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 7 -June 30, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm OR
Tuesdays, April 8-June 24, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm
$99 each level or $289 for the series of all 3 levels. Includes $10/session kit fee for patterns/handouts. Each level lasts 4 weeks. Priced per person.
Learn how to use your machine and sew basic stitches while making an apron.
Learn to Sew 1. Mondays, April 7-28 OR Tuesdays, April 8-29 . Each day 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, May 5-June 2 OR Tuesdays, May 6-27. Each day 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. Prerequisite: LTS 1
Learn to Sew 3. Mondays, June 9-30 OR Tuesdays, June 3-24. Each day 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-Monday am ($289.00) LTS Series - Monday pm ($289.00) LTS Series - Tuesday am ($289.00) LTS Series - Tuesday pm ($289.00) LTS 1 - Monday am ($99.00) LTS 1- Monday pm ($99.00) LTS 1-Tuesday am ($99.00) LTS 1-Tuesday pm ($99.00) LTS 2 - Monday am ($99.00) LTS 2 - Monday pm ($99.00) LTS 2 - Tuesday am ($99.00) LTS 2 - Tuesday pm ($99.00) LTS 3 - Monday am ($99.00) LTS 3 - Monday pm ($99.00) LTS 3 - Tuesday am ($99.00) LTS 3 - Tuesday pm ($99.00) LTS 3 - Winter term ($99.00)
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See a list of all Portland Sewing classes
Spring Break Fashion Camp - March 24, 2014
Learn to Sew - April 7, 2014
Kids & Teens Sewing - April 7, 2014
Apparel Construction - April 9, 2014
Mommy & Me - Apron - April 26, 2014
Collection - February 28, 2014
Draping 1 & 2 - April 7, 2014
Pattern 3 (Garment Design) - April 8, 2014
Patternmaking-Intro - April 9, 2014
Pattern grading - May 10, 2014
Pattern 4 (Knits & Stretch) - May 20, 2014
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 - April 10, 2014
Intermediate Sewing: Dresses - April 10, 2014
Lingerie - April 11, 2014
Menswear Jacket - April 11, 2014
Intermediate Sewing: Safari Jacket - May 22, 2014
Advanced Tailoring - May 23, 2014
Apparel Business Consultations - January 8, 2014
Merchandising & Thinking Retail - March 15, 2014
PR Techniques - March 22, 2014
Get garments into a store - March 29, 2014
Find and hire a sales representative - April 5, 2014