


*Please note; you do no t need to be registered to attend this session.

Meet the Students 


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