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Adult Beginner: Intermediate Sewing Midday Saturday 1-4 PM

This is an intermediate / advanced sewing class, the pre-requisite to this class is beginner sewing.

This class provides the sewing machine (for learning), 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 basic supplies (scissors, thread, seam ripper, etc.) As a small business we want to keep economic development within the small business community.  As a small business we are pleased to supply you with a variety of sewing supplies available for purchase at the shop.

Sample Intermediate Projects

Pants with zippers / button hole
Simplicity 8457
Simplicity 1017
Simplicity 8056
Skirt 2058

Advanced Project Examples

Bomber Jacket McCalls 7636 or 76370
Button Front Shirt McCalls 7838

This class is limited to project based learning. We won't be able to do alteration learning or pattern drafting in this class as this learning takes more dedicated time and learning.

Skill Level: Advanced
Skill Details: Knowledge of threading own machine Knowledge of pinning and cutting
Materials Included: This class does not include any supplies or materials needed to create projects.
Requirements: Know how to thread a machine Know how to layout fabric and grainline Prior Basic Sewing Class
Instructor: Donna Whitaker
This class does not include any supplies or materials needed to create projects.

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Included Materials



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