Have you always wanted to learn how to sew garments?
This is a four-part advanced beginner sewing course that will help get you going. Repetition is important in building on new skills, so practicing your sewing four weeks in a row will help to cement what you learn and open new doors to your creative garment sewing life!
You will have the opportunity to make one garment in this 4 week class. We have a selection of garment patterns to choose from that you will want to pick before the class. ** See 'Patterns' section below.
Skill Level: Advanced beginner
Couple of our 'Learn to Sew' series classes, Home Sewing Boot Camp (All under Beginner Sewing Workshops) OR basic sewing experience such as knowing how to thread and use a sewing machine, wind a bobbin, construct simple seams, and be familiar with sewing terminology such as "right sides of fabric together" and "seam allowance."
Must be aged 16+
In this workshop you will learn:
- New sewing vocabulary
- Basic fabric knowledge
- How to read and work with garment patterns
- Proper body measurements
- Marking & sewing darts
- Seam finishing
- Applying bias binding and facings
Week 1– Body Measurements & Pattern Prep.
Week 2 - Cutting and Marking, begin garment construction
Week 3 – Garment Construction
Week 4 – Cont. Garment Construction & Finishing
You will need to purchase the following: Pattern (see below), woven fabric appropriate to your chosen pattern, thread and any other notions noted on your pattern. (**These items will need to be purchased well in advance of the class)
We have several different pattern options for this workshop! You can view our recommended patterns here.
**You are more than welcome to call or come by the shop to discuss your pattern and fabric choices with us!
We offer a 20% student discount on all your supplies for this workshop! You will be sent a code to use online once you've registered for your class!
Equipment requirements: We highly encourage you to bring your own sewing machine, however if you don't own a machine, one will be provided for you. If you’d like to bring your home machine, please remember to bring the manual (and foot pedal/power cord) and arrive 10 minutes prior to the scheduled time.
Group size: Maximum 5 guests to keep our classes cozy and fun!