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Start & Keep Sewing - Week 3

This is Week 3 of Start & Keep Sewing, where you will learn to read and cut patterns, understand sewing concepts like fabric grain, basting, marking, proper measurement and fitting, and much more! This session has started and is in week 3, but another session will begin shortly after this one has ended. Classes meet once per week for 2 hours. There are 4 class days available. When you register, select one of the 5 available class days.

Students will have the opportunity to work on projects under the supervision of a qualified instructor. 

Fee is $80 for the four-week class.

Supplies needed to bring to class:

1. Select a pattern (choose one)*:

  • Misses' Skirt:
    • Simplicity 1559 - size 8 thru 22

  • Unisex Pants:
    • Simplicity 9127   Sizes XS - XL  -or-
    • Simplicity S9202   Sizes S - XL

  • Plus size pants
    • Simplicity 1446  Sizes: 18w-32w


*Simplicity Pattern S9202 is available to purchase here. The other patterns are available at Joanns, WalMart, Amazon, or the Simplicity website.

2. Purchase Fabric and Notions:

  • 3 yards of 45" wide (or wider) cotton or cotton blend woven fabric. PREWASH and PRESS FABRIC BEFORE CLASS. Fabrics can be purchased at Joanns, Vogue Fabrics, LZ's Textile Discount Outlet, or any number of online retailers.
  • Matching Thread
  • 7" all-purpose zipper (needed only for skirt pattern)
  • Scissors for fabric
  • Tape Measure
  • Seam Ripper
  • 6" ruler
  • Pins
  • Tracing paper and wheel
  • Tailor's chalk

Most supplies can be purchased here at Singer Factory Distributor.

If you have any questions about the supplies needed, please call us at (773) 545-6834.

Skill Details:
All skill levels are welcome to register for this class. The class can be repeated. As your skill level increases, you are welcome to repeat the class and choose more complex patterns to sew. Show the chosen pattern to the instructor (Nancy D) so she can provide information on suitable fabrics, etc for your new project.
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Start & Keep Sewing - Week 3