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Start your garment-making adventure here by learning to sew your own pair of leggings! In this 3.5 hour class, you will be introduced to the fundamentals of design and construction when it comes to sewing with knits; such as working with paper patterns, choosing fabrics, and getting familiar with a serger sewing machine. Meant for students of any skill level, but especially for beginners, who are interested in getting into making their own knit clothing. This is a size inclusive and gender spectrum inclusive class.

Saturday Aug. 13th 

Time: 4pm-7:30pm

Location: Village Fabric Shop 

This class will cover:

- basic garment-making + modification

- working with knit fabrics

- intro to the serger + coverstitch machine

- finishing techniques


- 2 yards of 50-60" wide 4-way stretch fabric, 5-8% Lycra/spandex.

- 1'' wide elastic the size of your waist.

Please consider purchasing your supplies from Village Fabric Shop we are happy to help you anytime. 

If you have a serger please bring it to class, we will have a limited amount of shop sergers for class, please call to reserve a serger machine before registering for class. 

We have pre-cut patterns for XS-XL but we can make any size. The modifications on the pattern are super easy to cater to larger or smaller sizes.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: This class is suitable for the beginner or the intermediate sewist. Please note we will be using a serger machine.
Instructor: Ann Tilly
Instructor Bio: Ann Tilly is a textile artist & technical fashion designer in North Carolina. She specialize in helping new and existing garment businesses get off the ground with patterns + samples, and consultation + advice about getting into production, with an emphasis on local, ethical, and environmental production practices.

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