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"BETTER THAN BASIC" SEWING CLASS  (September - October 2012)

Get step by step instructions to make your own custom fit SKIRT pattern. Then, learn to assemble your fitted skirt, installing regular or lapped zippers, clean finish seams inside, waistband, darts, interfacing, various hand stitching, hem stitching, and more…

Project: CUSTOM FIT SKIRT WITH ZIPPER … Made by YOU, for YOU!

Skills & Techniques:
Make your own custom-fit pattern
Sewing-machine basics
Tools and terminology
Stitches: Regular stitch, topstitch, basting, stitch-in-the-ditch
Seam finishes: Zig zag, Booked Seam
Preparing, marking, and cutting fabric
Garment construction including fitting techniques and adjustment
Installing regular zippers, waistbands, and interfacing
Hemming a garment properly

Cost: $TBD  (+ $25 reference/instructional manual, required)

Fabric and Supplies: To be provided by student (see list)

Course duration:  4 weeks, 3 hrs each class

Prerequisite: "Learn To Sew In A Day" Class (or equivalent experience)

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"BEYOND BASIC" SEWING CLASS  (October- November 2012)

Get step by step instructions to make your own custom fit Sleeveless Top pattern. Then, learn  to assemble your Top, attaching neck and armhole facings, interfacing, understitching, darts, topstitching, clean finish seams inside, various hand stitching, hem stitching, and more…

Project: CUSTOM FIT SLEEVELESS TOP… Made by YOU, for YOU!

Skills & Techniques:
Make your own custom-fit pattern
Sewing-machine basics
Tools and terminology
Stitches: Regular stitch, topstitch, basting, understitching
Seam finishes: Zig zag, Booked Seam
Preparing, marking, and cutting fabric
Garment construction including fitting techniques and adjustment
Attaching facings and interfacing, sewing darts, clean finishing armholes and necklines
Hemming a garment properly

Cost: $TBD  (+ $25 reference/instructional manual, required)

Fabric and Supplies: To be provided by student (see list)

Course duration: 4 weeks, 3 hrs each class

Prerequisite: "Learn To Sew In A Day" Class (or equivalent experience)


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"BYE BYE TO BASIC" Sewing Class  (November - December 2012)

After making your own custom fit Dress pattern, continue to hone your sewing skills learning to assemble your Little Black Dress...just in time for the holidays. Sew concave and convex curved (princess) seams, install invisible zipper, learn specialty seam finishes, pressing techniques, neckline and armhole binding,  etc.

Project: CUSTOM FIT "LITTLE BLACK DRESS"… Made by YOU, for YOU!

Skills & Techniques:
Make your own custom-fit pattern
Sewing-machine basics
Tools and terminology
Stitches: Regular stitch, edgestitch, basting stitches
Seam finishes: Zig zag, Booked Seam, Bound Seam
Preparing, marking, and cutting fabric
Garment construction including fitting techniques and adjustment
Sewing curved princess seams, attaching bindings and closures
Installing an invisible dress zipper
Hemming a garment properly (various techniques)

Cost: $TBD  (+ $25 reference/instructional manual, required)

Fabric and Supplies: To be provided by student (see list)

Course duration: 4 weeks, 3 hrs each class

Prerequisite: "Custom Fit SKIRT" Class and "Custom Fit SLEEVELESS TOP" Class 
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SEPTEMBER CLASSES:

CUSTOM FIT SKIRT with ZIPPER
 Saturdays 2:00pm - 5:00pm
4 weeks: Sept 22nd & 29th, Oct 6th & 13th     


OCTOBER CLASSES:

CUSTOM FIT TOP with FACINGS
Saturdays 2:00pm - 5:00pm
4 weeks: Oct 20th & 27th, Nov  3rd &10th 



NOVEMBER CLASSES:

CUSTOM FIT "LITTLE BLACK DRESS"
with INVISIBLE ZIPPER
Saturdays 2:00pm - 5:00pm
4 weeks: Nov 17th, Dec 1st, 8th, 15th 







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