Sewing classes for the beginner to the advanced stitcher!
Learn the professional way to make patterns for commercial or personal use.
Introduction to Patternmaking Series (Pattern 1&2)
Wednesdays, April 17-July 10, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm (Sorry, Pattern 1 is full. Please click here to get on the wait list.)
After these classes, you will be ready to design clothes — for yourself or others. You will have patterns that fit and you’ll be able to turn it into innumerable designs for skirts, shirts and blouses, dresses and pants.
Take the whole 13-week series for $725 or $389 for Pattern 1, $359 for Pattern 2. Series includes pattern papers and textbook “Building Patterns” by Suzy Furrer and special handouts.
Patternmaking 1, Wednesdays, April 17-May 29, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm (Sorry, Pattern 1 is full. Please sign up for the morning session or click here to get on the wait list.)
Draft slopers made to your measurements. Start with a torso sloper that you can use for dresses, jackets and coats. Create a bodice sloper for blouses and shirts. Go to sleeves. Then create a skirt sloper. Finish with pants. Prerequisite: Beginning sewing, experience with commercial patterns.
Choose an Option: Pattern 2 - am ($359.00) Pattern 2 - pm ($359.00)
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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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