1300 Boston Post Road
Guilford CT 06437
When: Saturday, April 18th and Sunday, April 19th 10 AM to 4 PM.
Teacher: Katerina Philbrick
Fee: $150 + materials.
Prerequisite: Basic sewing skills.
Learn how to make patterns from your favorite purchased garments to sew again and again, without taking them apart! Bring a favorite woven fabric garment to this class and learn how to create a reusable pattern from it, and even how to customize it with adjustments and alterations, for a unique piece every time you sew it.
Day 1: Learn how to “read your garment,” then make the pattern using grid fabric. We will then add seam allowances and learn how to add other details or changes to your pattern.
Day 2: Sew a muslin or the final garment in class; get help and learn construction methods and techniques.
Materials for Day 1:
Garment, Red Dot or True Grid pattern fabric (yardage depending on garment, 2-3 yards should suffice for most items), sewing supplies, including lots of pins, basting thread in contrasting color to your garment, hand needle, thimble, tailors chalk, ball point pen, fabric marking pen, and/or a pencil.
Materials for Day 2:
Fashion fabric, thread, sewing machine and basic sewing supplies (including all feet necessary for zippers, buttonholes, etc) notions for the garment (zippers, snaps, hook/eyes, etc).