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Apparel Construction


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Apparel Construction is beginning sewing for stitchers who want to improve their skills.

Apparel Construction is beginning sewing for stitchers who want to improve their skills.

If you’ve done some sewing but want to learn professional techniques, you are ready for Apparel Construction.  If you’ve never or barely touched a machine, click here for the LEARN TO SEW classes.

Apparel Construction Summer Series: Monday-Thursday, July 13-30, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm.

$99 each level or $289 for a series of 3 levels. Each level last 4 sessions. Priced per person. Includes patterns.

In Apparel Construction, you make an a-line skirt with zipper (Level 1), beach pants with pockets (Level 2) and princess seam dress/tunic/blouse (Level 3).

In Apparel Construction, you make an a-line skirt with zipper (Level 1), beach pants with pockets (Level 2) and princess seam dress/tunic/blouse (Level 3) as you build your skills.

In Apparel Construction, men can make a vest (Level 1), board shorts (Level 2) and camp shirt (Level 3)

In Apparel Construction, men can make a vest (Level 1), board shorts (Level 2) and camp shirt (Level 3) as they build their skills.


Apparel Construction 1.0:
Monday-Thursday, July 13-16, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm

Start sewing and build confidence. Learn basic stitches and how to use your machine while you make an A-line skirt with a zipper. Guys!  You'll make a sports vest.  Learn how to use commercial patterns. Layout and cut fabric with happy results. Includes patterns & handouts.  Prerequisite:  Learn to Sew or previous sewing experience. 

Apparel Construction 2.0 : Monday-Thursday, July 20-23, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm.  Learn the basics of fitting patterns plus the secrets of elastic while making a casual pair of weekend pants to wear around the house, shopping, gardening or exercise class. Make two kinds of pockets that you should know how to make.  Includes patterns & handouts. Prereq: Apparel Construction 1.0 

Apparel Construction 3.0:  Monday-Thursday, July 27-30, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm.  Learn more about how to fit patterns and garments plus the secrets of making a professional garment while you make a princess seamed day dress in blouse, tunic or knee length.  Construct interfacing, collars, buttonholes and sew on buttons.  Guys!  You'll make a camp shirt.  Includes patterns & handouts.  Prereq: Apparel Construction 1.0 & 2.0

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.

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"I don't know if you're the one who encouraged [my daughter] to take this class but whoever it was gets a big thanks from her grandmothers (who both sew) and me (who doesn't). Thank you!" -- Kathryn

"Lisa is great.  I learned so many helpful techniques and little tricks to make things easier or more efficient." -- Melissa


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