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Start Your Capsule Wardrobe Series



Start Your Capsule Wardrobe: A 7-week hands-on workshop ... perfect for beginners and experienced sewists alike. Class is limited to 10 students for individualized attention and instruction. At $8.54 per course hour - you will walk away with confidence, new skills AND the start of a capsule wardrobe with 3 completed, professionally finished garments. 

 

Lesson 1 – Construction Fundamentals & Bondi Top

In this session you will learn the following:

  • How to read a pattern
  • Take or confirm your personal measurements
  • How to layout your fabric
  • Learn about muslins
  • Get acquainted with your first project, the Bondi Top
  • Practice a layout for your working muslin with the Bondi pattern
  • Start sewing your muslin

 

Lesson 2 – Bondi Top

In this session you will:

  • Cut your fabric and bias strips 
  • Review all construction techniques and steps that will be used 
  • Sew your top!
  • Get acquainted with the next project, the Bespoke Blazer 

 

Lesson 3 – Bespoke Blazer

In this session you will:

  • Sew your muslin and confirm the fit 
  • Cut & mark fabric and lining materials
  • Review all construction techniques and steps that will be used (stay stitching, hemming, easing and sewing curves)
  • Start sewing your blazer (Steps 1 – 7)

 

Lesson 4 – Bespoke Blazer

In this session you will:

  • Review all construction techniques and steps that will be used (attaching a lining, burrito method for lining & encasing side seams, sewing and inserting sleeves)
  • Continue sewing your blazer (Steps 8 - 14)
  • Complete your garment
  • Get acquainted with the next project, the Frankie Shirt

 

Lesson 5 – Frankie Shirt

In this session you will:

  • Review all construction techniques and steps that will be used (working with pressing templates, staystitching, sewing darts, creating pleats, working with magic tapes)
  • Cut and mark all fabric and interfacing 
  • Start sewing  (up until sleeve construction)


Lesson 6 – Frankie Shirt

In this session you will:

  • Review all construction techniques and steps that will be used (creating an interfaced collar, two-piece sleeves, vented sleeve plackets, sleeve insertion)
  • Continue sewing your shirt (sleeves)

Lesson 7 – Frankie Shirt

In this session you will:

  • Review all construction techniques and steps that will be used (hems, buttonholes, 
  • Finish your shirt! (Hems, buttonholes, buttons)
  • Fashion show!   Share your new capsule wardrobe pieces.



Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: This a skill building garment class for beginners and experienced sewists alike.
Materials Included: None
Requirements: Must have a a working sewing machine, and must know how to use your machine.
Instructor: Linda Roberts
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Class does not include patterns

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.