Improve your skills and start to make apparel with more complex skills such as buttons, princess seams and waistbands.
We designed these apparel projects to give you the most comprehensive sewing skills you’ll need to create any clothing project. Learn how to sew professional garment closures with zippers, buttons, buttonholes and elastic. You will also learn how to sew with various woven fabric weights. Each 4-week level is designed to teach you in a fun and relaxed environment. Sign up for the classes one 4-week level at a time or sign up for the whole 12-week apparel construction sewing course for a discount.
For ages 14+. Have someone younger who wants to learn to sew? Sign up for a private lesson here.
Apparel Construction 1.0 Upgrade your skills. Start making clothes. Make an A-line skirt or men’s/unisex henley shirt with a zipper. Prereq: Beginning Sewing.
Apparel Construction 2.0 Prereq: Apparel Construction 1.0 Make garments fit. Sew two kinds of pockets. Learn the secrets of elastic while making casual unisex weekend pants.
Apparel Construction 3.0 Prereq: Apparel Construction 2.0 Learn the secrets of a professional garment while you make a princess seamed dress or man’s camp shirt. Unlock the secrets of interfacing, collars, buttonholes. Use your machine to sew on buttons.
Know how to use a machine but want to sew & fit like a pro? Then you’re ready for Apparel Construction. Still can’t decide between Beginning Sewing or Apparel Construction? Try these 9 quick questions to find out.