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Start & Keep Sewing - Week 4



This is the 4th and final week 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 its final week (week 4), but another session will begin shortly after this one has ended. Classes meet once per week for 2 hours. There are 5 class sessions available. When you register, select one of the available class sessions.

This 4-week class is designed for the beginning and intermediate sewer. Classes meet one day per week during the 4 week session for 2 hours. When you register, choose one of the 5 available class days/times. 

You will learn to read and cut patterns, understand sewing concepts like fabric grain, basting, marking, proper measurement and fitting, and much more! 

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 9132   Sizes XS - XL  -or-
    • Simplicity S9202   Sizes S - XL

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


CHOOSE YOUR SIZE BASED ON YOUR HIP MEASUREMENT, NOT YOUR CLOTHING SIZE

*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.all 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.
Instructor Name:
Nancy

Start & Keep Sewing - Week 4

Sat, Mar 23, 2024 at 10:00 am to Noon
Sat, Mar 23, 2024 at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Mon, Mar 25, 2024 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Wed, Mar 27, 2024 at 10:00 am to Noon
Thu, Mar 28, 2024 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm