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Intermediate Garment Making
Intermediate Garment Making
Intermediate Garment Making
Intermediate Garment Making
Intermediate Garment Making
Intermediate Garment Making
Intermediate Garment Making
Intermediate Garment Making
Intermediate Garment Making
Intermediate Garment Making
Intermediate Garment Making
Intermediate Garment Making
Intermediate Garment Making

Intermediate Garment Making

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This 4 week course is for intermediate sewists who want to further explore garment construction and finishing techniques. Challenge yourself by choosing a pattern with at least three new sewing challenges!  

Skill Level: Intermediate

Skill Requirements:

  • Advanced Beginner classes plus several completed items.
  • Experience successfully completing several sewing projects. This class will not cover basic sewing machine operations such as threading a needle, switching needles, how to adjust stitch length, locking stitches, reverse stitching, pivoting corners, winding bobbins etc. Students should be capable of performing these procedures without assistance.
  • For apparel making classes: you must have familiarity with using a sewing pattern, measuring oneself and picking a size.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • How to better read and understand sewing patterns
  • Straight grain and bias cutting
  • Marking, sewing darts, pleats and gathers
  • Setting in sleeves
  • Collars, button stands, plackets and cuffs
  • Applying bias binding and facings
  • Zipper installation (regular and invisible)
  • Hemming and finishing techniques

What We Provide:

  • Equipment: sewing machines and all tools

What You Provide:

  • Fabric: you are responsible for providing fabric for your project. Fabric can be purchased from us. We offer a 20% student discount on all your supplies or tools purchased in preparation for or on the day of your class! 
  • Intermediate level pattern, that has at least 3 elements you have not done before. 

Please feel free to come by and chat with us about your garment goals. We have lots of pattern options in-store and you can also bring one from home.  

** You will need to bring your pre-washed fabric for the first session as we will be cutting! 

  • Sewing machine (optional): we highly encourage you to bring their own sewing machine, if they have one. Don't forget to pack the manual, foot pedal & power cord!

Group size: Maximum 6 students