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, January 5-March 23, 6-9 pm OR Tuesdays, January 6-March 24, 10 am-1 pm OR 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.
Sorry, the Level 1 Monday and Tuesday evening sessions are full. Please register for the Tuesday morning session or click here to get on the wait list.
Learn how to use your machine and sew basic stitches while making an apron.
Learn to Sew 1. Mondays, January 5-26, 6-9 pm OR Tuesdays, January 6-27, 10 am-1 pm OR 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 how to easily add sleeves, encase seams and make a belt.
Learn to Sew 2. Mondays, February 2-23, 6-9 pm OR Tuesdays, February 3-24, 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, March 2-23, 6-9 pm OR Tuesdays, March 3-24, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm. Make a comfy pajama top & drawstring pants. Sew buttons and buttonholes with your machine. Sew details right for real clothes that look like you bought them from a store, not made them at home. Find out the secrets of interfacing and elastic. Sew a professional pocket and collar. Includes pattern, handouts. Prerequisite: LTS 1 & 2
Learn about interfacing and elastics plus how to sew collars, lapels, buttons and buttonholes.
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 1 - Tuesday am ($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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See a list of all Portland Sewing classes
Learn to Sew - January 5, 2015
Apparel Construction - January 7, 2015
Mommy & Me - January 24, 2015
Kids & Teens Advanced Sewing - February 7, 2015
Kids & Teens Sewing - February 7, 2015
SPRING BREAK FASHION CAMP - March 23, 2015
Draping 1 & 2 - January 5, 2015
Patternmaking-Intro - January 7, 2015
Pattern Design (Pattern 3) - January 9, 2015
Advanced Pattern/Collection - January 9, 2015
Fit & Pattern Alteration - January 17, 2015
Make Your Body Double - February 7, 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
Outerwear - January 6, 2015
Intermediate Sewing: Casual Jacket - January 6, 2015
Couture Lace Dress - January 8, 2015
Eco-Couture - January 8, 2015
Lingerie - January 9, 2015
Menswear-Shirts - January 9, 2015
Adobe Illustrator for Fashion Design - January 6, 2015
Concept & Development 2 - January 6, 2015
Fashion Illustration Intensives - January 31, 2015
Creating Line Sheets & Look Books - February 3, 2015