What you need to know

The Essentials

What do those marks mean?

Understanding fabrics and how to choose the right fabric for your projects

When you are using a pattern, there are many markings on the pattern that need to be transferred to the fabric to obtain accurate results when you sew that fabric.

Not doing what you need to do at the start of your project will have adverse effects on the end result of your project


Learn why you shouldn't choose thread just because it's a perfect color match.

Tools of the trade

We'll cover basic tools to get you started and build as you sew.

Fabric scissors vs rotary cutters
Seam rippers vs thread snips 
Get the answers in this class!

Here's what you'll learn

We'll cover the pattern envelope inside and out
Paper instructions
Pattern tissue
Fabric layout and cutting
Suggested layouts and more
Tools you'll use for your project
Markings, lines and notches and why they are important
Notions and why you need them

Expert instructor to help you navigate the blue print of your pattern

Details for Registration

This is a series of classes

Depending on your starting point you may need more than one session.

     - Time:   Varies
     - Days:   Flexible
R emember sewing progress comes with continued practice