Sewing classes for the beginner to the advanced stitcher!
If you’ve never or barely touched a machine, Learn to Sew is the one for you! If you’ve done some sewing but are a bit unsure about your skills or want a refresher and are ready to make apparel, then try Apparel Construction.
Learn to Sew Series: Mondays, April 6-June 29, 6-9 pm OR Tuesdays, April 7-June 23, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm (No class on Memorial Day).
$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. Mondays, April 6-27, 6-9 pm OR Tuesdays, April 7-28, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm. (Sorry, the Monday class is full. Please register for one of the Tuesday classes.) 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. Mondays, May 4-June 1, 6-9 pm (No class Memorial Day) OR Tuesdays, May 5-25, 10 am-1 pm OR 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.
Learn to Sew 3. Mondays, June 8-29, 6-9 pm OR Tuesdays, June 2-23, 10 am-1 pm OR 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. Prerequisite: LTS 1 & 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
Choose an Option: LTS Series-Tuesday am ($289.00) LTS Series-Tuesday pm ($289.00) LTS 1-Tuesday am ($99.00) LTS 1-Tuesday pm ($99.00) LTS 2 - Monday ($99.00) LTS 2 - Tuesday am ($99.00) LTS 2 - Tuesday pm ($99.00) LTS 3 - Monday ($99.00) LTS 3 - Tuesday am ($99.00) LTS 3 - Tuesday pm ($99.00)
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Kids & Teens Sewing - March 7, 2015
Learn to Sew - April 6, 2015
Apparel Construction - April 8, 2015
Mommy & Me - April 11, 2015
Draping 1 & 2 - April 6, 2015
Pattern Design (Pattern 3) - April 8, 2015
Patternmaking-Intro - April 9, 2015
Pattern Knits & Stretch (Pattern 4) - May 20, 2015
Fit & Pattern Alteration - June 6, 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
Pants & Jeans - April 7, 2015
Eco-Couture - April 9, 2015
Sewing Knits - April 10, 2015
Dresses - May 19, 2015
Sew Faux - May 19, 2015
Bra Patterning & Construction - May 21, 2015
Flats & Technical Packages - April 6, 2015
Portfolio - April 6, 2015
Adobe Illustrator for Fashion Design - April 7, 2015
History of Fashion - April 9, 2015
Fashion Illustration Intensives - May 2, 2015
Advanced Technical Sketches and Spec Packs - May 20, 2015