Sewing classes for the beginner to the advanced stitcher!
If you’ve never or barely touched a machine, LEARN TO SEW is the class for you!
If you’ve done some sewing but want to improve your skills, click here for the Apparel Construction class.
Learn to Sew Series: Mondays-Thursdays, July 13-30, 6-9 pm
$99 each level or $289 for the series of all 3 levels. Includes patterns/handouts. Each level lasts 4 sessions. Priced per person.
Learn to Sew 1. Monday-Thursday, July 13-16, 6-9 pm. Learn to sew in this first level of beginning sewing. Bring your machine or rent one from us. Learn basic survival stitches — as well as the way professionals sew — while you make an apron. Sew quickly and painlessly. Learn to read and understand commercial patterns. No sewing experience is required. Includes pattern & handouts.
Learn to Sew 2. Monday-Thursday, July 20-23, 6-9 pm. Improve on the skills you have learned in LTS 1 or sewing at home. You will make a robe with band, pockets and sash. Match your pockets and make them even. Learn the proper way to make a faced front. Work with large volumes of fabric and tricky layouts. Includes pattern & handouts. (Pre-req: LTS1)
Learn to Sew 3. Monday-Thursday, July 27-30, 6-9 pm. Make a comfy nightshirt. Sew buttons and buttonholes with your machine. Find out the secrets of interfacing. Sew a professional pocket and collar. Includes pattern, handouts. (Prereq: LTS 2)
Don't have a sewing machine? Rent one of our nice, new machines for $10/class meeting. Apply your rent to owning to machine when you buy your machine from us.
"loving it!! [This class] has inspired me to pursue something I've wanted to do for years... thanks" -- Jim
"I loved learning all the seams and how to use my buttonhole maker." -- Jean
"Lots of great information & tips/tricks! Fun, fulfilling class." Katie
Choose an Option: LTS Summer Series ($289.00) LTS 1-Summer ($99.00) LTS 2-Summer ($99.00) LTS 3-Summer ($99.00)
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See a list of all Portland Sewing classes
Kids & Teens Sewing - June 6, 2015
Learn to Sew - July 13, 2015
Apparel Construction - July 13, 2015
Fit & Pattern Alteration - June 6, 2015
Optitex-Computer Patternmaking - July 7, 2015
Patternmaking-Intro - July 13, 2015
Make Your Body Double - July 16, 2015
Draping-Advanced - July 20, 2015
2111 NE 43rd Ave.,
Phone: (503) 927-5457
1 block north of NE 43rd & Sandy
BUS: #12 bus,
MAX: 7 blocks from the Hollywood MAX station
Couture Vacation! - July 20, 2015
Technical Sketches and Spec Packs - May 27, 2015
Fashion Illustration Intensives - July 11, 2015