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Intermediate / Advanced - Saturday Evening

This an intermediate sewing class pre-requisite is beginner sewing class.

Studio provides the sewing machine, basic ruler / tape measure, straight pins, other notions, and scissors.

In this class you may learn any of the following techniques:

  • Measure and cut from measurements (self created simple pattern)
  • Read a sewing pattern and cut from the pattern
  • Take one’s measurements and someone else’s measurements
  • Create a project from measurements
  • Thread elastic through a casing
  • Hem pants by hand and by machine
  • Square a corner and create a lining
  • Practice straight stitches and curves
  • Basic hand sewing techniques

While we do provide some basic supplies and there are basic sewing supplies needed for sewing and in any class (and because of Covid we recommend your own supplies to use). We have all of these supplies available for purchase at the shop.

We also have a basic sewing kit available for purchase at the studio:

  • Seam Gauge and tape measure
  • Marking Chalk / pencil
  • Fray check
  • Straight pins and Hand sewing needles
  • Bodkin or extremely large safety pin
  • Sharp Fabric scissors
  • Snipping Scissors
  • A seam ripper

Sample Intermediate Projects
Simplicity 8457
Simplicity 1017
Simplicity 8056
Skirt 2058

Advanced Projects

Bomber Jacket McCalls 7636 or 76370
Button Front Shirt McCalls 7838

Please be sure to visit the workshop and class participation policy for more information.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Knowledge to basic knowledge of sewing Knowledge Needles and Fabric
Materials Included: Bernina Basic Sewing Machine for use in class, rulers, thread, and other notions
Requirements: Knowledge of threading a machine without assistance, knowledge of a use of a serger, knowledge of hand sewing. Knowledge of darts and grainline.
Instructor: Donna Whitaker
Includes 4 sessions (3 Hrs each session) of learning Materials purchases separate at the shop

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.