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Beginning Garment Sewing - Trousers & Shorts



Want to learn how to sew garments? Take our garment series classes to build your garment making skills as you build your stylish wardrobe!  This class focuses on the classic wide leg trouser or shorts.  You will learn how to put in a zipper, use interfacing & facings to make an invisible waistband.  



This class is designed for the confident beginner - in addition to garment making skills including how to use darts, facings & interfacings including understitching, applying a zipper and a rolled hem.  You will learn some great tips and tricks for reading sewing patterns and sizing for your body type.  

Class fee includes kit (pattern and up to 3 yards of our exclusive fabric to make the trousers), unless you are signed up as one of your complimentary classes with sewing machine purchase. In this case, you will need to purchase a kit at a 15% discount. Th pattern recommends light to medium weight, woven cotton fabrics, linen or blends which we have plenty in the shop!  For best results pick up your fabric prior to class, lightly wash & line dry.  


Minimum Class Size:  We reserve the right to cancel class if there is less than two students signed up.  We will let you know 24 hours in advance if we do not have enough students and will give you an opportunity to sign up for an alternative class.  This class is for intended for 18 years or older; please contact the shop if you'd like an exception. 

You may cancel class up to 24 hrs in advance of your class start time; after which you will forfeit your class fee unless we can fill your spot from the waiting list, or you can send a friend.  We appreciate your understanding on this - as a small business, we are fortunate enough to have only the best instructors and they need to be paid  All cancellations must be received in writing, info@santacruzvacnsew.com.  Sorry, no exceptions.     

 


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Students must be confident beginners to take this class (with some experience).
Instructor: Clare Markovits
Instructor Bio: Shop Owner, lifetime seamstress & stitcher and fellow creative!
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Price includes class fee + Kit (pattern & 3 yds fabric for your project), unless you are signed up as one of your complimentary classes with sewing machine purchase. In this case, you will need to purchase a kit at a 15% discount.

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