Learn to sew a custom designed apron at The Makehouse. This workshop is a great way to grow your confidence and practice your basic sewing skills. Sew for one yourself, or make a gift for someone you love!
You’ll begin by planning your design and cutting out your fabrics. We have a few different styles to choose from. We will then show you how to construct your apron using the sewing machine and pressing techniques.
Skill Level: Advanced beginner
A Beginner Boot Camp (Garment, Home Sewing or Quilting), Learn to Sew: Cushion Cover, Sew a Tote bag, Bunting Workshop 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:
- How to sew curves
- How to create neat corners
- How to sew bias binding
- How to top-stitch
- How to make a custom apron
Material requirements: You will need to bring 1-1.5 meters of cotton or cotton/linen and a spool of co-ordinating thread.
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!