Sewing 301 // 6 Weeks // Starts Jan 24
Fitting is an essential skill for every stitcher's toolbox. Have you ever spent hours of excitement making the "perfect" pattern with your favorite fabric only to run into disappointment when it doesn't fit? This fitting and intermediate garment-making course is one of the most empowering courses we offer--we give you the skills to have control over the outcome of your patterns. You'll learn how to sew a fit sample, make adjustments and transfer those adjustments to your paper pattern.
We also take you to the next level in terms of construction by teaching the tricks of the trade you need to walk away with a beautiful lined dress with shaping elements and a zipper closure. You may choose from an array of styles for this course. Patterns in misses and plus size are offered.
- Creating a muslin fit sample
- Fit adjustments
- Transferring fit adjustments to pattern
- Sewing darts and panels to create fit and dimension
- Incorporating a full or partial lining
- Set-in sleeves
- Invisible zipper installation- Gathering
- Finishing techniques ex. top stitching, understitching, handstitching
Skill Level: Intermediate. You have made a garment and/or are familiar with sewing patterns. You feel comfortable with sewing curves and finishing seams.
Pattern and materials not included. A supply list will be sent to you ahead of time.
6 Weeks; 18 Course Hours
Section 1 (800 S 8th St): 6 Thursdays 6-9pm; Jan 24, Jan 31, Feb 7, Feb 14, Feb 21, Feb 28
[SOLD OUT] Section 2 (800 S 8th St): 6 Sundays 5-8pm; Jan 27, Feb 3, Feb 10, Feb 17, Feb 24 & Mar 3