Price: $189.00    Class begins: January 9, 2015

Bias Charmeuse Slip CU

Level 1: Slip, cami, tap pants.


Level 2: Bra, panties, teddy.

Fridays, Jan 9-March 27, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm.

$189 per class or $359 for series.  Includes all patterns.

Level 1: Plan for a romantic evening with a camisole, tap pants and embellished slip.  Work with difficult woven fabrics, such as silk charmeuse.  Learn how to apply elastic and lace. Cut and sew on the bias.

Level 2: Step up your skills and work with knits and stretch fabrics while you make panties, a bra and a teddy.  Attach stretch lace, plush elastic and bra backs and straps.  Discover sources for bra-making materials.  Create garments that fit you.

Prerequisite: Apparel Construction

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The lingerie class was fantastic!  I loved learning the techniques and of course, working with gorgeous silk.  The cami/short set I made is so beautiful! -- Suzy, Spring 2014

Available Spaces: 9

Intermediate Sewing: Perfect White Shirt

Price: $189.00    Class begins: February 17, 2015

White shirts

Choose from one of four looks

Perfect White Shirt

 Tuesdays, February 17-March 24 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm

$189 or $359 if combined with Casual Jacket.  Includes for pattern and handouts.

It's the hottest thing on the New York runways:  The classic white shirt.  Choose from one of four styles.   Learn to adjust your pattern to fit you. Then learn techniques from the garment industry for perfect cuffs, collars, collar bands and pockets.  PS:  It doesn't have to be white!

Prerequisite: Apparel Construction

Available Spaces: 11


Price: $189.00    Class begins: February 19, 2015

Shape Wear BlackShapewear

Thursdays, February 19-March 26, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm.

$189.  Includes patterns.

Sreamline your silhouette, eliminate panty lines and flatten your tummy for a smooth look under your clothes.  Work with heavy duty 4-way stretch and elastic to make a body shaper and power panties with mid-thigh and high waist options in this advanced class.

Available Spaces: 15

Intermediate Sewing: Knitwear

Price: $199.00    Class begins: February 19, 2015

Knit Sportswear

Learn the tricks of sewing knitwear using the latest fabrics and techniques.

Intermediate Sewing:  Knitwear

Thursday, February 19-March 26, 10 am-1 pm OR 6-9 pm.

$199.  Includes all patterns.

Time to make an entire wardrobe of smart yet comfortable clothes.

Learn techniques from the sportswear industry while making a skirt and jacket and, bonus project:  capelet or dress with your choice of patterns.  Add details in your knits such as pockets, waistbands, buttons and buttonholes.  Use the latest knit fabrics.


Available Spaces: 7


Price: $189.00    Class begins: February 20, 2015

Portland Sewing_AUG_2013_Pattern

Learn details suitable for a man's pants.

Fridays, February 20-March 27, 6-9 pm with Ali Loverink of Wildwood Bespoke

$189.  $359 if combined with Menswear-Shirts. Includes handouts and pattern.

Make pants or trousers with details suitable for a man to wear: Welt pockets in back, slant pockets in front a faced fly, waistband curtain and partial lining as found in all well-made men’s pants.  Learn fitting tips for men.

Prerequisite:  Beginning sewing or equivalent

Available Spaces: 7

Mad for Plaid

Price: $169.00    Class begins: February 21, 2015

Plaid-Shirt-Back CUMad for Plaid

Saturdays, February 14-28, 2-5 pm.

$169, includes sample fabrics & handouts.

Get the right plaid-itude.  Bring your pattern and learn to lay out, cut and sew garments with perfectly matched plaids.  Good for shirts, jackets, skirts, dresses

Available Spaces: 10