Portland Fashion Institute’s Beginning Sewing series is the most comprehensive beginner sewing class in Portland. We chose these beginner sewing projects to give you the sewing skills needed for any sewing project. Learn to sew in a fun and relaxed environment.  Sign up for the sewing classes one at a time or sign up for the whole beginning sewing series for a discount.

Beginning Sewing Level 1: Make an apron as you build your sewing skills. Sew basic stitches; practice and apply basic techniques; and learn to read patterns. Beginning Sewing 1 Apron Supply List

Beginning Sewing Level 2 (Prereq: Beginning 1 or private lessons): Improve on the skills you have by sewing a robe with sleeves, band, pockets and sash. Work with large volumes of fabric, tricky layouts, and learn the proper way to make a faced front. Beginning Sewing 2 Robe Supply List

Beginning Sewing Level 3 (Prereq: Beginning 2): Ready to make comfy pjs? Sew buttons and buttonholes with your machine. Find out the secrets of interfacing. Sew a professional pocket and collar. Beginning Sewing 3 PJs Supply List

Don’t know how to use a sewing machine?  Then Beginning Sewing is for you.  Still can’t decide between Beginning Sewing or Apparel Construction?  Try these 5 quick questions to find out.

 

Instructor:
Suzi Gurney, Mercantile & custom clothier
Dates/Times:
SERIES: Monday-Thursday, 10 am-1 pm
JULY: July 6-23 SOLD OUT
AUGUST: July 27-August 13 SOLD OUT
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Cost/Cost Options:
$109 per level OR $319 for the series (includes patterns & handouts)
Supply List:
CLASS SUPPLY LIST
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