Garment Sewing From a Pattern - Intermediate Sewing - Mar 7
In this 4-hour Intermediate Sewing class you will learn all about how to read and use a commercially available sewing pattern. See below for full details.
You must know how to sew and use your sewing machine to take this class. Adults only please.
Saturday, March 7th, 2020 - 10am-2pm

Class cost: $110 includes pattern, supplies & use of tools.
You will chose and purchase your own fabric and bring your machine or arrange to borrow one of ours.
Class size limited to 4 people to ensure a quality experience.
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In this 4-hour class you will learn all about how to read and use a commercially available sewing pattern. 
Skills include: understanding fabric grain and why it is important for pattern layout, choosing the appropriate fabric for your project, how to take measurements, adjusting a pattern to better fit your body, marking your fabric, cutting out the pattern, using facing and interfacing, sewing construction and garment completion, as well as tips and tricks from a seasoned sewist to make it a little easier. 
We will be sewing Top D from Simplicity pattern 8878. This is an easy wearing style that looks good on anyone! Supplies and tools will be provided and include:
A copy of the pattern for you to use in class and keep for use at home
Use of pins, scissors, seam rippers, and marking chalk. 
You will need to purchase and/or bring the following:
Between 1 ¼ and 2 ¼ yards of fabric of your choice. The amount of fabric needed depends on 1) the width of fabric you choose and 2) your size. 
I will email you after registration to help you with yardage amounts.
Coordinating thread (all purpose is fine)
Your sewing machine in good working order with appropriate needles, bobbins, and power cord/foot pedal
Recommended fabrics, woven fabrics only. No jersey/knits.:
Chambray, Linen, Cotton Shirting, Cotton Lawn, Challis
Solids, simple prints, stripes
Not recommended:
Denim, Flannel, Silks, Chiffon, Satin, Lace
One- way prints or plaids
About your instructor Roberta Rennie...
Roberta is Co-founder and owner of Craft+Work Studio. She has over 30 years of sewing experience having started sewing as a child making clothes for her Barbie dolls. Her love of sewing and fashion led to a degree in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Her line of handmade tote bags, handbags, home goods, and small leather accessories is RENNIEgoods, and can be found at and @r_rennie.