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!
Please read our Covid-19 Safety Measures before booking.
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
We will consult with you about your pattern choice and fabric requirements prior to the course beginning to make sure you're fully equipped! 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.
** 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! **
Please note that you will need to bring your pre-washed fabric for the first session as we will be cutting!
Prerequisite: Previous experience sewing clothing required (ie. Sewing Boot Camp or similar).
Equipment requirements: Please note that we provide a sewing machine for you to use in the studio, but you are more than welcome to bring your machine from home. If you’d like to bring your home machine, please remember to bring the manual (and foot pedal/power cord).
Group size: Maximum 4