Sewing 201: Pants // 4 Weeks // Click for Dates

It's an age-old Home Ec philosophy that pajama pants are the best garment sewing project for beginners. Sure, we get it. But we want to elevate that idea and introduce you to more refined (but still beginner-friendly) techniques that result in a pair of pants you can wear out in the world while still looking sharp.

Join us for Sewing 201: Pants Edition! Learn the ins and outs of garment-making using woven fabric and a professional pattern, and walk away in a pair of tapered or wide-leg trousers with unique waistband and pocket details. Pattern options available for women in sizes 0 to 30.

 Class Project for 2021:

Pietra Pants by Closet Case Patterns (women) - shorts, ankle or full-length; tapered or wide leg (size 0 to 20 or 14 to 30)

Techniques learned:
- Reading size charts & choosing a size
- Cutting woven fabric on grain, understanding pattern markings
- Finishing seams
- Slant pockets
- Waistband facing & partial elastic waistband. Learn stitching in the ditch, topstitching, and understitching
- Hemming

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner. This is a 200-level course, which means you must have taken our Sewing 101 course or have equivalent experience. You should feel comfortable threading a sewing machine and sewing straight lines at an accurate seam allowance. You may be new to sewing garments or working with professional sewing patterns.

You may take this class even if you have taken Sewing 201: Dresses.

4 Weeks; 12 hours of instruction

Materials and pattern are not included in this class. You will be responsible for purchasing your fabric, notions, and the digital version of the pattern.

Class size is limited. For information relating to new class policies and safety protocols for COVID-19, please click here.

Sample photos c/o Closet Case Patterns and Elbe Textiles.

Section 1: Mondays 6-9pm April 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th

Section 2: Sundays 1:30-4:30pm May 2nd, 16th (2:30pm-5:30pm on this date only), 23rd & June 4th

  • $275.00