Sewing Garments Level I

Sewing Garments Level I

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Skill Level: No prior sewing experience required, appropriate for total beginners.
Cost:  $160; $10 extra to rent a machine.  
Schedule:  12 hours of instruction broken into 2, 3 or 4 sessions (see upcoming dates/times listed in the drop-down menu)

Class description: This comprehensive class is perfect for total beginners, those needing a brush-up, and those who want to venture into the world of garment-making.  Note that you must either bring your own machine or rent one for the class.
You’ll leave with skills to make more garments! 

Class covers…..

  • attachments and tools used in garment sewing
  • choosing the correct needle & thread for your project
  • determining different fabric types
  • how to sew a straight seam & backstitch
  • machine tension and troubleshooting
  • how to take your measurements and pattern sizing
  • determining yardage requirements
  • Simple pattern/garment alterations
  • Zipper installation
  • Darts, waistbands, hems, seam finishes
Can't make all the sessions of a multi-series class?  You can make up one of the sessions in a group lab. 
  • You must pre-register for this class to reserve your space using Paypal or a credit card.  For other payment options contact us at 510-681-3779.
  • Please note: I do have cats at my studio, and I make sure to vacuum before classes, but you may want to take  allergy medicine if you are allergic.
  • Class supply list can be found here.  
  • Please read my rescheduling/refund policies before registering for class.  

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