Construct basic garments in 8 sessions of 3 hours each

  • Starts 03 Sep
  • 3 040 South African rand
  • 32 Palmer Road

Available spots

Service Description

To participate you do need to know how to use a sewing machine comfortably. If you dont, then no worries, just join up for the Level 1 course. In these 7 sessions plus 1 sewalong sessions we will journey together into the wonderful world of creating your own garments. We will sew garments chosen to teach you basic construction skills like constructing simple pants, a skirt, and a hoodie or sweatshirt. Learn inseam pockets, create elastic casings, hems, button holes, sew darts, insert sleeves. Learn to take measurements and choose the correct pattern size. I will show you how to read patterns and layup the fabric and pattern for cutting. You will need a tracing wheel, and a roll of tracing paper, marking chalks, basic sewing tools and scissors for fabric and for paper. You will have the use of studio patterns and machines. Your own set of printed patterns to take home, is available at an extra fee. Tracing paper may be purchased from the studio. A pack of stretch needles will be supplied. You will receive links to download printable pattern construction instructions. 7classes and1 sew along to complete unfinished projects. You will be required to purchase fabrics and threads of your choice for the various projects. We will discuss these in the classroom and visit a fabric store 1 class per week will help you unleash your creative spirit one stitch at a time. Open the door into a new world of creativity and satisfaction. Please note that at least 4 students are required for a course to go ahead which means there might be a delay in the starting date but do register and I will communicate with you. This is a course for hobbyists and is not a registered commercial qualification. You will however, receive a solid foundation in sewing and the use of patterns and some pattern manipulation.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule please contact us at least 48 hours before the scheduled class

Contact Details

  • 32 Palmer Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town, South Africa