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Intro to Garment Pattern Sewing


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Five Thursday evenings starting Thursday January 30th, 6-9pm, concluding Feb 27th.

Demystify garment sewing patterns in this new course! Designed for those who have never used a pattern before, students will complete a garment project of their own choice while learning how to read and use a sewing pattern. Instructional topics covered in this course will include body measuring and sizing, appropriate fabric and trim selections for making garments, understanding pattern markings, choosing the best seams and finishes, sewing samples of common construction techniques and more. Students will receive individual support during the pattern tracing, cutting, and sewing of their selected design. Some homework between classes may be required as needed.

We carry some great beginner level patterns that would be perfect for this class, though students are also welcome to submit other patterns for approval before the first class begins.

Tops: Grainline Willow Tank, Helen's Closet Ashton Tank, Named Patterns Inari Tee, Grainline Studio Scout Tee, Sew DIY Lou Box Top, Peppermint Magazine Ruffle Sleeve Top, Seamwork Adria Top, Megan Neilsen Dove Blouse, Cashmerette Springfield Top

Dresses: Fancy Tiger Crafts Fen Dress, Megan Nielsen Eucalypt Woven Tank

Skirts: Made by Rae Chloe Skirt, Sew Liberated Gypsum Skirt, Helen's Closet Donovan Skirt


Level: Beginner

Instructors: Valerie Meneguzzi 

Max number of participants: 5

Pattern, fabric and trims are not included, however students receive a 10% class discount on class supplies.


Class Policies

In order to ensure that each student receives enough attention to learn and complete a project in the allotted time frame, our classes are limited to 7 students (maximum) unless otherwise stated. A minimum age of 13 is required for all our classes. Students must have completed the Sewing Machine Basics class or have equivalent experience in order to participate in workshops that require the use of a sewing machine. Materials and supplies are not included in the class fee unless otherwise noted. 

Payment and Cancellation Policies

Space in our workshops are limited, therefore to reserve a seat in any of our classes a 100% non-refundable deposit must be received at the time of registration. You may register for a class in person, online, or over the phone (905-667-5663) with Visa or Mastercard. Cancellations made 48 hours prior to the class start date may use their payment as store credit. Cancellations made within 48 hours of the class start date forfeit their fee entirely. The class fee listed does not include HST.

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