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Intro to Fashion Sewing



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Beginners Age 10-14 | Grades 5-9

Intro to Fashion Sewing (ITFS) is an excellent starting point for complete beginners or improvers with no garment sewing experience. Learn fundamental sewing skills, construction techniques, and design basics in this super fun, jam packed, beginner garment sewing course. In 3 cool projects you learn how to operate the sewing and serger machines, use patterns, cut fabric, construct your first professional looking garments and accessories, and much more! During class students make the Fashion Kit Shopper Tote, Sunday Shorts (or lounge pants in winter), and an infinity scarf.
Prerequisite for Apprentice level 2 & 3 courses

Section 1
Mondays 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
90 min | 8 Weeks | October 21 - December 9
Instructor: Nyla DuBois

Section 2
Saturdays 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
120 min | 6 weeks | October 5 - November 9
Instructor: Nyla DuBois


- Threading and use of the sewing machine
- Fabric choice, using interfacing
- Reading and laying out patterns
- Preparing and cutting garment pieces
- Lined bag construction
- Taking body measurements for fit
- Basic pant construction, Hemming
- proper use of the iron and serger machine


- Premium apparel fabric and materials
- 2 Fashion Kit patterns + digital instructions to keep and use again
- Dedicated station with Eversewn Sparrow 25 or 30 sewing machine
- Cutting tables, tools and notions.


Earlier Event: September 26
Daring Designers