Let’s be honest; for the cost of a garment, you can acquire the skills to make your own. Enjoy a class a’la carte, or go the whole 9 yards and take the entire three-part Beginning Sewing series.

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

Can’t decide between Beginning Sewing or Apparel Construction?  Try these 5 quick questions to find out.


Britta Hellquist, bespoke tailor; Suzy Gurney, CHM fashion advisor; Anne Swanson, patternmaker
SERIES: Mon, Jan 6-Mar 23, 6-9 pm OR Tues, Jan 7-Mar 24, 10 am-1 pm OR Thurs, Jan 9-Mar 26, 6-9 pm
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Cost/Cost Options:
$109 per level OR $319 for the series (includes patterns & handouts)
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