** Note: this event will be held in person at the makerspace. Read our Covid-19 requirements for attendees here.
Interested in learning how to sew clothing for yourself from stretchy/knit materials? Join us for an introduction to sewing clothing for the human form. People of ALL sizes are welcome! This is a 4-part sewing class:
Note: If you plan to take the class, please make sure to register for EACH session in the series.
You will learn how to make a garment from knit/stretchy fabric from start to finish: Finding a pattern, deciphering the pattern, choosing the right fabric and notions, cutting the pattern to fit you, and finally garment construction. We will cover different types of seam finishes and you will be able to use the serger and/or coverstitch machine to finish your garment. If you don’t already know how to operate a sewing machine, that’s ok! You will learn how to operate the machines here at Seattle Makers.
For this last session we will finish sewing our garments!
Here some pattern ideas to give you an idea of what you could make during this course:
What you get to take home: Your custom made garment!
Whom it’s for: Anyone aged 15+ (youth 15-16 must have a guardian present). No experience necessary. New sewers welcome!
What we’ll provide: Sewing machines, pins, scissors, iron, ironing board.
What to bring: A can-do attitude!
Please sign up at least 24 hours in advance. To check availability within 24 hours of this event’s start time, call 833-2-MAKE-IT.
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