Alicia Leech has spent the last
seventeen years homeschooling her six children. Three have graduated, and three are still at home. She has over ten years of experience as the owner and operator of A+ Interiors (2000-2008) and Sew Southern Stitch School (2017-present). She specializes in home interiors, upholstery, and teaching the art of sewing.
This 30 week course in home economics is for homeschool students in 9th-12th grade and counts as one high school elective credit. The aim of this course is to equip high school students with some of the basic and practical skills they will use in their everyday lives as adults. There are 4 units of study: Home Care, Sewing, Health and Nutrition, & Family First. Each class will include hands-on, skill-based learning and homework that involves practicing those skills learned during class time.
This course is equivalent to 1 high school elective credit.
What The Student Will Provide:
Students provide materials to work on personal projects. Some examples of these materials may include fabric for sewing projects and food for meal prep.
This class does not use a textbook.
Students will be provided with handouts, which they will keep in a binder.