Intro to Fashion Sewing
$295 | 7 Weeks
1.5 hours weekly (10.5 class hours Total)
FALL TERM TBA | REGISTRATION OPENS JULY 1st
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! Students in 5th grade and above who complete the ITFS core projects or equivalent can move on to other apprentice level courses.
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
Age / Level
Age 11-17 (Grade 5+)
Beginners + Improvers. No experience necessary. This course is an excellent starting point if you are a complete beginner who has never sewn before OR you have a few projects under your belt but no experience sewing garments.
During class students make the FashionKit Shopper Tote, Sunday Shorts (Lounge pants in winter), and an infinity scarf.
Premium apparel fabric and materials
2 Fashion Kit patterns + digital instructions
Dedicated station with Eversewn Sparrow 25 or 30 sewing machine
Cutting tables, tools and notions.
Students must complete 3 core ITFS projects or equivalent to move on to other Apprentice Level classes, workshops, and camps. Upon entering the program or finishing a term students are individually assessed based on skill level and areas of interest so we can recommend an appropriate course of study. If you are unsure ask us!