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Beginning Garment Sewing - Mave Tiered Skirt Summer Session

Join Phoebe to construct this figure flattering, size inclusive skirt while learning basic garment construction techniques like pattern cutting, construction prep and fitting! You can make a skirt in size 0 through 30!! 

The Mave Skirt is the perfect easy-breasy skirt to reach for when you are wanting comfort, ease and style for these breezy Summer afternoons. Learn how to make an elastic waist skirt with a drawstring, in-seam pockets and (optional) linings. The skirt can be made with or without ruffles in different lengths to create numerous options!! Sew versatile!!

First part of class will focus on pattern cutting and construction preparation.  Second part of class will focus on skirt construction, including gathering, seams & hems and fitting.  You will be assigned homework between classes, to learn & apply techniques taught by our experts!

MUST BRING PRE-WASHED FABRIC to class to participate in cutting and hands-on preparation techniques.  Please visit the store or go online to purchase fabric and pattern at a 15% discount.  

Minimum Class Size:  There must be at least two people signed up for the class for it to proceed.  We will let you know 24 hours in advance if we do not have enough people and will give you an opportunity to sign up for an alternative class.  

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,  Sorry, no exceptions.

Purchase fabric and necessary supplies at the shop for a 15% discount (mention registration).  All students must bring their own machine, bring or purchase their own fabric & supplies.  Required supplies include fusible interfacing, rotary/scissors, pins or clips, marker or chalk, good quality thread (we recommend Metrosene poly).  We also recommend an adjustable seam guide for bottom hem & seams.   

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: You must be comfortable with your machine and have a basic knowledge of sewing.
Instructor: Phoebe North
Instructor Bio: Phoebe is a lifelong sewer who has been sewing for 30 years, and quilting for 25 years. She has experience with garment sewing, and alterations, but her passion is quilting. Phoebe is interested in keeping the art of quilting alive by researching old patterns and resurrecting them using modern fabrics and techniques.
Price includes class fee with pattern, unless this is one of your complimentary classes whereby you will need to purchase the pattern at a 15% discount. Fabric & notions can be purchased at a 15% discount.

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