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Archer Master Class with Lauren Taylor

Round out your me-made wardrobe with the classic button-up shirt! This classic wardrobe staple is a classic for a good reason—it’s versatile, timeless, and can be made in a variety of fabrics!

Students will learn how to make button-up shirts using the Archer pattern from Grainline Studio—a classic design with all the necessary features (button placket, collar stand, yoke, and sleeve placket), available in sizes 0–18 (please note that students can substitute the Cashmerette Harrison shirt if they do not fit in the Archer size range). Lauren will go over everything you need to know to make a professional looking shirt—choosing the correct size, tips for a perfect collar + stand, sleeve cuffs and plackets, as well as the best button placement for each individual body (no more bust gape!). We will kick off the weekend with a half-day to choose your size, cut, and mark your fabric. Construction will begin on Saturday and go through the weekend. Please note that while this is not a fitting class, Lauren will cover basic flat pattern alterations and minor fitting adjustments as needed.

Prior garment experience is required to take this class. You must be comfortable threading and operating a sewing machine, as well as reading and following a sewing pattern. If you are a beginner, we recommend starting with an easy-to-handle fabric to minimize any stressful situation in class!

 

Skill Level:  advanced beginner/intermediate
Supplies You Provide:  Archer pattern, pre-washed fabric and notions required by pattern
Instructor:  Lauren Taylor

 

Please show up to class 10–15 minutes early to set up. By registering for this class, you are agreeing to abide by our class policies.

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Sewing 100: Sewing Machine Basics

Have a machine that you don’t know what to do with? Can’t figure out how your bobbin should go into your machine? Curious about which is the right way to thread the top thread? What are feed dogs?!?! Want to know? Then this is the class for you. In this class we will spend time going over your machine and the basic functions of what each one does and why. At the end we will make a simple project to get used to stitching. After this class you will know!

Skill Level:  complete beginner
Supplies You Provide:  Your sewing machine and manual. Don’t have a machine? You can use one of our classroom machines.
Instructor:  Maggie

One and half hours total

Please show up to class 10–15 minutes early to set-up or gather supplies. By registering for this class, you are agreeing to abide by our class policies.

Sewing 201: Noodlehead Petal Pouch

Up your zippered pouch game with Noodlehead’s Petal Pouch! These adorable pouches with metal zippers will hold everything you need in style. We will be making the larger of the two sizes and will supply you with the metal 10″ zipper. Please have all your pieces cut and interfaced prior to class.

Skill Level:  Advanced Beginner; you must have taken Cutting Skills, any Pintuck & Purl Level 100 class, or equivalent skills
Supplies You Provide:  Fat Quarter or 1/4 yard of two fabrics, matching thread, interfacing, Petal Pouch Pattern (Download your copy of Petal Pouch here, or purchase the Everyday Essentials at the shop)
Instructor:  Bea
(2 hours total)

Please show up to class 10–15 minutes early to set up. By registering for this class, you are agreeing to abide by our class policies.

 

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Garment 100: Pattern Basics

Want to sign up for a garment class at Pintuck & Purl? This is where you will start! In this class we will show you how to choose your size and trace your pattern, and we will discuss PDF patterns, common terminology, and sewing ease. You will have time at the end to trace your pattern. Free roll of tracing paper included!!

Skills Needed:  None!
Supplies You Provide:  Your sewing pattern for upcoming pattern class
Instructor:  Maggie
(2 hours total)
$35

Please show up to class 10–15 minutes early to set up. By registering for this class, you are agreeing to abide by our class policies.

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Garment 102: Cleo Skirt—Part 2

Get into the world of garment sewing with the Cleo Skirt! This gathered skirt features a flat-front waistband with elastic in the back for a flattering and comfortable fit. This versatile pattern has two views included: a knee-length version with cutout pockets and contrasting hem band, and a midi-length version with inseam pockets.

Cleo’s versatile design works with many different kinds of fabrics; make it with cotton for an everyday staple, or dress it up with silk for a fancy party skirt!

***Please Note:  make sure you have taken Pattern Basics before this class so that you will come with your size chosen and pattern successfully traced. We will start class with cutting the fabric.***

Skills Level:  beginner; must have taken Machine Basics and Pattern Basics or have equivalent experience
Supplies You Provide:  Cleo skirt pattern, pre-washed fabric, elastic, and thread
Instructor:  Maggie
(4 hours total)

Class will meet 1/16 + 1/23

Please show up to class 10–15 minutes early to set up or gather supplies. By registering for this class, you are agreeing to abide by our class policies.