Sewing classes for the beginner to the advanced stitcher!
Open to all makes and models of sergers.
Saturdays, October 11-November 1, 2-5 pm, $189 (includes handouts, sample fabrics)
Make a tote with 4-thread overlock in one sessifabrics)
Start with Basic Serger Techniques. Find out all your serger can do. Learn the parts of your serger, how to thread and manage the tensions and how to trouble-shoot problems while creating a book of techniques — from overlock to rolled edge — in the first class. Serge a patchwork tote in the second class, a knit top in the third.
Use decorative threads and fancy serger stitches to create something wonderful.
Move on to Flatlocked Scarf/Wrap: You’ve mastered your serger, now practice by making this one of a kind scarf/wrap. We’ll start by embellishing the velvet with heavy re-embroidered lace and pressing into the velvet to create a design that is uniquely you. Then we’ll piece the scarf together with decorative thread and the flatlock stitch. It’ll be finished up with an optional hook and button closure. Easy to make; could be the perfect gift for all your friends!
Open to all makes and models of sergers. Let us know which one you have when you register. Don’t have a serger? Rent one from us!
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Learn to Sew - September 15, 2014
Kids & Teens Sewing - September 15, 2014
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Optitex-Computer Patternmaking - September 8, 2014
Pattern Knits & Stretch - October 23, 2014
Pattern grading - November 15, 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
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Swimwear - October 20, 2014
Couture Jacket - October 21, 2014
Scuba Skirt - October 22, 2014
Couture Dress - October 23, 2014
Sewing Activewear - October 24, 2014
Flats & Technical Packages - October 20, 2014
Concept & Development - October 21, 2014