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  • Sunday February 18th 10:00am – 4:00pm

Learn how to use knits entirely on a domestic sewing machine while sewing Helen's Closets' Jackson Sweatshirt, a gender-inclusive knit pattern with a classic unisex fit, slightly dropped shoulder and crew neck. Designed with many size and length options, this is a versatile pattern you can sew for yourself, your family and friends! 

Skills Practiced & Learned
Garment sewing basics: how to read a pattern, accurately taking measurements and selecting a size, cutting and marking fabric, pressing, hemming
- Cutting and sewing with knits
- Machine set up (selecting stitch setting and appropriate needles)
- Applying ribbing to cuffs, neck and waistband

Level: Beginner knits  Students must know how to use a domestic sewing machine and have recent experience sewing a simple garment. If you have little to no experience sewing, please enrol in our one-session Sewing Machine Basics class before registering for this workshop.
Ages: 17+
Max number of participants: 5
Length: Two 3hr sessions (6 hours total)
Instructor: Emma M
Pattern sizing: Bust up to 60"  Hip up to 62"
Class fee includes: Digital PDF pattern and printing. Materials extra.


Updated May 2023
GENERAL CLASS POLICIES
All sewing machine-based workshops are limited to 5 participants. A minimum age of 17 is required for all classes unless otherwise stated. Students must have completed the Sewing Basics 1 class or have equivalent experience to participate in workshops that require the use of a sewing machine.

PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION 
Due to the limited number of seats in our workshops, we require full payment of class fees at the time of registration. You may register for a class online via our website, in person, or over the phone (905-667-5663) with Visa or Mastercard. 

CANCELLATION POLICIES
Class fees are 100% non-refundable, though store credit will be issued if given adequate notice of changes or withdrawals. See below for our store credit guidelines.

For single-session workshops, store credit will be issued for changes or withdrawals made 72 hours prior to the start of the class. Changes/withdrawals within 72 hours of the class result in a forfeit of fees, though registrants are permitted to transfer their spot to another person if they cannot attend, pending approval.  

For multi-session workshops, store credit will be issued for changes or withdrawals made one week prior to the start of the class. Changes/withdrawals within one week result in a forfeit of class fees, though registrants are permitted to transfer their spot to another person if they cannot attend, pending approval.  

Please ensure your availability before registration, and provide ample notice of changes or withdrawals to avoid the loss of registration fees.

MASK POLICY
As of May 2023, masks are no longer mandatory to attend our workshops. We reserve the right to amend this policy at any given time.

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