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) with Christine Van Abkoude of Carson Footwear
Pattern Intro Series: Thursdays, April 9 - July 2, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm.
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 $819 or $445 for Pattern 1, $399 for Pattern 2. Series includes pattern papers and textbook “Building Patterns” by Suzy Furrer and special handouts.
Patternmaking 1. Seven weeks: Thursdays, April 9-May 21, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm.
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 Intro - am class ($819.00) Pattern Intro - pm class ($819.00) Pattern 1-am class ($445.00) Pattern 1-pm class ($445.00) Pattern 2-am class ($399.00) Pattern 2-pm class ($399.00)
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See a list of all Portland Sewing classes
Learn to Sew - April 6, 2015
Apparel Construction - April 8, 2015
Draping 1 & 2 - April 6, 2015
Patternmaking-Intro - April 9, 2015
Pattern Knits & Stretch (Pattern 4) - May 20, 2015
Fit & Pattern Alteration - June 6, 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
Dresses - May 19, 2015
Sew Faux - May 19, 2015
Bra Patterning & Construction - May 21, 2015
Sewing Activewear - May 22, 2015
Sew Vintage - May 22, 2015
Shapewear - June 1, 2015
Fashion Illustration Intensives - May 2, 2015
Advanced Technical Sketches and Spec Packs - May 27, 2015